Community Pickleball in Goleta

The Goleta Community Center, will be taken over by the City of Goleta

The Goleta Community Center, will be taken over by the City of Goleta

The Goleta Valley Community Center (Non-Profit Organization) is in transition with the City of Goleta for property management of the Center.  The City of Goleta owns the Goleta Community and will be taking over direct management of the property on January 1,2023. GVCC...

Permanent pickleball court OK’d at Goleta center

Permanent pickleball court OK’d at Goleta center

COURTESY PHOTOPickleball players Mark Sabens, Jared Ingram, Vince Kosek and Brandon Gregorio gather at a temporary court at the Goleta Valley Community Center. The Goleta City Council this week approved a permanent court at the site.GOLETA — The Goleta Valley...

Pickleball for All, Says Goleta Council

Pickleball for All, Says Goleta Council

Pickleball is a fast-growing sport, but noise and potential inequities of a paid reservation system put permanent courts on pause at the Goleta Valley Community Center. | Credit: City of Goleta This article republished by the Santa Barbara IndependantPickleball came...

“Pickleball is great because I have had multiple knee surgeries, elbow surgeries. I used to play tennis and a lot of other sports,” Lenny Soberman said. “This is like the great equalizer, where you don’t have to cover much ground. There’s a lot of strategy involved. It’s kind of like standup ping-pong.”

Lenny Soberman