Sun City Oro Valley will soon be home to an additional three pickleball courts, which are expected to be completed later this year. With more than 200 club members, the demand is prevalent during the cooler times of the year.
Karen Koch and Bruce Miller, front, compete in a pickleball match with Sharon Miller and Jim Fleischer Monday morning on the pickleball courts in Sun City Oro Valley.
Vern Lemieux returns a serve while playing a friendly match with fellow pickleball club members Monday morning.
At a price tag of $290,000, the current bocce ball courts in Sun City Oro Valley will be moved and three pickleball courts will be build in its place.
A friendly comradery among players is seen after each game as competitors bump rackets and congratulate each other.
Lyn Mason reacts after getting a shot past one of her opponents.