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Pickleball Tournaments at Apex Simms Street

Friday Pickleball Shuttles (AM and PM)

Starting April 6, weather permitting

Fee: $5 per player

Join us every Friday (weather permitting) for men’s, women’s, and mixed divisions.  AM shuttle games start at 9 a.m. and end at approximately 11 a.m. PM shuttle if offered every 2nd and last Friday of the month.  Games start at 6:30 p.m. and end approximately at 8:30 p.m.

Food provided most shuttle days, but players are welcome to bring food to share!  Players must sign up at the Simms Street Recreation Center before each shuttle.

Saturday, April 14 – Pickleball Blast Tournament

Players must sign up with a partner and their general skill level.  Teams play “pool play” games within their divisions.

Saturday, April 14 at Simms Street Recreation Center

Fee:  $20 per team.  Ages 18 and up

Registration Deadline: April 8

Saturday, May 26 and Sunday, May 27 – Apex Foundation Memorial Day Pickleball Tournament

Come and have pickleball fun with us all Memorial Day Weekend!  Teams will play “pool play” games with awards for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place.

Saturday, May 26 – Men’s and Women’s Doubles

Sunday, May 27 – Mixed Doubles

Games begin at 8:30 a.m. at Simms Street Recreation Center

Fee: $80 per team

Registration Deadline: May 14

Pickleball Mixers

Players mix and partner with everyone in their group.  Teams play one game to 15.  First and second place finishers advance to the next rounds.  Medal matches are best 2/3 played to 11 points.

Fee: $25 per player.   Ages 18 and up

Summer Days Mixer - Saturday, June 9 – games start at 9 a.m.

Sizzling Pickles Mixer - Saturday, July 14 – Games start at 9 a.m.

Fall Pickleball Bash Mixer – Saturday, September 29 – games start at 9 a.m.

June 22 -24th

SSIPA Denver Pickleball Classic

Apex Simms St. Outdoor Courts

11706 W. 82nd Ave.

Arvada, CO

Check out details at

Other Tournaments

April 13-15

Meadow Creek is hosting its second tournament - the April Pickleball Classic - on April 13 - 15.  This is a skill level tourney (3.0 - 4.5) Sign up deadline is Monday April 9th.  Women's and men's doubles and mixed doubles (3.0 - 4.5) with round robin or pool play.  Tournament flyer and registration form are online at :    Since this is coming up quickly you can contact Jaime Stokes - 303-232-6272 or or stop by to register @ 6305 W. 6th Ave., Lakewood.

April 28-29

Another April event is the Impact Sports Tournament on April 28 - 29 on the new courts in Superior, Co.  One of the few tourneys hosting a singles division as well as mixed, men's and women's doubles (3.0 - 4.5).  Contact Wayne Walden for complete information - 805-471-3365

June 27

FREE, FREE, FREE!!!!  Do I have your attention ??? Great because there is a great event coming June 27th.  Denver Parks and Rec will host The Pickleball Blast tournament with no entry fee !!!!.  This tournament is for all ages - will be held at Martin Luther King courts - indoor and outdoor - divisions are advanced men's, women's and mixed doubles and intermediate men's, women's and mixed.  Winners in each division will receive paddles instead of medals !!!!  Registration will open May 8th and entries will be limited so get ready to play in this FREE and very fun tourney.  Contact any Denver rec center for registration info or email Joe Binsfrahm: - and I will include it in the April Newsletter.

Friday, June 8th

Ladies Tennis and Ladies & Men’s Pickleball Day

            8 am                            Registration & Continental Breakfast on the Championship Patio

            9:00-12 noon                Women’s  4.0 & Above Pickleball Play

            12:30 – 2 pm                Luncheon & Keynote Speaker at The Golf Club                

            3:00 – 6:00 pm             Men’s 4.0 & Above Pickleball Play

            4:00 – 8:00 pm             Cocktail Reception & Roberto Coin Shopping Event at The Broadmoor Jewelry Company

Saturday, June 9th 

Mixed Doubles Day

            8 am                            Registration & Continental Breakfast

            9–12 noon                    Pickleball 4.0 & Above Mixed Doubles Play

            11:30 – 1:30 pm           Light Sandwich Buffet

            1 – 4:00 pm                  Pickleball 3.0 & 3.5 Mixed Doubles Play

            6:30 – 9 pm                  Center Court Slam Gala at Cheyenne Lodge

                                                Seated Dinner & Dancing. Live Auction for Trips & Pro Players for Pro-Am. 

                                                Peggy Fleming is our Guest of Honor!  Summer Cocktail Attire.  Pink is always appropriate! 


Please feel free to reach out with any questions! 


Karen Brandner    l    Director of Tennis


1 Lake Avenue, Colorado Springs, CO  80906

Office 719.471.6174    l    Cell  719.337.8173