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Old 01-04-2019, 06:43 PM
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Perhaps they are disinclined because lighting the courts would cause noise to nearby homes at bedtime for some?
The lighted tennis courts you have to feed with quarters over there and the courts are right beside 441 along with the pickleball courts. no houses close like everywhere else where every inch used to squeeze in one more house. Now where else in village IMO would appropriate due to housing within ball throw.

Over at these two locations it pretty close to 1/5 mile from housing, plus square noise also. Lights on the tennis courts go out at 10 or 1030 PM if I remember correctly? We both know there not going to do anything extra that don’t have the word golf in it anyway
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Old 01-04-2019, 06:56 PM
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IMO lowering the tennis net height for pickleball would be better than nothing.The posts heights don't factor much in pickleball, and it's only a couple of inches. Tennis nets can sag a couple of inches. TV will never pay to light the courts. Way too much of an expense.


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IMO rec enter workers won’t do it, can’t even get them at certain locations to zip tie the wind screen back or blow shrub and palm trash off the courts ( especially the little marbles the fall out of palms planted right beside courts at certain locations, like playing on BBs) (I probably tie off more broken zip ties than they do)

I agree both bowling alley are pretty busy. But, that’s big bucks?

Speaking of bowling the pros will be back to spainish springs around March 22nd. I went last year and seen Pete Weber, Parker Bohn, norm duke, Walter Ray Williams, and more.
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Old 01-04-2019, 07:03 PM
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You're kidding me, right? So we need more pickleball courts which will sit empty because of heat, wind, etc?
Golf courses set empty also, but not reducing them are they, or stop spending loads money them like replacing sand traps that were better here than private or city courses elsewhere. You can make that point about every amenities at certain time of the day.
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Old 01-04-2019, 07:24 PM
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Golf courses set empty also, but not reducing them are they, or stop spending loads money them like replacing sand traps that were better here than private or city courses elsewhere. You can make that point about every amenities at certain time of the day.
Sir. The golf courses are in use most time it is light here in The Villages.

Unless they are being redone or fixed.
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Old 01-05-2019, 10:51 AM
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Sir. The golf courses are in use most time it is light here in The Villages.

Unless they are being redone or fixed.



See there's that word most. which described about all other functions, but horseshoes, which I rarely see any activity on, but, who am I say replace them with something else. But, it could be come popular again?
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Old 01-05-2019, 01:33 PM
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The local paper mentioned that The Villages has 182 pickleball courts, the most of any single location in the world. However, not a single court was added in 2018.

While it looks like twelve new courts at the under construction Everglades regional rec center will be added in 2019, they are a little bit behind the curve in my estimation of the need for courts.
Need more pickleball courts is also a bit negative for a title.

In your opinion we need more pickleball courts.

I ask, is is harder to get a court to play pickleball this January? Is the wait longer than it was a year ago?
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Old 01-05-2019, 08:03 PM
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The next pickle ball courts will be at River Bend rec center and Everglades rec center, both currently under construction. They build them ahead of the residents, so the Fenney courts were built and open as Fenney was opening, no more needed until more growth happens.

If you want more courts north of SR44 then you have to convince the AAC and PWAC to built them. The developer is done building amenities north of SR44 and owes none of us anything (yes, what your realtor told you was a lie). If PWAC/AAC agrees to build them then prepare to pay more for your monthly amenities fees as nothing is free.

You'll be hard pressed to win the argument that more courts are needed. Yes, it may be difficult to get court time between 8:00AM and 11:00AM, but in the afternoons I have passed a great many that our empty, play then.
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The next pickle ball courts will be at River Bend rec center and Everglades rec center, both currently under construction. They build them ahead of the residents, so the Fenney courts were built and open as Fenney was opening, no more needed until more growth happens.

If you want more courts north of SR44 then you have to convince the AAC and PWAC to built them. The developer is done building amenities north of SR44 and owes none of us anything (yes, what your realtor told you was a lie). If PWAC/AAC agrees to build them then prepare to pay more for your monthly amenities fees as nothing is free.

You'll be hard pressed to win the argument that more courts are needed. Yes, it may be difficult to get court time between 8:00AM and 11:00AM, but in the afternoons I have passed a great many that our empty, play then.
There you go with facts again! If you keep that up don't be surprised if you get booted off the site.

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Old 01-05-2019, 09:55 PM
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There you go with facts again! If you keep that up don't be surprised if you get booted off the site.

Thanks for all that you do.
In my very first post on this thread, I said “While it looks like twelve new courts at the under construction Everglades regional rec center will be added in 2019, they are a little bit behind the curve in my estimation of the need for courts.” Hopefully, the six at River Bend will be completed before the end of 2019 as the population is increasing daily.

I understand that the Developer constructs the courts and thus never suggested in my comments anything about new courts above 44.

Two years have gone by before additional courts can be used while TV population has increased by how many thousands of people in those years? From my prospective as a pickleball player and enthusiast, they are a little bit behind the curve.

Those that play pickleball can clearly understand why courts are most active during certain times of the day. I don’t play golf but am happy to support those that enjoy playing that game and am happy to see them continue to build golf courses.
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