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Bring your own boat and launch it at RiverBend ’ s own dock and boat launch area .
If cars and boats are not your style , how about a multi‐thousand-foot G-scale model train village with over 100 buildings , multiple tracks , and trains running throughout every Saturday morning ?
Perhaps you play pickleball for several hours each day , but need to relax in the geothermal heated Olympic-sized swimming pool or spa . Or perhaps you need to work out in the exercise room . All are available at RiverBend !
If you enjoy quilting , knitting , weaving , beading , watercolor painting , or a variety of other creative and artistic pursuits , there ’ s a building available just for that with lots of mentors to provide inspiration and guidance .
A full-sized putting green , petanque ( I can ’ t say that word either ), bocce ball courts , shuffleboard , an active Corn Hole group … all available at RiverBend . Card room or game room poolside ? You bet .
How about after a busy day of golf or pickleball you relax at the full-service bar , with regular entertainment ? Make mine a margarita , please .
But enough already with all the amenities at RiverBend . How ’ s the pickleball ? Excellent . Need lessons or want to tune your game with an electric pickleball machine ? No problem . New to the sport and feel intimidated ? Not to worry , there are beginner classes every Tuesday . Want to buy some very stylish pickleball apparel ? It ’ s got that , too , at very reasonable prices . Of course , several players sell paddles as well .
We all know that pickleball is a very social sport . This is especially true at RiverBend , where the players meet for social gatherings or Hot Dog , Beer and Night Play periodically . If you love pickleball , you ’ ll love RiverBend ! •
AWESOME PLACES TO PLAY PICKLEBALL
To learn more about RiverBend Motorcoach Resort , go to www . riverbendflorida . com .
COMING SOON :
Palm Springs and Indio , California , an up-and-coming pickleball locale .
Oh , Canada ? We love you , too !
Casa Grande , Arizona . When you ’ re HOT , you ’ re hot ; and pickleball is very hot there !
JUNE 2016 | MAGAZINE 47