Sprinker has four
indoor and six outdoor tennis courts, a pro shop and five racquetball
courts. Reservations may be made up to seven days in advance by calling
the tennis pro shop at (253) 531-6300.
Many activities are
available including private and group lessons, league, block usage and
tournaments. Equipment such as a ball machine and rackets are available
along with complete locker room facilities.
Sprinker is dedicated to
bringing tennis to every adult and child who wants to learn to play. The
program is designed with age-specific classes, each one organized in
skill levels. Our goal is to get entry level players to develop the
skills to participate in games and activities.
Sprinker has five racquetball courts. Court times are for one hour
except for early bird and late night times, which must be paid for in
advance. Contact the pro shop for the most current rates.
Wallyball is a team game that is played with a round inflated ball in
an area where a net is placed between two or more walls. Play is started
by one team hitting the ball off the wall or directly over the net to
the opposing team's floor area. The opposing team attempts to prevent
this by hitting the ball off the side or back wall and volleying it back
over the net. The ball is out of bounds whenever it touches the
ceiling, hits the back wall, or hits two or more walls on the serve or a
Points are scored when the team receiving the serve
or the volley fails to return it in the manner allowed by the rules. The
team to score 15 points first or the most points in a predetermined
time wins. A $10 refundable deposit is required each time you play.
Contact the pro shop for the most current rates.
facilities are a popular site for team sports competitions including
baseball, fast-pitch and slow-pitch softball, soccer and football. These
facilities can be rented for special tournaments and events. In
addition the site has a skateboard park, pickle ball and basketball
courts and a practice mountain climbing rock called SPIRE Rock.
New Playground & Picnic Area
Sprinker Recreation Center's newly equipped playground and picnic area
opened Friday, May 16, 2008. The ribbon cutting ceremony recognized the
efforts of the Spanaway Home Depot, Thompson Elementary School and
Native Plant Salvage Alliance.
The play equipment features
slides of various sizes and curves, a climbing wall, funnel bridges,
overhead climbers, swings and a stock car spring toy. The new family
picnic area was made possible by the financial and volunteer
contributions of Home Depot of Spanaway and the Native Plant Salvage
Home Depot Community Project Coordinator Heather Ely is working with Thompson Elementary to create an art project to enhance the picnic area's beauty and entertainment value. The school's art department plans to add paintings incorporating school yard familiar games such as tic-tac-toe and hopscotch and other games representing cultures in other countries.
field rental and fully equipped kitchens to meeting rooms and an ice
skating arena are available. Specialized areas are reserved for such
activities as dancing, banquets, business gatherings, class and workshop
demonstrations, wedding receptions, retirement parties, private skating
or broom hockey parties and team tournaments. Small and large groups
can all be accommodated. For more information please contact the
Sprinker Recreation Center at (253) 798-4000.