Sun City Grand could be considered the grandfather of private pickleball communities. They now have 22 courts with programs for every level. It is the flagship Del Webb community in Surprise with 9800+ homes built from 1996-2004 on nearly 4,000 acres of land. In addition to pickleball they have tennis, four championship golf courses, billiards, softball field, pools, fitness centers, and many other social activities. There is often a good selection of resale homes and a variety of floor plans to choose from.