A fun sport that combines many elements of tennis, badminton and ping-pong. Played both indoors or outdoors on a badminton-sized court and a slightly modified tennis net. Played with a paddle and a plastic ball with holes. A paddle sport created for all ages and skill levels. The rules are simple and the game is easy for beginners to learn, but can develop into a quick, fast-paced, competitive game for experienced players. If you have a paddle, please bring it (a few paddles will be available) Balls and nets will be provided.
Learn to Play: Beginner - Clinics will provide participants with the fundamentals of pickleball in two weekday sessions or one longer Sunday session. In these sessions, participants will learn fundamental pickleball strokes, as well as scoring and the basic rules and strategies of game play. Pickleball equipment, etiquette, and safety will also be covered.
Learn to Play: Improver - Clinics are for players who understand the basic rules and fundamental pickleball skills. These clinics will focus on more advanced strokes and strategies for playing winning pickleball. These clinics will include a mix of drills and game play, and are offered in two weekday sessions or one longer Sunday session.
Play to Learn: Up/Down River - This clinic provides a competitive game format while still maintaining a fun atmosphere. Participants play games in 15-minute increments. At the end of the game, the winning team on each court moves up, and the other team moves down. Coaching support on skills and strategy where necessary. Minimum 12/Maximum 18 players.
Paid Drop-In times available
Goals & Objectives
Pickleball Clinics: Learn to Play
Introduce participants to pickleball, the fastest-growing sport in the US for two years running
Teach the pickleball skills critical to beginning on-court play, including grip, serve, and strokes
Provide participants with the instruction necessary for them to play games on their own and begin their journey to improving their skills.
Up/Down the River: Play to Learn
Allow those with some playing ability to participate in a doubles play
Provide a competitive game format while still maintaining a fun atmosphere
Provide coaching when necessary