PICKLEBALL

Pickleball is open to members and non-members!

Our pickleball offering includes private lessons, a new beginner clinic and fun round robin play.

Round robin play for the experienced player meets meets Monday and Thursday 1:30 to 3:00 pm and Friday evening 7 - 8:30 pm.   Click HERE to sign up.   Space is limited.  Cost is $10/person.  The round robin times are meant for individuals who have played.   The sessions are for playing games and rotating partners.  Level is beginner to intermediate.   If you have never played before, attend the beginner clinic or call to schedule a lesson to learn the rules and the different strokes. 

A pickleball beginner clinic has been added to the schedule on Wednesday 1:30 to 3:00 pm. Cost is $20 per person. This clinic is for players new to the game or players needing to improve their skills.  Click HERE to sign up.

Private lessons can be arranged by calling 610-399-3800.   Beginners will be taught strokes of play – forehand, backhand, serve, volley, dink,
overhead, lob and the rules.  Lesson pricing varies with the group size.  Individual 1 hour is $50, 2 player $35, 3 or more $25.  
Paddles are available for your use.   Play is on the indoor tennis courts.
 
What is Pickleball?
Pickleball is one of the fastest growing sports in America.   It is a racquet sport that blends elements of tennis, badminton and ping pong.  
It is played both indoors and outdoors on a badminton size court.   The same court is used for singles and doubles play.  The court is lined
similar to a tennis court with a right and left service court and a no volley zone in front of the net often referred to as the “kitchen”.    The
equipment consists of a paddle made of wood or composite materials and a perforated plastic ball similar to a whiffle ball.  Games are
played to 11 winning by 2.  Rules are interesting and it takes a few games to get use to the scoring, the double bounce rule and rotation of serve.   Pickleball is played by people of all ages.  You do not need any racquet sport experience.   It originated from the Pritchard Family living
on Bainbridge Island Washington in 1965.   They say the name came from the family dog, Pickles, who was interested in the game and kept
running off with the ball.  
Learn more about Pickleball from the USAPA
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