Pickleball 

About Pickleball

Pickleball is 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. Pickleball combines elements of tennis, badminton, and ping-pong, played on a badminton-sized court with a slightly modified tennis net, a paddle and a plastic ball. For rules and more information, https://usapickleball.org/what-is-pickleball/ifp-official-rules/ 

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Adult Beginner Pickleball Clinics 

Clinics are available for members and non-members. Bring your own paddle as we have limited supplies. Space is limited. No experience necessary.

Beginner Clinic- Perfect for those who are new to the game or who’ve never played before.

Learn:

  • Basic overview of the court and equipment
  • Proper grip and body placement
  • Groundstrokes
  • Basic serving rules
  • Scoring

Dates: Sunday, October 17, Sunday, November 21

Time: 9:30-11:00 am

Fee: $24; JCC Member: $20

Intermediate Clinic- These clinics are perfect for those looking to improve their techniques and game strategy and who are already familiar with the game.

Learn:

  • How to serve with purpose
  • Serve and return techniques
  • How to improve consistency
  • How to develop specific strategies using dinks, lobs, and drop shots.

Point play will take place to apply techniques.

Date: Sunday, October 17, Sunday, November 21

Time: 11:30 am - 1:00 pm

Fee: $24; JCC Member: $20

 

Adult and Youth Pickleball Lessons(for JCC members only)

Privates- $70/hour

Semi-Privates- $35/hour/each

Group- 3 or more players $25/hour each

For more information or to register, please contact Desiree, desireep@lfjcc.org 

   

Members Only Pickleball Court and Open Play Reservations 

Open Play Pickleball hours: Monday - Friday | 9:30 am - 12:30 pm 

  • Members-only 
  • Two courts will be set up 
  • Members can drop-in at any time during the time slot with reservation
  • Court 3 (see directional signage on court for appropriate level)
  • Bring your own paddle
  • Games played to 11
  • Set your paddle down on the court in a line when you arrive, this will show players when it is their turn to get on the court 

OPEN PICKLEBALL PLAY (COMPETITIVE & NOVICE)

COMPETITIVE 

This level is appropriate for those that can:

  • Demonstrate a broad knowledge of the rules of the game
  • Gets a high majority of serves and return of serves deep in the service court
  • Demonstrates strategies of playing during games
  • Executes lobs, forehand/backhand groundstrokes, overheads, net volleys, and drop shots and dinking

NOVICE 

This level is appropriate for you if you have:

  • Taken a beginners lesson or clinic (or demonstrates equivalent knowledge)
  • Basic understanding of score-keeping and rules

 

PICKLEBALL COURT RESERVATION:
Monday - Thursday 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Friday - Sunday 8:00 am - 5:45 pm

This is for those who want to reserve the court for themselves and up to three other members.

  • Members-only
  • Limited to 4 players
  • Singles and doubles play are allowed
  • Two courts will be set up
  • Members can drop-in at any time during the time slot with reservation
  • To gain access to the courts, you must see guest services to exchange your keys or driver’s license for keys to the court
  • The court needs to be locked after play