Looking to learn or advance your pickleball skills? Itís easy for beginners to learn this quick, fast-paced, competitive game. Pickleball is played with a paddle and a plastic ball in the style of tennis with some ping pong and badminton mixed in. Great exercise and a fun game. Some basic skills that are covered in class include: Posture, Ready Position, Grip/Paddle angle, Comfort zone, Dinks, Footwork for dinks, Push it Forward, Keep it Low, Scoring, 2 bounce rule, Forehand and backhand shots, 3rd shot drop, Lobs, Overheads, Court Positioning, Serve and Return of Serve. Equipment provided or bring your own.
PICKLEBALL SKILLS AND DRILLS CHALLENGE
This fun class is designed to take your skills to a new level through a variety of drills. Practicing these techniques can only add to your playing skills. Each week sets a new challenge and will help your skills in dinking, 3rd shot drop, lobs, forehand and backhand and serving. At the end of the clinic there is a special challenge day that players will compete for the Challenge Championship.1st and 2nd place winners will receive a championship prize. Equipment provided or bring your own. Challenge instructor Peggy Whitlow is a pickleball ambassador for Western Springs, Hillside, Elmhurst, Villa Park areas and winner of tournament medals at the Great Lakes Regional, the Southwest Regional and the US Pickleball Open in 2018.
Pickleball is played with a paddle and a plastic ball in the style of tennis with some ping pong and badminton mixed in. Two to four courts are open for drop-in play. Equipment is provided so come prepared to play. No experience necessary. Fee is $5.00 per visit or $35.00 for a 10-pass punch card. Punch cards do not expire. Punch cards not available for purchase online, only at the Rec Office. See Brochure for Open Pickleball days/times.
Equipment provided or bring your own.
|Ages:||18 years and Up|
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Resident: 12/07/2018 @ 8:30A - 02/27/2019 @ 12:00A
Non-Resident: 12/17/2018 @ 8:30A - 02/27/2019 @ 12:00A