Adult Drop-In Pickleball

Pickelball is a fun and growing sport that combines the elements of badminton, tennis, and ping-pong.  It is played with paddles and whiffle balls and requires movements similar to tennis.  Please check the current gym schedule for drop-in hours.  Drop-in play is free for members; Regular day-pass rates apply for non-members.

Beginner Pickleball Class

Pickelball is a fun and growing sport that combines the elements of badminton, tennis, and ping-pong.  It is played with paddles and whiffle balls and requires movements similar to tennis.  The first hour of class is instructional.  We will cover the basics of game play, rules, scoring, skill development, and strategy.  The second hour of class will be open play to practice the skills discussed.  By the end of the class, players will be confident playing the game with more advanced players.

Who: Men and Women 18 and over
Dates: Wednesdays, September 25 - October 30, 2019
Times: 6:30 - 8:30 PM
Location: Groveport Recreation Center
Registration: June 1 until class fills (limit of 12 participants)
Fee: $30

Intermediate Pickleball Class

The intermediate pickleball class is intended for players who have a solid understanding of the rules and are looking to improve their game.  We will focus on landing the ball in the kitchen, slice/spinning the ball, reaction drills, straight and cross court dinks, warm up drills, and aiming for the remainder of the time.  If you have a regular pickleball partner, encourage them to participate.

Who: Men and Women 18 and over
Dates: Wednesdays, November 6 - December 18, 2019  (No Class Nov. 27)
Times: 6:30 - 8:30 p.m.
Location: Groveport Recreation Center
Registration: August 1 until class fills (limit of 12 participants)
Fee: $30

Pickleball Ladder Leagues

Ladder leagues are designed so that players play mostly with others of similar skill levels. Your ranking on a ladder is based upon your winning percentage (the ratio of points won to total points possible). Each week, players will be placed in groups of 4 in the order of their ranking on the ladder for match play.

Fall Session I:
 
Who: Men & Women 18 & Over
Dates: Sundays, September 8 - October 27
Time: 5:30 - 8:30 p.m.
Location: Groveport Recreation Center
Registration: July 1 until league fills (limit of 24)
Fee: $40
Fall Session II:
 
Who: Men & Women 18 & Over
Dates: Sundays, November 10 - December 15
Time: 5:30 -8:30 p.m.
Location: Groveport Recreation Center
Registration: September 1 until league fills (limit of 24)