Looking to learn pickleball or advance your skills? Join the pickleball craze! It’s a sport that’s easy for beginners to learn but can develop into a quick, fast-paced, competitive game for experienced players. Pickle Ball 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 the clinic 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.
The instructor, Jose Sosa, is a retired physical education teacher of 34 years. He has 17 years of experience teaching pickleball.
When: Fridays, March 10-April 7, 12:00-1:00pm
Where: Western Springs Recreation Gym
Fee: $50 for Residents; $60 for Non-residents (maximum of 8 players)
Code: 240251 B
Sign up at the Rec Office or online.