Intro 2 Pickleball

The Adaptive/Wheelchair Intro 2 Pickleball lesson is for individuals that use a wheelchair while playing. Learn the basics of pickleball in this 2-hour Intro lesson. A great way to expand your circle of friends!  

Students must be at least 18 years old, and no prior sports history is required. Classes have a minimum of 4 students and a maximum of 12. All pickleball equipment is provided.  A sports chair is recommended for this activity.

The curriculum includes rules of the game, serving, and dinking. This is a great way to see if the game of pickleball is for you!

📽️ Videos


How to Play

Forehand & Serve

Moving with the Paddle

✅ Logistics

📅 Thursday, December 14, 2023 - Registration deadline is December 7th

🕕 6-8 p.m.

📍  Where: UW Health Sports Factory, 305 S. Madison St., Rockford, IL 61104

💲 Cost: $35 per person  

👥 Class Size: Maximum of 12 players 

💵 Payment: Secure credit card payment via Stripe during registration

💻 Register: Use the Sign Up button to reserve your spot in the next class!  Please use a separate registration for each player.  Name, email address, and mobile number are required. Registration closes 48-hours before the event.

✔️Confirmation: You will receive an email confirmation that includes the date, time and address of your booking. Please check your spam folder if you don't receive it in your inbox. 

🔀 Change Policy: If you need to change your booking, a link is provided in the confirmation email.

✖️ Cancellation Policy

📍 UW Health Sports Factory

📍 305 S. Madison St., Rockford, IL 61104  — The Sports Factory sits on the east bank of the Rock River.

🚗 Parking: There are two paved lots with free parking (lower lot and upper lot) . 

⬅️ When you enter the building, the pickleball courts are to the left (south side of the building).

💧 There are water bottle filling stations next to the restrooms.  

Rockford's premiere multi-use riverfront indoor sports venue opened on June 1, 2016. The facility is a renovated factory with a rich history that dates back to the W.F. & John Barnes Company in 1884.  The modern facility contains 105,000 sq. ft. of space for a variety of indoor amateur sports.  The facility has 12 hardwood pickleball courts.

Other features of the UW Health Sports Factory include: