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!
How to Play
Forehand & Serve
Moving with the Paddle
📅 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.
📍 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:
Courtside Grill on the second floor
Seating for up to 3,700 people with portable bleachers
5 meeting rooms
Access to downtown Rockford within a short walk