Beginner Lessons

Dedicated to getting you on the court!

Beginner Lesson Dates

Session #8 AVAILABLE
•️ Friday, December 2, 2022
•️ Sunday, December 4, 2022
•️ Friday, December 9, 2022

On Court 6

*** 2023 ***

Session #1 AVAILABLE
•️ Friday, January 6, 2023
•️ Friday, January 13, 2023
•️ Friday, January 20, 2023
On Court 5

Session #2 AVAILABLE
•️ Wednesday, February 8, 2023
•️ Wednesday, February 15, 2023
•️ Wednesday, February 22, 2023
On Court 5

Session #3 SOLD OUT
•️ Thursday, March 2, 2023
•️ Thursday, March 9, 2023
•️ Thursday
, March 16, 2023
— On Court 6

Session #4 AVAILABLE
•️ Wednesday, April 5, 2023
•️ Wednesday, April
12, 2023
•️ Wednesday, April
19, 2023
— On Court 5

Beginner Pickleball Lessons are for students at least 18 years old; no prior sports history is required. Classes have a maximum of 8 students so you aren't lost in the shuffle. You can bring a friend or come alone! All are welcome!

The curriculum includes basic rules, safety, serving, dinking, groundstrokes, safely defending offensive lobs, and overheads. All equipment is provided.

🕕 Time: 6-8 p.m.

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

👥 Class Size: Maximum of 8 players

💲 Cost: $115 per person (3 lessons, 6 total hours)

💵 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.

✔️Confirmation: You will receive an email confirmation from Jenn Selchow via notifications@koalendar.com. The confirmation email will include the date, time and address of your booking. Please check your spam folder if you don't receive it in your inbox.

✖️ Cancellation Policy: Cancellations must be made at least 24-hours before the beginning of the first class. 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 - full restaurant and bar on the second floor (opening December 2022)

  • Seating for up to 3,700 people with portable bleachers

  • 5 meeting rooms

  • Riverfront boardwalk

  • Access to downtown Rockford within a short walk