What to Bring to Pickleball Lessons

Clothing: Please wear something comfortable and stretchy to class. Please do not wear jeans.

Hats: Wearing a hat with a bill is helpful in protecting your face from sun and errant balls. If an errant ball is coming towards your head, it is more likely to hit the bill of the cap than your face.


  • Please wear tennis shoes or court shoes that fasten with laces or Velcro.

  • Running shoes and walking shoes are discouraged due to increased injury risk (rolling your ankle).

  • Sandals and slip-on shoes are prohibited.

Water: Hydration is important, please bring your own water bottle. A minimum of 48 oz. is recommended for a 2-hour lesson (8 oz for every 20 minutes of activity).

Indoor lessons: A hat, and a towel or wristbands for sweat.

Outdoor lessons: A hat, sunglasses, sunscreen, a towel. You may want to bring a piece of fruit or a light snack.

What to Expect at Pickleball Lessons

Class Size: Class sizes are small with a maximum of twelve students. This allows for personalized attention so you aren't lost in the shuffle.

Equipment: All paddles, balls, and training aids are provided for Intro and Beginner Lessons.

Players: You can expect to meet other players of similar skill level, and make new friends.

Light cardio to warm your muscles (5-10 minutes)
The day's pickleball curriculum

Cool down stretching (5 minutes)

What do I need to know before pickleball lessons?

How to Play Pickleball #1

Basic Pickleball Rules

How to Play Pickleball #2

Serving & Scoring

How to Play Pickleball #3

Rules & Gameplay

Be Ready

Give me the ball!


Use the dink to set up the kill.

Third Shot Drop

The importance of the third shot dropping into the Non-Volley Zone.