Intermediate Lessons

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Intermediate lessons are for students at least 18 years old. Classes have a maximum of 4 students, so you will have very personalized attention. Curriculum includes developing your forehand and backhand, drive and drop shot strategy, stacking, footwork for crosscourt dinking, and other techniques to improve your game.

✅ Logistics

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

🕕 Time: 6-8 p.m.; Lessons are two-hours long for three days.

💲 Cost: $149 per person

👥 Class Size: Maximum of 4 players

📚 Prerequisite: You must have completed all of the lessons of the Beginner Pickleball Lessons and have been participating in recreational play 2-3 times a week for six consecutive months. It is also recommended that you have completed all the classes in Skills & Drills.

💵 Payment: Secure credit card payment via Stripe during registration

💻 Register : Use the Sign Up button to reserve your spot in the next class! Name, email address, and mobile number are required. Registration closes 24-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.

✖️ Cancellation Policy: Cancellations must be made at least 24-hours before the event. 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