Intro to Pickleball
The Intro 2 Pickleball lesson is great for a creative date night, or a fun outing for you and your bestie. Or, come alone and expand your circle of friends! Learn the basics of pickleball in this Quick-Start lesson.
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 equipment is provided. 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!
"I took the intro class and thoroughly enjoyed learning the rules of Pickleball! Jenn was very knowledgeable and extremely patient with the many questions I asked😁 I look forward to playing!"
- Mary K.
🕕 Time: See specific times below here.
📍 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