Skills & Drills

Advanced Beginner

Have you taken Beginner Lessons but you want more instruction and practice? Try Skills & Drills Pickleball


Balls and training aids are provided. If you do not have a paddle, one can be provided for you.  These lessons meets for three classes. 

Google Review

"I attended a skills and drills class and found it very helpful to improve my game! Jenn is a great instructor! Would highly recommend!"
- Lauren F.

✅ Logistics


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


💲  Cost: $120  per person  

⏲️ 6 total hours of instruction | 3x 2-hour lessons

👥 Class Size: 8:1 Student to instructor ratio 


📚 Prerequisite: Players must have completed all of the lessons of the Beginner Pickleball Lessons, or have been participating in recreational play 2-3 times a week for three consecutive months.  


💵 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. 

🔀 Change Policy: If you need to change your booking, a link is provided in the confirmation email.

✖️ Cancellation Policy

🗓️ Dates

Session #4  ** AVAILABLE **
🕘 6:30-8:30 p.m.
🌙 Evening lessons
⏲️ 3-classes, 2-hours each
📅  Thursdays, May 23rd, 30th & June 6th

📍 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: