Lessons & Clinics
Lesson will go over basic safety and equipment, rules of the game, and some beginner play. There will be paddles and balls available for those without equipment. Sneakers, preferably tennis shoes, required. You may repeat the lesson to improve your comfort and understanding of the game before attending a Novice Lesson. Beginner Lessons run EVERY FRIDAY. Meet on court 1. BEGINNER LESSONS ARE FREE TO THE PUBLIC! Please check the calendar for times and special events that may require canceling classes. Also be aware of weather related cancellations.
1.5-2.0 Skill. After the Beginner Lessons your confidence should be stronger yet you know there is much more to learn. This is your next step towards better ball control, the start of aiming your shots and a little bit about being a good partner. Still have questions about rules? Ask now so you are ready to progress. Cost is $10 for non-members, FREE to PPA Members. Please check the calendar for special events that may require canceling classes.
2.0-2.5 Skill. When you successfully complete this Novice Lesson, you will start hitting forehands more consistently, show improvement in control, demonstrate more frequent use of the backhand stroke, and know how to hit an overhead stroke (the SLAM). You also will become aware of the “soft game,” as well as the proper service technique and importance of serving it DEEP, returning it DEEP and approaching the NVZ. Cost is $10 for non members, FREE to PPA Members. Please check the calendar for special events that may require canceling classes.
3.0-3.5 Skill. The Prescott Pickleball Association offers intermediate clinics FREE to PPA members and $10 to nonmembers. This clinic stresses doubles strategy and stroke technique. You MUST have experience equivalent to a USAPA 3.0/3.5 skill level to attend. Please check the calendar for special events that may require canceling classes.
Clinics are held at the Pioneer Park courts, dates and times are listed on our Home Page Master Calendar