March programs for novice players at Sportime, Impact and Judo Center.

Several pickleball clinics for beginners are about to start…

Learn to Play Pickleball 3 Week Series on Friday mornings

Upstate NY Pickleball @ Sportime Schenectady

3 hours 45 minutes @ $95.00

Come and learn the fun sport of Pickleball with this 3week series of Pickleball 101 classes. This series will give you the skills necessary to get started playing doubles Pickleball. You’ll learn the basic game overview, how to keep score, serving, and returning the ball. Each week’s lesson will last 1hr 15 mins. Paddles and balls will be provided. Cost is $95 for the 3 week series.

(Beginners with no experience)

March 3, 2023 9:30am

March 10, 2023 9:30am

March 17, 2023 9:30am

Four-Week Beginner Intro Clinics @ Sportime

Saturdays from March 4th thru March 25th – 8:30am – 10:00am

SSPORTIME Coaches will introduce players to the game of Pickleball, including instruction, drilling and supervised play. Curriculum will include basic ball striking technique, shot development, scoring, and strategy.

Cost for all four weeks:

Members: $120/player

Non-Members: $150/player

Register Here

Guided Open Play for Novices

Upstate NY Pickleball @ Impact

Join other recent Pickleball 101 graduates to get on a court and play with the helpful guidance of one of our knowledgeable team members. In this 3-week Program, players will meet once a week for a 2 hour Open Play session. We will have one of our team members there to explain how most Open Play is structured so you are comfortable with the social rules, plus we will help with game rules, rotations, and get you ready to start dropping in for Open Play!

Session 1: 2/2, 2/9, 2/16 1pm-3pm

Session 2: 3/2, 3/9, 3/16 1pm-3pm

Session 3: 3/6, 3/8 5pm-7pm FULL

Session 4: 3/6, 3/8 7-9pm

Cost is $75 for Session 1 & 2 and $55 for Session 3&4

Register on Impact’s Website here.


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