Southern Saratoga YMCA pickleball leagues forming

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Southern Saratoga YCMA in Clifton Park is forming winter pickleball leagues for mixed doubles, womens doubles and mens doubles for novice to intermediate players. To Register contact the YMCA 518-371-2139

Leagues to not meet on the holidays or on Jan. 15, when there is a pickleball tournament in Albany.

RECREATIONAL  MIXED (Men & Women) NOVICE  LEAGUE 

NEW TO PICKLEBALL:  Must have some playing experience, (not be brand new players.)

PLAYING A SHORT TIME:
Players must have basic understanding of pickleball rules.
Familiar with court positioning in doubles play

SUNDAYDEC 4, 11, 18, , skip 25, JAN  skip 1, 8, skip 15, 22, 29, 2022
TIME 10:00 TO 12:00 AM
COST                                                $ 40  Members  per session
                                                          $ 60  NON members
SESSION                                           6   weeks
NUMBER OF PLAYERS                   12 participants 2 courts

 RECREATIONAL  MIXED (Men & Women) ADVANCED NOVICE  LEAGUE 

Players must have basic understand of pickleball rules, scoring and have been playing for 6 months prior
 Understands the 2 bounce rule.
 Has a consistent serve
Can participate in longer rally’s
Beginning to approach the non-volley zone.
Knows where to stand on court when serving & receiving serves.
Previous pickleball instruction and training recommended before registering for the Advanced Novice League.    

SUNDAY DEC  4, 11, 18(skip 25)JAN (skip 1)8(skip 15)22, 29, 2022
TIME 8:00 TO 10:00 AM
COST                                                $ 40  Members  per session
                                                          $ 60  NON members
SESSION                                           6   weeks
NUMBER OF PLAYERS                   12 participants 2 courts

RECREATIONAL  MIXED (Men & Women)  INTERMEDIATE  LEAGUE 

Understands strategy of the game.
Able to sustain longer rally’s and dinking rally’s
Understands the importance of the receiving team moving quickly to the non-volley zone
Understands how the serving team negotiates their way to the non-volley zone
Aware of partner’s positioning on the court & moving as a team.
Developing more power and/or softness in their shots.

SUNDAYDEC 4, 11, 18, , (skip 25), JAN  (skip 1), 8, (skip 15), 22, 29, 2022

TIME12:00 TO  2:00 AM
COST                                                $ 40  Members  per session
                                                          $ 60  NON members
SESSION                                           6   weeks
NUMBER OF PLAYERS                   12 participants 2 courts

RECREATIONAL   INTERMEDIATE   WOMENS DOUBLES    LEAGUE 


You find a partner and always play with that same partner for the session

 Understands strategy of the game.
Able to sustain longer rally’s and dinking rally’s
Understands the importance of the receiving team moving quickly to the non-volley zone
Understands how the serving team negotiates their way to the non-volley zone
Aware of partner’s positioning on the court & moving as a team.
Developing more power and/or softness in their shots.

MONDAY DEC  5, 12, 19, 26, JAN  2, 9, 2022
TIME5:00 TO  7:00 PM
COST                                                $ 40  Members  per session
                                                          $ 60  NON members
SESSION                                           6   weeks
NUMBER OF PLAYERS                   12 participants 2 courts

RECREATIONAL   INTERMEDIATE   MENS  DOUBLES    LEAGUE 


You find a partner and always play with that same partner for the session

 Understands strategy of the game.
Able to sustain longer rally’s and dinking rally’s
Understands the importance of the receiving team moving quickly to the non-volley zone
Understands how the serving team negotiates their way to the non-volley zone
Aware of partner’s positioning on the court & moving as a team.
Developing more power and/or softness in their
MONDAYDEC  5, 12, 19, 26, JAN  2, 9, 2022
TIME7:00 TO  9:00 PM
COST                                                $ 40  Members  per session
                                                          $ 60  NON members
SESSION                                           6   weeks  Always playing with your same partner
NUMBER OF PLAYERS                   12 participants 2 courts