Clinics

Pickleball clinics are one day educational sessions and are valuable tools to learn basic skills and advanced shots as well as how and when to incorporate them into your game.

Pickleball programs provide instrumental instruction of the sport and play over many weeks allowing you to hone your skills and earn playing experience in a structured atmosphere, enjoy challenging games with other players and making friends along the way.

See below for upcoming pickleball programs and clinics.  Registration is limited so sign-up early to avoid disappointment.


PROGRAMS:

» LEARN TO PLAY PICKLEBALL FOR BEGINNERS:  July 5 – July 26, 2017. 
This program is designed for beginner and recreational players.  Instruction, basic skills, rules and play will all be included in each evening session.  Registration is required so sign up early for this educational and fun program.

Dates:  July 5 – July 26, 2017. Wednesdays Only. 
Where:  Riverside Park pickleball courts.
Address:  Uji Way, Kamloops, BC.
Time:  6:00 pm to 8:00 pm.
Cost:  $60.00 for program.  4 week program.
Registration:  City of Kamloops, Tel 250-828-3500.
Online Registration:  City Kamloops, click here.  Quote Registration Number below.
Registration Number:  274532.
Must be 16 years of age to register.

» LEARN TO PLAY PICKLEBALL FOR BEGINNERS:   August 2 – August 23, 2017. 
This program is designed for beginner and recreational players.  Instruction, basic skills, rules and play will all be included in each evening session.  Registration is required so sign up early for this educational and fun program.

Dates:  August 2 – August 23, 2017. Wednesdays Only. 
Where:  Riverside Park pickleball courts.
Address:  Uji Way, Kamloops, BC.
Time:  6:00 pm to 8:00 pm.
Cost:  $60.00 for program.  4 week program.
Registration:  City of Kamloops, Tel 250-828-3500.
Online Registration:  City Kamloops, click here.  Quote Registration Number below.
Registration Number:  275832.
Must be 16 years of age to register.


3.0+ SKILLS & DRILL CLINICS – Club Practice Sessions:

The below session dates are for paid club members only.  Become a member and join in.

Dates:  
Mondays:  June 5, 19, 29.  July 10, 17, 24, 31.  Aug. 14, 28.
Fridays:  June 9, 16, 23, 30.  July 7, 14, 21, 28.  Aug. 4, 11, 18, 25.
Where:  Cowan Park
Time:  8:00 am to 9:15 am.
Instructor:  Thor Fridriksson.
Drop-In, no registration needed.

Those who attend will be working on drills to improve serve, return of serve, third shot drops, dink shots, volleys, lobs and partner work.

These sessions are appropriate for those who have control of the above shots but are looking to improve on them and practice how to make them consistently.

These sessions are not for beginner players.  The club will provide other sessions for beginners or those new to pickleball.


INTERMEDIATE AND ADVANCED CLINICS:

There are currently no clinics scheduled at this time.  Please check back for updates.

Participants who register for the intermediate to advanced clinics are experienced players who want to focus on improving their game.  Drills will include drop shots, volleying, lobbing, serving, return of serve.  Advanced offence and defense strategies will be reviewed.

» DRILLS & SKILLS CLINIC:
This clinic is designed for intermediate to advanced players.


BEGINNER CLINICS:

There are currently no clinics scheduled at this time.  Please check back for updates.

Participants registered for the beginner pickleball clinics are new to the sport and will learn about the rules of the game, service, return of serve, drop shots, volleying and lob shots.  Drills and skills will be covered in the first two hours.  The last hour will be game play.  Paddles and balls will be provided.  Very fun and educational.

» DRILLS & SKILLS CLINIC:   
This clinic is designed for beginner and recreational players.
 
» KIDS” DRILLS & SKILLS CLINIC:  
This clinic is for children ages 9 to 12.  The kids will learn what pickleball is all about .. and where that crazy name came from .. Skills, rules, and games will all be incorporated in this two hour FUN clinic.

 

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