• Adult kickball

Adult Pickleball

Print
Press Enter to show all options, press Tab go to next option

What is Pickleball?

Pickleball is the fastest growing sport in America. The game combines elements of tennis, ping-pong and badminton. The rules are simple and the game is easy for beginners to learn, but can develop into a quick, fast-paced, competitive game for experienced players.

New players are always welcome. If you are interested in playing, you can sign-up for open play, bring your athletic shoes and paddle  and we will give you a crash course on how to play. You can also take a Pickleball Clinic and learn the game in a non-intimidating environment with instructors who will spend quality time teaching you how to play. The video below is a good introduction to the game.

 

___________________________________________________________________________________________

How to Play Pickleball

Pickleball is played on a badminton-sized court: 20’ x 44.’ The ball is served diagonally (starting with the right-hand service-square), and points can only be scored by the side that serves.

Players on each side must let the ball bounce once before volleys are allowed, and there is a seven-foot no-volley zone on each side of the net, to prevent “spiking.” The server continues to serve, alternating service courts, until he or she faults. The first side scoring eleven points and leading by at least two points wins. Pickleball can be played as a doubles game or singles game.

 

___________________________________________________________________________________________

How to Get Involved

Adult Pickleball Open Play Pass

This is a seven-week program at Elm Street Park  designed for outdoor open play among participants to execute game strategies and techniques in doubles play while receiving feedback from staff. 

June 21 - August 5

Days and Times:

Tuesday's and Thursday's: 6:30 PM - 8 PM

Ages: 16 and up

Fee: $30; $20 Greenville Resident

Registration Info:

Registration will be taken online and at Jaycee Park by appointment only.

For more information call 252.329.4450.

 

 

 

Adult Pickleball Open Play Pass

This is a nine-week program at Boyd Lee Park  designed for indoor open play among participants to execute game strategies and techniques in doubles play while receiving feedback from staff. 

August 30 -October 28

Days and Times:

Monday-Thursday 9AM-12PM and evenings 6:30PM-8PM. October evening play will be Tuesday and Thursday evenings from 7PM-8:30PM.

Ages: 16 and up

Fee: $30; $20 Greenville Resident

Registration Info:

Registration will be taken online and at Jaycee Park.

For more information call 252.329.4450.

 

 

 

 

 

Adult Pickleball Beginner Clinics

This is a four-week introductory clinic to develop pickleball skills held in the Boyd Lee Park gymnasium. Skills covered include serving, forehand, backhand, scoring, consistency and stamina. 

Days, Dates, Times:

Monday's & Wednesday's, November 1-24, 9AM - 10:15 AM

Ages: 16 and up

Fee: $30; $20 Greenville Resident

Registration Info:

Registration will be taken online and at Jaycee Park by appointment only.

Registration will be taken September 20 - October 31, 2021.  

For more information call 252.329.4450.

___________________________________________________________________________________________

Pickleball Resources

Buying a Pickleball Paddle

How to Play Pickleball

Rules Summary Sheet

___________________________________________________________________________________________

Playing Strategy Resources

There are endless online resources for helping you gain new skills and knowledge to make you a smarter and better Pickleball player. One place to start your learning is to visit the “Learning to Play” section of the United States of America Pickleball Association (USAPA) website. It’s also a good idea to brush up on the “Official Rules” (.pdf)

Coach Mo is a long-time tennis coach who now teaches people how to play Pickleball. His “Pickleball Strategy Guide” (.pdf) is a must-read for novice to advanced players.

One of the best ways to improve your game is to watch instructional videos on YouTube. There are lots of them. (Probably too many of them.) Below are five quality videos that address important elements to improve your Pickleball game. Enjoy.

Hitting Groundstrokes

Dinking

Third Shot Drop

Tips for Seniors

100 Strategies for Advanced Players

Free viewers are required for some of the attached documents.
They can be downloaded by clicking on the icons below.

Acrobat Reader Download Acrobat Reader Flash Player Download Flash Player Windows Media Player Download Windows Media Player Microsoft Silverlight Download Microsoft Silverlight Word Viewer Download Word Viewer Excel Viewer Download Excel Viewer PowerPoint Viewer Download PowerPoint Viewer