CLINICS

The Pavilion is happy to announce pickleball clinics for this season. Clinics will consist of 90 minutes sessions taught by our amazing instructor Gina Family. This year we will offer clinics for the beginner all the way to more advanced players. Clinics will be 60 minutes of instruction followed by 30 minutes of play utilizing the new skills you have learned.


gina family

More About Gina

Gina Family has been playing and studying the game of pickleball for several years. She is a Level 1 certified instructor by the International Pickleball Teaching Professional Association. Gina enjoys assisting and motivating individuals to learn and improve their skills, discover new techniques and strategies, and achieve their goals in pickleball. Gina has also been a certified personal trainer and fitness instructor for over 30 years.

ed koivula

More About Ed

Ed Koivula has been playing competitive tennis since 1990 and playing pickleball for 8 years.  He is a Level 1 certified pickleball instructor by Pickleball Coaching International.  He is a 4.5 player that has medaled in tournaments at the local, state, and international level. Ed enjoys working with players to improve fundamentals and use them to execute tactics and strategies. 


Youth Learn to Play Program

September 19th

A combination of skill building and play during each session.

Get your kids involved in the fastest growing sport in the country! Join us for our three-week, 75-minute sessions, which will include 40-minute instruction and drill followed by 35-minutes of play experience.


Drill Program

September 7th

Pickleball 3 Week Drill Series

Instructor: Gina Family

This 3 week program will help you practice the skills you learned in your clinics to help you build muscle memory so you can successfully repeat your shot selection.

Each week you will drill a skill or skills for the first hour, then play games using the learned skills.


Pickleball 101

September 19th

October 3rd

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Learn the fastest-growing sport in North America. This class will give you the skills necessary to get started playing doubles Pickleball. You’ll learn the basic game overview, how to keep score, basic footwork and stroke mechanics, serving, and returning. Paddletek paddles and balls are provided.

(Beginners with no experience)


Pickleball 102

September 26th

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This class will take Pickleball 101 one more step. Participants will continue to work on their 101 skills. In addition, you will learn basic court skills; shot placement, moving with your doubles partner, and when to move up to the NVZ (no volley zone) or kitchen line. Paddletek paddles and balls are provided.

Prerequisite: Pickleball 101


First 4 Shots

July 12th

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When you hit a short serve you’re giving a big advantage to your opponent by helping them get to the NVZ in a jiffy. When you send back a short return of serve you’re also giving a big advantage to your opponent by inviting them to the NVZ. Learn how to strategically use the first four shots in pickleball to your advantage and win more points.


The Third Shot 101

instructed by Ed Koivula

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June 18th

July 23rd

August 20th

Learn one of the most important shots in pickleball to help the serving team get to the net and win more points. This class will give you the skills to execute a third shot drive, lob or drop shot.

Prerequisite: Pickleball 101 and 102 or already play and fully understand the game


Dinking 101

instructed by Ed Koivula

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June 4th

July 9th

August 6th

You served, they returned service, and your third shot brought you and your partner up to the NVZ. You’ve neutralized play and the dink rally begins. This class will teach you dinking footwork, dinking control, strokes and strategies.

Prerequisite: Pickleball 101, 102, or already play and fully understand the game


Lob Retrieval And Overhead Smash

instructed by Ed Koivula

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June 11th

July 16th

August 13th

Learn how to safely retrieve a lob or hit an overhead smash without running backwards.

Prerequisite: Pickleball 101 and 102 or already play and fully understand


Pickleball Strategy And Court Coverage

instructed by Ed Koivula

 

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June 25th

July 30th

August 27th

This clinic is for experienced players looking to take a new step. You will concentrate on learning and practicing the mental part of the game. Mental toughness and patience are essential skills on the pickleball court. Players will learn how to move with their partner, improve anticipation, construct points, exploit their opponent’s weakness, and stay mentally tough.


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