Pickleball

Pickleball is like the best of all racquet worlds!

OUR PROGRAMS

  • Saturday Drill and Play 6 week program March 30th to May 4th
    10:30 to noon (full)
  • Monday House League 6 week program
    6-7 pm
    7-8:30
  • Wednesday
    9-11am Drop-in (Novice)
    Signup required
    5-7pm Drop-in (Intermediate)
    Sign up required
  • Singles Ladder
  • Tournaments

Pickleball at Cedar Springs

Our 9 Pickleball courts include 3 outdoor and 6 indoor courts, so there is an option for every weather and season.

Don’t own a pickleball paddle?

No problem! We have equipment available to be signed out,

Pickleball is the fastest growing sport in North America. Perhaps your friends play Pickleball or you have seen it at the park. Maybe you’re a tennis, badminton, table tennis or squash player looking for a new challenge. If you have a fun-loving attitude and an ounce of athletic ability, then Pickleball is the sport for you.

You never played Pickleball before? No problem, get in touch with our Pickleball Pros. They offer Group Clinics from Beginners to Advanced Players, Private Lessons and Small Group Lessons. pickleball@cedarspringsclub.ca

Bringing a high enthusiasm to the court, there’s no doubt that you’ll become addicted to Pickleball!

USAPA PICKLEBALL LEVEL: NOVICE

Forehand – Ability to hit a medium paced shot. Lacks directional intent and consistency.

Backhand – Avoids using a backhand. Lacks directional intent and consistency

Serve/Return – Able to hit a medium paced shot. Laacks depth, direction, and consistency

Dink – Not able to consistently sustain a dink rally. Not yet developed the ability to control this shot

3rd shot – Generally hits a medium paced ball with little direction

Volley – Able to hit a medium paced shot. Lacks direction/inconsistent

Strategy – Understands fundamentals. Is learning proper court positioning. Knows the fundamental rules and can keep score and is now playing tournaments

USAPA PICKLEBALL LEVEL: INTERMEDIATE

Forehand – Improved stroke development with moderate level of shot control

Backhand – Learning stroke form and starting to develop consistency but will avoid if possible

Serve/Return – Consistently gets serve/return in play with limited ability to control depth

Dink – Increased consistency, with limited ability to control height/depth. Sustains medium length rallies. Starting to understand variations of pace

3rd shot – Developing the drop shot in a way to get to the net

Volley – is able to volley medium paced shots thereby developing control

Strategy – Moves quickly towards the non-volley zone (NVZ) when opportunity is there. Acknowledges difference between hard game and soft game and is starting to vary own game during recreation and tournament play. Can sustain short rallies. Is learning proper court positioning. Basic knowledge of stacking and understands situations where it can be effective.