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Rockford, IL - Join us for our “Learn To Play Pickleball” program this Fall and Winter.  Players will learn proper technique, work on skill development, and be introduced to strategies to help them not only play the game, but enable them to be competitive as well. Fall dates listed below here, Winter dates and times TBA - for further information regarding winter dates and times, please contact Derek R. Papich, Program Supervisor at, 815-987-8881

  • Mondays and Wednesdays, 6-7 p.m.
  • August 26 - September 25, 2019
  • No class on Labor Day, Monday, September 2, 2019
  • $55 resident, $65 non-resident

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  • Annual pickleball tournament draws in hundreds Springfield pickleball tournament news.
    Posted Jul 11, 2019, 7:02 AM by Jenn Selchow
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    Posted Mar 22, 2019, 8:00 AM by Jenn Selchow
  • Former Illinois gymnastics champ finds a new passion—pickleball As for where he gets his hard-working, never-give-up attitude, Rifkind attributes much of it to being the son of a Holocaust survivor. Click here for the complete ...
    Posted Feb 15, 2019, 3:48 PM by Jenn Selchow
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  • What is your pre-serve routine? I see a lot of players that struggle with their serve during recreational play. My first question to them is, "what is your pre-serve routine?" The most common response ...
    Posted Jan 22, 2019, 1:41 PM by Jenn Selchow
  • Score Calling in Doubles Have you ever heard someone start a game of pickleball with "zero-zero-start"? Is this a valid way of calling the score? The short answer is no. The proper ...
    Posted Jan 12, 2019, 1:09 PM by Jenn Selchow
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