Sports

Pickleball Clinics

ADULT BEGINNER PICKLEBALL INDOOR CLINICS (Winter)

We invite everyone to come out and join the fastest growing sport in the country!  This program will be an introductory class for beginner adult pickleball players and/or those who have been playing for a short time.  These classes are perfect for those who are looking to either learn the sport from scratch, improve their skills or advance their strategic and mental part of the game.  We will be offering both a Beginner 101 and an Advanced Beginner 102 class.  All clinics will be taught by our team of pickleball pros.  Pickleballs and paddles will be provided at all clinics if needed.  Minimum 4/Maximum 15
Cost: $75/Member & Resident; $90/Non-Resident
Age: 18 and older
Day: Thursdays
Instructor: Des Peres Pickleball Staff
Location: The Lodge Des Peres, Gym Court #2

101 Clinic


The 101 class will cover warm-up, safety, reviewing general rules for the game and choosing the right paddle and ball.  It will also cover all shot selections, proper placement (stance) on the court, how to serve and return the serve and how to score.  This clinic is perfect for those who are just starting out in the sport and want to learn the basics. 
Time: 6 - 7 p.m. 
Session:
#1633 January 6 – February 10 
#1635 February 24 – March 31

102 Clinic


The 102 class will focus on teaching shot selection, how to work your way to the net, game strategy and how to work with your partner.  Full match play will take place with guided instruction from the staff.  Each participant must have taken a 101 clinic or understand the rules of the game and be comfortable playing with others.
Time: 7 - 8 p.m. 
Session:
#1634
January 6 – February 10
#1636 February 24 – March 31


ADULT BEGINNER PICKLEBALL OUTDOOR CLINICS (Spring)


We invite everyone to come out and join the fastest growing sport in the country!  This program will be an introductory class for beginner adult pickleball players and/or those who have been playing for a short time.  These classes are perfect for those who are looking to either learn the sport from scratch, improve their skills or advance their strategic and mental part of the game.  We will be offering both a Beginner 101 and an Advanced Beginner 102 class.  All clinics will be taught by our team of pickleball pros.  Pickleballs and paddles will be provided at all clinics if needed.  Minimum 4/Maximum 15
Cost: $75/Member & Resident; $90/Non-Resident
Age: 18 and older
Instructor: Des Peres Pickleball Staff
Location: Des Peres Park Pickleball Courts 1-3 (12325 Manchester Road; 63131)

101 Clinic
The 101 class will cover warm-up, safety, reviewing general rules for the game and choosing the right paddle and ball.  It will also cover all shot selections, proper placement (stance) on the court, how to serve and return the serve and how to score.  This clinic is perfect for those who are just starting out in the sport and want to learn the basics. 
Day: Mondays
Time: 6 - 7 p.m. 
Session: #1637 April 11 – May 16 

102 Clinic
The 102 class will focus on teaching shot selection, how to work your way to the net, game strategy and how to work with your partner.  Full match play will take place with guided instruction from the staff.  Each participant must have taken a 101 clinic or understand the rules of the game and be comfortable playing with others.
Day: Saturdays
Time: 9 - 10 a.m. 
Session: #1638 April 16 – May 21