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Spring Sessions Added!
Space is limited; if class is full, please make sure to join the waiting list. If any openings become available, we will offer those spaces to wait list registrants in the order they are listed on the wait list. There is no charge to join the wait list; you will need to add the program to your cart & checkout as normal, but no payment will be required at processing.
Intro to Pickleball
Get started in the fastest growing sport in the US – pickleball! In this introduction to the game, you will learn how to play pickleball, including safety, proper grip, positioning, ground strokes, serves, returns, lobs, dinking, scoring and game strategy. This course is geared to beginners to the sport.
Advanced Beginner Pickleball/ Round Robin Play
Want to build on your beginner pickleball skills and get some games in too? Then sign up for Beginner Pickleball – Part II/Round Robin Play. The first 20-30 minutes we will work on some skills and the rest of the session will be coached round robin play. Stay longer on your own to continue your games, if you’d like. People who sign up for this session should have already taken a beginner pickleball class or have equivalent skills. It is not meant for people who have never played or are above an Advanced Beginner level.
About the Instructors
Cindy Jaworski has been playing pickleball for the past four years, both recreationally and in tournament play. She is certified as an instructor by the International Pickleball Teaching Professional Association (IPTPA) and is very interested in growing the game in Connecticut by introducing new people to the sport.
Jim is 6 year veteran of playing pickleball and enjoys it’s competitive and social aspects. He is certified to teach by the Professional Pickleball Registry and Pickleball USA.
Participants will need to bring their own paddle.
COVID-19 Safety Guidelines: As of 12/1/22, the CT DPH has not released safety guidelines for sports. Once posted, Canton Parks and Recreation will adopt the DPH policies for any sport offerings. The policies to be posted must be practiced during the 2023 sports programs with adjustments based on local health department and town guidelines. Please note, regulations and policies may change before and during the program. Participants will need to adhere to the current policies and any mid-season changes to continue with the program.