Pickleball

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Similar to tennis and badminton, pickleball is played with a few varied rules on a shortened court with a net that is slightly lower than a tennis net, using a paddle and a small wiffle ball.

INDOOR PICKLEBALL DRILLS

Dates: Tuesdays and Thursdays, Sept. 5–Nov. 2
Time: 8:30–9:30 a.m.
Location: Community Center
Cost: Community Center Members $3, Non-members $6
Maximum: 16 participants, ages 15 and older

November-December Drills [PDF]

These drills are a great way for players to work on improving their skills. Sessions are not for players who are new to the sport. Players must be able to demonstrate the following skills prior to participating in the sessions:

  • Soft game in the kitchen with both forehand and backhand (minimum eight reps)
  • Consistent accurate serve and deep return
  • Understanding and use of the "third-shot drop"

For players who are unsure whether or not they qualify, the drill instructor is available at 9:30 a.m., following each session, to test new players who are interested in participating.

All players must register in advance online or at the Community Center. Sign up at edenprairie.org/Register using activity code 451106.

Registered players are welcome to stay and play from 9:30–11:30 a.m. Tennis shoes are required.

INDOOR PICKLEBALL CLINICS
Dates: Saturdays, Sept. 23–Nov. 4
Location: Community Center
Cost: $10/player (pre-registration required)
Minimum: 4 participants, ages 15 and older

November-December Clinics [PDF]

Beginner Pickleball Clinic
4:30–6:05 p.m.
For those who have attended Introduction to Pickleball or newer players who know the rules and how to score, but are fairly new to the game. Players receive 1 hour of on-court training.

Click here to register for Saturday, Nov. 4

Next-Level Clinics
6:10–7:10 p.m.
A great way for players to take their games to the "next level." Players receive 1 hour of on-court training.

Click here to register for Volleys and Overhead Skills Saturday, Nov. 4

FALL ADULT INDOOR PICKLEBALL LEAGUE INFORMATION
Registration begins at 9 a.m. Friday, Sept. 8, open until full
Review pickleball ratings descriptions to see which league is the best fit for you.

Wednesday Nights (Individual Ladder League 4.0+ level) – FULL
Thursday Nights (Mixed Doubles Upper 3.0, 3.5, 4.0 level) FULL 

Questions? Email Adult Athletics

INDOOR OPEN PICKLEBALL
Pickleball is played in the Community Center gym, view the current gymnasium schedule to find out when indoor open pickleball is available.

RELATED LINKS
Pickleball Central
Pickleball on the NBC Nightly News
Pickleball Rating Descriptions
USA Pickleball Association

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