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Intro to Pickleball

Intro to Pickleball

Beginner Player Course

ADULTS, BEGINNERS*

Learn as you play and become a Pickler in no time! If you are new to the game or would like to brush up on your skills, this is the course for you! You will learn the basics of pickleball rules, terminology, primary skills, coordination, introduction to the court, and more. Come catch Picklemania! After completing the class, we hope you’ll join us for our regular Pickleball program!

Bring: Paddle (loaner paddles are available by request at registration), water bottle. We will provide nets and balls.

Location: South Whidbey Sports Complex at 5598 Langley Rd, Langley. The courts are painted in the SW parking lot.

Instructor: Barry Haworth, cbhaworth@verizon.net, with assistance from other avid picklers.

Rain-Out Plan: Class may be postponed due to inclement weather. Check your email one hour prior to class if conditions are uncertain. We will attempt to re-schedule Wednesday classes to Friday, and Friday classes to the following Monday.

Schedule: Wed & Fri | June 15-17 | 1-3pm | $25

*Check website for additional and kid-friendly sessions: swparks.org/event/intro-to-pickleball

After completing the class, we hope you’ll join us for our Drop-In Pickleball program!

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER

 

We will follow Washington State Guidance for Sports Activities, as they are updated.

HEALTH AND SAFETY PROTOCOLS 

  • Wash your hands and/or use hand sanitizer upon arrival.
  • Cloth or disposable face coverings are optional.
  • If we are made aware that a participant, volunteer or staff person tested positive for COVID-19, fellow participants and volunteers who have been exposed will be notified, while maintaining privacy.

Isolation and quarantine recommendations are different for vaccinated and unvaccinated persons.

ISOLATION – For those who test positive for COVID-19

Everyone, regardless of vaccination status:

  • Stay home for 5 days.
  • If you have no symptoms or your symptoms are resolving after 5 days, you can leave your house.
  • Continue to wear a mask around others for 5 additional days. If you have a fever, continue to stay home until your fever resolves.
  • QUARANTINE – For those who have been exposed to COVID-19
    • If you have been boosted – OR – completed the primary series of Pfizer/Moderna vaccine within the last 6 months – OR – completed the primary series of J&J vaccine within the last 2 months:
    • Wear a mask around others for 10 days.
    • Test on day 5, if possible. If you develop symptoms, get tested and stay home.
    • If you completed the primary series of Pfizer/Moderna vaccine over 6 months ago and are not boosted – OR completed the primary series of J&J over 2 months ago and are not boosted – OR – are unvaccinated:
      • Stay home for 5 days. After that continue to wear a mask around others for 5 additional days.
      • If you can’t quarantine you must wear a mask for 10 days.
      • Test on day 5 if possible. If you develop symptoms, get tested and stay home.

Get a discount on pickleball gear!

Our Picklers can use a discount to receive 5% off everything at www.PickleballCentral.com. An additional 5% of your purchase will go to us in the form of an end-of-year gift certificate.

Club Name: South Whidbey Parks & Rec

Discount Code: CRSWhidbey

Pickleball Net Check-Out

You may check out a portable pickleball net to use at the primitive outdoor courts at South Whidbey Sports

Complex. The courts are painted in the SW parking lot. You’ll provide your own paddles and balls. The net may be checked out during our normal business hours, free of charge.

 

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Pickleball

FRIDAY, MAY 20 OUTDOOR PICKLEBALL CANCELLED DUE TO STAFF/VOLUNTEER AVAILABILITY 
CHECK OUT OUR PICKLEBALL CALENDAR FOR THE MOST UP-TO-DATE SCHEDULE – CLICK HERE

INDOOR PICKLEBALL (See lower area for outdoor pickleball)

Adults, All Levels Welcome

Join us for one of the fastest growing sports in the nation, Pickleball.  This fun and social game is described as a combination of ping-pong, tennis, and badminton. Played on a small court with a low net, it uses whiffle balls and paddles. It is easy for beginners to learn, but can develop into a quick, fast paced, competitive game for experienced players.  Pickleball is FUN.  Stay active with us, it is a great work out. We typically play doubles, 4-6 players to a court, splitting and rotating after wins.

Maximum 18 players per day. Players must join our Pickleball Roster in advance of coming to play. First come, first served.

Dates/Time: Tuesdays & Thursdays – 10:30am – 12:30pm Click here to join our roster once, then drop-in to play when you choose!

*For all upcoming drop-in Pickleball dates and schedule changes, please visit our Pickleball Calendar

Cost: $6 per day for indoor pickleball

Location:  South Whidbey Community Center Multipurpose Gym. MAP

OUTDOOR PICKLEBALL RETURNS

ADULTS, ALL LEVELS WELCOME

Join us for one of the fastest growing sports in the nation, Pickleball. This fun and social game is described as a combination of ping pong, tennis, and badminton. Played on a small court with a low net, it uses whiffle balls and paddles. It is easy for beginners to learn, but can develop into a quick, fast paced, competitive game for experienced players. Pickleball is FUN. Stay active with us, it is a great work out. We typically play doubles, 4-6 players to a court, splitting and rotating after wins.

Bring: Water bottle, paddle (some loaners available), seat for sidelines (optional)

Location: South Whidbey Sports Complex (soccer fields) at 5598 Langley Rd, Langley. The courts are painted in the SW parking lot.

Fee: $3/day, exact change paid at check-in. Click here to join our roster once, then drop-in to play when you choose!

Limited Space: Max 24 players per day

Schedule*: Mon/Wed/Fri | Begins May 2 | 10:30am-12:30pm | $3

*Subject to cancelation due to inclement weather. Updates posted 30 minutes prior to scheduled start time at swparks.org/event/pickleball

Get a discount on pickleball gear!

Our Picklers can use a discount to receive 5% off everything at www.PickleballCentral.com. An additional 5% of your purchase will go to us in the form of an end-of-year gift certificate.
Club Name: South Whidbey Parks & Rec
Discount Code: CRSWhidbey

Pickleball Net Check-Out

You may check out our portable pickleball net to use at the outdoor courts at the South Whidbey Sports Complex (soccer fields) at 5598 Langley Rd, Langley. The courts are painted in the SW parking lot. MAP

You’ll need to provide your own paddles and balls. The net may be checked out during our normal business hours, Mon-Thu 8:30-5:00 or Fri 8:30-4:30. Net check-out is free of charge. Ask us for info on court usage schedules.

Health and Safety Protocols

We will follow Washington State Guidance for Sports Activities, as they are updated. For information on COVID-19, visit www.doh.wa.gov/emergencies/covid-19

  • If we are made aware that a participant, volunteer or staff person tested positive for COVID-19, fellow participants and volunteers who have been exposed will be notified, while maintaining privacy.