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Pickleball Clinics

Why take a clinic?

  • Personalized instruction
  • Build confidence
  • Tips and tricks
  • Put into play what you have been taught


Beginner & Intermediate Clinics

Cost: $15/clinic (taxes included) registration must occur in advance

Advanced "Looey" Clinics

Cost:  $25 plus tax, registration must occur in advance

Maximum capacity: eight
*We reserve the right to cancel a clinic due to low registration numbers

How to register for a clinic

Register online in ActiveWaterloo (courses are listed under Sports - Tournaments & Clinics, Adult)
*You can set up an account by clicking on 'create an account'
*If you already have an account, type in 'pickleball' into the search bar and it will bring up all of the clinics that are currently open for registration.

If you have questions, contact us:  Phone: 519-884-5363 ext. 17239 Email:

Clinic descriptions

Clinic Description
Beginner Basics Begin your process of understanding this fast growing sport. Participants will leave with an understanding of the basic rules of pickleball, the proper way to hold a racquet, how to keep score and how to serve.  Instructor:  Matthew Pitts
Beginner Plus Geared towards the player who is new to the sport and has an understanding of the rules. Participants will increase their knowledge of pickleball by learning about key parts of the game; ball placement, third shot, dinking and game strategy.  Instructor:  Matthew Pitts
Intermediate Basics For Players who have a strong knowledge of the rules and play but want to develop their skills further.  Participants will leave with an understanding of different serves and placement, shot placement during a game, developing and improving their 3rd shot, making proper forehand and backhand shots, understanding how to volley and improving their dinking skills.  Instructor:  Matthew Pitts
Intermediate Plus

For players who have above average skills and are looking to move to an advanced rating. During this clinic players will develop their court movement, learn how to place spins on the ball during serves and play, play lob shots and hit an overhead shot and smash.  Instructor:  Matthew Pitts

Advanced "LOOEY" Clinics

Looking to improve your already high level of skill in the game of Pickleball?  This clinic is meant for players with advanced game development and competition play intentions.  Instructor:  Looey Tremblay

Spring Clinic Dates
*Pre-registration is required for all clinics
**Clinics will be cancelled if the minimum # of registrants is not met

Clinic Time Course Code

Beginner Basics

April 17

noon - 1 p.m. 8082

Intermediate Basics

April 18

noon - 1 p.m. 6923

Intermediate Plus

April 25

noon -1 p.m. 6926

Beginner Basics

May 8

noon - 1 p.m.  8093

Beginner Plus

May 10

noon - 1 p.m. 8094 

Intermediate Basics

May 16

noon - 1 pm. 6924

Intermediate Plus

May 23

noon - 1 p.m. 6927

Beginner Basics

May 31

noon - 1 p.m. 6919

Beginner Plus

June 7

noon - 1 p.m. 6922

Intermediate Basics

June 20

noon - 1 p.m. 6925

Beginner Plus     - Registraion not open yet

July 11    

5:30 - 6:30 p.m. 7427

Intermediate     - Registration not open yet

July 25

5:30 - 6:30 p.m. 7428

Beginner Plus    - Registration not open yet

August 8

5:30 - 6:30 p.m. 7433

Intermediate     - Registation not open yet

August 22

5:30 - 6:30 p.m. 7434