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Pickleball

Pickleball is the fastest growing sport in the United States!
It is a fun, relatively easy to play game providing good exercise to all. This all-ages, co-ed game is played both inside and out; combining the elements of tennis, badminton and ping-pong using paddles to hit a perforated plastic ball over the net. Games can be played in singles or doubles.

Cameron Little, Director of Sports & Recreation
Email: clittle@edwymca.com • Phone: 618-655-1460 x 2242
Nick Walker, Director of Sports & Recreation
Email: nwalker@edwymca.com • Phone: 618-655-1460 x 2231

Open Pickleball

We offer Pickleball in our Skate Center at the Meyer Center & in the Gymnasium at our Niebur Center. For more information please call 618.655.1460 (Meyer) or 618.656.0436 (Niebur).

Pickleball League

Pickleball League *NEW*

Join our Winter Pickleball League today!  In this league, we will have both a beginner/intermediate & a competitive division. League play will be on Monday nights from 5:00 – 7:00pm starting on March 25th. Both divisions will have a ten week season that includes two matches each night. best 2 out of 3 sets. The last night of the season will be a single elimination tournament where we will crown our champions who will receive Champion Shirts! Pricing for each division is $50 per individual or $100 per team. When completing registration below, please indicate your partners name/team name for when the schedule is made, as well as which division you would like to be placed in. Please remember, both members of your team must complete registration. This league will be housed on our all new platform that will provide scheduling, and update standings throughout the season! Players will be contacted to get added to their team page where they will access their schedule and standings for the season. If you have any other questions, please contact our Director of Sports & Recreation, Cameron Little at clittle@edwymca.com.

March 25th – May 21st
Mondays & Tuesdays • 5:00 – 8:00pm • Meyer Skate Center
Team of 2 Fee: $100

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Pickleball Lessons

Beginner, Intermediate & Private Pickleball Lessons

Let’s Learn To Play Pickleball!

Lessons taught by PPR (Professional Pickleball Registry) Certified Instructor, Bob Biarkis

Looking to elevate your game to the next level? Sign up below for Pickleball Lessons with our PPR certified instructor Bob Biarkis. Bob has an extensive history with the game, and years of experience both playing and instructing.  As an instructor, Bob loves to help both new and experienced players grow their skills on the court.

For our newer players, ground strokes, volleys, and serves will be covered while discussing strategy in game. For our more experienced players, these skills will be fine tuned with an emphasis on court movement, point building, and a deeper dive into strategy.

All lessons will be group lessons of 3-4 held at the Meyer Center. Once you are registered we will put you in contact with Bob to schedule your lessons. If you have any questions, please contact our Director of Sports and Recreation Cameron Little at clittle@edwymca.com.

Members: $20 • Non-Members: $30

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Edwardsville YMCA