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Learn to Play

Up your game at Paddle Up with instructional classes and clinics. Whether you are just getting started with Pickleball, or you are a seasoned player just trying to get an edge, we will offer the instruction, facilities and equipment you need to advance.

Clinics and Training Classes 

Paddle Up 101 – Introduction to Pickleball: One 1hr Class 

For the Brand New Beginner 

Learn to play pickleball with a Paddle Up Pickleball Club Instructor! This class is a great way for brand new players to learn the sport of Pickleball. Players receive 45 minutes of instruction plus 15 minutes playing time. Players will learn all the basics to be able to start playing pickleball. We can provide equipment and will cover basic score keeping, unique lingo, court position, and the fundamentals of serve, return, and the volley. 

One Class – 60 Min – 8 Students Max 

$25 for Visitors / Visitors that become members immediately after their session are given a $25 credit onto their account with the Club!

 

Paddle Up 201 – Beginner Clinic: 5 Week 1.5 hr class 

For the Beginner or Novice player looking to breakthrough to 3.0. 

Start your journey to Pickleball success (and fun) with a solid foundation! In this 5 week Beginner and Novice Clinic you will get a weekly dose of fundamental mechanics and drills to prepare you for organized play and other fun competitions. Each 90 min class focuses on key shots needed to take your game to the next level and plenty of live game play with the instructor tips and coaching. 

 

5 Weeks – 90 Min – 8 Students Max 

Paddle Up 202 – Novice Instructional OPEN PLAY GROUP

For the Beginner or Novice player looking to breakthrough to 3.0. 

Continue your growth as a player by playing in an open play format with other novice players. An instructor will be present for the session to help organize games, and to provide tips and special insights into the game for the group of novice players.  

 

1-Week at a time – 120 Min – 12 Players Max 

 

Paddle Up 301 – Low Intermediate Clinic: 5 Week 1.5 hr class 

For the 3.0 player looking to breakthrough to 3.5. 

Refine and hone the principle shots of the game with a weekly dose of instruction and drills. This 5 week clinic will focus on shot selection, positioning, and continued refinement of foundational shots. This series of classes will build a solid foundation for your pickleball game in order to advance to higher levels. Each 90 min class focuses on the key techniques and tactics needed to take your game to the Next Level! 

 

5 Weeks – 90 Min – 8 Students Max 

 

Paddle Up 302 – Finesse Clinic: 5 Weeks 1.5 hr class 

For the 3.0 player looking to breakthrough to 3.5. 

Calling all Bangers, Popper-Uppers and Hammer Hands! Get in touch with your softer side! Have the power game, but something’s missing? Do you revert to hitting hard because you have no confidence in your soft game? Get THE TOUCH YOU NEED TO SUCCEED! Hone your finesse skills with this clinic which will have game-like drills & playing out points to focus on: Dinks, Block Volleys, Drop Shots and Digging.

5 Weeks – 90 Min – 8 Students Max 

Paddle Up Advanced Skills & Drills – 4 Individual 1.5 hr class 

For the 3.5 player looking to breakthrough to 4.0 

Take your game to the next level with Desmond Hilton, IPTPA Level II Instructor and Regional Director of Training. Each class is 90 minutes of focused instruction followed by 30 minutes of supervised play. Classes occur every two weeks and focus on the skills and in-game strategies needed for 3.5 players to advance to 4.0. Boost the proficiency of your techniques and tactics with dynamic, high intensity drills emphasizing game situations. Coach Desmond Hilton is an IPTPA Regional Director of Training & Testing Center (Missouri & Southern Illinois) and IPTPA Level II Certified Pickleball Teaching Professional & Ratings Specialist.

 

CHOOSE FROM INDIVIDUAL DRILL SESSIONS, OR BUNDLE ALL 4 AND SAVE BY REGISTERING FOR FULL EVENT

  • Class 1 3/19 — Dink Like a Pro

  • Class 2 4/2 — Mastering the 3rd Shot Drop

  • Class 3 4/16  — Getting to 4.0 Part 1

  • Class 4 4/30  — Getting to 4.0 Part 2

 

90 Min – 8 Students Max

  • PUPC - Tuesday Night Doubles Team Leagues - Late Summer
    PUPC - Tuesday Night Doubles Team Leagues - Late Summer
    Tue, Jul 23
    Paddle Up Pickleball Club
    Jul 23, 2024, 6:00 PM – 9:30 PM
    Paddle Up Pickleball Club, 4 Meadow Cir Dr, Lake St Louis, MO 63367, USA
    Jul 23, 2024, 6:00 PM – 9:30 PM
    Paddle Up Pickleball Club, 4 Meadow Cir Dr, Lake St Louis, MO 63367, USA
    Tuesday Night Doubles Team Leagues at Paddle Up Pickleball Club in Lake St. Louis, MO!
  • Wednesday Junior Pickleball! - Ages 8-12 - July 24
    Wednesday Junior Pickleball! - Ages 8-12 - July 24
    Wed, Jul 24
    Paddle Up Pickleball Club
    Jul 24, 2024, 12:00 PM – 2:00 PM
    Paddle Up Pickleball Club, 4 Meadow Cir Dr, Lake St Louis, MO 63367, USA
    Jul 24, 2024, 12:00 PM – 2:00 PM
    Paddle Up Pickleball Club, 4 Meadow Cir Dr, Lake St Louis, MO 63367, USA
    Register your child today for this Wednesday 4-week session!
  • FMG - Wednesday Doubles Team Leagues (Late Summer)
    FMG - Wednesday Doubles Team Leagues (Late Summer)
    Wed, Jul 24
    Frankie Martin's Garden
    Jul 24, 2024, 6:00 PM – 9:30 PM
    Frankie Martin's Garden, 5372 St Charles St, Cottleville, MO 63304, USA
    Jul 24, 2024, 6:00 PM – 9:30 PM
    Frankie Martin's Garden, 5372 St Charles St, Cottleville, MO 63304, USA
    Intermediate and Recreational Leagues at Frankie Martin's Garden in Cottleville, MO!
  • PUPC - Thursday Night Doubles Team Leagues - Late Summer
    PUPC - Thursday Night Doubles Team Leagues - Late Summer
    Thu, Jul 25
    Paddle Up Pickleball Club
    Jul 25, 2024, 6:00 PM – 9:30 PM
    Paddle Up Pickleball Club, 4 Meadow Cir Dr, Lake St Louis, MO 63367, USA
    Jul 25, 2024, 6:00 PM – 9:30 PM
    Paddle Up Pickleball Club, 4 Meadow Cir Dr, Lake St Louis, MO 63367, USA
    Thursday Night Doubles Team Leagues at Paddle Up Pickleball Club in Lake St. Louis, MO!
  • FMG - Thursday Doubles Team Leagues (Late Summer)
    FMG - Thursday Doubles Team Leagues (Late Summer)
    Thu, Jul 25
    Frankie Martin's Garden
    Jul 25, 2024, 6:00 PM – 9:30 PM
    Frankie Martin's Garden, 5372 St Charles St, Cottleville, MO 63304, USA
    Jul 25, 2024, 6:00 PM – 9:30 PM
    Frankie Martin's Garden, 5372 St Charles St, Cottleville, MO 63304, USA
    Intermediate and Recreational Leagues at Frankie Martin's Garden in Cottleville, MO!
  • Forest Park Thurs. Intermediate Doubles League
    Forest Park Thurs. Intermediate Doubles League
    Thu, Jul 25
    Dwight Davis TC
    Jul 25, 2024, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM
    Dwight Davis TC, 5620 Grand Dr, St. Louis, MO 63112, USA
    Jul 25, 2024, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM
    Dwight Davis TC, 5620 Grand Dr, St. Louis, MO 63112, USA
    For Intermediate level players! Players register as an individual and we play with rotating partners and opponents each game.
  • Forest Park (DDTC) Sunday Doubles Team Leagues (Late Summer)
    Forest Park (DDTC) Sunday Doubles Team Leagues (Late Summer)
    Sun, Jul 28
    Dwight Davis TC
    Jul 28, 2024, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
    Dwight Davis TC, 5620 Grand Dr, St. Louis, MO 63112, USA
    Jul 28, 2024, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
    Dwight Davis TC, 5620 Grand Dr, St. Louis, MO 63112, USA
    High Intermediate, and Low Intermediate/Rec league at Dwight Davis Tennis Center in STL!
  • FMG - Monday Doubles Team Leagues (Late Summer)
    FMG - Monday Doubles Team Leagues (Late Summer)
    Mon, Jul 29
    Frankie Martin's Garden
    Jul 29, 2024, 6:00 PM – 9:30 PM
    Frankie Martin's Garden, 5372 St Charles St, Cottleville, MO 63304, USA
    Jul 29, 2024, 6:00 PM – 9:30 PM
    Frankie Martin's Garden, 5372 St Charles St, Cottleville, MO 63304, USA
    Intermediate and Recreational Leagues at Frankie Martin's Garden in Cottleville, MO!
  • Forest Park Monday Doubles Team Leagues (Late Summer)
    Forest Park Monday Doubles Team Leagues (Late Summer)
    Mon, Jul 29
    Dwight Davis TC
    Jul 29, 2024, 6:00 PM – 9:30 PM
    Dwight Davis TC, 5620 Grand Dr, St. Louis, MO 63112, USA
    Jul 29, 2024, 6:00 PM – 9:30 PM
    Dwight Davis TC, 5620 Grand Dr, St. Louis, MO 63112, USA
    Competitive, High Intermediate, Low Intermediate, and Rec league at Dwight Davis Tennis Center in STL!
  • FMG - Tuesday Doubles Team Leagues (Late Summer)
    FMG - Tuesday Doubles Team Leagues (Late Summer)
    Tue, Jul 30
    Frankie Martin's Garden
    Jul 30, 2024, 6:00 PM – 9:30 PM
    Frankie Martin's Garden, 5372 St Charles St, Cottleville, MO 63304, USA
    Jul 30, 2024, 6:00 PM – 9:30 PM
    Frankie Martin's Garden, 5372 St Charles St, Cottleville, MO 63304, USA
    Intermediate and Recreational Leagues at Frankie Martin's Garden in Cottleville, MO!
  • Summer Smash Tournament (8/16-17)
    Summer Smash Tournament (8/16-17)
    Fri, Aug 16
    Paddle Up Pickleball Club
    Aug 16, 2024, 6:30 PM – Aug 17, 2024, 6:00 PM
    Paddle Up Pickleball Club, 4 Meadow Cir Dr, Lake St Louis, MO 63367, USA
    Aug 16, 2024, 6:30 PM – Aug 17, 2024, 6:00 PM
    Paddle Up Pickleball Club, 4 Meadow Cir Dr, Lake St Louis, MO 63367, USA
    Join us at Paddle Up Pickleball Club on August 16th-17th!
  • Summer Smash - Squads DUPR 16.5 Team (4-player Team Event - 8/18)
    Summer Smash - Squads DUPR 16.5 Team (4-player Team Event - 8/18)
    Sun, Aug 18
    Paddle Up Pickleball Club
    Aug 18, 2024, 9:00 AM – 2:00 PM
    Paddle Up Pickleball Club, 4 Meadow Cir Dr, Lake St Louis, MO 63367, USA
    Aug 18, 2024, 9:00 AM – 2:00 PM
    Paddle Up Pickleball Club, 4 Meadow Cir Dr, Lake St Louis, MO 63367, USA
    Join us for a Sunday Morning MLP style pickleball tournament from 9am-2pm on 8/18!
  • Pickleball For The Cure! - October Tournament
    Pickleball For The Cure! - October Tournament
    Fri, Oct 04
    Lake Saint Louis
    Oct 04, 2024, 6:00 PM
    Lake Saint Louis, 4 Meadow Cir Dr, Lake St Louis, MO 63367, USA
    Oct 04, 2024, 6:00 PM
    Lake Saint Louis, 4 Meadow Cir Dr, Lake St Louis, MO 63367, USA
    Join us in supporting the Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation!
  • The Challenge! - Ages 50+
    The Challenge! - Ages 50+
    Fridays from 9am-12pm
    Lake Saint Louis
    Fridays from 9am-12pm
    Lake Saint Louis, 4 Meadow Cir Dr, Lake St Louis, MO 63367, USA
    Fridays from 9am-12pm
    Lake Saint Louis, 4 Meadow Cir Dr, Lake St Louis, MO 63367, USA
    Friday Mornings from 9am-12pm
  • Organized Open Play Sessions
    Organized Open Play Sessions
    Organized Open Play
    Lake Saint Louis
    Organized Open Play
    Lake Saint Louis, 4 Meadow Cir Dr, Lake St Louis, MO 63367, USA
    Organized Open Play
    Lake Saint Louis, 4 Meadow Cir Dr, Lake St Louis, MO 63367, USA
    Mornings every Tues/Thurs/Sat from 8-11am. Evenings Mon and Wed 6-9pm. Sessions are broken into different skill level groups.
  • Intro to Pickleball!
    Intro to Pickleball!
    Monday/Wednesday Nights
    Lake Saint Louis
    Monday/Wednesday Nights
    Lake Saint Louis, 4 Meadow Cir Dr, Lake St Louis, MO 63367, USA
    Monday/Wednesday Nights
    Lake Saint Louis, 4 Meadow Cir Dr, Lake St Louis, MO 63367, USA
    Learn the rules of pickleball! This 1-hour class will go through the basics and get you out on the court playing in no time!
  • The Challenge! - All Ages
    The Challenge! - All Ages
    Monday Nights 7pm-10pm
    Lake Saint Louis
    Monday Nights 7pm-10pm
    Lake Saint Louis, 4 Meadow Cir Dr, Lake St Louis, MO 63367, USA
    Monday Nights 7pm-10pm
    Lake Saint Louis, 4 Meadow Cir Dr, Lake St Louis, MO 63367, USA
    Monday Nights from 7pm-10pm
  • Friday Ladies Lunch Social
    Friday Ladies Lunch Social
    Fridays 10am-12:30pm
    Lake Saint Louis
    Fridays 10am-12:30pm
    Lake Saint Louis, 4 Meadow Cir Dr, Lake St Louis, MO 63367, USA
    Fridays 10am-12:30pm
    Lake Saint Louis, 4 Meadow Cir Dr, Lake St Louis, MO 63367, USA
    Join us on Friday afternoons for a ladies-only social event. Each Friday of play is sponsored by a local lunch location that the ladies can travel to after playing!

More Clinics and Classes Coming Soon!

Stay tuned for more clinics, classes and instructional play groups. 

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