Pickleball

Pickleball

Come see what the fastest growing sport in the world is all about at The Sinking Spring Family YMCA! We offer a full catalog of pickleball services including…

Open Play – $65.00 for 10-visit Punch Card; “Buy 1 get 1 half off promo” on select dates throughout year. Punch cards can be purchased at the YMCA Welcome Center

Private Rentals – Tuesdays, 5:30pm to 9:30 pm. Additional times available depending on schedule; $25.00 for 1 hour of play, $40.00 for 2 hours – To book a private rental for you and your friends, or to inquire about additional openings, please email Zach at [email protected].

Private Lesson – $65.00/Lesson: One-On-One instruction with one of our Pickleball Professionals.

“Three & Me” – $75.00/Session: This is an opportunity to play with, and against a high level Pickleball Professional while also receiving instruction. The session allows for 3 players. The pickleball professional will play in the foursome with the other three players. As points unfold, moments of instruction will be reviewed using real, game time situations. Decision making, shot selection and setting up points are the focus for these sessions.

Instructional Clinics: Beginner, Intermediate, & Advanced

New clinics beginning November 3, every other Wednesday, with Certified Master Teaching Professional, Chris Riportella.

As of August, 2021, our facility is home to 4, brand new, state of the art pickleball hard courts! With 4 additional wood courts, we have ample space for players of all ages and ability levels. To learn more about the game, please click the link below

https://usapickleball.org/what-is-pickleball/ 

If you are planning on attending a clinic or want to participate in open play, please examine our “Player Rating Guidelines” prior to committing to an open play session or clinic.

Player-Rating-Guidelines

At The YMCA, we strive to build community through youth development, healthy living, and social responsibility. Our services are AVAILABLE FOR ALL!

Additional Resources

West Reading Pickleball – https://westreadingpickleball.com/

Fromuth Tennis – https://www.fromuthtennis.com/

Beginner Pickleball Clinic (Drop-In)

Sinking Spring
12/15/21 - 12/15/21
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Drop In Pickleball Clinic – $30

Drop-In Registration WILL ONLY BE AVAILABLE THE DAY OF. Priority is given to Full Program Registrants. 

Wed, Nov 1, 8am or 8pm

Wed, Nov 15, 8am or 8pm

Wed, Dec 1, 8am or 8pm

Wed, Dec 15, 8am or 8pm


Registration Information  

Open Close Register At MemberNon-Member
10/22/21 12/15/21 Online / Front Desk $ 0.00$ 0.00

Available Sessions

Date(s) Special Rate
12/15/21
Week 4 Beginner Drop In - We - 1 hr
$30
Registration
will open on
12/15/2021

Beginner Pickleball Clinic (Full Program)

Sinking Spring
11/3/21 - 12/15/21
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Beginner Pickleball Clinic:

Dates: November 3, 17 & December 1 & 15

Schedule: Every other Wednesday; 8am or 8pm. You Pick!

Instructor: Chris Riportella – Certified Master Teaching Professional

Cost: $100 for the 4-clinic package

Questions: Contact Zach at [email protected]

Description: Beginner clinics are focused primarily on proper stroke development and execution. Specific Clinic Details are as follows…

Clinic 1 – The Soft Game – In this clinic players focus on the fundamentals of executing proper dinks and lobs. The content will cover the purpose of the strokes and strategic uses.

Clinic 2 – The Three Volleys – Players will understand how the block, drop and punch volleys are used in the game. The core of this clinic focuses on proper mechanics to execute each volley.

Clinic 3 – Primary Power Game – The scope of this clinic includes body position and muscle groups to maximize the power elements of drive and overhead shots. Players will move through proper setup, stroke and after stroke techniques. Session will cover forehand and backhand.

Clinic 4 – First Three Shots – This clinic really breaks down the serve, return of serve and 3rd shot for each point. While stroke execution is discussed this session also begins to bridge the gap between the strategy and execution of the decision of these first three shots


Registration Information  

Open Close Register At MemberNon-Member
10/21/21 11/4/21 Online / Front Desk $ 0.00$ 0.00

Available Sessions

Date(s) Special Rate
11/03/21 - 12/15/21
8:00am - We - 8:00 am - 9:00 am
$100 Registration
Closed
11/03/21 - 12/15/21
8:00 pm - We - 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
$100 Registration
Closed

High School Pickleball League

Sinking Spring
12/9/21 - 3/3/22
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High School Pickleball League at The Sinking Spring YMCA

When: Thursdays, 6:00pm to 7:30pm, 12/9/21 to 3/3/22

12/9, 12/16, & 12/23 will be Pickleball 101 Nights.
These three sessions will cover rules, scoring, and
strategy in preparation for the league season.

League play & matches will run from 1/6 through 3/3.
Teams will play in doubles, gender doubles, & mixed
doubles. Open to grades 9-12.

Who: High School students grades 9-12. PLEASE NOTE: ALL TEAMS MUST BE COMPRISED OF 2 MALES AND 2 FEMALES. EACH PLAYER MUST PURCHASE A $65 PUNCH CARD! IF YOU DONT HAVE A TEAM, WE WILL FIND ONE FOR YOU!

Cost: $65.00 for a 10-visit punch card. Purchase online, and pick up your punch card at the YMCA Welcome Center!

What To Bring: A pickleball paddle & athletic footwear. The YMCA will supply the rest!

Questions: Please contact Ryan Knarr at 610-451-2401 or [email protected]


Registration Information  

Open Close Register At MemberNon-Member
11/23/21 1/6/22 Online / Front Desk $ 0.00$ 0.00

Available Sessions

Date(s) Special Rate
12/09/21 - 03/03/22
Th - 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
$65 Register  
Closes
01/06/2022

Intermediate/Advanced Pickleball Clinic (Drop-In)

Sinking Spring
12/15/21 - 12/15/21
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Drop In Pickleball Clinic – $30

Drop-In Registration WILL ONLY BE AVAILABLE THE DAY OF. Priority is given to Full Program Registrants. 

Wed, Nov 1, 9am or 7pm

Wed, Nov 15, 9am or 7pm

Wed, Dec 1, 9am or 7pm

Wed, Dec 15, 9am or 7pm


Registration Information  

Open Close Register At MemberNon-Member
11/3/21 12/15/21 Online / Front Desk $ 0.00$ 0.00

Available Sessions

Date(s) Special Rate
12/15/21
Week 4 Int/Adv Drop-In Clinic - We - 1 hr
$30
Registration
will open on
12/15/2021

Intermediate/Advanced Pickleball Clinic (Full Program)

Sinking Spring
11/3/21 - 12/15/21
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Intermediate/Advanced Pickleball Clinic:

Dates: November 3, 17 & December 1 & 15

Schedule: Every other Wednesday; 9am or 7pm. You Pick!

Instructor: Chris Riportella – Certified Master Teaching Professional

Cost: $100 for the 4-clinic package

Questions: Contact Zach at [email protected]

Description: Intermediate clinics are focused primarily on court positioning, playing with a partner, strategy and probability. Proper stroke execution is a requirement for the intermediate level.

Clinic 1 – The Soft Game – In this clinic players focus on the use of dinks and lobs as strategic shots. The content will review the purpose of the strokes however the more advanced concepts of offense and defense will be discussed.

Clinic 2 – The Three Volleys – Players will review how the block, drop and punch volleys are used in the game. The core of this clinic is strategic selection of the volley given court position and partner.

Clinic 3 – Primary Power Game – The scope of this clinic includes strategic use of power, shot selection, placement vs power. Session will cover when to favor forehand.

Clinic 4 – First Three Shots – This clinic applies direction and depth as strategic uses for the serve, return of serve and 3rd shot for each point. While stroke execution will be reviewed this session covers strategy and probability of the decision for these first three shots in more detail


Registration Information  

Open Close Register At MemberNon-Member
10/21/21 11/4/21 Online / Front Desk $ 0.00$ 0.00

Available Sessions

Date(s) Special Rate
11/03/21 - 12/15/21
9:00 AM - We - 9:00 am - 10:00 am
$100 Registration
Closed
11/03/21 - 12/15/21
7:00 PM - We - 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
$100 Registration
Closed

Private Lessons

Sinking Spring
10/24/21 - 12/31/21
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Need some 1-on-1 instruction from an experienced Pickleball Professional to take your game to the next level? We’ve got you covered at The Sinking Spring YMCA!

Purchase a lesson HERE for $65.00, and one of our Pickleball Professionals will contact you in the next 24 hours to schedule your lesson!


Registration Information  

Open Close Register At MemberNon-Member
Private Lesson 10/24/21 12/31/21 Online / Front Desk $ 0.00$ 0.00

Available Sessions

Date(s) Special Rate
10/24/21 - 12/31/21
1 Private Lesson - 1 hr
$65 Register  
Closes
12/31/2021

Three & Me

Sinking Spring
10/24/21 - 12/31/21
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Three & Me – $75.00/session

This is an opportunity to play with and against a high level Pickleball Professional while also receiving instruction.

The session allows for 3 players, and the Pickleball Professional will play in the foursome with the other three players.

As points unfold, moments of instruction will be reviewed using real, game time situations. Decision making, shot selection and setting up points are the focus for these sessions.


Registration Information  

Open Close Register At MemberNon-Member
10/24/21 12/31/21 Online / Front Desk $ 0.00$ 0.00

Available Sessions

Date(s) Special Rate
10/24/21 - 12/31/21
1 Three & Me
$75 Register  
Closes
12/31/2021