Learn to Play / Improve Skills

New Players:

  • Free Lessons:

    • If you've not tried this fast growing sport, we have Free Lessons on Saturdays from 9:30 am to 11:30 pm at Meadow Park. See Where We Play for location details.

    • Sign up at the SLO Parks and Recreation website is required to ensure space is available.

    • Before coming to our Free Lessons, please view this short video describing the basics of Pickleball.

    • We will have all the equipment for you to start playing. Just come to see what the game is about.

  • History of Pickleball.

  • If you are interested in buying a paddle, see some options on our Links page.

Pickleball Rules

To see the most current USA Pickleball Association rules, click here.

Existing Players - Skill and Strategy Development:

For pickleball rules, skill development and strategy development tutorials plus play analysis of tournament players we suggest that you search Youtube.com.

Tutorial Examples

Below are somewhat random examples of some of those tutorials.

YouTube Channels

For more tutorials and examples of play you can search from several groups have created YouTube sites with various videos. Here are a few of them: