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Course Overview

Invented in 1965, pickleball is the fastest growing sport in America and the odds are good that someone you know plays. What is pickleball and why is it so popular? Pickleball is played on a 44’ x 20’ court, with a three foot high net and features a non-volley area referred to as “The Kitchen.” The game is played with a paddle and a plastic ball with holes. Pickleball combines some of the best aspects of the sports of tennis, badminton and ping pong. It’s social and competitive, yet friendly, may be played by two or four players and accessible to all ages and fitness levels. Come join us and learn to play this exciting game.

ABQ Pickleball Club is the largest club in the state with over 1675 members.

What You'll Learn

  • Learn the rules of pickleball
  • Understand the necessary equipment to play pickleball
  • Observe and practice playing pickleball with others

Who Should Attend

Curious about pickleball and want to learn more and join others to play this fun and accessible sport? This is the class for you!

Additional Information

Please note: Appropriate athletic footwear such as tennis shoes is required. Eye protection is advisable, but not required.

Equipment is provided, though please bring your own if you have it.

A water bottle is recommended and if the class is outdoors, sunscreen and a hat.

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Type
Partner Affiliate
Days
M
Time
5:45PM to 7:45PM
Dates
Jul 01, 2024 to Aug 05, 2024
Schedule
Contact Hours
12.0
Location
  • Dennis Chavez Community Center
Delivery Options
Course Fee(s)
fee non-credit $119.00
Drop Request Deadline
Jun 24, 2024
Transfer Request Deadline
Jun 24, 2024
Instructor(s)
  • ABQ Pickleball Club
Section Notes
This is an indoor class.

Safety Information

Participation is at your own risk. Please consult your physician before beginning any exercise program.

UNM Tuition Remission

UNM Staff, Faculty, and Retirees: This class is eligible for UNM Tuition Remission under Personal Enrichment (Health & Fitness).

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