Learn to Play Pickleball in One Session

A great opportunity exists for those wanting to learn how to play pickleball. The Community Education Program through the MHS Fieldhouse offers a class where you can learn to play pickleball in just one night.

The next class is on Thursday, March 3rd from 6-8pm. Cost is $10 for members and $15 for non-members. Registration is required. Register online here or call 715-232-2606 ext. 42138

The following was written by Jan Lucas, local pickleball player.

So many people are falling in love with pickleball because it’s easy to learn, fun to play, easier on the body for a sport but still gives a great workout, it’s social, and games last 10-15 minutes and then you get a break until you’re ready to play the next game!

Brené Brown is among the many who have found this sport and can’t stop playing. She just posted: “I hope you get to do something that brings you joy this weekend. For me, joy + play = pickleball. I’m obsessed and try to play four to five times a week. The court might be the only place in the world where I’m fully in the now. Not thinking ahead, worrying, wondering—just keeping my eye on the ball and my head in the game.”

Once you learn, you can keep playing! Indoor play times are held at the Middle School gym on several Wednesdays and Fridays from 6-9 pm for $5 a session. Courts for newer players and experienced. More information on the Menomonie Pickleball Facebook page or contact Jan at pickleball.janlucas@gmail.com.

Find a brief tutorial on how to play here.

See professional pickleball in action here.