Pickleball

Mid-Sun Pickleball

Pickleball Updates

September 3: Registration begins on Wednesday September 8th at 7am online and 9am in person at 50 Midpark Rise SE. Please familiarize yourself with the registration site available at the link below before registration begins and add the lessons or clinics you are interested in to your online wish list.

Register Here: https://anc.ca.apm.activecommunities.com/midsun

August 31: Fall 2021 pickleball lessons are scheduled to begin on Thursday September 30 and end 6 weeks later on November 4 with Beginner level at 11:30am-1:00pm and Intermediate level at 1:15pm-2:45pm costing $120. The second group of lessons will begin on Thursday November 18 and end 5 weeks later on December 16 with Advanced Beginner level at 11:30am-1:00pm and Intermediate level from 1:15pm-2:45pm costing $100. All lessons are with Kevin Doucet with 12 players maximum and residents with a current membership receive a $10 discount.

Sunday November 7 will host a Beginner Clinic from 9:00am – 11:00am and an Advancing Beginner Clinic from 11:15am – 1:15pm. Each two hour clinic costs $45 for members and $50 for non-members with 12 players maximum in each.

Drop-in Pickleball will return on Wednesdays starting on September 29 from 1:00pm – 2:45pm and on Fridays starting on October 1 from 10:30am – 1:30pm with 50 players maximum. Please see below for a description of drop-in pickleball at Mid-Sun.

Registration Site (ActiveNet)

Register Here: https://anc.ca.apm.activecommunities.com/midsun

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Pickleball Lessons    

Enhance your game in a fun and socially distanced environment with Kevin Doucet, who is a level 5.0 player with 3 national titles. Residents with a valid community membership receive a $10 discount . 3 courts, a ball machine, balls, and paddles (if needed) are provided. There is a maximum of 12 players in each set of lessons. All lessons are held at the Mid-Sun Community Centre located at 50 Midpark Rise SE.

Beginner (level 0.5 – 1.5)

  • Grip
  • Swing structure, forehand and backhand
  • Serving practice, rules, technique
  • Foundational game rules
  • Basic drop shots
  • Basic game tactics

Advancing Beginner (level 2.0) 

  • Developing consistency
  • Introduction to third shot drops
  • Kitchen line play
  • Basic volley technique
  • Blocking volleys
  • Improving foot movement
  • Overhead and lobs

Intermediate (level 2.5)

  • Shot consistency (overheads, blocking volleys, service returns)
  • Intermediate level tactics
  • Positioning in combination with your partner
  • Foot movement
  • Ready positioning
  • Condition games are used towards the end of class time to reinforce your technique changes.

Drop – In Pickleball

Wednesday 1:00pm – 2:45pm and Friday 10:30am – 1:30pm

Mid-Sun is an inclusive facility where all skill levels are welcome. Each of our 6 courts include a skill level rating to encourage great games and progression of skills. We have a Beginner Court where you can meet, learn and have fun games with other Beginners. On busier days we offer rally point scoring on 3 courts to speed up play. Paddles are not currently available to borrow. Head out for coffee with everyone after the games!

  • 6 courts available
  • 1 Beginner court
  • Please provide your own paddle
  • Balls are provided
  • All levels welcome
  • $10.00 for a 5 visit pass
  • $20.00 for an 11 visit value pass
  • $5 for a single drop-in 

5 and 11 visit value passes do not expire and are transferable.  We will be accepting payment via Debit, Credit, and Paper Bills only (no coins please).

Community Centre Hours

Administrative Office Staff will be working from Monday to Friday from 9am to 4pm. We enjoy hearing from you either by phone at 403 254 8058 or email:

General Inquiries: info@midsun.org

Pickleball Lesson and Drop-ins: (Caroline): programs@midsun.org

Facility Coordinator / Room Bookings (Vanessa): bookings@midsun.org

Pickleball Resources

The Calgary Pickleball Club is a solid  resource for everything Pickleball in Calgary. Click HERE to visit their website. Play Pickleball is a valuable online learning resource; check it out by clicking the link or by visiting www.playpickleball.com.The International Federation of Pickleball skill level scale is a great resource to determine what category your current skills are rated as.