June 8: We are optimistic that we can offer lessons and drop-in pickleball again in September. With Summer Day Camps using our entire facility during July and August and gym roof and floor maintenance happening in June, we look forward to seeing you in the fall.
April 7: We are deeply saddened to announce that our Spring 2021 lessons at the Mid-Sun Community Centre have been cancelled. Thank you for your support, patience, and commitment to an active lifestyle. Please contact us before June 30 at 403 254 8058 to obtain a refund.
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Cancelled Lesson Credits and Refunds
Credits from cancelled Pickleball Lessons will remain on your Mid-Sun account until our fiscal year end on June 30, 2021 and they will then expire. Please contact is at 403 254 8058 to process your refund.
Community Centre Hours
Administrative Office Staff will be working from home Monday to Friday from 9am to 4pm. We enjoy hearing from you either by phone at 403 254 8058 or email:
General Inquiries: firstname.lastname@example.org
Pickleball Lesson and Drop-ins: (Caroline): email@example.com
Facility Coordinator / Room Bookings (Vanessa): firstname.lastname@example.org
Pickleball Lessons All dates are To Be Determined
Enhance your game in a fun and socially distanced environment with Kevin Doucet, who is a level 5.0 player with 3 national titles, and Val Calon who is a level 4.0 player. 5 weeks of 1.5 hour lessons cost $75 (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)
- 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
Friday morning and weekend drop-in pickleball has been postponed until further notice.
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. 9 paddles are available to borrow if you are new or forget yours. Head out for coffee with everyone after the games!
- 6 courts available
- 1 Beginner court
- 8 paddles are available to borrow
- 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.
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.