These pages are dedicated
Playing, Learning, and Competing.
Watch an interesting CBS Early Show segment about Pickleball
Check out this shot by shot PICKLEBALL STRATEGY breakdown of
ONE GREAT 36-SHOT POINT. (less than 5 minutes)
The USAPA National Championships is held November 3-11, 2018.
Indian Wells, CA is located just outside of Palm Springs California.
Matches are both by Rating and by Age. For schedules, entry, and motel info, start at:
Parking is $10 each day. Ticketed admission is from $10 to $30/50 per day
Keeping track of the score in Pickleball seems complicated in the beginning.
For more scoring info, read these instructions.
If you would like to be on our growing email update list,
The USA Pickleball Association is the
primary governing body for the sport.
The USAPA website provides guidance on training,
Whether playing locally or while traveling,
you should know your Pickleball Rating.
Knowing will assist you in setting up interesting, competitive, and fair play.
Reading the USAPA Rating document also helps you understand what skills
you need to work on to improve to the next level.
TWO places to play at in Camarillo
We are using MeetUp.com
This will let local players know how many others are playing that day/time
and it gives visitors an opportunity to join in.
Please know pickleball rules, scoring and how to play.
These groups are not for instruction, but observers are welcome.
224 Willis Road, Camarillo Airport
>> 2 indoor courts <> Wood Floors = easier on joints, back and knees.
-- 8:30am-11:30am, Mondays
-- 11:30am-2:00pm, Tuesdays
if Park District training classes are in session
Bring your own balls and paddle.
1030 Temple Avenue, Camarillo (by Boys/Girls Club & Aqua Center)
>> 6 outdoor lighted courts
-- Open 8:00 am-9:00 pm every day
-- Friendly Monday, Wednesday, Friday morning pickup play 9:00am -11:00am
-- Friday evening pickup play 6:00pm – 8:00pm
Lights out at 9:15pm
Some courts Closed if Park District training classes are in session (see below)
Bring your own balls and paddle.
Don’t forget sunscreen and water.
A folding chair will often help.
SUGGESTION: Next to the courts are great concrete backboards.
EVERY SHOT can be practiced against the backboard.
ESPECIALLY work on your reaction time.
Pickleball training classes are offered by Camarillo’s
as described in its Activity Guide (click here)
Look for the NEW Fall 2018 Activity Guide <<>> August thru December
Click here for steps to register for classes.
Here are the PVRPD Picklball classes for August through December 2018
Online and Office registration is available now.
Register at the Pleasant Valley Recreation & Park District office,
online at www.PVRPD.org, or call 805-482-1996 <> space is limited
Students MUST wear tennis court shoes and should bring water.
Rain Cancellation: Call (805} 482-1996 one hour before class begins,
or before 5pm if class is at night.
Classes held at
Bob Kildee Community Park, 1030 Temple Avenue, Camarillo, or at
Pickleball 1 <<>> Ages: 18+ Cost:$53
No experience needed. Class covers paddle selection, game scoring and rules. Players will do practice drills serving, forehand/backhand ground strokes & volleying. By the end of the 5 weeks, students will have Pickleball skills and played practice matches. Students should bring water and wear tennis shoes. Paddles provided for first class.
Bob Kildee Park – 5 classes
0434.700 5:30-6:30pm W 10/17-11/14
0444.700 9-10am Th 10/18-11-15
Some useful information links:
5. Pickleball Tournaments site include upcoming listings
6. Pickleball Rocks supports the sport with podcasts, trips, tips and products
7. Pickleball shopping for things to buy
8. Pickleball Central for a wide variety of paddles, balls and accessories
9. Big 5 Sporting Goods store in Camarillo carries paddles and balls
Look for their $10 Off coupons
(in shopping center at Las Posas Rd. & Arneill Rd.)
10. Dick’s Sporting Goods stores in Thousand Oaks and Moorpark carry paddles
For general questions about this web page or additional information,