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Pickleball *NEW*

*NEW* For Sprummer 2020, we've added PICKLEBALL!

 

It's time to DINK around in the KITCHEN!  Join us as we introduce Kingston's fastest growing sport, Pickleball!

 
Unique to KSSC, our Pickleball program will include two learn-to-play instructional sessions,  twelve weeks of open play and two tournament nights spread throughout the season!  This combination of programming will bring you up to speed and ready to compete with your friends or co-workers already enjoying the sport.


Our program is designed for beginner and intermediate level players, with a focus on skill development, fun and social! There will be the opportunity to play against those of similar skill level as well as mixing in with other players throughout the evening.

 

Looking to socialize after your games?  The RKCC bar will be open each evening! 


Dink Responsibly!  Don't get Smashed!

 

Sprummer 2020 Details:  

Start/end dates

Thursday: Starts Thursday, May 14 and ends Thursday, August 27.

# of weeks & breakdown

16 weeks - Weekly Breakdown:

 

  • Week 1 - Instruction + Skills & Drills
  • Week 2-7 - League play
  • Week 8 - Mid-Season Tournament
  • Week 9 - Instruction - Strategy tune-up & Advanced Play
  • Week 10-15 - League play
  • Week 16 - End of Season Tournament

Game times

Game time will be 6:00pm-8:00pm (2 hours).

Price

Individual registration: $120 + HST.

Bye Dates

There are no bye dates.

Player Handbook & Key Tag

Sprummer 2020 member newsletter and Key Tags will be distributed on your first night of Pickleball!

Your newsletter includes detailed information about the league, and your KSSC Key Tag provides you with excellent deals with our KSSC Partners. 


For equipment requirements please see "Sport Info" tab.  

Schedule

Schedules will be posted online by end of day Friday, May 8.

 

 


Ready to Play?? Great! Decide on your night of the week & skill level from the grid below!

Looking to play with a friend or two? Don't worry! You'll be telling us after you've registered and paid!

Skill Level Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat
Beginner :

- Click the skill description for more info!
- Prices listed are before taxes
- Review the Refund Policy
- After the posted registration deadline, late fees will apply.

Is the class/league/night/skill division you are interested in sold out?
Please send an email with your name, phone number and desired sport to info@kssc.ca and we will add you to the wait list! We will contact you if/when a spot opens up.

Sport Info

What you need to know about Pickleball!

League format

KSSC Pickleball game play will follow a split-bench format.

  • Teams are random to start the evening.
  • When a game is completed, the winning team goes to one bench, the losing team goes to another.
  • When a court becomes available, the next 4 players in-line from one bench will begin playing.
  • Court availability rotates between the winning and the losing benches.
  • Your partner and opponent may be different for each game which will encourage a social atmosphere & a variety in game play!
  • The gym will be reserved for 2 hours (stay for the full time or drop by when you like).  

Skill level

Beginner - Intermediate skill level. 

 

Instructor

Meet David Bussiere

David started playing pickleball in 2014, and was a founder of the Kingston Pickleball Club.  He has won numerous tournaments at various levels up to a 4.5 level.  David is the Special Olympics pickleball coach for Kingston Ontario.  He is a certified level II IPTPA insured instructor.  He also runs a pickleball fundraiser each year that raises thousands of dollars for the Kingston Humane Society.  

David will be your instructor on Week #1 and #9.

Equipment

Paddles & balls will be available onsite, however we recommend players bring their own paddle.

 

Additional league information


All players receive:

  • The KSSC key tag which will get you and your team discounts around town! Click here for details. 
  • An invitation to the KSSC end of season party!

 

 


Rules

Please refer to the sport rules page to view league rules.  It is the responsibility of all players to read and understand the sport specific rules as well as the general rules & club policies.

Score & Spirit Point Reporting

  • Game Scores (account for 75% of total points): Team captains are responsible for reporting the scores after your game by logging into your player profile and clicking on ‘My Team’ tab and selecting ‘Report Score/Spirit Points’.  Teams have a 48 hour window to report scores after the completion of the game.  Please be timely with your score reporting so league standings can remain updated for playoff positioning.
  • Spirit Points (account for 25% of total points): Spirit points are awarded to a team from their opponent after each game to encourage sportsmanship, honesty, integrity and fair play.  For more information and how to properly award spirit points, please see our section ‘All About Spirit Points’.

Location

Pickleball will be hosted at:

  • The Royal Kingston Curling Club - 130 Days Rd.