New to Pickleball?

We highly recommend you take advantage of a complimentary introductory clinic before joining us at Open Play. Please call our friendly USAPA Ambassador Victor Simon at 530-205-9752 to schedule a clinic or send us a message on our contact form and we will get in touch with you.  Club membership is not required!


Soft Play

Some of our most enthusiastic members offer what we call 'Soft Play' sessions during the warmer months for players brand new to the game, as well as those who would like more practice with other beginners. This is the best next step after you complete an introductory clinic with Victor (see above).  You do not have to be a club member to join our Soft Play sessions as they are subject to public court availability, simply contact us and we'll put you on the list!


GVPC Sponsored Member Only Clinics

The Club strives to provide members varied coaching opportunities on a monthly basis, sometimes even more frequently.  These clinics are very popular and slots are usually filled within a day or two. This clinic description is an example of an upcoming clinic by club member Matthew Blom, 2015 USAPA Open Men's Doubles Champion. Click here to watch his gold medal match at the Tournament of Champions in Ogden, UT in 2014 (Matthew is wearing all black)! There are lots more Matthew videos to watch and you can contact him directly on his website.

We are excited to announce that 2020 will see dynamic and fun best 'Dinking Buddies' Mo & Reine from Positive Dinking bring their entertaining, safe and supportive clinics to Grass Valley for the first time. Members watch your emails for signups!



'Pickleball' search on the ubiquitous self-learning tool YouTube - coaching, matches, instructions and tips, it's all there!  A few of our favorites:

Pickleball Channel

CJ Johnson

Prime Time Pickleball

Sarah Ansboury


Third Shot Sports

Deb Harrison