Recreation

Pickleball

Pickleball

The outdoor pickleball courts at Massanutten Fitness & Rec Club are closed for the season due to construction of the ice skating rink.


Pickleball (a mix of tennis, badminton, and ping pong) has taken America by storm! Now this family friendly, fast moving, and fun having sport has taken over Massanutten Mountain. Enjoy playing a game or two on our outdoor pickleball courts located at Massanutten Fitness & Rec Club. Or take your game to new levels with a pickleball clinic taught by one of our PPR certified instructors.

Guest use of the pickleball courts and equipment rental is free and included in the resort fee.

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Clinics

Clinics

Our instructors are all PPR certified (the official education and certification partner of USA Pickleball).

 
Pickleball 101

$30 per person
Tuesdays @ 8 am, Thursdays @ 9 am & Sundays @ 9 am
At Massanutten Fitness & Rec Club Indoor Basketball Court
Learn the basics of pickleball. This one-hour, beginners’ clinic will introduce players to several foundational skills necessary for playing pickleball.  Players will be shown how to serve, return, drive, volley, and dink (the finesse shot at the core of the game). This clinic will also cover the rules of pickleball as players progress through the lessons. The session will culminate in some match play. Please wear athletic shoes and comfortable clothing.

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Pickleball 201

$30 per person
Thursdays @ 10:15 am
At Massanutten Fitness & Rec Club Indoor Basketball Court

In this one-hour clinic, players will improve on the skills covered in 101, as well as develop more advanced skills like offensive and defensive dinking, 3rd-shot drops, resets, blocking, overheads, and other skills. This clinic is intended for players with some experience looking to advance their pickleball game to the next level. Please wear athletic shoes and comfortable clothing.

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Advanced Skills Clinic

$30 per person
Sundays @ 10:15 am
At Massanutten Fitness & Rec Club Indoor Basketball Court

In this one hour clinic, the instructor focus on more advanced pickleball skills. From perfecting your serve to lobs and strategy, this class will help you improve your skills and become a better player.

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At Massanutten Fitness and Rec Club
4160 Del Webb Drive, Massanutten, VA 22840 | 540.289.4987

How To Book

How To Book

Clinic Booking Info

Our instructors are all PPR certified (the official education and certification partner of USA Pickleball).
Pickleball clinics are available July 18 through September 1. Clinic sizes are limited.

Reserve 24 hours in advance of the clinic. Book by phone @ 540.289.4987 or book online using the below widget. Payment is due at the time of registration. Most major credit cards accepted.

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Private and semi private clinics cannot be booked online. For availability, please call @ 540.289.4987.

When you arrive: Please check in at the Massanutten Fitness & Rec Club Desk 10 minutes before your clinic. We will provide equipment if needed and a wristband that informs the instructors that you have registered for the clinic.


At Massanutten Fitness and Rec Club
4160 Del Webb Drive, Massanutten, VA 22840 | 540.289.4987

Meet the Instructors

Meet the Instructors

Terri SextonTerri Sexton

PPR Certified | Advance Skill Level Player | 15+ Tournament Medals

Pickleball 101! Lessons available for those new to Pickleball or just getting started. Lessons for beginners and improvers also available. No previous sports experience necessary. Equipment included. Fun for all ages!

Lessons include: Scoring/Rules, Stance, Basic Footwork, Dinking/Volleying, Non-Volley Zone (AKA The Kitchen), Serve/ Return, Court Positioning, Third Shot Drop, and Doubles Strategy.

 

 

Harry Atwood

Harry Atwood

PPR Certified | Harry recently retired from a career teaching at a local high school (Turner Ashby) where he also coached baseball and football. He has participated in a wide variety of sports throughout his life and obtained his pickleball coaching certification through the Professional Pickleball Registry in March of 2023. Harry finds great fulfillment in coaching beginners and more experienced players to learn and improve their technical and tactical skills. He is a firm believer in the power of patience, enthusiasm, and positivity. Pickleball can be played for casual, light-hearted enjoyment or it can be played for the intense rush of vigorous competition. Whatever your goals, Harry looks forward to improving your game and making your experience at Massanutten fun and productive. 

 

Costel Constantin

Costel Constantin

PPR Pro Level Certified Pickleball Coach

Former National Judo Champion in Romania (1984)
Professor of Physics at JMU (2010 – present)
Played Semi-Professional Table Tennis (2010 – 2019)
Play at Professional Level Pickleball (2021 – present)
Co-Owner of CONDA Pickleball

Coaching Motto: I convert roadblocks into opportunities.

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