Introduction to Pickleball (Free)

SAM RECINOS (USAPA Ambassador and a 5.0 level player from Oregon, USA) and CARLOS CASTRO (Chapala's area Tennis & Pickleball Pro/ Head Coach) lead a one hour Free Introductory Pickleball Clinic every Thursday from 5:00-6:00 pm at the Hotel Villa Montecarlo. The free clinic is designed strictly for new players or players who have played once or twice. The clinic includes instructions about the general rules, the main shots, some drills and recommendations for continuing the sport. Click here to register.

Once you've attended the clinic, you are encouraged to attend drop-in play at the Hotel Villa Montecarlo on Monday, Wednesday, Friday, and Saturday mornings from 8:30-11:00 a.m. Click here for more information.

Pickleball Training for New Players

This course helps develop foundation skills for players with limited Pickleball experience. Sessions are one hour in length, followed by supervised Pickleball play-time with fellow course attendees. 

Pickleball Training for Intermediate Players

Intermediate clinics and private lessons can also be arranged for players who have mastered beginner level skills and would like to acquire the skills necessary to achieve intermediate 3.x tournament ranking.  (discuss with Sam for more details). If you have any questions, please contact

Private Pickleball Lessons

Custom courses for individuals, couples and small groups may be scheduled to improve doubles play, teamwork, or other specific skills.

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