Private Lessons

SAM RECINOS (USAPA Ambassador and a 5.0 level player from Oregon, USA) and CARLOS CASTRO (Chapala's area Tennis & Pickleball Pro/ Head Coach) are available by appointment for individual and group lessons. Custom courses for individuals, couples and small groups may be scheduled to improve doubles play, teamwork, or other specific skills. Contact

Group Clinics

Public clinics are offered Tuesday and Thursday from 5:00 to 6:00 pm at Hotel Villa Montecarlo. These clinics are for beginners, intermediate and advance players, the cost is only $100.00 pesos plus the hotel's entrance fee of $50.00 pesos. 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