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Want your kids to learn a new, fun, exciting sport for PE?  PICKLEBALL is it!  Starting the week of January 14, Todd will resume the winter pickleball class, with 4 weeks completed, and 4 weeks left in the new year, your student can join this class in January for the remaining 4 weeks for just $50 for a check or $55 for a charter school PO.  The class list below will show some classes that will be starting the week of January 14 with enough enrollments, and the existing classes that your child can join and catch up on the sport.

Pickleball is an exciting, fun sport that is quickly gaining popularity in all age groups, and is taking over Tennis courts all over America!  If you have ever wanted your children to learn TENNIS, then PICKLEBALL is the sport to start them with.  Most younger children don't have the arm strength to handle a tennis racket effectively.  With pickleball, they can learn the basic skills of playing with a racket/paddle that is a manageable size for all age kids, on a smaller court that they can cover, and with a ball that does not travel as fast. 

 

It is a great FAMILY game.  You can purchase paddles and balls for about $10 per person, and a portable net that you can play with at home or in a park is just $100.  And this is a sport that your whole family can play together.  Students will learn how to hold the paddle/racket (applicable to all racket sports), basic forehand and backhand technique, and the rules and strategy of the game.  It is a great sport to expose your children to a tennis type sport without the extreme expense that tennis usually entails.   Coach Nash will provide all the paddles and balls for class as well as portable nets for each locations. 

       

Classes will meet in many different sites in Los Angeles, Orange, Riverside, San Bernardino, and San Diego Counties.  We will begin the week of November 26, 2018 and meet for 4 weeks, then take a break for Christmas and New Years for 3 weeks resuming the week of January 14, 2019 for the remaining 4 weeks.  The class is designed for kids ages 5-18, and each child will learn at their age level.  The class is an instructional setting, but students will have the opportunity to play against other students their age and skill level.

Cost:  The fee for the class will be $100 per student if you are paying cash or check, and $105 if a charter school will be invoiced  for the 8 weeks, or $50 check/$55 PO for the 4 weeks starting January 14 if you will join us for the second half of the classs.  There are no discounts for multiple siblings.  The fee must be paid prior to the start of the class.  If you have a charter school paying for the class, you will not be required to pay a deposit if the charter school PO is in Todd's possession before the start of the class.  If not, your deposit check will be deposited into the bank until the class is complete and the charter school pays for the class.  Charter school students should have a lump sum PO issued for the entire amount for the month of January.  Please DO NOT have multiple POs issued over the months of the class!!  One lump sum PO only please!

           

Requirements:  Wear tennis shoes, athletic shorts or sweatpants, and a T-shirt.   Bring water.  It is also recommended that students get a paddle and ball for practicing at home. 

SHOES:  Parents, please do not bring your kids to classes with Sandals, slip on shoes, or barefoot.  Without proper shoes, children could injure their feet, roll ankles, break toes, etc.  Lace up tennis shoes that are tied tightly (not baggy, untied, and loose) are the only proper footwear.  Slip on shoes are not good - they fly off when exerting minimal effort in sports, and force the athlete to develop BAD HABITS of pushing the toes down into the shoe to hold it on.  Help your child excel, and do not get them slip on shoes for sports!  Sandals are never appropriate for sports - they do not provide support or protection.  Please bring them to class in LACE UP SHOES TIED SECURELY.

To sign up, go to the registration page linked to the home page.  THIS IS NOT AN INTEREST LIST!  If you register, you are expected to pay and attend the class!  Classes are planned, schedules set, and money is spent based on registration numbers, so do not register unless you will be paying for and attending the class.  Also make sure you read the cancellation policy on the CONDUCT AND POLICIES page, and read the same page to understand the behavior expectations for your child.  You may contact Todd Nash at California Athletics with questions, but please read and register through the website.   

Schedule:  Classes will all begin the week of January 14 as follows:

Mondays:

8:30-9:30           ILA Carlsbad Woodworking

9:40-10:40         ILA Carlsbad PE

12:30-1:30         Riverside

2:15-3:15           South Corona

3:45-4:45           Murrieta

 

Tuesdays:

12:00-12:55        HSCOC Costa Mesa PE

1:20-2:20            Compass Charter School Santa Ana

3:30-4:30            San Clemente

 

Wednesdays: 

8:30-9:30           ILA Aliso Viejo Pickleball class

9:40-10:40         ILA Aliso Viejo PE Class

1:15-2:15           Escondido

 

Thursdays:

8:30-9:30           Chino Hills

10:30-11:30       Glendale

12:30-1:30         Torrance

2:00-3:00           Long Beach

3:45-4:45           Anaheim

 

See the bottom of this page for detailed directions to the locations for each park.  To sign up, go to the registration page linked to the home page.  You may contact Todd Nash at California Athletics with questions, but please register through the website.

 

If you are with a charter school which will pay for your class, contact your teacher and have a PO issued immediately for a lump sum of $105 for January. If I have a PO in hand prior to the class start I will not require a deposit check.  This is your responsibility as the parent to arrange!

 

 

LOCATIONS & DIRECTIONS:

 

Monday 9:40-10:40 ILA Carlsbad: Faith Community Church, 2700 Rancho Pancho, Carlsbad

 

Monday 12:30-1:30 Riverside:  Arlington Heights Sports Park.  Take 91 to Van Buren SOUTH.  After crossing Victoria, take the next left on Cleveland at the end of the park, then enter the park on the first drive on the left.  We will meet at the basketball courts.  Navigate to the intersection of Cleveland and Van Buren in Riverside. 

 

Monday 2:15-3:15 South Corona:  Deleo Regional Sports Park, 25655 Santiago Canyon Rd, Corona.  Meet in the parking lot next to the playground.  We will use the basketball courts.

 

Monday 3:45-4:45 Murietta: California Oaks Sports Park.  Meet in the parking lot on Lincoln just off California Oaks on the side of the fields.  We will use the basketball courts or the tennis courts.

 

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Tuesday 9:00-10:00 Rancho Penasquitos (Starting January 15): Ridgewood Park, La Tortola at Paseo Montril, Rancho Penasquitos.  We will use the 2 basketball courts at the park.

 

Tuesday 12:00-12:55 HSCOC Costa Mesa:  Mesa Verde United Methodist Church, 1701 Baker St, Costa Mesa.  This class is for students enrolled at HSCOC.

 

Tuesday 1:20-2:20 Compass Charter School Santa Ana:  At the Compass site in Santa Ana.  You must be enrolled in this class day with Compass to participate.

 

Tuesday 3:30-4:30  San Clemente:  San Gorgonio Park, 2916 Via San Gorgonio, San Clemente.  Meet at the tennis courts to the left inside the entrance. 

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Wednesday 8:30-9:30  ILA Aliso Viejo Pickleball Class:  5 Pursuit, Aliso Viejo

 

Wednesday 9:40-10:40  ILA Aliso Viejo PE Class:  5 Pursuit, Aliso Viejo

 

Wednesday 1:15-2:15 Escondido:  Washington Park, 501 N Rose Street, Escondido

 

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Thursday 8:30-9:30 Chino Hills:  Grand Avenue Park, 1301 Grand Avenue, Chino Hills, CA.  Just west of Pleasant Hill Dr on Grand Avenue.  Entering the park turn right in the parking lot and park immediately.  Meet on the courts on the right.

 

Thursday 10:30-11:30 Glendale:  Grand Avenue Park, Glendale, CA 91208.  Meet at the old basketball court on the far east side of the park.

 

Thursday 12:30-1:30 Torrance:  Guenser Park, 17800 Gramercy Pl, Torrance.  Meet at the basketball court.

 

Thursday 2:00-3:00 Long Beach:  Stearns Champions Park, 4520 E 23rd St, Long Beach, CA.  Meet in the parking lot closest to the playground.  We will go to the courts from there.

 

Thursday 3:45-4:45 Anaheim/Orange:  El Camino Real Park, 400 North Main Street, Orange, CA 92868.  Meet in parking lot near the basketball courts on the south side of the park.  We will use either the tennis courts or the basketball courts.

 

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Please feel free to email if you have any questions.

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