Training

Membership and all ABQ Pickleball Club non-partnered events are free.

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*********** PROFESSIONAL FEE BASED TRAINING *******************************

DIANE (DEE) AHERN
PPR, IPTPA CERTIFIED PROFESSIONAL PICKLEBALL INSTRUCTOR,
& CERTIFIED REFEREE will be in Albuquerque at Manzano Mesa courts Wednesday, May 25th and Thursday, May 26

Dee is a 5.0 level player and has won many medals at tournaments throughout the United States. She co-authored a games-based competitive Pickleball drill book called TARGET ZONES.

Dee’s teaching style gives participants a systematic and fun way of learning. She actively engages and challenges attendees to improve skills, movement and a conceptual understanding of Pickleball strategies. Her creativity, enthusiasm, and love for the game of Pickleball make her one of the most sought-out instructors in the sport.

Pricing per person for 1 hour: (all skills welcome)

Private: $ 100
Semi-private: $ 55
3 & Me: $ 40
4: $ 30

Pay directly to Dee
The times for Dee’s one hour lessons for the 2 days are:
8:00 a.m. 9:15 a.m. 10.30 a.m.
So far both 8:00 a.m. sessions and the 9:15 a.m. on Wednesday are booked. However, there could be cancelations – we will keep a waiting list.

Contact Dee to set up the content of your lesson or for more information:
dcurlysue@gmail.com. 484-880-6183

To schedule a lesson contact Judy Aron:
jerseyjpb@gmail.com. 505-554-0062

P.S. There is a different pickleball bootcamp instruction opportunity with Dee that will take place for 3 days on May 27, 28, & 29th

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Pro Sports NM There are still spaces available for both the Wednesday and Saturday 9:00 am intermediate class and the 10:15 beginner plus class at Canyon Club.
Also, the Saturday noon round robin (16 player limit) has plenty of space. All classes and the round robin are open to Canyon Club members and non members. Cost for the round robin is only $5.00 and open to all skill levels. There are still spaces available for both the Wednesday and Saturday
9:00 am intermediate class and the 10:15 beginner plus class at Canyon Club.
Also, the Saturday noon round robin (16 player limit) has plenty of space. All classes and the round robin are open to Canyon Club members and non members. Cost for the round robin is only $5.00 and open to all skill levels. Go to https://www.prosportsnm.com/court-time for information.

Charles Watkins is also starting to teach at the Mac Center in Rio Rancho. Classes taught by me will be available Mondays and Fridays. Classes taught by Victor Alvarez (a great coach and instructor) will be on Tuesday and Thursday..
*********** PERSONAL FEE BASED TRAINING *******************************

Stacie Barron is a PPR Certified Professional and 5.0 Rated tournament player who enjoys teaching technique and strategy to all levels of players. Lessons take place at the Manzano Mesa outdoor courts. Call or text Stacie at 915-373-8210 to set up a lesson and get rates.

Felix Rabanal offers beginner, intermediate or advanced training by appointment: phone 505-463-8797, email fgrabanal@msn.com. Fees for 90 minutes: Private $50, 2 players $35 each, 3-4 $25 each. Lessons offered at Manzano Mesa Pickleball Courts, or other location by agreement.

Private Pickleball Lessons with PPR Certified Coach, Bianca Russo, available in Rio Rancho and northwest Albuquerque.

Individual Lesson: $50 per hour
Group Lesson: $30 per person per hour

To Book an Appointment, email: biancarusso1@gmail.com

***********  NO COST TRAINING  *****************************************
Beginner Pickleball Training by Ray & Renee Padilla is available at two locations.

  • Mondays from 1:30-3:30 pm at the Barelas Community Center,
    801 Barelas Rd SW, Albuquerque, NM 87102. Click here for map.
  • Tuesday and Thursday at 9:30-11:30 am at Manzano Mesa Multigenerational Center,
    501 Elizabeth SE, Albuquerque, NM 87123. Click here for map.

***********  CITY SPONSERED TRAINING  ************************************
Albuquerque Parks and Recreation Pickleball Lessons: Pickleball lessons started on February 12 and will continue through April 2 at the Manzano Mesa Pickleball Complex. People can still enroll. Cost is $32 for youths and $40 for adults for the 8 weeks. Fee can be prorated if required. If you wish to register call 505-224-6682. More details here. For more information on pickleball lessons, please contact Nicholas Romero at 505-224-6682 or njromero@cabq.gov.