Training

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

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***********  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.

*********** 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.

***********  CITY SPONSERED TRAINING  ************************************
Albuquerque Parks and Recreation Pickleball Lessons for ages 5 thru adult (location: Manzano Mesa Pickleball Complex). Currently all sessions are full up through the end of the year. The plan is to have lessons start up again next spring. More details here. For more information on pickleball lessons, please contact Nicholas Romero at 505-224-6682 or njromero@cabq.gov.