Learn to Play Pickleball

Ages: 16+
Dates: August 26 - September 25, 2019

Join us for our “Learn To Play Pickleball” program this fall and winter. We are excited to welcome Jenn Selchow, Certified Pro by the Professional Pickleball Registry, as she helps beginners learn the country’s fastest growing sport, PICKLEBALL. Players will learn proper technique, work on skill development, and be introduced to strategies to help them not only play the game, but enable them to be competitive as well.


Learn To Play Pickleball - Winter Sessions

To learn more about dates and times for “Learn To Play Pickleball” during the winter months, please contact Derek R. Papich, Program Supervisor, of the UW Health Sports Factory at 815-987-8881 or via email at derekpapich@rockfordparkdistrict.org.


New Year’s Eve SMASH Pickleball Tournament - Round Robin Scramble

Ages: 18+
Date: December 31, 2019

Happy New Year! Join us for the UW Health Sports Factory’s 4th Annual New Year’s Eve SMASH Pickleball Tournament! Format will be a co-ed doubles Round Robin Scramble Tournament with playoffs to determine 1st through 4th places. Don’t have a partner? That’s okay, because you don’t need one - all players sign up as an individual. Four skill divisions offered (3.0, 3.5, 4.0, and 4.5/5.0). Cash prizes, trophies, tournament shirts, and door prizes. Owly Oop Sports Pub will be open from 11 am to 5 pm for all of your food and beverage needs throughout the day. What a great way to ring in the New Year!


Open Gym Pickleball

Join us for our Open Gym Pickleball during the fall and winter months when outside play is no longer feasible. Due to occasional facility conflicts, be sure to check our online calendar at the link below.

Mondays - Fridays: 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Cost: $5 per session


Open Gym Punch Pass

11 punches for the price of 10 - $50 – a $5 savings.  Good for 12 months from date of purchase.