Sent by Harrison Nathan, President (Nathan, Harrison & Rebecca) on 3/12/2021. This announcement was emailed to all users


Did you know Vermack Swim and Tennis club now has (2) Pickleball Courts available for members?  If you’re curious or looking for your first taste of pickleball,this is a great way to explore the sport by yourself or with a friend. Jason Belknap will be holding a 4-week learning session to introduce you to the equipment, the rules and a bit of hitting.The goal of the session is to get you comfortable enough to have some fun in a casual environment.

Duration:1 Hour

Register: Contact Jason Belknap at 404-451-4508 or Belknapped@gmail.com. (Space is limited-Only 8 spots available)

Dates/Times: Saturdays at 10 am 4/17, 4/24, 5/1, 5/8


This four-week introductory program is designed for adults (15+years) that are new to pickleball. Generally, the program will progress as described below. I have extra paddles and balls, so no equipment is needed.




Week 1

  • Overview of rules
  • Scoring
  • Grip
  • Basic serve
  • Basic stroke
  • Doubles play with court positioning

Week 2

  • Volleys
  • Return of serve
  • Dinking
  • Basic footwork
  • Doublesplay(practice and strategy)


Week 3

  • Different ground strokes
  • 3rd shot drops
  • Highballs
  • Overhead smashes
  • Doubles play

Week 4

  • Stacking
  • Poaching
  • Advanced serving
  • Singles play intro
  • Doubles play