Fairfield Pickleball

Ages: 50+

The Town is fortunate to have both indoor and outdoor facilities for this rapidly growing sport.

Pickle Ball 101 - Lessons at Tunxis Hill, 225 Melville Ave

Register Online  (Registration begins Wed, May 1st at 9:00 AM)

 Course Age Time Days Dates Fee
13128-01 18+ 9:00 - 10:30 M, W, Th May 20, 22, 23 $75
13128-02 18+ 9:00 - 10:30 M, W, Th July 8, 10, 11 $75
13128-03 18+ 3:00 - 5:00 Sun May 12 $35 
13128-04 18+ 5:30 - 7:30 Thu June 6 $35
13128-05  18+ 3:00 - 5:00 Sat June 8 $35
13128-06 18+ 9:00 - 11:00 Sat July 20 $35
13128-07 12-15 10:30 -12:00 M, W, Th July 8, 10, 11 $75


Intro to Pickleball.  Come play the fastest growing sport!  Learn the skills, do some drills and play.  Classes will cover the serve, return of serve, short (dinking) game, positioning and the rules.  Balls & paddles provided at all sessions.  And yes….Pickles was the name of the dog!!  Instructor, Betsy Hulme. Certified IPTPA & PPR Instructor.

Outdoor Drop-in at Tunxis Hill, 225 Melville Ave

Mon, Wed, Fri and Sat, May 1 - Sept 30, 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM.  Drop-in.  Come when you can, leave when you have to!


Indoor Courts – The Bigelow Center
100 Mona Terrace
203-256-3166
PB contact: Betsy Hulme erh37@sbcglobal.net, 203-259-2369

The Bigelow Center offers year round PB welcoming beginners through advanced players; balancing skill development, social and competitive play. Regardless of town, the only requirement is that participants be 50 or older. The gym offers a wooden floor and two dedicated courts. First time players at the center as requested to report to the front desk to complete the safety waiver. Paddles are available for all to borrow.

A committee representing all skill levels serves to welcome new players, rotate the games for fair and equal play and help to implement the values of the program.

Fairfield residents: $5.00 per visit or $20.00 calendar year
Non-residents: $5.00 per visit or $20.00 for 6 passes.
 
Indoor Evening and Weekend Play at the Bigelow Senior Center, 100 Mona Terrace, 06824

January - March.  Open to all intermediate players and above.  $5.00 per session

Thursday: 5:00pm - 8:00pm
Saturday: 9:00am - noon

Beginner instruction will be offered on the second and fourth Saturdays of the month from 9:00am - 10:00am.

Indoor Summer Play at the Bigelow Senior Center, 100 Mona Terrace, 06824

May 1 - September 30:

Beginner's Play

Mondays: 12:30 - 1:30
Tuesdays: 12:30 - 1:30
Thursdays: 1:00 - 2:00

Intermediate - Advanced

Mondays: 1:30 - 4:00 
Tuesdays: 1:30 - 4:00
Thursdays: 2:00 - 4:00
Fridays: 11:15 - 4:00