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The Milford Recreation Department is offering Pickleball Lessons for the 2023 season!  Pickleball is one of the fastest growing sports in the country and we are pleased to offer lessons from our certified instructor, Rudy Meredith.

We will be offering 3 different types of lessons.  We will be offering a beginner, advanced beginner, and intermediate lessons twice a week on Monday/Wednesday and Tuesday/Thursday.  Each lesson will be 1 hour long with a max of 10 people per group.  Lessons will last 4 weeks for a total of 8 lessons per session.

*You must bring your own Pickleball Paddle

Rudy Meredith has certification in IPTPA International Pickleball Teaching Professional Association Levels 1 + 2.

He also has an extremely decorated Pickleball Playing career which includes:

-2019 USAPA Mid-Atlantic Regional Mixed Doubles and Singles Championship
-2019 USAPA Atlantic Regional Mixed Doubles and Singles Championship
-2020 Pictona Fall Open Mixed Doubles and Men's Doubles Bronze Medalist
-2020 USA Pickleball Mid-Atlantic Regional Champion- Singles Gold Medalist, Men's Doubles Silver Medalist
-2021 Atlanta Pickleball Open Singles Champion
-2021 National Senior Game Qualifier
-2021 Minto US Open Singles Champion

Along with many other accomplishments.

Lesson Description
Beginners- (New to the Game, have not really played before)
The beginners lesson will focus on basic fundamentals of Pickleball. The instructor will focus on such things as the rules, how to keep score, how to serve, how to return a serve and other basic strokes. After the session, the participant should have a good basic understanding of how to play Pickleball!

Advanced Beginner- (Less than 1 year of playing experience)

Intermediate-( 1+ year of playing experience )
The intermediate lesson will focus on basic strategy in a Pickleball match and the instructor will introduce participants to a variety of advanced strokes.

Supervised Play
You will play with individuals of the same skill level. Rudy will monitor matches and set up schedules along with rankings for players. He will also coach during matches as well.

Registration Information
Session I May 22nd-June 19th
Mini Session- June 26th, 28th, & 30th (1hr 1/2 sessions)
Session II- July 10th-August 3rd
July 28th Clinic (Beginners and Advanced Beginners-each 1 1/2 sessions)
Session III- August 14th-September 7th

For more information, please call Mike Dooling at 203-783-3386 or email at

Cancellation Information & Make-Ups
Cancellation information will be posted on at
and a notification will be sent out via email. Please make sure you are opted in to emails on your account.

In the event of a cancellation, the makeup date will be on the Friday of that week. In the event that there is more than one makeup, an email will be sent out for the makeup class at a later date.

* Adjustments and discounts will be applied during checkout if applicable. *

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