Nike Adult Pickleball Camp at Chicken N Pickle, Grand Prairie
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Join us for 3 action-packed days of pickleball training! You’ll be challenged with a range of fun, fast-paced and highly practical pickleball activities that will put you through your paces and get you thinking differently about pickleball.
This adult pickleball camp is designed to address your specific needs, increase your knowledge of the game and help you improve in a fun and friendly environment.
- Instruction from Rick Witsken and his professional staff
- 15 hours of on-court time
- Grips, stroke development, strategy, etiquette and more!
- Groupings for all skill levels
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Camp Director Rick Witsken
Rick is currently ranked #1 on the APP Senior Pro Men’s Standings. He is the proud founder and owner of Team Witsken, which has run indoor tennis programs in Indianapolis and its surrounding area communities for the past 16 years. In addition to tennis, Team Witsken also offers Pickleball programs for all ages and levels. He is the seventh of eight children, was a two-time Indiana State Champion in singles and was one of four siblings to earn full tennis scholarships to a Division I school. At the University of Alabama, Rick was a two-time All-American, reaching the No. 1 doubles ranking in the country. Rick currently has a podcast RipSken Pickleball, posts many instructional videos as well via the Midwest Pickleball club. He also founded/funded the first public scholastic middle school pickleball team at Zionsville Middle School.View Rick's Bio ⟩
2024 CAMP DATES
- April 29-May 1
Beginner, Intermediate & Advanced skill levels
Our 3-day adult pickleball camps are open to players of all skill levels, ages 18+. In order to maximize fun and enjoyment, assessment activities will be used at the start of the camp to group players with similar skill levels. This means you’ll get to dink, drop, drive and smash your way with your peers, all while getting personal feedback from our instructors!
This camp features both cooperative and competitive elements, giving you a chance to put your new skills into action. All participants will also receive a comprehensive follow-up document to reinforce their on-court learning.
- Check-in: 9:30am each day
- Check-out: 3:30pm each day
- Daily Schedule: 9:30am-12:30pm & 1:30pm-3:30pm each day
WHAT'S INCLUDED IN THE FEE?
- Welcome Package: All campers receive a Pickleball Camps t-shirt and prizes
- Instruction: 15 hours of court time including instruction and match play
- T-shirt & Prizes: All campers will receive a $15 CNP gift card, a CNP souvenir cup and a Nike Pickleball Camp t-shirt
INSTRUCTION, EQUIPMENT, & FACILITY
- Groupings: Campers are grouped by age, ability, and experience
- Equipment Needed: All campers must bring a pickleball paddle, athletic shoes and a water bottle
- Facility: 11 Pickleball Courts at Chicken N Pickle, Grand Prairie location
These are Day Camps and only run during the hours listed above. The camp tuition DOES NOT include housing. Campers are required to provide their own overnight accommodations.
PREPARE FOR CAMP: COMPLETE YOUR PRE-CAMP CHECKLIST
To view your customer account, complete your mandatory forms, pay balance dues, and review important camp information, visit Pre-Camp Checklist. All necessary camp information is on this page. If there are any imperative changes prior to camp start, registered campers will be notified via email and this webpage will be updated!
CHECKLIST OF THINGS TO BRING
Below is a suggested list of clothes, equipment, and personal items. US Sports Camps is NOT responsible for lost or stolen articles or money.
- Athletic, on-court pickleball clothing
- Pickleball Paddle(s)
- Comfortable court shoes (no running shoes)
- Sweatshirt/warm up jacket and pants
- Water bottle*
- Snacks (optional)
- Signed Health & Release forms and waivers (forms completed online do not need to be printed and turned in at camp)
For information regarding our cancellation policy and all other company policies, please visit USSC Policies.
NIKE PICKLEBALL CAMP FAQ
For general questions about our pickleball camps please see our FAQ page
Selkirk Sport is the market leader in pickleball paddle technology and innovation. One of Selkirk's core missions is to grow the sport and the company is proud to partner with Nike Sports Camps to promote pickleball. Selkirk is committed to providing its premier paddles, equipment, and educational resources to the camp's instructors and participants.
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Chicken N Pickle is a unique indoor/outdoor entertainment complex that provides great food, great facilities and a great atmosphere for pickleball players! Chicken N Pickle's Grand Prairie location is the newest location in their chain and it is equipped with 11 total pickleball courts, 6 outdoor, 3 indoor and 2 outdoor covered courts. In addition to pickleball Chicken N Pickle includes shuffleboard courts, a fast dining restaurant, a bar and entertainment space, an outdoor game yard and a game room with ping pong and TV screens to catch your favorite games. Chicken N Pickle's mission is to create an environment that fosters fun, friendship and community for all ages. For more information on Chicken N Pickle, please visit https://chickennpickle.com/. See Chicken N Pickle, Grand Prairie in action on Instagram at @chickennpicklegptx!
May 31, 2022: As a beginner player, many of the elements being taught were above my skill level. On the third day the assistant coach spent several hours working with me and other beginners on basic skills. That was very much appreciated and a fantastic experience.
May 31, 2022: Amount of time we got to spend drilling on court. Really good experience.
June 16, 2022: Getting to practice everything Mark taught & his explanation.
Accommodations were great
SECURE YOUR SPOT – CAMPS SELL OUT!
Last year over 650 Sports Camps sold out, leaving 7,000+ campers on the waitlist. Due to high demand, early registration for our first-come-first-serve camps is strongly recommended.