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Nike Pickleball Camps is to launch camps with Spare Time Sports Clubs at the beautiful Gold River Sports Clubs in Gold River, CA. Renowned #1 senior pro, Rick Witsken, is excited to host pickleball players of all ability levels for a truly unique instruction experience.

This 3-day pickleball camp is designed to address your specific needs, increase knowledge and excitement of the game and help you improve in a fun and friendly environment.

Highlights Include
  • Instruction from Rick Witsken and his professional staff
  • Grips, stroke development, strategy, etiquette and more!
  • Low camper to staff ratio
  • All campers receive a Nike Pickleball Camp T-shirt
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Camp Coaches

  • Rick Witsken Bio Photo

    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.

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Camp Details

We offer Adult Day Camps geared towards players of all skill levels. Camp includes pickleball instruction and offers programs for beginner, intermediate and advanced level players depending on the camp dates.

Camp will cover: Grips, stroke development, dink shot, serves & returns, specialty shots, rules and etiquette and much more!


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Beginner, Intermediate & Advanced skill levels

Camp is geared towards adult players of all levels. Upon arrival all participants are evaluated by the staff so that their own instructional needs can be addressed throughout the weekend.


  • Check-in: 5:00pm on Friday
  • Check-out: 1:00pm on Sunday
  • Camp Program: Friday 5:00pm-7:00pm, Saturday and Sunday 9:00am-1:00pm


  • Welcome Package: All campers receive a Pickleball Camps t-shirt and prizes
  • Instruction: 10 hours of court time including instruction and match play


  • 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: Gold River Sports Club 10 pickleball courts


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.

Seven Canyons is a highly-acclaimed, private golf club offering access to our Nike campers for this special experience!


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!


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*
  • Sunscreen**
  • 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.


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.

Camp Code: PBADGR

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Gold River Sports Club is a perfectly crafted environment in which sports and fitness fans can exercise and compete. The club emphasizes comfort and lacks the intimidation factor of many gyms.

Camp Reviews

Overall Average Rating 5.00 / 5 Stars
    • 5/5.

    June 20, 2023: Rick and the coaching staff have the right coaching style. They don't strive to make everyone perfect. Rather they aim to give helpful tips but work with our current form and limitations

    — Anonymous

    • 5/5.

    June 20, 2023: The three coaches were all extremely well prepared and able to explain and show what skill they wanted to me to do and made learning extremely fun and valuable on my level

    — Anonymous

    • 5/5.

    June 23, 2023: Rick gave me a prize for a shot I made. That gave me more confidence in my shot. Instructor to student ratio

    — Anonymous

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    • 5/5.

    June 19, 2023: the fun learning experience with the other campers, with Coach Rick, and with Coaches Eric and Paul

    — Anonymous

    • 5/5.

    June 19, 2023: It was just overall a great experience. Coaches were knowledgable and friendly

    — Anonymous

    • 5/5.
    wants to attend next year

    — Anonymous

Rick Witsken's Nike Adult Pickleball Camp at Gold River Sports Club

Rick Witsken, Camp Director
2201 Gold Rush Dr.
Gold River, California 95670
Questions? Call 1-800-645-3226
Hours: 8:00am-5:00pm PST


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.

Camp Dates & Prices

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Rick Witsken's Nike Adult Pickleball Camp at Gold River Sports Club

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