• Destination Camp Schedule

  • Day 1

  • 6–8pm   

  • Welcome reception
  •  Drinks and Hors d’oeuvres will be served

  • Day 2

  • 8am-12pm

  • Pickleball clinic #1
  • Video - serves and returns, dinking, volleys
  • 12- 1:30pm
  • Lunch at the park
  • Nutritionist Talk
  • 1:30-4:30pm

  • Pickleball clinic #2

             Third Shot, overheads, point  play strategy

  • 6-8pm   
  • Dinner at a local restaurant

              Q and A session

  • Day 3

  • 8am-12pm   

  • Pickleball clinic #3
  • Stacking/Poaching/Around the post
  • One on One with Pro
  • 12-1pm   

  • Lunch at the park

             Video Reviews

  • 1-4pm  

  • Pickleball clinic #4
  • Review session/point play with instruction
  • 5:30-8pm   
  • Dinner cruise on Naples Princess
  • Day 4

  • 8-9am  

  • Yoga

  • 9:30-11:30am  

  • Mini Tournament with Instruction

  • 11:30am 

  • Graduation and review

Come join us for a Pickleball Extravaganza in Paradise!


                January 2-5, 2017

​                February 13-16, 2017

                March 20-23, 2017

East Naples Community Park    Naples, Florida
'home of the Minto US OPEN Pickleball Championships'

What: 14 hours of clinics and 2 hours of tournament play with instruction, video analysis of stroke techniques, yoga, nutritionist seminars, dinner cruise on the Naples Princess and more. 

Destination Flyer
Who: Spaces are limited to 32 participants of all levels. Instructor to participant ratio is 1:8


Simone Jardim   (National, US Open and TOC Champion)
Kyle Yates  
(National, US Open and TOC Champion)
Scott Tingley (US Open Medalist)
Jim Ludwig  (Director)


Fee includes all pickleball activities, health and wellness events, lunch at the park each day, dinner at a local restaurant and a dinner cruise on the Naples Princess.  Participants will also receive a US OPEN Pickleball Academy shirt, hat and bag, a copy of their video analysis and instructional pamphlets on the strokes, techniques and drills covered during the camp.

Transportation to all clinics and events during the destination camp is included.  

Flights and transportation to and from the airport not included.

Hotels: The US OPEN Pickleball Academy has reserved hotel accommodation for our destination camp participants at the following hotles.

Limousine Service: ​The US OPEN Pickleball Academy has secured airport pickup rates with the following companies for destination camp participants. ($55 one way plus gratuity)

​Elite Transportation Group

Scott Smith

269-615-8617   scott@elitekzoo.com

Red Rover Transportation

Joe Okuniewicz

239-877-5438   239-877-5352


Bill's ON TIME Transportation

Bill Kirk

239-223-4819   239-322-6909