Pickleball


Pickleball General Info

Drop-in Play
Players encouraged to register for drop-in with Player Line up

Monday – Friday | $5
9 am – noon AND 1 pm – 3 pm (bring your friends for guaranteed games)

Court Rentals
Available Monday- Friday 12p- 3:30p | $20/hr
Other times may be available for $65/hr (for 1 basketball court that includes 3 pickleball courts) – email info@starlandsports.com for more info!

Pop-up Pickle ball: One thing we know about the Pickleball community is that you love to play this game. So when we have available court time, we want to offer it to you. This is where you will find those opportunities:

Check back for Pop-up options.

Evening drop-in dates & times coming soon! In the meantime, sign-up at Starland Sports Pickleball Player Line-up.

At this time Starland offers two league opportunities in our indoor, climate-controlled facility:

Thursday AM League

Who: 3.0 to 4.5+ level of play

When: 9am – 11:30am

Dates: Sept 19 – Nov 14

Cost: $85

Details: Ladder format that’s limited to 52 players — register early! Round Robin with 6 games each week.

Questions? Contact league admins Mike Jenkins (mjenkins02043@gmail.com) or Tracy Kok (tkok@keithbrokerage.net)

Register Here

Friday PM League

Who: 3.0 to 4.5+ level of play

When: 6:30pm – 9pm

Dates: Sept 20 – Nov 15

Cost: $85

Details: Ladder format that’s limited to 40 players — register early! Round Robin with 6 games each week.

Questions? Contact league admins Chris Ouelette (cpo97@comcast.net) or Andrew Burdick (aburdick@bdo.com)

Register Here

Pickleball 101

Fast track clinic for new players. By the end of the hour you’ll be playing a game!

New dates to be added

Cost: Limit 4, $25 plus court fee

Pickleball 102

For the newer player who would like to work on consistency, court positioning & doubles strategy.

New dates to be announced

Limit 4, $25 plus court fee

Drills & Play Clinics

1 hour guided drills with 30 minutes coached play.

Work on key skills along with ball placement, court positioning & strategies.

New dates to be announced.

Limit 4, $30 plus court fee.

To register for the above clinics, contact Tabitha at TabithaPickleball@gmail.com

Save the dates for our New England Slam Series… the only sanctiond tournament series in New England!
Super Slam:  November 23-24, 2019
Starland Slam:  February 15-16, 2020
Smash and Slam:  September 12-13, 2020
Grand Slam:  November 21-22, 2020

Pickleball with Coach Di

(PPR Pro Certified Professional, IPTPA Certified Instrudctor, USAPA Ambassador)

Coach Di Dednah offers customized lessons, small group clinics, coached play and tournament preparation sessions as well as skill level assessments. All levels welcome. Contact Di to schedule – ddednah@hotmail.com or 617-835-5206

Di Dednah

Coach Di is a USAPA Ambassador and IPTPA Certified Instructor. She has been teaching and coaching Pickleball for 2 years offering lessons, clinics and coached play. She is passionate about the game and is a tournament rated 4.0 competitive player having won medals in regional, state  and local events in women’s doubles mixed doubles and singles. Di enjoys introducing the game to new players as well as coaching players intent on tournament play. Several of her students have advanced to win gold medals. She believes in teaching “soft game” that focuses on “patience over impulse and placement over power”. Di was a professor of physical therapy for 25 years, teaches & coaches at the Pickleball Academy of SW Florida, and believes the transition to teaching Pickleball was a natural path.

“Di has taught me fundamentals, positioning and advanced strategies for both singles and doubles play. My game has rapidly progressed and her instruction is invaluable.”  Dave C. of Quincy
“Di uses her lifelong teaching skills to help both new and experienced players learn the game, improve skills, advance strategies, and prepare for competition.” -Susan M. of Braintree

“The clinics I took with Di did wonders for my game. She has a wonderful demeanor, is extremely patient, and has a great sense of humor.” -Fran D. of Plymouth 

“Di has an exceptional teaching style and extensive knowledge of the game. She understands how each student learns and connects with them individually. She’s talented and fun.” -Heidi P. of Quincy

Tabitha Johnson

PPR Pro certified and member of Pickleball Coaching International, Tabitha is a fun and engaging pickleball coach. She played tennis for most her life as a tournament player, college athlete and coach.  After a hiatus from the court due to injuries, she was introduced to pickleball last year and quickly fell in love with it. Tabitha is a 4.5 tournament player, has medalled at many local and regional tournaments and competed in the US Open in 2019.

Tabitha taught tennis for many years, so bringing those skills to the pickleball court was a natural move for her.  She offers private, semi-private, group lessons and specialized coaching sessions and encourages players to play their best game.  Whether you want to learn the basics, new skills, focus on strategy or prepare for a tournament, Tabitha is your coach.

“Tabitha is an excellent instructor!  I played for 2 years before ever having a lesson – so glad to have encountered Tabitha. She demonstrates and engages learners in a variety of skills and techniques.
Tabitha is patient, upbeat and thorough. I am motivated by her to improve my game while continuing to have fun.”  -Nicole JK

Definitely participate in a clinic with Tabitha!  She’s great. She provides interactive instruction in a variety of skills. The follow-up is then personal feedback given to each pupil. Great instructor!  We love her.”  -Jodi N

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