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Congrats to Sea Colony Tennis Pro, Alejandro (Alex) Justiniani, for being named 2021 Pro of the Year by USTA Delaware District and 2021 Pro of the Year by USTA Middle States (DE, PA, NJ, WV)!

 

Welcome to Pickleball at Sea Colony

PRO SHOP OPEN DAILY FROM 8 AM - 6 PM
39359 Racquet Ln, Bethany Beach, DE 19930  •  302.539.4488

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PICKLEBALL

Funny name. Serious sport.

 

Touted as one of the fastest-growing sports in the nation, pickleball continues to make waves at Sea Colony.​

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Pickleball Summer Programming

All activities take place at the West Lake Activity Center unless otherwise noted.

or Contact Krista Wisseman at the Pro Shop to reserve your spot!

Krista.Wisseman@vacasa.com

Pickleball Open Play

Rotational social play. Come alone, or bring a group and enjoy playing pickleball with friends, old and new.

 

PICKLEBALL OPEN PLAY | DAILY

8-9:30AM All Levels (Max 32 persons)

9:30-11AM All Levels (Max 32 persons)

11-12:30PM Beginner (Max 12 persons)

11-12:30PM Advanced (Max 24 persons)

 

FREE SC Homeowners/Renters $10 Guests

Pickleball Clinics

Learn the basics of Pickleball from scoring to technique to strategy.

 

PICKLEBALL CLINICS | DAILY

9-10AM Beginner

10-11AM Intermediate/Advanced

 

Advanced registration required

$22 SC Homeowners/$27 Guests*

Pickleball Meet & Greet

3-4PM SUNDAYS

Get a basic introduction to Pickleball, meet other players, and experience all the new activities at the West Lake Activity Center.
 

Be sure to bring your pickleball paddle if you have one.

FREE SC Homeowners/Renters $10 Guests

Pickleball Evening Open Play

(TENNIS CENTER, COURTS 7 & 8)

5-7PM | WEEKLY

Mondays: Men's Night

Tuesdays: Ladies Night

Wednesdays: Mixed Doubles

Thursdays: Advanced Doubles

 

FREE SC Homeowners/Renters $10 Guests

or Contact Krista Wisseman at the Pro Shop to reserve your spot!

Krista.Wisseman@vacasa.com

2022 Open Play Pass - Sea Colony Pickleball

New for the 2022 Summer season, we will be offering a limited number of Unlimited Open Play Passes for local domiciled residents (which means: lives year round or seasonally, rents seasonally, or owns a residence in Sussex County, Worcester County or Wicomico County). Sea Colony Homeowners may not use their guest badges for local domiciled residents to participate in the Pickleball Open Plays.  The Unlimited Open Play Pass does not apply to Sea Colony Homeowners or Sea Colony Renters.  

The cost is $500.00 per Pickleball Unlimited Open Play Pass.
The passes are good from May 26, 2022 thru September 15, 2022.
Limited to the first 12 people to complete the application and pay. Payments can be made over the phone at 302-539-4488 or in person at the pro shop.
Pass is non-transferable and non-refundable.
Pass holders may register for one Open Play per day, one day in advance and may participate in additional Open Plays as a walk-on participant if space allows.
Passes are for Open Play only and cannot be used outside of open play times.


Sign-up Here: 

For more information please call the Tennis Center at 302-539-4488.

PICKLEBALL CAMPS

AVAILABLE YEAR ROUND

PICKLEBALL

8 Hours of Pickleball
Instruction 
+
Happy Hour Included
+
Camp Souvenir Giveaway

$280/pp

HYBRID: TENNIS & PICKLEBALL

4 Hours of Pickleball and 4 Hours of Tennis Instruction 
+
Happy Hour Included
+
Camp Souvenir Giveaway

$280/pp

Early sessions: Fridays 1pm - 4pm , Saturdays 1pm - 4pm , and Sundays 8am - 10am

Late sessions: Fridays 4pm - 7pm , Saturdays 4pm - 7pm, and Sundays 12pm - 2pm

Weekday and alternative times are available upon request. Typical camp size is 12.

If your group is less than 12, we may fill it with other players.

 

Contact Krista Wisseman at the Pro Shop to reserve your spot!
Krista.Wisseman@vacasa.com

*There is a $3 drop-in fee for ALL clinic sign ups.  To avoid the drop-in fee, register 1 day in advance.

Late afternoon private lessons available upon request.

Sea Colony Owners may reserve a court through Court Reserve or by contacting the Pro Shop at 302-539-4488. Renters and guests are required to reserve a court in person at the Pro Shop by showing their guest badge.

PRIVATE LESSONS

Personalized Instruction. Year Round.

 

Private Lessons are fully customizable and can range from match play to

mental toughness and strategy to stroke development.

 

Private Lessons are available outdoors only. Call 302-539-4488 to schedule yours today.

 

PICKLEBALL LESSON RATES

Lessons are available upon request. Price range: $80-100 per hour + $10 per additional person

 

1/2 hour lessons are also available. The price is half the hourly rate. Private lessons available for ages 4+

 

Sea Colony Pickleball Pros

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Alejandro (Alex) Justiniani

Director of Racquet Sports 

USPTA, PTR, PPR

Alex is a USPTA Elite professional and a PTR certified professional who has achieved certifications in all four PTR pathways: Adult Development, Junior Development (10 & Under and 11-17) and Performance. 

Alex specializes in high performance training for all ages and uses the newest innovative methods and technology available in the industry.

 

Alex is a 5.0 rated player and brings 17 years of teaching experience to the resort program, including 10 years right here at Sea Colony.

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Jeff Sheetz

Pickleball Professional

IPTPA, IFP

Jeff holds certifications from the International Pickleball Teaching Professional Association, International Federation of Pickleball and Pickleball Coaching International, and comes to Sea Colony with 3 years of teaching experience. 

 

He taught for two years at the House of Pickleball in Leland, NC, developing and teaching instructional courses for all levels. Jeff has also taught at Brunswick Forest Pickleball Club and Ocean City Recreational Center. We are excited to have him join our Sea Colony team as a Pickleball Professional. 

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Bill Wissinger

Head Pickleball Pro

PTR, PPR

Bill is PTR (Professional Tennis Registry) and PPR (Professional Pickleball Registry) certified and possesses over 35 years of racquet sports experience.

Certified in Adult Development, 11-17 Development, Cardio Tennis, Pickleball and High-Performance Tennis, and also serves as a foundation referee for the USTA. 

 He moved to lower Delaware in July of 2020 and joined the Sea Colony team in July of 2021. He has 3 grown children and enjoys saltwater fishing.

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Thomas Johnston

Director of Athletics 

USPTA, PTR, MS

Thomas is a three-time collegiate All-American and former head men's tennis coach at the University of Virginia.

 

With a master's degree in sports psychology, Thomas is a respected speaker offering seminars on the mental and strategic aspects of tennis.

Under Thomas' guidance as Director of Athletics, Sea Colony is one of the top 20 resorts in the country, according to Tennis Resorts Online.com. In 2012 and 2016, Johnston led Sea Colony to a USTA Outstanding Facility of the Year award. Johnston is certified in Pickleball instruction

and coaching as well. 

 

Reserve a Court

 

How to Register - Sea Colony Homeowners

Sea Colony Homeowners can utilize the Court Reserve website or Court Reserve app to register for Open Play. Reservations can be taken up to 3 days in advance,

starting at 12:30 pm each day. 1-2 day in advance registration can be made at any time.

Please note: Owners can only register for one morning Open Play session per day.

Online Open Play enrollments will close at 7 am the day before the session.  Homeowners can still enroll for Open Play after this timeframe by calling the Pro Shop at 302-539-4488.

Owners, click the link below to log-in to Court Reserve. Then, click "Events" to select the Open Play session of your choice and click "Register."

If you're an owner and you would like to register for a Court Reserve account,

click here to sign-up.

How to Register - Sea Colony Renters

Sea Colony Renters can register IN PERSON either the day before the session or the day of. Reservations may NOT be made online or over the phone.

Please note:

Renters can only register for one morning Open Play session per day.

How to Register - Locals

Locals may register up to one day prior to an Open Play session by

calling the Pro Shop at 302-539-4488.

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NIKE
PICKLEBALL
CAMPS
Serious. Fun.

The Adult Nike Pickleball Camps at Sea Colony offer 8-hour adult pickleball clinics for players ages 18+. Elevate your game and enjoy a summer vacation at one of the top pickleball camps for adults in Delaware!

 

The Adult Nike Pickleball Camp's talented teaching staff tailors their instruction to your game and your goals, promoting learning while having fun.

 

SEA COLONY PRO SHOP

Hit the courts in style with men's & women's apparel, accessories, and gear.

 

From pickleball paddles to the latest fashions, there's something for everyone at the Sea Colony Pro Shop. Clothes from Champion, Bolle, Tail and Under Armour will have you looking your best on and off the court. Keep your gear together with high quality pickleball bags or upgrade your paddle with equipment from Head 

 

Sea Colony Owners can enjoy a 20% discount on apparel and soft goods.** excluding sale items

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Sea Colony Pro Shop

39359 Racquet Lane,

Bethany Beach, Delaware 19930  •  302.539.4488