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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 FALL PROGRAMMING

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

To register: Contact Krista Wisseman at the Pro Shop at 302-539-4488

or email 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

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September and October Outdoors Schedule

8am - 10am | Daily (Max 32 People)

10am - 12pm | Daily (Max 32 People)

FREE SC Homeowners/Renters $10 Guests

Pickleball Clinics

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

 

September and October Outdoors Schedule

Tuesdays, Fridays, Saturdays, Sundays

9am | Novice

10am | Intermediate

*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.

Lessons are available outdoors for the month of September and October!

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.

PICKLEBALL CAMPS

AVAILABLE YEAR ROUND

PICKLEBALL

8 Hours of Pickleball
Instruction 
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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.

 

To register: Contact Krista Wisseman at the Pro Shop at 302-539-4488

or email Krista.Wisseman@vacasa.com

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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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. 

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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.

 

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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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