January 8-12, 2024

Let's play Pickleball on Padre on January 8-12 from 8 AM - 4 PM! A FREE event offering group lessons and open play for players looking for a court to show off their skills. All lessons (first-come, first-serve) will be provided by John Raschillia, a certified instructor by the Pickleball Coaching International, Dynamite Doubles, and IPTPA organizations. Look through the information below for our schedule of events, FAQ, and waivers. 


  • Yes! This is a free event to the public.

  • Daily Schedule:

    8 - 9 Warm Up

    9 - 11 Group lessons (Tactics)

    11 - 2 Open Play

    2 - 4 Group lessons (Skills & Drills)


  • Paddles and balls will be provided on a first-come, first-serve basis. Nets and courts will be provided and set up. 

  • This event will be held at the South Padre Island Convention Center located at 7355 Padre Blvd, South Padre Island TX 78597.

  • The playing surface will be a taped concert court with swift nets.

  • Court shoes will be required to play.