Larry Keefe

Lesson coordinator


GRPC classes are free for club members

Intermediate lessons (2.5 to 3.5)

Wednesdays July 10-31 at 9 a.m. at Belknap Park

Wednesdays Sept 4 through 25 (limited to 7 players)

Beginner lessons

Sundays Aug 4-25 at 5:30 p.m. at Belknap. (limited to 16 players)

Youth lessons (ages 9 and up)

Second Tuesday of each month 5:30 p.m.

Private lessons by appointment

Six years experience teaching Pickleball.  I can do individual or group lessons.  Want to learn in your neighborhood, I can bring a net and all the supplies. Please let me know where it is convenient for you to meet.  I also sell Paddletek Paddles, made in Michigan!
Contact Linda Jirous at or call 616-238-4412

Pickleball 101, 201 and 301!  Lessons for beginners, novice players and intermediates with Bob Trout, Instructor with the Grand Rapids Pickleball Academy.  He can also give lessons for family groups or just kids.  Lessons provided at MSA, Grand Rapids Racquet and Fitness and at Belknap. Prices vary by length and location.  Also seller of Selkirk Pickleball Paddles.  Contact Bob at 616-240-1413 or


RSVP to 12 year USAPA  Ambassador John DeHoog. (cell 616-644-5202)   John has taught more than 500 people how to play the exciting game of Pickleball. Your instructor has a tote with more than a dozen demo paddles to try out BEFORE you decide to make a purchase. The 2 hour session includes the use of the Tutor ball machine.  Focus is on small group instruction.  All facets of the game of Pickleball are covered. The indoor learning site also has a very friendly Open Play group of beginners.

Location: Providence Christian Reformed Church, 7730 Eastern Ave. SE.  “Graduates” will be welcome to play at the same site.  All equipment provided.  To RSVP Phone or text 616-644-5202

engagepb-logoLessons and group clinics 40 dollars an hour split with the group.
Subject to court availability.
Contact Ross Kornoelje at