Beginner Clinics

This one-hour clinic is offered on the 1st  and 3rd Saturday of every month from 10:00 – 11:00 am. It will orient you with the game’s fundamentals, strategy, scoring and teach you how to play smart Pickleball. Whether you’ve never played the game or are a new player, this clinic is for you. The clinic is Free to attend. Make sure you wear tennis shoes and come ready to learn how to play Pickleball!


Private Lessons


These 1 hour lessons are tailored to the skill level of the player and the desired objectives. A Private Pickleball Lesson for 1-2 players is the ultimate learning environment. The time is totally dedicated to the player and what they need and want out of the lesson. No matter what your skill level or goals, a private lesson at Chicken N Pickle will help you advance your game, hone your skill development and enhance your overall enjoyment of the sport

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Semi-Private or Group Lessons


If you and a group of 3-4 players with similar abilities would like to improve your game, then a Semi-Private Pickleball Lesson could be the best for you. Having a group to share the learning experience certainly enhances the journey and provides a game plan to help each other improve. This format is especially good for beginners to get started learning this great game. We also will be happy to find another Chicken N Pickle player to match you up with, if necessary.

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3 or 4 and A Pro Play Lesson


The 3 and A Pro Lesson allows a Chicken N Pickle teaching professional to play along in games which allows immediate feedback on shot selection, strategic decisions and court positioning. This is a very effective learning environment for all levels of players when working on doubles strategy and tactics. In addition, time can be dedicated to developing new shots and partnership development as well.

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Meet the pros


Director of Pickleball

Laura is a former tennis player, coach, and instructor. She found pickleball in 2019 and is PPR Certified with Nicole Hobson and IPTPA certified with Andy Gensch and Stephanie Lane. She has earned several medals in Michigan including the Royal Oak Skills tournament, Wolverine Pickleball, and Michigan Senior Games. She is also a US Open Gold Medalist in Wheelchair Doubles and Silver Medalist in Hybrid Doubles. Laura is a former 7th grade Science teacher and is on a mission to grow the junior program and wheelchair pickleball.

Laura Kemp

Juliet Peoples


IPTPA Certified Instructor

Juliet has been playing for 3 years and loves sharing the game of pickleball.


Juliet is personable, patient, and demonstrates the strokes of pickleball very effectively. She gives good feedback to help you improve your game. She always has a smile on her face and is fun to be around.

Teresa Underdue


IPTPA Certified Instructor

Former volleyball, basketball, and tennis player. My favorite is pickleball. Loving the game of pickleball. 

Susan Nissley


IPTPA Level I and Levell II Certified Instructor

Susan is a former tennis player turned pickleball fanatic. 

Susan has been playing tournaments for almost 5 years and medaled in many local and regional tournaments. 

Susan is a USAPA Nationals medal winner having earned a Gold in Mixed Doubles and Bronze in Singles. 




This clinic is designed for new players.

Best for: New Players & Intermediate Players

Newbie Night

Come mingle and enjoy friendly play with others who are getting into the swing of pickleball. Each attendee will receive a coupon for a complimentary appetizer off of our Munchies menu! $5 per person to attend

Time: 5:30-7:00


This is a clinic designed towards teaching players new drills they can do with other players and at home to improve their play.

Mondays 4:00-5.00 with Susan

Best for: Intermediate players looking to advance

Skils & Drills


Open Play offers an opportunity to play with other individuals. A great way to play with different skill levels and styles. A partner is not needed, but of course, bring a few friends. Stay for lunch or dessert to share strategies and reflect on your game. Welcoming players of all ages.

EVERY DAY: 8:00 am – 10:00am

Monday and Tuesday: 9:00pm –  11:00pm

Cost is $5/ person


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Property Hours:
Mon-Thu: 8 am to 11 pm
Fri-Sat: 8 am to Midnight
Sun: 8am to 11pm


Restaurant / Bar:
Mon-Thu: 11 am to 11 pm
Friday: 11 am to Midnight
Saturday: 10 am to Midnight
Sun: 10am to 11pm


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