Pickleball

The largest and nicest indoor pickleball courts in St. Louis.

Who We Are

Our pickleball program is the result of combining high quality instructors, a major commitment to pickleball, and programming specially designed for beginners, intermediate and advanced players.

What We Do

We’re concerned about ensuring that all players have an enjoyable pickleball experience. We focus on everyone, not just the elite players. We offer fun programs (lessons, clinics, open play and leagues) for all skill levels.

Our Facilities

Professionally maintained, state of the art courts, locker rooms, towel service, beverages, and more.

Two 12-Court Locations

Vetta Concord (South St. Louis County)
12326 Old Tesson Rd, St. Louis, MO 63128

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(314) 842-3111 ext. 3
Vetta West (St. Peters)
1330 Harvestowne Ind Dr, St Peters, MO 63304

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(636) 441-0006

Summer Session Clinics

Summer clinics are held at Tower Grove Park Tennis Center.

Register online at: http://towergrovepark.maxgalaxy.net/BrowseActivities.aspx

 

Clinic – Introduction to Pickleball. This series of five one-hour classes is an exciting and easy introduction to basic stroke mechanics, scoring and strategy. Movement, knowledge and fun are emphasized. To enhance the learning experience, class size is limited to 8 students. Courts are available to students to practice or play following the clinic. Tower Grove Park Members $60, Non-members $75. Choose from one of the following weekly days and times. 

Session II Week of 7/15 – 8/16

Clinic times available: Monday 6:30 pm, Tuesday 6:30 pm, Thursday 10 am, Saturday 9 am.

Clinic – Intermediate Drills. This series of five one-hour classes is designed for the experienced intermediate player to advance his/her game. Fundamental stroke technique is developed, live play is emphasized, and doubles positioning is evaluated. Movement, knowledge and fun are emphasized. To enhance the learning experience, class size is limited to 8 students. Courts are available to students to practice or play following the clinic. Tower Grove Park Members $60, Non-members $75.

Session II Week of 7/15 – 8/16

Clinic times available: Monday 7:30 pm, Tuesday 7:30 pm, Thursday 11 am, Saturday 10 am.

Private Lessons

Pickleball lessons are a great way to improve your game! The sessions support players training for specific events or working towards predetermined goals.

Beginners can learn proper techniques right from the start and avoid creating bad habits. Lessons will give you the confidence to get involved in the sport. Private lessons can help even the most experienced player fine tune his/her game.

Vetta Racquet Sports has a great Pickleball Staff featuring the best instructors in the area. For more information or to set up a lesson, stop by one of our facilities or call to schedule.

Concord: (314) 842-3111 ext. 3

West: (636) 441-0006

Indoor Beginner & Intermediate Clinics

Introduction to Pickleball Clinic

Learn all the basics of pickleball from our experienced professional instructors. Whether you have never held a paddle before, or are an experienced racquet sports player, this class will teach you everything you need to get started playing the fastest growing sport in the country!

We begin by building a firm foundation. You will learn the basic shots: dinks, volleys, ground strokes, serves and service returns. The basic rules and scoring are also taught.

Over the course of the session we build on this foundation by further developing basic techniques. You will learn the overhead smash and the lob shots. Proper court position, doubles strategy, shot selection and score keeping are covered in depth.

Actual game situations are covered, and of course, lots of games are played. Our instructors make it a fun learning environment.

Paddles and balls are provided. Athletic shoes and comfortable clothing are required. 

The $16 fee (members pay only $12) includes an hour of instruction. For you to enjoy the best learning experience we limit the number of students. Therefore, advance registration is necessary.

Introduction to Pickleball – Vetta West
Advance registration required.
  • Monday 9:00-10:00am
  • Wednesday 9:00-10:00am
  • Thursday 7:30-8:30pm
Introduction to Pickleball – Vetta Concord
Advance registration required.
  • Monday 6:00-7:00pm
  • Thursday 1:00-2:00pm
  • Saturday 9:30-10:30am
Intermediate Drills Clinic

An entire hour of skill-building drills is what you’ll receive during our intermediate clinic.  For the experienced pickleball player looking to improve his/her shot skills and overall pickleball game. This clinic has a heavy emphasis on drills and practice game situations.

Subject matter will include drills to work on the following skills:

    Serve and service return

    Third shot drops and drives

    Dinking and dinking strategy

    Volleys and Overheads

    Lobs and lob defense

    Proper court positioning

    Doubles game strategies

Our instructors have an extensive tournament and teaching background. We emphasize both fun, skill improvement and game play.

Balls are provided. 3.0/3.5 skill level required.

The $16 fee (members pay only $12) includes an hour of instruction. For you to enjoy the best learning experience we limit the number of students. Therefore, advance registration is necessary.

Intermediate Drills Clinic – Vetta West
Advance registration required.
  • Monday 10:00-11:00am
  • Wednesday 10:00-11:00am
  • Thursday 8:30-9:30pm
Intermediate Drills Clinic – Vetta Concord

Advance registration required.

  • Monday 7:00-8:00pm
  • Tuesday 2:00-3:00pm
  • Saturday 10:30-11:30am
Register Online for Concord

Open Play Sessions

At our drop-in open play sessions we assign courts by skill level. There are dedicated beginner, intermediate and advanced level courts. No need to register in advance. We provide paddles and balls.

For more information or questions email [email protected]

Indoor Open Play Schedule begins Saturday, October 12th

Open play costs $4/visit for Vetta members and $8/visit for non-members.

Vetta Racquet Sports Concord
  • Tuesday – 1:30-4:30pm
  • Thursday – 1:30-4:30pm
  • Friday – 4:00-7:00pm
Vetta Racquet Sports West
  • Monday – 8:30-11:00am
  • Wednesday – 9:00-12:00pm
  • Saturday – 5:00-8:00pm

 

Outdoor Open Play Schedule — COMING IN SPRING 2020

Open play costs $5/visit per player.

Tower Grove Park
  • Thursday – 4:00-9:00pm
  • Friday – 4:00-9:00pm

Reserve a Court

Members can reserve a court to play at a convenient time with your friends!

$12/hour/court for up to 2 hours of play. We require a $5 guest fee for non-members (must be the guest of a member).

To reserve your court time, call Concord at (314) 842-3111 ext. 3 or West at (636) 441-0006.

Join the

Vetta Pickleball League

Vetta Concord Pickleball Leagues Fall/Winter/Spring-2019/2020

Instructional Pickleball League, Sundays 8:00-10:00pm

3.0 and 3.5 skill levels are welcome.

Weekly match play in a relaxed, but still competitive environment. Vetta Sports teaching pros will be monitoring matches and providing coaching tips as needed. 

No partner required. This is doubles, but our format will be a round-robin with rotating partners in order to improve your learning experience. 

Medals to be awarded for 1st and 2nd place finishers.

Access to bar, concessions and locker rooms are included

Advance registration is required. Registration deadline is one week before the session start date. Sunday league session start dates are October 6, November 3, January 5, and March 1.

Advanced 4.0 Pickleball League, Wednesdays 8:30-10:30pm

Super fun and competitive doubles league

Weekly match play

Format will be optimized for the number of teams participating

Medals to be awarded for 1st and 2nd place finishers

Access to bar, concessions and locker rooms included

Advance registration is required. Registration deadline is one week before the session start date. Wednesday league session start dates are October 9, November 6, January 8, and March 4.

For more information or questions email [email protected].

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