Skagit Valley College

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 Course Title:   Pickleball

 Title Abbreviation:   Pickleball

 Department:    PE

 Course #:    180

 Credits:    1

 Variable:     No

 IUs:    1.5

 CIP:    n/a

 EPC:    n/a

 REV:    2021

 Course Description  

Pickleball is designed for students to receive instruction on the basic strokes, rules, terminology and strategy for the sport of pickleball. Sports performance will be achieved through active singles and doubles play.



Additional Course Details

Contact Hours (based on 11 week quarter)

Lecture: 0

Lab: 22

Other: 0

Systems: 0

Clinical: 0

Intent: Distribution Requirement(s) Status:  

Academic N/A  

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Learning Outcomes

After completing this course, the student will be able to:

  1. Develop mental and physical health through movement.

General Education Learning Values & Outcomes

Revised August 2018 and affects outlines for 2019 and later.


Definition: Think analytically, logically, creatively, and reflectively.


Definition: Produce and exchange ideas and information through written, spoken, and visual forms.

Course Contents

  1. Learn lifetime sport and connect with students of diverse skill levels through team play.
  2. Practice pickleball etiquette and sportsmanship.
  3. Understand sport specific terminology, rules, scorekeeping course markings.
  4. Beginning strategy of singles and doubles.
  5. Practice and analysis of the four basic strokes: groundstroke, volley, serve and dink.
  6. Practice footwork and movement patterns.