FREE Beginning Lessons will begin April 6, 2024.

PPPA offers one Free Beginning Lesson per person! You do not need to be a member to participate.

HOW TO SIGN-UP for a Free Beginning Lesson:

  • Click on this link:
  • Find the section for the date you would like to take the lesson.
  • Click on the appropriate signup button.  It looks like this: 
  • Next click on Save & Continue.
  • Fill in the required information and save. You will receive a confirmation email.
  • Add the date to your calendar. 
  • We will send you an email reminding you of your reservation. It will be sent to the email account you supplied when you scheduled your lesson.
  • You may only sign up for one lesson. 
  • Each attendee must sign up individually with their own unique email id.

If the signup is full, select a different date for your class.

If no other date meets your requirements, add your name and contact information to the waitlist for the date you would prefer to attend. If there are cancellations, you will be contacted.

For questions and to change or cancel your reservation:  Email: Mary Koch at

WHEN:  Saturday mornings from 9:00 – 11:00 am; arrive at 8:45 am to sign in.  Limited to 24 students weekly.
Beginning Lessons will begin April 6th and end October 19th, 2024. There will be no beginning lessons on major holidays and during PPPA sponsored tournaments.

WHERE:  Wasson High Academic Campus courts located at 2115 Afton Way, Colorado Springs, CO 80909

(Keep in mind there are no restrooms available at this location.)

  • Participants are limited to one free lesson.
  • Beginning Lessons will be limited to 24 students per session on a reservation only basis.
  • No walk-ins will be eligible to take lessons.
  • Sign-up at
  • A maximum of 6 courts will be used at Wasson with one instructor per four students.
  • Check-in will begin at 8:45 am and all participants will be required to sign the PPPA General Waiver.
  • Balls and paddles will be provided by PPPA. You may bring your own paddle if you prefer.
  • There will be a brief introduction & overview at 9 am before separating into groups.
  • If it is raining or snowing, the lessons will be cancelled. 
  • If you have questions, contact Mary Koch @

    Please come prepared to play by wearing athletic shoes and clothing.  And don’t forget to bring your water to keep hydrated as you play. 


    There are three excellent beginner videos available on YouTube:

    • Part 1: (intro and definitions)

    • Part2: (Serving and Scoring)

    • Part 3: (Rules and Gameplay)

    We look forward to seeing you!

    Nancy Steffy and Mary Koch

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