Pickleball at The Lawndale Club

Welcome to the exciting world of pickleball at The Lawndale Club! Whether you’re picking up a paddle for the first time or aiming for victory in tournament play, we have just what you’re looking for. Our pickleball program caters to players of all levels, offering a range of options to enhance your skills and enjoyment of the game. Join us for lessons guided by a professional, beginner-friendly classes, and immersive four-week sessions designed to sharpen your skills and strategic expertise. Engage in spirited competition through our leagues and tournaments, or simply enjoy organized play in a vibrant community setting.

Exciting news for our members – we’ve recently unveiled 10 brand new courts with LED lighting, providing ample space for everyone to enjoy the game way into the evenings. Members can easily reserve a court, ensuring that you have the perfect space to play and connect with fellow pickleball enthusiasts. At The Lawndale Club, we’re passionate about pickleball and dedicated to providing top-notch facilities for our members. Immerse yourself in the excitement of the game—JOIN THE CLUB, secure your court, and let the pickleball rallies begin!

Your All-Access Pass to Everything Pickleball!

Your club membership goes beyond pool and tennis—it’s your all-access pass to the exciting world of pickleball! Join leagues, get pro lessons, attend workshops, dive into tournaments, and enjoy special events crafted for pickleball enthusiasts. Your membership is your gateway to a full-blown pickleball adventure!


King & Queen of the Hill: Ascend the ranks in this dynamic event featuring 90 minutes of intense pickleball action. Teams compete on multiple courts, striving to reach the pinnacle at court 1. 

Glow in the Dark Pickleball: Experience pickleball like never before with our Glow in the Dark event. The courts light up for an evening of illuminated fun, adding a unique twist to your game.

Open Play by Skill Level: Join us for casual and inclusive open play sessions. It’s the perfect opportunity to enjoy pickleball, meet fellow enthusiasts, and hone your skills in a friendly setting.

Drill Skills Sessions with a Pro: Enhance your techniques with our Drill Skills sessions. Focused on specific aspects of the game, these drills are designed to sharpen your skills and take your pickleball prowess to the next level.

Tournaments: Test your skills and compete in our thrilling pickleball tournaments. From friendly competitions to more intense matchups, our tournaments offer a chance to showcase your talent and enjoy the spirit of competition.

Team Play: Collaborate and compete with Team Play sessions. Form alliances, strategize, and engage in exciting team-based pickleball matches, fostering camaraderie and teamwork on the court. 

Clinic 101, 102, and 103: Elevate your pickleball game with our progressive clinic series. From Pickleball 101 for beginners to Pickleball 103 for intermediate players, our certified teaching professionals guide you through essential skills, strategies, and gameplay, ensuring a comprehensive learning experience.

Private Lessons with a Pro: Book 60-90 minutes of one-on-one fun, bring a buddy for a semi-private showdown, or gather a small squad of 3-4 players for a lively group lesson. Rates vary, but the fun is guaranteed! 

That’s an ace lineup of benefits! With those 10 shiny new courts, you’ll be ruling the pickleball kingdom. And the lights? Night games just got a whole lot more exciting!

*Some events, clinics, workshops and league play will require additional fees.

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Meet the Team

Chris Kepko,

Pickleball Director

Certified Professional Pickleball Registered (PPR)Teaching Professional

Meet Chris Kepko, the pickleball dynamo who transitioned from representing the US Navy in the Armed Forces Golf Championship to becoming a dynamic force on the pickleball courts. With three years of expertise as a Certified Pickleball Instructor, Chris brings a unique blend of teaching and mentoring skills, cultivated during his military service, to the local pickleball scene. Beyond instruction, Chris is a seasoned tournament player, clinching medals in both Men’s and Mixed Doubles at the local and regional levels. His love for the game extends to introducing players of all ages and skill levels to the thrill of pickleball. Now, stationed at The Lawndale Club and owner of Triad Pickleball, Chris is one of the reasons pickleball has exploded in the Triad area. He is on a mission to elevate the enjoyment of the game and promote physical fitness among players. Get ready to be coached, inspired, and energized by the pickleball passion of Chris Kepko!

Leah Cattanach,

Assistant Pro

Professional Pickleball Registered (PPR) Certified Instructor

Introducing Leah, a passionate pickleball player whose journey began with a Pickleball 101 class with Chris Kepko. Hooked from the start, she bought her paddle at a local sports store before sunrise the next day!  

Leah has medaled in Women’s Doubles and Mixed Doubles tournaments; despite her petite stature she started ruling the courts from day one. She went all in with her dedication to pickleball by becoming a PPR (Professional Pickleball Registered) Certified Instructor. A converted tennis player, she values pickleball’s fast pace and community spirit.

With a background in Corporate America and non-profit work, Leah now finds joy in sharing pickleball with others, fostering community and fun on the court. Join her for a lesson and experience the thrill of pickleball!

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