Events, Camps, & Clinics

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Little Paddlers Pickleball Clinic

This fun and active camp is the perfect introduction to the fastest-growing sport for kids.

  • Date: Tuesday, May 28th
  • Time: 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
  • Ages: 4-8 years old
  • Cost: $25

What your little paddler will learn:

  • Fundamental skills: We'll focus on hand-eye coordination, body movement, and basic athleticism that will give your child a strong foundation for pickleball.
  • Pickleball basics: We'll introduce the essential skills of gripping the paddle, serving, volleying, and dinking in a fun and engaging way.
  • The rules of the game: Your child will learn the basic rules of pickleball, setting them up for future friendly matches!

This camp is perfect for energetic kids who love to move, children who enjoy trying new sports, and young athletes looking to build basic skills and coordination

Space is limited! Register today!

  • Registration closes on Monday, May 27th

Register for Mini's Pickleball Camp

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Mini Movements Volleyball Camp

  • Dates: May 29th - 31st
  • Time: 9:00 AM - 10:30 AM
  • Ages: 4-8 years old
  • Focus:
    • Hand-eye coordination
    • Body management movement
    • Early stages of volleyball skills

This camp is perfect for young children who are interested in learning the fundamentals of volleyball in a fun and age-appropriate environment. By focusing on hand-eye coordination and body control, the camp will lay a strong foundation for future volleyball skills.

Registration closes on Tuesday, May 28th.

Register for Mini Movements Volleyball Camp

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Nia Grant Volleyball Camps

Nia Grant is a highly decorated and successful volleyball player who, after winning the women;s volleyball NCAA Championships twice, went on to play professionally in Thailand, France, Germany and Poland after her volleyball career at Penn State. Her primary position is Middle Blocker. She now runs the Nia Grant Volleyball Academy and is partnering with Shipyard this Summer to bring top-tier knowledge to players looking at play at higher levels.

In these Volleyball Camps Nia will cover Volleyball Drills, Nutrition, recruiting, weightlifting and More! Nia will be accompanied by other college coaches which she played with during her career!

Registration closes on Monday, May 20th.

6th Grade - 8th Grade

  • Camp Dates: June 3rd - June 5th
  • Camp Time: 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
  • Cost: $115

9th Grade - 12th Grade

  • Camp Dates: June 3rd - June 5th
  • Camp Time: 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
  • Cost: $225

Register for the Elite Volleyball Camp

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Pickleball 101

Calling all pickleball enthusiasts of all ages! Take your game to the next level with our Pickleball Clinic happening June 10th - 12th. Whether you're a seasoned player or just starting out, this clinic is designed to help you improve your skills and knowledge of the game.

Choose Your Time:

  • Afternoon Session: 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
  • Evening Session: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM (ideal for those with busy schedules)

Details:

  • Dates: June 10th- 12th
  • Time: Choose your preferred session (afternoon or evening)
  • Cost: $75
  • Ages: 16-99 (all ages welcome!)

Spots are limited!

Registration Closes June 9th!

Register for Pickleball 101

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All-Skills Volleyball Camp

This exciting All-Skills Camp is designed to introduce young players to the fundamentals of volleyball in a fun and encouraging environment.

Camp Details:

  • Dates: June 18th & 19th

  • Age Groups:

    • Kindergarten - 2nd Grade (12:30 PM - 2:00 PM)

    • 3rd Grade - 6th Grade (2:30 PM - 4:00 PM)

  • Cost: $75 per participant

What to Expect:

  • Campers will learn essential volleyball skills like:

    • Serving

    • Passing

    • Setting

    • Hitting

  • Fun drills and games to develop teamwork and coordination

  • Positive coaching that emphasizes sportsmanship and having fun!

Deadline to register is June 17th.

Register for the All-Skills Camp

Don't miss out on this opportunity to learn the ropes and develop a love for the game!

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Volleyball Setting Clinic

Take your setting skills to the next level with our intensive two-day Volleyball Setting Clinic. This clinic is designed to help players of all experience levels refine their technique, build confidence, and become a key offensive weapon on the court.

Clinic Details:

  • Dates: June 25th & 26th

  • Time: 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

  • Age Group: 7th Grade - 12th Grade

  • Cost: $85 per participant

What to Expect:

  • Experienced Coaching: Learn from qualified instructors Mike and Nikki Etzler, who will provide personalized feedback and guidance.

  • Focus on Technique: Sharpen your hand positioning, footwork, and setting accuracy.

  • Advanced Strategies: Explore different setting options and game situations.

  • Explosive Drills: Develop hand speed, agility, and reaction time through dynamic drills.

Deadline to register is June 24th.

Register for the Setting Clinic

Let's build your setting skills and take your game to new heights!

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All-Skills Camp | 7th & 8th Grade

Ready to dominate the court and take your volleyball skills to the next level? This All-Skills Camp is designed to give you the edge you need to succeed.

Camp Details:

  • Dates: June 27th & 28th

  • Time: 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

  • Age Group: 7th & 8th Graders

  • Cost: $85 per participant

What to Expect:

  • Sharpen Your Skills: Refine your serving, passing, setting, and hitting techniques.

  • Develop Game IQ: Learn strategic plays and game concepts to outsmart your opponents.

  • Explosive Drills: Boost your athleticism, speed, and agility on the court.

  • Teamwork & Fun: Build camaraderie and have a blast with fellow volleyball enthusiasts!

  • Experienced Coaching: Get personalized instruction from qualified coaches who will help you reach your full potential.

This camp is perfect for players looking to:

  • Improve their overall volleyball skills

  • Prepare for the upcoming season

  • Gain confidence and become a more impactful player

Registration deadline is June 26th.

Register for 7th & 8th grade All-Skills Clinic

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Pickleball 201

Pickleball 201 Clinic: Take Your Game to the Next Level! Ready to elevate your pickleball skills and dominate the court? Our Pickleball 201 Clinic is designed for players who want to:

  • Sharpen their existing skills and develop a more strategic game.
  • Transition from beginner to intermediate player quickly and confidently.

What You'll Learn:

  • Fundamental Skills: Master grip, ready position, swing path, serve, return of serve, volleying, and dinking.
  • Game Strategies: Develop court positioning, partner communication, and basic game tactics.

Prerequisites:

  • Completion of a Pickleball 101 Clinic (or similar program)
  • Minimum 18 hours of playtime experience
  • Ability to serve, return serve consistently, and participate in basic rallies

Clinic Details:

  • Cost: $75 per player
  • Ages: 16-99 years old
  • Dates: July 8th - July 10th (choose between two sessions)
    • Afternoon Sessions: 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
    • Evening Sessions: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
  • Minimum Players: 4 registrations
  • Maximum Players: 16 registrations

Registration Closes July 7th!

Register for Pickleball 201

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Superhero Academy Summer Camp

Unleash Your Inner Superhero at Shipyard's Central Headquarters!

Shipyard's Central Headquarters is opening its doors for an action-packed week of camp, July 22nd - 26th, from 9:00 am - 3:00 pm. Dive into a world of challenges and discover the superhero within!

Here's what awaits you:

  • Craft Your Superhero Identity: Design your own secret persona, complete with a backstory, disguise, and unique superpowers!
  • Unite Against Mayhem!: Work alongside Mayor Mal to overcome daily challenges thrown your way by Shipyard's villainous duo, Allison, Mistress of Mayhem, and her sidekick Blaze!
  • Sports Extravaganza: Master the art of teamwork and sportsmanship with our Shipyard coordinators leading you in Pickleball, Basketball, Soccer, Golf, and Flag Football!

And because even heroes need a break:

  • Delicious Daily Treats: Upper Deck will keep you fueled with healthy snacks throughout the day.
  • Themed Fun: Unleash your creativity with daily themed crafts and activities.
  • Explore and Discover: Embark on daily scavenger hunts along the bike path and document your adventures in your very own Academy Journal.
  • Camp Swag: Tie-dye your own awesome camp T-shirt to commemorate the week!
  • Water Balloon Wars: Cool off with an epic water balloon battle!
  • Sweet Victory Celebration: Conclude the week with a celebratory ice cream sundae bar!

Don't forget to pack:

  • Packed lunch for each day
  • An extra set of clothes
  • Beach towel
  • Water bottle
  • Comfortable clothing and tennis shoes

Registration deadline is July 10th.

Cost: $225 per participant

Register for Superhero Academy

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Jumpstart Volleyball Camp

Get ready to spike, set, and bump your way to a fun and active summer with our Jumpstart Volleyball Camp! This camp is designed to introduce younger players to the fundamentals of volleyball in a positive and engaging environment.

Camp Details:

  • Dates: August 18th & 25th

  • Time:

    • 2nd - 4th Grade (3:00 PM - 4:30 PM)

    • 5th - 6th Grade (4:30 PM - 6:00 PM)

    • Cost: $75 per participant

What to Expect:

  • Learn the basic skills of volleyball, including serving, passing, setting, and hitting.

  • Fun drills and games to develop coordination, agility, and teamwork.

  • A positive and encouraging atmosphere that fosters a love for the game.

  • Experienced coaches who will provide personalized instruction and guidance.

This camp is perfect for players who are:

  • New to volleyball and want to learn the basics.

  • Looking to improve their skills in a fun and supportive environment.

  • Want to stay active and meet new friends over the summer.

Registration deadline is August 17th.

Register for the Jumpstart Volleyball Camp

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Monthly Gymnatics Classes

Tash Goettemoeller will be teaching Beginner, Intermediate and Advanced Gymnastics classes on Monday and Thursday evenings at Shipyard Sports & Events!

Beginner Class: No experience required for this class. If your child has 0 experience and is brand new to the tumbling world, then this is the exact class you will want to start them out in.

*Main focus: Balance/Strength - forward/backward rolls, bridges, handstands, cartwheels, backbends

#1 skill needed to advance to Intermediate Class: Backbend

Intermediate Class: This class is for those who already know the very basics of and just looking to critique their cartwheels, 1 handed cartwheels, round-offs, starting aerials, handstands, front limbers, & backbends. We will also really be focusing on the backbend kickover/back walkover in this class as well.

Classes are priced at $20 each.

Register

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One-on-One Pickleball Training

Sharpen your skills and elevate your game with personalized pickleball instruction!

Shipyard Ohio is excited to offer private pickleball training sessions for players of all abilities. Whether you're a complete beginner or a seasoned competitor, our experienced coaches will create a customized program to help you achieve your goals.

  • Beginner: Master the fundamentals! Learn proper grip, footwork, serve, and return of serve techniques in a fun and supportive environment.
  • Intermediate: Take your game to the next level. Focus on court positioning, strategic play, and shot selection to dominate the court.
  • Advanced: Refine your skills and become a pickleball powerhouse. We'll work on advanced footwork drills and specific skill enhancements to make you an unstoppable force.

Benefits of Private Training:

  • Personalized instruction: Our coaches will tailor the sessions to your specific needs and goals.
  • Focused learning: Get one-on-one attention to ensure you master each technique.
  • Faster improvement: See quicker results with dedicated practice and expert feedback.
  • Flexible scheduling: Find a time that works best for you.

Contact our Pickleball Coordinator, Kelly, at kbott@shipyardohio.com to book your session today!

Price: 1 Hour Session: $45 or 2 Hour Session: $75

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Group Pickleball Training

Shipyard Ohio is proud to offer group pickleball training sessions – perfect for players of all abilities who want to learn, improve, and have a blast! Our energizing group classes provide a supportive environment to develop your skills alongside fellow pickleball enthusiasts. All group instruction is $37.50 per person per hour.

Choose Your Squad Size:

  • Groups of 4: Get personalized attention within a small, intimate setting.
  • Groups of 8: Strike the perfect balance between focused instruction and social interaction.
  • Groups of 12: Build teamwork and camaraderie in a larger, dynamic group setting.

What You'll Learn:

  • Our experienced coaches will tailor the curriculum to your group's skill level, focusing on key areas like:
    • Fundamentals: Master the basics of grip, footwork, serve, and return of serve.
    • Strategy and Play: Learn court positioning, shot selection, and develop winning tactics.
    • Teamwork and Communication: Hone your skills in a collaborative environment.

Contact our Pickleball Coordinator, Kelly, at kbott@shipyardohio.com to book your group session today!