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Monday March 1, 2021
5:15 AM - 6:15 AM    Bootcamp - Bootcamp
Workouts will consist of high intensity intervals mixed with body weight exercises, high rep, endurance, and strength training intervals.  Class will be 45-60 min in duration (the difference in time, is for implementation of the safety protocols). No matter if the workout time is 45 or 60 minutes we will end on time!All fitness levels welcome.Instructor: Becky Weyrauch of Rock Your Fitness, LLCAll Fitness Levels Welcome ! Morning Classes offered Monday, Wednesday and Friday  Night Classes offered TuesdayClass held at Malta Community Center, 1 Bayberry Drive 5:15-6:15am6:30-7:30am9:30-10:30am 5:30 -6:15 PM If weather permits classes will be held outside and insideEach workout is different preventing boredom and to keep our bodies guessing resulting in the best result!Modifications Always offeredAdvanced options always offered  What to bring to class: water beach towel workout gloves to protect hands from the ground face mask light weights mid-to heavy weights yoga mat jump rope If you need equipment please text or call Rebecca Weyrauch directly at 518.522.9765 to see what equipment Rock Your Fitness can provide.  Class held at Malta Community Center, 1 Bayberry DrivePricesNight Tuesday 2/2-2/23      $38.00Night Tuesday 3/2-3/23      $38.00Night Tuesday 4/13-4/27    $38.00Night Tuesday 5/4-5/29      $49.00Night Tuesday 6/1-6/29      $65.00 Monday, Wednesday, Friday2/1-2/26         $112.00 (Skip days 2/15,2/17,2/19)3/1-4/2           $187.004/12-4/30       $112.005/3-5/28         $149.006/2-7/11         $175.00 Safety Protocols: Hand sanitizer and disinfectant will be provided Participants must wear face mask when entering, exiting and setting up their equipment Participants will remain 6-10 feet apart  To register text or call Becky at 518-522-9765  
 
6:30 AM - 7:30 AM    Bootcamp - Bootcamp
Workouts will consist of high intensity intervals mixed with body weight exercises, high rep, endurance, and strength training intervals.  Class will be 45-60 min in duration (the difference in time, is for implementation of the safety protocols). No matter if the workout time is 45 or 60 minutes we will end on time!All fitness levels welcome.Instructor: Becky Weyrauch of Rock Your Fitness, LLCAll Fitness Levels Welcome ! Morning Classes offered Monday, Wednesday and Friday  Night Classes offered TuesdayClass held at Malta Community Center, 1 Bayberry Drive 5:15-6:15am6:30-7:30am9:30-10:30am 5:30 -6:15 PM If weather permits classes will be held outside and insideEach workout is different preventing boredom and to keep our bodies guessing resulting in the best result!Modifications Always offeredAdvanced options always offered  What to bring to class: water beach towel workout gloves to protect hands from the ground face mask light weights mid-to heavy weights yoga mat jump rope If you need equipment please text or call Rebecca Weyrauch directly at 518.522.9765 to see what equipment Rock Your Fitness can provide.  Class held at Malta Community Center, 1 Bayberry DrivePricesNight Tuesday 2/2-2/23      $38.00Night Tuesday 3/2-3/23      $38.00Night Tuesday 4/13-4/27    $38.00Night Tuesday 5/4-5/29      $49.00Night Tuesday 6/1-6/29      $65.00 Monday, Wednesday, Friday2/1-2/26         $112.00 (Skip days 2/15,2/17,2/19)3/1-4/2           $187.004/12-4/30       $112.005/3-5/28         $149.006/2-7/11         $175.00 Safety Protocols: Hand sanitizer and disinfectant will be provided Participants must wear face mask when entering, exiting and setting up their equipment Participants will remain 6-10 feet apart  To register text or call Becky at 518-522-9765  
 
9:30 AM - 10:30 AM    Bootcamp - Bootcamp
Workouts will consist of high intensity intervals mixed with body weight exercises, high rep, endurance, and strength training intervals.  Class will be 45-60 min in duration (the difference in time, is for implementation of the safety protocols). No matter if the workout time is 45 or 60 minutes we will end on time!All fitness levels welcome.Instructor: Becky Weyrauch of Rock Your Fitness, LLCAll Fitness Levels Welcome ! Morning Classes offered Monday, Wednesday and Friday  Night Classes offered TuesdayClass held at Malta Community Center, 1 Bayberry Drive 5:15-6:15am6:30-7:30am9:30-10:30am 5:30 -6:15 PM If weather permits classes will be held outside and insideEach workout is different preventing boredom and to keep our bodies guessing resulting in the best result!Modifications Always offeredAdvanced options always offered  What to bring to class: water beach towel workout gloves to protect hands from the ground face mask light weights mid-to heavy weights yoga mat jump rope If you need equipment please text or call Rebecca Weyrauch directly at 518.522.9765 to see what equipment Rock Your Fitness can provide.  Class held at Malta Community Center, 1 Bayberry DrivePricesNight Tuesday 2/2-2/23      $38.00Night Tuesday 3/2-3/23      $38.00Night Tuesday 4/13-4/27    $38.00Night Tuesday 5/4-5/29      $49.00Night Tuesday 6/1-6/29      $65.00 Monday, Wednesday, Friday2/1-2/26         $112.00 (Skip days 2/15,2/17,2/19)3/1-4/2           $187.004/12-4/30       $112.005/3-5/28         $149.006/2-7/11         $175.00 Safety Protocols: Hand sanitizer and disinfectant will be provided Participants must wear face mask when entering, exiting and setting up their equipment Participants will remain 6-10 feet apart  To register text or call Becky at 518-522-9765  
 
11:00 AM - 12:30 PM    Pickleball - Third Shot
Pickleball Programs- Indoors at Malta Community Center Pickleball programs will have 16 players on three courts.  Courts are open for two hours where you can play with others of like ability.No Formal Instruction    Must Pre register for entire program   NO DROP INSMasks must be worn for the entire program.  Provide your own paddles.Complete a covid-19 health assessment each session day COVID-19 ProceduresCheck in at front desk and complete covid-19 health assessment. (see below)Wear an acceptable mask during play and when not playing.  Acceptable face coverings include, but are not limited to, cloth (e.g., homemade sewn, quick cut), surgical masks, and N95 respirators that are appropriate for exercise. Bandanas, buffs, and gaiters are not acceptable face coverings for pickleball. How the Program WorksAll games played will be doubles gamesThere is no assignment to a court based on skill level (see guidelines for player’s skill level below)If courts are occupied, place your paddle in a single-file line along the wall (this will determine your spot in line) Paddles should be lined up against the wall to determines the next group to play.Games are played to 11 pointsOnce your game has finished, place your paddle at the end of the line Skill Levels Definitions based on the USAPABeginnersMinimum Skills NeededThis player is just starting to play pickleball and has no other sports background. Minimal understanding of rules of the game.Beginners/IntermediateMinimum Skills Needed:USAPA 2.5 PLAYER SKILL RATING DEFINITIONThis player has limited experience. Can sustain a short rally with players of equal ability. Basic ability to keep score.IntermediateMinimum Skills Needed: USAPA 3.5 PLAYER SKILL RATING DEFINTIONFOREHAND: Improved stroke development with moderate level of shot control. BACKHAND: Learning stroke form and starting to develop consistency but will avoid if possible. SERVE / RETURN: Consistently gets serve/return in play with limited ability to control depth. DINK: Increased consistency, with limited ability to control height/depth. Sustains medium length rallies. Starting to understand variations of pace. 3RD SHOT: Developing the drop shot in a way to get to the net. VOLLEY: Is able to volley medium paced shots thereby developing control. STRATEGY: Moves quickly towards the non-volley zone (NVZ) when opportunity is there. Acknowledges difference between hard game and soft game and is starting to vary own game during recreation and tournament play. Can sustain short rallies. Is learning proper court positioning. Basic knowledge of stacking and understands situations where it can be effective.COVID-19 Health Assessment: Has the participant: Knowingly been in close or proximate contact in the past 14 days with anyone who has tested positive for COVID-19 or who has or had symptoms of COVID-19 Tested positive for COVID-19 in the past 14 days; and/or Experienced any symptoms of COVID-19 in the past 14 days; and/or Awaiting the results of a COVID-19 test and/or Traveled to or hosted anyone from any State on the NYS Restricted State list in the past 14 days  Outdoor Clinics held at Malta Community Park, 285 Plains Rd, Malta (Closed for the Season)Clinics are 90 minutes long, 60 minutes of instruction followed by 30 minutes of play utilizing the skills you learned. Dates vary and are emailed monthly.Instructors:  Gina Family, IPTPA Level 1 Certified Pickleball Instructor and Ed Koivula Level 1 Certified Pickleball InstructorMore about Gina and Ed Gina Family has been playing and studying the game of pickleball for several years. She is a Level 1 certified instructor by the International Pickleball Teaching Professional Association. Gina enjoys assisting and motivating individuals to learn and  improve their skills, discover new techniques and strategies, and achieve their goals in pickleball. Gina has also been a certified personal trainer and fitness instructor for over 30 years. Ed Koivula has been playing competitive tennis since 1990 and playing pickleball for seven years.  He is a Level 1 certified pickleball instructor by Pickleball Coaching International.  He is a 4.5 player that has medaled in tournaments at the local, state and international level. Ed enjoys working with players to improve fundamentals and use them to execute tactics and strategies.  Ed taught tennis as a United States Professional Tennis Registry certified tennis instructor and is currently a NYS certified public High School coach.Pickleball 101:  Come and learn the fun sport of Pickleball. It is the fastest growing sport in North America. This class will give you the skills necessary to get started playing doubles Pickleball. You’ll learn the basic game overview, how to keep score, serving,  and returning the ball.  Instructor has paddles to borrow.(Beginners with no experience)Pickleball 102:  This class will take Pickleball 101 one more step. Participants will continue to work on their serve and return of service. In addition, you will learn basic court skill;  including shot placement, moving with your doubles partner, and when to move up to the NVZ or kitchen line. Instructor has paddles to borrow.Prerequisite: Pickleball 101The Third Shot:  Learn how the serving team can get to the net more effectively and neutralize play. This class will give you the skills to execute a third shot drive, lob or drop shot. Prerequisite: Pickleball 101 and 102 or already play and fully understand the gameDinking:  Learn how to control the court and have a blast doing it. You served, they returned service, you returned a great  third shot and made it to the kitchen line (NVZ). Now is the time for the dinking dance. This class will teach you how to dink, control your dink shots, and basic dinking footwork.Prerequisite: Pickleball 101, 102, or already play and fully understand the game Groundstrokes:  This class is for those with some experience playing and full knowledge of the rules of game play. The focus will be on improving the return of service. You’ll learn the basic steps of the forehand and backhand stroke.Prerequisite: Pickleball 101 and 102 or already play and fully understand the game Why a deep serve and return of serve are a MUST!When you hit a short serve you’re giving a big advantage to your opponent by helping them get to the NVZ in a jiffy. When you send  back a short return of serve you’re also giving a big advantage to your opponent by inviting them to the NVZ. Learn how to strategically use the first two shots in pickleball to your advantage.Prerequisite: Pickleball 101 and 102 or already play and fully understand the gameLob retrieval and overhead smashHow to decide when to retrieve a lob or smash it. Learn how to safely turn your body to retrieve Prerequisite: Pickleball 101 and 102 or already play and fully understand the game lob and how to correctly execute an overhead smash. Forehand, Backhand and Blocking This class is for experienced players with full knowledge of the rules of game play. The focus will be on improving the return of service by improving your stroke mechanics for your forehand and backhand.  You’ll also learn the blocking shot at the net to keep your opponents back.Prerequisite: Pickleball 101 and 102 or already play and fully understand the game Pickleball Strategy and Court CoverageThis clinic is for experienced players looking to take a new step. We will concentrate on the mental part of the game. Mental toughness and patience are essential skills on the pickleball court. Players will learn how to:  Move with their partner to cover the court   Improve anticipation   Eliminate, create and use angles   Construct points  Identify and exploit opponent weaknesses  How to stay mentally tough and reset after each point Work-Play Classes:These classes are for the players that have acquired the basic skills and are looking to improve upon them and incorporate them more into their game play.Dates and skill sets that will be worked on vary and are emailed out monthly.      - First half of the class is work (mostly drills) pertinent to the skill set that is being          worked on.      - Second half of the class is game play, rotating partners, to provide an opportunity          to carry your work into actual play.  The emphasis during play will be on the skill         worked on in the first half of class.Skills and DrillsThe Long GameThis class is for the experienced players with good fundamentals and full knowledge of the rules of game play. The focus will be on improving the serve, return of service, forehands and backhands and lobs. Participants will participate in  drills and some game play. You will need a paddle, court shoes, water and a lot of energy. Prerequisite: Pickleball 101 and 102 or already play and fully understand the game.Skills and Drills The Short GameThis class is for the experienced players with good fundamental strokes and full knowledge of the rules of game play. The focus will be on dinking, the third shot drop, blocking, and working you way up to capture the net. Participants will participate in drills and some game play.  You will need a paddle, court shoes, water and a lot of energy. Prerequisite: Pickleball 101 and 102 or already play and fully understand the game. Three and Me Lesson                                        $25 PER PERSON/ HOUR The three and me lesson allows the teaching professional to play along in games with students allowing immediate feedback on shot selection, strategic decisions and court positioning. This is a very effective learning environment for all levels of players when working on doubles strategy and tactics. In addition, time will be dedicated to improving existing shots and developing new ones.  Content of the lesson will be developed collaboratively between coach and students. Three students are needed to run the lesson, so grab your friends and schedule a date with the community center.Ed Koivula, Pickleball Coach Reservations to be made directly Malta Community Center Coach Ed will contact you to determine a time 24 hour notice required to cancel lessons Novice Pickleball Mini ProgramDo you want to join a pickleball program but not sure if you are ready?  Do you know the basics of pickleball?  Join us for a new program that will let players who are just learning the sport get comfortable enough to join in a free play program.This 4-week session is to get the new players acquainted with how free play works and to work on basic skills with player who have very little experience. Participants must have taken Pickleball 101 or 102. (or similar experience) There is no formal instruction just instructional reminders on how to Serve, Volley, Double-Bounce Rule, Scoring, Player Position for Doubles, Doubles Play Positioning Movements.A mask must be worn16 per session        3 courts          
 
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM    Walking Time in Gym
 
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM    KP Hoops March Rental
 
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM    BSpa Basketball March Rental
 
Tuesday March 2, 2021
8:45 AM - 9:45 AM    Yoga - Gentle Yoga- Tuesdays
YOGANamastay 6 Feet Away!These hour long classes are a fun and lively way to practice Yoga with a compassionate and experienced teacher!  Join Antoinette as she teaches Yoga philosophy, and guides you through simple and results driven Yoga postures.  All levels of practitioner welcome.  Must be able to get up off floor unassisted. Bring Yoga Mat, Block, Yoga Blanket and Strap.Held inside at the Malta Community Center.  All participants must wear a mask for the entire activity. Best yogic practices while mask wearing will be taught.  Use of a chair will be incorporated at times.Safety Protocols: Participants must wear face mask  Participants will remain 6 feet apart in a taped out 6 foot box on the gym floor.  Reduced room capacity  Participants will be required to complete a Covid health assessment when entering gym.  Gentle YogaThis class is a fun and lively way to practice Yoga.  Join Antoinette as she teaches Yoga philosophy and guides you through simple and results driven Yoga postures, deep stretching, and breathing techniques and meditation to use on and off your mat.Yoga Immune BoostThis class will teach you how to effectively manage stress and build your immune system through breath, postures, meditation.  You will build muscle strength, tone and build body mind and spirit resilience.  This class is taught by Antoinette DiMascio an experienced and compassionate yoga teacher.Classical Hatha Yoga for LifeThis class is great for All levels of practitioners from newer to experienced. Make Thursday mornings your best time of the week! Get energized and build strength and flexibility, tone muscles, and experience overall well being on and off your mat. Lively sequences and fun music create the stage for getting fit and shifting your mind , body and spirit! Learn breath and meditation techniques to assist in a positive direction and focus for your life!
 
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM    Pickleball - Pickleball Program- Tues Beginners
Pickleball Programs- Indoors at Malta Community Center Pickleball programs will have 16 players on three courts.  Courts are open for two hours where you can play with others of like ability.No Formal Instruction    Must Pre register for entire program   NO DROP INSMasks must be worn for the entire program.  Provide your own paddles.Complete a covid-19 health assessment each session day COVID-19 ProceduresCheck in at front desk and complete covid-19 health assessment. (see below)Wear an acceptable mask during play and when not playing.  Acceptable face coverings include, but are not limited to, cloth (e.g., homemade sewn, quick cut), surgical masks, and N95 respirators that are appropriate for exercise. Bandanas, buffs, and gaiters are not acceptable face coverings for pickleball. How the Program WorksAll games played will be doubles gamesThere is no assignment to a court based on skill level (see guidelines for player’s skill level below)If courts are occupied, place your paddle in a single-file line along the wall (this will determine your spot in line) Paddles should be lined up against the wall to determines the next group to play.Games are played to 11 pointsOnce your game has finished, place your paddle at the end of the line Skill Levels Definitions based on the USAPABeginnersMinimum Skills NeededThis player is just starting to play pickleball and has no other sports background. Minimal understanding of rules of the game.Beginners/IntermediateMinimum Skills Needed:USAPA 2.5 PLAYER SKILL RATING DEFINITIONThis player has limited experience. Can sustain a short rally with players of equal ability. Basic ability to keep score.IntermediateMinimum Skills Needed: USAPA 3.5 PLAYER SKILL RATING DEFINTIONFOREHAND: Improved stroke development with moderate level of shot control. BACKHAND: Learning stroke form and starting to develop consistency but will avoid if possible. SERVE / RETURN: Consistently gets serve/return in play with limited ability to control depth. DINK: Increased consistency, with limited ability to control height/depth. Sustains medium length rallies. Starting to understand variations of pace. 3RD SHOT: Developing the drop shot in a way to get to the net. VOLLEY: Is able to volley medium paced shots thereby developing control. STRATEGY: Moves quickly towards the non-volley zone (NVZ) when opportunity is there. Acknowledges difference between hard game and soft game and is starting to vary own game during recreation and tournament play. Can sustain short rallies. Is learning proper court positioning. Basic knowledge of stacking and understands situations where it can be effective.COVID-19 Health Assessment: Has the participant: Knowingly been in close or proximate contact in the past 14 days with anyone who has tested positive for COVID-19 or who has or had symptoms of COVID-19 Tested positive for COVID-19 in the past 14 days; and/or Experienced any symptoms of COVID-19 in the past 14 days; and/or Awaiting the results of a COVID-19 test and/or Traveled to or hosted anyone from any State on the NYS Restricted State list in the past 14 days  Outdoor Clinics held at Malta Community Park, 285 Plains Rd, Malta (Closed for the Season)Clinics are 90 minutes long, 60 minutes of instruction followed by 30 minutes of play utilizing the skills you learned. Dates vary and are emailed monthly.Instructors:  Gina Family, IPTPA Level 1 Certified Pickleball Instructor and Ed Koivula Level 1 Certified Pickleball InstructorMore about Gina and Ed Gina Family has been playing and studying the game of pickleball for several years. She is a Level 1 certified instructor by the International Pickleball Teaching Professional Association. Gina enjoys assisting and motivating individuals to learn and  improve their skills, discover new techniques and strategies, and achieve their goals in pickleball. Gina has also been a certified personal trainer and fitness instructor for over 30 years. Ed Koivula has been playing competitive tennis since 1990 and playing pickleball for seven years.  He is a Level 1 certified pickleball instructor by Pickleball Coaching International.  He is a 4.5 player that has medaled in tournaments at the local, state and international level. Ed enjoys working with players to improve fundamentals and use them to execute tactics and strategies.  Ed taught tennis as a United States Professional Tennis Registry certified tennis instructor and is currently a NYS certified public High School coach.Pickleball 101:  Come and learn the fun sport of Pickleball. It is the fastest growing sport in North America. This class will give you the skills necessary to get started playing doubles Pickleball. You’ll learn the basic game overview, how to keep score, serving,  and returning the ball.  Instructor has paddles to borrow.(Beginners with no experience)Pickleball 102:  This class will take Pickleball 101 one more step. Participants will continue to work on their serve and return of service. In addition, you will learn basic court skill;  including shot placement, moving with your doubles partner, and when to move up to the NVZ or kitchen line. Instructor has paddles to borrow.Prerequisite: Pickleball 101The Third Shot:  Learn how the serving team can get to the net more effectively and neutralize play. This class will give you the skills to execute a third shot drive, lob or drop shot. Prerequisite: Pickleball 101 and 102 or already play and fully understand the gameDinking:  Learn how to control the court and have a blast doing it. You served, they returned service, you returned a great  third shot and made it to the kitchen line (NVZ). Now is the time for the dinking dance. This class will teach you how to dink, control your dink shots, and basic dinking footwork.Prerequisite: Pickleball 101, 102, or already play and fully understand the game Groundstrokes:  This class is for those with some experience playing and full knowledge of the rules of game play. The focus will be on improving the return of service. You’ll learn the basic steps of the forehand and backhand stroke.Prerequisite: Pickleball 101 and 102 or already play and fully understand the game Why a deep serve and return of serve are a MUST!When you hit a short serve you’re giving a big advantage to your opponent by helping them get to the NVZ in a jiffy. When you send  back a short return of serve you’re also giving a big advantage to your opponent by inviting them to the NVZ. Learn how to strategically use the first two shots in pickleball to your advantage.Prerequisite: Pickleball 101 and 102 or already play and fully understand the gameLob retrieval and overhead smashHow to decide when to retrieve a lob or smash it. Learn how to safely turn your body to retrieve Prerequisite: Pickleball 101 and 102 or already play and fully understand the game lob and how to correctly execute an overhead smash. Forehand, Backhand and Blocking This class is for experienced players with full knowledge of the rules of game play. The focus will be on improving the return of service by improving your stroke mechanics for your forehand and backhand.  You’ll also learn the blocking shot at the net to keep your opponents back.Prerequisite: Pickleball 101 and 102 or already play and fully understand the game Pickleball Strategy and Court CoverageThis clinic is for experienced players looking to take a new step. We will concentrate on the mental part of the game. Mental toughness and patience are essential skills on the pickleball court. Players will learn how to:  Move with their partner to cover the court   Improve anticipation   Eliminate, create and use angles   Construct points  Identify and exploit opponent weaknesses  How to stay mentally tough and reset after each point Work-Play Classes:These classes are for the players that have acquired the basic skills and are looking to improve upon them and incorporate them more into their game play.Dates and skill sets that will be worked on vary and are emailed out monthly.      - First half of the class is work (mostly drills) pertinent to the skill set that is being          worked on.      - Second half of the class is game play, rotating partners, to provide an opportunity          to carry your work into actual play.  The emphasis during play will be on the skill         worked on in the first half of class.Skills and DrillsThe Long GameThis class is for the experienced players with good fundamentals and full knowledge of the rules of game play. The focus will be on improving the serve, return of service, forehands and backhands and lobs. Participants will participate in  drills and some game play. You will need a paddle, court shoes, water and a lot of energy. Prerequisite: Pickleball 101 and 102 or already play and fully understand the game.Skills and Drills The Short GameThis class is for the experienced players with good fundamental strokes and full knowledge of the rules of game play. The focus will be on dinking, the third shot drop, blocking, and working you way up to capture the net. Participants will participate in drills and some game play.  You will need a paddle, court shoes, water and a lot of energy. Prerequisite: Pickleball 101 and 102 or already play and fully understand the game. Three and Me Lesson                                        $25 PER PERSON/ HOUR The three and me lesson allows the teaching professional to play along in games with students allowing immediate feedback on shot selection, strategic decisions and court positioning. This is a very effective learning environment for all levels of players when working on doubles strategy and tactics. In addition, time will be dedicated to improving existing shots and developing new ones.  Content of the lesson will be developed collaboratively between coach and students. Three students are needed to run the lesson, so grab your friends and schedule a date with the community center.Ed Koivula, Pickleball Coach Reservations to be made directly Malta Community Center Coach Ed will contact you to determine a time 24 hour notice required to cancel lessons Novice Pickleball Mini ProgramDo you want to join a pickleball program but not sure if you are ready?  Do you know the basics of pickleball?  Join us for a new program that will let players who are just learning the sport get comfortable enough to join in a free play program.This 4-week session is to get the new players acquainted with how free play works and to work on basic skills with player who have very little experience. Participants must have taken Pickleball 101 or 102. (or similar experience) There is no formal instruction just instructional reminders on how to Serve, Volley, Double-Bounce Rule, Scoring, Player Position for Doubles, Doubles Play Positioning Movements.A mask must be worn16 per session        3 courts          
 
5:30 PM - 6:15 PM    Bootcamp - Bootcamp Night Classes
Workouts will consist of high intensity intervals mixed with body weight exercises, high rep, endurance, and strength training intervals.  Class will be 45-60 min in duration (the difference in time, is for implementation of the safety protocols). No matter if the workout time is 45 or 60 minutes we will end on time!All fitness levels welcome.Instructor: Becky Weyrauch of Rock Your Fitness, LLCAll Fitness Levels Welcome ! Morning Classes offered Monday, Wednesday and Friday  Night Classes offered TuesdayClass held at Malta Community Center, 1 Bayberry Drive 5:15-6:15am6:30-7:30am9:30-10:30am 5:30 -6:15 PM If weather permits classes will be held outside and insideEach workout is different preventing boredom and to keep our bodies guessing resulting in the best result!Modifications Always offeredAdvanced options always offered  What to bring to class: water beach towel workout gloves to protect hands from the ground face mask light weights mid-to heavy weights yoga mat jump rope If you need equipment please text or call Rebecca Weyrauch directly at 518.522.9765 to see what equipment Rock Your Fitness can provide.  Class held at Malta Community Center, 1 Bayberry DrivePricesNight Tuesday 2/2-2/23      $38.00Night Tuesday 3/2-3/23      $38.00Night Tuesday 4/13-4/27    $38.00Night Tuesday 5/4-5/29      $49.00Night Tuesday 6/1-6/29      $65.00 Monday, Wednesday, Friday2/1-2/26         $112.00 (Skip days 2/15,2/17,2/19)3/1-4/2           $187.004/12-4/30       $112.005/3-5/28         $149.006/2-7/11         $175.00 Safety Protocols: Hand sanitizer and disinfectant will be provided Participants must wear face mask when entering, exiting and setting up their equipment Participants will remain 6-10 feet apart  To register text or call Becky at 518-522-9765  
 
6:45 PM - 8:30 PM    Capital Sliders Volleyball
 
Wednesday March 3, 2021
5:15 AM - 6:15 AM    Bootcamp - Bootcamp
Workouts will consist of high intensity intervals mixed with body weight exercises, high rep, endurance, and strength training intervals.  Class will be 45-60 min in duration (the difference in time, is for implementation of the safety protocols). No matter if the workout time is 45 or 60 minutes we will end on time!All fitness levels welcome.Instructor: Becky Weyrauch of Rock Your Fitness, LLCAll Fitness Levels Welcome ! Morning Classes offered Monday, Wednesday and Friday  Night Classes offered TuesdayClass held at Malta Community Center, 1 Bayberry Drive 5:15-6:15am6:30-7:30am9:30-10:30am 5:30 -6:15 PM If weather permits classes will be held outside and insideEach workout is different preventing boredom and to keep our bodies guessing resulting in the best result!Modifications Always offeredAdvanced options always offered  What to bring to class: water beach towel workout gloves to protect hands from the ground face mask light weights mid-to heavy weights yoga mat jump rope If you need equipment please text or call Rebecca Weyrauch directly at 518.522.9765 to see what equipment Rock Your Fitness can provide.  Class held at Malta Community Center, 1 Bayberry DrivePricesNight Tuesday 2/2-2/23      $38.00Night Tuesday 3/2-3/23      $38.00Night Tuesday 4/13-4/27    $38.00Night Tuesday 5/4-5/29      $49.00Night Tuesday 6/1-6/29      $65.00 Monday, Wednesday, Friday2/1-2/26         $112.00 (Skip days 2/15,2/17,2/19)3/1-4/2           $187.004/12-4/30       $112.005/3-5/28         $149.006/2-7/11         $175.00 Safety Protocols: Hand sanitizer and disinfectant will be provided Participants must wear face mask when entering, exiting and setting up their equipment Participants will remain 6-10 feet apart  To register text or call Becky at 518-522-9765  
 
6:30 AM - 7:30 AM    Bootcamp - Bootcamp
Workouts will consist of high intensity intervals mixed with body weight exercises, high rep, endurance, and strength training intervals.  Class will be 45-60 min in duration (the difference in time, is for implementation of the safety protocols). No matter if the workout time is 45 or 60 minutes we will end on time!All fitness levels welcome.Instructor: Becky Weyrauch of Rock Your Fitness, LLCAll Fitness Levels Welcome ! Morning Classes offered Monday, Wednesday and Friday  Night Classes offered TuesdayClass held at Malta Community Center, 1 Bayberry Drive 5:15-6:15am6:30-7:30am9:30-10:30am 5:30 -6:15 PM If weather permits classes will be held outside and insideEach workout is different preventing boredom and to keep our bodies guessing resulting in the best result!Modifications Always offeredAdvanced options always offered  What to bring to class: water beach towel workout gloves to protect hands from the ground face mask light weights mid-to heavy weights yoga mat jump rope If you need equipment please text or call Rebecca Weyrauch directly at 518.522.9765 to see what equipment Rock Your Fitness can provide.  Class held at Malta Community Center, 1 Bayberry DrivePricesNight Tuesday 2/2-2/23      $38.00Night Tuesday 3/2-3/23      $38.00Night Tuesday 4/13-4/27    $38.00Night Tuesday 5/4-5/29      $49.00Night Tuesday 6/1-6/29      $65.00 Monday, Wednesday, Friday2/1-2/26         $112.00 (Skip days 2/15,2/17,2/19)3/1-4/2           $187.004/12-4/30       $112.005/3-5/28         $149.006/2-7/11         $175.00 Safety Protocols: Hand sanitizer and disinfectant will be provided Participants must wear face mask when entering, exiting and setting up their equipment Participants will remain 6-10 feet apart  To register text or call Becky at 518-522-9765  
 
9:30 AM - 10:30 AM    Bootcamp - Bootcamp
Workouts will consist of high intensity intervals mixed with body weight exercises, high rep, endurance, and strength training intervals.  Class will be 45-60 min in duration (the difference in time, is for implementation of the safety protocols). No matter if the workout time is 45 or 60 minutes we will end on time!All fitness levels welcome.Instructor: Becky Weyrauch of Rock Your Fitness, LLCAll Fitness Levels Welcome ! Morning Classes offered Monday, Wednesday and Friday  Night Classes offered TuesdayClass held at Malta Community Center, 1 Bayberry Drive 5:15-6:15am6:30-7:30am9:30-10:30am 5:30 -6:15 PM If weather permits classes will be held outside and insideEach workout is different preventing boredom and to keep our bodies guessing resulting in the best result!Modifications Always offeredAdvanced options always offered  What to bring to class: water beach towel workout gloves to protect hands from the ground face mask light weights mid-to heavy weights yoga mat jump rope If you need equipment please text or call Rebecca Weyrauch directly at 518.522.9765 to see what equipment Rock Your Fitness can provide.  Class held at Malta Community Center, 1 Bayberry DrivePricesNight Tuesday 2/2-2/23      $38.00Night Tuesday 3/2-3/23      $38.00Night Tuesday 4/13-4/27    $38.00Night Tuesday 5/4-5/29      $49.00Night Tuesday 6/1-6/29      $65.00 Monday, Wednesday, Friday2/1-2/26         $112.00 (Skip days 2/15,2/17,2/19)3/1-4/2           $187.004/12-4/30       $112.005/3-5/28         $149.006/2-7/11         $175.00 Safety Protocols: Hand sanitizer and disinfectant will be provided Participants must wear face mask when entering, exiting and setting up their equipment Participants will remain 6-10 feet apart  To register text or call Becky at 518-522-9765  
 
11:30 AM - 12:30 PM    Malta Seniors Exercise
 
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM    Walking Time in Gym
 
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM    Pickleball - Pickleball Program- Nights Wed Beginners
Pickleball Programs- Indoors at Malta Community Center Pickleball programs will have 16 players on three courts.  Courts are open for two hours where you can play with others of like ability.No Formal Instruction    Must Pre register for entire program   NO DROP INSMasks must be worn for the entire program.  Provide your own paddles.Complete a covid-19 health assessment each session day COVID-19 ProceduresCheck in at front desk and complete covid-19 health assessment. (see below)Wear an acceptable mask during play and when not playing.  Acceptable face coverings include, but are not limited to, cloth (e.g., homemade sewn, quick cut), surgical masks, and N95 respirators that are appropriate for exercise. Bandanas, buffs, and gaiters are not acceptable face coverings for pickleball. How the Program WorksAll games played will be doubles gamesThere is no assignment to a court based on skill level (see guidelines for player’s skill level below)If courts are occupied, place your paddle in a single-file line along the wall (this will determine your spot in line) Paddles should be lined up against the wall to determines the next group to play.Games are played to 11 pointsOnce your game has finished, place your paddle at the end of the line Skill Levels Definitions based on the USAPABeginnersMinimum Skills NeededThis player is just starting to play pickleball and has no other sports background. Minimal understanding of rules of the game.Beginners/IntermediateMinimum Skills Needed:USAPA 2.5 PLAYER SKILL RATING DEFINITIONThis player has limited experience. Can sustain a short rally with players of equal ability. Basic ability to keep score.IntermediateMinimum Skills Needed: USAPA 3.5 PLAYER SKILL RATING DEFINTIONFOREHAND: Improved stroke development with moderate level of shot control. BACKHAND: Learning stroke form and starting to develop consistency but will avoid if possible. SERVE / RETURN: Consistently gets serve/return in play with limited ability to control depth. DINK: Increased consistency, with limited ability to control height/depth. Sustains medium length rallies. Starting to understand variations of pace. 3RD SHOT: Developing the drop shot in a way to get to the net. VOLLEY: Is able to volley medium paced shots thereby developing control. STRATEGY: Moves quickly towards the non-volley zone (NVZ) when opportunity is there. Acknowledges difference between hard game and soft game and is starting to vary own game during recreation and tournament play. Can sustain short rallies. Is learning proper court positioning. Basic knowledge of stacking and understands situations where it can be effective.COVID-19 Health Assessment: Has the participant: Knowingly been in close or proximate contact in the past 14 days with anyone who has tested positive for COVID-19 or who has or had symptoms of COVID-19 Tested positive for COVID-19 in the past 14 days; and/or Experienced any symptoms of COVID-19 in the past 14 days; and/or Awaiting the results of a COVID-19 test and/or Traveled to or hosted anyone from any State on the NYS Restricted State list in the past 14 days  Outdoor Clinics held at Malta Community Park, 285 Plains Rd, Malta (Closed for the Season)Clinics are 90 minutes long, 60 minutes of instruction followed by 30 minutes of play utilizing the skills you learned. Dates vary and are emailed monthly.Instructors:  Gina Family, IPTPA Level 1 Certified Pickleball Instructor and Ed Koivula Level 1 Certified Pickleball InstructorMore about Gina and Ed Gina Family has been playing and studying the game of pickleball for several years. She is a Level 1 certified instructor by the International Pickleball Teaching Professional Association. Gina enjoys assisting and motivating individuals to learn and  improve their skills, discover new techniques and strategies, and achieve their goals in pickleball. Gina has also been a certified personal trainer and fitness instructor for over 30 years. Ed Koivula has been playing competitive tennis since 1990 and playing pickleball for seven years.  He is a Level 1 certified pickleball instructor by Pickleball Coaching International.  He is a 4.5 player that has medaled in tournaments at the local, state and international level. Ed enjoys working with players to improve fundamentals and use them to execute tactics and strategies.  Ed taught tennis as a United States Professional Tennis Registry certified tennis instructor and is currently a NYS certified public High School coach.Pickleball 101:  Come and learn the fun sport of Pickleball. It is the fastest growing sport in North America. This class will give you the skills necessary to get started playing doubles Pickleball. You’ll learn the basic game overview, how to keep score, serving,  and returning the ball.  Instructor has paddles to borrow.(Beginners with no experience)Pickleball 102:  This class will take Pickleball 101 one more step. Participants will continue to work on their serve and return of service. In addition, you will learn basic court skill;  including shot placement, moving with your doubles partner, and when to move up to the NVZ or kitchen line. Instructor has paddles to borrow.Prerequisite: Pickleball 101The Third Shot:  Learn how the serving team can get to the net more effectively and neutralize play. This class will give you the skills to execute a third shot drive, lob or drop shot. Prerequisite: Pickleball 101 and 102 or already play and fully understand the gameDinking:  Learn how to control the court and have a blast doing it. You served, they returned service, you returned a great  third shot and made it to the kitchen line (NVZ). Now is the time for the dinking dance. This class will teach you how to dink, control your dink shots, and basic dinking footwork.Prerequisite: Pickleball 101, 102, or already play and fully understand the game Groundstrokes:  This class is for those with some experience playing and full knowledge of the rules of game play. The focus will be on improving the return of service. You’ll learn the basic steps of the forehand and backhand stroke.Prerequisite: Pickleball 101 and 102 or already play and fully understand the game Why a deep serve and return of serve are a MUST!When you hit a short serve you’re giving a big advantage to your opponent by helping them get to the NVZ in a jiffy. When you send  back a short return of serve you’re also giving a big advantage to your opponent by inviting them to the NVZ. Learn how to strategically use the first two shots in pickleball to your advantage.Prerequisite: Pickleball 101 and 102 or already play and fully understand the gameLob retrieval and overhead smashHow to decide when to retrieve a lob or smash it. Learn how to safely turn your body to retrieve Prerequisite: Pickleball 101 and 102 or already play and fully understand the game lob and how to correctly execute an overhead smash. Forehand, Backhand and Blocking This class is for experienced players with full knowledge of the rules of game play. The focus will be on improving the return of service by improving your stroke mechanics for your forehand and backhand.  You’ll also learn the blocking shot at the net to keep your opponents back.Prerequisite: Pickleball 101 and 102 or already play and fully understand the game Pickleball Strategy and Court CoverageThis clinic is for experienced players looking to take a new step. We will concentrate on the mental part of the game. Mental toughness and patience are essential skills on the pickleball court. Players will learn how to:  Move with their partner to cover the court   Improve anticipation   Eliminate, create and use angles   Construct points  Identify and exploit opponent weaknesses  How to stay mentally tough and reset after each point Work-Play Classes:These classes are for the players that have acquired the basic skills and are looking to improve upon them and incorporate them more into their game play.Dates and skill sets that will be worked on vary and are emailed out monthly.      - First half of the class is work (mostly drills) pertinent to the skill set that is being          worked on.      - Second half of the class is game play, rotating partners, to provide an opportunity          to carry your work into actual play.  The emphasis during play will be on the skill         worked on in the first half of class.Skills and DrillsThe Long GameThis class is for the experienced players with good fundamentals and full knowledge of the rules of game play. The focus will be on improving the serve, return of service, forehands and backhands and lobs. Participants will participate in  drills and some game play. You will need a paddle, court shoes, water and a lot of energy. Prerequisite: Pickleball 101 and 102 or already play and fully understand the game.Skills and Drills The Short GameThis class is for the experienced players with good fundamental strokes and full knowledge of the rules of game play. The focus will be on dinking, the third shot drop, blocking, and working you way up to capture the net. Participants will participate in drills and some game play.  You will need a paddle, court shoes, water and a lot of energy. Prerequisite: Pickleball 101 and 102 or already play and fully understand the game. Three and Me Lesson                                        $25 PER PERSON/ HOUR The three and me lesson allows the teaching professional to play along in games with students allowing immediate feedback on shot selection, strategic decisions and court positioning. This is a very effective learning environment for all levels of players when working on doubles strategy and tactics. In addition, time will be dedicated to improving existing shots and developing new ones.  Content of the lesson will be developed collaboratively between coach and students. Three students are needed to run the lesson, so grab your friends and schedule a date with the community center.Ed Koivula, Pickleball Coach Reservations to be made directly Malta Community Center Coach Ed will contact you to determine a time 24 hour notice required to cancel lessons Novice Pickleball Mini ProgramDo you want to join a pickleball program but not sure if you are ready?  Do you know the basics of pickleball?  Join us for a new program that will let players who are just learning the sport get comfortable enough to join in a free play program.This 4-week session is to get the new players acquainted with how free play works and to work on basic skills with player who have very little experience. Participants must have taken Pickleball 101 or 102. (or similar experience) There is no formal instruction just instructional reminders on how to Serve, Volley, Double-Bounce Rule, Scoring, Player Position for Doubles, Doubles Play Positioning Movements.A mask must be worn16 per session        3 courts          
 
Thursday March 4, 2021
8:45 AM - 9:45 AM    Yoga - Gentle Yoga- Tuesdays
YOGANamastay 6 Feet Away!These hour long classes are a fun and lively way to practice Yoga with a compassionate and experienced teacher!  Join Antoinette as she teaches Yoga philosophy, and guides you through simple and results driven Yoga postures.  All levels of practitioner welcome.  Must be able to get up off floor unassisted. Bring Yoga Mat, Block, Yoga Blanket and Strap.Held inside at the Malta Community Center.  All participants must wear a mask for the entire activity. Best yogic practices while mask wearing will be taught.  Use of a chair will be incorporated at times.Safety Protocols: Participants must wear face mask  Participants will remain 6 feet apart in a taped out 6 foot box on the gym floor.  Reduced room capacity  Participants will be required to complete a Covid health assessment when entering gym.  Gentle YogaThis class is a fun and lively way to practice Yoga.  Join Antoinette as she teaches Yoga philosophy and guides you through simple and results driven Yoga postures, deep stretching, and breathing techniques and meditation to use on and off your mat.Yoga Immune BoostThis class will teach you how to effectively manage stress and build your immune system through breath, postures, meditation.  You will build muscle strength, tone and build body mind and spirit resilience.  This class is taught by Antoinette DiMascio an experienced and compassionate yoga teacher.Classical Hatha Yoga for LifeThis class is great for All levels of practitioners from newer to experienced. Make Thursday mornings your best time of the week! Get energized and build strength and flexibility, tone muscles, and experience overall well being on and off your mat. Lively sequences and fun music create the stage for getting fit and shifting your mind , body and spirit! Learn breath and meditation techniques to assist in a positive direction and focus for your life!
 
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM    Pickleball - Pickleball Program Thurs Beg/Int
Pickleball Programs- Indoors at Malta Community Center Pickleball programs will have 16 players on three courts.  Courts are open for two hours where you can play with others of like ability.No Formal Instruction    Must Pre register for entire program   NO DROP INSMasks must be worn for the entire program.  Provide your own paddles.Complete a covid-19 health assessment each session day COVID-19 ProceduresCheck in at front desk and complete covid-19 health assessment. (see below)Wear an acceptable mask during play and when not playing.  Acceptable face coverings include, but are not limited to, cloth (e.g., homemade sewn, quick cut), surgical masks, and N95 respirators that are appropriate for exercise. Bandanas, buffs, and gaiters are not acceptable face coverings for pickleball. How the Program WorksAll games played will be doubles gamesThere is no assignment to a court based on skill level (see guidelines for player’s skill level below)If courts are occupied, place your paddle in a single-file line along the wall (this will determine your spot in line) Paddles should be lined up against the wall to determines the next group to play.Games are played to 11 pointsOnce your game has finished, place your paddle at the end of the line Skill Levels Definitions based on the USAPABeginnersMinimum Skills NeededThis player is just starting to play pickleball and has no other sports background. Minimal understanding of rules of the game.Beginners/IntermediateMinimum Skills Needed:USAPA 2.5 PLAYER SKILL RATING DEFINITIONThis player has limited experience. Can sustain a short rally with players of equal ability. Basic ability to keep score.IntermediateMinimum Skills Needed: USAPA 3.5 PLAYER SKILL RATING DEFINTIONFOREHAND: Improved stroke development with moderate level of shot control. BACKHAND: Learning stroke form and starting to develop consistency but will avoid if possible. SERVE / RETURN: Consistently gets serve/return in play with limited ability to control depth. DINK: Increased consistency, with limited ability to control height/depth. Sustains medium length rallies. Starting to understand variations of pace. 3RD SHOT: Developing the drop shot in a way to get to the net. VOLLEY: Is able to volley medium paced shots thereby developing control. STRATEGY: Moves quickly towards the non-volley zone (NVZ) when opportunity is there. Acknowledges difference between hard game and soft game and is starting to vary own game during recreation and tournament play. Can sustain short rallies. Is learning proper court positioning. Basic knowledge of stacking and understands situations where it can be effective.COVID-19 Health Assessment: Has the participant: Knowingly been in close or proximate contact in the past 14 days with anyone who has tested positive for COVID-19 or who has or had symptoms of COVID-19 Tested positive for COVID-19 in the past 14 days; and/or Experienced any symptoms of COVID-19 in the past 14 days; and/or Awaiting the results of a COVID-19 test and/or Traveled to or hosted anyone from any State on the NYS Restricted State list in the past 14 days  Outdoor Clinics held at Malta Community Park, 285 Plains Rd, Malta (Closed for the Season)Clinics are 90 minutes long, 60 minutes of instruction followed by 30 minutes of play utilizing the skills you learned. Dates vary and are emailed monthly.Instructors:  Gina Family, IPTPA Level 1 Certified Pickleball Instructor and Ed Koivula Level 1 Certified Pickleball InstructorMore about Gina and Ed Gina Family has been playing and studying the game of pickleball for several years. She is a Level 1 certified instructor by the International Pickleball Teaching Professional Association. Gina enjoys assisting and motivating individuals to learn and  improve their skills, discover new techniques and strategies, and achieve their goals in pickleball. Gina has also been a certified personal trainer and fitness instructor for over 30 years. Ed Koivula has been playing competitive tennis since 1990 and playing pickleball for seven years.  He is a Level 1 certified pickleball instructor by Pickleball Coaching International.  He is a 4.5 player that has medaled in tournaments at the local, state and international level. Ed enjoys working with players to improve fundamentals and use them to execute tactics and strategies.  Ed taught tennis as a United States Professional Tennis Registry certified tennis instructor and is currently a NYS certified public High School coach.Pickleball 101:  Come and learn the fun sport of Pickleball. It is the fastest growing sport in North America. This class will give you the skills necessary to get started playing doubles Pickleball. You’ll learn the basic game overview, how to keep score, serving,  and returning the ball.  Instructor has paddles to borrow.(Beginners with no experience)Pickleball 102:  This class will take Pickleball 101 one more step. Participants will continue to work on their serve and return of service. In addition, you will learn basic court skill;  including shot placement, moving with your doubles partner, and when to move up to the NVZ or kitchen line. Instructor has paddles to borrow.Prerequisite: Pickleball 101The Third Shot:  Learn how the serving team can get to the net more effectively and neutralize play. This class will give you the skills to execute a third shot drive, lob or drop shot. Prerequisite: Pickleball 101 and 102 or already play and fully understand the gameDinking:  Learn how to control the court and have a blast doing it. You served, they returned service, you returned a great  third shot and made it to the kitchen line (NVZ). Now is the time for the dinking dance. This class will teach you how to dink, control your dink shots, and basic dinking footwork.Prerequisite: Pickleball 101, 102, or already play and fully understand the game Groundstrokes:  This class is for those with some experience playing and full knowledge of the rules of game play. The focus will be on improving the return of service. You’ll learn the basic steps of the forehand and backhand stroke.Prerequisite: Pickleball 101 and 102 or already play and fully understand the game Why a deep serve and return of serve are a MUST!When you hit a short serve you’re giving a big advantage to your opponent by helping them get to the NVZ in a jiffy. When you send  back a short return of serve you’re also giving a big advantage to your opponent by inviting them to the NVZ. Learn how to strategically use the first two shots in pickleball to your advantage.Prerequisite: Pickleball 101 and 102 or already play and fully understand the gameLob retrieval and overhead smashHow to decide when to retrieve a lob or smash it. Learn how to safely turn your body to retrieve Prerequisite: Pickleball 101 and 102 or already play and fully understand the game lob and how to correctly execute an overhead smash. Forehand, Backhand and Blocking This class is for experienced players with full knowledge of the rules of game play. The focus will be on improving the return of service by improving your stroke mechanics for your forehand and backhand.  You’ll also learn the blocking shot at the net to keep your opponents back.Prerequisite: Pickleball 101 and 102 or already play and fully understand the game Pickleball Strategy and Court CoverageThis clinic is for experienced players looking to take a new step. We will concentrate on the mental part of the game. Mental toughness and patience are essential skills on the pickleball court. Players will learn how to:  Move with their partner to cover the court   Improve anticipation   Eliminate, create and use angles   Construct points  Identify and exploit opponent weaknesses  How to stay mentally tough and reset after each point Work-Play Classes:These classes are for the players that have acquired the basic skills and are looking to improve upon them and incorporate them more into their game play.Dates and skill sets that will be worked on vary and are emailed out monthly.      - First half of the class is work (mostly drills) pertinent to the skill set that is being          worked on.      - Second half of the class is game play, rotating partners, to provide an opportunity          to carry your work into actual play.  The emphasis during play will be on the skill         worked on in the first half of class.Skills and DrillsThe Long GameThis class is for the experienced players with good fundamentals and full knowledge of the rules of game play. The focus will be on improving the serve, return of service, forehands and backhands and lobs. Participants will participate in  drills and some game play. You will need a paddle, court shoes, water and a lot of energy. Prerequisite: Pickleball 101 and 102 or already play and fully understand the game.Skills and Drills The Short GameThis class is for the experienced players with good fundamental strokes and full knowledge of the rules of game play. The focus will be on dinking, the third shot drop, blocking, and working you way up to capture the net. Participants will participate in drills and some game play.  You will need a paddle, court shoes, water and a lot of energy. Prerequisite: Pickleball 101 and 102 or already play and fully understand the game. Three and Me Lesson                                        $25 PER PERSON/ HOUR The three and me lesson allows the teaching professional to play along in games with students allowing immediate feedback on shot selection, strategic decisions and court positioning. This is a very effective learning environment for all levels of players when working on doubles strategy and tactics. In addition, time will be dedicated to improving existing shots and developing new ones.  Content of the lesson will be developed collaboratively between coach and students. Three students are needed to run the lesson, so grab your friends and schedule a date with the community center.Ed Koivula, Pickleball Coach Reservations to be made directly Malta Community Center Coach Ed will contact you to determine a time 24 hour notice required to cancel lessons Novice Pickleball Mini ProgramDo you want to join a pickleball program but not sure if you are ready?  Do you know the basics of pickleball?  Join us for a new program that will let players who are just learning the sport get comfortable enough to join in a free play program.This 4-week session is to get the new players acquainted with how free play works and to work on basic skills with player who have very little experience. Participants must have taken Pickleball 101 or 102. (or similar experience) There is no formal instruction just instructional reminders on how to Serve, Volley, Double-Bounce Rule, Scoring, Player Position for Doubles, Doubles Play Positioning Movements.A mask must be worn16 per session        3 courts          
 
4:15 PM - 7:15 PM    Ballston Spa Soccer
 
7:20 PM - 8:20 PM    SGF Fury Basketball - March Rental
 
Friday March 5, 2021
5:15 AM - 6:15 AM    Bootcamp - Bootcamp
Workouts will consist of high intensity intervals mixed with body weight exercises, high rep, endurance, and strength training intervals.  Class will be 45-60 min in duration (the difference in time, is for implementation of the safety protocols). No matter if the workout time is 45 or 60 minutes we will end on time!All fitness levels welcome.Instructor: Becky Weyrauch of Rock Your Fitness, LLCAll Fitness Levels Welcome ! Morning Classes offered Monday, Wednesday and Friday  Night Classes offered TuesdayClass held at Malta Community Center, 1 Bayberry Drive 5:15-6:15am6:30-7:30am9:30-10:30am 5:30 -6:15 PM If weather permits classes will be held outside and insideEach workout is different preventing boredom and to keep our bodies guessing resulting in the best result!Modifications Always offeredAdvanced options always offered  What to bring to class: water beach towel workout gloves to protect hands from the ground face mask light weights mid-to heavy weights yoga mat jump rope If you need equipment please text or call Rebecca Weyrauch directly at 518.522.9765 to see what equipment Rock Your Fitness can provide.  Class held at Malta Community Center, 1 Bayberry DrivePricesNight Tuesday 2/2-2/23      $38.00Night Tuesday 3/2-3/23      $38.00Night Tuesday 4/13-4/27    $38.00Night Tuesday 5/4-5/29      $49.00Night Tuesday 6/1-6/29      $65.00 Monday, Wednesday, Friday2/1-2/26         $112.00 (Skip days 2/15,2/17,2/19)3/1-4/2           $187.004/12-4/30       $112.005/3-5/28         $149.006/2-7/11         $175.00 Safety Protocols: Hand sanitizer and disinfectant will be provided Participants must wear face mask when entering, exiting and setting up their equipment Participants will remain 6-10 feet apart  To register text or call Becky at 518-522-9765  
 
6:30 AM - 7:30 AM    Bootcamp - Bootcamp
Workouts will consist of high intensity intervals mixed with body weight exercises, high rep, endurance, and strength training intervals.  Class will be 45-60 min in duration (the difference in time, is for implementation of the safety protocols). No matter if the workout time is 45 or 60 minutes we will end on time!All fitness levels welcome.Instructor: Becky Weyrauch of Rock Your Fitness, LLCAll Fitness Levels Welcome ! Morning Classes offered Monday, Wednesday and Friday  Night Classes offered TuesdayClass held at Malta Community Center, 1 Bayberry Drive 5:15-6:15am6:30-7:30am9:30-10:30am 5:30 -6:15 PM If weather permits classes will be held outside and insideEach workout is different preventing boredom and to keep our bodies guessing resulting in the best result!Modifications Always offeredAdvanced options always offered  What to bring to class: water beach towel workout gloves to protect hands from the ground face mask light weights mid-to heavy weights yoga mat jump rope If you need equipment please text or call Rebecca Weyrauch directly at 518.522.9765 to see what equipment Rock Your Fitness can provide.  Class held at Malta Community Center, 1 Bayberry DrivePricesNight Tuesday 2/2-2/23      $38.00Night Tuesday 3/2-3/23      $38.00Night Tuesday 4/13-4/27    $38.00Night Tuesday 5/4-5/29      $49.00Night Tuesday 6/1-6/29      $65.00 Monday, Wednesday, Friday2/1-2/26         $112.00 (Skip days 2/15,2/17,2/19)3/1-4/2           $187.004/12-4/30       $112.005/3-5/28         $149.006/2-7/11         $175.00 Safety Protocols: Hand sanitizer and disinfectant will be provided Participants must wear face mask when entering, exiting and setting up their equipment Participants will remain 6-10 feet apart  To register text or call Becky at 518-522-9765  
 
9:30 AM - 10:30 AM    Bootcamp - Bootcamp
Workouts will consist of high intensity intervals mixed with body weight exercises, high rep, endurance, and strength training intervals.  Class will be 45-60 min in duration (the difference in time, is for implementation of the safety protocols). No matter if the workout time is 45 or 60 minutes we will end on time!All fitness levels welcome.Instructor: Becky Weyrauch of Rock Your Fitness, LLCAll Fitness Levels Welcome ! Morning Classes offered Monday, Wednesday and Friday  Night Classes offered TuesdayClass held at Malta Community Center, 1 Bayberry Drive 5:15-6:15am6:30-7:30am9:30-10:30am 5:30 -6:15 PM If weather permits classes will be held outside and insideEach workout is different preventing boredom and to keep our bodies guessing resulting in the best result!Modifications Always offeredAdvanced options always offered  What to bring to class: water beach towel workout gloves to protect hands from the ground face mask light weights mid-to heavy weights yoga mat jump rope If you need equipment please text or call Rebecca Weyrauch directly at 518.522.9765 to see what equipment Rock Your Fitness can provide.  Class held at Malta Community Center, 1 Bayberry DrivePricesNight Tuesday 2/2-2/23      $38.00Night Tuesday 3/2-3/23      $38.00Night Tuesday 4/13-4/27    $38.00Night Tuesday 5/4-5/29      $49.00Night Tuesday 6/1-6/29      $65.00 Monday, Wednesday, Friday2/1-2/26         $112.00 (Skip days 2/15,2/17,2/19)3/1-4/2           $187.004/12-4/30       $112.005/3-5/28         $149.006/2-7/11         $175.00 Safety Protocols: Hand sanitizer and disinfectant will be provided Participants must wear face mask when entering, exiting and setting up their equipment Participants will remain 6-10 feet apart  To register text or call Becky at 518-522-9765  
 
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM    Pickleball - Pickleball Program Friday Intermediate 11-1
Pickleball Programs- Indoors at Malta Community Center Pickleball programs will have 16 players on three courts.  Courts are open for two hours where you can play with others of like ability.No Formal Instruction    Must Pre register for entire program   NO DROP INSMasks must be worn for the entire program.  Provide your own paddles.Complete a covid-19 health assessment each session day COVID-19 ProceduresCheck in at front desk and complete covid-19 health assessment. (see below)Wear an acceptable mask during play and when not playing.  Acceptable face coverings include, but are not limited to, cloth (e.g., homemade sewn, quick cut), surgical masks, and N95 respirators that are appropriate for exercise. Bandanas, buffs, and gaiters are not acceptable face coverings for pickleball. How the Program WorksAll games played will be doubles gamesThere is no assignment to a court based on skill level (see guidelines for player’s skill level below)If courts are occupied, place your paddle in a single-file line along the wall (this will determine your spot in line) Paddles should be lined up against the wall to determines the next group to play.Games are played to 11 pointsOnce your game has finished, place your paddle at the end of the line Skill Levels Definitions based on the USAPABeginnersMinimum Skills NeededThis player is just starting to play pickleball and has no other sports background. Minimal understanding of rules of the game.Beginners/IntermediateMinimum Skills Needed:USAPA 2.5 PLAYER SKILL RATING DEFINITIONThis player has limited experience. Can sustain a short rally with players of equal ability. Basic ability to keep score.IntermediateMinimum Skills Needed: USAPA 3.5 PLAYER SKILL RATING DEFINTIONFOREHAND: Improved stroke development with moderate level of shot control. BACKHAND: Learning stroke form and starting to develop consistency but will avoid if possible. SERVE / RETURN: Consistently gets serve/return in play with limited ability to control depth. DINK: Increased consistency, with limited ability to control height/depth. Sustains medium length rallies. Starting to understand variations of pace. 3RD SHOT: Developing the drop shot in a way to get to the net. VOLLEY: Is able to volley medium paced shots thereby developing control. STRATEGY: Moves quickly towards the non-volley zone (NVZ) when opportunity is there. Acknowledges difference between hard game and soft game and is starting to vary own game during recreation and tournament play. Can sustain short rallies. Is learning proper court positioning. Basic knowledge of stacking and understands situations where it can be effective.COVID-19 Health Assessment: Has the participant: Knowingly been in close or proximate contact in the past 14 days with anyone who has tested positive for COVID-19 or who has or had symptoms of COVID-19 Tested positive for COVID-19 in the past 14 days; and/or Experienced any symptoms of COVID-19 in the past 14 days; and/or Awaiting the results of a COVID-19 test and/or Traveled to or hosted anyone from any State on the NYS Restricted State list in the past 14 days  Outdoor Clinics held at Malta Community Park, 285 Plains Rd, Malta (Closed for the Season)Clinics are 90 minutes long, 60 minutes of instruction followed by 30 minutes of play utilizing the skills you learned. Dates vary and are emailed monthly.Instructors:  Gina Family, IPTPA Level 1 Certified Pickleball Instructor and Ed Koivula Level 1 Certified Pickleball InstructorMore about Gina and Ed Gina Family has been playing and studying the game of pickleball for several years. She is a Level 1 certified instructor by the International Pickleball Teaching Professional Association. Gina enjoys assisting and motivating individuals to learn and  improve their skills, discover new techniques and strategies, and achieve their goals in pickleball. Gina has also been a certified personal trainer and fitness instructor for over 30 years. Ed Koivula has been playing competitive tennis since 1990 and playing pickleball for seven years.  He is a Level 1 certified pickleball instructor by Pickleball Coaching International.  He is a 4.5 player that has medaled in tournaments at the local, state and international level. Ed enjoys working with players to improve fundamentals and use them to execute tactics and strategies.  Ed taught tennis as a United States Professional Tennis Registry certified tennis instructor and is currently a NYS certified public High School coach.Pickleball 101:  Come and learn the fun sport of Pickleball. It is the fastest growing sport in North America. This class will give you the skills necessary to get started playing doubles Pickleball. You’ll learn the basic game overview, how to keep score, serving,  and returning the ball.  Instructor has paddles to borrow.(Beginners with no experience)Pickleball 102:  This class will take Pickleball 101 one more step. Participants will continue to work on their serve and return of service. In addition, you will learn basic court skill;  including shot placement, moving with your doubles partner, and when to move up to the NVZ or kitchen line. Instructor has paddles to borrow.Prerequisite: Pickleball 101The Third Shot:  Learn how the serving team can get to the net more effectively and neutralize play. This class will give you the skills to execute a third shot drive, lob or drop shot. Prerequisite: Pickleball 101 and 102 or already play and fully understand the gameDinking:  Learn how to control the court and have a blast doing it. You served, they returned service, you returned a great  third shot and made it to the kitchen line (NVZ). Now is the time for the dinking dance. This class will teach you how to dink, control your dink shots, and basic dinking footwork.Prerequisite: Pickleball 101, 102, or already play and fully understand the game Groundstrokes:  This class is for those with some experience playing and full knowledge of the rules of game play. The focus will be on improving the return of service. You’ll learn the basic steps of the forehand and backhand stroke.Prerequisite: Pickleball 101 and 102 or already play and fully understand the game Why a deep serve and return of serve are a MUST!When you hit a short serve you’re giving a big advantage to your opponent by helping them get to the NVZ in a jiffy. When you send  back a short return of serve you’re also giving a big advantage to your opponent by inviting them to the NVZ. Learn how to strategically use the first two shots in pickleball to your advantage.Prerequisite: Pickleball 101 and 102 or already play and fully understand the gameLob retrieval and overhead smashHow to decide when to retrieve a lob or smash it. Learn how to safely turn your body to retrieve Prerequisite: Pickleball 101 and 102 or already play and fully understand the game lob and how to correctly execute an overhead smash. Forehand, Backhand and Blocking This class is for experienced players with full knowledge of the rules of game play. The focus will be on improving the return of service by improving your stroke mechanics for your forehand and backhand.  You’ll also learn the blocking shot at the net to keep your opponents back.Prerequisite: Pickleball 101 and 102 or already play and fully understand the game Pickleball Strategy and Court CoverageThis clinic is for experienced players looking to take a new step. We will concentrate on the mental part of the game. Mental toughness and patience are essential skills on the pickleball court. Players will learn how to:  Move with their partner to cover the court   Improve anticipation   Eliminate, create and use angles   Construct points  Identify and exploit opponent weaknesses  How to stay mentally tough and reset after each point Work-Play Classes:These classes are for the players that have acquired the basic skills and are looking to improve upon them and incorporate them more into their game play.Dates and skill sets that will be worked on vary and are emailed out monthly.      - First half of the class is work (mostly drills) pertinent to the skill set that is being          worked on.      - Second half of the class is game play, rotating partners, to provide an opportunity          to carry your work into actual play.  The emphasis during play will be on the skill         worked on in the first half of class.Skills and DrillsThe Long GameThis class is for the experienced players with good fundamentals and full knowledge of the rules of game play. The focus will be on improving the serve, return of service, forehands and backhands and lobs. Participants will participate in  drills and some game play. You will need a paddle, court shoes, water and a lot of energy. Prerequisite: Pickleball 101 and 102 or already play and fully understand the game.Skills and Drills The Short GameThis class is for the experienced players with good fundamental strokes and full knowledge of the rules of game play. The focus will be on dinking, the third shot drop, blocking, and working you way up to capture the net. Participants will participate in drills and some game play.  You will need a paddle, court shoes, water and a lot of energy. Prerequisite: Pickleball 101 and 102 or already play and fully understand the game. Three and Me Lesson                                        $25 PER PERSON/ HOUR The three and me lesson allows the teaching professional to play along in games with students allowing immediate feedback on shot selection, strategic decisions and court positioning. This is a very effective learning environment for all levels of players when working on doubles strategy and tactics. In addition, time will be dedicated to improving existing shots and developing new ones.  Content of the lesson will be developed collaboratively between coach and students. Three students are needed to run the lesson, so grab your friends and schedule a date with the community center.Ed Koivula, Pickleball Coach Reservations to be made directly Malta Community Center Coach Ed will contact you to determine a time 24 hour notice required to cancel lessons Novice Pickleball Mini ProgramDo you want to join a pickleball program but not sure if you are ready?  Do you know the basics of pickleball?  Join us for a new program that will let players who are just learning the sport get comfortable enough to join in a free play program.This 4-week session is to get the new players acquainted with how free play works and to work on basic skills with player who have very little experience. Participants must have taken Pickleball 101 or 102. (or similar experience) There is no formal instruction just instructional reminders on how to Serve, Volley, Double-Bounce Rule, Scoring, Player Position for Doubles, Doubles Play Positioning Movements.A mask must be worn16 per session        3 courts          
 
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM    Pickleball - Novice Pickleball Mini Program
Pickleball Programs- Indoors at Malta Community Center Pickleball programs will have 16 players on three courts.  Courts are open for two hours where you can play with others of like ability.No Formal Instruction    Must Pre register for entire program   NO DROP INSMasks must be worn for the entire program.  Provide your own paddles.Complete a covid-19 health assessment each session day COVID-19 ProceduresCheck in at front desk and complete covid-19 health assessment. (see below)Wear an acceptable mask during play and when not playing.  Acceptable face coverings include, but are not limited to, cloth (e.g., homemade sewn, quick cut), surgical masks, and N95 respirators that are appropriate for exercise. Bandanas, buffs, and gaiters are not acceptable face coverings for pickleball. How the Program WorksAll games played will be doubles gamesThere is no assignment to a court based on skill level (see guidelines for player’s skill level below)If courts are occupied, place your paddle in a single-file line along the wall (this will determine your spot in line) Paddles should be lined up against the wall to determines the next group to play.Games are played to 11 pointsOnce your game has finished, place your paddle at the end of the line Skill Levels Definitions based on the USAPABeginnersMinimum Skills NeededThis player is just starting to play pickleball and has no other sports background. Minimal understanding of rules of the game.Beginners/IntermediateMinimum Skills Needed:USAPA 2.5 PLAYER SKILL RATING DEFINITIONThis player has limited experience. Can sustain a short rally with players of equal ability. Basic ability to keep score.IntermediateMinimum Skills Needed: USAPA 3.5 PLAYER SKILL RATING DEFINTIONFOREHAND: Improved stroke development with moderate level of shot control. BACKHAND: Learning stroke form and starting to develop consistency but will avoid if possible. SERVE / RETURN: Consistently gets serve/return in play with limited ability to control depth. DINK: Increased consistency, with limited ability to control height/depth. Sustains medium length rallies. Starting to understand variations of pace. 3RD SHOT: Developing the drop shot in a way to get to the net. VOLLEY: Is able to volley medium paced shots thereby developing control. STRATEGY: Moves quickly towards the non-volley zone (NVZ) when opportunity is there. Acknowledges difference between hard game and soft game and is starting to vary own game during recreation and tournament play. Can sustain short rallies. Is learning proper court positioning. Basic knowledge of stacking and understands situations where it can be effective.COVID-19 Health Assessment: Has the participant: Knowingly been in close or proximate contact in the past 14 days with anyone who has tested positive for COVID-19 or who has or had symptoms of COVID-19 Tested positive for COVID-19 in the past 14 days; and/or Experienced any symptoms of COVID-19 in the past 14 days; and/or Awaiting the results of a COVID-19 test and/or Traveled to or hosted anyone from any State on the NYS Restricted State list in the past 14 days  Outdoor Clinics held at Malta Community Park, 285 Plains Rd, Malta (Closed for the Season)Clinics are 90 minutes long, 60 minutes of instruction followed by 30 minutes of play utilizing the skills you learned. Dates vary and are emailed monthly.Instructors:  Gina Family, IPTPA Level 1 Certified Pickleball Instructor and Ed Koivula Level 1 Certified Pickleball InstructorMore about Gina and Ed Gina Family has been playing and studying the game of pickleball for several years. She is a Level 1 certified instructor by the International Pickleball Teaching Professional Association. Gina enjoys assisting and motivating individuals to learn and  improve their skills, discover new techniques and strategies, and achieve their goals in pickleball. Gina has also been a certified personal trainer and fitness instructor for over 30 years. Ed Koivula has been playing competitive tennis since 1990 and playing pickleball for seven years.  He is a Level 1 certified pickleball instructor by Pickleball Coaching International.  He is a 4.5 player that has medaled in tournaments at the local, state and international level. Ed enjoys working with players to improve fundamentals and use them to execute tactics and strategies.  Ed taught tennis as a United States Professional Tennis Registry certified tennis instructor and is currently a NYS certified public High School coach.Pickleball 101:  Come and learn the fun sport of Pickleball. It is the fastest growing sport in North America. This class will give you the skills necessary to get started playing doubles Pickleball. You’ll learn the basic game overview, how to keep score, serving,  and returning the ball.  Instructor has paddles to borrow.(Beginners with no experience)Pickleball 102:  This class will take Pickleball 101 one more step. Participants will continue to work on their serve and return of service. In addition, you will learn basic court skill;  including shot placement, moving with your doubles partner, and when to move up to the NVZ or kitchen line. Instructor has paddles to borrow.Prerequisite: Pickleball 101The Third Shot:  Learn how the serving team can get to the net more effectively and neutralize play. This class will give you the skills to execute a third shot drive, lob or drop shot. Prerequisite: Pickleball 101 and 102 or already play and fully understand the gameDinking:  Learn how to control the court and have a blast doing it. You served, they returned service, you returned a great  third shot and made it to the kitchen line (NVZ). Now is the time for the dinking dance. This class will teach you how to dink, control your dink shots, and basic dinking footwork.Prerequisite: Pickleball 101, 102, or already play and fully understand the game Groundstrokes:  This class is for those with some experience playing and full knowledge of the rules of game play. The focus will be on improving the return of service. You’ll learn the basic steps of the forehand and backhand stroke.Prerequisite: Pickleball 101 and 102 or already play and fully understand the game Why a deep serve and return of serve are a MUST!When you hit a short serve you’re giving a big advantage to your opponent by helping them get to the NVZ in a jiffy. When you send  back a short return of serve you’re also giving a big advantage to your opponent by inviting them to the NVZ. Learn how to strategically use the first two shots in pickleball to your advantage.Prerequisite: Pickleball 101 and 102 or already play and fully understand the gameLob retrieval and overhead smashHow to decide when to retrieve a lob or smash it. Learn how to safely turn your body to retrieve Prerequisite: Pickleball 101 and 102 or already play and fully understand the game lob and how to correctly execute an overhead smash. Forehand, Backhand and Blocking This class is for experienced players with full knowledge of the rules of game play. The focus will be on improving the return of service by improving your stroke mechanics for your forehand and backhand.  You’ll also learn the blocking shot at the net to keep your opponents back.Prerequisite: Pickleball 101 and 102 or already play and fully understand the game Pickleball Strategy and Court CoverageThis clinic is for experienced players looking to take a new step. We will concentrate on the mental part of the game. Mental toughness and patience are essential skills on the pickleball court. Players will learn how to:  Move with their partner to cover the court   Improve anticipation   Eliminate, create and use angles   Construct points  Identify and exploit opponent weaknesses  How to stay mentally tough and reset after each point Work-Play Classes:These classes are for the players that have acquired the basic skills and are looking to improve upon them and incorporate them more into their game play.Dates and skill sets that will be worked on vary and are emailed out monthly.      - First half of the class is work (mostly drills) pertinent to the skill set that is being          worked on.      - Second half of the class is game play, rotating partners, to provide an opportunity          to carry your work into actual play.  The emphasis during play will be on the skill         worked on in the first half of class.Skills and DrillsThe Long GameThis class is for the experienced players with good fundamentals and full knowledge of the rules of game play. The focus will be on improving the serve, return of service, forehands and backhands and lobs. Participants will participate in  drills and some game play. You will need a paddle, court shoes, water and a lot of energy. Prerequisite: Pickleball 101 and 102 or already play and fully understand the game.Skills and Drills The Short GameThis class is for the experienced players with good fundamental strokes and full knowledge of the rules of game play. The focus will be on dinking, the third shot drop, blocking, and working you way up to capture the net. Participants will participate in drills and some game play.  You will need a paddle, court shoes, water and a lot of energy. Prerequisite: Pickleball 101 and 102 or already play and fully understand the game. Three and Me Lesson                                        $25 PER PERSON/ HOUR The three and me lesson allows the teaching professional to play along in games with students allowing immediate feedback on shot selection, strategic decisions and court positioning. This is a very effective learning environment for all levels of players when working on doubles strategy and tactics. In addition, time will be dedicated to improving existing shots and developing new ones.  Content of the lesson will be developed collaboratively between coach and students. Three students are needed to run the lesson, so grab your friends and schedule a date with the community center.Ed Koivula, Pickleball Coach Reservations to be made directly Malta Community Center Coach Ed will contact you to determine a time 24 hour notice required to cancel lessons Novice Pickleball Mini ProgramDo you want to join a pickleball program but not sure if you are ready?  Do you know the basics of pickleball?  Join us for a new program that will let players who are just learning the sport get comfortable enough to join in a free play program.This 4-week session is to get the new players acquainted with how free play works and to work on basic skills with player who have very little experience. Participants must have taken Pickleball 101 or 102. (or similar experience) There is no formal instruction just instructional reminders on how to Serve, Volley, Double-Bounce Rule, Scoring, Player Position for Doubles, Doubles Play Positioning Movements.A mask must be worn16 per session        3 courts          
 
Saturday March 6, 2021
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM    SGF Fury Basketball - March Rental
 
Monday March 8, 2021
5:15 AM - 6:15 AM    Bootcamp - Bootcamp
Workouts will consist of high intensity intervals mixed with body weight exercises, high rep, endurance, and strength training intervals.  Class will be 45-60 min in duration (the difference in time, is for implementation of the safety protocols). No matter if the workout time is 45 or 60 minutes we will end on time!All fitness levels welcome.Instructor: Becky Weyrauch of Rock Your Fitness, LLCAll Fitness Levels Welcome ! Morning Classes offered Monday, Wednesday and Friday  Night Classes offered TuesdayClass held at Malta Community Center, 1 Bayberry Drive 5:15-6:15am6:30-7:30am9:30-10:30am 5:30 -6:15 PM If weather permits classes will be held outside and insideEach workout is different preventing boredom and to keep our bodies guessing resulting in the best result!Modifications Always offeredAdvanced options always offered  What to bring to class: water beach towel workout gloves to protect hands from the ground face mask light weights mid-to heavy weights yoga mat jump rope If you need equipment please text or call Rebecca Weyrauch directly at 518.522.9765 to see what equipment Rock Your Fitness can provide.  Class held at Malta Community Center, 1 Bayberry DrivePricesNight Tuesday 2/2-2/23      $38.00Night Tuesday 3/2-3/23      $38.00Night Tuesday 4/13-4/27    $38.00Night Tuesday 5/4-5/29      $49.00Night Tuesday 6/1-6/29      $65.00 Monday, Wednesday, Friday2/1-2/26         $112.00 (Skip days 2/15,2/17,2/19)3/1-4/2           $187.004/12-4/30       $112.005/3-5/28         $149.006/2-7/11         $175.00 Safety Protocols: Hand sanitizer and disinfectant will be provided Participants must wear face mask when entering, exiting and setting up their equipment Participants will remain 6-10 feet apart  To register text or call Becky at 518-522-9765  
 
6:30 AM - 7:30 AM    Bootcamp - Bootcamp
Workouts will consist of high intensity intervals mixed with body weight exercises, high rep, endurance, and strength training intervals.  Class will be 45-60 min in duration (the difference in time, is for implementation of the safety protocols). No matter if the workout time is 45 or 60 minutes we will end on time!All fitness levels welcome.Instructor: Becky Weyrauch of Rock Your Fitness, LLCAll Fitness Levels Welcome ! Morning Classes offered Monday, Wednesday and Friday  Night Classes offered TuesdayClass held at Malta Community Center, 1 Bayberry Drive 5:15-6:15am6:30-7:30am9:30-10:30am 5:30 -6:15 PM If weather permits classes will be held outside and insideEach workout is different preventing boredom and to keep our bodies guessing resulting in the best result!Modifications Always offeredAdvanced options always offered  What to bring to class: water beach towel workout gloves to protect hands from the ground face mask light weights mid-to heavy weights yoga mat jump rope If you need equipment please text or call Rebecca Weyrauch directly at 518.522.9765 to see what equipment Rock Your Fitness can provide.  Class held at Malta Community Center, 1 Bayberry DrivePricesNight Tuesday 2/2-2/23      $38.00Night Tuesday 3/2-3/23      $38.00Night Tuesday 4/13-4/27    $38.00Night Tuesday 5/4-5/29      $49.00Night Tuesday 6/1-6/29      $65.00 Monday, Wednesday, Friday2/1-2/26         $112.00 (Skip days 2/15,2/17,2/19)3/1-4/2           $187.004/12-4/30       $112.005/3-5/28         $149.006/2-7/11         $175.00 Safety Protocols: Hand sanitizer and disinfectant will be provided Participants must wear face mask when entering, exiting and setting up their equipment Participants will remain 6-10 feet apart  To register text or call Becky at 518-522-9765  
 
9:30 AM - 10:30 AM    Bootcamp - Bootcamp
Workouts will consist of high intensity intervals mixed with body weight exercises, high rep, endurance, and strength training intervals.  Class will be 45-60 min in duration (the difference in time, is for implementation of the safety protocols). No matter if the workout time is 45 or 60 minutes we will end on time!All fitness levels welcome.Instructor: Becky Weyrauch of Rock Your Fitness, LLCAll Fitness Levels Welcome ! Morning Classes offered Monday, Wednesday and Friday  Night Classes offered TuesdayClass held at Malta Community Center, 1 Bayberry Drive 5:15-6:15am6:30-7:30am9:30-10:30am 5:30 -6:15 PM If weather permits classes will be held outside and insideEach workout is different preventing boredom and to keep our bodies guessing resulting in the best result!Modifications Always offeredAdvanced options always offered  What to bring to class: water beach towel workout gloves to protect hands from the ground face mask light weights mid-to heavy weights yoga mat jump rope If you need equipment please text or call Rebecca Weyrauch directly at 518.522.9765 to see what equipment Rock Your Fitness can provide.  Class held at Malta Community Center, 1 Bayberry DrivePricesNight Tuesday 2/2-2/23      $38.00Night Tuesday 3/2-3/23      $38.00Night Tuesday 4/13-4/27    $38.00Night Tuesday 5/4-5/29      $49.00Night Tuesday 6/1-6/29      $65.00 Monday, Wednesday, Friday2/1-2/26         $112.00 (Skip days 2/15,2/17,2/19)3/1-4/2           $187.004/12-4/30       $112.005/3-5/28         $149.006/2-7/11         $175.00 Safety Protocols: Hand sanitizer and disinfectant will be provided Participants must wear face mask when entering, exiting and setting up their equipment Participants will remain 6-10 feet apart  To register text or call Becky at 518-522-9765  
 
11:00 AM - 12:30 PM    Pickleball - Pickleball 101
Pickleball Programs- Indoors at Malta Community Center Pickleball programs will have 16 players on three courts.  Courts are open for two hours where you can play with others of like ability.No Formal Instruction    Must Pre register for entire program   NO DROP INSMasks must be worn for the entire program.  Provide your own paddles.Complete a covid-19 health assessment each session day COVID-19 ProceduresCheck in at front desk and complete covid-19 health assessment. (see below)Wear an acceptable mask during play and when not playing.  Acceptable face coverings include, but are not limited to, cloth (e.g., homemade sewn, quick cut), surgical masks, and N95 respirators that are appropriate for exercise. Bandanas, buffs, and gaiters are not acceptable face coverings for pickleball. How the Program WorksAll games played will be doubles gamesThere is no assignment to a court based on skill level (see guidelines for player’s skill level below)If courts are occupied, place your paddle in a single-file line along the wall (this will determine your spot in line) Paddles should be lined up against the wall to determines the next group to play.Games are played to 11 pointsOnce your game has finished, place your paddle at the end of the line Skill Levels Definitions based on the USAPABeginnersMinimum Skills NeededThis player is just starting to play pickleball and has no other sports background. Minimal understanding of rules of the game.Beginners/IntermediateMinimum Skills Needed:USAPA 2.5 PLAYER SKILL RATING DEFINITIONThis player has limited experience. Can sustain a short rally with players of equal ability. Basic ability to keep score.IntermediateMinimum Skills Needed: USAPA 3.5 PLAYER SKILL RATING DEFINTIONFOREHAND: Improved stroke development with moderate level of shot control. BACKHAND: Learning stroke form and starting to develop consistency but will avoid if possible. SERVE / RETURN: Consistently gets serve/return in play with limited ability to control depth. DINK: Increased consistency, with limited ability to control height/depth. Sustains medium length rallies. Starting to understand variations of pace. 3RD SHOT: Developing the drop shot in a way to get to the net. VOLLEY: Is able to volley medium paced shots thereby developing control. STRATEGY: Moves quickly towards the non-volley zone (NVZ) when opportunity is there. Acknowledges difference between hard game and soft game and is starting to vary own game during recreation and tournament play. Can sustain short rallies. Is learning proper court positioning. Basic knowledge of stacking and understands situations where it can be effective.COVID-19 Health Assessment: Has the participant: Knowingly been in close or proximate contact in the past 14 days with anyone who has tested positive for COVID-19 or who has or had symptoms of COVID-19 Tested positive for COVID-19 in the past 14 days; and/or Experienced any symptoms of COVID-19 in the past 14 days; and/or Awaiting the results of a COVID-19 test and/or Traveled to or hosted anyone from any State on the NYS Restricted State list in the past 14 days  Outdoor Clinics held at Malta Community Park, 285 Plains Rd, Malta (Closed for the Season)Clinics are 90 minutes long, 60 minutes of instruction followed by 30 minutes of play utilizing the skills you learned. Dates vary and are emailed monthly.Instructors:  Gina Family, IPTPA Level 1 Certified Pickleball Instructor and Ed Koivula Level 1 Certified Pickleball InstructorMore about Gina and Ed Gina Family has been playing and studying the game of pickleball for several years. She is a Level 1 certified instructor by the International Pickleball Teaching Professional Association. Gina enjoys assisting and motivating individuals to learn and  improve their skills, discover new techniques and strategies, and achieve their goals in pickleball. Gina has also been a certified personal trainer and fitness instructor for over 30 years. Ed Koivula has been playing competitive tennis since 1990 and playing pickleball for seven years.  He is a Level 1 certified pickleball instructor by Pickleball Coaching International.  He is a 4.5 player that has medaled in tournaments at the local, state and international level. Ed enjoys working with players to improve fundamentals and use them to execute tactics and strategies.  Ed taught tennis as a United States Professional Tennis Registry certified tennis instructor and is currently a NYS certified public High School coach.Pickleball 101:  Come and learn the fun sport of Pickleball. It is the fastest growing sport in North America. This class will give you the skills necessary to get started playing doubles Pickleball. You’ll learn the basic game overview, how to keep score, serving,  and returning the ball.  Instructor has paddles to borrow.(Beginners with no experience)Pickleball 102:  This class will take Pickleball 101 one more step. Participants will continue to work on their serve and return of service. In addition, you will learn basic court skill;  including shot placement, moving with your doubles partner, and when to move up to the NVZ or kitchen line. Instructor has paddles to borrow.Prerequisite: Pickleball 101The Third Shot:  Learn how the serving team can get to the net more effectively and neutralize play. This class will give you the skills to execute a third shot drive, lob or drop shot. Prerequisite: Pickleball 101 and 102 or already play and fully understand the gameDinking:  Learn how to control the court and have a blast doing it. You served, they returned service, you returned a great  third shot and made it to the kitchen line (NVZ). Now is the time for the dinking dance. This class will teach you how to dink, control your dink shots, and basic dinking footwork.Prerequisite: Pickleball 101, 102, or already play and fully understand the game Groundstrokes:  This class is for those with some experience playing and full knowledge of the rules of game play. The focus will be on improving the return of service. You’ll learn the basic steps of the forehand and backhand stroke.Prerequisite: Pickleball 101 and 102 or already play and fully understand the game Why a deep serve and return of serve are a MUST!When you hit a short serve you’re giving a big advantage to your opponent by helping them get to the NVZ in a jiffy. When you send  back a short return of serve you’re also giving a big advantage to your opponent by inviting them to the NVZ. Learn how to strategically use the first two shots in pickleball to your advantage.Prerequisite: Pickleball 101 and 102 or already play and fully understand the gameLob retrieval and overhead smashHow to decide when to retrieve a lob or smash it. Learn how to safely turn your body to retrieve Prerequisite: Pickleball 101 and 102 or already play and fully understand the game lob and how to correctly execute an overhead smash. Forehand, Backhand and Blocking This class is for experienced players with full knowledge of the rules of game play. The focus will be on improving the return of service by improving your stroke mechanics for your forehand and backhand.  You’ll also learn the blocking shot at the net to keep your opponents back.Prerequisite: Pickleball 101 and 102 or already play and fully understand the game Pickleball Strategy and Court CoverageThis clinic is for experienced players looking to take a new step. We will concentrate on the mental part of the game. Mental toughness and patience are essential skills on the pickleball court. Players will learn how to:  Move with their partner to cover the court   Improve anticipation   Eliminate, create and use angles   Construct points  Identify and exploit opponent weaknesses  How to stay mentally tough and reset after each point Work-Play Classes:These classes are for the players that have acquired the basic skills and are looking to improve upon them and incorporate them more into their game play.Dates and skill sets that will be worked on vary and are emailed out monthly.      - First half of the class is work (mostly drills) pertinent to the skill set that is being          worked on.      - Second half of the class is game play, rotating partners, to provide an opportunity          to carry your work into actual play.  The emphasis during play will be on the skill         worked on in the first half of class.Skills and DrillsThe Long GameThis class is for the experienced players with good fundamentals and full knowledge of the rules of game play. The focus will be on improving the serve, return of service, forehands and backhands and lobs. Participants will participate in  drills and some game play. You will need a paddle, court shoes, water and a lot of energy. Prerequisite: Pickleball 101 and 102 or already play and fully understand the game.Skills and Drills The Short GameThis class is for the experienced players with good fundamental strokes and full knowledge of the rules of game play. The focus will be on dinking, the third shot drop, blocking, and working you way up to capture the net. Participants will participate in drills and some game play.  You will need a paddle, court shoes, water and a lot of energy. Prerequisite: Pickleball 101 and 102 or already play and fully understand the game. Three and Me Lesson                                        $25 PER PERSON/ HOUR The three and me lesson allows the teaching professional to play along in games with students allowing immediate feedback on shot selection, strategic decisions and court positioning. This is a very effective learning environment for all levels of players when working on doubles strategy and tactics. In addition, time will be dedicated to improving existing shots and developing new ones.  Content of the lesson will be developed collaboratively between coach and students. Three students are needed to run the lesson, so grab your friends and schedule a date with the community center.Ed Koivula, Pickleball Coach Reservations to be made directly Malta Community Center Coach Ed will contact you to determine a time 24 hour notice required to cancel lessons Novice Pickleball Mini ProgramDo you want to join a pickleball program but not sure if you are ready?  Do you know the basics of pickleball?  Join us for a new program that will let players who are just learning the sport get comfortable enough to join in a free play program.This 4-week session is to get the new players acquainted with how free play works and to work on basic skills with player who have very little experience. Participants must have taken Pickleball 101 or 102. (or similar experience) There is no formal instruction just instructional reminders on how to Serve, Volley, Double-Bounce Rule, Scoring, Player Position for Doubles, Doubles Play Positioning Movements.A mask must be worn16 per session        3 courts          
 
1:00 PM - 1:45 PM    Malta Seniors Exercise
 
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM    Walking Time in Gym
 
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM    KP Hoops March Rental
 
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM    BSpa Basketball March Rental
 
Tuesday March 9, 2021
8:45 AM - 9:45 AM    Yoga - Gentle Yoga- Tuesdays
YOGANamastay 6 Feet Away!These hour long classes are a fun and lively way to practice Yoga with a compassionate and experienced teacher!  Join Antoinette as she teaches Yoga philosophy, and guides you through simple and results driven Yoga postures.  All levels of practitioner welcome.  Must be able to get up off floor unassisted. Bring Yoga Mat, Block, Yoga Blanket and Strap.Held inside at the Malta Community Center.  All participants must wear a mask for the entire activity. Best yogic practices while mask wearing will be taught.  Use of a chair will be incorporated at times.Safety Protocols: Participants must wear face mask  Participants will remain 6 feet apart in a taped out 6 foot box on the gym floor.  Reduced room capacity  Participants will be required to complete a Covid health assessment when entering gym.  Gentle YogaThis class is a fun and lively way to practice Yoga.  Join Antoinette as she teaches Yoga philosophy and guides you through simple and results driven Yoga postures, deep stretching, and breathing techniques and meditation to use on and off your mat.Yoga Immune BoostThis class will teach you how to effectively manage stress and build your immune system through breath, postures, meditation.  You will build muscle strength, tone and build body mind and spirit resilience.  This class is taught by Antoinette DiMascio an experienced and compassionate yoga teacher.Classical Hatha Yoga for LifeThis class is great for All levels of practitioners from newer to experienced. Make Thursday mornings your best time of the week! Get energized and build strength and flexibility, tone muscles, and experience overall well being on and off your mat. Lively sequences and fun music create the stage for getting fit and shifting your mind , body and spirit! Learn breath and meditation techniques to assist in a positive direction and focus for your life!
 
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM    Pickleball - Wissenbach- Clinic 102B
Pickleball Programs- Indoors at Malta Community Center Pickleball programs will have 16 players on three courts.  Courts are open for two hours where you can play with others of like ability.No Formal Instruction    Must Pre register for entire program   NO DROP INSMasks must be worn for the entire program.  Provide your own paddles.Complete a covid-19 health assessment each session day COVID-19 ProceduresCheck in at front desk and complete covid-19 health assessment. (see below)Wear an acceptable mask during play and when not playing.  Acceptable face coverings include, but are not limited to, cloth (e.g., homemade sewn, quick cut), surgical masks, and N95 respirators that are appropriate for exercise. Bandanas, buffs, and gaiters are not acceptable face coverings for pickleball. How the Program WorksAll games played will be doubles gamesThere is no assignment to a court based on skill level (see guidelines for player’s skill level below)If courts are occupied, place your paddle in a single-file line along the wall (this will determine your spot in line) Paddles should be lined up against the wall to determines the next group to play.Games are played to 11 pointsOnce your game has finished, place your paddle at the end of the line Skill Levels Definitions based on the USAPABeginnersMinimum Skills NeededThis player is just starting to play pickleball and has no other sports background. Minimal understanding of rules of the game.Beginners/IntermediateMinimum Skills Needed:USAPA 2.5 PLAYER SKILL RATING DEFINITIONThis player has limited experience. Can sustain a short rally with players of equal ability. Basic ability to keep score.IntermediateMinimum Skills Needed: USAPA 3.5 PLAYER SKILL RATING DEFINTIONFOREHAND: Improved stroke development with moderate level of shot control. BACKHAND: Learning stroke form and starting to develop consistency but will avoid if possible. SERVE / RETURN: Consistently gets serve/return in play with limited ability to control depth. DINK: Increased consistency, with limited ability to control height/depth. Sustains medium length rallies. Starting to understand variations of pace. 3RD SHOT: Developing the drop shot in a way to get to the net. VOLLEY: Is able to volley medium paced shots thereby developing control. STRATEGY: Moves quickly towards the non-volley zone (NVZ) when opportunity is there. Acknowledges difference between hard game and soft game and is starting to vary own game during recreation and tournament play. Can sustain short rallies. Is learning proper court positioning. Basic knowledge of stacking and understands situations where it can be effective.COVID-19 Health Assessment: Has the participant: Knowingly been in close or proximate contact in the past 14 days with anyone who has tested positive for COVID-19 or who has or had symptoms of COVID-19 Tested positive for COVID-19 in the past 14 days; and/or Experienced any symptoms of COVID-19 in the past 14 days; and/or Awaiting the results of a COVID-19 test and/or Traveled to or hosted anyone from any State on the NYS Restricted State list in the past 14 days  Outdoor Clinics held at Malta Community Park, 285 Plains Rd, Malta (Closed for the Season)Clinics are 90 minutes long, 60 minutes of instruction followed by 30 minutes of play utilizing the skills you learned. Dates vary and are emailed monthly.Instructors:  Gina Family, IPTPA Level 1 Certified Pickleball Instructor and Ed Koivula Level 1 Certified Pickleball InstructorMore about Gina and Ed Gina Family has been playing and studying the game of pickleball for several years. She is a Level 1 certified instructor by the International Pickleball Teaching Professional Association. Gina enjoys assisting and motivating individuals to learn and  improve their skills, discover new techniques and strategies, and achieve their goals in pickleball. Gina has also been a certified personal trainer and fitness instructor for over 30 years. Ed Koivula has been playing competitive tennis since 1990 and playing pickleball for seven years.  He is a Level 1 certified pickleball instructor by Pickleball Coaching International.  He is a 4.5 player that has medaled in tournaments at the local, state and international level. Ed enjoys working with players to improve fundamentals and use them to execute tactics and strategies.  Ed taught tennis as a United States Professional Tennis Registry certified tennis instructor and is currently a NYS certified public High School coach.Pickleball 101:  Come and learn the fun sport of Pickleball. It is the fastest growing sport in North America. This class will give you the skills necessary to get started playing doubles Pickleball. You’ll learn the basic game overview, how to keep score, serving,  and returning the ball.  Instructor has paddles to borrow.(Beginners with no experience)Pickleball 102:  This class will take Pickleball 101 one more step. Participants will continue to work on their serve and return of service. In addition, you will learn basic court skill;  including shot placement, moving with your doubles partner, and when to move up to the NVZ or kitchen line. Instructor has paddles to borrow.Prerequisite: Pickleball 101The Third Shot:  Learn how the serving team can get to the net more effectively and neutralize play. This class will give you the skills to execute a third shot drive, lob or drop shot. Prerequisite: Pickleball 101 and 102 or already play and fully understand the gameDinking:  Learn how to control the court and have a blast doing it. You served, they returned service, you returned a great  third shot and made it to the kitchen line (NVZ). Now is the time for the dinking dance. This class will teach you how to dink, control your dink shots, and basic dinking footwork.Prerequisite: Pickleball 101, 102, or already play and fully understand the game Groundstrokes:  This class is for those with some experience playing and full knowledge of the rules of game play. The focus will be on improving the return of service. You’ll learn the basic steps of the forehand and backhand stroke.Prerequisite: Pickleball 101 and 102 or already play and fully understand the game Why a deep serve and return of serve are a MUST!When you hit a short serve you’re giving a big advantage to your opponent by helping them get to the NVZ in a jiffy. When you send  back a short return of serve you’re also giving a big advantage to your opponent by inviting them to the NVZ. Learn how to strategically use the first two shots in pickleball to your advantage.Prerequisite: Pickleball 101 and 102 or already play and fully understand the gameLob retrieval and overhead smashHow to decide when to retrieve a lob or smash it. Learn how to safely turn your body to retrieve Prerequisite: Pickleball 101 and 102 or already play and fully understand the game lob and how to correctly execute an overhead smash. Forehand, Backhand and Blocking This class is for experienced players with full knowledge of the rules of game play. The focus will be on improving the return of service by improving your stroke mechanics for your forehand and backhand.  You’ll also learn the blocking shot at the net to keep your opponents back.Prerequisite: Pickleball 101 and 102 or already play and fully understand the game Pickleball Strategy and Court CoverageThis clinic is for experienced players looking to take a new step. We will concentrate on the mental part of the game. Mental toughness and patience are essential skills on the pickleball court. Players will learn how to:  Move with their partner to cover the court   Improve anticipation   Eliminate, create and use angles   Construct points  Identify and exploit opponent weaknesses  How to stay mentally tough and reset after each point Work-Play Classes:These classes are for the players that have acquired the basic skills and are looking to improve upon them and incorporate them more into their game play.Dates and skill sets that will be worked on vary and are emailed out monthly.      - First half of the class is work (mostly drills) pertinent to the skill set that is being          worked on.      - Second half of the class is game play, rotating partners, to provide an opportunity          to carry your work into actual play.  The emphasis during play will be on the skill         worked on in the first half of class.Skills and DrillsThe Long GameThis class is for the experienced players with good fundamentals and full knowledge of the rules of game play. The focus will be on improving the serve, return of service, forehands and backhands and lobs. Participants will participate in  drills and some game play. You will need a paddle, court shoes, water and a lot of energy. Prerequisite: Pickleball 101 and 102 or already play and fully understand the game.Skills and Drills The Short GameThis class is for the experienced players with good fundamental strokes and full knowledge of the rules of game play. The focus will be on dinking, the third shot drop, blocking, and working you way up to capture the net. Participants will participate in drills and some game play.  You will need a paddle, court shoes, water and a lot of energy. Prerequisite: Pickleball 101 and 102 or already play and fully understand the game. Three and Me Lesson                                        $25 PER PERSON/ HOUR The three and me lesson allows the teaching professional to play along in games with students allowing immediate feedback on shot selection, strategic decisions and court positioning. This is a very effective learning environment for all levels of players when working on doubles strategy and tactics. In addition, time will be dedicated to improving existing shots and developing new ones.  Content of the lesson will be developed collaboratively between coach and students. Three students are needed to run the lesson, so grab your friends and schedule a date with the community center.Ed Koivula, Pickleball Coach Reservations to be made directly Malta Community Center Coach Ed will contact you to determine a time 24 hour notice required to cancel lessons Novice Pickleball Mini ProgramDo you want to join a pickleball program but not sure if you are ready?  Do you know the basics of pickleball?  Join us for a new program that will let players who are just learning the sport get comfortable enough to join in a free play program.This 4-week session is to get the new players acquainted with how free play works and to work on basic skills with player who have very little experience. Participants must have taken Pickleball 101 or 102. (or similar experience) There is no formal instruction just instructional reminders on how to Serve, Volley, Double-Bounce Rule, Scoring, Player Position for Doubles, Doubles Play Positioning Movements.A mask must be worn16 per session        3 courts          
 
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM    Pickleball - Pickleball Program- Tues Beginners
Pickleball Programs- Indoors at Malta Community Center Pickleball programs will have 16 players on three courts.  Courts are open for two hours where you can play with others of like ability.No Formal Instruction    Must Pre register for entire program   NO DROP INSMasks must be worn for the entire program.  Provide your own paddles.Complete a covid-19 health assessment each session day COVID-19 ProceduresCheck in at front desk and complete covid-19 health assessment. (see below)Wear an acceptable mask during play and when not playing.  Acceptable face coverings include, but are not limited to, cloth (e.g., homemade sewn, quick cut), surgical masks, and N95 respirators that are appropriate for exercise. Bandanas, buffs, and gaiters are not acceptable face coverings for pickleball. How the Program WorksAll games played will be doubles gamesThere is no assignment to a court based on skill level (see guidelines for player’s skill level below)If courts are occupied, place your paddle in a single-file line along the wall (this will determine your spot in line) Paddles should be lined up against the wall to determines the next group to play.Games are played to 11 pointsOnce your game has finished, place your paddle at the end of the line Skill Levels Definitions based on the USAPABeginnersMinimum Skills NeededThis player is just starting to play pickleball and has no other sports background. Minimal understanding of rules of the game.Beginners/IntermediateMinimum Skills Needed:USAPA 2.5 PLAYER SKILL RATING DEFINITIONThis player has limited experience. Can sustain a short rally with players of equal ability. Basic ability to keep score.IntermediateMinimum Skills Needed: USAPA 3.5 PLAYER SKILL RATING DEFINTIONFOREHAND: Improved stroke development with moderate level of shot control. BACKHAND: Learning stroke form and starting to develop consistency but will avoid if possible. SERVE / RETURN: Consistently gets serve/return in play with limited ability to control depth. DINK: Increased consistency, with limited ability to control height/depth. Sustains medium length rallies. Starting to understand variations of pace. 3RD SHOT: Developing the drop shot in a way to get to the net. VOLLEY: Is able to volley medium paced shots thereby developing control. STRATEGY: Moves quickly towards the non-volley zone (NVZ) when opportunity is there. Acknowledges difference between hard game and soft game and is starting to vary own game during recreation and tournament play. Can sustain short rallies. Is learning proper court positioning. Basic knowledge of stacking and understands situations where it can be effective.COVID-19 Health Assessment: Has the participant: Knowingly been in close or proximate contact in the past 14 days with anyone who has tested positive for COVID-19 or who has or had symptoms of COVID-19 Tested positive for COVID-19 in the past 14 days; and/or Experienced any symptoms of COVID-19 in the past 14 days; and/or Awaiting the results of a COVID-19 test and/or Traveled to or hosted anyone from any State on the NYS Restricted State list in the past 14 days  Outdoor Clinics held at Malta Community Park, 285 Plains Rd, Malta (Closed for the Season)Clinics are 90 minutes long, 60 minutes of instruction followed by 30 minutes of play utilizing the skills you learned. Dates vary and are emailed monthly.Instructors:  Gina Family, IPTPA Level 1 Certified Pickleball Instructor and Ed Koivula Level 1 Certified Pickleball InstructorMore about Gina and Ed Gina Family has been playing and studying the game of pickleball for several years. She is a Level 1 certified instructor by the International Pickleball Teaching Professional Association. Gina enjoys assisting and motivating individuals to learn and  improve their skills, discover new techniques and strategies, and achieve their goals in pickleball. Gina has also been a certified personal trainer and fitness instructor for over 30 years. Ed Koivula has been playing competitive tennis since 1990 and playing pickleball for seven years.  He is a Level 1 certified pickleball instructor by Pickleball Coaching International.  He is a 4.5 player that has medaled in tournaments at the local, state and international level. Ed enjoys working with players to improve fundamentals and use them to execute tactics and strategies.  Ed taught tennis as a United States Professional Tennis Registry certified tennis instructor and is currently a NYS certified public High School coach.Pickleball 101:  Come and learn the fun sport of Pickleball. It is the fastest growing sport in North America. This class will give you the skills necessary to get started playing doubles Pickleball. You’ll learn the basic game overview, how to keep score, serving,  and returning the ball.  Instructor has paddles to borrow.(Beginners with no experience)Pickleball 102:  This class will take Pickleball 101 one more step. Participants will continue to work on their serve and return of service. In addition, you will learn basic court skill;  including shot placement, moving with your doubles partner, and when to move up to the NVZ or kitchen line. Instructor has paddles to borrow.Prerequisite: Pickleball 101The Third Shot:  Learn how the serving team can get to the net more effectively and neutralize play. This class will give you the skills to execute a third shot drive, lob or drop shot. Prerequisite: Pickleball 101 and 102 or already play and fully understand the gameDinking:  Learn how to control the court and have a blast doing it. You served, they returned service, you returned a great  third shot and made it to the kitchen line (NVZ). Now is the time for the dinking dance. This class will teach you how to dink, control your dink shots, and basic dinking footwork.Prerequisite: Pickleball 101, 102, or already play and fully understand the game Groundstrokes:  This class is for those with some experience playing and full knowledge of the rules of game play. The focus will be on improving the return of service. You’ll learn the basic steps of the forehand and backhand stroke.Prerequisite: Pickleball 101 and 102 or already play and fully understand the game Why a deep serve and return of serve are a MUST!When you hit a short serve you’re giving a big advantage to your opponent by helping them get to the NVZ in a jiffy. When you send  back a short return of serve you’re also giving a big advantage to your opponent by inviting them to the NVZ. Learn how to strategically use the first two shots in pickleball to your advantage.Prerequisite: Pickleball 101 and 102 or already play and fully understand the gameLob retrieval and overhead smashHow to decide when to retrieve a lob or smash it. Learn how to safely turn your body to retrieve Prerequisite: Pickleball 101 and 102 or already play and fully understand the game lob and how to correctly execute an overhead smash. Forehand, Backhand and Blocking This class is for experienced players with full knowledge of the rules of game play. The focus will be on improving the return of service by improving your stroke mechanics for your forehand and backhand.  You’ll also learn the blocking shot at the net to keep your opponents back.Prerequisite: Pickleball 101 and 102 or already play and fully understand the game Pickleball Strategy and Court CoverageThis clinic is for experienced players looking to take a new step. We will concentrate on the mental part of the game. Mental toughness and patience are essential skills on the pickleball court. Players will learn how to:  Move with their partner to cover the court   Improve anticipation   Eliminate, create and use angles   Construct points  Identify and exploit opponent weaknesses  How to stay mentally tough and reset after each point Work-Play Classes:These classes are for the players that have acquired the basic skills and are looking to improve upon them and incorporate them more into their game play.Dates and skill sets that will be worked on vary and are emailed out monthly.      - First half of the class is work (mostly drills) pertinent to the skill set that is being          worked on.      - Second half of the class is game play, rotating partners, to provide an opportunity          to carry your work into actual play.  The emphasis during play will be on the skill         worked on in the first half of class.Skills and DrillsThe Long GameThis class is for the experienced players with good fundamentals and full knowledge of the rules of game play. The focus will be on improving the serve, return of service, forehands and backhands and lobs. Participants will participate in  drills and some game play. You will need a paddle, court shoes, water and a lot of energy. Prerequisite: Pickleball 101 and 102 or already play and fully understand the game.Skills and Drills The Short GameThis class is for the experienced players with good fundamental strokes and full knowledge of the rules of game play. The focus will be on dinking, the third shot drop, blocking, and working you way up to capture the net. Participants will participate in drills and some game play.  You will need a paddle, court shoes, water and a lot of energy. Prerequisite: Pickleball 101 and 102 or already play and fully understand the game. Three and Me Lesson                                        $25 PER PERSON/ HOUR The three and me lesson allows the teaching professional to play along in games with students allowing immediate feedback on shot selection, strategic decisions and court positioning. This is a very effective learning environment for all levels of players when working on doubles strategy and tactics. In addition, time will be dedicated to improving existing shots and developing new ones.  Content of the lesson will be developed collaboratively between coach and students. Three students are needed to run the lesson, so grab your friends and schedule a date with the community center.Ed Koivula, Pickleball Coach Reservations to be made directly Malta Community Center Coach Ed will contact you to determine a time 24 hour notice required to cancel lessons Novice Pickleball Mini ProgramDo you want to join a pickleball program but not sure if you are ready?  Do you know the basics of pickleball?  Join us for a new program that will let players who are just learning the sport get comfortable enough to join in a free play program.This 4-week session is to get the new players acquainted with how free play works and to work on basic skills with player who have very little experience. Participants must have taken Pickleball 101 or 102. (or similar experience) There is no formal instruction just instructional reminders on how to Serve, Volley, Double-Bounce Rule, Scoring, Player Position for Doubles, Doubles Play Positioning Movements.A mask must be worn16 per session        3 courts          
 
5:30 PM - 6:15 PM    Bootcamp - Bootcamp Night Classes
Workouts will consist of high intensity intervals mixed with body weight exercises, high rep, endurance, and strength training intervals.  Class will be 45-60 min in duration (the difference in time, is for implementation of the safety protocols). No matter if the workout time is 45 or 60 minutes we will end on time!All fitness levels welcome.Instructor: Becky Weyrauch of Rock Your Fitness, LLCAll Fitness Levels Welcome ! Morning Classes offered Monday, Wednesday and Friday  Night Classes offered TuesdayClass held at Malta Community Center, 1 Bayberry Drive 5:15-6:15am6:30-7:30am9:30-10:30am 5:30 -6:15 PM If weather permits classes will be held outside and insideEach workout is different preventing boredom and to keep our bodies guessing resulting in the best result!Modifications Always offeredAdvanced options always offered  What to bring to class: water beach towel workout gloves to protect hands from the ground face mask light weights mid-to heavy weights yoga mat jump rope If you need equipment please text or call Rebecca Weyrauch directly at 518.522.9765 to see what equipment Rock Your Fitness can provide.  Class held at Malta Community Center, 1 Bayberry DrivePricesNight Tuesday 2/2-2/23      $38.00Night Tuesday 3/2-3/23      $38.00Night Tuesday 4/13-4/27    $38.00Night Tuesday 5/4-5/29      $49.00Night Tuesday 6/1-6/29      $65.00 Monday, Wednesday, Friday2/1-2/26         $112.00 (Skip days 2/15,2/17,2/19)3/1-4/2           $187.004/12-4/30       $112.005/3-5/28         $149.006/2-7/11         $175.00 Safety Protocols: Hand sanitizer and disinfectant will be provided Participants must wear face mask when entering, exiting and setting up their equipment Participants will remain 6-10 feet apart  To register text or call Becky at 518-522-9765  
 
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM    Yoga - Yoga Immune Boost
YOGANamastay 6 Feet Away!These hour long classes are a fun and lively way to practice Yoga with a compassionate and experienced teacher!  Join Antoinette as she teaches Yoga philosophy, and guides you through simple and results driven Yoga postures.  All levels of practitioner welcome.  Must be able to get up off floor unassisted. Bring Yoga Mat, Block, Yoga Blanket and Strap.Held inside at the Malta Community Center.  All participants must wear a mask for the entire activity. Best yogic practices while mask wearing will be taught.  Use of a chair will be incorporated at times.Safety Protocols: Participants must wear face mask  Participants will remain 6 feet apart in a taped out 6 foot box on the gym floor.  Reduced room capacity  Participants will be required to complete a Covid health assessment when entering gym.  Gentle YogaThis class is a fun and lively way to practice Yoga.  Join Antoinette as she teaches Yoga philosophy and guides you through simple and results driven Yoga postures, deep stretching, and breathing techniques and meditation to use on and off your mat.Yoga Immune BoostThis class will teach you how to effectively manage stress and build your immune system through breath, postures, meditation.  You will build muscle strength, tone and build body mind and spirit resilience.  This class is taught by Antoinette DiMascio an experienced and compassionate yoga teacher.Classical Hatha Yoga for LifeThis class is great for All levels of practitioners from newer to experienced. Make Thursday mornings your best time of the week! Get energized and build strength and flexibility, tone muscles, and experience overall well being on and off your mat. Lively sequences and fun music create the stage for getting fit and shifting your mind , body and spirit! Learn breath and meditation techniques to assist in a positive direction and focus for your life!
 
Wednesday March 10, 2021
5:15 AM - 6:15 AM    Bootcamp - Bootcamp
Workouts will consist of high intensity intervals mixed with body weight exercises, high rep, endurance, and strength training intervals.  Class will be 45-60 min in duration (the difference in time, is for implementation of the safety protocols). No matter if the workout time is 45 or 60 minutes we will end on time!All fitness levels welcome.Instructor: Becky Weyrauch of Rock Your Fitness, LLCAll Fitness Levels Welcome ! Morning Classes offered Monday, Wednesday and Friday  Night Classes offered TuesdayClass held at Malta Community Center, 1 Bayberry Drive 5:15-6:15am6:30-7:30am9:30-10:30am 5:30 -6:15 PM If weather permits classes will be held outside and insideEach workout is different preventing boredom and to keep our bodies guessing resulting in the best result!Modifications Always offeredAdvanced options always offered  What to bring to class: water beach towel workout gloves to protect hands from the ground face mask light weights mid-to heavy weights yoga mat jump rope If you need equipment please text or call Rebecca Weyrauch directly at 518.522.9765 to see what equipment Rock Your Fitness can provide.  Class held at Malta Community Center, 1 Bayberry DrivePricesNight Tuesday 2/2-2/23      $38.00Night Tuesday 3/2-3/23      $38.00Night Tuesday 4/13-4/27    $38.00Night Tuesday 5/4-5/29      $49.00Night Tuesday 6/1-6/29      $65.00 Monday, Wednesday, Friday2/1-2/26         $112.00 (Skip days 2/15,2/17,2/19)3/1-4/2           $187.004/12-4/30       $112.005/3-5/28         $149.006/2-7/11         $175.00 Safety Protocols: Hand sanitizer and disinfectant will be provided Participants must wear face mask when entering, exiting and setting up their equipment Participants will remain 6-10 feet apart  To register text or call Becky at 518-522-9765  
 
6:30 AM - 7:30 AM    Bootcamp - Bootcamp
Workouts will consist of high intensity intervals mixed with body weight exercises, high rep, endurance, and strength training intervals.  Class will be 45-60 min in duration (the difference in time, is for implementation of the safety protocols). No matter if the workout time is 45 or 60 minutes we will end on time!All fitness levels welcome.Instructor: Becky Weyrauch of Rock Your Fitness, LLCAll Fitness Levels Welcome ! Morning Classes offered Monday, Wednesday and Friday  Night Classes offered TuesdayClass held at Malta Community Center, 1 Bayberry Drive 5:15-6:15am6:30-7:30am9:30-10:30am 5:30 -6:15 PM If weather permits classes will be held outside and insideEach workout is different preventing boredom and to keep our bodies guessing resulting in the best result!Modifications Always offeredAdvanced options always offered  What to bring to class: water beach towel workout gloves to protect hands from the ground face mask light weights mid-to heavy weights yoga mat jump rope If you need equipment please text or call Rebecca Weyrauch directly at 518.522.9765 to see what equipment Rock Your Fitness can provide.  Class held at Malta Community Center, 1 Bayberry DrivePricesNight Tuesday 2/2-2/23      $38.00Night Tuesday 3/2-3/23      $38.00Night Tuesday 4/13-4/27    $38.00Night Tuesday 5/4-5/29      $49.00Night Tuesday 6/1-6/29      $65.00 Monday, Wednesday, Friday2/1-2/26         $112.00 (Skip days 2/15,2/17,2/19)3/1-4/2           $187.004/12-4/30       $112.005/3-5/28         $149.006/2-7/11         $175.00 Safety Protocols: Hand sanitizer and disinfectant will be provided Participants must wear face mask when entering, exiting and setting up their equipment Participants will remain 6-10 feet apart  To register text or call Becky at 518-522-9765  
 
9:30 AM - 10:30 AM    Bootcamp - Bootcamp
Workouts will consist of high intensity intervals mixed with body weight exercises, high rep, endurance, and strength training intervals.  Class will be 45-60 min in duration (the difference in time, is for implementation of the safety protocols). No matter if the workout time is 45 or 60 minutes we will end on time!All fitness levels welcome.Instructor: Becky Weyrauch of Rock Your Fitness, LLCAll Fitness Levels Welcome ! Morning Classes offered Monday, Wednesday and Friday  Night Classes offered TuesdayClass held at Malta Community Center, 1 Bayberry Drive 5:15-6:15am6:30-7:30am9:30-10:30am 5:30 -6:15 PM If weather permits classes will be held outside and insideEach workout is different preventing boredom and to keep our bodies guessing resulting in the best result!Modifications Always offeredAdvanced options always offered  What to bring to class: water beach towel workout gloves to protect hands from the ground face mask light weights mid-to heavy weights yoga mat jump rope If you need equipment please text or call Rebecca Weyrauch directly at 518.522.9765 to see what equipment Rock Your Fitness can provide.  Class held at Malta Community Center, 1 Bayberry DrivePricesNight Tuesday 2/2-2/23      $38.00Night Tuesday 3/2-3/23      $38.00Night Tuesday 4/13-4/27    $38.00Night Tuesday 5/4-5/29      $49.00Night Tuesday 6/1-6/29      $65.00 Monday, Wednesday, Friday2/1-2/26         $112.00 (Skip days 2/15,2/17,2/19)3/1-4/2           $187.004/12-4/30       $112.005/3-5/28         $149.006/2-7/11         $175.00 Safety Protocols: Hand sanitizer and disinfectant will be provided Participants must wear face mask when entering, exiting and setting up their equipment Participants will remain 6-10 feet apart  To register text or call Becky at 518-522-9765  
 
11:30 AM - 12:30 PM    Malta Seniors Exercise
 
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM    Walking Time in Gym
 
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM    Pickleball - Pickleball Program- Nights Wed Beginners
Pickleball Programs- Indoors at Malta Community Center Pickleball programs will have 16 players on three courts.  Courts are open for two hours where you can play with others of like ability.No Formal Instruction    Must Pre register for entire program   NO DROP INSMasks must be worn for the entire program.  Provide your own paddles.Complete a covid-19 health assessment each session day COVID-19 ProceduresCheck in at front desk and complete covid-19 health assessment. (see below)Wear an acceptable mask during play and when not playing.  Acceptable face coverings include, but are not limited to, cloth (e.g., homemade sewn, quick cut), surgical masks, and N95 respirators that are appropriate for exercise. Bandanas, buffs, and gaiters are not acceptable face coverings for pickleball. How the Program WorksAll games played will be doubles gamesThere is no assignment to a court based on skill level (see guidelines for player’s skill level below)If courts are occupied, place your paddle in a single-file line along the wall (this will determine your spot in line) Paddles should be lined up against the wall to determines the next group to play.Games are played to 11 pointsOnce your game has finished, place your paddle at the end of the line Skill Levels Definitions based on the USAPABeginnersMinimum Skills NeededThis player is just starting to play pickleball and has no other sports background. Minimal understanding of rules of the game.Beginners/IntermediateMinimum Skills Needed:USAPA 2.5 PLAYER SKILL RATING DEFINITIONThis player has limited experience. Can sustain a short rally with players of equal ability. Basic ability to keep score.IntermediateMinimum Skills Needed: USAPA 3.5 PLAYER SKILL RATING DEFINTIONFOREHAND: Improved stroke development with moderate level of shot control. BACKHAND: Learning stroke form and starting to develop consistency but will avoid if possible. SERVE / RETURN: Consistently gets serve/return in play with limited ability to control depth. DINK: Increased consistency, with limited ability to control height/depth. Sustains medium length rallies. Starting to understand variations of pace. 3RD SHOT: Developing the drop shot in a way to get to the net. VOLLEY: Is able to volley medium paced shots thereby developing control. STRATEGY: Moves quickly towards the non-volley zone (NVZ) when opportunity is there. Acknowledges difference between hard game and soft game and is starting to vary own game during recreation and tournament play. Can sustain short rallies. Is learning proper court positioning. Basic knowledge of stacking and understands situations where it can be effective.COVID-19 Health Assessment: Has the participant: Knowingly been in close or proximate contact in the past 14 days with anyone who has tested positive for COVID-19 or who has or had symptoms of COVID-19 Tested positive for COVID-19 in the past 14 days; and/or Experienced any symptoms of COVID-19 in the past 14 days; and/or Awaiting the results of a COVID-19 test and/or Traveled to or hosted anyone from any State on the NYS Restricted State list in the past 14 days  Outdoor Clinics held at Malta Community Park, 285 Plains Rd, Malta (Closed for the Season)Clinics are 90 minutes long, 60 minutes of instruction followed by 30 minutes of play utilizing the skills you learned. Dates vary and are emailed monthly.Instructors:  Gina Family, IPTPA Level 1 Certified Pickleball Instructor and Ed Koivula Level 1 Certified Pickleball InstructorMore about Gina and Ed Gina Family has been playing and studying the game of pickleball for several years. She is a Level 1 certified instructor by the International Pickleball Teaching Professional Association. Gina enjoys assisting and motivating individuals to learn and  improve their skills, discover new techniques and strategies, and achieve their goals in pickleball. Gina has also been a certified personal trainer and fitness instructor for over 30 years. Ed Koivula has been playing competitive tennis since 1990 and playing pickleball for seven years.  He is a Level 1 certified pickleball instructor by Pickleball Coaching International.  He is a 4.5 player that has medaled in tournaments at the local, state and international level. Ed enjoys working with players to improve fundamentals and use them to execute tactics and strategies.  Ed taught tennis as a United States Professional Tennis Registry certified tennis instructor and is currently a NYS certified public High School coach.Pickleball 101:  Come and learn the fun sport of Pickleball. It is the fastest growing sport in North America. This class will give you the skills necessary to get started playing doubles Pickleball. You’ll learn the basic game overview, how to keep score, serving,  and returning the ball.  Instructor has paddles to borrow.(Beginners with no experience)Pickleball 102:  This class will take Pickleball 101 one more step. Participants will continue to work on their serve and return of service. In addition, you will learn basic court skill;  including shot placement, moving with your doubles partner, and when to move up to the NVZ or kitchen line. Instructor has paddles to borrow.Prerequisite: Pickleball 101The Third Shot:  Learn how the serving team can get to the net more effectively and neutralize play. This class will give you the skills to execute a third shot drive, lob or drop shot. Prerequisite: Pickleball 101 and 102 or already play and fully understand the gameDinking:  Learn how to control the court and have a blast doing it. You served, they returned service, you returned a great  third shot and made it to the kitchen line (NVZ). Now is the time for the dinking dance. This class will teach you how to dink, control your dink shots, and basic dinking footwork.Prerequisite: Pickleball 101, 102, or already play and fully understand the game Groundstrokes:  This class is for those with some experience playing and full knowledge of the rules of game play. The focus will be on improving the return of service. You’ll learn the basic steps of the forehand and backhand stroke.Prerequisite: Pickleball 101 and 102 or already play and fully understand the game Why a deep serve and return of serve are a MUST!When you hit a short serve you’re giving a big advantage to your opponent by helping them get to the NVZ in a jiffy. When you send  back a short return of serve you’re also giving a big advantage to your opponent by inviting them to the NVZ. Learn how to strategically use the first two shots in pickleball to your advantage.Prerequisite: Pickleball 101 and 102 or already play and fully understand the gameLob retrieval and overhead smashHow to decide when to retrieve a lob or smash it. Learn how to safely turn your body to retrieve Prerequisite: Pickleball 101 and 102 or already play and fully understand the game lob and how to correctly execute an overhead smash. Forehand, Backhand and Blocking This class is for experienced players with full knowledge of the rules of game play. The focus will be on improving the return of service by improving your stroke mechanics for your forehand and backhand.  You’ll also learn the blocking shot at the net to keep your opponents back.Prerequisite: Pickleball 101 and 102 or already play and fully understand the game Pickleball Strategy and Court CoverageThis clinic is for experienced players looking to take a new step. We will concentrate on the mental part of the game. Mental toughness and patience are essential skills on the pickleball court. Players will learn how to:  Move with their partner to cover the court   Improve anticipation   Eliminate, create and use angles   Construct points  Identify and exploit opponent weaknesses  How to stay mentally tough and reset after each point Work-Play Classes:These classes are for the players that have acquired the basic skills and are looking to improve upon them and incorporate them more into their game play.Dates and skill sets that will be worked on vary and are emailed out monthly.      - First half of the class is work (mostly drills) pertinent to the skill set that is being          worked on.      - Second half of the class is game play, rotating partners, to provide an opportunity          to carry your work into actual play.  The emphasis during play will be on the skill         worked on in the first half of class.Skills and DrillsThe Long GameThis class is for the experienced players with good fundamentals and full knowledge of the rules of game play. The focus will be on improving the serve, return of service, forehands and backhands and lobs. Participants will participate in  drills and some game play. You will need a paddle, court shoes, water and a lot of energy. Prerequisite: Pickleball 101 and 102 or already play and fully understand the game.Skills and Drills The Short GameThis class is for the experienced players with good fundamental strokes and full knowledge of the rules of game play. The focus will be on dinking, the third shot drop, blocking, and working you way up to capture the net. Participants will participate in drills and some game play.  You will need a paddle, court shoes, water and a lot of energy. Prerequisite: Pickleball 101 and 102 or already play and fully understand the game. Three and Me Lesson                                        $25 PER PERSON/ HOUR The three and me lesson allows the teaching professional to play along in games with students allowing immediate feedback on shot selection, strategic decisions and court positioning. This is a very effective learning environment for all levels of players when working on doubles strategy and tactics. In addition, time will be dedicated to improving existing shots and developing new ones.  Content of the lesson will be developed collaboratively between coach and students. Three students are needed to run the lesson, so grab your friends and schedule a date with the community center.Ed Koivula, Pickleball Coach Reservations to be made directly Malta Community Center Coach Ed will contact you to determine a time 24 hour notice required to cancel lessons Novice Pickleball Mini ProgramDo you want to join a pickleball program but not sure if you are ready?  Do you know the basics of pickleball?  Join us for a new program that will let players who are just learning the sport get comfortable enough to join in a free play program.This 4-week session is to get the new players acquainted with how free play works and to work on basic skills with player who have very little experience. Participants must have taken Pickleball 101 or 102. (or similar experience) There is no formal instruction just instructional reminders on how to Serve, Volley, Double-Bounce Rule, Scoring, Player Position for Doubles, Doubles Play Positioning Movements.A mask must be worn16 per session        3 courts          
 
Thursday March 11, 2021
8:45 AM - 9:45 AM    Yoga - Classical Hatha Yoga for Life- Thursdays
YOGANamastay 6 Feet Away!These hour long classes are a fun and lively way to practice Yoga with a compassionate and experienced teacher!  Join Antoinette as she teaches Yoga philosophy, and guides you through simple and results driven Yoga postures.  All levels of practitioner welcome.  Must be able to get up off floor unassisted. Bring Yoga Mat, Block, Yoga Blanket and Strap.Held inside at the Malta Community Center.  All participants must wear a mask for the entire activity. Best yogic practices while mask wearing will be taught.  Use of a chair will be incorporated at times.Safety Protocols: Participants must wear face mask  Participants will remain 6 feet apart in a taped out 6 foot box on the gym floor.  Reduced room capacity  Participants will be required to complete a Covid health assessment when entering gym.  Gentle YogaThis class is a fun and lively way to practice Yoga.  Join Antoinette as she teaches Yoga philosophy and guides you through simple and results driven Yoga postures, deep stretching, and breathing techniques and meditation to use on and off your mat.Yoga Immune BoostThis class will teach you how to effectively manage stress and build your immune system through breath, postures, meditation.  You will build muscle strength, tone and build body mind and spirit resilience.  This class is taught by Antoinette DiMascio an experienced and compassionate yoga teacher.Classical Hatha Yoga for LifeThis class is great for All levels of practitioners from newer to experienced. Make Thursday mornings your best time of the week! Get energized and build strength and flexibility, tone muscles, and experience overall well being on and off your mat. Lively sequences and fun music create the stage for getting fit and shifting your mind , body and spirit! Learn breath and meditation techniques to assist in a positive direction and focus for your life!
 
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM    Pickleball - Pickleball Program Thurs Beg/Int
Pickleball Programs- Indoors at Malta Community Center Pickleball programs will have 16 players on three courts.  Courts are open for two hours where you can play with others of like ability.No Formal Instruction    Must Pre register for entire program   NO DROP INSMasks must be worn for the entire program.  Provide your own paddles.Complete a covid-19 health assessment each session day COVID-19 ProceduresCheck in at front desk and complete covid-19 health assessment. (see below)Wear an acceptable mask during play and when not playing.  Acceptable face coverings include, but are not limited to, cloth (e.g., homemade sewn, quick cut), surgical masks, and N95 respirators that are appropriate for exercise. Bandanas, buffs, and gaiters are not acceptable face coverings for pickleball. How the Program WorksAll games played will be doubles gamesThere is no assignment to a court based on skill level (see guidelines for player’s skill level below)If courts are occupied, place your paddle in a single-file line along the wall (this will determine your spot in line) Paddles should be lined up against the wall to determines the next group to play.Games are played to 11 pointsOnce your game has finished, place your paddle at the end of the line Skill Levels Definitions based on the USAPABeginnersMinimum Skills NeededThis player is just starting to play pickleball and has no other sports background. Minimal understanding of rules of the game.Beginners/IntermediateMinimum Skills Needed:USAPA 2.5 PLAYER SKILL RATING DEFINITIONThis player has limited experience. Can sustain a short rally with players of equal ability. Basic ability to keep score.IntermediateMinimum Skills Needed: USAPA 3.5 PLAYER SKILL RATING DEFINTIONFOREHAND: Improved stroke development with moderate level of shot control. BACKHAND: Learning stroke form and starting to develop consistency but will avoid if possible. SERVE / RETURN: Consistently gets serve/return in play with limited ability to control depth. DINK: Increased consistency, with limited ability to control height/depth. Sustains medium length rallies. Starting to understand variations of pace. 3RD SHOT: Developing the drop shot in a way to get to the net. VOLLEY: Is able to volley medium paced shots thereby developing control. STRATEGY: Moves quickly towards the non-volley zone (NVZ) when opportunity is there. Acknowledges difference between hard game and soft game and is starting to vary own game during recreation and tournament play. Can sustain short rallies. Is learning proper court positioning. Basic knowledge of stacking and understands situations where it can be effective.COVID-19 Health Assessment: Has the participant: Knowingly been in close or proximate contact in the past 14 days with anyone who has tested positive for COVID-19 or who has or had symptoms of COVID-19 Tested positive for COVID-19 in the past 14 days; and/or Experienced any symptoms of COVID-19 in the past 14 days; and/or Awaiting the results of a COVID-19 test and/or Traveled to or hosted anyone from any State on the NYS Restricted State list in the past 14 days  Outdoor Clinics held at Malta Community Park, 285 Plains Rd, Malta (Closed for the Season)Clinics are 90 minutes long, 60 minutes of instruction followed by 30 minutes of play utilizing the skills you learned. Dates vary and are emailed monthly.Instructors:  Gina Family, IPTPA Level 1 Certified Pickleball Instructor and Ed Koivula Level 1 Certified Pickleball InstructorMore about Gina and Ed Gina Family has been playing and studying the game of pickleball for several years. She is a Level 1 certified instructor by the International Pickleball Teaching Professional Association. Gina enjoys assisting and motivating individuals to learn and  improve their skills, discover new techniques and strategies, and achieve their goals in pickleball. Gina has also been a certified personal trainer and fitness instructor for over 30 years. Ed Koivula has been playing competitive tennis since 1990 and playing pickleball for seven years.  He is a Level 1 certified pickleball instructor by Pickleball Coaching International.  He is a 4.5 player that has medaled in tournaments at the local, state and international level. Ed enjoys working with players to improve fundamentals and use them to execute tactics and strategies.  Ed taught tennis as a United States Professional Tennis Registry certified tennis instructor and is currently a NYS certified public High School coach.Pickleball 101:  Come and learn the fun sport of Pickleball. It is the fastest growing sport in North America. This class will give you the skills necessary to get started playing doubles Pickleball. You’ll learn the basic game overview, how to keep score, serving,  and returning the ball.  Instructor has paddles to borrow.(Beginners with no experience)Pickleball 102:  This class will take Pickleball 101 one more step. Participants will continue to work on their serve and return of service. In addition, you will learn basic court skill;  including shot placement, moving with your doubles partner, and when to move up to the NVZ or kitchen line. Instructor has paddles to borrow.Prerequisite: Pickleball 101The Third Shot:  Learn how the serving team can get to the net more effectively and neutralize play. This class will give you the skills to execute a third shot drive, lob or drop shot. Prerequisite: Pickleball 101 and 102 or already play and fully understand the gameDinking:  Learn how to control the court and have a blast doing it. You served, they returned service, you returned a great  third shot and made it to the kitchen line (NVZ). Now is the time for the dinking dance. This class will teach you how to dink, control your dink shots, and basic dinking footwork.Prerequisite: Pickleball 101, 102, or already play and fully understand the game Groundstrokes:  This class is for those with some experience playing and full knowledge of the rules of game play. The focus will be on improving the return of service. You’ll learn the basic steps of the forehand and backhand stroke.Prerequisite: Pickleball 101 and 102 or already play and fully understand the game Why a deep serve and return of serve are a MUST!When you hit a short serve you’re giving a big advantage to your opponent by helping them get to the NVZ in a jiffy. When you send  back a short return of serve you’re also giving a big advantage to your opponent by inviting them to the NVZ. Learn how to strategically use the first two shots in pickleball to your advantage.Prerequisite: Pickleball 101 and 102 or already play and fully understand the gameLob retrieval and overhead smashHow to decide when to retrieve a lob or smash it. Learn how to safely turn your body to retrieve Prerequisite: Pickleball 101 and 102 or already play and fully understand the game lob and how to correctly execute an overhead smash. Forehand, Backhand and Blocking This class is for experienced players with full knowledge of the rules of game play. The focus will be on improving the return of service by improving your stroke mechanics for your forehand and backhand.  You’ll also learn the blocking shot at the net to keep your opponents back.Prerequisite: Pickleball 101 and 102 or already play and fully understand the game Pickleball Strategy and Court CoverageThis clinic is for experienced players looking to take a new step. We will concentrate on the mental part of the game. Mental toughness and patience are essential skills on the pickleball court. Players will learn how to:  Move with their partner to cover the court   Improve anticipation   Eliminate, create and use angles   Construct points  Identify and exploit opponent weaknesses  How to stay mentally tough and reset after each point Work-Play Classes:These classes are for the players that have acquired the basic skills and are looking to improve upon them and incorporate them more into their game play.Dates and skill sets that will be worked on vary and are emailed out monthly.      - First half of the class is work (mostly drills) pertinent to the skill set that is being          worked on.      - Second half of the class is game play, rotating partners, to provide an opportunity          to carry your work into actual play.  The emphasis during play will be on the skill         worked on in the first half of class.Skills and DrillsThe Long GameThis class is for the experienced players with good fundamentals and full knowledge of the rules of game play. The focus will be on improving the serve, return of service, forehands and backhands and lobs. Participants will participate in  drills and some game play. You will need a paddle, court shoes, water and a lot of energy. Prerequisite: Pickleball 101 and 102 or already play and fully understand the game.Skills and Drills The Short GameThis class is for the experienced players with good fundamental strokes and full knowledge of the rules of game play. The focus will be on dinking, the third shot drop, blocking, and working you way up to capture the net. Participants will participate in drills and some game play.  You will need a paddle, court shoes, water and a lot of energy. Prerequisite: Pickleball 101 and 102 or already play and fully understand the game. Three and Me Lesson                                        $25 PER PERSON/ HOUR The three and me lesson allows the teaching professional to play along in games with students allowing immediate feedback on shot selection, strategic decisions and court positioning. This is a very effective learning environment for all levels of players when working on doubles strategy and tactics. In addition, time will be dedicated to improving existing shots and developing new ones.  Content of the lesson will be developed collaboratively between coach and students. Three students are needed to run the lesson, so grab your friends and schedule a date with the community center.Ed Koivula, Pickleball Coach Reservations to be made directly Malta Community Center Coach Ed will contact you to determine a time 24 hour notice required to cancel lessons Novice Pickleball Mini ProgramDo you want to join a pickleball program but not sure if you are ready?  Do you know the basics of pickleball?  Join us for a new program that will let players who are just learning the sport get comfortable enough to join in a free play program.This 4-week session is to get the new players acquainted with how free play works and to work on basic skills with player who have very little experience. Participants must have taken Pickleball 101 or 102. (or similar experience) There is no formal instruction just instructional reminders on how to Serve, Volley, Double-Bounce Rule, Scoring, Player Position for Doubles, Doubles Play Positioning Movements.A mask must be worn16 per session        3 courts          
 
7:20 PM - 8:20 PM    SGF Fury Basketball - March Rental
 
Friday March 12, 2021
5:15 AM - 6:15 AM    Bootcamp - Bootcamp
Workouts will consist of high intensity intervals mixed with body weight exercises, high rep, endurance, and strength training intervals.  Class will be 45-60 min in duration (the difference in time, is for implementation of the safety protocols). No matter if the workout time is 45 or 60 minutes we will end on time!All fitness levels welcome.Instructor: Becky Weyrauch of Rock Your Fitness, LLCAll Fitness Levels Welcome ! Morning Classes offered Monday, Wednesday and Friday  Night Classes offered TuesdayClass held at Malta Community Center, 1 Bayberry Drive 5:15-6:15am6:30-7:30am9:30-10:30am 5:30 -6:15 PM If weather permits classes will be held outside and insideEach workout is different preventing boredom and to keep our bodies guessing resulting in the best result!Modifications Always offeredAdvanced options always offered  What to bring to class: water beach towel workout gloves to protect hands from the ground face mask light weights mid-to heavy weights yoga mat jump rope If you need equipment please text or call Rebecca Weyrauch directly at 518.522.9765 to see what equipment Rock Your Fitness can provide.  Class held at Malta Community Center, 1 Bayberry DrivePricesNight Tuesday 2/2-2/23      $38.00Night Tuesday 3/2-3/23      $38.00Night Tuesday 4/13-4/27    $38.00Night Tuesday 5/4-5/29      $49.00Night Tuesday 6/1-6/29      $65.00 Monday, Wednesday, Friday2/1-2/26         $112.00 (Skip days 2/15,2/17,2/19)3/1-4/2           $187.004/12-4/30       $112.005/3-5/28         $149.006/2-7/11         $175.00 Safety Protocols: Hand sanitizer and disinfectant will be provided Participants must wear face mask when entering, exiting and setting up their equipment Participants will remain 6-10 feet apart  To register text or call Becky at 518-522-9765  
 
6:30 AM - 7:30 AM    Bootcamp - Bootcamp
Workouts will consist of high intensity intervals mixed with body weight exercises, high rep, endurance, and strength training intervals.  Class will be 45-60 min in duration (the difference in time, is for implementation of the safety protocols). No matter if the workout time is 45 or 60 minutes we will end on time!All fitness levels welcome.Instructor: Becky Weyrauch of Rock Your Fitness, LLCAll Fitness Levels Welcome ! Morning Classes offered Monday, Wednesday and Friday  Night Classes offered TuesdayClass held at Malta Community Center, 1 Bayberry Drive 5:15-6:15am6:30-7:30am9:30-10:30am 5:30 -6:15 PM If weather permits classes will be held outside and insideEach workout is different preventing boredom and to keep our bodies guessing resulting in the best result!Modifications Always offeredAdvanced options always offered  What to bring to class: water beach towel workout gloves to protect hands from the ground face mask light weights mid-to heavy weights yoga mat jump rope If you need equipment please text or call Rebecca Weyrauch directly at 518.522.9765 to see what equipment Rock Your Fitness can provide.  Class held at Malta Community Center, 1 Bayberry DrivePricesNight Tuesday 2/2-2/23      $38.00Night Tuesday 3/2-3/23      $38.00Night Tuesday 4/13-4/27    $38.00Night Tuesday 5/4-5/29      $49.00Night Tuesday 6/1-6/29      $65.00 Monday, Wednesday, Friday2/1-2/26         $112.00 (Skip days 2/15,2/17,2/19)3/1-4/2           $187.004/12-4/30       $112.005/3-5/28         $149.006/2-7/11         $175.00 Safety Protocols: Hand sanitizer and disinfectant will be provided Participants must wear face mask when entering, exiting and setting up their equipment Participants will remain 6-10 feet apart  To register text or call Becky at 518-522-9765  
 
9:30 AM - 10:30 AM    Bootcamp - Bootcamp
Workouts will consist of high intensity intervals mixed with body weight exercises, high rep, endurance, and strength training intervals.  Class will be 45-60 min in duration (the difference in time, is for implementation of the safety protocols). No matter if the workout time is 45 or 60 minutes we will end on time!All fitness levels welcome.Instructor: Becky Weyrauch of Rock Your Fitness, LLCAll Fitness Levels Welcome ! Morning Classes offered Monday, Wednesday and Friday  Night Classes offered TuesdayClass held at Malta Community Center, 1 Bayberry Drive 5:15-6:15am6:30-7:30am9:30-10:30am 5:30 -6:15 PM If weather permits classes will be held outside and insideEach workout is different preventing boredom and to keep our bodies guessing resulting in the best result!Modifications Always offeredAdvanced options always offered  What to bring to class: water beach towel workout gloves to protect hands from the ground face mask light weights mid-to heavy weights yoga mat jump rope If you need equipment please text or call Rebecca Weyrauch directly at 518.522.9765 to see what equipment Rock Your Fitness can provide.  Class held at Malta Community Center, 1 Bayberry DrivePricesNight Tuesday 2/2-2/23      $38.00Night Tuesday 3/2-3/23      $38.00Night Tuesday 4/13-4/27    $38.00Night Tuesday 5/4-5/29      $49.00Night Tuesday 6/1-6/29      $65.00 Monday, Wednesday, Friday2/1-2/26         $112.00 (Skip days 2/15,2/17,2/19)3/1-4/2           $187.004/12-4/30       $112.005/3-5/28         $149.006/2-7/11         $175.00 Safety Protocols: Hand sanitizer and disinfectant will be provided Participants must wear face mask when entering, exiting and setting up their equipment Participants will remain 6-10 feet apart  To register text or call Becky at 518-522-9765  
 
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM    Pickleball - Pickleball Program Friday Intermediate 11-1
Pickleball Programs- Indoors at Malta Community Center Pickleball programs will have 16 players on three courts.  Courts are open for two hours where you can play with others of like ability.No Formal Instruction    Must Pre register for entire program   NO DROP INSMasks must be worn for the entire program.  Provide your own paddles.Complete a covid-19 health assessment each session day COVID-19 ProceduresCheck in at front desk and complete covid-19 health assessment. (see below)Wear an acceptable mask during play and when not playing.  Acceptable face coverings include, but are not limited to, cloth (e.g., homemade sewn, quick cut), surgical masks, and N95 respirators that are appropriate for exercise. Bandanas, buffs, and gaiters are not acceptable face coverings for pickleball. How the Program WorksAll games played will be doubles gamesThere is no assignment to a court based on skill level (see guidelines for player’s skill level below)If courts are occupied, place your paddle in a single-file line along the wall (this will determine your spot in line) Paddles should be lined up against the wall to determines the next group to play.Games are played to 11 pointsOnce your game has finished, place your paddle at the end of the line Skill Levels Definitions based on the USAPABeginnersMinimum Skills NeededThis player is just starting to play pickleball and has no other sports background. Minimal understanding of rules of the game.Beginners/IntermediateMinimum Skills Needed:USAPA 2.5 PLAYER SKILL RATING DEFINITIONThis player has limited experience. Can sustain a short rally with players of equal ability. Basic ability to keep score.IntermediateMinimum Skills Needed: USAPA 3.5 PLAYER SKILL RATING DEFINTIONFOREHAND: Improved stroke development with moderate level of shot control. BACKHAND: Learning stroke form and starting to develop consistency but will avoid if possible. SERVE / RETURN: Consistently gets serve/return in play with limited ability to control depth. DINK: Increased consistency, with limited ability to control height/depth. Sustains medium length rallies. Starting to understand variations of pace. 3RD SHOT: Developing the drop shot in a way to get to the net. VOLLEY: Is able to volley medium paced shots thereby developing control. STRATEGY: Moves quickly towards the non-volley zone (NVZ) when opportunity is there. Acknowledges difference between hard game and soft game and is starting to vary own game during recreation and tournament play. Can sustain short rallies. Is learning proper court positioning. Basic knowledge of stacking and understands situations where it can be effective.COVID-19 Health Assessment: Has the participant: Knowingly been in close or proximate contact in the past 14 days with anyone who has tested positive for COVID-19 or who has or had symptoms of COVID-19 Tested positive for COVID-19 in the past 14 days; and/or Experienced any symptoms of COVID-19 in the past 14 days; and/or Awaiting the results of a COVID-19 test and/or Traveled to or hosted anyone from any State on the NYS Restricted State list in the past 14 days  Outdoor Clinics held at Malta Community Park, 285 Plains Rd, Malta (Closed for the Season)Clinics are 90 minutes long, 60 minutes of instruction followed by 30 minutes of play utilizing the skills you learned. Dates vary and are emailed monthly.Instructors:  Gina Family, IPTPA Level 1 Certified Pickleball Instructor and Ed Koivula Level 1 Certified Pickleball InstructorMore about Gina and Ed Gina Family has been playing and studying the game of pickleball for several years. She is a Level 1 certified instructor by the International Pickleball Teaching Professional Association. Gina enjoys assisting and motivating individuals to learn and  improve their skills, discover new techniques and strategies, and achieve their goals in pickleball. Gina has also been a certified personal trainer and fitness instructor for over 30 years. Ed Koivula has been playing competitive tennis since 1990 and playing pickleball for seven years.  He is a Level 1 certified pickleball instructor by Pickleball Coaching International.  He is a 4.5 player that has medaled in tournaments at the local, state and international level. Ed enjoys working with players to improve fundamentals and use them to execute tactics and strategies.  Ed taught tennis as a United States Professional Tennis Registry certified tennis instructor and is currently a NYS certified public High School coach.Pickleball 101:  Come and learn the fun sport of Pickleball. It is the fastest growing sport in North America. This class will give you the skills necessary to get started playing doubles Pickleball. You’ll learn the basic game overview, how to keep score, serving,  and returning the ball.  Instructor has paddles to borrow.(Beginners with no experience)Pickleball 102:  This class will take Pickleball 101 one more step. Participants will continue to work on their serve and return of service. In addition, you will learn basic court skill;  including shot placement, moving with your doubles partner, and when to move up to the NVZ or kitchen line. Instructor has paddles to borrow.Prerequisite: Pickleball 101The Third Shot:  Learn how the serving team can get to the net more effectively and neutralize play. This class will give you the skills to execute a third shot drive, lob or drop shot. Prerequisite: Pickleball 101 and 102 or already play and fully understand the gameDinking:  Learn how to control the court and have a blast doing it. You served, they returned service, you returned a great  third shot and made it to the kitchen line (NVZ). Now is the time for the dinking dance. This class will teach you how to dink, control your dink shots, and basic dinking footwork.Prerequisite: Pickleball 101, 102, or already play and fully understand the game Groundstrokes:  This class is for those with some experience playing and full knowledge of the rules of game play. The focus will be on improving the return of service. You’ll learn the basic steps of the forehand and backhand stroke.Prerequisite: Pickleball 101 and 102 or already play and fully understand the game Why a deep serve and return of serve are a MUST!When you hit a short serve you’re giving a big advantage to your opponent by helping them get to the NVZ in a jiffy. When you send  back a short return of serve you’re also giving a big advantage to your opponent by inviting them to the NVZ. Learn how to strategically use the first two shots in pickleball to your advantage.Prerequisite: Pickleball 101 and 102 or already play and fully understand the gameLob retrieval and overhead smashHow to decide when to retrieve a lob or smash it. Learn how to safely turn your body to retrieve Prerequisite: Pickleball 101 and 102 or already play and fully understand the game lob and how to correctly execute an overhead smash. Forehand, Backhand and Blocking This class is for experienced players with full knowledge of the rules of game play. The focus will be on improving the return of service by improving your stroke mechanics for your forehand and backhand.  You’ll also learn the blocking shot at the net to keep your opponents back.Prerequisite: Pickleball 101 and 102 or already play and fully understand the game Pickleball Strategy and Court CoverageThis clinic is for experienced players looking to take a new step. We will concentrate on the mental part of the game. Mental toughness and patience are essential skills on the pickleball court. Players will learn how to:  Move with their partner to cover the court   Improve anticipation   Eliminate, create and use angles   Construct points  Identify and exploit opponent weaknesses  How to stay mentally tough and reset after each point Work-Play Classes:These classes are for the players that have acquired the basic skills and are looking to improve upon them and incorporate them more into their game play.Dates and skill sets that will be worked on vary and are emailed out monthly.      - First half of the class is work (mostly drills) pertinent to the skill set that is being          worked on.      - Second half of the class is game play, rotating partners, to provide an opportunity          to carry your work into actual play.  The emphasis during play will be on the skill         worked on in the first half of class.Skills and DrillsThe Long GameThis class is for the experienced players with good fundamentals and full knowledge of the rules of game play. The focus will be on improving the serve, return of service, forehands and backhands and lobs. Participants will participate in  drills and some game play. You will need a paddle, court shoes, water and a lot of energy. Prerequisite: Pickleball 101 and 102 or already play and fully understand the game.Skills and Drills The Short GameThis class is for the experienced players with good fundamental strokes and full knowledge of the rules of game play. The focus will be on dinking, the third shot drop, blocking, and working you way up to capture the net. Participants will participate in drills and some game play.  You will need a paddle, court shoes, water and a lot of energy. Prerequisite: Pickleball 101 and 102 or already play and fully understand the game. Three and Me Lesson                                        $25 PER PERSON/ HOUR The three and me lesson allows the teaching professional to play along in games with students allowing immediate feedback on shot selection, strategic decisions and court positioning. This is a very effective learning environment for all levels of players when working on doubles strategy and tactics. In addition, time will be dedicated to improving existing shots and developing new ones.  Content of the lesson will be developed collaboratively between coach and students. Three students are needed to run the lesson, so grab your friends and schedule a date with the community center.Ed Koivula, Pickleball Coach Reservations to be made directly Malta Community Center Coach Ed will contact you to determine a time 24 hour notice required to cancel lessons Novice Pickleball Mini ProgramDo you want to join a pickleball program but not sure if you are ready?  Do you know the basics of pickleball?  Join us for a new program that will let players who are just learning the sport get comfortable enough to join in a free play program.This 4-week session is to get the new players acquainted with how free play works and to work on basic skills with player who have very little experience. Participants must have taken Pickleball 101 or 102. (or similar experience) There is no formal instruction just instructional reminders on how to Serve, Volley, Double-Bounce Rule, Scoring, Player Position for Doubles, Doubles Play Positioning Movements.A mask must be worn16 per session        3 courts          
 
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM    Pickleball - Novice Pickleball Mini Program
Pickleball Programs- Indoors at Malta Community Center Pickleball programs will have 16 players on three courts.  Courts are open for two hours where you can play with others of like ability.No Formal Instruction    Must Pre register for entire program   NO DROP INSMasks must be worn for the entire program.  Provide your own paddles.Complete a covid-19 health assessment each session day COVID-19 ProceduresCheck in at front desk and complete covid-19 health assessment. (see below)Wear an acceptable mask during play and when not playing.  Acceptable face coverings include, but are not limited to, cloth (e.g., homemade sewn, quick cut), surgical masks, and N95 respirators that are appropriate for exercise. Bandanas, buffs, and gaiters are not acceptable face coverings for pickleball. How the Program WorksAll games played will be doubles gamesThere is no assignment to a court based on skill level (see guidelines for player’s skill level below)If courts are occupied, place your paddle in a single-file line along the wall (this will determine your spot in line) Paddles should be lined up against the wall to determines the next group to play.Games are played to 11 pointsOnce your game has finished, place your paddle at the end of the line Skill Levels Definitions based on the USAPABeginnersMinimum Skills NeededThis player is just starting to play pickleball and has no other sports background. Minimal understanding of rules of the game.Beginners/IntermediateMinimum Skills Needed:USAPA 2.5 PLAYER SKILL RATING DEFINITIONThis player has limited experience. Can sustain a short rally with players of equal ability. Basic ability to keep score.IntermediateMinimum Skills Needed: USAPA 3.5 PLAYER SKILL RATING DEFINTIONFOREHAND: Improved stroke development with moderate level of shot control. BACKHAND: Learning stroke form and starting to develop consistency but will avoid if possible. SERVE / RETURN: Consistently gets serve/return in play with limited ability to control depth. DINK: Increased consistency, with limited ability to control height/depth. Sustains medium length rallies. Starting to understand variations of pace. 3RD SHOT: Developing the drop shot in a way to get to the net. VOLLEY: Is able to volley medium paced shots thereby developing control. STRATEGY: Moves quickly towards the non-volley zone (NVZ) when opportunity is there. Acknowledges difference between hard game and soft game and is starting to vary own game during recreation and tournament play. Can sustain short rallies. Is learning proper court positioning. Basic knowledge of stacking and understands situations where it can be effective.COVID-19 Health Assessment: Has the participant: Knowingly been in close or proximate contact in the past 14 days with anyone who has tested positive for COVID-19 or who has or had symptoms of COVID-19 Tested positive for COVID-19 in the past 14 days; and/or Experienced any symptoms of COVID-19 in the past 14 days; and/or Awaiting the results of a COVID-19 test and/or Traveled to or hosted anyone from any State on the NYS Restricted State list in the past 14 days  Outdoor Clinics held at Malta Community Park, 285 Plains Rd, Malta (Closed for the Season)Clinics are 90 minutes long, 60 minutes of instruction followed by 30 minutes of play utilizing the skills you learned. Dates vary and are emailed monthly.Instructors:  Gina Family, IPTPA Level 1 Certified Pickleball Instructor and Ed Koivula Level 1 Certified Pickleball InstructorMore about Gina and Ed Gina Family has been playing and studying the game of pickleball for several years. She is a Level 1 certified instructor by the International Pickleball Teaching Professional Association. Gina enjoys assisting and motivating individuals to learn and  improve their skills, discover new techniques and strategies, and achieve their goals in pickleball. Gina has also been a certified personal trainer and fitness instructor for over 30 years. Ed Koivula has been playing competitive tennis since 1990 and playing pickleball for seven years.  He is a Level 1 certified pickleball instructor by Pickleball Coaching International.  He is a 4.5 player that has medaled in tournaments at the local, state and international level. Ed enjoys working with players to improve fundamentals and use them to execute tactics and strategies.  Ed taught tennis as a United States Professional Tennis Registry certified tennis instructor and is currently a NYS certified public High School coach.Pickleball 101:  Come and learn the fun sport of Pickleball. It is the fastest growing sport in North America. This class will give you the skills necessary to get started playing doubles Pickleball. You’ll learn the basic game overview, how to keep score, serving,  and returning the ball.  Instructor has paddles to borrow.(Beginners with no experience)Pickleball 102:  This class will take Pickleball 101 one more step. Participants will continue to work on their serve and return of service. In addition, you will learn basic court skill;  including shot placement, moving with your doubles partner, and when to move up to the NVZ or kitchen line. Instructor has paddles to borrow.Prerequisite: Pickleball 101The Third Shot:  Learn how the serving team can get to the net more effectively and neutralize play. This class will give you the skills to execute a third shot drive, lob or drop shot. Prerequisite: Pickleball 101 and 102 or already play and fully understand the gameDinking:  Learn how to control the court and have a blast doing it. You served, they returned service, you returned a great  third shot and made it to the kitchen line (NVZ). Now is the time for the dinking dance. This class will teach you how to dink, control your dink shots, and basic dinking footwork.Prerequisite: Pickleball 101, 102, or already play and fully understand the game Groundstrokes:  This class is for those with some experience playing and full knowledge of the rules of game play. The focus will be on improving the return of service. You’ll learn the basic steps of the forehand and backhand stroke.Prerequisite: Pickleball 101 and 102 or already play and fully understand the game Why a deep serve and return of serve are a MUST!When you hit a short serve you’re giving a big advantage to your opponent by helping them get to the NVZ in a jiffy. When you send  back a short return of serve you’re also giving a big advantage to your opponent by inviting them to the NVZ. Learn how to strategically use the first two shots in pickleball to your advantage.Prerequisite: Pickleball 101 and 102 or already play and fully understand the gameLob retrieval and overhead smashHow to decide when to retrieve a lob or smash it. Learn how to safely turn your body to retrieve Prerequisite: Pickleball 101 and 102 or already play and fully understand the game lob and how to correctly execute an overhead smash. Forehand, Backhand and Blocking This class is for experienced players with full knowledge of the rules of game play. The focus will be on improving the return of service by improving your stroke mechanics for your forehand and backhand.  You’ll also learn the blocking shot at the net to keep your opponents back.Prerequisite: Pickleball 101 and 102 or already play and fully understand the game Pickleball Strategy and Court CoverageThis clinic is for experienced players looking to take a new step. We will concentrate on the mental part of the game. Mental toughness and patience are essential skills on the pickleball court. Players will learn how to:  Move with their partner to cover the court   Improve anticipation   Eliminate, create and use angles   Construct points  Identify and exploit opponent weaknesses  How to stay mentally tough and reset after each point Work-Play Classes:These classes are for the players that have acquired the basic skills and are looking to improve upon them and incorporate them more into their game play.Dates and skill sets that will be worked on vary and are emailed out monthly.      - First half of the class is work (mostly drills) pertinent to the skill set that is being          worked on.      - Second half of the class is game play, rotating partners, to provide an opportunity          to carry your work into actual play.  The emphasis during play will be on the skill         worked on in the first half of class.Skills and DrillsThe Long GameThis class is for the experienced players with good fundamentals and full knowledge of the rules of game play. The focus will be on improving the serve, return of service, forehands and backhands and lobs. Participants will participate in  drills and some game play. You will need a paddle, court shoes, water and a lot of energy. Prerequisite: Pickleball 101 and 102 or already play and fully understand the game.Skills and Drills The Short GameThis class is for the experienced players with good fundamental strokes and full knowledge of the rules of game play. The focus will be on dinking, the third shot drop, blocking, and working you way up to capture the net. Participants will participate in drills and some game play.  You will need a paddle, court shoes, water and a lot of energy. Prerequisite: Pickleball 101 and 102 or already play and fully understand the game. Three and Me Lesson                                        $25 PER PERSON/ HOUR The three and me lesson allows the teaching professional to play along in games with students allowing immediate feedback on shot selection, strategic decisions and court positioning. This is a very effective learning environment for all levels of players when working on doubles strategy and tactics. In addition, time will be dedicated to improving existing shots and developing new ones.  Content of the lesson will be developed collaboratively between coach and students. Three students are needed to run the lesson, so grab your friends and schedule a date with the community center.Ed Koivula, Pickleball Coach Reservations to be made directly Malta Community Center Coach Ed will contact you to determine a time 24 hour notice required to cancel lessons Novice Pickleball Mini ProgramDo you want to join a pickleball program but not sure if you are ready?  Do you know the basics of pickleball?  Join us for a new program that will let players who are just learning the sport get comfortable enough to join in a free play program.This 4-week session is to get the new players acquainted with how free play works and to work on basic skills with player who have very little experience. Participants must have taken Pickleball 101 or 102. (or similar experience) There is no formal instruction just instructional reminders on how to Serve, Volley, Double-Bounce Rule, Scoring, Player Position for Doubles, Doubles Play Positioning Movements.A mask must be worn16 per session        3 courts          
 
Saturday March 13, 2021
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM    SGF Fury Basketball - March Rental
 
Monday March 15, 2021
5:15 AM - 6:15 AM    Bootcamp - Bootcamp
Workouts will consist of high intensity intervals mixed with body weight exercises, high rep, endurance, and strength training intervals.  Class will be 45-60 min in duration (the difference in time, is for implementation of the safety protocols). No matter if the workout time is 45 or 60 minutes we will end on time!All fitness levels welcome.Instructor: Becky Weyrauch of Rock Your Fitness, LLCAll Fitness Levels Welcome ! Morning Classes offered Monday, Wednesday and Friday  Night Classes offered TuesdayClass held at Malta Community Center, 1 Bayberry Drive 5:15-6:15am6:30-7:30am9:30-10:30am 5:30 -6:15 PM If weather permits classes will be held outside and insideEach workout is different preventing boredom and to keep our bodies guessing resulting in the best result!Modifications Always offeredAdvanced options always offered  What to bring to class: water beach towel workout gloves to protect hands from the ground face mask light weights mid-to heavy weights yoga mat jump rope If you need equipment please text or call Rebecca Weyrauch directly at 518.522.9765 to see what equipment Rock Your Fitness can provide.  Class held at Malta Community Center, 1 Bayberry DrivePricesNight Tuesday 2/2-2/23      $38.00Night Tuesday 3/2-3/23      $38.00Night Tuesday 4/13-4/27    $38.00Night Tuesday 5/4-5/29      $49.00Night Tuesday 6/1-6/29      $65.00 Monday, Wednesday, Friday2/1-2/26         $112.00 (Skip days 2/15,2/17,2/19)3/1-4/2           $187.004/12-4/30       $112.005/3-5/28         $149.006/2-7/11         $175.00 Safety Protocols: Hand sanitizer and disinfectant will be provided Participants must wear face mask when entering, exiting and setting up their equipment Participants will remain 6-10 feet apart  To register text or call Becky at 518-522-9765  
 
6:30 AM - 7:30 AM    Bootcamp - Bootcamp
Workouts will consist of high intensity intervals mixed with body weight exercises, high rep, endurance, and strength training intervals.  Class will be 45-60 min in duration (the difference in time, is for implementation of the safety protocols). No matter if the workout time is 45 or 60 minutes we will end on time!All fitness levels welcome.Instructor: Becky Weyrauch of Rock Your Fitness, LLCAll Fitness Levels Welcome ! Morning Classes offered Monday, Wednesday and Friday  Night Classes offered TuesdayClass held at Malta Community Center, 1 Bayberry Drive 5:15-6:15am6:30-7:30am9:30-10:30am 5:30 -6:15 PM If weather permits classes will be held outside and insideEach workout is different preventing boredom and to keep our bodies guessing resulting in the best result!Modifications Always offeredAdvanced options always offered  What to bring to class: water beach towel workout gloves to protect hands from the ground face mask light weights mid-to heavy weights yoga mat jump rope If you need equipment please text or call Rebecca Weyrauch directly at 518.522.9765 to see what equipment Rock Your Fitness can provide.  Class held at Malta Community Center, 1 Bayberry DrivePricesNight Tuesday 2/2-2/23      $38.00Night Tuesday 3/2-3/23      $38.00Night Tuesday 4/13-4/27    $38.00Night Tuesday 5/4-5/29      $49.00Night Tuesday 6/1-6/29      $65.00 Monday, Wednesday, Friday2/1-2/26         $112.00 (Skip days 2/15,2/17,2/19)3/1-4/2           $187.004/12-4/30       $112.005/3-5/28         $149.006/2-7/11         $175.00 Safety Protocols: Hand sanitizer and disinfectant will be provided Participants must wear face mask when entering, exiting and setting up their equipment Participants will remain 6-10 feet apart  To register text or call Becky at 518-522-9765  
 
9:30 AM - 10:30 AM    Bootcamp - Bootcamp
Workouts will consist of high intensity intervals mixed with body weight exercises, high rep, endurance, and strength training intervals.  Class will be 45-60 min in duration (the difference in time, is for implementation of the safety protocols). No matter if the workout time is 45 or 60 minutes we will end on time!All fitness levels welcome.Instructor: Becky Weyrauch of Rock Your Fitness, LLCAll Fitness Levels Welcome ! Morning Classes offered Monday, Wednesday and Friday  Night Classes offered TuesdayClass held at Malta Community Center, 1 Bayberry Drive 5:15-6:15am6:30-7:30am9:30-10:30am 5:30 -6:15 PM If weather permits classes will be held outside and insideEach workout is different preventing boredom and to keep our bodies guessing resulting in the best result!Modifications Always offeredAdvanced options always offered  What to bring to class: water beach towel workout gloves to protect hands from the ground face mask light weights mid-to heavy weights yoga mat jump rope If you need equipment please text or call Rebecca Weyrauch directly at 518.522.9765 to see what equipment Rock Your Fitness can provide.  Class held at Malta Community Center, 1 Bayberry DrivePricesNight Tuesday 2/2-2/23      $38.00Night Tuesday 3/2-3/23      $38.00Night Tuesday 4/13-4/27    $38.00Night Tuesday 5/4-5/29      $49.00Night Tuesday 6/1-6/29      $65.00 Monday, Wednesday, Friday2/1-2/26         $112.00 (Skip days 2/15,2/17,2/19)3/1-4/2           $187.004/12-4/30       $112.005/3-5/28         $149.006/2-7/11         $175.00 Safety Protocols: Hand sanitizer and disinfectant will be provided Participants must wear face mask when entering, exiting and setting up their equipment Participants will remain 6-10 feet apart  To register text or call Becky at 518-522-9765  
 
11:00 AM - 12:30 PM    Pickleball - Drilling the Long Game
Pickleball Programs- Indoors at Malta Community Center Pickleball programs will have 16 players on three courts.  Courts are open for two hours where you can play with others of like ability.No Formal Instruction    Must Pre register for entire program   NO DROP INSMasks must be worn for the entire program.  Provide your own paddles.Complete a covid-19 health assessment each session day COVID-19 ProceduresCheck in at front desk and complete covid-19 health assessment. (see below)Wear an acceptable mask during play and when not playing.  Acceptable face coverings include, but are not limited to, cloth (e.g., homemade sewn, quick cut), surgical masks, and N95 respirators that are appropriate for exercise. Bandanas, buffs, and gaiters are not acceptable face coverings for pickleball. How the Program WorksAll games played will be doubles gamesThere is no assignment to a court based on skill level (see guidelines for player’s skill level below)If courts are occupied, place your paddle in a single-file line along the wall (this will determine your spot in line) Paddles should be lined up against the wall to determines the next group to play.Games are played to 11 pointsOnce your game has finished, place your paddle at the end of the line Skill Levels Definitions based on the USAPABeginnersMinimum Skills NeededThis player is just starting to play pickleball and has no other sports background. Minimal understanding of rules of the game.Beginners/IntermediateMinimum Skills Needed:USAPA 2.5 PLAYER SKILL RATING DEFINITIONThis player has limited experience. Can sustain a short rally with players of equal ability. Basic ability to keep score.IntermediateMinimum Skills Needed: USAPA 3.5 PLAYER SKILL RATING DEFINTIONFOREHAND: Improved stroke development with moderate level of shot control. BACKHAND: Learning stroke form and starting to develop consistency but will avoid if possible. SERVE / RETURN: Consistently gets serve/return in play with limited ability to control depth. DINK: Increased consistency, with limited ability to control height/depth. Sustains medium length rallies. Starting to understand variations of pace. 3RD SHOT: Developing the drop shot in a way to get to the net. VOLLEY: Is able to volley medium paced shots thereby developing control. STRATEGY: Moves quickly towards the non-volley zone (NVZ) when opportunity is there. Acknowledges difference between hard game and soft game and is starting to vary own game during recreation and tournament play. Can sustain short rallies. Is learning proper court positioning. Basic knowledge of stacking and understands situations where it can be effective.COVID-19 Health Assessment: Has the participant: Knowingly been in close or proximate contact in the past 14 days with anyone who has tested positive for COVID-19 or who has or had symptoms of COVID-19 Tested positive for COVID-19 in the past 14 days; and/or Experienced any symptoms of COVID-19 in the past 14 days; and/or Awaiting the results of a COVID-19 test and/or Traveled to or hosted anyone from any State on the NYS Restricted State list in the past 14 days  Outdoor Clinics held at Malta Community Park, 285 Plains Rd, Malta (Closed for the Season)Clinics are 90 minutes long, 60 minutes of instruction followed by 30 minutes of play utilizing the skills you learned. Dates vary and are emailed monthly.Instructors:  Gina Family, IPTPA Level 1 Certified Pickleball Instructor and Ed Koivula Level 1 Certified Pickleball InstructorMore about Gina and Ed Gina Family has been playing and studying the game of pickleball for several years. She is a Level 1 certified instructor by the International Pickleball Teaching Professional Association. Gina enjoys assisting and motivating individuals to learn and  improve their skills, discover new techniques and strategies, and achieve their goals in pickleball. Gina has also been a certified personal trainer and fitness instructor for over 30 years. Ed Koivula has been playing competitive tennis since 1990 and playing pickleball for seven years.  He is a Level 1 certified pickleball instructor by Pickleball Coaching International.  He is a 4.5 player that has medaled in tournaments at the local, state and international level. Ed enjoys working with players to improve fundamentals and use them to execute tactics and strategies.  Ed taught tennis as a United States Professional Tennis Registry certified tennis instructor and is currently a NYS certified public High School coach.Pickleball 101:  Come and learn the fun sport of Pickleball. It is the fastest growing sport in North America. This class will give you the skills necessary to get started playing doubles Pickleball. You’ll learn the basic game overview, how to keep score, serving,  and returning the ball.  Instructor has paddles to borrow.(Beginners with no experience)Pickleball 102:  This class will take Pickleball 101 one more step. Participants will continue to work on their serve and return of service. In addition, you will learn basic court skill;  including shot placement, moving with your doubles partner, and when to move up to the NVZ or kitchen line. Instructor has paddles to borrow.Prerequisite: Pickleball 101The Third Shot:  Learn how the serving team can get to the net more effectively and neutralize play. This class will give you the skills to execute a third shot drive, lob or drop shot. Prerequisite: Pickleball 101 and 102 or already play and fully understand the gameDinking:  Learn how to control the court and have a blast doing it. You served, they returned service, you returned a great  third shot and made it to the kitchen line (NVZ). Now is the time for the dinking dance. This class will teach you how to dink, control your dink shots, and basic dinking footwork.Prerequisite: Pickleball 101, 102, or already play and fully understand the game Groundstrokes:  This class is for those with some experience playing and full knowledge of the rules of game play. The focus will be on improving the return of service. You’ll learn the basic steps of the forehand and backhand stroke.Prerequisite: Pickleball 101 and 102 or already play and fully understand the game Why a deep serve and return of serve are a MUST!When you hit a short serve you’re giving a big advantage to your opponent by helping them get to the NVZ in a jiffy. When you send  back a short return of serve you’re also giving a big advantage to your opponent by inviting them to the NVZ. Learn how to strategically use the first two shots in pickleball to your advantage.Prerequisite: Pickleball 101 and 102 or already play and fully understand the gameLob retrieval and overhead smashHow to decide when to retrieve a lob or smash it. Learn how to safely turn your body to retrieve Prerequisite: Pickleball 101 and 102 or already play and fully understand the game lob and how to correctly execute an overhead smash. Forehand, Backhand and Blocking This class is for experienced players with full knowledge of the rules of game play. The focus will be on improving the return of service by improving your stroke mechanics for your forehand and backhand.  You’ll also learn the blocking shot at the net to keep your opponents back.Prerequisite: Pickleball 101 and 102 or already play and fully understand the game Pickleball Strategy and Court CoverageThis clinic is for experienced players looking to take a new step. We will concentrate on the mental part of the game. Mental toughness and patience are essential skills on the pickleball court. Players will learn how to:  Move with their partner to cover the court   Improve anticipation   Eliminate, create and use angles   Construct points  Identify and exploit opponent weaknesses  How to stay mentally tough and reset after each point Work-Play Classes:These classes are for the players that have acquired the basic skills and are looking to improve upon them and incorporate them more into their game play.Dates and skill sets that will be worked on vary and are emailed out monthly.      - First half of the class is work (mostly drills) pertinent to the skill set that is being          worked on.      - Second half of the class is game play, rotating partners, to provide an opportunity          to carry your work into actual play.  The emphasis during play will be on the skill         worked on in the first half of class.Skills and DrillsThe Long GameThis class is for the experienced players with good fundamentals and full knowledge of the rules of game play. The focus will be on improving the serve, return of service, forehands and backhands and lobs. Participants will participate in  drills and some game play. You will need a paddle, court shoes, water and a lot of energy. Prerequisite: Pickleball 101 and 102 or already play and fully understand the game.Skills and Drills The Short GameThis class is for the experienced players with good fundamental strokes and full knowledge of the rules of game play. The focus will be on dinking, the third shot drop, blocking, and working you way up to capture the net. Participants will participate in drills and some game play.  You will need a paddle, court shoes, water and a lot of energy. Prerequisite: Pickleball 101 and 102 or already play and fully understand the game. Three and Me Lesson                                        $25 PER PERSON/ HOUR The three and me lesson allows the teaching professional to play along in games with students allowing immediate feedback on shot selection, strategic decisions and court positioning. This is a very effective learning environment for all levels of players when working on doubles strategy and tactics. In addition, time will be dedicated to improving existing shots and developing new ones.  Content of the lesson will be developed collaboratively between coach and students. Three students are needed to run the lesson, so grab your friends and schedule a date with the community center.Ed Koivula, Pickleball Coach Reservations to be made directly Malta Community Center Coach Ed will contact you to determine a time 24 hour notice required to cancel lessons Novice Pickleball Mini ProgramDo you want to join a pickleball program but not sure if you are ready?  Do you know the basics of pickleball?  Join us for a new program that will let players who are just learning the sport get comfortable enough to join in a free play program.This 4-week session is to get the new players acquainted with how free play works and to work on basic skills with player who have very little experience. Participants must have taken Pickleball 101 or 102. (or similar experience) There is no formal instruction just instructional reminders on how to Serve, Volley, Double-Bounce Rule, Scoring, Player Position for Doubles, Doubles Play Positioning Movements.A mask must be worn16 per session        3 courts          
 
1:00 PM - 1:45 PM    Malta Seniors Exercise
 
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM    Walking Time in Gym
 
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM    KP Hoops March Rental
 
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM    BSpa Basketball March Rental
 
Tuesday March 16, 2021
8:45 AM - 9:45 AM    Yoga - Gentle Yoga- Tuesdays
YOGANamastay 6 Feet Away!These hour long classes are a fun and lively way to practice Yoga with a compassionate and experienced teacher!  Join Antoinette as she teaches Yoga philosophy, and guides you through simple and results driven Yoga postures.  All levels of practitioner welcome.  Must be able to get up off floor unassisted. Bring Yoga Mat, Block, Yoga Blanket and Strap.Held inside at the Malta Community Center.  All participants must wear a mask for the entire activity. Best yogic practices while mask wearing will be taught.  Use of a chair will be incorporated at times.Safety Protocols: Participants must wear face mask  Participants will remain 6 feet apart in a taped out 6 foot box on the gym floor.  Reduced room capacity  Participants will be required to complete a Covid health assessment when entering gym.  Gentle YogaThis class is a fun and lively way to practice Yoga.  Join Antoinette as she teaches Yoga philosophy and guides you through simple and results driven Yoga postures, deep stretching, and breathing techniques and meditation to use on and off your mat.Yoga Immune BoostThis class will teach you how to effectively manage stress and build your immune system through breath, postures, meditation.  You will build muscle strength, tone and build body mind and spirit resilience.  This class is taught by Antoinette DiMascio an experienced and compassionate yoga teacher.Classical Hatha Yoga for LifeThis class is great for All levels of practitioners from newer to experienced. Make Thursday mornings your best time of the week! Get energized and build strength and flexibility, tone muscles, and experience overall well being on and off your mat. Lively sequences and fun music create the stage for getting fit and shifting your mind , body and spirit! Learn breath and meditation techniques to assist in a positive direction and focus for your life!
 
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM    Pickleball - Pickleball Program- Tues Beginners
Pickleball Programs- Indoors at Malta Community Center Pickleball programs will have 16 players on three courts.  Courts are open for two hours where you can play with others of like ability.No Formal Instruction    Must Pre register for entire program   NO DROP INSMasks must be worn for the entire program.  Provide your own paddles.Complete a covid-19 health assessment each session day COVID-19 ProceduresCheck in at front desk and complete covid-19 health assessment. (see below)Wear an acceptable mask during play and when not playing.  Acceptable face coverings include, but are not limited to, cloth (e.g., homemade sewn, quick cut), surgical masks, and N95 respirators that are appropriate for exercise. Bandanas, buffs, and gaiters are not acceptable face coverings for pickleball. How the Program WorksAll games played will be doubles gamesThere is no assignment to a court based on skill level (see guidelines for player’s skill level below)If courts are occupied, place your paddle in a single-file line along the wall (this will determine your spot in line) Paddles should be lined up against the wall to determines the next group to play.Games are played to 11 pointsOnce your game has finished, place your paddle at the end of the line Skill Levels Definitions based on the USAPABeginnersMinimum Skills NeededThis player is just starting to play pickleball and has no other sports background. Minimal understanding of rules of the game.Beginners/IntermediateMinimum Skills Needed:USAPA 2.5 PLAYER SKILL RATING DEFINITIONThis player has limited experience. Can sustain a short rally with players of equal ability. Basic ability to keep score.IntermediateMinimum Skills Needed: USAPA 3.5 PLAYER SKILL RATING DEFINTIONFOREHAND: Improved stroke development with moderate level of shot control. BACKHAND: Learning stroke form and starting to develop consistency but will avoid if possible. SERVE / RETURN: Consistently gets serve/return in play with limited ability to control depth. DINK: Increased consistency, with limited ability to control height/depth. Sustains medium length rallies. Starting to understand variations of pace. 3RD SHOT: Developing the drop shot in a way to get to the net. VOLLEY: Is able to volley medium paced shots thereby developing control. STRATEGY: Moves quickly towards the non-volley zone (NVZ) when opportunity is there. Acknowledges difference between hard game and soft game and is starting to vary own game during recreation and tournament play. Can sustain short rallies. Is learning proper court positioning. Basic knowledge of stacking and understands situations where it can be effective.COVID-19 Health Assessment: Has the participant: Knowingly been in close or proximate contact in the past 14 days with anyone who has tested positive for COVID-19 or who has or had symptoms of COVID-19 Tested positive for COVID-19 in the past 14 days; and/or Experienced any symptoms of COVID-19 in the past 14 days; and/or Awaiting the results of a COVID-19 test and/or Traveled to or hosted anyone from any State on the NYS Restricted State list in the past 14 days  Outdoor Clinics held at Malta Community Park, 285 Plains Rd, Malta (Closed for the Season)Clinics are 90 minutes long, 60 minutes of instruction followed by 30 minutes of play utilizing the skills you learned. Dates vary and are emailed monthly.Instructors:  Gina Family, IPTPA Level 1 Certified Pickleball Instructor and Ed Koivula Level 1 Certified Pickleball InstructorMore about Gina and Ed Gina Family has been playing and studying the game of pickleball for several years. She is a Level 1 certified instructor by the International Pickleball Teaching Professional Association. Gina enjoys assisting and motivating individuals to learn and  improve their skills, discover new techniques and strategies, and achieve their goals in pickleball. Gina has also been a certified personal trainer and fitness instructor for over 30 years. Ed Koivula has been playing competitive tennis since 1990 and playing pickleball for seven years.  He is a Level 1 certified pickleball instructor by Pickleball Coaching International.  He is a 4.5 player that has medaled in tournaments at the local, state and international level. Ed enjoys working with players to improve fundamentals and use them to execute tactics and strategies.  Ed taught tennis as a United States Professional Tennis Registry certified tennis instructor and is currently a NYS certified public High School coach.Pickleball 101:  Come and learn the fun sport of Pickleball. It is the fastest growing sport in North America. This class will give you the skills necessary to get started playing doubles Pickleball. You’ll learn the basic game overview, how to keep score, serving,  and returning the ball.  Instructor has paddles to borrow.(Beginners with no experience)Pickleball 102:  This class will take Pickleball 101 one more step. Participants will continue to work on their serve and return of service. In addition, you will learn basic court skill;  including shot placement, moving with your doubles partner, and when to move up to the NVZ or kitchen line. Instructor has paddles to borrow.Prerequisite: Pickleball 101The Third Shot:  Learn how the serving team can get to the net more effectively and neutralize play. This class will give you the skills to execute a third shot drive, lob or drop shot. Prerequisite: Pickleball 101 and 102 or already play and fully understand the gameDinking:  Learn how to control the court and have a blast doing it. You served, they returned service, you returned a great  third shot and made it to the kitchen line (NVZ). Now is the time for the dinking dance. This class will teach you how to dink, control your dink shots, and basic dinking footwork.Prerequisite: Pickleball 101, 102, or already play and fully understand the game Groundstrokes:  This class is for those with some experience playing and full knowledge of the rules of game play. The focus will be on improving the return of service. You’ll learn the basic steps of the forehand and backhand stroke.Prerequisite: Pickleball 101 and 102 or already play and fully understand the game Why a deep serve and return of serve are a MUST!When you hit a short serve you’re giving a big advantage to your opponent by helping them get to the NVZ in a jiffy. When you send  back a short return of serve you’re also giving a big advantage to your opponent by inviting them to the NVZ. Learn how to strategically use the first two shots in pickleball to your advantage.Prerequisite: Pickleball 101 and 102 or already play and fully understand the gameLob retrieval and overhead smashHow to decide when to retrieve a lob or smash it. Learn how to safely turn your body to retrieve Prerequisite: Pickleball 101 and 102 or already play and fully understand the game lob and how to correctly execute an overhead smash. Forehand, Backhand and Blocking This class is for experienced players with full knowledge of the rules of game play. The focus will be on improving the return of service by improving your stroke mechanics for your forehand and backhand.  You’ll also learn the blocking shot at the net to keep your opponents back.Prerequisite: Pickleball 101 and 102 or already play and fully understand the game Pickleball Strategy and Court CoverageThis clinic is for experienced players looking to take a new step. We will concentrate on the mental part of the game. Mental toughness and patience are essential skills on the pickleball court. Players will learn how to:  Move with their partner to cover the court   Improve anticipation   Eliminate, create and use angles   Construct points  Identify and exploit opponent weaknesses  How to stay mentally tough and reset after each point Work-Play Classes:These classes are for the players that have acquired the basic skills and are looking to improve upon them and incorporate them more into their game play.Dates and skill sets that will be worked on vary and are emailed out monthly.      - First half of the class is work (mostly drills) pertinent to the skill set that is being          worked on.      - Second half of the class is game play, rotating partners, to provide an opportunity          to carry your work into actual play.  The emphasis during play will be on the skill         worked on in the first half of class.Skills and DrillsThe Long GameThis class is for the experienced players with good fundamentals and full knowledge of the rules of game play. The focus will be on improving the serve, return of service, forehands and backhands and lobs. Participants will participate in  drills and some game play. You will need a paddle, court shoes, water and a lot of energy. Prerequisite: Pickleball 101 and 102 or already play and fully understand the game.Skills and Drills The Short GameThis class is for the experienced players with good fundamental strokes and full knowledge of the rules of game play. The focus will be on dinking, the third shot drop, blocking, and working you way up to capture the net. Participants will participate in drills and some game play.  You will need a paddle, court shoes, water and a lot of energy. Prerequisite: Pickleball 101 and 102 or already play and fully understand the game. Three and Me Lesson                                        $25 PER PERSON/ HOUR The three and me lesson allows the teaching professional to play along in games with students allowing immediate feedback on shot selection, strategic decisions and court positioning. This is a very effective learning environment for all levels of players when working on doubles strategy and tactics. In addition, time will be dedicated to improving existing shots and developing new ones.  Content of the lesson will be developed collaboratively between coach and students. Three students are needed to run the lesson, so grab your friends and schedule a date with the community center.Ed Koivula, Pickleball Coach Reservations to be made directly Malta Community Center Coach Ed will contact you to determine a time 24 hour notice required to cancel lessons Novice Pickleball Mini ProgramDo you want to join a pickleball program but not sure if you are ready?  Do you know the basics of pickleball?  Join us for a new program that will let players who are just learning the sport get comfortable enough to join in a free play program.This 4-week session is to get the new players acquainted with how free play works and to work on basic skills with player who have very little experience. Participants must have taken Pickleball 101 or 102. (or similar experience) There is no formal instruction just instructional reminders on how to Serve, Volley, Double-Bounce Rule, Scoring, Player Position for Doubles, Doubles Play Positioning Movements.A mask must be worn16 per session        3 courts          
 
5:30 PM - 6:15 PM    Bootcamp - Bootcamp Night Classes
Workouts will consist of high intensity intervals mixed with body weight exercises, high rep, endurance, and strength training intervals.  Class will be 45-60 min in duration (the difference in time, is for implementation of the safety protocols). No matter if the workout time is 45 or 60 minutes we will end on time!All fitness levels welcome.Instructor: Becky Weyrauch of Rock Your Fitness, LLCAll Fitness Levels Welcome ! Morning Classes offered Monday, Wednesday and Friday  Night Classes offered TuesdayClass held at Malta Community Center, 1 Bayberry Drive 5:15-6:15am6:30-7:30am9:30-10:30am 5:30 -6:15 PM If weather permits classes will be held outside and insideEach workout is different preventing boredom and to keep our bodies guessing resulting in the best result!Modifications Always offeredAdvanced options always offered  What to bring to class: water beach towel workout gloves to protect hands from the ground face mask light weights mid-to heavy weights yoga mat jump rope If you need equipment please text or call Rebecca Weyrauch directly at 518.522.9765 to see what equipment Rock Your Fitness can provide.  Class held at Malta Community Center, 1 Bayberry DrivePricesNight Tuesday 2/2-2/23      $38.00Night Tuesday 3/2-3/23      $38.00Night Tuesday 4/13-4/27    $38.00Night Tuesday 5/4-5/29      $49.00Night Tuesday 6/1-6/29      $65.00 Monday, Wednesday, Friday2/1-2/26         $112.00 (Skip days 2/15,2/17,2/19)3/1-4/2           $187.004/12-4/30       $112.005/3-5/28         $149.006/2-7/11         $175.00 Safety Protocols: Hand sanitizer and disinfectant will be provided Participants must wear face mask when entering, exiting and setting up their equipment Participants will remain 6-10 feet apart  To register text or call Becky at 518-522-9765  
 
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM    Yoga - Yoga Immune Boost
YOGANamastay 6 Feet Away!These hour long classes are a fun and lively way to practice Yoga with a compassionate and experienced teacher!  Join Antoinette as she teaches Yoga philosophy, and guides you through simple and results driven Yoga postures.  All levels of practitioner welcome.  Must be able to get up off floor unassisted. Bring Yoga Mat, Block, Yoga Blanket and Strap.Held inside at the Malta Community Center.  All participants must wear a mask for the entire activity. Best yogic practices while mask wearing will be taught.  Use of a chair will be incorporated at times.Safety Protocols: Participants must wear face mask  Participants will remain 6 feet apart in a taped out 6 foot box on the gym floor.  Reduced room capacity  Participants will be required to complete a Covid health assessment when entering gym.  Gentle YogaThis class is a fun and lively way to practice Yoga.  Join Antoinette as she teaches Yoga philosophy and guides you through simple and results driven Yoga postures, deep stretching, and breathing techniques and meditation to use on and off your mat.Yoga Immune BoostThis class will teach you how to effectively manage stress and build your immune system through breath, postures, meditation.  You will build muscle strength, tone and build body mind and spirit resilience.  This class is taught by Antoinette DiMascio an experienced and compassionate yoga teacher.Classical Hatha Yoga for LifeThis class is great for All levels of practitioners from newer to experienced. Make Thursday mornings your best time of the week! Get energized and build strength and flexibility, tone muscles, and experience overall well being on and off your mat. Lively sequences and fun music create the stage for getting fit and shifting your mind , body and spirit! Learn breath and meditation techniques to assist in a positive direction and focus for your life!
 
Wednesday March 17, 2021
5:15 AM - 6:15 AM    Bootcamp - Bootcamp
Workouts will consist of high intensity intervals mixed with body weight exercises, high rep, endurance, and strength training intervals.  Class will be 45-60 min in duration (the difference in time, is for implementation of the safety protocols). No matter if the workout time is 45 or 60 minutes we will end on time!All fitness levels welcome.Instructor: Becky Weyrauch of Rock Your Fitness, LLCAll Fitness Levels Welcome ! Morning Classes offered Monday, Wednesday and Friday  Night Classes offered TuesdayClass held at Malta Community Center, 1 Bayberry Drive 5:15-6:15am6:30-7:30am9:30-10:30am 5:30 -6:15 PM If weather permits classes will be held outside and insideEach workout is different preventing boredom and to keep our bodies guessing resulting in the best result!Modifications Always offeredAdvanced options always offered  What to bring to class: water beach towel workout gloves to protect hands from the ground face mask light weights mid-to heavy weights yoga mat jump rope If you need equipment please text or call Rebecca Weyrauch directly at 518.522.9765 to see what equipment Rock Your Fitness can provide.  Class held at Malta Community Center, 1 Bayberry DrivePricesNight Tuesday 2/2-2/23      $38.00Night Tuesday 3/2-3/23      $38.00Night Tuesday 4/13-4/27    $38.00Night Tuesday 5/4-5/29      $49.00Night Tuesday 6/1-6/29      $65.00 Monday, Wednesday, Friday2/1-2/26         $112.00 (Skip days 2/15,2/17,2/19)3/1-4/2           $187.004/12-4/30       $112.005/3-5/28         $149.006/2-7/11         $175.00 Safety Protocols: Hand sanitizer and disinfectant will be provided Participants must wear face mask when entering, exiting and setting up their equipment Participants will remain 6-10 feet apart  To register text or call Becky at 518-522-9765  
 
6:30 AM - 7:30 AM    Bootcamp - Bootcamp
Workouts will consist of high intensity intervals mixed with body weight exercises, high rep, endurance, and strength training intervals.  Class will be 45-60 min in duration (the difference in time, is for implementation of the safety protocols). No matter if the workout time is 45 or 60 minutes we will end on time!All fitness levels welcome.Instructor: Becky Weyrauch of Rock Your Fitness, LLCAll Fitness Levels Welcome ! Morning Classes offered Monday, Wednesday and Friday  Night Classes offered TuesdayClass held at Malta Community Center, 1 Bayberry Drive 5:15-6:15am6:30-7:30am9:30-10:30am 5:30 -6:15 PM If weather permits classes will be held outside and insideEach workout is different preventing boredom and to keep our bodies guessing resulting in the best result!Modifications Always offeredAdvanced options always offered  What to bring to class: water beach towel workout gloves to protect hands from the ground face mask light weights mid-to heavy weights yoga mat jump rope If you need equipment please text or call Rebecca Weyrauch directly at 518.522.9765 to see what equipment Rock Your Fitness can provide.  Class held at Malta Community Center, 1 Bayberry DrivePricesNight Tuesday 2/2-2/23      $38.00Night Tuesday 3/2-3/23      $38.00Night Tuesday 4/13-4/27    $38.00Night Tuesday 5/4-5/29      $49.00Night Tuesday 6/1-6/29      $65.00 Monday, Wednesday, Friday2/1-2/26         $112.00 (Skip days 2/15,2/17,2/19)3/1-4/2           $187.004/12-4/30       $112.005/3-5/28         $149.006/2-7/11         $175.00 Safety Protocols: Hand sanitizer and disinfectant will be provided Participants must wear face mask when entering, exiting and setting up their equipment Participants will remain 6-10 feet apart  To register text or call Becky at 518-522-9765  
 
9:30 AM - 10:30 AM    Bootcamp - Bootcamp
Workouts will consist of high intensity intervals mixed with body weight exercises, high rep, endurance, and strength training intervals.  Class will be 45-60 min in duration (the difference in time, is for implementation of the safety protocols). No matter if the workout time is 45 or 60 minutes we will end on time!All fitness levels welcome.Instructor: Becky Weyrauch of Rock Your Fitness, LLCAll Fitness Levels Welcome ! Morning Classes offered Monday, Wednesday and Friday  Night Classes offered TuesdayClass held at Malta Community Center, 1 Bayberry Drive 5:15-6:15am6:30-7:30am9:30-10:30am 5:30 -6:15 PM If weather permits classes will be held outside and insideEach workout is different preventing boredom and to keep our bodies guessing resulting in the best result!Modifications Always offeredAdvanced options always offered  What to bring to class: water beach towel workout gloves to protect hands from the ground face mask light weights mid-to heavy weights yoga mat jump rope If you need equipment please text or call Rebecca Weyrauch directly at 518.522.9765 to see what equipment Rock Your Fitness can provide.  Class held at Malta Community Center, 1 Bayberry DrivePricesNight Tuesday 2/2-2/23      $38.00Night Tuesday 3/2-3/23      $38.00Night Tuesday 4/13-4/27    $38.00Night Tuesday 5/4-5/29      $49.00Night Tuesday 6/1-6/29      $65.00 Monday, Wednesday, Friday2/1-2/26         $112.00 (Skip days 2/15,2/17,2/19)3/1-4/2           $187.004/12-4/30       $112.005/3-5/28         $149.006/2-7/11         $175.00 Safety Protocols: Hand sanitizer and disinfectant will be provided Participants must wear face mask when entering, exiting and setting up their equipment Participants will remain 6-10 feet apart  To register text or call Becky at 518-522-9765  
 
11:30 AM - 12:30 PM    Malta Seniors Exercise
 
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM    Walking Time in Gym
 
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM    Pickleball - Pickleball Program- Nights Wed Beginners
Pickleball Programs- Indoors at Malta Community Center Pickleball programs will have 16 players on three courts.  Courts are open for two hours where you can play with others of like ability.No Formal Instruction    Must Pre register for entire program   NO DROP INSMasks must be worn for the entire program.  Provide your own paddles.Complete a covid-19 health assessment each session day COVID-19 ProceduresCheck in at front desk and complete covid-19 health assessment. (see below)Wear an acceptable mask during play and when not playing.  Acceptable face coverings include, but are not limited to, cloth (e.g., homemade sewn, quick cut), surgical masks, and N95 respirators that are appropriate for exercise. Bandanas, buffs, and gaiters are not acceptable face coverings for pickleball. How the Program WorksAll games played will be doubles gamesThere is no assignment to a court based on skill level (see guidelines for player’s skill level below)If courts are occupied, place your paddle in a single-file line along the wall (this will determine your spot in line) Paddles should be lined up against the wall to determines the next group to play.Games are played to 11 pointsOnce your game has finished, place your paddle at the end of the line Skill Levels Definitions based on the USAPABeginnersMinimum Skills NeededThis player is just starting to play pickleball and has no other sports background. Minimal understanding of rules of the game.Beginners/IntermediateMinimum Skills Needed:USAPA 2.5 PLAYER SKILL RATING DEFINITIONThis player has limited experience. Can sustain a short rally with players of equal ability. Basic ability to keep score.IntermediateMinimum Skills Needed: USAPA 3.5 PLAYER SKILL RATING DEFINTIONFOREHAND: Improved stroke development with moderate level of shot control. BACKHAND: Learning stroke form and starting to develop consistency but will avoid if possible. SERVE / RETURN: Consistently gets serve/return in play with limited ability to control depth. DINK: Increased consistency, with limited ability to control height/depth. Sustains medium length rallies. Starting to understand variations of pace. 3RD SHOT: Developing the drop shot in a way to get to the net. VOLLEY: Is able to volley medium paced shots thereby developing control. STRATEGY: Moves quickly towards the non-volley zone (NVZ) when opportunity is there. Acknowledges difference between hard game and soft game and is starting to vary own game during recreation and tournament play. Can sustain short rallies. Is learning proper court positioning. Basic knowledge of stacking and understands situations where it can be effective.COVID-19 Health Assessment: Has the participant: Knowingly been in close or proximate contact in the past 14 days with anyone who has tested positive for COVID-19 or who has or had symptoms of COVID-19 Tested positive for COVID-19 in the past 14 days; and/or Experienced any symptoms of COVID-19 in the past 14 days; and/or Awaiting the results of a COVID-19 test and/or Traveled to or hosted anyone from any State on the NYS Restricted State list in the past 14 days  Outdoor Clinics held at Malta Community Park, 285 Plains Rd, Malta (Closed for the Season)Clinics are 90 minutes long, 60 minutes of instruction followed by 30 minutes of play utilizing the skills you learned. Dates vary and are emailed monthly.Instructors:  Gina Family, IPTPA Level 1 Certified Pickleball Instructor and Ed Koivula Level 1 Certified Pickleball InstructorMore about Gina and Ed Gina Family has been playing and studying the game of pickleball for several years. She is a Level 1 certified instructor by the International Pickleball Teaching Professional Association. Gina enjoys assisting and motivating individuals to learn and  improve their skills, discover new techniques and strategies, and achieve their goals in pickleball. Gina has also been a certified personal trainer and fitness instructor for over 30 years. Ed Koivula has been playing competitive tennis since 1990 and playing pickleball for seven years.  He is a Level 1 certified pickleball instructor by Pickleball Coaching International.  He is a 4.5 player that has medaled in tournaments at the local, state and international level. Ed enjoys working with players to improve fundamentals and use them to execute tactics and strategies.  Ed taught tennis as a United States Professional Tennis Registry certified tennis instructor and is currently a NYS certified public High School coach.Pickleball 101:  Come and learn the fun sport of Pickleball. It is the fastest growing sport in North America. This class will give you the skills necessary to get started playing doubles Pickleball. You’ll learn the basic game overview, how to keep score, serving,  and returning the ball.  Instructor has paddles to borrow.(Beginners with no experience)Pickleball 102:  This class will take Pickleball 101 one more step. Participants will continue to work on their serve and return of service. In addition, you will learn basic court skill;  including shot placement, moving with your doubles partner, and when to move up to the NVZ or kitchen line. Instructor has paddles to borrow.Prerequisite: Pickleball 101The Third Shot:  Learn how the serving team can get to the net more effectively and neutralize play. This class will give you the skills to execute a third shot drive, lob or drop shot. Prerequisite: Pickleball 101 and 102 or already play and fully understand the gameDinking:  Learn how to control the court and have a blast doing it. You served, they returned service, you returned a great  third shot and made it to the kitchen line (NVZ). Now is the time for the dinking dance. This class will teach you how to dink, control your dink shots, and basic dinking footwork.Prerequisite: Pickleball 101, 102, or already play and fully understand the game Groundstrokes:  This class is for those with some experience playing and full knowledge of the rules of game play. The focus will be on improving the return of service. You’ll learn the basic steps of the forehand and backhand stroke.Prerequisite: Pickleball 101 and 102 or already play and fully understand the game Why a deep serve and return of serve are a MUST!When you hit a short serve you’re giving a big advantage to your opponent by helping them get to the NVZ in a jiffy. When you send  back a short return of serve you’re also giving a big advantage to your opponent by inviting them to the NVZ. Learn how to strategically use the first two shots in pickleball to your advantage.Prerequisite: Pickleball 101 and 102 or already play and fully understand the gameLob retrieval and overhead smashHow to decide when to retrieve a lob or smash it. Learn how to safely turn your body to retrieve Prerequisite: Pickleball 101 and 102 or already play and fully understand the game lob and how to correctly execute an overhead smash. Forehand, Backhand and Blocking This class is for experienced players with full knowledge of the rules of game play. The focus will be on improving the return of service by improving your stroke mechanics for your forehand and backhand.  You’ll also learn the blocking shot at the net to keep your opponents back.Prerequisite: Pickleball 101 and 102 or already play and fully understand the game Pickleball Strategy and Court CoverageThis clinic is for experienced players looking to take a new step. We will concentrate on the mental part of the game. Mental toughness and patience are essential skills on the pickleball court. Players will learn how to:  Move with their partner to cover the court   Improve anticipation   Eliminate, create and use angles   Construct points  Identify and exploit opponent weaknesses  How to stay mentally tough and reset after each point Work-Play Classes:These classes are for the players that have acquired the basic skills and are looking to improve upon them and incorporate them more into their game play.Dates and skill sets that will be worked on vary and are emailed out monthly.      - First half of the class is work (mostly drills) pertinent to the skill set that is being          worked on.      - Second half of the class is game play, rotating partners, to provide an opportunity          to carry your work into actual play.  The emphasis during play will be on the skill         worked on in the first half of class.Skills and DrillsThe Long GameThis class is for the experienced players with good fundamentals and full knowledge of the rules of game play. The focus will be on improving the serve, return of service, forehands and backhands and lobs. Participants will participate in  drills and some game play. You will need a paddle, court shoes, water and a lot of energy. Prerequisite: Pickleball 101 and 102 or already play and fully understand the game.Skills and Drills The Short GameThis class is for the experienced players with good fundamental strokes and full knowledge of the rules of game play. The focus will be on dinking, the third shot drop, blocking, and working you way up to capture the net. Participants will participate in drills and some game play.  You will need a paddle, court shoes, water and a lot of energy. Prerequisite: Pickleball 101 and 102 or already play and fully understand the game. Three and Me Lesson                                        $25 PER PERSON/ HOUR The three and me lesson allows the teaching professional to play along in games with students allowing immediate feedback on shot selection, strategic decisions and court positioning. This is a very effective learning environment for all levels of players when working on doubles strategy and tactics. In addition, time will be dedicated to improving existing shots and developing new ones.  Content of the lesson will be developed collaboratively between coach and students. Three students are needed to run the lesson, so grab your friends and schedule a date with the community center.Ed Koivula, Pickleball Coach Reservations to be made directly Malta Community Center Coach Ed will contact you to determine a time 24 hour notice required to cancel lessons Novice Pickleball Mini ProgramDo you want to join a pickleball program but not sure if you are ready?  Do you know the basics of pickleball?  Join us for a new program that will let players who are just learning the sport get comfortable enough to join in a free play program.This 4-week session is to get the new players acquainted with how free play works and to work on basic skills with player who have very little experience. Participants must have taken Pickleball 101 or 102. (or similar experience) There is no formal instruction just instructional reminders on how to Serve, Volley, Double-Bounce Rule, Scoring, Player Position for Doubles, Doubles Play Positioning Movements.A mask must be worn16 per session        3 courts          
 
Thursday March 18, 2021
8:45 AM - 9:45 AM    Yoga - Classical Hatha Yoga for Life- Thursdays
YOGANamastay 6 Feet Away!These hour long classes are a fun and lively way to practice Yoga with a compassionate and experienced teacher!  Join Antoinette as she teaches Yoga philosophy, and guides you through simple and results driven Yoga postures.  All levels of practitioner welcome.  Must be able to get up off floor unassisted. Bring Yoga Mat, Block, Yoga Blanket and Strap.Held inside at the Malta Community Center.  All participants must wear a mask for the entire activity. Best yogic practices while mask wearing will be taught.  Use of a chair will be incorporated at times.Safety Protocols: Participants must wear face mask  Participants will remain 6 feet apart in a taped out 6 foot box on the gym floor.  Reduced room capacity  Participants will be required to complete a Covid health assessment when entering gym.  Gentle YogaThis class is a fun and lively way to practice Yoga.  Join Antoinette as she teaches Yoga philosophy and guides you through simple and results driven Yoga postures, deep stretching, and breathing techniques and meditation to use on and off your mat.Yoga Immune BoostThis class will teach you how to effectively manage stress and build your immune system through breath, postures, meditation.  You will build muscle strength, tone and build body mind and spirit resilience.  This class is taught by Antoinette DiMascio an experienced and compassionate yoga teacher.Classical Hatha Yoga for LifeThis class is great for All levels of practitioners from newer to experienced. Make Thursday mornings your best time of the week! Get energized and build strength and flexibility, tone muscles, and experience overall well being on and off your mat. Lively sequences and fun music create the stage for getting fit and shifting your mind , body and spirit! Learn breath and meditation techniques to assist in a positive direction and focus for your life!
 
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM    Pickleball - Pickleball Program Thurs Beg/Int
Pickleball Programs- Indoors at Malta Community Center Pickleball programs will have 16 players on three courts.  Courts are open for two hours where you can play with others of like ability.No Formal Instruction    Must Pre register for entire program   NO DROP INSMasks must be worn for the entire program.  Provide your own paddles.Complete a covid-19 health assessment each session day COVID-19 ProceduresCheck in at front desk and complete covid-19 health assessment. (see below)Wear an acceptable mask during play and when not playing.  Acceptable face coverings include, but are not limited to, cloth (e.g., homemade sewn, quick cut), surgical masks, and N95 respirators that are appropriate for exercise. Bandanas, buffs, and gaiters are not acceptable face coverings for pickleball. How the Program WorksAll games played will be doubles gamesThere is no assignment to a court based on skill level (see guidelines for player’s skill level below)If courts are occupied, place your paddle in a single-file line along the wall (this will determine your spot in line) Paddles should be lined up against the wall to determines the next group to play.Games are played to 11 pointsOnce your game has finished, place your paddle at the end of the line Skill Levels Definitions based on the USAPABeginnersMinimum Skills NeededThis player is just starting to play pickleball and has no other sports background. Minimal understanding of rules of the game.Beginners/IntermediateMinimum Skills Needed:USAPA 2.5 PLAYER SKILL RATING DEFINITIONThis player has limited experience. Can sustain a short rally with players of equal ability. Basic ability to keep score.IntermediateMinimum Skills Needed: USAPA 3.5 PLAYER SKILL RATING DEFINTIONFOREHAND: Improved stroke development with moderate level of shot control. BACKHAND: Learning stroke form and starting to develop consistency but will avoid if possible. SERVE / RETURN: Consistently gets serve/return in play with limited ability to control depth. DINK: Increased consistency, with limited ability to control height/depth. Sustains medium length rallies. Starting to understand variations of pace. 3RD SHOT: Developing the drop shot in a way to get to the net. VOLLEY: Is able to volley medium paced shots thereby developing control. STRATEGY: Moves quickly towards the non-volley zone (NVZ) when opportunity is there. Acknowledges difference between hard game and soft game and is starting to vary own game during recreation and tournament play. Can sustain short rallies. Is learning proper court positioning. Basic knowledge of stacking and understands situations where it can be effective.COVID-19 Health Assessment: Has the participant: Knowingly been in close or proximate contact in the past 14 days with anyone who has tested positive for COVID-19 or who has or had symptoms of COVID-19 Tested positive for COVID-19 in the past 14 days; and/or Experienced any symptoms of COVID-19 in the past 14 days; and/or Awaiting the results of a COVID-19 test and/or Traveled to or hosted anyone from any State on the NYS Restricted State list in the past 14 days  Outdoor Clinics held at Malta Community Park, 285 Plains Rd, Malta (Closed for the Season)Clinics are 90 minutes long, 60 minutes of instruction followed by 30 minutes of play utilizing the skills you learned. Dates vary and are emailed monthly.Instructors:  Gina Family, IPTPA Level 1 Certified Pickleball Instructor and Ed Koivula Level 1 Certified Pickleball InstructorMore about Gina and Ed Gina Family has been playing and studying the game of pickleball for several years. She is a Level 1 certified instructor by the International Pickleball Teaching Professional Association. Gina enjoys assisting and motivating individuals to learn and  improve their skills, discover new techniques and strategies, and achieve their goals in pickleball. Gina has also been a certified personal trainer and fitness instructor for over 30 years. Ed Koivula has been playing competitive tennis since 1990 and playing pickleball for seven years.  He is a Level 1 certified pickleball instructor by Pickleball Coaching International.  He is a 4.5 player that has medaled in tournaments at the local, state and international level. Ed enjoys working with players to improve fundamentals and use them to execute tactics and strategies.  Ed taught tennis as a United States Professional Tennis Registry certified tennis instructor and is currently a NYS certified public High School coach.Pickleball 101:  Come and learn the fun sport of Pickleball. It is the fastest growing sport in North America. This class will give you the skills necessary to get started playing doubles Pickleball. You’ll learn the basic game overview, how to keep score, serving,  and returning the ball.  Instructor has paddles to borrow.(Beginners with no experience)Pickleball 102:  This class will take Pickleball 101 one more step. Participants will continue to work on their serve and return of service. In addition, you will learn basic court skill;  including shot placement, moving with your doubles partner, and when to move up to the NVZ or kitchen line. Instructor has paddles to borrow.Prerequisite: Pickleball 101The Third Shot:  Learn how the serving team can get to the net more effectively and neutralize play. This class will give you the skills to execute a third shot drive, lob or drop shot. Prerequisite: Pickleball 101 and 102 or already play and fully understand the gameDinking:  Learn how to control the court and have a blast doing it. You served, they returned service, you returned a great  third shot and made it to the kitchen line (NVZ). Now is the time for the dinking dance. This class will teach you how to dink, control your dink shots, and basic dinking footwork.Prerequisite: Pickleball 101, 102, or already play and fully understand the game Groundstrokes:  This class is for those with some experience playing and full knowledge of the rules of game play. The focus will be on improving the return of service. You’ll learn the basic steps of the forehand and backhand stroke.Prerequisite: Pickleball 101 and 102 or already play and fully understand the game Why a deep serve and return of serve are a MUST!When you hit a short serve you’re giving a big advantage to your opponent by helping them get to the NVZ in a jiffy. When you send  back a short return of serve you’re also giving a big advantage to your opponent by inviting them to the NVZ. Learn how to strategically use the first two shots in pickleball to your advantage.Prerequisite: Pickleball 101 and 102 or already play and fully understand the gameLob retrieval and overhead smashHow to decide when to retrieve a lob or smash it. Learn how to safely turn your body to retrieve Prerequisite: Pickleball 101 and 102 or already play and fully understand the game lob and how to correctly execute an overhead smash. Forehand, Backhand and Blocking This class is for experienced players with full knowledge of the rules of game play. The focus will be on improving the return of service by improving your stroke mechanics for your forehand and backhand.  You’ll also learn the blocking shot at the net to keep your opponents back.Prerequisite: Pickleball 101 and 102 or already play and fully understand the game Pickleball Strategy and Court CoverageThis clinic is for experienced players looking to take a new step. We will concentrate on the mental part of the game. Mental toughness and patience are essential skills on the pickleball court. Players will learn how to:  Move with their partner to cover the court   Improve anticipation   Eliminate, create and use angles   Construct points  Identify and exploit opponent weaknesses  How to stay mentally tough and reset after each point Work-Play Classes:These classes are for the players that have acquired the basic skills and are looking to improve upon them and incorporate them more into their game play.Dates and skill sets that will be worked on vary and are emailed out monthly.      - First half of the class is work (mostly drills) pertinent to the skill set that is being          worked on.      - Second half of the class is game play, rotating partners, to provide an opportunity          to carry your work into actual play.  The emphasis during play will be on the skill         worked on in the first half of class.Skills and DrillsThe Long GameThis class is for the experienced players with good fundamentals and full knowledge of the rules of game play. The focus will be on improving the serve, return of service, forehands and backhands and lobs. Participants will participate in  drills and some game play. You will need a paddle, court shoes, water and a lot of energy. Prerequisite: Pickleball 101 and 102 or already play and fully understand the game.Skills and Drills The Short GameThis class is for the experienced players with good fundamental strokes and full knowledge of the rules of game play. The focus will be on dinking, the third shot drop, blocking, and working you way up to capture the net. Participants will participate in drills and some game play.  You will need a paddle, court shoes, water and a lot of energy. Prerequisite: Pickleball 101 and 102 or already play and fully understand the game. Three and Me Lesson                                        $25 PER PERSON/ HOUR The three and me lesson allows the teaching professional to play along in games with students allowing immediate feedback on shot selection, strategic decisions and court positioning. This is a very effective learning environment for all levels of players when working on doubles strategy and tactics. In addition, time will be dedicated to improving existing shots and developing new ones.  Content of the lesson will be developed collaboratively between coach and students. Three students are needed to run the lesson, so grab your friends and schedule a date with the community center.Ed Koivula, Pickleball Coach Reservations to be made directly Malta Community Center Coach Ed will contact you to determine a time 24 hour notice required to cancel lessons Novice Pickleball Mini ProgramDo you want to join a pickleball program but not sure if you are ready?  Do you know the basics of pickleball?  Join us for a new program that will let players who are just learning the sport get comfortable enough to join in a free play program.This 4-week session is to get the new players acquainted with how free play works and to work on basic skills with player who have very little experience. Participants must have taken Pickleball 101 or 102. (or similar experience) There is no formal instruction just instructional reminders on how to Serve, Volley, Double-Bounce Rule, Scoring, Player Position for Doubles, Doubles Play Positioning Movements.A mask must be worn16 per session        3 courts          
 
7:20 PM - 8:20 PM    SGF Fury Basketball - March Rental
 
Friday March 19, 2021
5:15 AM - 6:15 AM    Bootcamp - Bootcamp
Workouts will consist of high intensity intervals mixed with body weight exercises, high rep, endurance, and strength training intervals.  Class will be 45-60 min in duration (the difference in time, is for implementation of the safety protocols). No matter if the workout time is 45 or 60 minutes we will end on time!All fitness levels welcome.Instructor: Becky Weyrauch of Rock Your Fitness, LLCAll Fitness Levels Welcome ! Morning Classes offered Monday, Wednesday and Friday  Night Classes offered TuesdayClass held at Malta Community Center, 1 Bayberry Drive 5:15-6:15am6:30-7:30am9:30-10:30am 5:30 -6:15 PM If weather permits classes will be held outside and insideEach workout is different preventing boredom and to keep our bodies guessing resulting in the best result!Modifications Always offeredAdvanced options always offered  What to bring to class: water beach towel workout gloves to protect hands from the ground face mask light weights mid-to heavy weights yoga mat jump rope If you need equipment please text or call Rebecca Weyrauch directly at 518.522.9765 to see what equipment Rock Your Fitness can provide.  Class held at Malta Community Center, 1 Bayberry DrivePricesNight Tuesday 2/2-2/23      $38.00Night Tuesday 3/2-3/23      $38.00Night Tuesday 4/13-4/27    $38.00Night Tuesday 5/4-5/29      $49.00Night Tuesday 6/1-6/29      $65.00 Monday, Wednesday, Friday2/1-2/26         $112.00 (Skip days 2/15,2/17,2/19)3/1-4/2           $187.004/12-4/30       $112.005/3-5/28         $149.006/2-7/11         $175.00 Safety Protocols: Hand sanitizer and disinfectant will be provided Participants must wear face mask when entering, exiting and setting up their equipment Participants will remain 6-10 feet apart  To register text or call Becky at 518-522-9765  
 
6:30 AM - 7:30 AM    Bootcamp - Bootcamp
Workouts will consist of high intensity intervals mixed with body weight exercises, high rep, endurance, and strength training intervals.  Class will be 45-60 min in duration (the difference in time, is for implementation of the safety protocols). No matter if the workout time is 45 or 60 minutes we will end on time!All fitness levels welcome.Instructor: Becky Weyrauch of Rock Your Fitness, LLCAll Fitness Levels Welcome ! Morning Classes offered Monday, Wednesday and Friday  Night Classes offered TuesdayClass held at Malta Community Center, 1 Bayberry Drive 5:15-6:15am6:30-7:30am9:30-10:30am 5:30 -6:15 PM If weather permits classes will be held outside and insideEach workout is different preventing boredom and to keep our bodies guessing resulting in the best result!Modifications Always offeredAdvanced options always offered  What to bring to class: water beach towel workout gloves to protect hands from the ground face mask light weights mid-to heavy weights yoga mat jump rope If you need equipment please text or call Rebecca Weyrauch directly at 518.522.9765 to see what equipment Rock Your Fitness can provide.  Class held at Malta Community Center, 1 Bayberry DrivePricesNight Tuesday 2/2-2/23      $38.00Night Tuesday 3/2-3/23      $38.00Night Tuesday 4/13-4/27    $38.00Night Tuesday 5/4-5/29      $49.00Night Tuesday 6/1-6/29      $65.00 Monday, Wednesday, Friday2/1-2/26         $112.00 (Skip days 2/15,2/17,2/19)3/1-4/2           $187.004/12-4/30       $112.005/3-5/28         $149.006/2-7/11         $175.00 Safety Protocols: Hand sanitizer and disinfectant will be provided Participants must wear face mask when entering, exiting and setting up their equipment Participants will remain 6-10 feet apart  To register text or call Becky at 518-522-9765  
 
9:30 AM - 10:30 AM    Bootcamp - Bootcamp
Workouts will consist of high intensity intervals mixed with body weight exercises, high rep, endurance, and strength training intervals.  Class will be 45-60 min in duration (the difference in time, is for implementation of the safety protocols). No matter if the workout time is 45 or 60 minutes we will end on time!All fitness levels welcome.Instructor: Becky Weyrauch of Rock Your Fitness, LLCAll Fitness Levels Welcome ! Morning Classes offered Monday, Wednesday and Friday  Night Classes offered TuesdayClass held at Malta Community Center, 1 Bayberry Drive 5:15-6:15am6:30-7:30am9:30-10:30am 5:30 -6:15 PM If weather permits classes will be held outside and insideEach workout is different preventing boredom and to keep our bodies guessing resulting in the best result!Modifications Always offeredAdvanced options always offered  What to bring to class: water beach towel workout gloves to protect hands from the ground face mask light weights mid-to heavy weights yoga mat jump rope If you need equipment please text or call Rebecca Weyrauch directly at 518.522.9765 to see what equipment Rock Your Fitness can provide.  Class held at Malta Community Center, 1 Bayberry DrivePricesNight Tuesday 2/2-2/23      $38.00Night Tuesday 3/2-3/23      $38.00Night Tuesday 4/13-4/27    $38.00Night Tuesday 5/4-5/29      $49.00Night Tuesday 6/1-6/29      $65.00 Monday, Wednesday, Friday2/1-2/26         $112.00 (Skip days 2/15,2/17,2/19)3/1-4/2           $187.004/12-4/30       $112.005/3-5/28         $149.006/2-7/11         $175.00 Safety Protocols: Hand sanitizer and disinfectant will be provided Participants must wear face mask when entering, exiting and setting up their equipment Participants will remain 6-10 feet apart  To register text or call Becky at 518-522-9765  
 
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM    Pickleball - Pickleball Program Friday Intermediate 11-1
Pickleball Programs- Indoors at Malta Community Center Pickleball programs will have 16 players on three courts.  Courts are open for two hours where you can play with others of like ability.No Formal Instruction    Must Pre register for entire program   NO DROP INSMasks must be worn for the entire program.  Provide your own paddles.Complete a covid-19 health assessment each session day COVID-19 ProceduresCheck in at front desk and complete covid-19 health assessment. (see below)Wear an acceptable mask during play and when not playing.  Acceptable face coverings include, but are not limited to, cloth (e.g., homemade sewn, quick cut), surgical masks, and N95 respirators that are appropriate for exercise. Bandanas, buffs, and gaiters are not acceptable face coverings for pickleball. How the Program WorksAll games played will be doubles gamesThere is no assignment to a court based on skill level (see guidelines for player’s skill level below)If courts are occupied, place your paddle in a single-file line along the wall (this will determine your spot in line) Paddles should be lined up against the wall to determines the next group to play.Games are played to 11 pointsOnce your game has finished, place your paddle at the end of the line Skill Levels Definitions based on the USAPABeginnersMinimum Skills NeededThis player is just starting to play pickleball and has no other sports background. Minimal understanding of rules of the game.Beginners/IntermediateMinimum Skills Needed:USAPA 2.5 PLAYER SKILL RATING DEFINITIONThis player has limited experience. Can sustain a short rally with players of equal ability. Basic ability to keep score.IntermediateMinimum Skills Needed: USAPA 3.5 PLAYER SKILL RATING DEFINTIONFOREHAND: Improved stroke development with moderate level of shot control. BACKHAND: Learning stroke form and starting to develop consistency but will avoid if possible. SERVE / RETURN: Consistently gets serve/return in play with limited ability to control depth. DINK: Increased consistency, with limited ability to control height/depth. Sustains medium length rallies. Starting to understand variations of pace. 3RD SHOT: Developing the drop shot in a way to get to the net. VOLLEY: Is able to volley medium paced shots thereby developing control. STRATEGY: Moves quickly towards the non-volley zone (NVZ) when opportunity is there. Acknowledges difference between hard game and soft game and is starting to vary own game during recreation and tournament play. Can sustain short rallies. Is learning proper court positioning. Basic knowledge of stacking and understands situations where it can be effective.COVID-19 Health Assessment: Has the participant: Knowingly been in close or proximate contact in the past 14 days with anyone who has tested positive for COVID-19 or who has or had symptoms of COVID-19 Tested positive for COVID-19 in the past 14 days; and/or Experienced any symptoms of COVID-19 in the past 14 days; and/or Awaiting the results of a COVID-19 test and/or Traveled to or hosted anyone from any State on the NYS Restricted State list in the past 14 days  Outdoor Clinics held at Malta Community Park, 285 Plains Rd, Malta (Closed for the Season)Clinics are 90 minutes long, 60 minutes of instruction followed by 30 minutes of play utilizing the skills you learned. Dates vary and are emailed monthly.Instructors:  Gina Family, IPTPA Level 1 Certified Pickleball Instructor and Ed Koivula Level 1 Certified Pickleball InstructorMore about Gina and Ed Gina Family has been playing and studying the game of pickleball for several years. She is a Level 1 certified instructor by the International Pickleball Teaching Professional Association. Gina enjoys assisting and motivating individuals to learn and  improve their skills, discover new techniques and strategies, and achieve their goals in pickleball. Gina has also been a certified personal trainer and fitness instructor for over 30 years. Ed Koivula has been playing competitive tennis since 1990 and playing pickleball for seven years.  He is a Level 1 certified pickleball instructor by Pickleball Coaching International.  He is a 4.5 player that has medaled in tournaments at the local, state and international level. Ed enjoys working with players to improve fundamentals and use them to execute tactics and strategies.  Ed taught tennis as a United States Professional Tennis Registry certified tennis instructor and is currently a NYS certified public High School coach.Pickleball 101:  Come and learn the fun sport of Pickleball. It is the fastest growing sport in North America. This class will give you the skills necessary to get started playing doubles Pickleball. You’ll learn the basic game overview, how to keep score, serving,  and returning the ball.  Instructor has paddles to borrow.(Beginners with no experience)Pickleball 102:  This class will take Pickleball 101 one more step. Participants will continue to work on their serve and return of service. In addition, you will learn basic court skill;  including shot placement, moving with your doubles partner, and when to move up to the NVZ or kitchen line. Instructor has paddles to borrow.Prerequisite: Pickleball 101The Third Shot:  Learn how the serving team can get to the net more effectively and neutralize play. This class will give you the skills to execute a third shot drive, lob or drop shot. Prerequisite: Pickleball 101 and 102 or already play and fully understand the gameDinking:  Learn how to control the court and have a blast doing it. You served, they returned service, you returned a great  third shot and made it to the kitchen line (NVZ). Now is the time for the dinking dance. This class will teach you how to dink, control your dink shots, and basic dinking footwork.Prerequisite: Pickleball 101, 102, or already play and fully understand the game Groundstrokes:  This class is for those with some experience playing and full knowledge of the rules of game play. The focus will be on improving the return of service. You’ll learn the basic steps of the forehand and backhand stroke.Prerequisite: Pickleball 101 and 102 or already play and fully understand the game Why a deep serve and return of serve are a MUST!When you hit a short serve you’re giving a big advantage to your opponent by helping them get to the NVZ in a jiffy. When you send  back a short return of serve you’re also giving a big advantage to your opponent by inviting them to the NVZ. Learn how to strategically use the first two shots in pickleball to your advantage.Prerequisite: Pickleball 101 and 102 or already play and fully understand the gameLob retrieval and overhead smashHow to decide when to retrieve a lob or smash it. Learn how to safely turn your body to retrieve Prerequisite: Pickleball 101 and 102 or already play and fully understand the game lob and how to correctly execute an overhead smash. Forehand, Backhand and Blocking This class is for experienced players with full knowledge of the rules of game play. The focus will be on improving the return of service by improving your stroke mechanics for your forehand and backhand.  You’ll also learn the blocking shot at the net to keep your opponents back.Prerequisite: Pickleball 101 and 102 or already play and fully understand the game Pickleball Strategy and Court CoverageThis clinic is for experienced players looking to take a new step. We will concentrate on the mental part of the game. Mental toughness and patience are essential skills on the pickleball court. Players will learn how to:  Move with their partner to cover the court   Improve anticipation   Eliminate, create and use angles   Construct points  Identify and exploit opponent weaknesses  How to stay mentally tough and reset after each point Work-Play Classes:These classes are for the players that have acquired the basic skills and are looking to improve upon them and incorporate them more into their game play.Dates and skill sets that will be worked on vary and are emailed out monthly.      - First half of the class is work (mostly drills) pertinent to the skill set that is being          worked on.      - Second half of the class is game play, rotating partners, to provide an opportunity          to carry your work into actual play.  The emphasis during play will be on the skill         worked on in the first half of class.Skills and DrillsThe Long GameThis class is for the experienced players with good fundamentals and full knowledge of the rules of game play. The focus will be on improving the serve, return of service, forehands and backhands and lobs. Participants will participate in  drills and some game play. You will need a paddle, court shoes, water and a lot of energy. Prerequisite: Pickleball 101 and 102 or already play and fully understand the game.Skills and Drills The Short GameThis class is for the experienced players with good fundamental strokes and full knowledge of the rules of game play. The focus will be on dinking, the third shot drop, blocking, and working you way up to capture the net. Participants will participate in drills and some game play.  You will need a paddle, court shoes, water and a lot of energy. Prerequisite: Pickleball 101 and 102 or already play and fully understand the game. Three and Me Lesson                                        $25 PER PERSON/ HOUR The three and me lesson allows the teaching professional to play along in games with students allowing immediate feedback on shot selection, strategic decisions and court positioning. This is a very effective learning environment for all levels of players when working on doubles strategy and tactics. In addition, time will be dedicated to improving existing shots and developing new ones.  Content of the lesson will be developed collaboratively between coach and students. Three students are needed to run the lesson, so grab your friends and schedule a date with the community center.Ed Koivula, Pickleball Coach Reservations to be made directly Malta Community Center Coach Ed will contact you to determine a time 24 hour notice required to cancel lessons Novice Pickleball Mini ProgramDo you want to join a pickleball program but not sure if you are ready?  Do you know the basics of pickleball?  Join us for a new program that will let players who are just learning the sport get comfortable enough to join in a free play program.This 4-week session is to get the new players acquainted with how free play works and to work on basic skills with player who have very little experience. Participants must have taken Pickleball 101 or 102. (or similar experience) There is no formal instruction just instructional reminders on how to Serve, Volley, Double-Bounce Rule, Scoring, Player Position for Doubles, Doubles Play Positioning Movements.A mask must be worn16 per session        3 courts          
 
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM    Pickleball - Novice Pickleball Mini Program
Pickleball Programs- Indoors at Malta Community Center Pickleball programs will have 16 players on three courts.  Courts are open for two hours where you can play with others of like ability.No Formal Instruction    Must Pre register for entire program   NO DROP INSMasks must be worn for the entire program.  Provide your own paddles.Complete a covid-19 health assessment each session day COVID-19 ProceduresCheck in at front desk and complete covid-19 health assessment. (see below)Wear an acceptable mask during play and when not playing.  Acceptable face coverings include, but are not limited to, cloth (e.g., homemade sewn, quick cut), surgical masks, and N95 respirators that are appropriate for exercise. Bandanas, buffs, and gaiters are not acceptable face coverings for pickleball. How the Program WorksAll games played will be doubles gamesThere is no assignment to a court based on skill level (see guidelines for player’s skill level below)If courts are occupied, place your paddle in a single-file line along the wall (this will determine your spot in line) Paddles should be lined up against the wall to determines the next group to play.Games are played to 11 pointsOnce your game has finished, place your paddle at the end of the line Skill Levels Definitions based on the USAPABeginnersMinimum Skills NeededThis player is just starting to play pickleball and has no other sports background. Minimal understanding of rules of the game.Beginners/IntermediateMinimum Skills Needed:USAPA 2.5 PLAYER SKILL RATING DEFINITIONThis player has limited experience. Can sustain a short rally with players of equal ability. Basic ability to keep score.IntermediateMinimum Skills Needed: USAPA 3.5 PLAYER SKILL RATING DEFINTIONFOREHAND: Improved stroke development with moderate level of shot control. BACKHAND: Learning stroke form and starting to develop consistency but will avoid if possible. SERVE / RETURN: Consistently gets serve/return in play with limited ability to control depth. DINK: Increased consistency, with limited ability to control height/depth. Sustains medium length rallies. Starting to understand variations of pace. 3RD SHOT: Developing the drop shot in a way to get to the net. VOLLEY: Is able to volley medium paced shots thereby developing control. STRATEGY: Moves quickly towards the non-volley zone (NVZ) when opportunity is there. Acknowledges difference between hard game and soft game and is starting to vary own game during recreation and tournament play. Can sustain short rallies. Is learning proper court positioning. Basic knowledge of stacking and understands situations where it can be effective.COVID-19 Health Assessment: Has the participant: Knowingly been in close or proximate contact in the past 14 days with anyone who has tested positive for COVID-19 or who has or had symptoms of COVID-19 Tested positive for COVID-19 in the past 14 days; and/or Experienced any symptoms of COVID-19 in the past 14 days; and/or Awaiting the results of a COVID-19 test and/or Traveled to or hosted anyone from any State on the NYS Restricted State list in the past 14 days  Outdoor Clinics held at Malta Community Park, 285 Plains Rd, Malta (Closed for the Season)Clinics are 90 minutes long, 60 minutes of instruction followed by 30 minutes of play utilizing the skills you learned. Dates vary and are emailed monthly.Instructors:  Gina Family, IPTPA Level 1 Certified Pickleball Instructor and Ed Koivula Level 1 Certified Pickleball InstructorMore about Gina and Ed Gina Family has been playing and studying the game of pickleball for several years. She is a Level 1 certified instructor by the International Pickleball Teaching Professional Association. Gina enjoys assisting and motivating individuals to learn and  improve their skills, discover new techniques and strategies, and achieve their goals in pickleball. Gina has also been a certified personal trainer and fitness instructor for over 30 years. Ed Koivula has been playing competitive tennis since 1990 and playing pickleball for seven years.  He is a Level 1 certified pickleball instructor by Pickleball Coaching International.  He is a 4.5 player that has medaled in tournaments at the local, state and international level. Ed enjoys working with players to improve fundamentals and use them to execute tactics and strategies.  Ed taught tennis as a United States Professional Tennis Registry certified tennis instructor and is currently a NYS certified public High School coach.Pickleball 101:  Come and learn the fun sport of Pickleball. It is the fastest growing sport in North America. This class will give you the skills necessary to get started playing doubles Pickleball. You’ll learn the basic game overview, how to keep score, serving,  and returning the ball.  Instructor has paddles to borrow.(Beginners with no experience)Pickleball 102:  This class will take Pickleball 101 one more step. Participants will continue to work on their serve and return of service. In addition, you will learn basic court skill;  including shot placement, moving with your doubles partner, and when to move up to the NVZ or kitchen line. Instructor has paddles to borrow.Prerequisite: Pickleball 101The Third Shot:  Learn how the serving team can get to the net more effectively and neutralize play. This class will give you the skills to execute a third shot drive, lob or drop shot. Prerequisite: Pickleball 101 and 102 or already play and fully understand the gameDinking:  Learn how to control the court and have a blast doing it. You served, they returned service, you returned a great  third shot and made it to the kitchen line (NVZ). Now is the time for the dinking dance. This class will teach you how to dink, control your dink shots, and basic dinking footwork.Prerequisite: Pickleball 101, 102, or already play and fully understand the game Groundstrokes:  This class is for those with some experience playing and full knowledge of the rules of game play. The focus will be on improving the return of service. You’ll learn the basic steps of the forehand and backhand stroke.Prerequisite: Pickleball 101 and 102 or already play and fully understand the game Why a deep serve and return of serve are a MUST!When you hit a short serve you’re giving a big advantage to your opponent by helping them get to the NVZ in a jiffy. When you send  back a short return of serve you’re also giving a big advantage to your opponent by inviting them to the NVZ. Learn how to strategically use the first two shots in pickleball to your advantage.Prerequisite: Pickleball 101 and 102 or already play and fully understand the gameLob retrieval and overhead smashHow to decide when to retrieve a lob or smash it. Learn how to safely turn your body to retrieve Prerequisite: Pickleball 101 and 102 or already play and fully understand the game lob and how to correctly execute an overhead smash. Forehand, Backhand and Blocking This class is for experienced players with full knowledge of the rules of game play. The focus will be on improving the return of service by improving your stroke mechanics for your forehand and backhand.  You’ll also learn the blocking shot at the net to keep your opponents back.Prerequisite: Pickleball 101 and 102 or already play and fully understand the game Pickleball Strategy and Court CoverageThis clinic is for experienced players looking to take a new step. We will concentrate on the mental part of the game. Mental toughness and patience are essential skills on the pickleball court. Players will learn how to:  Move with their partner to cover the court   Improve anticipation   Eliminate, create and use angles   Construct points  Identify and exploit opponent weaknesses  How to stay mentally tough and reset after each point Work-Play Classes:These classes are for the players that have acquired the basic skills and are looking to improve upon them and incorporate them more into their game play.Dates and skill sets that will be worked on vary and are emailed out monthly.      - First half of the class is work (mostly drills) pertinent to the skill set that is being          worked on.      - Second half of the class is game play, rotating partners, to provide an opportunity          to carry your work into actual play.  The emphasis during play will be on the skill         worked on in the first half of class.Skills and DrillsThe Long GameThis class is for the experienced players with good fundamentals and full knowledge of the rules of game play. The focus will be on improving the serve, return of service, forehands and backhands and lobs. Participants will participate in  drills and some game play. You will need a paddle, court shoes, water and a lot of energy. Prerequisite: Pickleball 101 and 102 or already play and fully understand the game.Skills and Drills The Short GameThis class is for the experienced players with good fundamental strokes and full knowledge of the rules of game play. The focus will be on dinking, the third shot drop, blocking, and working you way up to capture the net. Participants will participate in drills and some game play.  You will need a paddle, court shoes, water and a lot of energy. Prerequisite: Pickleball 101 and 102 or already play and fully understand the game. Three and Me Lesson                                        $25 PER PERSON/ HOUR The three and me lesson allows the teaching professional to play along in games with students allowing immediate feedback on shot selection, strategic decisions and court positioning. This is a very effective learning environment for all levels of players when working on doubles strategy and tactics. In addition, time will be dedicated to improving existing shots and developing new ones.  Content of the lesson will be developed collaboratively between coach and students. Three students are needed to run the lesson, so grab your friends and schedule a date with the community center.Ed Koivula, Pickleball Coach Reservations to be made directly Malta Community Center Coach Ed will contact you to determine a time 24 hour notice required to cancel lessons Novice Pickleball Mini ProgramDo you want to join a pickleball program but not sure if you are ready?  Do you know the basics of pickleball?  Join us for a new program that will let players who are just learning the sport get comfortable enough to join in a free play program.This 4-week session is to get the new players acquainted with how free play works and to work on basic skills with player who have very little experience. Participants must have taken Pickleball 101 or 102. (or similar experience) There is no formal instruction just instructional reminders on how to Serve, Volley, Double-Bounce Rule, Scoring, Player Position for Doubles, Doubles Play Positioning Movements.A mask must be worn16 per session        3 courts          
 
Saturday March 20, 2021
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM    SGF Fury Basketball - March Rental
 
Monday March 22, 2021
5:15 AM - 6:15 AM    Bootcamp - Bootcamp
Workouts will consist of high intensity intervals mixed with body weight exercises, high rep, endurance, and strength training intervals.  Class will be 45-60 min in duration (the difference in time, is for implementation of the safety protocols). No matter if the workout time is 45 or 60 minutes we will end on time!All fitness levels welcome.Instructor: Becky Weyrauch of Rock Your Fitness, LLCAll Fitness Levels Welcome ! Morning Classes offered Monday, Wednesday and Friday  Night Classes offered TuesdayClass held at Malta Community Center, 1 Bayberry Drive 5:15-6:15am6:30-7:30am9:30-10:30am 5:30 -6:15 PM If weather permits classes will be held outside and insideEach workout is different preventing boredom and to keep our bodies guessing resulting in the best result!Modifications Always offeredAdvanced options always offered  What to bring to class: water beach towel workout gloves to protect hands from the ground face mask light weights mid-to heavy weights yoga mat jump rope If you need equipment please text or call Rebecca Weyrauch directly at 518.522.9765 to see what equipment Rock Your Fitness can provide.  Class held at Malta Community Center, 1 Bayberry DrivePricesNight Tuesday 2/2-2/23      $38.00Night Tuesday 3/2-3/23      $38.00Night Tuesday 4/13-4/27    $38.00Night Tuesday 5/4-5/29      $49.00Night Tuesday 6/1-6/29      $65.00 Monday, Wednesday, Friday2/1-2/26         $112.00 (Skip days 2/15,2/17,2/19)3/1-4/2           $187.004/12-4/30       $112.005/3-5/28         $149.006/2-7/11         $175.00 Safety Protocols: Hand sanitizer and disinfectant will be provided Participants must wear face mask when entering, exiting and setting up their equipment Participants will remain 6-10 feet apart  To register text or call Becky at 518-522-9765  
 
6:30 AM - 7:30 AM    Bootcamp - Bootcamp
Workouts will consist of high intensity intervals mixed with body weight exercises, high rep, endurance, and strength training intervals.  Class will be 45-60 min in duration (the difference in time, is for implementation of the safety protocols). No matter if the workout time is 45 or 60 minutes we will end on time!All fitness levels welcome.Instructor: Becky Weyrauch of Rock Your Fitness, LLCAll Fitness Levels Welcome ! Morning Classes offered Monday, Wednesday and Friday  Night Classes offered TuesdayClass held at Malta Community Center, 1 Bayberry Drive 5:15-6:15am6:30-7:30am9:30-10:30am 5:30 -6:15 PM If weather permits classes will be held outside and insideEach workout is different preventing boredom and to keep our bodies guessing resulting in the best result!Modifications Always offeredAdvanced options always offered  What to bring to class: water beach towel workout gloves to protect hands from the ground face mask light weights mid-to heavy weights yoga mat jump rope If you need equipment please text or call Rebecca Weyrauch directly at 518.522.9765 to see what equipment Rock Your Fitness can provide.  Class held at Malta Community Center, 1 Bayberry DrivePricesNight Tuesday 2/2-2/23      $38.00Night Tuesday 3/2-3/23      $38.00Night Tuesday 4/13-4/27    $38.00Night Tuesday 5/4-5/29      $49.00Night Tuesday 6/1-6/29      $65.00 Monday, Wednesday, Friday2/1-2/26         $112.00 (Skip days 2/15,2/17,2/19)3/1-4/2           $187.004/12-4/30       $112.005/3-5/28         $149.006/2-7/11         $175.00 Safety Protocols: Hand sanitizer and disinfectant will be provided Participants must wear face mask when entering, exiting and setting up their equipment Participants will remain 6-10 feet apart  To register text or call Becky at 518-522-9765  
 
9:30 AM - 10:30 AM    Bootcamp - Bootcamp
Workouts will consist of high intensity intervals mixed with body weight exercises, high rep, endurance, and strength training intervals.  Class will be 45-60 min in duration (the difference in time, is for implementation of the safety protocols). No matter if the workout time is 45 or 60 minutes we will end on time!All fitness levels welcome.Instructor: Becky Weyrauch of Rock Your Fitness, LLCAll Fitness Levels Welcome ! Morning Classes offered Monday, Wednesday and Friday  Night Classes offered TuesdayClass held at Malta Community Center, 1 Bayberry Drive 5:15-6:15am6:30-7:30am9:30-10:30am 5:30 -6:15 PM If weather permits classes will be held outside and insideEach workout is different preventing boredom and to keep our bodies guessing resulting in the best result!Modifications Always offeredAdvanced options always offered  What to bring to class: water beach towel workout gloves to protect hands from the ground face mask light weights mid-to heavy weights yoga mat jump rope If you need equipment please text or call Rebecca Weyrauch directly at 518.522.9765 to see what equipment Rock Your Fitness can provide.  Class held at Malta Community Center, 1 Bayberry DrivePricesNight Tuesday 2/2-2/23      $38.00Night Tuesday 3/2-3/23      $38.00Night Tuesday 4/13-4/27    $38.00Night Tuesday 5/4-5/29      $49.00Night Tuesday 6/1-6/29      $65.00 Monday, Wednesday, Friday2/1-2/26         $112.00 (Skip days 2/15,2/17,2/19)3/1-4/2           $187.004/12-4/30       $112.005/3-5/28         $149.006/2-7/11         $175.00 Safety Protocols: Hand sanitizer and disinfectant will be provided Participants must wear face mask when entering, exiting and setting up their equipment Participants will remain 6-10 feet apart  To register text or call Becky at 518-522-9765  
 
1:00 PM - 1:45 PM    Malta Seniors Exercise
 
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM    Walking Time in Gym
 
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM    KP Hoops March Rental
 
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM    BSpa Basketball March Rental
 
Tuesday March 23, 2021
8:45 AM - 9:45 AM    Yoga - Gentle Yoga- Tuesdays
YOGANamastay 6 Feet Away!These hour long classes are a fun and lively way to practice Yoga with a compassionate and experienced teacher!  Join Antoinette as she teaches Yoga philosophy, and guides you through simple and results driven Yoga postures.  All levels of practitioner welcome.  Must be able to get up off floor unassisted. Bring Yoga Mat, Block, Yoga Blanket and Strap.Held inside at the Malta Community Center.  All participants must wear a mask for the entire activity. Best yogic practices while mask wearing will be taught.  Use of a chair will be incorporated at times.Safety Protocols: Participants must wear face mask  Participants will remain 6 feet apart in a taped out 6 foot box on the gym floor.  Reduced room capacity  Participants will be required to complete a Covid health assessment when entering gym.  Gentle YogaThis class is a fun and lively way to practice Yoga.  Join Antoinette as she teaches Yoga philosophy and guides you through simple and results driven Yoga postures, deep stretching, and breathing techniques and meditation to use on and off your mat.Yoga Immune BoostThis class will teach you how to effectively manage stress and build your immune system through breath, postures, meditation.  You will build muscle strength, tone and build body mind and spirit resilience.  This class is taught by Antoinette DiMascio an experienced and compassionate yoga teacher.Classical Hatha Yoga for LifeThis class is great for All levels of practitioners from newer to experienced. Make Thursday mornings your best time of the week! Get energized and build strength and flexibility, tone muscles, and experience overall well being on and off your mat. Lively sequences and fun music create the stage for getting fit and shifting your mind , body and spirit! Learn breath and meditation techniques to assist in a positive direction and focus for your life!
 
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM    Pickleball - Pickleball Program- Tues Beginners
Pickleball Programs- Indoors at Malta Community Center Pickleball programs will have 16 players on three courts.  Courts are open for two hours where you can play with others of like ability.No Formal Instruction    Must Pre register for entire program   NO DROP INSMasks must be worn for the entire program.  Provide your own paddles.Complete a covid-19 health assessment each session day COVID-19 ProceduresCheck in at front desk and complete covid-19 health assessment. (see below)Wear an acceptable mask during play and when not playing.  Acceptable face coverings include, but are not limited to, cloth (e.g., homemade sewn, quick cut), surgical masks, and N95 respirators that are appropriate for exercise. Bandanas, buffs, and gaiters are not acceptable face coverings for pickleball. How the Program WorksAll games played will be doubles gamesThere is no assignment to a court based on skill level (see guidelines for player’s skill level below)If courts are occupied, place your paddle in a single-file line along the wall (this will determine your spot in line) Paddles should be lined up against the wall to determines the next group to play.Games are played to 11 pointsOnce your game has finished, place your paddle at the end of the line Skill Levels Definitions based on the USAPABeginnersMinimum Skills NeededThis player is just starting to play pickleball and has no other sports background. Minimal understanding of rules of the game.Beginners/IntermediateMinimum Skills Needed:USAPA 2.5 PLAYER SKILL RATING DEFINITIONThis player has limited experience. Can sustain a short rally with players of equal ability. Basic ability to keep score.IntermediateMinimum Skills Needed: USAPA 3.5 PLAYER SKILL RATING DEFINTIONFOREHAND: Improved stroke development with moderate level of shot control. BACKHAND: Learning stroke form and starting to develop consistency but will avoid if possible. SERVE / RETURN: Consistently gets serve/return in play with limited ability to control depth. DINK: Increased consistency, with limited ability to control height/depth. Sustains medium length rallies. Starting to understand variations of pace. 3RD SHOT: Developing the drop shot in a way to get to the net. VOLLEY: Is able to volley medium paced shots thereby developing control. STRATEGY: Moves quickly towards the non-volley zone (NVZ) when opportunity is there. Acknowledges difference between hard game and soft game and is starting to vary own game during recreation and tournament play. Can sustain short rallies. Is learning proper court positioning. Basic knowledge of stacking and understands situations where it can be effective.COVID-19 Health Assessment: Has the participant: Knowingly been in close or proximate contact in the past 14 days with anyone who has tested positive for COVID-19 or who has or had symptoms of COVID-19 Tested positive for COVID-19 in the past 14 days; and/or Experienced any symptoms of COVID-19 in the past 14 days; and/or Awaiting the results of a COVID-19 test and/or Traveled to or hosted anyone from any State on the NYS Restricted State list in the past 14 days  Outdoor Clinics held at Malta Community Park, 285 Plains Rd, Malta (Closed for the Season)Clinics are 90 minutes long, 60 minutes of instruction followed by 30 minutes of play utilizing the skills you learned. Dates vary and are emailed monthly.Instructors:  Gina Family, IPTPA Level 1 Certified Pickleball Instructor and Ed Koivula Level 1 Certified Pickleball InstructorMore about Gina and Ed Gina Family has been playing and studying the game of pickleball for several years. She is a Level 1 certified instructor by the International Pickleball Teaching Professional Association. Gina enjoys assisting and motivating individuals to learn and  improve their skills, discover new techniques and strategies, and achieve their goals in pickleball. Gina has also been a certified personal trainer and fitness instructor for over 30 years. Ed Koivula has been playing competitive tennis since 1990 and playing pickleball for seven years.  He is a Level 1 certified pickleball instructor by Pickleball Coaching International.  He is a 4.5 player that has medaled in tournaments at the local, state and international level. Ed enjoys working with players to improve fundamentals and use them to execute tactics and strategies.  Ed taught tennis as a United States Professional Tennis Registry certified tennis instructor and is currently a NYS certified public High School coach.Pickleball 101:  Come and learn the fun sport of Pickleball. It is the fastest growing sport in North America. This class will give you the skills necessary to get started playing doubles Pickleball. You’ll learn the basic game overview, how to keep score, serving,  and returning the ball.  Instructor has paddles to borrow.(Beginners with no experience)Pickleball 102:  This class will take Pickleball 101 one more step. Participants will continue to work on their serve and return of service. In addition, you will learn basic court skill;  including shot placement, moving with your doubles partner, and when to move up to the NVZ or kitchen line. Instructor has paddles to borrow.Prerequisite: Pickleball 101The Third Shot:  Learn how the serving team can get to the net more effectively and neutralize play. This class will give you the skills to execute a third shot drive, lob or drop shot. Prerequisite: Pickleball 101 and 102 or already play and fully understand the gameDinking:  Learn how to control the court and have a blast doing it. You served, they returned service, you returned a great  third shot and made it to the kitchen line (NVZ). Now is the time for the dinking dance. This class will teach you how to dink, control your dink shots, and basic dinking footwork.Prerequisite: Pickleball 101, 102, or already play and fully understand the game Groundstrokes:  This class is for those with some experience playing and full knowledge of the rules of game play. The focus will be on improving the return of service. You’ll learn the basic steps of the forehand and backhand stroke.Prerequisite: Pickleball 101 and 102 or already play and fully understand the game Why a deep serve and return of serve are a MUST!When you hit a short serve you’re giving a big advantage to your opponent by helping them get to the NVZ in a jiffy. When you send  back a short return of serve you’re also giving a big advantage to your opponent by inviting them to the NVZ. Learn how to strategically use the first two shots in pickleball to your advantage.Prerequisite: Pickleball 101 and 102 or already play and fully understand the gameLob retrieval and overhead smashHow to decide when to retrieve a lob or smash it. Learn how to safely turn your body to retrieve Prerequisite: Pickleball 101 and 102 or already play and fully understand the game lob and how to correctly execute an overhead smash. Forehand, Backhand and Blocking This class is for experienced players with full knowledge of the rules of game play. The focus will be on improving the return of service by improving your stroke mechanics for your forehand and backhand.  You’ll also learn the blocking shot at the net to keep your opponents back.Prerequisite: Pickleball 101 and 102 or already play and fully understand the game Pickleball Strategy and Court CoverageThis clinic is for experienced players looking to take a new step. We will concentrate on the mental part of the game. Mental toughness and patience are essential skills on the pickleball court. Players will learn how to:  Move with their partner to cover the court   Improve anticipation   Eliminate, create and use angles   Construct points  Identify and exploit opponent weaknesses  How to stay mentally tough and reset after each point Work-Play Classes:These classes are for the players that have acquired the basic skills and are looking to improve upon them and incorporate them more into their game play.Dates and skill sets that will be worked on vary and are emailed out monthly.      - First half of the class is work (mostly drills) pertinent to the skill set that is being          worked on.      - Second half of the class is game play, rotating partners, to provide an opportunity          to carry your work into actual play.  The emphasis during play will be on the skill         worked on in the first half of class.Skills and DrillsThe Long GameThis class is for the experienced players with good fundamentals and full knowledge of the rules of game play. The focus will be on improving the serve, return of service, forehands and backhands and lobs. Participants will participate in  drills and some game play. You will need a paddle, court shoes, water and a lot of energy. Prerequisite: Pickleball 101 and 102 or already play and fully understand the game.Skills and Drills The Short GameThis class is for the experienced players with good fundamental strokes and full knowledge of the rules of game play. The focus will be on dinking, the third shot drop, blocking, and working you way up to capture the net. Participants will participate in drills and some game play.  You will need a paddle, court shoes, water and a lot of energy. Prerequisite: Pickleball 101 and 102 or already play and fully understand the game. Three and Me Lesson                                        $25 PER PERSON/ HOUR The three and me lesson allows the teaching professional to play along in games with students allowing immediate feedback on shot selection, strategic decisions and court positioning. This is a very effective learning environment for all levels of players when working on doubles strategy and tactics. In addition, time will be dedicated to improving existing shots and developing new ones.  Content of the lesson will be developed collaboratively between coach and students. Three students are needed to run the lesson, so grab your friends and schedule a date with the community center.Ed Koivula, Pickleball Coach Reservations to be made directly Malta Community Center Coach Ed will contact you to determine a time 24 hour notice required to cancel lessons Novice Pickleball Mini ProgramDo you want to join a pickleball program but not sure if you are ready?  Do you know the basics of pickleball?  Join us for a new program that will let players who are just learning the sport get comfortable enough to join in a free play program.This 4-week session is to get the new players acquainted with how free play works and to work on basic skills with player who have very little experience. Participants must have taken Pickleball 101 or 102. (or similar experience) There is no formal instruction just instructional reminders on how to Serve, Volley, Double-Bounce Rule, Scoring, Player Position for Doubles, Doubles Play Positioning Movements.A mask must be worn16 per session        3 courts          
 
5:30 PM - 6:15 PM    Bootcamp - Bootcamp Night Classes
Workouts will consist of high intensity intervals mixed with body weight exercises, high rep, endurance, and strength training intervals.  Class will be 45-60 min in duration (the difference in time, is for implementation of the safety protocols). No matter if the workout time is 45 or 60 minutes we will end on time!All fitness levels welcome.Instructor: Becky Weyrauch of Rock Your Fitness, LLCAll Fitness Levels Welcome ! Morning Classes offered Monday, Wednesday and Friday  Night Classes offered TuesdayClass held at Malta Community Center, 1 Bayberry Drive 5:15-6:15am6:30-7:30am9:30-10:30am 5:30 -6:15 PM If weather permits classes will be held outside and insideEach workout is different preventing boredom and to keep our bodies guessing resulting in the best result!Modifications Always offeredAdvanced options always offered  What to bring to class: water beach towel workout gloves to protect hands from the ground face mask light weights mid-to heavy weights yoga mat jump rope If you need equipment please text or call Rebecca Weyrauch directly at 518.522.9765 to see what equipment Rock Your Fitness can provide.  Class held at Malta Community Center, 1 Bayberry DrivePricesNight Tuesday 2/2-2/23      $38.00Night Tuesday 3/2-3/23      $38.00Night Tuesday 4/13-4/27    $38.00Night Tuesday 5/4-5/29      $49.00Night Tuesday 6/1-6/29      $65.00 Monday, Wednesday, Friday2/1-2/26         $112.00 (Skip days 2/15,2/17,2/19)3/1-4/2           $187.004/12-4/30       $112.005/3-5/28         $149.006/2-7/11         $175.00 Safety Protocols: Hand sanitizer and disinfectant will be provided Participants must wear face mask when entering, exiting and setting up their equipment Participants will remain 6-10 feet apart  To register text or call Becky at 518-522-9765  
 
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM    Yoga - Yoga Immune Boost
YOGANamastay 6 Feet Away!These hour long classes are a fun and lively way to practice Yoga with a compassionate and experienced teacher!  Join Antoinette as she teaches Yoga philosophy, and guides you through simple and results driven Yoga postures.  All levels of practitioner welcome.  Must be able to get up off floor unassisted. Bring Yoga Mat, Block, Yoga Blanket and Strap.Held inside at the Malta Community Center.  All participants must wear a mask for the entire activity. Best yogic practices while mask wearing will be taught.  Use of a chair will be incorporated at times.Safety Protocols: Participants must wear face mask  Participants will remain 6 feet apart in a taped out 6 foot box on the gym floor.  Reduced room capacity  Participants will be required to complete a Covid health assessment when entering gym.  Gentle YogaThis class is a fun and lively way to practice Yoga.  Join Antoinette as she teaches Yoga philosophy and guides you through simple and results driven Yoga postures, deep stretching, and breathing techniques and meditation to use on and off your mat.Yoga Immune BoostThis class will teach you how to effectively manage stress and build your immune system through breath, postures, meditation.  You will build muscle strength, tone and build body mind and spirit resilience.  This class is taught by Antoinette DiMascio an experienced and compassionate yoga teacher.Classical Hatha Yoga for LifeThis class is great for All levels of practitioners from newer to experienced. Make Thursday mornings your best time of the week! Get energized and build strength and flexibility, tone muscles, and experience overall well being on and off your mat. Lively sequences and fun music create the stage for getting fit and shifting your mind , body and spirit! Learn breath and meditation techniques to assist in a positive direction and focus for your life!
 
Wednesday March 24, 2021
5:15 AM - 6:15 AM    Bootcamp - Bootcamp
Workouts will consist of high intensity intervals mixed with body weight exercises, high rep, endurance, and strength training intervals.  Class will be 45-60 min in duration (the difference in time, is for implementation of the safety protocols). No matter if the workout time is 45 or 60 minutes we will end on time!All fitness levels welcome.Instructor: Becky Weyrauch of Rock Your Fitness, LLCAll Fitness Levels Welcome ! Morning Classes offered Monday, Wednesday and Friday  Night Classes offered TuesdayClass held at Malta Community Center, 1 Bayberry Drive 5:15-6:15am6:30-7:30am9:30-10:30am 5:30 -6:15 PM If weather permits classes will be held outside and insideEach workout is different preventing boredom and to keep our bodies guessing resulting in the best result!Modifications Always offeredAdvanced options always offered  What to bring to class: water beach towel workout gloves to protect hands from the ground face mask light weights mid-to heavy weights yoga mat jump rope If you need equipment please text or call Rebecca Weyrauch directly at 518.522.9765 to see what equipment Rock Your Fitness can provide.  Class held at Malta Community Center, 1 Bayberry DrivePricesNight Tuesday 2/2-2/23      $38.00Night Tuesday 3/2-3/23      $38.00Night Tuesday 4/13-4/27    $38.00Night Tuesday 5/4-5/29      $49.00Night Tuesday 6/1-6/29      $65.00 Monday, Wednesday, Friday2/1-2/26         $112.00 (Skip days 2/15,2/17,2/19)3/1-4/2           $187.004/12-4/30       $112.005/3-5/28         $149.006/2-7/11         $175.00 Safety Protocols: Hand sanitizer and disinfectant will be provided Participants must wear face mask when entering, exiting and setting up their equipment Participants will remain 6-10 feet apart  To register text or call Becky at 518-522-9765  
 
6:30 AM - 7:30 AM    Bootcamp - Bootcamp
Workouts will consist of high intensity intervals mixed with body weight exercises, high rep, endurance, and strength training intervals.  Class will be 45-60 min in duration (the difference in time, is for implementation of the safety protocols). No matter if the workout time is 45 or 60 minutes we will end on time!All fitness levels welcome.Instructor: Becky Weyrauch of Rock Your Fitness, LLCAll Fitness Levels Welcome ! Morning Classes offered Monday, Wednesday and Friday  Night Classes offered TuesdayClass held at Malta Community Center, 1 Bayberry Drive 5:15-6:15am6:30-7:30am9:30-10:30am 5:30 -6:15 PM If weather permits classes will be held outside and insideEach workout is different preventing boredom and to keep our bodies guessing resulting in the best result!Modifications Always offeredAdvanced options always offered  What to bring to class: water beach towel workout gloves to protect hands from the ground face mask light weights mid-to heavy weights yoga mat jump rope If you need equipment please text or call Rebecca Weyrauch directly at 518.522.9765 to see what equipment Rock Your Fitness can provide.  Class held at Malta Community Center, 1 Bayberry DrivePricesNight Tuesday 2/2-2/23      $38.00Night Tuesday 3/2-3/23      $38.00Night Tuesday 4/13-4/27    $38.00Night Tuesday 5/4-5/29      $49.00Night Tuesday 6/1-6/29      $65.00 Monday, Wednesday, Friday2/1-2/26         $112.00 (Skip days 2/15,2/17,2/19)3/1-4/2           $187.004/12-4/30       $112.005/3-5/28         $149.006/2-7/11         $175.00 Safety Protocols: Hand sanitizer and disinfectant will be provided Participants must wear face mask when entering, exiting and setting up their equipment Participants will remain 6-10 feet apart  To register text or call Becky at 518-522-9765  
 
9:30 AM - 10:30 AM    Bootcamp - Bootcamp
Workouts will consist of high intensity intervals mixed with body weight exercises, high rep, endurance, and strength training intervals.  Class will be 45-60 min in duration (the difference in time, is for implementation of the safety protocols). No matter if the workout time is 45 or 60 minutes we will end on time!All fitness levels welcome.Instructor: Becky Weyrauch of Rock Your Fitness, LLCAll Fitness Levels Welcome ! Morning Classes offered Monday, Wednesday and Friday  Night Classes offered TuesdayClass held at Malta Community Center, 1 Bayberry Drive 5:15-6:15am6:30-7:30am9:30-10:30am 5:30 -6:15 PM If weather permits classes will be held outside and insideEach workout is different preventing boredom and to keep our bodies guessing resulting in the best result!Modifications Always offeredAdvanced options always offered  What to bring to class: water beach towel workout gloves to protect hands from the ground face mask light weights mid-to heavy weights yoga mat jump rope If you need equipment please text or call Rebecca Weyrauch directly at 518.522.9765 to see what equipment Rock Your Fitness can provide.  Class held at Malta Community Center, 1 Bayberry DrivePricesNight Tuesday 2/2-2/23      $38.00Night Tuesday 3/2-3/23      $38.00Night Tuesday 4/13-4/27    $38.00Night Tuesday 5/4-5/29      $49.00Night Tuesday 6/1-6/29      $65.00 Monday, Wednesday, Friday2/1-2/26         $112.00 (Skip days 2/15,2/17,2/19)3/1-4/2           $187.004/12-4/30       $112.005/3-5/28         $149.006/2-7/11         $175.00 Safety Protocols: Hand sanitizer and disinfectant will be provided Participants must wear face mask when entering, exiting and setting up their equipment Participants will remain 6-10 feet apart  To register text or call Becky at 518-522-9765  
 
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM    Walking Time in Gym
 
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM    Pickleball - Pickleball Program- Nights Wed Beginners
Pickleball Programs- Indoors at Malta Community Center Pickleball programs will have 16 players on three courts.  Courts are open for two hours where you can play with others of like ability.No Formal Instruction    Must Pre register for entire program   NO DROP INSMasks must be worn for the entire program.  Provide your own paddles.Complete a covid-19 health assessment each session day COVID-19 ProceduresCheck in at front desk and complete covid-19 health assessment. (see below)Wear an acceptable mask during play and when not playing.  Acceptable face coverings include, but are not limited to, cloth (e.g., homemade sewn, quick cut), surgical masks, and N95 respirators that are appropriate for exercise. Bandanas, buffs, and gaiters are not acceptable face coverings for pickleball. How the Program WorksAll games played will be doubles gamesThere is no assignment to a court based on skill level (see guidelines for player’s skill level below)If courts are occupied, place your paddle in a single-file line along the wall (this will determine your spot in line) Paddles should be lined up against the wall to determines the next group to play.Games are played to 11 pointsOnce your game has finished, place your paddle at the end of the line Skill Levels Definitions based on the USAPABeginnersMinimum Skills NeededThis player is just starting to play pickleball and has no other sports background. Minimal understanding of rules of the game.Beginners/IntermediateMinimum Skills Needed:USAPA 2.5 PLAYER SKILL RATING DEFINITIONThis player has limited experience. Can sustain a short rally with players of equal ability. Basic ability to keep score.IntermediateMinimum Skills Needed: USAPA 3.5 PLAYER SKILL RATING DEFINTIONFOREHAND: Improved stroke development with moderate level of shot control. BACKHAND: Learning stroke form and starting to develop consistency but will avoid if possible. SERVE / RETURN: Consistently gets serve/return in play with limited ability to control depth. DINK: Increased consistency, with limited ability to control height/depth. Sustains medium length rallies. Starting to understand variations of pace. 3RD SHOT: Developing the drop shot in a way to get to the net. VOLLEY: Is able to volley medium paced shots thereby developing control. STRATEGY: Moves quickly towards the non-volley zone (NVZ) when opportunity is there. Acknowledges difference between hard game and soft game and is starting to vary own game during recreation and tournament play. Can sustain short rallies. Is learning proper court positioning. Basic knowledge of stacking and understands situations where it can be effective.COVID-19 Health Assessment: Has the participant: Knowingly been in close or proximate contact in the past 14 days with anyone who has tested positive for COVID-19 or who has or had symptoms of COVID-19 Tested positive for COVID-19 in the past 14 days; and/or Experienced any symptoms of COVID-19 in the past 14 days; and/or Awaiting the results of a COVID-19 test and/or Traveled to or hosted anyone from any State on the NYS Restricted State list in the past 14 days  Outdoor Clinics held at Malta Community Park, 285 Plains Rd, Malta (Closed for the Season)Clinics are 90 minutes long, 60 minutes of instruction followed by 30 minutes of play utilizing the skills you learned. Dates vary and are emailed monthly.Instructors:  Gina Family, IPTPA Level 1 Certified Pickleball Instructor and Ed Koivula Level 1 Certified Pickleball InstructorMore about Gina and Ed Gina Family has been playing and studying the game of pickleball for several years. She is a Level 1 certified instructor by the International Pickleball Teaching Professional Association. Gina enjoys assisting and motivating individuals to learn and  improve their skills, discover new techniques and strategies, and achieve their goals in pickleball. Gina has also been a certified personal trainer and fitness instructor for over 30 years. Ed Koivula has been playing competitive tennis since 1990 and playing pickleball for seven years.  He is a Level 1 certified pickleball instructor by Pickleball Coaching International.  He is a 4.5 player that has medaled in tournaments at the local, state and international level. Ed enjoys working with players to improve fundamentals and use them to execute tactics and strategies.  Ed taught tennis as a United States Professional Tennis Registry certified tennis instructor and is currently a NYS certified public High School coach.Pickleball 101:  Come and learn the fun sport of Pickleball. It is the fastest growing sport in North America. This class will give you the skills necessary to get started playing doubles Pickleball. You’ll learn the basic game overview, how to keep score, serving,  and returning the ball.  Instructor has paddles to borrow.(Beginners with no experience)Pickleball 102:  This class will take Pickleball 101 one more step. Participants will continue to work on their serve and return of service. In addition, you will learn basic court skill;  including shot placement, moving with your doubles partner, and when to move up to the NVZ or kitchen line. Instructor has paddles to borrow.Prerequisite: Pickleball 101The Third Shot:  Learn how the serving team can get to the net more effectively and neutralize play. This class will give you the skills to execute a third shot drive, lob or drop shot. Prerequisite: Pickleball 101 and 102 or already play and fully understand the gameDinking:  Learn how to control the court and have a blast doing it. You served, they returned service, you returned a great  third shot and made it to the kitchen line (NVZ). Now is the time for the dinking dance. This class will teach you how to dink, control your dink shots, and basic dinking footwork.Prerequisite: Pickleball 101, 102, or already play and fully understand the game Groundstrokes:  This class is for those with some experience playing and full knowledge of the rules of game play. The focus will be on improving the return of service. You’ll learn the basic steps of the forehand and backhand stroke.Prerequisite: Pickleball 101 and 102 or already play and fully understand the game Why a deep serve and return of serve are a MUST!When you hit a short serve you’re giving a big advantage to your opponent by helping them get to the NVZ in a jiffy. When you send  back a short return of serve you’re also giving a big advantage to your opponent by inviting them to the NVZ. Learn how to strategically use the first two shots in pickleball to your advantage.Prerequisite: Pickleball 101 and 102 or already play and fully understand the gameLob retrieval and overhead smashHow to decide when to retrieve a lob or smash it. Learn how to safely turn your body to retrieve Prerequisite: Pickleball 101 and 102 or already play and fully understand the game lob and how to correctly execute an overhead smash. Forehand, Backhand and Blocking This class is for experienced players with full knowledge of the rules of game play. The focus will be on improving the return of service by improving your stroke mechanics for your forehand and backhand.  You’ll also learn the blocking shot at the net to keep your opponents back.Prerequisite: Pickleball 101 and 102 or already play and fully understand the game Pickleball Strategy and Court CoverageThis clinic is for experienced players looking to take a new step. We will concentrate on the mental part of the game. Mental toughness and patience are essential skills on the pickleball court. Players will learn how to:  Move with their partner to cover the court   Improve anticipation   Eliminate, create and use angles   Construct points  Identify and exploit opponent weaknesses  How to stay mentally tough and reset after each point Work-Play Classes:These classes are for the players that have acquired the basic skills and are looking to improve upon them and incorporate them more into their game play.Dates and skill sets that will be worked on vary and are emailed out monthly.      - First half of the class is work (mostly drills) pertinent to the skill set that is being          worked on.      - Second half of the class is game play, rotating partners, to provide an opportunity          to carry your work into actual play.  The emphasis during play will be on the skill         worked on in the first half of class.Skills and DrillsThe Long GameThis class is for the experienced players with good fundamentals and full knowledge of the rules of game play. The focus will be on improving the serve, return of service, forehands and backhands and lobs. Participants will participate in  drills and some game play. You will need a paddle, court shoes, water and a lot of energy. Prerequisite: Pickleball 101 and 102 or already play and fully understand the game.Skills and Drills The Short GameThis class is for the experienced players with good fundamental strokes and full knowledge of the rules of game play. The focus will be on dinking, the third shot drop, blocking, and working you way up to capture the net. Participants will participate in drills and some game play.  You will need a paddle, court shoes, water and a lot of energy. Prerequisite: Pickleball 101 and 102 or already play and fully understand the game. Three and Me Lesson                                        $25 PER PERSON/ HOUR The three and me lesson allows the teaching professional to play along in games with students allowing immediate feedback on shot selection, strategic decisions and court positioning. This is a very effective learning environment for all levels of players when working on doubles strategy and tactics. In addition, time will be dedicated to improving existing shots and developing new ones.  Content of the lesson will be developed collaboratively between coach and students. Three students are needed to run the lesson, so grab your friends and schedule a date with the community center.Ed Koivula, Pickleball Coach Reservations to be made directly Malta Community Center Coach Ed will contact you to determine a time 24 hour notice required to cancel lessons Novice Pickleball Mini ProgramDo you want to join a pickleball program but not sure if you are ready?  Do you know the basics of pickleball?  Join us for a new program that will let players who are just learning the sport get comfortable enough to join in a free play program.This 4-week session is to get the new players acquainted with how free play works and to work on basic skills with player who have very little experience. Participants must have taken Pickleball 101 or 102. (or similar experience) There is no formal instruction just instructional reminders on how to Serve, Volley, Double-Bounce Rule, Scoring, Player Position for Doubles, Doubles Play Positioning Movements.A mask must be worn16 per session        3 courts          
 
Thursday March 25, 2021
8:45 AM - 9:45 AM    Yoga - Classical Hatha Yoga for Life- Thursdays
YOGANamastay 6 Feet Away!These hour long classes are a fun and lively way to practice Yoga with a compassionate and experienced teacher!  Join Antoinette as she teaches Yoga philosophy, and guides you through simple and results driven Yoga postures.  All levels of practitioner welcome.  Must be able to get up off floor unassisted. Bring Yoga Mat, Block, Yoga Blanket and Strap.Held inside at the Malta Community Center.  All participants must wear a mask for the entire activity. Best yogic practices while mask wearing will be taught.  Use of a chair will be incorporated at times.Safety Protocols: Participants must wear face mask  Participants will remain 6 feet apart in a taped out 6 foot box on the gym floor.  Reduced room capacity  Participants will be required to complete a Covid health assessment when entering gym.  Gentle YogaThis class is a fun and lively way to practice Yoga.  Join Antoinette as she teaches Yoga philosophy and guides you through simple and results driven Yoga postures, deep stretching, and breathing techniques and meditation to use on and off your mat.Yoga Immune BoostThis class will teach you how to effectively manage stress and build your immune system through breath, postures, meditation.  You will build muscle strength, tone and build body mind and spirit resilience.  This class is taught by Antoinette DiMascio an experienced and compassionate yoga teacher.Classical Hatha Yoga for LifeThis class is great for All levels of practitioners from newer to experienced. Make Thursday mornings your best time of the week! Get energized and build strength and flexibility, tone muscles, and experience overall well being on and off your mat. Lively sequences and fun music create the stage for getting fit and shifting your mind , body and spirit! Learn breath and meditation techniques to assist in a positive direction and focus for your life!
 
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM    Pickleball - Pickleball Program Thurs Beg/Int
Pickleball Programs- Indoors at Malta Community Center Pickleball programs will have 16 players on three courts.  Courts are open for two hours where you can play with others of like ability.No Formal Instruction    Must Pre register for entire program   NO DROP INSMasks must be worn for the entire program.  Provide your own paddles.Complete a covid-19 health assessment each session day COVID-19 ProceduresCheck in at front desk and complete covid-19 health assessment. (see below)Wear an acceptable mask during play and when not playing.  Acceptable face coverings include, but are not limited to, cloth (e.g., homemade sewn, quick cut), surgical masks, and N95 respirators that are appropriate for exercise. Bandanas, buffs, and gaiters are not acceptable face coverings for pickleball. How the Program WorksAll games played will be doubles gamesThere is no assignment to a court based on skill level (see guidelines for player’s skill level below)If courts are occupied, place your paddle in a single-file line along the wall (this will determine your spot in line) Paddles should be lined up against the wall to determines the next group to play.Games are played to 11 pointsOnce your game has finished, place your paddle at the end of the line Skill Levels Definitions based on the USAPABeginnersMinimum Skills NeededThis player is just starting to play pickleball and has no other sports background. Minimal understanding of rules of the game.Beginners/IntermediateMinimum Skills Needed:USAPA 2.5 PLAYER SKILL RATING DEFINITIONThis player has limited experience. Can sustain a short rally with players of equal ability. Basic ability to keep score.IntermediateMinimum Skills Needed: USAPA 3.5 PLAYER SKILL RATING DEFINTIONFOREHAND: Improved stroke development with moderate level of shot control. BACKHAND: Learning stroke form and starting to develop consistency but will avoid if possible. SERVE / RETURN: Consistently gets serve/return in play with limited ability to control depth. DINK: Increased consistency, with limited ability to control height/depth. Sustains medium length rallies. Starting to understand variations of pace. 3RD SHOT: Developing the drop shot in a way to get to the net. VOLLEY: Is able to volley medium paced shots thereby developing control. STRATEGY: Moves quickly towards the non-volley zone (NVZ) when opportunity is there. Acknowledges difference between hard game and soft game and is starting to vary own game during recreation and tournament play. Can sustain short rallies. Is learning proper court positioning. Basic knowledge of stacking and understands situations where it can be effective.COVID-19 Health Assessment: Has the participant: Knowingly been in close or proximate contact in the past 14 days with anyone who has tested positive for COVID-19 or who has or had symptoms of COVID-19 Tested positive for COVID-19 in the past 14 days; and/or Experienced any symptoms of COVID-19 in the past 14 days; and/or Awaiting the results of a COVID-19 test and/or Traveled to or hosted anyone from any State on the NYS Restricted State list in the past 14 days  Outdoor Clinics held at Malta Community Park, 285 Plains Rd, Malta (Closed for the Season)Clinics are 90 minutes long, 60 minutes of instruction followed by 30 minutes of play utilizing the skills you learned. Dates vary and are emailed monthly.Instructors:  Gina Family, IPTPA Level 1 Certified Pickleball Instructor and Ed Koivula Level 1 Certified Pickleball InstructorMore about Gina and Ed Gina Family has been playing and studying the game of pickleball for several years. She is a Level 1 certified instructor by the International Pickleball Teaching Professional Association. Gina enjoys assisting and motivating individuals to learn and  improve their skills, discover new techniques and strategies, and achieve their goals in pickleball. Gina has also been a certified personal trainer and fitness instructor for over 30 years. Ed Koivula has been playing competitive tennis since 1990 and playing pickleball for seven years.  He is a Level 1 certified pickleball instructor by Pickleball Coaching International.  He is a 4.5 player that has medaled in tournaments at the local, state and international level. Ed enjoys working with players to improve fundamentals and use them to execute tactics and strategies.  Ed taught tennis as a United States Professional Tennis Registry certified tennis instructor and is currently a NYS certified public High School coach.Pickleball 101:  Come and learn the fun sport of Pickleball. It is the fastest growing sport in North America. This class will give you the skills necessary to get started playing doubles Pickleball. You’ll learn the basic game overview, how to keep score, serving,  and returning the ball.  Instructor has paddles to borrow.(Beginners with no experience)Pickleball 102:  This class will take Pickleball 101 one more step. Participants will continue to work on their serve and return of service. In addition, you will learn basic court skill;  including shot placement, moving with your doubles partner, and when to move up to the NVZ or kitchen line. Instructor has paddles to borrow.Prerequisite: Pickleball 101The Third Shot:  Learn how the serving team can get to the net more effectively and neutralize play. This class will give you the skills to execute a third shot drive, lob or drop shot. Prerequisite: Pickleball 101 and 102 or already play and fully understand the gameDinking:  Learn how to control the court and have a blast doing it. You served, they returned service, you returned a great  third shot and made it to the kitchen line (NVZ). Now is the time for the dinking dance. This class will teach you how to dink, control your dink shots, and basic dinking footwork.Prerequisite: Pickleball 101, 102, or already play and fully understand the game Groundstrokes:  This class is for those with some experience playing and full knowledge of the rules of game play. The focus will be on improving the return of service. You’ll learn the basic steps of the forehand and backhand stroke.Prerequisite: Pickleball 101 and 102 or already play and fully understand the game Why a deep serve and return of serve are a MUST!When you hit a short serve you’re giving a big advantage to your opponent by helping them get to the NVZ in a jiffy. When you send  back a short return of serve you’re also giving a big advantage to your opponent by inviting them to the NVZ. Learn how to strategically use the first two shots in pickleball to your advantage.Prerequisite: Pickleball 101 and 102 or already play and fully understand the gameLob retrieval and overhead smashHow to decide when to retrieve a lob or smash it. Learn how to safely turn your body to retrieve Prerequisite: Pickleball 101 and 102 or already play and fully understand the game lob and how to correctly execute an overhead smash. Forehand, Backhand and Blocking This class is for experienced players with full knowledge of the rules of game play. The focus will be on improving the return of service by improving your stroke mechanics for your forehand and backhand.  You’ll also learn the blocking shot at the net to keep your opponents back.Prerequisite: Pickleball 101 and 102 or already play and fully understand the game Pickleball Strategy and Court CoverageThis clinic is for experienced players looking to take a new step. We will concentrate on the mental part of the game. Mental toughness and patience are essential skills on the pickleball court. Players will learn how to:  Move with their partner to cover the court   Improve anticipation   Eliminate, create and use angles   Construct points  Identify and exploit opponent weaknesses  How to stay mentally tough and reset after each point Work-Play Classes:These classes are for the players that have acquired the basic skills and are looking to improve upon them and incorporate them more into their game play.Dates and skill sets that will be worked on vary and are emailed out monthly.      - First half of the class is work (mostly drills) pertinent to the skill set that is being          worked on.      - Second half of the class is game play, rotating partners, to provide an opportunity          to carry your work into actual play.  The emphasis during play will be on the skill         worked on in the first half of class.Skills and DrillsThe Long GameThis class is for the experienced players with good fundamentals and full knowledge of the rules of game play. The focus will be on improving the serve, return of service, forehands and backhands and lobs. Participants will participate in  drills and some game play. You will need a paddle, court shoes, water and a lot of energy. Prerequisite: Pickleball 101 and 102 or already play and fully understand the game.Skills and Drills The Short GameThis class is for the experienced players with good fundamental strokes and full knowledge of the rules of game play. The focus will be on dinking, the third shot drop, blocking, and working you way up to capture the net. Participants will participate in drills and some game play.  You will need a paddle, court shoes, water and a lot of energy. Prerequisite: Pickleball 101 and 102 or already play and fully understand the game. Three and Me Lesson                                        $25 PER PERSON/ HOUR The three and me lesson allows the teaching professional to play along in games with students allowing immediate feedback on shot selection, strategic decisions and court positioning. This is a very effective learning environment for all levels of players when working on doubles strategy and tactics. In addition, time will be dedicated to improving existing shots and developing new ones.  Content of the lesson will be developed collaboratively between coach and students. Three students are needed to run the lesson, so grab your friends and schedule a date with the community center.Ed Koivula, Pickleball Coach Reservations to be made directly Malta Community Center Coach Ed will contact you to determine a time 24 hour notice required to cancel lessons Novice Pickleball Mini ProgramDo you want to join a pickleball program but not sure if you are ready?  Do you know the basics of pickleball?  Join us for a new program that will let players who are just learning the sport get comfortable enough to join in a free play program.This 4-week session is to get the new players acquainted with how free play works and to work on basic skills with player who have very little experience. Participants must have taken Pickleball 101 or 102. (or similar experience) There is no formal instruction just instructional reminders on how to Serve, Volley, Double-Bounce Rule, Scoring, Player Position for Doubles, Doubles Play Positioning Movements.A mask must be worn16 per session        3 courts          
 
7:20 PM - 8:20 PM    SGF Fury Basketball - March Rental
 
Friday March 26, 2021
5:15 AM - 6:15 AM    Bootcamp - Bootcamp
Workouts will consist of high intensity intervals mixed with body weight exercises, high rep, endurance, and strength training intervals.  Class will be 45-60 min in duration (the difference in time, is for implementation of the safety protocols). No matter if the workout time is 45 or 60 minutes we will end on time!All fitness levels welcome.Instructor: Becky Weyrauch of Rock Your Fitness, LLCAll Fitness Levels Welcome ! Morning Classes offered Monday, Wednesday and Friday  Night Classes offered TuesdayClass held at Malta Community Center, 1 Bayberry Drive 5:15-6:15am6:30-7:30am9:30-10:30am 5:30 -6:15 PM If weather permits classes will be held outside and insideEach workout is different preventing boredom and to keep our bodies guessing resulting in the best result!Modifications Always offeredAdvanced options always offered  What to bring to class: water beach towel workout gloves to protect hands from the ground face mask light weights mid-to heavy weights yoga mat jump rope If you need equipment please text or call Rebecca Weyrauch directly at 518.522.9765 to see what equipment Rock Your Fitness can provide.  Class held at Malta Community Center, 1 Bayberry DrivePricesNight Tuesday 2/2-2/23      $38.00Night Tuesday 3/2-3/23      $38.00Night Tuesday 4/13-4/27    $38.00Night Tuesday 5/4-5/29      $49.00Night Tuesday 6/1-6/29      $65.00 Monday, Wednesday, Friday2/1-2/26         $112.00 (Skip days 2/15,2/17,2/19)3/1-4/2           $187.004/12-4/30       $112.005/3-5/28         $149.006/2-7/11         $175.00 Safety Protocols: Hand sanitizer and disinfectant will be provided Participants must wear face mask when entering, exiting and setting up their equipment Participants will remain 6-10 feet apart  To register text or call Becky at 518-522-9765  
 
6:30 AM - 7:30 AM    Bootcamp - Bootcamp
Workouts will consist of high intensity intervals mixed with body weight exercises, high rep, endurance, and strength training intervals.  Class will be 45-60 min in duration (the difference in time, is for implementation of the safety protocols). No matter if the workout time is 45 or 60 minutes we will end on time!All fitness levels welcome.Instructor: Becky Weyrauch of Rock Your Fitness, LLCAll Fitness Levels Welcome ! Morning Classes offered Monday, Wednesday and Friday  Night Classes offered TuesdayClass held at Malta Community Center, 1 Bayberry Drive 5:15-6:15am6:30-7:30am9:30-10:30am 5:30 -6:15 PM If weather permits classes will be held outside and insideEach workout is different preventing boredom and to keep our bodies guessing resulting in the best result!Modifications Always offeredAdvanced options always offered  What to bring to class: water beach towel workout gloves to protect hands from the ground face mask light weights mid-to heavy weights yoga mat jump rope If you need equipment please text or call Rebecca Weyrauch directly at 518.522.9765 to see what equipment Rock Your Fitness can provide.  Class held at Malta Community Center, 1 Bayberry DrivePricesNight Tuesday 2/2-2/23      $38.00Night Tuesday 3/2-3/23      $38.00Night Tuesday 4/13-4/27    $38.00Night Tuesday 5/4-5/29      $49.00Night Tuesday 6/1-6/29      $65.00 Monday, Wednesday, Friday2/1-2/26         $112.00 (Skip days 2/15,2/17,2/19)3/1-4/2           $187.004/12-4/30       $112.005/3-5/28         $149.006/2-7/11         $175.00 Safety Protocols: Hand sanitizer and disinfectant will be provided Participants must wear face mask when entering, exiting and setting up their equipment Participants will remain 6-10 feet apart  To register text or call Becky at 518-522-9765  
 
9:30 AM - 10:30 AM    Bootcamp - Bootcamp
Workouts will consist of high intensity intervals mixed with body weight exercises, high rep, endurance, and strength training intervals.  Class will be 45-60 min in duration (the difference in time, is for implementation of the safety protocols). No matter if the workout time is 45 or 60 minutes we will end on time!All fitness levels welcome.Instructor: Becky Weyrauch of Rock Your Fitness, LLCAll Fitness Levels Welcome ! Morning Classes offered Monday, Wednesday and Friday  Night Classes offered TuesdayClass held at Malta Community Center, 1 Bayberry Drive 5:15-6:15am6:30-7:30am9:30-10:30am 5:30 -6:15 PM If weather permits classes will be held outside and insideEach workout is different preventing boredom and to keep our bodies guessing resulting in the best result!Modifications Always offeredAdvanced options always offered  What to bring to class: water beach towel workout gloves to protect hands from the ground face mask light weights mid-to heavy weights yoga mat jump rope If you need equipment please text or call Rebecca Weyrauch directly at 518.522.9765 to see what equipment Rock Your Fitness can provide.  Class held at Malta Community Center, 1 Bayberry DrivePricesNight Tuesday 2/2-2/23      $38.00Night Tuesday 3/2-3/23      $38.00Night Tuesday 4/13-4/27    $38.00Night Tuesday 5/4-5/29      $49.00Night Tuesday 6/1-6/29      $65.00 Monday, Wednesday, Friday2/1-2/26         $112.00 (Skip days 2/15,2/17,2/19)3/1-4/2           $187.004/12-4/30       $112.005/3-5/28         $149.006/2-7/11         $175.00 Safety Protocols: Hand sanitizer and disinfectant will be provided Participants must wear face mask when entering, exiting and setting up their equipment Participants will remain 6-10 feet apart  To register text or call Becky at 518-522-9765  
 
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM    Pickleball - Pickleball Program Friday Intermediate 11-1
Pickleball Programs- Indoors at Malta Community Center Pickleball programs will have 16 players on three courts.  Courts are open for two hours where you can play with others of like ability.No Formal Instruction    Must Pre register for entire program   NO DROP INSMasks must be worn for the entire program.  Provide your own paddles.Complete a covid-19 health assessment each session day COVID-19 ProceduresCheck in at front desk and complete covid-19 health assessment. (see below)Wear an acceptable mask during play and when not playing.  Acceptable face coverings include, but are not limited to, cloth (e.g., homemade sewn, quick cut), surgical masks, and N95 respirators that are appropriate for exercise. Bandanas, buffs, and gaiters are not acceptable face coverings for pickleball. How the Program WorksAll games played will be doubles gamesThere is no assignment to a court based on skill level (see guidelines for player’s skill level below)If courts are occupied, place your paddle in a single-file line along the wall (this will determine your spot in line) Paddles should be lined up against the wall to determines the next group to play.Games are played to 11 pointsOnce your game has finished, place your paddle at the end of the line Skill Levels Definitions based on the USAPABeginnersMinimum Skills NeededThis player is just starting to play pickleball and has no other sports background. Minimal understanding of rules of the game.Beginners/IntermediateMinimum Skills Needed:USAPA 2.5 PLAYER SKILL RATING DEFINITIONThis player has limited experience. Can sustain a short rally with players of equal ability. Basic ability to keep score.IntermediateMinimum Skills Needed: USAPA 3.5 PLAYER SKILL RATING DEFINTIONFOREHAND: Improved stroke development with moderate level of shot control. BACKHAND: Learning stroke form and starting to develop consistency but will avoid if possible. SERVE / RETURN: Consistently gets serve/return in play with limited ability to control depth. DINK: Increased consistency, with limited ability to control height/depth. Sustains medium length rallies. Starting to understand variations of pace. 3RD SHOT: Developing the drop shot in a way to get to the net. VOLLEY: Is able to volley medium paced shots thereby developing control. STRATEGY: Moves quickly towards the non-volley zone (NVZ) when opportunity is there. Acknowledges difference between hard game and soft game and is starting to vary own game during recreation and tournament play. Can sustain short rallies. Is learning proper court positioning. Basic knowledge of stacking and understands situations where it can be effective.COVID-19 Health Assessment: Has the participant: Knowingly been in close or proximate contact in the past 14 days with anyone who has tested positive for COVID-19 or who has or had symptoms of COVID-19 Tested positive for COVID-19 in the past 14 days; and/or Experienced any symptoms of COVID-19 in the past 14 days; and/or Awaiting the results of a COVID-19 test and/or Traveled to or hosted anyone from any State on the NYS Restricted State list in the past 14 days  Outdoor Clinics held at Malta Community Park, 285 Plains Rd, Malta (Closed for the Season)Clinics are 90 minutes long, 60 minutes of instruction followed by 30 minutes of play utilizing the skills you learned. Dates vary and are emailed monthly.Instructors:  Gina Family, IPTPA Level 1 Certified Pickleball Instructor and Ed Koivula Level 1 Certified Pickleball InstructorMore about Gina and Ed Gina Family has been playing and studying the game of pickleball for several years. She is a Level 1 certified instructor by the International Pickleball Teaching Professional Association. Gina enjoys assisting and motivating individuals to learn and  improve their skills, discover new techniques and strategies, and achieve their goals in pickleball. Gina has also been a certified personal trainer and fitness instructor for over 30 years. Ed Koivula has been playing competitive tennis since 1990 and playing pickleball for seven years.  He is a Level 1 certified pickleball instructor by Pickleball Coaching International.  He is a 4.5 player that has medaled in tournaments at the local, state and international level. Ed enjoys working with players to improve fundamentals and use them to execute tactics and strategies.  Ed taught tennis as a United States Professional Tennis Registry certified tennis instructor and is currently a NYS certified public High School coach.Pickleball 101:  Come and learn the fun sport of Pickleball. It is the fastest growing sport in North America. This class will give you the skills necessary to get started playing doubles Pickleball. You’ll learn the basic game overview, how to keep score, serving,  and returning the ball.  Instructor has paddles to borrow.(Beginners with no experience)Pickleball 102:  This class will take Pickleball 101 one more step. Participants will continue to work on their serve and return of service. In addition, you will learn basic court skill;  including shot placement, moving with your doubles partner, and when to move up to the NVZ or kitchen line. Instructor has paddles to borrow.Prerequisite: Pickleball 101The Third Shot:  Learn how the serving team can get to the net more effectively and neutralize play. This class will give you the skills to execute a third shot drive, lob or drop shot. Prerequisite: Pickleball 101 and 102 or already play and fully understand the gameDinking:  Learn how to control the court and have a blast doing it. You served, they returned service, you returned a great  third shot and made it to the kitchen line (NVZ). Now is the time for the dinking dance. This class will teach you how to dink, control your dink shots, and basic dinking footwork.Prerequisite: Pickleball 101, 102, or already play and fully understand the game Groundstrokes:  This class is for those with some experience playing and full knowledge of the rules of game play. The focus will be on improving the return of service. You’ll learn the basic steps of the forehand and backhand stroke.Prerequisite: Pickleball 101 and 102 or already play and fully understand the game Why a deep serve and return of serve are a MUST!When you hit a short serve you’re giving a big advantage to your opponent by helping them get to the NVZ in a jiffy. When you send  back a short return of serve you’re also giving a big advantage to your opponent by inviting them to the NVZ. Learn how to strategically use the first two shots in pickleball to your advantage.Prerequisite: Pickleball 101 and 102 or already play and fully understand the gameLob retrieval and overhead smashHow to decide when to retrieve a lob or smash it. Learn how to safely turn your body to retrieve Prerequisite: Pickleball 101 and 102 or already play and fully understand the game lob and how to correctly execute an overhead smash. Forehand, Backhand and Blocking This class is for experienced players with full knowledge of the rules of game play. The focus will be on improving the return of service by improving your stroke mechanics for your forehand and backhand.  You’ll also learn the blocking shot at the net to keep your opponents back.Prerequisite: Pickleball 101 and 102 or already play and fully understand the game Pickleball Strategy and Court CoverageThis clinic is for experienced players looking to take a new step. We will concentrate on the mental part of the game. Mental toughness and patience are essential skills on the pickleball court. Players will learn how to:  Move with their partner to cover the court   Improve anticipation   Eliminate, create and use angles   Construct points  Identify and exploit opponent weaknesses  How to stay mentally tough and reset after each point Work-Play Classes:These classes are for the players that have acquired the basic skills and are looking to improve upon them and incorporate them more into their game play.Dates and skill sets that will be worked on vary and are emailed out monthly.      - First half of the class is work (mostly drills) pertinent to the skill set that is being          worked on.      - Second half of the class is game play, rotating partners, to provide an opportunity          to carry your work into actual play.  The emphasis during play will be on the skill         worked on in the first half of class.Skills and DrillsThe Long GameThis class is for the experienced players with good fundamentals and full knowledge of the rules of game play. The focus will be on improving the serve, return of service, forehands and backhands and lobs. Participants will participate in  drills and some game play. You will need a paddle, court shoes, water and a lot of energy. Prerequisite: Pickleball 101 and 102 or already play and fully understand the game.Skills and Drills The Short GameThis class is for the experienced players with good fundamental strokes and full knowledge of the rules of game play. The focus will be on dinking, the third shot drop, blocking, and working you way up to capture the net. Participants will participate in drills and some game play.  You will need a paddle, court shoes, water and a lot of energy. Prerequisite: Pickleball 101 and 102 or already play and fully understand the game. Three and Me Lesson                                        $25 PER PERSON/ HOUR The three and me lesson allows the teaching professional to play along in games with students allowing immediate feedback on shot selection, strategic decisions and court positioning. This is a very effective learning environment for all levels of players when working on doubles strategy and tactics. In addition, time will be dedicated to improving existing shots and developing new ones.  Content of the lesson will be developed collaboratively between coach and students. Three students are needed to run the lesson, so grab your friends and schedule a date with the community center.Ed Koivula, Pickleball Coach Reservations to be made directly Malta Community Center Coach Ed will contact you to determine a time 24 hour notice required to cancel lessons Novice Pickleball Mini ProgramDo you want to join a pickleball program but not sure if you are ready?  Do you know the basics of pickleball?  Join us for a new program that will let players who are just learning the sport get comfortable enough to join in a free play program.This 4-week session is to get the new players acquainted with how free play works and to work on basic skills with player who have very little experience. Participants must have taken Pickleball 101 or 102. (or similar experience) There is no formal instruction just instructional reminders on how to Serve, Volley, Double-Bounce Rule, Scoring, Player Position for Doubles, Doubles Play Positioning Movements.A mask must be worn16 per session        3 courts          
 
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM    Pickleball - Pickleball 101
Pickleball Programs- Indoors at Malta Community Center Pickleball programs will have 16 players on three courts.  Courts are open for two hours where you can play with others of like ability.No Formal Instruction    Must Pre register for entire program   NO DROP INSMasks must be worn for the entire program.  Provide your own paddles.Complete a covid-19 health assessment each session day COVID-19 ProceduresCheck in at front desk and complete covid-19 health assessment. (see below)Wear an acceptable mask during play and when not playing.  Acceptable face coverings include, but are not limited to, cloth (e.g., homemade sewn, quick cut), surgical masks, and N95 respirators that are appropriate for exercise. Bandanas, buffs, and gaiters are not acceptable face coverings for pickleball. How the Program WorksAll games played will be doubles gamesThere is no assignment to a court based on skill level (see guidelines for player’s skill level below)If courts are occupied, place your paddle in a single-file line along the wall (this will determine your spot in line) Paddles should be lined up against the wall to determines the next group to play.Games are played to 11 pointsOnce your game has finished, place your paddle at the end of the line Skill Levels Definitions based on the USAPABeginnersMinimum Skills NeededThis player is just starting to play pickleball and has no other sports background. Minimal understanding of rules of the game.Beginners/IntermediateMinimum Skills Needed:USAPA 2.5 PLAYER SKILL RATING DEFINITIONThis player has limited experience. Can sustain a short rally with players of equal ability. Basic ability to keep score.IntermediateMinimum Skills Needed: USAPA 3.5 PLAYER SKILL RATING DEFINTIONFOREHAND: Improved stroke development with moderate level of shot control. BACKHAND: Learning stroke form and starting to develop consistency but will avoid if possible. SERVE / RETURN: Consistently gets serve/return in play with limited ability to control depth. DINK: Increased consistency, with limited ability to control height/depth. Sustains medium length rallies. Starting to understand variations of pace. 3RD SHOT: Developing the drop shot in a way to get to the net. VOLLEY: Is able to volley medium paced shots thereby developing control. STRATEGY: Moves quickly towards the non-volley zone (NVZ) when opportunity is there. Acknowledges difference between hard game and soft game and is starting to vary own game during recreation and tournament play. Can sustain short rallies. Is learning proper court positioning. Basic knowledge of stacking and understands situations where it can be effective.COVID-19 Health Assessment: Has the participant: Knowingly been in close or proximate contact in the past 14 days with anyone who has tested positive for COVID-19 or who has or had symptoms of COVID-19 Tested positive for COVID-19 in the past 14 days; and/or Experienced any symptoms of COVID-19 in the past 14 days; and/or Awaiting the results of a COVID-19 test and/or Traveled to or hosted anyone from any State on the NYS Restricted State list in the past 14 days  Outdoor Clinics held at Malta Community Park, 285 Plains Rd, Malta (Closed for the Season)Clinics are 90 minutes long, 60 minutes of instruction followed by 30 minutes of play utilizing the skills you learned. Dates vary and are emailed monthly.Instructors:  Gina Family, IPTPA Level 1 Certified Pickleball Instructor and Ed Koivula Level 1 Certified Pickleball InstructorMore about Gina and Ed Gina Family has been playing and studying the game of pickleball for several years. She is a Level 1 certified instructor by the International Pickleball Teaching Professional Association. Gina enjoys assisting and motivating individuals to learn and  improve their skills, discover new techniques and strategies, and achieve their goals in pickleball. Gina has also been a certified personal trainer and fitness instructor for over 30 years. Ed Koivula has been playing competitive tennis since 1990 and playing pickleball for seven years.  He is a Level 1 certified pickleball instructor by Pickleball Coaching International.  He is a 4.5 player that has medaled in tournaments at the local, state and international level. Ed enjoys working with players to improve fundamentals and use them to execute tactics and strategies.  Ed taught tennis as a United States Professional Tennis Registry certified tennis instructor and is currently a NYS certified public High School coach.Pickleball 101:  Come and learn the fun sport of Pickleball. It is the fastest growing sport in North America. This class will give you the skills necessary to get started playing doubles Pickleball. You’ll learn the basic game overview, how to keep score, serving,  and returning the ball.  Instructor has paddles to borrow.(Beginners with no experience)Pickleball 102:  This class will take Pickleball 101 one more step. Participants will continue to work on their serve and return of service. In addition, you will learn basic court skill;  including shot placement, moving with your doubles partner, and when to move up to the NVZ or kitchen line. Instructor has paddles to borrow.Prerequisite: Pickleball 101The Third Shot:  Learn how the serving team can get to the net more effectively and neutralize play. This class will give you the skills to execute a third shot drive, lob or drop shot. Prerequisite: Pickleball 101 and 102 or already play and fully understand the gameDinking:  Learn how to control the court and have a blast doing it. You served, they returned service, you returned a great  third shot and made it to the kitchen line (NVZ). Now is the time for the dinking dance. This class will teach you how to dink, control your dink shots, and basic dinking footwork.Prerequisite: Pickleball 101, 102, or already play and fully understand the game Groundstrokes:  This class is for those with some experience playing and full knowledge of the rules of game play. The focus will be on improving the return of service. You’ll learn the basic steps of the forehand and backhand stroke.Prerequisite: Pickleball 101 and 102 or already play and fully understand the game Why a deep serve and return of serve are a MUST!When you hit a short serve you’re giving a big advantage to your opponent by helping them get to the NVZ in a jiffy. When you send  back a short return of serve you’re also giving a big advantage to your opponent by inviting them to the NVZ. Learn how to strategically use the first two shots in pickleball to your advantage.Prerequisite: Pickleball 101 and 102 or already play and fully understand the gameLob retrieval and overhead smashHow to decide when to retrieve a lob or smash it. Learn how to safely turn your body to retrieve Prerequisite: Pickleball 101 and 102 or already play and fully understand the game lob and how to correctly execute an overhead smash. Forehand, Backhand and Blocking This class is for experienced players with full knowledge of the rules of game play. The focus will be on improving the return of service by improving your stroke mechanics for your forehand and backhand.  You’ll also learn the blocking shot at the net to keep your opponents back.Prerequisite: Pickleball 101 and 102 or already play and fully understand the game Pickleball Strategy and Court CoverageThis clinic is for experienced players looking to take a new step. We will concentrate on the mental part of the game. Mental toughness and patience are essential skills on the pickleball court. Players will learn how to:  Move with their partner to cover the court   Improve anticipation   Eliminate, create and use angles   Construct points  Identify and exploit opponent weaknesses  How to stay mentally tough and reset after each point Work-Play Classes:These classes are for the players that have acquired the basic skills and are looking to improve upon them and incorporate them more into their game play.Dates and skill sets that will be worked on vary and are emailed out monthly.      - First half of the class is work (mostly drills) pertinent to the skill set that is being          worked on.      - Second half of the class is game play, rotating partners, to provide an opportunity          to carry your work into actual play.  The emphasis during play will be on the skill         worked on in the first half of class.Skills and DrillsThe Long GameThis class is for the experienced players with good fundamentals and full knowledge of the rules of game play. The focus will be on improving the serve, return of service, forehands and backhands and lobs. Participants will participate in  drills and some game play. You will need a paddle, court shoes, water and a lot of energy. Prerequisite: Pickleball 101 and 102 or already play and fully understand the game.Skills and Drills The Short GameThis class is for the experienced players with good fundamental strokes and full knowledge of the rules of game play. The focus will be on dinking, the third shot drop, blocking, and working you way up to capture the net. Participants will participate in drills and some game play.  You will need a paddle, court shoes, water and a lot of energy. Prerequisite: Pickleball 101 and 102 or already play and fully understand the game. Three and Me Lesson                                        $25 PER PERSON/ HOUR The three and me lesson allows the teaching professional to play along in games with students allowing immediate feedback on shot selection, strategic decisions and court positioning. This is a very effective learning environment for all levels of players when working on doubles strategy and tactics. In addition, time will be dedicated to improving existing shots and developing new ones.  Content of the lesson will be developed collaboratively between coach and students. Three students are needed to run the lesson, so grab your friends and schedule a date with the community center.Ed Koivula, Pickleball Coach Reservations to be made directly Malta Community Center Coach Ed will contact you to determine a time 24 hour notice required to cancel lessons Novice Pickleball Mini ProgramDo you want to join a pickleball program but not sure if you are ready?  Do you know the basics of pickleball?  Join us for a new program that will let players who are just learning the sport get comfortable enough to join in a free play program.This 4-week session is to get the new players acquainted with how free play works and to work on basic skills with player who have very little experience. Participants must have taken Pickleball 101 or 102. (or similar experience) There is no formal instruction just instructional reminders on how to Serve, Volley, Double-Bounce Rule, Scoring, Player Position for Doubles, Doubles Play Positioning Movements.A mask must be worn16 per session        3 courts          
 
Saturday March 27, 2021
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM    SGF Fury Basketball - March Rental