​Suncoast Pickleball Association Pickleball Camps

Player Testimonies

The Black Mountain Train Station

Montreat College Campus- Montreat, N.C.

Loved the blocks of time with each Pro and that we rotated. I thought the player to pro ratio was perfect!

- Dana Franks

Suncoast Pickleball Boot Camp Registration Form

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Suncoast Pickleball-  506 Azalea Ave, Black Mountain, NC 28711 

When:             Sunday, September 12th through Friday September 17th, 2021-       Camp #1

                    Sunday, September 19th through Friday September 24th, 2021-       Camp #2

                    Sunday, September 5th through Friday September 10th, 2021-        Camp #3

                   

Where:            Beautiful Montreat Conference Center near Black Mountain, North Carolina (17 miles East of Asheville, NC)

Address:         401 Assembly Drive, Montreat, NC 28757  Phone: (828) 669-2911

Ability Levels: 2.5-3.0, 3.5, 4.0 & 4.5 rated players and above.  See Player List below.

Limited to:      First 64 players each Camp#1 and Camp #2......48 Players Camp#3 (Register Below)  

Ratio:             1:8 player to Pro Ratio!!!

Facility:          Twelve (16) outdoor courts 

Deadline:         Normally SOLD OUT by March 10th each year but deadline is August 31, 2021 so register on March 1st!!!!

Deposit:          A $500 per person PayPal deposit is required at Registration.  Balance is due on or before June 10th, 2021

REFUND POLICY:  See Information at the bottom of this Information Page.  
Schedule:        The Daily Schedule is below.  This will be like no other camp you've ever attended.  We're personalizing the camp with personal videos emailed to you, a free one on one                                 private lesson with one of the Pro's PLUS the camp will focus on strategies, shot selection and Decision Making in mind. You're going to love it!!!  Now that's how you improve!  

Cost:               $699   Instruction Only (Includes shirt & lunch daily)

                      $799   Off Campus rate for the entire week (includes meals & socials)

                               Instruction and Off Campus limited to first 12 players to sign up!

                      $999   Per person (based on double occupancy) for the entire week

                      $1,299 single room rate for entire week

                      $1,599 Couples with one non-participant (includes room & meals for both)

                      $1,998 Couples

Includes:        Lodging for 5 nights, all meals- except Thursday is out on the town and dinner will be on your own.

                     (Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner), daily strategies & drills from the Pro's,

                     A day of Video Analysis, group and individual instruction with the Pros!!!

                     One hour Private Lessons are available for an additional cost

                     Includes all paypal fees  

                     NOTE:  A valuable part of this camp is being videoed.  After the camp you can view your video using a special code.  If you don't want to get videoed, please let                                                      us know on the comment section of the registration form and you'll be deleted from the video schedule.  

                    ALSO:   King/Queen size rooms are reserved for couples.  Private rooms will be twin beds with one person.  Once rooms are full, some rooms may share a bathroom.


​Socials:         Social activities will be planned each evening!!!

Additional Private Lessons: Pro's are available each morning and evening as well as on Friday.  Check with each pro for their costs and availability.

If it Rains:    We have Creekside Racquet Club (2 miles away) and/or  "The Barn" available!!!  Yippee!!!  

Note:             For the couples (one non-participant) package, spouses can visit beautiful Black Mountain, NC                        

                    (2 miles away) - Plenty of Shopping OR visit Asheville (17 miles away) or hike the many trails in the area! 

About the Area:   Montreat/Black Mountain is located 17 miles east of Asheville and hosts an old time Country Store, Hardware store along with plenty of great restaurants and shopping!!! Asheville Airport is a convenient 30 minutes away!!!  Of course Asheville is known for it's great breweries, Mt Mitchell, Grove Park Inn, the Fabulous Biltmore and the Great Smoky Mountains National Park!!!


B & B's & Hotels in the Area:  If you plan on stay before or after the camp, you can call the Assembly Inn.  If they are sold out, here are some great suggestions for you:

4-5 Star Bed & Breakfast Places are:  The Monte Vista, The Red Rocker, Arbor House and The In Around the Corner (all in Black Mountain) 

Hotels: Hampton Inn, Super 8 Motel & Quality Inn (In Black Mountain) and Holiday Inn, Days Inn, Fairfield Inn, Extended Stay in East Asheville (12 miles away)

NOTE:  There is no Shuttle Service to the Camp but Uber is about $35 from AVL Airport.

Wednesday:

7:30am-             Breakfast at Assembly Inn

8:00am-8:45am    Warm Ups

​9:00am-10:30am  Mid- Court Strategies/Drills (being aggressive or not) with Pro #5
​10:30am-12noon  Play with Pro utilizing these strategies w/ Pro # 5

12noon-1:00pm   Lunch at Assembly Inn

1:00pm-2:30pm   Lobs, overheads, specialty shots strategies/drills w/ Pro #6

2:30pm-4:00pm   Lobs, overheads, specialty shots Play strategies w/ Pro #6 

5:30pm-             Dinner at the Assembly Inn

​7:00pm- 9:00pm  ​​Country Line Dancing by Coach Russell in "The Barn"              

​​​ALL CAMPS ARE SOLD OUT

You can still get on the Wait list by completing an application, but DO NOT pay your deposit until you are accepted into the camp. 

Camp #1: Pickleball Boot Camps - September 12th-17th, 2021

Camp #2: Pickleball Boot Camps - September 19th-24th, 2021

​Camp #3: Pickleball Boot Camps- September 5th-10th, 2021 (new camp)

NOTE: One Application and Deposit per Person is required, so couples will need to do an application and deposit for each person and also provide a different email address and different phone number per applicant.

The Black Mountain Town Hardware

Monday:

7:30am-             Breakfast at Assembly Inn

8:00am-8:45am   Check In/Warm Ups at the courts

​8:45am-9:00am   Group Picture at the Courts (wear your camp shirts)

9:00am-10:30am Dinking Strategies/Drills with Pro #1
10:30am-12noon Dinking Strategies while Playing with the Pro #1

12noon-1:00pm   Lunch at Assembly Inn

1:00pm- 2:30pm  NVZ Strategies/Drills with Pro #2
2:30pm-4:00pm   NVZ Play with the Pro #2

5:30pm-             Dinner at the Assembly Inn

7:00pm-             Trivia Night at "The Barn" 

​                        OR Texas Hold'em/Card Games (Bring cards)- Assmbly Inn

The cost of the camp was terrific. I heard many people discussing how affordable it was and how much value we got for the price. This is so appreciated by the players!

- Mindy Yoder

Voted the #1 Pickleball Boot Camp by all it's participants!!!   

It has the World's Top Instructors, Fantastic Meals, Super Fun Socials, Spectacular Smoky Mountain Views all in one exciting place - Montreat, North Carolina! (15 minutes from Asheville)

It's a chance of a lifetime to be top professional instructors and national champions including: 

 Gigi LeMaster, Deb Harrison, Steve Kennedy, Scott Tingley, John Sperling, Helle Sparre, Barry Waddell, Jim & Yvonne Hackenburg, Michelle Esquivel, Rob Cassidy and Mindy Yoder, Steve Parento, Enrique Ruiz, Rick Witsken, Sylvia Whitenhouse and more!!!!

This AMAZING Camp Includes:

Hotel, All Meals, 6 hrs/day with the Pro's, Video Analysis, Personal Instruction, Pickleball Strategies and Nightly Socials!!!!

Thanks again for participating!!! 

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You do such an amazing job with this.  Great location, great instruction and very well organized!                  

 - Mary Whited​​

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CANCELLATION / REFUND POLICY

  • Travel insurance is recommended to protect your camp fees and travel investment.

  • Players who register then cancel and do not pay are subject to a $50 administrative fee per person.

  • Up to August 1, 2021 – Per person refund of the amount you paid minus $50 administrative fee plus 3.5% if you paid by PayPal.

  • After August 1, 2021 and before August 10, 2021 – Per person refund of the amount you paid plus 3.5% fee if you paid by PayPal minus $200 administrative fee, unless you get another player to sign up in your place and they pay within 24 hrs of your cancellation, the refund is the amount you paid minus $50 administrative fee per person plus 3.5% if you paid by PayPal.

  • After August 10, 2021 - NO REFUNDS will be given. 

  • ​PayPal fees are non-refundable.

  • Refunds may take up to 14 business days.

  • Cancellations must be done by email from the person cancelling stating notification of the cancellation and the reason for cancellation.



 In case of a hurricane, damaging weather or other catastrophic emergencies that cancel the camp entirely, you'll get a Full Credit to any one of our future Suncoast Camps!   

WARNING:  PROTECT YOUR INVESTMENT!!!!!
 Travel Insurance is recommended to protect your travel expenses which could include prepaid items like camp costs, airfare, rental car, or lodging.  It is a fact that
10% of all campers have to cancel for injuries, surgeries, illnesses, family emergencies and/or other unforeseen circumstances. 

We highly recommend acquiring Travel Insurance to protect your investment.  There are many travel insurance companies and if you plan to purchase travel insurance, you should research the company in addition to comparing their rates and coverages.  Two of the most reputable companies in the industry are CSA and Red Sky.  You can click on the links below to connect with them:

CSA Travel Protection              
CLICK HERE for Trip Insurance Info

​Red Sky Travel Insurance   Click Here

Insure My Trip                   Click Here

AARP Travel Insurance       Click Here

Anthony J. Pellegrino          Click Here

​ Schedule:             Is subject to change due to unforeseen circumstances.!!! 


​Alcohol Policy:     All Alcoholic beverages are to be kept in designated areas.  Open containers are not permitted (place in your personal cup). Guests must maintain a                                                 responsible demeanor.  Public intoxication is not permitted.


​Things to Bring:  Lawn chair, cooler, hiking shoes, sunscreen, playing cards or board games, water bottle, plenty of clothes, other outside gear. 

Camp Transfer Fee:  There is a $100 fee to transfer to another camp once you sign up.  There is NO FEE for Players on the waiting list and can go into any camp.

Tuesday:

7:30am-              Breakfast at Assembly Inn

8:00am-8:45am    Warm Ups

9:00am-10:30am  3rd/5th Shot Strategies/Drills - Advancing to the Net Pro #3
10:30am-12noon  3rd/5th Shot/Advancing to Net Play with the Pro #3 using those Strategies ​

12noon-1:00pm   Lunch at Assembly Inn
1:00pm- 2:30pm  Serve & Return Strategies/Drills with Pros #4
2:30pm-4:00pm   Serve/Return Play with the Pro #4 using Strategies 

5:30pm-             Dinner at the Assembly Inn

7:00pm-             Concert- The "Big Deal Band" from right here in Black Mountain! 

Friday:

7:30am              Breakfast at Assembly Inn

8:00am-12noon   Private Lessons available (see the Pro to book your lesson)

8:00am-11:00am  Pickleball Shootout!!!!  

11:00am             Check out of Hotel

12noon              Camp Ends!!!   Thanks for attending!!!

Lake Tomahawk- Black Mountain, N.C.

Famous Stone Gate into the Town of Montreat, N.C.

Look at this Exciting Schedule planned for the Week!!!

Same format for all three camps!!!

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 Pickleball Camp is Sponsored in part by:

Montreat 2021

Suncoast Video & Strategic Pickleball Camps

Sunday:

12noon-5pm       Play on the courts

2:00pm-4pm       Camper Check In and Player Verification Ratings 

​                       (Manditory for all campers)

3:00pm-5:00pm   Hotel Check In at Assembly Inn

5:30pm              Dinner at the Assembly Inn Dining Hall

6:45pm              Introductions of Pickleball Pro's at "The Barn"

7:00pm              Pro Exhibition Matches in "The Barn"

Personable interaction with the pros on and off the courts are remarkable, fun and encompasses the friendliness of our sport!   

- Jane Wenzel

Map of the Area

REGISTRATION FORM

I have nothing but raved about the camp since returning home.  Thanks for a tremendous experience-        

- Steve Schmelzer

ALL CAMPS ARE SOLD OUT!!!

You can still sign up for the camp and get on the the Wait List to possibly get into the camp if someone drops out.  To get on the Wait List, complete the registration form and submit it, but DO NOT PAY your deposit.  If you move from the Wait List into the Camp, then you will need to pay your deposit.

​ If you pay your deposit without being accepted into camp and request a refund, then you will be subject to the cancellation and refund policy of $50 Admin Fee plus 3.5% PayPal fee if you use PayPal.

Thursday:

7:30am               Breakfast at Assembly Inn

​​8:00am-8:30am   Warm Ups
8:30am-10:30am  Video Taping for Groups 1-3  with Pros # 1, 2, & 3
                        Groups 4, 5 & 6 Free 15 min private lesson with the Pros 4, 5 & 6
10:30am-12:30pm Video Taping for Groups 4, 5, & 6  Pros # 4, 5 & 6
                        Groups 1-3 Free 15 min private lesson with the Pro 1, 2, & 3

12:30pm-1:30pm   Lunch at Assembly Inn

​​1:30pm- 2:30pm   Doubles Strategies, Court Positioning, Communication, Getting along- All Pros

2:30pm-3:30pm    Special Session on Sports Psychology, Nutrition and Match Preparation

3:30pm-5:00pm    Pro Exhibition Matches

6:00pm-8:00pm   Dinner on Your Own in Black Mountain!!!

                        (A list of great Black Mountain Restaurants will be given to you at check in)

8:00pm- ???        Black Mountain Ale House Party!!!!