General Information

Youth Pickleball for age 11 – 17 is available throughout the year at various times. A fun sport for anyone of any age! Pickleball is a racket game similar to tennis but played on a smaller court. Played in the First Friends Church gym.  Instructions are available, equipment provided.  There is no fee.

 

Pre-Registration Required:  Contact Leurene Hildenbrand to sign up, by text, phone or email!  Please provide your child’s name, birthdate, parent’s name, phone number and email address.  See below for contact information.  Check in at gym entrance with Leurene Hildenbrand upon arrival.

 

Winter 2021:  Youth Pickleball will be held on Wednesdays from 3pm – 5pm beginning Jan 6.  Please click on the link to view the Covid 19 Guidelines for Fall 2020, Winter Guidelines coming soon!  Please pre-register with Leurene Hildenbrand prior to attending.  Parents and athletes, please look under the Parent Resources below to view the required Lindsay Law information.

 

Weather Cancellation Policy:  On weekdays, when Plain Local Schools are closed or have a delayed start, then all morning activities at the church are cancelled until 12 pm noon. Evening activities will be re-evaluated by staff and decisions for cancellation will be made one hour prior to start of event.

 

League Director:  Leurene Hildenbrand
National, Ohio & Hall of Fame Senior Olympian
Cell:  330-607-4335
email:  bighfarms@earthlink.net

 

Questions?  Contact Sports Ministry at 330-966-6868, church Welcome Desk at 330-966-2800 or email sports@firstfriends.org

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Coaches Resources

Coaches, please click on the links below to watch the Lindsay Law video for coaches,  complete the Background Check and Concussion Training.  Please print out the concussion certificate and give to Leurene or at the Welcome Desk at  First Friends Church.  The other required forms can be downloaded and printed out to complete and turn in to Leurene, or at the Welcome Desk at First Friends Church.  Or, submit all necessary signed paperwork to sports@firstfriends.org 

**NEW** Lindsay’s Law Required Coaches’ Training Video

 

Coaches Code of Conduct (Click here to download) – Needs Signed and Returned

Commitment to League Rules (Click here to download) – Needs Signed and Returned

Ohio Youth Concussion Test (Click Link)

Background Check (Click Link)

Under-18 Background Check (Click Link)

Sexual Abuse Prevention Policy (Click Link)

Coaches Information Sheet (Click Link)

Lindsay Law Handout (Click Link)

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Parent Resources

Lindsay Law Requirements for Parents and Athletes.  Please watch the video, read the handout with your child, and download and print out the Signature Form.  Please sign the form and bring to the first Pickleball open gym and give to Leurene.  There will be forms available at First Friends Church gym.

Lindsay Law Parent Info Video (Click here to watch video)

Lindsay Law Parent Informational Handout (Click here to download)

Lindsay Law Parent Athlete Signature Form (Click here to download)

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Contact Us

5455 Market Ave N.
Canton, OH 44714
330-966-6868
sports@firstfriends.org

A ministry of  First Friends Church

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