PROGRAMS

Participants progress through levels by demonstrating inner strength, character, and the life and Pickleball skills they have learned.

 
 

THE FIRST DINK FOUNDATION PROGRAMS

All participants regardless of age start at the 1st Serve level.

LITTLE DINKERS

Ages 5+

Activities like learning how to share and take turns with peers

1ST SERVE

Ages 7+

Serve it up for the first time and learn the game of Pickleball and First Dink’s Code of Conduct

2ND SERVE

Ages 9+

Focus on interpersonal and self-management skills on and off the Pickleball Court

VOLLEY

Ages 11+

Emphasis on setting goals and making them a reality

DINK

Ages 13+

Learn resilience, conflict resolution, and future planning

DRIVE

Ages 14+ or Entering 9th Grade

Put it all together and hone in on setting goals, career, education, and giving back to the community