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Québec

Play Pickleball at Québec’s Glen Sutton Lodge

Program No. 24586RJ
Practice new pickleball skills as you learn from local instructors and play against fellow Road Scholars on brand-new courts in this week devoted to improving your pickleball game.

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At a Glance

The pickleball craze is sweeping the world, and here is your chance to improve your game and make new friends with fellow players! Work on your footwork, stroke production, volleys and other skills during morning practice sessions, and then put them to the test in the afternoon as you play against other Road Scholars. Stay and play at the historic Glen Sutton Lodge, an idyllic setting where you don’t have to travel far to play on onsite courts. At the end of the week, join members of a nearby pickleball club to challenge their team to a friendly competition and test your new skills.
Activity Level
Outdoor: Spirited
Daily Pickleball activities on outdoor courts. Mornings will be spent on instruction, while afternoons focus on round robin play. Please consult the USA Pickleball Skill Rating Definitions to help you choose the date most appropriate for you (https://usapickleball.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/07/USAPA-Skill-Rating-Definitions-2020.pdf).
Small Group
Small Group
Love to learn and explore in a small-group setting? These adventures offer small, personal experiences with groups of 13 to 24 participants.

What You'll Learn

  • Discover the intricacies of pickleball, including poaching, spins, lobs and targets, and develop your skills in these areas.
  • Play on brand-new courts as you learn from and play alongside expert pickleball instructors every day.
  • Test your pickleball expertise against local teams.

General Notes

Due to the nature of this program, listening devices are not available.
Featured Expert
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Stephen Giesler
Stephen Giesler lives for the outdoors and all the sporting pleasures that can be found there. As an instructor and active participant in Road Scholar’s outdoor programs, he is the person you want with you when you’re ready for an adventure. He has been downhill skiing since he was three, is a multiple Gold Bar Canadian Ski Marathoner, and has white water kayaked on four continents. Along with his wife Joy, they organize outdoor experiences in the countryside of southern Quebec and northern Vermont.

Please note: This expert may not be available for every date of this program.

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Stephen Giesler lives for the outdoors and all the sporting pleasures that can be found there. As an instructor and active participant in Road Scholar’s outdoor programs, he is the person you want with you when you’re ready for an adventure. He has been downhill skiing since he was three, is a multiple Gold Bar Canadian Ski Marathoner, and has white water kayaked on four continents. Along with his wife Joy, they organize outdoor experiences in the countryside of southern Quebec and northern Vermont.
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Meals
14 Meals
5 Breakfasts
4 Lunches
5 Dinners
The following choices may be available when requested in advance: Gluten Free, Vegetarian
Lodging
Lodgings may differ by date. Select a date to see the lodgings specific to that date.
Display
Sep 29, 2024 - Oct 04, 2024
  • Sep 29, 2024 - Oct 04, 2024
  • Sep 08, 2024 - Sep 13, 2024
  • Sep 29, 2024 - Oct 04, 2024
  • Jun 15, 2025 - Jun 20, 2025
  • Jul 13, 2025 - Jul 18, 2025
  • Sep 07, 2025 - Sep 12, 2025
  • Sep 21, 2025 - Sep 26, 2025
5 nights
Glen Sutton
The Main Lodge was constructed in 1900 and served, for over half a century, as the big wooden schoolhouse to the kids of the valley. Totally renovated and refitted with all modern conveniences, the renovated interior boasts an abundance of American chestnut and Birdseye maple. The Main Lodge has a Great Room with fireplace, wraparound porch, and 2nd floor outdoor deck. Meals, evening presentations and group discussions will take place in the main building. The Main Lodge features bedrooms with private bathrooms with walk-in showers, with a mix of two twin, double and queen beds. One unit is accessed by an outside spiral staircase. The Off-Campus Rooms are a 10 minute, ½ mile walk from Main Lodge. They are efficiency units with private bathrooms and walk-in showers, fridge, stove, kitchen utensils, swimming pool, small sitting area with a mix of double or two twin beds. WiFi available on site.
5 nights
Glen Sutton
The Main Lodge was constructed in 1900 and served, for over half a century, as the big wooden schoolhouse to the kids of the valley. Totally renovated and refitted with all modern conveniences, the renovated interior boasts an abundance of American chestnut and Birdseye maple. The Main Lodge has a Great Room with fireplace, wraparound porch, and 2nd floor outdoor deck. Meals, evening presentations and group discussions will take place in the main building. The Main Lodge features bedrooms with private bathrooms with walk-in showers, with a mix of two twin, double and queen beds. One unit is accessed by an outside spiral staircase. The Off-Campus Rooms are a 10 minute, ½ mile walk from Main Lodge. They are efficiency units with private bathrooms and walk-in showers, fridge, stove, kitchen utensils, swimming pool, small sitting area with a mix of double or two twin beds. WiFi available on site.
5 nights
Glen Sutton
The Main Lodge was constructed in 1900 and served, for over half a century, as the big wooden schoolhouse to the kids of the valley. Totally renovated and refitted with all modern conveniences, the renovated interior boasts an abundance of American chestnut and Birdseye maple. The Main Lodge has a Great Room with fireplace, wraparound porch, and 2nd floor outdoor deck. Meals, evening presentations and group discussions will take place in the main building. The Main Lodge features bedrooms with private bathrooms with walk-in showers, with a mix of two twin, double and queen beds. One unit is accessed by an outside spiral staircase. The Off-Campus Rooms are a 10 minute, ½ mile walk from Main Lodge. They are efficiency units with private bathrooms and walk-in showers, fridge, stove, kitchen utensils, swimming pool, small sitting area with a mix of double or two twin beds. WiFi available on site.
5 nights
Glen Sutton
The Main Lodge was constructed in 1900 and served, for over half a century, as the big wooden schoolhouse to the kids of the valley. Totally renovated and refitted with all modern conveniences, the renovated interior boasts an abundance of American chestnut and Birdseye maple. The Main Lodge has a Great Room with fireplace, wraparound porch, and 2nd floor outdoor deck. Meals, evening presentations and group discussions will take place in the main building. The Main Lodge features bedrooms with private bathrooms with walk-in showers, with a mix of two twin, double and queen beds. One unit is accessed by an outside spiral staircase. The Off-Campus Rooms are a 10 minute, ½ mile walk from Main Lodge. They are efficiency units with private bathrooms and walk-in showers, fridge, stove, kitchen utensils, swimming pool, small sitting area with a mix of double or two twin beds. WiFi available on site.
5 nights
Glen Sutton
The Main Lodge was constructed in 1900 and served, for over half a century, as the big wooden schoolhouse to the kids of the valley. Totally renovated and refitted with all modern conveniences, the renovated interior boasts an abundance of American chestnut and Birdseye maple. The Main Lodge has a Great Room with fireplace, wraparound porch, and 2nd floor outdoor deck. Meals, evening presentations and group discussions will take place in the main building. The Main Lodge features bedrooms with private bathrooms with walk-in showers, with a mix of two twin, double and queen beds. One unit is accessed by an outside spiral staircase. The Off-Campus Rooms are a 10 minute, ½ mile walk from Main Lodge. They are efficiency units with private bathrooms and walk-in showers, fridge, stove, kitchen utensils, swimming pool, small sitting area with a mix of double or two twin beds. WiFi available on site.
5 nights
Glen Sutton
The Main Lodge was constructed in 1900 and served, for over half a century, as the big wooden schoolhouse to the kids of the valley. Totally renovated and refitted with all modern conveniences, the renovated interior boasts an abundance of American chestnut and Birdseye maple. The Main Lodge has a Great Room with fireplace, wraparound porch, and 2nd floor outdoor deck. Meals, evening presentations and group discussions will take place in the main building. The Main Lodge features bedrooms with private bathrooms with walk-in showers, with a mix of two twin, double and queen beds. One unit is accessed by an outside spiral staircase. The Off-Campus Rooms are a 10 minute, ½ mile walk from Main Lodge. They are efficiency units with private bathrooms and walk-in showers, fridge, stove, kitchen utensils, swimming pool, small sitting area with a mix of double or two twin beds. WiFi available on site.





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