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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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DATES & PRICES

Off Campus Main Lodge
Jun 2 - Jun 7, 2024
Off Campus Room 2,399
Main Lodge 2,449
Itinerary Note

This week is intended for beginner players starting out in the sport up to players who are rated at 3.0 using the Pickleball self-rating system. At best, players should have some familiarity with Pickleball’s rules and scoring, be able to hit forehand drives, serves, returns and dinks at medium pace but lack consistency and control over their shots.

Filling Fast!
Jun 23 - Jun 28, 2024
Off Campus Room 2,399
Main Lodge 2,449
Itinerary Note

This week is designed for intermediate players at 3.0 and above using the Pickleball self-rating system. At a minimum, players should be able to hit forehand and backhand shots in a consistent and controlled manner with pace, understand Pickleball rules, scoring and strategy and be able to vary shots between hard and soft game.

Sep 8 - Sep 13, 2024
Off Campus Room 2,399
Main Lodge 2,449
Itinerary Note

This week is intended for beginner players starting out in the sport up to players who are rated at 3.0 using the Pickleball self-rating system. At best, players should have some familiarity with Pickleball’s rules and scoring, be able to hit forehand drives, serves, returns and dinks at medium pace but lack consistency and control over their shots.

Sep 29 - Oct 4, 2024
Off Campus Room 2,399
Main Lodge 2,449
Itinerary Note

This week is designed for intermediate players at 3.0 and above using the Pickleball self-rating system. At a minimum, players should be able to hit forehand and backhand shots in a consistent and controlled manner with pace, understand Pickleball rules, scoring and strategy and be able to vary shots between hard and soft game.

Jun 15 - Jun 20, 2025
Off Campus Room 2,599
Main Lodge 2,649
Itinerary Note

This week is intended for beginner players starting out in the sport up to players who are rated at 3.0 using the Pickleball self-rating system. At best, players should have some familiarity with Pickleball’s rules and scoring, be able to hit forehand drives, serves, returns and dinks at medium pace but lack consistency and control over their shots.

Jul 13 - Jul 18, 2025
Off Campus Room 2,599
Main Lodge 2,649
Itinerary Note

This week is designed for intermediate players at 3.0 and above using the Pickleball self-rating system. At a minimum, players should be able to hit forehand and backhand shots in a consistent and controlled manner with pace, understand Pickleball rules, scoring and strategy and be able to vary shots between hard and soft game.

Sep 7 - Sep 12, 2025
Off Campus Room 2,599
Main Lodge 2,649
Itinerary Note

This week is intended for beginner players starting out in the sport up to players who are rated at 3.0 using the Pickleball self-rating system. At best, players should have some familiarity with Pickleball’s rules and scoring, be able to hit forehand drives, serves, returns and dinks at medium pace but lack consistency and control over their shots.

Sep 21 - Sep 26, 2025
Off Campus Room 2,599
Main Lodge 2,649
Itinerary Note

This week is designed for intermediate players at 3.0 and above using the Pickleball self-rating system. At a minimum, players should be able to hit forehand and backhand shots in a consistent and controlled manner with pace, understand Pickleball rules, scoring and strategy and be able to vary shots between hard and soft game.

DATES & PRICES

Off Campus Main Lodge
Jun 2 - Jun 7, 2024
SOLD OUT
Off Campus Room 2,819
Main Lodge 2,869
Itinerary Note

This week is intended for beginner players starting out in the sport up to players who are rated at 3.0 using the Pickleball self-rating system. At best, players should have some familiarity with Pickleball’s rules and scoring, be able to hit forehand drives, serves, returns and dinks at medium pace but lack consistency and control over their shots.

Jun 23 - Jun 28, 2024
SOLD OUT
Off Campus Room 2,819
Main Lodge 2,869
Itinerary Note

This week is designed for intermediate players at 3.0 and above using the Pickleball self-rating system. At a minimum, players should be able to hit forehand and backhand shots in a consistent and controlled manner with pace, understand Pickleball rules, scoring and strategy and be able to vary shots between hard and soft game.

Filling Fast!
Sep 8 - Sep 13, 2024
Off Campus Room 2,819
Main Lodge 2,869
Itinerary Note

This week is intended for beginner players starting out in the sport up to players who are rated at 3.0 using the Pickleball self-rating system. At best, players should have some familiarity with Pickleball’s rules and scoring, be able to hit forehand drives, serves, returns and dinks at medium pace but lack consistency and control over their shots.

Sep 29 - Oct 4, 2024
SOLD OUT
Off Campus Room 2,819
Main Lodge 2,869
Itinerary Note

This week is designed for intermediate players at 3.0 and above using the Pickleball self-rating system. At a minimum, players should be able to hit forehand and backhand shots in a consistent and controlled manner with pace, understand Pickleball rules, scoring and strategy and be able to vary shots between hard and soft game.

Filling Fast!
Jun 15 - Jun 20, 2025
Off Campus Room 2,999
Main Lodge 3,069
Itinerary Note

This week is intended for beginner players starting out in the sport up to players who are rated at 3.0 using the Pickleball self-rating system. At best, players should have some familiarity with Pickleball’s rules and scoring, be able to hit forehand drives, serves, returns and dinks at medium pace but lack consistency and control over their shots.

Filling Fast!
Jul 13 - Jul 18, 2025
Off Campus Room 2,999
Main Lodge 3,069
Itinerary Note

This week is designed for intermediate players at 3.0 and above using the Pickleball self-rating system. At a minimum, players should be able to hit forehand and backhand shots in a consistent and controlled manner with pace, understand Pickleball rules, scoring and strategy and be able to vary shots between hard and soft game.

Filling Fast!
Sep 7 - Sep 12, 2025
Off Campus Room 2,999
Main Lodge 3,069
Itinerary Note

This week is intended for beginner players starting out in the sport up to players who are rated at 3.0 using the Pickleball self-rating system. At best, players should have some familiarity with Pickleball’s rules and scoring, be able to hit forehand drives, serves, returns and dinks at medium pace but lack consistency and control over their shots.

Filling Fast!
Sep 21 - Sep 26, 2025
Off Campus Room 2,999
Main Lodge 3,069
Itinerary Note

This week is designed for intermediate players at 3.0 and above using the Pickleball self-rating system. At a minimum, players should be able to hit forehand and backhand shots in a consistent and controlled manner with pace, understand Pickleball rules, scoring and strategy and be able to vary shots between hard and soft game.

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.

Best of all, you’ll…

  • 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.
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.
Visit the Road Scholar Bookshop
You can find many of the books we recommend at the Road Scholar store on bookshop.org, a website that supports local bookstores.
Selected Stories
by Alice Munro
This collection of 28 short stories represents some of Munro's finest work. A powerful range of emotional, evocative tales set throughout the cities and rural towns of her native country.
Champlain's Dream
by David Hackett Fischer
In this stunningly researched and engaging biography, Pulitzer Prize-winner David Hackett Fischer weaves together the epic story of soldier and explorer Samuel de Champlain, a colonizer of North America who spent 30 years bringing his vision of a New France to life.
Arundel
by Kenneth Roberts, N. C. Wyeth (Illustrator)
The grand historical novel of Colonel Benedict Arnold's doomed march on Quebec in 1775, told through the eyes of a soldier in the Continental Army. Rich in historical detail.
Three Weeks in Quebec City: The Meeting That Made Canada
by Christopher Moore
A riveting history of the earliest drafting of a Canadian national constitution during the Quebec Conference of 1864.
A People's History of Quebec
by Robin Philbot, Jacques Lacoursiere
This swift overview of Quebec’s 450-year history by a leading historian covers everything from the earliest days of colonization to the province’s recent efforts to gain independence. Includes helpful timeline.
Shadows on the Rock
by Willa Cather
Set at the end of the 17th century in rural Quebec, this beautifully realized novel highlights the struggles of the Parisian widower Auclair and his young daughter to adapt to their new land.
Canada and Quebec: One Country, Two Histories
by Robert Bothwell
An in-depth look at Canada-Quebec relations through interviews with prominent Canadian figures.
A Traveller's History of Canada
by Robert Bothwell
A readable and admirably concise march through Canadian history from prehistory to today, including a timeline.





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