Frequently Asked Questions
Pickleball and Tennis
Q: I've never played tennis or pickleball and would like to learn how. Where do I start?
A: We offer Tennis 101 beginner 6-week group clinics which begin in September. We also offer Pickleball Express clinics to learn Pickleball in a group setting. Private lessons are another way of learning tennis and pickleball.
Please contact Dan Finke at firstname.lastname@example.org to set up adult private tennis lessons, Drew Schroeder email@example.com to set up children's private tennis lessons and Kelly Peters firstname.lastname@example.org for all pickleball lessons.
Q: How do I sign-up for a tennis or pickleball clinic?
A: You can sign-up two ways: in person at our front desk, over the phone at 513-451-4233 or Western members have access to the Court Reserve App where they can sign up at their convenience.
Q: I'd eventually like to play tennis and/or pickleball competitively, what are the steps I need to take to get there?
A: If you are new to tennis or pickleball we recommend you start with Tennis 101 (for tennis) or Pickleball Express (PB) or private lessons followed by the Intermediate singles or cardio tennis clinics--open plays and leagues for PB. One of our professionals will help you when you feel you are ready! So fun to compete!
Q: I don't have a big enough group but would like to play pickleball. Is there a drop-in time I can sign-up for?
A: We have Open Pickleball on Mondays 7-9 pm, Fridays 6:30-8:30pm, Saturdays 10:30-12:30 and Sundays 9-11 am
Cost is $8/members and $15/nonmembers
Q: How do I reserve a tennis court or pickleball court?
Members can use the Court Reserve App, call 513-451-4233 or while they are at Western. Courts may be reserved up to 7 days in advance.
Q: I'd like to use the ball machine but don't know how to set it up. Who can show me how?
A: One of our Tennis Pros or Adult Tennis Coordinator would be happy to help anyone setup the ball machine.
Q: What fitness classes are offered at this time?
A: We offer over 35 fitness classes a week. We have multiple class formats that range from Pilates to spinning, yoga and pilates. Check out our fitness page for the current fitness class schedule.
Q: Do I have to reserve equipment in the fitness center?
Q: I'm looking to get healthy and build better habits? What would help lead me to success?
A: You are 30% more likely to reach a goal when working with a personal trainer. A trainer will help you set achievable goals, build habits and keep you accountable. Please contact the Front Desk to connect you with one of our personal trainers.
A: You do not have to reserve equipment for the fitness center.
Q: How many participants are permitted in a fitness class?
Q: Do I pay extra for fitness classes if I am a member?
A: All group fitness classes are included in membership with the exception of Greatest HIITS.
A: Spinning class capacity is set at 10 per class and all other group fitness class are limited to 16.
Q: What is the benefit of having a membership at Western Athletic Club?
A: The benefits of a membership range from discounted rates on clinics, private lessons, court rates, personal training, pickleball and bootcamps to unlimited access to the fitness center and fitness classes. Don't forget the free coffee and Wi-Fi. The sense of community is another amazing advantage of being a club member.
Q: I'm looking for a club but would like to try it out first, do you offer trial memberships?
A: We offer FREE 3-Day trail memberships for anyone new interested in trying the club.
Q: Is there a contract when I sign up for membership?
A: Our memberships are month to month and do not require a contract. We offer a 5% discount if you choose to purchase an annual membership.
Q: Are members allowed to bring guests?
A: Members receive 4 guest passes when signing up for membership.
Q: Do I have to be a Club member to use the pool?
A: We offer seasonal pool memberships for those who are not Indoor members and pool add-on options for current members.