Intermediate (3.5 & 4.0) Leagues

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Take your game to the next level

You’ve nailed the basics. Now it’s time to start leveling up your game. The APPL intermediate league flights 3.5 and 4.0 are perfect for players looking to sharpen their skills and explore the strategic side of pickleball with similarly skilled players. You’ll get some more serious competition without ever losing the community aspect of team-based pickleball.

Find your region

APPL is statewide, operating out of the Southern, Casa Grande, East and West Valley Regions.

Join the league

Contact your club administrator, start your own team, or reach out to APPL about joining a team.

Connect with others

Enjoy the social connections you’ll make with other APPL players that last well beyond the court.

Compete in your skill group

Play against other beginners in a team-based format that the established tournament infrastructure doesn’t offer.

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Level Up

You’ve got most of the rules and basic techniques down. Our intermediate league takes your game to the next level, giving you the chance to break out of your beginner’s league box and start mixing up your playing style.

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Good pickleball involves good strategy. As you work on improving your shots and perfecting your forehand and backhand, you’ll start picking up on game nuances and developing strategies that make the game more competitive—and more addictive.

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Be Consistent

As an intermediate player, you’re probably looking for some more serious game time. In addition to developing more consistent skills, you’ll find players that are also committed to playing and practicing on a regular basis.

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