It is our mission to provide professionally-organized billiard instruction and competition for students between the ages of 7 and 18 in a safe, fun and supportive environment. All of our highly-skilled instructors have passed a background check and the San Diego APA Junior Academy Instructor Certification Program.

Pool School – Because Pool’s Cool!
10-week program offered two-three times a month on Saturdays.*

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Now running a waiting list for Fall Session. Call or e-mail to place your child on the list. 619-303-0183

$25 New Student Registration Fee*
Due By Week 1
Includes one-year APA Junior Membership, a pool cue and a t-shirt.
*Returning juniors will pay $10 to renew IF they are not already paid 2019 members. Adults will pay a $25 annual APA membership fee IF they are not already paid 2019 members. 

$80 Session Fee
/10-week program/student
First Half Due By Week 1 – Second Half Due By Week 3

$30 Green Fee/10-week program/student
Paid directly to Pockets By Week 10
Green Fee will cover:
  • Cleaning
  • Supply Surcharge
  • Service Fee
  • Table Time

Each week’s class offers ½ hour billiards instruction from a certified instructor + 1 match (9-Ball format) per student.

4-5 person teams

Team match skill level limit = 13

Teams consist of 3 junior players + 1 or 2 Adult players - 3 players play in a team match (adults only play if any juniors from their team are absent and only play against another adult if any juniors from the opposing team are absent).

We will be attempting to solidify rosters on July 20th at the Spring Session Awards Ceremony/Fundraiser Tournament. Click here for details on the tournament. Students on the waiting list are welcome to attend the Awards Ceremony and play in the tournament.

Students that earn eligibility may compete in the SDAPA Junior City Championships in May for an opportunity to advance to the

Offered only at Pockets Billiards & Brew
5610 Kearny Mesa Rd. Ste. E
San Diego, CA 92111

1:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Instructors: Kai Fellows, 
Stephanie Gillerstrom, Jake Hardwick, Sean Ahlers, Mark Fellows, Nayan Tamrakar, Bobby Cruz, Veronica Arroyo-Cruz, Anthony Gillerstrom, Blake Kamiab, Vik Langston, Robert Tate

  Fall Session Tentative Schedule
Dates are subject to change.

Week 1: Aug. 24
OFF Aug. 31
Week 2: Sept. 7
OFF Sept. 14
OFF Sept. 21
Week 3: Sept. 28
OFF Oct. 5
OFF Oct. 12
Week 4: Oct. 19
Week 5: Oct. 26
Week 6: Nov. 2
OFF Nov. 9
Week 7: Nov. 16
Week 8: Nov. 23
OFF Nov. 30
Week 9: Dec. 7
Week 10: Dec. 14

SPOTS ARE LIMITED! Get on the waiting list now!

Call San Diego APA today at 619-303-0183 to register your junior shooter.

For more information email