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.*


Fall Session Awards/Spring Session Orientation Party, tentatively set for Saturday, January 5th at 1pm at Pockets Billiards & Brew! Join us as we celebrate the Fall Session accomplishments of our Junior Academy Students and prepare for the Spring Session!



$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 (or a $5 prorated fee if they joined in the Fall). Adults will pay a $25 annual APA membership fee (or a $15 prorated fee if they joined in the Fall). 

$240 Team Fee + 
$90 Green Fee/10-week program =  $110/student

First Half Due By Week 1 – Second Half Due By Week 3

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).

Team rosters due by 5:00 pm Tuesday, January 8th.

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

1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Instructors: Kai Fellows, 
Stephanie Gillerstrom, Jake Hardwick, Joel Cummings, Sean Ahlers, Mark Fellows, Nayan Tamrakar, Bobby Cruz, Veronica Arroyo-Cruz, Anthony Gillerstrom, Blake Kamiab, Jason VanAntwerp, Vik Langston and Chuck Horton

  Spring Session Schedule TBD

Call San Diego APA today at 619-303-0183 to register your team or click here to use our online team registration form!

If you don't have a full team, call us and we can help you find a team to join or players for your team.

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