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            Hours for use of courts, schedule on home page. (possible changes due to special events)

Playmaker Program

Great Membership option for individuals looking to join by themselves or with a friend. Sit back and relax and let Club Pro Mike Bitten organize fun matches for you. All skill levels welcome!

Tuesday and Thursday nights  |  8:00pm to 11:00pm
September 7, 2021 to June 23, 2022

  • Open to persons 18 years or older
  • Maximum of 48 participants
  • Feather shuttles used only (players must supply their own shuttles)
  • The “playmaker” (normally badminton Pro Mike Bitten) sets games at the right competitive level for each player
  • Matches are 20 minutes in duration, after which new games are organized
  • The intent of the program is to promote interaction between social and intermediate players during evening hours
  • Doubles games are played at all times under the direction of Mike Bitten or his designate
  • Everyone enjoys equal time on the courts

INTERMEDIATE/ADVANCED EVENING BADMINTON MEMBERSHIP

Great evening membership for competitive tournament players interested in a more challenging games. This program uses the play board to create 20 minutes rotating matches.

Monday and Wednesday nights  |  8:00pm to 11:00pm
September 8, 2021 to June 22, 2022

  • Open to players 18 years or older
  • Maximum of 48 participants
  • Feather shuttles used only (players must supply their own shuttles)
  • This time period is geared towards the experienced advanced player looking for very competitive games
  • Games are 20 minutes in duration, after which new games are set up
  • Doubles games are played at all times with all members mixing
  • No pre-arranged games, drills or singles play

Morning Badminton Program

SOCIAL MORNING BADMINTON MEMBERSHIP

Looking for a fun social group to join? Our Social morning badminton membership is the right option for you! This membership provides all levels of play in a fun social atmosphere. Come with a friend or on your own!

Tuesday and Thursday  |  9:00am to 12:00 noon
September 7, 2021 to June 23, 2022

  • Open to persons 18 years or older
  • Maximum of 48 participants
  • Plastic shuttles are generally used (players supply their own shuttles)
  • Games are played within an easy-going atmosphere
  • Players rotate after each game or every 20 minutes depending on the number of participants that day
  • No singles play, drills or pre-arranged games

           No extra Fees: 

Social daytime badminton for all levels of players, good exercise and fun competition.

                                        Everyone plays !      

           All six courts.

INTERMEDIATE MORNING BADMINTON MEMBERSHIP

Looking for a more competitive organized play but don’t have a partner to play with? Our intermediate morning membership is great for anyone looking to play a higher level of Badminton with skill levels ranging from intermediate to advance. This program uses the play board to create 20 minutes rotating matches.

Monday and Wednesday  |  9:00am to 12:00pm
September 8, 2021 to June 22, 2022

  • Open to persons 18 years or older
  • Maximum of 48 participants
  • Feather shuttles are primarily used (players supply their own shuttles)
  • Matches are competitive in nature with players interested in improving their skills
  • Players rotate after each game or every 20 minutes depending on the number of participants that day
  • No singles play, drills or pre-arranged games

M-W – All six courts will operate with a continuous changing play board.  After each doubles game, each person rotates up and the top person chooses the next players.  There will be no singles play and no pre-arranged games regardless of how busy the courts are.  (Primarily using feather shuttles.) Each player contributes one at start of play.

T-T – Generally more recreational, courts 4, 5 and 6 will operate with a continuous changing play board.  After each doubles game, each person rotates up and the top person chooses the next players.  There will be no singles play and no prearranged games on these three courts. (Nylon shuttles generally used.)

Courts 1, 2 and 3 are available for singles play, drills and pre-arranged games.  If these courts become full, players will rotate off at the end of each game or 20 minute drill session to allow those who are waiting a chance to play as well.

      Come out and Join in !

 

 

NEW AFTERNOON BADMINTON MEMBERSHIP

Great membership for intermediate and advanced players who want to improve their Badminton skills through practice drills and pre-arranged games. Matches are more competitive in nature and can be both doubles and singles play when court spaces allows it. This program is best played when joining with a training partner. 

Monday to Thursday |  12:00pm to 4:00pm
September 7, 2021 to June 23, 2022

  • Open to persons 18 years or older
  • Maximum of 48 participants
  • Feather shuttles are primarily used (players supply their own shuttles)
  • Matches are competitive in nature with players interested in improving their skills
  • Training/practice, Pre-arranged games and Singles matches may be played where courts are available.

 

SUNDAY WOMEN’S LADDER PROGRAM

Sunday mornings  |  11:00am to 1:00pm

The Sunday Women's ladder promotes competitive play and allows players to gauge their proficiency in comparison to others. Participants move up or down the ladder based on their weekly performance. No drop ins, registration only.

          Coordinator - Chi Van

SUNDAY MEN’S LADDER PROGRAM

Sunday afternoons  |  1:00pm to 3:00pm

New this season! The Sunday Men's ladder promotes competitive play and allows players to gauge their proficiency in comparison to others. Participants move up or down the ladder based on their weekly performance. No drop ins, registration only.

         Coordinator - David Kurtz

All Ages Play Time  (temporarily suspended)

Fee: None

All Ages Play Time is open to all Adult, Student, Weekend and Junior members.

The intent of the Program is to provide playing opportunities for all members.   Times set aside for this are Saturdays from 7:00 pm to 11:00 pm and Sundays from 10:20 am to 5:00 pm. Junior members under the age of 12 must be accompanied by an Adult member. Court times are shared with other members who may not be playing with Juniors. If people are waiting to play, the use of the Play Board is mandatory to provide equal playing opportunities to everyone.

                         

Badminton Camp

The RA’s badminton Camp is designed for persons ages 7 through 14 and are open to Club members as well as the general public.  (holiday sport camps)

The club hosts 10 summer sessions commencing after school ends in June. Information on the 2020 program will be available by February 1, 2020.

Contact Member Services at 613-733-5100 or speak directly to Mike Bitten at 613-733-5100 ext 364. mbitten@racentre.com