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updated 27/06/20

IMPORTANT NOTICE

Restart on July 1st has been Cancelled

  • We will now resume on 8th July

  • There is a limit of 20 people and the distancing rule of 1.5m must apply – on and off the court. (Covid-19 Restrictions)

  • We have a “return to play” document we must comply with.  It has been added to the NEWS page of this site

  • You will need to pre-book. Early bookings will not be accepted – bookings will cease when 20 people are booked or closing time reached(if earlier). You will be advised if your booking is successful.

  • People who booked for June 24th are now registered for 8th July

  • Bookings for July 15th will open at 8:00 pm on Thursday 9th July

 

COVID -19 Protective actions.

Do not attend social badminton if you are sick. 

We will provide some sanitiser but it would be appreciated if you brought your own.

Please install the COVIDsafe app on your phone and ensure Bluetooth is active.

Wash(or sanitise) your hands before and after each match. Sanitise racquet handle.

At the end of a match put the shuttle in a bin and then sanitise your hands

No Hi-Fives or hand touching after winning points – No handshakes at end of game – Use a towel to wipe away sweat. 

Doubles matches must be played with the 1.5m social distancing rule in mind – so ensure that at no time you can touch your partner

If not on court keep 1.5m apart (family/partner exceptions may apply).

Cough/sneeze into elbow or tissue.

 

Annual Memberships and Nightly Fees

Court Costs have remained roughly the same as in 2019 – Shuttles costs have increased.

Likely new fees – to apply from 5th February – will be:- 

  • Annual Membership $70.00, 6 Monthly Membership $40.00

  • Nightly fees – members $9.00, Casual visitors $13.00

  • Students must show a current Student card in order to pay student rates.

All players who are not registered with Badminton Victoria via CBA or some other club and who only play socially with APBC will be registered with Badminton Victoria provided:-

  •  They pay an Annual Membership fee

  • They provide APBC with the necessary information for registration

For More Information on the Injury Insurance benefit of BV registration  — Check the Insurance item under the Resources tab of the BV website www.badmintonvic.com.au

Social Badminton

  • Every Wednesday from 7.30pm to 10.00pm in the MSAC Badminton hall.

  • Table set up near court 2 for the payment of fees.

  • A whiteboard is used to schedule 20-minute games on all courts.

  • Courts 1, 2, 3, 4 & 5 (from mid March onwards)

A limit of 32 players (4 courts) or 40 players (5 courts) guarantees all players can play 3 games/night…….Feathered shuttles provided.

Be dressed in sports clothing — sports shoes with non-marking soles.
If you don’t have a racquet we can lend you one.

If you want a second shuttle during your 20-minute game please bring the damaged shuttle back to the desk and the person at the desk will decide if a new shuttle is justified.
We have to do this as a couple of people are known to gather barely used shuttles for use at other practice/socials

Arrive before 8.00pm and you should be sure of getting a game.

 Wednesday Social

Two committee members run the social night each week and most nights it has been Gary and Kaho or Nigel -You will have seen others assisting recently – and we need extra people to help occasionally.  

If you can arrive at MSAC by around 7:00pm to set up for play and agree not to play before the second game scheduled then you might be able to assist and play for free. Speak to Gary or Kaho and we’ll look at welcoming you aboard our undermanned train.

We currently have Gary, Kaho, Nigel, Subi, Thusi and Daryl assisting on an ad-hoc basis, but some of them play competition on Wednesdays and cannot help.

 We are on Facebook

There’re a few photos on the Albert Park Badminton Club Facebook page (click here).updated 1/4/16 5:39 am