Shuttle Time – Junior Friday Nights
This is a Badminton New Zealand program encouraging participation and is great for those starting out in badminton. This is for children aged 5-13 years, lot’s of fun games with some informal coaching from top junior players and coaches. No
booking required or commitment for the term, just turn up as you like on the day. Rackets and shuttles provided.
Cost – $2 cash per child on the night.
When – Every Friday of each primary school week, term time only. 5-6pm.
For more information contact Jim on moc.liamgnull@hcaocnamffohmij or 027 411 3529.
Following on from Shuttle Time the OBA arranges group coaching sessions for children catering from younger children to older children playing at a high level – see ‘Get Started’ ‘Children’ tab for more details.
A new initiative for 2019 is a night for adults new to Badminton. This will be run by an experienced badminton player or a qualified coach. Rackets and shuttles will be provided. The aim is to teach the basics of the game in a fun and social environment. From here players can transition into the concurrently running United Club or other
Cost – $5 cash on the night.
When – Starting Monday 11th March from 7-9pm, then Mondays through to winter
depending on demand.
For more information contact John on firstname.lastname@example.org.
United Badminton Club welcomes players of all ages and abilities but is primarily a social organisation. Club nights run from early March until the end of September.
Cost – Senior membership $145 per season, student $115 per season, junior $95
per season. Casual player welcome at $10 cash on the night.
When – Starting Mon 4th March, then Mondays to Sept, 7pm – 9.30pm.
For more information contact Shirley on 4764070 or moc.liamgnull@94wordoowyelrihs
Sunday Night Masters
As the name suggests, this is made up of primarily masters age players (35 +), but players of other ages are welcome. No membership/seasonal options, just a pay and play on the night. All abilities welcome.
Cost – $12 cash on the night.
When – Sunday nights throughout the year (public holiday dependent), 6 – 8pm.
For more information contact Bronwyn on zn.gro.ogatonotnimdabnull@sretsam