MBC Suspends Operations

As Milton in now in the red zone, MBC is forced to suspend operations. There will be no badminton play until further notice.

We will provide a status update during the week of November 30, 2020.

The following members must still email mbadc3@hotmail.com with their phone number and email address for contact tracing purposes:

  • Abhyudaya Camoli
  • Amanda Conrad
  • Hussnain Haider
  • Mathew Ott
  • Yasir Aziz
  • Niraj Thakkar

In the meantime, stay safe.

Winter Badminton Starts tonight/Move to the Leisure Center

Please read this post in its entirety as there has been some important updates from the Town that you must be aware of:

  1. Our club has moved play to the MILTON LEISURE CENTER (MLC) located at 1100 Main St E, Milton, ON L9T 6H7. We are NOT playing at the Velodrome. Our schedule and black out dates have been posted on the schedule.

2. Please read the MLC Gym Facility Protocol Version 1 prior to play.

3. The MLC exit out of the building is via the door at the end of the gym (South side), which means that members cannot be standing at the seating area.

4. Badminton starts at 8:30 PM. Members cannot be on to the court before execs arrive and the signup sheet is signed.  Starting play before executive arrival can result in a loss of the facility and result in loss of MBC Membership. Executive members are Vinu, Raj, Leanne or Saki.

5. The current roster can be viewed here. Only those on the roster will be permitted to play. If you are not on the roster but feel you should be, please contact us today by 4:00 PM.

6. This roster will display an asterisk (*) next to your name if your email and phone number have been provided for COVID-19 contact tracing purposes. If you name does not have an asterisk next to it, please email us at mbadc3@hotmail.com and provide this information. You will not be permitted to play unless this information is provided.

MBC’s COVID-19 Rules effective immediately:

  • Members must provide their email and phone number for contact tracing purposes. 
  • If you have been at the club in the last two weeks and are exhibiting any COVID-19 symptoms you must notify an executive of the club immediately (verbally to Vinu or Raj or emailing us at mbadc3@hotmail.com).  We will in turn advise all MBC members and the Town of Milton.
  • Should more than 4 members test positive for COVID-19 in the same 14 day window, MBC will cease club operations for a two week period.
  • All members will have to sign in when they arrive and prior to playing on court and agree that neither they nor someone they have come in contact with in the last two weeks has been diagnosed or exhibited COVID-19 like symptoms.
  • Face masks are MANDATORY at all times when off the court/not playing.  You are required to supply your own mask.
  • Face masks are not required during game play.
  • While not playing, members are required to maintain a distance of no less than 6 feet apart between each other unless they live in the same household.
  • You will be required to apply antibacterial sanitizer before touching the game board to pick games and prior to playing a new game. The club will provide hand sanitizer; however, you are encouraged to provide your own.
  • Please do not come to the club if you are having any COVID-19-like symptoms.
  • You will be required to sign the COVID-19 Declaration every play night prior to play. This declaration is subject to change.
  • Shaking of hands after games will be replaced with a verbal acknowledgement or touching of the rackets.
  • We remain a doubles club.
  • Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, guests will not be permitted to join this season.
  • Other club rules remain in effect and can be found at https://miltonbadmintonclub.org/rules/

Winter Badminton To Start October 13, 2020

We are scheduled be start winter badminton next week!

Please review this information before October 13, 2020:

1.Badminton play absolutely cannot start until a member of the executive team is present on the court. Starting play before executive arrival can result in a loss of the facility. Beginning play before an exec is on the premises may result in loss of MBC Membership. Executive members are Vinu, Raj, Leanne or Saki.

2. Your membership means that you agree to follow the COVID-19 rules and that you will sign the COVID-19 Declaration prior to each play night.

3. The current roster can be viewed here. Only those on the roster will be permitted to play. If you are not on the roster but feel you should be, please contact us ASAP and let us know.

4. This roster will display an asterisk (*) next to your name if your email and phone number have been provided for COVID-19 contact tracing purposes. If you name does not have an asterisk next to it, please email us at mbadc3@hotmail.com and provide this information. You will not be permitted to play unless this information is provided.

5. Two spots remain open for winter membership. For enrollment/membership information, click here. Membership will be granted on a first come first serve basis.

Winter Membership is Closed/Contract Tracing Info

Winter membership is now closed.

The current roster can be viewed here. If you are not on the roster but feel you should be, please contact us and let us know. This roster will display an asterisk (*) next to your name if your email and phone number have been provided for COVID-19 contact tracing purposes. If you name does not have an asterisk next to it, please email us at mbadc3@hotmail.com and provide this information. NOTE: You will not be permitted to play unless this information is provided.

Badminton is currently scheduled to begin October 13, 2020.

The new COVID-19 rules have been pasted here again for easy reference.

  • Members must provide their email and phone number for contact tracing purposes. 
  • If you have been at the club in the last two weeks and are exhibiting any COVID-19 symptoms you must notify an executive of the club immediately (verbally to Vinu or Raj or emailing us at mbadc3@hotmail.com).  We will in turn advise all MBC members and the Town of Milton.
  • Should more than 4 members test positive for COVID-19 in the same 14 day window, MBC will cease club operations for a two week period.
  • All members will have to sign in when they arrive and prior to playing on court and agree that neither they nor someone they have come in contact with in the last two weeks has been diagnosed or exhibited COVID-19 like symptoms.
  • Face masks are MANDATORY at all times when off the court/not playing.  You are required to supply your own mask.
  • Face masks are not required during game play.
  • While not playing, members are required to maintain a distance of no less than 6 feet apart between each other unless they live in the same household.
  • You will be required to apply antibacterial sanitizer before touching the game board to pick games and prior to playing a new game. The club will provide hand sanitizer; however, you are encouraged to provide your own.
  • Please do not come to the club if you are having any COVID-19-like symptoms.
  • You will be required to sign the COVID-19 Declaration every play night prior to play. This declaration is subject to change.
  • Shaking of hands after games will be replaced with a verbal acknowledgement or touching of the rackets.
  • We remain a doubles club.
  • Other club rules remain in effect and can be found at https://miltonbadmintonclub.org/rules/
  • Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, guests will not be permitted to join this season.

Winter 2020/21 Roster Posted

The Town of Milton has really limited our membership due to COVID-19 restrictions. Currently membership is open to those who were past members of MBC.

If you have emt’d your membership fee AND if the password to collect fees was known, your name is posted on the current roster found here: https://miltonbadmintonclub.org/current-roster/. You have been enrolled in the Winter season.

If your name is not on the roster, you’re a past member and you’ve emt’d your fees, please email us at mbadc3@hotmail.com and include the password to collect your membership fee.

All members, please send your email address and phone number to mbadc3@hotmail.com for COVID-19 contact tracing purposes.

Membership will be collected today beginning 5:00 PM

We are doing our best to try to keep you posted on changes which may impact our club. Thank you for your patience during this ever changing environment that we find ourselves in.

After further discussion with the Town of Milton, please find below current updated COVID-19 protocols. We kindly ask that you remain very agile given the current situation. Note that rules may change at any time because of COVID-19. You will be notified ASAP if they do.

  • Members must provide their email and phone number for contact tracing purposes.  You will not be permitted to play if your contact information is not received.
  • If you have been at the club in the last two weeks and are exhibiting any COVID-19 symptoms you must notify an executive of the club immediately (verbally to Vinu or Raj or emailing us at mbadc3@hotmail.com).  We will in turn advise all MBC members and the Town of Milton.
  • Should more than 4 members test positive for COVID-19 in the same 14 day window, MBC will cease club operations for a two week period.
  • All members will have to sign in when they arrive and prior to playing on court and agree that neither they nor someone they have come in contact with in the last two weeks has been diagnosed or exhibited COVID-19 like symptoms.
  • Face masks are MANDATORY at all times when off the court/not playing.  You are required to supply your own mask.
  • Face masks are not required during game play.
  • While not playing, members are required to maintain a distance of no less than 6 feet apart between each other unless they live in the same household.
  • You will be required to apply antibacterial sanitizer before touching the game board to pick games and prior to playing a new game. The club will provide hand sanitizer; however, you are encouraged to provide your own.
  • Please do not come to the club if you are having any COVID-19-like symptoms.
  • Shaking of hands after games will be replaced with a verbal acknowledgement or touching of the rackets.
  • We remain a doubles club.
  • Other club rules remain in effect and can be found at https://miltonbadmintonclub.org/rules/
  • Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, guests will not be permitted to join this season.

    Please let us know if you have any questions via the contact form.

Thanks

Leanne

on behalf of the MBC Exec

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On-Again, Off-Again, On-Again… Our Winter Season is a GO!

Don’t shoot the messenger.

After weeks of no word from the Town, it looks like we are back on.

Badminton will run from October 13, 2020 to end of March 2021. Blackout dates are pending from the Town but will be posted on the calendar as soon as they are made available to us.

Additional Membership Info:

  • All those who signed up in September will have priority for the Winter season. Priority membership will be open immediately until October 5, 2020.
    • If you are interested in membership and have not cancelled your EMT, no action is required.
    • If you have cancelled your EMT and are interested in membership, please send your fee ASAP.
    • We will begin collecting EMTs on October 1, 2020.
  • Starting October 6, membership will open to the wait-list and the public if there are still spots available.
  • The winter season roster will be posted on our site once it has been finalized.

A few things to keep in mind:

  • We remain a doubles club.
  • Face masks are MANDATORY when off the court/not playing.  You are required to supply your own mask.
  • Face masks are not required during game play.
  • You are asked to practice physical distancing whenever possible.
  • You are to provide your own hand sanitizer.
  • Please do not come to the club if you are having any COVID-19-like symptoms.
  • Other club rules remain in effect and can be found at https://miltonbadmintonclub.org/rules/
  • Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, guests will not be permitted to join this season.

In the event that the Town closes the facility due to COVID-19 our club may shut down again.  You will be notified at that time how this may impact our club and your membership.

How to pay for membership: Membership fees will be accepted by email money transfer to mbadc3@hotmail.com ONLY.  Membership is $270 for the season.

  • If you are paying from an account which does not belong to the member, please indicate the name of who the payment is for.
  • All new members will begin “unranked”.
  • Please make the password for the EMT the word, “badminton” (lower case, one word).

If you have any questions, please email us using the “Contact Us” form.

Leanne

Winter Season on Hold

Due to the uncertainty that COVID-19 has put on the Town’s recreational rentals and leisure activities, we had to make the hard decision to put the 2020/21 MBC Winter Season on temporary hold.

EMTs sent for winter season membership were not collected so please check your account.  To avoid bank fees on your end, you may be required to formally cancel this payment.

Our reopen date at this time cannot be estimated. It could be anywhere from October 2020 to anytime 2021.

We apologize for the inconvenience this may have caused.  We were very much looking forward to getting back on the court again.

In the meantime, we hope you are your family remain safe and healthy during this time.

Sincerely,

Leanne on behalf of the MBC Executive Committee

No Update from the Town

We are still waiting to finalize our contract with the Town of Milton so our start date of play remains TBD. We do not know what impact (if any) the increase in COVID-19 cases will have on our reopen. Be assured that your membership will be good for at least 6 months from start date.

Visit https://miltonbadmintonclub.org/current-roster/ for a list of the winter roster. Names of those whose fees have been received (not collected) will be listed here. If you have emt’d us but your name is not here, please contact us ASAP.

Target Membership has been reached and Winter Membership is closed

We have hit target enrollment! Thank you to those who have emt’d their membership fees.

Visit https://miltonbadmintonclub.org/current-roster/ for a list of the winter roster. Names of those whose fees have been received (not collected) will be listed here. If you have emt’d us but your name is not here, please contact us ASAP.

We are currently waiting to finalize our contract with the Town so our start date of play remains TBD. Our start date may be as late as October. An update will be sent out the moment we are notified. Be assured that your membership will be good for at least 6 months from start date.

Lastly, please remember:

  • We remain a doubles club.
  • Face masks are not required during game play.
  • Face masks are MANDATORY when off the court/not playing.  You are required to supply your own mask.
  • You are asked to practice physical distancing whenever possible.
  • You are encouraged to provide your own hand sanitizer.
  • Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, guests will not be permitted to join this season.
  • Other club rules remain in effect and can be found at https://miltonbadmintonclub.org/rules/
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