Winter Membership Enrollment is OPEN

Winter Membership is currently open to RETURNING Members. All membership payments will be received and the Winter Roster will be updated by 4:00 PM today. Membership is limited and granted on a first come, first served basis. Due to vacation, emails and membership fees will not be addressed after 4:00 PM today until September 26, 2022.

NEW Membership enrollment begins on September 28, 2022.

Membership enrollment information is found here.

P.S. Don’t forget to RSVP to our Member Appreciation Night!

MBC’s Member Appreciation Night

Invite to all summer and winter members! Come for the join us for some good company and bar food!

The first few rounds of grub is on the club!

Where: Ned Devine’s

575 Ontario St S, Milton, ON L9T 2N2

When: October 14, 2022

Time: 7:30

RSVP is requested by October 10, 2022: https://doodle.com/meeting/participate/id/avoJ0m0b

Hope to see you there!

Leanne, Vinu, Raj and Saki

Winter Member Registration is OPEN for returning members!

MBC’s Winter Badminton Session will run from October 18, 2022 to the end of March 30, 2022. We have secured 2 gyms/6 courts at the velodrome. Known blackout dates are posted in the Club’s calendar and are subject to change. Please visit our calendar often to be aware of our schedule.

  • We are an adult only club.
  • Members are expected to be able to play badminton. Beginners cannot be accommodated at this time.
  • The membership for the season is $250.
  • We play Tuesdays and Thursdays at the Velodrome from 8:30 PM to 10:30 PM
  • Membership is limited and will be granted on a first come, first served basis. Priority is given to returning members.
    • Returning Members may enroll immediately
    • New Members may enroll beginning September 27, 2022
  • Only membership may play with us. Guests will not be invited to join us at this time.
  • The 2022 Winter Roster will be posted and updated frequently. Only those listed on the roster are permitted to play.
  • Please read the club rules.

A few things to keep in mind:

  • You are asked to read the information found on the “COVID-19” page https://miltonbadmintonclub.org/covid-19-declaration-required-by-all-members-who-play-on-all-play-nights/.
  • All members are instructed that if they have been in the club in the last two weeks and are exhibiting any symptoms even if they have not tested positive that they must not attend the club until the symptoms subside and 14 days from the original symptoms pass or they provide a letter showing they have tested negative.  Members will be instructed to contact the club executive to advise that they are symptomatic. We will in turn advise all members via flash email and the Town of Milton.
  • We remain a doubles club.
  • Face masks are not required during game play.
  • 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/

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 DO I REGISTER FOR THE SUMMER SEASON?

Please read all bullet points before sending your membership EMT.

Membership fees will be accepted by email money transfer to mbadc3@hotmail.com ONLY.  Membership is not refundable.

Membership is now open for the Winter 2022-23 season  Membership is $250.  The season will run from October 18, 2022 to March 30, 2023.   In your money transfer, please include the following information (failure to provide this information may result in your membership not being processed).

  • Indicate your play level: Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Indicate if you have played with MBC in the past (are you a returning member?)
  • Include your first and last name, phone number and email address
  • Make the password for the EMT the word, “badminton” (lower case, one word).
  • Your EMT will only be collected if membership is available.
  • Confirm that you have received at least 2 doses of a COVID-19 vaccine.
  • Confirm that you are at least 18 yrs of age or older.

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

Summer Season Extended!

To compensate for the recently added blackout dates in September, we have extended the season by two weeks. Our last night of play was originally September 29, 2022. Our Summer Season has been extended to end on October 13, 2022!

We still have room for the remainder of the Summer Season for those who are interested in joining. Email us at mbadc3@hotmail.com for more details.

Our Winter Season will start on October 18, 2022. Membership and enrollment information will be sent out at the beginning of September.

We hope everyone has had a great summer!

– Leanne, Saki, Vinu and Raj

Club Updates

  • Membership Availability: A couple spots are still available for the remaining of the Summer season. If you are interested in joining us, membership information can be found here.
  • Summer Roster: The Summer Roster has been updated. All current members are listed. If you are not listed but think you should be, please contact me immediately.
  • New members information:
    • On arrival, please see Vinu or Raj who will be able to orient you.
    • Visit our Location & Schedule page for a list of all our black out dates. The next blackout dates are scheduled for Aug 23 and 25, 2022.

Limited number of summer memberships are available

We currently have a LIMITED NUMBER of memberships available for $120 for the remainder of the season which ends September 29, 2022.  Note that we cannot accommodate beginners/never played before at this time.

How to pay for membership: Membership fees will be accepted by email money transfer to mbadc3@hotmail.com ONLY.   In your money transfer, please include the following information:

  • Indicate your play level: Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Include your first and last name, phone number and email address
  • Make the password for the EMT the word, “badminton” (lower case, one word).
  • Your EMT will only be collected if membership is available.
  • Confirm that you have received at least 2 doses of a covid 19 vaccine.
  • Confirm that you are at least 18 yrs of age or older.

Membership is confirmed once you have received a bank receipt indicating your membership fee has been accepted.

Some MBC updates and housekeeping

Welcome again to our new and returning Members! The summer session is well underway. Here are a few items that some members have been asking about.

  • Summer Roster: Our summer roster is up-to-date. Please visit https://miltonbadmintonclub.org/summer-roster/ and confirm your name is found on the roster. If you are not listed or require revisions to this list, please contact us.
  • Use the Player Board: Please use the board to identify games. When we don’t use the board, players get accidentally left out of rotation. New name tags have been ordered for our new members and are expected in by next week.
  • Rankings: New players with no raking (green/beginner, blue/intermediate, red/advanced, yellow/competitive) should have a rating within 4-6 weeks of starting their membership at the club.
  • Guest Policy and Membership: In order to allow more play time for members, we will not be permitting guests to join at this time; however, we still have room for new members!
  • Testing Li Ning Birds: If you haven’t done so yet, please test the Li Ning birdies that are circulating on the courts. All feedback on these birds is appreciated! Please email us at mbadc3@hotmail.com with your comments.

Winter Season has Ended/Summer Season Begins Tomorrow!

That’s a wrap folks! Thank you for a successful winter season! It felt good to be back after that looong hiatus. It was great to see old faces and meet new ones! A HUGE shout out to Vinu for opening and closing all of our play nights. Much appreciated!

Welcome to all returning and new members to our Summer 2022 season! Please visit our website to confirm your enrollment. Our new season starts tomorrow night. If you have registered but not listed on the roster, please let us know ASAP.

SUMMER REGISTRATION IS STILL OPEN! If you are interested in joining, please click here to learn how to register with us! We can also be reached at mbadc3@hotmail.com.