Badminton 

YMCA provides a number of different options to play Badminton at our facilities from social sports, casual court hire and also access at the Doncaster Badminton Centre.

Social Sports

Social Sports sessions open to all players of all abilities. We are currently using Aeroplane Green Shuttles for our sessions; you are welcome to bring your own. If our courts fill then we run court rotations every 15 minutes so that everyone has the ability to play. We provide shuttles every few rotations. YMCA Manningham also provides a Senior Sports Program which is for all members of the public aged 50 years or more. The aim of this program is for customers to enjoy the fitness, health and social benefits of participating in sports activities including badminton and table tennis..

Please bring your own racquet, however we do have spares if you forget or do not own a racquet.

Cost:
$5 per player for social sessions
You may also purchase shuttles from our kiosk.

Where: 
Donvale Indoor Sports Centre 360 Springvale Road, Donvale, 3111.
Our facility provides a lot of room for rest and seating, and we also have showers and toilets available for use. We also have a kiosk which you can purchase water and sports drinks from during your session.

Our current social sports timetable:

DAYTIMEBADMINTON
Monday (S​eniors)12.30pm - 3.00pm
(Age 50+ only)
5 Courts
Wednesday10.00am - 12.00pm7 Courts
Friday10.00am - 12.00pm5-6 Courts*


Social Session Rules:

  • Courts and tables are to be shared with all users in the venue. There is no court hire or holding of specific courts during social session.
  • All courts and tables are to be played as doubles unless numbers permit.
  • Shuttles will be brought out in time periods set by MYMCA management. Shuttles which are brought to the courts by MYMCA are to be left at the court.
  • A timer will be set for 15 minute intervals for game play time. When this siren sounds if there are participants waiting, please vacate your court or table and allow them to step on, followed by those who were just playing a game.
  • Paid coaching is not permitted. We have court hire and table hire available for these purposes. ​

Casual Court Hire

We will be providing a total of 8 courts which will be available for hire during the following time slots:

  • Monday (10.00am - 12.00pm)
  • Tuesday (10.00am - 12.00pm​)
  • Tuesday (7.00pm - 10.00pm)    -  4 courts available.
  • Saturday (4.00pm - 7.00pm)     


Cost
$20.00 per court, per hour. $5 Racquet Hire.

Where: 
Donvale Indoor Sports Centre 360 Springvale Road, Donvale, 3111.

Payments
Payment must be made at the time of booking to confirm hire.
Bookings may be payed for over the phone or by visiting the YMCA offices at Manningham DISC.

Bookings
Booking arrangements may be made through the YMCA Office and are quite flexible with options to book courts up to 3 months in advance (in the current year). Court bookings are subject to availability and courts will be unavailable on public holidays.

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