The Badminton Academy Youth Program - Winter 2018

Badminton Alberta offers a number of programming choices for WINTER 2018 in the Calgary area for youth aged 6-17 years of age interested in pursuing badminton under the umbrella of The Badminton Academy.

Group lessons are available Saturday mornings and Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday & Friday evenings at numerous locations throughout the city of Calgary.

 

Calgary Youth Program (formerly City of Calgary Recreation programs)

The Badminton Academy provides the instructional component for the Calgary Youth Program operating in partnership with The City of Calgary Recreation department. Access to program information can be accessed by following these links:

Yonex Child lessons (aged 7-11 years of age)
Yonex Youth lessons (aged 12-17 years of age)

Registrations are handled through Badminton Alberta staff by calling 403.297-2722 and quoting the course number specific to the time and venue of the program you are interested in. Registration for programs in the WINTER of 2018 will begin on December 04.

 

The Badminton Academy - Mount Royal University

Badminton Alberta also provides badminton instruction for youth (6 to 17 yrs) through the Saturday morning lesson program at Mount Royal University in Calgary. The 9-week WINTER 2018 program will commence January 20 and conclude on April 7 with an in-club tournament. There will be no classes on February 17, March 3 & 24. For additional information contact Badminton Alberta at 403.297-2722 or follow this link. Registration is handled directly through the Badminton Alberta office and its on-line registration portal.

 

The Badminton Academy - University of Calgary

Badminton Alberta is excited to announce that they will also be offering badminton instruction for youth (6 to 17 yrs) through the Saturday morning lesson program at the University of Calgary. The 12-week WINTER 2016 program will commence January 9 and conclude on April 9.  For additional information contact Badminton Alberta at 403.297-2722. Registration will commence on December 01 and is through the Campus Recreation office, Faculty of Kinesiology, University of Calgary at 403.220-7749 or on-line at www.ucalgaryrecreation.ca

 

The Badminton Academy - Elite Training

The Badminton Academy also provides identified junior aged athletes the opportunity to train full time throughout the fall/winter/spring sessions.

Through the use of a talent identification process, The Badminton Academy's coaches make recommendations and present the opportunity for athletes to recieve additional weekly training. Selected athletes must make the commitment to attend all training sessions and participate in selected junior tournaments. Fees will not be pro-rated for classes missed.

At least three elite training groups will be formed: Elite Gold at Mount Royal University & Elite Silver at the University of Calgary.

Badminton Alberta will hold try-outs on Saturday, September 14th at Mount Royal University from 8:30am-1:00pm. Athletes will be placed into one of three training groups based on the on-court assessment. For additional information and to register on-line.