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Back to Masks

As of midnight tonight, due to provincial regulations the club is returning to requiring masks while in the building. You are not required to wear a mask while you play but at all other times members must wear a mask. If provincial policies change we will update our protocols. Thank...

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Thinking about becoming a Coach?

If anyone is thinking about becoming a badminton coach, or is interested in training to become a badminton coach, please email the club at programs@kelownabadminton.ca.

New Membership Fees for 2021/22!

If you are looking to buy your 2021/22 membership, registration will open by Sept. 1st, 2021. Check back on the website towards the end of August for updates. New membership fee rates will come into effect for the 2021/22 season and can be seen below.

New Membership Fees Coming Soon!

The board is currently updating 2021/22 membership fees on our payment system. The website will soon be ready to receive membership applications once the updates are complete. Please check back soon for updates!

AGM was a Success!

The Kelowna Badminton Club just held our Annual General Meeting and it was a success! There was a good turn out of members, despite the heat reaching 41C today. Three new board members were elected and new membership rates were adopted for the 2021/22 season. Check back to the website...

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Doors accidentally left ajar!

This is a reminder to make sure fire escape doors are shut and secured at the club! There have been a few incidents recently where the double side doors have been left ajar. This could lead to a break-in, which we want to avoid. *Please do not open the doors. And if...

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Doubles is Back at KBC!!

Dear KBC Members: Great news!  Starting tomorrow, June 15, 2021, the BC Restart moves to Step 2 and eases some of the restrictions for indoor sport.  In particular, this means we can play doubles and mixing among courts is again allowed!  We know many members have been patiently waiting for...

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The AGM will be held on June 27 @ 2:30pm!

The KBC Board of Directors have set the Annual General Meeting date. It will be held on Sunday, June 27th, 2:30pm at the Kelowna Badminton Club. All members are welcome to join and have your say! If you are interested in joining the KBC Board of Directors please attend the...

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New Member? Find a Partner to Play With!

Welcome new Members!!! We have many new members at the Kelowna Badminton Club and it can be challenging to meet people and find a playing partner. Please join our Facebook “KBC Members” Group. You can post that you are looking for a playing partner! Just introduce yourself, your experience and...

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Vehicle break-in at the club.

Yesterday afternoon around 4:30 pm, two vehicles parked at the Kelowna Badminton Club were broken into with valuables taken.  The owners of the vehicles were inside playing at the time.  The Club has video footage of the smash-and-grab, police were notified, and a suspect was arrested. A big thanks to the members...

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KBC Junior Training extends season!

Due to popular demand, the KBC Board has extended the junior training program until the end of May 2021! This provides much needed organized activities for our youngsters and great opportunity to keep developing our young players. There may be some openings so if you are interested in registering your...

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Lost Your Badminton Racquet?

We have emptied the “lost and found racquet” box at the club. If you are missing a racquet please contact Linda or someone on the Executive. Please describe the brand/colour/etc. and hopefully we can get your racket back to you. email: info@kelownabadminton.ca

New Member? Find a Partner to Play With!

Welcome new Members!!! We have many new members at the Kelowna Badminton Club and it can be challenging to meet people and find a playing partner. Please join our Facebook “KBC Members” Group. You can post that you are looking for a playing partner! Just introduce yourself, your experience and...

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Our Club won a Sports Award! Check out the Video!

The Kelowna Badminton Club worked very hard over the past year to navigate the changing health landscape and Covid19 requirements. We closed completely for a time and re-opened and had to switch to “singles-only” play and implement a new court booking system. Lots of work went into it from our...

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FANQs: Frequently Asked NEW Questions!

Due to Covid19 restrictions the club is operating with new guidelines and processes. We have been getting some repeat questions so we thought we would put together a new set of FAQs for your information.

Join our KBC Members Facebook Group!

To connect with other members, inquire about gear, and find partners please join our KBC Members Facebook Group. Click the link here to request to join.

New to the Kelowna Badminton Club? Need to find players?

Now that the Kelowna Badminton Club is operating under Covid19 restrictions including “singles only” and a court booking system it can be difficult to get involved if you don’t already know other members. We have set up social media accounts to improve online communication. This way you can connect with...

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Junior Programs on Saturdays have changed, slightly.

Our KBC Coaches have adjusted the Saturday programs to improve groupings and coaching. All Saturday programs are now 1hour in length and cost $117 each. Please refer to the Junior Training portion of the website for more details!

Playing Late Tuesdays or Fridays?

On Tuesdays and Fridays our Juniors are booked to play until 830pm, however they will finish by 8:15pm. For Adult members wanting to play on Tuesdays or Fridays: feel free to book yourselves for 8:30pm and start a little earlier at 8:15pm. This is a special exception for Tuesdays and...

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Winter2021 Junior Program Full, mostly.

The KBC Junior Program running between Feb. 1st and May 1st, 2021 is currently full. There may be some spots opening up so please email the Junior Director or Programs Director if you have any questions.

Sign Up For Junior Programs NOW!

Sign up you Junior KBC Member in one of our Junior Programs running between February 1st and May 1st, 2021! Due to our current health restrictions we are running “singles only” but it will still be a fun and safe program. As most classes are full or nearly full, please...

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Hey Parents: new Junior Program starts Feb. 1st!

Due to the departure of our beloved coach TK, and with updated Covid protocols including “singles only play,” the KBC team has needed to revamp the Junior Training Program for the Winter 2021 Season. The new start date is February 1st, running for 13 weeks until May 1st. Please visit...

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New Year! New to the Badminton Club?

If you are new to the Kelowna Badminton Club or new to badminton as a sport it may feel a little difficult to get involved. Unfortunately, with the Provincial Guidelines regarding Covid19 the club is operating in a reduced capacity with few programs and only allowing singles play at this...

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*NEW Covid Rules – Singles Only!

Due to the increasing Covid19 numbers in B.C., and following provincial regulations regarding sports the Kelowna Badminton Club is entering into “PHASE 2” regulations effective Saturday, December 5th. You can access the complete list of rules here. Here are the main changes you should be aware of:– Singles only on...

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Change Rooms are now Open! kind of.

To allow quick changing and a place to hang winter jackets and gear, KBC has opened the change rooms to members. However, only 2 people are allowed inside at a time. Those people must wear a mask and maintain 2m distance from each other. Players are encouraged to arrive ready...

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Masks Now Required At Times

November 9, 2020 1:28 pm

With increased COVID19 cases in B.C. we are improving our safety protocols. One new protocol is that KBC is now requiring all members to wear masks when arriving to and leaving the club. This means that you should wear a mask when entering the building and getting ready to play....

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New Junior Program 2020/21 is live!

KBC is proud to announce our new Junior Program for the 2020/21 season! Thanks to our new Junior Director, Harpreet, and our returning Programs Director, Lyndsay, we have a strong selection of badminton programs for kids of all ages! Please buy a membership for the current year then…sign up for...

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Renew your KBC Membership by Sept.30!

Welcome New Members, Returning Members, and Renewing Members! “RENEWING” your membership means that you held a membership in the 2019/20 season and you are applying for a new season membership for 2020/21. If you are “renewing” then you get a discount due to the Covid19 Closure this past season. Renewing...

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New Membership Prices!

At the Annual AGM in August it was decided to raise membership fees for Adult Members to $200 for the upcoming 2020/21 season. There is no long an “early bird” sign-up discount. However, because the Covid19 shutdown interrupted this past season, if you had a membership in the 2019/20 Season...

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KBC reopening

The KBC Executive is pleased to announce that our club will be resuming play on Monday June 22 2020. Things will look different but hopefully our members will adjust well to the new normal. We will be instituting a booking system which will allow our members to book court time....

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