Calgary Youth Program - WINTER 2013
Badminton Alberta offers a number of 2013 WINTER program choices in the Calgary area for youth aged 6-17 years of age interested in pursuing badminton.
Group lessons are available Monday through Friday evenings at numerous school gyms throughout the City of Calgary and Saturday mornings at Mount Royal University and the University of Calgary.
The Calgary Youth Program recieves financial support from Badminton Calgary and Yonex Canada Ltd.
Calgary Youth Program (City of Calgary Recreation programs)
Badminton Alberta 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:
Registrations are handled by City of Calgary staff by calling 403.268-3800 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 2013 will begin December 01.
The Badminton Academy
The Badminton Academy - Mount Royal University (MRU)
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 10-week WINTER program will commence January 19 and conclude on March 23 with an in-club tournament. For additional information contact Badminton Alberta at 403.297-2722 or follow this link. Registration is on-line with payment handled directly through the Badminton Alberta office.
The Badminton Academy - U of C
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 10-week WINTER program will commence January 12 and conclude on April 06. There will be no classes on Feb 16, March 23 & 30. 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, Calgary Youth program 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 at Mount Royal University & Elite at the University of Calgary.
Badminton Alberta held try-outs in September at Mount Royal University. Athletes will be placed into training groups based on the on-court assessment. For additional information and to register on-line.