The Badminton Academy Youth Programs - WINTER 2017
Badminton Alberta offers a number of 2017 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.
Families in need of financial assistance may apply to the following agencies to ease the cost of their child's involvement in sport:
Badminton Alberta provides the instructional component for the Calgary Youth Program operating as The Badminton Academy. Access to program information can be accessed by following these links:
Registration is available on-line through the following link. Any questions can be addressed to 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 2017 will begin November 22 at 1:00pm MST.
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 12-week WINTER 2017 program will commence January 7 and conclude on April 8 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 2017 program will commence January 14 and conclude on April 8. (There will be no classes on Jan 28 & Feb 18). For additional information contact Badminton Alberta at 403.297-2722. Registration will commence on November 14 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. Cost of $20 for the trials is payable at time of on-line registration.
Badminton Alberta will hold try-outs on September 10th at Mount Royal University, Stanley Gymnasium from 8:30am-1pm. Athletes will be placed into training groups based on the on-court assessment. For additional information and to register on-line.