Membership benefits

The club encourages all players to become members of the club allowing you to contribute in a meaningful way to the operation of the club and maintenance of its facilities.

Membership provides the following benefits to players:

Membership means you have association affiliation with –

  • Badminton NSW
  • Badminton Australia
  • and therefore part of the Badminton World Federation (BWF) international community.

Affiliation provides our club with –

  • $20 million Public Liability Insurance cover
  • $5 million Professional Indemnity Insurance (covering our coaches & volunteers)
  • Directors & Officers Insurance (covering Board members)
  • Club level – Technical & Coaching communication and support

Affiliation also provides the individual member with –

  • Personal Sports Injury Insurance (Australia wide) provided by Sportscover Australia Pty Ltd, An underwriting agency of the Sportcover’s Lloyd’s of London insurance syndicate

At a club level the benefits include

  • Voting rights at Annual General Meetings (must be over 18yrs)
  • Discounted social session playing fees
    • Paying only $10 instead of $15 for social sessions that include new shuttles
    • Paying only $5 instead of $10 for social sessions that do not provide new shuttles.
    • Therefore 11 visits a year would pay for an adult membership.
  • Access, but not entry into members only club competitions
    • The Doug Gill Trophy
    • Player Ranking Events
    • The Weekly Wednesday League
  • Eligibility to attend members’ free nights.
  • Eligibility to represent the Hunter Club at local and regional sanctioned team events.
  • Eligibility to receive major club awards such as – the highest ranked player/Club Champion, the Fairest Club Player and Club service awards.
  • Discounts on merchandise – e.g. Club Shirts
  • Membership Card discounts with local businesses and sponsors of Hunter Badminton.
  • Club Communication and Newsletters – via email.

Adult & Junior coaching – Duty of Care

  • Please note – only members of our club can receive official coaching and instruction and be covered under insurance…. Fees apply.


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