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.