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Places to play in Minneapolis, Minnesota area?

Discussion in 'USA East' started by shuttlecock7, Apr 28, 2003.

  1. shuttlecock7

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    you guys are in minn. do you know any place that strings rackets?
     
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    anyone knows about Rochester/Mayo Clinic area?
     
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    I had been playing in YMCA Rochester for a while but I think the guy moved to some other country and other players also moved out of Minnesota. So I don't know about Rochester any more. But I am playing at YMCA Blaisdel, which is temporarily shifted to YMCA downtown.

    And yes, check this website : http://www.twincitiesbadminton.com/
     
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    Thanks for the input. I just called Rochester Y (YMCA as you mentioned) and they do not have the program but do open for badminton. They provide equipment (net and poles) the court would be free for non-members Sat afternoon. This is great news.

    Now I am wondering, if I could find someone to play together. Anyone interested?
     
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    are you in Rochester or in NJ? lol. i do really wanna play with you but i'm in burnsville. my bro lives in Rochester tho. too bad i chosen not to live with him when i went to college, or else i'd be playing with you.
     
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    I think he is in Rochester, MN right yaya?
     
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    I'm still in NJ. I travel to Rochester MN once very ~3 mon, but will move there very soon. Would be great to find a place and a group of people to play badminton with. I will try the Rochester Y first. Hope to see you guys there.
     
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    I had hard time finding a place to play in Rochester. Since they don't ply at Y anymore, I wonder if you will find any other place.

    Can't you move closer to twin cities ?
     
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    Probably not. Just hope the gas price will drop and I can drive to twincity every week.
     
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    Question about TBC that's playing in downtown Minneapolis now, do you need to be a member of the Y to go?
     
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    I do know sb playing badminton in Rochester, MN. A group of medium size: 12~15 ppl. I join them sometimes. If you are still looking for a place to play in Rochester, let me know.

    By the way, have you moved to Rochester?

     
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    I'm also from 55901. I'm planning on calling YMCA to see if they have badminton equipments and if so, for sure i'll sign up for the membership.

    Where else do folks play in 55901?

     
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    I am also in Rochester, MN. I searched for Badminton courts to play or start a club but had no luck. Does anyone know where anyone playing in Rochester, MN. I very interested. Please PM me for location or a person to contact. Thanks
     
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    Badminton in Rochester, MN

    Ok..I went to see the gym at Rochester Recreation Center and there were no Badminton court lines on the floor. Their web site says that the gym can be setup for two badminton courts. I went to the office and talked to a lady. She said in order for us to play Badminton, it will regarded as a private event which we have to rent the gym for a hourly rate of $50+tax. Only if we rent the place that they will setup the courts.

    I think this is too much money since only 8 players can play at one time.

    Does any one has kids who go to any High Schools in Rochester, MN? If they do please ask them to see if their gym has Badminton courts.

    Most likely high schools might not have these but at least a worth a try.

    PM me if anyone gets any more info on where to play.

    Thanks
     
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    Ok more search, I found that RCTC Field house have 10 badminton courts available. Now I need to go there and check the place out and get more info. If anyone is interested to go with me and talk to some people there about using their facility, please email me at sajiw2@gmail.com We also need to know how many players in Rochester, MN that are ready to play and join us. This will give us idea of any fees that each player has to pay so we can rent the courts. Please let me know and email me if anyone wants to go and talk to the Field house personal. Thanks
     
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    want to play in April/May

    Please see my post. Let me know.
     
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    want to play in April/May

    please see my post.
     

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