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05-29-2003, 11:02 PM #1
Badminton court in Columbus, OH area
I have searched threads and noticed that some people are looking for places to play in Columbus, Ohio.
Well, one of the best places to play in Columbus is in OSU.
(It's open every Monday, Wednesday, Friday, and Sunday.)
Just come to the larkins hall, room 160, there are 6 courts with nets. You just need to bring in your racquets and shuttles and you will be ready to go.
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07-09-2004, 10:34 PM #2
Can everyone play in OSU?
Thank you for your information.
It says that OSU is available to play badminton. Can everyone not student use the university facility? And what day or time is good to play badminton? Since I have no badminton player in USA except for my wife, I want to go when there are many players.
This is Japanese just arrived here. I feel difficulties in English conversation. But I want to make friends through playing badminton. Please give me any information to play badminton. Thank you.
Last edited by kozitachi; 07-09-2004 at 10:36 PM.
07-18-2004, 01:32 AM #3Originally Posted by kozitachi
you can check this link to see the hours.
07-18-2004, 09:23 PM #4
Thank you for your information. I will try to play badminton.
12-20-2007, 08:28 PM #5
01-09-2008, 09:03 AM #6
05-04-2008, 06:47 PM #7
Worthington Recreation Center also Good Place to Play
We started playing in the badminton league at the Worthington Recreation Center last year and still play there. They divide the group up by skill level and you play with different people every week. We play on the weekends but I have also heard that people practice at other recreation centers in the area during the week, (Dublin, Columbus, and OSU).
The instructor at worthington is Derek Lee and he would be a good person to ask about practice locations in the Columbus area.
08-08-2008, 11:10 AM #8
i'd love to play in columbus but i've been unable to find a club...can i get more info about the worthington club?
08-08-2008, 09:41 PM #9
Worthington League InfoThere is a BADMINTON CLINIC and a BADMINTON LEAGUE at the Worthington Recreation Center... here is the latest info for both so you can get an idea of cost and program length, but a new FALL BROCHURE will be released soon here:
Fall open registration starts 8/27/2008 (Wednesday).
The first day of new Sunday league is 9/21/2008, 1:30 - 5:30
BADMINTON CLINICAge: 7Y and up
Activity Fee $45.50
Resident Discount Fee $36.00
Min. 6/Max. 12
Spring#8542 Days: Su Apr 27-Jun 1
01:30 PM-02:30 PM 6 wks $45.50/$36Summer#8543 Days: Su Jun 15-Jul 13
01:30 PM-02:30 PM 5 wks $39/$30
#8546 Days: Su Jul 27-Aug 24
01:30 PM-02:30 PM 5 wks $39/$30Come and experience the world’s fastest racket sport.
Badminton is no longer just a backyard game. It is recognized
as a full medal sport by IOC (International Olympic Committee)
since 1992. Badminton is a full-body workout sport that
builds quick reflexes, aerobic endurance, and rapid hand-eye
coordination. The class covers the basic strategies for doubles
and single players, proper hand grips, service, basic footwork,
and how to execute various net shots such as clears, drives,
smashes, and drops. It is a fun sport for all ages. Instructor:
Derek Lee firstname.lastname@example.org A $12 material fee will be
due to instrutor at the first class.
Age: 16Y and up
Activity Fee $62.40
Resident Discount Fee $48.00
Min. 12/Max. 24
#8547 Days: Su Apr 27-Aug 10
02:30 PM-05:30 PM 16 wksJoin Derek Lee on Saturday afternoons for open doublesInstructor: Derek Lee
play. Badminton is a full-body workout sport that builds quick
reflexes, aerobic endurance, and rapid hand-eye coordination.
Derek will help coordinate matches and assist with pairings.
03-24-2010, 03:11 PM #10
I am moving into the Columbus, OH region in the beginning of May and was wondering about any places to play badminton in or around the area. I have been through some posts here which were a little "old". Just wanted to find out the current places if any to play.
03-24-2010, 06:29 PM #11
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03-24-2010, 09:28 PM #12
Welcome to Columbus OH.
There are 5 places that I know where you can play badminton in this area.
The Worthington Rec Center link above is still valid, check the Spring/Summer 2010 brochure once you get to the page.
Another place is Dublin Rec Center, http://www.dublin.oh.us/recreation/
Still another place is Woodward Park Rec Center, http://parks.columbus.gov/Facility.aspx?id=26096
All 3 above are adult leagues, registration is required, runs about 10 weeks per season
At Carriage Place Rec Center, it's open play, it can get crowded at times
As for OSU (Ohio State University), I’m not familiar enough to provide any information
03-24-2010, 10:40 PM #13
thanks a lot for the great and useful info. I look forward eagerly to playing in Columbus.
03-25-2010, 08:20 AM #14
yw, sure glad the info gathered comes in handy.
06-14-2010, 11:19 AM #15
Started playing in the Dublin Recreational Center league.
As far as OSU is concerned, played there a couple of times. Here are the details:
1 time pass - $10
Quarterly Pass - $144
The level of play is pretty good in OSU.
The next quarter I think starts in the last week of June.
Do let me know if anyone is planning on going to OSU to play.
06-14-2010, 01:12 PM #16
Heh, so you have started playing. That's good.
Just to add to the OSU info.
I played there last Tuesday, that was my first time playing there.
Bought a pass for $85. That's a guest pass for 10 entry with no expiration date.
Also, there's parking fee to consider.
06-14-2010, 01:18 PM #17
Cool. Yeah forgot to add the parking fee.
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