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09-27-2005, 09:32 PM #1
Places to play in Seattle
I am looking for a place to play badminton in Seattle. Can someone who are playing badminton in Seattle tell me where I can go? Thanks!
09-28-2005, 11:21 AM #2
information from http://www.northwestbadminton.org/washington.php
SEATTLE - I.D./CHINATOWN COMMUNITY CENTER
Gym: I.D./Chinatown Community CenterAddress: 719 8th Ave S, Seattle WA 98104 [map]Schedule: Sat 9am-2pmCost: $2Contact: I.D./Chinatown Community Center, (206)233-0042Website: http://www.cityofseattle.net/parks/c...DChinatown.htm SEATTLE - JEFFERSON COMMUNITY CENTER
Gym: Jefferson Community CenterAddress: 3801 Beacon Ave S, Seattle WA 98108 [map]Schedule: Tue 6:45-8:45pm, Thu 1-3pm & Adults 6:30-9pmCost: $2Contact: Jefferson Community Center, (206)684-7483Website: http://www.cityofseattle.net/parks/centers/Jeffercc.htm
SEATTLE - MAGNUSON COMMUNITY CENTER
Gym: Magnuson Community CenterAddress: 7110 62nd Ave NE, Seattle WA 98115 [map]Schedule: Fri 6:30-8:45pmCost: $2Contact: Magnuson Community Center, (206)684-7026Website: http://www.cityofseattle.net/parks/centers/magnuson.htm
SEATTLE - MEADOWBROOK COMMUNITY CENTER
Gym: Meadowbrook Community Center AnnexAddress: 10750 30th Ave NE, Seattle WA 98125 [map]Schedule: Fri & Sat 7:45-10:45Cost: $3Contact: Meadowbrook Community Center, (206) 684-7522Website: http://www.cityofseattle.net/parks/c...dowbrookcc.htm
SEATTLE - MILLER COMMUNITY CENTER
Gym: Miller Community CenterAddress: 330 19th Ave E, Seattle WA 98112 [map] Schedule: Tue & Fri 6-8:45pm, Sat 7:45-10:45pmContact: Miller Community Center, (206)684-4753Website: http://www.cityofseattle.net/parks/Centers/miller.htm
SEATTLE - RAINIER COMMUNITY CENTER
Gym: Rainier Community CenterAddress: 4600 38th Ave S, Seattle WA Schedule: Mon & Thu 7-9pmCost: $2Contact: Rainier Community Center, (206)386-1919 Website: http://www.cityofseattle.net/parks/c.../rainiercc.htm SEATTLE -
RAVENNA-ECKSTEIN COMMUNITY CENTER
Gym: Ravenna-Eckstein Community CenterAddress: 6535 Ravenna Ave NE, Seattle WA Schedule: Wed 7-8:45pmContact: Ravenna-Eckstein Community Center, (206)684-7534Website: http://www.cityofseattle.net/parks/c...ecksteincc.htm
SEATTLE - UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON
Gym: UW IMAAddress: 3924 Montlake Ave NE, Seattle WA 98195 [map]Cost: $7 Notes: UW student, faculty, staff, or their guestsContact: UW IMA, (206)543-4590 Website: http://depts.washington.edu/ima/IMA.ima.html
SEATTLE - WASHINGTON ATHLETIC CLUB
Gym: Washington Athletic ClubAddress: 1325 Sixth Ave S, Seattle WA 98101 [map] Schedule: Tue 5:15pmNotes: You must be a member or their guestContact: Washington Athletic Club, 206-622-7900Website: http://www.wac.net/
SEATTLE - YESLER COMMUNITY CENTER
Gym: Yesler Community CenterAddress: 917 E Yesler Way, Seattle WA 98104 [map] Schedule: Mon 7-8:45pmCost: $2Contact: Yesler Community Center, (206)386-1245 Website: http://www.cityofseattle.net/parks/centers/yeslercc.htm
Originally Posted by jamesli
Last edited by scchang; 09-28-2005 at 11:24 AM.
09-28-2005, 01:28 PM #3
Yes, checked the web site:
Depending on where your live, there're others you can go besides the ones SC listed.
Also, check out and join the Seattle Badminton Yahoo Group which will have the
latest gym hours/closures information also.
09-30-2005, 12:09 PM #4
I just recently moved to Seattle, I play every thursday at the Renton community center, however it would be nice to have regular partners to play with! Let me know if you are interested.
09-30-2005, 12:11 PM #5
I have not played at any other places in Seattle, could anyone give some insight on some good places to play?
09-30-2005, 12:47 PM #6
Welcome to Seattle.
Highline High School: (mon/thurs night during school year)
Level: all skill levels
8 courts, low ceiling, not great lighting
Talk to Steve Ellis, he'll set up game for you.
North Sea-tac community center (mon/wed/thur night, Sat 12-4)
Level: all (mon/wed/thur) more advanced players on Sat
4 courts, high ceiling
St Edward (thur evening)
Level: more advanced players
4 courts, ceiling (ok, a little low), not great lighting
We're also in the process of having a dedicated fulltime badminton facility
in Bellevue area. I'll announce it later, looks like a go so far (lease should
be signed by this week).
BCD tournament is coming up in early December. As I mentioned previously,
signed up the Seattle Badminton Yahoo Group, you'll recieve the latest
badminton related news in Seattle/WA area.
09-30-2005, 01:21 PM #7Originally Posted by rise888
09-30-2005, 03:04 PM #8
Mercer Island (Friday evening 7:15 pm till ??? somethimes after 1 am)
3 courts, all skill levels.
09-30-2005, 04:23 PM #9
SCChang: dang Sean, are you sure you live in Irvine and not Seattle? Good info.
09-30-2005, 06:42 PM #10
Does anyone know if the Bellevue - Pro Sports Club is a good place to play badminton?
Added: Those places which have Badminton on Friday, which one is considered the popular one. I never really played badminton in the Seattle area so I'm definately interested in playing tonight.
Last edited by Matt; 09-30-2005 at 06:50 PM.
09-30-2005, 08:26 PM #11Originally Posted by rise888
10-01-2005, 02:51 PM #12
question answered. nm
Last edited by Matt; 10-01-2005 at 02:58 PM.
10-03-2005, 06:43 PM #13
Anyone know how much membership is at Proclub bellvue? I heard the Redmond one is VERY expensive for anyone not working for microsoft.
10-03-2005, 10:05 PM #14
[QUOTE=rise888]Anyone know how much membership is at Proclub bellvue? I heard the Redmond one is VERY expensive for anyone not working for microsoft.[/QUOTE
I have asked them by email about this and they said that it cost about $200 to be a member for a year. It is quite expensive and therefore I will never go there to play badminton.
10-06-2005, 01:06 PM #15
[QUOTE=jamesli]Originally Posted by rise888
Is that ONLY for badminton? Or does 200$/yr include access to the other facilities?
10-06-2005, 04:35 PM #16
The $100 to $200 (don't know the exact figure) is the annual fee for badminton
in additional to the regular membership dues (initation fee plus monthly due).
Check out their website membership info:
The badminton fee does include shuttlecocks, there're 8 courts. The visibility
is not great and it's fairly crowded most of time.
10-13-2005, 06:42 PM #17
From what I've heard, Bellevue Pro club initiation fee is like 3K what what the people at the North Sea Tac who played badminton there said.
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