Best courts in Singapore

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  1. Oldhand

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    The Braddell Road Singapore Power courts (in the building on the rise next to the building with the PUB courts) are good.

    The two courts are well-lit and well-maintained... the non-playing area is also generously laid out :)
     
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    Didnt you feel the draft in the sports hall?
     
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    To my team, Yishun sports hall is among the worst ones. Very strong wind, especially during rain. We have not played there for a few years. :)
     
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    To tell you the truth... I didnt... Haha...
    Prehaps maybe it was having a good weather during the few times I was playing there?? :confused:
     
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    Yes, the YSH is a bit windy at times, near the busy road and the lake. However, its always full though.;)
     
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    Singapore Power court just upgraded to rubber flooring blue colour. Not bad, but better make sure you have good footwork. Else injury if you slip. Lighting still needs to be enhanced.
     
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    Yup... Finally feel the draft last wkend when the weather starts to turn bad...

    Here is another place I've played today..
    Bishan Sports Hall (Wooden flooring) - Well lighted... And love the well maintained flooring but however, the place is very windy... Well.. Maybe its jus my lousy play... Oh.. And the maintance guy that quite unreasonable... Bad experience there... :mad:
     
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    Hougang Sports Hall

    The Hougang Sports Hall has been 'renovated'.
    At least that's what the officials claim :(

    The court surfaces have been waxed (a bit too much, it seems).
    The lines for other sports have been reinforced with brighter paint (as if they weren't confusing enough) :mad:

    The positive, welcome point is the addition of large, heavy curtains.
    That should keep the stiffer breezes out of the courts near the walls.
     
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    Seng Kang Sports & Recreation Centre

    SengKang's a pretty new place...

    had a few games there, facilities are new and all, nice toilets and stuff..
    but pretty windy the last time i played there..

    shuttles were curling like soccer free kicks...
    caused by some vents right up on the top of the side walls i think...

    we did feedback to the staff there, they just said that it's an approved
    design, best thing they can do is refund...sigh...

    oh..but nice swimming pool though lol...
     
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    Have you ever encountered kids running around in the sports hall?

    My friends and I were playing badminton at a sports hall when a kid suddenly ran into our court during a game. My opponent who was moving backwards (who obviously could not have seen the child) almost knocked into the child and nearly hit the child with his swinging racket. I yelled at the parent to control his kid yet he treated the matter very lightly which really pissed me. A terrible accident could have happened!

    This was not our first encounter. Whenever I play in the sports hall I am always wary of kids in the neighbouring courts. I have nothing against kids but only wish the parents would control and discipline their kids, stop them from running around the sports hall and stop treating the sports hall like a playground. :mad:
     
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    i had this encounter when i jumped slightly backwards (but still well within the court) to hit a shot back. i ended up tumbling over some girl who was running inside the court...

    i got a sprained ankle and still got scolded by the girl's friend who said i should look more carefully where i'm jumping...

    yeah...my fault i don't have eyes at the back of my head...

    Anyways I tried hougang sports hall, pretty good for me, compared to seng kang sports hall...no wind, but a little slippery though...
     
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    Police Cantonment Complex - very nice wood flooring, good lighting plus aircon :D (need someone working there who wants to play and can book the court)
     
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    Talking bout bad experiences...

    I had one recently which I encountered when I was having a stroke with a friend at TPY East Community Center... It was our frist time there and didnt knew they were having WuShu classes later in the evening..

    When we are exchanging strokes, we suddenly noticed a few kids running around the place... As time flies, more and more kids entered the hall and were running around like nobody's business... And they actually open the doors at the side without closing, allowing the wind to enter the hall... I've tired to closed it without making a big whooha but in no time, the door was back opened...

    :mad:
     
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    Who designs SSC badminton halls?

    Whoever designs the SSC badminton halls..they deserve to be condemned for life for wasting the tax payers money. I am forced to believe these halls are designed by interior decorators who have no clue what the sport of badminton is. Other wise won't they spare a thought for contrasting the wall colors with that of the shuttle cock eg. Sengkang , Jurong west ? Why would they leave air vents open in the hall ? eg, clementi,sengkang, jurong west ? And don't bother complaining..I have done few times ..Just fret here ..which I am doing..:mad::(
     
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    An addition to the courts I've played in:
    Ngee Ann Poly (Wooden Floor) - In my opinion, I find the place well lighted althou some may think its too dim. Dont feel any wind going on while playing there but court floors are too slippery... Doesnt help much even if I'm cleaning my shoe base with water thou...
     
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    well its certainly not ur fault...
     
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    its bad T-T

    when u play there during the morning where the sun is bright, u can hardly see the shuttle and the base line... and there are wind blowing at random... its almost light a public court except the wind is blowing from the top except from the sides

    But there is one thing i can say for sure.. the girls learning gymmastics are very very very flexible...
     

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