Smashers Junior Club look forward to new season

Boys in action at the Smashers Club.

Boys in action at the Smashers Club.

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The new badminton season is just around the corner and Smashers Junior club are about to open the doors again for another exciting term.

The club recommences this Saturday, September 7th, in Coleraine Leisure Centre.

This club operates under the umbrella of Ulster Branch Badminton Union of Ireland and the session are all taken by trained Badminton Ireland coaches throughout the season.

Hopefully most of last year’s members will return for another fun filled term. New members are also welcome to come along and try out this exciting sport.

The sessions are split up in to two different age groups. Children of Primary school age should come along from 12.30pm – 1.30pm and children from Year 8 – Year 12 should come from 1.30pm – 3.00pm.

It is essential that a parent fills in an application form on the first day.

For further details contact Olive Wallace on 02870343840 or ring the badminton office on 02892668392.

The club is growing in popularity. Children are coached in a fun environment by fully qualified Badminton Ireland coaches.

The session for older children is being extended by half an hour this year to allow more time for fun competitions such as ladders, club tournaments, matches etc.

Last year two matches were played against Three Rivers Badminton club from Donegal and organisers hope to expand the opportunities to play against different clubs throughout this current season.

Meanwhile, Ballinteer Badminton Club plan again to hold practices in Coleraine Leisure Centre on Wednesday nights from 7.30pm – 9.00pm commencing on 11th September.

New members and guests over the age of 15 are welcome.

For further details contact Graham or Olive Wallace on 02870343840.