Jump! Smash! Clear! Drop! Net!
The newly offered badminton program is calling participants of all skill levels to learn/refine the fundamentals of the world’s fastest growing racket sport. The program will run for six weeks and will expose athletes to the following:
-The proper ways of holding the racquet
-Shadowing technique for proper footwork
-How to serve, clear and smash
-Singles and Doubles strategies
Participants should bring their own racquet.
Location: Wapping Gym, 91 Ayers Road South Windsor or Ellsworth Gym 1737 Main Street (Back of Board of Education Building) South Windsor
Instructors: Vijay Srinivasachari and other assisting staff
Register online at https://southwindsor.recdesk.com/Community/Program or visit us at 91 Ayers Road, South Windsor M-F 8:00am-4:30pm.
ADULT AND YOUTH OPEN GYM
Enjoy playing badminton with your family and others. Whether you are new to the sport or a seasoned player, all are welcome. All youth should be supervised by an adult at all times. Please bring your own racket and birdie. We have very limited supplies of rackets. Birdies will not be provided for any of the open gym play.
April - August
Wednesdays (ADULTS ONLY) 7:00pm-10:00pm*
Saturdays 7:00 pm-10:00 pm* - new hours as of 6/3/2019
Sundays 4:15 pm - 6:15 pm
Ellsworth Gym (1737 Main St., South Windsor - back of Board of Education building)
*We have wonderful volunteers and contractors who support our open gym program. To ensure we respect their time, if no one is present for open gym for 30 minutes upon opening, we will close open gym for that day. If you plan to arrive late that day, please give notice to VJ at 860-338-1415.
Residents and non-residents welcome!