Melton Mowbray Old Grammarians Badminton Club
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Welcome to Melton Mowbray Old Grammarians Badminton Club

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MELTON OGs BADMINTON CLUB SET FOR MAJOR 2018 / 2019 INITATIVE........

With the new badminton season starting on Monday 3rd September at the Club’s Long Field Academy base in Melton, Old Grammarians (OGs) are well set to enjoy another successful season.

 

As always club night for adults will be on Monday nights commencing at 8pm and the major initiative for the forthcoming season will revolve around badminton for juniors in the Melton area. In recent years OGs has successfully held weekly coaching sessions for juniors and intermediates at the Club before the normal club night. Having received significant financial backing from both Badminton England and Leicester-shire & Rutland Sport (L&RS) OGs will be launching an ambitious programme of junior coaching across Melton schools over the winter months.

 

OGs Chairman Steve Mitchell commenting on the initiative said “ With schools offering a very wide range of activities to students it is hugely important badminton competes and makes access to our game as easy as possible to a new generation of players. With great help from bodies such as Badminton England and L&RS and from Clare Marlow, Schools Sports Development Manager for Melton and Belvoir, we are in the process of putting in place a hugely exciting programme of events ranging from coaching at schools to Badminton Festivals thus ensuring a large number of students in the Melton area have access to what is a great sport, not only from an enjoyment but also health point of view.

 

We are very fortunate in having a team of three qualified coaches leading this ambitious programme so parents and teachers alike know the students will be well looked after and taught to play the sport properly. To compliment this new initiative OGs will be extending our existing coaching facilities at the club in advance of the normal Monday night club night. From the beginning of October we will be starting junior coaching at 6pm with intermediate coaching commencing at 7pm. In effect what we have created is a seamless transition from raising awareness of our sport in schools through to playing badminton at adult level.”

 

Further details of the facilities available at Old Grammarians can be found on the Club’s website -  http://www.meltonogbc.co.uk Alternatively contact club secretary Christine Stanley on 07909 767659 or at christine.s@talktalk.netor club coach Linda Hallam on 07729 036928 or at lindahallam@ntlworld.comfor further information on how to participate in OGs’ 2018/9 season plans.

 

Subscriptions 2018 / 2019

The new season 2018/2019 begins on Mon Sept 3rd!!!!!

Venue: Longfield Academy, Ambleside Way, Melton Mowbray

Time: 8-10pm on 4 courts.

 

Club nights and match nights will be as follows:-

 

Monday evenings starting 1st  October for 8 weeks will be:-

6-7pm Junior Club, 7-8pm  New Intermediate Club, 8-10pm Senior club on 4 courts. *

2019 Junior and Intermediate  clubs will start on Monday 28thJanuary. *

* Both sessions may be reduced to 7 weeks due to school exams.

 

Thursday evenings, starting  4thOctober, 8-10pm will be for match night with spare court available for club play/team practice on some Thursdays (if only 1 match)

 

Subscriptions for the season will be as follows:- 

 

Full membership                                    £95.00

Intermediate (under18 1stSeptember)    £55.00

Juniors                                                    £20.00 (if prebooked for 8 weeks) or £3 per night.   

Intermediate club nights TBC,

Match fees home/away                          £4.00

Intermediate  match fees                         £2.00                 

Visitors (allowed 6 times)*  Senior £5 per night (deducted from subs on joining )

                 

*Badminton England Insurance covers visitors for 6 sessions

 

Teams will be entered in both the Leicestershire League (mens, ladies and mixed) and the Melton league (mixed, ladies  and mens).

 

The Treasurer recommends that subs should, if possible, be paid in full before end of September.  A £5.00 supplement will be added to the £95 subs if they are not paid by 30th September - unless a previous arrangement has been made with the Treasurer.

(£20 per person needs to be paid to LBA/BE by 1st October to cover Leicestershire Badminton membership and Badminton England Insurance cover).

 

Looking forward to seeing you,

 

JUNIOR & INTERMEDIATE COACHING 2018/9

 

Melton Old Grammarians Badminton Club (OGsis delighted to announce an expanded junior and intermediate coaching programme for the forthcoming 2018/9 badminton season. Having benefitted from additional funding from Leicester-shire & Rutland Sports and Badminton England OGs are now in a position to expand coaching at both junior and intermediate level.

 

Starting on  Monday 1stOctober  coaching will be at the following times with the venue again being Long Field Academy, Ambleside Way, Melton Mowbray, LE13 0BN 

 

6pm to 7pm - Junior Coaching

7pm to 8pm - Intermediate Coaching

 

Parents can be confident your children will receive quality coaching in a secure environment from our fully qualified coaches.

 

We look forward to welcoming you to OGs Badminton Club and for further information

 

Feel free to contact club secretary Christine Stanley on 07909 767659 or at 

 

christine.s@talktalk.net

 

Or club coach Linda Hallam on 07729 036928 or at

 

lindahallam@ntlworld.com

 

Full details can also be found on the Clubs website http://www.meltonogbc.co.uk

 

 

Our Club.......

There’s lots of fun to be had with The Melton Old Grammarians Badminton Club!


Whether you're new to Badminton or simply haven't played for a while, The Old Grammarians Badminton Club or OGs as it has been affectionately known offers an extremely varied programme throughout the year!
 

Come and join our friendly club for a game of Badminton in our superb facility at Long Field Academy.

 

The Academy has exceptional modern facilities including superior playing surfaces and lighting, match nets as well as full changing and showering areas. We also play with top quality feather shuttles!

 

Please feel free to come along on any Monday evening during the season (Commencing 4th September 2017) from 20:00 - 22:00 just to get a taste of the atmosphere!

 

And remember there is no obligation, just turn up, play and most importantly have fun.

 

Melton Mowbray Old Grammarians is the oldest established Badminton Club in the area and we welcome players of all ages and abilities to our club nights.

 

Badminton is not only a great way to keep fit but in addition to this as a club we enter teams into competitive local Mixed, Men's & Ladies leagues........
 

Our current teams are as follows:-
  

  •  Melton Men's
  •  Melton Mixed
  •  Leicester Men's
  •  Leicester Ladies
  •  Leicester Mixed

 
 Key Benefits of Joining OGs
  

  •  Feather Shuttlecocks
  •  Great Atmosphere
  •  Friendly & Competitive
  •  Fun Social Calendar

 

The Club is very well run and has been going for many years. We have juniors that are coached on a Thursday night so why not bring the kids along. It's a great way for them to keep active and teaches very good hand to eye co ordination. It also gives them an excellent out of school social experience. 

Please feel free to contact us using the contact form in the contact us section of the site and we will be happy to answer any questions that you may have regarding the club, its membership and of course the terrific game of Badminton.

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Melton mowbray

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