Drop In Badminton

A fast-paced and strategic game, Badminton is one of the most popular racquet drop-in offerings.

Bring your A-game (or your B and C game) for a fun and energetic outing! 

  • Covid Stage 3 Max Capacity per time slot = 6 participants per session
  • Please note: all Drop-In schedules are subject to change. Check the program registration page via links below for the most up to date schedule and available time slots.

SIGN-UP REQUIRED

This program now requires registration to participate, please sign up in advance to reserve your time slot. Registration is FREE for incidental fee-paying students enrolled in fall courses at U of T.

Register here!

VACCINATION & SCREENING REQUIRED

In line with recommendations from public health authorities, participants must be fully vaccinated – 2 doses +14 days - by September 22, 2021 and complete a pre-visit screening form on the day of your visit before using our facilities.  The pre-screening tool will be available online and printed copies will also available at check-in if you do not have access to the online form. Please be ready to present your completed form (digital/mobile or print copy) when you check-in.

Please read the latest update on our safety protocols.


Key program information

Location(s)

Athletic Centre (55 Harbord St., Toronto) - Upper Gym

Eligibility

Students only: Fall 2021 students paying incidental fees can access this programming at no additional cost.

Schedule & Important Information

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
7:15-8a.m. (AC Upper Gym)            
8:15-9a.m. (AC Upper Gym)            
9:15-10a.m. (AC Upper Gym)   9:15-10a.m. (AC Upper Gym) 9:15-10a.m. (AC Upper Gym)   9:15-10a.m. (AC Upper Gym) 9:15-10a.m. (AC Upper Gym)
10:15-11a.m. (AC Upper Gym) 10:15-11a.m. (AC Upper Gym) 10:15-11a.m. (AC Upper Gym) 10:15-11a.m. (AC Upper Gym) 10:15-11a.m. (AC Upper Gym) 10:15-11a.m. (AC Upper Gym) 10:15-11a.m. (AC Upper Gym)
11:15-noon (AC Upper Gym) 11:15-noon (AC Upper Gym) 11:15-noon (AC Upper Gym) 11:15-noon (AC Upper Gym) 11:15-noon (AC Upper Gym) 11:15-noon (AC Upper Gym) 11:15-noon (AC Upper Gym)
12:15-1p.m. (AC Upper Gym) 12:15-1p.m. (AC Upper Gym) 12:15-1p.m. (AC Upper Gym) 12:15-1p.m. (AC Upper Gym) 12:15-1p.m. (AC Upper Gym) 12:15-1p.m. (AC Upper Gym) 12:15-1p.m. (AC Upper Gym)
1:15-2p.m. (AC Upper Gym) 1:15-2p.m. (AC Upper Gym) 1:15-2p.m. (AC Upper Gym) 1:15-2p.m. (AC Upper Gym) 1:15-2p.m. (AC Upper Gym) 1:15-2p.m. (AC Upper Gym) 1:15-2p.m. (AC Upper Gym)
2:15-3p.m. (AC Upper Gym) 2:15-3p.m. (AC Upper Gym) 2:15-3p.m. (AC Upper Gym) 2:15-3p.m. (AC Upper Gym) 2:15-3p.m. (AC Upper Gym) 2:15-3p.m. (AC Upper Gym) 2:15-3p.m. (AC Upper Gym)
3:15-4p.m. (AC Upper Gym) 3:15-4p.m. (AC Upper Gym 3:15-4p.m. (AC Upper Gym 3:15-4p.m. (AC Upper Gym 3:15-4p.m. (AC Upper Gym 3:15-4p.m. (AC Upper Gym  
          4:15-5p.m. (AC Upper Gym)  
5:15-6p.m. (AC Upper Gym) 5:15-6p.m. (AC Upper Gym)   5:15-6p.m. (AC Upper Gym) 5:15-6p.m. (AC Upper Gym)    
  6:15-7p.m. (AC Upper Gym)   6:15-7p.m. (AC Upper Gym)      
             
8:15-9p.m. (AC Upper Gym)            
9:15-10p.m. (AC Upper Gym)   9:15-10p.m. (AC Upper Gym)        
10:15-11p.m. (AC Upper Gym)   10:15-11p.m. (AC Upper Gym)        

 

  • Participants are asked to wear comfortable and appropriate athletic attire while joining in drop-in activities. Athletic shoes with non-marking soles are required in all drop-in activity areas
  • Closed-toed, activity-appropriate footwear is required. Please make sure shoes are free of debris before entering the facility
  • Socks, barefoot and back-less shoes will not be allowed at anytime
  • A shirt is required during all drop-in activities
  • Jeans and dress pants are not permitted
  • Sport & Rec staff has final say in determining appropriate clothing

Racquet Rentals

  • Racquets and birdies will be available to use and can be requested from the facilitator in the Upper Gym.
  • Racquets and birdies will still be available to rent for $2.00 + HST. To rent you must add the rental into your registration at recreation.utoronto.ca. You will not be able to add a rental once you have registered, so please plan in advance. If you end up cancelling your registration please see send an email to sportandrec@utoronto.ca to request a refund. 

 

  • Games are limited to a maximum of a 1 on 1 game
  • Only those registered will be allowed in the Upper Gym 
  • No playing between courts or on the sidelines
  • Bags and backpacks may be brought upstairs and will be placed behind the court you are playing on
  • Players should only enter the gym shortly before their scheduled booking
  • Please review the Athletic Centre Field House Rights and Responsibilities before participating in drop-in programs

If you want to book a court online follow these steps:

  • Go to recreation.utoronto.ca
  • Please sign in using your credentials: students will use the long blue UTORID button to login
  • From the main landing page choose the icon for "Target and Racquet Sports". This will bring you the list of all sports currently offered 
  • All program instances will show up at the bottom of the screen. Bookings are allowed 2 days in advance. If no programs show up check back the next day
  • Click the "Register" button on the time that you want to come

If you wish to cancel your court booking follow these steps:

  • While signed in to recreation.utoronto.ca click your profile icon in the top right corner of the screen
  • In the drop down menu that appears choose "Profile"
  • Choose "Registrations" from the left hand menu
  • Locate the booking you wish to cancel from the list and click on the three dots at the end of the booking. From the drop down list choose "cancel registration"