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Racquet Sports

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Sports currently available: Badminton
Currently NOT available: Pickleball, Squash, Tennis Table 
 
Before booking your time slot, ensure you have
read the Policies & Protocols.

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  • Recreation available to U of G Students & Athletics Members ONLY.  You are an Athletics Member if you are a registered full or part-time undergraduate or a full-time graduate student of the University of Guelph (Athletics Base Membership paid within your academic fees) or if you have purchased an Athletics Base Membership.
  • Daily Access Pass currently not available
  • View weekly Recreation Calendar, hover over the Sports & Clubs menu item above, then click on the Recreation column heading.

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Racquet sports provide a fun experience for individuals of all abilities.

 

COVID-19 Policies

  • All time slots must be reserved in advance for the purpose of contact tracing
  • Time slots can be reserved as early as 7 days in advance
  • Time slots will be available to reserve up until the desired start time
  • Clients are expected to cancel reservations on their own and can do so without penalty up to 1 hour prior to the reserved time
  • Everyone must check-in at Client Services upon arrival
  • Clients who make a reservation and continuously do not show will have their membership temporarily suspended
  • Non-members will be denied access to reserved time slots
  • Limit of 1 time slot per activity, per day. 

Badminton COVID-19 Protocols 

  • Everyone is required to complete the U of G COVID-19 Screening Form prior to every visit using the QR code or by visiting > uoguel.ph/COVID19screening or access to the facility will be denied
  • If you experience any symptoms on the screening form or do not feel well, please stay home
  • Everyone must obey physical distancing guidelines while in the facility
  • Face coverings must be worn while in the facility
  • Face coverings may only be removed during physical activity, but must be worn by players on the bench
  • Must have an individual booking to play
  • Bookings are for 1 hour, please do not arrive early and leave immediately after your booking
  • Maximum of 2 players per net and only singles badminton may be played
  • Clients may only pre-book one slot per activity per day.  
Pickleball - currently NOT available
  • Everyone is required to complete the U of G COVID-19 Screening Form prior to every visit using the QR code or by visiting > uoguel.ph/COVID19screening or access to the facility will be denied
  • If you experience any symptoms on the screening form or do not feel well, please stay home
  • Everyone must obey physical distancing guidelines while in the facility
  • Face coverings must be worn while in the facility
  • Face coverings may only be removed during physical activity, but must be worn by players on the bench
  • Must have an individual booking to play
  • Bookings are for 1 hour, please do not arrive early and leave immediately after your booking
  • Four players maximum per net at a time
  • Clients may only pre-book one slot per activity per day.  
Squash Protocols - currently NOT available
  • We have 5 squash courts available for use
  • Squash courts are located on the North and South ends of the West Gym
  • Racquets available for rent for $3 at Client Services
  • To book a court, please see our Court Booking Procedures below
Table Tennis Protocols - currently not available
  • Table tennis tables only available during scheduled times in room 3205
  • Tables can be set for full play, or angled to accommodate single player practice skill
  • Paddles & balls available to borrow from Client Services

Court Reservation Procedures

  • Courts must be booked in person at Client Services (no phone reservations)
  • Student/Membership Card required to enter building and reserve a court
  • Please complete all required fields
  • Limit of 1 court booking per day
  • Advanced court bookings available 7 days in advance of current day
  • Players must be prepared to use courts at specified time
  • Open courts available on a first come, first served basis
  • Players failing to comply with procedures may be subject to loss of reservation privileges for failing to sign in and use a court that they have reserved
  • Racquet Rentals at Client Services for a fee 
  • Squash Safety Glasses are strongly recommended & available at Client Services
  • Clean Athletic Footwear required

Facility Guidelines

Athletics is committed to providing a safe, inviting recreation experience for the University of Guelph community. Please assist us by adhering to the following guidelines.

  1. Individuals must be 12 years or older to participate in NRG Classes and 16 years or older to use the Fitness Centre.
  2. Persons 15 years of age and under participating in Recreation activities must be accompanied by a paying parent or guardian at all times.
  3. Athletic clothing appropriate to the activity must be worn.
  4. Clean athletic footwear with non-marking soles must be worn on all surfaces.
  5. Programming space is to be shared appropriately with all participants.
  6. Food or glass bottles are not permitted in the gymnasiums or program rooms.
  7. Inappropriate behavior such as swearing, physical or verbal abuse will not be tolerated and may result in loss of building access privileges and/or immediate removal from facility.
  8. All programming ends 30 minutes prior to the building closing. All equipment must be returned at this time.
  9. When Change rooms are available, they will be inspected by a Client Services Representative upon building closure.
  10. Failure to follow these guidelines may result in removal from facility and/or loss of access privileges.

Please forward any comments or suggestions to Client Services 519-824-4120 ext. 56253.

Equipment Rental

A selection of equipment is available for loan to U of G Students/Athletics Members during Recreation times. Fees may apply for some items, visit Equipment Lending for details.

You are an Athletics Member if you are a registered full or part-time undergraduate or a full-time graduate student of the University of Guelph (Athletics Base Membership paid within your academic fees) or have purchased an Athletics Base Membership.

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