Tuesday, 23 October 2018
Welcome

Western Suburbs Badminton Association Inc.

Altona Badminton Centre

Paisley Park, 217 Mason Street, Altona North, 3025

Telephone +61 3 9391 0880

Email  info@altonabadminton.com.au

Website  www.wsbaonline.com

Facebook  https://www.facebook.com/wsbaonline/

Twitter WSBA@WSBA4

New Opening Hours for 2018 (Note:- Public Holiday times will vary)

Monday - Friday 10.00am - 11.00pm

Saturdays 7.00am - 9.00pm

Sundays 7.00am - 9.00pm

 

 2018 Court Hire Costs

Off Peak        10.00am - 4.00pm    $15 per hour for Members and Non-Members

Peak              4.00pm - close and all weekend,  

$21 per hour for Members and $23 per hour for Non-Members

Welcome to Western Suburbs Badminton Association

 

Seniors Week

Saturday 13th October 11.00am - 3.00pm, $5 per head to play and a free sausage sizzle

 See you here at the Altona Badminton Centre!

 

2019 Interstate Series & Regional Teams Challenge and the 2019 Under 13 Australian Championships

Friday 18th & Saturday 19th January 2019

The Entry Form & Rules and Regulations are on our Carnival Page.

 

 

 The Third Edition of the Development Squad Newsletter and the September Clinic Form are now on our Juniors page.

Thanks to all Players, Parents, Coaches and Managers for their help at the Junior Teams' Event.

Complete the Clinic Form and return it to Ron to ensure your booking.

 

Congratulations Val Nesbitt

Awarded an OAM in the Queen's Birthday Honours.

 

2018 Yonex Altona Open & Graded

What a GREAT weekend of Badminton - 268 players and 410 matches. Thanks to Ron, Pat, Pauline, Sandra (our Referee), our wonderful umpires, our WSBA Staff and all players and supporters. Keep you eyes on our Facebook page for photos and videos.

http://www.tournamentsoftware.com/sport/tournament.aspx?id=5B4DDB25-FF3E-4D5E-9B9A-7709A8A2264B

 

2018 WSBA Junior Tournament, U17 State Titles, Under 13 & Under 9

Check out our Facebook Page for the photos of the Winners and Runners Up.

https://www.facebook.com/wsbaonline/

WSBA would like to thank Ron, Pauline, Pat, Michelle, Rudy, Lily, Shaun & Liz for their support in the running of the event and the coaching support for our WSBA Players.

Thanks to Susan, our Referee and Umpires, Kay, Kenny and Kathryn on Saturday and Margaret, Greg, Ravi and Rajive on Sunday.

Thanks to our WSBA Staff in the Kiosk for looking after us.

The complete results can be found here-

http://www.tournamentsoftware.com/sport/tournament.aspx?id=DC291A21-3564-4EF1-8B75-BD514D639773

 

 

 

 Meet our new WSBA Stringer

Kian Pin Lay 

 Pin is a member of the Yonex Team which strings racquets for the Australian Open Tennis.

Have your racquet strung by an expert, leave your racquet at the Pro Shop and have it collected/delivered on Mondays and Thursdays. Select your string from the range displayed on the large racquet outside the Pro Shop door.

 See Pin working at the Australian Open via this link:- http://www.yonex.com/stringingteam/

  

 

2018 Term 1 is underway.....

Our Junior Casual Coaching Sessions start this Friday 2nd February:-

$8 per session, includes coaching, racquets and shuttles.

Plan your day/s and call us to book in 9391 0880.

Friday 6 - 7pm, age 8 - 10 and 7 - 8pm, age 11+

Saturday 1 - 2pm, age 8 - 10  and 2 - 3pm, age 11+

Sunday  9.30 - 10.30am, age 8 - 10 and 10.30 - 11.30am age 11+

 

2018 Under 13 Carnival

What a great two days of Badminton and Friendship.

Western Suburbs Badminton Association would like to thank Kay (our Referee), Ron, Pauline, Pat, David C. and Alf for their support. We would also like to thank Rudy, Liz, Neil and Monty for their commitment to our WSBA Team. Thanks to our Kiosk and Pro Shop staff for looking after us over the two days. 

A special mention to our two Victorian Team Umpires, Kenny & Nalin who supported both days of the Carnival.

Congratulations to South Australia Lions, Winners of the Interstate Series and Vic BAV 1, Winners of the Regional Teams Challenge.

Team Results can be found via this link;-

http://www.tournamentsoftware.com/sport/winners.aspx?id=A31AFEAD-FBDC-4DDF-82BC-CDF682D3d 3864

Congratulations to the Winners of the Individual Events, Boys Singles Timothy Sentosa, Girls Singles Catrina Tan, Boys Doubles Asher Ooi and Timothy Sentosa, Girls Doubles Dania Nugroho and Catrina Tan.

Individual results can be found via this link;-

http://www.tournamentsoftware.com/sport/tournament.aspx?id=613FCF5D-5852-4253-B5F4-8F7EE7035BDE

Congratulations to Sophia Lin (NSW Thunder) and Frederick Zhao (Victoria Demons) who shared the Leigh Martin Sportsmanship Award.   

 

 

2017 Altona Junior Open, incorporating the Victorian State Titles.

Thanks to Ron and Pat, our referee, Kay Coady, our Umpires (and those in training, too, as we need you all!)

Thanks to Michelle and our WSBA Coaches (Lily, Rudy & Shaun) for offering their time to assist our WSBA Squad players in their matches.

Congratulations, Ryan Venpin on winning the three U17 events - great play and a great example of sportsmanship. Congratulations also to Yaalini Kuhanandha who won two U13 events.

Check out the complete results, online, at the following link and check our Facebook Page for all the Winners and Runners Up photos.

Tournament Software Link:-

http://www.tournamentsoftware.com/sport/tournament.aspx?id=EA155587-76E1-45C7-941D-33980AAB5C26 

  WSBA Social Badminton

Treat yourself and buy a Social Loyalty Card, pay $50.00 for any 5 Social Nights! (valid for two months from the date of purchase)

Social Nights are Tuesdays from 7:30-10:00pm and Sundays from 6:30-9:00pm, with the regular price of $12.00 per night.

We have a co-ordinator at each session, come and join in the fun!

 

 

2017 U13 Carnival

Congratulations to Victoria Rebels (Winners of the Interstate Series)

and BAV 1 (Winners of the Regional Teams Challenge).

Congratulations to our Victorians - Sydney Go and Otto Zhao who won the Individual Singles events.

The Leigh Martin Sportsmanship Award was won (for the second year in succession) by Sydney Go

A great two days of Badminton. 

WSBA would like to thank Ron, Pauline and Pat and our Pro Shop and Kiosk Staff.

Thanks to Michelle, Liz, Rudy, Lily and Maurice  for Managing/Coaching and Umpiring our Team WSBA.

Thanks also to Meagan and Talia for reading the Players' Oath at the Opening Ceremony.

The full results can be found on our Carnival Page. 

 http://www.tournamentsoftware.com/sport/tournament.aspx?id=3BA68A85-E8A9-468A-8868-D335CCA5E313

 

   

 

WSBA Online

The Altona Badminton Centre was officially opened in 1985 by Cr Les Crofts, the Mayor of the City of Altona. WSBA is known as the most prestigious Badminton Specific Stadium in Victoria and comprises 12 courts, kiosk, pro-shop, toilets and change room facilities and a large foyer.

At WSBA we host and support a variety of badminton tournaments and competitions for players from  A Grade to C Grade.

  • Pennant competition A Grade – C Grade (two 20 week seasons each year)
  • State and National championships
  • Tournaments and Carnivals
  • Championships run by WSBA
  • Junior teams' competition, Friday nights during school terms
  • Junior development squad
  • Ladies Social Competition, each Monday morning
  • Veterans Tournaments
  • Saturday afternoon and Sunday night social play
  • Junior Casual Coaching Friday night, Saturdays and Sundays.

WSBA has 22 coaches ranging from Level 1 to Level 3 (the highest). Our coaches have extensive coaching and playing experience training state and Australian players and developing our juniors. For more enquires about the Elite Coaching School contact us today.

WSBA is also used by secondary and primary schools for physical education, training, and competition matches. As part of our development program, we offer a Primary Schools Participation Program aimed at Grade 3 & 4 children. For further information on our school programs, contact the Stadium Manager Ron Gray.

Our facilities are also available for casual hire. Badminton is the fastest racquet sport in the world and a smash has been recorded at 493km per hour by Tan Boon Hoeng of Malaysia in 2013, in the Guinness Book of Records.

Come down and hire a court today.

 

 
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