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About Calpe Badminton Club
Calpe Badminton Club currently plays every Monday and Thursday morning between 8am and 11am (In July and August only on Saturdays) at the Pabellón Deportivo Domingo Crespo, Avda País Valencia, Calpe (the road where the Rastro is held on Wednesdays). You can just turn up, or contact us first at firstname.lastname@example.org.
We play with feather shuttles to the latest IBF rules, and have up to four courts available at each session.
We are a friendly club, welcoming men and women of all ages and nationalities. The only requirement is that you can play badminton at a reasonable standard! If you are a regular badminton player looking to join a local club then get in touch. It doesn't matter whether you live here permanently or just visit for holidays - we always like to see new faces. We initially ask you to play as a visitor (€4 per session) for up to 4 sessions and then your membership is approved by the committee. Currently, the membership fee is €20 then €1 per session.
The club is also integrated into the local community and makes regular donations to local charities.
However, badminton is what brings us all together and we take it fairly seriously too. We are affiliated to the Valencian Badminton Federation.
Whilst the club is based in Calpe, our members come from Javea to Albir (and all points in between). The main langage of the club is English, but we also have Spanish, German, Dutch and Belgian members. The common language is badminton!
Where are we?
MEET OUR COMMITTEE
There are currently 6 members of the Badminton Club Committee.
Luc ‘Tintin’ Vuerings
Read our Rules and Regulations
Last year we had a good interaction and feedback from the Gargasindi School for disabled children in Calpe when we donated them a table tennis table, some bats and balls, and some softballs to play football , all together for the amount of 500€. Both children and teachers were very thankfull with the new equipment. Photo:[…]
Calpe Badminton Club makes a sporting donation Last week, the Calpe Badminton Club donated €500 to the EMAÚS association in Calpe to enable them to buy sports clothes and trainers for the children under their care. The cheque was presented to Patricia Juarez from EMAÚS by members of the club´s committee. Patricia, who coordinates education,[…]
On Saturday 7th of May some members of our club participated in a friendly inter-club tournament in El Altet, Alicante. Debby and Sylvia got to the ladys semi-finales but then lost. Never mind, it was fun!
On the 26th of March 2016 we celebrated our 25th anniversary. A few weeks later on April 14th we had a big party at Draculas in Calpe port. 32 members and visitors of the club had a meal and dancing afterwards with singer Sharni. To celebrate the occasion each member received a sportbag. We had[…]
On Monday 21st of December we held our annual Christmas Event in the Calpe Sports Hall. We enjoyed playing badminton and in between games we held a break for a piece of homemade Christmas cake, Spanish cookies (montaditos) with differnt flavours. To pour this all down we could drink a glass of cava, moscatel or[…]
Another fun evening, but this time we changed the big bowling balls into small golf balls. Afterwards we went for a drink and a meal.
Last April we went to Benidorm to play a different game : bowling. We split up into 2 teams: Rudy, Lawrie, Kris and Angie were the winning team, the not-winning team was Debby, Gail, Lee and Tony. Afterwards we went to an Asian resaurant in Albir. We had lots of fun all evening.
On the 18th of December we put in a little Christmas party in the sports Hall during our badminton session. Everybody was dressed up like Santa Claus which was more or less different to play a decent game. Everybody brought along some cava, fruitjuice or homemade cake. At the end some of us were eating[…]
Despite best efforts, the club team, led by head chef Kris, failed to win at this years paella competition but a great time was had by all. Well done team!
This years competition will be held on Sunday 16th June. A great, fun day out for everyone and all for a good cause. Well worth a visit especially if you haven’t been before. Usually led by club Masterchef Kris the competition is followed by food and plenty of drink. Members need to let Manolo know[…]