A MESSAGE FROM OUR DIRECTOR
Announcing the opening of the new
Arizona Badminton Center in Mesa at the NW corner of Dobson
and Broadway just off the 101 between the 202 and 60!!! For the
first time in Arizona history we have a beautiful, fully dedicated
badminton-specific facility open 7 days a week! See the
website for complete details.
Welcome to the Arizona Badminton Club website! Since our official
founding in 1988, and even years before that, we have dedicated
ourselves to promoting the indoor recreational and tournament sport
of badminton throughout Arizona (see the tribute to Hank Anderssohn
in the history portion of this website). We love badminton players
of all ages and abilities, and from all nations. Our great Olympic
sport is growing, and more players are participating every week.
We have been coordinating an increasing network of places to play
including a large base of high school players due to the more than
fifty AIA High School Girls Varsity and Junior Varsity teams that
have a season in the Fall each year.
In light of all this activity we have added several ABC Board
Members. Joining original board members Dick Abbuhl and myself,
are Dick Baltimore, Kathy Furtmann, Francis Hartojo, Chin Khor,
Darcy McGrane, Doug Towne, and Rob Waters. Together we have more
than 200 years of recreational and tournament badminton experience
and a combination of professions, knowledge and dedication to serve
the sport of badminton in Arizona!
I hope you find this website helpful. If you have any questions or
suggestions, feel free to email me at: GCoachGC5@cox.net. Come and
check out the new Arizona Badminton Center. We hope to see you on
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Looking for places to play badminton in the valley? Please visit
the Where to Play page for an up-to-date
list of open gyms around the Phoenix metropolitan area, complete
with hours of operation, addresses, maps and fee schedule details.
For open gyms in Tucson, please visit the Tucson Badminton Club and the University of Arizona Badminton Club websites.
Please also visit the Events Calendar
page for more open gym, tournaments and other local badminton events
You can send your comments and suggestions by using the
comments form or by sending a mail to:
Or, you can also reach us via Google Talk through screenname
"azsmash". We're not online all the time, but when we are, feel
free to chat with us.
EQUIPMENT & SERVICES
Looking for a new racquet or need your racquet restrung? How about
a tube of shuttlecocks or a roll of overgrips? Visit the
Equipment & Services
page for a list of local contacts and online sources for badminton
services and supplies.