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OBA Policies

Agreement and Waiver

By signing up and/or paying for any of our programs provided by Ontario Badminton Academy (OBA), located at 7400 Woodbine Ave, Unit 4, Markham, Ontario L3R 1A5, you agree to be bound by these Terms and Conditions:

 1) You have fully read, understood, and will abide by Ontario Badminton Academy's (OBA) Terms and Conditions, rules, and regulations; 2) You will comply with OBA's decisions, announcements, notifications, signs, and indications, whether they are existing or future posts on our walls, website, emails, or texts sent out by Our staff; 3) You have accepted and assumed all the responsibilities and risks for any of the activities held at OBA for your child/children, yourself, or any other persons affiliated with you. OBA and its coaches, employees, and volunteers cannot be held liable for any personal injuries, deaths, property damages, property thefts, or actions of any kind occurring to any players or any other persons using the facility. You agree to indemnify, hold harmless, and promise not to sue OBA or their staff from any and all liabilities or claims made as a result of participation in the activity whether caused by the negligence of release or otherwise; 4) You understand that you and/or your child may be photographed while participating in the activity. You agree to allow your child's and your photo, video, or film likeness to be used for badminton promotional purposes; 5) You agree to provide monetary compensation for any damages or loss of equipment in the facility you are responsible for; 6) You agree OBA has the right to update its policies on any and all Terms and Conditions, rules, and regulations according to its upcoming business needs without any prior notice. OBA has the final interpretation of all its policies on any and all terms and conditions, rules, and regulations.

Terms and Conditions

1. Payments

  • Payments must be made before participating in any activities. All payments made are non-refundable. 

2. Credits

  • All credits are eligible for a period of 1 year. If credits are not used within the time period, all credits will be void. 

  • Private lesson credits can be used for any charge required activities in the gym, and transferable between family members and can be used for different coaches providing make up the differences in the prices between coaches.  

  • Team credits can be used for any charge required activities except private lessons. 

  • Class credits can only be used as payments for recreational classes/programs. 

3. ​Injuries/Sick Days

  • If you are unable to play due to an injury or illness, credits can only be reimbursed with the exception of management’s approval. You must provide proof (i.e. a doctor’s note or photo) to receive the credit for the duration of your absence. 

Rules and Regulations

1. Team Membership

  • With a team membership, the player is accepted as a member of the OBA competitive teams. A team member can drop in anytime when courts are available. Team members have the benefits of booking courts at a lower rate and a discounted price for private/Semi-private lessons.  

2. Family Membership

  • Family membership is only available to a team member’s family with the same household. One family membership allows only one individual family member to play for one season. Members are only allowed to stay up to 3 hours to play.


3. Team Training

  • Team membership is required to become a team member. Each week, team members can only train for the times that they have signed up for. Our services will not be provided to those who show up more than what they have signed up for each week. 

  • Only coaches can determine whether or not a player can be promoted to another team and payment for the promotion must be made. 

4. Private lesson

  • If in any case, you cannot make it to your private lesson, the front desk will need to be notified 24 hours before the lesson, or else the lesson will be charged. To secure a session, you must pre-pay no less than 5 lessons. 

5. Recreational Classes

  • If you are unable to attend, you must call in and inform the front desk. Make-up classes can be arranged within a week. Make-up classes can only be transferred to the next following terms and make-up classes will be void anytime afterward. 

6. Make-up Classes

  • If you have missed a class due to personal reasons, you can make up the class within a week. Make-up classes can only be done within the same team or lower leveled team. Make-up classes cannot be transferred to upcoming seasons.  

7. Drop-ins

  • All drop-ins must check-in with the front desk upon arrival and make payment before getting on courts. If failure to do so, OBA has the right to stop you from playing and payment must be made. Drop-ins are allowed to stay for a maximum of 3 hours with courts 1 and 2 being the designated courts. 

8. Court Rentals

  • Court rentals must reserve the court before visit via phone, email, or WeChat. Payment must be made at the front desk upon arrival. If failure to do so, OBA has the right to stop you from playing to make the payment.

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