Membership Information

Fee Structure

** NO INITIATION FEE **

General Information

The playing season of the Vancouver Racquets Club covers a twelve (12) month period from May 1st to April 30th. There is no initiation to join the club. Applicants register for: Squash, Badminton, or Fitness or may join as dual member for Squash and Badminton. When you join for Squash or Badminton it includes the Fitness as well.

3 month Trial Membership (Badminton or Squash)

A trial membership is available May 1 to January 31 for adults, Senior Citizens, Students 19 and over, Youth adult 19-24, and Family Youth 19-24.
New members only.  Not valid for past members.
Dues for 3 months must be paid in full, no monthly payment option.
Available once in a life time.
No referral credit for existing member.
Trial memberships do not have guest privileges

 

Annual dues

** Members have the options to pay annually, semi annually, or monthly for some categories. Dues must be paid until the end of the membership year which is April 30th regardless of the method of payment.**

For new members, dues are pro-rated to April 30th (minimum dues: 1 month).
Squash and Badminton memberships include Fitness

                                                                               Payment Options
Membership

Annual
Dues

Semi Annual
Payment Option
2 payments

Monthly Payment Option
(to April)

3 month
Trial Membership
New Members Only

Adult 865 450 79/month 250
Senior Citizen (65+) / Spouse 550 285 51/month 170
Youth Adult (19 – 24) / Student up to 30 472 246 43/month 140
Family Youth (19 – 24) 375 195 34/month 115
Family Junior (under 19) 165 N/A N/A N/A
Independent Junior (under 19) 267 N/A N/A N/A
Independent Junior (10 & under) 138 N/A N/A N/A
Daytime Only 492 N/A N/A N/A
Doubles Only Squash 555 287 50 N/A
Early Bird 350 N/A N/A N/A
Out-of-Town 135 N/A N/A N/A
Social/Retainer 87 N/A N/A N/A
Summer (May, June, July, & August) 315 N/A N/A N/A
Fitness: Adult 325 170 30 N/A
Fitness: Senior Citizen (65+), Spouse, Student, Youth 277 149 26 N/A
Second Sport (Adult) 100 N/A N/A 36
Second Sport (Junior) 45 N/A N/A N/A
Door Key (FOB) Deposit 15
Locker: Large-$70 Medium-$60
Membership Waiting List Deposit 50

*  GST (5%) will be added to all fees.
*  Dues are non-refundable regardless of illness, injury, pregnancy, or vacation.
*  FOB deposit is non-refundable 6 months after membership expiry.

To download the application form …

Guest Privileges

Adult members may introduce up to two playing guests per month, one at a time.  The same person may not be a guest more than once a month or 6 times in one year.  Social guests may be introduced an unlimited number of times at no charge.
There are no guest privileges for juniors.
For more info on Guest Privileges…

Daytime guest fee is $6.67 (Monday to Friday 6 am – 3 pm). Prime time guest fee is $11.43 per guest or purchase Guest Passes at the rate of 2 for $20.95, 5 for $47.62, 10 for $85.71 Fitness guest pass is $6.67 valid anytime.


Types of Memberships

Adult:
Adult (full) membership entitles members to play 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Spouse:
A spouse entitles full playing privileges at discounted rates.

Senior Citizen:
A person who is sixty-five years of age or older as of the beginning of the current membership year shall qualify as a Senior Citizen.

Full-Time Student – Up to 30:
An individual who is in full-time (minimum of 9 credit hours or equivalent) attendance at a post secondary or other educational institution. Proof of enrollment at said institution may be requested. Valid for Students up to 30 years old.

Youth Adult 19-24:
For young adults 19 to 24. This membership allows full playing privileges 24 hours a day 7 day a week at a discounted rate.

Family Youth 19-24:
For young adults 19 to 24 who have a parent that is a full member. This membership allows full playing privileges 24 hours a day 7 days a week at a discounted rate.

Family Junior:

A child of an adult (full time) member who would otherwise qualify as an Independent Junior member, shall qualify for membership as a Family Junior. Member may only play during such hours as are designated by the Badminton or Squash Directors.

Independent Junior:
A person who qualifies as a junior who is under 19 according to Badminton B.C. or Squash B.C. at the beginning of a membership year shall qualify as an Independent Junior. Member may only play during such hours as are designated by the Badminton or Squash Directors.

Daytime Only:
Daytime membership is being offered for Squash or Badminton play limited to the hours of 9:00 am to 3:00 pm weekdays Monday to Friday.

Early Bird:
Early Bird membership is being offered for Squash or Badminton play limited to the hours of 6:00 am to 8:45 am weekdays Monday to Friday.

Social:
Social memberships are available to only those persons who are members in good standing at the end of a particular season. There are no playing privileges for Social members. Guest fee must be paid for Social members to use the facilities. If there is a waiting list, a Social member may not become a playing member in mid-season but will have priority over the people on the waiting list for the following year. Dues are non-refundable and cannot be applied towards membership dues. Dues can only be pro-rated once from November 1st.

Out-of-town:
Out-of-town members are entitled to play a maximum of 12 times in one year. To be eligible a person must reside beyond Hope, Squamish, or the U.S. border. Out-of-town members must sign the guest book (no guest fee is required). Dues are not refundable. If there is a waiting list, an out-of-town member may not become a full member in mid season, but he/she will have priority over the people on the waiting list for the following year.

Squash Doubles Only:
Gives you access to the Doubles Squash court 24/7 and also access to the fitness area from 6:00 am to midnight every day of the year. The membership is for squash players who wish to play doubles only squash.

Summer:
The summer membership is for May, June, July and August. No initiation is required. A summer member has no voting privileges. Summer members are not permitted to bring guests according to the guest rules.

Fitness Only:
Allows use of fitness facilities, change room, sauna, and steam room kitchen and lounge. No initiation is required. Fitness Only members have no access to the Squash or Badminton courts. A fitness member has no voting privileges. The Fitness Area is open from 6 am to midnight every day of the year.

Waiting List:
In the event that playing memberships are full, a waiting list will be formed. For an applicant’s name to be placed on the waiting list, they must pay a waiting list deposit. The waiting list deposit will be applied toward dues upon joining. This fee is non-refundable except when the Club has not been able to offer a membership within one (1) calendar year of the date of the application. In this event, upon receipt of written request from the applicant, the Club will refund the waiting list deposit. Applicants will be notified when openings are available.

Door Key (FOB):
When memberships are accepted and processed, adult members will be given a door key (FOB) upon submitting a deposit ($15). FOB deposit is non-refundable 6 months after membership expiry. Social and Junior members under 16 are not given door keys.