Membership Information

We are now accepting NEW members!

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 can register for: Squash, Badminton, or Fitness.  When you join Squash or Badminton, it also includes Fitness.
Each new member must be aware of and agree to Protocols and Guidelines for operations under COVID-19.  A Declaration Form must be completed and emailed to the office before joining.  Details and Declaration Form can be found here.

Trial Membership (Badminton or Squash) – 3 months only (Available from May 2021 to January 2022)

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

Annual Dues (May 2021- April 2022)

  • Membership fees are for one full year ending April 30, 2022 and are non-refundable.  Fees will be prorated for new members on the day of joining.
  • All memberships must be made over the phone with a credit card.
  • Pre-authorized instalment plan is available, please contact the office for details.

Squash and Badminton memberships include Fitness

  • GST (5%) will be added to all fees
  • Dues are non-refundable regardless of illness, injury, pregnancy, or vacation
Fee Schedule
Membership Types Annual Dues (will be prorated for new members) Trial (3 Months Only)
Adult 1045 310
Senior Citizen (65+), Spouse 675 202
Youth (19-24) / Student (25-30) 567 168
Family Youth (19-24) 455 134
Family Junior (under 19) 207 N/A
Independent Junior (11-18) 328 N/A
Daytime Only (ends at 3pm) 603 N/A
Doubles Squash Only 687 N/A
Early Bird (ends at 9am) 430 N/A
Fitness – Adult 415 N/A
Fitness – Senior (65+), Spouse, Student, Youth (19-24) 347 N/A
Second Sport (Adult) 133 45
Second Sport (Junior) 66 N/A
Locker (Large) 110 N/A
Locker (Medium – Ladies only) 95 N/A
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Membership Application Form 2021-2022 can be found here…

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Guest Privileges

No guests are allowed in the club during this phase.  All players must be members.

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Types of Memberships

Adult: Adult (full) membership entitles members to play from Monday to Sunday 6:30 am to 11:45 pm.

Spouse: A spouse entitles full playing privileges at a discounted rate.

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 enrolment at said institution will 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 from Monday to Sunday 6:30 am to 11:45 pm at a discounted rate.

Family Youth (19-24): For young adults 19 to 24 who have a parent that is an Adult (full time) member.  This membership allows full playing privileges from Monday to Sunday 6:30 am to 11:45 pm 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 designated by the Badminton or Squash Directors.

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

Daytime Only: Daytime membership is being offered for Squash or Badminton. Play limited to the hours of 6:30 am to 3:00 pm on weekdays — Monday to Friday.

Early Bird: Early Bird membership is being offered for Squash or Badminton. Play limited to the hours of 6:30 am to 9:00 am on weekdays — Monday to Friday.

Squash Doubles Only: Gives you access to the Doubles Squash court from Monday to Sunday 6:30 am to 10:30 pm, also access to the fitness area every day of the year.  The membership is for squash players who wish to play doubles only squash.

Fitness Only: Allows use of fitness facilities.  Fitness Only members have no access to the Squash or Badminton courts.  The Fitness Area is open from Monday to Sunday 6:30 am to 10:30 pm.

Social (Not available currently): Social memberships are only available to 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.

Out-of-town (Not available currently): Out-of-town members are entitled to play a maximum of 12 times in one year.  To be eligible, a person must reside beyond an 80 kilometre radius around the club. Out-of-town members must sign the guest book and indicate their Out-of-Town status (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.

Door Key (FOB): FOB will be issued upon receipt of deposit.  Access to the building is by booking or appointment only.