2022-2023 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 Safety.  A Declaration Form must be completed and emailed along with the membership application form to the office before joining.  Details and Declaration Form can be found here.

Trial Membership (Badminton or Squash) – 3 months only (available from May 2022 to January 2023)

  • New members only.  Not valid for past members.
  • Available once in a life time.
  • A trial membership is available for Adults, Senior Citizens (65+), Spouse, Students (up to 30), Youth Adults (19-24), and Family Youth Adults (19-24).
  • 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 2022- April 2023)

  • Membership fees are for one full year ending April 30, 2023 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 1080 325
Senior Citizen (65+), Spouse 720 215
Youth (19-24) / Student (25-30) 595 175
Family Youth (19-24) 475 140
Family Junior (under 19) 225 N/A
Independent Junior (under 19) 350 N/A
Daytime Only (ends at 3pm) 640 N/A
Doubles Squash Only 730 N/A
Summer (May – August) 400 N/A
Out of Town (12 visits per year) 180 N/A
Fitness – Adult 420 N/A
Fitness – Senior (65+), Spouse, Student (25-30), Youth (19-24) 360 N/A
Second Sport (Adult/Junior.  Not available for Doubles Squash Only.  No proration) 12 12
Social (no playing privileges, former members only) 120 N/A
Locker (Large) 117 N/A
Locker (Medium – Ladies only) 100 N/A

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Membership Application Form 2022-2023 can be found here…

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Guest Privileges

Member Guests are now permitted.  Registration of guests is required, see procedures HERE

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Types of Memberships

Adult:
Adult (full) membership entitles full playing privileges.

Spouse:
A spouse entitles full playing privileges at a discounted rate.  Proof of spousal relationship required.  A list of proof of relationship documents can be found HERE.

Senior Citizen (65+):
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.  Proof of age required.

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 at a discounted rate.  Proof of age will be requested.

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 at a discounted rate.  Proof of age will be requested.

Family Junior (under 19):
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.  Proof of age will be requested.

Independent Junior (under 19):
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.  Proof of age will be requested.

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

Doubles Squash Only:
Gives you access to the Doubles Squash court and the fitness area every day of the year.  The membership is for squash players who wish to play doubles only squash. (Second sport not available for this membership type)

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 6:00 am to 12 midnight, seven days a week.

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 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.

Social:
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.

Door Key (FOB):
FOB will be issued upon receipt of deposit.  Members must use their own door key FOB every time they enter the club.