Catering to the northern suburbs, the DVBA has courts at Eltham Leisure Centre and Diamond Valley Sports Complex.
Competition is played most nights of the week and practice courts are available at Diamond Valley Sports Complex on a Sunday evening.
*** NOTICE BOARD ***
Next Season commences:
2013 Spring Season starts:
Week beginning Monday, 14th July 2013
DVBA Trivia Night
Sat 29th June 2013
Eltham Scout Hall
$15 per person
Raffles - Prizes - Fun & Games
Tickets available from Committee Members
2013 Autumn Fixture *NEW*
Updated version -03 Feb
Available in the Downloads section.
DVBA Newsletter, Issue 6
Available in the Newsletter section.
Badminton Victoria, Around the Courts*NEW*
December 2012 issue availabe here.
Sunday Night Social Games:
Commence 3rd Feb 2013
Cick here for details.
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How to Join Diamond Valley Badminton Association
New members are welcome at the start of each season.
If a season has commenced you can register your interest to play as a fill-in.
Membership is not required for Sunday night social/practice games.
DVBA offers a Juniors program. Go to the Juniors section for full details.
Why play badminton?
Badminton is the fastest racquet sport in the world.
Badminton is fun for all ages and skill levels.
One is obviously the health benefits. Badminton keeps you fit and is good cardio vascular exercise.
It trains the body for endurance. It is not only a physical game but it also a mental game.
Playing badminton develops and exercises hand eye co-ordination while at the same time, the numerous positions that you have to twist into build a strong spine.
One of the most important benefits is the badminton community. You will never meet a group of nicer people.
Badminton originated in Greece, India and China and evolved from the game of battledore and shuttlecock.
The current day game was first played in 1873 at Badminton in Gloucestershire.
The Duke of Beaufort wanted to play a game inside and he couldn't play tennis because he kept smashing his ornaments, so he resorted to using a racket and shuttlecock - hence badminton!