Code Of Conduct

It is essential that all people involved in Badminton recognise and ensure that everyone has an equal right to participate and enjoy the sport.

As a member or guest of the club you are expected to abide by the following code of practice.

All players must play within the laws of the game, and respect all officials, opponents and their decisions.

All players must show respect for other players in the club.

All players should be aware of health and safety for their own and other players sake and ensure as far as possible there are no hazards on or near the court.

The club is fully committed to safeguarding and promoting the wellbeing of all its players.

Any accident at club should be reported to the sport centre.

If having been selected for a team to represent the club a player has to withdraw they must inform the relevant team captain giving as much notice as possible.

All players must pay any fees for membership and matches promptly or by the due date.

Any financial difficulty in making full payment should be discussed in confidence with the club treasurer, who has discretion to agree staged payment.

Anyone with a medical condition should speak to an official of the club before playing.

All players will not discriminate against any individual for any reason, whether it is race, colour, gender, marital status, sexuality, age, disability, occupation, religion or political persuasion.

All players will behave with discretion if discussing individuals and avoid engaging in descriptions or publicly criticising them in a way which they may find demeaning.

All players must take action if they have concerns about an adult’s behaviour towards a child.