Places To Play In (near) San Francisco


These are public spaces, you can just go there without joining the social group. Also check out places to play in the U.S. (from Southwest Badminton Association)

  • Bintang South San Francisco
    • 25 courts, dedicated to badminton with 2 challenge courts
    • They have very advanced players (sometimes at B levels) at the challenge courts, the SF Badminton group also have very advanced players.  It’s not easy to have pick up games unless you are willing to be outgoing and pick up games at the challenge courts.
    • Website
    • $13-15 for drop in
    • 245 S Spruce Ave, South San Francisco, CA 94080 Phone: (650) 624-0002
  • Millberry Fitness & Recreation Center at UCSF Parnassus
    • It’s hit or miss in terms of advanced players.  The air conditioning is horrible for badminton.  Most players play with plastic birdies.
    • Address: 500 Parnassus Ave, San Francisco, CA
    • Web site
    • $22 for single or $175 for 10 passes for adults
    • $10 for kids under 17
      Guest Fees for UCSF | Membership | Calendar of other drop ins
    • They also have weight rooms, yoga, swimming pool you can use with the fee
    • Monday 7:30am to 9:30pm (Beginners & Intermediate)
    • Saturday 5:30pm to 8:00pm (Beginners & Intermediate)
    • Phone: 415.476.1115
    • Directions : Go to 500 Parnassus, walk into the student union, down the stairs and pay at the front desk. Then walk inside the fitness center, up the stairs to the basketball gym or ask the front desk. See these photos
  • Bakar Fitness & Recreation Center at UCSF Mission Bay
  • The Salvation Army Kroc Center