Wanderers FAQ

What days and times do you play?2021-07-14T15:46:34+02:00

Mondays: High-Performance coaching and training junior and senior players from 6 30pm till close, coached by David Calvid.

Tuesdays: Members social. Playing times, 7 pm till close (bring your own shuttles).

Wednesdays: High-performance and junior coaching. Juniors from 6 pm till 7 30 pm, high-performance coaching and training from 7 30pm till close, coaches David Calvid and Les Brazier.

Thursdays: The hall is closed to badminton due to the gymnastics training.

Fridays: Members social playing times 7 pm to close.

Saturdays: Exclusive kids training from 2 pm to 4 pm coached by Steward national coach.

4 pm members social players till close.

Sundays: Open to members social players from 8 pm to 1 pm.

Exclusive junior training from 2 pm to 3 30 pm Les Brazier.

Exclusive Golden oldies training and practice 3 30 pm till 6 pm.

Members social practice from 6  15 pm to close.

Does the club provide racquets and shuttles?2021-07-14T15:43:27+02:00

Yes, the Club will lend you a racquet if you make prior arrangements with the chairperson. Seniors must provide shuttles and the Club can advise you where to get shuttles from. Juniors are provided with plastic shuttles.

Do you offer coaching?2021-07-14T15:45:32+02:00

Yes, there are people qualified to coach you at a fee. There are allocated times for training and coaching for juniors and seniors. We cater for beginners to provincial players and juniors as young as 5 yrs and up.

Do I have to become a member to participate?2021-07-14T15:44:49+02:00

If you are serious about playing badminton whether it be social or competitive and after your first free visit to the club and you have decided you want to join the club then you have to go through the following steps.

  1. Yes, you have to join the main club.
  2. Depending on your age there are different prices
  3. Each sub-club has a fee you have to pay yearly, this helps to look after the upkeep of the hall and equipment, badminton fee is R250.00 per year payable to the main club.

For more information on membership, please visit our membership page here.

Do you have a group on Strava?2021-07-07T11:38:49+02:00

Yes! Click here to join our Strava club

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Do you have any running events coming up?2021-07-07T11:21:31+02:00

None at the moment, but watch this space!

When are your club runs?2021-07-06T13:15:27+02:00

On a Sunday, the club runs leave from the top car park at:

Summer: 07:00am
Winter: June/July/August 8:00am

What time is the weekly time trial?2021-07-06T13:10:14+02:00

Every Thursday at 17:45 from the bottom cricket field, but due to level four restrictions, the time trial has been postponed.

Do I have to become a member to run the time trial?2021-07-06T13:09:24+02:00

No, but to join Club runs you do have to be.

Does Wanderers Planet Fitness have a Basketball Court2019-04-18T15:10:51+02:00

No, Wanderers Planet Fitness do not have a basketball court but The Wanderers Club does have one.

The Wanderers Club has two outdoor floodlit basketball courts.

For more info contact: Brian Masenda on 082 325 7719

Do you charge corkage?2019-04-18T14:10:55+02:00

We have a very extensive beverage list available, with this being said, corkage is always an option and will vary in price depending on what is being brought in.

What does your venue hire include?2020-02-26T18:40:36+02:00

All 20 of our various venues include the below:

·         Exclusive use of the quoted venue for the full-time frame needed.

·         Cleaning of the venue before and after the event.

·         WI-FI

·         Basic tables, chairs and linen service.

·         Dedicated coordinator

·         Front and back of house management

·         Cutlery and crockery and table accessories i.e. salt and pepper, toothpicks.

·         Glassware

·         Generator

·         Free and secure parking

·         Table numbers (if required)


What is included in the conference package?2019-04-18T14:19:31+02:00

We offer an array of packages which are tailor made to fit your needs.  Our conference packages all include the following:

·         Venue Hire including standard tables, chairs and linen

·         WI-FI

·         Free and secure parking

·         Dedicated waiter

·         Front of house manager

·         Assorted teas, coffee, fruit juice and chefs choice snacks on Arrival, mid-morning and mid-afternoon.

·         3 course sit down Buffet in a separate venue in order to refresh the mind and encourage delegate interaction.

·         Note pads and pens

·         1x Flipchart

·         Jugs of water and cordials

·         Bowls of mints refreshed throughout the day.

Do you allow self-catering?2020-09-01T13:41:05+02:00

The Wanderers Club caterers and hospitality staff pride themselves on their creativity and flexibility when working on the catering needs for all their clients.  Should Halaal or Kosher catering be required, our professional preferred suppliers will be contacted to for fill the requirements.

Is there Accommodation?2019-04-18T14:19:44+02:00

We have a great partnership with The Protea Hotel Wanderers, who share the same property as us.  It is a mere walk across the parking lot.