Drop-In and Open Gym Badminton

Outdoor Drop-in Play

Los Olivos Community Park Court #4 is now available for badminton play seven days a week. Court lights are on from dusk until 10 p.m. Los Olivos Community Park is located at 101 Alfonso in Irvine. For more information on outdoor badminton courts, please call 949-724-6292 or email

Indoor Badminton Open Gym

Irvine High School gyms will be closed for maintenance July 1 through July 14. There will be no Open Gym Badminton sessions during that time. Regular Open Gym Badminton sessions will resume once gym maintenance is completed.

Badminton Open Gym is a registration-based program for individuals and doubles. 10 indoor badminton courts at the Irvine High School Practice Gym will be available for each timed session. Participants must bring their own rackets and shuttles. Registration is $3–7 depending on session, and must be made for each session. 

Below represents the general start and end dates for each quarterly session: 

Fall – early September to mid-December (expect holiday blackout dates)
Winter – mid January to early March
Spring – mid March to late May
Summer – early June to late August 

All start and end times are also TBD.


  • Check-in will start 10 minutes prior to course start. Please do not enter the gym until you are checked in by staff. Have your registration email confirmation ready to show staff when checking in.  
  • If players are waiting, all play must be doubles and each game can only be to one set.
    • Winning teams will stay on the court, while the losing team will exit the court. 
    • Two players who are waiting will then join. 
    • If players are not waiting, participants may play singles and play to best of three sets.   
  • Registration is required for each individual participating in each program session. 
  • Participants under the age of 18 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.  
  • Players must stop play at the designated session end time, and must exit the gym upon completion of play.  

Pre-registration is required and will be available two weeks prior to each session drop-in date for Irvine residents. Non-resident registration will open 12 days prior to each session drop-in date. Withdrawals and transfers are permissible when received 72 hours prior to class start. There is a $5 fee for registration withdrawals. Transfers are permissible at no additional charge permitted space is available. Withdrawal and transfer requests received within 72 hours of course start will not receive a refund. Please see for additional registration policies.  

For more information on Open Gym Badminton, please call 949-724-6669 email

Classes & Camps

Indoor Badminton Classes

The City of Irvine has partnered with Nysget Sports and the South Coast Chinese Cultural Center to offer youth badminton classes to the community. Classes are available quarterly, registration is available at

Outdoor Badminton, Tennis, & Pickleball Junior Camp

This summer camp is designed to introduce young athletes from ages 5 to 14 to a variety of racket sports in one setting. Visit to learn more.