A Guide to Bay Area Badminton Gyms 

Where to play.

Badminton is similar to tennis, except that the shuttlecock is not allowed to bounce, the serve must be hit from below the waist, and players stand inside their service courts. A match consists of three games, each played to 21 points. Badminton can be played in singles and doubles, and is best practiced inside.

Badminton clubs offer day passes, monthly memberships, and coaching sessions for children and adults. Drop-in fees range between $3 and $8. Check for equipment availability.

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