Junior Advanced Badminton Squad (JABS) and Junior Badminton Club




West Lothian JABS is fully committed to safeguarding and promoting the well being of all its members. WL JABS believes its is important that members, coaches administrators and parent associated with the club should at all times show respect and understanding for the safety and well being of others. Therefore, members are encouraged to be open at all times and to share any concerns or complaints that they have about any aspect of the club with any Club Committee Member.


As a member of West Lothian JABS you are expected to abide by the following members code of conduct:

All members must play within the rules and respect officials and their decisions.

All members must respect the rights, dignity and worth of all participants regardless of gender, ability, cultural background or religion.

Members should keep to agreed times for training and competitions or inform the coach if they are going to be late.

Members must ear suitable kit for training (NO football colours or inappropriate slogans/advertising).

Members must pay any monthly fees for training or events promptly. Fees are collected on the first Tuesday of every month unless advised otherwise.



Bullying can take many forms; Physical, Verbal, Emotional, Harassment etc.

West Lothian JABS will take all signs of bullying very seriously.

All members will be encouraged to speak and share concerns with the coaches or someone in charge.

Any cases of bullying will be investigated confidentially.

If any member of the club is found guilty then their parent/guardian will be informed and they will asked to leave the club.



            Junior Advanced Badminton Squad (JABS) and Junior Badminton Club




Dear Member & Parent

Bathgate Academy Sports Centre is the normal venue for squad training on Tuesdays 5.30 – 6.30 (PIPS), 6.30-7.30 (Club) and 7.30-9.30 (Squad).

The regulations for the use of this community facility require to be made known to all participants and it is expected that, in the interests of all concerned, they will be observed.

As they are quite lengthy only those regulations relating to our usage are described below.  A full copy is available on request.

“2. A responsible person must be present throughout the duration of each let.”

- As well as the team coach a parent or member of the committee will be present on a rota basis

 “6. Any damage to property during the occupancy of the premises will be made good by the Council and the cost will be charged to the user.”

- The “user” is the person(s) causing the damage.

 “7. The Council does not accept responsibility for the loss of property belonging to nor for accidents sustained by members or organisations using educational premises.”

Please take care at all times.  We are not insured for loss of personal injury.

 “10. The instructions of the Janitor or Community Education staff present must be complied with at all times.”

 “11. Members or organisations must wear suitable footwear.”

- No black-soled shoes or high heels in the gym hall.

 “20. Noise must be kept to reasonable limits.”

- Unlikely to be an issue under normal circumstances.  Shared use of a community facility expects Appropriate behaviour to be observed.

 “21. Along with the provision of accommodation the necessary toilets, heating and lighting of the Building will be provided.”

- Any damage to, or abuse of, the facilities could result in the termination of the let.  Any member found to be causing damage will have their membership terminated immediately.

 “22. The users shall not have the use of any other equipment or fittings apart from that mentioned in clause 21.”

- The squad has use of equipment for the six badminton courts only.


Download this file (Code of Conduct_general.doc)Code of Conduct for Facility Users[Code of Conduct for Facility Users]21 Kb
Download this file (Code of Conduct_members.doc)Code of Conduct for Members[Code of Conduct for Members]22 Kb

Club Times


PIPS 5.30 - 6.30pm

Open to anyone in P1 - P5

Club 6.30 - 7.30 pm
Invitation Only

Squad 7.30 - 9.30pm
Invitation Only