Social sessions

Social sessions

Love team sport, but can’t commit? You’ve come to the right place!

Social sessions were created to let anyone play, and better yet, you don't need to be a student or a member to participate in these sessions!

Designed for players of all levels and competency, all Macquarie University Sport social sessions are overseen by a Macqaurie University Sport representative, who will match you up with others of similar ability.

Check out the information below to learn more about social sessions at Macquarie University Sport, news and events, the current timetable, information on the sessions offered and how to book your session, all detailed below.

About:

Social sessions at Macquarie University Sport are offered as a non-competitive alternative to patrons who can't commit to weekly competitions.

As an inclusion of membership, you'll have the choice between any one of Badminton, Basketball, Futsal and 3x3 Basketball sessions offered throughout the week, just check the timetable below.

Not a member? Not a problem - are sessions are open to everyone, but prices to apply for non-members - see the information below.

News and Events:

Current Social Sessions Timetable:

Below are the current social sessions timetables across the Sports Hall, Recreational Hall and Kompan.

Presently Badminton, Basketball, Futsal and 3x3 Basketball sessions offered throughout the week.

Christmas Social Sessions Timetable:

All Social Sessions for 2018 will conclude on Sunday 16th December and will return on the dates below.

Sunday Badminton - 6 January

Thursday Badminton - 10 January

Saturday Badminton - 16 February

Wednesday Basketball - 9 January

Saturday Basketball - 16 February

Thursday Futsal - 14 February

Friday Futsal - 15 February

Sports Hall

Social SessionMondayTuesdayWednesdayThursdayFridaySaturdaySunday

Basketball

  2:30pm - 5:30pm  4:00pm - 7:00pm 

Badminton

   

6:00pm - 8:00pm;

8:00pm - 10:00pm

 9:00am - 12:00pm3:00pm - 5:00pm

5:00pm - 7:00pm

Futsal

   2:30pm - 5:30pm2:00pm - 5:00pm  

Recreational Hall

Social SessionMondayTuesdayWednesdayThursdayFridaySaturdaySunday

Badminton

   

6:00pm - 8:00pm;

8:00pm - 10:00pm

 9:00am - 12:00pm3:00pm - 5:00pm;

5:00pm - 7:00pm

Current Social Sessions Offered:

Below is a table detailing the current social sport sessions offered at Macquarie University Sport.

SessionDescription
Badminton

Badminton is a game played with rackets in which a shuttlecock is hit back and fourth across a net. Similar to tennis, it can be played in singles (1-on-1) or doubles (2-on-2). Badminton sessions are hosted in both the Sports Hall and Recreational Hall of Macquarie University Sport.

Basketball

Basketball is a game played between two teams of five players in which points are scored by throwing a ball through a netted hoop fixed at each end of the court. Basketball sessions are hosted in the Sports Hall of Macquarie University Sport.

Futsal

Futsal is a modified form of soccer/football played with five players per side on a smaller, typically indoor pitch. Futsal sessions are hosted in the Sports Hall of Macquarie University Sport.

3x3 Basketball

3x3 Basketball is a form of basketball played three-a-side with only one hoop on a court. 3x3 basketball sessions are hosted in the Kompan of Macquarie University Sport.

How to Book Your Social Session:

There's no need to make a booking for a social session, however, a ticket is required for entry.

They can be collected from the reception and brought to the session before you enter, but just a few things to remember:

  • Arrive five minutes prior to the starting time to register
  • Members are entitled to one free session per day per sport (any additional sessions will incur a cost)
  • Equipment is provided, however feel free to bring your own!
  • Badminton players are required to bring their own shuttlecocks or purchase them from the Front Desk. Only used shuttle cocks are provided.

Any patron wishing to participate in any social session must be aware of the applicable policies, which are linked below:

Social Session Fees:

Fees only apply to non-members or anyone participating in more than one social session per day.

Want more information on fees and charges? View our full list of here.

ClassificationCost
Member

Free (1-per day, cost for more than one)

Student Non-Member$8.00 per session
General Non-Member$15.00 per session
3x3 BasketballFree

Contact Us About Social Sessions:

Have a question or query you feel hasn’t been answered? Would you like to know more? View our frequently asked questions, contact us on 9850 7636, send your enquiry to this page or email socialsport@mq.edu.au. Need an answer right away? Why not try the LiveChat feature in the bottom right hand corner of this page. We have a representative on standby ready and willing to help!

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