Court Hire with SportyHQ

Court Hire with SportyHQ

SportyHQ is our new bookings system manager, follow the instructions below if you haven’t yet created an account or would like to know how to make a booking. 

We are open 11am – 9:30pm on a Monday, 9:15am – 9:30pm Tuesdays to Friday, and 11am – 7:30pm on the weekends, with some exceptions. 

Court hire is $20 per hour for STBA members and $25 per hour for non-members. 


How to set-up your SportyHQ profile ready to play at the STBA:

  1. Go to
  2. Select ‘Create Account’
  3. Fill in your ‘first name’ and ‘last name’ and provide your email, check the box that you agree with the terms of service and privacy policy.
  4. You will then receive an email from SportyHQ providing you with a link to confirm your account (if it’s not in your inbox check your spam).
  5. After following the link, please fill out the form with all required details, select ‘continue’ once completed.
  6. Once you have selected ‘continue’, please select ‘edit your profile’ to input your ‘cell phone’ number (which we require for COVID-19 safety purposes) and also your ‘state/province’, then select ‘save profile’.
  7. Next select ‘enrolled sports’ from the list of profile options (make sure your screen is big enough to see this).
  8. Once on this page, please select both ‘badminton (singles)’ and ‘badminton (doubles)’ to add them to your enrolled sports.
  9. Next, select the dashboard menu option labelled ‘facilities’. Once you have reached this page, please search ‘Southern Tasmanian Badminton Association’ – search the full name otherwise it may not display, click on the link.
  10. Once on the STBA page select ‘Register as a Player at the Club’ (this does not automatically mean you become a genuine member of the STBA rather it is only for booking purposes), when registering as a member it may display information related to squash – disregard this.


How to book a court for a casual session through SportyHQ:

  1. Firstly, you must make sure you have done everything in the setup process that is mentioned above (especially added badminton [singles and doubles] to your profile otherwise the bookings system will not work).
  2. From the dashboard menu select ‘Bookings’, we are only allowing bookings 7 days in advance.
  3. Select the date from the top of the page, and then select ‘reserve’ on the session time you would like, taking into account whether you would like a specific court.
  4. On the next page, select either ‘Badminton (Doubles)’ or ‘Badminton (Singles)’ for Sport, then select ‘Bringing in a Guest’ for reservation type, you can either select 60 minutes or 120 minutes for booking length. 
  5. In the Guest’s Name section, add the names of your friends.
  6. Ensure you read the conditions of booking.
  7. Provide your card details for payment and once completed your booking will be reserved and we will look forward to seeing you at the STBA!