Excellent place to unwind after a hard day’s toil. The billiard room in the basement has spacious room for uninterrupted movement. The billiard room presently houses one billiards table for members and one for dependents. In addition one pool table is also available.
Summer & Winters –
1:30 p.m. to 9.30 p.m.
Saturdays, Sundays & Holidays –
12.30 p.m. to 09.30 p.m.
Billiards & Snooker Rules
1. Playing Rights (Member’s Room)
Only Friends Club Members and their guests shall be allowed to play. However a guest should not be below 21 years of age.
2. Guests Players
A Member may sign in guests only if personally accompanied to play on payment of guests fees.
3. Playing Fee (Half an Hour)
A Member may sign in guests only if personally accompanied to play on payment of guests fees. a) Members & Dependents : Rs. 22.00 Per Head b) Member’s Guest : Rs. 112.00 Per Head c) Dependent’s Guest : Rs. 85.00 Per Head
a) Tuesday to Friday : 01.30 p.m. to 9.30 p.m.
b) Saturday & Sunday : 12.30 p.m. to 9.30 p.m.
5. Priority of Play
The table cannot be reserved by members, Play shall exclusively be on a first come first served basis.
6. Booking of Table
a) If a member finds the table occupied on his arrival he can enter his name in the register available with the marker for the next game. They will be accorded priority on the basis of sequence in which their names appear.
b) If a Member is to leave the room then be must sign for the next game before leaving.
c) Members may exchange priority of play on mutual acceptance. The member must be informed of such exchange.
d) The members may play collectively if so desired.
7. Duration of Play
When other players are waiting the duration of play would not exceed 30 minutes. A new game may be played if no member is waiting. In case there is one member waiting the two players may mutually decide as to, who is play the next game or else it will be decided with a toss.
a) Two Players : 30 Minutes
b) Three Players : 30 Minutes
c) Four or more Players : 60 Minutes
During a game being played by 4 players for One hour if one player leaves, the game will still continue to be for one hour and not 30 minutes. That player will also not be able to book the next game and shall also have to pay for the table money irrespective of the time played by him.
8. Role of Marker
a) The marker must be present in the room at all times.
b) The marker will play with the members if asked to do so.
c) It is the discretion of the marker to refuse a member or his guest, if he finds at any point the room or table can be damaged or is being damaged.
d) Markers decision is final in case of any dispute and if a problem arises the club secretary may be contacted.
9. Code Of Conduct
All members are requested to maintain a decorum in the Billiard & snooker room. In case any of the following damages, the members shall be find: –
a) Neaps or cuts/ hole on the table : Rs. 1000/-
b) Breakage or damage of cue : Rs. 500/-
c) Damage of walls, upholstery or carpet : Rs. 500/-
10. Dependents Code of Conduct
a) Smoking: – If a dependent is find smoking in the room he / she shall be given warning followed by being debarred from using the snooker room for one week.
Billiards & Snooker Rules
a) Members are requested to maintain silence and proper conduct at all times.
b) This is a strictly no smoking room and disciplinary action would be taken against any person smoking in the room.
c) The television in the room is to be kept with the volume ‘off’ unless there in no other member in the room OR there is no objection from any other member in the room.
d) The M1 snooker table is strictly for ‘MEMBERS ONLY’. Members guests and dependents are not allowed to play on it. The center table and pool table is for Members, their guests and Dependents.
e) If the members, their guests or dependents are found disobeying any rule or found damaging any property of the room, the MARKER has the discretion to refuse any one from playing. The MARKERS decision will be final and binding.
f) Members and Dependents are requested not to throw the balls or cues on the table as this could damage the cloth and slate of the table.
g) Members and Dependents are requested not to eat while playing. Kindly clean your hands as to avoid any stains on the cloth.