Senior Badminton Clubs in the Somerset area

Alpha Badminton Club

Venue: Heathfield School Sports Centre, Heathfield Community School, School Road, Monkton Heathfield, Taunton, TA28PD

Days and Times: Club nights, Mondays 8-10pm from September to the beginning of April.

This is a badminton club that now operates on a pay and play basis. We no longer run a league team of our own but many of our regular players play for other clubs and league teams.  Players of all standards are welcome.  Fees are £4 per week and we play with feather shuttles.

For more info please contact :

Tordis Pagotto

 

tel 01823 442052
email tordis@pagotto.co.uk

Bridgwater Badminton Club

Venue: Haygrove School, 4 courts, Bridgwater, TA6 7HW

Days and times: Every Tuesday evening throughout the year 7.00pm to 10.00pm *

A friendly welcoming club with a good mix of competitive and social players. Club nights consist of doubles and mixed games using feather shuttles. The club enters two teams in the Taunton Mixed League, currently Division 1 and 3. Potential new visitors should contact the club secretary for more information.

(* Alternative venue and times during the summer when Haygrove is unavailable)

Buchanan Badminton Club

Venue : Wellsprings Sports Centre, Cheddon Road, Taunton, Somerset TA2 7QP.

Days and Times: 8pm to 10pm every Monday throughout the year (except Bank Holidays)

Friendly club with a well established social scene. All standards welcome. The club plays on 5 courts and uses feather shuttles. Visitors should send a message to the email address on the website 1 week before their first visit. New people can be visitors for up to 6 weeks and the visitors fees are £4.

Click here for more information on the Buchanan Badminton Club

Casuals Badminton Club

Venue: Taunton School, Taunton,TA2 6AE

Days and times: Thursdays Sept til March

A friendly club with lots of players from improvers to county players and gives a warm welcome to visitors. This is a busy club with lots of courts for club nights and lots of teams. The club plays with feather shuttles.

Chard Badminton Club

Venue: Cresta Leisure Centre, Holyrood Academy, Zembard Lane, Chard, TA20 1JL

Dates and Times: September to April, Monday Nights 8pm to 10pm.

We are a small and friendly club with players of all standards from  club player to junior and senior county.

We play with feather shuttles and enter teams in the local mixed and levels leagues.

Visitors are very welcome, with visitors fees being £5.

Crewkerne Badminton Club

Venue: Crewkerne Sports Centre (Mt Pleasant, Crewkerne, TA18 7NT)

Days and Times: Friday evenings 8-10pm (except Bank Holidays)

The club are a group of players who vary from 14-72 years in age. As well as a serious side and teams in many local leagues we always welcome new players. Many of our club enjoy the welcoming social side and a laugh as well as the exercise it gives. We offer a first night FREE taster for those wishing to give us a go. So if you want a laugh, a bit of a workout or a serious blast with the team players we'll give you a good welcome. We charge £5 Adult and £3 Junior (not CRB checked though). During our match season from September-April you can pay a reduced sub fee when matches are using 2 courts, which saves you a pretty penny. We're always willing to greet new team members for our leagues. We play in both the West Dorset Badminton (Mixed and 4-2 leagues) and South East Somerset (Doubles teams).

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Crowcombe Badminton Club

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Frome Badminton Club

Venue: Frome Leisure Centre (Princess Anne Road, Frome, Somerset, BA11 2SA)

Days and Times: Wednesdays 8.00pm to 10.00pm all year (except when a bank holiday)

A friendly and social club that provides an opportunity for players to enjoy a good standard of badminton by participating in games with players of variable strengths as well as a chat in between! Membership is generally open to those who have mastered basic badminton skills and can play good average badminton. Prospective new members are welcome, but the club does have a limit on the number of members to ensure that those who attend are able to have a reasonable number of games. For more information, contact Clive Davis (01373 472591 answerphone) or e-mail clivepdavis@live.co.uk.

Venue telephone number 01373 465 446

Click here to find contact details for the Frome Leisure Centre

Gryphon Badminton Club

Venue: Gryphon Leisure Centre, Bristol Road, Sherborne, DT9 4EQ

Days and Times: Mon / Tue / Fri 8-10pm all year (Tues during the season 2 courts are used for matches)

This is a friendly and sociable group who enjoy playing badminton at various levels from complete beginners upwards, all playing in a relaxed atmosphere. For the more adventurous there are mixed and mens teams in the West Dorset and South East Somerset Leagues. Complete beginners have made it into league teams quickly and others prefer simply to play club nights. 

If you want more information, have a look at the clubs website by clicking on the link below.

Click here for the Gryphons Website

Click here to go to the Facebook group

Mendipway

NEW Venue: Wells Cathedral School, College Road, Wells, Somerset BA5 2ST 

Club night:  Wednesdays 7.30 til 9.45pm

Leagues:  Taunton League, North Somerset League, South East Somerset League

The Club has a Facebook page - http://www.facebook.com/groups/162972620423798/

Website - http://mendipwaybc.moonfruit.com/#

Membership £75 for adults from September to April. Juniors £40 Guests: First two visits free and then £3 per evening.

We are always looking out for new members so if you want to come along, please contact any of the group members or just turn up to a club night

Preston Racketeers

Preston Racketeers is the name of the League Team arm of Shuttlebusters. This club playing in the West Dorset League is based at Bucklers Mead Sports Centre in Yeovil 2 courts 8-10pm Tuesdays.

For more information on the Preston Racketeers Club just click on this link

Street Badminton Club

Venue: St Dunstans School, Glastonbury.

Days and Times: Club night is Friday 7-10pm

The club runs full Season Membership or Pay as You Play options and new players always welcome during the season from September to March. Club nights are on four Courts and use feather shuttles. We are a friendly club with a mixture of Intermediate and Advanced players. The club runs teams in the Taunton League. 

For more information, please call one of the following people.

Judy Upshall 01458 447483

Belinda Johnston 01458 443851

Bryan and Sally Cox 01458 210342

Swallows

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Unicorn Badminton Club

Venue:  Taunton School Sports Hall, Staplegrove Road, Taunton, Somerset, TA2 6AD
Days and times: Club night Fridays 6:00 to 7:30pm (juniors) and 7:30 to 9:30pm (seniors and students).  

Visitors are very welcome. The club is a great night out whether you are an experienced player, someone who played a long while back and is now interested in returning to badminton, or someone wanting to progress your play on from casual to a bit more competitive. We particularly welcome younger players (juniors and students) to help you enjoy and develop your game, and to gain an introduction to a lifetime of healthy, enjoyable sport.

Unicorn runs several teams (mixed and level) in the Taunton Badminton League. The number of teams each year depends on how many players are interested in match play; we try to have enough teams so that everyone who wants to play for us competitively can.

For more information, visit our website: www.unicornbadminton.club or e-mail us on info@unicornbadminton.club

VBs Badminton Club (Frome)

Venue: Frome Leisure Centre (Princess Anne Road, Frome, Somerset, BA11 2SA)

Days and Times: Saturdays 4.00pm to 5.30pm

The club operates from September to July except for some bank holiday weekends and offers a good standard of play. The club actively supports and encourages junior player participation. For more information, contact Gill Moore (secretary) on 01373 812058 or Clive Davis on 01373 472591 (e-mail clivepdavis@live.co.uk).

Wedmore Badminton Club

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Wellington Badminton Club

Venue: Wellington Sports Centre, Corams Lane, Wellington, Somerset.

Day & Time: Tuesdays 7.30pm - 9.30pm September - March incl.

This a small club with a good standard of play and have a team in both the Taunton Mixed and Level Doubles Leagues. Experienced players welcome - try us out - guest fee £4 per night with reduced Junior rate. The club plays on 2 courts and uses feather shuttles.

Wells City Badminton Club

Venue:Club nights Wells Leisure Centre, Matches and coaching sessions Bishops Barn, Wells

Days and times: Club nights Monday from 8:00pm until 10:00pm, Matches and coaching sessions Thursdays 7:30pm

This is a small, friendly, competitive club. Teams play in North Somerset Mixed League division 4 and the Men's League. Coaching available, as are Winter and Annual membership options for all members.The visitors fees are £5. More information is available on the clubs website.

Click here to go to the Wells City Badminton Club Website

 

Wells Ladies

A long established group of players based at the Bishops Barn in Wells.  More information to follow.

Wessex Badminton Club

Venue: Glastonbury Leisure Centre

Days and Times: Thursdays 7-9pm

More information to follow

Wessex Wanderers Badminton Club

Venue: Club night Oxleys Sports Centre (Sherborne), match nights Oxleys Sports Centre (Sherborne)

Days and Times: Club nights, Wednesday evenings from 8pm-10pm. Matches Mondays 8-10pm.

This is a club of very sociable players, that does have teams in 2 local leagues. The club nights run from September to April every season. Wessex Wanderers runs a comprehensive website, so feel free to have a browse for more information.

Click on the link to go to the Wessex Wanderers website

West Somerset Badminton Club

Information to follow

West Somerset Badminton Club - Minehead

Venue: Bircham Road, Minehead, TA24 6AY

Click on the link to find contact details for this club in Minehead. The club has teams in the Taunton League.

clubfinder.badmintonengland.co.uk/be/index.cfm/club-finder/

Wincanton Badminton Club

For more information please feel free to go to the clubs page on FaceBook.

www.facebook.com/WincantonBadmintonClub

Yeovil Badminton Club (Formally Westland B C and merged with Yeovil Grads)

Venue: Westlands Sports and Leisure Complex, Yeovil

Days and times: Club Night: Monday's on 4 courts: Juniors from 6pm to 7pm, Seniors from 8pm to 11pm. Westland's Sport & Leisure Complex, Westbourne Close, Yeovil, BA20 2DD

Matches: Wednesday's 7pm till 10pm on 2 courts Westland's Sport & Leisure Complex, Westbourne Close, Yeovil, BA20 2DD

The club changed the venue over Christmas 2016 and changed the time and day for the junior coaching. Next season the club and match nights are expected to swap.

Website: http://yeovilbadmintonclub.co.uk/

Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/YeovilBadmintonClub/

The club was formed in April 2016 from the merger of Yeovil Graduates Badminton Club and Westlands Badminton Club.
Our membership is made up of players from beginners to County standard and all are supported by Registered Badminton England Coaches. We participate in all the local leagues - West Dorset Badminton League, South East Somerset Badminton League and Taunton Badminton League. We are Somerset’s only Badminton Club holding both Badminton England Premier Club and Sport England Clubmark. We run both adult and junior sessions. If you are looking for Coaching, Social or Competitive League Badminton, whatever your standard, then Yeovil Badminton Club is the Club for you! 

Club Contacts are:

Jane Lipton - lippyjane8@sky.com
Francis Chudley - francis_chudley@hotmail.com
Jason Flagg - jason.flagg72@btinternet.com

Or they can send a message to our Facebook page.

Come and try us. £7 visitors fees for adults and a reduced rate for juniors.

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