Badminton is a sport for all ages and abilities.
Whether you are looking for recreational activity with friends, or a club for competitive training and matches, there are plenty of opportunities to play badminton across Hampshire and the Isle of Wight.
There are also frequent volunteering and leadership opportunities, such as the Hampshire Youth Games, Center Parcs National Schools Championships, Badminton Bonanzas, Schools Leagues and Busy In Schools Initiative (BISI) Festivals.For information, contact Blake Simmons 07725 413548.
Use Sport Hampshire & IOW Find a Club facility seach tool to search for local venues and clubs to play badminton. Use the advanced search option to get full details, including information on disability clubs.
BADMINTON England also offer great ways to play whatever your age, ability or reason for playing. Play badminton for fitness, health, to compete or just for fun.
Autumn Opportunities As summer turns into autumn, it is also time for you to make the seasonal switch to the warm, dry comfort of the badminton court in sports halls in Hampshire. BADMINTON England is giving you extra motivation to swap the Great British summer for the great indoors with a range of fantastic ways to play badminton that are sure to keep up the feel good factors that came with the #summerofbadminton.
This autumn right across Hampshire, you can enjoy:
Essentials Badminton Beginners coaching courses – a great new way to learn to play with over 150 great value new courses now added
Weekly casual ‘pay and play’ with No Strings Badminton – over 1,000 ‘just turn up’ social sessions running weekly nationwide
Local clubs are starting to re-open their doors – and there are more than 1,900 to choose from.
Whether you are looking for a new hobby, want to learn new skills, make new friends or find a new fun way to get fit, the new badminton season of exciting court time is worth checking out.
Battle Badminton takes casual competition to the next level. Battle Badminton lets users find new players (aged 18+) to play and issue and accept challenges to ‘battle’ it out on court in singles or doubles matches where players decide how, when and where to play. Players can even set their own rules and scoring system, if both agree. Battle Badminton players earn points each time they get on court. New local and national leaderboards mean players can rise through the Battle Badminton ranks. Users can also create their own leaderboards, amongst friends, in workplaces, universities, or sports teams. Sign-up to Battle Badminton also includes free Club England Social annual membership (usually £5). Sign up for free using the referral code SPHI.
Playbadminton is an online tool which allows you to find out where you can play badminton and see how easy it is to get on court. It stores all badminton opportunities in one place and offers those seeking badminton activities an easy way to search and find out what’s going on in their local community or area of interest.
No Strings Badminton is a pay and play scheme which gives you badminton with no fuss, just fun. You don’t need to sign up to weeks of courses, or pay any fees up front. Just drop into your local session when you feel like getting on court. People of all abilities are welcome and no partner is required as the No Strings Badminton coordinator will match you up with someone to play against.