Junior Clubs

Junior Clubs

Junior Clubs affiliated to BADMINTON England (BE) in th edownload list below are in bold.  To play in HSBA leagues clubs must affiliate to BE. The insurance status of unaffiliated clubs is unknown and therefore cannot be recommended. BE accredited Premier clubs are also indicated.
Clubs obtain Premier accredititation from BE for standards in Duty of Care and Child Protection, Quality of Coaching and Competition, Sports Equity Ethics and Club Management. The Government has asked schools and Local Authorities to refer children to only those clubs that are affiliated and preferably are, or are working towards, accreditation.
Some, non-club 'junior coaching sessions' (unaffiliated) are also shown. School-run clubs ar enot shown.
Please send me, Dave Bartlett, any updates by Email
- to obtain a location map click on 'Map' next to club name and this will open a Google or StreetMap map. Or copy and enter the club's location or post code into Google or website:http://www.streetmap.co.uk/.
 To view all Badminton England affiliated junior clubs (listed on BE website), click here.
North Herts Junior Clubs:
 Hitchin Junior BC: Thursday 6:30-8pm, Hitchin Boys School, Hitchin.
For junior aged 7-18. Sessions include coaching and games.
For more details contact Anthony Searle 01462 436297.
Baldock Junior BC: Saturday 2-4pm, Knights Templar Sports Centre, Baldock.
A Badminton England Premier club for juniors from 6-18 years old. Sessions include coaching, games, fun games and the opportunity to play matches.
For full details see http://www.bjbc.org.uk/ or contact Bob Green on 01462 649647.
Academy BC: Sunday 4-6pm, Fearnhill School, Letchworth.
A club focusing on family participation with adults and juniors playing together.
For more details contact Robert Tucker on 01763 288209.
Shuttles Junior BC: Friday 6-8pm, Fearnhill School, Letchworth.
For juniors from 10-16 years old. Sessions include coaching and games. Focus on improving player skills.
For more details contact Ben Vranjkovic 07983 504989.
St John's Barnwell School in Stevenage, 9-10am Saturday mornings

Dates for Your Diary

HBA January Newsletter 

Promote Women's and Girls' Badminton  
'This Girl Can 'in Herts is back in less than 2 weeks – Monday 18th to Sunday 24th June 2018.
Create an event and get  it promoted by Herts Sport Partnership,
Then see it advertised on TGC website
Hertfordshire Senior Silver
18 August 2018 to 19 August 2018
Hertfordshire Sports Village
Singles on Saturday, Doubles Sunday
 Entry open: 03 June 2018 10:00 (GMT +01:00)
Entry deadline: 29 July 2018 23:59 (GMT +01:00)
 Tournament contact Eddie Lintott
 County Fixtures evening
Thursday 6th September  7:30pm until 10:00pm
in Birchwood Leisure Centre Sportsman's room
 Contact Graham: Cobbie62@virginmedia.com
Compliance with General Data Protection Regulations
All  badminton clubs, leagues and county badminton associations will need to be compliant with these EU regulations by 25 May this year. BE Head Office are preparing advisory documents and they will become available on their Governance
webpage over the coming weeks. 
MasterStrokes Badminton Coaching -  Starting 22 April
 Returning to the sport after some time out?
A social player looking to play competitively?A regular player looking to make improvements to your game?An older junior looking to step up to a senior club?Come and join us!·Sessions led by qualified and experienced coaches·A mixture of coaching and games·For those looking to take their game on to the next levelWhen: Sundays 7-9pm: Starting 22 April Where: Hertfordshire Sports Village (HSV) Cost: £10 per night (pay on the night)Interested? Email msbcoachingl@gmail.com or call 07899 726909 to register


Wimbledon Summer Team Tournament 21st & 22nd July 2018

One of the best team tournaments in the badminton calendar is back in 2018 at the Wimbledon Racquets & Fitness Club.

The Wimbledon Summer Team tournament has been going for over 10 years and in that time has gone from strength to strength. It's a fabulous competitive and fun 

Team event but also a fantastic social event on the Saturday night with disco, BBQ and fancy dress.

Anyone who has played Gold or Silver Senior events, or has represented their county at Senior Level or is a Division 1, 2 club player would be eligible and enjoy this event.

Each team consists of three men and three women ranked one to three. Each team will play a minimum of five hybrid matches over the two days. A hybrid match consists of 9 rubbers ( 1 game to 21), 3 men's doubles, 3 women's doubles and 3 mixed.

Entry fee of £44 per player (£264 per team) is great value as it includes all the weekends badminton, party pass to disco and BBQ (which is great food) and a free Tournament Shirt. Cash prizes are available for at least first and second placed teams plus other prizes available.

If you are interested or want to find out more, please find attached link to the entry form 


or please contact the tournament organiser Tracy Dineen Tracy.Dineen@gmail.com. Places are limited and this is a popular event so don't delay!!