Badminton is open to all Northumbria University students at any level of experience. Our Badminton club boast a friendly, diverse and active club with the desire to support club members whether you class yourself as a social player right through to those on the international circuit.

On top of all the fun you’ll have playing badminton, you’ll enjoy a variety of social events organised by the club making it the perfect opportunity to play the sport you love while having a great time and making new friends.

Available Badminton Memberships:

"Just PLAY"   Free

Thursdays 17:00 - 18:00 (Sport Central)

This programme is aimed at students who are interested in playing the sport without any commitment. The fun and engaging sessions are completely free to book on to, on a weekly basis, as a first come first served, via our app. There will be 30 spaces available each week.


"TRAIN"   £100

Monday: 12:00 - 13:30 (Sport Central)

Tuesday: 17:30 - 19:00 (Sport Central)

Wednesday: 11:00 - 13:00 (Sports Central) 

This membership offers regular coached sessions, with some self-funded competitive opportunities.

The TRAIN group is currently at capacity with are 40 members, and is therefore not open to purchase. There may some additional spaces made available in January.


“COMPETE”  £200

Monday: 20:00 - 21:45 (Coach Lane) 

Wednesday: 11:00 - 13:00 (Sports Central) 

Thursday: 17:00 - 19:00 (Coach Lane) 

This membership offers regular coached sessions and includes opportunities to take part in BUCS fixtures. We have a Men's 1st, Men's 2nd and Women's 1st team entered in to BUCS this year. COMPETE memberships can only be purchased following successful squad selection during our Big Week of Sport.  


Training Dates

Semester 1: 02.10.2023 - 11.12.2023

Semester 2: 08.01.2024 - 18.03.2024

Semester 3: 15.04.2024 - 29.04.2024

Please note some dates within the dates above are unavailable due to facility closures or external events.

Key Contacts

Club President: Bobby Ford

Men's Captain: John Tagalog

Women's Captain: Lucy Dearing


The Badminton club is supported by Northumbria Sport's Club Development Officer Mollie Smith.