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Beeston Badminton Club - Friendly Mixed Doubles Games In The Evenings After Work!

Looking For A Friendly Badminton Club in Nottingham? - Play Badminton With Beeston.biz

New Members! Please Read FAQs Below

More dates will be added to this list as soon as they are booked.
Badminton will be played throughout the winter:

Badminton Clubs Nottingham - Play Badminton at Chilwell Olympia Leisure Centre

Wednesdays (3 courts) at The Pearson Centre in Beeston (map link) 7.30pm - 9.30pm

Mondays
Badminton at Chilwell Olympia Leisure Centre
7.30pm - 9.30pm, usually 2 Courts For 2 Hours

Please see also: Social Calendar of Events (click here) or scroll to the bottom of this page.


FAQs (Frequently Asked Questions)................

Badminton Clubs in South Nottingham - Mixed Doubles Badminton at Chilwell Olympia Leisure Centre

Can I join?

Yes - we will continue to welcome all new players in Summer 2014.

Are you still accepting new members?

Yes - especially on Wednesdays. This page is currently updated about once per week, so if our membership reaches the point where we cannot accept new players, we will make sure that the website is correct.

Can I just turn up on Wednesday night?

Yes - on Wednesdays - you can usually just walk through to the courts (straight on through the double doors in the Pearson Centre reception area) and say hello. You don't really need to send an email first to let us know you are coming because we have 3 courts and plenty of space for new players at the moment.

Do I need to send an email before turning up?

If you want to play on a Wednesday, no. Just go down to the Pearson Centre and ask at Reception or walk through to the hall, organisers are usually Mark, Sarah and Damian. If you want to play on a Monday, see below.

Badminton Clubs Chilwell Beeston Nottingham

What should I do if I want to play on Monday?

Please email if you would like to play badminton on Monday evenings at Chilwell Olympia Leisure Centre. Both existing club members and new players are very welcome, but because there are several courts at the leisure centres we use, it's better if we know to look out for new players and meet them.

If I am a beginner, does it matter?

No - everyone is welcome, but please contact us if you've never played badminton before so that we can try to ensure there will be other newcomers on the night you've chosen to attend. The best night to try if you are unsure of your playing ability would be Wednesday, where the standard is generally much more varied.

When do you play badminton?

See above schedule - or contact us and join our 'mailing list' (we send about 6-7 updates by email per month to our badminton players).

How much is it?

See below - between £3 and £5 per player per session. Most sessions are just 'turn up and play' but please read about our membership fee below.

Is there a joining or membership fee?

Yes. However, you don't have to pay this straight away (see below).

Do I need my own badminton racket?

Yes - although if you can't get hold of one let us know in advance because many of our members have spares they can probably bring along for you to borrow.

What about shuttle cocks, nets?

We provide the shuttles, the venues we hire provide the nets.

How will I know you / Where will I meet you?

At the Pearson Centre on Wednesdays, you can walk through the double doors and come through into the hall - we're always welcoming new faces and will just say hello! Look out for Mark or Sarah in their distinctive blue club organiser T-shirts. For badminton sessions at local leisure centres, please meet us in reception a few minutes earlier than the stated start time (and email us beforehand to let us know you're coming so that we make sure there is someone waiting there for you).

Do you also play Singles Badminton?

Yes - whenever there is time / space available, some of our players will play each other at singles. However, most of the games we play are doubles or mixed doubles, so if you are looking for a particularly challenging, 'super competitive' or league style game of badminton, we can recommend other local clubs for you to try as well.

Annual Badminton Club Membership Fee and Costs Per Session

For Wednesday Evening Sessions, the cost per player is £3.50/£4.00 for members or £5.00/£5.50 for non-members. When other badminton courts are booked - for example on Mondays at Chilwell Olympia - the cost of court hire (typically around £12 per hour) is shared between the players on the night.

We now have an optional annual membership fee of £15 per player, included in this price will be all of the club's administration costs and a free Beeston.biz t-shirt. This amount is normally payable on your second visit to the club, but if you prefer not to join straight away you can continue to pay the non-members weekly contribution of £5 per player (this is discounted to £3.50 for members, so after 10 weeks you have effectively 'paid for' your membership). All players are now also asked to fill out a form with Emergency Contact Details, which will of course be kept confidential.

Nottingham Badminton Club - Weekday Evening Mixed Doubles Games Played

Welcome to Beeston.biz Badminton Club

We invite you to join in with friendly 'round robin' style badminton games - usually on Monday or Wednesday evenings each week (exact court booking times may vary, other nights can be arranged if there is demand). We usually play badminton on 1, 2 or 3 courts, for up to 2 hours.

Whilst games are competitive (we manage to keep track of the score, almost always anyway!) the idea is to have a good laugh for an hour or two, and get fit at the same time.

Nottingham Badminton Club - Latest News Update!

Summer 2014: Latest News!! During a typical week we are now playing badminton every Monday evening and Wednesday evening. Occasionally, we also book courts on a Thursday or Friday evening, or a weekend afternoon - with almost 30 regular players, roughly a third ladies and two thirds gents (age group: 18-50 years old). A typical session has between 10 and 18 players at the moment.

From Wednesday 23rd July - Wednesday 27th August badminton will be starting from 7.30pm and continuing until 9.30pm (2 hours rather than the usual 90 minutes).

Wednesday Club News Update: Badminton Courts Booked at the Pearson Centre in Beeston every Wednesday evening.

The normal (outside of school summer holidays) 'block booking' is from 8.00pm - 9.30pm and some players have a quick drink afterwards just around the corner at the Wetherspoons Pub (called 'The Last Post', in Beeston Town Centre).
Here is a - map link - for the Pearson Centre, which is on Nuart Road (the entrance to Nuart Road is opposite the entrance to Sainsbury's supermarket in the centre of Beeston).

Nottingham Social Badminton Club - Local Venues - Play Badminton Without Joining or Membership Fees!

Our badminton sessions are first and foremost sociable - on my first night I met and chatted with three or four different players all from different age groups and backgrounds whilst awaiting my next game on court. If you are a bit more of a serious player our Monday night sessions will suit you best. If you are looking for a very competitive badminton club / league to join, please contact us anyway because we may be able to provide you with some useful contact details.

How To Join In And Play Badminton

Just turn up on a Wednesday at the Pearson Centre - or for further details please contact us - - everyone is welcome, regardless of ability, sex or age group. Evening sessions are very popular at this time of year, so contact us now and join in before we have to introduce a waiting list!

Other Badminton Sessions

We also book courts at local leisure centres on other evenings, depending on the demand. Please make sure you're on our contact list (we use both email and 'Whats Ap' text messaging) and let us know if you would like to play on other nights of the week at least 7 days in advance, because the council owned leisure facilities we use are in high demand and it is often difficult to find a court that is available. There are always lifts and car shares available if you need transport.

New Badminton Players: Always Welcome

Contact us now to say when you're available, or just turn up on a Wednesday evening, we look forward to hearing from you or meeting you. So far in 2014 we've had around 12-15 new players who have become regulars so you won't be the only one! We usually play for 1 or 2 hours, sometime between 6.30pm and 10.30pm. The more interest we have the better, so that we can organise plenty of 'on-court time' for everyone.

Contact Us

Please contact us - - for more details about our latest badminton court booking times and dates (and remember to tell us which evenings of the week you are likely to be available).

Please See Also
South Nottinghamshire Sports and Social Clubs - details of local activities, website links and ideas for meeting new people
Beeston Dot Biz Tennis Club - Friendly Singles and Doubles Games of Tennis in or near Beeston
Beeston Football Club - Men's Amateur Football Team in Beeston or near Nottingham city centre
Beeston 'Bees' Ladies Football Club - Ladies Amateur Football Team in Beeston or near Nottingham city centre

2014 Social Events Calendar:

More Events Coming Soon
We often meet outside of badminton socially - for example, we have a couple of pub quiz teams and have recently won the top prize at The Crown on a Thursday evening! Last month several players went to a concert, for a group meal at a local restaurant and a full day at 'Go Ape' was also organised for those who wanted to participate.