Chew Valley Badminton Club offers players of all abilities the opportunity to play, improve at, and enjoy the amazing sport of badminton.

Club nights for seniors take place at at Chew Valley leisure centre on Tuesday evenings from 8pm to 10pm. Following Badminton England guidelines, places must be pre-booked and players are grouped into bubbles of six, rotating games amongst the group.

Coached sessions for adults, most suitable for novices or those returning to badminton after a break, take place on Monday evenings from 8pm to 10pm at Chew Valley leisure centre.

Our players range from novices to county players and even a European Masters champion! All are welcome.

To find out more about how to join, contact the club secretary, Judith Ogden, secretary@chewvalleybadmintonclub.org.uk.


Dates

The Autumn season begins on 7 September, and the dates of sessions will be:

Tuesdays – Senior Club Nights
7, 14, 21, 28 September
5, 12, 19, 26 October
2, 9, 16, 23, 30 November
7, 14 December

Senior club night: £5 per session if booked for the term in advance, or £6 for separate sessions. Book via the website shop

Mondays – coached adult sessions
6, 13, 20, 27 September
4, 11, 18 October
(No session on 25 October)
1, 8, 15, 22, 29 November
6, 13 December

Coached adult sessions: £7 per session if booked for the series in advance, or £8 for separate sessions. Book via the website shop


Costs

Senior club night fees

£5 per session for Senior Members paying in advance for the season (block booking)
£6 per session for Senior Members booking on a per-session basis
£4 per session for Junior Members (up to 18 years of age)

Adults’ coaching sessions

£7 per session if booked for the term in advance, or £8 for separate sessions.

Badminton England Affiliation – required for all players: this is currently free for affiliation valid through to the end of October 2021.

Normally affiliation is £19.50 for adults, £4.50 for juniors aged 12 to 18 years (one-off annual fee which includes insurance), free for players aged 11 and under. If any players require a Compete licence to take part in tournaments or some county matches, please contact Judith Ogden for instructions on how to upgrade.
If you are a member of another club you may be affiliated through them, so check before paying

Sessions, membership and Badminton England affiliation can all be purchased online at our shop.

How to join

If you or a family member are interested in joining, get in touch with the club secretary, Judith Ogden by email at secretary@chewvalleybadmintonclub.org.uk. If you are unsure which session will be the right one for you, our coaches can advise you.


Safeguarding

The Club Welfare Officer is Carol Jackson, who can be contacted at safeguarding@chewvalleybadmintonclub.org.uk.

Information about safeguarding can be found at the Badminton England website.


Player registration

Please fill in the form below to give us some information about you or your player:

Please complete one player registration form for each player:

Please tick which sessions this player is planning to attend. Juniors who have attended before should carry on coming to the same session unless the coach has told them otherwise. If you don't know which session is the right one, please tick which day and we'll let you know which one is suitable:
Mondays - Adults' coachingTuesday 6pm - JuniorsTuesdays 7pm - JuniorsTuesdays - Juniors - don't know which session, please adviseTuesdays - Seniors Club NightSaturdays 9am - JuniorsSaturdays 10.30am - JuniorsSaturdays 12 noon - JuniorsSaturdays - don't know which session, please advise

Will you be paying for the discounted rate for the full term in advance, or paying cash at the sessions on a pay-as-you-go basis?
Block bookingPay-as-you-go

Would you like Chew Valley to affiliate you/your child, or is another club doing it for you? Please see shop page to pay for affiliation
Yes pleaseNo thank you, another club will do it