Badminton

Team Bath offers a full range of badminton from performance players seeking to represent their country to sessions for children, club players and recreational players.

Alex Lane in action in the men's singles final at the English National Badminton Championships, February 2016
University of Bath-based Alex Lane reached the singles final at the 2016 English National Badminton Championships

A history of top level success

Team Bath’s elite badminton set-up is led by former England no.2 Peter Bush. He has been Team Bath Head Coach since 2005 and continues to develop players who have gone on to represent their country, including double Olympians Richard Vaughan and Hadia Hosny El Said.

A number of successful players, including Hadia (Medical Biosciences), Heather Olver (Coach Education & Sports Development) and Angus Pederson (Chemical Engineering), have combined training with studying at the University of Bath.

A thriving recreational and club environment

More than 250 members enjoy the badminton provision offered by the university’s SU Sport programme, which includes social evenings and an annual Christmas tournament.

Visit the SU Sport badminton page.

Non-students can enjoy our top class facilities by hiring our courts whilst children can develop their badminton skills through our Team Bath Tribe badminton programme.

A great place to train and compete

Our sprung wood floors in both the main Sports Hall and the Founders’ Hall are ideal both for performance players and for a recreational game and are perfect as a venue for badminton tournaments at all levels.

We have hosted:

• England v Japan (2009)
• The Badminton England Elite Open Circuit

Badminton contacts

Head Badminton Coach > Peter Bush

Book facilities

Individual court bookings

For individual Badminton court bookings, please contact the STV Reception on 01225 386339.

Block bookings and events

For block bookings or events at the STV Sports Hall or Founders Hall please contact Sarah Stone on 01225 383690.

Prices

Courts can be booked for the following hourly rates:

Non-member: £9.95

Concessions: £8.50

Concessions are staff, under 16s, over 60s, disabled customers, Alumni card holders and external NUS card holders.

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