Sid's Badminton Club

Based in Central London at Queen Mother Sports Centre

We are currently open only to strong intermediate LADIES and current LEAGUE and advance men players to join our Tuesday club for next season April 2014 to Sept 2014 OR to March 2015.

For our Saturday sessions, all intermediate players and above are welcome.

Check the announcement for Saturdays session please.

Please contact us now to check the availability and we will confirm an invitation for the trial session of the new membership for season April 2014 to Sept 2014 or March 2015.

Welcome to Sid's Badminton Club. We are a popular and friendly club based at Queen Mother Sports Centre in Victoria. The club has been running since 1981. We meet on a Tuesday evening between 8pm and 10pm and Saturday evening between 6pm and 8pm.
We use all five badminton courts at the centre for the Tuesday and Saturday club session, and have three courts allocated for the Saturday club session (during April - September when there aren't any league matches). Please see the Announcements section below for further details on the Saturday club sessions. We use Yonex AS 30/40 quality feather shuttlecocks.


Sid's Badminton Club is currently organised by Peyman and Joanna. Peyman is also our resident coach and will be available for quick coaching tips during club night.


Announcements


  • We are always looking for advanced men and women players to join our club on a subscription basis.
  • The 2013-2014 league season has now officially started. You can follow all the news on the club's Facebook page and check the match schedule in the league calendar.
  • We have 3 courts on Saturdays from 6-8pm during April-September 2013. During this period, we have allocated 3 courts (number 2, 3 and 4) for the Saturday club session which is open to a limited number of players, max 24 each time.
  • You can join and attend the Saturday sessions by one of the following methods:

    Become a subscribed Sat member; please contact us by info@sidsbadmintonclub.org.uk for more details.
    RSVP via our Facebook booking
    RSVP via meetup.com
    You must book via one of the above three methods before you attend the session to avoid disappointment.


Club rules


  • Game selection is arranged by the club's organisers, with volunteers also helping where necessary.
  • All games are based on doubles - mens, ladies, and mixed.
  • Equipment and clothing: the club owns two rackets for emergencies or when strings break. We ask that all players wear appropriate footwear and clothing for the sports hall, i.e. non-marking trainers and shorts or tracksuit bottoms.
  • Members must inform the organisers before bringing guests to the club.
  • Sid's Badminton Club does not carry any form of public liability insurance for it's players. The Club, organisers or anyone else affiliated with helping to run the club cannot accept liability for personal injury or any other damage occuring on the premises or during a game of badminton. Guests and members are reminded that they are responsible for their own insurance.

More details can be found in the club's Constitution.


Club fees


The club operates on a membership policy. This is not a pay as you go club.

New players to the club are charged at the guest fee.

We are currently offering following membership options. See the table below.

Fees Period Fee
Full (April 14-March 15) 12 months (including shuttlecock fee and Badminton England membership fee) £250
Full (April 14-Sept 14) 6 months (including feather shuttlecock fee and Badminton England Only for current members) £150
Guest Tuesday (8-10pm) 1 session (new players on invitation only) £8
Pay as You Go Saturday (6-8pm) 1 session £7

Fees must be paid in either cash or cheque. Cheques must be made payable to Sid's Badminton Club.

New members are required to complete the club membership form. Our data collection and storage is governed by the rules of the UK Data Protection Act and associated legislations.

You can download the membership form below, if you would like to fill it out in advance.
Club membership form

We at Sid's Badminton Club will treat your personal information as private and confidential, even when you are no longer a member of the club.

League Badminton


The club is affiliated with Badminton England and plays competitive badminton in the Middlesex and Hammersmith leagues. We currently have one men doubles team, a ladies doubles team and two mixed doubles teams in Middlesex League; we also have one men doubles team and one mixed doubles team in Hammersmith league.

The club is currently recruiting for season April – September 2014 / March 2015. Please contact us now to apply for the new membership. Please contact us by email if you would like to participate for league matches for this season (Oct 2014-April 2015) Please apply for league matches if you are an advance players.

Click here to see the current fixtures for the 2013-2014 season.

Contact us


Feel free to drop us an email if you would like to know more about the club or have any questions?

You can contact us at info@sidsbadmintonclub.org.uk

How to find us


We play at Queen Mother Sports Centre in Victoria, Central London.

The club is located in the sports hall with five courts.

Upon arrival, tell the reception you are here for the badminton club. You will be required to pay a 85p admission fee, unless you have a membership with GLL.


Queen Mother Sports Centre
223 Vauxhall Bridge Road
London
SW1V 1EL
Telephone: 020 7630 5522
Transport: Victoria tube

If you are driving, parking is free from 6:30pm on single yellow lines, and 7:00pm on single red lines.



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Club Photos


Here are a few photos of the club.

Queen Mother Sports Centre Sid's farewell party - Some new and old faces Sid's farewell party - Sid with the ladies! Sid's farewell party - Gavin & Peyman with Sid Christmas dinner at the Jugged Hare Christmas dinner at the Jugged Hare Christmas dinner at the Jugged Hare Christmas dinner at the Jugged Hare