Sid's Badminton Club

Based in Central London, Victoria at Gll in Queen Mother Sports Centre

We have now limited available places for next season. The club is currently recruiting for season October 2015 – September 2016 for new members and players who are interested in to play league matches.

Please Contact us if you are a strong intermediate or advanced player, ideally with some league experience, and would like to attend the club night for a trial session.

Check the announcement for Saturdays session please.

Welcome to Sid's Badminton Club. We are a popular, friendly and competitve badminton club based at Queen Mother Sports Centre in Victoria. The club has been running since 1981. We meet every Tuesday evening 8pm to 10pm for our club night; and Saturday evening 6pm to 8pm which is open to all intermediate and above visitors.
We use all five badminton courts at the centre for both sessions. 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 membership basis.
  • You can follow all the news on the club's Facebook page and check the match schedule in the league calendar.
  • 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 (1st October 15-30 September 16) 12 months (including shuttlecock fee and Badminton England membership fee) £270
Full (1st October 15-31 March 16) 6 months (including feather shuttlecock fee and Badminton England Only for current members not open to new mebers) £165
Guest Tuesday (8-10pm) 1 session (new players on invitation only) £8
Pay as You Go Saturday (6-8pm) 1 session £8

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 October 2015– September 2016. 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 2015-April 2016) Please apply for league matches if you are an advance players.

Click here to see the current fixtures for the 2015-2016 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. Saturdays parking is free around the sport centre on pay and displays and yellow lines (Please check this before you park your car)



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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