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Play Badminton . . . . . . In Suffolk

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Play Badminton at Kesgrave, Hadleigh or Woodbridge

Whether you are a beginner or a more experienced player, you are very welcome to our fun recreational sessions. Shuttlecocks are provided and rackets are available to borrow. There is no need to book but please telephone the contact person listed below to make sure space is available.

Cost is £4 per evening or £3 if under-18.

Badminton at Kesgrave

Kesgrave:  Contact: Andrew Baker 01473 286007.   (map ►)

Thursday evenings 8pm to 10pm. £4 (students £3).

Hadleigh:  Contact: Alan Hughes 01473 823517.      (map ►)

Monday evenings 8pm to 10pm. £4 (students £3).

There are sessions to end of April (except Easter).

Woodbridge: Contact: Peter Webb 01394 386452.   (map ►)

Friday evenings 7:30pm to 9pm. £3 (students £1.50).

Organised by Suffolk Badminton Association.

Opportunity to Get Involved with Suffolk Badminton

Suffolk Badminton Association would like to hear from anyone who would like to support badminton in Suffolk by coordinating publicity for the association. If you are interested please contact Steve Cox 01394 279174 or by email ►

Yonex Ipswich Badminton Performance Centre

Coaching is leading to good tournament results for junior players.

IBPC website ►

Commonwealth champions Chris and Gabby Adcock answering questions during their visit to IBPC on 9th December 2014.

Woodbridge Badminton Club is Runner-up in Project of the Year Award

For its initiative to encourage more ladies to play badminton, Woodbridge Badminton Club was runner-up at Suffolk Sports Awards.

Badminton is More Popular than Tennis

A survey by Sport England for the year April 2011 - April 2012 estimated that 535,000 adults play badminton, more than double the numbers that play cricket, rugby and basketball.      Sport England Report ► (PDF)

Tournaments 2014-15  All at Suffolk One, Ipswich Map

26 & 28 Sep

Suffolk Championships (senior)


11 Oct

Under-15 Suffolk Championships


11 Oct

Under-19 Suffolk Championships


12 Oct

Under-13 Suffolk Championships


12 Oct

Under-17 Suffolk Championships


15 Nov

Badminton England Suffolk Senior Bronze


13 Dec

Badminton England Suffolk Under-17 Silver


14 Dec

Badminton England Suffolk Under-19 Bronze


7 Feb

Badminton England Suffolk Under-15 Bronze


8 Feb

Badminton England Suffolk Under-17 Bronze


14 Feb

Badminton England Suffolk Under-13 Bronze

(Date changed)


21 Feb

Badminton England Suffolk Under-15 Silver


20 & 21 Mar

Badminton England Suffolk Senior Silver

Entry Form

18 Apr

Badminton England Ipswich Senior Bronze

(organised by Ipswich Badminton Performance Centre)

Entry Form

CenterParcs Schools Competition   January 2015

Thurston Community College's teams at the under-16 tournament. The boys won the boy’s event and the girls were runners-up in their event.

Suffolk Players Excel in BE Bronze Tournaments

Several players from Suffolk won medals in the recent Under-13, Under-15 and Under-17 Badminton England Bronze Tournaments.    More ►

Beginner Coaching and Instruction

Ipswich YMCA Badminton Club are offering coaching and instruction for beginners 6:30pm to 7:30pm every Tuesday.           Club website ►

List of Coaches

To help people find a coach, a new list of available coaches has been placed on our coaching web page.                                  Coaching ►