Badminton

Tyneside Badminton Centre’s primary aim  is to serve the badminton community in the North-East of England. Members who join the Tyneside Badminton Centre gain access to a range of playing opportunities covering all ages and abilities, all hosted in one of the best badminton facilities in the country. Look down the page for more details on membership, facilities and a whole range of activities that we offer.

Membership

We want badminton to be as accessible as possible, so joining the Tyneside Badminton Centre couldn’t be easier. We charge a membership fee of £1 per annum! If you aren’t a member but want to join, then our staff will take your details when you first book. Benefits of membership can be found here

Badminton facilities

Badminton Court

9 badminton courts



We have 9 courts available for hire in two halls.

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Sprung, non-slip floor


The courts are sprung and non-slip, with court markings for badminton only.

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Viewing balcony


We have a viewing balcony allowing spectators and coaches to view from an elevated position.

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Fixed nets


Net posts are fixed in place and nets are set at the required height.

Badminton court hire prices

Junior Court Hire

*All times. All participants must be 16 years of age or younger.  Book now.

Off Peak Adult

*Adult (16+) off peak rate Monday to Friday up to 6pm.   Book now.

Peak Adult

* Adult (16+) peak rate Monday to Friday after 6pm and weekends. Book now.

Block Booking

*Minimum of 10 sessions, paid for in advance and booked on a use or lose it basis. Book now.

Smashers (7-11 yrs old)

Our youngest junior members have the opportunity to play within our highly popular Little Smashers (7-11years old) group . These sessions combine coaching of basic skills and supervised game play. Sessions run on Saturdays 2-3pm – cost is £3.50 per hour. Places are limited so must be pre-booked and pre-paid online.

Please note in order to comply with regulations no spectating is allowed.

Sharks (11-18yrs old)

Our older junior members have the opportunity to play within our thriving Sharks group. These sessions combine game-based skills and supervised match play. Sessions run on Saturdays 3-5pm. and cost £5.50. Places are limited so must be pre-booked and pre-paid online.

Please note that in order to comply with regulations spectating is no allowed.

Keenagers (50+)

Wednesdays and Fridays

*Because of the current situation regarding Covid-19, this session is currently not running. We are reviewing the situation on a weekly basis so check the website at 5pm on Fridays for any updates.*

Tyneside Badminton Centre runs Keenager  badminton sessions Wednesdays and Fridays 10.30am to 11.30am.

The session is suitable for adult players (50+) of a recreational level who enjoy playing amongst a variety of opponents.

Its £3.30 for an hour session.

Please note this session is doubles based only.

Pay and Play

Tuesdays, Wednesdays & Fridays

*Because of the current situation regarding Covid-19, this session is currently not running. Please check the website regularly for updates

Tyneside Badminton Centre runs Pay and Play badminton sessions for adult members on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Fridays 7pm to 9pm.

This session is suitable for adult players (16+) of a recreational level who like to play games against a variety of opponents. Note this session isn’t suitable for beginners (more details available here) or league players.

It’s £5.50 for a 2 hour session or £3.30 for 1 hour.

Schools Badminton

Tyneside Badminton Centre has over the last few years run a number of activities for schools, both at the centre and as part of a schools outreach programme. Schools we have worked with include:

  • Sacred Heart
  • St Cuthberts
  • Walbottle Campus
  • Thorp Academy
  • Brunton First School
  • Hilton Academy
  • Ouseburn Primary Trust
  • Beech Hill Primary
  • St Mary’s
 In addition we have run a number of schools tournaments both independently and in conjunction with Tyne and Wear Sport

    External Groups

    Over the years Tyneside Badminton Centre has provided coaching expertise to support a wide range of external groups, including for example Liberdade, Barnardos and the NHS Early Intervention Psychosis group. Please contact us if you are a member of an external group wanting to play some badminton with the support of a coach, to benefit both members of that groups our as part of a staff CPD program.

    Badminton coaching

    Looking to improve your game?

    TBC provides coaching to members for all ages and abilities, from beginner to international level. This can be on an individual basis or in small groups.

    Badminton clubs

    The Tyneside Badminton Centre hosts a number of badminton clubs, both senior and junior, to provide a vibrant hub for the sport.

    Upcoming Badminton events

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    Book a badminton court

    You can book a court for a single session (1 hour), or request a block booking of 10 sessions or more.To do this, click on the link below.