Abbeydale Junior Badminton Club

The Abbeydale Junior Badminton Club will be providing the coaching for all junior badminton players from the start of the summer holidays.

For any queries or for further information on junior coaching please contact our coaching team via the contact form.

Child Welfare

Abbeydale Park Badminton Club believes that all people involved in badminton have a fundamental right to be protected so they can enjoy the sport free from all forms of abuse and exploitation. We help protect and promote the welfare of all young people in the Club by having in place clear policies and guidelines for all members. We are signed up to and follow the Badminton England Safeguarding and Protecting Young People Policy and Guidelines.

Our Club Welfare Officer (CWO) is Nathan Chidabaram, who is reachable via the contact form.
Please get in contact if you have any concerns regarding child welfare.

Session Times

Martin Drabble & Martin Burke
Martin Drabble & Martin Burke
Richard Mills & Martin Burke
SatLittle Smashers / Beginners9-10am
Richard Mills & Shaye Frances

Please enquire before attending any sessions, start times are subject to change

Term Dates

TermDatesHalf-term Break
1Tue 7th September – Sat 18th December25th-31st October
2To be confirmed
3To be confirmed

Junior Club Rules

All junior members are expected to adhere to the same rules and regulations as senior members.

Junior members are allowed to use courts when they are not otherwise booked, in the same way that senior members are, however unsupervised access is a privilege which must be discussed with the committee first, and is not permitted in any circumstance for under 16’s, for safety reasons.

Badminton England Safeguarding Policy

Badminton England Safeguarding Guidelines

NSPCC Social Media Strategies for Sport

APBC Social Media Guidelines

  • AGM – 16th October 2023
    Our Annual General Meeting (AGM) for 2023 will be on the 16th October at 19:45, taking place in the badminton hall. The agenda and list of committee members will be visible on the notice board in the hall before the meeting. The purpose of the meeting is for the committee to report back to the… Read more: AGM – 16th October 2023
  • Beginner & Improver Badminton Sessions
    Coaches Jessie & Ian from are starting a new group for adult players who are new to the game or have played a before. Held at Abbeydale Park Badminton Club the sessions will be a mix of coaching and social games at a level to suit the participants of each session. Sessions will run… Read more: Beginner & Improver Badminton Sessions
  • APBC AGM 10th October 2022
    We are holding our annual AGM on Monday 10th October at 19:45hrs, in the Badminton Hall, and would encourage as many of you as possible to come along and participate. Financial and membership information will be presented, and some key committee positions need to be filled – this is essential for the future running of… Read more: APBC AGM 10th October 2022
  • Club AGM
    To all our members, thank you for continuing to support the club. We are holding our annual AGM on Monday 11th October at 19:45hrs, in the Badminton Hall, and would encourage as many of you as possible to come along and participate. We are seeking volunteers for the committee, all adult members are eligible to… Read more: Club AGM
  • New website!
    As the last website was struggling somewhat, after a number of wordpress plugins seemed to break or become incompatible, we’ve set up a new (potentially temporary) one with a familiar look. Apologies to members or visitors if you experienced any inconvenience previously due to the website, or during the transition!