Improve your reflexes, hand-to-eye coordination and overall fitness levels with this popular racquet sport.

Playing badminton is a great way to have fun and stay healthy, whatever your age or level of ability.  Whether you’re booking a court as a group, to compete against others or want to learn how to play, Better has a range of badminton options for you to enjoy at your local leisure centre.

Better works in direct partnership with Badminton England to ensure that badminton is delivered in a systematic way across our leisure centres and, more importantly, provides you with easily accessible sessions when you want them.



Whether you're new to badminton or getting back into the swing of things, our coached badminton sessions offer a great opportunity to improve your game.

Get expert coaching, tips and guidance on one of the fastest sports around with Silver Medal Winning Senior World Champion Penny Shears.

Our weekly sessions provide the perfect platform for you to learn how to smash, drop-shot and serve in a relaxed and supportive environment at Bath Sports & Leisure Centre.

We offer a range of adult classes to suit all ages and abilities. Our sessions run during the school term time. 

If you are unable to make any of the times but interested to hear other local options, please contact Penny directly, who is the Avon Badminton Development Officer: 

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Ever wanted to get into badminton in a social environment but unsure where to go, why not join one of our local clubs at Better

Please find below a list of local badminton clubs which use a Better leisure centre within BANES

Club name Better leisure centre
Bath Spa Badminton Culverhay Leisure centre
Keynsham Badminton Club Keynsham Leisure Centre
Wellsway Ladies badminton Club Keynsham Leisure Centre
Broadlands Badminton Keynsham Leisure Centre
Bath Badminton Bath Sports and Leisure Centre