West Berkshire

There are a number of junior badminton clubs in the Newbury/Thatcham area that offer coaching that might of interest and some of them might be able to offer an immediate place, but you would need to contact them directly on the below details. If immediate spaces aren’t available then there will be a waiting list that you can add your son to.

Monday night 6.30pm-8.30pm, Newbury Juniors, held at St Bartholomew’s School sports hall. Contact Malcolm Taylor – malcolm.taylor4073@ntlworld.com

Monday night 5.30pm-7.30pm, Downlands Juniors, held at Downlands Sports Centre, Compton. Contact MaryAnne Stephens maryanne.stephens@btinternet.com  or badminton@ndba.co.uk

Thursday night 6pm-7pm, Kintbury Juniors, held at The jubilee Sports Centre, Kintbury. Contact Cliff Verrall c.verrall@btinternet.com

Thursday night 6.30pm-8pm, Kennet Juniors, held at Kennet Sports Centre, Thatcham. Contact Chris Tompkins kennetjbc@virginmedia.com

Friday night 6pm-7.30pm, Shaw Juniors, held at Trinity School Sports Hall, Love Lane, Newbury. Contact Paul Olive juniors@shawbadminton.org.uk ; website http://www.shawbadminton.org.uk/juniors/

Saturday mornings 10.30am-12noon, St Marys Juniors, held at Kennet Sports Centre. Contact Tony Glinos tonyglinos@hotmail.co.uk



St Mary’s junior badminton club is one of the biggest junior clubs in West Berkshire with 44 juniors and 9 adult helpers! We operate following all the guidance and support from Badminton England to ensure children can explore and develop their skills in a safe, supportive environment. The Junior Club can be contacted via the “Contact Us” page on the website – see link below.

The junior club operates in two sessions on Saturday mornings:

  • Saturday morning 09.00 to 10.30 – Session 1, Beginners / under 14s
  • Saturday morning 10.30 to 12.00 – Session 2, More able players


Link : http://www.stmarysbadminton.co.uk/juniors.html