Badminton is the largest participated racket sport in the world and 4th most popular sport overall, appealing to all ages, genders and standards, and offering fun participation through to a competitive structure. 

Due to its popularity, BADMINTON England has a growing network of 3,500 clubs and as a sport, boasts attractive health benefits and participation opportunities all year round. 


BADMINTON England recognise that schools are an integral part of growing the game, that is why we offer a variety of opportunities to engage children/young people.

Each year we run the Centre Parcs National Schools Championship, this competition has over 15,000 competitors and is one of the biggest and best on offer to young people with the final being held at Centre Parcs.

We also offer a number of resource packs and professional development course to assist with the delivery of Badminton in both curricula and extra curricula activities.

Badminton has featured in the West Yorkshire School Games, for more information click here


We have an extensive number of clubs across the county with the numbers continuing to grow.

BADMINTON England Performance Centre:  Provides a platform to increase competitive opportunities and raise standards for all players. West Yorkshire is lucky enough to have two situated in Leeds and Bradford.

BADMINTON England Premier Club: is BADMINTON England’s Clubmark standard for junior clubs or clubs with junior sections and is awarded to proven high quality badminton clubs.

For information about clubs and where to play please use the search function provided.


Published on: 13th February 2012

For further information contact:

David Dewey 
Regional Officer, North and West Yorkshire


Mob: 07901 005316


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