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As a new year rolls around, we look forward to welcoming back our existing members and new ones. If there are any questions that you would like answered, feel free to contact us on any of our social media..


About UPBC 

Come and join the Badminton club at the University of Plymouth!

We aim to create an all-inclusive environment for all abilities, so if you've only just picked up a racket or looking for some competitive matches, everyone is welcome! Our friendly committee work on providing a relaxed and social club that gives all our members a fun and safe place to meet new people and enjoy a game of badminton. Whether you're a keen sportsman looking to join the team and get some practice in a few times a week, or just hoping to join a club, meet new friends and rock up for a social each week, the badminton club is for you!.


Session Times

We hold three weekly sessions at Nancy Astor Sports Hall (on Campus). Two of these sessions are for team members only, and the other session is for social players:

Team Training sessions

  • Mondays 19:00 - 21:00 for 22/23 (Team only*) | Starts 10th October 2022

  • Saturdays 11:00 - 13:00 for 22/23 (Team only*)

*Club session (you MUST be invited and paid for the team membership to attend these sessions) 

Casual sessions.

  • Saturdays 13:00 - 15:00 (All members) 

Note: Give-it-a-go sessions ARE NOT organised by the club - click here for more details



Our joining fee is only £50 per annum, this includes social sessions (courts and shuttles provided) included in this membership fee. If you are selected for the team, it is an additional £30 on top of the £50 joining fee, covering Badminton England Membership and the additional sessions. Anyone who wants to join can attend one free session before paying.

  • Standard Club Membership £50 per annum
  • One-semester Club membership £30 per semester


Add ons

  • Team Membership* £30 per annum
*only applies to those who are on the team


Purchasing Your Membership:

  1. Follow our Instagram and Facebook pages to get notifications of all the latest information about the club

  2. Go to the "Shop" tab above

  3. Add your chosen UPBC membership to your basket

  4. Checkout and you're now a UPBC member!.

*Note: Memberships are available to purchase as of 01/10/22



We aim to have fun interactive social events so you can meet new people and enjoy yourself. If you have any ideas about social events that we could put on as a club, please don't hesitate to contact us on our social media pages on Facebook/Instagram or email us!


Trials & Team info

Team trials/tryouts are held at the start of the academic year. Keep an eye on our social media for specific dates and other updates.

The club has 3 Men's, 2 Ladies' teams and a Medley team (mixed) that regularly compete in the Plymouth Badminton League

Our Men's A team also take part in BUCS


Please don't hesitate to contact us if you have any questions!


Last update: 28/10/2022

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  • Badminton Standard Membership£50.00
  • Badminton One Semester Membership£30.00
  • Badminton Standard Membership 1st Semester£30.00
  • Team Membership£30.00


  • Badminton Standard Membership£50.00
  • Badminton One Semester Membership£30.00
  • Badminton Standard Membership 1st Semester£30.00
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