Badminton is available in Birmingham City Centre at The Sir Doug Ellis Woodcock Sports Centre. The centre has 2 sports halls both with four badminton courts available to book. The courts can be booked between:
9:00 and 22:30 Monday to Friday
9:30 and 18:30 Saturday and Sunday
You can book online up to 9 days in advance. To use online booking you will need to get a free membership completing the Online Booking Membership Form and handing it into reception. If you are an Aston student, staff member or work for one of the affiliated organisations you will need to show ID when you hand in the form. Once you have this membership you can register and use online booking.
Alternatively you can book up to 8 days in advance at reception or over the phone on 0121 204 4623.
Bookings are for 60 minutes and depending on which hall you book will start on the hour or half past the hour.
Aston Student and Staff
Off Peak Price
Off Peak Badminton between 09:00-11:30 or between 14:00 and 15:30 Mon-Fri.
Shuttlecocks can be purchased at reception for only £1.50 each.
Rackets are available for hire for £1.40 (per hour). A deposit will need to be left at reception for all hire items.
Please read our booking and cancellation policy before making your booking.
Aston currently has one men's and one women's badminton teams that compete in the BUCS competitions.
All Aston staff of any ability are welcome to play badminton in our staff club. The club meet every Thursday from 5:30-6:30pm and it costs just £1.50 a session.