St Austell Bay Badminton Club is based in St Austell, Cornwall, United Kingdom and primarily meets at Polkyth Leisure Centre. The club offers both adult social and adult competitive badminton and has two clubs for children. The main senior club and both junior clubs are affiliated to Badminton England. The club is member of the Cornwall County Badminton Association and plays competitively in the Mid Cornwall Badminton League and the West Cornwall Badminton League.

Join Us

The club is always keen to see new players whether wanting to play socially or competitively.
  • For social play the club runs two all year round weekly sessions one at lunchtimes on Wednesdays and the other on Sunday mornings.
  • The senior club which plays in the local league meets on Tuesday evenings from September to Easter but also welcomes those who don't wish to play competitively. There is a summer club that meets on Tuesdays from Easter through to the end of August in place of the Senior club.
  • The children's clubs also meet on Tuesdays from September to Easter.

Social Pay & Play

There are all year round pay as you play sessions at Polkyth Leisure Centre.
  • 11:00 am to 1:00 pm every Wednesday at £4 per session.
  • 10:00 am to 12:00 noon every Sunday at £4 per session.
  • Both sessions use plastic shuttles.

Senior Club & League Teams

  • Senior Club nights are 7 pm to 10 pm every Tuesday at Polkyth Leisure Centre.
  • The senior fee is £115, for students and pensioners it's £100. There is an extra £12 fee for those that wish to play in Badminton England tournaments.
  • Membership includes affiliation to Badminton England.
  • You can also come and play as a visitor to see if you want to become a full member for £7.00 per session for 3 weeks.
  • Home matches also take place on a Tuesday night. There is a £5 match fee for all matches.
  • Feather shuttles are used at both club night and matches.

Senior Summer Club

A summer club is organised between Easter and end of August.

Young People Clubs & Coaching

The Primary and Junior groups meet at Polkyth Leisure Centre and are supervised by qualified coaches. The Primary group (under 11) known as Little Smashers is on Tuesdays from 4.15 pm to 5:00pm. The Junior groups (11 and over) is on Tuesdays: Intermediate from 5:00 pm to 6.00 pm, Advanced from 6.00 pm to 7.00 pm.