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Dorking Badminton Club



Adults - Club nights run every Wednesday, 8-10pm, (September to mid April), at the Ashcombe School Sports Hall.
There are opportunities to play in various teams in local leagues, or purely on a social basis during club nights.

Juniors - Tailored coaching for boys & girls from 9-16 years of age, with potential to progress to match-play alongside our Senior Members for invited students aged 17-18 (who have qualified by previously attending our 'silver' Junior coaching sessions). Mid September to early April (excluding school holidays for U16's).

Every Wednesday, at the Ashcombe School Sports Hall*, OR every Thursday at Dorking Sports Centre*.
* PLEASE NOTE - You must apply for membership of Dorking Badminton Club first. These are not 'turn up and play' sessions.

The club has 5 Badminton England qualified coaches, who are all DBS checked.

  Juniors are split into four groups:
   * - SATELLITE - Pupils aged 9-16      Thursdays 4:30-5:30pm   AT Dorking Sports Centre
   * - BRONZE    - Pupils aged 9-12        Wednesdays 6-7pm         AT Ashcombe School
   * - SILVER     - Pupils aged 13-16        Wednesdays 7-8pm         AT Ashcombe School
   * - GOLD       - Students aged 17-18     Wednesdays 8-9:30pm    AT Ashcombe School
     [Age ranges are approximate and depend on demand for sessions and individual ability].

A typical program focuses on shots and technique in the first term, tactics and game play in the second term, and competition in the third term.

~~~~~~~ FIRST CLUB SESSIONS OF 2019/20 SEASON… ~~~~~~~

SENIORS + 'Gold' JUNIORS   -    WEDS 4th SEPTEMBER 2019.
'Bronze' & 'Silver' JUNIORS   -    WEDS 11th SEPTEMBER 2019.
'Satellite' JUNIORS                -    THURS 12th SEPTEMBER 2019.


If you are interested in joining either the Adult or Junior section, please contact the club secretary - Paul Novell - secretary@dorkingbadmintonclub.co.uk


FOOTNOTE:- [31/08/19] Due to an unprecedented number of applications (for the Junior Section), we are currently having to put all new enquiries on a standby list as we are oversubscribed, in spite of opening up the satellite session at the Dorking Sports Centre. Do not let this deter you from applying as we were unable to offer first choice (of day) to all applicants, so there's a chance of places becoming available if second option is declined.

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