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Badminton at Meridian Leisure Centre

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We are pleased to announce that we are bring Badminton back to Meridian Leisure Centre this week! We are currently only working to two courts out of four in the Sports Hall, due to one side being used as part of the fitness suite.

If you are participating within a session you will need to follow the following rules:

🏸Players must stay at least two metres away from other players (including during play), when taking breaks and before and after play
🏸There will be no physical contact with other players (such as shaking hands or high fiving)
🏸Chasing of shuttle down towards another court if other players are using it is discouraged. For doubles, consider agreeing in advance which player will take the shot if a shuttle travels to the centre of the court
🏸If back to back session take place, no players from the 1st session can attend the 2nd session.
🏸Individuals within each group should not change throughout the session.
🏸Whether playing singles or doubles, activity is restricted to groups of a maximum of four people.
🏸Players can rotate within the group but social distancing must be maintained within this group. You cannot move groups within a session.
🏸Changing of ends shouldn’t take place.
🏸Hand sanitiser will be provided, we must insist this is used before, during and after your session
🏸All participants must use their own equipment. Equipment will not be hired out.
🏸The sharing of shuttles is permitted. Please ensure you have thoroughly washed your hands or used hand sanitiser immediately before and after play.
🏸You should avoid touching your face.

To book a court you will need to call Meridian Leisure Centre on 01507 607650 between the following times:
8am-10am or 4pm-7pm
Sunday 3pm-7pm

Alternatively you can email us at

Previously, if you are member you could hire a Badminton court on the same day for no charge, we are now extending this to 3 days.

Court hire times are:
Mondays & Thursdays 6am-8pm
Tuesdays & Wednesdays 6am-9pm
Fridays 6am-7pm
Saturdays 8am-12pm
Sundays 1pm-7pm

Throughout all of this we are following the guidance from Badminton England, more information on this can be found on their website page:

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Fitness members can book classes online, 7 days in advance.


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