Comets JBC is a badminton club for ages 8-18. We meet on Sundays at Herts Sports Village AL10 9EU, except, on the occasions that HSV is unavailable, when we are at other local facilities, usually at Stanborough school WGC, AL8 6YR. Also see our Facebook .
At HSV we have 8 courts for coaching first hour 6-7pm, 4 courts for games 7-8pm. When at Stanborough as we have only 4 courts, U12s 6-7pm, 12+s 7-8pm.
Dates at Stanborough school (updated 1Dec23):
3rd, 10th, & 17th December 2023
We do not accept people who turn up unregistered, please email first.
To inquire or register an interest email chairman DaveBartlett11@Outlook.com.
We aim to provide safe, enjoyable badminton, and to coach newcomers and more experienced players to their ability level, including county level, or to become leaders, or coaches.
When possible we have matches against other clubs and encourage members to participate in tournaments.
We achieved BADMINTON England 'Premier' accreditation (the same as Sport England Clubmark) in 2005 for our quality standards and are currently re-applying.
A club session 2020s
Congratulations! to club member Aaron Loake who has passed the Badminton England Foundation Coaches award 11September23. He will be part of our regular coaching team.
to Oliver Bartlett, who passed his Level 2 Coach at the National Badminton Centre, Saturday, 2nd September this year.
A previous junior member, and Level 1 Coach. And here, having led his Leicester Uni team League champions and 'Player of Fixture' awards. April 23.
He is coaching with us this season.
Congratulations! to Harry Goode (Comets JBC member 2010-11) and partner Caitlin Harper for winning Herts Open mixed doubles, 21 August 22 see clip of final winning game - Harry and Cailin are at the far end: (41) Herts Open Mixed Doubles Finals 21Aug22 - YouTube
And, Harry and partner Nick Ponting won the Herts Restricted mens doubles see HBA FaceBook, and his sister Mollie, (Comets JBC 2010-11) with partner Kelly Matthews, won the Ladies Doubles, see YouTube: (12) Herts Restricted Ladies Doubles Final - YouTube
We have BE qualified coaches: 3 level 2 coaches and 4 level 1 coaches. We encourage and assist interested members to qualify as coaches.
Our Club is normally open for half terms, but closes for Christmas, Easter, July and August.
Comets JBC received Sport England/ Badminton England Clubmark Award Dcember 2005
We are affiliated to Badminton England,
Click here for our Risk Assessment for members.
Check out the WHAT'S GOING ON page to find match scores and review. We will email members where we'll be that week if Herts sports Village is unavailable.
To find out about Comets senior club click here.
Started by Dave and Gill Bartlett in 1995, the club has come a long way since then, bringing in a variety of keen players to start and develop their experience in badminton. Some have gone on to become national players, some have become coaches. We aim to help members achieve their ambitions.
Telephone: 01438 715374