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Comets JBC is a badminton club for ages 8-18. We meet on Sundays at Herts Sports Village AL10 9EU, except, on the few occasions that HSV is unavailable, when we are at either Stanborough school WGC, AL8 6YR, or Ridgeway Academy WGC, AL7 2AF. 

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 school and the Ridgeway Academy, as we have only 4 courts, U12s 6-7pm, 12+s 7-8pm.


We restart for the Summer term 2024, 7 April at HSVDates at Stanborough school: 14 April; at The Ridgeway, 19 May, 9 June. 

We do not accept people who turn up unregistered, please email first. 

To inquire or register an interest email chairman

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. 

Picture of the Club

Christmas 2022

CJBC Picture

A club session 2020s

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. 


Aaron, Level 1 Coach

Congratulations! to club member Aaron Loake who has pass the Badminton England  Foundation Coaches award 11September23. He will be part of our regular coaching team. 

Amy, 6 from left: her last sesion at CJBC. She started as a member, and then qualified as a coach and cached for 2 years. Many thanks and est wishes!

Amy, 6 from left: 25 Feb., her last sesion at CJBC. She started as a member, and then qualified as a coach and coached for 2 years. Many thanks, and best wishes!

Oliver, Level 2 Coach

Further Congratulations!

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 captained 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

Badminton England Clubmark Award December 2005

Comets JBC received Sport England/ Badminton England Clubmark Award December 2005

We are affiliated to Badminton England

Hertfordshire Badminton Association, Hertfordshire Junior Badminton Association, Welwyn Hatfield Sport and Physical Activity Alliance and Herts sports Partnership.

Comets JBC Constitution

Comets JBC Booklet Code of Conduct and Procedures for members, etc.

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.

About Us

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.

Contact Us

Telephone: 01438 715374


You can also follow us on Facebook

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