Comets JBC is a badminton club aimed at ages 8-18 that meets at Herts Sports Village AL10 9EU.

The weekly club is now closed. We have a Summer Camp for those 10 to 17 years old - see below right.

We restart Sunday 5 September as a 2 hour session 5-7pm, 8 courts coaching first hour, 4 courts games 2nd hour. To inquire or register an interest email chairman  We do not accept people who turn up unregistered, particularly under covid-19 restrictions. 

Click here for our Risk Assessment for members.

We aim to provide safe, enjoyable badminton, and to  coach newcomers and more experienced players to county level, to help them improve. 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. 

Herts Sports Village website (News: Hertfordshire Sports Village News and Offers (

And on Badminton England’s News page.


Efforts are being taken to re-enable community badminton.

Comets JBC Smmer Camp

2-4pm, 23 -27 August on the 4 courts in Hall 1 at Herts Sports Village. The aim is to have enjoyable coaching in the first hour, with 1 coach per court, and a mix of social and competitive games in the second hour. Enjoyable in its own right, it also sets members up for a good start to the new season when clubs resume. We are limiting the camp to a maximum of 24 to ensure quality and enjoyability: acceptance is on a 'first come' basis. If interested and to find out how to sign-up and pay please contact Dave Bartlett e: by 1st August

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

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

Comets JBC Constitution

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

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.

Want to find out more about the senior club? check out the senior club 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

Herts Sports Village, Hatfield, AL10 9EU

Telephone: 01438 715374