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UCL Badminton Club is consistently one of the largest sports club in the University College London Union, involving over 200 UCL students every year in weekly training sessions, matches and social events. Our badminton club caters for all levels from beginner to experienced players. At the competitive level the Men’s 1st & 2nd, Women’s and Mixed teams represent the club in the BUCS and LUSL leagues. Our Women's team are currently playing in the BUCS Premier Division, with the Men's 1st and 2nd teams competing in the 1st and 2nd Division respectively. Our club is currently ranked by BUCS as the No. 1 university badminton club in the South-East of the United Kingdom, including the whole of London.

The home venue of the club is Somers Town Community Sports Centre, on Chalton Street ten minutes away from UCL. We host weekly social sessions there on Sundays with dozens of players in a friendly atmosphere.

Team practice, led by a professional coach, takes place at Somerstown Community Sports Centre 134 Chalton St, Kings Cross, London NW1 1RX.

The club also prides itself on its friendly atmosphere and provides an excellent opportunity to make friends.

We usually train 2pm-4pm and play socially, 4pm-7pm, every Sunday. Prospective social and competitive team members are welcome to our free events:

  • Taster Sessions | Sunday 8th October 2017 4pm-7pm OR Sunday 15th October 4pm-7pm (pick ONE to attend)
  • Team Trial sessions:


1st trial session: 6pm-8pm Somerstown 27th September Wednesday

2nd trial session: 5pm-7pm Somerstown 1st October Sunday


1st trial session: 5pm-7pm Somerstown 1st October Sunday

2nd trial session: 6pm-8pm Somerstown 4th of October Wednesday

3rd trial session: 2pm-4pm Somerstown 8th of October Wednesday

This Club is Pride in Sport Accredited