At Gosling we have worked closely with Badminton England to ensure we provide our participants with a modern facility and a detailed development programme to meet the needs of the community at all levels.

We have a wide range of Badminton sessions on offer - for all ages and abilities. from Junior to Adult, recreational sessions to advanced matchplay, there is something for everyone. All of our sessions are Turn Up and Play for Members and Non-Members, so just pop along to join in!

Court Hire


Members - £7.30 per hour

Non Members - £12.50 per hour


Members - £8.80 per hour

Non Members - £14.30 per hour


Turn up and Play Sessions

Love Badminton but struggle to find friends to play with? Our Turn Up and Play sessions may be just for you! Come along and enjoy a game with like-minded people and make new friends! Please note, our Turn up and Play sessions are not coached.


Monday & Friday, 9am - 12 noon

  • Members - £3.50
  • Non-members - £4.50

Ladies 16yrs+

Tuesday & Thursday, 10am - 12 noon.

  • Members - £3.50
  • Non-members - £4.50

Back into Badminton 16yrs+

Friday 7 - 8pm

  • Members - £3.50
  • Non-members - £4.50


Coached Sessions

Essentials Course 12yrs +

A coached course covering the basics of the game suitable for adults and teens who are complete eginners or looking to improve on existing skills.

Monday 4 - 5pm, 28th July - 18th August

Monday 5 - 6pm, 28th July - 18th August

  • Members - only £4 per session (usually £5)
Junior Badminton 7-16yrs

A Turn Up and Play coached session for junior players

Saturday 9 - 10am

  • Members - £3.50
  • Non-members - £4


Advanced Matchplay 16+

Saturday 11:15am - 1pm

  • Members - £4.90
  • Non-members - £5.90


Disability Programme 7 - 16yrs

A coached session suitable for those with physical disabilities or learning difficulties. Please note that participants must be accompanied by a parent/carer.

Saturday 4 - 5pm, 26th July - 30th August

  • Only £3 per session



Racket hire £1.

You do not need to be a member to attend Badminton sessions, but members do receive a discounted rate.


No Strings programme

Whether you are a beginner or regular player, our 'no-strings' sessions are recommended for those who want to improve or develop their skills within a friendly environment.

Sessions are run by an experienced and qualified coach and new players are always welcome.

Fancy trying it?

Simply choose from the following sessions and turn up to play. (no partner required)

Ladies Only 16+

Tuesday 10 - 11:30am

  • Members - £3.50
  • Non Members - £4.50

Adults 16+ (Beginner/Intermediate/Advanced)

Friday 10 - 11:30am

  • Members - £3.50
  • Non Members - £4.50

Adults 16+ (Beginner/Intermediate)

Saturday 10-11am

  • Members - £3.50
  • Non Members - £4.50

Saturday Sessions

Junior Badminton Coaching Session 5yrs+

Saturday 9am - 10am

  • Members - £3.50
  • Non Members - £4
No Strings Badminton Session 16+

Saturday 10am - 11am

  • Members - £3.50
  • Non Members - £4.50
Advanced Badminton Session 16+

Saturday 11.15am - 1pm

  • Members - £4.90
  • Non Members - £5.90

For more information ask at reception or call


Badminton Clubs

Knebworth Badminton Club

Contact: Philip

For more information, please visit the website

Lingwood Badminton Club

Anne Carter


make a booking - join us today!





Membership Enquiries



racket Hire


Racket Hire - £1 from reception

Aneel Sports shop

buy badminton racket at gosling sports

From rackets to specialist clothing and footwear, you'll find all the equipment you need at the Aneel Sports Shop @ Gosling Sports. We also offer racket restringing.

Why not pop by next time you visit Gosling Sports Park?

Alternatively, if you woud like some help or advice with our stock, please call us on


NEW Family BADMINTON Sessions

Monday 4 - 5 pm (4yrs+)

This is a session for all the family, to help you keep active and learn new skills. Our qualified coaches will help teach you the techniques needed to play, and teach you the rules of the game so you can challenge each other too!





Bistro & Bar

bistro and bar

Time for a quick catch up with friends after the game?

Our well equipped Bar and Bistro serves hot and cold food and drinks. Relax in the comfort of an armchair, enjoy a bit of TV or a game of Pool with friends.