Shuttlecock and Badmington Racket


Come Play with Us!

Shuttlecock and Badmington Racket


We are Orpington Badminton Club (OBC), one of the oldest in this area, we've been around for almost 70 years!

• We have around 25-30 members, all adults of different ages from 19 to 65. Some who play competitive social to county members.

• OBC sadly does not cater for beginners or juniors.

• We are a non-profit club so at the beginning of the season we just work out the costs of the hall and shuttles and divide it between members.

• We use feather shuttles.

• We have the use of two courts at Darrick Wood Senior School Sports Centre Gymnasium.

• Lighting is good and free of any obstructions. There is free parking.

• There are also changing and shower facilities should you need them.

• We have no clicky groups and always promote fair play. We are a friendly bunch but competitive at the same time.

• We have developed a ladder system where similar skilled people play each other for 75% of the night and the rest is via a peg system. How does this work? Around 8 are designated to each group. People play with different partners and the winners of the group can be promoted to another group and losers relegated from that group. - It's great fun! We have found this makes for very competitive games; people love it. When the ladder is not in use we drop down to a peg board.

• OBC traditions promote fairness and getting everyone to have a good night of badminton.

• Orpington Badminton Club is currently affiliated by Badminton England

• We cater for intermediate to experienced players throughout the year in Orpington. 

• We play in league matches against clubs entering in Orpington/North West Kent and Ravensbourne.

• As a guest  you can see if you like us and we think you would fit in with our members.  The committee will decide and vote before asking you to join the club as a member. 

• The club is now hiring two badminton courts from Thursday July 22nd within Darrick Wood School Sports Centre Gymnasium  

• Club nights start between 8:00pm - 10:00pm at 

Shuttlecock and Badmington Racket



Club Captain / Chairman


Club Secretary & New Member Enquiries


Club Treasurer & Match Secretary


Committee Member


Committee Member

Shuttlecock and Badmington Racket


If you would like to attend our club night as a guest please contact us directly by using the Form below.  We will reply back to you in due course and answer any questions that you have.

Thank you for your interest in coming to the club! We will get in contact with you in due course!

Club Night Location

Darrick Wood Secondary School Sports Centre Gymnasium, Lovibonds Avenue, Orpington BR6 8ER, UK