LYC London is a gay sports club with active badminton and tennis clubs. Being associated with Long Yang Club we have a 50/50 mix of Western and Asian members

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LYC badminton club welcomes all standard of players - from beginners to league players.

We play on six courts at Kensington Leisure Centre every Sunday, from 3pm to 6pm. Guests are welcome to come to any of our Sunday sessions - there is no need to book.

We are a friendly and social club so, whether you want to play for fun or try out for one of our league teams then you will be made to feel welcome.

We play doubles to ensure all players receive a good court time and use a player grading system to ensure that all games are in line with your standard of play, upon arrival committee member will be on hand to explain our playing structure.

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Annual membership for LYC badminton club costs £10 per year. You can register and pay using the 'Join' link above.

How to find us

When: 3pm - 6pm every Sunday (please check dates around Christmas)


Kensington Leisure Centre
Silchester Road
London W10 6EX

Tube: Latimer Road, Ladbroke Grove

Cost per session:

  • £6 for member
  • £8 for non-member (2 visits per year for non-member, after that we would ask you to sign up for membership)
  • £5 for Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea residents (with membership)
  • £5 for all players over 50 years of age (with membership)


Badminton coaching

A qualified coach regularly attends our Sunday sessions and is responsible for grading our members.

Badminton team

LYC London badminton club has one league team playing in the Hammersmith league. All league players are required to be club members who actively participate in the Sunday social club sessions.


Playing with LYC badminton club is so done at your own risk - we accept no liability for accidents or injuries resulting from playing and anybody looking for 3rd party liability insurance should consider becoming a Badminton England member.

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