Badminton & Squash

Badminton & Squash

Chilwell have three squash courts, two tennis courts and five badminton courts all available for members and non-members to hire out. Activities vary from racketball and short tennis to professional tournaments and social club evenings. We also offer nights where you can turn up on your own and play as part of a social group should you not have a sporting partner.

Click here to read our badminton FAQs.

Squash Courts

We have three squash courts available to book for 45 minute slots. You can hire rackets or purchase squash balls at our reception.

If you would like more information or advice about playing squash or our squash leagues please email us

Racketball Ball

Racketball is played with shorter racket and a larger ball which slows the bounce making coordination easier. This is perfect for beginners new into squash or racket sports.

Essentials Badminton

Essentials Badminton coaching sessions are for those looking to learn or improve on badminton skills. These sessions are held in our main sports hall. Sessions are an hour and coincide with our no strings session creating pathways into sports nights here at Chilwell Olympia. A social and friendly atmosphere with a qualified enthusiastic coach

Improvers Badminton

Chilwell Olympia in partnership with the Nottingham Badminton Association offers sessions to help players progress and develop into club level. Sessions provide the opportunity to meet other players and compete in friendly matches. Sessions are one hour long and coincide with our racquet night creating pathways into sports nights . A social and friendly atmosphere with a qualified enthusiastic coach.

If you would like more information on our adult badminton coaching please email us

No Strings/Racket Night

No need to book just turn up and play with other like minded people who enjoy a game of badminton. For individuals looking for a fun and friendly match against others. Everyone welcome.

All the below sessions are FREE for gym members, £2.50 for leisure card holders or £2.90 for non-members. Equipment hire is £1.60 per person. Minimum age 16 years old or 14/15 years old if attending with an adult.

Family Night

Book a badminton, squash or table tennis court. A family must have one person over the age of 18 and one person under the age of 16. If booked on a junior leisure card the court price is £4. For our direct debit members there is just £2 to pay for the court. Free racket hire provided if required.

£1.50 Court Frenzy

Book badminton, racquetball, squash or table tennis in the school holidays and pay just £1.50 per court. Juniors and families (minimum 1 adult and 1 under 16 year old) can book courts between 9.00am – 4.00pm Monday to Friday and rackets can be hired free for juniors.

Nottingham Badminton Association (NBA)

Chilwell Olympia are a venue for the NBA. Please visit their website for further information about becoming involved in team matches and professional league.

**Sessions below aren’t currently taking place due to restrictions in place during the current pandemic.**

Days Activity Times Centre
Friday No Strings Currently Unavailable Chilwell Olympia
Friday Essentials Badminton Coaching Currently Unavailable Chilwell Olympia
 Sunday Racket Night Currently Unavailable Chilwell Olympia
School Holidays Court Frenzy (£1.50) Currently Unavailable Chilwell Olympia
Saturday Family Nights Currently Unavailable Chilwell Olympia