Schools Badminton - Shuttle Time

Shuttle Time is a comprehensive badminton programme for primary and secondary schools in Ireland.

The aim is to give all children a chance to try the sport by helping teachers deliver badminton lessons. 

Please click on picture for access to YouTube videos for the Shuttle Time course.


How to get involved in Shuttle Time

Affiliate your school to Badminton Ireland for €15 / £12.50 

Affiliation to Badminton Ireland will include the following benefits:


Up to three full-time teachers can attend ‘Shuttle Time’ courses for FREE.

Teachers gain FREE affiliation to Badminton Ireland.

Teachers gain access to FREE lesson plans, a teachers manual and online video resources.

Following completion of the course participating schools are eligible for a kit bag worth €250 at a reduced price of €90. The kit bag includes 15 rackets and 2 tubes of shuttles!

FREE access to the All-Ireland School event.

The school is applicable for School of the Year at the Badminton Ireland Annual Awards Night (click this link for more information).




Click here to find a course

Click here for the course application form

Click here to download the school affiliation form

*Note: Participants must be at least 16 years of age to take this course.*

You can email for more information on Shuttle Time courses.


The program is complemented by two competitions:

  • Shuttle Time Primary School finals - Wednesday 6th of March 2019, Baldoyle Badminton Centre, Dublin


  • Shuttle Time Secondary School finals - Wednesday 20th March 2019, Gormanston, County Meath


Contact:  or call +353 1 839 3028 for more information on these school competitions.