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. 


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 and application upon completion of Shuttle Time course.

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.