Classes are held every Thursday and Sunday at the Bradley Stoke Leisure Centre, Fiddlers Wood Lane, Bradley Stoke Bristol BS32 9BS GPS: 51°32’07N 2°32’42W (see below for map and directions).
The Bradley Stoke club originally started it’s life in Thornbury in 1989 (blimey, that’s twenty seven years ago!!), moving to the Bradley Stoke Leisure Centre when it first opened. A very friendly and hardworking club, it benefits from a good cross-section of students from all walks of life. We have quite a lot of black belts – some quite senior in grade, who enjoy both training and helping to teach within the club. We train in two different locations within the leisure centre; on a Thursday night the adult class takes up several of the badminton courts in the main sports hall, giving us a huge amount of space to let off steam! The Sunday classes are held upstairs in the smaller Charlotte Bronte Suite; these classes are split into junior and senior grade students, enabling more individual and grade relevant instruction to both junior and senior grade students alike. The Bradley Stoke club regularly does well at competitions – in the past even producing two World Champions!
Children’s Classes (ages 5 – 12)
Sundays: Classes are held upstairs in the Bronte Suite. 5:00 – 6:15pm
Thursday: Classes are held in the main sports hall. 6:05 – 7:25pm
Adults Classes (ages 13 – 73!)
Sundays: Classes are held upstairs in the Bronte Suite.
- 6:20 – 7:45 Junior grades (White belt to blue belt)
- 7:45 – 9:00 Senior grades (blue to black belt)
Thursday: Classes are held in the main sports hall. 7:35 – 9:00pm
How to find the Bradley Stoke Leisure Centre
The Leisure Centre is located just off Bradley Stoke Way, opposite Tesco’s. Only 5 minutes from the M5 junction 16 (signposted Thornbury and Filton) From the Aztec West roundabout (from the motorway junction head towards Bristol on the A38 for approximately 100m) follow the signs for Bradley Stoke. Once on Bradley Stoke Way, at the next roundabout take the third exit to stay on Bradley Stoke Way, you should soon see Tesco’s on your right, turn left at the next roundabout, then immediately left again into the Leisure Centre Car Park.