Frequently Asked Questions

Do I have to buy all my equipment before I start playing?

No. The only thing you need to buy is a pair of regulation bowling shoes.

There are sets of bowls at the club for members to borrow until they decide to buy their own. Club members will happily help you in your decision.

  

Is there somebody who can teach me to play?

Yes, we have 2 qualified coaches who can help you.

 

When is the green open?

Subject to weather conditions, the green is open from 10.00 a.m. weekdays except Tuesday and Friday when the green is closed for maintenance until 4.00 p.m. Check the club diary for rink availability.

  

When can I play in matches?

Whenever you want to. When you feel confident enough to put yourself forward for selection you can add your name on the Match Selection Sheets. Playing in matches is a very good way of learning the etiquette of the game and helps to improve your play.

 

Do I have to book a rink for a roll-up?

No. You only need to book a rink for competitions. Bookings should be entered in club diary.

 

May I wear casual clothes?

Only on Monday afternoons or for roll-ups.

     

             
  

"For those looking for a new sport, pastime, or a way to meet new friends, bowling is fun,  relatively low cost, and is open to all age groups."

If you would like to become a member, or would just like to come and try first, any of the club officials on the Contacts page will be happy to help you.