Wrington Bowling Club, North Somerset

For New Members

This page is intended to assist new bowlers in familiarising themselves with the bowls equipment required, and a little about how the club operates.

Match Selection

The club encourages new members to familiarise themselves with the club noticeboard (your buddy will guide you) which details forthcoming matches and availability sheets. If you wish to be considered for selection all you do is indicate your availability. Remember, whilst you may be new to bowls, there are friendly and club games which will help you gain experience and understanding of the game and to meet other club members who will be happy to provide advice and pass on their experience.

When team selections are completed, a team sheet which includes details of reserves is posted in the clubhouse. It is important that you check the selection board whenever you are at the clubhouse and indicate, by ticking against your name, that you have noted your selection including if you have been selected as a reserve.

If for any reason you are unable to play please advise the match captain ASAP. Reserves should turn up on match day in case they are required to play; all selected members need to report to the match captain at least 15 minutes before the agreed meeting time.

Match Dress & Equipment

We wish to make it as easy as possible for you to participate in matches, each of which can have its own specific dress code. To get you on your way you are given a club shirt when you join us, but you are expected to buy other clothing (much of which you may already own) as required. You will find details of dress codes for particular games posted on the club noticeboard and your buddy/club captain will guide you through this.

To play you will of course need bowls and in the early days of your membership you might wish to make use of one of the club sets before making your own purchase.

On occasions you will see second hand bowls equipment listed for sale on the club notice board. The club uses several local clothing and equipment providers of whom details of which can be found in the Useful Links page of this website.