Wow! What a brilliant year we’re having already, and we’re only two months in.
The Bowlr community is growing, and we’re thrilled to see so many fantastic indoor and outdoor bowls clubs discovering the advantages of our unique membership and league management system.
At Bowlr, we want to make your club’s bowling experience better.
We share updates about our latest users in order to highlight the fantastic clubs that exist all across the country and enable you to connect with one another.
The Bowlr social space is a place to interact with those that share your interests. So, why not strike up a conversation in the comments, or reach out to another club? Maybe you’ll even find a new team for your club to challenge!
Clacton & District Indoor Bowls Club was founded in 1936, making it one of the longest running indoor bowls clubs in the county. Despite having to change location over time, they are now happily settled and thriving at their Valley Road site.
York & District Indoor Bowls Club has something for everyone. This inclusive club can provide specially adapted wheelchairs for use on the green as well as offering sessions of Boccia and partially sighted bowls. Understanding that individuals can’t always commit to a dedicated schedule, they support flexible, social bowls, where teams are drawn on the day.
This club has a long, detailed history and despite undergoing many changes and developments, one key feature remains the same...
In 1926, a local celebrity, Mrs Edith Dickens, presented a cup for the singles winner – this cup continues to be challenged for today, as the Men's Singles Championship prize!
Brentham Bowls Club club was founded in 1905, relocating to its current site in 1916! Their approach is one that we're sure many can relate to, as they state:
“We enjoy the competition of bowls but relish the friendship.”
This community spirit is one of the most important factors of bowls, and something that makes the sport so special to us at Bowlr too.
Major Robert Barclay OBE formally opened the Hoddesdon Bowls Club (Rosehill) on 1st June 1936. Interestingly, the clubs name is inspired by a grand house named ‘Rosehill’, located opposite the current premises. This club has just keeps getting better, with a new club house built in 1997, supported by funding from Sport England Lottery Fund and club members.
Dorking Outdoor Bowls Club was established in 1912 and by the 1970s they reached over 100 members for the first time, which still applies today! In 2012 they celebrated their centenary, and the clubroom was given a dramatic make-over (carried out voluntarily by members) to commemorate the special event.
Meon Valley have been playing on their present site for over 25 years and are well integrated in the local community, benefitting from the generous support and sponsorship of various local businesses. They host a popular open day every year in the hope of encouraging more people to get involved. This year’s open day is scheduled for 30th April, with places available to book now.
Farnborough Bowling Club was founded by local residents in 1947 on what was once a disused rubbish pit! The site was transformed to produce what has been called one of the best greens in the area and they now hold various friendly matches throughout the summer season as well as social events throughout the year for everyone to enjoy.
Eden Indoor Bowls Club have recently installed an overhead camera system where the action can be displayed on screen to aid players and spectators, becoming one of the first clubs in England to offer this feature! They gather at Penrith Leisure Centre’s six rink bowling green throughout the year and are always willing to welcome new members who are eager to socialise and get active.
There are now over 100 brilliant clubs reaping the benefits of the Bowlr system. Find out more about how Bowlr could revolutionise your bowls club here.
To see all the clubs already using Bowlr, visit our community page.
With outdoor season approaching, we’re anticipating some more new faces very soon! Will you be one of them?