What's on at Bolton Flat Green Bowling Club?
The club was formed in 1980. The current playing surface is a MastergreenTM carpet installed by Dales Sports Surfaces in October 2013. It is World Bowls Association approved and complies with WBA standards.
The Mastergreen surface allows play to take place all year, weather permitting, and offers bowling for everyone, from easy going social to very competitive. We have 100 playing members ranging from National Champions and County players to newer members who have taken up the game in the last few years.
Our year is divided into a Summer Season, (April to September), and a Winter Season, (October to March).
There are weekly leagues: Singles on Wednesday, and Pairs on Thursday morning. Progressive knockout competitions in various formats take place through the season and One-Day competitions at weekends and on bank holidays. Social Bowling takes place on Monday Evening (18.15 for an 18.30 start), Thursday afternoons, (13.15 for a 13.30 start, and those Saturday afternoons when the green is not used for Club or County events, (13.15 for a 13.30 start).. Some weekday afternoons members will arrive for a friendly roll up or a practice.
Social Bowling also takes place on the above days, although the Monday session switches to the afternoon. There is also a Winter Pairs League on Wednesdays.
We also operate a Play Bowls/Keep Active scheme where potential members can join in two sessions free of charge before they decide if they would like to join the club.
Visitors are welcome at social bowling sessions, subject to payment of a green fee.
All players must wear flat green bowling shoes and there are some available for use at the club. We also have available a selection of bowls.