Green opening

The green opened on Monday 12th April

The current safety guidance as advised by Bowls England applies:

  • A maximum of 24 players on the green.
  • A maximum of 30 members on the club premises.
  • Use your own bowls during the session.
  • Maintain social distancing.
  • Six rinks may be used for pairs and 4 rinks for triples.
  • No shaking hands or physical contact with other players.
  • Mats, jacks and rink markers need to be cleaned/ sanitised before and after use. Cloths and hand sanitiser are available.
  • If you wish to use other equipment such as Bowls Pushers, Scoreboards, 2 m distance sticks and Ditch Markers they must be cleaned /sanitised before and after use.
  • Should measuring be necessary, players (or marker if used) must use their own measure.
  • Access to the changing rooms is allowed but preferably players should arrive suitably dressed to play. A face covering should be worn when inside the club house.
  • Try to avoid using shared equipment wherever possible. If you are using shared equipment you should wash your hands thoroughly before and after use.
  • Allow others to leave the green before you go on.
  • Follow public health guidance for hygiene.
  • Do not play if you are self-isolating.
  • Padlocks and handles should be sanitised after each use by players wiping them as they arrive and leave. Players to take rubbish home.

The green will be mowed three times a week starting from the 19th. Cleaning and sanitising supplies have been organised. Instructions on their use are in the clubhouse and can also be viewed here.