Cranleigh Bowls Club
This is the official website for Cranleigh Bowls Club.
Bowls is an exciting and competitive sport at many levels. It is a great pastime just to enjoy, relax and meet new friends from the local community. Our Club is open to new members, both male and female, no matter what your age, experience or standard. If you are thinking of taking up bowls, or just trying your hand, speak to our Club Secretary Eamon O'Flynn.
We held our Introduction to Bowls Day on Sunday 29th April 2018 which started at 10.00 am-12-00pm, and the afternoon 2-00pm to 4-00pm. We welcomed old and new bowlers, especially novice or experienced bowlers are all welcome. It was a great success this year supported by the Bowls Development Agency with 23 people turning up, the club gained 5 new members 4men, 1 lady, to date with 9-10 in coaching with a view to joining. The coaching is well supported and managed by our coach and club members. We intend to run it again in 2019 in late April-Early May, with coaching to follow all through May
New bowlers please give us a try and see how you go, to see if you like it. We provide all the equipment including tea and coffee. All you need is a pair of flat soled shoes: Our green which is one of the finest in the county and new changing facility is open from 1-00pm weekdays and weekends 10-00am. We can provide the bowls and our members can be on hand to show you how to get started. It is absolutely free and you can follow up with informal or formal coaching to see if you would like to join the club. See the Join Us section of this website.
The Cranleigh Bowling Club is a mixed-sex lawn bowling club. It celebrated its 75th anniversary in 2009 and is a part of the Cranleigh Village Sports and Social Club which is located in Parsonage Road, Cranleigh. The club has a six-rink outdoor bowling green set in attractive secluded grounds with seating for spectators, making it a very pleasant environment in which to relax and play. The green is of an excellent standard and rated one of the finest in the county. It is often used to host county championship matches.
Throughout the summer season from April to September, we play a wide range of bowls ideal for all ranges of bowlers, competitively in both League and Championship levels, and friendly matches against a wide range other local clubs, as well as hosting our own club competitions. We also have 3 fixtures where we have coaches for fixtures against Ryde IOW, Windsor Great Park, Middleton on sea, always a favourites for an excellent day out. Bowlers and partners-family welcome. The majority of matches take place during afternoons, evenings and at weekends. We also have informal practice sessions every week, usually on Tuesday and Friday afternoons. The club in line with many other clubs has a dress code and we ensure standards of dress are required for matches , however when practising or rolling up we are relaxed at our practice sessions when casual dress is acceptable, including shorts, and we try to create a social and relaxed atmosphere.
Membership of the Club is open to men and women of all ages and abilities; at present it stands at around 52, spans a wide age range, we always welcome new members. Hence our Annual" Introduction To Bowls" day in April or May. We have qualified coaches for those who would like to improve their skills and all free. There is no obligation on members to play in any of the competitive matches and members tend to find they play at the level at which they are comfortable. the club also provide free Wi Fi access, and bar meals or snacks are available from Cantelo's our resident caterers
Membership of the Bowls Club for 2017 is £80. As the Bowling Club is an integral part of the Cranleigh Village Sports and Social Club which provides all the facilities for the Club, bowlers are also required to join The Sports and Social Club for which membership in 2017 costs £20.
Why not come along and give the game a try? You will be guaranteed a warm welcome.
Enquiries should be addressed to the Club Secretary, Eamon O'Flynn on 01483 271294