Please DO NOT visit the
club if you have any symptoms, in particular a cough or high
It is the responsibility of
each member to decide whether they consider it is safe for them to do
so in line with Government recommendations, especially if clinically
A volunteer will be in
attendance to monitor each session and will undertake sanitisation of
the equipment before and after use. If no volunteer is available the
session will be cancelled.
Play can only take place
after booking a rink on-line, all participants should be listed. Any
member without computer access themselves should make contact with
someone who can book on their behalf. The rink should be booked in the
name of the member wishing to play. This information is required to be
kept for 21 days to assist NHS test and trace contain clusters or
Initially bookings will be
taken for the following times. 12-1.00, 1.30-2.30, 3.00-4.00, 4.30-5.30
7 days a week. By making a booking you agree to abide by these
guidelines and consent to your personal details being held.
Play is restricted to up to 4
people on each rink with social distancing measures observed (a
distance of 2m between people from different households, or 1m plus
mitigations (such as face coverings or avoiding face-to-face contact)
where 2m is not possible. Bowls England recommend 2m is maintained.)
There should be no handshake or
personal contact before, during or after play.
Alternate rinks will be
prepared by the greenkeeper and only those rinks should be used.
You can book a rink to play
on alone, or singles/pairs. As there is only limited availability
please be mindful of other players and do not make block bookings.
Please DO NOT visit the
club without a booking, do not arrive more than ten minutes before
your allotted time and please leave straight afterwards,
members should not congregate to socialise after a roll-up.
Both car park areas will be available
so members can maintain social distancing when arriving/leaving.
There should not
be more than 14 people within the grounds at any time (up to 4 on each
rink and up to 2 volunteers). There can be no spectators or guest
members of other clubs.
You should not travel in a
small motor vehicle with someone from outside your household (for
example you should not give a lift to any players from outside your
household nor accept one).
Please arrive ready dressed
for play - grey trousers/shorts/skirts and white or club top. Shoes to
be changed at the rink.
There will be
hand sanitisers available, but please bring any other personal hand
gels/gloves etc. you may wish to use. Please wash your hands as soon as
you return home.
The equipment shed,
veranda, clubhouse and changing rooms are not to be used but access to
the toilets will be available, please follow the signage showing the
Please try to avoid using the
toilets but if you do, wipe door handles or anything you may touch and
ensure you wash your hands thoroughly. Only
one person in toilet area at a time.
bar will remain closed and the kitchen should not be utilised to make
There will be no pushers,
measures or scoreboards used.
chairs/tables to be taken out from the clubhouse, so players should
bring their own should they need to sit down. Players should also
dispose of any rubbish off site as no bin collections will be made.
Only one player should handle
the Jack and one the mat. It might be the easiest way to set the Jack on
the T and adjust the length by moving the mat. Players should not
handle bowls belonging to another player.
All of these restrictions may
alter as Government advice permits and the committee reserve the right
to take action if it is apparent that these safety guidelines are not