Revised for 2021

ANY MEMBER WISHING TO BOWL MUST UNDERSTAND THAT THEY DO SO AT THEIR OWN RISK AND ARE PERSONALLY RESPONSIBLE FOR THEIR OWN HEALTH AND SAFETY.  NEWTON ABBOT BOWLING CLUB TOGETHER WITH TEIGNBRIDGE DISTRICT COUNCIL DO NOT ACCEPT ANY RESPONSIBILITY FOR LOSS OF HEALTH, WEALTH OR FINANCIAL LOSS SUBSEQUENT TO PLAYING WITHIN THE BOUNDARY OF NEWTON ABBOT BOWLING CLUB.

SAFETY MEASURES

  1. DO NOT go to the club if you, or anyone in your household, are experiencing any Covid-19 symptoms e.g. persistent cough, high temperature or loss of taste or smell.  Follow NHS guidelines and self-isolate.

  2. Social distancing of 2M must be adhered to at all times - during play, when changing into shoes (1 person per bench) and when moving around the club grounds.

  3. The number of rinks available will be determined by the green keeper.

  4. Limited numbers of people on the club grounds at any time.

  5. The toilets can now be used. There is a spray disinfectant in each toilet - please spray the door handles, toilet and locks. 

  6. On every rink there should be at least one Mobile Phone for use in emergencies.

  7. Please bring your own drink, bowls and shoes. Scorecards are available for use. Pushers can now be used - please use a disinfectant wipe after use.

  8. During play 1 player only must place the jacks, the other player only must place the mats. Only touch your own bowls - use feet rather than hands to move them. Measuring is allowed but use your own measure and avoid touching the bowls with your hands. 

  9. Hygiene - please bring your own hand sanitiser to apply before and after your game. The club will provide some sanitiser if required.

  10. Please be ready to sanitise your own mats and jack - all materials needed are in the black box.

  11. Do not shake hands before or after a game. Do not 'high five' other players to celebrate shots or a win.

  12. Arrive no earlier than 10 minutes before your allotted playing session and leave promptly at the end.

BOWLING SESSIONS (to be revised as necessary)

  • 7 days a week

  • 10 - 12.30, 2 - 4.30 and 5.30 - 8 

 

If you wish to play please book with Linda Dedman 01626 331117. When booking a rink and time please give the names of all players for track and trace purposes. 

 

PLAY FORMAT (currently permitted for roll-ups or practise sessions)

  • Maximum of 6 people per rink

  • 1 player to place the jack for each end of play

  • 1 player to place the mat for each end of play

  • Remain 2M distanced throughout the game

  • Only touch your own bowls

  • Arrive dressed ready to play - grey trousers or skirt and white top or club shirt

 

 Newton Abbot Bowling Club reserve the right to change the above guidelines as necessary.