Dress appropriately and ensure that you know the dress code for each game or match
in which you are participating.
Ladies may choose either skirts or tailored trousers (full length, calf length or
Gentlemen must wear tailored trousers or in hot weather knee length tailored shorts
of the appropriate colour i.e. white or grey. Socks for ladies and gentlemen are
to be white or grey, as appropriate.
Both gentlemen and ladies may wear white, predominantly white or club colours above
the waist. Note: Predominantly white is a white shirt/top which includes minimal
coloured lettering of the manufacturer’s logo.
Dress Code for Practice Roll Ups – Either greys or whites as above.
Players, Umpires and Markers must wear flat-soled (heel-less) footwear when they
play on the green or act as an umpire or marker. Ladies may wear bowling sandals
but they are worn at the players own risk.
Our aim is to achieve a playing environment which can be friendly, competitive, shared
and enjoyed by all
Bowling is a friendly game and all players should show courtesy and good sportsmanship
Bowls should not be dropped on the Green.
Bowlers should not stand or sit with their feet on the verges of the rink as this
will cause damage to the green
After delivering a bowl, a player should either retire behind the mat or advance
to the head; he/she should not take up a position in between.
Bowlers should not walk past (on the Green’s external surrounds) another rinks head
when a bowler on that rink is about to bowl.
Don't wander around or move about the head when a player is about to deliver a bowl.
Bowls should not be kicked in until the shot has been decided.
Mobile Phones are not to be used on the green.
Smoking, drinking or carrying drinks is not allowed on the green.
Matches, cigarette ends, etc., should be placed in the litter-baskets.
Foul and /or abusive language should not be spoken on the green.
Footwear - Only put your bowling shoes on prior to going onto the green and remove
them as soon as possible after you leave the green.
Allegations of misconduct by players under this Code of Conduct should be made in
writing to the Club Committee who will consider if there is a case for a member to
answer. The Club Committee will make known its findings to the relevant parties and
if necessary publicise such outcomes in the club committee meeting minutes.