COVID-19 Safety Regulations - BowlsWales

This guidance supplements the Welsh Government guidance and directives by covering situations specific to the sport of bowls.

It is a live document and will be updated as Welsh Government advice changes.

BowlsWales is seeking to support those clubs that wish to reopen and members who would like to play, to do so safely and in accordance with the guidance as set out by the Welsh Government.

Our guidelines are available below.

BowlsWales is here to help -if you feel we can, please email us at any time at

Bowls is Back Checklist (F)

Keep Sport Safe to Keep Wales Safe

Pupils should not attend after-school and community sports clubs if they have Covid symptoms, and that secondary school/college learners should take a lateral flow test the day before attending a session or competition/match. Click the button below for more information.

The following documents will be available following advice and guidance from Welsh Government

Outdoor Lawn Bowls

COVID-19 Guidance- Lawn Bowls

Indoor Bowls

COVID-19 Guidance

Short Mat Bowls

COVID-19 Guidance

Welsh Crown Green Bowling Association

Covid-19 Guidance


Lawn Bowls Poster


Indoor Bowls Poster


Short Mat Bowls Poster


Crown Green Poster


Covid-19 Club Risk Assessment


COVID-19 Clubhouse Guidance


The Roles & Responsibility of the

Club Covid-19 Officer

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