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)


BowlsWales and the National Governing Bodies (NGB's) are offering FREE Covid-19 Training.

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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By Claire Joll | Feb 25, 2021

  Following the First Ministers announcement on Friday 19th February, there were no change in restrictions to allow for Bowls clubs to reopen. Wales remain in level 4 with the message ‘stay at home’. The next review will take place on 12th March. The WBA & WWBA are working together

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BowlsWales Strategy Update

By Claire Joll | Feb 1, 2021

BowlsWales are excited to announce that work to develop a strategy for bowls in Wales will begin imminently. The work will be carried out by a working group with representatives from each of the Member National Governing Bodies (NGB’s) and BowlsWales Board Directors and staff. An independent consultant will facilitate

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BowlsWales Announcement

By Claire Joll | Jan 28, 2021

Following a Board Meeting last night, BowlsWales has announced that Interim Chair of BowlsWales, Ken Burton has retired today from the BowlsWales Board. Ken had been involved at BowlsWales from the very start, from the Steering Committee to the formation of the body in 2017, and since then had played

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