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About Us

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Learn To Bowl
Learn To Bowl
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Outdoor bowls
Outdoor bowls
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Welcome to the South Shields Indoor Bowls Centre.

We have an 8-Rink Indoor "flat green" Bowling surface and 12 - Outdoor rinks.


There are around 500 playing members who enjoy our excellent bowling and social facilities.

We have previously hosted English Indoor Bowls Association National Championship finals and we have also previously hosted British Isles Ladies International Championships.

Our 8-Rink bowling carpet is supported by  "Dales" and a special new "Duralay" underlay laid by "Dales" in August 2015.


Our main facilities incude:

Restaurant area

Fully licensed bar.

Comfortable lounge area, including spectator viewing of the bowling arena.

Bowls equipment for hire.

large car park for cars and coaches.

Meeting room for hire at modest cost.

Our function room is available for hire.


Our Club is open from early morning until late evening, 6 days per week ( Closed Saturdays ) throughout the winter period from September to April we then offer Summer Indoor Bowling 6 days per week until 4.30pm.

We are a mixed Club, catering for Men and Ladies of all ages, including junior members.

We provide a bowls programme to suit all abilities for Men, Ladies or mixed play and for new bowlers , we organise excellent beginners courses, run by our experienced international players, intented to encourage your interest in developing basis bowling skills which will help you enjoy a new active and rewarding pastime.

For the already experienced bowler, we offer a competetive bowls programme of leagues and competitions,encompassing all levels of ability, from bowling in National Competitions with our top "internationals" to taking part in our leagues and Club Competitions and inter-Club friendly fixtures.

Bowls is especially a social and healthy activity which the older person can enjoy, either playing casually with friends, or in pleasurable friendly competition.



We welcome new enquiries for membership , either by telephone on 0191 4542023 or, ideally, by personal visit, when our staff are always delighted to answer your queries, and show you around.


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