Disabled and Special Needs Bowls Clubs
This busy and popular section of ABLEize provides details of specific indoor and outdoor bowls clubs that go out of their way to cater for all disabilities including wheelchair users, mobility impaired and the vision impaired throughout the UK. While this list is not extensive, you may want to check your local bowls club and ask about accessibility for the disabled because most will be happy to cater for your needs but simply don’t mention those facilities on their website.
Clubs offering disabled sports facilities for indoor, outdoor and lawn bowls including competition bowls for the disabled, wheelchair user and the blind bowls player are listed below. You may also find disabled clubs and groups of interest within your local area by clicking this regional link highlighting disabled clubs and groups by County.
A well equipped indoor bowls club in Kent highlighting its disabled facilities and its dedicated disabled league including wheelchair players.
Outdoor green bowling clubs located in Norfolk highlighting details of their disabled and special needs facilities along with information about visually impaired bowls activities.
Located in Ashford, Kent and providing details of their events, competitions and fixtures along with disabled playing and spectator facilities. Includes contacts for further details.
An active and accessible bowls club in Kent providing details of their disabled playing and spectator access and facilities including disabled WC’s along with contacts for anybody looking to try bowls as a sport.
Indoor green bowls in Lancashire. Site offers details of the club facilities for all disabilities, access including ramps, disabled WC’s and accessible parking. Bowlers with a disability are able to play with or against non-disabled bowlers.
Details of bowls facilities for wheelchair users and all disabilities in Bristol. Site provides images, full access details. Visually impaired bowlers play at the club every Saturday morning. Bedminster, Bristol.
Located in Aylesbury but offering assistance to all wheelchair bowls players and would-be players throughout the UK. Site includes events details, images, membership and contact for further information.
An active bowls club in Kent open to all ages and abilities and providing disabled access and playing facilities. Site provides details of meetings along with their social activities, contacts and how to join.
Highlights the sports of bowls for people with cerebral palsy, stroke and head injury.
Highlighting disability bowls in England with a calendar of events, membership information and contacts.
The Bowls N’Buggies Club founded in 1990 with details of the club facilities for disabled bowlers along with membership fees and how to join. The Club meets every Saturday morning at the Scarborough Bowls Centre, Peasholm Road, Scarborough.
An active and exciting indoor Bowls club in Nottingham open to the disabled and nondisabled including wheelchair users. See their comprehensive section on disability bowls with membership and details of how to go along to give bowls a try.
A recognised association based in Pretoria, South Africa and highlighting bowls for the disabled around the world with news and events details. Includes match play images, Olympic Games updates and much more.
Information and resources supplied by Bowls.org including details of a special wheelchair that leaves no marks on the playing area. Also includes a clickable map of accessible bowls clubs in the UK.
Claims to be one of the largest disabled bowls sections in the country. View membership details, coaching and game information and contacts.
Details of disabled access and facilities offered at the Scarborough Bowls Centre. Site provides details of the sport of green bowls with contacts, location and times to go along and give lawn bowls a try in Scarborough.
Herefordshire club for all abilities providing details of their equipment for disabled bowlers including a specially adapted buggies and woods in various sizes. Check out their club with details, fixtures and joining information.
Providing details of the sport with rules, competions and contacts for local clubs where you can enjoy bowls with a vision impairement.
Set up to promote bowls for the blind and visually impaired in Wales with details of tournaments and events, an explaination of the sport and how it is played along with a list of clubs.
An active club holding regular bowls activities for wheelchair users and the visual impaired in West Sussex. Site provides comprehensive details of the club along with how to join or just go along to have a trial.