0191 4781721

come join us

We’re a friendly bunch, passionate about bowling and helping members old and new to learn and improve their skills. We welcome guest bowlers and anyone interested in finding out more about the sport. We offer free coaching for both existing and new members and you can opt to play in our ladies or mens leagues - pairs, triples and fours - join our  "jumbles"  group for casual games, or simply book a rink and have a roll up with your friends.


Become a member today

League games operate throughout the year 6 days a week, with a reduced programme during the summer months (May-August)

The annual membership fee is £20 per person
Junior members up to 18 years – free of charge

We have lockers for hire £7 per year

Fees for bowling are £1.50 per hour, under 18’s pay 50% (75p per hour) and under 16’s must be accompanied by an adult unless taking part in the School Sport Partnership sessions.

We have a wide supply of bowls and bowling shoes for members and guests to use free of charge as required.
We also have special youth equipment and bowls available.
We have special facilities for disabled with coaching available, and wheelchair rink access. We also have 2 electric wheelchairs for use.

If you’re interested in becoming a member why not give us a call or e-mail. We can then arrange for you to have a tour around and see our club and give you all the infomation you need on becoming a member.
What you can find at the bowling club

our facilities

Our Cafe

Members and guests can use the café facilities and there are viewing areas so you can watch practice, leagues and competition matches.

Locker rooms

We Have Male and Female locker rooms open to anyone who wishes to use them. It is £7 a locker for a year hire.

Wheelchair access

We have 2 electric wheelchairs and other wheelchairs available. we advise you to book these out when booking your rink.

Bowls and Shoe hire

This is a free service we offer here at GIBC. Available at reception when you arrive.


We are proud to be affiliated with the EIBA (English Indoor Bowling Association)

For more infomation on competitions please check our competition board

Our Dance Studio

Our first floor purpose built (dance) studio complete with sprung floor, mirror wall and air conditioning is available for hire @ £20 per hour. The Studio measures 36ft x 26ft.

Suitable for:                      Dancing classes/clubs        Keep fit/Gym classes      Theatre Groups                          Meetings                        

Please contact the Club for further details or to arrange a viewing 0191 478 1721