Marnham Road   Plainmoor   Torquay   TQ1 3QW       01803 328488

Frequently Asked Questions

Where is the Club located?

The club is situated under the West Stand at Torquay United football ground, to find us follow the brown direction signs for Torquay United, for a map please go to the  FIND US page.

How much does it cost to join?

There is an annual membership fee of £90, (£40 for Juniors) payable in June

How much are your rink fees?

Players are charged rink fees of £3.50 per person for each session. £6.00 for visitors/non members (are allowed four sessions), a session usually lasts two hours

Do I need special clothing?

We ask that all visitors dress smart casual, when you are a member or attend on a regular basis you are required to wear, white tops with grey trousers or skirts.

Flat soled bowling shoes MUST be worn at ALL times - available from the club if you do not have them.

I am an experienced player how do I get started with your club?
A good idea is to come along to one of the ROLL UP sessions, anyone can join in. Just pop along to the club or call 01803 328488.

What does ROLL UP mean ?
Simply speaking - a "Roll Up" is a practice session.

Do you have disabled facilities?

There are 2 Bowling wheelchairs available and several members use modified walking sticks to support themselves whilst bowling. There is also a disabled toilet available.

What if I haven't played bowls before but would like an opportunity to try out the game before committing myself?

The best way is to attend the Social Bowling afternoon on a Monday .
Call 01803 328488 for the next available session.

What are the benefits of joining the club?

Reduced rink fees, attendance to "social" events, possible entry to Friendly and / or League Matches and most importantly the ability to book Rink Sessions in advance.

I enjoy Bowls but am not competitive?

That's great! Many of our members are not 'high flyers' but appreciate and enjoy the social side of being part of a great Club. They can just 'roll up' to play with friends or join a group of like minded members. No pressure is exerted on anyone to participate in competitions.

I am on Holiday and would like to come a play?

No problem you can bring your own equipment or borrow ours. Rink Fees are £5.00 per person per session call 01803 328488 to check availability.

We are a touring club and would like to come and play at your club?

Fantastic!.. simply call Lesley Elliot our fixtures secretary on 01803 328488 to discuss your requirements

Where do I park?

There is plenty of free street parking near to the club. Members may park in our Members Car Park just 100 Yards from the entrance.

Opening Times
Mon 09:15 to 14:30
Tues 09:15 to 14:30
Wed 09:15 to 14:30
Thur 09:15 to 14:30
Fri 09:15 to 14:30
Sat Closed
Sun Closed