Bowls Green to Reopen 1st July 2020 for Members
Kidlington Bowls Club: Return to Bowls following Covid 19 Lockdown
Dear members, given the Government has relaxed the lockdown guidance whereby groups of 6 people can meet outside provided people from different households observe social distancing (June 1st 2020) the Committee has taken the decision to reopen the green to those members who wish to take up the opportunity to play as of Wednesday 1st July. Play will be at individuals own risk.
All rinks will need to be booked in advance by contacting M Cox
3 rinks only will be available at any one time, and you will need to play on the rink allocated to you to ensure equal use of the green.
The club house toilets and changing rooms will not be available to use.
Members are encouraged to carry their own hand sanitizer.
Before Play:
Do not go to the Club if you are experiencing any coronovirus symptoms or any cold/ flu
like symptoms, in particular a cough or high temperature.
  • Please arrive 15 minutes before your allocated slot and wait in the car park until your allocated rink is clear.
  • Arrive dressed to play and bring your bowls, shoes, drink and any food with you. All rubbish should be taken home and not left at the club.
  • Use the hand sanitizer provided inside the gate. Or your own personal one.
  • Benches will be provided where you can change your shoes.
  • The mats and Jacks are available under the benches, please sanitise them before and
  • after play.
  • Please sanitise your hands before commencing play.
During play:
  • Keep 2 metres apart at all times.
  • Use your own bowls throughout the session.
  • Do not use pushers, sticks or chalk
  • Do not hug, shake hands or “high five” anyone
  • Do not touch each other’s bowls.
  • Only one player should handle the mat
  • Two jacks to be used, one at each end and these should be positioned by one person only.
  • Avoid measuring.
  • If scoring, one person to use the scorecard – scoreboards will not be available.
After Play:
  • Change your shoes
  • Sanitise the mats and jacks – place them in the marked containers
  • Leave the club immediately.
Hand wash and sanitiser is available throughout
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