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Looking to book onto a Safeguarding Course, Working with Disabled Bowlers Module or 'Play Bowls' Activator Module click here to see upcoming courses and to book your place online.

Looking to apply for a BDA Package? You can apply online by clicking here


Welcome to the “Play Bowls” website, the home of the Bowls Development Alliance (BDA)

The BDA are tasked with encouraging more people to take up the sport particularly those 55 years and over and those 16 years and over with a disability.

This website aims to point you in the right direction and provide you with the information you are looking for as well as all  the latest news and developments happening in the world of bowls.

Looking to take up the sport?   
Click on “Club Finder” tab and find the club nearest to you

Looking to get into coaching for the first time?   
Take a look at the new qualifications and courses that are available to you by going to the “Coach Bowls” tab

Are you a club looking for ideas on how to recruit new members?       
Take a look at JUST ONE!

Interested in what the BDA is doing to encourage more people with disabilities to play bowls?  
Click on the Disability tab

If you cannot find what you need please call Chris or Kate on 01664 777001 and they will do their best to help you

Enjoy the site and don’t forget the BDA are also on Twitter @BowlsDA


Latest News

  • Vacancy: Casual Play Bowls Road Show Drivers +

    Bowls Development Alliance The Bowls Development Alliance is looking for casual staff to deliver Play Read More
  • BDA Spring Club Mailout +

    The BDA are delighted to announce that a full mail out has taken place to Read More
  • Sport England launch new club tool +

    Sport England have launched a new website, Club Matters, which aims to help clubs within Read More
  • 2015 Spring Package Window +

    The Bowls Development Alliance [BDA] are delighted to announce that the 2015 Spring package application Read More
  • Disability Survey – Update January 2015 +

    The National Disability Survey Report, released in October 2014, included five recommendations for the key Read More
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