Tuition / Coaching
Experiencing and learning how to play Flat, Lawn Green Bowls at Norton Bowling Club can be arranged in a variety of ways for prospective members.
Firstly, apply for a temporary membership*, enabling you to have short-term accompanied use of the grounds and equipment
> enrol on a 6-session Coached Bowling Course – held on Monday evenings from 6.30 – 8.00pm and Saturday afternoons from 2.00 – 3.30pm starting on Monday 5th July. If the course has started or these days are impossible for you, please contact us via the registration form to see what alternatives can be offered). For details see Bowls for Beginners . To register click here
> attend up to 4 free Taster Sessions accompanied by our Coaches – available every Tuesday during the Season from 2.00- 4.00pm at the Club’s informal roll-up afternoons. Other times by arrangement;
> if you have a friend who is a Member willing and able to teach you, become a Temporary Member via a committee Member or Coach and come with them for your 4 free Taster Sessions**. (Members may also bring guests paying Green Fees on up to 4 times per season for each guest).
Tuition and skills development sessions are also available on a private, group or one-to-one basis for which there may be a charge.
*To apply for Temporary Membership and/or for more information: please contact the Coaches via:
> either through the Club’s telephone message services – 07534 974 352 or email firstname.lastname@example.org;
> or use the Contact Us page
> or come and talk to them on a Tuesday afternoon when one of them is usually present;
(Experienced Bowlers who are considering joining Norton Bowling Club and who do not need further tuition may try the facilities out by arrangement through the Coaches or any Committee Member).
Requirements – Footwear – whilst preferably proper bowling shoes – soles must be flat and smooth with no heel.
Trainees, new and prospective members may have use of the Club’s spare shoes, bowls and green equipment for all their practice sessions.
**Please note that for administrative and insurance purposes the temporary membership condition applies for all Coaching and Taster Sessions. There is no charge for Temporary Membership
Our qualified Coaches are Martin Wright and Margaret Parkin both of whom will be pleased to answer any queries you may have.