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Richmond (Yorks) Bowls Club



                     Club Officers

    President:-          Mrs S. Hugill
    Vice President:-   Mr A. Clark    

    Treasurer:-          Mr A. Holt
    Secretary:-          Mrs J. Capewell
    Match Manager:- Vacant 
    Safeguarding:-     Mr B. Bruton

    Web Editors:-      Mr B. Bruton/Mr A. Holt



Affiliated to: Yorkshire Bowling Association
and Bowls England.

Participating in Bowls England's Big Bash.

Our club, formed in 1951, is located at Ronaldshay Park, off Quakers Lane, although the green has been there since the 1920s. We are open to members and visitors during the season (April - September) from mid-morning until dusk, seven days a week. 

Over the years the clubhouse, grounds, and green have been much improved and the green now complies to the required standards for match play at all levels.

Free 'taster' sessions are available each Wednesday from 2pm to 4pm, when bowls and shoes are provided for those wanting to try the sport. We welcome all ages and abilities from beginners to experienced bowlers. Please note that many of our visitors go on to become full members.



For directions & location map see our Contact Us Page

                    Mission Statement

Our mission is to provide excellent bowling and club facilities for the benefit of all members and our guests. To satisfy this purpose, Richmond (Yorks) Bowls Club's aim is to INSPIRE through :

Increasing and attracting new members by promoting the club as a place where fun and friendships are fostered.
Notifying and encouraging members to attend and participate in our In-House club events, weekly Leagues, and occasional tournaments. 
Supporting members by providing friendly and constructive instruction that will encourage them to play the game to the best of their ability.
Providing a harmonious social environment for members, their families, visitors and guests.
Involving our club in the community by making our facilities available to schools, local groups, disabled people and other organisations.
Recognising and maintaining the integrity and respect of the sport and that of its fellow members.
Ensuring that all bowlers are given the opportunity to reach their full potential.

                                                 Dr. W. G. Grace 1848-1915

Dr William Gilbert Grace, an English cricket legend, also played lawn bowls and became England's first captain, then president, and was instrumental in amalgamating British bowling clubs & district affiliations into worldwide organisations.
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The Open Pairs Tournament, Aug 2019

Trophies awarded during the annual two days of the Open Pairs


To apply for the Open Pairs tournament, download a form on the Contact Us page

Three views of Richmond Castle. The keep is visible from our green.

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