Polegate Short Mat Bowls Club

What is short mat bowls?

Don’t get confused by the name Short Mat. We have all seen professional indoor bowls on the television. Short mat bowls is very much the same but on a smaller scale. The bowls are the same size and the intention is the same, to bowl as close to the jack as possible. Luck and skill apply sometimes equally. It is a game for both sexes, age is no barrier and we play all year summer and winter, so bad weather does not stop us playing.

Short Mat Bowls


Why not come and join us. NO EXPERIENCE NEEDED

Meeting Days and Times:

Tuesday 1.30pm – 4.30pm

Wednesday 1.30pm – 4.30pm

Thursday 1.30pm – 4.30pm

Please come and see us on any of these afternoons or call Pat Payne on 01323 489687

We do have a dress code and it is a condition of play that you must have the correct shoes. However if you have never played and do not have equipment, we do have some bowls which you may hire, and until you have correct shoes you can play in flat slipper-like moccasins or socks (check for holes before you leave home and remember we are not insured if you should have an accident and drop one of the bowls on your toes).

If you would like to have a relaxed afternoon with a little exercise and a bit of skillful play, come along and join us. We look forward to seeing you.