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BLACK COUNTRY BOWLS CLUB - STEVENS PARK - WOLLESCOTE
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Welcome to the website of the Black Country Bowls Club. Black Country Bowls Club is a friendly bowling club situated in Stevens Park, Wollescote, Stourbridge. It is a small club offering social bowling in a friendly atmosphere and also competitive bowling in the Worcestershire, Staffordshire and Shropshire areas. The club offers a warm welcome to players from the Stourbridge area and beyond, with particular emphasis on new members. Flat green bowling has much to offer to players of all ages. If we have interested you click on the “Contacts Tab” and send us a message, we will tell you more about the club and opportunities for new members. Club History The club was formed in 1992, its members deriving from two earlier indoor bowls groups, ‘The Over 50’s’ and the ‘Friday Evening’ Clubs. The absence of any Flat Green surface within the Borough necessitated the use of Crown Green for a couple of years at the Dell, Brockmoor and the King George V Park, Wordsley, and latterly at Haden Hill, Halesowen. In the winter of 1993/1994 the Dudley Metropolitan Council converted two former tennis courts at Stevens Park, Wollescote to flat green bowling. The intervening years have reduced the effects of the grounds former use and produced the present improved surface which compares favourably to many others. The club lacked any of the usual amenities until 2003 when it aquired a new timber built club house/pavilion. Since then additional structures have been added including changing room facilities.
Contact Details Chairman: Richard Dymott chairman@blackcountrybowls.org Secretary: Frank Pizzey secretary@blackcountrybowls.org
NEW MEMBERS WELCOME Anyone wishing to try their hand at ‘Flat Green Bowling’ come along to Stevens Park,Wollescote, Stourbridge. We play bowls on Monday and Wednesday afternoons. 2pm to 5.30pm. The bowling green is at the rear of Wollescote Hall next to the tennis courts. All ages are welcome. Bowls, tuition and advice will be available. Please wear flat shoes. Our bowlers will be there to help you. Advice will be given to anyone interested in joining our club. Special subscription rates will be available for new members. Alternatively, just come along and enjoy yourselves. ‘Flat Green Bowling’ is becoming increasingly popular with people of all ages. If you have any queries Contact our Secretary on 01384 486 398 or go to our ‘Officers’ page for Email.