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Junior Bowls

Church Gresley Indoor Bowls Centre, Swadlincote

Run by: Church Gresley Indoor Bowls Club

Open for all youngsters from age eight and upwards to come along and have a go at the sport of bowls for free.

Every Sunday 09:30 to 11:30. Parents are also welcome to have a go.


Suitable for 7+

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Free coaching, fun and games. Try a new sport where all the family can play together regardless of age. Suitable for all physical abilities, this really is a sport for all and there are national and international competitions open to junior level. Many parents find that they share the enthusiasm of the children and learn to play the sport.

Our junior coaching is tailored to each individuals needs and progress is rewarded at each stage of training. Training is structured and fun and participation an any competition is voluntary. Come along and have a look and a chat any Sunday morning.


Activities are not organised by the BBC unless stated otherwise. Neither is the BBC responsible for the accuracy of the information provided. If you are under 18, ask your parent/guardian before taking part in any activity.

Other Dates

This activity also runs on these dates:

  1. Sun 7 Jun 09:30–11:30
  2. Sun 14 Jun 09:30–11:30
  3. Sun 21 Jun 09:30–11:30
  4. Sun 28 Jun 09:30–11:30
  5. Sun 5 Jul 09:30–11:30
  6. Sun 12 Jul 09:30–11:30
  7. Sun 19 Jul 09:30–11:30
  8. Sun 26 Jul 09:30–11:30
  9. Sun 2 Aug 09:30–11:30


The first two sessions are free and thereafter they are £2.00 per junior for the two hour session.

Difficulty level

  1. Taster Session
  2. Beginner
  3. Intermediate
  4. Advanced


We have a child protection policy and all coaches are CRB cleared.


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Church Gresley Indoor Bowls Centre

Gresley Old Hall, Church Gresley, Swadlincote, DE11 9QW

About this location

The Bowls Centre is a purpose built building on the site of Gresley Old Hall.


This activity is organised and run by Church Gresley Indoor Bowls Club.

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