Christmas Holiday Opening Times
The Club is open for bowling and refreshments apart from the days listed in this announcement. The kitchen and restaurant are closed on Christmas Eve Sunday 24th December and reopen on Wednesday January the 3rd. The Green and Bar are closed on the Sunday 24th, Monday 25th and Tuesday 26th December. and also on Sunday 31st December and Monday 1st January. See the separate announcements about our planned festive activities.
Festive Fun Day 27th December
Wednesday December 27th is earmarked for blowing away those Christmas cobwebs. Come along and join in the bowling fun on the green. The dress code is 'Christmassy' the only stipulation is bowls shoes please. The day starts with a drink and mince pies before the bowling and finishes afterwards with a buffet and hopefully a drink in the lounge. Look out for the notices on the club boards which will give full details of cost and times and will also have a list to add your name to.
Bowls Coaching Course
Sporting Structures on behalf of the Bowls Development Alliance are running a Level 1 Certificate in Coaching Bowls at Horsham District Indoor Bowls Club, Wickhurst Lane, Broad bridge Heath, Horsham, RH12 2LT - See News Page for full details
Join in with this new and fun departure for bowls - the next scheduled event is the afternoon of 23rd November.
"42nd Street" London Theatre Trip 17th January 2018
All coach seats are now taken 53 in number, and these include the first five reserves. However, due to an error on my part, tickets will have to be paid for IN FULL, immediately please. There is a reserve list should anyone drop out. Thanks and apologies for the error. Don
Charity Fund Raising
The Charity Day on 23rd September raised £717 for the Alzheimer's Society (Worthing). Our Bowls Charity evening sessions up to October 5th raised £420, which has gone to support the following Charities - St Barnabas, MacMillan Nurses, Cancer Research UK, British Heart Foundation and Kamelia Kids.
The September 2017 Open Day was well attended and 40 new bowlers from the day have now been for initial tuition at WIBC. Of these almost 30 have joined our ranks as full members. We are always on the look out for new members - so please give us a ring or just drop in and introduce yourself.
From October 2017 Alan Messer has taken on the post of Manager. Alan has been involved in local bowls for many years and has a history in bowls admin - through work with Tarring Priory Bowls Club, the West Sussex Bowls League and the Worthing Open. After completing a 35 year career as a Special Needs Teacher and Head of Department, Alan retired briefly before taking on his role here at WIBC
150 Club New Numbers
Numbers have been re-drawn for all members of the 150 Club. Numbers are displayed on the noticeboard in the bowls hall and are in the range 400-562. The October Draw has been done
Our club is located in Durrington On Sea, to the west of Worthing at the entrance of Field Place. We have a purpose built premises opened in 1963 and home to men's and ladies sections with a total membership of about 500. Much of the bowling takes place in mixed sessions.
We provide first class facilities for both competitive and social bowling. Internal leagues are played daily and members play friendly matches against other clubs at least twice each week. We also play matches away and for the furthest clubs, free coach travel is provided and member's guests are invited to travel.
Opening Hours: Monday to Friday 8am - 10pm
Weekends 8am - 6pm (may vary)
Office Hours: Weekdays 8.30am - 11.30am
Our 5 rink air-conditioned green at 38 metres is one of the longest in the south of England, and with a carpet which was replaced in August 2009, we have a perfect playing surface. Internal redecoration also makes this a very pleasant environment.
There is ample seating around the green for viewing and playing members and large glass windows separating the green from social and dining areas enable clear views of the bowling whilst enjoying a meal or glass of wine.
Facilities are in place for disabled bowlers with a ramp entry onto the green and an adapted wheelchair is available.
Changing rooms are conveniently placed and contain individual bowls lockers which may be rented annually for a small fee.