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 Ilminster Bowling Club offer free coaching to all new and existing members , this can be done on an individual basis or as a group session . For new bowlers equipment will be provided to get you started . All we ask is please bring a pair of flat shoes to wear on the green. The indoor season runs from September to March , but the indoor green is available all year round.


The club has 5 Bowls Development Alliance Level 1 coaches within the club who will be able to get you a feel for the game and help you develop your game with positioning , delivery from the very start .


We have a strong junior section within the club and are keen to encourage young people to come and try and play the game of bowls . We run a junior session every Tuesday afternoon from 4 pm till 6 pm .


 For the opportunity to try bowling before deciding whether to join Ilminster Bowling Club we recommend you attend our free open days in or alternatively book a trial session at a time which suits you. Our coaches attend the open days and can also be present upon request for any privately booked trial sessions. The Club provides free loan of bowls and shoes on these occasions.




We have received four new sets of bowls for the club. These will be used mainly for the club growing junior section but also new adult members who wish to give the game of Bowls a try .

Ilminster received two sets from finishing runner up in the Bowls England Club Of The Year and another two sets thanks to the clubs umbrella competition donations .