Ilminster Bowling & Tennis Club - Project Planning
Club Vision Budget: Post Lockdown
Ilminster Bowling & Tennis Club will provide high quality sport sessions for young people and adults. This will be achieved through a progressive programme that provides recreational bowls & tennis opportunities for all ages and abilities. The club will also provide a pathway of performance for junior players interested in competing at a local and regional level.
Key Goals For 2019
Resurface Outdoor Bowls Green – Sept 19 – Cost £12,000 – Bowls England Loan Interest Free for 5 years period £10,000 - Completed
Key Goals for 2020
Resurface Outdoor Tennis Courts –– Cost £29,000 - Funding Achieved - Project Start Date March 2021 - Completed April 2021
Key Goals For 2021
Refurbish Clubhouse Toilets – Cost £ 12,000 - Starts on 23rd Jan 2023
Bowls & Tennis Recruitment Drive - In Progress - Indoors 2022 recruited 25 additional players
Develop Membership - Completed
Establish New Tennis Court Sink Fund - Sink Fund Established
Run Free Coaching & Open Days - Completed - Ongoing
Key Goals For 2022
Indoor Green Underlay & Turn Carpet - Approx. £8,000 - Money Raised - To Be Completed In July 22
Investing In the Clubs Future
As part of our continuing improvements, we have been able to do the following projects in the last 12 months.
• Refurbishment of Toilets in main clubhouse
• New indoor bowls underlay and turn over.
• Continuous improvement of the fabric of the club by painting and decorating
• Air conditioning in the Snooker room
• Improved security measures with CCTV added in Car Park and Tennis Court
• Improvement to Bar and pump system to offer the best possible drinks to all members.
• New updated Till System & new card readers
• New Diary and screen system to main entrance
• New windows in toilets and long room
• Improving Wi-Fi for the club surrounds
• New Tennis coach
• Darts added as new sport - league teams joined.
• Replacement one bowls shed with increased storage
• Replacement of dishwasher in kitchen
Key Goals For 2023
Remove Old Scoreboard - Completed April 2023
Refurbish Tesco End Outdoor Bowls Area - In Development / Planning - Starts October / November 2023
General Club Improvements - Painting - Completed June 2023
Key Goals For 2024
Renovations to bar and lounge Area - Planning and discussions
Add Outdoor Bar to new area Tesco End
Plan for redevelopment of land - new building
Key Goals for 2025