Short mat bowls is an indoor sport in which players attempt to score points by rolling a heavy ball along a fairly flat surface, to gain as many shots as possible by getting their bowls nearer to the jack than their opponents, and so outscore them. The game is a modern variation on lawn bowls, from which it is derived.
In short mat bowls you will meet players of all abilities and the levels of which you can aspire to your own standard. Short Mat Bowls is one of the few sports that can be actively participated in by both men and women of all ages from the very young to those of an elderly age, it is played by people of all fitness levels from wheelchair users, to those fully sighted or blind or those who have other forms of disabilities.
The Stawell group meet each Wednesday and Friday evening in the village hall. The sessions run from 7:30pm to 9:30pm. Your first session is free.
Short Mat Bowling is great fun, make new friends and enjoy the gentle exercise. All welcome, all ages!