Try Bowls

Is your club looking to grow its membership?

Where is the next generation of bowlers going to come from?

Interested in ideas to get more people playing bowls at your club?

TryBowls is the national campaign to promote the sport of bowls – its aim is to encourage a whole new generation of people to play the game. For more than a hundred and fifty years, bowls has been one of the great Scottish sporting success stories. TryBowls provides the tools and ideas for your club to introduce new people to your club.

More than 250 clubs across Scotland have delivered TryBowls events and activities – in 2017 the average club recruited 12 new members through TryBowls!

Want to know more about TryBowls – check out our FAQs for Clubs.

Want to register your club with TryBowls – download, complete and return this form.

Got more questions? Get in touch with one of our development team by emailing


TryBowls is complimented by our Bowlsparc initiative – a smart and exciting way to coach new and existing players. Find out more here.

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