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Bye Laws

1. PROHIBITIONS
  • It is prohibited to Smoke (including E-Cigarettes) anywhere inside the building.
  • No Dogs, excepting assistance dogs and those of authorised personnel, are allowed to enter the building.
  • Cycles must not be brought inside the building but may be secured to external equipment provided for this purpose.
  • Members are prohibited from making any unauthorised alterations or adjustments to Association equipment or property, including the heating, lighting or ventilation systems. Furthermore members may not open the fire doors, except in an emergency, without authorisation from a Director or member of the Management Committee.
  • It is prohibited for members to enter the bar, store and office unless authorised by the Directors or Management Committee to do so.
  • It is prohibited to bring in & consume food on the premises during the cafeteria’s normal opening hours.
  • Food and drink is prohibited on the bowling side of the lounge/bar barriers.
  • It is expressly prohibited (at the risk of affecting the club's licence) to bring in & consume alcoholic beverages, that have not been purchased on the premises, at any time.
2. CODE OF CONDUCT
  • Any member not adhering to any of the above prohibitions is automatically deemed to be in breach of the club’s code of conduct.
  • It is expected that members and visitors of the club will at all times:
a) Be friendly, courteous and respectful towards other members, visitors, volunteers and staff;
b) Respect teammates, opponents, officials and the rules of the game;
c) Refrain from behaviour that would bring the game or the club into disrepute;
d) Refrain from behaviour that could offend or embarrass others;
e) Behave in non-violent and non-abusive ways;
f) Respect the positions of directors, office holders, committee members and volunteers of the club;
g) Treat the property and facilities of the club with respect
h) Contribute positively to the sporting and social activities of the club;
i) Conduct being a matter of concern to all members, means that anyone who responds in like manner to someone who is offensive or abusive to them is also not observing this code of conduct and will be in breach of it.
  • Players must not run on the green.
  • Mobile Phones are not permitted to be used on the bowling side of the lounge/bar barriers.
  • Before delivering weighted shots players must warn both their own and adjoining rinks.
  • Shoes for bowling must not be worn to enter the premises

3. DRESS

Members shall at all times conform to the following standards of dress when playing, marking or umpiring.
For all organised club games, the dress code is
  • Any colour regulation flat soled shoes; bowls shoes must be worn at all times players are on the green.
  • Plain grey, white or registered coloured trousers (including cropped) / regulation skirts/culottes or
  • Grey or white tailored shorts, governing body approved shorts in grey or white or registered coloured shorts.
                          AND any of the following shirts:·
  •  Plain White or white with coloured piping.
  • Club registered shirtColoured Bowls Manufacturers shirt.County or other team regulation shirt as long as the same is worn by all members of the team
  • With the exception of registered shirts, trousers or shorts no advertising or promotional material may be displayed other than the Bowls Manufacturers’ label.
  • T-shirts, vests, jeans, leggings or jeggings MAY NOT be worn at any time including casual sessions.
  • The dress code MUST be observed on spare rinks for roll-ups during competitive bowling sessions.
  • Smart casual clothing is permissible on the green ONLY for 12.05pm – 2.10pm sessions (except Monday) or other sessions where there are no other scheduled fixtures or at the management's discretion.
4. COMPLAINTS

All complaints must be submitted in writing to the secretary of the Management Committee for investigation.

5. ARTICLES

The Management Committee can accept no responsibility for any article taken into, or left on, the Club premises or Car-Park.

Bowls, bags & clothing etc. must not be left in the changing rooms permanently. Any items so left may be removed by the committee.
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