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Egerton Park Bowling Club – Risk assessment and Rules for bowling on club premises

Compiled: Cath Cartridge (Safe Guarding Officer) Reviewers: Howard Boyd (Chairman) and Steve Swannell (Treasurer)  on 31st March 2021 - in accordance with BCGBA and government guidelines for 1st April 2021 (bowling clubs)

Risk assessment

Activity to be assessed – responsibility to be each club member taking part in activity

Risk monitor

Players and members seated

A maximum of four blocks will be allowed on the bowling green/surrounds – (singles 4 blocks, pairs 3 blocks) 1 additional person on random visit to administer / monitor rule compliance.



Club Representative



A household can play together keeping minimum 2m social distancing from other groups

Social distancing

Players can play alone, with members of their household, or with one other person from outside their household, while practising 2m social distancing


Each player must bring their own ‘equipment’ - bowls, jacks, mat, cloth, sanitiser, from their own household. All equipment must be cleaned before and after a session with own sanitising equipment – and taken home afterwards.

(for example: when 2 players from different households play together, they must use their own jack/mat/sanitiser/ cloth whilst keeping 2m apart)

Attendee booking bowling slot

Infection control

All coughing/sneezing/phlegm must be collected on tissues and taken home for disposal – sanitise hands.

Attendee booking bowling slot


Closed but unlocked (if keyholder is at hand)– access is for emergencies ONLY – e.g. for the defibrillator/first aid kit.

Toilets will be locked during non-competitive bowling.

Session controller

Food and drink

All food and drink must be brought by each household as required – ensuring 2m distancing to other households and remembering that all seating/touch points are possible virus ‘pickup points’.  All rubbish must be placed in park bins or taken home.

Attendee booking bowling slot

Track and traceability 

In order to control/monitor the above all play will be in booked sessions with the 'Club Representative' – (who can appoint a session controller) and must ensure: -

- that the persons attending the sessions are those that have reserved a place on the session

- that sessions keep to the allotted time – so the following session can gain access to the club premises

- Sanitise gate lock/handle before and after session

-The Club representative must keep a record of group names/dates/times/contact details and keep for at least 1 month.

Club/representative/session controller

Central contact

To act as club contact for track and trace enquiries

Safeguarding Officer 


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