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Whats happening...

There's a lot happening at the Bowls Development Alliance, and in the sport across England. Keep up to date with the latest news and events, and discover the great work of our Club Development Programme and what's going on with Just Bowl, plus more.


June Safeguarding Bulletin

The latest edition of our Safeguarding Bulletin is now available to download and display at your club. This bimonthly newsletter will keep you up to

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Discover Clubs

We offer a wide range of Club Services

We are passionate about getting people to play bowls and helping bowling clubs to be the best they can be!

We offer a wide variety of free support for all affiliated clubs, from a team of  dedicated club development officers through to bespoke educational resources and e-learning. 

Discover Just Bowl

What is Just Bowl

Just Bowl is a new, innovative and exciting offer that encourages individuals of all ages, particularly those over 60 to get active. It can be adapted to suit different groups and types of venues – from small lounge areas in a care home to larger community facilities. 

For Anyone, Anytime, Anywhere!!


Discover Inclusion & Diversity

Bowls is accessible to all

We are committed to placing bowls at the heart of every community, making the sport a welcoming environment for all, ensuring that it is truly accessible to everyone.

As part of our dedication to becoming a truly Inclusive Sport, the BDA has committed to developing a long-term diversity and inclusion strategy for the sport.

Discover About Us

Meet the people behind BDA

We are a small but passionate team, dedicated to developing the sport of bowls in partnership with the bowls family.

Get in touch

If you are a member or volunteer of an affiliated bowling club or an organisation who is interested in talking to us about supporting or investing in the sport, then we’d love to hear from you!