logo-smallBalaia Bowls Club News and Events 2021

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YOU MAY CARE TO LOOK BACK AT HAPPIER TIMES.
PHOTOS FROM SPECIAL EVENTS AND TOUR MATCHES OVER THE PAST THREE YEARS OR SO CAN BE SEEN HERE

GOOD NEWS! WE ARE ABLE TO START PLAYING AGAIN COMMENCING 19th APRIL

The information below about playing times and conditions must be read!


TUESDAY AND FRIDAY 'ROLL-UPS'

PLEASE NOTE THAT UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE ROLLUPS WILL BEGIN AT 10.00am.
Members are being consulted about a change to 1030 or 1100am.

There are restrictions on numbers as we can use only three rinks. Maximum permitted to play is twelve (12).
We will keep track of who attends roll-ups, just in case.

We are therefore asking members AND visitors to book a spot in advance. This MUST be done by email to bookings@balaiabowls.org
THIS EMAIL ADDRESS IS ONLY TO BE USED FOR BOOKING ROLL-UPS. ALL OTHER GAMES MUST BE BOOKED VIA GOLF RECEPTION
Members will have access to the equipment shed for scoreboards, pushers, mats and woods. Shoes will NOT be available.

NON MEMBERS HAVE NO ACCESS TO THE EQUIPMENT SHED IF NO MEMBER IS PRESENT
Changing rooms, lockers and showers remain out of bounds to all. The clubhouse toilets are open.
It has been agreed with our hosts Balaia Golf Village that all users accept that they use the facilities at their own risk.
You are all well aware of 'social distancing' and everything else that must now be taken into consideration
Sanitising liquids are available if you don't have your own.

  All arrangements are subject to continuous review. If you need a scorecard you can print one from here.

VISITORS  GREEN FEE REMAINS AT €10
VISITORS MAY PLAY AT OTHER TIMES WITHOUT A MEMBER PRESENT BUT MUST PROVIDE THEIR OWN EQUIPMENT OTHER THAN A JACK.
 YOU WILL HAVE NO ACCESS TO THE EQUIPMENT STORE FOR WOODS AND MATS
RINKS ARE TO BE BOOKED VIA  GOLF RECEPTION  289  570  442 OR IN PERSON AVAILABLE 1000 - 1600 DAILY

CHARITY SUPPORT

The club continues to support the children's home 'A Gaivota' however with cash flow currently zero we have only reserves of about €1400 raised early in 2020. They have made few requests recently.
A dentist bill of €340 has recently been paid.


ALL ALGARVE BOWLS LEAGUE WINTER COMPETITIONS WERE CANCELLED


CLUB COMPETITIONS

The Dean's Cup was completed in December. Details here.
The Committee plans to hold some club competitions during May and June
All current members will be contacted before 21st April. If you are not,  please email
competitions-secretary@balaiabowls.org for details.

OTHER EVENTS - PLANNING IS ON HOLD UNTIL WE KNOW WHAT WE MAY OR MAY NOT BE ALLOWED TO DO IN A FEW WEEKS TIME

TOURING SIDE VISITS AUTUMN 2021

MIGHT BE POSSIBLE! PLEASE ENQUIRE OF OUR SECRETARY JANICE HARTLEY- secretary@balaiabowls.org
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