Wheelchair Bowling arrives in Tyne & Wear

Exciting new opportunity wheelchair users to try outdoor bowls in Tyne & Wear. Washington Glebe Bowling Club are delighted to announce that they now have wheelchair bowling at their bowling club.

Indoor bowls is popular throughout Britain and in many other parts of the world, one of the attractions of indoor bowling is that it can be played by all ages, including men, women, juniors and seniors. People of all abilities can play, including wheelchair users.

Members of Washington Glebe Bowling Club say, ‘We are delighted to welcome all wheelchair users to play outdoor bowls here at Washington Glebe Bowling Club.’

All their facilities are available at a low cost, including free use of a tailor-made para-handy bowling wheelchairs approved by the British Wheelchair Bowls Association.

If you feel that this is something you would be interested in, please contact:

Ivan Richardson

Washington Glebe Bowling Club

0191 416 7822

Free tasters are available.

Alternatively, Wheelchair Bowling is also available at Houghton Indoor Bowling Club and Houghton Outdoor Bowling Club. Contacts for these are as follows:

Margaret Nicholson

Houghton Indoor Bowling Club

0191 581 2677


Ken Taylor

Houghton Outdoor Bowling Club

0191 584 7268