The club was formed in 1971 as an extension of the Coatbridge Community Centre indoor bowling club from Corsewall Street, Coatbridge.
Building on the new stadium started in March 1971 and the club was opened on 6 December 1971 by Mr. James Dempsey M.P. with Mr. Robert Arthur, provost of the burgh of Coatbridge also in attendance.
The gents president was Mr. J S Cooper and the ladies president was Mrs. M L Kerr for the opening year. The gents champion was Mr. D McLoughlin and the ladies champion was Mrs. A Lindsay.
Entry fee for the club was £3.00 and annual subscriptions were £3.00 for men and £2.00 for ladies. The cost per 2 hour session varied from 12 pence to 20 pence per person.