Coatbridge indoor bowling club

                                          Celebrating 50 years of Bowling at Coatbridge '1971-2021'      

Tel: 01236 428641

Welcome to  Coatbridge Indoor Bowling Stadium

This year the Club celebrates its 50th year!

If you are  interested in joining the club or would like to hold a function in our Clifton Suite please call or drop into the club and have a look around our facilities with no obligation. If you would like to hire a meeting room or conference facilities please do not hesitate to contact us on 01236 428641 or email admin@coatbridgeibc.co.uk

Please take the time to browse the website and hope you find it informative.

 Updated guidelines for play re-commencing 

Dear Members,


Further to the most recent government review regarding COVID 19 and updated SIBA guidelines, the following rules will now apply from Monday 14thSeptember until further notice.


On entering the building everyone must sanitise their hands and check their temperature. If you have a red temperature reading then you must not enter the building. You should call the office to advise the club and also advise your team members.


Only team sponsors and pay to play bowlers are permitted to enter through the main rink doors to prevent crowding at the rink office. All other team members must enter the stadium through the clearly signposted directions in the entrance area.


Once on the rink the following guidelines apply:


  • Using rinks 1, 2, 4, 5, 7, 8


  • Unused rinks 3, 6 to allow for ease of movement


  • No contact to be made

  • Using 2 jacks and 2 mats

  • Jack to be set at 3 metres

  • No scoreboards to be used

  • Scorecards to be filled in and signed by own team only 

  • Sanitising wipes to be used to clean bowls at the start of the game

  • Jack to be set by foot only

  • Spray chalk only to be used

  • Team to provide own measuring tape and only 1 member of team to use it

  • Bowls in the ditch to be left until the owner retrieves them

  • If the jack leaves the rink it can only be replaced on the T by the lead only

  • Designated person for each team to clean jack and mat at the end of the game

  • Masks MUST be worn throughout the building

      the only exception being on the  rink where it is not  compulsory but can still be worn if you prefer to do so


Covid 19

Scottish Government Update

Indoor Bowling Closure 

Following the latest Scottish Government update, the club will be closed

from 9pm on Friday 9th October until further notice.

We look forward to welcoming you all back soon.

Stay Safe

Work together

Mhairi Buchanan

Club President


Mhair Buchanan

A message from the Club President


      Dear Members,


  Latest update from the club – September 2020


  Our new lighting system is now completed.


 The club is open from Monday 7th September for a free week. The club is open daily Mon to Friday - 10 am till 4 pm

 and 7pm to  9pm Monday and Wednesday night. You will be able to drop in and play however to ensure sufficient social

 distancing we would be obliged if  you could contact us prior to coming.  We will be happy to take membership fees during the week.

There is no change to the membership fee structure for this year.


There are teams looking for players so if you wish to play please let us know and we will provide details to allow you to make contact.  If you are a team member and perhaps the sponsor has decided to give up please contact us and we will help you to continue to play.


This is our fiftieth year. The club needs your support.  We have put measures in place throughout the club to ensure your safety and well being.   If you feel that you would prefer to wait till the new year to return please let us know.


The section secretaries are looking at the best way to arrange the playing order for the coming year so would be of great help if sponsors could confirm to the club their intentions for next season.


This is an exciting time for the club.  We are making many improvements so come along and enjoy the company.  Why not bring a friend - it is only £60 for the first year.



Mhairi Buchanan

Club President



other club news

Leagues start 14th September

All timings

(Please note further change to Thursday morning Seniors timings) 

Club opening hours from

24th August 2020

2020 AGM 


Your new Committee 

for 2020/21

-The Club's 50th


year !

Big Lottery Bonanza - Grant application to buy building succeeds

Our facilities

Community groups

check out the community/social groups currently using the facility

Want to try bowls?
Free coaching 

A new year a new challenge?   Fed up with the telly?

Why not get out and "TRY BOWLS"

Never played before?
 Don't worry, we can supply coaching,

bowls and shoes all free of charge.

We also have FREE coaching classes.
Come along for all or any of the classes,
 which are being run by our accredited Scottish Coach


Clifton Suite

We have  an excellent Function Suite which is available for Weddings, Christenings, Funerals, Seminars or any other function.

The suite can accommodate up to 150 people (depending on event) and has a large dance floor, bar and a changing room if needed.


We have an eight rink bowling green with a new playing surface and one rink is always kept free for public use.

Shoes and bowls can be hired free of charge so why not come along and have a go.  Coaching can be arranged

on request. 

Bowling is for all ages, so why not bring along your son or daughter, grandchildren or grandparents!

Tea Room

Our Tea Room is open from September to April

- 9.30am to 3.00pm.

We serve Breakfasts, Tea & Scones,

Snacks  and Light Lunches

at very competitive prices.

We are happy to open later for High Teas or Dinners on request.