Bowls Leicestershire’s Executive is committed to the development of the game across the whole county. Steve Bacon is now in his 3rd year as Development Officer and is there to support you and continue the successes from year one.  The most recent Development Newsletter is available here...

Steve Bacon (Birstall BC)

Tel: M: 07870 327568
H: 0116 2602573 (no calls after 8pm please)

Development is all about providing your Clubs in Leicestershire & Rutland with the necessary support for the recruitment of new bowlers and the coaching of players. The aim is to:
  1. Increase Membership in Clubs
  2. Reach out to our local communities
  3. Create opportunities for as many people as possible to “Give it a Go”.
  4. Share our successes better

Developing our Clubs – Using the Sport England Club Matters workshops

Recruitment – attracting as many people as you can, through good targeted publicity. Planning ahead for the event. Ensuring all visitors have an enjoyable experience. Free coaching sessions. Follow up reviews.

Ensuring new bowlers learn the game in the right way
– Coaching course under the “Coach Bowls” banner are available.

Support & Funding opportunities are available through your local Sport Alliances, Leicestershire and Rutland Sport (LRS), Bowls Development Alliance and Bowls England. Various local charities also support local initiatives.