About our Club

The club is situated within the parkland area of Hampden Park and is readily accessible by car and local bus routes, and there is ample free parking. We are surrounded by beautiful scenery for all to enjoy.
The club was established in 1979 (see History of the Club) and, as at April 2019, membership stood at 752 (500 Full, 252 Social)

Opening Times                           
WINTER Oct – Apr     SUMMER May -Sept    
Monday 09.30 21.00   09.30 14.30 19.00 21.00
Tuesday 09.30 22.00   09.30 14.30 19.00 21.00
Wednesday 09.30 21.00   09.30 14.30 19.00 21.00
Thursday 09.30 20.30   09.30 14.30 19.00 21.00
Friday 09.30 22.00   09.30 14.30 19.00 21.00
Saturday 09.30 18.00   Closed      
Sunday 09.30 14.00   Closed      

The restaurant is open Monday to Saturday during the winter season 9.30 – 14.30 (last orders by 14.00) and on Sundays 9.30 – 15.00 (pre-ordered roast from 12.30pm).

Summer season hours are Monday, Tuesday & Thursday 9.30 – 13.30 and Wednesday & Friday 9.30 – 12 noon, food needs to be pre-ordered before you play.

The bar will stay open for half an hour after the end of the last session.

We are affiliated to the E.I.B.A, Sussex County Indoor Bowling Association and the Sussex County Women’s Indoor Bowling Association.

EIBA logo SCIBA logoSCWIBA logo


We have six rinks of Greengauge carpet with the highest quality lighting. The running surfaces are kept in immaculate condition ensuring bowlers of all standards enjoy their game. For added comfort an up to date heating/air conditioning system has recently been installed.

View from the bar

View from the bar

Spectators are able to view the greens from a raised area where members and guests enjoy a fully stocked bar at club prices.

The Bar

The Bar


Our restaurant seats 120 people (subject to any Covid-19 restrictions currently in place) and has views over the rinks. A daily menu is available if you fancy a bite to eat.

Our summer menu starts on 25th April and will be available to view soon.

Every Sunday through the winter season starting on Sunday 3rd October, Michelle will be doing a Sunday roast £12 per person for 2 courses, please see the notice board in the club for details of “The Roast of The Day” and to reserve your table, alternatively email Michelle email hidden; JavaScript is required 

Hire of Function Room

The club boasts an enclosed function/dining room which seats a maximum of 120 people, however in order to comply with any Covid-19 restrictions that may be in place each function may be restricted to a lower number depending on the type of function being held.

The table and seating arrangements are flexible and there is an area that can be kept free for dancing. We have a fully qualified in-house catering team who are experienced in catering for private events and would be happy to discuss any requirements.

Rates for hire: £75 for non members, free for members, however a £25 charge will be made to cover next day cleaning.

We also have a well appointed committee room for your meetings/training courses etc.

Our Centre Manager is contactable during normal office hours, and will help with your enquiries on 01323 506009. Alternatively please send us a message using our Contact Form.

Function Room

Function Room

Social Activities

Our social calendar has a variety of events throughout the year, including regular quiz nights, live music/cabarets with buffet, beetle drives, race nights, ladies afternoon teas etc, and charity events.
The club also arranges an annual trip to Potters Leisure Resort for a Bowling Break.

Internal Clubs

Sewing Group – Wednesdays 10.00 – 12.00pm

Creative Crafters – Thursdays 10.30 – 12.30pm

External Clubs

Eastbourne Photographic Society meet here Tuesdays 7.30pm – 10.00pm, they are a thriving, friendly camera club with around 80 members of all ages and they support all aspects of photography whether you use a DSLR, mirrorless camera or your phone. 
Click to visit the Eastbourne Photographic Society website.

Hampden Park Art Group meet here Tuesdays 10am – 12noon. This is an informal art group for mixed abilities, no formal instruction but members are happy to help and share their knowledge and experience. Bring your own paints (any media) and materials. If you would like more information please contact our Centre Manager on 01323 506009 during normal office hours, or send us a message using our Contact Form

Touring Sides

We are always interested to hear from touring sides or other clubs seeking fixtures, should you be interested please contact our Centre Manager on 01323 506009 during normal office hours, or send us a message using our Contact Form

We also welcome members of Affiliated Bowls Clubs, by arrangement.


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