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 2024, membership stood at 785 (503 Full, 282 Social)

Opening Times                           
WINTER Oct – Apr     SUMMER May -Sept    
Monday 09.30 21.00   09.30 14.30 18.30 21.30
Tuesday 09.30 22.00   09.30 14.30 18.30 21.30
Wednesday 09.30 21.00   09.30 14.30 18.30 21.30
Thursday 09.30 20.30   09.30 14.30 18.30 21.30
Friday 09.30 22.00   09.30 14.30 18.30 21.30
Saturday 09.30 18.00   09.00 11.30    
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).

During the summer season there will be sandwiches, cold snacks and cakes available from the bar. (If you are require food when you finish bowling please pre order and pay at the bar, so it can be ready for you when you come off the rink). 

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.

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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 and has views over the rinks.

A daily menu is available if you fancy a bite to eat, click here to view current menu.

Every Sunday through the winter season Michelle does a Sunday roast, 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.

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. This room is free to hire for our bowling members only but is available for social members and non members to hire at the going rate, if you would like more details please contact the club.

We also have a well appointed committee room available to hire for meetings/training courses etc, please contact the club to discuss your requirements and the cost of hire.

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

Committee 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, afternoon teas etc, and charity events.


Sewing Group – Wednesdays 10.00 – 12.00pm

Creative Crafters – Thursdays 10.30 – 12.30pm

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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