bowling green Welcome to Shorts Bowling club, for both men and women.

Shorts Mens bowling club was formed in 1948 and  plays in the Northern Ireland Private greens league, Division 4, playing on Saturday afternoons.

The mens bowling club also play in the veterans league on a Monday afternoon. (Need to be over 60 to be eligible)

Shorts Womens bowling club was formed in 2009 and play in Northern Ireland Womans Private Greens League, in Junior Division 1, playing on Thursday afternoons.

The womens bowling club also play in the East Down League on Tuesday evenings, and the Belfast league on Monday evenings. 


New bowlers would be very welcome in both men’s and women’s sections.  Bowls can be supplied to anyone who would like to give it a try.  Coaching would also be provided. 

come along any time to see our facilities.

Current fees to join the bowling club are

£20 for membership of the Bowling section (£10 for new members), plus the membership fee for the Shorts Recreation Club (typically £52 per year)

For further information please contact

Men – Jim Nicholl Sec. 07841590156 or email

Women – Lorna Brown

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