Honeydew Bowling Club

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Lawn bowls is a precision sport in which the goal is to roll slightly asymmetrical balls (called bowls) closer to a smaller white ball (the ‘jack’) than your opponent is able to do.

The simplicity of the game contributes to its adaptability. Because of its relaxed pace and comparatively light physical demands and easy to understand rules, more and more people are engaging in this popular sport which dates back to Sir Francis Drake. 

It’s competitiveness, skill and the fact that it is a non-contact sport, suits people from teen years through to their nineties. However, there is a considerable professional competition which many younger men and women play.

Health Benefits

Lawn bowls is a low impact, therapeutic sport that can improve fitness, co-ordination and confidence. Health professionals recommend playing bowls, particularly for older people, as it provides a number of health benefits, including:

• Improved fitness
• Improved coordination and skill development
• Increased confidence and self-esteem
• Enhanced mental wellbeing
• Low risk physical activity
• Social contact, because it’s a great way to keep in touch with friends.

Indeed, there can be no better or more enjoyable way to live a healthy life than playing bowls.


Address 1 Boundary Road, Honeydew, Roodepoort, 1734
Telephone 837545072
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