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Riverain Indoor Bowls Club

Indoor Rinks

Riverain Bowls Club is a centre for the sport of Bowls in Hitchin, Hertfordshire

Indoor Rinks

The facilities at Riverain are centred upon our a fully air-conditioned, international standard 8-rink bowling arena.
Our rinks often host competitions at the highest levels.
We provide spacious changing rooms, with lockers for members and have a comfortable lounge area in which players and spectators may relax.

The club has a number of qualified bowls coaches and coaching sessions are regularly run throughout the year.
We actively encourage bowlers of all ages and abilities, indeed we have a thriving youth section.

Indoor Dining

We have a fully licenced bar and catering service that can provide light meals and sandwiches throughout the day. After a match, we regularly provide larger meals at which we can cater for a maximum of 80 persons.

Indoor Bar and Snacks

Note that until Covid restrictions are relaxed, ALL weekend fixtures are triples.
Even those registered in the database as rinks.
There will be no meal after the event, just tea and biscuits. Fees are reduced appropriately.
The dress code will be greys to prevent use of the changing rooms.

Upcoming Fixtures
DateTimeAgainstCompetitionFormatH/ADress
Sunday 3 October14:00East Herts Bowls League
(TBC)
Friendly8 RinksHomeWhites
Sunday 10 October14:00Stevenage NomadsFriendly6 RinksHomeWhites
Sunday 17 October14:00Bletchley IBC
CANCELLED
FriendlyHomeGreys
Sunday 17 October14:00Bedfordshire VPs v East Herts Bowls League
(TBC)
6 RinksHostingWhites
Wednesday 20 October14:00HIBA v Bedfordshire6 RinksHostingWhites
Saturday 23 October14:00Essex CountyFriendly8 RinksHomeWhites
Saturday 30 October14:00Potton & Howard GardenFriendly8 TriplesHomeWhites
Sunday 31 October10:00GalaInternal8 RinksHomeGreys
Wednesday 3 November14:00HIBA v Norfolk BA6 RinksHostingWhites
Sunday 7 November10:00HatfieldMen's County League4 RinksHome
Sunday 7 November14:00StotfoldFriendly6 TriplesHomeWhites
Saturday 13 November14:00BuntingfordFriendly6 RinksHomeWhites
Sunday 14 November14:30HatfieldFriendly4 RinksAwayWhites
Saturday 20 November14:00StewartbyFriendly6 TriplesHomeWhites
Saturday 27 November14:00Kempston ParkFriendly6 RinksHomeWhites
Sunday 28 November14:00Letchworth & DistrictFriendly6 RinksHomeWhites
Sunday 28 November14:00Riverain OutdoorsFriendly8 RinksHomeWhites
Sunday 5 December10:00HarpendenMen's County League4 RinksAway
Sunday 5 December14:00Northaw & CuffleyFriendly6 RinksHomeWhites
Saturday 11 December14:00LadygateFriendly6 RinksHomeWhites
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Further Fixtures
DateTimeAgainstCompetitionFormatH/ADress
Sunday 12 December14:00Letchworth & District v Bedfordshire VPs8 RinksHosting
Sunday 19 December14:00Ladies v GentlemenInternal8 RinksHomeChristmas
Saturday 8 January14:00WareFriendly6 RinksHomeWhites
Sunday 9 January10:00Watford IBCMen's County League4 RinksHome
Sunday 9 January14:00Whit HernFriendly6 RinksHomeWhites
Saturday 15 January14:00Southend & District
(TBC)
Friendly8 RinksHomeWhites
Sunday 16 January14:00Letchworth & DistrictFriendly6 RinksHomeWhites
Sunday 23 January14:00BaldockFriendly8 RinksHomeWhites
Saturday 29 January14:00East Beds LeagueFriendly8 RinksHomeWhites
Sunday 30 January14:00Welwyn & DistrictFriendly6 RinksHomeWhites
Saturday 5 February14:00Kempston ParkFriendly6 RinksAwayWhites
Sunday 6 February10:00CheshuntMen's County League4 RinksAway
Sunday 6 February14:00Bedfordshire VPsFriendly8 RinksHomeWhites
Wednesday 16 February14:00ChigwellFriendly4 RinksAwayGreys
Saturday 19 February14:00Riverain OutdoorsFriendly8 RinksHomeWhites
Sunday 20 February14:00London Irish BA
(TBC)
Friendly6 RinksHomeWhites
Sunday 27 February10:00Herts IBCMen's County League4 RinksHome
Sunday 27 February14:00Steeple Morden
(TBC)
Friendly6 RinksHomeWhites
Sunday 13 March14:00Howard GardenFriendly4 TriplesHomeWhites
Saturday 19 March14:00WareFriendly6 RinksHomeWhites
Thursday 24 March14:00Bedfordshire VPs v Cambridge
(TBC)
6 RinksHosting
Saturday 26 March14:00HatfieldFriendly4 RinksHomeWhites
Thursday 7 April14:00Norfolk EBA Past PresidentsFriendly6 RinksHomeWhites
Sunday 10 April14:00StotfoldFriendly6 TriplesHomeGreys
Friday 15 April09:30GalaInternal8 RinksHomeGreys
Sunday 24 April10:00Guinness Mini International8 RinksHome

We have a number of internal leagues and the Cygnets friendly turn up and play rollup sessions. These occupy the rinks at the times below.
At other times, members may book the rinks for their own games or roll-ups.

Note that until Covid restrictions are relaxed, for the 2020-21 season ALL leagues are triples.
Restrictions prevent the use of rinks.
Also, please note the revised start times.

Regular Winter Season Leagues
09:30 12:00 14:30 17:0019:00
Monday Mixed TriplesLadies Triples Mixed Rinks
Tuesday Mens Triples Cygnets Mens Rinks Mixed Rinks
Wednesday Mixed TriplesMixed Rinks Mixed Triples
Thursday Mixed TriplesCygnets Mixed Rinks Mixed Rinks
Friday Mixed TriplesMens Triples Mixed Rinks
Saturday Inter-club FriendliesInter-club Friendlies
Sunday Inter-club FriendliesInter-club FriendliesTurn up & play

Regular Summer Season Indoor Leagues
09:30 11:45 14:00
Monday Mixed Triples
Tuesday Mixed Triples
Wednesday Mixed Triples
Thursday Mixed Triples
Friday Mixed Triples
Saturday
Sunday Closed

The latest honours board for our internal competitions:-

2019-2020 Internal Competitions Winners
Ladies SinglesHeather Stapleford
Mens Singles Bradley Prowle
Junior SinglesCompetition abandoned
Ladies Pairs Competition abandoned
Mens Pairs Competition abandoned
Mixed Pairs Competition abandoned
Mens Triples Competition abandoned
Mixed Triples Competition abandoned
Mixed Fours Competition abandoned

The 2019-2020 Leagues have been abandoned, as previously announced.
No results will be issued and no prizes awarded..

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