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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
Saturday 28 November14:00Thameside Wanderers
CANCELLED
FriendlyHomeWhites
Sunday 29 November14:00Northaw & Cuffley
CANCELLED
FriendlyHomeWhites
Saturday 5 December14:00Stotfold
CANCELLED
FriendlyHomeGreys
Saturday 5 December14:00Ladygate
CANCELLED
FriendlyHomeWhites
Sunday 6 December10:00Harpenden
CANCELLED
Men's County LeagueAway
Sunday 6 December14:00Letchworth & District v Bedfordshire VPs
CANCELLED
Hosting
Sunday 20 December14:00Ladies v GentlemenInternal8 RinksHomeChristmas
Friday 1 January10:00GalaInternal8 TriplesHomeGreys
Saturday 2 January14:00WareFriendly8 RinksHomeWhites
Sunday 3 January14:00Whit HernFriendly6 RinksHomeWhites
Saturday 9 January14:00Southend & DistrictFriendly8 RinksHomeWhites
Sunday 10 January10:00Watford IBC
CANCELLED
Men's County LeagueHome
Sunday 10 January14:00North West Essex BAFriendly8 RinksHomeWhites
Sunday 17 January14:00Letchworth & DistrictFriendly7 RinksHomeWhites
Saturday 23 January14:00East Beds LeagueFriendly8 RinksHomeWhites
Sunday 24 January14:00BaldockFriendly8 RinksHomeWhites
Saturday 30 January14:00WhitethornFriendly8 RinksHomeWhites
Sunday 31 January14:00Welwyn & DistrictFriendly6 RinksHomeWhites
Saturday 6 February14:00Kempston ParkFriendly6 RinksAwayWhites
Sunday 7 February10:00Cheshunt
CANCELLED
Men's County LeagueAway
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Further Fixtures
DateTimeAgainstCompetitionFormatH/ADress
Sunday 7 February14:00Bedfordshire VPsFriendly6 RinksHomeWhites
Saturday 13 February14:00Riverain OutdoorsFriendly8 RinksHomeWhites
Sunday 14 February14:00London Irish BAFriendly5 RinksHomeWhites
Wednesday 17 February14:00ChigwellFriendly4 RinksAwayWhites
Saturday 20 February14:00HenlowFriendly8 RinksHomeWhites
Sunday 21 February14:00Steeple MordenFriendly6 RinksHomeWhites
Saturday 27 February14:00DatchworthFriendly4 RinksHomeWhites
Saturday 27 February14:30Foxhill
(TBC)
Friendly6 RinksAwayWhites
Sunday 28 February14:00London Civil Service BA
(TBC)
Friendly6 RinksHomeWhites
Saturday 6 March14:00Thameside Wanderers
CANCELLED
FriendlyHomeWhites
Saturday 13 March14:00WareFriendly8 RinksHomeWhites
Sunday 14 March14:00BuntingfordFriendly7 RinksHomeWhites
Saturday 20 March14:00Hatfield
CANCELLED
FriendlyHomeWhites
Thursday 25 March14:00Bedfordshire VPs v Cambridge6 RinksHosting
Saturday 27 March09:30Club FinalsInternalHomeWhites
Sunday 28 March09:30Club FinalsInternalHomeWhites
Friday 2 April09:30GalaInternal8 RinksHomeGreys
Saturday 3 April14:00Bedford Borough
(TBC)
Friendly6 RinksAwayWhites
Tuesday 6 April14:00Norfolk EBA Past PresidentsFriendly6 RinksHomeWhites
Saturday 10 April14:00Royston
(TBC)
Friendly6 RinksHomeWhites
Sunday 11 April14:00StotfoldFriendly6 TriplesHomeWhites
Sunday 18 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..

Upcoming Events

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Gala Day

The indoor club is holding a gala day to raise funds for the Keech Hospice.
Games start at 10am.
Three games, the Spider and a buffet lunch.
Please arrive in good time.

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