Crablands Short Mat bowling is available
to Members all year round. Our Indoor Bowling Hall is fresh and bright, and has recently benefitted from a brand-new floor and four new mats.The Changing Rooms & Toilets have recently been redecorated.

Whether you are competitive or just enjoy a social game, we have something for everyone.

Some of the facilities you can enjoy are:

Social bowling with regular organised sessions

Bookable rinks at various times including evenings

Organised Knock out & Internal Competitions.

The opportunity to participate in external league matches with local bowls clubs.


Use of the upstairs Club Bar and Social areas

Regular seasonal social evenings.

The Club operates a relaxed, smart casual dress code, (apart from external competitions where a Club shirt and grey trousers/ skirts are required).

If you would like to know more, please email our Short Mat Club Secretary who will be delighted to provide more information.

Crablands Bowls and Tennis Club, Crablands, Selsey, West Sussex PO20 9BD


If you want to try Short Mat-come along to our “Taster Day” on…

Sunday, 10th September, 10.00am – 2.00pm

at Crablands Bowls and Tennis Club, PO20 9BD

Our team will provide you with a set of bowls and guide you through the basic steps. You don’t need to bring anything other than wear flat shoes/trainers.

Why not turn up and give it a go!!


Please find more in depth information(updated 23/8/23) for short mat bowls below:

Information Rules & Guidance