Two and a half of the best grass greens in the region. Running between 12.5 and 15 seconds depending upon the weather. The greens, clubhouse and bar – along with the views of Coolangatta Mountain, at Heads Bowlo provide for a very pleasant experience.

Chubby Challenge Cup is a six-week barefoot bowls event for first time bowlers to have fun and experience competition bowls for the first time.  Each team will comprise three players with one player usually being an experienced player.  Bowls equipment and instruction is provided in a relaxed fun environment. 

Bowls coaching is free for players of all ages and abilities on Saturday mornings at 10am and other times by appointment.  Contact Heads Bowlo on 4448 7154. You can always come for a rollup. Just check the Weekly Program to see what times are available. Jacks and mats are available in the green surround’s locker. 

Barefoot Bowls

Barefoot Bowls is also available for just $15 adults and $5 children which includes equipment and instruction. Barefoot bowls is perfect for your next gathering or business event.

For bookings contact us on (02) 4448 7154.  *Booking is essential*

If you’re looking to have a function and play some barefoot bowls on the side – contact us at (02) 4448 7154 to find out what options may suit you!

New Bowlers Pathways

Shoalhaven Heads Bowling and Recreation Club makes taking up bowls easy. We have a few bowler pathways designed to assist new bowlers. Once you enter a pathway, you will be made welcome by our Bowls Committee and members who will give you every encouragement along the way.

Click here to find out more.

Open Tournaments

Shoalhaven Heads Bowling Club presents three Open Tournaments each year. The tournaments are open to all affiliated bowling members.

9th and 10th September – Coolangatta Classic – Open 3-Bowl Pairs: Click here for more info

4th December – Lindsay Wellard Cup – Open Golf & Bowls Day: Click here for more info

Looking to take it serious?

Our weekly competitions are available to all visitors by putting your name down at the clubhouse the day before. The competition costs are $10 per game. Check the Weekly Program for more details.

Zone 7 Calendar 2022/23: Click here to see the calendar

Zone 7 Calendar 2023/24: Click here to see the calendar

Bowling Intra-Club Program 2023: Click here to see the program

Social Bowls

Monday Afternoon

Open Indoor Bowls

Tuesday Morning

Women’s Social Bowls

Tuesday Afternoon

Open Social Bowls

Sunday Morning

Open Social Bowls

Affiliated Games

Wednesday Afternoon

Open Club Select Bowls

Thursday Morning

Women’s Bowls

Friday Afternoon

Men’s Nominated Bowls


Bowls Organiser: John Jacka 0409 215 945

Bowls President: Stephen Franklin 0407 955 515

Ladies Bowls Club President: Rose Denholm 0499 057 462

Social Bowls: Dennis Potter 02 4448 5630

Barefoot Bowls: 02 4448 7154

Indoor Bowls: Betty Dudley 02 4448 7922