Founded in 1977, and run by bowlers for bowlers, East Dorset IBC is the first purpose-built indoor bowling club in the area.

Our members' bowling club has a six-rink playing area offering a wide variety of both competitive and friendly bowling opportunities and a licensed bar situated in the adjacent lounge. The different types of membership and regular social events mean that we are friendly, popular and happy Club with plenty to please everyone.


We are proud to say we have installed a COVID-certificated ventilation system which is in line with current Government regulations, complies with Sports England requirements and is amongst the best indoor bowls club installation on the south coast.


East Dorset IBC is a friendly club offering six full length rinks, a bar and restaurant. We participate in local, County, Regional and National competitions and many friendlies.

Bowling suits all ages so why not join us. You will receive a warm welcome from our team and get a free, no obligation, try-out, and a cuppa, with one of our coaches. No previous experience.

Information on the leagues, competitons and other fun stuff we get up to - and you could too if you became a member. Bowls can be fun for all the family.