Wellingborough hit the Jack with Clubmark Accreditation
Posted: Mon, 29 Feb 2016 11:41
Wellingborough Bowling Club has become the first bowls club in Northamptonshire to be awarded Clubmark accreditation.
Clubmark is the universally acknowledged accreditation scheme for community sports clubs and demonstrates that a club provides the right environment to ensure the welfare of members and encourages everyone to enjoy sport and stay involved throughout their lives.
The club has been recognised as a safe, rewarding and fulfilling place for participants of all ages as well as helping parents and carers know they're choosing the right club for their young people.
Members of Wellingborough Bowling Club , joined the committee to celebrate the achievement on Thursday 25th February and the award was presented by Felicity Howlett on behalf of Northamptonshire Sport and Sport England to Bryn Walker of Wellingborough Bowling Club (see article image) .
Terry Falkner , Chair of the Management Committee, said "We are delighted to be the first Bowls club in the county to achieve Clubmark accreditation status which highlights the excellent work that is taking place at Wellingborough Bowling Club. The accreditation is testament to the hard work of volunteers at the club that ensure bowls can be enjoyed safely by members and new-comers."
Wellingborough Bowls Club is open 7 days a week and welcomes new members of all ages and absolute beginners. Check out the website www.wellbowls.com or call 01933 222527.
For more information about Clubmark see www.northamptonshiresport.org/clubmark .