BAWA Affiliated Clubs

BAWA supports a host of affiliated clubs that cover a wide variety of interests. Details of club meeting times and venues are shown below, along with contact details of the various club secretaries. To find out more information about a club you might be interested in please click as appropriate in the table below.

Club List

Click club name for more details. Details of club contacts are available from Julian, please call 0117 976 8065, RR 96160, Airbus 64642 or email

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Bowling Club

The outdoor bowls season runs from the 3rd week in April until the last week in September. The club plays 2 games each weekend throughout the season, 1 game at home and 1 away. These are friendly games and teams are selected from a list of players available. In addition we play in 2 leagues: The Bristol & District Bowls League and The Bristol North East Bowls League.

Both leagues also have a knockout cup competition that the club enters. The league games are played on Thursday evenings and the cup games on a Tuesday evening. We also enter as a club the Gloucestershire County Cup, Gloucester 2 rink competition and City & County (Clarence Davy) Knockout Cup. In addition individuals can enter if they wish the Gloucestershire and City and County and North East League Single, Pairs, Triples or Fours Competitions.

The club also runs its own internal competitions and has an impressive display of trophies to be won. We also hold each year a 2 woods pairs competition open to members only, played on and completed in one day. For further information contact Brian Smith 0117 975 9126.

BAWA I/D Bowls Competition.

The BAWA I/D Bowls Competition runs from May to mid August and is played on the Bowls rink at BAWA, Southmead Road.  The games are one a week and comprise of four players per a team, each team can have up to 10 players registered.  Start time for games are straight after work, time depending on who is playing.  Existing teams are looking for new players, so if you fancy learning to play Bowls or you can play and would like to join an existing team please contact Dave George, League Secretary (0117 979 7982).  Bowls are available to borrow, but you will need to have access to appropriate footwear (need to be flat with no pattern on the sole).

BAWA Sports Football Club

BAWA Sports FC is in the Senior Division of the Bristol & Wessex Sunday League and are always on the lookout for new players especially if they play like Ronaldo or Gerrard! All home games are played on the BAWA pitches


Our cricket club takes part in the Bristol and District cricket league. Matches take place on Saturday afternoons. All playing standards welcome.

Dancing (Ballroom)

Specialising in Ballroom and Latin Dancing, the club meet in the BAWA Ballroom every Wednesday evening starting at 8pm and finishing at 10.30pm. The club also organises various special dances at times such as Easter, Halloween and Xmas. The dance nights have a summer break between June and August and restart in September. We welcome new members of any ability but note there is no tuition or classes at present.

Dancing (Modern Sequence)

Every Monday in the Ballroom from 8pm, all levels welcome.

Model Aircraft

The club exists to allow aero modellers to build, fly and develop model aircraft. The club meets at BAWA on the first Wednesday of each month and after completing club business throws the meeting open to its members to discuss all aspects of model aircraft.

Rifle and Air Pistol

The club uses the indoor 25m MoD approved rifle range within the BAWA sports complex. You do not need any special equipment or clothing as all shooting and safety equipment can be supplied. Targets and ammunition can be purchased from the club. For more details visit their web site


Great social aspect to this club, which competes in the Gloucester League Division 2. The end of season tour is always a highlight. For more details visit their web site:


Various teams in the regional leagues. Training nights and competitions take place at BAWA regularly. The squash club also run an internal ladder system to help improve your game and to meet new squash players. For more details contact the squash club chairman David Wright by email: or by phone 07794 049 078.

Sub Aqua Club

For more details on this popular club visit their web site. For more information contact Chris Lewis T. 01179 611 028 M. 07900 008 086 E.



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