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Experience Oldham Active


Where can I give it a go?

Oldham Leisure Centre


Our indoor bowls hall offers four state of the art rinks that are precisely leveled for accuracy. The bowls hall uses lighting that is glare free, giving you the best possible indoor bowling experience.

  • Low impact sport, perfect for people with reduced mobility
  • Our indoor bowls hall is suitable for all abilities


Booking Information

New changes to Bowls bookings for Active Premium Members!

Following many of your suggestions, we’re introducing some new changes to the way bowls is booked at your local Oldham Active Centre.

From the 1st January 2020, we’ll be introducing some booking alterations that will give all of our members much better, fairer access to our bowls facilities. 

The following changes will be implemented to give you quicker access to, and more availability of rinks.

 Here are the key changes that are taking place:

  • Each bowls session lasts for a maximum of 2 hours per day per member, meaning your chances of booking a rink are much higher, giving you more opportunity to play and enjoy the game more regularly.
  • Premium members are able to bring 1 guest to play free of charge
  • Additional guests pay just £2 each when joining in the activity.
  • Rinks allow a maximum of 8 people per rink.

The changes should increase access, reduce waiting times and help to make the game more accessible to our members.


Terms and Conditions

Terms and Conditions

  • Premium member must be present and playing in the bowls game that they have booked.
  • 2 hour sessions must be booked consecutively and cannot be booked simultaneously.
  • Premium member must have an up to date Photo recorded prior to access to facility.
  • Premium members must present themselves and their guests to reception before going onto the rink. (FastTrack option is not available for bowls bookings)
  • Barcoded tickets or wristbands must be given to allow access to rink, which customer must keep and present as and if required during current game.
  • All customers/guests must hire their equipment as per policy.

Get in Touch

Please contact us using the form below and send us a message.
Alternatively you can telephone our Contact Team on 0161 207 7000. We look forward to hearing from you.

**Please note this form is for general enquiries only and should not be used for membership cancellations or freezes, please email**

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