Poplar Drive, Rayleigh Road, Hutton, CM13 1YU
Affilated to Bowls England E C B A - E C W B A
Monitoring Schedule 2018
2018 Rink Monitoring Duties
All men in the Club who are fit and able
to do so are expected to undertake rink
monitoring duties on weekdays as
shown in the schedule.

Session monitor - Thursday Mornings
A session monitor is appointed to cover
each Thursday morning.
His first duty is to open the green.
If the rinks are not set out because the
green keeper is off sick or on holiday,
the monitor should set out the rinks
and leave them set out, unless the
green has been closed for any reason.

The Thursday morning monitor
check and tidy the Club
carry out a general tidy of the
pavilion including the changing
vacuum the carpet
tidy the area around the outside
of pavilion and sweep the
surrounding area including the
If there are no Club members bowling
when he leaves, the monitor should
ensure that the pavilion and green are

Evening monitor
The main duty of the evening monitor is
to close the green at the end of the
day when play has finished. He should
collect in the rink markers and rubbish
bins and ensure that everything is
secure. The purpose of this is to avoid
such items being used by vandals to
damage the green. The monitor should
also ensure that the changing rooms
and surrounding areas are clean and
No evening monitor is appointed on
days when there is a home men’s or
mixed evening league match because
the duties will be carried out by the
Match Steward. If for any reason the
match is cancelled, then the Match
Steward should act as Evening Monitor
and clear the green.

Standby monitor
The standby monitor is the Match
Steward of the home league match
scheduled for that day. If the match is
cancelled due to weather or other
reasons it is the responsibility of the
Match Steward to ensure that all
equipment is cleared away and that
the green and pavilion are secure.

Substitution of duties
If a member becomes aware that he
will not be available to cover the duties
allocated to him on the day shown on
the Rink Monitoring Schedule, he
should in the first instance contact
another member to arrange a
substitution or agree to swap duties.
When next at the Club he should then
amend the Rink Monitoring Schedules
which are pinned to the Notice Boards
in the Pavilion and in the Lodge
accordingly. He should also advise the
agreed changes to Trevor Smith on
212008 or at

Session times are   10.30am to 1.30pm,
2:00pm to 5:00pm and 6:00pm to

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