Access to the Green
Green Opening Times
The Green is available to use from 10.00am each day with the following exceptions:-
The green will be cut on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays and will not be available until 12.00 on Mondays and Wednesdays, and between 1.00pm and 2.30pm on Fridays, except in special circumstances. On very rare occasions, weather conditions may mean cutting or chemical spraying takes place on days other than Mondays, Wednesdays or Fridays. Prior notice may not always be given of this but the Green Keeper will always try to complete the work by 10.00am if these circumstances occur.
Restrictions on Access
The green is reserved for exclusive use by the Ladies on Monday afternoons from 2.00pm to 5.00pm, other than in exceptional circumstances or by prior arrangement with the Ladies Captain.
The green is reserved for Mens Monday Night Triples from 6.00pm on Monday evenings, with one or two spare rinks available for Club roll-ups.
Club Competitions must not be played during any of these periods of restricted use of the Green, except by special arrangement with the relevant captain and Competition Committees.
The Green is not available to members during Turnbull Cup, Fear Cup or Southey Trophy matches.
The Green is available on other Match days, but competition should be completed half an hour before the start time of the Match. For Competitions during Club Matches, members can indicate their requirement for any spare rinks in the diary, but must not begin their Competition until half an hour after the Match has started. The Captain of the day will allocate spare rinks after the Match rinks have been selected.
Safe use of the Green
Please be aware that various chemical treatments are applied to the Green throughout the playing season.Yellow warning notices on tripod stands are set out by the greenkeeper when there are hazards of this nature to be aware of.