By Matt Stevens
February 11, 2020

BowlAbilities is TBA’s newest participation program, joining Bowl Patrol and Sporting Schools in growing participation in the sport of tenpin bowling. 

BowlAbilities is a modified, learn to bowl program for older teens and adults with a disability that provides the following benefits

LEARN the fundamental skills of tenpin bowling

IMPROVE coordination, balance and physical activity levels

INCLUSIVE program designed specifically for older teens and adults with a disability

FUN to be had with modified scoring system promoting skill development, sense of achievement and self-confidence

SOCIAL opportunity to meet new like-minded friends

SAFE -delivered by trained facilitators using carpets on the lanes to get bowlers closer to the pins

INTRODUCTION to the many pathways and opportunities that the sport offers

Initial programs are being delivered in Western Australia, Queensland and New South Wales which are listed on our website. For more information or to register for a BowlAbilities program, please check out our website

‘Like’ the BowlAbilities facebook page and follow on Instagram – to see the latest updates and program information  

For more information or to register for a BowlAbilities program visit or contact Move It Aus- Program & Partnerships Manager – Carrie Prosser-Shaw via


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