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rink

1. an expanse of ice for skating on, esp one that is artificially prepared and under cover
2. an area for roller skating on
3. a building or enclosure for ice skating or roller skating
4. Bowls a strip of the green, usually about 5--7 metres wide, on which a game is played
5. Curling the strip of ice on which the game is played, usually 41 by 4 metres
6. (in bowls and curling) the players on one side in a game

rink

1. A bounded space of ice, usually enclosed, for skating, curling, or ice hockey matches.
2. A bounded space, usually enclosed, with a smooth floor, of wood or asphalt, for roller skating.
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The Friday bowls drive is always over-subscribed, not to mention the Owls and PALS scheme who use the bowling rinks and then there's the casual bowlers.
The bowlers argue that hundreds use the current bowling rinks in the existing sports centre.
Four indoor bowling rinks, corporate facilities, a health centre and techno-gym and a new supporters' club are also on the drawing board.
The quality of entries was remarkable, as always, and winner Easington Community School designed a wonderful building, incorporating ice and bowling rinks, for a vacant plot in Bishop Auckland.
The Coventry quartet were in brilliant form as they overcame a team from Gilt Edge BC in tenacious fashion and now go forward to play at the National Finals on Saturday and Sunday, August 21 and 22 at Worthing, arguably the country's finest bowling rinks.
The main building features a myriad of facilities including a number of bowling rinks, snooker, pool, squash, 10 pin bowling, badminton, volleyball, curling and five-a-side football.
The facilities, which include eight indoor bowling rinks, have been funded by a pounds 1.
Club secretary Talbot said: "Despite the uncertainty of whether or not this is our last season, we as a club are not prepared to simply lay down without a fight, both on and off the bowling rinks.
About three years ago I and a group of bowlers concerned about whether bowling rinks would be included held a meeting with the council leader at the time, Clr Mehboob Khan, who listened to the case being put forward with interest.
When the plans to drop the bowling rinks were announced, their mother Marie said that her sons were gutted about it, as bowling is such a big part of their lives.
The council angered hundreds of bowlers, many of them elderly, when it announced plans to scrap bowling rinks in the proposed new Sports Centre at Springwood.