The Stingrays is for children aged 10 to 13 keen to learn the skills involved in the sport.
“Lawn bowls clubs throughout Australia are making huge in-roads with the implementation of various junior bowls programs for those as young as 10 years of age,” said spokesperson Steve Tomming.
“This change of mindset has been the result of the recent focus to include younger bowlers into state and national bowls squads and teams.”
Mr Tomming said the new squad would receive coaching suited to their skill level and needs, with a view to growing the sport locally.
“The hope is that these keen young bowlers will eventually be able to compete at local level, at district events and at state competitions.
“Squad members have already shown early, yet exciting signs of bowls skills and these will only be enhanced with further coaching and game playing,” he said.