Archives for August 2014

Rotary Club visits Oak Bay Bowling Club

 What a great day we all had on Sunday afternoon. Some 36 visitors from the Rotary Club joined 16 members from Oak Bay Bowling Club for an afternoon of fun on the greens. After a brief introduction to bowling from Louise Mason, club members joined with the rotary members into teams of 3 to get some … [Read more...]

Simmons Women’s Triples

Oak Bay Bowling Club had successful day at the Simmon Women's Triples played at Victoria Bowling Club 1st photo: A Division winners: Betty Walker, Louise Mason and Karen Evans. 2nd Photo: B Division Second Place winners: Joan Firkins, Donna Blackstock and Mary Forster. 3rd photo: C … [Read more...]

Battle of the Sexes

The Battle of the Sexes has always been a popular BSI tournament and the one held on August 16 & 17 at our club proved to be no exception.  Twenty Two high calibre teams played six 10 end games over two days.  The results were close but after totaling the “win/loss” records and the counting of … [Read more...]

The Great Gatsbowl

Please join for a Bowling  Fund Raiser at the Canadian Pacific Bowling Club. See poster below for details   Poster for the Great Gatsbowl Register for the Great Gatsbowl Donate to the Great Gatsbowl … [Read more...]

Gardens at Oak Bay Bowling Club

Behind the Scene of the Oak Bay Lawn Bowling Gardens by Georgia Thorneycroft For the past six months, a dedicated group of gardeners have met every Monday morning ( and some Wednesday mornings at the beginning of the season) for approximately three hours. This year the group includes Sandy Armitage, … [Read more...]

New Zealand Revisited

On the evening of Thursday August 7th, Oak Bay Lawn Bowling Club hosted a "New Zealand 2014 Tour Reunion". All 31 travellers were in attendance including our leader, Don Clark, who was visiting in Victoria. A great time was had by all reminiscing and sharing photos. A number of the group expressed … [Read more...]

Holiday Week at Juan de Fuca

      Oak Bay Lawn Bowling Club was well represented at the Holiday Week at Juan De Fuca. The results were: Women's results: A Division: Women's Triples 2nd place were Sandy Coupe, Mary Forster and Jennifer Letkeman 4th place Linda Cowie, Helen Kempster and Linda … [Read more...]

Hawaii comes to Victoria

Why go to Hawaii when you can be at the Oak Bay Bowling Club? With colour abounding, OBLBC bowlers gathered on holiday Monday 4th August to celebrate all things Hawaiian. Bowlers played two 8 end games with lunch in between. Al and Lorraine Neumair provided the colourful Hawaiian ceremony with Eric … [Read more...]

Novice Bowlers playing with the experienced bowlers

            Linda Cowie and Dulcie McClellan Winners What a warm welcome for the Novice bowlers! Novice bowlers (bowlers with up to three years experience) paired up with the veteran bowlers to test their playing skills. The weather was a gorgeous … [Read more...]