Archives for April 2017

Novices on a roll

More new bowlers continue to develop their skills. Training in the basics is coming along well as coaches prepare their charges for what will hopefully be an enjoyable summer on the green. One thing is clear, all our novices are having a doggone good time. " order_by="sortorder" … [Read more...]

N+C = B

That's the formula for Novice plus Coach equals Bowler. This formula was applied 26 April with our first group of novice bowlers.  Under the supervision of Player Development Chair Louise Mason, coach Donna Blackstock gave an enthusiastic Oak Bay welcome. The novices then moved to the green to … [Read more...]

Open House draws BIG crowd

Another successful Open House gave the public an opportunity to "kick the tires" of our sport and club. The weather was typical of Victoria, cool, cloudy with a bit of drizzle, although not enough to deter our visitors. A collection of club members was on hand to help showcase the event. … [Read more...]

Lawn Bowling makes ParticipACTION 150 List

The sport of lawn bowling has made the 150 Play List activities that define our land and encourage Canadians to get moving and physically active. Events from coast-to-coast-to-coast Running from January to December 2017, the 150 Play List is a nationwide challenge with events taking … [Read more...]

Hive comes alive!

With longer days and warmer temperatures, the club has become a hive of activity. Many "worker bees", led by our Executive Committee members, have been hard at work to ensure the greens, surrounds (or verges), gardens, buildings, and numerous other areas of operation will be in top shape and ready … [Read more...]

Slide 210 Participaction 150

Find out more about activity #50 (lawn bowling) at Participaction 150 … [Read more...]

Winter 2017 Short Mat Results

The 2016/2017 short mat season came to a successful conclusion with the Inter-Club Tournament on April 1/2. The winter session for Open Draws had 135 slots available of which 128 were used. We had 66 players using these time slots. While the Winter Session was a little quieter than the Fall Session, … [Read more...]

End of the Season for 2017 Short Mat

                After the inter-club short mat tournament April 1/2, the short mat season ends and Anderson House returns to it's Summer configuration. A team of hardy volunteers lifted the mats, moved the lockers from their winter … [Read more...]

Inter club Short Mat Tournament and Season Wrap-up

Three teams from the Oak Bay Lawn Bowling Club, two teams from the Lakehill Bowling Club, and one team from the Central Saanich Lawn Bowling Club  wrapped up the Short Mat season by participating in a round-robin Inter-club Short Mat Tournament on Saturday April 1st and Sunday April 2nd. All … [Read more...]