Archives for May 2017

Victoria Day

Victoria Day at the Oak Bay Lawn Bowling Club was celebrated with a mixed triples tournament followed by a dinner fit for the Queen. It was another great day of bowls and friends enjoying one another's company. The only disappointment was that we hoped to see more novices participating. That should … [Read more...]

Galleon Mixed Pairs

More Bowls South Island success was enjoyed by Oak Bay teams at the Galleon Mixed Pairs hosted by Juan de Fuca LBC. It was a well run tournament thanks to a large supporting cast, and was played on excellent greens. The Oak Bay team of Mort Nelson and Louise Mason finished atop the large … [Read more...]

Seniors shine at Adshead

The 2017 BSI season got under way with Oak Bay teams showing fine form. Four teams from the friendly club entered this year's Adshead Trophy Over 80 Mixed Triples tournament. A total of 12 teams participated. Victory was sweet for the team skipped by Jim Brown who represented Oak Bay but has … [Read more...]

Volunteers for Coaching

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SMUS – The Sequel

After hosting 18 students and their teacher from St. Michaels University School (SMUS) on May 10, we had the pleasure of welcoming another 12 students, also accompanied by their teacher, Riley Doland, on May 17. The students tried their hand at bowls with the same enthusiasm and positive results as … [Read more...]

Calling all novices

  You are if you haven’t yet signed up for some early season tournaments. We encourage our newest members to join in and try their hand in our fun club tournaments. Think of your entry fee as a modest charge to get some additional bowling lessons Because of the random nature of club … [Read more...]

About Bowling Abroad

This new blog reports on the international bowling exploits of our members. One of the great benefits of being a member of our club is that you can approach any of the 7,000 bowling clubs around the world and ask if you can play. Read all about our bowlers' activities in other countries. … [Read more...]

Students see green

On Wednesday, May 10 our club had the pleasure to welcome 18 students from St. Michaels University School (SMUS) for the first school visit of 2017. The students were under the care of Bob Newman, a teacher at SMUS. Bob was met by Jan Price, our 2nd Vice President. After an exchange of greetings, … [Read more...]

Draws under way

Club draws are now under way. Wednesday, May 10 saw both greens in use. While visiting students from St. Michaels University School, together with club helpers, kept busy on the West green, Drawmaster Steve Dix organized bowlers into teams for the East green. The draw contained a mix of regular … [Read more...]

A Century well lived

Shirley Tucker, a long time member of the Oak Bay Lawn Bowling Club, turned 100 on May 9, 2017!  The day prior a large group of Shirley's family and friends gathered at the University Club of Victoria to celebrate her milestone birthday. Oak Bay Mayor Nils Jensen stopped by to extend … [Read more...]