Archives for July 2017


Thank you to all club members who donated through various forms to the War Amps Child Amputee (CHAMP) Program during our Canada Day celebrations. Treasurer Shelley Sidel has reported the following monies were raised. Entry … [Read more...]

Dogwood Mixed Scotch Pairs

Photos courtesy of Barry Mah Ming … [Read more...]

Junior shines at Provincials

Congratulations to Luci Ewen who represented Oak Bay Lawn Bowling Club at the 2017 BC Provincial Juniors Championships, which took place at Gordon Head LBC from July 7th to 9th. Luci won the bronze medal in the Championships and was the winner of the Girls Under 15 trophy. Luci and her … [Read more...]

Oak Bay teams growl at Lions

Sixteen teams from various Bowls South Island clubs competed in this year's Lions Mixed Triples hosted by Central Saanich LBC. Twenty seventeen was a bumper year for Oak Bay teams which took the first four of five prize winning positions. Grr-eat.   … [Read more...]

Novices’ Pizza Night

Friday, July 7th combined a Novices' Pizza Night with our regular Friday Visitors' Night, the latter being open to the public. A large number of visitors and novice members enjoyed an ideal evening of bowling and pizza. As this was primarily an occasion to welcome our new members, there was no … [Read more...]

Findlay Mixed Triples

Sixteen teams entered the Findlay Memorial Trophy Mixed Triples filling all eight rinks. Two Oak Bay teams managed to earn prize money. The tournament was won by a team from Sidney LBC. Three evenings of bowling on an excellent green with perfect weather made for an enjoyable tournament. … [Read more...]

Greenskeeper a cut above

Many members will have noticed that there has been a considerable improvement in the condition of our greens this season, particularly with the pace at which they play. This improvement is due in large part to the work of John Correia who was engaged to maintain our greens and service our … [Read more...]

Canada Day

Happy 150th Birthday Canada and Happy 63rd Birthday Oak Bay Lawn Bowling Club. On this special anniversary of the founding of our country we were privileged to have The Honourable Murray Rankin, our local Member of Parliament, join us in our celebrations. The day consisted of a fun mixed … [Read more...]

Silver Tray reformatted

The Silver Tray Women's Scotch Pairs tournament was played over two days. Each day teams played 2 x 14 end games. The weather was ideal and the greens played faster than they have for some time, making for some great bowling. Twenty-four teams entered. The effort of dedicated volunteers ensured a … [Read more...]