Novices on a roll

Our first group of novices following the April 14th open house are now being coached to learn the basics of lawn bowls. While not a large group, they made up in enthusiasm and dedication what they lacked in numbers. We look forward to more members of the public attending our next open house on … [Read more...]

A news post about a post

As the days draw nearer to the start of another outdoor season, the club hopes to have our liquor license amended so we can enjoy a cool one on a hot day out on the new Anderson House deck. But getting to that day first involves a lot of time and effort by several members. There is no getting around … [Read more...]

Emblematic of a great club

Some club members may not be aware of the history of the wooden club emblem attached to the north wall of Anderson House. The crest was designed by local artist Arlene Davey along with husband and former club member, George. Their design won a competition as part of the club’s 50th anniversary … [Read more...]

Open House – April 14

Our first Open House of 2019 was held on Sunday, April 14th under cloudy skies and temperatures that struggled to reach double digits. The early spring weather didn’t dampen our enthusiasm to show off our sport and club to the many guests we welcomed. The club looks to be in fine shape as members … [Read more...]

Member Op-ed

Disclosure:  The comments and opinions expressed below are those of the author and do not represent the opinion of Bowls Canada Boulingrin, Bowls BC, Bowls South Island or the Oak Bay Lawn Bowling Club. The Laws of the Sport of Bowls, Crystal Mark 3rd Edition, 2015 If that long title … [Read more...]

Greens shaping up!

Greenskeeper John Correia is shown hard at work preparing the greens for another season. They look to be in superb condition for our Open House on Sunday, April 14th. Soon we’ll be able to flip the calendar and see May 4th, our Opening Day and the date we all come together once again to enjoy our … [Read more...]

New feature – Op-ed

A new website feature allows members to share lawn bowling experiences and provide opinions about our sport. This “op-ed” feature will appear under the Latest News & Photos column on the home page of the website. Submissions are welcome from all club members. Articles will be vetted to … [Read more...]

Indoor cleanup

Following a successful outdoor cleanup on Saturday, March 30, a large and energetic indoor crew took over on Monday, April 8 to complete the club’s annual cleanup. Thanks to all who participated. Your collective efforts make a huge difference. … [Read more...]

Success north of the Malahat

Brent Jansen and Bobbi Charlton of Oak Bay LBC teamed up with David Gardner of Gordon Head LBC to enter a team in the Quality Foods Mixed Triples, played on the indoor green at Qualicum Beach LBC, 30 & 31 March, 2019. These talented bowlers finished on top of 12 teams entered. Teams were … [Read more...]

Darts away one last time

A large number of members arrived on Sunday March 31st for the final day of the 2018-2019 darts season. A special thank you is owed to Jeff & Marg Machan and Alan & Joan Hall who volunteered last year to serve as convenors for this popular club activity. Players arriving were surprised to … [Read more...]