An indoor club for now

A camera-happy club member dropped by the club on a wet and soggy February 17, 2018 to take a few photos of our club in "slumber mode". As you can see in the following photos, our wooden entrance sign is a little tired looking but there are plans in the works to have it replaced. An industrious … [Read more...]

Strömstad draws nearer

The countdown continues to the World Short Mat Bowls Championships. Less than a month to go before play begins and our club members are all but living on the mat as they continue to hone their skills in preparation. Brent Jansen will depart on March 5th to first visit family in Denmark. David … [Read more...]

Looking back

In December 2010 Publicity Director Chris Slade published the results of a comprehensive survey conducted for the purpose of obtaining feedback from members. The results would help guide the Executive in the management of the club. While somewhat dated the survey nevertheless makes an interesting … [Read more...]

Machan Magic

Jeff Machan (skip) and Ontario based partner Bob Christie won the B Section of the Sun City (Arizona) Men's Pairs tournament held on the fast paced outdoor carpet of the Fairway Lawn Bowling Club. This tournament attracts many of the best bowlers in North America. Congratulations Jeff from your … [Read more...]

Executive meets

Winter months are often thought of as the "off season" but it is a very active period for the Executive Committee. Many planning meetings take place to prepare for what will hopefully be another enjoyable outdoor season of bowling and socializing Even the flu season didn't prevent a quorum of the … [Read more...]

Mat News

Winter activities of all types continue at the club. The photos below are from a January 15th league short mat game between Sandy & Rod Armitage and Suzanne & Erik Ewen. The Scotch Pairs game was preceded by a flu season elbow bump rather than the traditional handshake. At the halfway … [Read more...]

Let’s send them packing

David Anderson, Andrew Harley, Brent Jansen and Mitch O'Brien have returned from Toronto having competed in the 2017 Canadian Short Mat National Championships. The National Championships took place in Toronto from November 21 to 25 under the guidance of David Burrows, President of the Canadian … [Read more...]

Christmas Dinner

There were 71 people attended the party, the dinner was excellent, and the organizing committee did a great job.  A large box of food donations along with some cash donations, and half the proceeds from the 50/50 draw will all go to the Mustard Seed. " order_by="sortorder" … [Read more...]

Brent Merchant receives BC Government’s highest award

Brent Merchant was inducted into the Hall of Excellence at the provincial Premier's Awards ceremony held in Victoria on November 21, 2017. Brent's award came in the Legacy category and the basis upon which he was chosen is summed up in the text and short video here. Congratulations Brent from your … [Read more...]

Taylor Bowls has new agent on Vancouver Island

Shelley Sidel has recently become an agent for MVP Sports with its Canadian headquarters in Cobourg, Ontario. She has available for sale Taylor bowls along with assorted lawn bowling items. Click here for price list.   … [Read more...]