Friday Visitors Night

Under blue skies and warm temperatures, the club's first Friday Visitors Night of 2016 got under way on 6 May. A total of 36 bowlers came out despite many women having already played that morning in the first day of the season-long Campbell Cup women's pairs competition. The evening draw included … [Read more...]

Next gen players

The next generation of Oak Bay bowlers has reported for training camp . . .   … [Read more...]

OBLBC in the News

In case you missed it, the Oak Bay News recently published an informative piece about the club, timed to appear just before the Open House. … [Read more...]

Open House success

Our Open House on Sunday April 17 was blessed with fine weather, enough to persuade 46 people to come to visit, of whom 37 signed up for lessons with one other calling in and four more pending. Judging from the action photos below (courtesy of Eric Ballinger), it looks like new natural bowling … [Read more...]

World Juniors Update

  Update April 15, 2016 The Australians took the majority of the medals and there were some excellent bowls rolled by all players that kept the spectators on the edge of their seats. Friendships made and talk about when they will see each other next year. Our U25 team made Canada proud by … [Read more...]

Congratulations to Pricilla Westlake on her Bronze Medal in World Cup

BC Bowlers, Tsawwassen Lawn Bowling Club member - Pricilla Westlake will be returning home with a Bronze Medal for Canada. Westlake was participating in the 2016 World Cup at the Warilla Bowls & Recreation Club in NSW, Australia. She has been in Australia for the last ten days competing … [Read more...]

Coaching Course Available April 9-10

Here is the final draft schedule for coaching courses ( 2 day course) Fee $70 per participant.   April 9 -10  Vancouver & District, Venue: North Vancouver LBC, - John Speers   April 9 - 10  BSI   - Venue: Sidney LBC, - Ron Leslie   April 17- 18 NIPR, Venue: … [Read more...]

Pairs tournament a success!

The Saturday April 2 pairs short mat tournament, for two-year novices and non-league players, went extremely well - so well that it was completed an hour earlier than the posted time! The advertised format was changed from Cutthroat to Scotch Pairs to best suit the number of players. The final … [Read more...]

Brent Jansen back from China

Brent Jansen has returned from a bowling tour of Hong Kong and China. A successful tour where I understand the highlight of the trip was to beat the heavily favoured team from England, knocking them out of first place down to fifth place. There were some 66 teams involved in the tournament. Some … [Read more...]

Machan mines silver in Arizona

Machan team takes silver in Sunday mixed pairs Jeff Machan (skip) and partner Pat Harrison of White Rock LBC finished second in the 2016 Sunday Mixed Pairs lawn bowling tournament in Sun City, Arizona. The tournament was played over eight Sundays comprising 15 games. A total of 16 teams took … [Read more...]