Register for Sunday Cutthroat

This year we will offer advanced registration for the Sunday Morning Cutthroat Tournament that will take place on seven Sundays between June 3 and August 12. To put your name down for this tournament, you register online in the same way as for any other club tournament. Scroll down to the bottom … [Read more...]

Opening Day

Perfect conditions saw a large turnout to kick off the 2018 bowling season. We were honoured to have as special guests Dr. Andrew Weaver, MLA for Oak Bay-Gordon Head, and Nils Jensen, Mayor of Oak Bay. Jensen was accompanied by council members Hazel Braithwaite and Michelle Kirby. After welcoming … [Read more...]

Shop till you drop!

With another season of enjoyment on the greens about to start, you might be wondering where you can find bowls for sale and other items you just can't resist buying as you become more involved with this addictive sport. Well, there are a number of places you can look to get kitted out. First a … [Read more...]

We’re looking for donations of garden equipment

    What type? Tools, ceramic pots, garden ornaments, hoses, etc, provided they are clean and in good condition. What do you intend to do with them? Hold a plant and garden sale at the club on Saturday, May 26. Proceeds from the sale will go to the Anderson House Expansion … [Read more...]

Are you pulling on your oar?

If not, then someone else is doing your share of the many jobs that must be done to keep our club operating to a high standard. We are continuously in need of volunteers for a myriad of tasks, especially with the approach of the outdoor season. Please help where you can, especially in the boxes … [Read more...]

A sign of a new beginning

In February the Executive arranged to have a replacement sign created outside the green arch gate. Where and by whom you might ask? Warden Peter Fitzpatrick of the Vancouver Island Regional Correctional Centre (VIRCC) was contacted and agreed to have the Centre's inmates build the new sign. The … [Read more...]

Hats off to our sponsors

This year a number of local businesses donated draw prizes for people that attended Oak Bay Lawn Bowling Club's Open Houses on March 25 and April 22. Those businesses were: The Penny Farthing Neighbourhood Pub Vis à Vis bouchon-bar The Village Butcher Pharmasave on Oak Bay Ave These … [Read more...]

Open House

On April 22 our Open House took place under blue skies and pleasant temperatures. We welcomed many visitors, providing a quick glance at our sport of bowling that we trust sends the message, "Oak Bay Lawn Bowling Club is the place to be." A compilation of photos follows. One photo shows something … [Read more...]

Tournament Registration Changed

We have decided to change the online registration system for entering our 16 club tournaments in 2018.  We had planned to use RSVP, the system that has been used successfully for short mat bookings in the last short mat session. However, we needed more flexibility than RSVP could provide, so we … [Read more...]

Bridge windup lunch

Tuesday afternoon social bridge ended today with a potluck lunch. We finished off the lunch with a birthday cake to celebrate Georgia Thorneycroft's birthday. Summer social bridge will continue on Tuesday evenings at 6:30 pm starting April 10 with Susan DeGryp in charge. Everyone is welcome to … [Read more...]