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 Women’s Scotch Pairs

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...]

Thursday Special Draw

The format for our Thursday Special Draw traces its roots to life member Fred McLeod. Fred recognized the value in creating a one day mini-competition, which included two short games with members enjoying an opportunity to rest, eat, and socialize in between. To provide a little additional incentive … [Read more...]

Burgers & Bowls

Our Club's Burgers & Bowls competition was played on Sunday June 18th under conditions best described as Scotch mist. Nevertheless 48 hardy bowlers enjoyed the day with most staying for the burgers, salad, and dessert. Even a few "unemployed bowlers", who had entered the Provincial men's and … [Read more...]

Wilkerson Weepers

Twenty teams entered this year's Wilkerson Men's Pairs at Victoria LBC with three teams from Oak Bay. The team of Jeff Machan and Eric Ballinger finished as one of three teams who won all three of their games, with one 16 ends game being played each evening. Jeff and Eric finished two shots behind … [Read more...]

Jubilant Jubileers

The 2017 Jubilee Pacific Pairs was played under cloudy skies and temperatures in the high teens making for ideal bowling weather. A total of 18 teams competed. Tradition requires that the team capable of winning this tournament must also have the strength to hoist what is a heavy shield weighing 25 … [Read more...]

Wonder Women

It's little wonder that Oak Bay has achieved another success at a BSI tournament. This time it was the women's fours team skipped by Linda Carswell-Bland who finished second at the Gordon Head LBC hosted South Island Women's Fours. Congratulations ladies! … [Read more...]

Central Saanich BSI Men’s Pairs

A full complement of 16 teams participated in this year's tournament. Included were four teams from Oak Bay. The only Oak Bay team to finish in the prizes was the team of Eric Ballinger and Erik Ewen. Erik is a second year member who was playing in his first BSI tournament. … [Read more...]

June Mixed Quaddie

Another fun club tournament known as a Quaddie took place on Saturday June 3rd. This event was a mixed Quaddie consisting of eight teams. For those unfamiliar with the term Quaddie, it consists of a team of four players. During the first game the team breaks into two teams of pairs to play other … [Read more...]

CHIP-IN

Our Chip-in box is located just inside the door of Anderson House. The box is currently empty so we sure could use a few donations.  Please help and chip in. Thanks. … [Read more...]