New to Bowls

New to bowls and want to try it out?


New bowlers at Motor Neurone Disease Tournament

The club offers a wide range of bowling activities during summer and winter. We are looking for new members to strengthen our club and ensure our continued success.  Whether you are an experienced bowler seeking a new challenge or a new bowler you will be most welcome at this club.

How To Get Started 
All you need is flat-soled shoes. 
The club will provide bowls to get started.
Casual dress is fine.
Coaching is free. It is done in a relaxed way at a time to suit you - available every Sunday and at other times.
Try to play some social bowls games during winter

Contact John Higgins on 0409 175 239 to get you started.

Want to keep playing? 
You can enter social games, tournaments and play pennant. You can play as much or as little as suits you.  More details of games are available here

Get advice from the coaches on the type and size of bowls that will best suit you.

You will need uniform for competition. The club wears coloured clothing.  The days of having to wear all white clothing are gone.
What Will It Cost? 
Initially nothing. 
First year membership for new bowlers - minimal! This is done in recognition that there are other costs to get the uniform, shoes and bowls
Uniform and shoes need to be purchased
Bowls - new or secondhand
Green fees are $8 per game

Other info
Traditionally a sport for older people, bowls is now becoming more popular as a younger person's sport.  The Victorian and Australia teams are predominately made up of 20 - 40 year olds.  Many of our older bowler wish that they had taken up the sport 20 years earlier.