Welcome to Calgary Lawn Bowling Club

Calgary Lawn Bowling Club is a vibrant non-profit and social club, Established in 1923, the club promotes lawn bowling to all ages and abilities in a safe welcoming, and inclusive environment, located in the southwest community of Spruce Cliff, the world-class lawn bowling facility features two of the best greens in all of Canada.

Ready for a sport that fun, challenging and welcoming?  

Join us—you’ll love lawn bowling with your friends on one of Canada newest &  fastest greens. 

  • You can use our bowls. All you need are flat-soled shoes
  • Amazing value. Play or practise as often as you like.
  • Improve your balance, coordination and flexibility and engage your mind in a precision sport that relieves stress.
  • Single welcome. You don’t need to join a team – play with new people every game
  • Friendly, causual and inclustive. LGBTQ+ Bowlers, check out pridelawnbowling.com

 

Calgary Lawn Bowling Club is the home of many top players from Canada’s National Team

The object of bowls is to roll your bowls as close to the target as possible. Between setting up your scoring strategy and defending your points, there is always something changing in the game of bowls. 

Lawn Bowls is the game with something for everyone! It is easy to learn, social and all-inclusive. It’s easy to get started all you need is flat, heel-less footwear and we will provide the rest!

Become A Member

Membership includes the ability to play in leagues, special events, or drop-in daily from May to September.

Reserve A Rink

For groups of 4 to 16 players. Approximately 2 hours of playing time including equipment, instruction and supervised gameplay. Please inquire for availability. 

Group Bookings

Perfect for larger groups for up to 112  players. Book our facility for functions, including private access to the clubhouse, kitchen, greens and all equipment required, Our two world-class greens can accommodate a total of 128 players on 16 rinks. Our indoor facility has a capacity of 60 people – more if the entire building is booked (at an extra cost). Rentals are once per week (typically on Thursday or Friday afternoons) for approximately 4 hours.  

Low Membership Fee

  • No initiation fee
  • The only equipment you need is a pair of flat-soled shoes
  • Unlimited access to the greens. Play whenever you’d like.
  • Take part in any of Club’s leagues throughout the season.
  • Compete in any of the club’s tournaments thoughout the season. 
  • Compete in open tournaments at other clubs, including provincial qualifiers to national chamionships
  • Take part in any of the club’s various social events.
  • Discounted Rentals on greens or the clubhouse. 

Lessons – lessons are available to new bowlers who desire them, by contacting one of our NCCP Club Coaches.

However, anytime you are passing and there are players on the greens, feel free to come in and express your interest in the game with us, and we will endeavor to help you get into lawn bowling.

Come celebrate National Bowls Day on June 4th Try-It event with us and discover this season’s hottest new trend: Lawn BowlsNo experience? No worries. Wear comfortable clothing and flat-soled shoes and we will provide the rest. Enjoy fun activities and socializing throughout the afternoon.

New Members & Guests Always Welcome

Join us for Intro To Bowls an introduction to those learning the sport of bowls to receive lessons and training and use of bowls equipment.  We offer a free 10 min intro to the game. Please call ahead to arrange a time.

  • General Open House  – June 4th, 2022
  • Youth Open House (8-17)- May 29, 2022
  • Free Lessons – May 23 & 30, 2022
  • New Bowlers League- June 6, 2022
  • Pride Lawn Bowling June 7, 2022

Calgary Lawn Bowling Club is pleased to Join the ParticipACTION Community Better Challenge. June 1 – 30. Get active and help your community of Calgary win $100,000 and earn the title of Canada’s Most Active. Download the ParticipACTION app and start tracking! Click Here 

Calgary Lawn Bowling Club’s Safe Sport Foundation

Calgary Lawn Bowling Club’s Safe Sport program is about creating safe, welcoming, and inclusive lawn bowling club environments where people want to stay and belong.

Safe sport can be understood as: Physical and emotional safety, which includes concussion and injury prevention, and environments free from bullying, abuse, harassment, discrimination, and other forms of maltreatment. You cannot have safe sport without Equity, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI).

In 2022 Calgary Lawn Bowling Club has developed a new safe sport strategy with Consistent Policies, Minimum Training Requirements, Intentional Engagement and Enhanced Resources. Learn More  

Club Games/ Leagues 

Membership includes the ability to play in leagues, special events, or drop-in daily from May to September.

Social Bowlers League

Monday evenings – Social and New bowler play – This is a drop format and players can come as Many weeks as desired, teams are drawn each evening and a variety of play formats are used. The focus is on social play and having fun! For more information contact Rob Garth

Cut Throat 

Thursday evenings Cut throatThis is weekly drop-in league where and you play for yourself against two others each week. Scorecards will be handed out at the green to let you know who you are playing against and on which green. For more information contact Cathy Gervais

Ultimate Bowls League

 Tuesday mornings – Ultimate Bowls – This is a weekly drop-in league, you can come whichever Weeks work for you and teams are drawn each week. Players of all levels are welcome. For more information contact Keith Bacon or Marylyn Ballinger.

Club Jitney

Saturday afternoon Jitneys – These are drop-in games with names needing to be in by 12:45 for play to begin at 1pm. Players are drawn into a team of two, or three, or four for the afternoon, and play two 10 end games on the same team against different opposition, with coffee, juice, or tea (or the bar) in between. We have a nominal entry fee of $2 for Saturdays with the money being split between prizes and kitchen supplies. For more information contact Lindsay Mackie.

Pride Lawn Bowling League

Tuesday evenings – Pride League. This is a weekly drop-in league which include dinner before bowling. All players are welcome to play and the focus is on social play. For more information contact David Wilson

 

Trophy Days

Trophy Days – These days require pre-registering and players are entered into teams. We play three games, and the teams stay together for all 3 games. For trophies that include a BBQ there is a fee

of $5 to recover some food costs. For more information contact Cathy Selzler.

Two – Four – Two League

Wednesday evenings – 242 PairsPre-registration for the season is required. A schedule is prepared with the intention of letting everyone in each division play with everyone else once and against everybody twice. In this format, one bowler plays the lead and skips bowls while the other player rolls the second and third bowls in the first end, and the players then switch for the second end, and the third end, etc. We usually play 12 or 14 end games. For more information contact Lindsay Mackie.

Calgary Lawn Bowling Club host a wide range of other events throughout the season, please check our Event Calendar for more information.

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101- 3375 Spruce Dr SW,

Calgary AB T3C 3A3

info@calgarylawnbowlingclub.ca