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Can I try the sport before I pay?
Yes, you can. We will set you up with one of our experienced coaches to help you get started. The coach can also answer any questions you have about lawn bowling. Typically a person is given two weeks to decide if they are going to become a member. Phone # (250) 338-8222 or email at email@example.com
How much does it cost to join the courtenay lawn bowling club
Courtenay Lawn Bowling Club (CLBC) annual fees are $130 (for 2019) per season, plus some small fees dependent upon the events you choose to enter. (Completion costs can vary between $2 and $4 onetime fee per event most events last 6 weeks). CLBC also offers a social membership for those who do not bowl.
do i have to have my own bowls?
No, we have bowls that you can borrow when you try bowls for the first time and some may have bowls that can be used all the time however if you become a member, you may want to buy your own bowls.
What should I wear are there any clothing requirements?
When you start out playing bowls all you need is a pair of flat soled shoes and depending on the weather a waterproof jacket. Generally people wear comfortable clothing which is not too loose or can flap in the wind.
Yes, another benefit of bowls is that it can be played as an individual or team sport. We have open days and coaching sessions where you and your friends and family can go along and try the sport for free.
Yes you can. For this to happen you will need to be a member of a bowling association. There is a charge of $10 per day per person for short term visitor players. If you plan to play for a longer period of time then please contact our president at firstname.lastname@example.org
do I need to learn alot of rules?
Rules are part of every game and our coaches provide many of the rules needed to play the sport during the coaching sessions. We also have rules books available for purchase from the games chair person.
Bowls often expressed as a "game for life" is an inclusive sport that can be enjoyed by people of all abilities or challenges and ages, (typically from about 12 years old and up) consideration will be given to younger bowlers during the introduction to bowling coaching sessions to determine if the under aged athlete is able to participate.
As a sport, bowls is unique. Although bowls can help to improve your physical fitness and coordination, the sport can be enjoyed by all no matter of a person’s fitness and is often recommended by some healthcare professionals as a low-impact form of exercise.
Do have a question about lawn bowling? Please check our Frequently Asked Questions to find the answer to your question.
Courtenay Lawn Bowling Club Non-Discrimination Statement
Courtenay Lawn Bowling Club does not and shall not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion (creed), gender, gender expression, age, national origin (ancestry), disability, marital status, sexual orientation, or military status, in any of its activities or operations. These activities include, but are not limited to, hiring, and firing of executive members, club members, selection of volunteers and vendors, and provision of services. We are committed to providing an inclusive and welcoming environment for all members. This statement was approved by the membership at the Spring Annual General Meeting April 2019