Frequently Asked Questions
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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
How much does it cost to join the courtenay lawn bowling club
We offer two types of memberships Full member (Bowling and Social activities) at $115 and a social membership at $20 (Does not include bowling).
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.
When you start out playing bowls all you need is a pair of flat soled shoes and depending on the weather a waterproof jacket.
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. Contact us at
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 into. (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 on a regular basis.
Our coaches provide many of the rules needed to play the sport during their coaching sessions. We also have rules books available for purchase fro the games chair person
Bowls often expressed as a "game for life" is an inclusive sport that can be enjoyed by people of all ages, abilities and challenges.
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 professional as a low-impact form of exercise.