Lawn bowling clubs open doors this weekend, looking for players

Visitors to historic lawn bowling clubs in Victoria will be offered a chance to try the game out this weekend

Lakehill Lawn Bowling Club is holding its annual open house

Saturday (April 13) at 1:30 p.m.

Visitors to the historic club, which is situated on the south end of Reynolds Park, will be offered a chance to try the game out.

“There’s a social life that goes with the game, it runs all year,” said Lakehill spokesperson Haji Charania.

The Canadian Pacific Lawn Bowling Club is celebrating its 90th season this spring with an open house on Saturday, 1 to 4 p.m. at Belleville and Douglas streets.

“We welcome all our neighbours, regardless of age, ability or experience to drop by and try out the sports of lawn bowling, croquet or bocce,” said spokesperson Lorne Carnes.

Cake and refreshments will be served.

The Victoria Lawn Bowling Club in Beacon Hill Park is holding its annual Novice Tea Day on Sunday at 1 p.m.

Members will introduce guests to the sport of lawn bowling.

The VLBC is a fun, friendly and social club. Members range in age from 13 to 90-plus years. Lawn bowling provides gentle exercise and social activity. It is both competitive and non-competitive, producing national-calibre players.