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Player Development

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The coaches (Meet them here ⇒ Our Coaches) of the Parksville Lawn Bowling Club are pleased to offer the following player development programs.

Introduction to Lawn Bowling:

If you are interested in learning what lawn bowling is all about we offer an introductory free lesson taking approximately 1/2 hour. During this time you will be able to deliver a few bowls and have the game explained. If you have some physical limitations we also have UBI launchers, a kind of pusher that enables those who don’t have the ability to deliver the bowl from a standing position. You can follow click Ubi_Launcher Delivery Aid to see a video of a bowler using this device.

New Bowler Program:

If you have decided that lawn bowling is for you, we offer four 2 hour lessons. These lessons will teach you the basics of lawn bowling: delivery, aim, weight control and jack placement. We will also introduce you to the etiquette and basic rules of the games. By the end of your four lessons you will be ready to participate in all club bowling events.

If you join the club after completing the new bowler program, we will credit your fee towards your membership.

On-Going Player Development:

We offer assistance to all levels of bowlers, so if there is an aspect of your game you feel needs improvement or you would like to learn a new skill please feel free to contact any of our club coaches.

If there is some aspect of your game that you feel needs some improvement please feel free to contact anyone of our coaches or fill in the form below.

Instruction Form

If you would like to take part in a coaching session, the following areas of instruction are available.
For instruction in any of the areas listed below, please complete and submit the form.

I would like instruction in the areas indicated.

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Educational Videos:

To watch a short video from Australia on bowling etiquette click here:  BowlingEtiquette


Parksville Lawn Bowling Club member picking up bowl
May 2024
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Green Closed

27 May
6:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Interclub Game @ Parksville

27 May
6:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Interclub Triples

28 May
9:30 am - 11:00 am

8 End Draw

28 May
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

14 End Draw

28 May
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Mixed Triples League (Team of Choice) – 14 ends

29 May
9:30 am - 11:30 am

Cutthroat League (14 ends)

29 May
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

12 End Draw

29 May
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

PGOSA

30 May
9:30 am - 11:30 am

10 End Draw

30 May
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

10 End Draw

30 May
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Mixed Pairs League – 14 ends

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