Barefoot or flat-soled shoes on the greens…
Compete with your mates, or just enjoy the fun!

“The Canberra Bowling Club is pleased to offer our facility for functions, including Bare Foot bowls, B.B.Q. and general get togethers, all functions will be conducted under COVID -19 Government guidelines with particular emphasis on social distancing”
All Enquires Welcome ring 6295 2508 for functions, 0478 614 156 for regular bowling sessions

see below for standard bowling sessions details


Because of coronavirus restrictions  all food arrangements need to be discussed prior to booking a package


From Saturday 6th March, it will be  mandatory  for all members and visitors  to register their attendance at the Canberra Bowling Club by using the CHECK in CBR app. Pen and paper recording will no long be acceptable.

The app is FREE and can be downloaded onto your phone and then you will be able to register by using the QR code displayed around the Club, also you will be able to use the app to register at other venues in Canberra.

If you are in doubt as how to download the app please seek out those members already using the app for assistance.

For those members and visitors who don`t have a smart phone the committee have installed an iPad through which the staff or a committee member can register your attendance for you.

For bowlers who wish to practice or roll up if the Club is closed will be required to record their name and contact number in a book supplied in the BBQ area and those bowlers will be registered by staff or a committee member when the Club is operating. This procedure has been put in place on the advice of the ACT Health/Covid-19 helpline.

The committee encourage all patrons to comply with these regulations as there are penalties for both the individual and the Club, patrons not complying with these regulations will be asked to vacate the premises which includes the entire site.

Thanking you for your cooperation


Are you looking for that place to hold your upcoming social event? The Canberra Bowling Club can help you. Click here “Function Bookings” to see how. The Canberra Bowling Club specialises in fun Lawn Bowls and BBQ Functions, Barefoot Bowls on the Green  (flat-soled shoes, or bare feet are required), ring 6295 2508 to book, see info below for regular bowls sessions. The club also has excellent facilities available for use including a full kitchen, and bar facility that is second to none.

The cheap booking fee helps you keep your costs down. Social and full membership is available at a competitive rate. The Canberra Bowling Club is ideally situated for that quiet beer after a hard day, or that lunch-time drink to escape the humdrum of the office environment.




Tuesday 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Wednesday 3:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Thursday 3:00 pm – 7.00 pm
Friday 2:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Saturday 2:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Sunday 10:00 am – 7:00 pm
NB: Closing times depend on staff discretion, the Club may also close early to accommodate private functions.


Bowling Sessions:

All standard session bookings via Club Booking  Phone  0478 614 156

Monday is Greenkeeper’s day, no bowls without special permission. Mixed social lawn bowls are organised and played every Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday except when special events such as championships, pennants, carnivals or sports days take precedence. Special conditions apply. Please follow the rules.

Wednesday and Saturday lawn bowls commence at 10:00 am; names in by 9:30 am. Thursday 12 enders commence at 10:00 am; names in by 9:30 am. Tuesday and Friday sessions commence 12.30 am; names in by 11.30 am from 1st March. Sunday session starts at 10.30 am, names in by 9.30 am except when Pennants are in progress, everyone welcome at all sessions.

All bookings via Club Booking  Phone  0478 614 156 (use SMS or text message as well as voice message)


Everybody has to register their attendance at the club to allow ‘contact-tracing’ if necessary.

Dress rules: Women generally prefer uniform but, except for special events, neat casual clothing, (mufti), is most acceptable. The only firm requirement is for flat-soled shoes, bare feet are acceptable, or thongs in summer (Ugg Boots in the winter). Ring 0478 614 156 (use SMS or text message as well as voice message) essential to book for bowling sessions.

The club always welcomes new players. We have spare sets of bowls for the beginners to use and will show you how to play the game. But be careful, it can be addictive. 

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