Player Development

Introductory Lessons are available from April to August. 3 lessons for $25 are offered before deciding to join the Club which can be applied to Membership.

Lessons will recommence in April of 2024. If you are interested in being on a waitlist for spring lessons, please complete the lesson inquiry form and we will contact you to advise on lesson times. Alternatively attend our Open Houses in latter part of April, 2024 and sign up for lessons.

Player Development chair – Paula Parkinson


For members wanting some extra help, any of the following trained Club Coaches will be happy to help you: 

Anita McCaw, MaryLynne Rimer, Chris Jones, Norma Alison, Cathy Korpela, David Maher, Paula Parkinson, Kathy Moi, Michael Shepherd, Peter Gilchrist, Sandy Hodel, Merv Hulbert, Pierre Pomerleau, Barb Marriott and Renete Grinfelds.


CLUB PLAYER DEVELOPMENT

All players should familiarize themselves with WORLD BOWLS LAWS OF THE SPORT OF BOWLS, Crystal Mark Fourth Edition, August, 2022.

Note: With immediate effect World Bowls, May 23rd 2023,  has rescinded Laws 37.1. & 37.1.5.3.

Bowls Canada sells an updated Bowler’s Handbook with helpful tips.

Lawn Bowls Etiquette

Instructional Videos

Bowls Explained – Bowls Canada

Pre-Game Warm Ups

The Grip

The Delivery – Bowls Canada

Line of Aim

Ubi Launcher Techniques

Videos to up your game: Davie Mathie of Juan de Fuca Lawn Bowling Club (Coach, Umpire and competitor in National and International competitions) recommends this series of videos produced by Dan, The Delivery Doctor (MVP Sports): The Docs Video Room

Other informative video links

How Lawn Bowls are Made

Women’s Fours Final – Australia v England

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