Membership

Membership Fees for Bowling and Croquet

Adult members – $250 -A full year’s membership valid Mar 15 – Mar 14 includes participation in both or either lawn bowling and croquet, the use of club bowls and club croquet equipment, storage lockers, coaching and player development, social and winter activities.

Junior members (18 and under) $35 – valid for one year Mar 15 – Mar 14

Duplicate Membership – $215.00 –  This fee applies to individuals who are applying to VLBC as their 2nd club. The Bowls BC fees of $35 are included in the membership fee for the home club. This is a full year’s membership valid Mar 15 – Mar 14.

Social membership – $30 – valid Oct – Oct – This includes participation in any of the club’s social activities

Lessons can be arranged in either sport. Cost:  3 lessons for $25 – can be applied to membership fee.

Bowls lessonsPeter Gilchrist
Croquet lessonsDavid Whiting

To Join the Victoria Lawn Bowling Club

Complete the online membership form

  • Payments can be made by Interac e-Transfer
    After accessing Interac e-Transfer, please use the following email to complete the transfer:   paymentsvlbclub@gmail.com

OR

Print and complete hard-copy membership form and deliver/mail to VLBC with payment attached. If using this method, please indicate whether you are interested in croquet, lawn bowling or both.

For details on our mailing address, location, and phone number, see the column on the left.

Contact Us

Never bowled or coquetted before? It’s never too late to learn!

What is special about these sports?

  • The games are inexpensive. Yearly membership fees entitle you to play either or both at no charge (excluding tournaments and a minimal charge for league play)
  • Beginners can use the Club’s equipment at no cost
  • You don’t need a partner
  • You don’t need a team. Teams are drawn up from players who show up
  • You do need to wear smooth flat-soled shoes to protect the greens.

And, of course, you can join in our social activities that occur throughout the year.

Benefits of Membership:

  • Bowling (as scheduled) usually 7 days a week in the daily draws during the bowling season April to October and unscheduled drop-in play in off season
  • Bowling: Men’s league on Monday mornings, Ladies’ league on Wednesday afternoons and Tournaments (both Club and BSI)
  • Croquet all year long weather permitting, as well as ongoing player development
  • World-wide drop-in privileges at any lawn bowling club
  • Ongoing player development with coaches, drill sessions, and clinics
  • Clubhouse locker
  • Summer Social Events: Founders Day, Canada Day, “Fun Days”, BBQ’s
  • Winter Social Events Bridge (duplicate and social), Book Club, Lunch Bunch, Crib, Crokinole, Mahjong, Xmas Party
  • Bowling and/or Croquet special events: Halloween, New Years Day, Valentine`s Day and St. Patrick’s Day (weather permitting – no playing on frosty greens)
  • The chance to make new friends along with fresh air and exercise to keep you healthy

in Beacon Hill Park 160 Nursery Rd in beautiful Victoria, BC