Membership

Membership Fees for Bowling and Croquet

(effective 2024, as approved at 2023 AGM)

Adult members – $260 -A full year’s membership valid April 15 – April 14 includes participation in both lawn bowling and croquet, the use of club bowls and club croquet equipment, storage lockers, coaching and player development, social and winter activities.

Lesson fee – $25 for 3 lessons in either sport, credited to membership fee if you join the club.

Junior members (25 and under) $35 – valid for one year Apr15 – Apr14

Social membership – $35 – valid Nov 15- Nov 14 – This includes participation in any of the club’s social activities

To Join the Victoria Bowls and Croquet 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 VBCC with payment attached.

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

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

Lessons can be arranged in either sport. Cost:  3 lessons for $25 – will be applied to membership fee if you join. Please complete the lesson inquiry form (for either lawn bowling or croquet) and we will contact you shortly to advise on available lesson times.

Bowls lessonsPaula Parkinson
Croquet lessonsGordie March
Player Development Executive Committee Chairs

What is special about these sports?

  • The games are inexpensive. Yearly membership fees entitle you to play both at no extra 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,Women’s 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 (May vary from year to year) Bridge, Book Club, Lunch Bunch, Crib, Mahjong, Xmas Party
  • Bowling and 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

lawn bowling, croquet, social