Posted on: April 30, 2019

Lawn Bowling…Come Try It!

The Westend Seniors Activity Centre is very excited to be partnering with the Commonwealth Lawn Bowling Club to introduce our members to the game of Lawn Bowling!

Lawn bowls is played on a level green with a weighted or biased ball. The object of the game is to have one’s bowl come closest to the ‘goal ball’ or jack. The game is played singly or in teams, and friendly, casual tournament play is common. Played in the spirit of friendly competition, lawn bowling takes equal parts skill, strategy, luck, and laughter. Experienced players go out of their way to make new bowlers feel welcome with encouragement and friendly advice.

The club proudly hosted the 1978 Commonwealth bowls tournament and was honoured to have Queen Elizabeth observe the international tournament. The queen’s viewing balcony is still part of their building!

When: Wednesday May 15th 10:00 a.m to noon
Where: Commonwealth Lawn Bowling Club – 11420 139 St Edmonton – Located in the heart of the beautiful Coronation Park
Cost: $10 – includes a bbq lunch!
During lunch you will learn about the opportunity for WSAC members to join the upcoming summer league!

Please register at the front desk at Westend Seniors Activity Centre

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