Monday, 22 January 2018

Happy New Year. Short Mats Bowling Taking Place. Outdoor Season Early May, 2018

Greetings for 2018.

The Brampton Lawn Bowling Club is looking forward to an exciting year of lawn bowling for all.

For those who have not gone south for the winter, Short Mats bowling is underway every Monday afternoon at Century Gardens Recreation Centre at 1:00 pm.  Come on out and enjoy.  All adults welcome.

Plans are underway for our outdoor season which will be starting in early May, 2018.  Stay tuned here for more details shortly.

Save the Date !!   New Members Open Houses are a great way to try the sport and join our Club.  All adults welcome.  We love to teach the sport and it is easy to learn.

          Saturday May 12, 2018          1:30 to 4:00 pm
          Monday May 14, 2018           7:00 to 9:00 pm
          Tuesday May 15, 2018           7:00 to 9:00 pm
          Wednesday May 16, 2018      7:00 to 9:00 pm

See you on the Greens.

Monday, 18 December 2017

Short Mats Bowling with the Brampton Lawn Bowling Club

The Brampton Lawn Bowling Club has been enjoying a very successful indoor season of short mats bowling at Century Gardens Recreation Centre on Vodden Street in Brampton.  This year's new day of Monday afternoons at 12:45 pm has proved very popular. 

For the New Year, short mats bowling will resume on Monday January 15th.  Plan on being in the gymnasium to register for the afternoon's bowling by 12:45pm.  All adults are welcome and it is open to non members of the Club also.  The Club supplies all the equipment or you can bring along your own outdoor lawn bowls.  Clean, flat soled shoes are needed.  Cost is $6.00 per afternoon which includes tea and cookies and prizes. 

Brampton Lawn Bowling Club is pleased to announce that the Club is now a member of the Canadian Short Mat Bowls Association (CSMBA).  Brampton Club members are now eligible to bowl in CSMBA events.  Check out the action at

Another local supporter of the CSMBA is the JJ Mat Bowling indoor bowling location in Etobicoke.  This location also provides short mats bowling and you can explore their venue and events at

Short mats bowling is a great sport which is gaining world wide popularity and can be played up to the international level.  Enjoy.

Holiday Greetings of the Season !

Holiday Greetings of the Season to all members of the Brampton Lawn Bowling Club and to all lawn bowling enthusiasts everywhere.

May you enjoy the peace and spirit of the Season with your families and friends and communities.

We look forward to a wonderful 2018 and wish everyone a very Happy New Year.

Just remember, only 4 short months until we will be out on the greens again !!

Brampton Lawn Bowling Club

Friday, 10 November 2017

Indoor Short Mats Season Starts Monday November 13, 2017

Come on out and join the excitement !  Short mats is a great game for fun and friendship.  No experience needed as instruction is provided.

Short mats is played indoors on artificial mats which are shorter than a regular lawn bowling green.  Regular outdoor lawn bowls are used with a delicate touch and the same scoring and rules are used as outdoor lawn bowling.   Definitely easy to learn and enjoy.  The Brampton Club provides all the equipment or bring along your own bowls. 

All adults welcome.  No membership required.   Games are played every Monday afternoon.  Drop in League, come along when you are available.

Starting Monday November 13th and every Monday afterwards until late March
Main Gymnasium on ground floor
Century Gardens Recreation Centre
340 Vodden Street East
Brampton, Ontario

1:00 to 3:30 pm
Arrive by 12:45 pm so that the teams can be drawn

$5.00 per Monday
Includes prizes and tea and cookies

Fall Dinner and Dance a Huge Success

The Brampton Lawn Bowling Club's annual end of season dinner and dance was a huge success this past weekend.  We are so sorry if you missed out on the fun !  There was a sold out crowd in attendance to enjoy a delicious turkey dinner, numerous prizes and a great evening of dancing thanks to Frank Young and his band.  Special thanks to Amica of Brampton for supporting the Club as a new sponsor.  We are most appreciative of all the hard work put out by the members to organize this event and of all the members who came out and supported the evening.

Tuesday, 19 September 2017

End of Season News and Notes

It is sad to say but the great 2017 season of lawn bowling is coming to an end September 29, 2017.

There is still time however to get out and bowl at all the regular times.  The beautiful "summer" weather is going to continue so come over to the greens and enjoy the sunshine.

Fall Semi Annual Meeting September 28th at 7:30 pm
All members are welcome to attend and participate in your Club.
Prizes for all the leagues and sessions during the season will be distributed.  Don't miss out on collecting your winnings !!!!!
After the business meeting, stay and socialize with your fellow bowlers.

Fall Annual Dinner and Dance Saturday November 4, 2017 starting at 5:00 pm
Held at the lawn bowling facility.
$20.00 per person which includes a turkey dinner and all the trimmings.
Wine and beer available.
Mark your calendars for our annual social evening of great food and friendship and dancing.
All members and their guests are welcome.
Get your tickets early for this popular event.
Contact Carolyn Sockett or Isabel Kennedy

Short Mats Bowling 
Stay tuned for more details as to the start of short mats bowling in October.
All members and guests welcome.

Friday, 8 September 2017

September New and Notes - Lots of Lawn Bowling for the rest of the Season

September News and Notes

Fourth Place Finish at Senior Canadians
A huge congratulations to Brampton's Senior Men's Triples Team that competed as Team Ontario A at the recent Canadian National Championships.  Very well played indeed with a strong round robin performance to finish in third place with 5 wins and 4 losses.  The bronze medal game was a very close  contest with Ontario losing 18 - 16 to Team New Brunswick.  Well done and great bowling Archie Marshall, Glen Patton and Patrick May.

Saturday September 9th at 10:00 am Fun Bowling
Come out and bowl this Saturday and enjoy the lovely sunshine.  A fun day of drop in mini tournament bowling will be held for all who attend.  Bring your own lunch.

Mixed Finals Friday September 15th at 7:30 pm
Our 2017 Mixed League Champions will be declared so come out and enjoy the excitement.
There will also be Jitney bowling for all not involved in the championships.

Week of September 18th
This is the last week of Points Bowling Competitions.  Make sure you bowl to earn your last points for this round and put yourself in a good position to win prizes.

Thursday September 28th at 7:30 pm
Fall Semi-Annual Meeting
Please attend this meeting to hear all about Club activities and plans.
Prizes will be given out for all league winners.
Enjoy some fellowship with your fellow bowlers before the snow flies.

Short Mats
Stay tuned for details of plans for short mats bowling this fall and winter.

Christmas Party
Stay tuned for details of our annual dinner and party to celebrate the season and keep in touch.