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.

Tuesday 22 August 2017

Labour Day 2017 Bowling in Brampton

Labour Day Mixed Jitney      Monday September 4th

Come one and come all  !!!

Let's have some fun bowling to celebrate the end of summer.  Our bowling season will be over in only one short month so get your games in now.

Two 10 end games starting at 10:00 am
Bring your own lunch
No sign up needed in advance

President's Trophy 2017

President's Trophy 2017

Thank you to all those members who participated in a fun event this year.  Great bowling was the order of the day along with fabulous food and fellowship.

Congratulations to the Winners !!!   Well done to everyone.

Trophy Winners:
Skip     Tom Purcell
Vice     Al Sockett
Lead     Morag Cameron

Runners Up:
Skip      Joyce Fung
Vice      Edith Wilson/Evelyn Freer
Lead      Craig Binnie

High One Game Winners
Skip       Cindy Newman
Vice       Ann MacNeil
Lead      Al Hamilton

Monday 7 August 2017

Brampton Lawn Bowlers 2017 Provincial Champions Senior Men's Triples !!!!!


Brampton Lawn Bowling Club's Senior Men's Triples Team is the proud Gold Medal winner at the recent Ontario 2017 Provincial Championships.

Congratulations to team members Archie Marshall, Glen Patton and Patrick May.

This team will represent Ontario at the upcoming Canadian Championships to be held August 24 to 30th in Peterborough.

Good luck and good bowling.

Brampton Lawn Bowling is extremely proud of your accomplishments and will be cheering for you.

Saturday 15 July 2017

Another Great Season on the Greens is Rolling Along !!!

Bowlers at the Brampton Lawn Bowling Club are enjoying another stellar season of good bowling fun on the greens and fellowship in the Clubhouse.  Make sure that you are not missing out on all the good times.

The annual mixed bowling night and Strawberry Social was a huge success with the greens full of bowlers and delicious strawberries and ice cream awaiting for all after the bowling.

Canada 150 Day saw many bowlers starting off their celebrations with a fun tournament in the red and white spirit of course.  Congratulations to the winners.

The first session of Points Nights has wrapped up and winners for the various nights will be posted at the Club.  Well done to all.  The second session is now underway so come on out and keep earning your points for the next winners list.

Watch the Club bulletin board and sign up for the next club tournament Saturday July 22nd.  Lunch will be provided.

August brings a mixed drop in event on the Civic Holiday August 7th.  Also the annual President's Trophy competition will be held later in August.  Everyone is welcome to participate.  We especially hope that all of our new members this year will come out to bowl.

See you on the greens.

Saturday 24 June 2017

Get Excited! Bowling starts again Monday June 26th

Good news.  Our bowling season starts again Monday June 26th on our newly repaired greens.

Come out and join the fun and friendship Monday evening for our annual Strawberry Social.
All members welcome.  Mixed Points night bowling at 7:30 pm followed by delicious strawberries.

See you there.

Wednesday 14 June 2017

Bowling cancelled June 19 - 25, 2017 for repairs to the greens

All bowling is cancelled during the week of June 19 to 25th to enable the City of Brampton to undertake necessary repairs to the bowling greens.

The Executive Committee of our Club greatly regrets this interruption to our bowling season. However the repairs are needed and the City has hired an experienced contractor to undertake the work.

Note that the President's Trophy tournament scheduled for June 17th has also been rescheduled until August 19th.  This will allow for more members to be accommodated on the greens.

The annual fun Strawberry Social and mixed points drop in bowling night has been cancelled for June 19th and rescheduled for June 26th.  Come on out then and enjoy some great bowling, strawberries and fellowship.

We look forward to resuming our season on Monday June 26th and seeing all members back out on our greens well rested and eager to bowl.

Wednesday 31 May 2017

Still time to join us and come lawn bowling this season !

Feeling left out ?  
Wishing you were out on our lawn bowling greens enjoying the fun and fresh air ?

Come on out and give it a try.
There is still time to join the Club for this season and learn a great new sport.

Just email us at to set up a time to come by the Club for a free trial.

We look forward to welcoming you.

Pictures from Open House in snapd Brampton print and online editions

Our annual Open House and Free Trial was a great success this year.

Again this year, the Club is pleased to have the support of our community partner, the snapd Brampton newspaper.

See the great pictures in the online edition by clicking on the following link:

Friday 26 May 2017

Club Bowling off to a Well Attended Start to the Season

Club bowling play is well underway despite some wet and cold weather.  Summer is coming though !!!

Club points sessions have seen strong attendance for mixed drop in play on Monday and Wednesday evenings and Thursday mornings.

The Ladies are enjoying their drop in play on Tuesday evenings.

Tuesday mornings has also seen a great group of bowlers coming out for some different variations of lawn bowls.  Continuing in popularity from last year are games of 4-3-2-1.  This is a great game to improve individual skill in a fun atmosphere.

Haven't been out yet?  Don't wait.  Come and join the fun and friendship.

Watch the bulletin board for the sign up sheets for the next round of Friday night mixed team play.

See you on the greens.

Brampton Hosting OLBA District 9 Men's and Women's Fours Playdowns May 27 and 28, 2027

Good Luck to All Competitors this weekend in the Ontario Lawn Bowls Association District 9 Playdowns for Men's and Women's Fours Competitions.

Welcome to Brampton and good bowling.

Spectators are welcome to drop by the Brampton Lawn Bowling Club and watch the exciting action.

Thursday 25 May 2017

Great Bowling Well Underway. Have Some Fun on the Greens !!

A very special welcome is extended to all of our new members this year.  We are delighted to have your good company in our Club and look forward to a great season.

Victoria Day weekend saw lots of good bowling both on Saturday in the Club's opening mixed event as well as on Monday for our annual mixed drop in to celebrate the Queen's birthday.  Sorry if you missed the fun.

Watch the bulletin board at the Club for news and sign ups for the next exciting upcoming events.  The President's Trophy on Saturday June 17th is open to all new and returning members and is always a great day of bowling and prize money.  Monday evening June 19th is our annual mixed drop in bowling and fabulous Strawberry Social afterwards.  Both are not to be missed events.

We appreciate the patience of all members while the City of Brampton is working hard on correcting the issues with the lighting and carpeting on the greens.

Thursday 18 May 2017

Exciting Victoria Day Weekend Events 2017

All Members Welcome

Come out and join the fun on the greens and in the clubhouse.

Friday Night Mixed League 
First game is Friday May 19th at 7:30 pm
Teams will be drawn for those who have signed up in advance.

Opening Mixed Drop In
Now scheduled for Saturday May 20th at 10:00 am
Be there by 9:45 am for teams to be drawn.
Two 10 end games.  $5.00 cost for prizes to be won that day.

Victoria Day Mixed Drop In
Monday May 22nd at 10:00 am
Be there by 9:45 am for teams to be drawn.
Bring your own lunch
Two 10 end games.  $5.00 cost for prizes to be won that day.

See you there  !!!!!

Wednesday 17 May 2017

WE ARE BOWLING !!!! Wednesday May 17th Mixed Drop In 7:15 pm teams will be made up

We are pleased to announce that the electrical problems have been fixed by the City and the building has now reopened.   We have four greens available for play tonight.

We will run our usual Wednesday night program of Mixed Drop In starting with teams being made up at 7:15 pm

See you on the greens.   It looks like a fabulous evening.

Executive Committee
Brampton Lawn Bowling Club

Monday 15 May 2017

Bowling to resume Wednesday evening hopefully

Notice to All Members

The City has informed us that they hope to have
the electrical problems at the lawn bowling facility
repaired on Wednesday during the day.

Thus we hope to resume bowling with our scheduled
Wednesday evening mixed drop in bowling at
7:30 pm.

Please check back for confirmation on Wednesday.

Our apologies for the delay.

The good news is that summer weather is arriving.

See you soon on the greens

Executive Committee
Brampton Lawn Bowling Club

Friday 12 May 2017

Update on lawn bowling facility closure

The latest news from the City indicates that the electrical problems should be fixed next Monday.

Thus we are planning to start all bowling schedules again on Tuesday morning May 16th.

Please check back for further updates on this schedule.

Our apologies again for this delay due to circumstances beyond our control.

We look forward to seeing you all on the greens very shortly.

Executive Committee
Brampton Lawn Bowling Club
May 12, 2017

Wednesday 10 May 2017

Bowling temporarily suspended due to electrical malfunctions

Notice to All Members

Club activities are temporarily suspended as of May 10th while the City deals with unexpected electrical equipment malfunctions.

We will resume all scheduled bowling as soon as possible.  Check here for further details.

We sincerely apologize for any inconveniences caused by events outside of our control.

Executive Committee
Brampton Lawn Bowling Club

Tuesday 4 April 2017

2017 Open House and Free Trial

Spring has Sprung and the Grass is Getting Green  !!!

It is Lawn Bowling Season.  Let's Get Started

The Brampton Lawn Bowling Club is delighted to announce our Annual Open House and Free Trial.
All Adults Welcome

Try Lawn Bowling for Some Serious FUN.

It's Like Curling on Grass

Low cost membership in a friendly atmosphere for our May to September season.
$75.00 for a first year member.  Includes numerous leagues per week and tournaments.

Come and experience our sport.   See you on the greens.

No equipment necessary except for flat soled shoes.

Saturday May 6th      1:30 to 4:00 pm

Sunday May 7th         1:30 to 4:00 pm

Monday May 8th        7:30 to 9:00 pm

Find us at the Flower City Lawn Bowling Facility
                       Flower City Community Campus  (next door to the Senior's Centre)
                       8910 McLaughlin Road just south of Queen Street West