"Orientation Day" was Sunday, April 23rd 2017. BUT It's not too late to join! Lessons begin on May 1st for new bowlers. (See Schedule Page for details) Anyone interested in finding more information about the club or  wishing to fill out a membership form, should contact our Membership Director, Pat Skinner

Established in 1923, it's one of the oldest sports clubs on the North Shore, and one of the largest lawnbowling clubs in Canada. 
NVLBC is a socially minded organization that is run exclusively by volunteers. 
Lawn Bowling is a fun activity for people of all ages and we are always accepting new members.  
We have 16 coaches and dedicate Tuesday "Pony Night" evenings to teach new members the basic fundamentals of the sport, introduce them to other new members in a social setting and encourage everyone to join in club events and activities. 
We have a Junior program for pre-teens two nights a week that's been running for over 20 years.
The club is a great place to meet new people and make new friends. There are numerous social activities at North Van for members to meet and mingle during the season like dinners, barbecues, various game nights and parties.
During the winter months, the NVLBC Bridge Club members organize and host games offsite, while the Clubhouse on Lonsdale hosts Drop-in Darts Wednesday afternoon and Friday evenings, Drop-in Cribbage on Monday evenings.

From FAQ
Recently, Cary Manns a NVLBC member, has been selected to bowl on the Canadian Team and bowls internationally for Canada. Cary along with Clement Law won the Gold Medal in fours at the Canadian Championships. Members, Malcolm and Marie Taylor Also won Gold at the National Championship and Jenny Siu won a Gold as a member of the Ladies Four's team and competed at the National Championships. As you can see NVLBC is a very diverse sports club and the members bowl at all levels.

Welcome to the North Vancouver Lawn Bowling Club’s Website.


North Vancouver LBC was founded in 1923 at our current location, which was then the North Vancouver Fair Grounds.  Today, the North Vancouver LBC boasts a membership of approximately 270 members of all ages, bowling experiences and abilities.


For the new bowler, we offer coaching and either friendly or competitive games wrapped in a very diverse and interesting social calendar.  During the bowling season, from May to September, you can bowl seven days a week from 9:00 am to 10:00 pm.  In the off-season you can participate in darts, crib, poker and bridge, plus a variety of other social events throughout the year.


Lawn Bowls is a sport for all ages and physical abilities.  Too often retired people starting to bowl say that they wished they had started rolling earlier in their lives.  Bowls is an easy game to learn and a more difficult game to master.  It is always a fun game to play and can be competitive from club competitions, to Vancouver-wide competitions to Provincial and National Championships.


If you are looking for a sport to test your abilities and to foster friendly competition and comradeship, come to the club and give it a try.  We can arrange coaching throughout the year.  You will not regret your decision.


See you on the greens.

Harry Carruthers

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North Vancouver Lawn Bowling Club

PO Box 37016 Lonsdale PO

North Vancouver, BC

V7M 4M4.

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