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Everyone is welcome at the West Toronto Lawn Bowling Club – come try us out for free!

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Interested in trying a new sport or getting to know your neighbors in The Junction community? Please join us for a truly relaxing and social outdoor activity!

Everyone is welcome to join! We just ask that you wear a pair of flat-soled shoes that won’t rip our precious grass. These can be sandals, running shoes without cleats, whatever. We’ll show you the rest and supply you with all the equipment you need.

Your first game is free! Guests are welcome to use their free trial during Tuesday and Thursday evening bowling (7:30 pm). Please note that we can only accommodate four free players per evening. Contact us at least a day in advance with the date on which you’d like to join us so we know you’re coming and can arrange to have an instructor meet you early for a quick tutorial. It’s first come, first served, so we reserve the right to ask you to reschedule if we’re full on the evening you wish to play.

If you enjoy it you can join us for a full season of unlimited play for just $100 for new members. Or if you’d rather a more casual commitment, you can buy a book of four one-time-play coupons for just $20.

If you have any questions whatsoever, please contact us.

See you on the greens!

Give lawn bowling a try at the WTLBC Open House on June 3!

Come on over to the West Toronto Lawn Bowling Club any time from 11am to 3pm on Saturday, June 3 for free bowling and free burgers (both veggie and beef)! It’s an excellent chance to meet your neighbors and try some bowling.

Plus, Councillors from each of the surrounding Wards will once again battle in the Grudge Match for the coveted Ward Trophy. Cheer, or jeer, as you wish!

See everyone on the greens!

If you have any questions, don’t hesitate to contact us, or tweet us at @TOLawnBowling or reach out to us on Facebook.

(And if you can’t make the Open House but still want to give bowling a try, you can come out any Tuesday or Thursday night on our schedule and try it absolutely free!)

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From birthday parties to corporate team-building events, all groups are welcome at the WTLBC in The Junction

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DUE TO OVERWHELMING POPULAR DEMAND, WE ARE NO LONGER ACCEPTING BOOKINGS FOR THE 2017 SEASON. PLEASE THINK OF US AGAIN IN 2018!

Looking for something fun and easy for that special event, such as a birthday or team building exercise? The century old West Toronto Lawn Bowling Club and its iconic clubhouse is the perfect venue. If you are interested, please CONTACT US with the date, time and the number of people you expect at your event.

What you need to know:

• We request a donation of $20 person person, minimum $250.

• We provide all equipment and coaching, and there will be volunteers available to help throughout your event

• The length of your event can vary based on the format you wish to use (single-game, multi-game tournament, etc.). On average, events take about 1.5 to 2 hours to complete, and we’re happy to help you set up teams in advance so everything runs smoothy for you and your guests. If your event is in the evening, it must wrap up by 9:45 p.m. as our permit only allows us to use the facilities until 10 p.m.

• There is no dress code – you and your guests simply have to wear flat-soled shoes. Change rooms are available inside the clubhouse

• Alcohol can only be served or consumed at your event if you secure an AGCO Special Occasions Permit AND a City of Toronto Special Events Permit

• The West Toronto Lawn Bowling Club is located at 275 Keele Street (in Baird Park), about 1 km north of Bloor (about a 10 minute walk from Keele subway station). There is street parking available and a Green P parking lot just north of Annette. There is also ample bike parking at the club


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Gord Perks defeats Sarah Doucette’s team to win Ward Trophy at WTLBC Open House

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It would appear everyone who attended the 2015 West Toronto Lawn Bowling Club’s 2015 Open House left happy, but the smiles sported by Ward 14 Toronto City Councilor Gord Perks was a little bigger.

Perks, along with Provincial Parliament member for Parkdale-High Park Cheri Dinovo and club members Edward Fraser and Steve Shallhorn, defeated a representative Ward 13’s Sarah Doucette‘s office, Chris Haskim, who was teamed up with Peggy Nash, Member of Parliament for the Parkdale-High Park, and WTLBC members Stephen DeKuyper and Sue Watson.

It was the fourth annual “Grudge Match“, which is held each year at the WTLBC Open House. If you’d missed the Open House but would still like to try lawn bowling, come out for a free lesson and game any night we’re open.

Come to the WTLBC 2015 Open House, June 6. All the cool kids will be there

Hello fellow Junctioneers! Drop on by the West Toronto Lawn Bowling Club any time from 11am to 3pm on Saturday, June 6 for some free bowling and (very) cheap eats. It’s an excellent chance to meet your neighbours and try some bowling.

Plus, Councillors from each of the surrounding Wards will once again battle in the Grudge Match for the coveted Ward Trophy. Cheer, or jeer, as you wish!

See everyone on the greens!

If you have any questions, don’t hesitate to contact us, or tweet us at @TOLawnBowling or reach out to us on Facebook.

(And if you can’t make the Open House but still want to give bowling a try, you can come out any night on our schedule and try it absolutely free!)

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2015 Has Begun! – Opening Day

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The bowls were rolling and the sun was shining on West Toronto Lawn Bowling Club in the Junction. 2015 has officially started and we welcome members back to the new year.

New players are welcome anytime for an introduction to the game. Thank you everyone for making opening day a great success! See you on the greens.

2015 Annual General Meeting to be held May 2

Greeting members and potential new members.

We’ll be holding the West Toronto Lawn Bowling Club AGM on Saturday, May 2 at 10:30 a.m. at the clubhouse. Everyone is encouraged to come. We’ll be discussing a variety of topics, including new fee structures, coaching etiquette and much more.

If there’s something specific you’d like added to the agenda, please email your item to torontolawnbowling@gmail.com.

Can’t wait to see every one there!

In addition, mark your calendar with the following early season key dates:

Sat. May 9, 10:30 a.m. – Indoor/Outdoor Clean up to prepare for the new season
Sat. May 16, 10 a.m. & 3 p.m. – First day of bowling
Mon. May 18, 3 p.m. – Bowling on the holiday
Tues, May 19, 7:30 p.m. – First weekday bowling
Mon. May 25, 10 a.m. – Golden Girls bowling session (contact Arlene if interested)

Councillor Sarah Doucette presented with 2014 Centennial Cup

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In early January, Ward 13 Councillor Sarah Doucette accepted the 2014 Centennial Cup from WTLBC past president Steve Shallhorn. During the WTLBC’s summer open house “Grudge Match”, Doucette led her Ward 13 team to victory over Ward 14 to reclaim her 2012 crown, the first time the Centennial Cup was awarded.

The Centennial Cup commemorates the 100th anniversary of the West Toronto Lawn Bowling Club . Councillor Gord perks led Ward 14 to Victory in the 2013 Grudge Match. This year’s open house will be Saturday June 6 and will feature a free introduction to the sport and free coaching.

The Grudge Match between Wards 13 and 14 will start at noon sharp.