July 13, 2020

Bowls BC is aware that many of our clubs have a desire to start Phase 2, in-house games/leagues, now that Phase 1 has been underway. We understand that bowlers want to be on the greens and competing with other bowlers however Bowls BC and the provincial sport governing body viaSport are taking the continuing risk of the COVID-19 pandemic very seriously. On-going and lingering health problems can result from COVID-19 infection...

June 9, 2020

All bowls organizations have been working diligently over the past several months with the various national and provincial health and sport authorities to restart lawn bowling. The process in BC has been developed by Bowls BC in coordination with viaSport, the provincial body responsible for amateur sport.

The rules for restarting are simple:

1.     Phase 1 allows for practice and limited coaching but not club games until Phase...

May 11, 2020

COVID-19 and the Resumption of Lawn Bowling

Board executives at the national, provincial and district levels are working in coordination with their respective national and provincial agencies to plan for the resumption of lawn bowling.

In BC coordination and control is through the provincial agency for amateur sport, ViaSport.

Resumption of play will be in three phases:

·      Phase 1 – practice and player development;...

March 24, 2020

A message from Myrle Lawrence, President V&D – 2020 Handbook distribution scheduled for April 4  is cancelled.

“I am forced to make a decision which I hate to do, but which in good conscience, I am required to do.  Some will disagree, some will agree- half of you will be right! We need to cancel the April 4th event referred to above, until further notice. Will that be 6 weeks later, 8 weeks later?  if I knew answers-I woul...

August 13, 2019

Emma Boyd defeated Carah Webster in a back and fourth game to be named U25 Women’s champion!

Brandon Watson defeated fellow Regina Lawn bowls club bowler Jordan Gailey in what probed to be a back and fourth tilt to be named U25 Men’s champion!

Trevor Birrell defeated Lo Wong to be named U18 Men’s champion!

Luci Ewen defeated Alena Bergeron to be named U18 Women’s champion!

In the bronze medal matches

Erik Galipeau defeated Max Bodl...

On behalf of the V&D board of directors, a special certificate was presented to

Mary Hargreaves, at the SAGM on Saturday April 6th, in recognition of her

years of service not only to the V&D Board but to the Juniors program which

she personally chaired and mentored for several years.  Mary was a high level

bowler in her own right and her expertise was invaluable to the many young

bowlers in her program. With her enthusiasm, coachi...

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