Your community gathering place for the most enjoyable
lawn bowls experience imaginable.

WELCOME to City Oval Bowling Club  located in Sturt Street, Ballarat, Victoria.

We are a small club with a friendly and social atmosphere, you are welcome to come and join to play or simply enjoy great company.

New members and visitors are welcome for bowls or just social activities and to enjoy great company.
We have 5 weekend and 3 midweek pennant teams in the Ballarat Pennant competition catering for all levels of bowlers who want to be competitive and hold club games on a regular basis including Coaching/practice every Wednesday, Mixed Triples on Thursdays and a social get together every Friday from 5:30.

For the complete newcomer to lawn bowls, looking for a sporting activity that promises much in fun and enjoyment with a competitive element, then the friendly, welcoming atmosphere of City Oval Bowling Club will be the place to be.

If you are looking for a place to hold a function or enjoy bare foot bowls with friends and colleagues we have plenty of options available. See our Venue Hire or Barefoot Bowls pages

Our greens our great our friendliness even better.

We play in all conditions through the cold of winter (beanies and handwarmers come in handy) and the heat of summer as shown below by Ian Robinson



From parties to a corporate day out … talk to us about how your function can be a memorable one.

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Looking to join the best and friendliest club in the region. We have membership packages to suit all levels.

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We have great facilities for hosting your Barefoot bowl party

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Club news

  • State Event Winners

    Congratulations to Liz Kierce & Jenny Harman on defeating Margaret O’Meara & Joy Adams in the Over 60’s Pairs. Also congratulations to Michelle Tait winning the Mixed Pairs with Ian Hedger. No related posts.

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  • Busy Beavers at City Oval

      Quite a turn out helping with the new green.   Mark and his team of awesome helpers got the job done in record time.    Won’t be long now guys.     No related posts.

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  • Club Singles

    This years Club Singles are completed Jenny Harman played Elizabeth Kierce for the Ladies Singles Championship whilst Ben Morris played Cec Deans for the Mens Singles Championship. 2019-2020 Mens Singles Champion Ben Morris (Beautiful Garden surrounds by Dorothy Sheehan and band of helpers) Both games kept the crown enthralled with the scores close and the...

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On The Greens and around the Club at City Oval Bowling Club

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