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

  • Club Competitions

    City Oval Ladies are State Finalists

    City Oval Ladies dominate the greens being State Finalists in Singles Triples and Fours after taking out District and Regional Finals. Our Ladies will be playing in the State Finals in Bendigo April 24th Singles Jenny Harman Triples Elizabeth Kierce, Sally McCracken, Sophie Kurzman Fours Helen Skulley, Sandi Grono,Janine Roberts, Michelle Tait Meanwhile, Leigh McKenzie...

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  • Pennant

    2 for the Grand Finals

    Div2 weekend cracked for a place in next weeks Grand Final. I don’t know what it was like on the green but from greenside the last 20 ends were tense with ups and downs. Chris smith’s team scored a five on their last end whilst on the other rinks Midland cut it back through ones...

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  • Charlie Bolte Celebrates 700 Games

    City Oval’s Charlie Bolte is gearing up for yet another major milestone in his career. The Hawks veteran is closing in on weekend pennant game number 700, which he will bring up on Saturday, February 9, 2019. Equivalent of walking to Broken Hill 37,900 Deliveries 98,000 handshakes No related posts.

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