Bare Foot Bowls

We are currently taking limited bookings for Barefoot Bowls subject  to COVID19 restrictions


***SPECIAL OFFER***  Become a Social Member for $60 and you can bowl anytime you like free – subject to competitions and other functions. Only $60 and you have access to Club rooms and social events including drinks at member prices.


A relaxing bowl on a sunny day at City Oval Bowling Club is the perfect place to to be.

For a large function where you need a kitchen facility and inside sitting please visit our Venue Hire page

Whether you are trying to find a location for your work Christmas party/social outing, birthday gathering or you just want a relaxing time with a few friends, City Oval Bowling Club is the perfect location.We provide bowls and friendly club members – grumpy club members come at a fee –  to help train you on the art of bowling for those who want to learn, or we can just let you go and experience the fun yourself.

Barefoot bowls options

$10 per head for 2 hours Rink time (approx) our general guide line is 12 – 14 people per rink This allows up to 8  people playing with others eating, drinking, talking etc. with plenty of time to learn then run a mini competition. If you have a bigger group our co-ordinator will assist on the number of rinks required.

Sensational Summer Sundays January – March

$10 with kids free. Greens available from Noon – 5pm No bookings required unless over 10 people. Designed as time where a few friends or families can come down , relax and have a bit of bowling fun.

Come and try  

Interested in putting down a few bowls well drop by the club Monday to Friday after 4pm and talk to our bowlers

Catering options

BYO Food and nibbles or picnic basket for larger groups consider arranging Food Van or ordering a Pizza Delivery from Pinky’s – a club sponsor

Onsite liquor license. No BYO

BBQ ready to be utilised. -$25 or $50 if you want us to cook for you

Parking is plentiful and Free

Kitchen facilities are available (Subject to other bookings) or we can recommend  professional catering.

Contact Us

Address: 1406 Sturt St
Ballarat    VIC    3350
Telephone:  0491155470 or    03 5331 1595 option 2

enter “Barefoot Bowls Enquiry” as the Subject and provide
Contact Info, Date and Time of Function, Number of                                               participants, anything else you may need
General Rules and Conditions
1. Have Fun and respect Club and surrounds
2. Bare Foot Bowling is Daylight Hours Only. No Drinks or smoking is permitted on the greens
3. Club house and some rinks may be in use by City Oval Bowlers