Ferntree Gully Bowling Club has many opportunities for informal, or “social” bowls.

Regular events throughout the year:

  • Tuesday – Winter – Carpet Bowls
  • Thursday – All-Year-Round – Mixed Pairs (except twilight bowls days)
  • Thursday – Daylight Savings – Twilight Bowls – Mixed Fours
  • Friday – All-Year-Round – Mens Pairs
  • Saturday – Winter – Mixed Pairs

Check noticeboards or organisers around the Christmas,  New Year and Easter periods.

Members of other Clubs will be made welcome, and, indeed, many members of nearby Bowling Clubs regularly attend.

Entry sheets are found in the corridor behind the Clubrooms.


TUESDAY CARPET BOWLS – WINTER

When: Tuesdays in April to September each year (between the Pennant seasons)

Start: 12:30 pm

Registration: at least 15 minutes prior to the start time

Cost: $5.00 per bowler


THURSDAY MIXED PAIRS BOWLS – ALL-YEAR ROUND

Mixed Pairs on Thursday Mornings throughout the year.

When: Thursdays all year (excluding Twilight Bowls dates)

Start: 10:00am

Registration: at least 15 minutes prior to the start time (ie 9.45am)

Cost: $8.00 per bowler

Format: 2-4-2, 10 ends each, 2 games. BYO lunch, bar-meals available.

HEAT POLICY – Thursday Social Bowls

  • FORECAST FOR FTG
  • Less than 30ºC
  • 30ºC – 35ºC
  • 36ºC and Over
  • GAMES
  • 2 Games x 10 ends
  • 1 Game x 15 ends
  • NO GAMES HELD
  • BREAKS
  • Lunch Break
  • No Break – Lunch after game
  • 36ºC and Over

THURSDAY TWILIGHT BOWLS – SUMMER

When:  3rd Thursday of the month during daylight savings (October to March each year).

Start: 6:00 pm

Registration: at least 15 minutes prior to the start time (ie 5.45pm)

Format: Fours or triples, depending on numbers. For 10 ends. 1 game

Cost: $10 (less if you bring a salad to share)

Uniform: Not Required

BBQ and Salads provided. Prizes are on offer.

Dates for 2017/18 are:

  • 16 November 2017
  • 21 December 2017
  • 18 January 2018
  • 15 February 2018
  • 15 March 2018

FRIDAY MENS PAIRS BOWLS – ALL-YEAR ROUND

When: Fridays from January to December each year

Start: 12:30 pm

Registration: at least 15 minutes prior to the start time

Cost: $8.00 per bowler

Format: 2-4-2, 10 ends each, 2 games.

Uniform: Not Required

Prizes are on offer.

Members and their guests enjoy the conviviality of Friday Pairs.


SATURDAY MIXED PAIRS BOWLS – WINTER

When: Saturdays over Winter from April to September each year (between the Pennant seasons)

Start: 12:30 am

Registration: at least 15 minutes prior to the start time

Cost: $8.00 per bowler


Perhaps grab a bar-meal before or after the games.