Welcome to the Lincoln Bowling Club Website. Lincoln Bowling Club Is situated in the District of Selwyn, South of Christchurch City in New Zealand. The club serves a large area in and around Lincoln, including Rolleston, Burnham, Springston and Prebbleton. For contact information please see the About Us page.
The KORU GAMES are now complete for 2023, and what a great success they have turned out to be
The KORU GAMES 2023 pairs team winners
Boys section winners: St Thomas's College, (left). Girls section winners: Rolleston, (centre). Mixed team section winners: Ashgrove, (right). Challenging windy bowling conditions for the finals but the teams managed the greens exceeding well with some very tight games and close finishes. Well done to you all. More team and group photos are in the GALLERY section, link above
The 2023 KORU GAMES started Tuesday, 19th Sep, with three days of action involving approx. 100 schools from around the South Island. The games started Tue 19th Sept and ran through to Thu 21st Sept. This is a year 7 & 8 children's multi-day sports tournament, covering 18 different sports programs, hosted by the Selwyn Sports Trust in the Selwyn District. The tournament program has spread the activities across 4 hubs, being Lincoln, Lincoln University, Rolleston and Prebbleton. There are 87 schools taking part in the Bowls section of the Games representing Selwyn, Canterbury and the wider South Island kura. We welcomed all players to our Club and good bowling to all the children and supporters taking part in this great sporting event. More info and the full program of schools and events can be found here A big thank you to all the Club members who assisted Erica and Meg from Bowls Canterbury, and supported by the Selwyn Sports Trust, who made this event a great success and with an eye on the bowlers of the future.
Season opening tournament - the Bisset Trophy
The winners of the Bissett Trophy 2023, Colin Stanbury (right), Ann Chapman and Graham Thiele (absent), with Bruce Gemmell presenting the trophy
Re-ordering our Club Uniforms, available at the Clubhouse on Opening Day and then through the Club Treasurer, Lois Begg, until 7th Oct.
Stocks available to order: Sub Raglan Sleeve Polo, Sub Raglan LS Polo, Men's Sub Bowls Longer Length Short with Piping, Performance WW Jacket Taped Seams, Cut and Sub Hoodie, Stock Training Cap & Bucket Hat + Logo. Unfortunately the Online Shop will not be available for members this season and manual orders will be taken commencing Opening Day. Orders will be open for 4 weeks from the 9th September. Members ordering items will be Invoiced by the LBC Treasurer and payment must be made before the order is placed with Dynasty. Delivery Time Frame (Air Freight) - Maximum of 10 - 12 Weeks
We welcome our new Sponsors - TBIR Landscaping
We welcome TBIR Landscaping and thank and appreciate their contribution to our Club, and for supporting our tournaments. You can find out all about TBIR Landscaping through their Facebook page, click here Look for them when you are seeking anything landscaping.
Jean Hewitt, our Life Member, sending down the first jack of the season on Opening day
John Stalker, our Club Patron, sending down the first bowl of the season, with our President Keith Thompson, to his immediate left
An updated copy of this seasons Bowls Programme is now available and can be viewed by clicking the “Bowls Programme 2023 – 2024” link above. The final version will be available shortly.
Also, the LBC annual Members Programme Booklet is in the final stages of preparation and will be available both online and in printed copy shortly.
All the 2022 – 2023 seasons photos are now in the GALLERY section, click on the link from above
LINKS Looking for links to other websites or bowls video streams? Then please go to our Links page.
HIRE OF CLUB FACILITIES The Clubhouse, Outdoor Carpet Bowling Green and Bar Service are available for hire. Please see our Hire our Facilities web page.
JOIN OUR CLUB Now is the time to Join us. Our Summer Bowling Season has just started. We provide our members with a wide range of Summer and Winter bowling options, both social and competitive. Have a look around the web site and you will see what we are about. In particular, the About Us page includes a short summary of our bowling activities. We welcome potential members who are new to bowls as well as experienced bowlers moving into the area. Our membership application form is available from our Documents Downloads page. Contact details for our secretary are on the About Us page.
RESOURCES FOR PLAYING AT HOME OR AWAY MetService detailed weather forecast for Lincoln, including hourly temperature and wind. Other towns and Regions easy to find. Lincoln Weather Station 129 for the weather now. A private weather station around 500m from the Greens. Click on the settings cog at the top right to change to Centigrade. Google Maps, setup to start a journey from the exit of our main car park in Meijer Drive. NZTA traffic cameras in Canterbury to see what is happening at major road intersections. View Greens to see what is happening at the club if playing at home.
KORU GAMES schools together following the prizegiving session on finals day, Thu, 21st Sept.
A big THANK YOU to all our sponsors who continue to support the Lincoln Bowling Club and our tournaments through this season