StanleyParkVan.com - Everything you need to know about visiting Stanley Park, Vancouver, Canada!
The Stanley Park Lawn Bowling Club (SPLBC) is the premier club for lawn bowling in Vancouver.
Established in 1917, it has 2 greens with a total of 16 rinks.
The club welcomes new members of all ages and abilities!
The season for lawn bowling normally runs from early May to mid-September.
The 2023 season opens on May 6, 2023.
There is a clubhouse that is used for social events and tournaments. It can be rented out by the public.
The club regularly has open houses and lessons for new players. It has lawn bowling and social memberships.
There are bicycle racks at the lawn bowling club if you want to bicycle there.
The plaque on the side of the Lawn Bowling Club building says:
This club-house was built for the Stanley Park Lawn Bowling Club through the generosity of the late John Smith 1947-1948.
The club offers many social activities such as barbeques, special holiday events, and pride events. It also offers Bridge and Euchre card games in the winter.
Prior to the Lawn Bowling Club, there was an Elk paddock at this location in Stanley Park!
Lawn Bowling started in Stanley Park in 1917. The club officially opened in May 1919. It was segregated by sex until 1986.
The website of the Stanley Park Lawn Bowling Club is: Stanley Park Lawn Bowling Club
It is little known, but around the lawn bowling club is a fantastic garden containing some rare flowers. There are even some Japanese bananas being grown here! If you ask nicely at the club they will let you stroll through and enjoy the flowers!
The address of the Stanley Park Lawn Bowling Club is 9100 Stanley Park Drive in Vancouver.
The mailing address of the Stanley Park Lawn Bowling Club is 2099 Beach Avenue, Vancouver, BC, Canada, V6G 1Z4.
The Stanley Park Lawn Bowling Club is located just inside of Stanley Park from the Beach Avenue entrance to Stanley Park just after Park Lane.
The Stanley Park Lawn Bowling Club does not have it's own parking lot. However, there are 3 parking lots nearby.
There is a large parking lot just up Park Lane from Stanley Park Drive next to the Tennis Courts. There is a parking lot behind the Stanley Park Brewing Restaurant and Brewery next to the golf course that is a short distance to the lawn bowling club. Additionally, there is a parking lot behind the Vancouver Parks Board Office which is available on weekends.
All parking in Stanley Park is pay parking, i.e. There is NO FREE PARKING!. Here is information about Parking in Stanley Park.
In the area near the Stanley Park Lawn Bowling Club are the Stanley Park Brewing Restaurant and Brewery, Tennis Courts, and Stanley Park Pitch and Putt Golf Course.
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