you tried the game of lawn bowls? A challenging outdoor sport that anyone
can play, especially on our fast green where it is all about finesse
and concentration and not strength. Great team camaraderie in a
lovely natural setting. Most games are mixed male and female.
Come join us for a complementary introductory game. For more information call: 831-275-0028
Member days Tues, Thur, Sat & Sun
Draw times May 1 thru October 31:
Tues-9:30am, Thurs-12:30pm, Sat-9:30am, Sun-12:30pm
by reservation 1-3pm
Memorial Day to Labor Day, whites are optional on draw days and whites or team colors are compulsory for tournaments.
Call the club at 831-278-0028
the game of bowls on a World Class Green
One of only two artificial greens in Northern California, the Santa Cruz Bowls Club is situated in the San Lorenzo Park of Santa Cruz, behind the Paradox Hotel on Ocean Street.
CONSTITUTES A WORLD CLASS GREEN?
A 120 foot by 120 foot grass or artificial grass surface constructed
of a well drained compacted substrate layer leveled to within 1/8"
level every ten foot of surface where the bowl when rolled upon
the surface travels at a specific speed to meet world standards
for tournament play.
September 16, Quarterly Meeting
September 19, Harry's 99th Birthday Celebration
Sundays, September 19 and 26 Parks and Rec class - 12:15-200
Summer Sizzle Mixed Triples Tournament - San Jose
On July 24th & 25th the San Jose Lawn Bowls Club hosted a mixed triples tournament featuring 14 teams of some of the better bowlers from throughout the Bay Area. It was a demanding format with three games per day, each split into two sets. Santa Cruz sent two teams to compete consisitng of Rachael Marcuson, Jesse May and Larry Murphy on one and Christine Palochak, David Sievert and Aumao Toalepaialii on the other. Both teams did very well with team one finishing in seventh place and team two in second!
From Left to Right: Jesse, Rachael, Christine, Aumao, Larry, David
All 42 bowlers in the "Sizzle" Tournament
John Brown Friendship Games - 2021
We had a great turnout of 42 bowlers for the Friendship Game on Wednesday July 7
Ever wonder how your bowls are made? Here isa video by Taylor Bowls of Scotland, in business since the late 1800's.
The Making of Taylor Bowls
Using Proper Hand Signals
Members Gary Luttringer& Christine Palochak put together a video training aid for using proper hand signals.