Welcome

to the Tsawwassen Lawnbowling Club.

Our Address is 1050 54A St,

Delta, B.C. V4M 4B4

Phone:  604 943-6882

click here to email us

We invite you to join us.

All ages welcome - Junior to Senior

Our bowling season is from April to September.

See Club Schedule of Events - Event Tracker 

Coaching & Mentoring is available.

Club bowls available

During the off season we have:

Mexican Train Social  Friday nights

CANCELLED FOR COVID 19

Social Bridge Saturday afternoons.

CANCELLED FOR COVID 19

Annual Bridge Tournament

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Below is the link to the Lawn Bowling Schedule page where can you book a time. Click on the link and it should

take you to the Lawn Bowling Schedule google sheet.

                            https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1jCIybg-2yv0FLcUzNc_Nwm3j9r4tVcPzdzqwr92eOAc/edit#gi                                                                  Alternately you can copy the link and paste it into your browser.

TLBC Schedule Changes Beginning Week of May 3, 2021

 

We have received approval from Bowls BC which will allow us to resume triples play, but with a tighter protocol designed to ensure social distance measures are maintained while on the green and immediately before and after.  The Guidelines, which

are mostly set by Bowls BC, is below.  The key change is in fact just a re-emphasis of what we should all have been doing....MAINTAIN A SAFE DISTANCE FROM OTHER BOWLERS (DEFINED TO BE 3 METERS) WHILE ON THE GREEN AND NEAR OR IN THE CLUBHOUSE.

The detailed mechanism for maintaining this distance is set out in the protocol below but here is the minimum you need to remember:

  1. When leads are delivering their bowls only the two leads should be on the green maintaining their distance from each other.  The vice skips shall remain on the deck maintaining their distance from each other.

  2. When it is time for seconds/vice skips to bowl only the vice skips should be on the green.

  3. When changing ends maintain distance from each other.

  4. When the skips are bowling the vice skips only shall be on the green, the leads shall be on the deck and everybody must maintain distance from each other.

 

SCHEDULE CHANGES FROM MAY 3 ONWARD

  1. We will have four Draw events, which will take place starting at 1:00 p.m. on Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday.  The convenors will draw teams up into triples teams, with the “leftovers” put into a cutthroat or pairs game, depending on the numbers.

  2. We will have seven sessions which will be run just as we have been running our sessions all winter.  That is you can sign up for solo practice, a singles game, a cutthroat game or a pairs game.  You can pick your partners and opposition if you wish but you do not need to.  You can just put your name down and other members can join you.  These sessions will take place beginning at 10:00 a.m. on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Saturday and at 1:00 p.m. on Monday, Wednesday and Saturday.

 

BOOKING PROCEDURE

 

The following may seem a bit too detailed or complex but just give it a try.  And as always if you have questions or difficulty don’t give up, just give me a call.

 

Monday mornings the schedules for the next two weeks are posted and the second week is available for booking at 8:00 am.  .  i.e. You cannot book any slots for the week of May 3 until Monday April 26 at 8:00 a.m. when bookings for the week of May 3 will open.  Similarly, bookings for the week of May 10 will open at 8:00 a.m. on May 3, etc.  This is the way we have managed bookings for the past year in order to allow equal access to the slots and nothing has changed in that regard.

 

 

Members may book three (3) time slots  per week in advance.( Note you may not book consecutive slots on same day)

If you have booked less than three (3) time slots you may book time slots bringing your total to three (3)

If you have booked three (3) time slots you may in the first/present week put your name in an empty time slot for a following day after 10:00 AM until 8:30 PM the previous day that you bowl.  Note these times are for the pairs, singles, practice, cutthroat sessions. For the Triples draws you will have until 9:00 AM the day of the draw to enter if there is an opening.

There is no maximum of time slots per week

 

Reminder of format for entering your names in schedule:

Want to bowl alone ( practice ) - Player 1 ( name), Player 2 ( practice

Want to bowl singles - with known partner - Player 1 ( name), Player 2 ( name)

Want to bowls singles - unknown partner - Player 1 ( name) , Player 2 ( empty) Note if there is no slash besides someone's name you may not add a slash and your name

Want to bowl pairs - with known players - Player 1 ( name/name), Player 2 ( name/name)

Want to bowl pairs with unknown players - Player 1 ( name/) leave rest empty or if going in as Player 2 - Player 2 ( name /) If there are empty slots after a slash put your name in the empty slot.

 

Perfectly clear now, right?  And one further reminder.  If you inadvertently change the format of the web schedule please call Ralph Walker right away at 778-228-5580.  The longer the delay in Ralph finding out, the more work it makes for him to correct the schedule.

NEED SIGNED RISK FORM TO REGISTER

Bowls BC is requiring all clubs to get new Acknowledgment of Risk forms signed by any member of a club who wishes to bowl in 2021.  Even if you signed a form in 2020 you must sign a new form.  If you do not you cannot bowl after April 30 even if you have paid your dues.  The form is attached click here and hard copies are on the desk next to the cheque box at the clubhouse.  For Medical Screening Form click here

David

TLBC President

TLBC Revised (as of April 5, 2021) COVID19 Guidelines

Approved by delegated Rules Subcommittee of the Board on April 4, 2021

 

  • Players MUST book a timeslot, no drop ins will be permitted, no draws.

  • There will be no access to the clubhouse except for use of the washroom.

  • There will be no access to the shed, no storage of bowls in clubhouse or shed (bowls must be transported to green for each session).

  • Physical distancing of at least 3 metres is to be observed at all times.  Monitors have been instructed to monitor activities closely and report any infractions to the President of the club who will take further action.  NO EXCEPTIONS.

  • To ensure that physical distancing is maintained on the green:

  • In pairs games:

  1. When the first player is delivering the bowl the other player must stand ten feet or more behind the mat, 5 feet to the left of the mat..  When the bowler has completed his delivery he shall exit from the mat to his right and proceed to a spot ten feet or more behind the mat, 5 feet to the right of the mat.

  2. The players at the other end of the green from those delivering shall maintain the physical distancing of 3 metres.

  3. When the time comes for measuring and scoring an end only one player may go into the head.  He will measure and announce the result of the head.  The other bowler shall stay at least three metres from the head.  The second bowler shall rake the bowls after the first bowler has announced the score and exited from the head.

  4. When switching ends maintain the physical distancing of three metres at all times.

 

In triples games:

  1. When the lead for Team A is delivering the bowl the lead for Team B must stand ten feet or more behind the mat, 5 feet to the left of the mat..  When the bowler has completed his delivery he shall exit from the mat to his right and proceed to a spot ten feet or more behind the mat, 5 feet to the right of the mat.

  2. The seconds for both teams must remain on the deck at least nine feet from each other and from the leads until it is time for them to bowl.

  3. When leads move to the deck and seconds to the head, Team A shall use the left side of the mat and Team B shall use the right side of the mat.  Seconds should move away from the green to allow the leads unimpeded access to the deck, and shall then approach the head, keeping 3 metres from each other.

  4. The players at the other end of the green from those delivering shall maintain the physical distancing of 3 metres while standing in the head.

  5. When the time comes for measuring and scoring an end only one player may go into the head.  He will measure and announce the result of the head.  The other bowler shall stay at least three metres from the head.  The second bowler shall rake the bowls after the first bowler has announced the score and exited from the head.

  6. When switching ends maintain the physical distancing of three metres at all times by having one team use one side of the rink and the other team using the other side.

  7. Upon leads and seconds arriving at the opposite end of the rink seconds shall remain in the head at a distance of 3 meters from each other and leads shall remain on the deck at a distance of 3 metres from each other and from the seconds.

 

 

  • DO NOT COME TO THE GREEN IF YOU ARE AT ALL ILL!

  • You must complete a provided Medical Screening Form each time you play.  Please print off the sheets and complete them prior to arriving.

  • Players must practice safe hygiene at all times, including washing hands and/or using hand sanitizer.

  • All players must leave the premises immediately after the conclusion of play (maximum of 105 minutes).

  • All members who wish to play this season must sign an agreement to abide by the Covid 19 guidelines and an assumption of risk agreement.

  • Please treat monitors with respect; they are volunteers who allow us to open the green.

  • If a Covid 19 outbreak occurs within club members the green will be immediately closed until corrective measures have been implemented.

 

Bowls Activity 

  • You are not allowed to play in a session with anyone but the players you started the game with.  

  • These games are designed to be fun practice games.  No club competitions will be held until further notice.

  • NO scoreboards to be used.  Paper scorecards can be used.

  • Green sheets will be in place upon arrival.  If you need to move the green sheet sanitize your hands before and after moving it.

  • Mats and rakes – one person only to place or otherwise handle the mat or rake during the game.

  • Jacks – one person only to handle jack, there will be a jack at each end and the jack will be PLACED not thrown and set.  Use your foot to set jack if you wish.

  • Other bowls equipment cannot be shared between players (e.g. bowls, cloths, measures etc).

  • No visitors or guests are allowed on the green or the deck surrounding the green.

  • TLBC has and will maintain signs at the only entrance to the green outlining the physical distancing guidelines in place as well as hand washing recommendations and protocols.

  • Hand sanitizing bottles will be placed at each end of any lanes being used, plus one on the table on the deck at the entrance to the clubhouse, and one on the kitchen counter on the way to the restrooms (10 hand sanitizing bottles in total).  We will use federally approved hand sanitizers purchased at Thrifty’s Foods.

  • The monitors shall sanitize any surfaces normally touched in the restrooms or the doors to them before each session starts.  Bowlers shall sanitize their hands immediately before and after using the restrooms using hand sanitizing bottles placed on counter on route to the restrooms.

  • Only alternating rinks shall be used, for example, 1, 3, 5 and 7 or 2, 4, 6 and 8.    Rinks being used for each session of bowling are listed on the interactive scheduling website provided by TLBC.

  • Only one person is allowed in the clubhouse to use the restrooms at a time.  Wait outside if someone is using the restroom and maintain physical distancing at all times.

  • Bowlers should bring their own food or water if they wish to have food or water.

  • Club Equipment will be sanitized by monitors appointed by the club.  The precise protocol for sanitization of the equipment is set out in the list of duties provided to each club monitor.

  • All persons entering the green must wash or sanitize their hands immediately upon entering the premises and prior to leaving the premises.

  • Only one greens maintenance person working at a time on the green; greens maintenance to be undertaken when bowling is not taking place; greens maintenance crew to sanitize maintenance equipment before and after using it.

 

Procedure for Introducing new members to the game of lawn bowling:

  1. An existing member must sign in to our booking web site and indicate that he or she will be bringing a prospective new member to the club.

  2. The existing member must instruct the prospective new member as to our current covid 19 protocol, which is posted on the clubhouse door.

  3. The prospective new member must sign an Assumption of Risk and Waiver form and our standard Medical Screening Form.

  4. The existing member must provide a copy of the prospective member’s forms to the monitor on duty and notify the monitor of the prospective member’s presence on the green.

  5. The prospective member must leave the Club’s grounds immediately after the introductory session.

Assumption of Risk and Waiver of Liability Relating to COVID-19  click here

Medical Screening Form click here

Check out Pictures & videos:
2019 Events 
2019 Annual Christmas Celebration  click here
2019 Punching & Sanding the Green click here
2019 Awards Ceremony Sept. 29-19 click here

New Horizons For Seniors Grant Aug.22. click here

2019 Best Bank Challenge click here
2019  Lawn Summer Nights click here
2019 Canada Day:   click here
Women's/Men's Pairs:  click here
New Members Day June 1, 2019 click here
Victoria Day May 20, 2019 click here
2019 Lessons  click here
Opening Day April 27-19 click here
Open House April 20 -2019  click here
2019 Various Events click here
Harvey Memorial Fall Classic
Women's Singles Championship
Colt/Sophomore Championship
Lloyd Shea Trophy Event Sept, 7, 2019
J & J Garlic Mixed Pairs Sept, 4, 2019
Mixed 4's Championship Aug. 24-19, 
Maggie & Jiggs Aug. 23-19
Women's Furze Triples  Aug. 18-19
Sidney visitation Aug. 14-19.
2019 Alex Davidson Tournament.
B.C. Day Long Weekend Dinner Aug. 3-19
The Wexford July 19, 2019
TLBC at Mann Park June 23-2019
Grade 10 Girls "Fit 4  Life" Class 6-13-19
Singles Mentoring
Mary Hargreaves Recognition
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Lawnbowling Arm.

An aid for bowlers who have problems with back, knee, hip etc.

We now have one for our Members to try.

click here for more.......

TLBC hosted Lawn Summer Nights fund raiser for Cystic Fibrosis July 13, 2019.  click here

The 2019 event raised over $33,000.00 for Cystic Fibrosis

email From: Kristen Thomas 
Sent: July-14-19 5:58 PM
To: David Fredricksen
Subject: Re: Lawn Summer Nights Tsawwassen

https://www.facebook.com/LawnSummerNights/

 

Hi David

Please send a huge thanks to the entire Club,  What a great event.

Thanks again and when can we book for next year in July?

TLBC also hosted Lawn Summer Nights Tsawwassen July 20 2018.  The 2018 event raised over $10,000.00 for Cystic Fibrosis

 2018 Events:
2018 Various Events:   click here

2018 Men's McCarthy Aug. 26-18

2018 Singles Championship

Trip to Sanaich July 10, 2018

Coaches,Novices. Members 5-17-18

Women's Furze Triples June 16, 2018

Provincial Fours Champions

Alex Davidson Championship Aug.11-18

J&J garlic Winners July 21-2018

Fund Raiser July 20-18.  

2018 Mixed 4’s Club Champions Aug. 18

2018 Maggie & Jigs Sept. 2, 2018

2018 Annual Christmas Celebration click here
2018 Awards Ceremony Sept. 30-18 click here
Vancouver Island/Powell River Tour
Sept. 13 - 17, 2018.  click here
20018 Lloyd Shea Sept. 8-18
2018 Men vs Women Aug.28-18 click here
Lawn Summer Nights Fundraiser 9 20-18 
2018 International Tourn. 7-12-18 click here
2018 Women's & Men's Pairs click here
2018 New Members Day June 2. click here
 2018 Barbeques -click here
Opening Day April 21, 2018-click here
Open House April 13-2018  click here
2018 AGM April 10, 2018 click here
TLBC at Ladner May 17, 2018 click here
Victoria Day May 21,2018 click here
2018 Canada Day click here
V&D Interclub Men's Triples July 7, click here
2018 Juniors  click here