Welcome to the Stanley Park Lawn Bowling Club!
350 - 42 Ave SW, Calgary, Alberta
Welcome to another great season of lawn bowling at the Stanley Park Lawn Bowling Club !
Provincial Indoor Singles Championship
Congratulations to SPLBC member Brent Warren who won the silver medal in the 2023 Provincial Indoor Singles Qualifier Championship which was held at Calgary LBC on Sept 8-10.Thank you to all of our members who volunteered to help out at the tournament and those who came out to cheer on the players
Our first annual survivor championship was held on Saturday, Sept 9. Congratulations to the Overall Winner, Connie Carruthers, Runner-up Mike Fell and to the flight winners:
Glen Brunelle- 'A' Flight
Dan Pyper - 'B' Flight
Lorraine Canning - 'C' Flight
Special thanks to the event chief organizer Sharon Brunelle
Photos have been added to the slideshow at the right and to the website Photo Gallery. Photographers Sharon Brunelle and Joanne Steckler
Our Alberta team had a very successful Canadian Championships August 18-26 in Victoria. The Alberta team won 5 of 6 medals in the singles and the Alberta men won the overall men's team trophy. For our SPLBC members: Bev Robinson won the women's singles silver medal and Dwayne Hauck was a member of the men's pairs silver medal winning team. See the Bowls Canada web site for more information.
Labour Day Jitney
Congratulations to all of the 40+ members who braved the cool, wet weather to attend our Labour day Jitney. Thank you to all of the club volunteers who set up the rinks, arranged tables and served lunch and snacks. Special thanks to Drawmaster Sherry Adams and to Games Director Eldon Adams.
Congratulations to the jitney winners :
1st place: Randy Lopaschuk, Eva Fell, Chris Morris
2nd Place: Doug Campbell, Eldon Adams, Dan Pyper, Janice Brown
3rd Place: Gordon Vickers, Carel Van Eedenburg, Connie Carruthers
Photos have been added to the slideshow at the right and to the website photo gallery
Provincial Senior Triples Championship
Congratulations to SPLBC member Ken Olsvik who was a member of the team that won the men's gold medal in the Provincial Senior Triples Championship at Rotary Park August 21-22. Congratulations also to SPLBC member Linda Kodnar and her team who won bronze in the women's event. Thank you to SPLBC members who played a big part in running the event: drawmasters Chris Bobenic and Ava Hempshire; Peggy Plathan - volunteer umpire and greens helper.
Southern Novice Championship
Congratulations to SPLBC members Lloyd and Candace Saar who won the gold medal in the Southern Novice Championship at Bow Valley on August 19 -20.
Congratulations to all of the SPLBC Farm Team members who competed in the event
2023 Canadian Para Bowls Championship
Stanley Park hosted the 2023 Canadian Para Bowls Championships July 25-30 , with support from Bowls Alberta and from Bowls Canada.
The event was a great success with physically and visually impaired athletes, directors and coaches representing BC, Alberta, and Ontario.
Special congratulations to Jack Smart for being nominated as Athlete of the Week by CTV Calgary. Jack won the Gold medal in the Physically Impaired classification in the 2023 Canadian ParaBowls Championship hosted at Stanley Park Lawn Bowling Club
Congratulations to all the competitors. Special congratulations to the medal winners:
Visually Impaired Category:
B1: Gold Medal - Randy Fred (BC)
B2: Gold Medal - Louise McLean (ON)
Silver Medal - Heather Hannett (AB)
B3: Gold Medal - Vivian Kwan (AB)
Silver Medal - Jay Gatley (BC)
B4: Gold Medal - Dave Ruckman (BC)
Physically Impaired: Category:
B6: Gold Medal - Jack Smart (AB - SPLBC)
Silver Medal - Chelsea Robertson (ON)
Bronze Medal - Bruno Yizek (AB - SPLBC)
B7: Gold Medal - Andy Caldwell (ON)
Silver Medal - Anne Hibbert (AB - SPLBC)
Our over 40 SPLBC volunteers, supported by a number of volunteers from other Calgary clubs rose to the occasion to provide excellent facilities, gracious hospitality and on-green assistance to make the event memorable for all of the participants.
Thank you to all of the volunteers. Special thanks to the Host Committee Co-Chairs Bev Robinson and Gord House and their whole committee. Thank you also to Ken Olsvik and his crew who prepared our green to a super competition standard.
A selection of photos has been added to the Bublup Photo Gallery
To see the program for the event please click HERE
For more information on the event click HERE
SPLBC is now on Instagram
We are happy to report that Stanley Park Lawn Bowling Club is now live on Instagram. Thanks to Ava for setting this up for us!
You can find us at stanleyparklawnbowlsyyc or click on this link, if you don’t have an account:
The September SPLBC newsletter is now available. Thank you to the publisher Len Canning. Here is the link:
Labour Day - Sept 4, 2023
Survivor - Sept 9, 2023
Sunday Sept 24: Volunteer Appreciation Jitney
Saturday Sept 30: Closing Banquet