Updated 22 June 2020

Please carefully read and understand all the Conditions of Entry effective 22 June 2020:

The following conditions must be adhered to:  

 Playing Bowls:

  1. Only 32 people are permitted on the green.

  2. Maximum of 8 bowlers on a rink.

  3. Only the 5 rinks marked are to be used (rinks are spaced 1.5 metres apart).

  4. Organised bowls competition is permitted.

  5. Up to 10 spectators are permitted at matches and must be spaced 1.5 metres apart.



  1. Practice social distancing (1.5 metres apart) at all times.

  2. Refrain from shaking hands, high-fives and any contact with other people.

  3. Refrain from handling other people's bowls and bowls equipment.

  4. Keep your hands clean by using the sanitizer readily available at the Club.

  5. Wash your hands before and after attending the Club.

  6. Clean the mat and jack before and after play with the disinfectant provided.

  7. Mats and jacks should be handled by a minimal number of people.

  8. Wear clean clothing/uniform.

  9. If you're feeling unwell then you should not attend the Club under any circumstances.


Facility Use:

  1. The down stairs toilets are available for use.

  2. The upstairs Club house can be used for meetings (maximum of 10 people).



  1. Members in a high-risk category should strongly consider whether they should or should not be attending the Club as per their own circumstances and/or medical advice.

  2. If a Member is sick or comes into contact with someone that may have tested positive to COVID-19, the Member must advise Rob Paterson Chairman (ph 0417283382) so that the Club can advise Bowls Victoria immediately.

  3. People attending the Club must enter their details in the Registers (located next to where the mats are stored or at the entrance to the upstairs Club house) including phone number, and arrival and departure times to assist with contact tracing.


Non-compliance with these conditions:

 If any person does not comply with these conditions:

  1. they will be subject to sanction as outlined in rule 10 of the Club's Constitution; and/or

  2. the matter will be brought to the attention of the State Medical Officer; and/or

  3. the Club facilities will be closed.

Welcome to the Gisborne & District Bowling Club. We are a friendly and sociable lawn bowling club located in the Macedon Ranges at Gisborne, just a short 40 minute drive from the Melbourne CBD.

We have both a grass and carpet green that have proven to be perfect for competitive, social, and barefoot bowling.

Our clubhouse is an ideal venue to relax after a game of bowls and we also welcome enquiries about hiring of the venue and other opportunities that can be tailored to fit the requirements of your next social or business function.

New members and visitors are always welcome at our club.

 Club News 

Return to Bowling under COVID-19

Bowlers Roland James & Vlod Cyrulo practicing good hand hygiene.

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2020 Chicken & Champagne Tournament

Congratulations to the team from Bannockburn (pictured) who won this year's ever-popular Chicken & Champagne Tournament 

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2019-20 Barefoot Bowls Winners

Winners of the ever-popular Wednesday Barefoot Bowls Competion - Smokey and the Bandits

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Champion Bowlers make their mark

Congratulations to Kevin Jarred who on 7 November 2019 won the Central Highlands Bowls Division Over 60s Singles Competition.

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Club AGM & Awards Night

The Club held its Annual General Meeting and Presentation Night on 17 May 2019.

Office bearers were elected and a new Life Membership was awarded to long-serving Secretary, Richard Newton.

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