Updated 18 September 2020

Please carefully read and understand all the Conditions of Entry 

The following conditions must be adhered to:  

Playing Bowls:

  1.   Organised bowls competition and coaching is permitted.

  2.   Up to 8 bowlers allowed on a rink.

  3.   Only two players per rink are allowed on the green at any one time (plus the skips), all       other players must be off the green.

  4.   Mats are to be handled by only one designated person per rink.

  5.   Jacks are to be handled by only one designated person per rink and are to be placed (not   rolled) into position.

  6.   Bowls in the ditch or out of bounds are only to be removed by the owner of the bowl or by   someone using their own lifter.

  7.  No spectators are allowed.



  1.   Face masks must be worn (unless individual bowlers have a lawful exemption).

  2.   Social distancing (1.5 metres apart) must be practised at all times.

  3.   Do not shake hands nor make any contact with other people.

  4.   Do not handle other people's bowls and bowls equipment.

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

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

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

  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 10 people).



  1.  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.

  2.  Visiting Clubs must provide our Club's captain with a complete list of the Visiting Club’s   players including their telephone numbers (accordingly the above condition does not   apply).

  3.  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.

  4.  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.


Non-compliance with these conditions:

If any person does not comply with these conditions they will be subject to sanction as outlined in rule 10 of the Club's Constitution.

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 

Gisborne Gazette July 2020

Bowlers thank Bank for Sponsorship

President Rob Paterson and Director Dave Wesney accepting the Grant Certificate.

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Gisborne Gazette August 2020

Bowlers thank Sponsors and Members

2020 Chicken & Champagne Tournament

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

Return to Bowling under COVID-19

Bowlers Roland James & Vlod Cyrulo practicing good hand hygiene.

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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.  Read More

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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2020 Chicken & Champagne Tournament

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

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