Ancaster Municipal Lawn Bowling Club

Weekly Summer Schedule

May through September
All members welcome to any event on our weekly schedule

Jitney — Mondays 6:30 p.m.

Usually two games, fourteen to sixteen ends in total

$3.00 per evening includes prizes and refreshments

Open Bowling — Tuesdays & Thursdays 1:00 p.m.

Practice and Coaching – Tuesdays 6:30 p.m.

Please book via club email

Open Bowling – Wednesdays 6:30 p.m.

Please book via club email

Pizza League — Thursdays 10:00 a.m.

One game (jitney), twelve ends

$3.00 per day includes pizza days and cash prizes

Kut-Throat Kapers — Fridays 6:30 p.m.

Three six-end games

$3.00 per evening includes prizes and refreshments

Aussie Pairs — Saturdays 10:00 a.m.

Teams of two – make your own or pair up when you arrive

Confirm your attendance via club email

Club Championships

Events are open to all members.  Details will be announced in the clubhouse and via the club emailing list.
Mixed Triples Saturday, June 15
Mixed Pairs Saturday, July 13
Men's/Ladies Pairs Saturday, August 10
Mixed Fours Monday, September 2 (Labour Day)
Men's/Ladies's Singles Saturday, September 21

Interclub Leagues

Men's & Women's — Wednesdays 9:30 a.m.

Sign up to join our teams and enjoy the chance to meet and play against other clubs in our district.  Both leagues (women's and men's) use the same schedule and therefore play at the same locations on each date.  The leagues start at the end of May and run until early September.

All members are encouraged to participate.  Please check the clubhouse bulletin board for more information and contact our Interclub representatives to add your name to the list of bowlers.


Ancaster is hosting the following open tournaments for 2024.  All tournaments include three 12-end games and the start time is 9:30 a.m.  Entry fee is $40 per team for pairs, except September 10th which is $50 per team, and $60 per team for triples.

Thank you to each of our tournament sponsors for their generous donations of prize money.

To enter an open tournament: please contact our Tournament Chair, Rich Peart, via the email links below.  Let him know which tournament date(s) you are interested in, names and contact information for your team members, and your club affiliation.

Date Div. 1st Prize Sponsored By
June 25
Open Pairs $150 RBC Dominion Securities
Register for June 25st via Email
July 6
Open Triples, at least one novice $150 Rastin's Wilson St. Pharmacy
Register for July 6th via Email
July 30
Open Pairs $150 Leggat Ancaster Toyota
Register for July 30th via Email
August 17
Open Triples, at least one novice $150 Ancaster Denture Clinic
Register for August 17th via Email
September 10
Open Pairs,
includes lunch
$150 Dodsworth & Brown Funeral Home Ancaster Chapel
Register for September 10th via Email

Special Events

  • Let's Start Rolling — Opening Day, Saturday, May 11
  • Canada Fun Day — Monday, July 1
  • Civic Holiday Games & Potluck — Monday, August 5
  • Labour Day Games & Barbecue — Monday, September 2
  • Bowled Over — Outdoor Season Closing — Saturday, September 28
  • Annual Club Banquet — date to be announced

Weekly Winter Schedule

October through April

Winter Indoor Short Mat Bowling

Short mat bowls caters to everyone from youngsters to active seniors and there are programs for beginners of all ages and abilities.

Contact: Joseph Hodgson 905-648-5976.  Additional details can be found here

Day Activity and Time
Mondays Indoor Short Mat Bowls — 1:00 p.m.
Wednesdays Indoor Short Mat Bowls — 1:00 p.m.
Fridays Indoor Short Mat Bowls — 1:00 p.m.
Saturdays Indoor Short Mat Bowls — 10:00 a.m.