Your community gathering place for the most enjoyable
lawn bowls experience imaginable.

Darwin Bowls and Social Club (Inc) is one of the Territory’s oldest bowls clubs. It is situated close to the city in beautiful Fannie Bay at 8 Conacher Street, just down the road from the Museum and Art Gallery, and welcomes members, visitors and guests. The club is also available for hire for private functions.

Current Opening Hours:

Monday: 3.00pm to 7.00pm            Thursday: 12.00pm to 9.00 pm

Tuesday: 10.00am to 9.00pm         Friday: 12.00 pm to 12.00am

Wednesday: 10.00am to 9.00pm    Saturday: 12.00pm to 12.00am

Sunday: 10.00am to 9.00pm

Darwin Bowls and Social Club invites you come down and enjoy the ‘Old Darwin’ ambience and hospitality.

The Darwin Bowls and Social Club (Inc) was formed in 1959, and originally the bowling surface was shredded rubber!

The clubhouse and greens were lucky survivors of Cyclone Tracy on Xmas eve 1974.

Over the years grass greens were installed and the club maintained two turf greens. In 2013 the board authorised a feasibility study to investigate the merits of converting our greens to synthetic grass and to construct a cover over one of the greens. From this feasibility study an application for funding was made to the Northern Territory Govt. to complete the project. In April 2014 the NT Government announced that we were successful in our application and the club recieved $1.6M to complete the project. Work began in October 2015 to transform the greens with the front green converted to synthetic grass and opened in November of that year. In April 2016 construction started on the cover over the Rex Eddy Green (back green) followed by the installation of a second synthetic green which was completed in June 2016. The final stage was finished in September 2016 with the construction of a sealed carpark.

We welcome all visitors to the club to enjoy our facilities.

The additional links on this page will give you detailed information on the corporate structure of the club, details of our valuable sponsors and our contact details.

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Club news

  • Competitions

    2019 Ladies Pairs Club Champions

    Congratulations to Colleen Orr and Lynne Hayhow for winning this years Club Pairs Championship. For Lynne this was her first time to make the honour board making it an extra special win. Jenny Redshaw teamed with Renae Harrison to be runners up after playing a great game against Colleen and Lynne. Related posts: 2019 Ladies...

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    2019 Club Triples Champions

    The 2019 year continues on and congratulations to this years Darwin Bowls Club Triples Champions. The ladies saw Kathy McGowan, Lisa Hambour and Kathy Quenoy win over Colleen Orr, Karen Lane, and Robin Sallows. For the men Warren Corowa, Graeme Kitto and Paul Rodin (pictured) teamed up to beat Tony Shelley, Mick Holdstock and Rod...

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  • Competitions

    2019 Club Singles Champ

    Trystan Smallacombe was able to hold off Mark Diamond to clinch the Darwin Club Singles title for the third year in a row. Both players are getting used to playing each other in finals, meeting in the club singles previously. It eventually went to Trystan, holding off Mark 25-20 after a big fight back. Related...

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