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.

From weddings to a corporate day out … talk to us about how your function can be a memorable one.

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Club news

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    Colleen Orr performs well at World Champion of Champions

    Congratulations to Colleen Orr who represented Australia at the 2018 World Champion of Champions at St. Johns Park Bowls Club NSW. Colleen who was in the running right until the last Bowls after winning 9 of her 12 matches, narrowly missed the finals after losing to England in a tie breaker on the final day....

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    2018 Mens Fours Club Championship

    The 2018 Men’s Club Fours were finalised over two weekends utilising a round robin format. The event culminated with Ian Smith, Jason Wilson, Ethan Maher, and Graeme Kitto taking on Pete De Greenlaw, Barry Orr, Greg Wetzler, and Demetri Hnaris in the final round game which decided the winner. The match proved to be a...

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    2018 NT PBL Final held at Darwin Bowls Club

    Darwin Bowls Club hosted the qualifying rounds for the 2018 NT BPL where three teams qualified for the final held on October 15th. Trystan Smallacombe, Graeme Kitto and John Meneguzzi won the final in a very tight finish where each team won one game each but Trystan’s trio had one more set than the other...

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