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Shae Killey4 years ago

Get your bowling arm ready for an evening of fun

After hard day of work you can bring a lot of stress home with you, so it's important to change up your routine and have a little bit of mid-week fun. What better way to do so than gathering a few mates and playing a bit of barefoot bowls? Come down, have a couple of beers, take your shoes off and get bowling. It doesn't matter whether you're going to bring the whole family down or want to catch up with a few colleagues, your local bowling club is the perfect place to do so.

Red Dog on the Green

Pristine surroundings, Red Dog on the Green - Figtree
Pristine surroundings, Red Dog on the Green – Figtree

Restaurant, bar, bowls and a funky decor make Red Dog on the Green a must if you want to play some barefoot bowls in the Fig Tree area. Many people often associate lawn bowling clubs as a meeting place for older generations, but Red Dog on the Green has changed the game. With recent renovations almost complete, come in and check out the new kids room, coffee bar and cocktail selections which is drawing a much younger crowd keen to get involved in the social side of this sport. With food specials available on some weekdays, plus beer and cider on tap, bring some mates down and have a bit of banter over an affordable night of barefoot bowls. Be sure to book in for bowls in advance to confirm availability, as this is an up and coming hotspot in the area.
Where: 147 The Avenue Figtree NSW

Towradgi Park Bowls & Recreations Club Pty Ltd

Beautiful lawn bowl greens, Towradgi Park Bowls & Recreation Club
Beautiful lawn bowl greens, Towradgi Park Bowls & Recreation Club – Towradgi

The Towradgi Park Bowls & Recreation Club has everything you could ask for when looking for a place to host your post work catchups. Start at The Breeze restauarant, located inside the bowls club, where you will be served the best of the best in modern Mediterranean and pizza cuisine. A popular choice is the chicken parmigiana which is extremely tender and juicy, otherwise you can’t go wrong with any of the gourmet pizza selections. After you’ve satisfied your stomach, you can head down to the green, take in the tranquil surroundings and relax with an evening of barefoot bowls. Again remember to book in beforehand if you want to guarantee a game.
Where: 2A Towradgi Road Towradgi NSW

Figtree RSL Bowling Club

Always popular with the locals, Figtree RSL & Bowls Club - Figtree
Always popular with the locals, Figtree RSL Bowling Club – Figtree

Figtree RSL Bowling Club is renowned for its fun atmosphere and friendly staff who make you feel welcome as soon as you enter. Visit them for one of their exciting promotions and you’re sure to meet some new people along the way. It doesn’t matter whether it’s bingo Mondays, trivia Wednesdays or poker Thursdays, you’re guaranteed a good time when you stop off at this venue after work. Have we forgot to mention the barefoot bowling? Book in early and have a few laughs on the green over a social game; group bookings are also available if you want to hire out the green for a special event. Whether it’s a restaurant quality feed, a few cold tap beers or strictly barefoot bowls the Figtree RSL Bowling Club will make sure you’re 100 per cent satisfied with your night.
Where: 120 The Avenue Figtree NSW

Windang Bowls Clubs

Come down and have a beer, Windang Bowls - Windang
Come down and have a beer, Windang Bowls Club – Windang

Situated between Lake Illawarra and the Pacific Ocean, you’ll be able feel the coastal breeze flowing through your hair as you give your best Crackerjack impersonation at the Windang Bowls Club. Bring the kids down to this family friendly venue for a good wholesome feed, along with some barefoot bowling fun and watch the smile on their face as they learn to master the curving bowl. Perhaps you want to treat your partner to nice night out? Order an affordable bistro meal and dine alfresco style with lakeside views that’ll have you relaxed in no time; wash it down with some wine or your choice of cocktail to end the perfect night. If you’re going to be using the greens be sure to call up before coming in to avoid disappointment.
Where: 2-6 Judbooley Parade Windang NSW

Have we missed your favourite Wollongong social club to play some barefoot bowls?