Wednesday, 29 October 2014

Clovelly, bowling club

The Clovelly Bowling Club was built in 1960, overlooking the Pacific Ocean, in the eastern suburb of Clovelly. Lawn Bowls is one of the biggest participation sports in Australia. In the past it was even more popular with many more clubs across many more suburbs but not many could boast about such a spectacular backdrop.


  1. My first thought of bowling was a bowling alley, so wondered how the lanes would be set up in that slanted building! Okay, so it's lawn bowling on the it.

    1. We don't have anywhere near as many bowling alleys or players as we do lawn bowls in Australia.

  2. Quite a beautiful backdrop, Jim. We do have a number of lawn bowling facilities here, but it's not caught on in the way of other sports here.

  3. Love the ocean backdrop too.

  4. Unusual to find a bowling club so close to the coastline - or so I thought until I moved to the Mornington Peninsula. There are a few here. Great view.

  5. Beautiful view!

    Jocelyn @

  6. Wow, the ocean is so blue! Beautiful
    Have a great day!

  7. I can almost hear the ocean. I have never had the chance to experience lawn bowling. What a beautiful day!
    JM, Illinois-U.S.A.

  8. I don't know a thing about lawn bowling but I DO know that this is a mighty awesome photo.
    Thanks so much.

  9. Lawn bowling is way different then the Bowling I do in an alley here in the US. What a lovely setting for the club though.

  10. What a magnificent view that bowling club must have.

  11. Me, I don't mind bowling outside if the view is like this. I could spent hours just looking at the water until I sleep hehe.

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