Play Bowls

At Ivanhoe we offer a wide variety of bowls activities available to suit players of all ages, abilities and interests.

Competitive social bowls

We offer a regular program for social bowls in summer and winter.  This program provides you with the opportunity to play competitive social bowls with players from Ivanhoe and from other clubs.  Prizes are offered for the winners, runners up and best played game of the day.  For more information about these games click here.

New to Bowls?

If you are new to bowls click here to look at the introductory video about bowls.  To get you started, we offer free coaching to all bowlers.  We have a development program to ensure that you get enjoyment from the sport.

Barefoot Bowls

Barefoot bowls is likely to have been your first introduction to bowls.  You are able to do Barefoot bowls at Ivanhoe and it is quite often done as part of your function at the club.  Organise a group of  friends, family or corporate group and come along and to have fun.

To book your Barefoot bowls now contact Pam McColl on 0402 274 490  or email a request to

Let the good times roll…


Pennant bowls is a statewide bowls competition run by Bowls Victoria. The Pennant season runs from early October until March when the finals are held. Clubs and players need to be registered with Ivanhoe to be able to participate in this competition.  We sort out all of the paperwork when you become a member.

This season the Ivanhoe Bowling Club has entered four sides in the Saturday competition, and three sides in the mid week competition. The Club will also be participating is the Tuesday Night Pennant Competition commencing  in October.  For more details about pennant follow this link.