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Tocumwal Bowls Club

27/08/2016

The first bowling green in Tocumwal was laid down in 1937 and was a four rink green situated next to the playground. While the old green was in a central position and amongst beautiful surroundings, it proved too small for the great influx of new members in the post-war years.

It was decided in 1954 that the green would have to be shifted and in November of that year, an eight rink green was opened with the old clubhouse being shifted to the new site. The decision to build a new bowling green was a bold one, as at the time, the club still had a debt on their clubhouse of £180. A very large amount of voluntary work was carried out in the establishment of the new green but the total debt was increased by over £500.

The move paid off and the old Clubhouse was later replaced with a large function room and
restaurant and has been the venue for many celebrations over the years.

The greens and clubrooms have been sold in the past twelve months with the Bowls Club moving to the Tocumwal Golf Club recently.

Information from Back to Tocumwal Centenary 1857-1957.


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