Welcome to all

Welcome to McLaren Vale Bowling Sports & Social Club Website. We hope you enjoy the website and if you are a visitor to McLaren Vale pop in for a drink and enjoy our friendly atmosphere especially on Friday nights when we have meals and drinks are at club prices. Also we have a happy hour on Friday nights 5.30 – 6.30pm. Meals on Friday nights are served 5.30 – 7.30pm.


AGM 2018

Notice is hereby given that the AGM of the McLaren Vale Bowling Club will be held in the clubroom on Monday 23 April 2018 at 7:00pm.

Please find attached the following documents:

• Notice of 2018 AGM
• Agenda for 2017/18 AGM
• Minutes of 2016/17 AGM
• Reports attached to 2016/17 AGM
• Nomination Form for Board of Management
Please print off the attachments and bring to the AGM. There will be copies available on the night.

Please come along to the AGM and hear a review of the season, including Financial Report, and reports from the Board and raise any issues you believe will improve your Club.

If you wish to put forward any Notice of Motion please forward them to me no later than 9 April 2018.

If you wish to nominate for a position on the Board of Management please complete the attached Nomination Form and return to me also by 9 April 2018. Forms are also available in the clubroom.

kind regards
Peter Guerin

Agenda for AGM 2017 18

Attached Reports 2016 17 AGM20180315_12072420

Minutes AGM 2016-17

Nomination Form for Board of Management20180315_12333093

Notice of 2018 AGM


Jen Reviews email

This week we received an email (as below) from a writer at ‘Jen Reviews’.

From: Jean Miller <jean@jenreviews.email>
Date: Fri, Feb 16, 2018 at 6:29 PM
Subject: Research on Walking
To: mclvbc@gmail.com

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Car Park update

Hi All

Please find attached for your information the latest Concept Plan for the driveway and car park at the Bowls Club. This plan along with a lighting plan will be submitted to Council for Development Approval. Copies of the Concept Plan and Lighting Plan will be displayed in the Club.

Also please remember that the speed limit in the driveway and car park is 5 km per hour, which is walking pace. At this time of the year it is quite dusty and limiting your speed not only reduces the dust it is paramount for the safety of our members, visitors and the children from the adjoining Montessori Centre, so please make sure you adhere to the speed restrictions.

Landscape Concept 11217

Annual Subscription for Membership of the Bowling Club

Hi All

    It is the time of the year when the annual subscription for membership of the McLaren Vale Bowling Club is due.  The fee details for the various categories of membership  and payment options are on the attached form. Also included in the attachment are details of the Opening Day for 2017/18 and proposed dates for practice games as well as starting dates for pennants. 

     For all those members intending to play pennant bowls in the new season I would greatly appreciate if you could pay your membership as early as possible as this allows me to register you in the Bowls SA data base and pay your capitation fee well in advance of the pennant season.  No one will be eligible to play unless they are financial and registered.

    For those social members playing Night Owls and the darts players we also would appreciate your Social Membership fee of $10 as early as possible and certainly prior to the 23 September cut off.  Being a social member gives you access to the Club facilities, including the bowling greens, provided they are open, as well as entry in the Friday night jackpot draw each week.

    I encourage you all to use the facilities of your Club, come and support our social functions and our Friday Night dinners.  Introduce family and friends to the Club. We welcome new members and encourage our social bowlers to consider full membership and to play pennant bowls.  You will note there is a significantly reduced fee for a any new full members.

    I also remind everyone, on behalf of our Board of Management, to strictly adhere to the 5kph speed limit in the Club entrance and car park at all times.  This is a shared facility with the Montessori Children’s Centre and there is often very young children present.

    I look forward to seeing you at the Club and at the start of the new season.

    Should you have any questions please do not hesitate to contact me on 0413 987 345 or Michael Boon, Treasurer, 0416 238 134.


kind regards

Peter Guerin


Fee Notice Updated 2017-18


Membership Fees

To all members. 2017 – 18 Club fees are now due and must be paid no later than 24th September 2017.

Please note that the Club Membership year runs from 1st July to 30th June.

Fees are as listed below:

Full Member – $185.00

Associate Member – $135.00

Junior Member (under 18years) – $50.00

Social Member – $10.00

Introductory Fee (all 1st year Full Members) – $120.00