Bowls

IMPORTANT INFORMATION ON COVID-19

Yowani is continuing to tailor it’s operations to keep in line with Government rules and regulations around “social distancing” and “mass gatherings”. Below is some important information on changes that have been implemented to maximise the safety and well being of Yowani Members and Staff, including Pro Shop Staff.

GENERAL ADVICE

PLEASE CONTINUE TO OBSERVE AND PRACTICE ENHANCED HYGIENE MEASURES FOR THE SAFETY OF ALL MEMBERS AND STAFF AND, MOST IMPORTANTLY, STAY AWAY FROM YOWANI IF YOU ARE FEELING UNWELL, REGARDLESS OF THE SYMPTOMS. IT IS ALSO VITALLY IMPORTANT THAT YOU SELF-ISOLATE IN ACCORDANCE WITH GOVERNMENT GUIDELINES IF YOU HAVE BEEN EXPOSED TO SOMEONE SUFFERING FROM COVID-19 OR IF YOU HAVE RECENTLY RETURNED FROM OVERSEAS.

 PLEASE CONTACT THE CLUB IMMEDIATELY (CLUB@YOWANI.COM.AU) IF YOU HAVE TESTED POSITIVE TO COVID-19  AND HAVE VISITED THE CLUB IN THE LEAD UP TO YOUR POSITIVE DIAGNOSIS.

 GOVERNMENTS HAVE ADVISED ALL PEOPLE OVER THE AGE OF 70 TO REMAIN AT HOME WHENEVER POSSIBLE. ALTHOUGH GOLF AND BOWLS ARE IMPORTANT METHODS OF EXERCISE AND RECREATION FOR ALL PARTCIPANTS, YOWANI STRONGLY URGES ANY MEMBER OVER THE AGE OF 70 TO CONSIDER THIS ADVICE PRIOR TO BOOKING A COMPETITION TEE TIME OR ENJOYING A ROLL-UP.

CLUBHOUSE

The clubhouse ceased all operations on 23 March 2020. The clubhouse will remain shut down until Government restrictions are lifted.

BOWLS

Access to Yowani’s Bowling Greens is available to Yowani Bowling Members only and is subject to Yowani’s “Returning to Golf and Bowls Guidelines” (available Here) and the below Interim Social Bowls Procedures.

Yowani Country Club Interim Social bowls Procedures – 18052020

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PERSONAL HYGIENE REQUIREMENTS

 Members will be aware of the considerable reporting on the Coronavirus that is occurring and should keep themselves informed about government health advice. This advice is available Here

In this regard there are a number of simple measures we can all take to minimise the potential for contracting or spreading  the infection. These include:

  • No handshaking, high fives or fist pumps – congratulate/thank your fellow Member with a thumbs up;
  • Do not share food or water;
  • Cover nose and mouth with tissue or flexed elbow when coughing or sneezing;
  • Keep 1.5m distance from anyone at all times;
  • Use alcohol-based hand wash where available;
  • Wash hands with soap and water and dry with paper towel before and after games;
  • Avoid picking up another players bowl or golf ball; and
  • Any member with flu-like symptoms should exclude themselves from play at the first sign of symptoms and seek medical advice.

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Yowani has three couch greens and light’s for play at night.

Two greens have sun shading and seats at each end.

New Bowlers

Yowani actively encourages new bowlers, and free coaching with one of our qualified coaches can be arranged at a mutually convenient time.

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Make a Booking

Bowls Office: (02) 6228 9733

Reception: (02) 6241 3377

Golf

Yowani Golf Course is regarded as one of Australia's finest inland courses.

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Accommodation

Yowani Country Club has 24 modern self-contained motel units.

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During the warmer months coaching clinics are held on Sunday mornings. Both new and experience bowlers attend these clinics and it is a great way for aspiring bowlers to get started.

If you are interested in learning to bowl contact Bowls on 6228 9733.

Membership

To download a copy of the Bowl’s Application Form beginning 1st April 2020, please click here

Activities

Bowls

Regular bowling days – all year round.
Players require neat casual dress and flat soled shoes. Bowls can be provided free of charge if you do not have your own.

  • Tuesdays from 1pm – Men’s Social;
  • Wednesdays from 10am – Mixed Social;
  • Thursdays from 5.30pm during daylight saving time – Mixed Social;
  • Fridays from 7.00pm to 8.30pm {November to March} – Mixed Night Social; and
  • Saturdays from 12.30pm – Mixed Social.

Phone: 6228 9733 (Bowls Office) at least one hour before the start of play to register. Green Fees apply to these events.

Corporate Bowls

  • Yowani caters for groups of Corporate, or Bare Foot Bowlers, all year round.
  • All bowls equipment is provided.
  • Lights on each green allow for play after work.
  • Functions using the restaurant and bar facilities at the club are welcome in conjunction with bowls.
  • Participants must wear flat soled shoes or play in bare feet.
  • Bowls is a great way for your company to enjoy their end of year celebrations.
  • Contact Andrew our functions coordinator on 6228 9729.

Roll Ups

Vacant greens are available for roll ups and practice Tuesday to Sunday.

Players are requested to contribute $1 to assist with water and maintenance costs for each use of the greens.

Open Events

Yowani hosts a number of events each year which are open to bowlers from other clubs:

  • Women’s Six A Side Medley Carnival;
  • Mixed Six A Side Medley Carnival; and
  • Women’s Sports Day.

These events are usually held in March, May and October respectively.

Bowlers from other clubs in Canberra and the surrounding region are most welcome to participate.

Contact the Bowls Office – 6228 9733  for more information.

Club Championships

Club Championships are conducted throughout the year to fit in with the Bowls ACT program.

Yowani Bowl’s uniform is required for those competing in Championship Events.

Championships events consist of:

  • Men’s Major Singles, Pairs, Triples and Fours;
  • Women’s Major Singles, Pairs, Triples and Fours;
  • Women’s Minor Singles and Pairs;
  • Mixed Pairs and Mixed Fours;
  • Handicapped Singles for men; and
  • Encouragement Pairs and Drawn Triples for women

Pennant

Yowani fields teams in Men’s and Women’s Pennants events run by Bowls ACT.

Men’s pennant is played on Sundays and Women’s pennant is played on Tuesdays on dates to be advised by Bowls ACT.

Pennant players are required to wear Yowani uniform.

For more information regarding Pennant play and/or ACT events, click here: www.bowlsact.org.au

Travelling Bowlers

A very strong Travelling Bowlers Group operates at the Club and welcomes visiting clubs all year round.

For more information, contact Reception on 6241 3377 and you will be put in touch with a Committee Member.

Club & Bowling Green Dress Rules

Club Dress Rules

DRESS RULES – Clubhouse + Bowls