Barefoot Bowls Brisbane
Looking for Barefoot Bowls in Brisbane?
Barefoot Bowls Brisbane is growing in popularity at a phenomenal rate. It is a great way to get to know the game of bowls, without having to spend on bowls equipment to do so. Attire for the game is totally casual/mufti and you can wear flat soled shoes if you have them, otherwise you just play barefoot.
Barefoot Bowls Once a Month
At Brighton Bowls, we have a monthly Barefoot Bowls Brisbane day on the first Sunday of the month. It is open to the public and all ages. For insurance reasons you have to be 12 or over to play.
Just turn up by 9:30 to register, and for $10 per person, you will get 3 hours of bowls (10am to 1pm) followed by a B.B.Q. lunch. You can't beat that for value. Bowls are supplied, and for anyone who has never played, the basics are explained below.
Barefoot Bowls Brisbane Weekends
Providing the greens are not already booked for club competitions or inter club rivalry, the greens may be available to book barfoot bowls. Please contact us if you would like to book barefoot bowls over any weekend outside of our monthly barefoot bowls above.
Barefoot Bowls Brisbane Christmas Party
Bowls Basics and Rules
Bowls Green Layout
Rink: area in which play takes place - a flat grassed area, bounded by boundary pegs
End: An end is completion of a team's bowling from mat to jack. A game is made up of a number of Ends
Centre Line: the line down the centre of the rink
Jack (kitty in Qld): small white ball, rolled out along the centreline, the idea is to get bowls as close as possible to it
Bowls: the bowl is used by the player, up to four each, weighted on one side causing it to curve as it rolls
Mat: Placed on the centre line, players stand on it to bowl - one foot has to stay in touch with mat during bowl delivery.
Game Types: Can be singles, pairs, tripples or fours - between 2 and 4 players per team - 2 teams per game