Clubs to visit this summer – South East Queensland
We continue our series scanning the country for the clubs you need to visit this summer, with South East Queensland next in focus.
Just metres from the beautiful white sandy beach of Broadbeach, a trip to the Gold Coast would not be complete without a visit to the host venue of the 2018 Commonwealth Games. A bucket-list item for any bowls enthusiast to play on the same world-class greens as our BCiB Australian Jackaroos.
Located a pit-stop south of Surfers Paradise, Burleigh Heads is a vibrant social hot-spot on the Gold Coast offering a wonderful ocean backdrop while still being conveniently located in the heart of the town. One of many clubs in the bowls heartland that is the Gold Coast.
Brisbane and Moreton Bay
Positioned on the Redcliffe Peninsula, 30km north of Brisbane, the Bramble Bay Bowls Club pride themselves on providing a warm, inviting and relaxed atmosphere. Offering three greens with Social Bowls, Barefoot Bowls, Men’s, Ladies and Junior Bowls days, as well as lots of Major Tournaments all year around, there’s a bowling opportunity for everyone regardless of your ability. The club boasts spectacular water views, where you can sit and enjoy exquisite Chinese cuisine and drinks on offer. Also on offer are over 18 competition pool tables, The Redcliffe Gateball Club and Fishing Club.
A venue synonymous with the Bowls Premier League (BPL), Club Pine Rivers is a world-class facility with two undercover greens and all the hospitality offerings you could ask for. Just north of the Brisbane CBD, the club has a strong-record in hosting national and international bowls events and providing something for everyone. With future renovations to include new restaurants, function rooms, a sports bar, kids club and additional gaming machines, the club is definitely moving in a strong direction.
Located just outside Brisbane, this old but very picturesque club is found atop Ipswich’s Queens Park. Ipswich’s oldest bowling club, the club provides free coaching to those who want to play try bowls, with two excellent greens to cater to your needs.