Ontario Lawn Bowling Association (OLBA)
The OLBA is the controlling body for lawn bowling in Ontario since 1930. OLBA’s mission is to promote, encourage, coordinate, and administer the sport of lawn bowling and to provide opportunities for all bowlers in Ontario to participate at their level of interest and ability. Our club is in District 14 which meets twice a year. Each season OLBA organizes the play downs and schedules all tournaments over the 16 districts for over 7000 bowlers province-wide. OLBA charges each bowler a membership fee and provides insurance. Please consult www.olba.ca for more information. You can also sign up to receive the OLBA E-Bulletin and the Lawn Bowls News & Views for free. Finally please click here for the proposed membership fee structure for 2021.
Bowls Canada Boulingrin (BCB)
BCB works at the national and international level to support Canadians on the bowling greens. OLBA is affiliated with BCB, one of the national associations comprising the World Bowls Board. The Laws of the Sport of Bowls Crystal Mark 3rd Edition 2015 is available for $5.00 and the new bowlers handbook available for $3.00. Please visit www.bowlscanada.com to order or for more information. Finally, BCB has produced some excellent introductory on-line videos on lawn bowling.