It’s Orange on the Green!

Training new bowlers
Training new bowlers

We’ve been cleared to start teaching lawn bowling and our trainers have been planning ways to make learning more fun.
If you’re interested in learning to bowl, email us at or call Tony Lachowicz at 707-888-1430.

Or drop in on a Saturday. Starting on May1st, we’re open for drop-ins at 9:30 am.

Following county regulations, masks and distancing will be required.

Sonoma County is officially orange and opening. OVA’s Opening Committee has met to figure out what this means for Oakmont, and the OLBC board met to figure out what It means for Lawn Bowling.


If you haven’t been bowling, for whatever reason, now’s the time to start bowling again. The weather has been beautiful. On May 1st, we’ll start bowling at 9:30 (be there at 9:15).

Let the games begin! Jerry Garland with Francis and Pam will determine dates for a couple of tournaments, just to get our feet wet. He’s thinking or starting with pairs. We’ll send out an announcement with the dates and details as soon as we have them.

2019 Memorial Day Tournament – Mark, Jodi and Linda P

We have a lot of bowlers who haven’t bowled in quite a while, and some may like a refresher course. Email us at or call Tony Lachowicz at 707-888-1430 to schedule a refresher course. Don’t be shy. We absolutely, positively want to see you back out there. We can play a short game or an entire game. It’s up to you.

If you know someone who’s interested in learning to bowl, have them email us at or call Tony Lachowicz at 707-888-1430. They can also pick up brochures by the entrance to the green or consider joining us on Drop-in Saturdays starting May 1st or visit our website at

Starting on May 1st (when bowling moves to 9:30 am), we’ll offer our Saturday drop-ins at 9:30 on rink #5. If you’re bowling on a Saturday and someone looks interested in learning more about bowling, please make them feel welcome.

1. Wear a mask when bowling.
2. Maintain 6 feet distance.
3. We’ll continue to use 5 spaced-out rinks.
4. Rink #5 will be used for training and drop-in bowling on Saturdays.
5. Whether you’re bowling cut-throat, pairs, or singles, divvy up the work so only one person touches the rake, one person touches the mat, one person touches the scoreboard, etc.
6. We will be able to enter the bowls room, but with a maximum of 2 people in the room at any time.
7. We can use the benches.

It’s possible that California and Sonoma County will open even more about June 15. At that point, we’lll be looking at more tournaments, more training, holding a demo day, and maybe even a social event.

[Image 2019 05 08 Bowls.jpg. Caption: Bowls]
[Image 2019 05 27 Mark Jodi and Linda P.jpg. Caption: 2019 Memorial Day Tournament – Mark, Jodi and Linda P]


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