Lightning Ridge District Bowling Club

The Home of the Black Opal





News and Information


Social Bowls

Tuesday & Thursday @ 5:30 pm

Sunday @ 6 pm


Friday 18th of April


The Twine

Runners up in

Australia's Got Talent 2011


Every Friday

Gourmet Buffet

6:30 pm



Book at Reception


Adam Harvey

Will entertaining you at The Lightning Ridge Bowling Club.


8th of May

"Songs & Stories Accoustic Tour"



Tickets on sale at the end of February


AGM Notice,

Board Members Nominations,

Financial Statements 2012-2013,

all available on the

It's that time again!

Club Grants

Our chance to better the community we serve.

Prize Updates 2014


April 14th - April 20th




Meat Raffles from 5 pm

Happy hour from 6 pm


Hot Cash Draw

North West NSW, 5 Clubs Draw



Second Chance Draw

$500 to the member of the club drawn on the night, registered as being present at the club during the draw.


In-House Hot Cash

Members Draw - $6,400


For more information call us on:

(02) 68 290 408



Friday Raffles

Tickets on sale from 7pm

Drawn 8pm

Joker Draw - $5,000

Members Draw - $3,450



Sunday Markets

From 4pm

Members Draw - If not won Friday



Lightning Ridge District Bowling Club Ltd has grown dramatically over the last few years fulfilling its social and sporting obligations to the community. It now has a floor area of 4800 m² and a membership of more than 3600 members.

Welcome to our club

General Information

Trading Hours:

Monday to Thursday 10am to 11pm

Friday 10am to 12.30am

Saturday 10am to 12.00am

Sunday 10am to 11pm

Times may vary depending on seasons and events.

The club has a synthetic and a natural grass green. The Club boasts the very successful Black Opal Classic tournament which is held annually in October. Players from all over Australia, including state and commonwealth games representatives compete for price money totalling $35,000.


Our TAB area is undoubtedly the best in the area 10 screens displaying the latest betting information. We have Sky Channel on a large screen to watch your horses win.


Keno is also available and is displayed on monitors around the club.


The club also have pool tables, dartboards, indoor carpet bowls and hold market days and bingo and feature regular bands.

Happy Easter 2014

Easter Thursday

Easter Friday

5 - 8 pm The Twine - Runners up in Australia's Got Talent 2011. Plenty of activities for the kids! Food is available!


Easter Saturday

4 - 8 pm Simmos (pub in the club)

Bar & Side Gate Open! Food is also available!


6 - 8 pm Candle Lit BBQ Dinner (near the bowls area) $15pp!


Auditorium (International Party Crew)


Easter Sunday

4pm Easter Market Day


6pm Dick Jeffries (Live Entertainment)

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