Lightning Ridge District Bowling Club

The Home of the Black Opal





Welcome to our club

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Lightning Ridge Bowling Club A.G.M. was held on Sunday the 27th of September 2015.

Weekly Entertainment

  • Poker Tournaments - Tuesdays, Registrations @ 6:45pm.
  • Hot Cash - Thursdays from 6pm.
  • Raffles, Joker Draw, Members Draw and Live Entertainment - Fridays from 7pm.
  • Sunday Markets - Sundays from 4pm.

General Information


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.

Trading Hours:

Monday to Thursday 10am to 10pm

Friday 10am to 1.00am

Saturday 10am to 10.00pm

Sunday 10am to 10pm

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.


Our club also boasts the best accommodation in town. For more information click on the link below.

The Wallangulla Motel

Owned and operated by the Lightning Ridge & District Bowling Club.

Copyright © Lightning Ridge District Bowling Club 2013. All rights reserved. Phone: 02 68 290 408, Fax : 02 68  290 040

Main photo courtesy of Shaun Galman -

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