The Old Parks Sports Club Bowls Section was founded in 1962 with one green. The Clubhouse and a second green were built in the early 70’s. This 58 years old sport section caters for all ages – young and old.

The Bowls Section is very competitive with Men’s and Ladies league teams playing at the highest levels. The Bowls Section has 2 x Johannesburg Bowls Association rated greens where the Old Parks Bowls Section host JBA and Gauteng competitions.


Age Groups: 21 – 60+ years

Training days: Wednesdays, Saturday afternoons, Sunday mornings

Contact person(s):

Bill Bowen – 082 451 6457

Doug Tuck – 082 445 0119

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The Bowls Section also has coaches who can provide skills training for all bowlers new and old.

This Section promotes bowls development, social and fun days. Having a birthday or needing to get your colleagues out the office for a bit of fun in the sun. Let us know how we can accommodate your needs. The Old Parktonian Sports Club has various venues and fields available that can be hired for a variety of private functions. Our dedicated team will assist you in planning the perfect function that ticks all the boxes. 

The Bowls Section has mixed tabs which takes place on Saturday afternoons from 13h30 / 13h45 (winter/summer) and Sunday mornings from 08h45.

The Bowls Section has a young dynamic Bowls Committee who are continually wanting to grow the membership of the Bowls Section so if you are interested, please direct any questions or enquiries by emailing or by landline 010 003 3520 /011 789 3274/5. 

We are looking forward to seeing you soon on the greens. Come join the Old Parks Bowls Family.

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Club Shirts, Jerseys and Jackets are available from the committee at competitive prices.


Members are required to be members of the Old Parktonian Sports Club. Section fees, including JBA and BSA Levies, are currently under R570 per annum


The club has 3 Mens and 3 Ladies Teams and a pennant side in the JBA Saturday League. Club Teams are entered in the JBA Midweek League in both the Mens and Ladies Divisions. The National Tournament and Black & White Tournament are also well supported by members.


The Entertainments Committee is always active and has traditionally arranged several functions throughout the year – most notably a Christmas Luncheon and Musical Quiz Evenings. All functions are well attended and enjoyed by the members.

Bowls playing times

Tab-in Times are held on the following days:

Saturday  13:30 (winter) 13:45 (summer)

Sunday 08:45

Wed 13:30 (winter) 13:45 (summer)

Public Holidays 08:45 (winter & summer)


Althea Page

T: 011-706 6255

C: 072 437 5255



Both John and Althea are available for individual or small group coaching of beginners or seasoned players by appointment. John has been involved with the Bowls South Africa Standing Committee on Coaching for several years and is therefore experienced at the highest level.

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