Barefoot Bowls

Port Bowler is the ideal place for your barefoot bowls event, whether it’s with a few friends or maybe a social or corporate function, our club offers it all. We have 12 rinks available, great club facilities (refurbished in 2021), public transportation close by which includes the 109 tram stop 300 meters away and public car parking. We welcome all group sizes of all ages.

To book or inquire, please email:

Rink Hire Times

1st Jan 2024 to 13th October 2024

Monday:         Green Closed
Tuesday:        12:00pm – 9:00pm
Wednesday:   12:00pm – 9.00pm
Thursday:      12:00pm – 9.00pm
Friday:            12:00pm – 9.00pm
Saturday:       12:00pm – 9.00pm (subject to pennant)
Sunday:          12:00pm – 6.00pm 

14th October to 31st December 2024

Monday:    Green Closed
Tuesday to Friday:
Breakfast Session                    8.30am – 11.30am
Lunch Session                          12.30pm – 3.30pm
Dinner Session                          5:30pm – 8:30pm
Dinner Session Only                 5:30pm to 8:30pm
Breakfast Session                    8.30am – 11.30am
Lunch Session                          12.30pm – 3.30pm
Dinner Session                         5:30pm – 8:30pm
Rink Hire Rates For Groups and Corporate Events

  • $110 per hour per rink
  • 16 Bowls provided per rink
  • Max 10 people on rink at any one time
  • Consecutive rink hire is available on request and subject to availability.

Hire Fees Include:

  • All equipment
  • Bowling demonstration if required

Requirements for Bowling:

  • Port Melbourne Bowling Club operates under a club licence you and all barefoot bowlers and guest will need to sign in as visitors to the club.
  • We practise the responsible serving of alcohol.
  • We are fully licensed (no BYO) with a great range of popular beverages at discounted prices.
  • Barefoot means barefoot – but if you have lawn bowls shoes, that’s fine.  If you don’t like the feeling of grass under your feet, please bring along a pair of old socks or thongs are acceptable
  • We can accommodate groups from 8 to 60 Bowlers at any one-time, larger groups can rotate bowlers with a maximum of 10 Bowlers per rink at any one time.
  • Casual Rates are $20.00 per bowler per hour
  • Casual walk-in groups can be accommodated subject to green availability.
  • Please dress appropriately and make sure you wear sun-smart clothes and sunscreen as necessary.
  • When you arrive, we will make sure you are instructed in the game and, importantly, the safety aspects of barefoot lawn bowls to make sure your experience and those of our other guests is a safe and enjoyable.
  • All Bowlers will be issued with wrist bands, no wrist band no bowls
  • No drinking or smoking on the greens
  • No swearing or bad language will be tolerated.

Port Bowler welcomes Albert Park College Students