Club History


Previously know as Wangaratta City Ladies, the club celebrated its 40th Anniversary in September 2009.

Back in the late 1960s a group of ladies belonging to the Wangaratta Bowls Club decided it was time for them to establish a club of their own.

In August 1968 a site at Wareena Park was made available by the City Council.

Constant fund raising was a necessity as the club attempted to become established. This included having stalls, raffles, coffee mornings, slide nights, card parties, Melbourne Cup sweeps and more.

The original 8 rink grass green was opened on 17th September 1969.
Proposals and yet more fundraising for the club house began as early as 1970, with the hard work culminating in the opening of the clubhouse in 1975.

The club has continued to flourish throughout the years. In 2008, with the assistance from an Australian Government Community Water Grant of $105,692 (matched dollar for dollar by the club) the members replaced the existing grass green with a synthetic carpet and also installed water storage facilities to serve the club rooms and surrounds.

The club is situated in a picturesque setting adjacent to Wareena Park and the Wareena Wetlands.

Now, with the change of name, Wareena Park Bowls Club is looking forward to a new era as a mixed bowling club.