ABOUT THE CLUB

Situated along the pristine waters of Port Stephens, Nelson Bay Bowling & Recreation Club provides the perfect venue to experience all that the local region has to offer in the way of sport, leisure and entertainment. The club has been a favorite venue amongst locals and visitors for over 50 years and has maintained a strong community focus by supporting many area sporting, community and charity groups.

Our club features superb dining and bar facilities to complement our collection of versatile function and meeting rooms. In fact, these spaces can cater for up to 300 people, and provide the perfect one-stop recreation venue you’ve been searching for. Club members also love taking advantage of our weekly raffles, promotions, Bingo games and shows. We provide everything necessary to experience a great night out with your friends and family members.

Nelson Bay Bowling Recreational Club
The club features full bowling facilities and welcomes all bowlers and social players to enjoy the superior turf greens on offer. We also cater to all functions, from corporate events to weddings and birthday parties. The club is wheelchair friendly with easy access from the car park, as well as a lift available centrally. We also provide a courtesy bus from Thursday through Sunday, picking up from 4pm.

ANNUAL REPORT AND FINANCIAL STATEMENT

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

MAX HARMAN
MAX HARMANCHAIRMAN
DAMIEN KROEK
DAMIEN KROEKDEPUTY CHAIRMAN
HELEN NICHOLLS
HELEN NICHOLLS
DES ALLAN
DES ALLAN
REG DOWTON
REG DOWTON
WARRICK LILLY
WARRICK LILLY
JOHN CARROLL

MANAGEMENT TEAM

RICHARD GIRVAN
RICHARD GIRVANSECRETARY MANAGER
KAREN HARTAS
KAREN HARTASADMINISTRATION MANAGER
NICOLE BLUE
NICOLE BLUEFUNCTIONS AND MARKETING MANAGER
DOC KETLEY
DOC KETLEYCELLARMAN
ROD BARKER
ROD BARKERHEAD GREENKEEPER
MARK WATT
MARK WATTDUTY MANAGER
BLAKE SIGNAL
BLAKE SIGNALDUTY MANAGER

THE COMMUNITY

Our club is a proud supporter of local junior and senior sport as well as many community support initiatives. We spend approximately a quarter of a million dollars each year within the local community to provide sporting facilities for bowls and to support local community groups. You can trust that Nelson Bay Bowling Club takes great pride in assisting the local community.

To become a part of any of the below organisations, you can contact our Club Reception for the upcoming meeting dates and times.
The club is proud to support each of the following organizations:
  • Nelson Bay Strikers Baseball Club
  • NBBC Darts Club
  • NBBC Fishing Club
  • Nelson Bay Tennis Club
  • PS District Bodyboarders Club
  • Men of League
  • Nelson Bay Bowlf
  • PS Diggers Bowls Club

SUB GROUPS

Nelson Bay Bowling Club Subgroups

Men’s Travelling Bowlers
Contact: Kerry Dumbrell
Mixed Travelling Bowlers
Contact: John Carroll
Men’s Bowls 
Contact: Richard Girvan
Contact: Jac Aldred
Fishing Club
Contact: Justin Billet
BOWLF (Social Golf and Bowls Group)
Contact: Dick Gibson
Nelson Bay and District Senior Citizens Social and Welfare Club 
Contact: Margaret Williamson
Social Darts
Contact: Debra Townsend
Nelson Bay District Social & Welfare Club
Tomaree Over 50’s Fitness
Tomaree Ladies Probus
Tomaree Mens Probus
Nelson Bay Junior Rugby Union
Port Stephens Community Arts Centre
Tomaree Rate Payers Association
Port Stephens Woodworkers
Tomaree Public School
Port Stephens Legacy
Sea Shelter
Marine Parks
Nelson Bay Mens Probus
Australian Unity
Port Stephens Toastmasters
Port Stephens Car Club
PSFM Radio
Rotary Club of Nelson Bay
Salamander Men’s Shed
Tomaree Breast Cancer Support
Coast To Coast Farmers
Seaside Singers
Soldiers Point Lions Club
Beyond Blue
Bay Fm 88.0
Nelson Bay Grey Gropers
Justice of the Peace
Nelson Bay Ladies Probus
OCCI Oceania Care
Probus Club of Port Stephens
Port Stephens Sister Cities

COURTESY BUS

Due to the recent Covid-19 developments in the Salamander Bay region, we have decided to cancel the Courtesy Bus Service once again.

OPERATING THURSDAY—SUNDAY.

$2 DONATION APPLIES

CALL RECEPTION TO MAKE A BOOKING .

BUS SCHEDULE

THURSDAY -Pick Up from approx 4.30 & 5.30pm

-Drop Off approx 6.30 & 7.30pm

FRIDAY & SATURDAY

-Pick Up from approx 3.45, 5.00, 6.00pm and then on the hour

-Drop Off on the half hour from 5.30pm

SUNDAY  -Pick Up from approx 3.15pm

-Drop Off from approx 5.30, 6.30, 7.30pm

PLEASE NOTE:

  • Arrival & Departure Times may vary due to operational issues.
  • Guests are requested to be waiting outside Pick up address.
  • Offensive Behaviour and Bad Language will not be tolerated.
  •  No Smoking or Drinking on the Bus
  • Due to Covid19, maximum of 8 guests at one time
  • Only the driver allowed in the front

OUR PARTNERS

Nelson Bay Bowling Club is proud to recommend each of the businesses shown on this page.

They have been chosen because of the exceptional services they offer in their respective fields.