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Save the Date

Mondays, June - Aug
Monday Night Maintenance
(volunteer maintenance work party)
6 PM

Sat, June 14
JP Mixed Pairs
10 AM

Mon, June 16
JP Board Meeting
6:30 PM

Sat, June 21
Social Security Classic
10 AM

Sat/Sun, June 28/29
JP Team Tournament
10 AM

Sundays on the Greens
No host draw game
1 PM

Current weather

WA - Seattle, Seattle Boeing Field

Overcast, mist, light rain
  • Overcast, mist, light rain
  • Temperature: 64.4 °F / 18 °C
  • Wind: Southeast, 6.9 mph
  • Rel. Humidity: 88 %
Reported on:
Wed, 07/23/2014 - 11:05


Members Mixer

Swing through the Decades

Come toast the history of lawn bowling on Beacon Hill. Swing to the sounds of the 40s. Bring a dish to share. Pimms Cup cocktails or bring your own hooch.

Jefferson Park Mens and Womens Pairs Results

Six Mens Pairs and two Womens Pairs contested for the title of club champions bowling eighteen end games on a very hot weekend.  When it was all over the Womens Champions were Nancy Nishikawa and Rikki Ricard with Lisa Duffala and Anne Walsh second.

Richard Broad and Larry Holman were the Mens Champions with Chris Davis and John Hollingsworth second.

All in all a great weekend of bowling was enjoyed by all.




2014 NW Division Mens and Womens Pairs Play Downs - Bowls USA National Championships

Bowls USA Championships Northwest Division
Sat, July 26th to Wed July 30th  9.30 am Daily
Mens and Womens Pairs Play Downs

The 2014 US Championships will be held at Sun City Center Florida from Tuesday, Nov 4th to Saturday Nov 8th.  To enter the Play Downs every player must meet the following requirements.
a) Be a citizen of the United States.
b) Be a Bowls USA member prior to the Play Downs.
c) Be financially in good standing for all bowls related obligations.
d) Able to verify, if a member of more than one division, that they have not entered the Play Downs of any other division.
e) Be willing to certify that they will compete at the Championships as that division’s representative or as runners- up in case of default by the winners.
f) Be aware that any Play Downs winners who do not fulfill the above requirements may face possible sanctions from their division.
g) Proof that any of the above requirements have not been met in full can be considered as cause for disqualification.

There will be a sign up sheet on the Jefferson Park club notice board.

Entries may also be sent to: Howard Syder at email handjsyder@comcast.net.

The entry fee is $20 per person.

July 4th Ice Cream Social

Please join us on the 4th of July for ice cream and lawn bowling in beautiful Jefferson Park. We provide the ice cream and lawn bowls, you wear flat-soled shoes and bring friends and family! The greens will be open to the public from 1:00 to 4:00 pm. Come celebrate America's independence with a new sport and an ice cream sundae!

Friday Night BBQ & Bowls is canceled on July 4th.

Jefferson Park Mens and Womens Open Pairs Tournament

It is time to sign up for the Mens and Womens Open Pairs Tournament.  This is a warm up for the Division Playdowns later in July.

The dates for the JP Pairs are July 12th and 13th.  Start time is 10 am and the entrance fee is $5.

There is a sign up sheet for both the mens and womens tournament on the notice board at the club. 

You can also sign up by emailing Howard Syder at handjsyder@comcast.net or telephoning at 253-833-5361.

Friday Night BBQ & Bowls

June 20 August 29, 2014
6 PM – 9PM


How's this for a perfect summer Friday night: you and your family and friends + sunshine + incredible views of the city, mountains and sunset + a fun new sport?

Welcome to Friday Night BBQ and Bowls at Jefferson Park Lawn Bowling Club!

While most events, leagues, and tournaments are members only (for information on membership, see the membership page), Friday Night BBQ and Bowls is open to the public every Friday night from June 20th through August 29th.

Members are on hand to teach you the game, the barbecue is hot (bring your own grillables!), and you can enjoy a Friday night in one of the most beautiful parks in the city while learning how to lawn bowl with your family and friends.
What should you bring?

2014 Odd Couples League


It's time to think about signing up for this year's Odd Couples League.

The league will start on Thursday June 5th and run until July 24th.  It is open to any combination of pairs and bowling will start at 7pm.

The cost is $15 per person

To sign up please email me at handjsyder@comcast.net or call 253-833-5361.

You can also signup at the club.  A sign up sheet will be on the notice board.

We always need substitutes so if you are interested in bowling as a substitute for a bowler who cannot bowl on a particular night please let me know at the email or telephone number listed.  You can also list on the sign up sheet at the club.

If you don't have a partner sign up anyway and we'll try to pair you up.

The league will be limited to 16 pairs.

I look forward to hearing from all you interested bowlers.

Howard Syder


Bowl for the Roses

Join us for the Opening Day Celebrations
Saturday, May 3rd starting at 10AM

Wear your best chapeau and bowl for the roses. Get back on the greens and share in esoteric games by Paul and Chris. See your bowling buddies and get ready for the season.

Lunchtime, we'll have BBQ Pork and rolls. Please bring a side or dessert to share.

And please reply to your evite in email so we know how many people to cook for!


Campus Day

Hey bowlersit’s springtime in Seattle and that means it's time to BOWL! But before we start rolling-em, we need your help as members/volunteers to spruce up the clubhouse and grounds.

So you might ask how can I help.

Well, you can show up Saturday April 26th 9 AM (come when you can, do what you can) to Campus Day, the club's annual spring cleaning extravaganza. Please come on up and give the club a helping hand. For helping out the Club will provide lunch.

And as a bonus that same Saturday at noon the board is having it’s Spring Meeting, it is very exciting if you’ve never been.

And that’s not all, at 2 PM there‘s Club Gamesa simple draw game with all who choose to play. If you have any questions feel free to contact Brian Nichols.

See you on the greens Saturday April 26th!

Bowlers Connect!

What do all these people have in common?

They all joined the Jefferson Park Lawn Bowling Club group on Facebook. And you can too!

Open to the public
Friday nights from
June 20 August 29, 2014
6 PM until 9 PM




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