Pacific Indoor Lawn Bowling Club
2019-2020 Management Board
President: Serge Pannu
1st Vice President: Eric Leung
2nd Vice President: Richard Yau
Secretary: Rob Berridge
Treasurer: Samuel Siu
Past President: Alice Duncalf
Volunteer Coordinator: Richard Yau
Webmaster: Robert Ascroft
Facebook/ Twitter Manager: Pricilla Westlake
Directors: Will Hall
Founded on November 30, 1938
The Pacific Indoor Bowls Club is the club's official name and generally shortened to PIBC. Bowls is a shortened name for "lawn bowling".
It began in 1938 in a depression-era facility, located on the corner of 19th Ave and Main St, and constructed for under $15,000 thanks to community support.
The club was popular right from the start. Before the installion of all-weather artificial greens in some metro Vancouver clubs, it was THE place to practice and play competitively all fall and winter. It still is a great place to hone one's delivery and overall skill level.
The original facility closed its doors in 2001 after 63 years as home to PIBC. The club’s devoted membership prepared for the construction of new accommodations – plans that took nearly 20 years to realize.
In September 2005, PIBC moved into it's present location, the Millennium Sport Facility. The new space is equipped with all the amenities expected of a world-class facility. It’s perfect for everyone, from a lawn bowling novice to the many club members who have represented Canada internationally. PIBC has fun leagues and events for less competitive players and competitive leagues for the die-hard bowlers.
The club is member-run; directed by an all volunteer executive board. PIBC is a member of Bowls BC, the provincial body of Bowls Canada Boulingren which, in turn, is a member of Scotland-based World Bowls organization.
Lawn bowling is played in over 55 countries worldwide - the sun never sets on lawn bowling because somewhere in the world, right now, people are playing.
It's a club with a rich history of producing champions; and the place for aspiring champions!