August 14th – 20th, 2016

The 2016 Canadian Lawn Bowls Championships will be held at Commonwealth Lawn Bowling Club. Located in North West Edmonton, in the midst of busy Coronation Park, the club proudly hosted the 1978 Commonwealth bowls tournament and was honoured to have Queen Elizabeth observe the Games.  The club has also had the privilege of hosting many Provincial Tournaments as well as previous National events including the 2014 Singles Championship. One of the largest facilities of its kind in Canada, the club has four beautifully maintained greens to play on.  


Sunday, August 14

Practice Times

9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Bowls and Shoes Inspection

Umpires’ Meeting

NS/PEI: 9:00-9:30 a.m.
NB/QC: 9:30-10 a.m.
ON: 10-10:45 a.m.
MB/SK: 10:45 – 11:30 a.m.
AB/BC: 12:00-1:00 p.m.
Latecomers: 1-1:30 p.m.

1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.

Managers Meeting (Host Hotel)

3:00 p.m.

Opening BBQ (At Host Hotel)

5:30 p.m.

Monday, August 15

Opening Ceremonies

9:00 a.m.

Round 1

10:30 a.m.

Round 2

3:00 p.m.

Tuesday, August 16

Round 3

9:00 a.m.

Round 4

1:30 p.m.

Wednesday, August 17

Round 5

9:00 a.m.

Round 6

1:30 p.m.

Social Event (host hotel)

4:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m.



Thursday, August 18

Round 7

9:00 a.m.

Round 8

1:30 p.m.

Friday, August 19

Round 9

9:00 a.m.

Tie-breakers (if necessary)

1:30 p.m.

Saturday, August 20

Men’s Medal Games

9:00 a.m.

Women’s Medal Games

1:30 p.m.

*Greens are open Saturday, August 13th from 10am to 5pm, but no busses will be running






All players, officials, and guests are required to make their own transportation arrangements to and from the host hotel and the airport.

Airport Shuttle: ​​  

A daily shuttle is available to and from the Commonwealth LBC (11420 139 St) to the host hotel. Please indicate if you going to be using the daily bus service in the Service Request Form. Players not staying at the host hotel will be required to make their own transportation arrangements to the bowling venue.

Buses start Sunday at 8:45 am and run every hour from the host hotel to the club. Last bus leaves the hotel at 1:45 pm, and last bus leaves the greens at 3 pm.

Buses start Monday – Saturday at 7:45 am and will return to the hotel after the last game

*Saturday return bus will be later due to closing ceremonies

Food Service

Meal plan options:

Option 1 ($120): 6 lunches, Opening BBQ
Option 2 ($90): 6 lunches
Option 3 ($30): Opening BBQ (at host hotel Sunday evening)

Please fill out details in Service Request Form for meal plan selection.

Service Request Form

With Canada Post going on strike, please read the details below prior to submitting your Service Request Form. When filling out your Service Request Form, please scan it and email to, or fax to Commonwealth Lawn Bowls Club @ 780-455-9737. Please bring money with you to the event for meal plans.

2016 Service Request Form