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Bowl to Cure Cystic Fibrosis!

Lawn Summer Nights Brantford will be hosting it's first ever Lawn Summer nights, a fundraiser for Cystic Fibrosis, on Saturday, July 20.  Get a team of four together, raise funds and hit the green as the stars come up. There will be food, entertainment and a bar.  Registration opens May 9 and is expected to sell out fast.  Cost is $200 per team of 4, which includes the team entry and dinner. Social tickets are also available for $20 per person and includes food and a drink ticket. Social tickets can be purchased online here or at the door. Must be 19 years of age or older to attend.

Interested in volunteering for #LSN? We are looking for markers/jack setters, kitchen help and for someone with Smartserve.  Marker/jack setters will be helping the participants on the green and with scoring.

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Update As of July 13. One team spot just became available. If you are interested in getting a team together, please send a direct message to LSN Brantford on Facebook Messenger.

Social tickets are still available.

Organizers are expecting more than 150 people at the event.  As such, parking at the facility will be limited, especially if you are coming to the club in the afternoon or evening to play tennis.  Additional parking is available on the street or at Christ the King school.

Welcome to the 2019 Season

You are invited to help kick off the season by joining us on Saturday, May 4 from 10 am until 2 pm for a tennis and bowls information and activity day (Open House). Information regarding memberships and club activities will be provided and membership and camp registrations will be accepted. Light refreshments will also be served. We hope to see you all there!

Open HouseDuring the Open House, there will also be a Doubles Tennis Tournament starting at 10 am until approximately 2 pm. Rain date is Sunday, May 5. Babolat will be on site for racquet demos. For more information or to enter, call 519-802-7271 by Friday, May 3. Cost is $15 per person and includes balls, prizes and food. Two matches are guaranteed.

Bowlers, as some of you are aware, the club is no longer affiliated with the Ontario Lawn Bowl Association. This will not affect day to day bowls games. This has only reduced the number of tournament that the club hosts. We are the District 25's choice for hosting the Senior Summer Lawn Bowls competition May 30 and Lawn Summer Nights July 20 amongst other tournaments.

Finally, some of you may have noticed an increased presence of City of Brantford Parks and Recreation staff and vehicles at our club over the past year. Our new agreement with the city means that tennis and bowling is available freely to the public during non-programmed times. Your Dufferin Club Executive continues to work hard to bring you organized activities and lessons in prime evening and weekend times for a nominal club membership fee.

Dufferin Park Master Plan

The MBTW Group developed three concepts for the redevelopment of Dufferin Park and presented them to the community at a public meeting Tuesday, April 23. After which, there were roundtable discussions with further ideas and concerns brought forward. If you were not able to attend the meeting, or were at the meeting and thought some more about the proposed plans, the City of Brantford Park and Recreation would still like to hear from you!

What do you think the priorities should be for the park? What do you like about each of the design studies? Is there anything else you would like the design team to consider?

The three design concepts are displayed below. For more information, to view the site plans in more detail, or to provide feedback, please click here. Comments will be collected for two weeks and an additional concept will be presented to the public at a later date.

Design A Design B

Design B

Dufferin Park Master Plan Public Meeting

A new facility is in the works. Want to learn more? The City of Brantford Parks and Recreation Department is hosting a consultation meeting about the Dufferin Park Master Plan on Tuesday, April 23 from 6:00 to 8:00 pm at T.B. Costain. You are invited to provide input on their plan. Can’t make it to the meeting? Parks and Recreation would still love to hear from you. You can email parksandtrails@brantford.ca or call 519-759-4150 ext. 5524 to provide feedback.

Dufferin Park Public Meeting

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Upcoming Events

  • The Ball Family Tournament
    Sat, June 15 @ 2 pm
    Postponed due to rain.
    New date TBA.

    Women and Mixed Pairs
    3x8 end games, pizza
    $5 entry fee

  • Lawn Summer Nights
    Saturday, July 20 @ 3:00 pm
    Social tickets $15 per person (+$5 for dinner). Raffles, games, prizes and entertainment! Click here to register
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  • Singles Lawn Bowling Tournament sponsored by
    McCleister Funeral Homes and Ingham Monuments
    Monday, August 5 @ 2 pm

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