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State Lawn Bowls Centre

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The Lawn Bowls competition will be held at the State Lawn Bowls Centre at the John Cain Memorial Park in the suburb of Thornbury.

The Victorian State Government is committed to developing this centre to the highest quality for the large fraternity of bowlers in Victoria and Australia-wide, leaving a positive legacy for the sport of Lawn Bowls. The State Lawn Bowls Centre boasts all the necessary international facilities to conduct the event.

The Centre has four outdoor international standard greens and is located 30 minutes from Melbourne city centre. It is the heart of Lawn Bowls in Victoria.

Seating chart: Lawn Bowls


The Lawn Bowls events will be held at the State Lawn Bowls Centre.

The seating area consists of Aisles 1 to 12. Aisles 1 to 3 and 10 to 12 include Rows A to L, and Aisles 4 to 9 include Rows A to P.

All seats at this venue are Price Level A.

The Lawn Bowls Greens are located in front of the seating area, with Green One directly in front of Aisles 10 to 12, Green Two directly in front of Aisles 4 to 9 and Green Three directly in front of Aisles 1 to 3.

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Venue details: Lawn Bowls

STATE LAWN BOWLS CENTRE VENUE DETAILS
ALL VENUE DETAILS
Spectator Shuttle Bus: A spectator shuttle bus will operate between Fairfield Station and the venue.

Spectator Access: Darebin Road/ Arthur Street.

Bicycles: TBC.

Public Parking: Not available.

Gates Open: 60 minutes before event begins.

Stroller Storage: Available.

Session changeover procedures: Try to keep spectator movement to a minimum during play. Movement behind is directly in the line of sight of the athletes and should be restricted to a minimum.

Venue restrictions: Spectators are not required to leave the venue during session changeovers.

Mobile Phones: Allowed, discretionary use.

Flash Photography: Will be permitted at this venue.
Can I bring a bag?
Large bags eskies and picnic hampers are not permitted in Games venues. Bags must be able to sit under the seat. All bags will be inspected on entry to Games venues. It will take people with a bag longer to enter Games venues than those without a bag.

Can I bring a flag and banner?
Flags and banners smaller than one metre by one metre and with handles shorter than one metre long may be taken into Games venues. Flags and banners must not cover any Games venue signage.

Security
The safety and security of all spectators is a priority. Every person entering a Games venue will need to pass through a security screening process. They can expect the process to be similar to an airport security check. The contents of pockets will be checked and bags will be searched.

Can I bring my own food and drink?
Each competition venue has a range of food and drink refreshments available for purchase. A small amount of unopened food and drink may be brought into venues by spectators.

Alcohol cannot be taken into any Games venue.

Can I bring a camera or video camera? Not available. Photography and filming for personal, non-commercial purposes is permitted at Games venues. Some venues however, do not allow for flash photography.

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Accessibility Information

Nearest Live / Cultural site: Birrurung Marr, Alexander Gardens, Federation Square.

Preferred transport: To Fairfield station and accessible shuttle bus or private car drop adjacent to the venue.


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Transport details

  • Train to Fairfield Station.

  • Accessible shuttle bus to venue from Fairfield Station.

Pathways

  • Accessible shuttle bus drop to venue entry – 100 metres along footpath. Accessible shuttle bus drops outside venue, 50m from entrance.

Melways Ref/Landmark

  • Melways Ref: 31, A7.


Accessibility LogoAccessible Pick up/Drop off

Transport details

  • West side of Arthur Street.

Pathways

  • Arthur street to venue entry – 100 metres along footpath.

Melways Ref/Landmark

  • Melways Ref: 31, A7.


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Transport details

  • Darebin Road, adjacent to venue.

Pathways

  • Drop to venue entry – 50 metres.

Melways Ref/Landmark

  • Melways Ref: 31, B7.


Accessible Parking

Transport details

  • Limited availability at Fairfield station.

Pathways

  • Parking to accessible shuttle bus – 20 metres.


Accessibility LogoAccessible Seating

Transport details

  • Available at the front of grandstand.

Pathways

  • All internal pathways are accessible.


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Accessible Toilets

Transport details

  • Available within the venue.

Pathways

  • All internal pathways are accessible.


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