A Brief History of the
Buckley Park Bowls Club.
1956 Original Lease Signed.
1957 Became a separated entity from Essendon Civic
Association and named Buckley Park Bowling Club.
1957 Inaugural Committee elected.
Greens construction commenced.
1958 Original clubhouse construction began;
Buckley Park Ladies Bowling Club formed;
Greens seed sown;
Official Opening Day, 6th December, 1958.
1959 First Pennant Match played.
1960 No. 2 Green laid down;
No. 1 Lighting erected.
1961 1000 pound Grant from Essendon City Council.
1966 No. 3 Green proposed.
1967 Large Clubhouse completed.
1968 Liquor Licence granted.
1969 No. 3 Green laid down.
1975 Clubhouse destroyed by fire.
Rebuilt Clubhouse opened 23/25th September.
1982 Silver Anniversary celebrated.
1985 Club Incorporated and renamed "Buckley Park Bowls Club Incorporated".
2007 Desalination Plant installed.
2012 Electric Lighting installed on No. 3 Green.