Lawn Bowling/Bocce Ball Picnic In The Park

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  • 09/12/2021
    1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Please note we will follow the latest COVID-19 guidelines during this event.

Lawn bowling or, bocce ball, can be traced back to the 13th century, but it still holds up today. It is a fun and easy game to play for amusement, socializing and a little competition.  We’ll teach you all you need to know and get to playing several rounds right away.  Space is limited to 8 people.  Following the games, the group will sit and enjoy socializing in the park.

What is lawn bowling?  Also known as bocce ball, lawn bowling is a sport in which the objective is to roll small balls so that they stop close to a smaller ball called a “jack” or “kitty.”  The team with the most large balls closest to the smaller balls wins!

What to expect:

  • The group will meet on the benches next to the main entrance to Tavern on the Green.
  • We will walk over to our play area.
  • After a short introduction we will play several sets for about 90 minutes

What to bring:

  • Bottled water and a snack for after bocce ball.  Be prepared to sit on the grass unless you want to bring a blanket.

Cost:  $25 general members/ $20 VIP members.

Includes: lawn bowling, host fee, equipment

  • COVID-19 Protocols:
    • This event is open to vaccinated and non vaccinated members.
    • If you have not been vaccinated, please do not come if you have been exposed or have recently tested positive.
    • We will take temperatures when you arrive.
    • If there is a mix of vaccinated and non vaccinated participants we will have to ask that masks are worn while in close proximity to others or in following the regulations and guidelines of the venue or location of the event.

What of it rains?  We will keep you posted and reschedule or refund.

Can I come alone?  Yes, 98% of those attending this event normally register on their own. You are welcome to bring as many nonmember guests, friends & coworkers as you’d like. Just make sure to register for the number of people that you want below. Our staff will be ready to greet you and introduce you to others whether you are on your own or with guests. We will make up teams randomly and switch for each match.

Do I need a ticket? Unless otherwise instructed, if you registered and paid for this event or registered with a voucher your name will be on a list with your host at the meeting location.  If you register within 3 hours of the event it is best to bring proof of payment. If registering with a voucher follow the instruction on the voucher.

Dress Code:  Dress for the weather.

How will I find the group?  We will send you a confirmation email with exact locations, contact info and names of those who are hosting the event when you register. We will send follow up emails as we get closer, usually the night before or morning of.

Ages: 21+ Most of our events attract people in their 20s, 30s and 40s although some events can skew younger or older (50s) depending on the event. Some events are clearly age specific as indicated. If this is an issue for you, contact Dave at the address below and we can usually give you a very accurate idea of what to expect.

Who comes to these? Our activities attract NY professionals from all backgrounds and professions who are looking to expand their social circles.  You will also find others who are looking to learn something, network for business, try something they have never done before or enjoy something they love doing but can’t get their friends to do. There may also be some people looking to find that someone special who share a passion for the same activities, but please don’t make this the sole reason you come out.

Questions?  If you want to know how many people are coming, what the ages are likely to be, the gender breakdown or the overall vibe of the event before you register, contact Dave Cervini at or call 212-873-2256.

This event is nonrefundable unless the event is canceled or rescheduled.

By registering for this event you take full responsibilities for your actions and agree to conduct yourself accordingly.



Central Park West and West 67th, Just inside the park about 50 yards from CPW, New York, New York, 10023, United States


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