Sports & Recreation

Oamaru Club Inc. is fully equipped for a wide range of sports and entertainment activities, as well as hosting live music with local and international acts.

With two outdoor bowling greens, a large sports hall for indoor bowls, table tennis and large functions, as well six premium pool tables and four snooker tables, we have your entertainment needs covered! For contact information and get together times, refer to the table below.

We also have full T.A.B. facilities, and 18 modern gaming machines, as well as money & meat raffles every Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday from 5:30pm. Our raffle convener always has Special Raffles for sale. And don't forget the Lucky Membership Draw, with a card number drawn every Tuesday and Thursday. The club adds $200 every week, so there is big money to be won!

Oamaru Club Inc. are big supporters of youth rugby in North Otago, helping out the community and schools through grants and sponsorships.

Upcoming events


Rugby World Cup

Saturday 26th Oct All Blacks v England 10pm


Saturday 26th October



Saturday 2nd November

“Drama Queens”



Saturday 9th November

"Th’ Art of Cheese"








Oamaru Club Sports Sections

Cards Section

Chairperson: Dot Hill 434 3057
Secretary: Monica Reid 437 0464
Get Togethers: Wednesday 1:30pm, Sunday 1pm

Indoor Bowls Section

Chairperson: Bede Mallon 027 201 3907
Secretary: Marie Guthrie 434 7397
Get Togethers: Tuesday 7:30pm

Table Tennis Section

Chairperson: Peter Simpson 434 9848
Secretary: Bev Inkersell 437 1234
Get Togethers: Monday 7pm, Tuesday 7pm

Travel Club 60 Section

Chairperson: Natalie Kinzett 437 0228
Secretary: Joyce Poulter 434 0135  
Get Togethers: First Tuesday of each month

Golf Section

Chairperson: Ross Hicks 437 1543  
Secretary: Isabell Bond 434 7627  

Oamaru Phoenix Bowling Club Section

Chairperson: Ken White 437 2913  
Secretary: Trevor Wilson 434 6201

Pool Section

Chairperson: Jesse Peacock
027 896 3445
Secretary:    Carron Hamilton 027 238 3829
Email:   Get Togethers: Thursday 7pm

Darts Section

Chairperson: Jason Milne or
Lisa Whalley 027 426 4325
Secretary: Maine Murphy 437 1065
Get Togethers: Friday 7pm. 
Odd Sunday

Snooker Section

Chairperson: Russell Tait 434 8218
Secretary: Peter McLeod 434 9068
Get Togethers: Tuesday 7pm 

Outdoor Bowls Section

Chairperson: Trevor Robertson 027 431 8449
Secretary: Daphne Campbell 437 1602
Get Togethers: Seasonal




"There's a great atmosphere at the Club.  Very welcoming and safe environment for everyone"

— D.M.


“It's just a great space..... And plenty to do with the main bar, or lounge bar if you feel like a quiet drink, gaming machines and a TAB if you like a punt - as well as pool tables and darts"

— M.L.

"I just love having a laugh with the bar staff - they're a really good bunch of people

— L.G.