About Asquith The club history

Asquith Bowling & Recreation Club has it’s origins in 1950, initially to provide a venue for the thriving sport of lawn bowls. Today our Club continues to fulfill that same service, whilst providing a family friendly atmosphere for all members and their guests, and encouraging and supporting a range of amateur sports and community groups.

The Asquith Progress Association was integral to the development of the first stages of what is today a thriving club, strongly supporting the local community. Our Club is located on a site that was initially part of an orchard, then used as a pottery works, and also served as a camp for displaced migrants after WWII. The site was purchased by Hornsby Shire Council in 1950, and ultimately by Asquith Bowling & Recreation Club in 1998.

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Industry and Government Awards Recognition for great service

Our club has received industry and government acknowledgement of the role we play in the support of our local community and in the support of local amateur sport.

2007 – Club of the Year (ClubsNSW Small Clubs Category)
2007 – Outstanding Community Service Award(ClubsNSW)
2007 – Encouragement of Local Amateur Sport Award(ClubsNSW)
2006 – Outstanding Financial Management Award(ClubsNSW)
2006 – Encouragement of Local Amateur Sport Award(ClubsNSW)
2003 – Premiers Community Service Award
2002 – Community Service Award for Excellence (ClubsNSW)

Our Club now stands as a monument to those who worked tirelessly in the early days and gave their time and money to build Asquith Bowling & Recreation Club. Their dream has now come true.

As with the kangaroo in our logo, we will always be moving ahead!

Proudly Supporting The local community and sporting groups

We are proud to support these community and sporting groups.

Our Local Community

  • Hornsby Kuring-gai Hospital
  • Hornsby Hospital Access Bus
  • The Royal Institute for Deaf & Blind Children
  • Hornsby Legacy
  • Asquith Boys High School
  • Guide Dogs Association
  • House with No Steps
  • Our Local Primary Schools
    • Asquith St Patricks
    • Wideview Berowra
    • Hornsby North
    • Hornsby South
    • Mt Colah Public
    • Mt Kurring-gai Public
    • St Bernards Berowra
    • Hornsby Heights Public

Amateur Sporting Groups

  • Asquith Soccer Club
  • Mount Colah Cricket Club
  • Hornsby District Cricket Club
  • Hornsby Cricket Umpires Association
  • Wild Cats Softball Club
  • Hornsby Lions Netball Club
  • Asquith Men’s, Asquith Women’s and Asquith Junior Bowling Clubs
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