Alberni sports briefs

The short on sports events from in and around Port Alberni.

  • Apr. 19, 2012 11:00 a.m.

Rock and bowl for football

The Sea Lions, Alberni Valley’s community football club, kick off their season with a registration day on Tuesday, April 24 and a Rock Bowl fundraiser on Saturday, April 28.

The final registration day is April 24 from 6–8 p.m. at the lower Echo Fieldhouse on Wood Avenue.

The Rock Bowl fundraiser features four live bands and a full concession at an all-ages, non-alcohol event at Cherry Creek Hall, April 28 from 7–11 p.m. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. Tickets are $10 in advance and $12 at the door. For more info, call J.J. Savard at 250-723-9967.

Bowling greens will be hopping

The Port Alberni Lawn Bowling Club will kick off its 21st season with an open house on Saturday, April 28 at 1 p.m.

Club members will be available to show people what the sport is all about. Flat-soled shoes are required for those who are interested in trying out lawn bowling on the club’s green.

Refreshments will be served and door prizes will be handed out. The clubhouse is located behind Echo Centre, accessible from Wood Avenue.

Port Alberni was named the 2011 Club of the Year for the North Island.

Take a run on the wild side

The Ahousaht First Nation hosts Walk the Wild Side Trail (5K and 10K) on Saturday, June 23. Register online at and search the event under the date, or e-mail

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