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West Toowoomba Croquet Club

Street Address

147A Taylor Street, Newtown

Postal Address

c/- Joy Wright, 261 Alderley St, Centenary Heights Qld 4350

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(07) 4633 0911

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President: Joy Wright

Treasurer: Eileen Ward

Secretary: Timothy Wright

Play Days

Seniors and Social players:

  • Saturday & Tuesday 8.30am
  • Wednesday 5.30pm
  • Sunday 5.30pm


  • Saturday 8.30am - 11am
  • Wednesday 5.30pm - 7pm
  • Sunday 5.30pm - 7pm

Club History

Founded: 1925

The West Toowoomba Croquet Club began on a lawn at the West Toowoomba Bowling Club facing Rome Street, from 1925 to 1941. When the bowlers required these grounds for their own use, the ladies moved to Newtown Park where the City Council gave land to enable the club to continue. With a lot of hard work the then President, Mrs Flegler and her loyal band of ladies levelled the ground, and on their hands and knees planted grass on two lawns.

During the war years the American Army took over the park. Later, the former Army Officer’s Mess hut was obtained by the members and relocated to its present site, and is the Clubhouse today.

West Toowoomba Croquet Club

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