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Regular Events and Activities at Kempsey Macleay RSL Club
We are always looking for ways to get people together and have fun!
Here at the Kempsey Macleay RSL Club, we host weekly events for our members to ensure there’s always an excuse to catch up.
Daily Happy Hour
Join us for Tooheys Happy Hour at Kempsey Macleay RSL Club from 3:00pm – 5:00pm. Enjoy Tooheys Schooners for just $4.50!
Join in weekly events at the RSL
Mondays to Thursdays
Friday & Saturday night
+ Sunday lunch
Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays & Fridays
5.45pm + Saturday 11.15am
Join in weekly events at the Bowlo
Tuesday and Thursdays nights
6.00pm register 6.30pm start
Nulla Meat Raffles
Cannons Meat Raffles
Rangers Meat Raffles
We are always looking to bring the ‘next big thing’ to our wonderful region.
Whether it’s the latest live music sensation or an exclusive event that will get our Members excited – we love making people smile.
Here is what’s coming up at Kempsey Macleay RSL Club.
Weekends at the RSL
Fri & Sat
Drop the kids off at Tabatinga so you can enjoy a few cheeky cocktails by the bar, dinner, and dancing.
9th December 7:30-10:30pm
Vanessa Lea & Roadtrain
31st December 7:30pm
23rd December 7:30-10:30pm
Sunday Session at the Bowlo
Open from 11am The Bowlo is the place to be on Sundays! Food, drinks and plenty of memories! Live music every fortnight (check our Facebook page!), barefoot bowls available and loads of good vibes! Take your picture under our neon sign and tag #theBowlosundaysession!
3rd December 1-4pm
18th January 1-4pm
17th December 1-4pm
21st January 1-4pm
The Bowlo, Austral St Kempsey
Offering lawn bowls, pub feeds and cold beverages, The Bowlo offers members and their guests a great variety of entertainment and activities, with something to suit everyone.
The Bowlo, or ‘Bottom Bowls’ as it's affectionately known - is a great value venue to hold a special event, party or function.
Whether it’s a game of lawn bowls, a bite to eat or a long overdue catch up with friends, there’s plenty for the whole family to enjoy. We even have an outdoor climbing frame, to entertain the kids!
The Bowls Bistro
The Bowls Bistro located on Austral St in Kempsey specialises in delicious favourites and some great new taste sensations including our special house made Schnitzels! Plus there are loads of other tasty delights. It’s the perfect spot to enjoy a nice bite to eat with friends and family.
Mon – 11 am to 5 pm. Bistro: Closed all-day
Tues – 11 am to 8 pm. Bistro: 6.00 pm to 8 pm. Trivia: 6 pm
Wed- Sat 11 am to 8 pm. Bistro: Lunch from 12 pm to 2:30 pm. Dinner from 6.00 pm to 8:00 pm
Sun– 11 am to 6 pm. Bistro: Lunch from 12 pm to 2:30 pm
Functions at The Bowlo
The Bowlo is a great choice for affordable functions and events.
Our club is a versatile venue for all types of gatherings including: parties, special events and Christmas parties. With a range of catering options to choose from, guests can enjoy a relaxing function space with seating for up to 80 people.
Contact our Events Co-ordinatort today!
Lawn Bowls at
The Bowlo, Kempsey
We have a Lawn Bowling schedule that suits everyone – from the competitive veteran to those looking to have a barefoot Sunday session!
Social bowls is played Wednesday and Saturday 1-4pm. Anyone and everyone is welcome to this session.
Ladies’ bowlers play Thursday at 11.30am
‘Roll up’ is played Friday and Sunday 11-5pm.
To sign up for one of our Lawn Bowls competitions, select the relevant check box when filling out your membership form.
Want to organise a Lawn Bowls function at The Bowlo?
Get in touch with our functions team!
Our Sunday Sessions begin at 1pm and finish at 6pm.
Check on our Facebook page to see who is playing next!
Burgers, Beers, Bowls
The Bowlo Community
Our community is the cornerstone of our Club. Everything we do is for the people we live, work and play with.
The Bowlo sponsors the following local sports teams:
Macleay Valley Rangers Football Club
Natureland Netball Club Kempsey
Nulla Cricket Club
Host a function at Kempsey Macleay RSL Club
In charge of hosting an event?
Book our function space to ensure it’s a success.
Not only will you have access to our sensational space, our friendly and professional functions team will help you cross all the jobs off your list – and make sure nothing is missed!
We have a relaxed atmosphere for any occasion, whether it’s a birthday party, engagement party, wedding, business meeting, seminar or corporate event – we will ensure everyone has a great time.
We also have a mix of catering options for you and your guests to enjoy, from our signature restaurant Freshwater Grill. And of course, we are always happy to personalise any catering to suit your guests or event needs. We are here to help!
Our staff offer great advice and are committed to ensuring you and your guests have an outstanding experience.
We look forward to assisting you with your next event!
Kempsey Macleay RSL Function Facilities & Features:
- Data Projector with AV connection
- Wi-Fi Internet Connection
- Fully Air Conditioned
- Whiteboard or Flipchart
- Dedicated functions coordinator
- Venue Hire
- New modern and contemporary designed space
Room Hire $75
Room Hire $150
Want to make a Function Enquiry?
Tabatinga Adventure Centre
Kids & Parents love Tabatinga!
Inspired by a village community in Brazil, the Kempsey Macleay RSL Tabatinga Adventure Centre offers an adventure into the world of forests and fascinating creatures. The kids will be entertained for hours in this wonderful play space!
The Adventure Centre contains play elements, attractions and facilities to please all ages, from toddlers to grandparents.
Kick back and enjoy a coffee and some food while the kids run wild!
(Supervised by the Tabatinga Rangers, of course!)
Tabatinga is open from Wednesday to Sunday and offers:
- Individual play sessions
- Birthday parties
- Drop and Dine (Friday & Saturday nights)
- Rock climbing wall (only open on weekends when out of school holidays)
At Tabatinga Kempsey, we have the following spaces:
- Toddler Play Area (0-4 Years)
- Multi-level Jungle climbing play structure (0-12 Years)
- Two fully-themed party rooms
- A Café with great coffee, light meals and snacks
- 6 different rock climbing walls (open daily during school holidays)
Tabatinga Adventure Centre Opening Hours
Wednesday – Sunday 10:00am – 2:30pm
Tabatinga Drop & Dine
Drop & Dine is our service for parents who want to relax, knowing the kids are happy, safe – and entertained, close by! Drop the kids off at Tabatinga, let them play with their friends – and you can enjoy a peaceful dinner at the fabulous Freshwater Bar & Grill.
Drop & Dine is available Friday and Saturday from 5.30pm to 8.30pm.
Call to book before 4pm to receive a discounted rate:
Visitors = $20 Members = $17
Booking made after 4pm will be charged at:
Visitors = $25 Members = $22
is only $11 a year – think
of the money you will
save by joining!
|RSL Members||Non Members|
|Under 1 year||FREE||FREE|
|1 - 3 years||$8.00||$9.00|
|4+ years Climbing Wall*||$10.00||$11.00|
|Entry + Climbing Wall*||$20.00||$22.00|
NOTE: Socks must be worn at all times.
* The climbing Wall attraction is suitable for persons 5 years and older, who are 100cm+ tall, weighing a minimum of 18kg, and a maximum of 113kg
We have two great birthday party rooms available to book for your child’s next birthday. Make it really special with a Snow Princess or SuperHero themed event.
What's on at Tabatinga
Drop & Dine
Have a quiet and relaxed meal while the kids play at Tabatinga.
5.30pm to 8.30pm every Friday & Saturday.
Tabatinga Adventure Centre is open
Wednesday to Sunday
10:00am – 2:30pm