Family: Free bowling for kids this summer

You can only watch so many movies at home before the kids (and you) are raring to leave the house.

A fun, air-conditioned option for kids is taking place this summer in bowling alleys across the country — the Kids Bowl Free program. The program allows children (whose ages do not exceed the limit by each participating bowling center) to bowl two free games a day. Participating bowling centers in metro Atlanta include Decatur and Stockbridge. Visit Kids Bowl Free for more details.

More free bowling

  • The 300 Kids Club Card at 300 Atlanta Bowling allows kids under 12 one free game and shoe rental a day Sunday through Friday this season. Card is valid before 5 p.m. each day through Sept. 4. 2175 Savoy Dr., Atlanta. 770-451-8605.
  • AMF Bowling (Conyers, Marietta, Snellville) is offering two free games a day for kids under 16. Just register for the AMF Summer Unplugged program to receive your coupons by email.

Now the real question is: bumpers or no bumpers?

– By Lauren Davidson, Atlanta Bargain Hunter

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2 comments Add your comment

Leigh

June 24th, 2011
2:47 pm

We signed up for this! I had planned to take the kids every day. However, after paying almost $10 for shoe rental (for 2 children) the first time we went, I decided to make it a special occasion thing. I certainly cannot afford $10 for shoes every day of the week.

Cheryl

June 25th, 2011
9:55 pm

We signed up for this, too. To save the money on shoe rental, we bought our own bowling shoes @ $30 a pair. After six bowling trips, the shoes are paid for, and we go more often.