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Helen Newman Hall Bowling Center Hours

* Hours are Subject to Change. 

Regular Semester Hours

Day Hours
Monday Closed
Tuesday 5:00pm - 10:00pm
Wednesday 5:00pm - 10:00pm
Thursday 5:00pm - 11:00pm
Friday 5:00pm - 11:00pm
Saturday 3:00pm - 11:00pm
Sunday Closed


  • 16 lanes
  • Pro Shop
  • Food and beverage lounge
  • Arcade games
  • CD Jukebox
  • Personalized Service

Individual Rates

Individual Open-Play Rates. Credit card only.

Category Fee
Individuals $4 per game
Seniors & children under 12 $3 per game
Shoe Rental $3

Group Reservation Information

Group Lane Rental Rates (not to exceed 5 people per lane). Tuesday through Saturday—$25 per lane/per hour ($100 minimum).  Reservations are not final until requestor receives confirmation e-mail.

Note: Latex Balloons are not permitted for parties due to a latex allergy within the bowling staff.

To reserve lanes for groups (ex. unit/division celebrations, birthday parties):

Bowling Reservations

The maximum facility capacity is 60. Reservations must be cancelled 48 hours in advance or you will be billed for the reservation in full. No exceptions.

Special Services

  • Sanctioned leagues for men, women and couples on Wednesdays, 6:30pm-8:00pm. Individual bowlers who would like to be on a league team are welcome to contact us, as are existing teams that would like to join one of our leagues.
  • Bumper bowling for children (reservations suggested)
  • Fund raising events for non-for-profit organizations
  • Red Pin Bowling Friday & Saturday nights 8:00pm to close. (get a strike with a RED Headpin and receive a free game of bowling for your next visit). Available by request for special events.