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Published July 13th 2015
Relax and enjoy your bowling experience
It's been a while since we've been bowling as a family. Sure the kids have been to numerous bowling birthday parties, but I usually find the centres are too dark and the music is too loud to actually enjoy the experience. But we recently checked out a new AMF centre at Revesby and we were pleasantly surprised.
The centre is brand new and has only been open a few months. We found it to be welcoming and nicely laid out. Unlike older bowling alleys, the lanes have been split in to two sections on opposite sides of the centre. In the middle is the reception, café, arcade games area, and party room.
The centre is small and there are only 11 bowling lanes so make sure you book ahead if possible. We hadn't booked but luckily we didn't have to wait very long.
The advantages of having only 5 or 6 lanes in one section is that it is less crowded and it is not as noisy. We found it a much nicer atmosphere than other bowling centres. There was still music and videos but it wasn't overpowering.
We really liked the lounge areas in the bowling section. They were comfortable and there was plenty of room for our party of six even when there were other people bowling in the adjacent lanes.
All the scoring is done for you automatically and displayed on the screen above the bowling alley. If there are any technical issues (our lane seemed to freeze a couple of times during our game) the reception staff are able to come and sort it out.
There is a café within AMF which serves hot and cold drinks, burgers, wraps and sweet treats. We ordered coffees and they were served to us while we were bowling. So even if the scoreboard is not your friend you can still feel like you are winning.
For adults one game of bowling costs $16.90 and for children one game costs $14.90. This includes your shoe hire. During school holidays or after 5pm there are often special deals available. You can check for special offers on the AMF website. Or to make a booking click here.
We enjoyed our game of bowling and would definitely recommend this centre to others for a relaxing and fun family activity.