A freelance writer and bargain hunter with wanderlust, recently moved to Perth from Brisbane.
Published July 29th 2015
Bowl pins down in Perth
Looking for indoor entertainment during the coldest month of the year? Ten pin bowling is a great option that is family friendly and fun whilst promoting an active lifestyle. Archaeologists have discovered that a form of bowling has been played since 3200 B.C. after discovering primitive bowling balls and pin, proving that bowling has been popular for a long time.
After a long week of work, what better way to relax and de-stress as you take your anger out on the pins? You are spoilt for choice in Perth with several ten bin bowling venues. Depending on where you live, see below for a list of ten pin bowling venues:
AMF Bowling is one of the more popular bowling centres with a family friendly deal. A family of four can play 1 game of bowling or laser skirmish for $39.90 with shoe hire included. If you are planning a family dinner date, AMF has nibbles, a Mexican tasting plate, burgers, sundaes and roasted chicken to keep your hunger abay. If you would like to get together with your friends for a fun night out, there's after dark bowling available starting from $10 for 2 games of bowling per person. Or bowl from Monday to Thursday from 7pm-10pm as many times as you like for $19.90 per person. If you love bowling, consider joining their AMF Bowling Elite League and indulge your competitive side.
AMF Bowling is available in Cannington, Joondalup, Morley and Rockingham at the addresses below: a) Cannington – Manning Rd and Burton St b) Joondalup – Unit 1, 23 Franklin Lane c) Morley – 176 Walter Rd
Located at 464 Fitzgerald Street, North Perth, Rosemount is an independent WA ten pin bowling centre which used to be Rosemount Theatre, opened in 1927. Prices start at $15 for a game for an adult and $13 for a student or pensioner. Rosemount has a cosy environment perfect for an event if you would like to book out the venue and have all 8 lanes to yourself and your friends. The centre can be lit up with coloured party lights, lane lights and disco balls with a variety of music to make your night extra special.
For more information, visit their website on www.rosemountbowl.com.au/or call 9328 7246
3) Super Bowl Melville
Pic from Wikipedia
If you live near Melville, stop by at Super Bowl Melville at 248 Stock Road (cnr Leach Highway). They have great holiday specials where adults bowl at kids prices during the holidays. They also have bowling in the dark with disco lighting, called "cosmic bowling". If you are a pro bowler, you can join the league or check their proshop for bowling gear. For more information, visit their Facebook page on https://www.facebook.com/MelvilleSuperbowl.
4) Bunbury Tenpin Bowling & Family Fun
If you live down in Bunbury, stop by at Bunbury Tenpin Bowling & Family Fun at 136 Strickland Street. There's glow in the dark bowling on Friday and Saturday nights and if you are a Westclub member, each game only costs $8. Visit their Facebook page here.