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Sea Bowl FAQs

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Sea Bowl Entertainment Center

Q: Do I have to wear bowling shoes?

A: Yes! Bowling shoes are made specifically for the sport of bowling. They have special soles on the shoes that allow bowlers to slide when throwing the ball. For your safety, street shoes are not allowed for bowling. Your bowling shoes are included with the bowling price.

Q: What other activities do you have besides bowling?

A: Sea Bowl Entertainment Center has a full-service restaurant and lounge, an arcade with the latest video games and a billiards room.

Q: Do you have wheelchair access?

A: Yes! We have wheelchair access as well as a ball ramp.

Q: How long does a game take?

A: A game is 10 frames and takes approximately 15 minutes per person. This time will vary depending on your skill level.

Q: Can I make a reservation?

A: Reservations are accepted for large groups, Astro Bowl, Birthday Parties and Family Night Specials. >> Reserve now! (Link to on line reservation forms- family night/group reservation form, etc.), >> Astro Bowl reservation >> Birthday reservation

Q: Do you have a Bar?

A: Yes! We have a full-service bar on the premises.

Q: Can I bring in my own food?

A: Sorry, outside food is not allowed in our center. Our restaurant has a variety of items for you to choose from.

Q: Do you have a restaurant?

A: Yes! We have an award-winning, full-service restaurant that serves many popular dishes, plus we offer catering and custom menus for events.

Q: Do you have any specials?

A: We sure do! Sea Bowl offers a variety of specials during the week. We have discounts for Astro Bowl, weekday specials, group parties and family nights, as well as special seasonal opportunities.

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Birthday Parties

Q: What is the minimum and maximum number of guests for a birthday party?

A: The minimum number of guests is 8 and there is no maximum number of guests as long as we have availability.

Q: How long in advance do I need to make a reservation for my party?

A: As soon as you have chosen a date, it is recommended that you book your event as soon as possible. We will accept reservations as long as the date and time are available.

Q: What else does Sea Bowl offer for birthday parties?

A: For young children, our complete turnkey packages include bowling, food, party host, balloons, and party supplies. Some packages include the use of our shared Multi-Function room. Goodie bags can be included! Teen parties offer pitchers of sodas and fresh-baked pizza. If your party is on a Friday night, get ready to rock and bowl with glow-in-the-dark effects choreographed to your favorite music videos! Fog, laser and strobe lights light up the lanes as the music surrounds you for a truly unique bowling and music video experience.

Q: Can I bring in a cake for my birthday party?

A: Yes! Birthday desserts are allowed to be brought into the center.

Q: How can I make a reservation for a birthday party?

A: It is very easy to book a party at our center. You can contact us by phone or book your party on-line.

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Astro Bowl

Q: Is Astro Bowl available for all ages?

A: Yes! Everyone can enjoy Astro Bowl. We can even set up bumper lanes for the little ones.

Q: Can I have a adult birthday party during Astro Bowl?

A: Absolutely! Just call our party planner to get information on our special Astro Bowl Adult Birthday Packages.

Q: What type of music videos do you have?

A: We have a huge variety of music videos from Classic R & B, Rock, Hip Hop and many others. Our music video library is updated monthly.

Q: Do I have to make reservations for Astro Bowl?

A: If you have a group of 4 or more, reservations are required. Since Astro Bowl tends to sell out quickly, it is best to make a reservation.

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Corporate Events

Q: How do I book a corporate event?

A: You can contact our Special Events Director via email or phone and she will be happy to assist you.

Q: Is the entire center available for rent?

A: Yes! You can rent the entire center to host your event. You can include a variety of activities for your event. We have Bowling, Billiards and a Video Arcade.

Q: Can you cater our event?

A: Catering is available on site. We have a full-service kitchen with a chef on staff to help you create a custom menu for your event.

Q: Do you have a room that we could use for a meeting?

A: Yes! We have a wonderful meeting room with a skylight to provide natural lighting to your meeting.

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Bowling Leagues

Q: What are the advantages of league bowling?

A: First of all, bowling is a great way to meet people and make new friends. League bowlers also receive reduced rates on open bowling, rental shoes and other special offers.

Q: What are the various types of leagues?

A: Most popular are mixed leagues for men and women, family leagues and senior leagues. There is something for everyone.

Q: Do I have to be a good bowler to join a league?

A: No! There are leagues for bowlers of all skill levels.

Q: How long is a league season?

A: Fall leagues usually meet from September to April, while summer leagues meet weekly from May to August. There are also short season leagues that form at other times during the year and last from ten to twelve weeks.

Q: How much do leagues cost?

A: The cost of a league varies. Each league determines its own weekly fees during its pre-season meeting. League bowling is very affordable.

Q: I’m by myself. Can I still join a league?

A: Yes! Singles, couples or groups of friends can always be accommodated. Leagues are a great way to exercise and socialize!

Q: When do leagues form?

A: Leagues are being formed all the time.

Q: How can I sign up for a league?

A: It's very easy! You can register in person, on the phone or via the Internet.

Q: How can I learn more about league bowling?

A: Call us and ask to speak to our league coordinators. They will be more than happy to answer any of your questions.

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Youth Bowling Leagues

Q: What are the benefits of bowling in a Youth League?

A: Many of the youth leagues offer awards, scholarships and on-the-lane coaching. Youth league bowlers also receive special reduced rates on open bowling, rental shoes and special events.

Q: How old do you have to be to join a youth league?

A: Youth leagues are available to kids 5-21.

Q: What is the lightest weight ball for kids?

A: 6lb. bowling balls are available for kids.

Q: Are there leagues for Youths?

A: Yes! There are several different Youth leagues from bumper bowling to scratch bowling. There are also leagues for Adults and Youths to bowl together. There is something for every skill level.

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