By Veronika Stetska and Sabrina Sucato
With great prices and tons of bumper bowling lanes for kids, there’s lot to love at Del Lanes. Now back open in the Hudson Valley, the bowling alley hosts open play from Monday to Thursday from 5-10 p.m. and Friday to Saturday from 5-11 p.m. Online reservations are required, with a free $10 open bowling certificate available on the website.
East Greenbush is back and ready to welcome bowlers. With hours from 5-10 p.m. on Mondays to Thursdays and 5-11 p.m. on Fridays and Saturdays, it’s the perfect spot to unwind after a long day. Reservations are required, so call ahead of time to book a lane. To make things sweeter, Cosmic Rock N Bowl is back on Friday and Saturday nights from 9-11 p.m. For first-timers, East Greenbush has an online signup for a free $10 open bowling certificate.
Hi-Way takes pride in its motto of good food, good people, and great bowling. Enjoy a fun day at one of Rensselaer County’s favorite family-oriented place to bowl. This modern alley features twelve lanes and specials for birthday parties and monthly “fast strike” deals. Hi-Way can cater to all events like bachelor/bachelorette parties, sweet sixteens, kids’ birthday parties, fundraisers, and photoshoots. There’s something delicious to satisfy all taste buds, too. Pick from Hi-Way’s 10 pin snacks, including jumbo wings, five-star jumbo onion rings, and nachos deluxe. There’s a huge selection of always chilled local and regional beer as well.
Red Hook’s Ro-Lin Lanes has an exciting arcade in addition to fun bowling lanes. Open bowling days are available on weekdays and weekends during select hours. This cash-only alley also features a custom-designed golf course that was built in 1995 with intricate hazards and traps. For a birthday party, there’s no hassle with setup. Ro-Lin offers a two-hour package with 90 minutes of bowling, tons of food to choose from, and arcade tickets for the birthday celebrants and guests.
Located just minutes from I-84, Schneider’s has open bowling on weekdays and weekends during select hours. Reservations are not required, but masks are essential. Leagues are a big deal here, so call or stop in to inquire about joining one that fits your schedule.
Spins Bowl Wappingers features a contemporary bowling alley, kid-friendly activities, and a sports bar. Spins takes sanitation very seriously and requires masks and waivers for all visitors. Read through its COVID-19 reopening guidelines before a visit, then keep an eye out for the new Squeeki Ball proprietary bowling ball sanitizing system while you’re there.
Poughkeepsie is home to yet another Spins Bowl location in Dutchess County, with 26 family lines and eight VIP lanes for the expert bowler. If that’s not exciting enough, the 4,000-square-foot laser tag arena with cosmic towers, fog, and bridges most certainly is. After adventuring through it, visitors can hit the redemption arcade to receive a game card for never-ending action. Like its sister spot in Wappingers Falls, Spins Poughkeepsie makes use of Squeeki Ball technology to cleanse its bowling balls before each use.
Port Jervis is a hub for fun and excitement now that it’s back up and running in the Hudson Valley. To keep guests safe, it operates on six of its 12 total lanes. Port Jervis Bowl is another hotspot for local leagues, so call or send a message on Facebook for more information on teams.
Visit Quinnz for a fully renovated and modern bowling ambience. Quinnz has been around for more than 50 years and continues to amaze first-timers. Safety is a priority here, and Quinnz keeps a limit of four to six people per lane, with no ball sharing allowed. Arcade games have been spaced out as well. P.S. Sign up online for a free hour of bowling on your birthday.
Formerly Hi-Tor Lanes, Break Point is back and better than ever with bowling and arcade fun. Reservations are encouraged and masks are required for all. To keep guests safe, Break Point sanitizes balls and shoes after every use. All customers have access to hand sanitizer as well. For hungry bowlers, Break Point’s kitchen churns out scrumptious apps and entrees like beer-battered shrimp with lobster dipping sauce and barbecue pineapple ribs for some serious game-time fuel.
There’s something for every bowler at every skill level at New City. With flexible hours on weekdays and weekends, anyone can bowl solo, with a friend, or as part of a league. As for food, no one leaves hungry with New City’s substantial variety of appetizers and sides. Masks are required, with social distancing protocol in place throughout the center.
Get treated like family at Patel’s Kingston Lanes with bowling rates that are ideal for every member. Join a league and take advantage of $1 practice games from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. on Thursdays. Take a birthday party to the next level with decorating ideas and food suggestions covered by the alley. For fun and entertainment, the Arcade and Lasertron is sure to put a smile on everyone’s faces. As far as safety goes, 50-percent occupancy is the name of the game, with every other lane closed and masks required at all times.
This family-oriented place is perfect for bowlers of all skill levels. The all-inclusive club is open to league and non-league members. Call ahead to inquire about joining a local league.