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Family-Friendly Bowling Alleys in New York Area

Family-Friendly Bowling Alleys in New York Area

Here's where to bowl a strike near you in the NY metro area!


Bowling alleys across the country have upgraded to appeal to kids and youth players, and New York City is no exception. Fun for all ages, bowling is a fun outing any time of the year, whether it is too cold to be outdoors or if it’s sweltering and you want to stay indoors. Bring the family to a bowling alley near you, lace up those bowling shoes, and bowl a strike (or maybe three for a turkey!) for a fun day out. Bowling alleys are also a great place to host kids' birthday parties and other special events!

 

Bowling Alleys in Manhattan  

Bowlmor Lanes
Chelsea Piers, Pier 60
212-835-2695

Hours: Monday-Thursday, 3pm-12am; Friday, 12pm-2am; Saturday, 11-2am; Sunday, 11-12am
Located off the West Side Highway, the venue features 40 blacklight lanes, lane-side video walls, and arcade games. A private eight-lane suite in addition to a semi-private loft space features flat-screen TVs, lounge seating, and vintage games. Other activities include billiards and laser tag. Guests must be older than 21, or with a parent or guardian, after 9pm on Friday and Saturday. Children's party packages are available.

222 W. 44th St., Times Square
212-680-0012

Hours: Monday-Thursday, 2pm-12am; Friday, 12pm-2am; Saturday, 11-2am; Sunday, 11-12am
The 90,000-square-foot venue features 48 lanes with HD video walls, blacklights, and laneside seating. The alley has a sports bar and lounge area. Guests must be older than 21, or with a parent or guardian, after 9pm on Friday and Saturday. Children's party packages are available.

Frames Bowling Lounge
550 Ninth Ave., Hell's Kitchen
212-268-6909

Hours: Monday-Thursday, 12-11pm; Friday, 12pm-2am; Saturday, 11-2am; Sunday, 11am-11pm
Features 35,000 square feet of amusement, 28 lanes, a private VIP room, laneside dining and cocktail service, two full service bars, billiards, ping pong, and private karaoke. Children's party package includes two hours of bowling, pizza, chicken tenders, and option of soda or juice. Parents must bring their own cake. $39 per guest.

Lucky Strike Lanes Manhattan
624-660 W. 42nd St., Hell's Kitchen
646-829-0170

Hours: Monday-Wednesday and Sunday, 12pm-12am; Thursday, 12pm-1am; Friday and Saturday, 12pm-2am
Features 26 lanes, 11 competition-ready billiards tables, live music from local DJs and a food and drink menu. A VIP lounge has a private entrance, four private lanes, a bar, and DJ station. Guests must be age 21 or older after 7pm. Children's party packages are available.

Bowling Alleys in Brooklyn

Brooklyn Bowl
61 Wythe Ave., Williamsburg
718-963-3369

Hours: Check the website for details.
The venue has 16 lanes and an elevated bowler's lounge. Sunday night special is available.

The Roll & Brew
Fort Hamilton FMWR
124 Wainwright St., Fort Hamilton
718-630-4229

Hours: Monday-Friday, 11am-9pm; Saturday, 12-9pm; Sunday, 12-7 pm
Specializes in bowling with music and light shows and catered events. Also features video arcades and billiards.

Melody Lanes
461 37th St., Greenwood
718-832-2695

Hours: Sunday-Thursday, 9-12am; Friday and Saturday, 9-3am
Features leagues, glow bowling, parties, and an arcade. Children's party packages are available.

Shell Lanes
1 Bouck Court
718-336-6700

Hours: Monday-Thursday, 9-12am; Friday and Saturday, 9-1:30am; Sunday, 9-12am
Offers 32 lanes, snack counter and bar service, and cosmic bowling on Friday and Saturday nights. Children's party packages are available.

Funfest NY
6161 Strickland Ave.
718-763-6800

Hours: Monday-Thursday, 9-12am; Friday and Saturday, 9-1am; Sunday, 9-12am
Features synthetic lanes, new upfront ball returns, and renovated bowling machines. Children's party packages are available.

Bowling Alleys in Queens

Bowlero Queens
69-10 34th Ave., Woodside
718-651-0440

Hours: Monday-Wednesday, 4pm-12am; Thursday, 4-11 p.m. Friday, 4pm-2am; Saturday, 11-2am; Sunday, 11-12am
The venue features 35 lanes, an arcade, lounge area, and sports bar. Customizable children's parties are available.

Astoria Bowl
19-45 49th St., Astoria
718-274-1910

Hours: Sunday, Monday, Wednesday, and Thursday, 10am-11pm; Tuesday, Friday, and Saturday, 10-12am.
Features cosmic bowling and bumper bowling for children. Party packages for children are available.

Bowl 360 NYC
98-18 Rockaway Blvd., Ozone Park
718-843-5553

Hours: Monday-Thursday, 10-12am; Friday and Saturday, 10-1am; Sunday, 10-12am
Offers a variety of daily specials and league bowling. Party packages are available.

JIB Lanes
67-19 Parsons Blvd., Flushing
718-591-0600

Hours: Monday-Thursday, 9-12am; Friday and Saturday, 9-2am; Sunday, 9-1am
Kid-friendly venue features bumper bowling, lightweight bowling balls, and small shoes for children. League bowling is available. Children's party packages start at $21.50 with a minimum of 10 guests.

Whitestone Lanes
30-05 Whitestone Expressway, Whitestone
718-353-6300

Hours: Open 24 hours
The venue features 48 lanes, snack bar, VIP lounge, and party area. Children's party packages start at $17.95 per child and include an hour of bowling, pizza, soda or water, candy-filled goodie bags, free game coupons, and invitations and paper goods.

Bowling Alleys in Staten Island

Rab's Country Lanes
1600 Hylan Blvd., Staten Island
718-979-1600

Hours: Sunday, 9-12am; Monday-Thursday, 9-1am; Friday and Saturday, 9-3am
Owned by the Wilkinson family for more than 23 years, Rab's boasts one of the largest youth bowling programs in the country and awards more than $25,000 in scholarships to youth bowlers annually. The venue features 48 lanes, 40-inch LCD overhead monitors, automatic bumpers, leagues, cosmic bowling on Fridays and Saturdays in the summer, and a full service lounge with pool tables, darts, music, and karaoke. A variety of party packages are available.

Showplace Entertainment Center
141 E. Service Road, Staten Island
718-477-2695

Hours: Open daily. Call for hours.
The family fun center features 32 lanes with state-of-the art touch screen monitors and 42” LED TVs, glow-in-the-dark bowling and bowling balls that glow, arcade games, and the Showplace Sports Bar and Snack Bar that offers pizza, salads, wraps and more. Children's party packages are available.

Bowling Alleys on Long Island

Nassau County

AMF Bowling
987 Stewart Ave., Garden City
516-222-0808

Hours: Monday, 4pm-12 a.m.; Tuesday and Thursday, 10-1am; Wednesday, 12pm-12 am; Friday 3pm-1am, Saturday, 11-2am; Sunday, 11-12am
Features 50 lanes, league bowling, massive video walls, an interactive arcade, and sports bar. Customized children's parties are available.

1840 Front St., East Meadow
516-794-1111

Hours: Sunday, 11am-11pm; Tuesday, 11-1am; Wednesday, 4pm-12 am; Thursday, 11-12am; Friday, 4pm-1 am; Saturday, 11am-1 am; Sunday, 11am-11 pm.
Features 48 lanes, league bowling, an interactive arcade, and sports bar. Customized children's parties are available.

199 E. Jericho Turnpike, Mineola
516-741-3444

Hours: Monday, 4 pm12am; Tuesday, 4pm-1am; Wednesday, 10-12 am; Thursday, 4pm-12am; Friday 10-1 am; Saturday 11-2am; Sunday, 11-12 am.
Features 40 lanes, new scoring systems, an interactive arcade, and sports bar. League bowling and children's party packages are available.

1300 Wantagh Ave., Wantagh
516-781-1460

Hours: Monday, 4pm-12am; Tuesday, 10-12 am; Wednesday, 4pm-12am; Thursday, 12pm-12-am; Friday and Saturday, 10-1am; Sunday, 10am-11 pm.
Features 48 lanes, interactive arcade games, billiards, a sports bar, and league bowling. Customized children's party packages are available.

111 Eileen Way, Syosset
516-921-7575

Hours: Monday, 10am-11pm; Tuesday, 4pm-12am; Wednesday and Thursday, 4-11pm; Friday, 10-12 am; Saturday, 11-1 am; Sunday, 11am-11pm
Features 48 lanes, league bowling, an interactive arcade, and sports bar. Customized children's parties are available.

Baldwin Bowling Center
2407 Grand Ave., Baldwin
516-223-8980

Hours: Call for availability.
An upscale event space, the venue features a food menu, full-service bar, and audio-visual systems. Professional event planners work with customers to create party packages for all ages. Cosmic bowling is on Friday and Saturday, 9pm to close.

Dani's Strike Zone
20 Village Ave., Elmont
516-328-2695

Hours: Sunday, 12-11pm; Monday-Thursday, 9:30-12am; Friday, 11-2am; Saturday, 9:30-2am
The venue offers a variety of specials and events. Children's party packages: $180 for up to 10 children that includes 1.5 hours of bowling, 30 minutes in the party room, pizza or hot dog, soft drinks, chips, and a bowling pin for the birthday child.

Herrill Lanes
465 Herricks Road, New Hyde Park
516-741-8022

Hours: Monday-Friday, 9-1am; Saturday, 9-2am; Sunday, 8:30-12am
A family-oriented and independently owned bowling center that features 36 lanes, computer scoring, and full service pro shop and coffee shop. Rock-N-Bowl with cosmic lighting is every Saturday evening starting at 10:30pm in the winter and 9:30pm in the summer. A DJ plays music from the '60s to present. Children's party packages are available.

Massapequa Bowl
4235 Merrick Road, Massapequa
516-541-8000

Hours: Monday-Thursday, 9-12am; Friday and Saturday, 9-2am; Sunday, 9-1am
The family-owned business features 30 lanes, league bowling, and summer camp for children. A variety of children's party packages are available.

RVC Lanes
100 Maple Ave., Rockville Centre
516-678-3010

Hours: Sunday-Thursday, 9-12am; Friday and Saturday, 9-1am
Features kid-friendly bumper bowling lanes, lightweight bowling bowls, and small shoes for kids. League bowling is available. Kids cosmic bowling is every Friday from 4-6pm. Children's party packages start at $19.95 per guest with a minimum of 10 children.

San-Dee Lanes of Malverne
342 Hempstead Ave., Malverne
516-599-1134

Hours: Hours are seasonal; call for details.
The venue features 16 lanes, a bar area, and full-size kitchen. Bumper bowling for children is available.

South Levittown Lanes
56 Tanners Lanes, Levittown
516-731-5700

Hours: Opens at 9am on Monday, Wednesday and Thursday. All other days at 10am. Closing times vary.
Specials are offered seven days a week. The venue's NJ Grunts Sports Bar has jukebox karaoke. Children's party packages start at $14.95 per child and include an hour of bowling, shoe rental, bumpers, pretzels or fries, and drinks.

Woodmere Lanes
948 Broadway, Woodmere
516-374-9870

Hours: Opens daily at 9am. Call for closing times.
A family entertainment center that features bowling, food, and drink. League bowling is available. A variety of children's party packages are available.

 

Suffolk County

Bowlmor Long Island
895 Walt Whitman Road, Melville
631-271-1180

Hours: Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, 4pm-12am; Tuesday, 4pm-1am; Friday, 4pm-1am; Saturday, 11-2am; Sunday, 11-12am.
The upscale venue features 47 lanes, an arcade, two private bowling suites, billiards, a sports bar, and an extensive menu. Children's parties are customized and include kid-friendly menus, bumpers and lightweight bowling balls, and party prep and clean-up.

Polish Hall of Riverhead
214 Marcy Ave., Riverhead
631-727-9200

Hours: 11-12am, daily
The event space works to provide friendship, education, and interest in all Polish-American arts and culture. A catering and event hall, the venue offers bowling to the public.

The All Star
96 Main Road, Riverhead
631-998-3565

Hours: Monday-Friday, 12pm-12am; Saturday, 10-1am; Sunday, 10am-11pm; federal holidays and school closings, 10-12am
Offers electronic scoring, music videos on HD screens, black and ambient lighting, an arcade, billiards, and a variety of food and drinks. Specials are offered Monday-Thursday. Children's party packages are available starting at $24.95 per child.

AMF Bowling
430 Sunrise Highway, West Babylon
631-661-6600

Hours: Monday, 9:30am-11pm; Tuesday, 4pm-12am; Wednesday, 9am-11pm; Thursday, 4pm-12am; Friday, 11am-12pm; Saturday, 11am-1am; Sunday, 11am-11pm.
Features 56 lanes, arcade games, and billiards. Specials are available throughout the week. Customized children's party packages are available.

200 Landing Ave., Smithtown
631-265-0121

Hours: Sunday, Monday, Wednesday, and Thursday, 11am-11pm; Tuesday, Friday, and Saturday, 11-12am
Monday, 4-11pm; Tuesday, 9-12am; Wednesday and Thursday, 4-11pm; Friday, 4pm-1am; Saturday, 9-1am; Sunday, 11am-10pm.
Features 36 lanes, a sports bar with flat-screen TVs, and a selection of cocktails and dishes. Specials are available throughout the week. Customized children's party packages are available

Bowl Long Island at Patchogue
138 West Ave., Patchogue
631-475-5164

Hours: Sunday, 9am-11pm; Monday, 10-12am; Tuesday-Thursday, 12pm-12am; Friday, 12pm-1am; Saturday, 9-1am
A mainstay in Patchogue since 1957, the venue features synthetic lanes, a newly renovated bar and full service snack bar, a full service pro shop, and 48 flat-screen monitors. League bowling is available. Children's party packages available. 

Bowlero Commack
2183 Jericho Turnpike, Commack
631-499-7722

Hours: Monday, 4pm-12am; Tuesday, 9:30-1a.m.; Wednesday, 9:30-12am; Thursday, 4m-12am; Friday, 12pm-1am; Saturday, 11-2am; Sunday, 11-12am
A family entertainment center that offers 40 lanes, an arcade, lounge area, and a sports bar. The children's birthday party package includes bowling, arcade games, kid-friendly menus, lane bumpers and lightweight balls, and party prep and cleanup.

Coram Country Lanes
615 Middle Country Road, Coram
631-732-2022

Hours: Sunday-Thursday: 9-12am; Friday and Saturday, 9-1am
The venue offers a variety of specials. Cosmic bowling is on Friday and Saturday nights, 10pm-1am. Kids cosmic bowling is every Friday, 4-6pm and includes music specifically for children. Children's party packages start at $17.95 per guest and include two hours of bowling, invitations, paper goods, pizza, hot dog or chicken tenders served with fries and drinks, a gift for the birthday child, and free game passes for party guests.

Strike 10 Lanes Deer Park
849 Long Island Avenue, Deer Park
631-667-7750

Hours: Sunday-Tuesday, 12pm-12am; Wednesday, 3pm-12am; Thursday-Saturday, 12pm-2am
Synthetic lanes, new upfront ball returns, and renovated bowling machines are among the features offered here. The Sports Bar and Grill is a lounge area inside the venue that offers a fully stocked bar and a full service snack bar. A variety of children's party packages are available.

East Islip Lanes
117 E. Main St., East Islip
631-581-6200

Hours: Monday and Tuesday, 10-12am; Wednesday and Thursday, 9-12am; Friday, 9-12:30am; Saturday, 9-1am; Sunday, 8:30-12am
The venue features daily specials, including at Sunday Early Bird Special that is .99 per game from 8:30-11am. A variety of children's party packages are available for a minimum of 10 guests.

Farmingdale Lanes
999 Conklin St., Farmingdale
631-249-4300

Hours: Call ahead for lane availability
The venue offers kid-friendly bumper bowling, lightweight bowling balls, and small shoes for kids. A variety of daily specials are available. Friday and Saturday features cosmic bowling from 10pm to closing. Children's parties available.

Larkfield Lanes
332 Larkfield Road, East Northport
631-368-8788

Hours: Monday, Thursday, Friday-Sunday, 9am-12am
Specials are available throughout the week. League bowling and party packages are available.

Port Jeff Bowl
31 Chereb Lane, Port Jefferson Station
631-473-3300

Hours: Open daily at 9am. Closing times vary.
The venue features 32 lanes, a community room that's available for rental, and the Splitz Sports Bar that has three large-screen TVs and can hold up to 100 people for a party. Daily specials are available. Children's party packages are available.

Wildwood Lanes
3951 Lake Ave., Riverhead
631-727-6622

Hours: Monday and Tuesday, 12-9pm; Wednesday, 12-5pm; Friday and Saturday, 12-11pm; Sunday, 12-8pm
A family entertainment center that features bowling, food and drinks, the venue is known for its pizza that can be enjoyed in house or taken out. A private party room that features a bar and dance floor is available for rent and fits up to 100 people.

Bowling Alleys in Rockland County

Hi-Tor Lanes
40 S. Route 9W, West Haverstraw
845-429-8000

Hours: Monday 10am-6pm; Tuesday, 10am-8:30pm; Wednesday, 10am-10pm; Thursday, 10am-7pm; Friday, 9am-11pm; Saturday, 12pm-12am; Sunday, 12-9pm. Call in advance for lane availability.
A family entertainment and fun center that offers bowling, pizza, and other concessions. Children's party packages are available for ages 12 and younger. Cosmic and Glow Bowling is available for most children's parties. Parents must supply cake and candles.

Lucky Strike Lanes West Nyack
4662 Palisades Center Drive, West Nyack
845-358-1602

Hours: Sunday 11am-11pm; Monday-Thursday, 12-11pm; Fridays and Saturdays, 12pm-2am. All minors must be accompanied by an adult.
Located on the fourth floor of the famous Palisades Center. Amenities include 12 premium lanes, six competition-ready billiards tables, and ping pong and high-tech games. Party packages are available.

New City Bowl and Batting Cages
90 N. Main St., New City
845-634-4977

Hours: Mondays, Tuesdays, and Thursdays, 10am-12pm; Wednesdays and Fridays, 10-12am; Saturday, 12pm-12am; Sundays, 10am-10pm.
A 24-lane bowling center that offers leagues for bowlers of all ages and abilities, five batting cages, and a snack bar. Party packages for all ages are available. Parents must supply cake and candles.

Bowling Alleys in Nearby New Jersey

Montvale Lanes
14 W. Grand Ave., Montvale, NJ
201-391-3400

Hours: Monday-Friday, 9-12am; Saturday, 9-1am; Sunday, 9am-11pm
Features 38 lanes, an internet jukebox, fully stocked snack bar, bowling instruction, bumper bowling, darts, and league bowling. Children's parties are $14 per guest and includes an hour of bumper bowling, rental shoes, invitations, party room, and automated scoring. Food provided by the snack bar. A minimum of 10 and maximum of 24 children required.

Bowling Alleys in Westchester County

Bowlmor White Plains
47 Tarrytown Road, White Plains
914-948-2677

Hours: Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, 4-11pm; Tuesday, 4pm-12am; Friday, 4pm-1am; Saturday, 11-1am; Sunday, 11am-11p.m.
An upscale entertainment center that features 56 bowling lanes, three bar and lounge areas and an expanded arcade featuring 50 interactive games. Children's party packages include kid-friendly menus, bumpers and lightweight balls, party prep, and cleanup.

Cortlandt Lanes
2192 Crompond Road, Cortland Manor
914-737-4550

Hours: Mondays and Wednesdays, 12-11 pm; Tuesdays, 3-11 pm; Thursdays, 3 pm-12 am; Fridays and Saturdays, 9-12:30 am; Sundays, 11 9am-11 pm
Offers cosmic bowling, leagues and tournaments. Breakfast special on Saturdays: Bowl for any 2-hour period between 9am-1pm. Breakfast includes egg and cheese on a roll with a choice of coffee, tea, or juice for $20. Children's birthday party package includes two hours of bowling, bumper bowling for younger children, choice of hot dog, chicken nuggets or pizza with fires and beverage and paper goods. Parents must supply the cake. $20 per child.

Homefield Bowl
938 Saw Mill River Road, Yonkers
914-969-5592

Hours: 9-1am, daily
Includes snack bar and lounge. Bumper bowling available for children on all lanes. Leagues are available. Children's party packages available.  include 1.5 hours of bowling, music, choice of hamburger, hot dog, pizza, or chicken nuggets. Fries and soda included. $21 per child.

Jefferson Valley Bowl
3699 Hill Blvd., Jefferson Valley
914-245-7771

Hours: 9-12 am, daily
The center includes leagues for all ages and genders. Children's party packages include bowling for 2 hours, paper goods, choice of hamburger, hot dog, pizza, grilled cheese, or chicken nuggets. Fries and soda included. $20 per child.

New Roc 'N Bowl
29 LeCourt Place, New Rochelle
914-637-7575

Call for hours.
A family entertainment center that offers bowling, laser tag, mini golf, and ping-pong. Children's bowling parties include one hour of bowling, pizza, soda and 1,000 Fuze Credits good for play on games and rides. Prices vary depending on the day of the week.

Paradise Lanes
790 Yonkers Ave., Yonkers
914-969-2417

Hours: Monday-Thursday, 12-12pm; Fridays, 12pm-12am; Saturday and Sunday, 12pm-1am
Features synthetic lanes, flat screen TVs, and video games. Leagues and party packages are available.

Spins Bowl
333 N. Bedford Road, Mount Kisco
914-241-3131

Hours: Monday-Thursday, 3-10pm; Fridays, 12pm-12am; Saturdays, 10-12am; Sundays, 10am-9pm
Includes 12 professional lanes with large projection video screens that play music across the center, an arcade, go-kart racing, lounge area, and restaurant. Children's party packages are available.


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