The Best Bowling Alleys & Pro Shops In Detroit

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Today we will be sharing everything we know about the best bowling alleys and pro shops in Detroit. Whether you are a professional or are just looking to have some fun at the lanes we will do our best to point you in the right direction.

There really is no better way for us to begin than by listing the best Detroit bowling alleys. Most of our visitors are probably just looking for a place to have some fun making them the most natural starting point.

During our discussion of the best places to bowl near you we will try to give you some information on what is available at each of these centers. Some may host leagues and tournaments for youth, adults, seniors, or ladies and if so that will be mentioned.

Cosmic bowling is more popular than ever so we will of course let you know if it is available, plus we will mention which places are family friendly and good for kids, birthday parties, have arcades or laser tag, pool tables, private rooms, and any specials, discounts, or happy hours they might offer will get a shout out.

There are also some alleys that are better for adults that might have sports bars or play music at night with more of a grown up party atmosphere and that will be mentioned too. Following that you will find a list of local bowling pro shops where you can buy balls, bags, shoes, grips, finger inserts, and all kind of accessories.

Plus they should be able to handle drilling, plugging, fitting, resurfacing, cleaning and engraving as well. Towards the end there will be a bowling map for your area with the best alleys and pro shops pinned so that you can get a better lay for the land.

And you are all welcome to check out more of our posts on cities around the Midwest at that link if interested.

Best Bowling Alleys In Detroit

Whether you want to join a league, get some practice in at the lanes, or just have some fun the best Detroit bowling alleys and centers are ready whenever you are:

Garden Bowl offers packages for children’s birthday parties, unique large group events, and corporate staff parties while also offering cosmic bowling near you including a disco with amazing lighting and a rocker ambiance.

Universal Lanes hosts bowling leagues in Detroit and they also feature packages for birthday parties and other events plus they provide a bar and a pro shop.

From 11am to 11pm Monday through Sunday and from 11am to 12am Friday and Saturday you can go bowling at Ford Lanes which also hosts leagues, parties, and events.

Sterling Lanes offers 50 lanes where local leagues, birthday parties, and other events take place.

5 Star Lanes in Sterling Heights is open from 9am to 12am Sunday through Thursday and from 3pm to 12am Friday and Saturday with 50 lanes for leagues, open bowling, birthday parties, and events are available.

Woodland Lanes in Livonia provides 32 bowling lanes for leagues, tournaments, events, open play, and parties as well as food and a pro shop.

There are 40 lanes at Merri-Bowl who hosts a variety of leagues, parties, special events, and a bar. They also have the on-site Precision Bowling Pro Shop.

Escape offers an enjoyable bowling experience with lights and sounds in 22 lanes plus 8 lanes in a VIP suite, as well as birthday parties, events, food, arcade games, and cosmic bowling while being open from 5pm to 11pm on weekdays and opening a little earlier on weekends.

Harbor Lanes Bowling Center in St Clair Shores provides open play, leagues, birthday parties, and events.

Shore Lanes is a great spot for open play, bowling leagues, special events, and birthday parties.

If you want to go bowling in Farmington Hills the next 3 spots we are about to mention are all good options.

Country Lanes offers 32 well-kept lanes where bowling leagues and tournaments in your area take place in addition to parties and events as well as the Aleta Sill’s Bowling World Pro Shop, lessons, and a bar.

There are 24 lanes at Perfect Game where leagues, birthday parties, and events go down plus they offer food and drinks, laser tag, and arcade games.

Three Hundred Bowl in Waterford Township has 50 fantastic lanes available for open bowling, leagues, tournaments, parties, poker games, Vince’s Pro Shop, and more.

Best Local Pro Shops

Visit one of the best bowling pro shops near you to get the right gear for your next trip to the lanes:

You can probably expect that each of those bowling pro shops in your area will be a good place to buy balls, bags, shoes, grips, league uniforms, finger inserts, cleaning kits, towels and more equipment. Plus they should also be able to handle drilling, plugging, fitting, resurfacing, cleaning, and engraving balls too.

Other places we have mentioned throughout the post that also have pro shop include Universal Lanes, Woodland Lanes, Merri-Bowl, Three Hundred Bowl, and Country Lanes.

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Have Fun Bowling In Detroit

Well, we tried to cover the local bowling scene to the best of our abilities. Whether you want to head to an alley in your area to have fun at the lanes, join a league, win a tournament, throw a kids birthday party, or enjoy the music and lights for a fun cosmic game you should have got the info you need here.

Now go have fun visiting the best bowling alleys and pro shops in Detroit!

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This post and all of the posts on our site are edited by Tom Harrington who has been bowling for as long as he had the strength to pick up a plastic ball. His dad was a former semi-professional bowler, and Tom bowled for his high school and college teams. He has worked in the industry since graduating, and over the past few years has started to do more online work like editing this site and creating content for other online media platforms.

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