6 Reasons Why You Should Join (or Start) a Bowling League

Are you looking for some solid entertainment in your life? You should consider joining (or starting!) a bowling league, which happens to be an amazing experience that you may grow to love. Here’s why.

Connect With Others

Join a bowling league and you’ll instantly begin to connect with other people. Whether you join a league with friends or family members, or forge into new territory and meet up with complete strangers, a bowling league is a great way to get plenty of time to socialize. Bowling leagues often meet and play weekly, which gets you out of the house and among friends.

Benefits and Incentives at Your Bowling Center

Some bowling centers offer special benefits and incentives just for being in a bowling league. Incentives might include food and drink discounts, discounted (or free!) open bowling games, and league appreciation weeks. Sometimes, there may be a sign-up bonus for new league bowlers, so keep your eye out for that. Also, many bowling centers have fantastic amenities for all bowlers, such as big-screen TVs where you can follow along with your other favorite sports during league play.

Prizes and Money

The good news is that you can actually win cash in most bowling leagues, which means you and your team can win prizes or actual money at the end of each season based on how you all fare. Bowling leagues often require weekly fees, which covers your games and puts some cash toward prizes, so you’re not only enjoying a bowl, but have the opportunity to score extra cash when the season is over.

Exercise You Can Look Forward to

While bowling isn’t as strenuous as running or lifting weights, it is definitely exercise. You can’t go up to a lane and send a heavy ball without a fair bit of oomph, and can build up your strength and endurance. Also, exercise is a great way to combat stress in addition to burning calories. Since bowling is a blast, it doesn’t even feel like exercise, which is a huge win.

A Chance to Unwind

In addition to getting in some exercise and bonding with others, bowling is an activity that many feel gives them a chance to unwind. Bowling leagues will give you a chance to get out of the house on a weekly basis and award you with a much needed break from the daily grind. If you are getting burnt out at your job or simply want to enjoy some “me” time, a bowling league is your best bet.

Tons of Enjoyment

Bowling leagues really are the ultimate package — you get to meet new friends, enjoy some competition, possibly win some dough, get some exercise, unwind, de-stress, and get out of the house on a regular basis. It’s fun to get out every week and play with your pals as you try to improve your average, and you can also learn some tips from players who have been playing for a long time. No matter your background or experience, a bowling league is for you.

Originally published at bowl.starsandstrikes.com.

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