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Part of the fun of having children is introducing them to your favorite hobbies and hoping they stick, or taking the family on outings that allow you to learn new skills together. Depending on how old your kids are, you might not have considered that bowling can be a great family activity. In fact, you can teach children as young as one or two years old to bowl. They might not score a perfect game for another decade or so, but they’re capable of learning the basic skills at an early age. (Plus, what kid doesn’t love sending one object... View Article

In a lot of ways, bowling is an intuitive sport—all you have to do is throw the ball, avoid the gutter and knock down some pins. Once you’ve learned enough control and form to keep the ball out of the gutter, you might be wondering how to improve your scores even more. When you’re consistently knocking down pins, it’s the perfect time to incorporate these handy bowling tips in Hampton, VA to further improve your bowling score. In bowling, 300 is a perfect game, and this can only happen when you get a strike in each of the first nine... View Article

Whether you’ve recently gotten your first pair of bowling shoes or you want to brush up on your bowling shoe care tips, taking care of your bowling shoes is important to extend their lifespan and keep them comfortable, safe and effective on the lanes. Over time, the soles flatten, and if they’re not cleaned properly, they can cause friction, making it harder to slide during your approach. Here are some of our best tips for bowling shoe care in Hampton, VA. Cleaning A wire brush is a great tool for keeping your soles clean. Gently but firmly use the brush... View Article

As you learn to bowl, you’ll start noticing other players using different equipment, from custom balls to bowling gloves. We’re often asked whether a player actually needs bowling gloves, what they do and whether they’ll help improve their scores. While every player is different, most players find that using bowling gloves does improve their form and scores—and when you’re ready to get your own pair of bowling gloves in Hampton, VA, our pro shop and team of experts is ready to help you make the right selection. What bowling gloves do As a bowler, you’re constantly throwing a heavy weight... View Article

When you have your own custom bowling ball, you are bound to get better scores and improve your skills. Professional bowling equipment allows you to customize the weight and finger holes to your exact needs, and the results will pleasantly surprise you. Many beginners are overwhelmed with the number of options available, and are worried about how to choose the right one. Here’s an overview of the main options. When you’re interested in buying a bowling ball in Hampton, VA, feel free to stop by Sparetimes to browse our selection and get some expert assistance. Ball type The type of... View Article