Kids Bowl Free in Middle Tennessee

It’s time to sign up for the Kids Bowl Free program! My kids and I used to do this every summer and we LOVED it! There are so many times during the long summer break when it rains or it’s just too stinkin’ hot to do anything outside. Those are the days you can head to the bowling alley. Often, I just let the kids bowl while I caught up on my summer reading. It was bliss!!!  My local bowling alley has lots of seating, bumpers for kids bowling, clean restrooms and a reasonably priced snack bar. Make sure you check out your own local place before signing up. But honestly, it’s kind of a ‘no lose’ situation.  Even if you never go, it’s free. So you haven’t lost anything except the short time it takes to register.

The program gets you two free games for each registered child every day all summer long. Shoe rental is not included but that’s generally not a huge cost.

Each location has specific times and days that this promotion is valid. Look for those on the sign up page or in a follow up email. Kids Bowl Free also offers an option where you can purchase unlimited summer bowling for up to 4 adults for a reduced fee. Registration is usually open to kids under age 15 but this limit may vary by location so make sure to double check when you sign up.

Some locations also offer school break specials to enrolled kids after the summer is over.  Keep an eye out for those special deals and you may be able to entertain your kids all year round 🙂

Here are the participating Middle Tennessee Locations (Click on the name to get to the registration page.)

Hendersonville Strike & Spare and Circus World – Hendersonville, TN – (Map)

May 1 – August 31, 2022

Monday – Friday 9AM- 6PM
Saturday 9AM – 2PM
Sunday 11AM – 4PM

Donelson Plaza Strike & Spare – (Map)

May 1 – September 30, 2022

Monday, Friday & Saturday   10AM – 5PM
Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday   10AM – 9PM
Sunday  12PM – 5PM

Tusculum Strike & Spare – Nashville, TN – (Map)

May 1 – September 30, 2022

Monday, Wednesday, Thursday & Sunday Open – 9PM
Tuesday, Friday & Saturday Open – 5PM

Hermitage Strike and Spare – Hermitage, TN – (Map)

April 15 – September 30, 2022

Monday, Wednesday & Thursday 10AM – 10PM
Tuesday 10AM – 9PM
Friday & Saturday 10AM – 6PM
Sunday 12PM – 10PM

Murfreesboro Strike & Spare – (Map)  

May 1 – August 13, 2022

Monday – Friday 9AM – Close
Saturday 9AM – 5PM
Sunday 12PM – Close

Smyrna Bowling Center (Map)

May 1 – September 30, 2022

Monday – Thursday 7AM – 11PM
Friday, Saturday & Sunday 12PM – 5PM

Stars and Strikes – Smyrna, TN (Map)

April 25 –  August 19, 2022

Monday – Friday Noon – 5PM
Saturday  Open – 12PM

Ten Pin Alley – Columbia, TN (Map)

May 23 – July 29, 2022

Monday – Friday  10AM – 7PM
Saturday  10AM – 2PM
Sunday  11AM – 7PM

Thunder Alley  – Dickson, TN – (Map)

May 2 – August 28, 2022

Monday & Thursday  10AM – 11PM
Tuesday & Wednesday 10AM – 5PM, 9PM – Close
Friday & Saturday  10AM – Midnight
Sunday  12PM-11PM

Tullahoma Bowling Lanes – (Map)

May 18 – September 5, 2022

Monday & Saturday  11AM – 7PM
Tuesday  11AM – 5:30PM

Wednesday & Thursday 11AM – 8PM
Friday 12PM – 7PM
Sunday 1PM – 7PM

You can find a complete listing of all participating locations in the state of Tennessee at this link.

A few bowling centers in Middle Tennessee are offering their own free bowling programs this summer.

Franklin Family Entertainment Center (Map)

February 1 – August 31, 2022

Kids can bowl one game free every day. Sign up at this link.

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Rachel is a Middle Tennessee native, born and raised in the Nashville area and having lived in Hendersonville, Murfreesboro, and Mount Juliet. She is mom to 3, step mom to 4 and Grandma to one (so far!)

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