If you are looking for cheap and fun ways to cool of during the summer, take your kids to a bowling alley for a free game of bowling. I’ve been doing it for 5 years. Here’s how it works:
Parents must sign their kids up through www.KidsBowlFree.com. There are locationsall over the United States, so hopefully you will be able to find a bowling alley near you. Once you sign up, tickets will be emailed to you. Each kid will be able to play two free games of bowling each day. The only thing you’ll have to pay for is the shoe rental.
My 6-year-old bowls with a ramp and my 11-year uses gutter bumpers. My 13-year-old tries his luck without any help, which means the others usually have a higher score. We bring our own snacks and drinks and usually don’t receive dirty looks for not purchasing food from the bowling alley. This probably depends on where you go.
Sign your kids up here Kids Bowl Free. You never know, you might have a future bowler on your hands.
Looking for other ways to entertain your kids this summer: Try the Regal Summer Movie Express and pay $1 for air-conditioning and entertainment.