Bowling in Singapore
In Singapore, bowling is more than just a recreational sport. It is a serious sport and there are many serious bowlers of international repute. The sport took on a serious note when Singapore Tenpin Bowling Congress was established in 1963. For the past half a century, the congress has worked relentlessly to improve quality of bowlers in the country and train people with talent and interest in the sport.
Here is some more proof of the kind of patronage that this sport enjoys in Singapore. Bowling centers in Marina South Area are open round the clock and round the year. Any time you get a craving to roll the ball and get the pins down, be it at the break of dawn or in the middle of the night, all you have to do is head over to Marina South and you can surely find some awesome excitement.
Bowling centers in the country
Singapore has bowling alleys of different kinds. There are some which are great for families. The best ones in this category are Orchid Bowl and Super Bowl. Everybody is welcome here. Qualified instructors are present in these centers. If you plan to visit during weekends, you will have to make a prior reservation.
Planet Bowl and Westwood Bowl have private bowling clubs. Singapore Polytechnic Graduates' Guild offers the sport strictly for members and guests. Chinese Swimming Club has a bowling alley open for students and members. Singapore Sports School also provide special facilities for students and members.
The cost depends on where you play. Most of the clubs charge between S$3 and S$5 for every game. If you also want to rent shoes, you might have to pay extra. Rates vary depending on the time of the day as well.
The current scenario of bowling is a far cry from the earliest bowling scenario which was restricted to American expats in the American Club. The first club for the public was Jackie’s Bowl Orchart, which opened in 1965. After that, a number of bowling centers have come up and bowlers from Singapore are active on the international bowling circuit as well.
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