Helen Newman Bowling Center

The Helen Newman Bowling Center features everything you need for serious competition or fun-loving bowling:

  • 16 lanes
  • Pro Shop
  • Food and beverage lounge
  • Arcade games
  • CD Jukebox
  • Rock-n-Bowl
  • Personalized Service

Rates & Reservations

Individual Open-Play Rates

Individuals $3.50 per game
Seniors & children under 12 $3.00 per game
Shoe Rental $2.50

Group Lane Rental Rates (not to exceed 5 people per lane) 
Monday through Saturday—$20 per lane/per hour ($80 minimum rental)

Fill out the Reservation form to reserve lanes. The maximum facility capacity is 80. Reservations must be cancelled 48 hours in advance or you will be billed for the reservation in full. No exceptions.

Please note: Helen Newman Hall is on North Campus, and a large construction project is underway in this area over the next 3 years. If you are travelling by foot or bus, you should have no trouble. However, if you are travelling by car and looking for parking options, you may want to contact transportation services (607) 255-4600 to get advice on the best parking lot options available to you.

Special Services

  • Sanctioned leagues for men, women and couples on Wednesdays, 6:30-8:00 PM and an informal league for retirees on Friday mornings. Individual bowlers who would like to be on a league team are welcome to contact us, as are existing teams that would like to join one of our leagues.
  • Bumper bowling for children (reservations suggested)
  • Fund raising events for non-for-profit organizations
  • Rock & Bowl - Friday nights at 9:30 PM
  • Red Pin Bowling Friday & Saturday nights 9:30 PM till midnight (get a strike with a RED Headpin and receive a free game of bowling for your next visit). Available by request for special events.

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Cornell University is suspending classes on its Ithaca Campus as of 5:00pm, March 13.  More info:  www.cornell.edu/coronavirus

Hours are subject to change and may be affected by group bookings. Call (607) 255-4200 with any questions.

Saturday, March 14, 2020 - 12:00pm-9:00pm

Sunday, March 15, 2020 - CLOSED

Monday 3:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Tuesday 3:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Wednesday 3:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Thursday 3:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Friday 3:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed

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