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Why Bowling?

With its broad appeal and low operating costs, bowling delivers a powerful boost to your bottom line. Ready to tap into this $10 billion industry?

Bowling is Big Business

110 million people bowl each year in over 150 countries worldwide. Companies are looking for venues and activities for their corporate events and millennials are seeking experiences over goods. Bowling is the perfect fit. It's a social gathering and group activity, which means adding bowling as a business opportunity perfectly positions you to profit from these global trends.

Start Your Bowling Journey

Don't just dream about owning a bowling center. With Brunswick's expert guidance, you can turn your vision into a profitable reality.

Food & Beverage Driver

49% of participants purchase food while bowling.

$10 Billion

Bowling is a $10 billion industry with global economic impact.

Recession Resistant

Bowling typically outperforms other retail businesses during bad economic times.

Operation Leverage

With a high margin and low fixed and variable costs, bowling revenue quickly flows to the bottom line.

Mass Appeal

Bowling is the #1 participatory sport in the U.S.

Lifelong Recreation

Both a 9-year-old and a 90-year-old have bowled 300s.

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Ready to revolutionize the bowling experience? Brunswick's Build-to-Bowl initiative isn't just about building lanes; it's about crafting unforgettable entertainment destinations. Backed by decades of industry leadership, we assemble a dream team of experts tailored to your vision, ensuring a smooth journey from concept to grand opening. Whether you dream of a family-friendly entertainment hub or a chic boutique alley, we'll transform your ideas into a thriving reality on time and within budget.

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Diverse Models Cater to Global Boom

Bowling is taking the world by storm with exciting new experiences for everyone! Imagine family fun centers buzzing with arcades, laser tag, and delicious treats. Or step into a chic social scene with gourmet cuisine, cocktails, and live music. You can even reconnect with the classic charm of bowling in a traditional setting. And for the ultimate adventure, explore the new wave of bowling centers where the energy of family fun meets the refined elegance of a boutique experience. Which bowling experience will ignite your excitement?

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Bowling is more than just fun; it's a profitable business opportunity. Let Brunswick's experts help you add this exciting attraction to your mix. Click "I'm Interested" to get started.

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Projects That Speak For Themselves

Unlock a treasure trove of global inspiration with our portfolio – a curated collection of unique stories from diverse corners of the world. Each project represents our limitless creativity and passion for turning visions into reality. Let these remarkable endeavors ignite your imagination, and embark on a transformative journey with us.

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Limited Space? No Problem!

Duckpin Social’s small footprint maximizes revenue per square foot. There’s less inventory required since Duckpin Social uses a smaller-sized ball, and rental shoes aren’t needed. Cost savings continue with minimal lane and pinsetter maintenance requirements. Duckpin Social’s lanes can be installed in as little as 31 feet, compared to standard bowling lanes, which require a minimum of 87 feet, making Duckpin Social an excellent option for venues where space is at a premium.

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Discover Bowling's Profit Potential

Learn how adding bowling can significantly boost your revenue. Brunswick's experts are ready to share industry insights and proven strategies.

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Our innovative solutions make adding bowling easy and profitable. From concept to grand opening, we've got the expertise, resources, and history to make your bowling vision a reality. Want to learn more? Connect with us, and a Brunswick expert will contact you!