If life is just a bowl of cherries, then bowling is a life of launching 12-pound cherry-flavoured gum balls. Experience life's sweetest pastime with today's Groupon: for $30, you and up to five friends get two hours of bowling, plus shoes, at Classic Bowl in Mississauga (up to a $76.76 value).
Boasting 60 lanes within 70,000 square feet that served as the stage for a performance by 80s new wavists Flock of Seagulls during 2008’s National Bowling Day, Classic Bowl is fully equipped to keep time rolling at its current pace. Because the bowling bastion is home to the TSN Classic Bowl Championship as well as a host for the 2015 Pan Am Games, amateur pin-pushers can feel confident practicing their two-handed slow roll, the backward accidental release, and the lane-over lunge in the same alley where the pros perfected those moves. Bowlers who like to bring the neon ruckus with their game will want to come out for cosmic bowling to experience the world the way constellations do, with black lights and music videos from crooning pop artists.
Classic Bowl offers its own deals at certain times of the week; plan ahead to make sure you're redeeming your Groupon at the most opportune time.
As the home of the TSN Classic Bowl Championship, Classic Bowl sees its share of high-stakes bowling. Even during recreational matches, the alley’s shimmering lights reflect the competitive glint in bowlers’ eyes as they stare out at the polished surfaces of 60 lanes that span 70,000 square feet. The echoes of crashing pins resonate throughout this expansive space seven days a week and reach their zenith during cosmic bowling on weekends, when party lights set matches aglow and pins sway to the beats of popular tunes spun by a live DJ. In between games, recharge with food and drinks at a full-service bar or sharpen hand-eye rapport during button-smashing melees in the arcade. Experts at the on-site pro shop equip bowlers with gear, offer helpful advice for improving scores, and feed energy bars to the hamsters that thanklessly propel balls toward their targets.