Knocking over the obstacles in life’s path requires a positive attitude, noble intentions, and a round ball with holes for your fingers and thumb. Send problems sprawling with today’s Groupon: for $15, you get a bowling outing for up to five people at Pro Bowl (up to a $35 value). This deal does not include nightly specials such as cosmic bowling. The outing includes:
- Two games of open bowling
- Shoe rental<p>
Attached to the Suamico Ale House, Pro Bowl resonates with rumbling balls that traverse 48 lanes, topple pins, and activate Qubica scoring systems. During a pair of games, up to five bowlers can strap on shoes and do battle against brigades of bowling pins, scattering them with spinballs and spitballs before they have a chance to advance. Automatic bumpers raise and lower between sets to level the playing field between pros and the casual player. Though food and drink are not included in today’s deal, a full menu features brews, grilled fare, and pizza to help drag tired players from the gutter, and bowlers on strike from throwing strikes enjoy pool, darts, and an arcade for low-key athleticism.
Pro Bowl’s 48 polished lanes echo with the sounds of balls crashing into pins and hands high-fiving after spares and strikes. Each lane comes equipped with a Qubica scoring system that automatically counts the number of pins toppled in each frame, affording players the time to discreetly apply glue to their opponents’ finger holes. Player-activated bumpers widen the margin for error and instantly turn the game into a family-friendly affair for all ages and skill levels. After securing new high scores, players can toast to themselves with 1 of 21 frosty brews on tap next door at Suamico Ale House. Each night brings tidings of new specials at the Ale House and Pro Bowl, which regularly host extravaganzas such as weekend cosmic bowling, beer-and-bowl parties, and '80s-theme nights.