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Chipper's Lanes College Center

  Name: Chipper's Lanes College Center  
  Address: 830 North College Avenue  
  City: Fort Collins  
  State: CO  
  Zip: 80524  
  Phone: (970) 484-4777  
  Hours: Every day 9am to midnight or 2am  
  Lane Type:  
  Pro Shop: No  
  Food: None  
  Comments: This center was renovated August 2004 and now features cosmic bowling, Jimmy's sports bar & cafe, automatic scoring and smart bumpers for kids, arcade and much more!!! Call for more info on birthday parties, fundraisers, leagues and specials.  
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How Does Chipper's Lanes College Center Rate?
Votes:    100
Lanes: Actual Value is 1.2Actual Value is 1.2
Food: Actual Value is 1.2Actual Value is 1.2
Price: Actual Value is 0.9
Fun: Actual Value is 1.3Actual Value is 1.3
Overall: Actual Value is 1.1Actual Value is 1.1
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Comment Date: 1/1/2015 Name: Fort Collins bowler moving to different lanes
I really think they messed up your pricing. Everywhere else I have ever been has never charged people by the hour per person. It's ridiculous that a family of 4 can only play 1 game in an hour and have the nerve to charge them $40. You want to up your rates during peak hours fine and dandy but your telling everyone to say screw bowlers etiquette lets bowl so we can get our hours worth. I'm unimpressed, don't think any of my family will be back. Their choice of music is to be desired and it'd be nice to be able to hear when you leave and never use the bathrooms here, they are always dirty your lucky if they have soap in the dispensers.

Comment Date: 2/28/2012 Name: CSU Bowler
When you renovated the place why didn't you resurface the lanes. I doubt they would even pass inspections for league play. Its the 21st century, dried up wood lanes are out of date.

Comment Date: 3/24/2011 Name: 30 years old
most of those video games are all most 30 years old, 30 years old!!!!!!!!!why?????????I have a friend in the gaming biz, give me a call. Na he would'nt what it.

Comment Date: 2/18/2011 Name: Anonymous
AMEN!!!your game rooms in both of your ft. collins locations are bad. I was playing those games when i was in grade school. BAD BAD BAD

Comment Date: 2/4/2011 Name: place is a joke!
your arcade games and game room s*ck at both so called locations

Comment Date: 12/23/2010 Name: I hate monopolies!!!!
The only reason I go to chippers is because it's the only bowling alleys in town. Every time I bowl there my equipment needs to be resurfaced. Please resurface your lanes.

Comment Date: 1/7/2010 Name: Mare
As a beginner bowler, I've enjoyed the dry lanes at Chipppers: more control, I feel better about myself quicker. For experienced bowlers with lots of different bowling balls for different oil and pattern conditions, and complain about the dry conditions, all I can say is, if you're a good bowler you should be able to bowl anywhere. And if

Comment Date: 4/18/2009 Name: Jman 85
The price is way overpriced and the lanes are worn out I think the are like 100 years old and they need to oil them WAY more!!!

Comment Date: 6/3/2008 Name: Andy Ferguson
Chippers rate AAA+++ for me, nice lights, good prices and food...It's all there! Thanks!

Comment Date: 5/18/2008 Name: Rich, Fo Co resident for 5 years, CO native!
Chippers lanes is by far the worst bowling alleys ive ever seen. I have bowled all over the state of Colorado, from Denver, Aurora, to Grand Lake. They only have 8 lanes at Grand Lake and i had an amazing time. They even have where you have to score your own your own bowling! Basically, North is the better of the two but cuts off their amazing 9 tap strike moonlight bowling on saturday nights at 1030 for sign up. My roommate tried to pre charge the 80 dollar price over the phone and they wouldnt let him! Crazy! Bad business at the least! South s*cks because you have to pay the juke box money to listen to music, the bar tender is a joke and closed without announcing last call, theres no selection of balls and they closed early on me and my friends one night when we wanted to keep bowling. Bad business again. I hate you Chipper's! If I didnt live in Fort Collins and love bowling, I would never go to your alleys again! But, I love bowling and have to put up with your nonsense! Take a freekin business course at CSU, or Front Range for that matter, make money, and have satisfied customers! Out...

Comment Date: 12/8/2007 Name: Raven Mcgann
chippers lanes has the coolest lanes when i play glow ball1

Comment Date: 11/27/2007 Name: Greg(bowler)
i agree with everyone because it is fun to bowl there except you guys really should oil your lanes well then it would kind of be more fun.

Comment Date: 10/27/2007 Name: Used To Bowl There
I used to bowl at Monte Carlo Lanes and Horsetooth lanes. I refuse to bowl there any longer. They are over priced and are very poorly ran. I used to bowl 3-4 nights a week and also bowled tournaments. Never bowl a tournament there if you expect to get paid. Sincerely yours chipper!

Comment Date: 5/25/2007 Name: Franco Sanchez
your humor is dry, bendejos. i like the lanes. they are very nice. thanks you senor chipper for providing such a great bowling experience for the mexican communidad. your balls are some of the best in town! muchas gracias papi!

Comment Date: 1/19/2007 Name: regular bowler
I do not think it is because the lanes are dry. I think it is because the lanes are built differently than the south side of town. If you are use to bowling on the south side of town you will experience a difference at the north side Chippers Lanes.

Comment Date: 4/14/2006 Name: CSU bowler
As a college student who loves bowling, I've just gotta say I save a lot of money by hating how dry the lanes are at Chipper's. I suppose that's great for me, but bad for business.

Comment Date: 4/6/2006 Name: Dillon
Your lanes are so dry that I refuse to bowl there.

Comment Date: 2/21/2006 Name: Kitty
Your prizes and everything else is great. But your lanes are really dry, maybe put more oil on them, would make the bowlers a little more happy.

Comment Date: 12/23/2005 Name: Ft. Collins Arsenal Soccer U13 Girls Team
We just wanted to thank Chippers for providing us such great service on 12/22. Our soccer team came for some team "fun", and the employees were great and we also received such a great group rate! Chippers ROCKS!!! We'll be back!

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