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Valley Bowl

Valley Bowl

  Name: Valley Bowl  
  Address: 12 Prince Street, Suite 5  
  City: Randolph  
  State: VT  
  Zip: 05060  
  Phone: (802) 728-4525  
  Hours: 10am till 10pm 7 Days a Week  
  E-Mail: valleybowlinc@myfairpoint.net  
  Website:  
  Lanes:  
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  Pro Shop: No  
  Food:  
  Comments: We offer bowling parties company parties,cosmic bowling, resturant and a lounge.  
How Does Valley Bowl Rate?
Votes:    8
Lanes: Actual Value is 4.4Actual Value is 4.4Actual Value is 4.4Actual Value is 4.4Actual Value is 4.4
Food: Actual Value is 4.5Actual Value is 4.5Actual Value is 4.5Actual Value is 4.5Actual Value is 4.5
Price: Actual Value is 4.5Actual Value is 4.5Actual Value is 4.5Actual Value is 4.5Actual Value is 4.5
Fun: Actual Value is 4.5Actual Value is 4.5Actual Value is 4.5Actual Value is 4.5Actual Value is 4.5
Overall: Actual Value is 4.5Actual Value is 4.5Actual Value is 4.5Actual Value is 4.5Actual Value is 4.5
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Valley Bowl Comments
No comments posted for Valley Bowl
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Spare Time

Spare Time

  Name: Spare Time  
  Address: 215 Lower Mountain View Drive  
  City: Colchester  
  State: VT  
  Zip: 05446  
  Phone: (802) 655-2720  
  Hours:  
  E-Mail:  
  Website:  
  Lanes:  
  Lane Type:  
  Pro Shop: No  
  Food:  
  Comments:  
How Does Spare Time Rate?
Votes:    776
Lanes: Actual Value is 1.6Actual Value is 1.6
Food: Actual Value is 1.6Actual Value is 1.6
Price: Actual Value is 1.5Actual Value is 1.5
Fun: Actual Value is 1.6Actual Value is 1.6
Overall: Actual Value is 1.6Actual Value is 1.6
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Spare Time Comments
Comment Date: 7/26/2012 Name: zawezome
Its a great place. I highly recommened it.

Comment Date: 9/27/2010 Name: Steve
Let’s face it, no business is perfect. While I have stated my opinion freely about lane conditions there at times, If nothing else, I’ve found the staff to be polite, professional, and many times very helpful. Yes, this establishment can be very, very busy, and if you’re a real stickler for bowling etiquette at all times, you’d be well-advised to stay away late nights or Saturdays in general.
I’ve gotten to know many of the people that work at Sparetime Colchester the past year, and have never been treated poorly by any of them. Given the type of bowling center it is, I’d say they are first class. During leagues, it’s run very well and it’s a fun place. I’m sure there are much better places for pure-play bowlers that want everyone to cater to their fragile egos. But this place serves a pretty large volume of diverse interests, from sanctioned leagues, to fun leagues, kid’s parties, group events, to open bowling and the infamous Galactic bowling.
I think for what they are, it’s pretty well run now. From what I’ve seen just this year, they’ve taken some constructive criticism and it’s gotten better in many areas. That’s the sign of a good business, and I commend any business for steady improvement and listening.

Comment Date: 6/20/2010 Name: Shirley
Does this place even have a Manager?? Poorly ran. Whatever happened to the days where you knew the Manager? Where he would come to the lanes and check on you? Seniors who bowled for years would get free coffee? BNE get a clue. No wonder the last week when I came in the place was a ghost town. You can make all of the renovations in the world, but if you do not know how to take care of your customers, it will always be a ghost town.

Comment Date: 2/12/2010 Name: Customer
Bowl New England – I got one word for you – Clueless

Comment Date: 12/12/2009 Name: Sue B
I think I fogot to put Spare time, Colchester. I am still trying to decide what I think of the management of the bar. Some times it is ok, and sometimes not. What is her name again so I know if we are talking about the right person?

Comment Date: 12/12/2009 Name: Sue B.
What is the name of the bar manager at Spare Time again? What do you guys think of that management?

Comment Date: 8/31/2009 Name: Jim B.
Are you sure it was the manager? (Her voice is manly like Marge Simpson.)

Comment Date: 5/2/2009 Name: Concerned Customer
By the way the last comment was made for Sparetime Bristol

Comment Date: 5/1/2009 Name: Concerned Customer
I don’t know if the owners of Sparetime read this site but I thought I would post a comment anyway. I want to compliment you on the job you did remodeling both the bowling alley and the bar. That is my only positive comment. As far as negative goes the staff that you have working there has a lot to be desired. I am a regular open bowler that goes there and it seems like everytime I go there the people working behind the counter have no clue what is going on. We have had experiences from having to wait 20-30 minutes for a lane when there where 30 lanes open. I understand if there is a big group or something coming in and lanes where reserved but as we left there still where 30 lanes open a hour later. Also no one ever seems to be at the desk when you need help and when they are there they don’t know the answer. Once again I understand if the person or persons don’t have a answer but no attempt was made to find out. One last comment would be the last time we visited and I mean the LAST time – the manager was there and I needed a ramp for my 3 year old child and she had such a piss poor attitude – I was completely ignored and felt like a was doing her a favor for being there. To sum it up the place looks great but it only looks as good as the people that work and run the place – I would grade it a D-

Comment Date: 3/23/2009 Name: Just surfing
I think Bowl New England should check all there centers on this site. There isn’t one that doesn’t have something to say about the bad management and organization in each center. There is such a thing as getting to big and not paying attention to the simple things that keep a business going. In other words the owners of BNE should wake up and smell the roses.

Comment Date: 11/13/2008 Name: Former BNE Manager
As a former BNE manager I can tell you they treat there people very poorly. Stay away from them, eventually what comes around goes around!!!

Comment Date: 11/2/2008 Name: i run a business myself
I do run my own business and sometimes you have to give a little.. free coffee for seniors who pay your salary because they join a league is not to much to ask for….

Comment Date: 10/27/2008 Name: Happy Customer
My husband and I have bowled a few times in the past at the brainerd location. We didnt to much care for the location due to the fact the employees just dont seem to care. My daughter is 8 years old and we recently just had a bowling party for her at the hixson location. IT WAS GREATT!!!! The staff was very friendly the kids got to enjoy the cosmic lights and they wished her happy birthday over the intercom. She was so excited. 3 days later i got a phone call from Blake asking and making sure that everything went well with the party. That is service with a smile we will definently be having more bowling parties from here on out!!!! Thanks again holiday bowl hixson.

Comment Date: 10/22/2008 Name: yeah OK
well mr blake maybe you should get all of your facts before you run your mouth.. Your a so called assistant manager who cries when things dont go your way and you run to your boss and wine….

Comment Date: 10/22/2008 Name: waitonu
I do work for this company, and I happen to think that it is an awesome place to work for. Why is it that people insist on getting everything for free. I would like to see you run a business and hand out your products for free. You cannot be a manager and just not show up for work chronic condition or not! So before you complain about how cheap the company is maybe you should think about what it actually costs to run it.

Comment Date: 10/18/2008 Name: Wife of 1 who knows 1st hand
To respond to the last comment about the chronic condition of the past manager for Hixson what does that have to do with anything he did his job and taking a day off makes him to be a bad manager i dont think so unless someone made a new rule up about taking a personal day everyone who has them can use them.. you have a chronic condition its call ass kisser syndrome…. So mr know it all unless you have all of your facts in place you should keep your trap shut your the one who was pissed because they didn’t choose you to run the center mmmmmmm i wonder why if Bowl NE didn’t choose you whats that telling you are you that ignorant you can’t get the real picture… and when they brought in the new manager you were ready set go in back stabbing anyone who got in your way thats not what managing is about… Ohhh and the “secret” emails about the manager and other staff members to the bosses Tim & Ed to show your abilities to run the center alone why would you cry about the small stuff….the employees at Hixson should be careful cause you have backstabbed everyone there just to make yourself look good.. the 1st time meeting you i told the manager he’s a little piss ass watch out for him he’s very very evil…. And then when you write statments about each employee telling the manager who’s bad and who’s easy maybe those should go to Tim and Ed…As far as giving seniors free coffee don’t they deserve something for free if they are bowling in league and they shouldn’t have to pay and if the corp office thinks so then the leagues should know thats not a place of proper business. bowl new england a business is not always about profit profit its about what the patrons would like thats how you keep your business….. You should try harder making a name of good business instead of making your centers sound like crap you employers and former employers really can’t say much..

Comment Date: 10/3/2008 Name: get the facts first
it seems that you have only gotten his side of the story. before forming an oppinon you should have all the facts. when you are hired to work and you just don’t show up, you don’t keep your job. there was no cronic condition, he just choose not to come to work. as for the free coffee, it does cost money to purchase, so therefore it must be sold. sr’s receive a discount when they bowl. when was the last time mcdonalds gave you free coffee

Comment Date: 9/16/2008 Name: League Bowler
I am a league bowler at both Holiday Bowl Hixson and Brainerd. What happened to the new manager that was just hired at Hixson? I ran into him at the grocery store last Friday and he told me he was fired because he took a few days off and openly spoke to one of the bosses about a chronic condition he has and was fired within a week! Is that even legal? That is typical of the Bowl New England corporation in the handling of their employees from what I have seen over the years. I have been bowling in that house for over 35 years and thought we finally had a good manager who will bring good changes to both my league(Seniors) and the youth of the center. He started giving us free coffee during league and the cheap b*stards in Vermont took it away from us! I have seen many managers come and go which tells you that the company is not a very good company to work for….so ask around before you think about working for this company.

Comment Date: 8/4/2008 Name: league sect.
this is regards to spare times sgf center.are you aware that most of the staff in this center is looking for new jobs because of the new manager just hired.also some of his ideas will not improve your buisness here.like putting tables down in settee area ,playing music during league play,not very good ideas at all,thank you for your time

Comment Date: 8/3/2008 Name: League Bowler
Who in the hell is the Big Blonde lady that took over in Latham? I can see why she’s big because she never got off her ass from an office chair to assist us at the counter. Stood there for a while before we just gave up. The whole time we were there I don’t think I ever saw her get up. Did see her move in the chair, though! Unbeleivable!

Comment Date: 4/14/2008 Name: christine
I recently had a party at Yankee Lanes in Portland for my sister which rocked! The manager, Jeff, was awesome! He coordinated the entire party while I was on vacation in Ireland. His professionalism and great personality was the ONLY reason we decided to hold the party at the bowling ally instead of a place called Jokers. I will definitly be back to this place in the near future. If you read this post Jeff, YOU ROCK! Love you to pieces sweetheart!!!

Comment Date: 4/13/2008 Name: Anonymous
Shaker bowl s*cks plain and simple.

Comment Date: 3/18/2008 Name: You know who
I have a huge problem with Shaker Bowl letting someone work the desk who was not allowed to bowl in a sanctioned league because he was caught(red-handed I might add) stealing money from a junior league!! Josh might as well come out of the closet as well as just wear a sign that says- Bowl New England hires thieves!! There used to be a great staff there on the weekends, They must have been competent!! That must be why they aren’t there anymore!!

Comment Date: 3/3/2008 Name: skiguy
Bowled at Yankee Lanes in Burlington this past weekend. It was a blast. The people were great, the lanes were good and the whole place was upbeat. I’d recommend it to anyone who lives or visits the area. My guess is that anyone who doesn’t have a good time there probably has a tough time having fun no matter what they are doing.

Comment Date: 3/3/2008 Name: mad bowler and very upset
ive been to shaker bowl maybe 5 times in my life and everytime i go there i remember why i hate it so much, the Managers and employees are extremely rude and finally when i come across a nice employee, they dont work there anymore. they probably quit because the managers are so disrespectful. im very underwhelmed with shaker bowl and dont plan on going back. finally when i enjoyed someone that worked there they get fired. maybe they only allow rude people to work there. i wouldnt want to work there either.

Comment Date: 2/16/2008 Name: All 4 fun
I live in Chattanooga and there are 3 center’s with a 10 minute drive . I of course as a bowler have bowled in all three locations. Both AMF center’s were managed by a Gentleman named Calvin who doesn’t have clue! Needless to say I don’t bowl at either AMF house anymore! I have recently started in a Sunday night league at Holiday Bowl Brainard and it is AWESOME!!! My average has went up each week and the employee’s are great. Now granted I do not like the fact that I am barely off the lane before open bowler’s are moving in in us BUT that’s the business. The management there both Joe and Gary always are pleasant to deal with and the employee’s always seem to be having a good time.

Comment Date: 1/31/2008 Name: frustrated bowler
I’m not sure what has happened to the sparatic lane conditions @ shaker bowl.. The lane conditions are NEVER the same. I’m not sure when setting up the lane conditions to employees bowling habbits became acceptable practice, but in this house it is common practice!!!

Comment Date: 11/2/2007 Name: A happy patron
came in on the weekend with for my daughters birthday. Loved the Music and the atmosphere. My daughter heard her name announced over the sound system through some form of live DJ service and the party was “happenin’!” Thanks again Yankee Lanes.

Comment Date: 9/20/2007 Name: hate bowl new england
Why do u have to ruin sunset lanes by taking over your gonna lose lots of leagues

Comment Date: 9/17/2007 Name: B.N FROM 1999
If you really knew the amount of work that these
people put in to giving you one of the nicest bowling centers to enjoy yourself in you might be a little wiser in your comments. The owners are very compasonate to the needs of the bowlers and in all reality could get away with giving folks a subpar product and increase revenues!
Yet they don’t!!!!! Great company, great people!!!

Comment Date: 9/5/2007 Name: ME
Boy you must have been a real good employee the managers name is Not Justin.How about another guess????

Comment Date: 7/21/2007 Name: ex-employee and sooo happy
Let me tell you, the center is bad news. The manager Justin is a complete a** and has a habit of making people uncomfortable with really racy humor, farting in his office, and even sexually harassing his subordinates. In the past year that he has worked there, the staff has had a complete turnover… people are not leaving because they are finding better jobs… they leave because they can’t take the abuse, s*cky pay and general lack of respect anymore. No one I used to work with is left, and almost no one who works there has more than a year seniority besides the snack bar manager. On more than one occasion the manager has talked about customers and employees behind their backs and it is not nice stuff.
Employees all in general seem to be people with a good heart but not much of a brain. There are a few exceptions however who have neither heart nor brain.
As for customers well here’s the deal. On pretty much any night of the week you can count on a wait, high prices, and incompetent staff. God forbid your machine doesn’t work, it’s practically company policy to blow you off three or four times before we get the guy in back to get off his a** and look at the machine. By the way I say “he” because this is a man’s job… although not explicit in the handbook, Justin has a policy of hiring only guys ‘down back’ and full time at the front desk while girls get to have all the home-maker jobs like watching the kids (afterschool programs & birthday parties) and making food (snackbar).
The snack bar is way overpriced and the food quality s*cks. If that’s not bad enough for you, most times it has gone bad too. Also word to the wise, don’t piss off snack bar girls… I’ve seen more than one put something nasty in the food, and trust me there is plenty to choose from.
The bathrooms have been redone recently but I bet it won’t be too long before they are all scuzzy and looking like a** again.
One good note, the maintenance guy who works at night is not only a saint but he does a damn good job as well. So while the place may not be clean on a Friday night at 9pm, it will be most any morning you go.
Good Luck and remember to wear socks!

Comment Date: 3/1/2006 Name: BNE
I am sorry this center is so busy that you may have to wait to get on a lane. If you don’t like it too bad and bowl in your back yard. And if you come to the center just to cry on how bad everything is here don’t waste your time because we don’t care because we are rich and don’t need you HA HA HA HA . Try duck pin, little balls are what you are used to anyway.

Comment Date: 2/19/2006 Name: Bubba
The lanes always have problems, the place is always packed, what can you expect when a place’s competition folds and everyone still wants to bowl.

Comment Date: 8/22/2005 Name: Vt. bowler
This place is great it is the only place you can bowl and get girls in the back room at the same time(you know who i’m talking about).The snack shack is ripping people off with the inflated prices,I saw their food invoice that was left on the counter.French fries $22.00 case they sell for $3.00 each they make thousands on ripping people off.

Comment Date: 9/14/2004 Name: 8baller
Yankee Lanes rocks the hizzouse! Friday and Saturday last night bowling = wastedness!
Yankee should have more topless dancers, plus it’d be nice if you could smoke cigs right at the lanes, but that’s some stupid VT law, not their fault.
If you live around Burlington, this is THE place to go.

Comment Date: 8/17/2004 Name: Anonymous
I would like to see weekly league standings.

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Wayne’s Lanes

Wayne’s Lanes

  Name: Wayne’s Lanes  
  Address: 56 Gail St  
  City: Canaan  
  State: VT  
  Zip: 05903  
  Phone: (802) 266-8833  
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  Pro Shop: No  
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How Does Wayne’s Lanes Rate?
Votes:    9
Lanes: Actual Value is 4.1Actual Value is 4.1Actual Value is 4.1Actual Value is 4.1Actual Value is 4.1
Food: Actual Value is 4.1Actual Value is 4.1Actual Value is 4.1Actual Value is 4.1Actual Value is 4.1
Price: Actual Value is 4.1Actual Value is 4.1Actual Value is 4.1Actual Value is 4.1Actual Value is 4.1
Fun: Actual Value is 4.1Actual Value is 4.1Actual Value is 4.1Actual Value is 4.1Actual Value is 4.1
Overall: Actual Value is 4.1Actual Value is 4.1Actual Value is 4.1Actual Value is 4.1Actual Value is 4.1
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Wayne’s Lanes Comments
No comments posted for Wayne’s Lanes
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Waterfront Lanes

Waterfront Lanes

  Name: Waterfront Lanes  
  Address: 59 Waterfront Plz  
  City: Newport  
  State: VT  
  Zip: 05855  
  Phone: (802) 334-8144  
  Hours: Monday 5:00 Tuesday – Saturday 1:00 Sunday 12:00  
  E-Mail: h2olanes@comcast.net  
  Website: www.waterfrontlanes.com  
  Lanes: 10  
  Lane Type: Synthetic  
  Pro Shop: Yes  
  Food: None  
  Comments: Pool table / Game room  
How Does Waterfront Lanes Rate?
Votes:    161
Lanes: Actual Value is 3.9Actual Value is 3.9Actual Value is 3.9Actual Value is 3.9
Food: Actual Value is 4Actual Value is 4Actual Value is 4Actual Value is 4
Price: Actual Value is 3.8Actual Value is 3.8Actual Value is 3.8Actual Value is 3.8
Fun: Actual Value is 4Actual Value is 4Actual Value is 4Actual Value is 4
Overall: Actual Value is 3.9Actual Value is 3.9Actual Value is 3.9Actual Value is 3.9
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Waterfront Lanes Comments
Comment Date: 1/1/2012 Name: James
Been a lot of years since going bowling at Waterfront Lanes. Place looked great and very clean. Will return

Comment Date: 1/1/2012 Name: Barbara
We went to Waterfront Lanes this week and what a wonderful place. Great family time. Friendly staff and real clean place.

Comment Date: 9/23/2011 Name: Rita
Great family place. Light balls, ramps and guards for small children. Will return again with my family….

Comment Date: 1/11/2011 Name: open bowler
Great place to have fun will return.

Comment Date: 11/6/2010 Name: Douglas
GREAT PLACE!!!! Had a wonderful time. Great staff.
Will definitly return again and again….

Comment Date: 10/15/2010 Name: Patty
A clean facility. Bathroom sparkling clean. Staff nice and helpful. New lanes and scoring. No more having to put in your scores. Great place to visit, will visit again.

Comment Date: 4/23/2010 Name: michelle
We as a family stopped in to bowl. A great place.Wonderful staff, very helpful. Place very clean.Had everything you need if you have small children. ( RAMPS, LIGHT BALLS ETC. )

Comment Date: 4/21/2010 Name: Michelle
Small but a nice center. Well lite not dark and dinky.. Very clean and tidy. Great staff.

Comment Date: 3/17/2010 Name: Open Bowler
Staff s*cks the lady hollered at me for wearing my street shoes up to the edge of the carpet. My family was pissed. They serve beer i don’t see how they can do that considering kids are around. The guy who owns the place is a real a******. I wasn’t impressed. Overall Grade: F

Comment Date: 1/12/2010 Name: Tommy D.
I bowled a youth tournament there a few weeks ago. The place is tiny prices are expensive and the lanes were terrible. There never holding another VT USBC tournament again. No one liked the place. You can’t hold a tourney with only 10 lanes.

Comment Date: 10/13/2007 Name: Jennifer
The lanes we played on had a ball return machine that did not feed the ball to the correct side, some of the bumpers above the gutters were in bad repair, lanes themselves seem OK though. Manual score-keeping, there’s a computer, but you have to manually enter the scores. We bowled 3 games with 6 people (3 adults, 3 kids), and our total was $108 (this included a few drinks and show rental). Expensive for the quality of the lanes though. My rental shoes were in good repair though, and it was clean – bathroom was sparkling. They serve alchohol, including beer and liquor… not sure how that’s OK being as children are in the building.

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Twin City Lanes & Games

Twin City Lanes & Games

  Name: Twin City Lanes & Games  
  Address: 708 Route 302  
  City: Berlin  
  State: VT  
  Zip: 05641  
  Phone: (802) 476-6181  
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  Website: www.twincitylanes.com  
  Lanes: 0  
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  Pro Shop: No  
  Food: None  
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How Does Twin City Lanes & Games Rate?
Votes:    Center Not Rated
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Twin City Lanes & Games Comments
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Amber Lanes

Amber Lanes

  Name: Amber Lanes  
  Address: Granger Rd  
  City: Barre  
  State: VT  
  Zip: 05641  
  Phone: (802) 244-5119  
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  Pro Shop: No  
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How Does Amber Lanes Rate?
Votes:    6
Lanes: Actual Value is 3Actual Value is 3Actual Value is 3
Food: Actual Value is 4Actual Value is 4Actual Value is 4Actual Value is 4
Price: Actual Value is 3Actual Value is 3Actual Value is 3
Fun: Actual Value is 3Actual Value is 3Actual Value is 3
Overall: Actual Value is 3Actual Value is 3Actual Value is 3
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Amber Lanes Comments
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Springfield Bowl

Springfield Bowl

  Name: Springfield Bowl  
  Address: 2 Chester Road  
  City: Springfield  
  State: VT  
  Zip: 05156  
  Phone: (802) 885-5087  
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  Website: www.springfieldbowl.com  
  Lanes: 0  
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  Pro Shop: No  
  Food: None  
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How Does Springfield Bowl Rate?
Votes:    Center Not Rated
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Springfield Bowl Comments
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Upper Valley Lanes and Games

Upper Valley Lanes and Games

  Name: Upper Valley Lanes and Games  
  Address: 94 Bowling Lane  
  City: White River Junction  
  State: VT  
  Zip: 05001  
  Phone: (802) 296-2442  
  Hours: 9am-11pm S-T, Midnight F-Sat  
  E-Mail: eddie@lanesandgames.com  
  Website: www.lanesandgames.com  
  Lanes:  
  Lane Type:  
  Pro Shop: No  
  Food:  
  Comments: Birthday Parties, Company Parties, Cosmic Bowling  
How Does Upper Valley Lanes and Games Rate?
Votes:    88
Lanes: Actual Value is 3.9Actual Value is 3.9Actual Value is 3.9Actual Value is 3.9
Food: Actual Value is 3.7Actual Value is 3.7Actual Value is 3.7Actual Value is 3.7
Price: Actual Value is 3.8Actual Value is 3.8Actual Value is 3.8Actual Value is 3.8
Fun: Actual Value is 3.9Actual Value is 3.9Actual Value is 3.9Actual Value is 3.9
Overall: Actual Value is 3.9Actual Value is 3.9Actual Value is 3.9Actual Value is 3.9
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Upper Valley Lanes and Games Comments
Comment Date: 5/19/2011 Name: Anonymous
This bowling center isn’t that bad. I don’t bowl in leagues or anything but I have gone there many times with family and friends and we usually have a good time. The staff isn’t the friendliest and the food isn’t great. The bathrooms are pretty gross, but who goes to a bowling alley for the bathrooms?! Just go and have a good time and don’t sweat the small stuff.

Comment Date: 1/18/2011 Name: charles springer
Iam tired of people knocking this bowling center. I have bowling at this center for at least 25 years.When i first started the old owners did nothing to improve the place.At least Dale and Naomi have tried to keepup with improvements. They put in new lanes,bought a new oiler for lanes,put in new carpets and also redid restrooms,the problems are that their are People who come and dont give a damn. It takes money to run this alley and people should respect the place. Dale and Naomi keep up the good work, i know your trying

Comment Date: 1/14/2011 Name: Weetawleagelt
I just want to say Hi to Everyone!

Comment Date: 11/6/2010 Name: not going there again
the fact that there are sleazy strippers with foul mouths in the restroom when young children are there is enough for me never to take my family back there. perhaps the strip joint should go and they should focus on more family related business

Comment Date: 4/14/2010 Name: nunya
this bowling center has its pros and cons, the new lanes are nice but the shot is sometimes hard to find. the pin action def isnt the best but you can still work with it. there have been SO many 300’s so far this year.. very impressive. the owners are ehh. they arent my favorite part of the building to put it in a nice way. the pro shop owner is one of the nicest people ive ever had the pleasure of meeting. the bar manager is a great guy! the food is not bad at all. the bathrooms are absolutely disgusting and i dont use them when i go there. the building itself could use some updating in that aspect but i dont see much wrong with the place in general.

Comment Date: 3/22/2009 Name: Steve Hardy
We reciently visited this center for the NH State Tourn and I have to say it wasn’t my best experience. The approaches are completely worn down and should be replaced, the bathrooms were attrocious from a very bad smell to broken urinals to no paper products, the food what they hadn’t run out of was terrible and the place was very dirty. I really find it difficult to see a good reason why the event was even held at this center. The propriotor actually limited the number of lanes the tourn could use to 16, thats bananas…. This center needs an overhaul, and they should be able to do it there was plenty of business in all areas, bowling, bar and the strip joint as well…

Comment Date: 2/4/2009 Name: Anonymous
I went to use the bathroom at this center and there was a stripper passed out on the bathroom floor. What was even more disgusting is that she missed the toilet and there was blood and feces everywhere. The food was good, and my family and I had an overall good time.

Comment Date: 12/26/2008 Name: mom2boys
I have been coming to this bowling alley for many years as a teenager and later as a parent. The bathrooms are not terribly clean, but that’s my only issue. When we go during the day, it is mostly young families and the staff have always been very friendly.

Comment Date: 12/9/2008 Name: Anonymous
I was there with my son and his friends this weekend and couldn’t believe how disgusting it was. The bathrooms were so dirty I didn’t pee all day!

Comment Date: 8/10/2008 Name: A Disgusted Bowler
A bowling alley attached to a strip club! Naomi is good friends with the owner of the club, Shawn a.k.a Holly. In fact, Hollywood is now the manager of Naomi’s bar, Shenanigan’s. I was in there last weekend, and noticed that the place has gone to hell. Naomi promised new approaches, but there are none. The bar smells funny and there are fruit flies all over the place. The pizza at the birthday party I was at was the most disgusting pizza I’ve ever had. The employees are rude and clueless, and the bathrooms make you want to puke.
I don’t know what’s happened between the end of leagues a few months back until now, but it’s disgusting. I guess the guys and I are going to go somewhere else for leagues this year, because it is obvious from my own experiences, and talking with other bowlers, and the posts here, Naomi cares nothing about the place.

Comment Date: 4/22/2008 Name: Anonymous
We recently had a wonderful experience at the bowling center. The staff was more than gracious. There was a cute little red head server that served us our drinks and she was smiley and bubbly. We will definitely come back for more bowling. Keep up the good work guys!!

Comment Date: 2/25/2008 Name: just an employee
wow i work here and none of this stuff even makes sense people love our service and they love our lanes i think that these people should come in and say something if they want to say something so why doesnt everyone else who has a problem with athority can grow some

Comment Date: 1/22/2008 Name: would rather not say
As I read all these posts, it makes me stand back and wonder WHO these people are that are writing such things. A grown adult slaps a child across the face, and thinks his actions are okay? Regardless of what the child said, you never strike a child let alone across the face. He’s lucky he wasn’t arrested. The fact he was banned, he’s lucky thats all he got. It doesn’t matter if he is a good bowler, has a family that bowls or doesn’t bowl. He was wrong.
Perhaps instead of posting rude comments, he should have written a letter explaining he was WRONG, acted on impluses, is seeking help, and reasons why they should allow him to return after showing it would never happen again. Instead, all he has done as show Upper Valley Lanes and Games is there is a huge chance it will happen again as he hasn’t expressed remorse for his actions. He feels justified for what he has done.

Comment Date: 12/12/2007 Name: cory
great place to bowl nice owners and proshop if you have your own ball. great service.very polite.

Comment Date: 11/11/2007 Name: ????
Upper Valley Lanes is an amazing bowling alley and it is very fun! Me and my friends go every weekend to enjoy the music and bowling.

Comment Date: 8/26/2007 Name: Peg
Shabby looking inside. Not very clean. Stained carpets. Badly scratched counters. Worn approaches. Poorly maintained lanes. Very disgusting bathrooms. Understaffed. Pro shop not open much. Boy am I glad I was only there on vacation and don’t have to bowl there all the time. I feel sorry for thr residents there to have that as the only place to bowl.

Comment Date: 8/26/2007 Name: Bowling Fanatic
My family and I used to be patrons of this center. No longer. We will gladly pay the extra money in gasoline to drive to a much better bowling center. As parents, we believe in raising our children with discipline and will discipline them, in public, should the need arise. The owner of this center, Naomi, does not believe in proper discipline of children for wrongdoing within her center. Recently, a youth swore at his mother and otherwise was disrepectful to his uncle, at the center. The youth was disciplined, appropriately, with a slap across the mouth, in public, by the uncle.
The owner banned the youth’s uncle from the center for life and refuses to post the 300 game the uncle bowled. A bowling center that promotes a lack of discipline and bad youth behavior certainly will not recieve any of our business in the future.

Comment Date: 8/22/2007 Name: with held for family reasons
These are the worst lanes I have ever bowled on. You can never tell from one night to another what your ball will do. Sometimes you can`t even get a consistent line for a whole game.The cost of bowling there is outrageous to say the least. Also this B.S. of 100% handicap is for the benefit of sandbaggers who are afraid of losing to good bowlers.It does nothing to increase league membership or personal pride in bowling improvement. Why bowl good when you can lay back and win with big handicap.This Particular center will never see any of my money again.

Comment Date: 5/2/2007 Name: ?
yes i agree with the people who think that Dale is be ruled by his wife. i think that he does need to GROW SOME. Dale was the best owner when she was in hte hospital and then she came back and it all went back to the normal her ruling the castle thing. She needs to learn that she is not the center of the bowling alley and that alot of people decided not to come back to the alley this year because of her and her rudeness and bossiness.

Comment Date: 4/5/2007 Name: Guess Who
Dear Worker,I know what you mean I tried to talk to Dale when this all happened and Naomi jumped in front of him and said I BANNED YOU. He just stood there like a puppet and said nothing. I hope Dale GROWS SOME and puts her in her place and be willing to talk and maybe settle this once and for all. I hate to travel 30+ mins to bowl but next year I will have to. Rumor has it that another center is opening in the area and I hope this center goes under and nobody to blame but Naomi and Dale’s stupid judgement. I was asked to bowl in local tourney because someone couldn’t last minute I ask to bowl 1 time team event and JC went to owners and was to no. So team had to bowl with someone out of the blue and bowled well except for the sub. I hope people see this as issues in the center and not someone complaining. I help get people in the door, try to boast tournament bowlers into coming to there, get my family into bowling which is a family of 7. Now my kids wont even bowl there no matter what. Next year they will be bowling in Springfield, VT at Springfield Bowl were there junior program has REAL COACHING and not just people off the street. They had one real coach at lanes and games Ken Clifford. Rest of the coaches are bowler like myself,Mandy Founier, Dave Acker with years of experience we had real coaches growing up like Thomas Truman,Ellen Truman, Phylis Eaborn. There upset because the current League officers because they are teaching the kids NOTHING!!!! Just collect there money and do NOTHING!!! It make me mad that kids now a days have places to go and nobody wants to help them get someone with bowling the same way lots of us have like Jeff Schlosser, Nate Clark, Scott Evans, Dennis Burnham, myself. Kids that got great coaching and now its all for nothing just pay and stay away. Kids have go there and talk on cellphones,listen to there ipods,cd players, and horseplay around and nobody cares because they got there money to the house and Dale and Naomi got paid. Sad isn’t it!!!!

Comment Date: 4/2/2007 Name: anonymous
i feel that Dale is being ruled by his wife. His wife is quite the trip. while being on the staff i was treated like dirt. Naomi was spreading rumors about me and an adult while being completely immature. She tried to get me fired but could not succeed.

Comment Date: 3/13/2007 Name: ?
i have been bowling at this bowling alley for ten years and i wish to continue, but there are many thins that the people who work there can do to improve it. if your workers know someone at the alley they should not run away from their duties to talk to them. i was there on Friday night for Cosmic Bowling and the young lady at the counter just left in the middle and sat on a guys lap and talked to him. my friends and i stood there waiting for her, she was the only one who was available at the time the other two were accepting people into the alley. the new worker that has arrived is very rude to customers. PS i think her name was a boys name.

Comment Date: 1/2/2007 Name: R.B
One of the things I appreciate is that I’ve never stood out as a bowler or done anything special to draw his attention to who I am , yet whenever I walk by Dale he always sais hi —-
and as little as that may seam it impresses me as a customer of his buisiness.

Comment Date: 11/4/2006 Name: Banned Bowler
This youth bowler swore at mother with LEAGUE Reps there and has been in trouble with bowling center for not paying for bowling. He’s also been in trouble with law enforcement. There was another person that had struck his kid and only banned for 2 DAYS I got LIFE BAN!!! WHO GOT SCREWED???? This is just a person that just wants people to fear them. The center had banned my 800 series, REFUSED to post a 800 series and a 300 game because I was accused of outside incident and I got screwed again. I got cleared of issued and they still REFUSED TO POST MY 800 series and 300 game. I had to get league president and league secretary involved to get scores posted with other schonor scores that were also achieved. I just want to bowl and put this behind, but she just wants to make me out to be the bad guy. I just want to bowland have a place to go. Because of me being band my kids refused to bowl. Three of the five kids I have qualified for the PEPSI National and because they didnt want to go there because I couldnt be there. They were told that they couldnt bowl state level qualifier in Manchester,NH after they paid $20 EACH and no refund was given back, now I lose $60. This bowling center has lost bowlers , I wont recommend this center to ANYONE!!!! I hope someday this center can come to its senses and let me back before it becomes an issues for some other poor person that gets the shaft like I did.

Comment Date: 7/26/2006 Name: Janet
I’ve been bowling here a few times, the lanes have always been available, and we always have a good time. The only bad thing that I can say about this bowling alley is that there is a lot of grafatti in the bathrooms, and most of it is at least PG if not R rated. Even the food is good.

Comment Date: 4/17/2006 Name: Wow
Naomi; Didn’t you take over in 99. Thats only 7 years. Or is this just another one of your spins

Comment Date: 3/21/2006 Name: Naomi Lucas, Owner
This particular bowler was banned for physically striking a youth bowler durring YABA League play. This is the first time that someone has been banned in 10 years of ownership.

Comment Date: 2/25/2006 Name: Wow
Been there seen that!

Comment Date: 2/21/2006 Name: Anonymous
I don’t recommend this bowling center because if you cross the owners they will bar you from bowling in the center. They have no sense of fairness in the owners opinion. I was banned from the center and NEVER asked what happen just a bunch hear say and then you are black balled from the center and now I have to drive 45 to 60 mins to now bowl. I was never given a fair hearing I was found guilty, before told I was guilty and I hope that everyone reads this and I hope the people I bowl with will read this and banned the center and try to get me back on the lanes. I’m a young amateur with no place to bowl at now. Because of people who just don’t care about you just what others feel about you.

Comment Date: 7/19/2004 Name: o-dog
32 lane center (10 candlepin / 22 10 pin )
Synthetic Lanes and approaches
QUBICA scoring system
Brunswick 2000 ball return
Brunswick A-2 Pinsetter
Lan conditions are dry dry dry… what oil is there ends up being pushed down middle by plastic ball straight bowlers. The only playable line for a hook bowler is a down and in shot from near the gutter line. The ball will simply not hook back if you play an outside shot unless you are cranking your shot to get power.
About average prices, $1.50 game wednesdays from opening till 4pm are the highlight. Along with summer all you can bowl sundays for $7.
JC’s proshop is there for drilling services, but rarely open during the summer hours.
Friendly Staff. Nice size lounge/bar.
Arcade games, skee ball, pooltable, DDR.

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Fairwood Lanes

Fairwood Lanes

  Name: Fairwood Lanes  
  Address: 779 S Main  
  City: Fair Haven  
  State: VT  
  Zip: 05743  
  Phone: (802) 265-7900  
  Hours: Call for Hours  
  E-Mail:  
  Website:  
  Lanes:  
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  Pro Shop: No  
  Food:  
  Comments: 12 Lane House with a Restaurant and small game room. Bowling leagues: Mon.night-Women Tue.night-Men Wed.night-Men Thur.morn.-Mixed Thur.night-Men Fri.night-Mixed Sat.morn-Youth Sun.night-Mixed Restaurant Hours: Mon.:Closed Tue.-Fri.:6am-8pm Sat.:7am-8pm Sun.:6:30am-12noon  
How Does Fairwood Lanes Rate?
Votes:    16
Lanes: Actual Value is 4.1Actual Value is 4.1Actual Value is 4.1Actual Value is 4.1Actual Value is 4.1
Food: Actual Value is 4.1Actual Value is 4.1Actual Value is 4.1Actual Value is 4.1Actual Value is 4.1
Price: Actual Value is 3.9Actual Value is 3.9Actual Value is 3.9Actual Value is 3.9
Fun: Actual Value is 4.4Actual Value is 4.4Actual Value is 4.4Actual Value is 4.4Actual Value is 4.4
Overall: Actual Value is 3.9Actual Value is 3.9Actual Value is 3.9Actual Value is 3.9
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Fairwood Lanes Comments
Comment Date: 3/24/2011 Name: alexx
i want to be in a bowling leage

Comment Date: 3/24/2011 Name: a person
Fair wood lanes should be better for people and more stuff like the rutland one !!!

Comment Date: 2/14/2011 Name: Anonymous
i think fairwood lanes is alot of fun!!!!
i would recomend it

Comment Date: 2/17/2010 Name: Rick
If you could leave your new business hours here that would be fantastic

Comment Date: 4/9/2009 Name: randy martelle
our new phone number is 1-802-265-7900

Comment Date: 1/17/2009 Name: RANDY MARTELLE NEW OWNER
The bowling alley is under new management.
New phone number7700

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Rutland Bowlerama

Rutland Bowlerama

  Name: Rutland Bowlerama  
  Address: 158 S Main St  
  City: Rutland  
  State: VT  
  Zip: 05701  
  Phone: (802) 773-7707  
  Hours:  
  E-Mail:  
  Website:  
  Lanes:  
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  Pro Shop: No  
  Food:  
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How Does Rutland Bowlerama Rate?
Votes:    31
Lanes: Actual Value is 3.5Actual Value is 3.5Actual Value is 3.5Actual Value is 3.5
Food: Actual Value is 2.7Actual Value is 2.7Actual Value is 2.7
Price: Actual Value is 3.3Actual Value is 3.3Actual Value is 3.3Actual Value is 3.3
Fun: Actual Value is 3.7Actual Value is 3.7Actual Value is 3.7Actual Value is 3.7
Overall: Actual Value is 3.5Actual Value is 3.5Actual Value is 3.5Actual Value is 3.5
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Rutland Bowlerama Comments
Comment Date: 2/16/2012 Name: bowlingya
I love this place, it is awesome. So much fun and the people are really nice. Just an all around great family oriented envirornment. I wish that they would serve food all the time though!

Comment Date: 3/23/2010 Name: bowling fantasy
i have been bowling at the rutland bowlerama for 15 years now and i cant say how much i love that place!!! if i could live there i would!!! bowling there has opened my eyes to know that i want to become a pro GO RUTLAND

Comment Date: 10/31/2005 Name: Rutland Rigged
Is the Green Mountain Tournament rigged? Cuz the guy who won singles seems to bowl every week and doesn’t do singles till the end and always seems to shoot 800 every year. Is there something we don’t know about. He bowls decent but shouldn’t shoot 800 at the end, a little skeptical.

Comment Date: 10/31/2005 Name: Bowling Nerd
I have bowled there, a decent bowling alley, temperatures become hot at times. Not a good idea to have the lane right on the wall. Video games are broken. It s*cks when you have to pay an extra dollar to get the pool balls back so you can return them to get the deposit back. Rip Off.

Comment Date: 7/23/2005 Name: Addison Olevnik
My Dad and I drove 30 miles to go bowling, we got there at three and it was closed! We don’t feel like having to get there before noon!

Comment Date: 10/18/2004 Name: Anonymous
I love this place! I love Marlee, she is beautiful.

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