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CU student bowling at the Connection, UMC 1st floor
Students putting on bowling shoes.
Join a league, or have your next party at the Connection! 1st floor UMC
Black lights at the Connection bowling lanes in Boulder
Special lighting makes bowling GLOW - it's fun recreation for all ages!
Mirror ball and black light bowling
Our 2013 Sunday Bowling League Winners: Livin' On A Spare!

Looking for something fun and different to do in Boulder? Bowl at The Connection!

We have 10 state of the art bowling lanes open to CU Students and the public for fun recreation or some friendly competition. For something special, ask for the black lights, running strip lights down the lanes, and the mirror ball!

Our bowling events include Competitive and Recreational Leagues, Extreme Bowling, and Bowling Tournaments. Our lanes are special needs and limited mobility accessible, and we can provide quick-set bumpers, so this can be a really fun and rewarding activity for everyone at a fantastic value! 


Regular Rate (per person/per game)

CU Students: $3
Faculty/Staff: $3.50
Public: $4

Shoe Rental (same for everyone): $2.50/pair
Socks (
same for everyone): $3/pair

Weekday Specials, Per Person (Monday-Friday):

Early-bird Special (11am-2pm): $1/game; $1/shoe rental - for everyone
Mid-Day Special (2pm-5pm): Half regular game rate; $1.25/shoe rental

High School Bowling Classes

During the Spring 2014 semester from January 10 - February 13 (Mon/Wed/Thurs/Fri), The Connection will be hosting high school bowling classes that will use up all our lanes available while they're in the building. If you want to come bowl with us please swing by anytime after the lanes have vacated. We appreciate your understanding, thanks!

Mondays (Jan. 13, 27 & Feb. 3, 10): 8am-2:35pm
Wednesdays (Jan. 15, 22, 29 & Feb. 5, 12): 9am-2:25pm
Thursdays (Jan. 16, 23, 30 & Feb. 6, 13): 8am - 2:50pm
Fridays (Jan. 17, 24, 31 & Feb. 7): 8am - 2:35pm
Note: Jan. 20 - MLK Day (Not Open)

Bowling Leagues

Sign up for Fall Bowling Leagues! The Connection offers competitive and recreational leagues for students and the public. Form your own team of four; if you don’t have a team, we’ll find a spot for you. All leagues follow the single round robin format, and first place wins the prize.

League Details:
Sunday nights – spring semester session
One time registration fee of $10/person; $5 weekly fee/person
Includes 3 games per night and shoe rental (great value!)
Competitive Leagues play at 6 pm
Recreational Leagues play at 8:30 pm

January 26

February 9
February 16
February 23
March 2
March 9
March 16
April 6
April 13
April 20 (Playoffs)
April 27 (Playoffs)
For league information, call 303-492-6338 or email

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