Bowling at YMCA Bowl

Experience a brand new, modern, space to socialise, while you work on your strike and go for the turkey!

With family or friends, make a day or evening occasion of it with family bowl offers and savings on 2 or more games.

Or take advantage of our 50+ daytime offer.

Check out all session times and information below.

Session Types


Powered by AMF, global leader in bowling technology, YMCA Bowl offers the latest UV bowling experience.

With special UV effect bowling balls and shoes, you really become part of the exciting Glo-bowl game experience.

Glo-bowl sessions are available during special daytime and evening sessions.

Warning: Not recommended for people with certain health conditions. Please tell a member of staff if you may be affected by ultra violet or flashing lighting effects due to a health condition such as epilepsy.

Family Bowling & Summer Offers

Enjoy quality, fun time together with YMCA Bowl and affordable family pricing offers for up to 6 people.

And if needed, lane bumpers, small shoes and accessible family facilities are included!

Plus creche services also available at certain times for tots and babies.

  • Family Bowl offer. Now available all day every day giving up to 6 players 1 hours bowling for just £20! This offer is available during Glo Bowl sessions too and bowling shoes are included.

New Summer Offers…

  • Or starting Monday 27th July start the fun early with the new Pin Busters deal. All games just £2 per person between 10am – 12noon, Monday to Sunday. Offers ends 06.09.15.
  • And something that’s right Up Your Alley, make a night of it with 3 games for the price of 2, 8pm – 10pm, Monday – Sunday. Offer starts 27.07.15 – 06.09.15.

Over 50s

A great opportunity to enjoy a daytime get together at a great price too.

10am – 12noon, Monday to Friday. Bowl for 2 hours with refreshments in our diner included. Just £4.80!

Grandparent? Creche services also available.

Creche & Bowl

YMCA Thornton offer creche services Monday to Friday 9am – 12.30pm, for babies age 6 weeks through to pre-school children age 4.

The service is free for YMCA Premium Members and is charged on a pay as you go basis for all other customers.

Pre-booking is essential. Contact the YMCA Bowl team ahead of your visit to pre-book your games and creche places.

Just Bowl

Enjoy the game. YMCA Bowl’s open sessions are available across the daytime and evenings. Standard and YMCA member pricing and family bowl offers apply. Creche available Monday to Friday mornings.

Check out our licensed Diner menu too with meal deals and more.

YMCA Members

Leading an active lifestyle has extra rewards. YMCA members receive discount on games all year round.

Did you know that as a YMCA member you are supporting a local charity to sustain health and fitness facilities, programmes and more for the local community.

Visit for membership information.