Bowling’s Coolest Brand Arrives in Illinois
Naperville, IL, November 19, 2016 – Bowlmor AMF, the world leader in bowling entertainment, announced today the opening of Bowlero Naperville, the millennial-friendly, hipster-inspired bowling brand that’s been taking America by storm. Formerly Brunswick Zone XL Naperville, Bowlero Naperville will amaze, surprise, and captivate visitors with a unique, new spin on the typical bowling experience.
Located at 1515 Aurora Avenue in Naperville, Bowlero will feature blacklight bowling on 40 upscale lanes, an enormous, modern arcade, a state-of-the-art laser tag arena, an expansive new sports bar, and a hip lounge area that provides the perfect place to chill out and have fun. The stunning venue promises to be an entertainment hub for the whole community and will provide the perfect setting for everything from unforgettable family nights to over-the-top private parties and corporate events.
“We see incredible potential for Bowlero Naperville as it becomes THE destination for families, couples, and group events in the area,” said Tom Shannon, CEO of Bowlmor AMF. “The residents of Naperville deserve world-class entertainment that’s close to home—and we look forward to becoming their go-to venue for every celebration.”
The first of its kind in Illinois, Bowlero’s quirky-cool, off-beat bowling scene combines modern amenities with vintage style—incorporating Edison light fixtures, antler-shaped sconces, and other kitschy additions to create an eclectic setting that’s perfect for parties and everyday fun. In addition to its hip, new design, Bowlero Naperville will also provide a number of signature amusements, which include a huge arcade packed with over 50 games, a billiards room, a multilevel laser tag arena (one of the largest in the state), and four “Ballin’” courts, a game that combines two great sports—bowling and football—into one incredibly entertaining experience.
Area sports fans have will also be happy to know that Bowlero is now the official sponsor of Club Blackhawks—the Chicago Blackhawks smartphone app that allows young fans to access news, stats, scores, trivia, and more!
Unreal Eats for All Occasions
Bowlero Naperville will wow local foodies with its “Go Crazy” menu—an inventive lineup of signature eats that includes the colossal “Party Pretzel” and the signature Behemoth Burger—a 5-lb, 14-inch-round party burger named one of America’s top burgers by USA Today. For those craving something sweet, Bowlero will offer its signature S’Mores Skillet—a tasty treat made with crunchy graham crackers, melted milk chocolate, oversized marshmallows, and a drizzle of caramel.
Guests will rejoice over Bowlero’s sports bar, which features huge flat-screen TVs and an engaging design that encourages to mix, mingle, and indulge in any of the venue’s specialty cocktails, like the Mad Mai Tai, Old-School Moscow Mule, or the Dunk Tank—a fishbowl cocktail that’s perfect for sharing with friends.
The ideal destination for date night, family night, birthday parties, private events, and corporate get-togethers, Bowlero offers total entertainment for every type of audience. Bowlero Naperville is located at 1515 Aurora Avenue and will be open Monday from 4 p.m. to 12 a.m., Tuesday through Thursday from 4 p.m. to 11 p.m., Fridays from 1 p.m. to 1 a.m., Saturdays from 11 a.m. to 1 a.m., and Sundays from 11 a.m. to 12 a.m. For lane availability, reservations, or to plan a party or corporate event, please call (630) 355-7622.
For more information on Bowlero Naperville, please visit bowlero.com.
About Bowlmor AMF
Bowlmor AMF is the largest operator of bowling centers in the world, with more than 300 domestic locations, 8 locations in Mexico, and 3 locations in Canada that specialize in corporate and special events, as well as league and walk-in retail bowling. The company was created in 2013 following the merger of Bowlmor, an upscale bowling and entertainment company, and AMF Bowling Worldwide. Bowlmor AMF acquired Brunswick's bowling center business in 2014, and its portfolio of bowling retail brands includes AMF, Bowlmor Lanes, Bowlero, Brunswick Bowling, Brunswick Zone, Brunswick Zone XL and Brunswick's brands. For more information, please visit bowlmor.com, amf.com, bowlero.com and bowlbrunswick.com.