free Houston summer bowlingFree bowling is a great summer activity to stay cool and not spend a lot of money. Here are a couple opportunities for kids bowl free in summer 2014. Registration is required.

Several Houston-area bowling centers are participating in the 2014 Kids Bowl Free program this summer: Copperfield Bowl, Emerald Bowl, 300 Bowl (Conroe), Times Square Entertainment (Katy), Max Bowl North (Humble), Max Bowl East (Baytown), and Tomball Lanes. These locations all offer two free games each day to kids 15 and under. Times vary by location. Adults can purchase a summer season pass for $24.95 for up to four adult family members. Shoe rental isn’t included in the free bowling pass. Check out the list of participating Texas bowling centers online.

AMF also is offering its AMF Summer Unplugged free bowling program this summer for kids 15 and under. Sign up online to participate through September 1. Kids can bowl three free games each weekday from open until 6 pm. There are eight participating lanes in the Houston area. Find them online. An AMF Summer Pass is available for adults plus three guests for $39.95. Shoe rental not included.

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