Anyone can go bowling. It is a sport that is open to all ages and physical abilities. Most centres have a range of leagues that include bumper bowling leagues for kids, disability leagues, oldies leagues, beginners leagues, competitive leagues and fun leagues
Yes, bowling centers usually have junior leagues for kids on saturdays. Or many senior leagues available also.
yes there are minor leagues.
Usually bowling season for leagues starts at the end of Septembeb.
In bowling, off peak typically refers to the bowling season no longer being active. Peak season is when the bowling season is active and leagues are playing.
Most leagues work out the bowling handicap based on 200. If your average is 148 for example, then your handicap would be 52. Some leagues use other methods, but this is the most common
The league rules committee.
There are many groups of people who play bowling the most today. Most leagues choose to play the most bowling.
Bowling leagues like to have an even number of teams. If a league is short one team, then a "blind team" is added to make an even number of teams. Different leagues have different rules on how to handle the scores for the team bowling against the blind team.
It seems there is no end. Leagues are available year around. Leagues last anywhere from 12 weeks to 32 weeks.
1) On eBay, or a similar auction site.2) Many bowling centers will sell you a new bowling pin. Expect to pay around $20-$25.3) Some leagues, known colloquially as Hav-a-Ball leagues, can provide you with a themed bowling pin (usually in lieu of a similarly-themed bowling ball) as part of the cost of participation.
Your bowling handicap depends on what league you're in. My handicap went from a 12 to a 33 when I switched leagues.