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Frequenty Asked Questions

ARE YOU 5 PIN OR 10 PIN? – We are 24 Lanes of 5 Pin bowling only. 

HOW BIG ARE THE BOWLING BALLS? – We have the smaller sized bowling balls at Dakota Lanes.  They weigh approximately 3 pounds.  Young children should be able to use them with no problem.

HOW MANY PEOPLE CAN BOWL ON ONE LANE? – We suggest 4 or 5 people to a lane.  But 6 is the most!!!

WHAT IS THE CAPACITY AT DAKOTA LANES? – 182 (Only 144 bowling)

WHAT IS YOUR BIGGEST AND SMALLEST SHOE SIZES? – Our biggest adult size is mens 15.  We go down to a children size 9 for the smallest.

DO WE SELL SOCKS? – YES, for $2.99 + tax a pair.  We suggest all bowlers to wear socks in the bowling shoes.

ARE YOU WHEELCHAIR ACCESIBLE? – NO, we are on the second floor.  Unfortunately we do not have an elevator.

DO YOU HAVE BUMPER BOWLING? – YES, all of our 24 lanes are bumper lanes.  Available at no extra cost.

DO YOU OFFER BINGO BOWLING? – YES, if you rent the lanes by the hour.  Bingo bowling is a game where you get a bingo card with bowling scores.  Object is to fill in your whole card before the other teams.

DO YOU OFFER GLOW BOWLING? – YES

WHAT ARE DINO RAMPS? – The Dino Ramps are for children under 6 that need help getting the ball down the lane. 

CAN I GET MY SCORES PRINTED? – YES, enter your email while you are bowling and you will receive your scoresheet after you are finished.  Log in to sync passport to keep track of all your visits and bowling average.

HOW LONG DOES IT TAKE TO BOWL A GAME? – An average game takes about 10-12 minutes per player.  If 6 people bowl it will probably take about an hour.

DO YOU SERVE ALCOHOL AND FOOD? – YES, we have a full food menu as well as we serve Beer, Shots, Coolers, and Wine.

CAN WE BRING IN OUR OWN FOOD AND DRINK? – NO, we offer a full food menu and our liquor license prohibits outside alcohol being brought in.

CAN WE EAT AND DRINK AT THE LANES? – YES, we allow food and drink to be consumed at the tables at your lanes.

CAN YOU RUN TABS AT THE BAR? – YES, as long as you leave a valid credit card.  NO exceptions.

DO YOU HAVE AN ATM? – YES, at the front door.

WHAT FORMS OF PAYMENT DO YOU TAKE? – We accept cash, interact, visa or master card

WILL OUR PARTIES BILL INCLUDE GRATUTITY? – NO, we do not add any tips/gratuity to any bills. 

CAN I RESERVE LANES? – YES, you can reserve lanes by calling us @ 2567333 or by email dakotalanes@shaw.ca

DO I NEED TO MAKE A DEPOSIT AND IS IT REFUNDABLE? – All reservations that are 3 lanes or more are subject to a $20/lane deposit. With the remainder due at time of reservation. We require 48 hour notice for any changes or cancellation to your reservation. Deposits are non-refundable but may be applied to a future date. NOTE…  ALL BIRTHDAY PARTIES WILL REQUIRE A $50 PER PARTY DEPOSIT.

House Rules

  • Outdoor shoes are not allowed to be worn past shoe rack. No exceptions.
  • Outside food or beverage are not permitted inside establishment other than cake and cupcakes for birthdays
    (Some exceptions for allergies. Please Call before bringing in food. We may have alternatives)
  • No outside liquor allowed. If found liquor will be confiscated and not returned. Patrons may be asked to leave without refund
  • Personal backpacks and dufflebags are not permitted at lanes.
  • Vaporizors are not allowed to be used inside premises.
  • Only 6 people are allowed to bowl on a lane. Groups of 7 or more will need additional lanes, no exceptions.
  • ALL GROUP BOOKINGS REQUIRE A DEPOSIT.

Locker Rentals Available For $2 Per Locker

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