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Norwood Sport Center

Open Now: 9:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Open today: 9:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
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Bowling fun

A dated bowling alley, but we had fun. Cash only, with an ATM in the building, when it has cash to... read more

Reviewed March 27, 2016
Cape Cod
Classic candle-pin bowling at classic prices...

Looking for a local venue to treat out-of-town guests to a truly New England tradition? Take in the... read more

Reviewed February 2, 2016
Norwood, Massachusetts
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29 Jan 2017
“Very rude staff”
7 Dec 2016
“Since I was a kid”
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65 Cottage St E, Norwood, MA 02062-3533
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Reviewed January 29, 2017

We recently held our 6 year old son's birthday party here and I would never do it again. The staff was yelling at the kids, scaring them telling them to go away and sit down while they were trying to bowl. When we arrived we...More

Date of experience: January 2017
1  Thank Kelly41488
Reviewed December 7, 2016

I still enjoy going here once in awhile for some good old school fun. I would go here for the arcade as a kid and have a blast. Even got kicked out a couple times haha. I like bowling and even played in a league...More

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank JohnnyPung
Reviewed July 25, 2016 via mobile

I love that this place has stayed true to its local roots, catering to the community with old-fashioned fun and very affordable rates. No frills entertainment, wholesome and you can't beat the price! Great place for candlestick bowling, birthday parties, or just a couple of...More

Date of experience: June 2016
1  Thank Kay B
Reviewed March 27, 2016

A dated bowling alley, but we had fun. Cash only, with an ATM in the building, when it has cash to dispense. We played 2 stings and had lots of laughs and fun! The candlepin balls are a bit beat up, but we still enjoyed...More

Date of experience: March 2016
Thank Basset_Mom
Reviewed February 2, 2016

Looking for a local venue to treat out-of-town guests to a truly New England tradition? Take in the Norwood Sports Center. Reservations are recommended. Form your own league or join an existing one. Shoes, balls and open lanes are usually available. They also have a...More

Date of experience: October 2015
Thank tmcclintock
Reviewed December 29, 2015

Candlepin bowling the way it should be. We're recreational, twice-a-year bowlers and went on a Sunday evening. We had fun and will go back again. Service was friendly in that sort of put-on gruff manner that's followed with a wink. It seems like a good...More

Date of experience: December 2015
Thank engineer792015
Reviewed September 9, 2015

I like bowling at the Norwood Sport Center. It doesn't have unnecessary frills and reminds me of bowling allies I went to as a kid. You go there and you bowl and its cheap. The people working there are nice and I get to support...More

Date of experience: May 2015
Thank cardello
Reviewed July 8, 2015

My kids and I love to bowl. NSC is the most affordable place in town! Bowling is so easy for little ones because all of the balls are small and easy to hold. Service is always friendly and we always have a great time.

Date of experience: March 2015
Thank CRN1975
Reviewed March 15, 2015

Love it, love it! Everything from the bad 70's carpet to the lighthouse motif designs to the stale smell of old cigarettes to the wooden pins and throwback vending machines! This place doesn't have to pretend it is a flashback to the yesteryear of bowling...More

Date of experience: March 2015
1  Thank lip89
Reviewed December 2, 2014

We love to go to this place w/many generations. We get 2 alleys one for kids and one for adults. We bring snacks and celebrate mini parties w/seating behind individual alleys. It is busy w/families on weekends and bad weather days. They have rooms for...More

Date of experience: November 2014
1  Thank marciasturtevant
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