National Bowling Stadium opens for public bowling Saturday, Jan. 2

bowlingReno’s National Bowling Stadium will be open to the public for bowling from 12 p.m. until 9 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 2, 2010.  The facility is typically reserved for international bowling tournaments, and is closed to the public.

The National Bowling Stadium in Reno is the only facility of its kind in the world dedicated to the sport of bowling. The National Bowling Stadium opened in 1995 and was dubbed the “Taj Mahal of Tenpins” by the Los Angeles Times.

  • Cost: Admission is $10 per person and includes shoe rental and two bowling games.
    Additionally, the I-Werks Theatre will be open to the public. Cost to view “Ring of Fire” a film about volcanoes is $5.
  • Why: This unique fundraiser will benefit the Reno Tahoe Choral Ambassadors (RTCA), three local choirs that plan to attend the World Choir Games in Shaoxing, China, in July 2010.  Local choirs participating in the project include Bella Voce Women’s Ensemble, the Sierra Nevada Children’s Choir, and “Core Jazz” from McQueen High School.
    The RTCA will act as ambassadors to encourage choirs from countries worldwide to visit Reno in May 2011, when Reno Tahoe USA hosts the American International Choir Festival. This Festival is designed to attract several thousand singers and their families to Northern Nevada.
  • When: Saturday, Jan. 2 from 12 p.m. until 9 p.m.
  • Where: The National Bowling Stadium, 300 North Center Street, Reno, NV 89501-1129, (775) 335-8800
  • Parking: Parking is available in the National Bowling Stadium Parking Garage located at Center and 4th Streets in downtown Reno.

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