It may seem like the dog days of summer, but some of the best memories with family and friends can take place at your local bowling center. starts their annual National Bowling Day this year on August 10th, but can be celebrated all the way through August 31st. National Bowling Day is traditionally set for the second Saturday in August.

In order to celebrate, you must sign up through the website to receive a coupon for one free game of bowling. If you need to rent shoes there will be a cost, depending on where you go. Of course, the bowling center you choose has several bowling balls available. Just don't use one that is too light or too heavy. If you have your own equipment, that's fine, too!

Click here to sign up for your free game at these participating centers in Southwest Michigan -

Airway Fun Center - Kalamazoo
Bowlero Entertainment Center - Battle Creek
Bronson Strike Zone - Bronson
Continental Lanes - Kalamazoo
Eastland Lanes - Kalamazoo
Hastings Bowl - Hastings
Lakeside Entertainment Center - South Haven
Marshall Lanes - Marshall
Rainbow Lanes - Paw Paw
Revel and Roll West - Kalamazoo
Sturgis Bowl - Sturgis

If you have a competitive itch or you are looking to learn more about the sport of bowling, has some tips that can help improve your game or get you interested in one of the longest running sports in America (and personally one of my favorites).

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