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Free bowling lessons on Long Island

Maple Family Centers are offering free bowling lessons

Maple Family Centers are offering free bowling lessons for kids and adults starting Sunday, Aug. 4. (Credit: Fotolia)

Maybe your child is interested in improving his/her game in order to make the bowling team this year. Or, maybe you want your little one to get into the game so you can play together. Whatever the reason, children and adults can enjoy free bowling lessons on Long Island this summer.

Starting Sunday, Maple Family Centers are offering Bowling 2.0, which consists of four weeks of free bowling classes. Adult programs are in the evenings, and daytime and weekends are designated for children, teens and their parents to bowl and learn together. All ages are welcome.

Bowling 2.0 blends a traditional class approach with new video lessons and coaching materials. There will be semiprivate instruction for each person who participates.

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"The goal is simple," said Joe LaSpina, vice president of Maple Family Centers. "We want to help as many people as we can become better bowlers."

Free lessons are available at the following locations:

Coram Country Lanes (615 Middle Country Rd., Coram; 631-732-2022)

Farmingdale Lanes (999 Conklin St., Farmingdale; 631-249-4300)

Rockville Centre Lanes (100 Maple Ave., Rockville Centre; 516-678-3010)

Jib Jab Lanes in Queens is also offering free bowling lessons.

After the four weeks of classes, locations will continue to offer inexpensive follow-up programs and upon completion, graduates will receive a bowling ball.

For more information and to sign up, visit maplelanes.com and choose your local center. Click on "Bowling 2.0" and you can register through email or call the bowling alley directly.

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