Are you thinking to yourself, "I want to know how to start my own bowling alley?" Now may be the time to start your own bowling alley and make your bowling-related dreams a reality. Bowling was started in 1895 and has become a standardized sport since then. A lot of individuals have taken an interest in bowling, and some even have an interest in opening their own bowling alleys. Before you begin, know that a lot of planning and preparation is necessary in order to get started with your own bowling alley.
- Write a business plan. This is the first step to starting your own bowling alley. Get expert tips and ideas from current bowling alley owners if you have never written a business plan on bowling before. Better still, download software that will specifically help you to write a business plan for your new bowling alley.
- Location is key. Find a specific target group of consumers to make up your bowling clientele. Start your bowling alley business after carrying out feasibility studies, and find locations where your bowling business will be most likely to succeed. Finding ample space if you are planning future expansion is essential when starting your own bowling alley.
- Set up and install bowling alley equipment. You can find service providers who will sell bowling equipment to you and provide installation. If you aren't sure where to start, you can again seek out advice from individuals who currently own and operate bowling alleys.
- Hire your staff and start making a profit. This is the last step to starting your own bowling alley. Get out there and just get it done! Once you get on your feet, you may find yourself serving as a role model to others looking to start their own bowling alleys.
What Others Are Reading Right Now.
Acting, comedy and strong spirits converge in Speakeasy. When host Paul F. Tompkins interviews entertainers—Key and Peele, Alison Brie, Rob Delaney, Zach Galifianakis—about all sor …
Made Man Food Shows
We all love great food—and the people who make it! Our culinary video series introduces you to the country's best chefs and experts, so you can become one yourself. Pull up a chair …
How to Turn (Almost) Every Lady’s Head
Top female stylists share their favorite men’s looks.