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Fall/Winter 2016 – 2017 League Signups happening now!

By |July 17th, 2016|

Cardinal Lanes Fall Bowling Leagues


It’s that time of year again! Time to sign up and join the best bowling leagues around. This year, we are offering more options than any other year in the past and you are going to have a blast!

To view the 2016/2017 Fall-Winter league schedule, click here: League Schedule. Below is the description of each league with organizational meeting date and time. You can always find more information about our leagues on our Wilmington Bowling Leagues page on this website.

To sign up for any of these leagues, either contact us using this form, or print off this League Schedule and sign up at our fun center’s front counter.

Cardinal Lanes Fall/Winter Bowling League Schedule

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New Summer Kids Leagues

By |June 10th, 2016|

We have 4 new leagues beginning next week for the kids! Fun, prizes and more. The fun starts Monday evening with our Youth/Adult league at 6:30 pm. This league lasts for 9 weeks with a week off for the 4th of July.


Then, on Tuesday evenings, beginning June 14 we have our under 18 youth only league. Everyone gets a prize at the end on August 16th!


Thursday nights see the return of the Sport Shot Scholarship league,  running until July 21st.


Last, beginning on June 21st is our Summer Pee-Wee bumper bowling league. No more gutter balls, no more tears!


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Tuesday Night Couples League!

By |April 25th, 2016|

Tuesday Night Couples League

Come Join The Fun On Tuesday Nights!

We will start on May 10th at 7:00 pm. Grab a partner and let’s do this. Only $10 per person weekly.

Come in to Cardinal or call us at 910.799.3023 to reserve your spot. Here is the League Flyer: Cardinal Lanes couple league


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Cardinal Lanes Summer Bowling Leagues and more!

By |March 29th, 2016|

Summer Bowling At Cardinal Lanes Shipyard

Beginning next week, we will be kicking off two great new leagues for kids, and mid-April we start our summer leagues! Short leagues are great for beginners because they are fun, don’t require a huge time commitment, and are a great way to meet lots of new people!

Coming up we have a PEE-WEE bowling league, that will put 3 little ones on a lane with bumpers to keep the ball out of the gutter! They will bowl every Saturday beginning this Saturday, April 2nd. 2 games per week for just 7 weeks with an Awards/Fun Day at the End! To learn more, and sign up, click here for a printable flyer with sign up sheet. Or just call us at 910.799.3023!

Also beginning on April 2nd, we have our Saturday morning 8 week youth league! The fun begins at 10:00am and if you bring […]

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Bowl to a Healthier You & Kids Bowl FREE!

By |March 14th, 2016|

bowling-696121_640In addition to being one of the oldest sports, bowling has a wide and varied range of health benefits.  In addition to its long history Bowling is also the nation’s largest participation sport, with over 25% of all Americans bowling over the course of a year.  Not only is it an inexpensive and enjoyable sport, but it also brings a host of other benefits as well.  Though you may know a few of these, we bet you won’t think of all ten- at least not right away!

Here’s a few, courtesy of Health Fitness Revolution:

  • Muscle toning and strengthening. Bowling is a good workout for your lower body and walking with and throwing the ball tightens joints and ligaments.
  • Weight loss. Depending on your effort and weight, you can burn between 175 and 300 calories per game bowled.
  • Improve social life. Over two […]
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New Rates and Details

By |February 20th, 2016|

We have updated our rates and weekly specials! You can see a one page flyer for print out right here: cardinal rates.

Open Play Rates:
By the Game: $2. 75 per person per game till 6pm Mon.- Fri.
$ 3. 99 per person per game after 6 pm & weekends

Rental Shoes: Adults $3.50 & $2.50 Kids & league Bowlers

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#SuperBowlCardinal – Predict the Winner and the Score and Win FREE Bowling for an entire year!

By |January 26th, 2016|


Win Free Bowling for a Year!

That’s right, we are doing it again!  Pick the winner and the score of Super Bowl 50 and one lucky winner will win free bowling for a year!

Last year’s contest was such a success that we couldn’t resist repeating it! We’ve made it even easier to enter this year and created five ways for you to enter:

  1. Comment on our Instagram post the winner and final score with #SuperBowlCardinal before 2/5/16.
  2. Comment on our Facebook post the winner and final score with #SuperbowlCardinal before 2/5/16.
  3. Tweet the predicted winner and final score to @CardinalLanes with #SuperBowlCardinal before 2/5/16.
  4. Enter your prediction in our mobile App by clicking on the SuperBowl Tab and submitting form.
  5. Head below and fill out the form to submit your Super Bowl 50 Blog Entry!

Good Luck!



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Birthday Party Fun!

By |January 21st, 2016|

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Book Your Child’s Birthday Party Now!

Never worry again about your child’s big day getting rained out again!  Our great birthday parties feature a cool and comfortable environment featuring all the games and fun that’ll make their day one they’ll be talking about!

Check out our two packages built to work with groups of all sizes and all budgets. Both feature:

  • A fun and food filled two hours!
  • An hour and a half of bowling, with balls, shoes and bumpers included.
  • Tokens for all the latest games.
  • Pizza- your choice of pepperoni or cheese- and drinks for your child and nine of their friends! For a little bit more, add as many more friends as you’d like.
  • An official bowling pin to commemorate the special day.

Call with any questions at 910-799.3023 or sign up here. to get your party started!  We can’t wait […]

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Winter Leagues are here!

By |December 10th, 2015|

American Pride 2016 Winter Bowling League!

Bowl with your friends/Family or represent your company against other local businesses. Bowling leagues are a fun way to network, drink some beverages, be competitive and have a lot of fun!

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  • The winter league is just 16 weeks long
  • It will be on Thursday nights beginning at 6:20
  • You will get to bowl 3 games per week
  • If you get 9 pins on your first roll, it’s just as good as a strike! (Yes, you read that right. It’s called “9 Pin No Tap”.

The league starts on January 7th@6:30pm and your weekly $13 fee includes Record Keeping, Mugs for first place in the weekly roll-off, a round of drinks and either a personally fitted engraved bowling ball or one of several gift certificates from our sponsors!

No Frills Sunday Night Winter […]

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Thanksgiving…Black Friday…Cyber Monday??

By |November 25th, 2015|

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Is it just me, or do the years go by faster and faster with every passing one? And when did cyber Monday become a real thing?

Well, you know what they say, if you can’t beat ’em… Join ’em!  We will be closed on Thanksgiving day so that we can all spend time with our families and friends. However, beginning Friday, we are bringing back the best special of the year! 50 games for $75. Come in to Cardinal Shipyard, get your pass and put it in someone’s stocking. Get it for the bowler in your life. They will love it.. And besides, where else would they want to bowl 50 games then right here at Cardinal Lanes Shipyard. Where the family bowls! bowl

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