Great Escape is Des Moines' Best Bowling Center!

Open Bowling Times

Monday: 11am-5pm; 9:15pm-Midnight
Tuesday: 
Noon-5pm; 9:15pm-Midnight
Wednesday: 
10am-5pm; 9:15pm-Midnight
Thursday: 
11am-Midnight
Friday: 
11am-2am
Saturday: 
1pm-2am
Sunday:
9am-3:30pm; 7pm-Midnight

All reservations must be booked 48 hours prior.

Bowling Is America’s #1 participation activity with over 70 million people bowling each year. Great Escape is dedicated to providing the BEST ENTERTAINMENT VALUE in Des Moines, IA. Our modern bowling center provides guests with a one of a kind experience. From our fun open bowling specials, cosmic bowling, laser tag/arcade and more, Great Escape is a place all ages will enjoy.

Whether you’re looking to just bowl a couple of games by yourself, an outing with friends and family or you want to join a bowling league, Great Escape is the place to be!

First Available Policy - Fridays & Saturdays

We apologize that during peak season we do not allow call ahead first available lists on Friday & Saturdays. You can make a lane reservation if you call the sales department at least 48 hours prior and pay a deposit. Please contact Whitney at 515-263-1700 ext. 212 to make your lane reservation. We appreciate you understanding this policy during peak season. Thank you!

TRADITIONAL LANE PRICES

Shoe Rental | $3.99

PER HOUR PER LANE

Monday - Friday  |  ​Before 5pm
$20.99

Evenings (after 5pm)/Weekends/Holidays
$25.99

Purchase 30 minutes for 50% off the hourly rate!

PER GAME PER PERSON

Mon-Fri  |  Before 3pm Senior & Youth

$2.99/game

Monday - Friday | Before 3pm Adult
$3.99/game

Happy Hour M-F | 3pm-5pm
Pricing not valid March 15th-22nd
$1.99/game

Evenings (after 5pm)/Weekends/Holidays
$4.99/game

VIP LANE PRICES

Shoe Rental | $3.99

PER HOUR PER LANE

Monday - Friday  |  ​Before 3pm
$24.99

Evenings (after 5pm)/Weekends/Holidays
$30.99

Purchase 30 minutes for 50% off the hourly rate!

PER GAME PER PERSON

Mon-Fri  |  Before 3pm Senior & Youth
$3.59/game

Monday - Friday | Before 3pm Adult
$4.79/game

Happy Hour M-F | 3pm-5pm
Pricing not valid March 15th-22nd
$2.49/game

Evenings (after 5pm)/Weekends/Holidays
$5.99/game