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


Christmas Break Open Bowling Hours

Sunday, December 23rd: 9am-12am

Monday, December 24th: CLOSED for All Employee Christmas Party

Tuesday, December 25th3pm-10pm

Wednesday, December 26th: 1pm- 12am

Thursday, December 27th11am-12am

Friday, December 28th: 11am-2am

Saturday, December 29th: 1pm-2am

Sunday, December 30th: 9am-12am

Monday, December 31st: 11am-2am

Tuesday, January 1st: 11am-12am

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!

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
$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
$2.49/game

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