Lanes 1&2 at Parkview were installed a year or two after the
center opened in 1940. As such, they are separate from
lanes 3-8. This offers a truly unique bowling experience
rarely available to the bowling community!
Parkview's traditional bowling conditions don't yield the large
number of high scores seen in other bowling centers. As
such, Parkview takes great pride when one if its bowlers has a
particularly successful day on the lanes. The high
game/series bowled on each pair during the season are posted on
our high score board.
House records and honor scores are posted on our permanent Hall
of Fame board, which covers scores thrown at Parkview since
Parkview is one of the few bowling centers in the Rochester area
to still have wood lanes...
...and the last center in our area to keep score with
pencil and paper.
Once commonplace in Rochester, Parkview is the last center in
the area to feature vintage masking units with working
The long history of Parkview Bowl is all around the
center...even our foul lights are vintage AMF units.
A few of the 300 games thrown at Parkview have been recorded
and posted online:
Craig O'Brien throwing his 300 game during our Thursday
Leon Penazek throwing his 300 game, also during our Thursday