Local youth bowling program is growing
Up to 40 bowl on Saturdays at Locomotion Lanes
March 10, 2022
What is there for youth to do on an early spring Saturday afternoon? For over 40 area youth, showing up at Locomotion Lanes in Sanborn to bowl is the answer.
A youth bowling program was in existence at the Sanborn bowling center before Bert van Dam became owner in 2019. But his background, as well as interest by area adults, has prompted a more concerted effort to build enthusiasm for bowling.
"I've always bowled. It's a family thing," van Dam said. "You can do it with your kids."
According to van Dam, 42 youth are involved this year. That compares to 32 in 2021. They represent "quite an ar...