Imperial Bowl Inc
555 Dalton Avenue
Pittsfield, MA 01201
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*Hrs subject to change due to Rain or Events*
Mon & Tue CLOSED
Wed & Thurs 5:30PM-9:30PM
Friday 9:30AM-12:00PM 5:30PM-9:30PM
Saturday 12:00PM-9:30PM
Sunday 12:00PM-6:00PM

Imperial Bowl is a 14 lane candlepin bowling center located in rustic Berkshire County.  Candlepin bowling is the most historic form of bowling in North America. We offer a clean, family friendly establishment that provides fun for all ages!


Imperial Offers:

  • Leagues
  • Parties for all ages
  • Events
  • Bumper Bowl
  • Rates for Special Needs
  • Fund-Raisers
  • Pro Shop
  • Billiards, Pinball Machines, Arcade Games
  • Rosie's Pub
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Brief History.
It all started in Worcester, Massachusetts more than 100 years ago. Candlepin Bowling was invented in the 1880’s, some 15 years before the standardization of ten pin.  In Candlepin bowling each player uses three balls per frame, the balls are much smaller and do not have holes. 
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Candlepin Bowling is FUN for ALL AGES!.
Candlepin bowling allows all ages to enjoy this historic sport.  With the balls only being 4.5” in diameter and weighing less than 3 lbs it is perfect for children, seniors, special needs, and adults.  Our center features 14 lanes with all original ball returns and score tables. .

Events and Party Planning.
Imperial Bowling Center offers a unique setting to host a great event or party.  No matter what the occasion, Imperial Bowl has a comprehensive group package for you.  Events/Parties include: Birthday Parties, Camp events, Charity events, Fund-raisers, Corporate events, Family Reunions, and more.  Call today to inquire about our event packages 413-443-4453 or email us at 
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Candlepin Bowling Rules.
It is indeed a sport for all people. That is what prompted the formation of the International Candlepin Bowling Association. The I.C.B.A. is an umbrella organization that consist of delegates from each State and Provincial Association. Its members see Candlepin Bowling as a part of history and wish to insure its future. .
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Candlepin Bowling provided by Imperial Bowl located in Pittsfield MA