Bowling associations try to break world record

| 15 Feb 2012 | 08:38

    SPARTA — Sparta Lanes will participate with the 37-member centers of the Bowling Proprietors Associations of North Jersey and Southern New Jersey as they recognize Aug. 6. as World Record Day in which the U.S. bowling industry will strive to have the most games every bowled in one day. The New Jersey Restaurant Association is supporting the effort. Bowling is the largest indoor participation sport in the U.S. with 65 million people bowling annually. Local participating New Jersey Bowling Proprietors include Boonton Lanes in Boonton, Oakwood Lanes in Washington, Plaza Lanes in Madison, Rockaway Lanes in Rockaway, Sparta Lanes in Sparta Stelton Lanes, Piscataway Tenpin Lanes, Manville T-Bowl Lanes II, Wayne Woodbridge Bowling, Woodbridge The NJRA represents owners and operators of full-service restaurants, catering facilities, taverns & pubs, brew pubs, diner restaurants, hotel restaurants, coffee shops, limited & quick service restaurants, institutional feeders, delis pizzerias, country clubs, culinary students and schools. Today, the New Jersey restaurant and hospitality industry includes 23,000 eating and drinking establishments generating $12 billion in annual sales and employing 311,000 people. Visit