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Address: 1870 E. Wellington Road, Nanaimo, British Columbia V9S 5V8, Canada
Phone Number: 250-753-2341
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At Brechin Lanes we are proud to offer 16 State-of-the-Art 5 Pin bowling...

At Brechin Lanes we are proud to offer 16 State-of-the-Art 5 Pin bowling lanes. We also feature: automatic scoring, bumper bowling, glow bowling, Youth & Adult & 55+ leagues, a Pro Shop for both 5 Pin needs as well as lawn bowling supplies, party facilities and a great snack bar. We also have special group and family combos. Our friendly staff are ready to help you have a great time. Brechin Lanes -- Nanaimo's Place For Family Fun -- Since 1956!

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Bowling with kids

The owner Ray is friendly and helpful! My son who is 5 has enjoyed bowling this fall and especially taking in the guided tour of the inner workings of the bowling lanes. The... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed November 17, 2015
Vanessa B

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2015

The owner Ray is friendly and helpful! My son who is 5 has enjoyed bowling this fall and especially taking in the guided tour of the inner workings of the bowling lanes. The building is very clean including the bathrooms. We have also attended a kids birthday party and I was very impressed with the hostess that is provided to... More 

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Thank Vanessa B
Nanaimo, Canada
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14 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

we were here recently for our sons class bowling trip. The building was clean and the staff were pretty friendly. They were very polite when having to tell some of the parents that they could not have outside food or drinks in the bowling alley due to the liquor licence. The kids had the bumpers up for bowling and had... More 

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Thank Heather S
tbrittain, Owner at Brechin Lanes Bowling Centre, responded to this review

Thank you for your review! We are so glad that the kids had such a great time (who doesn't love Glow Bowling?), and we hope to see you again soon! More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

Love coming here with friends and the children. Lots of fun to be had. Good entertainment for a couple of games for a couple of hours at a reasonable price

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1 Thank djdebbc
tbrittain, Owner at Brechin Lanes Bowling Centre, responded to this review

We sincerely appreciate your review! We try our best to be a place where families and friends can come and have fun together - good, clean fun! More 

Nanaimo, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2014

Always love coming here on rainy days or for parties. Nice and clean alley with friendly staff. Fun for all ages!

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1 Thank Allan W
tbrittain, Owner at Brechin Lanes Bowling Centre, responded to this review

Thank you for your wonderful review! Our goal is to provide affordable fun in a clean, family-oriented atmosphere. More 

British Columbia, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

Decided to give ten pin bowling a try for a birthday. We had the best time. Service from the young staff excellent. Will go back for sure.

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1 Thank classicbabe1
tbrittain, Owner at Brechin Lanes Bowling Centre, responded to this review

Thank you! Five pin bowling is a great choice for a birthday party - the small, 3 1/2 lb balls make it a snap for smaller hands! The bumpers and ball ramps add to the enjoyment. We are consistently voted as on of the best places in Nanaimo for a birthday party. More 

Nanaimo, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

This is a great little place to spend a winter's afternoon or morning. Make sure you book. There are plenty of deals including one that includes two games and a light luncheon. Get your friends together and have a visit.

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1 Thank MarlMac
tbrittain, Owner at Brechin Lanes Bowling Centre, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review on our behalf! We strive to be affordable, while not giving up quality. In addition to the various specials, we now feature a Membership Rewards card that offers 5% cash back rewards on future purchases! More 

Ladysmith, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2013

We have been going to Brechin Lanes for the last 3 year on a regular basis and absolutely love the experience every time. The staff is amazing and remember our names each time we go there. I was never much of a bowling fan before I discovered Brechin Lanes, but, even though my average hasn't increased very much, I absolutely... More 

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tbrittain, Owner at Brechin Lanes Bowling Centre, responded to this review

Wow! Thank you very much for your kind words! We take great pride in our facility and we are proud of our staff for their excellent customer service! More 

Victoria, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2013

Hadn't bowled in years but on holidays so brought the family here. We had the gutter bumpers up so we wouldn't get too discouraged. Had a great time!

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2 Thank David M
tbrittain, Owner at Brechin Lanes Bowling Centre, responded to this review

We are so glad that you and your family came bowling after a long absence and that you had such a great time! The bumpers do make bowling a lot more enjoyable for kids, as they block those darn gutters. We like to think that we are a fun stuff to knock stuff down! More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2013

I like 5 pin bowling because the weight of the balls suits my tired arms :) The challenge of 5 pin is a lot different to 10 pin, but still, the principles are the same.

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2 Thank Brews
tbrittain, Owner at Brechin Lanes Bowling Centre, responded to this review

Thank you for visiting our facility! You are correct, while 5- and 10-pin bowling are similar, the challenges are much different. Did you know that 5-pin bowling was invented in Canada, and is the only country in the world in which it is played? Made in Canada, played in Canada! More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2013

Great renovation, bright and fun. Friendly staff (one miserable lady no longer seems to works there). I wish they would make their menu choices more healthy so I can say yes to my kids more often when they ask to go there.

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tbrittain, Owner at Brechin Lanes Bowling Centre, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review of your fun experience at Brechin Lanes. I'm glad that you like our renovations and I'm very proud of our great staff and their desire to ensure that our guests have a fantastic time with us. I did want to let you know that we have healthy and... More 

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