Member Benefits


1932 - 2007 Celebrating 75 Years of Service

The Bowling Proprietors' Association of America is a prosperous and progressive association of more than 3300 member bowling centers. BPAA is driven forward by an entire membership, a group of dynamic and knowledgeable men and women who believe that unity, leadership and service are still the keys to success. Through the best and worst of times, the focus of BPAA has always been on leadership, service, and the future.

BPAA membership gives the proprietor the strength to gain a fair share of their community's recreational and entertainment dollars in a very competitive market and gives them the means to operate a successful and reputable business.

"It is the Vision of BPAA to be an essential resource to bowling centers and to lead a united, growing, more prosperous and highly regarded bowling industry."

"It is the Mission of BPAA to enhance the profitability of its members."

The Bowling Proprietors' Association of America, Inc. is a non-profit organization - the only one in the world that serves the specific, yet diverse, interests of bowling center owners. The far-sighted leaders who founded BPAA in 1932 would be proud of the strong future and bright outlook of this association. Through all the changes both within the association and the industry, one thing remains constant - leadership and service remains at the top of the many BPAA membership benefits.

Leading the way to substantial savings - for all size centers

“It Pays to Belong.”

BPAA members enjoy the same purchasing power normally reserved for Fortune 500 companies. By combining the strength and numbers of BPAA member centers, we are able to form solid Smart Buy partnerships that provide you with national account pricing and tremendous discounts. By participating in these group-purchasing opportunities, BPAA members will see how these savings can add up, proving that

Smart Buy Program

28200 Southfield Rd
Lathrup Village, MI 48076


The Bowling Centers Association of Michigan (BCAM) is a statewide association that protects, promotes fosters and advances the interests of its members in their respective business of operating bowling centers.

The BCAM is affiliated with the Bowling Proprietors' Association of America located in Arlington, Texas.