CARMEL, N.Y. -- Earlier this month, more than 40 town and local dignitaries gathered to celebrate the grand reopening of Carmel's bowling lanes, in its reincarnation as Spins Bowl Carmel.
Putnam County Executive MaryEllen Odell was among a handful of dignitaries who spoke at the VIP event. "The venue has a long history of great family entertainment and great memories for so many in our community," she said.
We are grateful to Diamond Properties for bringing Spins Bowl to Putnam County. This beautiful, state-of-the-art bowling and recreation facility is an ideal family entertainment venue.
Our residents, as well as our neighbors in Dutchess and Danbury, now have another terrific option for fun and exercise, as well as a place to host birthday parties and other celebrations.
Bill Diamond and his company Diamond Hospitality Group invested nearly $4 million to create a family entertainment center for both Carmel and its nearby communities. Diamond renovated and expanded the facility, which had operated as Carmel Bowl since 1978.
The 30,000-square-foot Spins Bowl center features 26 refurbished lanes, with the latest in technology throughout; a new restaurant and bar; an arcade, foosball and pool tables; and large rooms for public gatherings.
The redesigned bowling center includes new electronic scoring stations for each lane and comfortable new seating throughout. The beautiful new bar is actually a former bowling lane. It features 16 craft beers on tap and a wide selection of drinks.
Other VIPs attending the grand opening gala included Frank Smith, acting director for Putnam County Tourism; Erin Meagher, CEO of the Greater Mahopac-Carmel Chamber of Commerce; and Bill Nulk, president of the Carmel-Kent Chamber of Commerce.
Many of the VIPs helped to get the fun started with a synchronized "roll off," where everyone rolled the first ball in unison on the new lanes.
"I would like to personally thank the owners/operators of the newly opened Spins Bowl Center located in the hamlet of Carmel for creating an amazing destination for fun activities for all age groups," said Carmel Supervisor Kenneth Schmitt.
"I was truly impressed by the transformation that took place from what was the former Carmel Bowl to the newly renovated Spins Bowl Center."
The Carmel location is now the seventh location for Spins Bowl, which has four other New York locations and two in Ohio. For more info about the new facility, visit its Facebook page, or for the company generally, visit its website.
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