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Bowling + Family Fun
In Austin and Temple

A better experience has arrived. Spare Time Texas is here to bring you clean, fun family entertainment the Texas way – Big and bold!

Bowl better with our well-maintained lanes, modern amenities, and fun, programmable mini-games. Want to play “HORSE”, bowling-style? You can do that! Want to practice with a specific pin setup, like a 7-10 split? You can do that! Want to enjoy a Texas craft cocktail and made-to-order, gourmet sandwich while you bowl? You can do that! The possibilities are endless!

When you need a break from bowling or even if you’re just not that into bowling, give our 2-story Laser Tag arena or Game Room with 50+ unique arcade experiences a try. Earn some tickets. Win some cool prizes. Have a drink at the bar. Enjoy a family meal in our restaurant. Watch some live sports. There’s so much to do!

Make us your regular hangout. Spare Time Texas offers a wide array of bowling clubs and leagues with an outstanding community of bowlers. We even offer Free Bowling Lessons to beginners looking to advance their technique and get into the sport. With specials offered every day of the week, there’s always an opportunity to maximize your fun. Join meClub to stay informed of exciting special events, exclusive offers and more!

Need to host a party or liven up an offsite meeting? We have event space for that! Booking an event at our center means that all of you and your guest’s needs are covered from start to finish. Try our expertly executed birthday party packages, our professionally facilitated team buildings, or something more laid back and informal. Whether you’re inviting 5 guests or 700, we’ll make sure it’s a famously fun and unforgettable event! Bowl, dine and unwind at Spare Time Texas!

Summer Fun Pass
Aug 17

Summer Fun Pass


  • 11:00 am - 6:00 pm, June 1st - August 21st, Monday - Friday at All Locations
  • FREE
  • Enjoy Monday - Friday, all summer long!

*Valid for students, ages 5 - 14 with registration. No purchase necessary. Walk-ins only.

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Summer Madness
Aug 17

Summer Madness


  • 11:00 am - 5:00 pm, June 1st - September 4th, Monday - Friday at All Locations
  • $17.99 per guest
  • Valid Monday - Friday

*Redemption points, merchandise and VR games not included. Walk-ins only.

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Labor Day Weekend Madness
Sep 4

Labor Day Weekend Madness


  • 11:00 am - 12:00 am, September 4th - September 7th at All Locations
  • $17.99 per guest
  • 2 Sessions Daily: Play Open - 5pm or 5pm - Close

*Redemption points, merchandise and VR games not included. Walk-ins only.

Learn More About Madness


Spare Time Texas currently operates two Family Entertainment Centers in the Central Texas area. Our first location was established in Temple, TX in April of 2013. Our second location opened just over two years later in Pflugerville, TX in December of 2015. Each center offers bowling, laser tag, a 50+ arcade game room, private event space and a full-service restaurant and bar we call Shakers. Bowl, dine and unwind with friends and family at Spare Time Texas!

Frequently Asked Questions


For the enjoyment and safety of all Spare Time guests, we require that the following guidelines must be maintained:

  • All children under the age of 10 must be accompanied by an adult.
  • Smoking is allowed only in the designated outdoor area.
  • No inappropriate or offensive language.
  • No gang activity, including wearing of apparel intended to indicate gang membership or to communicate gang behavior. This includes the use of gang symbols or slogans.
  • No carrying or displaying weapons of any kind except those carried by certified law enforcement officers in the performance of their duties.
  • No animals are allowed on Spare Time property with the exception of animals in the company of persons trained to assist physically challenged patrons.
  • No violence, threats of violence, fighting, physical abuse or physically or verbally threatening any person, or hostility of any kind.
  • No being intoxicated and/or possessing or being under the influence of illegal drugs.
  • No damaging or destruction of any Spare Time property.

Dress Code

  • Appropriate attire, including shirts and shoes, must be worn.
  • Wearing apparel which has obscene language, obscene gestures, or racial/religious/ethnic slurs that are likely to create a disturbance is prohibited.
  • Wearing clothing that deliberately obscures the face: such as hooded tops, will not be allowed.
  • No visible undergarments.
  • No brimless head wear.
  • Sagging pants prohibited.
  • Women: appropriate length shorts and skirts.

Failure to follow these guidelines will result in removal from premises.

Spare Time offers over 20 lanes of bowling, a 2-story laser tag arena, a large assortment of arcade games, a full-service restaurant and bar and event space for parties. We also have seasonal bowling clubs + leagues and offer free bowling lessons periodically throughout the year.

We operate a full kitchen, serving an American Casual menu. With flatbreads, hand-made burgers and chef-concocted specialties, there's something for everyone to enjoy! Shakers' full-service bar serves all your favorite refreshments as well as a hefty selection of local brews, wines, and distilled spirits. We also serve a variety of buffet options for private events and take-out orders are welcome! Gluten-free options are available on request.

We offer 3 seasons per year (Winter, Summer, Fall) for Bowling Clubs + Leagues. All Leagues and their members are USBC certified, whereas our club programs are not. Spare Time also offers Free Bowling Lessons, geared towards beginning bowlers, preceeding every new season. There are a variety of discounts available to all club and league members as an added bonus!

We offer Daily Specials all week long and often hold special events with bundled packages for Bowling, Laser Tag and Arcade. Also, members of our Bowling Clubs or Leagues are eligible for discounts on select services. The best perks, however, are reserved for our meCLUB members. By joining meCLUB, you will get exclusive offers, advanced notice of special events, and the best perks that we have to offer!

Madness is an all-you-can-play special including Bowling + Shoes, Laser Tag, and Unlimited Video Game Play*. Bowling lanes and laser tag missions are available on a first-come-first-served basis and will move to a rotating wait list if we reach capacity. Laser Tag is open to any participants over 44 inches tall. Each guest will recieve a time-play BLITZ card that allows unlimited play of video and redemption games for the entire Madness session (typically 11 am - 5 pm). All of this can be enjoyed for one low price per guest!

Spare Time Texas is the ultimate place to throw a party! For large groups, having the whole center at your disposal can really make for a once-in-a-lifetime experience. With over 20 lanes of bowling, a 2-story laser tag arena, a giant arcade, a full bar and grill, and large event spaces, complete with A/V equipment and a team of dedicated hosts to serve you, there's little that can compare to a Whole-Center Buyout at Spare Time. Contact our Event Sales Team today to book one of these unforgettable experiences!

Anyone who registers their BLITZ card with us and spends at least $400 on that card in the Game Room within one year will be upgraded to VIP status. Once a VIP, your card automatically gets you a 10% discount on all games in the Game Room!

Yes, bowling ramps are available for disabled individuals upon request. Please note that for safety reasons, we do not make ramps available for small children. For the safety of all guests, we recommend that guests should bowl only when physically able. Our team is always here to help with friendly recommendations on selecting appropriate bowling ball sizes, proper bowling technique and etiquette.

We regularly engage in community events, such as festivals and chamber of commerce meetings. As a regular destination for school field trips and other community organizations, we do our best to regularly give back. Spare Time offers service donations for fundraisers and other community events. We also offer free bowling equipment and curriculums for school physical education programs. Internally, we mentor our team members and provide access to free educational resources to help them grow in their careers and gain solid professional foundations.