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Fusion Alley
Fusion Alley

Frequently Asked Questions

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When will you be open?

We are open now!  We anticipate a December opening for our companion restaurant, PrimeTime Grille, along with our party rooms and game room. 

How can I join a bowling league?

We have a variety of different bowling leagues!  This year's league season runs from September to April. 

How many lanes do you have?

Fusion Alley has twelve bowling lanes.  These feature state-of-the-art bowling technology, with advanced pinsetters, automated scoring, and sophisticated software allowing for online lane reservations, performance analysis, and integration with our companion restaurant for easy ordering of food and drink.

Do you have a room available for parties and special events?

Yes, we will have four party rooms that can be reserved for birthday parties, corporate events, and other special occasions.  We are currently accepting party room reservations for dates beginning in December.

How can I make reservations for an upcoming party/event?

Give us a call or come by Fusion Alley to make a reservation!  (785) 242-BOWL

Who are the owners?

The owners are local professionals who are motivated to elevate Ottawa and the surrounding area by providing an entertainment and dining establishment from which our community can benefit.  The primary owners are Ken & Shelly Frank. Additional investors are Bob & Pat Hayden, Betty Birzer, Rod & Jo McCalla, Deb Henningsen, Phil & Claudia Gibson, and Jim & Linda Lewis.

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Where are you located?

Fusion Alley and its companion restaurant, PrimeTime Grille, are located at 2204 S. Princeton Circle Drive in Ottawa (the previous location of DIY Supply). 

Is PrimeTime Grille located inside Fusion Alley?

Fusion Alley and PrimeTime Grille are owned jointly by the same investment group.  They have individual entrances and will be separated internally, but there is also inside access between the two.

Are you hiring?

We have currently filled all of our available positions.  However, PrimeTime Grille will begin the hiring process at the end of October!

Is Fusion Alley associated with Ottawa University?

Fusion Alley is not owned by Ottawa University, but we have established a very close working relationship.  We are the home of the OU bowling teams.  We also plan to host Ottawa University coaches' shows in PrimeTime Grille, offer bowling classes through the university, provide entertainment opportunities for students and alumni, and generally function to bring OU and our community together.  In addition, we hope to develop similar relationships with other area educational establishments.

What are your hours?

Our hours are as follows:

Monday: 1:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Tuesday: 1:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Wednesday: 11:00 am - 10:00 pm

Thursday: 1:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Friday: 1:00 pm - 12:00 am

Saturday: 10:00 am - 12:00 am

Sunday: 10:00 am - 10:00 pm

Please note that these are subject to change.

Can I reserve lanes online?

Yes!  You can reserve lanes at Fusion Alley from your smartphone, tablet, or computer.  We also accept phone reservations, and of course walk-ins are welcome!

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Will there be a pro shop?

Yes, we have a fully-functional pro shop available for all of your bowling supply needs.  

Will you serve alcohol?

We do serve alcohol, along with a variety of other food and drink options.  Most importantly, Fusion Alley is a family-oriented establishment and will always expect our patrons to practice safe and responsible drinking habits.  Excessive alcohol consumption and/or disorderly conduct will not be tolerated.  In accordance with Kansas law, we will never serve alcohol to anyone under 21.  Smoking (including e-cigarettes) will never be permitted in Fusion Alley or PrimeTime Grille.

Will there be an arcade?

Yes, we will have a small game room, Cole's Corner, to supplement our entertainment options.  

Will food be available for purchase while bowling?

Yes, we have a snack bar with a number of food and drink options available to our bowlers.  Fusion Alley patrons will also be able to enjoy food from PrimeTime Grille upon its opening.

Do you have cosmic bowling?

Absolutely!  We have cosmic bowling every Friday and Saturday night from 9:30-11:30.  We also occasionally offer an earlier cosmic bowling session in order to accommodate our youngest bowlers.