60th Anniversary Celebration

Celebrate Our 60th Anniversary With Year-Long Promotions

Join Pin Chasers in celebrating 60 years of bowling, food, and fun! We’re so grateful to the generations of families who have bowled, played, and celebrated at Pin Chasers. That’s why we’re celebrating you every month, with unique specials for you and your family to enjoy.

Throughout 2019, we will also be sharing touching, retrospective stories that celebrate our rich history of bringing Tampa Bay families together. Don’t forget to follow us on Facebook as we share stories and give shout outs to our high-scoring bowlers from the sixties and seventies!

With 60 years behind us, Pin Chasers now looks to the future. Be on the lookout for upcoming renovations and other surprises! In the meantime, enjoy exploring this page which pays tribute to our rich history of guaranteed good times!

Our Family Taking Care Of Your Family

Family-owned Pin Chasers has been taking care of Tampa Bay families for 60 years! Other bowling centers may emphasize the business side of bowling, but Pin Chasers knows it’s the people – the families they serve – that matter. What makes a great family get-together? Laughter, conversation, activity, fun, and… Read More

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Women in Bowling in the Spotlight

Women have played a dynamic role in Pin Chasers’ 60-year history. Four women—Barbara Phillips, former general manager and marketing director, her assistant, Patsy Lowrance, who managed the senior daytime leagues, Sheryl Schuler, former main daytime customer-service leader and bookkeeper, and the… Read More

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Where Everyone Is Welcome

The sign for Regal Bowling (now Pin Chasers Midtown) on Armenia Ave

It was the late 1960s, and racial segregation, though illegal, had not disappeared in Hillsborough County. “Hey, Bill, we’ve got a problem tomorrow night. A big problem.” A local union representative was talking to Bill Morris, then CEO of Pin Chasers (at that time called Regal Lanes) on Armenia Avenue… Read More

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A Place Where You Can Be You

You already know Pin Chasers is the best place to bowl on the planet! Fresh food, free shoes, fun for everyone. Cyber Bowling every weekend. Leagues for everyone. But Pin Chasers is more than a bowling and entertainment center! The first African-American to bowl at Pin Chasers was at the… Read More

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It All Started with Bill and the Hot Florida Sun

Bill Morris celebrating New Years at Pin Chasers Midtown

It was another blistering, steamy day in Tampa, Florida, and Bill Morris, age 15, wanted to get out of the heat. He popped into the local bowling center, Regal Lanes (now Pin Chasers), for air-conditioned relief. He was pretty poor, like everybody else he knew, but bowling in the A/C… Read More

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