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NEW YORK STATE COVID-19 PROTOCOLS AND GUIDELINES

2020-08-28T12:53:42-04:00

The Department of Health’s (DOH) Interim Guidance for Sports and Recreation during the COVID-19 Public Health Emergency has been updated to provide the below guidance for bowling centers and alleys. For bowling centers and alleys, Responsible Parties must follow these additional public health and safety measures - Restrict facility capacity to no more than 50% of the maximum occupancy for a particular area as set by the certificate of occupancy, inclusive of employees and patrons/players; - Require face coverings at all times for patrons/players; Strictly enforce social distancing of at least six feet between parties of patrons/players, including during play by closing adjacent

NEW YORK STATE COVID-19 PROTOCOLS AND GUIDELINES2020-08-28T12:53:42-04:00

New Covid Rules

2020-08-28T12:28:56-04:00

Changes include waiving alternating lane requirement and approving use of isopropyl alcohol to clean bowling balls ARLINGTON, Texas – The United States Bowling Congress Board of Directors approved waivers and modifications to USBC Playing Rules to allow certified leagues and tournaments more flexibility to return to bowling while adhering to local health guidelines related to COVID-19. The modifications allow certified competition to take place on one lane for the entirety of a game. Additionally, bowlers will be allowed to use isopropyl alcohol, more commonly known as rubbing alcohol, to clean their bowling ball during competition. The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) lists

New Covid Rules2020-08-28T12:28:56-04:00

WELCOME BACK…WE’VE MISSED YOU!

2020-08-28T12:24:46-04:00

It has been a long 6 months and we are so happy you are now open for business.  We realize the financial burden centers have already incurred, and which will continue due to the 50% maximum capacity. Hopefully, NY State will allow bowling centers to open at full capacity soon. During the pandemic, the LIUSBC Executive Board has been meeting regularly to ensure a smooth rollout for the fall season. We realize this year is going to present some unique challenges and we are here to help. Our ability to communicate the new and constantly changing protocols to league bowlers

WELCOME BACK…WE’VE MISSED YOU!2020-08-28T12:24:46-04:00

LIUSBC MEMBER UPDATES

2020-08-28T12:23:19-04:00

It has been a long 6 months and we hope you are doing well. The good news is bowling centers are now open and getting ready for the 2020-21 league season. The LIUSBC has been working through the pandemic to ensure the new season opens smoothly. As you are well aware there will be many changes when you go back to your center. The goal of this letter is to make you aware of the protocols now in place (updated by NYS often), and the new rules USBC has added to continue league competition through the pandemic. Here are the

LIUSBC MEMBER UPDATES2020-08-28T12:23:19-04:00

LIUSBC DIRECTOR AND HALL OF FAMER SID WEIHS PASSES AWAY

2020-08-06T15:15:47-04:00

Dear LIUSBC Members: It is with great sadness that I must inform you of the passing of LIUSBC Director Sid Weihs on August 2, 2020.  Sid served the Long Island bowling community for over 45 years.  Over his many years of service Sid served numerous terms as a Director for the Eastern Long Island Bowling Association, including a term as the ELIBA President.  After the 2007 merger of the bowling associations on Long Island, Sid continued to represent our community as a Director up until his passing.  In 2014, Mr. Weihs was given the highest honor in our association, induction

LIUSBC DIRECTOR AND HALL OF FAMER SID WEIHS PASSES AWAY2020-08-06T15:15:47-04:00

Letter to Governor Cuomo

2020-06-19T10:22:46-04:00

Dear Governor Cuomo, I am reaching out to you on behalf of our Long Island Bowling Proprietors that have a responsible plan to open sooner than Phase IV and are asking for your approval to re-open their bowling centers under Phase III.  Our industry is in jeopardy of surviving the shutdown and needs your help now to avoid loss of jobs and revenues for the state of New York. The sport of bowling is enjoyed by 1 out of every 3 New Yorkers and employs thousands of people in our great state. Our large space allows for social distancing and

Letter to Governor Cuomo2020-06-19T10:22:46-04:00

BOWLING IS IN PHASE 4 OF COVID-19 RE-OPENING

2020-06-09T01:20:45-04:00

BOWLING IS IN PHASE 4 OF COVID-19 RE-OPENING Long Island is finally beginning to re-open as we enter Phase 1 in the New York State economic start-up. We are all concerned with our health and hope everyone will adhere to the new normal of wearing masks and social distancing when leaving home. As far are bowling centers re-opening NYS unfortunately has our sport in Phase 4 which means the soonest we can expect any bowling activity is July. Even when centers re-open there will be major restrictions on the number of lanes allowed to be used and the number of

BOWLING IS IN PHASE 4 OF COVID-19 RE-OPENING2020-06-09T01:20:45-04:00