Inspired by popular companies such as Amazon, Uber and Grub Hub, which relied heavily on convenience to achieve business success, a Detroit entrepreneur decided to bring bowling to the masses, instead of the other way around. To this end, Terence Jackson Jr. has been working on converting a 53-foot semi-trailer truck into a mobile bowling alley for years, but due to several obstacles he had to overcome, the two-lane facility was only unveiled last month.
“It was a difficult process building the bowling alley at certain times because lumber, certain materials, and products weren’t available because of the pandemic but we eventually got it done,” the 34-year-old entrepreneur said.
Luxury Strike Bowling consists of a dual automatic bowling lane, scoring system, temperature control, neon lighting, an 80-inch theater screen, a sky lounge, and a state-of-the-art sound system. Because of size constraints, the two lanes are shorter than those of traditional bowling alleys, and the bowling balls are smaller and slightly lighter than regular ones.
The mobile bowling alley is available to rent for parties, corporate events, even church gatherings or small weddings, and any other events of between 10 and 15 people. Packages start at $500 for two hours.