Exploring the Thriving World of Devonport Junior League: Strike Squad

By Tenpin Bowling Australia
September 7, 2023

Unveiling the Hidden Gems of Devonport Tenpin Bowl’s Junior League

Nestled in the heart of Devonport, a dynamic and vibrant junior bowling league has been making waves. Say hello to the “Strike Squad” – a spirited group of young bowlers who gather every Tuesday night at the Devonport Tenpin Bowl. This remarkable junior league, exclusively designed for TBA members, runs for eight weeks alongside each term, transforming ordinary evenings into unforgettable bowling adventures.

For Aaron, the journey into the world of bowling began as a casual, fun activity. Little did he know that his bowling sessions with his friend Portia would lead him down a path of passion. Four years into the sport, Aaron embarked on a new chapter by joining the junior league just six months ago. It was during this time that he ventured into the world of two-handed bowling, inspired by the seasoned players within the league.

Aaron shares, “The worst thing is not getting a perfect score, it’s not giving Bowling a go!” His highest score of 181 stands as a testament to his dedication and the welcoming atmosphere fostered by the Strike Squad. To newcomers, he offers words of encouragement, urging them to step onto the lanes and embrace the camaraderie that comes with the sport.

Jayda’s introduction to bowling came through the gateway of a birthday party. A seemingly fun event led her to discover an extraordinary passion. Starting at the age of six, Jayda’s journey with bowling evolved as she transitioned from casual visits to becoming a pivotal part of the junior league. The allure of being surrounded by peers and the determination to improve fuelled her commitment.

As Jayda’s skills grew, so did her influence. Her enthusiasm for bowling caught on, even inspiring her parent to join in on the fun. From once relying on bumpers, Jayda now bowls with confidence and precision. Her advice echoes Aaron’s sentiment: “Come and have a go; it’s lots of fun.” She emphasizes the joy of the sport, encouraging others to embrace the challenge and excitement that bowling brings.

What sets Devonport Tenpin Bowl’s junior league apart is not just the skill-building, but the sense of community it nurtures. The Strike Squad isn’t just a gathering of young bowlers; it’s a family united by a shared passion. Through the ups and downs of the game, these juniors learn the values of being a good sport, perseverance, and the joy of celebrating each other’s achievements.

Whether you’re a newcomer looking for a new hobby or a seasoned bowler seeking to enhance your skills, the Strike Squad welcomes all. From Aaron’s journey of discovering two-handed bowling to Jayda’s transformation from bumper bowler to skilled player, the stories within the Devonport Junior League are testaments to the power of dedication and community.

So, why not heed the advice of Aaron and Jayda? Take a chance, roll a few frames, and immerse yourself in the world of bowling. Who knows? You might just find yourself part of the Strike Squad, where strikes, spares, and friendships are forged with every roll of the ball.

Are you interested in joining a league and don’t know where to turn? Get in touch with us at TBA and we will help you get on the lanes as soon as possible. Email [email protected] with any questions or support you require.