Learn More About Bowling Shoes
Get the right amount of traction for the lanes. The latest men’s, women's and kids' bowling shoes are designed for complete playability.
Novice bowlers to tournament-level players can step up their game with the right pair of bowling shoes.
In bowling, the lane approach is one of the most important components of a bowling alley. This is the section of the lane you walk up before releasing the ball. The approach must be flat, sleek and free of debris or abrasions. Most bowling alleys require players wear a clean pair of bowling shoes to maintain the approach. And selecting a personalized pair can be a game-changer.
Your bowling shoes should have a soft, supportive footbed to maintain comfort during the game. Built-in toe bumpers provide toe-drag protection. Look for bowing shoes with a traction-optimized outsole pattern. Your bowling shoes should let you control your slide at the approach with efficient stopping power.
Match your style at the lanes. Sneaker bowling shoes have a sporty design and light, perforated upper for breathability. Go retro with a pair of vintage-inspire bowling shoes for men. Shop bowling shoes for men, women and kids from popular brands, including Dexter® and Etonic®.
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