Bowling League For Special Needs Adults


By Andrew Reed

Twin Falls, Idaho (KMVT-TV) A Twin Falls bowling alley is reaching out to special needs adults.

Every Monday afternoon during the summertime the Bowladrome is rocking.

Bowling leagues take place throughout the day but one league is putting smiles on many faces.

"So many of our folks just love to bowl, and they love to socialize with their peers. So we thought it would be a great opportunity to get our clients to bowl with their friends” said Hilary Western, Back to Basics Living.

The league for special needs adults is back after four years and run by the organization Back to Basics Living.

The bowling alley donates shoe rentals and gives half price games to the group.

There are more than fifty-five participates in the Special Forces league and the main goal is to socialize and improve bowling skills.

Jennifer Hoffman loves participating in the league, enjoying the challenge.

"I like it because it's fun, competitive and but I will bring it on anytime anyplace anywhere” said Jennifer Hoffman, bowling participant.

"This league has given her the opportunity to get involved with other adults that have special needs and have the opportunity to develop further friendships” said Marty Hoffman, daughter of Jennifer Hoffman.

At the end of the day - the league is about making new friends while having a fun time.

If you would like to get involved with the Special Forces league, call Back to Basics Living at (208) 735-8661.

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