HOLYOKE, Mass. (WWLP) – The Holyoke Mall is getting a fun, new addition Saturday.
Round1 opened its doors to the public at 10 a.m. Saturday morning at the Holyoke Mall.
In addition to 16 full lanes of bowling, the space also features 6 professional billiard tables, 2 karoke rooms, and more than 250 arcade games.
Round1 originated in Japan and started expanding to the U.S.in 2010 with the first location in California.
There are now 31 locations open in the nation, including the new Holyoke Mall location. Local residents told 22News they’re excited to see a new form of entertainment opening up in western Massachusetts.
“Oh it’s going to be a great success because I think it’s something for all ages, from adults to little kids,” said Kathy Porcelli of Westfield. “It’s like a little amusement park at the Holyoke Mall. I think it’s going to be fabulous.”
Round1 has employed more than 70 employees from the local area.