Oakville, ON, April 28, 2021 – Famed Québec race car driver Alex Tagliani is preparing to make his mark on yet another industry with the launch of an unprecedented $18-million, 65,000-square-foot family entertainment centre in Ste-Thérèse, Québec and Striker Bowling Solutions is proud to have been chosen by Alex and his team.

Tag E-Karting & Amusement is a truly staggering development housed in a massive, 2-story complex featuring nine family activities under one roof, including a 3-level karting track with 6 configurations, six Duckpin Social bowling lanes, a laser tag arena, state of the art and 1st of is of kind in Canada six axe-throwing lanes, a Triotech 7D interactive cinema, interactive trampolines, a multi-sensory virtual reality experience, numerous state-of-the-art arcades, and an interactive children’s floor.

“We’re thrilled to be part of this visionary project that Alex has created,” said Patrick Haggerty, President, Striker Bowling Solutions. “Brunswick’s new Duckpin Social powered by Sync, is a perfect fit for this technologically-advanced family entertainment centre.”

Striker Bowling will be installing six lanes of Brunswick’s innovative Duckpin Social® amenity, complete with Brunswick’s Sync Management & Scoring solution at the facility along with Brunswick’s Centre Stage furniture to create a truly inspiring and inviting environment.

Tagliani is one of Canada’s most talented and most versatile race drivers. He was the first Canadian to earn the pole position at the most prestigious race in the world, the Indianapolis 500, and throughout his career has earned 22 wins, 59 Podiums and 38 pole positions in multiple disciplines including open-wheel, stock car, and sports racing cars. Now, he looks with his dream team of partners to replicate that success in a new industry with their unique complex.

“Our group is all about building strong relationships and partnerships,” said Tagliani.  “This is why we felt that Brunswick was the perfect fit for us going forward. Their product is like a fine-tuned racing machine that is second to none, driven by customer satisfaction and creating an amazing experience for all ages.”

“Our vision was to provide a comfortable lounge ambiance for our customers and Brunswick was the perfect solution to meet our needs. They were willing to customize our bowling space, and this is what our customers will experience. After work with colleagues and friends or on the weekend with your family and kids, Brunswick has adapted our bowling space at Tag E-Karting to create an amazing experience for our clients. Now we can’t wait to see you all chilling Bowling!”

Sync Management & Scoring
Brunswick’s Sync Management & Scoring platform is renowned for its innovative focus on the entire customer experience, providing tools to create awareness and incentives to visit, improve the bowling experience, encourage guests to spend more time onsite, and drive more frequent return visits.

Sync’s latest update, Prima, continues to deliver on Brunswick’s vision with an array of new and enhanced features that elevate the guest experience while improving operational efficiency and profitability. Including
Lane-side on-demand food-and-beverage ordering

  • OpenLane mobile app with embedded loyalty and guest engagement features
  • Patented mobile integration blurring the line between a customer’s phone and the Sync tablet
  • Fully integrated cashless experience

About Brunswick’s Duckpin Social
Duckpin Social is Brunswick’s new take on Duckpin Bowling that maintains the integrity of the game while providing a modern, approachable experience for both adults and kids.

Duckpin Social’s smaller footprint maximizes revenue per square foot. There is less inventory required, because Duckpin Social uses a smaller sized ball, and rental shoes are not required. Cost savings continue with minimal lane and pinsetter maintenance requirements.

About Striker Bowling
Striker Bowling Solutions is a leading partner and supplier to the Canadian bowling industry and the exclusive Capital Agent for Brunswick Bowling in Canada, providing services to all bowling game types from coast-to-coast. We are proud to enjoy the largest market share in the country. We believe in delivering our core values to every project we are involved in and aligning these values with our customers to create a unique business partnership and long-term relationship.