Rebman Recreation celebrating 75th year in business

Rebman Recreation, a Lorain institution located at 5300 Oberlin Ave., typically has the sounds of rolling heavy bowling balls smashing into each other daily.

For 75 years, that has been the sound of the balls thumping the lanes then smashing into the pins.

Rebman is celebrating its 75th anniversary.

The business opened its doors in 1946 in a two-story building on Broadway Avenue under the direction of the Rebman father-son duo of Dominic and Dom.

That building is long gone.

It was razed to make room for the Nardini underpass.

In 1955, the business moved to its current location where it now houses 48 lanes.

Prior to the expansion, there were 24 lanes.

It features state-of-the-art Qubica scoring, a pro shop and a  snack bar/lounge.

In addition to the lanes, there are the On the Avenue party rooms, which are perfect for hosting a birthday party, wedding shower or anniversary party.

The family-owned business now is owned and operated by the four Rebman…

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