There is no catch here and if you talk to any Moms who have done this, they exclaim "it's so awesome, I can't believe it's free". The Kids Bowl Free program is a nationwide program to keep kids busy during the summer. You sign your kid up at and every week you are sent an email with the free bowling passes to whichever Chippers Lanes location you choose. You can also pay just a little extra for adult tickets. Amazing savings and so much for your kids.