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Brunswick Corporation : Brunswick Zone XL InterQuest Family Entertainment Center Opens April 25; Bringing 125 Jobs to Colorado Springs

Colorado Springs, Colo., April 16, 2012 - Brunswick Zone XL's newest state-of the art bowling and entertainment center will open at 9 a.m. (MDT), Wednesday, April 25, bringing 125 jobs and a new family fun option to Colorado Springs.

The 50,000-square-foot facility, located at 1180 InterQuest Parkway, will be one of the largest Brunswick bowling and entertainment centers located throughout the United States as well as in Canada and Europe.

"We are excited to bring 125 new jobs, and a whole new family entertainment concept to the Colorado Springs area," said Mike Marquez, general manager of Brunswick Zone XL InterQuest. "League bowlers are absolutely going to love this place, but bowling is just the beginning.  We have so much more to offer and the entertainment options are designed for all ages."

Brunswick Zone XL InterQuest features 36 lanes of bowling, a two-story lazer tag arena, video game arcade with redemption games and prize room, Brunswick billiards room, large-screen TVs, bar and grill, spacious meeting/event rooms, banquet facilities and onsite catering.

Strikerz Bar & Grill offers a daily happy hour from 3 to 6 p.m. Monday-Friday and from 9 p.m. to close Sunday-Thursday. Strikerz food offerings are more extensive than a typical bowling center, with more than 15 appetizer selections, salads, pizza and 17 sandwich/burger options. The catering menu includes a wide variety of options including hors d'oeuvres served butler-style, a build-your-own buffet, full carving stations and themed menu options such as Grande Fiesta, Tour of Italy and Southern BBQ.

A Colorado Springs native, Marquez sees Brunswick Zone XL InterQuest as the perfect place for all kinds of special occasions and events.  "Our private event space is perfect for parties of all sizes from kids' birthday parties, to family get-togethers, to large corporate events."

Brunswick Zone XL InterQuest is the company's 14th XL location across the country and in Canada. It's the second Zone XL location in Colorado.

Brunswick Zone XL InterQuest hired 125 full and part-time employees after receiving more than 3,500 job applications.

For more information about Brunswick Zone XL InterQuest, call 719-278-3861 or visit

About Brunswick Bowling & Billiards
Brunswick Bowling & Billiards, a division of Brunswick Corporation, is one of the largest operators of full-service bowling and family recreation centers in the world; is a full-line supplier of bowling equipment, supplies and consumer products; and designs billiards tables and accessories. Headquartered in Lake Forest, Ill., Brunswick Corporation (NYSE: BC) has been a leader in the recreation business for more than 165 years. For more information, visit


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