Shake & Bake Family Fun Center

COVID-19 Update: The Bake is back! We officially reopened on May 28. We can’t wait to see you all for a weekend of skating and bowling. For updates, follow @RecNParks on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, or head to our BCRP Alerts page.


Baltimore City Recreation and Parks (BCRP) owns and operates the Shake & Bake Family Fun Center in the historic Upton community in West Baltimore. “The Bake” as it is affectionately known, has been a local, iconic staple since 1982. Named after Baltimore Colts wide receiver, Glenn “Shake & Bake” Doughty. Shake & Bake is the spot for Bowling and Rollerskating under one roof in the heart of Baltimore City!

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Shake and Bake Family Fun Center is now open with limited capacity!

Want to skate? Pre-registration is not required, skating is available on a first-come-first-serve basis.

Want to bowl? Online registration is required to reserve your lane. 

Hours of Operations

Shake & Bake Family Fun Center is open Wednesday to Sunday. The facility is open during the hours below. Shake & Bake will close on official city holidays per the Office of the Labor Commissioner. 

Shake and Bake Schedule

  • Sunday: 4pm-12am
  • Monday: Closed
  • Tuesday: Closed
  • Wednesday: 6pm-9pm
  • Thursday: 4pm-12am
  • Friday: 4pm-10pm
  • Saturday: 4pm- 10:30pm

Shake and Bowling Prices

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Shake & Bake Family Fun Center is available for private bookings. Host your next event in one of our newly renovated spaces. We offer affordable rates and a family-friendly atmosphere for groups of all occasions.

Shake and Bowl: $40 For a maximum of 6 participants (Includes 1 Hour Bowling Lane Rental plus Skating Rink Entry fee for a maximum of 6 participants)
Roller Skating Rink $220/hour plus security
Billie Holiday Rooms $120/hour plus security
Shake and Bake Lobby: $120 hour 
Game Room: $120
VIP Area 1: $150
VIP Area 2: $120
The Bake Facility buy-out: $2000 plus security (includes full facility rental)

Table: $25 hour
VIP area Skate: $50 hour
Pool table: $5 hour
Shuffleboard: $5 hour
Birthday Cake: $50
Socks: $2.00

Please call (410) 545-1977 between 9:00 AM-5:00 PM Monday-Friday for all your booking needs.

Contact Information

Shake and Bake is Located at 1601 Pennsylvania Ave, Baltimore, MD 21217

For hours of operation, pricing, or special events call the mainline at 410-545-1977. 

For the cashier's office, call 410-545-1978.

For the manager, call 410-370-5214