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rink

1. an expanse of ice for skating on, esp one that is artificially prepared and under cover
2. an area for roller skating on
3. a building or enclosure for ice skating or roller skating
4. Bowls a strip of the green, usually about 5--7 metres wide, on which a game is played
5. Curling the strip of ice on which the game is played, usually 41 by 4 metres
6. (in bowls and curling) the players on one side in a game

rink

1. A bounded space of ice, usually enclosed, for skating, curling, or ice hockey matches.
2. A bounded space, usually enclosed, with a smooth floor, of wood or asphalt, for roller skating.
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Compare this to an indoor bowling rink which requires very little maintenance and can be and has been managed by the bowlers themselves.
When the plans to drop the bowling rinks were announced, their mother Marie said that her sons were gutted about it, as bowling is such a big part of their lives.
The bowlers argue that hundreds use the current bowling rinks in the existing sports centre.
The council angered hundreds of bowlers, many of them elderly, when it announced plans to scrap bowling rinks in the proposed new Sports Centre at Springwood.
Council leaders have decided not to include bowling rinks in the planned centre at Springwood as they try to save almost pounds 1m off the budget.