2192 U.S. 23 South - Alpena MI 49707


So sorry, there will be NO OPEN BOWLING this weekend as we are hosting a large tournament. Open bowling will end at 6pm on Friday March 23rd, no open bowl Saturday March 24th, no open bowl Sunday March 25th. Normal open bowling hours will resume again at 10am Monday morning.


No Open Bowl Wednesdays between 11 and 3 and Thursday's between 5 and 9pm

Monday thru Thursday 10 am until 10pm

Friday 10am until 11pm

Saturday 11am until 11pm

Sunday 11am until 5pm


Stop in on weekdays before 5pm and each games is only $2.50 and $2.00 shoe rental


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Thunder Bowl Recreation Parties

Bowling parties are a fun and inexpensive way to celebrate your special occasion. No matter what the weather may be, your party can go off without complications at Thunder Bowl Recreation!

Booking a birthday party package allows for you to have a guaranteed reservation for the number of lanes you have booked. You are also allowed to bring in your own birthday cake and decorate your space as well. Give us a call for more information on Birthday Party Packages for the summer season 989-354-2411

Birthday Parties

You can reserve your birthday party event by stopping in and filling out a reservation form and paying a deposit. Call for more information 989-356-3711.

We offer packages, see details below!


Packages must be preregistered.  Stop in and verify your date has availability with us, fill out our birthday registration form, pay your deposit.  You may bring in your own cake and decoration, no other food or drinks allowed. 

#1     One hour of bowling shoes included for up to 4 per lane $29.95

#2     One hour of bowling, shoes, a full pizza and a pitcher of pop for up to 4 per lane $42.75

#3     Glow Bowling! For 12 years of age and older - an hour and a half bowling, shoes, a full pizza and pitcher of pop for up to 5 per lane $59.75

#4     Per game intended for 4-6 year olds.  One game each, one kids meal and a juice box $8.00 per bowler

Our Corporate and Private Parties

Whether it will be a grand party or a small gathering, we have everything you'll need to make it. We have a private banquet room available for rent and offer catering services. Your guests can eat, drink (cocktails or soft drinks) and have fun all under our roof! Call us with your information and we'll prepare a quote for you.

What better way to get the office together to share a fun time. You can reserve your corporate party event by calling 989-356-3711 and talk to John or Bill.

We offer fundraising

We offer many different formats for fundraising opportunities. We have groups that have utilized our services for many years and keep coming back. We make fundraising fun and easy with our activity based format. Call us with your information and we'll prepare a quote for you.

2192 U.S. 23
South Alpena, MI 49707



ABOUT Thunder Bowl

Thunder Bowl Lanes is your family fun destination spot. We offer bumper bowling, regular bowling, great food and a full bar. We are a smoke free center.