Thunder Bowl Lanes 2192 U.S. 23 South - Alpena MI 49707  (989)354-2411

Visit our beautiful "Shooter's Pub" for full bar service inside our out on the lanes!

Visit the "Burger Shack" for our delicious menu featuring hand made pizza, mouth watering burgers and our famous fries!

OPEN BOWLING HOURS September4th thru April 2019

Monday thru Thursday 10am - 10pm     ~     Friday 10am - 11pm     ~     Saturday 11am - 11pm     ~     Sunday 11am - 5pm

NO OPEN BOWLING AVAILABLE - Thursday evenings between 5pm-9pm     LIMITED OPEN BOWLING AVAILABLE - Monday evenings between 5pm-9pm and Wednesday afternoons between 12pm-3pm  Open bowling may be limited or not available on other dates and times due to events.  Please phone ahead.
Specials: All Prices Per Person
Unless Stated Otherwise...

~TUESDAYS from 6pm until 10pm
$1.75 per game ~ $1.75 shoes

~WEDNESDAYS from 6pm until 10pm
2 games and shoes for $5.50

~FRIDAYS GLOW BOWL from 6pm until 11pm
“Red Pin Bowling” Three games glow bowling and shoes for $13 and win free games!  

~SATURDAY & SUNDAY FAMILY BOWL from 11am until 5pm  Get a lane for an hour and a half for$44 or TWO full hours for $54 includes a pitcher of pop and shoes, tax included on price

Weekdays until 5pm $2.75 per game $2.00 shoe rental

Regular Rates by the game: Adults $4 per game   Students $3.50    Senior $2.85    League Members $2.50

Regular Rates by the hour: Weekdays until noon $11   noon-5pm $18    5pm-close $23  Weekends $25 for the first hour $15 for each additional per lane

Regular shoe rental $2.25





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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!


Reservation and preregistration required
.  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. 

Packages 1 and 2 are for up to 4 per lane, package 3 is up to 5 per lane, package 4 is up to 3 per lane.  Guaranteed lane reservation and permission to bring your own cake and decorations with party area for up to one hour.  All prices include tax.

#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 $44.00

#3     Glow Bowling! For guests12 years of age and older - two hours of bowling, shoes, a full pizza and pitcher of      pop for up to 5 per lane $62.00

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

Designated party area available on first come first serve basis.  Other suitable are will be designated if party area is not available.
Private party room for up to 16 people available for an additional $50 charge.

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.