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St. John’s Bowling Parties

The 4‐lane bowling alley at St. John’s provides fun opportunities for men, women, and youth to share fitness, fellowship and God’s love through “pin action”. The bowling alley is available for group parties.

Bowling Party Hours:


Mondays:  3:30pm – 9:30pm
Tuesdays:  3:30pm – 9:30pm 
Wednesdays:  3:30pm – 9:30pm
Thursdays:  3:30pm – 9:30pm
Fridays:  3:30pm – 9:30pm
Saturdays:  9:00am – 9:30pm
Sundays:  2:30pm - 5:30pm and 6:30 - 9:30 pm

Bowling parties may also be scheduled Monday through Friday between 9:00am and 3:30pm when St. John’s day school is not in session and a bowling coordinator is available.

Bowling parties will not be scheduled one half hour before, during and after church services, weddings, school programs, etc.

Bowling Party Amenities:

  • Use of bowling shoes and bowling balls
  • Unlimited bowling score sheets
  • All lanes are equipped with gutter bumpers for small children.
  • Cosmic bowl
  • Handicap bowling ramp
  • Boombox/CD player
  • Additional party rooms available with bowling alley rental

Bowling Party Rates:

St. John's charges $165 for church members, or $225 for non-members, for a three hour party (minimum).
There is a $75.00 per hour charge for each hour, or fraction of an hour, over the minimum.
Additional party rooms available at reasonable rates. 

You May Bring:

  • Food
  • Non ‐Alcoholic Beverages
  • Tablecloths
  • Decorations
  • Gifts

Scheduling a Bowling Party:

To schedule a bowling party, call the office at 773 ‐736 ‐1112.


A 50% down payment will be required at the time of signing the contract with full payment due 72 hours prior to the rental.  If payment is not received 72 hours prior to rental, an additional $25 will be charged and due upon payment of balance.


If the bowling party is cancelled at least 72 hours before the scheduled starting time, your check will be returned to you. Failure to cancel within 72 hours of the event date will result in forfeiture of the deposit.

Download bowling agreement here. Complete and return to the office. For questions, to check availability, or to schedule your party, please call the church office: 773-736-1112


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