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Desert Strike Lanes Bowling Center

Winner of the 2015 James A. Carroll Excellence in Management Award for Best Army Bowling Center, this 52-lane state of the art bowling center is a great place to let the good times roll! The Pro Connection (fully stocked pro shop) and the Strike Zone (full-service snack bar with a great short-order and pizza menu) are both located inside the Desert Strike Lanes Bowling Center.

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Desert Strike Lanes comes complete with:

  • 52-lane lanes
  • Computerized scoring system
  • Meeting area
  • Children's playroom
  • Four certified coaches on staff
  • Pro Connection, our fully-stocked pro shop
  • Fun Zone arcade with video games, air hockey and billiards
  • Strike Zone, our full-service snack bar with a great short-order and pizza menu
  • Strike Lounge, our full-service bar, featuring wide-screen TVs and entertainment
  • Desert Nightz: two special sessions of glow-in-the-darkbowling- join us every Friday and Saturday night
  • Automatic bumpers

Per Game Rates Per Game Per Game in Uniform  
Tuesday - Thursday $3.25 $2.50 (until 5pm)  
Friday/Saturday/Sunday/Holiday $3.75 N/A  
Per Hour Rates With Shoes    
1 Hour  $30.00    

2 Hour



Shoes (all day) $3.00    

PLEASE NOTE: All Bowling is prepaid (prior to bowling). No refunds of unfinished games at the end of shift.


No specials are available at this time.


Strike Lounge

Strike Lounge features:

  • A full-service bar
  • Multiple video screens for your sports, music and recreational entertainment.
  • Rental opportunities
The Pro Connection

PLEASE NOTE: The Pro Connection is open by appointment ONLY during bowling sessions. Please call 915-568-6272 for an appointment.


The Pro Connection is the only pro shop in the Fort Bliss and El Paso area to have an International Bowling & Pro Shop Instructor Association (IBPSIA) certified technician and United States Bowling Congress Silver certified coach on staff.

Get all your bowling equipment professionally and technically fitted and drilled at the best shop in the town.

Rent a locker and secure you bowling equipment inside the Bowling Center for $18 per year.

Strike Zone Snack Bar




Birthday Party Packages

PLEASE NOTE: Birthday packages are unavailable until further notice.


Planning a Birthday Party for your child?

Check out what Desert Strike Lanes Bowling Center has to offer!

Birthday Packages

  • Minimum of 6 children
  • All parties require a 48-hour notice
  • Contracts must be completed in person at the bowling center
  • Shoe rentals and party hats included
  • All parties require a party contract
  • Call (915)568-6272 or in person at 2949 Carter Road for reservations or information

The Dog Package

  • Hot dog with chips
  • 12oz fountain drink
  • 1 game of bowling

Cost per child: $8.50

The Hamburger Package

  • One regular burger
  • 12oz fountain drink
  • 1 game of bowling

Cost per child: $8.75

The Pizza Package

  • One slice of pizza (cheese or pepperoni)
  • 12oz fountain drink
  • 1 game of bowling

Cost per child: $8.75

The Full Bliss

  • 2 lanes of bowling for 2 hours
  • 2 pitchers of soda
  • 2 large 1 topping pizzas

Total cost $125.00 for 14 people

All above packages are available during Thunder Alley bowling Fridays and Saturdays for $13.50 per person.

Click here to download a flyer.


Catering and Unit Functions

PLEASE NOTE: Unit Functions are unavailable until further notice.


Unit Function Menu
All items must be ordered 48 hours in advance. Call (915)568-6272 for information.

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Whole Pizzas
Cut into six slices unless otherwise requested
Cheese $9.50
Pepperoni $11.00
Sausage $11.90
Combination $14.95
Each Tray serves approximately 25-45 people
All items must be ordered 48 hours in advance
Vegetable Tray with Dip $60.00
Meat and Cheese Tray $95.00
Fruit Tray (in season) $85.00
Assorted Finger Sandwiches-(tuna salad, ham or turkey) $70.00
25 Sub Sandwiches (cut in half - tuna salad, ham or turkey) $130.00
All items must be ordered 48 hours in advance
Steak Burger Sliders (50) $99.00
Chicken Wings (Naked or Breaded) $99.00
Chili Con Queso with Tostadas $60.00
Chips and Salsa $45.00
BBQ Meatballs $75.00
Potato Salad $48.00
Macaroni Salad $48.00
Drinks Price
Pitcher of Fountain Soda $6.00
60oz Beer Pitcher  
Domestic $7.95
Imported $9.50
Five gallon Cambrio (Ice Tea, Fruit Punch or Lemonade) $55.00