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Martin Luther King Jr.
University Union

EIU Lanes 


Students, faculty, and community members are invited to join in on the fun at the EIU Lanes! We've got something for everyone - whether you're interested in bowling a few games for fun, joining a bowling league, playing pool and arcade games, or hanging out with friends watching TV - EIU Lanes is the place to be!

In addition to the faculty/staff league, we now offer a student league. The student league is held every fall and spring semester. Check out more information regarding leagues as well as prices, daily specials, lane reservations, and birthday packages below!

EIU Lanes is a smoke and alcohol-free facility. We are located in the Martin Luther King, Jr. University Union on campus. Call us at 217-581-7457 or stop by with any questions. Check us out on Facebook at and follow us on Twitter at @EIULanes


Bowling and Billiard Prices

Bowling (Non-Student) $2.50/game

Cosmic Bowling $2.75/game

Shoe Rental $1

Billiards $0.75/game

Enjoy free bowling on your birthday! Eastern Illinois University students with a valid EIU ID and driver's license or state ID card will receive a free game of bowling and complimentary shoe rental on their birthday.


Bowling Lane Hours

Monday thru Thursday

1:00 P.M. to 9:00 P.M.

Friday & Saturday-Cosmic Bowling 

3:00 P.M. to 10:00 P.M.


3:00 P.M. to 9:00 P.M.


EIU Bowling Lanes Contact Information

Gary D Light, EIU Lanes Manager,, 217-581-7457
Freddie Hall, Assistant Director, MLK Jr. University Union, 217-581-7036

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Union Hours

May change according to the Academic Calendar
Monday – Thursday: 7 A.M.-9 P.M.
Friday: 7 A.M.-9 P.M.
Saturday: 10 A.M.-9 P.M.
Sunday: 10 A.M.- 9 P.M.

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