Bowling & Billiards

Strike up some fun

If you’re looking for a fun night out with friends, a great place for a group outing or a place to host your event-look no further! Bowling and Billiards is a 12-lane bowling center with nine pool tables and one American snooker table. It also features four new Killer Spin (ping-pong) tables.


Parking is available in the IMU pay lots adjacent to the building. Patrons who spend $8 or more at Bowling & Billiards receive up to three hours of free parking.

Kids Bowl Free is Back!

It's fast, easy, and free to register: just create an account on the Kids Bowl Free website!

Any child 16 and under is eligible. Sign up now for two free games every program day during the months of June and July. Shoe rentals still apply.



For Crimson rates, you must present your CrimsonCard (IU students, faculty, and staff).

More bowlers, more savings! Max of five players per bowling lane.

Cost per hour per lane. Shoe rentals extra.

Crimson rates:

  • Sunday–Monday: $17.00/hour/lane
  • Tuesday–Thursday: $20.00/hour/lane
  • Friday–Saturday: $25.00/hour/lane

Public rates:

  • Sunday–Monday: $20.00/hour/lane
  • Tuesday–Thursday: $23.00/hour/lane
  • Friday–Saturday: $27.00/hour/lane

Shoe rental:

Crimson: $4.00
Public: $4.50
Reservations of 6 lanes or more: Pay a flat $10/lane shoe rental fee.
Registered Student Orgs: Get free shoes Sunday–Wednesday on reservations of 6 lanes or more.

Make a reservation


It doesn't matter if you're a pool shark or if you've never held a cue—you'll have a great time in our billiards room!

Crimson rate: $8.00/hour/table (maximum four people per table)

Public rate: $9.00/hour/table (maximum four people per table)

Reservations: $50.00/hour for all 10 tables

Table Tennis

Paddle your way to victory with our table tennis lounge!

Crimson rate: $5.00/hour/table (maximum four people)

Public rate: $6.00/hour/table (maximum four people)

Reservations: $20.00/hour for all four tables


  1. Five players per lane.
  2. Bowling shoes must be worn if bowling.
  3. To play billiards, ID or Credit Card is accepted (not a CrimsonCard).
  4. We use the 15-minute rule when bowling one hour prior to close.
  5. We reserve the right to refuse service.


Get class credit while practicing your cue shot, perfecting your roll, or mastering the paddle! Each semester the IU School of Public Health offers one-credit courses in bowling, billiards, and table tennis at the IMU.

Sign up for courses from 10 a.m.–4 p.m. Monday–Thursday and 11 a.m.–3 p.m. on Fridays.

To view more information about the courses, go to iGPS at the link below. Select IU Bloomington as the campus, the current or upcoming term as the term, and search bowling, billiards, or table tennis as the keyword filter.

iGPS Course Search