youth_leagues- bowling shoesPheasant Lanes Youth Bowling Program

One of the largest youth bowling programs in Central Illinois, fall-winter youth leagues are available on Thursday, Saturday and Sunday. We also offer summer youth leagues on Thursday and an Adult-Child 9-Pin No-Tap family league on Sunday.  Our 20+ volunteer coaches can teach the basic fundamentals of bowling or work to build and improve your bowling skills.


Youth Program T-Shirt

Choose your color.  BACK THIS YEAR!  Upgrade your t-shirt to dri-fit fabric for $5!

Earn $1 tokens when you wear your t-shirt to league each week!

Bowler FBT Card  (Frequent Bowler Tracking)

Earn tokens when you wear your youth program shirt! Add your tokens to your FBT card like a debit card.

Use your card balance toward open play fees, snack bar purchases or in $5 increments for an arcade card!

Arcade cards must be purchased at the front desk when using your FBT balance.

Certified Instruction by Volunteer Coaches

Learn the proper techniques to increase your bowling skills!


  • Bowler of the Week
  • Individual Score Achievements
  • Team position awards at the end of the season!
  • Awards party at the end of the season!

Tournament Opportunities

  • USBC Pepsi Tournament
  • ISBPA Youth Singles
  • Illinois State USBC Youth Team Open
  • Illinois State Scholarship Tour
  • Greater Bloomington USBC Youth Association Tournament
  • 9-Pin No-Tap Adult-Child Tournament
  • Bowler of the Year Tournament

Scholarship Opportunities

  • Grand Prix Scholarship Program
  • Saturday Klassic Keglers League / Thursday Go Getters League / Sunday Adult-Child League
  • Scholarships for league play are paid through the SMART Program at USBC


Call Carla Dicken at 309-319-4121.

If no answer, please leave a message.  Calls returned within 24 hours.


Pick a day!

Saturdays at 11:00 AM or Thursdays at 4:45 PM

Next Sessions Begin September 26th & 28th

Ages 3-5 – $30 Per Child includes:

  • One Game Per Week – Short 6-Week Session
  • Thursday league will bowl September 26 thru November 7 at 4:45 PM.
  • Saturday league will bowl September 28 thru November 4 at 11:00 AM.
  • Utilizing our Alligator Ball Ramps – Requires Parent Supervision.
  • Free Alley Gator T-Shirt – Free Cookies & Milk/Juice After Bowling Each Week
Day/Name of LeagueTimeStart Dates (subject to change)Weekly FeeDescription
Klassic Keglers League
Scholarship League
(Recommended ages over 12)
9:00 AM7-Sep


4 Youths Per Team - 3 Games
Scholarships Awarded
No Trophies
Rising Stars League
Trophy League
(Recommend ages 12 & under)
9:00 AM7-Sep


4 Youths Per Team
3 Games – No Bumpers
Trophies Awarded
Bantam Mixed is Back! (8 & Under)
New Bowlers or Moving Up from Bumpers
9:00 AM7-Sep


2 Games – No Bumpers
Trophies Awarded
Number Bowlers per Team TBD
Saturday Pat's Pals
Recommended for Beginner Bowlers
Ages 4-7
9:00 AM7-Sep


1 Game – With Bumpers
Trophies Awarded
Number Bowlers per Team TBD
Sunday Adult-Child League
Scholarships Awarded
(Youths Age 19 & Under)
4:00 PM


2-Person Team – 3 Games
1 Adult & 1 Youth (Any Age)
2 Youth Bowlers (12 & Over)
Sunday Adult-Child Bumper
Youth Ages 4-8
4:00 PM8-Sep
1 Adult & 1 Child
2 Games Per Week
Thursday Go Getters I
(Ages 12 & Under) - Trophies
4:45 PM

2 Youths Per Team / 3 Games
Trophies Awarded
Thursday Go Getters II
(Ages 13-19) - Scholarship Awards
4:45 PM

2 Youths Per Team - 3 Games
Scholarships Awarded
Thursday Bumper Buddies
Ages 5-7
4:45 PM

2 Games Per Week
With Bumpers
Scholarship League - Nationals in Las Vegas
Requires Junior Gold Membership Fee
6:00 PM

Sundays (TBD)

TBDInformational Meeting will be scheduled for more information.
Let me know if interested.
Saturday Alley Gators (Ages 3-5)
Requires Parent Supervision
11:00 AM
6 Week Program
1 Game Per Week Utilizing Ramps (see Alley Gators form)

$15 Registration Fee Per Bowler


Your Coaches

Klassic Keglers

(left to right) Ken Hlebasko, Mike Mailloux, Chris Franklin, Rick Parker & Jim Nichols

Rising Stars

(left to right) Doug Corbin, Bill Jones, Tiffany Brown, Amy Waller, Scott Sauer, Linda Conder, Josh Ormsbee, Kelly Woith, Ryan Woith

Pat’s Pals

(left to right) Devin Knabenbauer, Melissa Moran, Melanie Dicken with Kelli VanDyke in front of Melissa

Thursday Go Getters & Bumper Buddies

(left to right) Mike Mailloux, Rick Parker, George Colclasure, Melissa Moran, Henry Simpson & Bill Jones

Youth Director

Carla Dicken

Technical Administrator

Bobby Dicken