Programs and Activities Supporting the Future
Looking for a fun place for a birthday party or youth bowling activities to help? Northwest Lanes can provide the venue you are looking for. We have a variety of options and programs geared towards our youth. We welcome all skill levels and encourage fun for everyone. Our Stars of Tomorrow and Youth Preparation Programs feature Coach Jim Merrell, voted a "Top 50 Instructor" in the U.S.!
Saturday Youth All-Stars
Our Youth All-Star Program aims to provide youth bowlers a fun and safe activity. NWL provides coaching, awards and scholarship opportunities. The league runs on Saturday mornings at 10am with winter and summer sessions.
The Learning Center
Bowler Education & Development
Coaching and Educational Program by Coach Jim Merrell. Gain a better understanding of the game through on-lane instruction. Simplify the motion...Maximize the resuls.
High School Bowling
The fastest growing team sport in high school athletics has a home at Northwest Lanes. NWL hosts both Badin and Northwest High School bowling teams plus the FAVC and OHS Pepsi Classic. Tournaments every January.
USBC & TNBA Events
Northwest currently hosts both the USBC Youth City Championships in May and Youth Match Games in April. NWL also hosts the National Junior Scratch Tournament in June. Thank you to both organizations for supporting Youth Bowling.
Promoting the Sport
Our goal at NWL is to provide a fun and safe environment for all children. Our development programs provide hands on instruction, scholarship opportunities, awards, instructional resources from Certified Coaches and competitive resources from collegiate and professionally experienced personnel.
Congratulations to Our 2012 Match Games Champions!
Congratulations Michael and Rebekah! Thank you to everyone for a great event. Results are available!
Training and Resources
Jim Merrell - USBC Youth Assoc. Manager, IBPSIA Advanced Certified Pro shop Technician, Bowlers Journal 'Top 100" Coach since 2005, Bowling This Month Super School Coach since 2006.
Cincinnati Youth Bowling Zone
Mike Eaton, Jr. - Former WSU Shocker, Collegiate National Champion, All-American, BWAA Collegiate Player of the Year, Former PBA Central Region Rookie of the Year, USBC Youth Assoc. President.