• Bowling

    Garden Center Lanes offers 34 lanes of bowling. Whether it is a league, tournament, company party, birthday party, or just a night out with family or friends Garden Center has something to offer EVERY bowler of all ages and skill levels.

  • Modern

    Built in 2005 Garden Center Lanes is one of the newest bowling centers in Minnesota. With a history dating back to 1939 Garden Center moved from downtown Alexandria to its current location building a brand new center. Increasing the amount of space for the bowlers enjoyment and having ALL 34 lanes on one level together eliminates the need for any steps or stairs.

  • Bergie’s Pro Shop

    Bergie’s Pro Shop carries a wide assortment of bowling equipment. Bowling Balls for all ages and skill levels, a large variety of bowling shoes, bowling bags both carry and rolling, and many accessories for every bowler’s need. Bergie’s Pro Shop can professionally fit and drill your bowling ball to customize it for you.


Welcome to Garden Center Lanes


Garden Center Lanes is YOUR stop for entertainment and fun!  With hours of operation being from 9am-1am and 34 lanes, one of the largest arcades in the area, a full service pro shop, and a snack bar with made to order pizzas, Garden Center Lanes is one of the premiere bowling centers in the Upper Midwest.  Garden Center also offers a casual dining restaurant. 

Upcoming Events
Midwest Youth Championship.  August 11th-14th.  Over $10,000 in scholarships guaranteed!  Click on Tourneys Icon for poster, event details, and side tournaments including a Pro-Am and an Adult/Youth Doubles tournament.

2016 Summer League.  Bowl every other Wednesday night starting May 18th @ 7pm. Click here for more info and for weekly pattern and event schedule.

  We now have party packages available for birthdays, family outtings, office parties, or for just a night out with friends!  Click here for more info.

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Midwest Youth Championship with an Adult/Youth side tournament along with a Pro-Am event.  August 11th-14th.  Click here for more info.  

Congratulations to Josh Olson!  1st time participant of the Diekman Year Ender and the CHAMPION of the 14th Annual Match Play Event.  Josh beat Jeremy Pederson in the finals of the GREATEST finals match of all time in the Diekman Year Ender 247-241!

Thanks to all that participated in the 77th Annual Garden Center Tournament!  Standings are posted and checks are in the mail.  Be sure to get your spots reserved for the 78th Annual Tournament back in its normal time period of mid January to mid May of 2017. To see results click here.

Congratulations to Scott Endersbe, champion of the 4th Annual Sun Opta Sweeper Bowl for the Food Shelf.  Runner-Up was Clayton Mohr with 3rd place going to Chad Litzinger.  This year saw another increase in entries with 81 bowlers participating and raising over $3100 to donate to the Outreach Food Shelf!  THANK YOU to ALL that bowled in the event and a HUGE THANK YOU to ALL the Sponsors of the event!

Congratulations to Al Iverson the winner of the 13th Annual Diekman Year Ender Match Play Tournament!!!

Congratulations to Mark Ellingson, champion of the 3rd Annual Sun Opta Sweeper Bowl for the Food Shelf.  The runner-up was Justin Schiffler with 3rd place going to Nate Erickson.  We had 69 total entries and them along with our amazing sponsors raised over $2700 for the local food shelf!!!  A BIG THANK YOU to all who participated in this wonderful event!!!!

Congratulations to Chris Lynch champion of the Diekman's Lakes Area Year Ender Match Play Tournamnet!!!

Congratulations to Rick Johnson winner of the 2nd Annual SunOpta Food Shelf Sweeper. Runner-up was Brady Erdmann and 3rd place was Kevin Dawson. A HUGE thank you to all that bowled and sponosored the event.  With your help we raised over $2,000 to donate to local food shelves!

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