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Welcome to the







Our mission is to provide world-class, quality coaching that will enhance the bowling experience no matter what age or skill level to help grow the love and sport of bowling. Become a part of the Ballard bowling family to help coach you to learn, gain confidence, excel, and achieve your goals.

Ballard's Bowling Academy was created from our passion for the sport of bowling. We believe that everyone wants to be good at something or enjoy what they are doing and bowling is no different. There are many facets that lead to success at any level and we look to develop a plan to help everyone achieve their goals. Ballard’s Bowling Academy will help guide you through the bowling journey in a way that you can understand the game and yourself.

What are some of the facets that contribute to success?

  • Knowing yourself, your game, and your capabilities

  • Knowing your arsenal and making it work for you 

  • Reading ball motion

  • Learning how to attack lane patterns

  • Adapting to change

  • Mental preparation

  • Physical conditioning

Whether you are interested in lessons or clinics, Ballard’s Bowling Academy will have what you need to enhance your game and take you to the next level. The Academy’s focus is everyone who loves the game of bowling. Whether you are a youth bowler just starting to make your impact on the sport, or an established player, there is something you can learn at The Academy.​

We look forward to spending time with you on the lanes.



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Request a Clinic

Bring Ballard's Bowling Academy to your site!


Host an event and we will provide quality coaching and education to your bowlers to help them enjoy their bowling experience.

Group Lessons

Register for a group session. Quality coaching in a small group environment for a fun, interactive experience.

Private Lessons

One-on-one training with USBC Certified Coaches. Whether you are new to the game, need a tune-up, or want to take your game to the next level, let us help you reach your personal goals.

Video Analysis

Can't make the trip to one of our locations? Advanced bowlers can submit their videos for analysis to be reviewed by Del Ballard, Jr or Carolyn Dorin-Ballard.


"Top notch instructors . Fun clinic that kept it very simple for people without much knowledge of bowling. Everyone in Malone, NY really enjoyed the clinic and are hoping to return. Go to a clinic near you and bring the kids you won't regret it and the kids will love you for it."

— Ricky Jubert, NY



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7301 Rufe Snow Dr.

Watauga, TX 76148

(817) 768-8548

Watauga Pro-Shop Hours:

Mon: 4 pm - 8 pm

Tues: 12 pm - 8 pm

Wed: 12 pm - 8 pm

Thurs: 12 pm - 8 pm

Fri: 12 pm - 8 pm

Sat: 10 am - 5 pm

Sun: Closed 

6601 Oakmont Blvd.

Fort Worth, TX 76132

(817) 768-8748

Cityview Pro-Shop Hours:

Mon - Fri: 12 pm - 8 pm

Sat: 10 am - 4 pm

Sun: Closed 

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Summer Hours:

Mon - Fri: 12 pm - 7 pm

Sat: 12 pm - 5 pm

Sun: Closed 

Summer Hours:

Mon - Fri: 12 pm - 7 pm

Sat: 10 am - 4 pm

Sun: Closed 

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