Sports Pavilion

Located in R. H. Johnson Recreation Center, The Sports Pavilion houses a state-of-the-art 30-lane bowling center, Pro Shop, Billiard Room, a multipurpose room, electronic dart boards , a shuffleboard table and Memo’s Bistro.

Activities List


Johnson Lanes is a bright, modern facility located in the heart of Sun City West. It offers 30 finely calibrated lanes, state-of-the-art pin-setting and Vector automatic scoring. It is also home to a well-stocked pro shop with everything needed for both the serious and recreational bowler. In addition to open bowling, the center is host to over 38 regular weekly leagues as well as several regional tournaments annually.


Weekly Coaching lessons are available with free instruction provided by certified bowling coaches. Participants pay only for lineage fee.


The Sports Pavilion houses a Billiard Room with 27 pool tables, 1 billiard table and a snooker table. Residents and their guests are welcome for open play. The Mis-Cues is a ladies’ chartered club that welcomes new members.


The Sports Pavilion is the home of the Shuffleboard West Club.
Open play sponsored by the club is available every Thursday from 9 AM to 4 PM.

Residents and their guests have a new shuffleboard table available for play during Sports Pavilion regular hours.


The Sports Pavilion has 2 dart boards to use during normal business hours.

Pro Shop

Your Strike Shop features state-of-the-art measuring and drilling equipment with the latest technology. Fully-trained staff are certified by the International Bowling Pro Shop and Instructor Association. The staff are current on the latest products and technology and understand bowling from the bowler’s perspective.

Lona King Bowling Tournament returns for 10th installment

Lona King Bowling Tournament returns for 10th installment

The Lona King Annual Senior Saguaro Open returns to Sun City West for its 10th annual bowling tournament. This three-day event runs from Friday, Nov. 8, through Sunday, Nov. 10, at the R.H. Johnson Sports Pavilion, 19803 N. R.H. Johnson Blvd.

Considered one of the bigger senior bowling events on the West Coast, the Lona King tournament is expected to bring in some of the country’s best bowlers as they all vie for the first-place prize of $5,000. The action from this tournament will be sure to excite the crowd that gathers to watch as this event is open to the public. For more information about the Lona King Senior Saguaro Open, please contact the R.H. Johnson Sports Pavilion at 623-544-6140.

In conjunction with the Lona King tournament, there will also be a raffle held for six high-end bowling balls. Individual raffle tickets are $2 and can be purchased at the monitor’s desk. A three for $5 deal is also available for the raffle. The drawing will be held on the final day of the tournament with net proceeds of the raffle benefiting Saving Paws Rescue Arizona, a charitable organization in Phoenix that provides support to German Shephard and Belgian Malinois dogs.

R.H. Johnson Sports Pavilion

R.H. Johnson Sports Pavilion

Hours of Operation

(September through April)

Monday – Friday 8 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Saturday 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Sunday 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.

(May through August)

Monday 9 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Wednesday 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Saturday 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Sunday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.


19803 R.H. Johnson Blvd.
Sun City West, AZ 85375

Sports Pavilion Map

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