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Striking Concepts Pro Shop is a family-owned full service pro shop serving the recreational and sport bowling communities in the greater Chicago and Joliet areas.  Our staff includes two PBA Professionals.  We offer custom fitting and on-site drilling of bowling balls, instruction, and sales of equipment and accessories.  We are the only pro shop in the area to be certified by IBPSIA (International Bowling Pro Shop and Instructors Association).  Let us show you what we can do for you!


Striking Concepts Pro Shop endeavors to achieve total customer satisfaction through custom services and sales characterized by expert analysis and individualized solutions to aid in a bowler's improvement.  This will be accomplished by offering superior service, innovative approaches, and face-to-face customer relationships.

Our purpose is to develop and maintain a competitive advantage within the recreational and sport bowling environments that responds to the needs of our customers.  These efforts will result in Striking Concepts Pro Shop being recognized as the best pro shop serving our geographic area while achieving a consistent ability to improve the skill level and enjoyment of the bowling population we serve.

Striking Concepts Pro Shop is located inside Channahon Lanes (25306 W. Eames Street, Channahon, IL 60410).  We have been in business for 17 years at this location.  We are experiencing continued growth due to our superior customer service and professional training.  Our pro shop is staffed by Randy Rymer, former PBA Member and IBPSIA Technically Certified and USBC Silver Level Certified Instructor who has enjoyed bowling for more than 40 years and Larry Zacharias, Senior PBA Member as well as Illinois and Joliet Bowling Associations Hall of Famer with more than 50 years bowling experience.  Please call 815-467-0799 to reach us by telephone.

Effective September 1, 2016 we are operating on our FALL and WINTER schedule.  We will be open as shown below.

Tuesday7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Wednesday      7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Thursday7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Saturday9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Name (# of 300s)Date (most recent)Ball
Caleb Kirby2/4/2017Brunswick Ringer Pearl
Sara Wachowiak1/27/2017Storm Crux
Tim Davis (2)1/16/2017Roto Grip No Rules
Randy Rymer (3)12/14/2016Columbia300 Crazy Antics
Tom Doud (11)10/3/2016Brunswick Aura
Ron Sarah (8)6/3/2014Storm IQ Tour Fusion
John Wilkins2/6/2013Brunswick Inferno
Michael Callham1/31/2013Storm Virtual Gravity
John Kaufmann12/17/2012Hammer Black Widow Bite
Rick Nelson4/6/2011Hammer Black Widow Venom
Larry Zacharias (26)2/14/2011Columbia300 World Beater
Ashley Rymer (2)1/27/2011Columbia300 Resurgence
Greg Paul11/24/2008Hammer Black Widow

Name (# of series)Date (most recent)Ball
Ashley Rymer (8)3/3/2017Roto Grip Haywire
Tom Doud (7)9/21/2016Brunswick Aura
Larry Zacharias (16)4/8/2014Storm IQ Tour Pearl
Amy Rymer (3)4/16/2013Ebonite Signals
John Kaufmann12/17/2012Ebonite Black Widow Bite
Ron Sarah (3)4/22/2011Brunswick Inferno
Jolene Pallansch3/2/2011Brunswick Smokin' Inferno
Pam Tworek10/15/2010Brunswick Scorchin' Inferno
Herman Schneiders12/10/2010Columbia300 Resurgence
Greg Paul4/13/2005Storm Super Charge Pearl