To Our Valued Customers:

We will be suspending daily operations under the new guidelines. We will reevaluate April 26th 2020. We will be contacting Leagues and Groups that have booked with us on rescheduling your parites.

I want to express to you that we are vigilantly monitoring the ever-changing landscape of COVID-19. Like you, we are concerned and want to do what we can to help keep our customers and employees safe and healthy.

As a family-owned business, the health and well-being of our customers is our highest priority, We recognize this is a challenging time for all and we remain deeply committed to your safety.

We encourage you to practice safety measures at home and when you are out. Wash your hands with soap and water frequently, cover your nose and mouth with a tissue or your elbow if you have to sneeze or cough, and consider the safety of others by staying home if you are sick.

Our customers are the heart of our family-owned business and we look forward to welcoming and serving you.

Please take care of yourselves and each other.

From the Management and Staff of 4th Street Bow





 1419 W. 4th Street, Joplin, MO 64801    (417) 624-5681



4th Street Bowl's opening day. Carl Richard bowled and won against Joe Wilman, Brunswick's #1 professional bowler.


Carl Richard bowled for Falstaff Brewing Co. and helped to promote the brand worldwide. This is his stock autograph photo.


(Left) Dale Maurer - Pro Shop Manager (Left Center) Clarence Nordberg - Center Manager (Right Center) Myron Sisk - Head Mechanic (Right) Clyde Plumber - Desk Personnel

1960 (2)

Pro Shop manager Dale Maurer measuring customer for a custom fitted ball.


Carl Richard bowling for the Kansas City Stars on the National Bowling League.


1st Holiday Junior Tournament


Carl Richard measuring league customer for a custom fit ball

1962 (2)

Carl Richard Invitational (Center Left) Travis Brown 1st Place (Right) Jim O'neal 2nd Place (Left) Joe Stansberry 3rd Place (Center Right) Norma Richard


City tournament champs. (Left) Bill Livingston (Center) Joyce Richey (Right) Clarence Nordberg


Ribbon cutting ceremony for the opening of additional 24 lanes


1419 W. 4th Street
Joplin, MO 64801
(417) 624-5681