There are a few bowling alleys in the Eastern province. Each of the Aramco communities has a bowling alley. There is also a bowling alley at Sunset Beach (families only).
Equipment: Bring your ball(s) and shoes if you have your own. You can also rent your shoes and use the public balls if you don't mind touching dirty balls.
There are men's softball teams in Dhahran and Khobar. Aramco has really nice fields and it is fun to get out on the fields and pretend you can still play. The kids have baseball leagues and really enjoy playing. The Aramco Little League team has been to the Little League World Series in Williamsport Pennsylvania more than any other League.
Aramco has a new grass golf course. Rolling Hills Country Club was remodeled and now there are 18 grass holes. 9 holes are lighted. You don't have to go to Bahrain anymomre to play on the grass. There are still 9 old oil-tar holes if you want to kick it Old School and play in the dirt.
Armaco's community in Dhahran has a really nice 18 hole grass golf course. The rolling hills golf course is well maintained, and is watered regularly with reclaimed water. Those that play golf, get to play on a really nice golf course. Those that don't get to enjoy its beauty and awesome views. There is even a shop there as well as a snack bar if you would like to grab a bite to eat.
Equipment: Bring your clubs, balls, tees, etc. If you need anything you can pick up some items at the shop located at the golf course. You can use your own golf cart if you have one, or you can rent one from The Rolling Hills Golf Club.