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SOUTH SIDE BOWL is now IDLE HOURS SOUTH

IDLE HOUR LANES is now IDLE HOURS NORTH

We are a family business owned and operated by the same family for over 60 years. Our facilities are providing the same great customer services, by the same awesome staff, in the same locations and offering new exciting attractions with more to come! Only the business names have changed. Please experience both locations for a new level of excitement!

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More Options, More Fun!

New Party Packages

We are happy to announce the addition of our NEW Birthday Party Packages at Idle Hours North. We still have our regular and cosmic party packages but now offer arcade party packages. Arcade time can also be added to ANY party package if desired! There are over 30 games available to play! As always, just bring the kids and the cake and we will do the rest!

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Let Us Host Your Next Event

Boutique Bowling

Planning a Holiday Event? Our new private boutique bowling area with bar and lounge is the perfect venue for your office, corporate or family celebration. Let our Chef, Tony Grasso, & his culinary team prepare your meal with perfection. Finger foods, small plates, buffet style...the choice is yours, all food is prepared to order using all fresh ingredients. Enjoy full service from our professional staff while you relax and mingle with guests.

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Virtual Rabbids - The Big Ride

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Virtual Rabbids is one of our most favorite games here at Idle Hours North. This virtual reality attraction offers 360 degree views in every direction with a one-of-a-kind audience facing cabinet so everyone can view the action.

Players can choose from three unique experiences, full of twists, turns, thrills and spills, for an all-ages VR attraction that lives up to the hype. Riders are immersed in a unique experience every time they play!

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2019-20 Fall Leagues & Clubs Now Forming at Idle Hours North

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Calling all people who want to get out and away from the computer and enjoy time with friends! Our fun fall leagues are now forming at Idle Hours North. We have leagues for all ages and abilities. Sign yourself up or sign an entire team up for one of our leagues!

Not sure which league is best for you? We can help! Our friendly staff is available to answer questions about any of our fall fun leagues. Simply call 570-489-7526 and a staff member will assist you. Take a look at our 2019-20 fall league line up by clicking the link below.

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Craft Beer League

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Are you ready to roll a few games and enjoy craft beers while you bowl? Starting Wednesday, September 25 at 8:00pm you can do just that! Our Craft Beer League is looking for fun individuals and teams. This is a casual play league so don't worry about being a good bowler. Anyone ages 21 and over can join!

In this short season, 12 week league you will sample 4 different craft/specialty beers each week. Bowl only 2 games with shoe rental included for only $22 per bowler each week. PLUS the season ends with a beer run bus trip to different breweries! Give us a call at 570-489-7526 to register.

Women Bowling With Wine

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Ladies....enjoy an evening out this fall on Sundays or Thursdays at 7:30pm starting in September and October with our next session of Women Bowling With Wine. Session are only 12 weeks long. Bowl only 2 games and receive 2 bottles of wine from Maiolatesi Winery each week. Plus all members enjoy an end of season trip to the Seneca Lake Wineries. Open to ages 21 and older. Four players per team. 4 sessions to choose from! Visit our league page for more details.

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Starts Saturday, September 7

Register Your Child Today!

Idle Hours North offers fun fall and winter youth programs for kids ages 3-18. Don't miss this opportunity to be part of a Youth Program where every child receives encouragement & support from Certified Coaches, parents & staff in a clean, friendly, safe & smoke free environment.

Join for the fun of it, for exercise, to learn more about the sport, to socialize, to meet new friends, for some friendly competition, to be part of a team, for the many scholarship opportunities available, for pointers from awesome coaches, to earn awards & recognition for achievements, to improve coordination, for the parties, for a new challenge and to get an awesome t-shirt!!!

Glow Mini Golf

Our INDOOR Glow in the Dark 9 Hole Mini Golf course features life sized sea creatures throughout the handicap accessible course...it's an "Underwater Adventure".  Open Daily Year Round!! Reservations accepted for parties, organized groups, clubs, tournaments, fundraisers.

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Fundraising

Raise Money!

Idle Hours North has many programs available for your next fundraising event. Choose from our successful programs or hold your own event at our facility. Let us help you meet your fundraising goals today!

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2008 Scranton-Carbondale Hwy
Scranton, PA 18508
Phone: (570) 489-7526

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From points North and South take I-81 to exit 191A to US 6 Business Route East toward Dickson City. Continue 2.3 miles and Idle Hour Lanes will be on the right just past the Days Inn Hotel.

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Hours

  • Open 24 Hours
  • 21 Brunswick Anvilanes
  • 8 Boutique Bowling Lanes
  • Giant Arcade Room & Redemption Center
  • Laser Frenzy
  • INDOOR Glow Mini Golf
  • Cosmic Bowling Fri & Sat
  • Snack Bar & Lounge
  • Birthday Parties
  • League Bowling
  • Bumper Bowling & Dragon Ramps
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