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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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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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Adult/Youth Summer Bowling Extravaganza

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Join us on Sundays starting May 19 @7:00pm, 2019 for our Adult/Youth Bowling League. Bowl only 2 games each week in this 13 week league with an end of season awards presentation.

Every child is eligible for up to $159.95 in merchandise with the Gold Option. Gold certificate is $25.00 per doubles each week and the Silver certificate is $21.00 per doubles team each week. Bumpers available for kids ages 5-7. Alternate merchandise options are available! Pre-bowling is allowed in case you cannot make a week. 

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Kids Bowl Free 2019

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Registration is now open for the 2019 Kids Bowl Free Program at Idle Hour Lanes. By registering your child kids can bowl 2 free games each day. (Shoe rental not included). Kids must be registered on the Kids Bowl Free website using the link below.

Be sure to add the family pass so up to 4 adult family members can bowl for free. Great for mom and dad or older siblings and even grandparents!

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Summer of Fun at Idle Hour Lanes!

We have an activity for everyone!!

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Women Bowling With Wine

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Ladies....enjoy an evening out this summer on Wednesdays at 7:30pm starting May 29th with our next session of Women Bowling With Wine. This session is only 10 weeks long. Bowl only 2 games and receive 2 bottles of wine from Maoilatessi Winery each week. Plus all members can enjoy an end of season party at the Winery in August. Open to ages 21 and older. Four players per team.

Don't wait! Register today by calling 570-489-7526 or send us a Facebook message.

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Starts Tuesday, June 18

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Idle Hour Lanes offers fun summer 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!!!

Parties and Group Events

The Party HQ

Have your child's next party, group event or gathering with us! We have multiple party packages to choose from. Let us host your next big event. Bowling makes everything more fun.

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Glow Mini Golf

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

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Raise Money!

Idle Hour Lanes 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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  • Open 24 Hours
  • 22 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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Advantage Winner 2016

Honor Roll

readers choice award 2018

Scranton Chamber of Commerce

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