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2020 Summer Youth Leagues

Tuesdays @6:30pm - Starts June 16th

Bowling for kids Summer

  • LANE SHARKS: Ages 13 to 18 - Bowl 3 games each week. $13.75 per week.
  • ALLEY-GATORS: Ages 7 to 12. Bowl 3 games each week. $13.75 per week.
  • GUPPIES: Ages 5 to 7 with bumpers if needed. Bowl 2 games each week. $10.00 per week.
  • TADPOLES: Ages 3 to 4. Bowl 1 game each week. Dragon ramps & bumpers. $6.25 per week.
  • ALL CLUBS INCLUDE: T-shirt, Individual Achievement Award and a party with awards presentation on August 11th.

league bowling

Parent Child Have-A-Ball League

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Join the league and bowl as a family this summer at Idle Hours North. This fun league starts on Sunday, May 17th at 7:00pm. We've added E-Z Strikes No-Tap scoring so if you knock down 9 pins you get a strike!

All kids receive a NEW bowling ball and have the option to upgrade to other packages!

kosmic kids

Thursdays this Summer Starting June 18th

Kosmic Kids

Enjoy 1 hour of Kosmic fun every Thursday this summer starting June 18th. Lights, music, prizes, milk and snack are included. Our live DJ keeps the fun going! Participate in special fun theme weeks!

Mom and dad can join the fun too! Reservation required. Priced per lane.

Register Your Child Today!

Just for Kids Fall Clubs

fall bowling kids

ALL CLUBS INCLUDE: Achievement Awards, Bowler of the Month Awards, bowler/student/athlete/citizen of the week recognition, birthday acknowledgement, seasonal parties and treats, end of season awards and cosmic bowling party in April for all sessions, t-shirts, scholarship opportunities throughout the season, optional tournaments, guidance and instructions from USBC certified youth coaches. All of this is provided in a clean, friendly, safe and always a smoke-free environment. Oh, don't forget about all the FUN your child will have with new and old FRIENDS! Everyone plays all of the time in this sport!!!

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.

The next session of the Rising Stars, Shooting Stars, and All Stars starts Saturday, February 1 at 9:30AM. The Starbursts(Dragons) next session starts Saturday, February 29 at 9:40AM. The end of season awards party is tentatively set for April 1, 2020.

  • STARBURSTS: PK ages 3-4, bowl 1 game each week with the aid of dragon ramps and bumpers. We offer five (6) week sessions at 9:40 am on Saturdays starting September 7. Join 1, 2, 3, 4, 5  or ALL 6 of the sessions! Great activity for parent/child interaction and peer socialization for the children.
  • RISING STARS: Grades K-1, or ages 5-7, bowl 2 games each week with the aid of bumpers.
  • SHOOTING STARS: Grades 2-6, bowl 3 games each week.
  • ALL STARS: Grades 7-12, bowl 3 games per week.
  • We offer 3 (10) week sessions for the Rising Stars, Shooting Stars, Super Stars and All Stars at 9:30 am on Saturdays starting September 7, November 16 and February 1. Join 1, 2, or ALL 3 sessions!!
  • We also offer 5 (6) week sessions for the Starbursts at 9:40 am starting September 7, October 19, November 30, January 18 and February 29. Bowl in 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 or ALL 6 sessions!!
  • New and experienced bowlers are welcome!
  • If your child cannot make a week, pre-bowling is allowed. Please ask us how!


Youth Bowling Rocks at IHL

Minelli Brothers Scholarship Results

Remembering Joe & John Minelli. See links below for the entry form and results
Next event will be held on March 11, 2018 at 10:00AM

Meet Our Scholarship Winners

Trevor Balcerzak

Trevor Balcerzak

Kiearra Saldi

Kiearra Saldi

Brady Snyder

Brady Snyder

Congratulations to our winners from the Spring Minelli Brothers Scholarship Tournament held at Idle Hour Lanes. Trevor Balcerzak took first place in our Handicap Division B ages 12 and younger to win a $100.00 scholarship. Kiearra Saldi captured first place in the Scratch Division to win a $75.00 scholarship. Brady Snyder was our first place champion in Handicap Division A ages 13 and older to win a $100.00 scholarship.

Thank you to everyone who participated in the tournament. We look forward to having you bowl in our fall event.

idle hours entertainment north
2008 Scranton/Carbondale Highway
Scranton, PA 18508

Advantage Winner 2016

Honor Roll

readers choice award 2018

Scranton Chamber of Commerce

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125 Beech Street
Scranton, PA 18505