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2021 Summer Youth Leagues


All Clubs Include:
T-Shirt, Individual Achievement Award, End of Season Party and Awards Presentation on August 11th

Lane Sharks: Ages 13-18
Alley Gators: Ages 7-12
Team Format - Everyone Plays
$13.75 per bowler
Each session includes 3 games, weekly dues & shoes

Guppies: Ages 5 - 6 - 7
$10.00 per bowler
Each session includes 2 games with bumpers, weekly dues & shoes

Tadpoles - Ages 3 - 4
$6.25 per bowler
Each session includes 1 game with bumpers, dragon ramps, weekly dues & shoes



Just for Kids 2020-21 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 TBA. The Starbursts(Dragons) next session starts TBA. 

  • 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 5. 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 5, November TBA and February TBA. Join 1, 2, or ALL 3 sessions!!
  • We also offer 5 (6) week sessions for the Starbursts at 9:40 am starting September 5, October TBA, November TBA, January TBA and February TBA. 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!


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Have It (F)ALL Parent - Child Club

Join Today

Join the league and bowl as a family this fall at Idle Hours North. This fun league starts on Wednesday, November 4th at 5:30pm and lasts only 8 weeks. Spend some quality time with your child and enjoy lots of smiles and laughs while you meet new people and make new friends!

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

  • Each Team: A fun bowling program where you'll bowl two games every week for 8 weeks. Open to kids ages 16 and under. Bumper division ages 5 to 8. Pizza party and awards presentation at end of league
  • Every Child Receives: $5.00 arcade card each week. A new bowling ball on week 8. Use of rental shoes. Kids also have the option of getting a photo of the family on a regulation bowling pin. Ball weights available: 6, 8, 10, 12, 14 & 15.
  • When: Wednesdays starting November 4th @ 5:30pm
  • Cost: $25.00 per week per team
  • Register today by calling 570-489-7526.

Register Your Child Today!

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

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Honor Roll

readers choice award 2018

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125 Beech Street
Scranton, PA 18505