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Important Update

Due to the Governor's mandate Idle Hours North and South will close at midnight on March 16 and remain closed until further notice. We thank you for your understanding. Please be safe!

Summer League Bowling

Join a League

We have leagues this summer for everyone. From competitive to casual play leagues you can enjoy a great day or night out at Idle Hours South. Parents can bowl with their kids on Monday evenings where all kids receive a NEW bowling ball! Ladies can relax on Wednesday evenings in our short season Women Bowling with Wine Club. Click the link below to view our complete summer league lineup or call 570-961-5213 to obtain more details!

Women Bowling With Wine Summer Edition

Join Today!

Our Summer edition of Women Bowling With Wine starts Wednesday, June 3rd at 7:00pm. The club is only 11 weeks long bowling 2 games each week. Ladies on each team enjoy two bottles of wine each week from Maiolatesi Winery. Plus all members attend an end of season party at the winery! Join today by calling 570-961-5213.

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New Party Packages Now Available!

The Party HQ

We are happy to announce the addition of our NEW Birthday Party Packages at Idle Hours South. We still have our regular and cosmic party packages but now offer laser tag party packages. Laser tag can also be added to ANY party package! Kids can now enjoy time in our NEW arcade area with 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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Kids Bowl Free

Kids can bowl free this summer at Idle Hours South starting June 1! Register your child today for this great program and be sure to add the family pass so everyone can bowl free. Some restrictions may apply. Shoe rental is not included.

Register Now!

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Become a Laser Tag Member!

Laser Tag

THE ULTIMATE EXPERIENCE! Our Laser Tag Arena is open Monday through Friday at 6:00pm and weekends at noon.. We've been working hard to make this a great time for all ages. It's exciting, challenging and will thoroughly test your skills! Our arena can accommodate up to 30 players and is available for regular play, birthday parties, corporate outings and more. We now feature LASER TAG Birthday Parties. Check out our new party packages today! We also offer laser tag memberships for access to special member's only nights.

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Visit Our Newly Renovated Center



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!


We Are Here to Help!


Idle Hours South has many programs available for your next fundraising event. Non-profit organizations and groups of all sizes can benefit greatly from our program. For more information concerning your next fundraising event please contact Steve at Idle Hours South at 570-961-5213.

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Earn Points. Win Prizes!

Play Today!

Idle Hours South is proud to announce the addition of our NEW Arcade area. Immerse yourself in games like Halo: Fireteam Raven for nonstop action or relax and earn some points while playing skee-ball or our GIANT Space Invaders game. Points earned can be redeemed in our redemption room for cool prizes! 

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Cosmic Bowling Friday & Saturday

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Best deals in town!

We have specials going all the time, and the best deals in town. Bowl Your Brains Out on Tuesday, Thursday or Sunday evenings for one low price! Also we offer an out of this world bowling experience on Friday and Saturday nights at 9:30pm...COSMIC BOWLING! Check out all our offers!

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Snack Bar & Pub

G&M's Snack Bar &
Poor Richard's Pub

Doesn't matter if there's one, two, four, or ten of you, G&M's Snack Bar really does have something that every one can enjoy! Take a look at our menu and find what you want! Also, check out Poor Richard's Pub! Catch all the college football games and NFL games every Saturday and Sunday starting at noon. Food and drink specials all day on Sunday!!

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The Annual No-Tap

The Regions Largest Team & Doubles No-Tap Tournament starts back up for 2020 on Friday, May 29. Teams & Doubles - Instant cash jackpots now pay $50.00! Click below for squad openings, entry form & rules, prize lists, and hotel accommodations. Crazy Strikes Low Progressive Jackpot now worth OVER $90,000.00!!!!!!

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  • The 39th Annual No-Tap Tournament featuring team and doubles events starts Friday, April 17th and continues through May 17th. Top prizes are GUARANTEED. Over $87,000.00 was paid out in 2019. Multiple jackpots to enter!   - Learn more

125 Beech Street
Scranton, PA 18505


Located on the corner of Wyoming Avenue and Beech Street across from the South Side Shopping Center.

  • Open 24 Hours
  • 28 Anvilane Pro Lanes
  • Laser Tag
  • Bumper Bowling/Dragon Ramps
  • Poor Richard's Pub
  • G & M's Snack Bar
  • Dart Supplies & Pro-Shop
  • Game Room & Redemption
  • Leagues
  • Birthday Parties

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125 Beech Street
Scranton, PA 18505


Idle Hours Entertainment North & South
Home of Family Fun!

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2008 Scranton/Carbondale Highway
Scranton, PA 18508