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Kids Receive a NEW Bowling Ball!

Monday Youth/Adult Club

  • Starts Monday, May 10, 2021 at 7:00pm
  • Bowl 2 games each week (Club last 12 weeks)
  • Open to kids ages 3 - 18
  • All kids receive 10 free games of bowling
  • Each week every child receive a $5 Arcade card
  • Free shoe rental for all kids
  • All memberships are paid for
  • 2 players per team - 1 youth and 1 adult
  • All kids receive a bowling ball or $75 gift card for use at the pro-shop
  • Only $12.50 per week per bowler.

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Summer Wednesday Mornings

Youth Bowling

On Wednesday mornings this summer kids can get a NEW bowling ball in our 8 for 8 kids league! This fun program starts June 16th at 10:00am and lasts 8 weeks. The cost is only $8 per week and at the end of the program all kids get a NEW bowling ball!

Parents, register your child TODAY at the desk or for more information please call us at 570-961-5213.

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Fall Saturday Mornings

Youth Bowling

We are dedicated to providing a safe and fun place for children of all ages to come and enjoy bowling. We have several great youth programs to choose from listed below. High school bowling is rapidly becoming one of the most popular sports! Make new friends in one of our fun youth programs!

All programs include bumpers and regular bowling for children ages 3 to 18. Our certified coaches provide hands-on learning during the league session. Children have the opportunity to compete for scholarships and bowl in tournaments throughout the year. All leagues include trophies, holiday treats, t-shirts, and an end of the year Cosmic Party. Make new friends and have fun in a smoke-free environment!

Youth Program Details

Saturday Morning Youth

Register your kids today at Idle Hours South!

  • Starts September 7
  • Bowl at 9:30am
  • Ages 3-18
  • Handicap scoring
  • Win scholarships
  • Trophies and awards
  • USBC certified coaches
  • End of year Cosmic Bowling Party!
  • Everyone is welcome to participate
  • Bumper division: $10 per week/Youth Division: $13.50 per week

Tuesday Scholastic

Register your kids today at Idle Hours South!

  • Starts October 1
  • Bowl at 3:30pm
  • Middle school age through high school students may participate
  • Handicap scoring
  • Win scholarships
  • Trophies and awards
  • USBC certified coaches
  • End of year Cosmic Bowling Party!

Fall Youth Awards Program

Scholarships Awarded


The Anthracite Valley USBC recently awarded scholarships of $500.00 each to two students who participate in sanctioned bowling programs. Idle Hour Lanes, South Side Bowl, Valley Lanes & Wallenpaupack Bowling & Sports Center make up the Association's 1,700 members. Kiearra Saldi & Kyle Nolan won the scholarships. Each applicant was judged on academic & sports performance as well as their contributions to the community. Ms. Saldi attends Holy Cross High School and is entering her Senior year while Mr. Nolan will be in his Senior year at Wallenpaupack Area High School. The Anthracite Valley USBC also honored graduating Senior Greg Matyjevich with a special 300 Plaque after the West Scranton teen rolled a perfect 300 game during the 2017-18 at South Side Bowl. Pictured L to R: Kiearra Saldi, Greg Matyjevich, Kyle Nolan.

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Scranton, PA 18505


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