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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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2019-2020 Fall Leagues Now Forming at Idle Hours South!

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At Idle Hours South we offer bowling leagues for everyone! Men's, daytime ladies, youth and even youth/adult bowling clubs are available to join. All leagues accept individuals and teams. While some are competitive, many are just a fun night out for their members! Be sure to visit our fall league page to view everything we have to offer you this season.

Register today by calling 570-961-5213 or send us a message on Facebook.

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New Arena Now Open!

Laser Tag

THE ULTIMATE EXPERIENCE! We are excited to announce our NEW LASER TAG ARENA is NOW OPEN!. 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 new arena can accommodate up to 30 players and will be available for regular play, birthday parties, corporate outings and more. Be on the lookout for our NEW party packages which will include LASER TAG. 

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Halo: Fireteam Raven

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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! 

More Games!

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Women Bowing With Wine

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Our 2019 Fall sessions of Women Bowling With Wine will start in early October. These sessions normally sell out! So don't wait!! Register your team today by calling 570-961-5123.

Why do we sell out? This is a FUN, short season bowling club with bowls every other week for 12 weeks. Each team receives 2 bottles of wine each week from Maioletessi Winery PLUS there's an end of season trip to visit the wineries at Seneca Lake.

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Cosmic Bowling Friday & Saturday

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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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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 Saturday, April 17. 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 5th Annual Turkey Bowl Doubles Tournament runs November 16 through December 1, 2019. Top prizes are GUARANTEED. Win CASH in our Instant Jackpots. Fun 4 game format!!  - Learn more

125 Beech Street
Scranton, PA 18505
Phone: 570-961-5213


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

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