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Sports & Recreation


Lackawanna County hits it out of the park as a sports fan's dream destination, serving up a diverse range of activities for both spectators and participants alike. Nestled in the heart of Northeast Pennsylvania, our county is a playground for sports and recreation options that cater to every taste and skill level. Whether you're a die-hard baseball buff, an avid runner seeking to conquer marathons, or someone simply craving some outdoor fun, Lackawanna County delivers the winning play for everyone.

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Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders: A Home Run Experience

For baseball aficionados, a trip to Lackawanna County isn't complete without catching a game featuring the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders. As the Triple-A affiliate of the New York Yankees, the RailRiders provide an electrifying atmosphere where fans can witness future big leaguers honing their skills. With top-notch facilities and thrilling on-field action, a visit to PNC Field guarantees an unforgettable sporting experience for the whole family.


Montage Mountain Resorts

Boasting an abundance of recreational opportunities year-round, Montage Mountain Resorts is an idyllic destination for outdoor enthusiasts of any age. In the winter months, the resort transforms into a winter wonderland, offering skiing, snowboarding, and tubing on its pristine slopes. Come summer, the mountain comes alive with sporting events such as the Black Diamond Running Series and the Archery Fest at Montage Mountain, providing endless thrills against the backdrop of breathtaking scenery. With its diverse array of amenities and activities, Montage Mountain Resorts promises an unforgettable experience for those seeking adventure and relaxation amidst nature's splendor.


Annual Running Events: Lace Up and Go the Distance

Calling all runners! Lackawanna County plays host to several prestigious marathon events throughout the year, attracting participants from near and far. Whether you're looking to clock in at a themed fun run at The Office 5k, conquer Montage Mountain at the Black Diamond Running Series, tackle the scenic routes of the Scranton Half Marathon, or brave the legendary Steamtown Marathon, our county has races to match every stride and all levels of athleticism. Join fellow enthusiasts, pound the pavement, and feel the exhilaration of crossing the finish line in these world-class events.


Lahey Family Fun Park

Lahey Family Fun Park is a great destination for families and adventure enthusiasts alike, offering an exciting amusement park setting. With a myriad of attractions and activities, it's the perfect destination for a day filled with wholesome entertainment. From thrilling rides like go-karts to family-friendly activities such as mini-golf, bumper boats, and batting cages, there's something for everyone to enjoy. The park's vibrant atmosphere and welcoming environment make it a favorite among locals and visitors alike, creating cherished memories that last a lifetime.


Sports Complexes: Where Play Meets Perfection

Looking to unleash your competitive spirit or engage in recreational fun? Lackawanna County's sports complexes offer state-of-the-art facilities open to the public for rental, perfect for tournaments, league games, or casual matches in soccer, basketball, tennis, and more.


Mayfield Sports Complex

Mayfield Sports Complex boasts the largest fitness complex in the area, featuring over 50,000 sq ft of indoor space and 42 acres of outdoor adventure. With amenities like a fitness gym, racquetball courts, an indoor track, a roller skating rink, a climbing wall, a golf range, and more, it's the ultimate destination for fitness enthusiasts.


Riverfront Sports

Located in Scranton, Riverfront Sports is Northeast Pennsylvania's premier sports facility, spanning over 87,000 sq ft. Its offerings include three full-size basketball courts, turf fields adaptable for soccer, a gym for fitness training, and a fully-stocked concession stand. Whether you're into basketball, soccer, volleyball, lacrosse, or other sports, Riverfront provides a top-notch experience with ongoing enhancements for visitors' satisfaction.


Birchwood Racquet Club

Birchwood Racquet Club is a top-notch 10,000-square-foot indoor tennis and pickleball center that is open year-round. Whether engaging in thrilling matches or benefiting from personalized coaching sessions, visitors can fully embrace a dynamic environment crafted to enhance their skills. The club offers a wide range of outstanding tennis and pickleball programs meticulously tailored to accommodate individuals of all ages and proficiency levels.


We've Got Game!

Whether you're a seasoned athlete or just looking to enjoy some leisurely fun, our county welcomes you to explore everything we have to offer. Plan your visit today and discover why Lackawanna County truly has game!


Upcoming Sports & Recreation Events

Explore the exciting upcoming events! Our calendar will be refreshed with the latest info as events are announced throughout the year.

 Be sure to browse our comprehensive event calendar for more fun activities!


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