Sporting events can be measured in points, goals, runs, wins and losses. They can also be measured in memories made. And in Luzerne County Pennsylvania, our ambition is to provide you and your event with the exceptional service and infrastructure needed to make your event unforgettable.
Whether you need courts, fields, trails, tracks, lakes, links or rinks, Luzerne County has the venue to create an event that is memorable for athletes and spectators alike. Explore our diverse facilities and get to know the local committees who will help make your event a slam-dunk.
Having hosted countless successful sporting events of all types and sizes the staff of the Luzerne County Visitors Bureau has the expertise necessary to bring your event to life. From pairing your event with a venue that fits your needs, securing volunteers, and providing marketing and PR support, our staff will be your MVP throughout the entire process.
Our Sports Resume
We have successfully hosted many sports events:
Black Diamond Basketball
Black Diamond Softball
PA Jr. Golf Tour
Keystone Games Wrestling Tournament
Keystone State Games
North America Youth Sports Basketball
PA Jr. Wrestling Tournament
PA Men’s Bowling Tournament
PA State Bowling Association Championship
PA Women’s Bowling Tournament
Whitewater Cup Soccer Tournament
Luzerne County is conveniently situated at the cross roads in Northeast Pennsylvania at I-80, I-84, I-380 and I-476, Luzerne County has all the amenities without the hassle of navigating a big city.
New York, NY
Contact Janet Hall, Executive Director to learn how Visit Luzerne County's experienced staff can assist with planning your event.
Janet Hall, Executive Director Phone: 888-905-2872 Email: Janet Hall
Catholic Youth Center
The Catholic Youth Center has hosted various swimming meets with an 8 lane pool. The gym has bleachers to seat 600 and 6 baskets adjustable to 8ft.
Chacko's Bowling Center has 40 synthetic bowling lanes, computerized scoring, lounge and dining area. Chacko's has hosted the PA Men's Bowling Tournament; PA Jr. Bowling; the Pa Women's Bowling and various other tournaments.
• Bowling Alley
Kings College is available for a variety of sports and their staff is extremely familiar with hosting outside sporting events and welcomes conversation about potential events.
Kirby Park has three softball fields with one lighted. It is located adjacent to the Wilkes Univ. field, so four fields total. Portable restrooms and free parking. There is a regulation track for events.
• Multi Purpose Fields
Mohegan Sun Arena
The Mohegan Sun Arena is conveniently located off of I-81 and is surrounded by numerous top-notch hotels that offer a great value for sports events attendees. There is plenty of offsite parking and over 17,000 sq. ft. of floor space with additional break-out rooms and suites. The Arena hosted the PA Jr. Wresters in early 2000 and is hosting the PAJW again in 2017/2018.
Toyota Sports Complex
The Toyota Sports Complex is the practice facility for the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Penguins hockey team and hosts numerous hockey tournaments throughout the year. The facility is state-of-the art, with locker rooms, concessions, restrooms and plenty of free parking.
Wilkes University is available for a variety of sports and their staff is extremely familiar with hosting outside sporting events and welcomes conversation about potential events.
The Wilkes-Barre YMCA has a full size pool with 6 lanes, 2 gymnasiums with basketball courts, free parking.
The Sports Dome hosts various events including soccer, lacrosse and volleyball tournaments. It has 67 ft. high ceilings, restrooms and ample parking.