Spring is here, get in gear with these FREE easy bicycle rides on the Susquehanna River Levee Trail. Youth riders welcome! Just meet up!

Meet at the Millenium Circle portal of Wilkes-Barre’s River Common, 92 N. River St. Parking is available in the parking lot across the street. Helmets are required & riders must bring their own bikes, water and refreshments. Rides will go at a slow, novice rider and family-friendly pace. Rides will be held in light rain, but cancelled for heavy rain or dangerous weather conditions.

MAY RIDES – shorter rides (4-7 miles RT)—Sundays
May 19 – west & north to Kingston Levee trailhead/Future Forty Fort connection
May 26– south to Hanover Twp, Wyoming Valley Sanitary Authority

JUNE RIDES – longer rides (8-16 miles RT)—Sundays
June 2 – west & north to the Wyoming Monument
June 9 – south to Plymouth Flats
June 16 – west to the Back Mountain Trail
June 23 – west & north to the Wyoming Monument and continue across 8th Street Bridge to Pittston Rail with Trail & Knox Mine Disaster site

TIME ALL RIDES: 10:50am meet to leave at 11:00am
CONTACT: Michele Schasberger, cell: 570-852-3670 office:570-970-5040 email:

This project was funded by the Pa Department of Health’s Preventive Health and Health Services Block Grant and by a grant from the William Penn Foundation, administered by Delaware & Lehigh National Heritage Corridor, Inc.

These events are Northeast PA chapter “Get Your Tail on the Trail” approved.  See for more information and how to enroll for awards.

Enjoy an evening of dancing, music, arts and crafts and fun with mom , dad, grandpa, grandma.  A photo prop will be available to capture memories from the dance. Light refreshments will be served.

WHEN: June 28th
TIME:6-9 p.m.
COST: $5 for Members / $10 Non-Members

• Dancing
• Refreshments
• Photo Booth

How Do We Attend?
Registration will open beginning June 1st
Register online or in person at the Wilkes-Barre Family YMCA Front Desk Day of registration will be limited


Take the whole family out to the ball game! Join us on July 19th at the Scranton Wilkes– Barre Railriders game as they  take on  Louisville Bats in their alternate glow in the dark uniforms. Your ticket  to the  game also includes a Pat Burrrell bobblehead.  You will also enjoy post game fireworks!

WHEN: July 19th
TIME: 7:05p.m.
PRICE: $15.00 per ticket

How to register:

  • Registration opens June 1st and will end on July  15th
  • Register online or in person at the Wilkes-Barre Family YMCA Front Desk
  • Tickets will be available for pick up on July 17th at the Wilkes-Barre Family YMCA Front Desk.


Bring the family and enjoy an fun filled day at Knobels Amusement Resort. The day is yours! Ride all the rides, walk around the park, enjoy some yummy foods or cool off in the pool. A pavilion will be provided for you to sit and eat lunch and or dinner.

WHEN: August 25th
TIME: All Day
PRICE:  $17.00 for $20.00 book of tickets

How Do We Attend?

  • Registration will open beginning August 1st and close on August  20th
  • Register online or in person at the Wilkes-Barre Family YMCA
  • Tickets will be available at the front desk on August 22nd

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