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: michele.schasberger@wbymca.org

This program is funded by the City of Wilkes-Barre via a PA Department of Health Safe and Healthy Communities 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 tailonthetrail.org for more information and how to enroll for awards.


Monday, Tuesday & Thursday
11:30am – 1pm

Join our lunch crowd for a great game! Relieve stress, get exercise and make some new friends! Pop in anytime over the 90 minutes and join get-in-the-game!


Courts will be set up based on amount of players. Please be prepared to share the gym with other members if/when needed.

Monday, Wednesday and Friday: 9am – 11am – All Levels Open Court

Monday 6pm – 9pm – Intermediate/Advanced Open Court
Tuesday: 2pm – 4pm – Beginner Open Court
Thursday: 2pm – 4pm – Beginner Open Court
Thursday: 6pm – 9pm  – All Levels Open Court (Courts 3 & 4 Only)
Saturday: 9am-10am Beginner Lessons by Appointment
Saturday 10am – 12pm – All Levels Open Court
Sunday: 12pm – 2pm – All Levels Open Court

About the Game
Pickleball is played with a perforated plastic ball and a paddle. The game is easy for beginners to learn, and can develop into competitive play for experienced players.

We provide paddles and balls! Players are welcome to bring their own equipment as well.

Saturday 9am – 10am by appointment
Lessons are given by our Indoor Pickleball Coordinator, Ryan Pollock.
Members: Three free lessons
Non-members: $5/lesson

We encourage all beginners to take a lesson. Learn from our seasoned members in a relaxed and easy paced environment.

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