The quaint Luzerne County creates memorable sporting events

A county in Northeastern Pennsylvania dedicated to creating memorable sports events for planners, athletes and spectators

Introduction

Luzerne County, Pennsylvania

The 40th Keystone State Games Festival of Sports and Pennsylvania Senior Games took place throughout Luzerne County in July of 2022. The games are PA’s largest annually held multi-sport competitions providing Pennsylvania’s amateur athletes an opportunity to compete against athletes from throughout the Commonwealth and beyond. 

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Alan Stout

Executive Director

Telephone: 570-819-1877

Website: www.visitluzernecounty.com

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Facility Spotlight

Keystone State Games Basketball

Mohegan Sun Arena

Sports Covered: Basketball, boxing, bowling, rodeo, table tennis, lacrosse

With a convenient location right off of Highway Interstate I-81 and the Pennsylvania Turnpike, Mohegan Sun Arena is an 8,050-seat multi-purpose venue that is consistently ranked amongst the top venues in the world according to Billboard Magazine. Previously home to NCAA Division I and professional basketball tournaments and games, the arena also has 30,000 available square feet of indoor meeting space and over 245,000 square feet of outdoor meeting space.

Keystone State Games Hockey

Toyota SportsPlex

Sports Covered: Hockey, curling, figure skating 

Serving as the official practice facility for the Wilkes-Barre Scranton Penguins hockey team, Toyota SportsPlex is Luzerne County’s go-to complex for winter sports. The facility offers programming for adult and youth teams of all ages and skill levels. The figure skating program features coaches who were all once competitive skaters, and the facility’s camps and clinics offer instruction from current and former professional players.

Keystone State Games Runners

Drifton Softball Complex

Sports Covered: Baseball, softball

Drifton Softball Complex in Freeland is a one-stop shop for all things baseball and softball. Located off of Highway Interstate I-81, Drifton offers elite baseball and softball training, lessons, cage rentals and more. Consisting of four lighted outdoor fields, the facility has a capacity of 1,000 seats.