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All County Lakes & Pool Are Open

Here is a great way to beat the heat and have fun for FREE.

The lakes and pool at Lackawanna County’s parks officially opened on Saturday, June 17.  All of the locations are staffed with lifeguards.  The swimming areas are open Monday through Sunday from 11 AM – 7 PM.

The locations are as follows:

  • McDade Pool, Scranton
  • Aylesworth Lake, Archbald
  • Merli-Sarnoski Lake, Carbondale
  • Covington Lake, Covington Township off of Route 307

The pool and lakes will remain open through mid-August.

For additional information, contact the County’s Parks & Recreation Office at 570-963-6764.

 

2017 Commissioners Bocce Tourney Highlights

Walker Comerford Law Wins The County’s Bocce Tournament

The Walker Comerford Law firm won the 26th annual Lackawanna County Commissioners Bocce Tournament held a McDade Park in early June. The popular day-long event attracted 100 players.

Front row, l-r, William Davis, Deputy Director for Lackawanna County’s Parks & Recreation; Jack and Don Stets, Joe Martinelli, Phil Bosha, and Anthony Godino, Walker Comerford Law team members; and Commissioner Patrick M. O’Malley.

Cicale Crew Finishes Second In Commissioners Bocce Tournament

Cicale Crew took second place in the 26th annual Lackawanna County Commissioners Bocce Tournament held at McDade Park in early June.

Participants involved in the trophy presentation are, l-r, William Davis, Lackawanna County Parks & Recreation Deputy Director; William and Louis Cicale, Phil Martino and Casey Cicale, Cicale Crew team members; and Commissioner Patrick M. O’Malley.

DePietro 2 Captures Third Place At Commissioners Bocce Tournament

The members of DePietro 2 accept their third place trophies from the Lackawanna County Commissioners Bocce Tournament organizers. The annual event was held in early June at McDade Park with 24 teams participating. Front row, Nick DePietro, Tournament Founder and team sponsor.

Standing, l-r, Commissioner Patrick M. O’Malley; Roman Walsh, Lauren Nikodemos, Evan Walsh and Vyctoria Pantano, team members; and William Davis, the County’s Deputy Director of Parks & Recreation.

Al’s Pals Take Fourth Place In County Bocce Competition

The Al’s Pals team, named in memory of Scranton businessman Al Scheatzle, finished fourth in the Lackawanna County Commissioners 26th annual bocce tournament held in early June at McDade Park, Scranton.

L-r, Commissioner Patrick M. O’Malley; Steve Evers, Silvio Mele and John and Anthony Rettura, teams members; and William Davis, the County’s Deputy Director for Parks & Recreation.

Jack Stets Named Bocce Tourney “Man Of The Year”

Officials from the Lackawanna County Commissioners Bocce Tournament present the 2017 “Man of the Year” plaque to Jack Stets, left, of the Walker Comerford Law team. The 26th annual event was held in early June at McDade Park. Twenty-four teams participated in the competition.

L-r, Mr. Stets, Lackawanna County Commissioner Patrick M. O’Malley, Silvio Mele, tournament board; and John Rettura, tournament director.

Commissioners’ Bocce Tournament Set For June 10

The Lackawanna County Commissioners gather with organizers of this year’s 26th annual Commissioners’ Bocce Tournament, which will be held on Saturday, June 10, from 9 AM to 7 PM at McDade Park, Scranton. The event will feature 24 teams with over 96 players in men’s, women’s and mixed teams categories. For information, contact John Rettura at (570) 961-2335 or the McDade Park Office at (570) 963-6764.

L-r, John Mecca, Tournament Director; Silvio Mele, Director; William Davis, the County’s Deputy Director for Parks & Recreation; Commissioner Jerry Notarianni; Steve Evers, Director; Nick DePietro, Tournament Founder; Al Lispi, Honorary Chairman; Liz Kosarev, Director; Bill Auriemma, Director; Commissioner Laureen A. Cummings; Commissioner Patrick M. O’Malley; Mark Dougher, the County’s Parks & Recreation’s Buildings & Grounds Manager; John Rettura, Tournament Director; Sam Junta, Director; and Hank Jones, Director.