Recreation Center

The Kingston Recreation Center
655 Third Ave., Kingston, PA 18704
Phone: 570-287-1106
Fax: 570-714-2587
E-mail kingstonrec@epix.net

The Kingston Recreation Center is a Non-profit Recreation owned and operated by the Municipality of Kingston. The center operates on a fee basis in order to defray the cost of the operation of the facility.

The Kingston Recreation Center contains:

    Two Gymnasiums
    Two Racquetball/Walleyball Courts
    One Golf Indoor Driving Range (in a racquetball court)
    Physical Fitness Rooms with PreCore equipment on the way, Free Weight Room, and a Cardiovascular Room (no one under 16 allowed without a parent) featuring names like Trotter, Tetrix, Concept
    A Game area which contains “free” pool tables, “free” Ping Pong, various video games
    A magazine & book rack
    Men’s and Women’s locker rooms, with Steam Saunas in each

Membership Fees:
Memberships are available on a yearly basis and are renewable in October of each year. There are thirty-two types of memberships available based on Kingston Residency and Non-Residency. This is also based on if you are taking a Family, Single Adult, Senior, College, Single Youth, or monthly membership. There are health care discounts offered with Blue Cross, Aetna, and Geisinger
Please provide proof of residence or a current college I.D. / drivers license when applying for a membership. Call for current rates due to Pro-Rating of all memberships and monthly memberships.

Children
Pre-school and young children may not be left unattended in the Recreation Center at any time, nor may they be left with other children whom are not able to properly supervise or care for them.Staff members on duty cannot be responsible for the care of any children. We do offer a Mommy & Me calss every Tuesday from September to May at 10:00am for $4.00 per class.

Gymnasium
The recreation policy is structured to allow maximum open activity in the use of gyms. Gym shoes are required. Shoes that leave marks on the courts may not be worn. Participants may use the gym for leisure play. However, when others are waiting to use the gym, the sharing process will be in effect. Teams are not allowed to play more than two consecutive times, the winning team must now take a turn out.

ANY PERSON WHO CAUSES A GLASS BACKBOARD TO BREAK OR SHATTER WILL BE FINANCIALLY RESPONSIBLE.

Racquetball Courts
Reservation for the use of the racquetball courts may be made three days in advance by members of the Recreation Center. Non-members may make reservations 24 hours in advance. Proper gym shoes are required. Shoes that leave marks may not be used. PROTECTIVE EYE GUARDS ARE STRONGLY RECOMMENDED. Racquetball is included with your membership.

Steam Saunas
For safety reasons, a youth under sixteen years of age and no younger than 13 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian at all times.

PreCore Room & Cardiovascular Room
Proper use of the equipment is mandatory. Information can be obtained from any of the Recreation Center Staff members working at the front desk. The staff requests that anyone observing misuse of any equipment in any of the fitness rooms should notify a Recreation Staff Member immediately. Youth under sixteen years of age must be accompanied by only a parent or guardian at all times while in the weight room (no children under 13 are allowed in the Cardiovascular room).

Outside Area
Parking is available to members and guests in the parking area adjacent to the Recreation Center (all parking is at your own risk). There is no overnight parking. If you have a problem with your vehicle, notify the Recreation Staff. There will be “No Parking” in the fire lanes. Proper receptacles are to be used for any litter.

Lost Articles
The Recreation Center will not be responsible for articles lost, misplaced, or stolen (this is at your own risk). Lockers should be locked with pad locks.

Insurance
Accidents and Health Insurance are the responsibility of the member guests.

HOURS
September through October
Monday – Friday – 6:00am – 9:00pm
Saturday – 8:00am – 9:00pm
Sunday – 10:00am – 6:00pm

November through March
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday-6:00am-9:00pm
Wednesday – 6:00am – 11:00pm
Saturday – 8:00am – 9:00pm
Sunday – 9:00am – 8:00pm

April through May
Monday – Friday – 6:00am – 9:00pm
Saturday – 8:00am – 9:00pm
Sunday – 10:00am – 6:00pm

June through August
Monday – Friday – 6:00am – 9:00pm
Saturday – 10:00am – 4:00pm
Sunday – 9:30am – 1:30pm

Holidays – Center Closed
New Years Day
Easter Day
Independence Day
Thanksgiving Day
Christmas Day
Memorial Day
Labor Day

Early Closing Days
December 24
December 31

Annual Programs:
The Kingston Recreation Center has an array of programs which consist of adult and children’s activities. Our adult programs include winter adult basketball on Wednesday and Sunday, and aerobics. Our youth programs include girls basketball, Kamp and Klub Kingston, an indoor soccer league, Willie Obremski youth basketball league, and U.K. Soccer Camp.

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The Municipality of Kingston will close on Wednesday, December 24, 2014 at noon and will be closed on Thursday, December 25, 2014 in observance of Christmas. The Municipality will reopen at 8:30 a.m. on Friday, December 26, 2014.

The Municipality of Kingston will close on Wednesday, December 31, 2014 at noon and will be closed on Thursday, January 1, 2015 in observance of New Years Day. The Municipality will reopen at 8:30 a.m. on Friday, January 2, 2015.

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No Emergency Dispatch
Kingston will no longer dispatch police, fire, and ambulance calls. As of 12 a.m. on September 1, 2010, all residents and businesses of Kingston, Forty Fort, and Pringle are required to Dial 911 for Police, Fire and Ambulance emergencies. Do not call 287-6911 as this is no longer an emergency number.