Lehighton Recreation Center

243 South 8th Street, Lehighton, PA 18235
(610) 377-0633
Recreational Director: (570) 294-4532

The Recreation Center has the following amenities and can be reserved for a variety of activities, parties, events and other rentals.

  • Gymnasium
  • Fully equipped kitchen with serving window
  • Large Meeting Room
  • Pool Table
  • Indoor restrooms
Rental Rate:
  • $200 for parties and other events
  • $400 for large events that charge admission/fees
The current schedule is as follows:









9:00 AM-1:00 PM

Carbon County Senior Center



5:00-6:00pm Crossfit

6:00-9:00 pm

Weight Watchers











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Summer Youth Program:  (FREE)
  • For Children in Grades 1 through 8
  • Activities include Arts & Crafts, Basketball, Dodgeball, Hide the Flag, Kickball and more
  • Staffed by Recreation Employees
  • Monday through Friday during the month of July starting Monday, July 5th
  • The program is held from 9:00 am to 11:45 am
  • Thursdays the program is held at Lehighton’s Baer Memorial Swimming Pool
  • Sign-ups are the 1st day of the program or any day in attendance
  • No transportation provided.
Winter Youth Program:  (FREE)
  • For children in Grades 4 through 12
  • Activities include Basketball, Kickball, Dodgeball, Ping Pong, Pool
  • Staffed by Recreation Employees
  • Tuesday through Thursday starting Tuesday, November 30th through March 10th (weather dependent)
  • The program is held from 5:30pm to 7:00pm for 4th to 8th Grade and 8:00 to 9:00pm for 9th to 12th Grade
  • Sign-ups can occur any night the program is held at the Recreation Center
  • No transportation provided.
Little Free Library:
  • The Little Free Library is a free book-sharing box where anyone may take a book or share a book. It functions on the honor system. You do not need to share a book in order to take one. If you take a book or two from the little library, try to bring some to share at a later time.

Next to the Recreation Center sits “The Grove” which has a playground, basketball courts, pavilion with picnic benches and outdoor restroom facilities.

For rental information, to make arrangements to hold a public class or any other questions, call Tom Evans, Recreation Director at (570) 294-4532.

Rental (for parties, etc.):
  • Recreation Center Rental rate is $200
  • Rental rates for events is $400 in which registration fees and admission is charged.