James R. Eister Youth and Community Center
Initially constructed in 1960, the Sunbury Youth and Community Center was renamed the James R. Eister Youth and Community Center in 2017 in honor of the long-serving Councilman and Director of Parks and Public Property. The Center includes community pool, indoor ice skating rink, and outdoor tennis courts.
Sunbury Community Pool
The Sunbury Community Pool has lots of exciting features and programs to beat the heat of summer! Swimming lessons and lifeguard training are offered every year. The pool features water slides, climbing walls, and a great kiddie area. Watch for announcements of business sponsorships and other special events throughout the summer.
The Pool season will start June 1st
Hours: Monday - Friday from 12pm to 7pm
Hours: Saturday - Sunday from 12pm to 5pm
Admission Cost: $5 (6 and up) Free (5 and under)
Admission Discount: $2.50 after 5pm on M-F, and after 3pm on Sat and Sun.
For closing due to weather or other issues follow the Sunbury Community pool Facebook page.
For the Water Safety/Swimming Lessons registration form or the Lifeguard Training registration from click here
For more information on pool rules, season passes, programs, and rentals click here.
Ice Skating Rink
The ice skating rink has become a very popular winter recreation spot for all of Central Pennsylvania. USA Hockey collegiate-level lighting, locker rooms, plus additional changing rooms support youth, adult, and college hockey programs. Don't know how to skate? No problem! Figure skating lessons are available. Skate rental and adaptive equipment are also available. The reception area features a beautiful stone fireplace with a roaring fire. Come in to warm up, have a bite to eat, or enjoy some hot chocolate from the concession stand.
When the ice comes off, the rink is used for roller derby, roller hockey, and special events.
Opening Oct. 1st, 2021
Hours for 2021-2022 Season
Public Skating Sessions:
Wednesday 7:00pm to 9:00pm
Friday: 11:30am to 2:00pm and 6:30pm to 9:00pm
Saturday: 1:00pm to 3:30pm and 6:30 to 9:00pm
Sunday: 1:00pm to 3:30pm
Note: There will be no public skating sessions during the day Monday-Thursday
For more information on rink rules, admission prices/season passes, private use, ice time availability, call the friendly rink staff at (570) 286-1441.