Aylesworth Park
Nestled in the upper valley, Aylesworth Park was created as the result of a U.S. Army Corp of Engineers dam control project in 1970. Previously operated and maintained by the Aylesworth Creek Reservoir Park Authority – a volunteer organization formed by the boroughs of Archbald and Jermyn – the 252-acre park is now run by the Lackawanna County Parks and Recreation Department.

The picturesque location makes it a perfect spot for lake swimming, fishing, picnicking or a stroll around the new lake trail. The park features a multipurpose field, softball field, bocce court and horseshoe court. Aylesworth Park is easily accessible from the Casey Highway (U.S. Route 6). Take the Jermyn Exit and follow the signs for Aylesworth Park.
Amenities include:

  • Four-acre lake with beach stocked twice a year by the Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission
  • Pavilion complex that can be reserved for groups of up to 150 people
  • Lake trail
  • Numerous hiking trails
  • Picnic tables and grills


The Lackawanna County Parks and Recreation Department offers a wide range of low-cost sports clinics for children and adults throughout the year. In addition, the department offers various events including children’s fishing derbies, golf tournaments, bocce tournaments and cross country races. Check the Home page and the Sports section of www.lackawannacounty.org for current offerings or call the Parks and Recreation Department at 570-963-6764.

Pavilion Rentals:

To reserve a pavilion, contact the Parks and Recreation Department at 570-963-6764.

Park & Recreation Fee Schedule