Visit Johnstown PA | Family Fun

Fun for All Ages!

Indoor Activities
Johnstown Children’s Museum

Hands-on exhibits allow children to learn through play about the area’s culture, geography, history, industry, and ecology. Highlights include the water room, where kids play with water to learn about dams, plumbing, rain and more; and “The Inclimber,” a huge climbing structure featuring an operable replica of the Inclined Plane.

Sundays: Noon-5pm
Mondays-Wednesdays: closed
Thursdays-Saturdays: 10am-5pm
814 Lanes and Games
814 Lanes and Games is Johnstown's newest family entertainment destination. It has been renovated from the Richland Lanes traditional bowling center to add an arcade, laser tag, VR and escape rooms, and of course bowling! This location also has it's own restaurant named Bites and Brews, get some food and then get your game on!
1st Summit Arena at Cambria County War Memorial

Located in the heart of downtown Johnstown, the arena hosts special events including hockey, nationally touring concerts, family shows, trade shows, and much more. Film site of the original Slap Shot movie starring Paul Newman. Visit our website for upcoming event information.

North Central Recreation Center

Public ice skating seasonally from October through April. Learn-to-skate. Hockey tournaments, trade shows, large banquets, wedding receptions. Their public skating times are listed on their webiste along with other important information about their building.

Escape Rooms Johnstown

Fun, challenging live adventure strategy game for teams of four to eight people. We lock you up in a mysterious room with a fun themed story, and give you exactly 60 minutes to get out. Find clues, solve logic puzzles, break the codes and find the key to your freedom.

Greater Johnstown Community YMCA

Johnstown’s leading fitness and recreation facility, providing quality fitness, aquatic and recreational programs for all ages.  Cutting edge fitness, weight and cardio equipment, heated indoor pool and track, locker and shower facilities, senior fitness, personal training, youth and adult sports, swim lessons and more! Voted “Simply the Best 2018”.


Outdoor Activities
Windber Recreation Park

Outdoor swimming pool with 148 ft. snake waterslide, two shotgun slides, splash pad & concession stand; pavilions with full electric; many activities throughout the year.

Delgrosso’s Amusement Park

Spend your summer days enjoying the great amusement park rides & the amazing Laguna Splash Water Park! Float down the Lazy River and splash the day away in our awesome Wave Pool. Still FREE Parking & FREE Admission into the Ride Park. (See website for details, operating and event schedules, pricing and more.)


Crichton McCormick Park

Located in Portage, PA, the park offers swimming, ball field, basketball, playground,tennis, shelters, picnic area, and nature trails. The park is also home to Portage Summerfest; An annual festival full of vendors, music, and great food!

Faranda Farm, Inc.

The Faranda Farm, a 50-acre agricultural Tourism farm, 1/2 mile off Rt. 219, between Johnstown and Somerset, is a clean country farm venue to host meetings and special events such as Annual Laurel Highlands Garlic Festival and Harvest Festival. Adequate car and bus pad parking, and modern ADA restrooms.

Ski Den Sports

Johnstown’s leading supplier of outdoor sports equipment for the entire family. Quality skis, snowboards, skateboards, bicycles, climbing gear, apparel, accessories, and more! Repairs made. Daily rentals available.

Spectator Sports
Johnstown Tomahawks (Hockey)

Johnstown’s first Junior A hockey team continues the area’s rich hockey tradition with fast-paced, passionate hockey.  Home games are played at the Cambria County War Memorial Arena of “Slapshot” fame. Tickets are available seasonally at their website!

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National AAABA (All-American Amateur Baseball Association) Tournament

Future pro baseball players showcase their talents at one of the top-ranked amateur baseball tournaments in the country. 16-team double elimination tournament with players from the eastern to the Midwest United States. Games are played throughout Cambria County and at Johnstown's historic Sargent's Stadium at the Point the first week of August.


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Altoona Curve Baseball

Class AA affiliate of the Pittsburgh Pirates. An award-winning franchise for promotional and overall excellence, the Curve offer affordable family-style entertainment with unique promotions, giveaway events and 20 fireworks shows each season. Season runs early April-Labor Day.


Sargent's Stadium at the Point

Built in 1926, Johnstown’s original stadium had an upper deck with a grandstand and seated 17,000 fans. Baseball greats who played at the Point include Satchel Paige, Jackie Robinson, Lou Gehrig, and Babe Ruth. Reconstructed in 2005, the stadium hosts a variety of sporting events. It was also the site of the climactic football game in the film “All the Right Moves” starring Tom Cruise, Craig T. Nelson, and Lea Thompson.


Skillz is a PA games of skill establishment located in Johnstown, PA. Stop by, play for awhile, and have a few drinks at the bar!

Cambria County Library

Cambria County Library serves in several capacities. It is considered the home library for all Johnstown residents and all other residents of Cambria County who live in areas without a local library. It is the headquarters of the Cambria County Library System and also the District Library Center of the Johnstown District, which encompasses Cambria, Indiana and Somerset Counties. The library also hosts tons of family-fun oriented events for all ages!