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City of Wilkes-Barre

About District A

Where is District A?

District A is comprised of a majority of South Wilkes Barre and the Goose Island section of the city. The district includes the section of South Wilkes Barre from Academy Street south to Division Street, at the border with Hanover Township and from the Susquehanna River east to South Main Street. Goose Island is a small section of the city which lies between South Main Street and the railroad tracks near Arch Street and from Blackman Street south to Division Street.

District A Parks and Recreation Facilities


Barney Farms Park

City Location: South Wilkes-Barre on Gordon Avenue

Amenities: 4 tennis courts, 1 baseball diamond, 2 basketball courts, 2 paddleball courts, equipped playground, parking area, and storage area


Firwood Park

City Location: South Wilkes-Barre on Carey Avenue

Amenities: Small open space park with benches


Gordon Avenue

City Location: South Wilkes-Barre on Gordon Avenue

Amenities: Baseball field and soccer field


Lafayette Park

City Location: South Wilkes-Barre on Lafayette Street

Amenities: Small open space park


Miner Park

City Location: South Wilkes-Barre on Old River Road

Amenities: Shelter area, equipped playground, 1 baseball diamond, 2 softball fields, 2 basketball courts, 4 parking areas, and 2 storage areas

Firwood Park

Bench at Firwood Park

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