Support - Member Benefits
WVIA MEMBER BENEFITS
We appreciate our members, and our annual Member Days are a big way we show it. Through the support and generosity of the participating businesses we are able to provide these great events for our members - free! Bring your member card with you to check-in at any of our WVIA Family Days, such as our Ski Days and WVIA Family Day at Knoebels Amusement Resort.
In addition, WVIA offers many discounts to regional events and more. Check this page often to stay up-to-date on the benefits of your membership.
WVIA Family Day at Montage Waterpark Cancelled
We regret to inform our generous supporters that the recently announced free WVIA Family Day at Montage Mountain Waterpark scheduled for late August was unexpectedly cancelled. It will not be rescheduled.
Our next free WVIA family day will be at Lackawanna County Coal Mine and Anthracite Heritage Museum in November. We are grateful to the wonderful area venues and partners that generously provide WVIA members free, fun family experiences each year including: Knoebels, Elk Mountain, Ski Sawmill and others.
We regret any inconvenience this change might cause, though the change was out of our control. If you have questions or concerns, please call Amber Loomis at 570-602-1128.
Thanks again for your support of WVIA.
Fall 2015 Family Day
WVIA Family Event at the Lackawanna County Coal Mine and Anthracite Heritage Museum
At McDade Park in Scranton
4 Day Family Event
Saturday, November 7th and November 14th from 10a to 2p
Sunday, November 8th and November 15th from 10a to 2p
Descend slowly into the earth in a Mine Car as you enter the Lackawanna County Coal Mine where the temperature is a constant 53 degrees year round. There are no remaining active deep mines in the area, so you are literally “going down in history”. The Anthracite Heritage Museum tells the story of the people who came from Europe to work in the Anthracite Mining and Textiles Industries.
Directions to McDade Park in Scranton
FROM THE NORTH
Take Route 81 South to Exit 191B (formerly Exit 57B).
Take the McDade Expressway to the Keyser Avenue Exit.
Take a right onto Keyser Avenue and go 3 miles and follow the signs to McDade Park.
FROM THE SOUTH
Take Route 81 North to Exit 182 (formerly Exit 51).
Turn left at first traffic light and go to next light on Davis Street.
Go left onto Davis St. and continue 3 miles (Davis Street turns into Union Street after the river).
Take a right at Keyser Avenue and go 2 miles. The Coal Mine Tour and McDade Park are on the left.
FROM THE SOUTHEAST
Take PA Turnpike (Northeast Extension 476 North) to Exit 122.
Take left off exit ramp to the traffic light.
Turn right onto Keyser Avenue and go 2 miles. The Coal Mine Tour and McDade Park are on the left.
Number of WVIA Member Admissions:
If You Contributed
You Will Receive
2 Free Admissions
4 Free Admissions
6 Free Admissions
12 Free Admissions
*Valid WVIA Member ID Card must be presented
Please call Debby the Clubhouse Mom at 570-602-1127 for additional information.
See you at Lackawanna Coal Mine and Anthracite Heritage Museum!
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