Kids love Sky Zone, and now the indoor trampoline park has an excellent new location right on Rte. 22 in Springfield. So if you’ve always thought, “Pine Brook is a little further than I’d like to go, plus I’d prefer to incorporate stops at Target and Guitar Center into a bounce-filled afternoon,” then this is the news you’ve been waiting for.
It’s not just the same old bounce in a new spot. My son came back from his first Springfield session raving about Skyjoust (a foam-safe approach to gladiator jousting), the Skyladders (wobbly rope ladders suspended over pits of foam blocks), and especially the Warped Walls, a set of vertical challenges that involve running up curved, high-friction walls of varying heights.
These activities are in addition to the core Sky Zone offerings of straight-up trampolines and bounce-assisted dodgeball and basketball courts. Put a couple of kids into the zone and they won’t even notice that they’re away from the video games and getting a super-athletic workout. And bouncing birthday parties? They’ve got ‘em, and kids love it.
There’s also more to come: my son reported that the Springfield location is planning to add a Ninja Warrior Course—sort of a foam/bounce variation on American Ninja training that will put kids’ strength and agility to the test.
Sky Zone is located at 25 Rte. 22 in Springfield. Open jump sessions are $22 for 60 min., $27 for 90 min. and $32 for 120 min.; other specialty sessions available. Visit www.skyzone.com/springfield-nj for more info, or call 973.671.5100.