Cypress Creek Golf Course slinks through Greystone subdivision, adding up to a 7,392-yard length that requires accuracy and length in equal measure. Designer Kevin Tucker drew up the course blueprint with aqua in mind; golfers confront water on 13 of the course’s 18 holes. Players must clear a meandering creek on the par-5 3rd hole, nimbly avoiding it off the tee, on their approach. Both hole 12 and hole 18 take hard doglegs left around a lake, while the par-3 16th hole features a dramatic shot into a unique island green, reminiscent of the famous 17th hole of the TPC at Sawgrass’s Stadium Course.
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The Cyclones spun into the American Basketball Association during the 2011–12 season and wasted no time claiming the league's South Central Division title. As one of the fastest-growing cities in Arkansas, Conway presented an ideal stage for the upstart team to plant its roots and even offered enough space to build the world's biggest trophy case someday. Settling in to their new home, the Cyclones have successfully lured talented players from a variety of regions to join the organization's mission, which goes beyond entertaining fans with high-flying hoops action. Cyclones players consistently give back to the community through back-to-school drives, youth programs, and other charitable efforts.
The Arkansas State Parks fete vibrant visitors and loping locals alike with a dizzying array of landscapes, natural and cultural resources, and myriad learning opportunities at parks scattered throughout the state. Familial units with children 18 and under can flex their pass muscles multiple times throughout the year at a wide range of museums, gleaning valuable state knowledge while conversing with park guides or well-read white-tailed deer.
Allfam Bowling Center's 32-lane pin-punishing center sprawls out into 34,000 square feet of arcade games, dining options, and sphere-spinning action. Six friends, three teams of two, or two Kingston Trio cover bands can pick a ball, strap on shoes, and spend two hours pummeling the mocking teeth of the ten-pin smile. A 2,200-square-foot arcade beeps and buzzes for those stretching their thumbs between turns. Pneumatic bumpers rise and fall based on automatic player pre-sets, which keeps kids and gutter-bound bowlers in the pace of the game and offers protection from lanes that never learned to parallel park. Hunger pains can be squashed like a well-aimed strike with appetizers, burgers, and pizza from Kingpin, the in-house eatery. Conway Family Bowl boasts 24 lanes for alley addicts to roll down, a game room with a pool table, and a snack bar dishing out made-to-order eats.
Specializing in birthday-party packages, Thrills on Wheels Skate Center & Arcade hosts a skating rink and an arcade in a 21,000-square-foot facility outfitted with vivid green accents and purple carpet. Slip into a pair of rental skates and settle in for an afternoon of leisurely skating with friends or a competitive disco-style skate-off with a longtime nemesis. In between high-stakes barrel rolls, skaters can give jealous hands a workout on classic arcade games (not included with this Groupon) or refuel with homemade pizza and bubbly soft drinks at the concession stand.
Adjoining Prevail Fitness's cardio cave is an onsite day spa, where licensed massage therapists and aestheticians revive bodies with spa services that improve both the appearance and the mood. A 60-minute massage calms muscles worked up from bench-pressing weights and folding towels into swans. An express facial then cleanses skin of the sweat accumulated during epic aerobics adventures.