Upon crossing the threshold at United Skates of America, a barrage of shimmering lights and colors assault the senses. A disco ball scatters rainbow shards of light across metallic streamers and low barriers striped with colorful lights. A glossy wooden rink acts as the centerpiece of the whimsical decor, packed with roller skaters during public hours. The vibe of open sessions evolves throughout the week in stride with rotating jams, from Top 40 hits to the hip-hop and R & B of the '80s and '90s. There are supportive Skate Mates, whom kids can grab hold of as they skate round the rink. Novice rollers glide like pros after skating lessons, held in five-week sessions by a team of veteran rollers, and partygoers zoom around the oval track during birthday bashes. An arcade and roller caf? offer safe haven for the athletically averse or those still mastering bipedality.
Looking to quench a need for speed? Grand Prix Karting has your solution on tap. Inside the 120,000-square-foot center, drivers ages 14 to 88 roar to speeds of up to 30 mph?junior karts for ages 8 to 13 top out at 20 mph?as they hug rubber-tire walls on tight turns and slam the accelerator on straightaways. The center consists of two separate tracks that can be connected into one super track, providing over half a mile of twists, turns, and thrills.
The chatter from an arcade drifts across the rink at Skate Zone 71, coupled with the aroma of freshly made pizza filling the air near the cafe. There's also the alto blare of faux laser fire in a laser-tag area, and sometimes DJs spinning top 40, hip hop, and R&B. There are public skating sessions as well as evenings just for adults, and the space is an ideal venue for hosting children's birthday parties or gently breaking the fact that the wheel already exists to an excited inventor.
The telltale sounds of fun fill the air at either Magic Mountain Fun Center location, as friends and families careen around tracks in go-karts, compete on mind-bending mini-golf courses, or do battle in bumper cars. Piping-hot pizzas fuel days of rides and arcade games, and the park's varied birthday packages catapult parties into a fun-filled gamut of feasting, bumper boats, and laser tag. Open late, the parks afford guests the opportunity to while the night away or lure their night terrors in front of a speeding bumper car.
The sound of thundering pins, the smell of pizza, and an air of spirited, friendly competition surrounds visitors to HP Bowling Center. Open bowl times attract bowlers of all levels, along with a slew of special events. On Sunday nights, the sound system blasts 90s hip-hop and a prize wheel spins, and on Thursdays, ladies bowl free. Leagues and a pro shop cater to serious players, while birthday and corporate party packages bundle games with pizzas and subs.