Blanketed in wall-to-wall trampolines, Sky High Sports delights barefoot fun seekers with springy terrain and an exclusive court for jumpers aged 8 and younger. Guests can hone front flips, backflips, and belly flops during intense free-bounce sessions. Each trampoline comes equipped with a specially designed spring-loaded frame and thick 2-inch safety pads that grant patrons a landing cushier than a corner office at a marshmallow factory. Stuffed with blocks of spongy, body-molding material, a foam pit dares treasure seekers to fling themselves in or scour its depths for the lost contents of bygone pockets. Pintsize aerialist posses can safely practice their synchronized salchows on 360 degrees of trampoline walls while court supervisors watch from the sidelines and award hard-earned praise with oversize scorecards. Sky High also offers AIRobics fitness classes to help jumpers explore the outermost stratospheres of trampoline possibilities.
The sounds of clopping hooves echo across the hills of the historic OC Fairgrounds, where visiting riders grasp the reins as horses gallop across Vogel Equine's three jumping arenas. Never far behind, the facility’s experienced instructors watch for proper form and ensure the safety of their students during hunter and jumper-style lessons and training programs.
Students come to Vogel Equine from all backgrounds to learn proper saddling techniques and riding styles or to work closely with the facility’s four-legged staff during horse fitness programs. The instructors certainly oblige them, tailoring curriculums that grant firsthand experience in the saddle or stable. Professionally trained lesson horses and ponies assist with daily lessons while sale horses toss and turn on their beds of hay, dreaming of the day when they will be united with a steed-less rider.
At Starlight Cinemas, cinephiles can get up close and personal with their favorite celebrities without worrying about security guards or the electric force field that keeps Ralph Macchio from aging. Two movie tickets grant you and a companion access to any 2-D or 3-D movie (subject to availability), projected in pristine HD digital in every auditorium. A large tub of popcorn fuels buttery snacking during trailers, and a free refill ensures patrons have snacks to eat during the feature or to toss over their shoulder during startling horror scenes. Though not valid with this Groupon, each theater is equipped with full concessions should you feel the urge for sodas, candy, or other popular cine-fare. Check Starlight Cinemas’ individual websites for current listings and showtimes.
Inflatable Fun Factory of Orange County’s sprawling air-filled obstacle courses measure anywhere from 45 to 120 feet and send play-time adventurers climbing through secret holes, scaling up stairs, and zooming down slides. Impeccably constructed and safely maintained, the inflatable courses enchant kids and tease countless porcupines alongside a selection of giant slides and roomy bounce houses.
Located inside the Orange County Market Place, the inflatables keep youngsters occupied while parents kick back under canopies and peruse the snacks, clothes, and live music of neighboring vendors. In addition to hosting all-day bounce sessions every Saturday and Sunday, the Inflatable Fun Factory rents its stock to parties and fundraisers for four to six hours at a time.