Flyboard Texas’ website sums up the company’s innovative jetpacks in four words: fly like Iron Man. After seeing their aquasport devices in action, you might add "swim like dolphin man" or "splash down like falling man," but the description remains apt. Powered by a hose, which draws water from the very lake surrounding its wearer, the device projects concentrated jets of water from the hands and feet. These streams of aquatic power help propel you beneath the water, or leap skyward and hover suspended over the waves, surveying the waters and scaring away snakes masquerading as pool noodles.
The Race2Rescue Crazy Colorful Fun 5k is an important event for Rescue Her, the nonprofit organization founded by Josie Carignan to put an end to human trafficking. Her organization?s mission revolves around two things: raise awareness about the problem and raise money to solve the problem. One of Rescue Her's main initiatives?and the reason why the Race2Rescue Crazy Colorful Fun 5k is so important?is to use the profits from the run to build a safe house in Chennai, India, to shelter women and children from human traffickers.
Sea Life Aquarium gets the gill-less as close to ocean critters as possible. A glass tunnel carves a path through the heart of a shark tank, granting guests 360-degree views of menacing swimmers such as the blacktip reef shark. For more hands-on exploration, starfish welcome petting in an open rockpool.
DFW Shooters Academy's instructors train out of outdoor ranges in the area and all instructors are former police officers.
The instructors can supply laser training pistols as well as live-fire rentals, including a Springfield XD series pistol.
DFW Shooters Academy hopes to foster safe and responsible gun ownership, and they've worked hard to earn a reputation consistent with their goal. To this end, the facility has acquired certifications from the Texas Department of Public Safety and the NRA. In addition to teaching pupils safe firearm operation with additional training on state of the art laser simulators, instructors help customers purchase the firearm that is most appropriate for them to ensure safe and consistent performance. DFW Shooters Academy also leads self-protection courses that do not require the use of guns.
Polar Ice House beckons ice-caperers aged 3 and older onto its slippery stage, where they can hone figure-skating and hockey skills or simply twiddle their blades during daily open-skate sessions. Beginners' skating courses include an all-ages Learn to Skate program and a Parent-Tot class that re-creates the gliding experience of moonwalking on an air-hockey table. The rink also hosts whirling laser-light shows that captivate the eyes of skaters on Friday and Saturday night, as well as private events such as birthday parties or broomball tournaments.
Located on Main Street of Grapevine, Texas, D'Vine Wine treats visitors to countless varieties of wine paired with savory cheese and charcuterie plates. In the tasting and dining area, honeycombed wine racks and wooden barrels line the earth-toned walls, allowing visitors to imagine they've been swept away to the rustic cottage of a Tuscan vintner or the panic room of a billionaire. Guests sip house-made sauvignon blanc, malbec, and fruit-infused wine, while customers consult with wine representatives on creating a personalized label for any occasion.