An indoor family-entertainment center, The Lost City invites fun seekers young and old to enjoy a wide range of gaming venues, including a sprawling laser-tag arena, an indoor mini-golf course, an arcade, and a Highway 66 mini-bowling alley. Lasers fly through fog and atmospheric lighting within a multilevel laser-tag arena that spans 5,000 square feet. Participants wear vests and wield phasers as they rack up scores that are then recorded on their individual scorecards. The Lost City?s nine-hole mini-golf course has a Gobi Desert theme, complete with palm trees, pyramids, and camels. To continue a competitive night with friends, head to the 10-pin bowling lanes, which switch between classic woodgrain and a black-lit road theme, or guests can challenge their hand-eye coordination at an arcade with air hockey and redemption games.
Ocean Sands Scuba's knowledgeable instructors guide divers into the deep with scuba training for beginner and advanced aquanauts alike. Interested patrons test their sea lungs in introductory scuba classes, splashing about in the facility's custom-built pool before moving on to a complete certification course. During certification, students pick up essential information on equipment, techniques, and the trendiest Atlantean nightclubs through in-class study and pool dives. After four weekly classes, burgeoning submergers hit the open water on one of Ocean Sands Scuba's dive trips to Gull Lake or Lake Michigan. Ocean Sands Scuba also stocks scuba equipment from Scubapro, Diverite, and Stahlsac for divers who have already reached certification or for hydrophobic sea turtles.
Wine-A-Palooza combines international wines with musical performance during a five-hour evening celebration. Attendees sample a selection of wines from around the world, testing their palate as they suss out the differences in each red and white. While sipping wines, they can also nibble on a variety of international dishes from the buffet. Live music fills the space with rhythms and harmonies, giving attendees a soundtrack to their wine tasting and purchasing experience.
At Altek Sports and Scuba, divers with years of experience train students of all levels, including those with handicaps or mobility issues, how to explore watery depths during scuba certification classes. Pupils safely plunge beneath the depths of a training pool within the five-star SDI/TDI training facility, or they dive in open water with a licensed instructor leading them through every step in the underwater breathing process.
Group fitness classes and personal trainers are only a small sliver of the amenities at Elite Fitness. The gym also offers childcare services and a children?s dance studio so parents can work out worry-free. Tanning beds, meanwhile, allow guests to highlight contours and show off the hard work they've been doing on machines by Precor, Cybex, and Powertech, while a smoothie bar, salon, and massage studio await to refuel and refresh bodies post-workout. And, of course, the facility boasts immaculately maintained locker rooms where guests can shower (towels provided) and change back into their everyday clothes or hot dog suits before heading home.
Hayrides rumble over the earth at Fun Pumpkins, chauffeuring visitors to a pick-your-own pumpkin patch where 30 varieties of pumpkins grow on sprawling vines. The colors of the 15,000 pumpkins vary: some are orange, some are green with olive spots, and others are smooth and white. They're all ready to be carved with faces for jack-o’-lanterns, stewed with spices, baked into pies, or stacked into decorative towers. The farm grows other autumnal decorations, too, such as ears of indian corn in the earthy colors of the changing leaves and gourds ideal for making crafts or making a cornucopia seem like it is a pretty normal shape by comparison. While wandering the farm, guests punctuate the quiet rustle of cornstalks with crunching as they snack on kettle corn from Black River Trading.