Leaping Lizards Family Entertainment Center

Activities
1065 Wilcox Court, Kingsport, TN 37664 1065 Wilcox Court, Kingsport Directions
+14232305700
Be the first to recommend this place!
0% of 0 customers recommended

Tips

250

From Our Editors

Leaping Lizards Family Entertainment Center?s inflatables range from rainbow-striped complexes of slides and obstacles to a wave-riding shark feasting on a boat. Youngsters?and parents, if they want?can bound across the bouncy surfaces during regular hours, or add some bounce to a birthday party, complete with pizza, drinks, and a private room. Alternatively, staffers who have undergone rigorous safety training supervise tots on Parents Night Out, a Friday-night event that replaces babysitters with bounce-house fun and gives parents an opportunity to check out the local fight club.

Bounce Houses: One Giant Leap for Kidkind

Despite their massive appeal with kids, it took a college professor with a love of tennis to create the first bounce house. Read on to learn more about the springy castle about to bloom in your backyard.

They?re known by many names?inflatables, bouncy castles, space walks?but bounce houses all have one thing in common: the mere sight of one sends kids flocking to jump inside. Typically composed of durable vinyl, PVC, or nylon, bounce houses can be made in an infinite array of designs. Manufacturers often sketch new models using computer-assisted design software, which translates the polygons into fabric patterns that can then be cut and sewn into a deflated mass. An electric or gas-powered blower then fills the hollow veins with air, and the completed castle springs to life.

In 1962, seven years before Neil Armstrong stepped on the moon, NASA employee John Scurlock made a giant leap of his own. While trying to invent an inflatable dome to cover his tennis court, the engineer and professor realized his students had no real interest in working on the prototype?they were having much more fun jumping on top of it. He called his accidental discovery the Space Walk, and since then, it?s evolved beyond just a bouncy cushion into a party staple for kids, adults, and homesick martians.

To ensure a great experience while renting a bounce house, it?s a good idea to first measure the space where you plan to place it, keeping in mind the number of party guests that might want to use it. As with any party rental, it?s a good idea to book in advance to get the design that best fits your party so you aren't stuck with whatever is left?inevitably the one in the shape of Richard Nixon's head.

Is this your business?
Claim this page to add your promotions and content

Explore Nearby
Leaping Lizards Family Entertainment Center

A Groupon Buck is site credit worth $1 that's deposited directly into your Groupon account. If you have Groupon Bucks available, they'll be applied automatically at checkout for any deal except Getaways Market Picks. Please note that you can only earn one Groupon Buck per business from Specials.
Groupon has verified that the customer actually visited Leaping Lizards Family Entertainment Center.
Follow this business to hear the latest and find out if they have a great offer for you.