5 or 10 Drop-In Play Passes or One-Hour Game with 10 or 20 Bubbles at Bubble Soccer Detroit (Up to 51% Off)

Ultimate Soccer Arena

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$25 36% $9
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In a Nutshell

Soccer games with an interesting twist, as players are outfitted with giant bubble balls

The Fine Print

Promotional value expires 120 days after purchase. Amount paid never expires. Limit 1 per person. Valid only for option purchased. All of the drop-in passes must be used the same day. Passes expire the day after they are redeemed. Must call or email for drop in dates; and must call for the 10 and 20 packages 5 days in advance. For one-hour rentals, purchaser is responsible for securing field, either indoor or outdoor, within metro-Detroit area. Field must have space for bubble inflation. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

Choose from Four Options

  • $16 for five passes of drop-in play ($25 value)
  • $27 for 10 passes of drop-in play ($50 value)
  • $153 for one-hour game with 10 bubbles, including setup, takedown, and referee ($300 value)
  • $195 for one-hour game with 20 bubbles, including setup, takedown, and referee ($400 value)

Drop in dates include:

6/5/2015, 7-8 p.m. 6/12/2015, 7-9 p.m. 6/19/2015, 7-9 p.m. 6/26/2015, 7-9 p.m. 7/10/2015, 7-9 p.m. 7/17/2015, 7-9 p.m. 7/24/2015, 7-8 p.m. 7/31/2015, 7-9 p.m.

Bending the Ball: A New Spin on Soccer Shots

Whenever a soccer ball curves, seemingly changing its orbit in midair, NASA scientists may rush to classify it as a planet. But in fact, the movement is due to yet another physics concept pioneered by Isaac Newton: the Magnus effect, a phenomenon first described in regard to tennis. Newton noted that topspin made the ball dip, whereas backspin made for a straighter trajectory. In other words, the way a ball spins affects its path in the air.

Usually, a ball curves in the same direction in which it’s spinning; air moves with the ball on the side that spins forward, pushing it in the other direction. A ball spinning counter-clockwise, for example, tends to bend to the left. But a ball’s movement may not always be so easy to predict. Its trajectory is also affected by the smoothness of the ball’s surface. In fact, a perfectly smooth (or laminar) ball would likely curve in the opposite direction of a rough-surfaced (or turbulent) ball when kicked in exactly the same manner.

Of course, nobody plays soccer with a perfectly smooth ball, despite the substantial benefit it would have on blooper-reel ratings. Even so, different stitching patterns do alter the roughness of a ball’s surface. This is why there seems to be a controversy every four years over a new ball design—even the coolest new look can have a drastic effect on a ball’s in-flight physics.

Customer Reviews

12 Ratings

This was awesome What a fun time
Rebecca M. · November 26, 2015
Call in advance about package and contract. Had to pay for gas charges. It was a lot of fun!
Susan E. · October 15, 2015
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    Ultimate Soccer Arena

    867 S Blvd E

    Pontiac, MI 48341

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