What You'll Get
Laser tag is like a production of Hamlet: it's exciting, demanding, and by the end everyone has pretend-died. Stage your own tragically awesome event with today's deal: for $15, you get an hour of outdoor paintball laser tag for two at Fun on the Run Paintball Park (a $50 value). With tax included, this Groupon is valid at any time during open play: Saturday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. or Sunday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Reservations are required.
Though renowned for its paintball action, Fun on the Run Paintball Park's paintball laser tag gives weekend warriors a new way to run, tumble, and metaphorically slay opponents in a high-tech outdoor version of hide-and-seek. Unlike traditional laser tag but much like Amish parkour, paintball laser tag can be enjoyed in a bucolic setting, and it eliminates the risk of ruining one's favorite ironic T-shirt with a rainbow of tiny paint bullets. The guns look, feel, and sound like traditional paintball guns, but instead of firing colorful Trix balls of death, the trigger activates an infrared laser light beam, and the mounted sensor indicates when players have been tagged. Laser tag is suitable for everyone age 6 and up.
Beyond being a kaleidoscopic play land, Fun on the Run also encourages guests to spend the day in comfort. Feel free to tote along a cooler with all the eats and thirst quenchers you need. While you're at it, toss an adolescent in your picnic basket too, because all curious kids age 6 and up are welcome to join (children under 18 must have waiver signed by parent).
Fun on the Run Paintball Park has 76 overwhelmingly positive reviews on PBReview.com.
The Fine Print
Promotional value expires Sep 3, 2011. Amount paid never expires. Limit 2 per person, may buy multiple as gifts. Limit 1 per visit. Reservation required; subject to availability. Must be 6 or older. Must sign waiver. Not valid for special events. Valid Saturday and Sunday only. Tax included. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.
About Fun On The Run Paintball Park
From the top of a two-level fort, the sniper surveys the grounds below, where opponents lurk behind mounds and ready their semiautomatic markers from within two school buses. Those props, which adorn The West Lot, are among the many obstacles and barriers littering the 10 courses at Fun On The Run Paintball Park. Guests can duck behind army jeeps at The Fuel Depot, navigate The District's maze-style village, and storm the 15-foot, two-story castle, whose 3,000 square feet accommodates battling participants and court jesters performing medieval USO shows. Meanwhile, teams prepare for forthcoming competitions on three grass-turf tournament fields in the park's 3-acre training facility.
Elsewhere in the park, players wield paintball markers equipped with laser light beams during outdoor hide-and-go-seek laser-tag games. On the Airsoft field, participants use teamwork and squad tactics to win matches on an outdoor field with woodsy terrain. Each realistic Airsoft rifle fires small, plastic BBs that are biodegradable and won't injure players.