Recent studies show family activities improve familial relationships, as long as those activities do not include smearing peanut butter on a father's toupee. Enjoy wholesome familial entertainment with today's Groupon: for $30, you get a Super Jungle Bundle play package at Rockin' Robin's Amazone Family Entertainment Center in Medina (a $60 total value). The package includes one pizza, one pitcher of pop, 100 tokens for the arcade, and four single admissions or two all-day-play passes to the playground or laser-tag arena. Each regular admission grants unlimited time on the playground or one laser-tag game, while all-day-play grants unlimited playground time and unlimited laser-tag games.
Amazone offers thrill-seeking children a massive playground filled with forest surprises, a laser-tag arena observed by temple gods, and pizza from the Amazonian jungles of Italy. The award-winning three-story playground allows young Indiana Joneses to run across a bridge, swing over a dangerous alligator pit, and speedily skid down a waterfall slide. Socks are required to enter the playground, but adults are allowed free admission if they slap on a safari hat and follow their child jungle-guides. There's also a toddler playground for children younger than 3. Children and parents can explore either playground until closing.
Alternatively, equip your kids with futuristic blaster technology at Amazone's laser-tag arena, where players can take cover behind the mysterious remnants of a rainforest city. Afterward, depleted children can refuel with a large pizza, topped with your choice of a combination of cheese, pepperoni, sausage, mushrooms, and more (a $15 value), plus a refreshing pitcher of pop (a $5 value). Take a post-meal trip to the arcade and use 100 game-feeding doubloons to master skee-ball, air hockey, virtual racetracks, and more than 50 other varieties of indoor endeavors. Winners are gifted with tickets that can be traded in for various prizes, including a graduate thesis on the physics of Pong.
Amazone Family Entertainment Center
Winner of ParentsConnect's award for Cleveland's Best Indoor Playspace in 2009, Amazone Family Entertainment Center sets the stage for jungle-themed parties and open play sessions. Its three-story playground surrounds kids and parents in slides, bridges, and plastic trees, all accented by faux foliage that simulates the gorilla-run play centers of the Amazon. Elsewhere, the glowing eyes of temple creatures peer down at players within a black-lit laser-tag arena. An orchestra of laughter and electronic beeps emerge from within the arcade, which hosts 50 games, including air hockey, skee ball, and racing. To fuel playtime, Amazone's team slings pizza at a snack bar and hosts celebrations within five themed birthday-party rooms. The facility also caters to parents with comfy couches and free WiFi that lets them stream their favorite cartoons.