Getting out of the house is often hampered by the fact that most houses are located inside a bigger and fancier house. Step outside of the house outside of your house with today's Groupon: for $20, you get two 15-minute games of laser tag, three games of bowling with a shoe rental, one pizza, and one tube of soda or beer at Terrace Sports in Temple Terrace (up to a $65.50 value).
Terrace Sports indulges human fun glands with an all-encompassing combination of classic entertainment, modern games, and mouthwatering refreshments. Begin a day of family amusement with two matches of laser tag, where contestants maneuver and dive to prevent sentry pods and imagined redcoats from scoring on them. The fully equipped battle arena provides an adrenaline-packed atmosphere for flexing trigger fingers, complete with strobe lights, sirens, and a fog machine. After practicing laser skills for upcoming movie-theater montages, unwind coiled-up stress by hurling a heavy ball at innocent pinheads during three rounds of bowling. Terrace Sports recently refinished their lanes with Guardian Glow coating, which lights up blue during Wednesday night Hyper Colour sessions. With the aid of black lights and vibrant projections, the alley claims to illuminate with 16.8 million hues, including all the primary colors, all the secondary colors, and furball fuchsia.
To ensure bellies don't miss out on the action, Terrace Sports offers a variety of pizzas and domestic and imported beers. Bring a clique of bowling buddies, a date, or a crew of fragile children to display your dominance in all manners of athletic warfare, including the toughest war of all: bumper bowling.
Though Terrace Sports offers a variety of specials throughout the week, this Groupon still offers the best deal.
Someone's little brother shrieks, mournful at being too small to play laser tag with his cousins. Another youngster wants to bowl, but can’t pick up the ball. To Terrace Sports's manager, John McMillan, these are simple problems. A crew member scurries through the laser-tag arena, holding the toy gun for the little boy who would otherwise be too small to play. Another sets up a ramp at the top of a bowling lane, helping the toddler to push the ball into the pins with a satisfying clatter.
Smiling on as his staff solves such crises, McMillan strolls through Terrace Sports, which he remodeled after taking the reins from his father. Leading the way to the laser-tag arena, skating-rink, indoor-climbing wall, bowling alley, and arcade, murals stretch down the entryway, saluting the nearby Hillsborough River with more than 85 depictions of the waterway’s inhabitants, dynamic ecosystem, and naturally occurring steamboats. The entryway leads to the snack bar, where a full menu of gator tail, buffalo burgers, and sweet-potato fries glide down countertops handcrafted from teak and embellished by solid-brass elephant heads.
Entering the laser-tag arena gives one the sensation of delving into the interior of a complex machine, with mechanical parts strung with LED lights lining the walls and generating an eerie glow. Imaginations run wild as players choose to take on roles as monarchy loyalists or rebel forces, with both sides fighting for command of the heart of the machine and firing at one another's bases. The guns, powered by unlimited ammo, unleash streams of crimson and emerald light, and fiber-optic aiming ensures pinpoint accuracy. Vests beep when another player is taking aim, giving warriors a moment to find obstacles to hide behind or nearby portraits of themselves to hide in front of. On an observation deck, cheers rise from friends and chaperones as a 32-inch monitor displays scoring and live footage from six in-arena cameras.
5311 E Busch Blvd.
Temple Terrace, Florida 33617Get Directions