75-foot-long shooting range
14 pistol lanes
4 rifle lanes
Range visitors browse a selection of more than 65 rental guns of assorted calibers, or bring their own pistols or rifles from home.
At a Glance
Aside from ensuring safety at the range, the staff conducts training sessions, including a ladies AWARE course that covers basic skills. The facility also houses a gun shop, where specialists help customers sort through thousands of firearms as well as fishing gear and live bait.
The certified ski techs at Sun and Ski Sports restore spunk to worn snow gliders while outfitting patrons for the slopes with a full range of brand-name ski equipment and apparel. A yearly wax and tune-up preps powder gliders for slippery mountain terrain and midnight heists at a flour mill; professionals stone-grind skis and bevel edges for smooth turns and swift trail runs.
Bigtime Moonbounce's inflatable jumpers resemble racecars, birthday cakes, and castles, and give youngsters ample hopping room to release pent-up energy. Or they can try out a combo bouncer–modeled after castles, balloons, and basketball courts–to jump and then race down a safe and colorful slide. Obstacle courses offer more opportunities for competition as kids navigate their way through an inflatable train or hustle through a giant car. In addition, Bigtime Moonbounce enhances parties with croquet equipment, rope for a tug of war, and empty sacks for potato-sack races that don't require a raw potato-eating contest beforehand. After a long day of jumping and gaming, guests can reenergize with a snack from one of Bigtime Moonbounce's cotton candy, popcorn, or snow-cone machines, which are available for rent.
Doug Korinek love bicycles?that's fitting; it's why he's Cool Breeze Cyclery's general manager. When asked to name his favorite bike, he picked three, and only narrowed it down to so few under duress. His fellow staffers are similarly enraptured by bikes, and it shows in the shop's stock, which encompasses BMX bikes, mountain bikes, and bikes for kids, as well as myriad others. The team complements these with an array of cycling gear and accessories, and the tune-up services are as comprehensive as the stock. The staff will also fit customers' new bikes to their bodies before they pedal off down the road.
Think of Charlotte B-Cycle sort of like a library?except instead of lending out books, the program lends out 200 cool blue three speeds from 24 stations throughout the city. To take one for a spin, bikers just need a membership, which covers unlimited rides (30 or 60 minutes each depending on the membership type) for durations ranging from one day to one year. Member card in hand, participants can unlock any bike and pedal to various locations, dropping their ride off at the nearest bike share station when they're done.
This program might sound reminiscent of bike share programs in New York, Chicago, and other major cities?because it is. Stations are located throughout Uptown and the surrounding neighborhoods, from JCSU to Freedom Park.
The crown jewel of this 700-acre facility is the man-made whitewater river, where riders can brave class II, III, and IV rapids. Visitors can also explore the surrounding lands from ziplines, ropes courses, climbing walls, and hiking trails. While age restrictions vary according to the activity, family rafting welcomes those ages 8 and up.