Surrounded by roaring crowds of hoops fanatics, the Erie BayHawks shoot for glory during thrilling basketball matches as the official minor-league team of the New York Knicks in the NBA Development League. Head coach Gene Cross manages a roster of young and veteran talent that recently included overnight sensation Jeremy Lin. Buzzers announce the beginning of four quarters' worth of dazzling slam dunks, three-point shots, and Final Jeopardy lightning rounds as players hone their talents in preparation for upcoming games and potential rise to the NBA ranks.
Passing through Waterford with a long drive ahead? Get some rest and a satisfying meal at Sparrow Pond Family Campground in Waterford.
When you take advantage of the nearby parking, you can maintain easy access to your car throughout your whole stay.
So round up a group of your friends and head to Sparrow Pond Family Campground in Waterford for a weekend filled with fun and adventure.
Erie's Erie Elite Basketball is the great place for a sports fan to spend a Saturday, or any day for that matter.
Those driving to Erie Elite Basketball can choose to find street parking or leave their vehicle in the nearby lot.
At Extreme Air Park, kids and adults unleash while sticking it to gravity. The massive trampoline arena expands the classic backyard staple—literally—by filling the entire floor and even the walls with bounceable surfaces. Read on to see what else the funporium has to offer:
Shooting hoops: Pounding down a crunchy slam dunk has never been so easy, thanks to four basketball lanes lined with trampolines. Players can get in on a pickup game or pull off their trickiest trick shots in a game of HORSE.
Dodgeball: Face your gym-class demons with a high-flying version of the classic game that gives you the extra option of leaping over the ball.
Foam Pits: Daredevils go hog wild with death-defying flips or skate-less triple Salchows thanks to the forgiving foam that cushions their landings.
Aerobics: Burn calories and jettison pounds during high-intensity workouts that blend the cardio benefits and fun of jumping on a trampoline.
Parties: Throwing the perfect birthday party is stress-free thanks to planners who take care of everything from sending out e-vites and bringing the pizza to cleaning up one of the three private party rooms when the celebrations end.
The Pittsburgh Games takes the limitations of a quirky, one-off race and blows them to smithereens. Rather than just competing in a run or mustache-grooming contest, folks can compete across a wide range of events, including competitions across nine different stations, indoor triathlons, biathlons, obstacle course runs, and other fitness challenges.
Founded by sports enthusiast and former adolescent Rick Hart, Jump Start Sports works to enrich pupils' childhoods by developing useful life skills through athletics. Qualified counselors employ their wealth of experience working with children to help campers learn teamwork and fair play as well as the fundamentals of fielding baseballs, scoring soccer goals, or synchronizing pom-pom work. A course structure built around age-appropriate activities, group play, and free electives ensures that students never get bored, and an 8:1 pupil-teacher ratio enables one-on-one assistance to young champions as they practice the graceful art of pitching or the scheming intrigue of free-agent contract negotiation.