Rhode Island's First Indoor Trampoline Park

Sky Zone in East Providence is holding special sneak peek openings for Facebook friends on Saturday and Sunday.



As a nanny to twin seven-year-olds, "bouncing off the walls" paints an all-too-familiar picture in my head: noisy spaceship noises, ballerina twirls spun out of control, actual kicking off the walls. Suffice to say, I'm used to the "bouncing." Now there's a controlled, parent and nanny-approved alternative: Sky Zone indoor trampoline park in East Providence. If you "like" the business on Facebook, you'll find instructions on how you can gain sneak peek access to preview openings on Sat., Dec. 22 and Sun., Dec. 23 from noon-8 p.m. for only $1. The grand opening is Wed., Dec. 26.

Sky Zone, LLC, was founded in 2002 in Las Vegas, and has since expanded with more than twenty-five locations all over the country, including in Boston and Everett, Massachusetts. The wall-to-wall courts offer organized activities for all ages, turning every parent's nightmare into a fun, healthy and safe[er] indoor activity. "I'm always on the prowl for fun activities designed to bring people together," says owner of Sky Zone, Stella Downie. "We are thrilled to bring the ultimate play experience to Rhode Island. Sky Zone is an amazing combination of fitness and fun – and it is super affordable."

Sky Zone boasts the largest indoor trampoline space in New England, with more than 15,000 square feet of interconnected trampolines, a large main trampoline court, a kid’s court, two ultimate trampoline dodge ball courts, a foam pit and a sky slam basketball dunk court.

And all that frivolous trampoline jumping is actually a great calorie-burning, low-impact workout (your knees will thank you.) The gym offers several class-like sessions for all varieties of jumpers, each designed for different levels. There's Open Jump for everyone; Ultimate Trampoline Dodge Ball, a spin on the gym classic; SkyRobics and SkyRobics 4 Kids, a combination of core and strength building airborne aerobics; and SkyJam, a late night jump around for eighteen-plus participants. Sky Zone also offers Toddler Time for small jumpers and Second Sunday, a slower-paced quiet time for jumpers with special needs, held on the second Sunday of each month.

Sky Zone also offers healthy food and beverage options for jumping-induced appetites. And it’s affordable fun, starting at just $8 for thirty minutes of jumping, $12 for sixty minutes, $16 for ninety minutes and $20 for two hours.

70 Pawtucket Ave., East Providence, 383-6000, skyzonesports.com/providence.aspx


If you’re into this blog wait until you see what’s inside Rhode Island Monthly each month.
Only $1.50  per issue when you sign up for a year. Visit the Subscription Center.


 



 

You might enjoy reading...

GoPro Video: Sailing Aboard the Team Alvimedica Boat In Newport

I was fortunate enough to sail on the same boat that will be racing in the Volvo Ocean Race.

Honoring Myra Moo Cow

Last week we posted a list of our top ten favorite Rhode Island mascots, but we missed a very important one.

Paddling Across Rhode Island: A Firsthand Account

Four men completed the journey across the state from Massachusetts to Connecticut.

Rhode Island's Top Mascots

Here are some of our favorites from around the state.

July 2014 Seafood Issue: Oyster Farm Video and Beach Feast

A Rhode Island shellfish adventure, including an oyster farm tour and clamming and cooking on the beach.

Popular Articles

  1. BYOB: 22 places for good food, booze sans the big check
    The Drinks Are On You! We love going out to eat but then we get the check and — yikes — half of it is for the liquor. That’s why we like places that are BYOB. We can satisfy our craving for good food without going broke.
  2. Cocktail Party
    Craft cocktails are all the rage, and Rhode Island’s scene is getting bigger as fast as you can say, “Hey bartender!” We imbibed far and wide to find some of the best libations, locally made liquors and bar food. It's five o'clock somewhere!
  3. Entertaining with Claudine
    Claudine Pepin and Rollie Wesen throw a backyard dinner party — one for the books — at their home in Barrington.
  4. 2014 Summer Movie Series
    Check out the numerous venues all over the state that offer a variety of movie screenings (most outdoors).
  5. Ava Anderson Non-Toxic Expands Product Line
    The personal care line has rapidly expanded from the original six skin care products to seventy-two Ava items, including home cleaning, baby and pet products.