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Bounce U

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6722 Ft. Hamilton Pkwy., Brooklyn, NY 11219 40.629611 -74.010915
nr. 68th St.  See Map | Subway Directions Hopstop Popup
718-238-3288 Send to Phone
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Official Website

bounceu.com

Hours

Mon-Thu, 10am-6pm; Fri-Sun, 10am-8pm

Nearby Subway Stops

N at Fort Hamilton Pkwy.

Parking

  • Nearby Parking Lots
  • Street Parking

Payment Methods

American Express, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

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Founded in Arizona by a couple wanting a safe space for their child to frolic and exercise, BounceU has grown to a national chain in seventeen states, touting supersize family fun in the form of giant, colorful, bouncy “inflatables.” (Think a backyard bouncy castle but way bigger, and with gym-inspired fluorescent lighting and a kiddie Jock Jams–like soundtrack thumping in the background.) While reservation-only open-bounce sessions are offered, the specialty of the franchise is supervised private parties, which include an hour and fifteen minutes of private play time and 45 minutes in a party room, where the guest of honor sits in a special purple, red, and gray Bounce-U throne and pigs out on pizza, drinks, and Hershey's ice-cream cake. Each BounceU has two rooms for inflatables, with equipment varying slightly by location. The 12,000-square-foot Brooklyn BounceU—housed in an old movie theater—boasts a 25-foot-tall slide, a boxing ring, and an obstacle course where kids can race in pairs. The 9,000-square-foot Whitestone location, meanwhile, has inflatable dodgeball area and a seventeen-foot web climb with an attached slide for aspiring young Spider-men. But kids aren't the only ones that can pretend: BounceU has hosted fund-raisers and even (non-alcoholic) bachelor parties for grown-ups.

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No shoes are allowed on the inflatables, but be aware that everyone is required to wear socks. Bring your own, or purchase a pair from the concession stand in the lobby, where you can also pick up candy and fun inflatable toys.

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