We’ve got the best news for fitness fanatics and families – a new trampoline park has just opened in Cape Town’s southern suburbs! Ok, we know these parks seem to be opening up everywhere these days but the new Rush Cape Town promises to be the ultimate indoor trampoline park for both young and old. While they might not have beat the other jumping parks to the jump, Rush will be the only trampoline park in South Africa with glow-in-the-dark trampolines! That’s right, just when you thought it wasn’t possible, jumping got even more fun.
Rush ultimate indoor trampoline park announced its first South African location at Stadium on Main in Claremont a little while ago and opened the doors of its first park on 22nd August this year. With 2 more parks opening in both Cape Town and Johannesburg in the coming months, we’re sure that Rush is going to cement its place in the market as the go-to destination for dodgeball tournaments, slam dunk competitions, fitness classes, birthday parties and freestyle fun.
If you are yet to visit the new Claremont branch then you had better get your butt down there because this park features an expansive freestyle court lined with angled trampoline walls, a foam pit with a variety of launch techniques, slam dunk lanes, a vertical walking wall, extreme Dodge ball courts, plus a few unique offerings like a Battle Beam (where you can experience the rush of being a Gladiator while jousting over a foam pit) and Fidget Ladder (grab a hold of the fidget ladder as it twists and turns as you climb across it)
Other facilities include an on-site coffee shop and viewing gallery overlooking the park, charging stations for laptops and cellphones, lockers and storage boxes for all your valuables and shoes, and dedicated party areas for birthday parties and private events.
If it’s fitness you’re after then join the Dodge ball league, a 6-week tournament with each team of 6 people playing 3 games per night every week. The league costs R5500 per team (8 players) for the 6-week season. If that sounds too hectic for you then sign up for the weekly fitness classes which cater to different fitness levels. These classes offer a low-impact form of exercise that combines core exercises, strength and conditioning exercises with high intensity interval training (HIIT). Rush offers four types of classes including Rush Insanity, Rush Body Conditioning, Rush Rebound and Rush Clubbercise. Classes cost R140 for drop-ins, but you can also buy a multi-class pass and save.
But wait, there’s more! If your toddler has been begging to go to a trampoline park but you’re concerned about their safety with all the big kids then you can take them to Toddler Time at Rush. This special time is just for the little ones, where they can explore exciting new ways to be active, with access to the entire park. Rush has two types of toddler sessions: Toddler Free Time (a free jumping session) and Toddler Mayhem (an organised theme session with child minders).
If you just want to pop in and jump around then you can take part in hourly sessions for freestyle vertical fun. Sessions are R140 an hour and jumpers will also need to buy a pair of rush jumping socks at R25 per pair their first time around.