Boondocks

Draper’s Grand Remodel

Draper's Grand Remodel

Get ready, thrill-seekers and fun-lovers! As Boondocks in Draper presents a brand-new appearance with exciting enhancements and additions that are sure to make your stay unforgettable, be ready for an adventure unlike any other. From a state-of-the-art bowling alley to a trendy bar and updates throughout the park, here’s what you can expect from the revamped Boondocks:

A New Look and New Vibes: Boondocks has a new look! The park is sure to wow guests from the moment they arrive with its updated look and lively environment. Every area of Boondocks has been thoughtfully chosen to provide visitors of all ages an immersive and unforgettable experience.

State-of-the-Art Bowling Alley: Get ready to roll some strikes at Boondocks’ brand new bowling alley! Featuring state-of-the-art lanes, cutting-edge scoring systems, and a lively atmosphere, the bowling alley is the perfect place to gather with friends and family for a fun-filled game. Whether you’re a seasoned bowler or a complete novice, you’re sure to have a blast at Boondocks’ newest attraction.

Mini Golf: The Ultimate Family-Friendly Activity for All Ages

When it comes to finding an activity that can bring people together and provide hours of fun, few options compare to the timeless joy of miniature golf. Whether you’re a kid, a parent, or a grandparent, mini golf offers something for everyone, making it the perfect family-friendly activity for all ages. Here’s why this beloved pastime should be at the top of your list for quality time with loved ones.

An Inclusive Activity for All Skill Levels

One of the biggest advantages of mini golf is that it’s an incredibly inclusive activity that doesn’t require any prior experience or advanced skills. Unlike traditional golf, which can be intimidating for beginners, mini golf is designed to be accessible and enjoyable for players of all skill levels. From young children just learning hand-eye coordination to adults looking for a casual and relaxed outing, the straightforward gameplay and scaled-down courses level the playing field. This means that everyone can participate, regardless of age or athletic ability, fostering an environment of shared enjoyment and quality bonding time.

A Blend of Physical and Mental Engagement

While mini golf may seem like a simple game at first glance, it actually offers a unique blend of physical and mental engagement that appeals to both adults and children.…

The Best Birthday Bash

Birthday parties are a beloved tradition, marking another year around the sun and an opportunity to celebrate with loved ones. While the classic at-home bash has its charms, hosting a party at a fun center offers an unbeatable experience for kids and adults alike. From endless entertainment to hassle-free planning, fun centers have become the go-to destination for memorable birthday celebrations. Here’s why you should consider one for your next party.

Endless Entertainment Options:

The beauty of fun centers lies in their ability to cater to all ages and interests. Whether you’re a thrill-seeking adventurer or a nostalgic gamer, these venues offer a smorgasbord of activities to keep guests engaged and entertained throughout the celebration. Imagine a party where your little ones can soar through the air on a ropes course, race each other on go-karts, and showcase their putting prowess on an indoor mini-golf course – all in one place! For the young at heart, arcades with classic and modern games, bowling alleys, and even adult-friendly amenities like sports bars create the perfect atmosphere for a grown-up gathering.

Stress-Free Planning

Planning a birthday party can be a daunting task, from coordinating activities to prepping food and managing guest lists. Fun centers take the stress out of the equation by providing all-inclusive party packages tailored to your needs.…

The Elusive Claw Crane

Throughout time and arcade history, a mainstay on the floor has been the “claw game” or “crane game” or “claw crane” … take your pick. The gist of the game is that you control your claw from the outside of a glass box over a desired object, such as extra tickets or stuffed animals. The control mechanics are simple: you have a joystick and a button. Once your claw is in your chosen position, you press the button and release the claw to (hopefully) grasp whatever item is below it. Therein lies the beauty: will you or won’t you win the prize?

Claw machines have been around fun houses, arcades, drugstores, and tourist areas since the 1890s. Patterned after the cranes that were building the Panama Canal, these early machines contained candy and various small toys as prizes. Instead of a joystick, there was a handle, and instead of a button, there was a hand crank. The first patented model was invented in 1926. It was called the Erie Digger, named after the construction of the Erie Canal. Six years later, an American carnival operator named William Bartlett patented a design for an electric motor that allowed the crane to move around the entire box.

The History of Go-Karts

We were testing the track at Boondocks and living the Go-Kart dream. It got us thinking… where did this idea of Go-Karts come from? At that point, we went down the rabbit hole of research. We’ve spent 83 days learning everything about Go-Karts so that you could have this simple blog to learn it all (that may not be true, but don’t judge).

Humble Beginnings

Sometime in the 1930s, there was a decision that normal size cars were too much. People craved smaller things! The open-wheeled race car was miniaturized and raced around oval tracks. Unfortunately, this lifestyle was only enjoyed by the elite upper class. Unless you had the money, you weren’t able to take in this up-and-coming sport. But a change was on the horizon…

The first “Go-Kart” was created by Art Ingles in 1956. Apparently, the free-wheeling Los Angeles lifestyle wasn’t enough for Art and he and others put their homemade Karting inventions to the test. And what better place to have a race than the parking lot of the Rose Bowl? These lightweight Karts were made out of tubular steel with no outer shell or “body,” one seat with a gas engine behind it, and itty-bitty tires.

Spring Break Fun: Keeping the Kids Entertained at Boondocks!

Spring break is here, and parents everywhere are gearing up for a week of fun and relaxation with their kids. If you’re looking for the perfect destination to keep everyone entertained during the break, look no further than Boondocks Food and Fun! Boondocks offers a wide range of attractions and activities that are sure to make this spring break one to remember.

Exciting Attractions for All Ages: At Boondocks, the fun never stops – especially when it comes to their exciting lineup of attractions. From thrilling outdoor activities to adrenaline-pumping arcade games, there’s something for everyone to enjoy. Here are some must-try attractions for families visiting Boondocks during spring break:

  1. Outdoor Go-Karts: Strap in and get ready to race your way to victory on Boondocks’ outdoor go-kart track! With twists, turns, and plenty of straightaways, this thrilling attraction is perfect for kids and adults alike.
  2. Miniature Golf: Putt your way through 18 holes of whimsical and challenging miniature golf courses at Boondocks. With colorful obstacles and themed holes, it’s a fun-filled activity the whole family can enjoy.
  3. Arcade Games: Step into the vibrant world of Boondocks’ arcade, where you’ll find a wide variety of video, redemption, and merchandiser games to choose from.

Rainy-Day Rescue: Indoor Fun at Boondocks

Are you looking for the perfect way to turn a gloomy, cold, rainy day into a memorable family adventure? Look no further than Boondocks Food & Fun! This indoor entertainment center offers a haven of excitement and fun, ensuring that bad weather won’t dampen your spirits.

Indoor Attractions for All Ages

Boondocks boasts a wide range of indoor attractions that cater to visitors of all ages. Whether you’re a parent with young children or a thrill-seeker in the hunt for an adrenaline rush, there’s something for everyone under its roof.

  1. Arcade Games: Challenge your family to friendly competitions with an array of arcade games. Win tickets and redeem them for awesome prizes, creating lasting memories with every victory.
  2. Laser Tag: Dive into an epic laser tag battle in a futuristic arena. Team up with friends or family members to strategize and emerge victorious in a thrilling game of skill and teamwork.
  3. Bowling: Lace up your bowling shoes and aim for that strike! Boondocks offers state-of-the-art bowling lanes that are perfect for a fun and competitive family game.

 

Food and Refreshments

After hours of indoor fun, refuel at Boondocks’ on-site dining options. Whether you’re craving a hearty meal or a quick snack, the menu has something to satisfy every palate.

Party Like a Pro at Boondocks Food and Fun: Unveiling the “Game Crazy” Birthday Package!

Hey, party people! Are you ready to throw the birthday bash of the century? Look no further than Boondocks Food and Fun! Whether you’re turning six or sixty, Boondocks knows how to turn an ordinary celebration into an epic extravaganza. And guess what? Their “Game Crazy” birthday package is the stuff dreams are made of! Why should you plan a party at Boondocks? Keep reading to learn more.

The “Game Crazy” Birthday Package: First things first, let’s talk about the star of the show: the “Game Crazy” birthday package at Boondocks. This package isn’t just any run-of-the-mill party option – it’s the ultimate ticket to a day filled with non-stop fun, laughter, and epic memories.

Here’s what’s included in this fantastic package:

  1. Arcade and Attractions: Hold onto your party hats because this is where the magic happens! The “Game Crazy” package grants each participant 2 Single-Use Attractions, good for one-time use of bowling, laser tag, miniature golf, ropes course, go-kart ride or bumper boat ride, as well as $20 in Arcade Play per guest.
  2. Reserved Party Tables: No need to worry about finding space for your crew to gather and celebrate. Boondocks sets aside reserved party tables just for your group!

When Bowling In Denver, Choosing The Right Ball Is Crucial

Everyone loves a good game of bowling in Denver, especially when it’s paired with great food and great friends or family at Boondocks Food & Fun! We offer wonderfully-maintained lanes, delicious pizza, and other foods, and plenty of drinks too – all in a family-friendly entertainment center packed with things to do. Bowling is one of those sports that’s so easy to learn even a child can pick up the basics, while enthusiasts can spend a lifetime honing their skills. However, there are few sports where the choice in equipment can make so much difference. Unlike other ball-based sports like baseball or basketball, a wide variety of bowling balls are legal for play. Depending on the game or the player, there are numerous weights and sizes of a bowling ball to choose from. We want everyone to have a great time with their pins and pizza at Boondocks, so let’s talk about bowling balls – types, weights, and how to pick the best ball for your own game.

1.Types Of Bowling Balls By Game

1 – Tenpin
Tenpin bowling is by far the most common type of bowling, and ball sizes are fairly well-regulated by the United States Bowling Congress (USBC).

Pins And Pizza Are The Perfect Combination

Few everyday pastimes are more iconic than bowling. An American staple for generations, bowling can be enjoyed by people of all ages, and every day new players are introduced to the game. Boondocks Food & Fun brings you all the bowling action you could want, along with great melty pizza that your family, or your office crew, will love.

Pins and pizza are truly perfect for each other, and you can even throw some beers in there if you’ve got a party of adults.

 

Happy family with pizza and drinks in bowling club

So let’s grab a slice, and talk about the great game of bowling!

Types Of Pins

Of course, the main goal of bowling is to knock down all the pins at the end of the lane. But what even are those pins?

Bowling pins are almost universally made of wood, no matter what type of pin they are. Watching pins get made can be a hypnotic process because modern pins are created through automatic lathes that reshape a piece of food almost as though it were pottery. Once the pin is shaped, it gets coated in plastic and painted, before being finished with a high-gloss finish that also helps protect the pin from damage.