Looking for Summer Fun in Tuscaloosa? Check These Spots Out
By WVUA 23 Digital Reporter Jessica Patterson
Are you a college student stuck in Tuscaloosa for the summer, not knowing what to do or where to go? You can unleash your inner kid and experience games and events with an adult twist.
Bowlero is the newest bowling alley in town and offers more activities than what the name implies. Inside you will find bowling lanes, an arcade, a pro shop, and a sports bar.
The spot has game and food specials every night of the week. College students are offered deals after 7 p.m. on Thursday. The college night specials include unlimited blowing per person for $12.89, shoes, $2 pizza slices, $2 hot dogs, and $2 pints.
Civil Axe Throwing
Civil Axe Throwing provides a unique sport to Tuscaloosa. You can rent out a lane to try your hand at hitting a bullseye with an axe. The company provides instructors to teach you the basics and safety protocols of the sport.
You can rent out lanes at Civil Axe Throwing or have them come to you. Their services are available for delivery by having an instructor come to your home to set up the targets, take participants through training, and clean it up when the party is over.
Imagine a trampoline sitting in the backyard of your childhood home. Now, multiply that by a million. UpSurge is a trampoline park where you can jump, flip, and go through obstacle activities with friends.
Next door to UpSurge is Super Skate. The skating rink supplies everything you need to skate and has an arcade. In addition to open skating, Super Skate also hosts private events.
Put your brain to work at Escape Tuscaloosa. You will follow a sequence of clues, puzzles, and riddles to escape the room in 60 minutes. They offer five themes so that every age and skill level can participate.
Shindig Family Entertainment Center, or “your hometown theme park,” according to their website, has attractions for all ages. They offer 28 bowling lanes, indoor blacklight mini-golf, 3,500-square-feet of laser tag courses, arcade games and axe throwing.
Shindig has a restaurant and lounge if you wish to take a break and relax. They offer weekly and seasonal specials on their website.