Where do the young ones go? 5 new hangouts of millennials
Defying gravity at Trampoline Park
Many people bounced with joy as their dream to jump and fly came true when this trampoline park in Mandaluyong City opened its doors. Trampoline Park, whose concept came from Britain, has dozens of trampoline mats—in lieu of walls and floors—where guests can jump and cartwheel their stress away. While it looks fun to bounce around, the park serves as a sort of fitness center where Zumba classes and plyometrics, among others, are held. Those who dream of slam dunking can also do so as Trampoline Park has mounted basketball rings for all basketball lovers. Guests can also try parkour and do aerial tricks in the facility. According to Trampoline Park, working out on trampolines burns up to 1000 calories an hour, improves balance and strengthens heart, among others. Visit trampolinepark.ph for more details.
Reminiscing childhood at Ball Pit Manila
Since ball pits in amusement parks actually have age limit, Ball Pit Manila was conceived to be the playground for adults who want to feel like a child again. Guests can dive into a pit of 80,000 white balls in this first and biggest adults-only ball pit playground cafe located in Makati City. The standard entrance fee of P349/ hour comes with free coffee or iced tea. And remember, in this playground: the older, the better. Details are available at ballpitmanila.com.
Solving mysteries at Breakout Manila
Thrill-seekers who love to play detective and live in different scenarios with well-crafted storylines can be found in one of the rooms at Breakout Manila.
Wall climbing at Climb Central Manila
Those who want to try their hand at wall climbing are most likely in the 750-sqm indoor sport climbing venue at The Portal in Greenfield District, Mandaluyong City. Climb Central is open for both beginners and experienced climbers who want to use the air-conditioned facility at their own pace. Guided climbing programs are also available for those who want to learn more about the sport. Climb Central is open to children and adults, and offers a new way to bond with family and friends. Climbing equipment are available for rent. Check out climbcentral.ph for more information.
Playing board games at Ludo
From classic board games to new card games, Ludo Board Game Bar and Cafe got them on the shelf. Ludo, which is Latin for “I play,” has about 700 in-store games available at the guests’s disposal. This gem of a bar and cafe in Quezon City is a haven for board game lovers who want to spend time playing with friends while having a drink or one of the establishment’s “crazy Asian” meals. Ludo Board Game Bar and Cafe is open until 12 a.m. or until as late as 2 a.m. Details are available at ludogames.ph.
ADULT PLAYGROUNDS. These new hangouts prove that it takes more than sumptuous food and pleasant ambiance to attract millennials to come to an establishment. Photos from website and Facebook page of Trampoline Park, Ball Pit Manila, Climb Central Manila, Breakout Manila, and Ludo Board Game Bar and Cafe.