Trampolines, foam pits, soccer challenges, wall-to-wall inflatables, cosmic putt-putt, tailgate games, extreme dodgeball, and much more are NOW OPEN to Huntsvillians at FLOW on Drake Avenue. This all-in-one supreme air sports and entertainment facility offers something for the whole family to enjoy from Olympic trampolines to private parties and even a café.
Co-owner Brock Campbell said the team has been looking forward to opening in the Rocket City for a long time.
“We opened the first FLOW location in Rockford, Illinois a couple of years ago,” said Campbell. “But I always had my heart set on moving back to the South where I’m originally from. I grew up in Birmingham, but it was Huntsville that attracted me for our next center. The city is booming, and we are in an area with a lot of potential. There are a lot of entertainment concepts near the Bridgestreet area and MidCity. We wanted to be located at Drake Plaza because it is closer to Downtown Huntsville. Plus, more than 117,000 cars are passing each day that can easily see our venue from the road. We were sold the moment we visited the site.”
There’s so much to enjoy at FLOW that it would take hours to experience it all. Activities range from jumping on the main court trampolines to playing a 12-hole cosmic putt-putt course complete with aliens from Mars. While FLOW’s Illinois location was underwater themed, owners decided to pay homage to the Rocket City by making the surrounding art, décor, and features feel as if you’re on a journey to outer space.
“FLOW is what you make it,” said Campbell. “We have such a wide variety of activities here, and the open concept makes it easy to watch your little ones while they play. There are two features that I would crown as our most popular—our Power Play Soccer and Sports Court.”
Power Play Soccer gives players three targets that they must hit with soccer balls during a 4-minute playtime. During that window, you rack up as many points as you can by hitting the targets. As far as the Sports Court goes, it is a basketball court complete with dunk hoops on a 50-foot by 30-foot AirTrack meant for gymnastics and tumbling. This gives players the ability to actually dunk when scoring.
Feel like playing golf on the moon? You can do that at FLOW too! “FLOW Putt” is a 12-hole mini-golf course played entirely in blacklight with glow-in-the-dark balls and putters. Throughout your game, you can take photos with astronauts, aliens, and UFOs. Stand under the alien spacecraft long enough, and you may see it try to abduct you with its colorful lights.
Here are some other attractions worth mentioning:
Large projector screen with bleacher seating where everyone gets a good view of a televised game
Tailgate area with games and televisions
Themed video game rooms for Playstation, Xbox, and Nintendo Switch
Party rooms for birthdays and private events
Game room with pool table, foosball, and more
There’s also a FLOW Café where guests can order drinks and snacks to stay fueled while they FLOW.
“Eventually, we plan to partner with food providers like Chick-fil-a and Papa John’s Pizza,” said Campbell. “We are an entertainment venue—we don’t specialize in food. But those guys do, and we can make it available to our guests. We have some more plans for FLOW Café down the road, but everyone will have to wait and see. We are excited about it!”
Guests can now visit FLOW at 2021 Drake Avenue SW, Huntsville, AL 35801. Operating hours are:
Monday through Thursday – 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Friday & Saturday – 9 a.m. to 11 p.m.
Sunday – 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.
FLOW Supreme Air Sports will have its official ribbon cutting on Friday, May 13th from 10 a.m. to noon.
“Our ribbon cutting will be a public event and we encourage everyone to come out and celebrate!” said Campbell. “We want to partner with businesses at FLOW and provide space for corporate retreats, events, lock-ins, field trips, and for sports organizations. If you feel like we can make a fun event happen for you, reach out to me directly at email@example.com.”
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