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Indoor Play Guide: Get Tactical

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Laser tag, paintball, reball, and more are a great way for kids to not only get exercise but learn strategy, teamwork, and more! Check out these places that offer some fun games.

Bazooka Ball
44710 Cape Ct., Ste. 114, Ashburn, VA
Connect: Online | Facebook | Twitter | (703) 662-6132
See a photo review here

Bazooka Ball offers a fun experience for the whole family! Come and enjoy a game of Bazooka Ball, a kid-friendly cross between Paintball and Laser Tag using airsoft squishy balls. They also have another game called Phazer Tag. Play a unique version of paintball with soft, glow in the dark paintballs in a fun glow in the dark setting. While you are waiting your turn, you can enjoy their arcade and classic trampoline sets. They are also available for birthday parties and open play.

JNJ BattleQuest
13525 Wellington Center Cir., Ste. 109, Gainesville, VA
Connect: Online | Facebook | (571) 208-1388

JNJ BattleQuest offers a 5,200 sq. ft. of upscale, laser tag fun that offers 3D effects, fun props that might shoot back at you, and plenty of game modes that will reward you with upgrades. They have a cool membership software that lets you trade in points and level up for new features. They also offer a “Kids Take Over” feature geared for 10-year olds and younger. You can pop in and play every 15-20 minutes and even play till you drop (unlimited games). Host a fundraiser, get a membership, or have a fantastic birthday party!

Laser Tag Manassas
9686 Liberia Ave., Manassas, VA
Connect: Online | Facebook | (571) 208-1099

Laser Tag Manassas is a 5000 sq. foot arena featuring swirling fog, a maze-like atmosphere, glowing pillars, and more for family members age 5 and up! Most Fridays and Saturdays features Power Play where you can play all night 7:30-11 pm for one low price! Also featuring a video arcade and maze bouncy house, Laser Tag Manassas offers great family fun. Birthday parties are sure to be easy and memorable, let Laser Tag Manassas take care of the entertainment, food, beverages, supplies, and clean up in their separate party room, and don’t forget mom and dad get to play too! Be sure to check out their website for hours of operation and special offers.

Ultrazone Loudoun
23520 Overland Dr., Ste. 146, Sterling, VA
Connect: Online | Facebook | (703) 661-4060

Visit Ultrazone Loudoun for a multi-level Laser Tag experience for the whole family! They offer state-of-the-art laser tag, air hockey, and arcade games — there are hours of fun to be had! Parents can join in the fun or watch the live action on the plasma scoreboard, and there is also WiFi available for parents who need to work while the kids are having fun! Birthday parties are stress-free with a dedicated party host, private room, food, drinks, and entertainment taken care of! Ultrazone Loudoun goes one step further by taking care of the birthday invitations for you too! They can also do all-night laser tag and movie parties for the ultimate party experience. Check out their website for hours and special offers!

Shadowland Laser Adventures
4300 Chantilly Shopping Ctr., Chantilly, VA | (703) 263-1004
5508 Franconia Rd., Alexandria, VA | (703) 921-1004
Connect: Online | Facebook | Twitter

With 5 locations around the DMV, Shadowland Laser Adventures is sure the be a convenient family fun experience! Featuring mutli-level arenas with ramps, bridges, towers, specialty music, and lights — a visit to Shadowland is a memorable experience for families and groups. Shadowland can also help to make your child’s next party a fun experience that they will forever talk about! They even offer a lock-in options for private parties (which can be overnight). Check out their website for party details, hours, and to join the VIP Coupon Club.

Sudden Combat
22446 Davis Dr., Ste. 127, Sterling, VA
Connect: Online | Facebook | Twitter | (703) 433-2200
See a photo review here

Sudden Combat is a first scenario gaming experience powered by iCombat/irTactical system. The 15,000 square foot facility features four incredibly-themed gaming arenas, Reball, and mobile gaming options. Players will get a realistic close combat experience in a variety of game formats that is exciting and will keep you wanting more! The facility also provides party reservations for birthdays and events, as well as professional training options for law enforcement and other professional organizations.

The Zone
43811 Central Station Dr., Ste. 100, Ashburn, VA
Connect: Online | Facebook | Twitter | (703) 724-9663
See a photo review here

Visit The Zone is Ashburn for limitless family fun! Featuring a four lane cosmic bowling alley, a multi-level Mayan jungle-themed laser tag arena, and 37 virtual entertainment arcade games. The Zone also features a locally-sourced menu, pub-style Shotz Sports Bar for adults, a beautiful outdoor patio, and a private dining room for parties up to 75! Let The Zone be your Party Hero for your child’s next birthday party they do all the work and you and your child have all the fun. Check out their website for Happy Hour, Daily Specials, Eat and Play Combos, and join the Zone Club.

Ultra Zone Laser Tag and Family Amusement Center
3447 Carlin Springs Rd., Falls Church, VA
Connect: Online | Facebook | (703) 578-6000

Ultra Zone Laser Tag and Family Amusement Center operates state-of-the-art laser tag equipment. Their Nexus Generation system vests communicate wirelessly to their lobby enabling non-players to watch real-time scoreboards located throughout their facility. Even if you are not playing, you’ll be able to watch the play-by-play action and scores on their huge plasma monitors. Each single game of laser tag takes 30-minutes door-to-door. Stop by for an hour — or spend the entire day!

Disclaimer: These events are subject to last minute cancellations and changes that might not be reflected in this post. Please always confirm with each destination by calling or clicking.

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