CapeTownMagazine.com

be.UP Park Indoor Family Fun Centre in Pinelands

Unwrapping Cape Town with you.
Also engage with our other channels
to find something you don't want to miss.
 
www.capetownmagazine.com/subscribe
CapeTownMag
CapeTownMagazine.com

be.UP Park Indoor Family Fun Centre in Pinelands

Workout while having a good time at this new one-of-a-kind active hub suitable for the whole clan

Exercise; let’s be real – it’s not everyone’s (irrespective of age) cup of tea. Often associated with burning lungs and sweaty foreheads, it’s a serious no-go for the majority. But what if I told you there’s a brand-new one-of-a-kind indoor centre where playing in itself is exercising and exercising is, well, fun. You’d want to go there, wouldn’t you?

Thanks to the fresh-out-the-box Pinelands-based indoor family fun park called be.UP Park – which strives to introduce Capetonians to a unique approach of working out while having oodles of fun – the possibility of being active while having a great time has become far more than just plausible. Comprising colourful 8m tall climbing walls, rows of horizontal and inclined trampolines, a 5m high aerial obstacle course and a puzzling maze – exercising while having fun is now a reality!

Set up in a massive, high-ceilinged building, be.UP Park, which opened in June 2016, is everything you want it to be (and so much more!) From the moment you enter the venue, it’s as if you’ve been transported to a faraway land – a brightly coloured wonderland of sort, where playing and exercising are one. Everywhere you look there is something new and exciting to climb up, bounce on, crawl through or swing on creating a smorgasbord of activities suitable for all ages. Sky-high vibrant coloured climbing walls and poles stand tall in the centre framed by bouncing trampolines to the right, elevated obstacle courses suspend above while a large multi-coloured maze sits to the left – it’s definitely possible to work every muscle here! 

Let’s unpack be.UP Park:

The Trampoline Zone
Open and spacious comprising interconnected horizontal and inclined trampolines,  this zone is perfect for jumpers of all ages (over 120cm in height).  Visitors are encouraged to jump, twist, flip and flop from one trampoline to the next. Thanks to two performance tramps (ideal for those with an experienced spring in their step) and elastic walls at varying heights, jumpers are able to launch themselves through the air and complete their finest trick before landing in be.UP Park’s large, soft and safe air Big-Bag (a giant airbag of sorts). What’s more, the trampoline zone has been known to host a couple dodge ball games too!

The AltiGame
This five metre-high, French-inspired aerial play area invites individuals of all ages (over 120cm in height) to walk on planks, crawl through barrels and even ride a skateboard attached to a wire. Suspended 5 metres in the air, the course is designed to boost your imagination, coordination and challenge your physical abilities.  Do note:  there is a giant safety net below to catch you should you tumble and fall.  

Clip ‘n Climb
So much more than just your average indoor rock climbing, be.UP Park’s New Zealand-inspired Clip ‘n Climb – a first of its kind in Africa – offers visitors over the age of three the incredible opportunity to ,as the name suggests, just clip themselves in and simply climb! Decked with 11 different climbing walls and poles up to 8 metres tall, each structure is equipped with an auto belay system ensuring that you get the most of your climbing experience! For those not in the know, an auto belay system is a device that eliminates the need for a human belayer – or partner at the bottom tightening the rope slack as you climb – and instead takes the slack of the rope as the climber ascends and controls the descent when the climber reaches the top or even falls.

Kids’ Maze
This massive multi-layered puzzle area, filled with brightly coloured tubes, tunnels, ball ponds, trampolines and slides, gives little ones the chance to climb, jump, slide and crawl around in a safe and secure environment. Parents are welcome to join in on the fun and play with their kids; otherwise, be.UP Park staff members are also always around keeping a watchful eye. What’s more, the Kids’ Maze also includes a dedicated soft play area for the really little-ly little ones.

With a key focus on building a strong connection between families, be.UP Park strives to create an all-inclusive space comprising multiple facilities where children and parents (as well as everyone else) can play and have fun together all under one roof (the park is wheelchair friendly and has access to the building via a ramp). For those, however, who would rather watch from afar, the upstairs be.Café (complete with Wi-fi, plug points, a small snack selection and great-tasting coffee and panoramic views of the entire activity area below) is the perfect place for parents to keep an eye on their children from above while they have a whale of a time below. Do note: there is limited wheelchair access to the café area.

So next time you are looking for a fun and engaging way to get your body moving (sweaty foreheads might still be a thing though) or need to get the kids out the house to run off some extra steam give be.UP Park a try. You won’t be disappointed.

NOTE: Safety always comes first. Depending on the play area, visitors are required to wear certain be.UP Park safety gear in the form of a harness and be.UP closed safety shoes at the Clip ‘n Climb zone (provided by the park), be.UP Park closed safety shoes and helmet in the Altigame area (provided by the park) and be.UP grip socks everywhere else – the Kids’ Maze and Trampoline Zone (these can be purchased on entry for only R20 a pair and can be reused).

Tip: Host your next function at be.UP Park. Ideal for kids birthday parties (there are three different birthday packages as well as venues suitable for a maximum of 25 children), corporate or team building events (specific areas or the entire park can be booked for private events) as well as an array of other occasions – think end of year parties, youth groups, school field trips and so much more. Be.UP Park will help create the perfect events package to suit your specific event and budget. For more information, please call +27 (0) 21 532 1169 or make an enquiry on be.UP Park’s website.

Opening Hours: Tuesday to Thursday: 9am – 8pm | Friday and Saturday: 9am – 10pm | Sunday: 9am – 6pm | Monday: CLOSED | School and Public Holidays: 9am – 8pm

The Bill: be.Junior (3+): 1 Hour Kids Maze: R75 first session | R60 second session | be.In (120cm +): 1 Hour General Access (Tramps, AlitGame and Kids Maze): R115 first session | R100 second session | be.Climbing (3+): 30 minutes Clip ‘n Climb Challenges: R75 first session | R60 second session (NOTE: All prices exclude reusable be.UP grip socks: R20) View be.UP Park’s website for further student and group discounts as well multi-visit cards and be.UP gifts.  

Book your sessions online on the be.UP Park website in advance to avoid disappointment as sessions are known to sell-out fast! 

Gardener Place | Rose Innes Street | Pinelands | +27 (0) 21 532 1169 | enquiry@beuppark.co.zabeuppark.co.za

by Krysia Gaweda

Images and Video: be.UP Park

---

ABOUT #CapeTownMagNew:

#CapeTownMagNew is a long-standing project that is dedicated to discovering exciting new places in and around our pretty city.  We tell their stories, find out what they offer, and delve into what makes them unique. From cafés and restaurants to trampoline parks and dog hotels, there is always one new place in the city that we uncover each week. You can follow #CapeTownMagNew on Twitter and Facebook and subscribe to our newsletter to track recent features or read more here about more Hot Spots and New Restaurants in Cape Town and Surrounds.

DISCOVER OTHER EXCITING NEW SPOTS IN THE CITY:

Rush Trampoline Park

Outdoor Ice Rink at Blue Train Adventure Park

---

The Mother City is fast developing so to keep you clued up; we’ve rounded up some of the hottest latest additions to Cape Town in our New Restaurants and Hot Spots overview. Discover it.

---

Use our events section for an up-to-date overview of happenings in Cape Town. Also, don’t forget to subscribe to our newsletter and if you have a smartphone, add m.capetownmagazine.com to your home screen for quick access on the go!

Follow us on Twitter, like us on Facebook, join our Google+ circle, connect with us on LinkedIn, check out our photos on Instagram and follow our Pinterest boards for updates on what’s happening in and around the Mother City.

Cape Town Events Calendar
February 2017
SUN MON TUE WED THU FRI SAT
1 2 3 4
5 6 7 8 9 10 11
12 13 14 15 16 17 18
19 20 21 22 23 24 25
26 27 28

Villains Ale House Logo 2DJ nights at Villain’s Ale House

Kick start your weekend with DJ nights every Thursday, Friday and Saturday

Glowing Rooms 3Glowing Rooms SA offers a special ...

Pay a special rate for entrance into SA’s first 3D space-themed ...

Villains Ale House Logo 2Meet the Beer at Villain’s Ale House

Meet the various curators of craft beer at Villain’s Ale every Wednesday!

To Love or Not - 1To Love or Not to Love: A Street View

Delve into the reality of ‘street couples’

kiff kombi toursCheap Tuesdays with Kiff Kombi Tours

Get a 20% discount on your next Kiff Kombi Tour when booking for 5 people or ...

Maynardville - 4Romeo and Juliet Ballet at Maynardville ...

In fair Maynardville…

Spur Winter Trail Run SeriesThe 2017 Spur Summer Trail Series®

Run wild and free this summer with this top-notch trail series

Slave descendantsMy Naam is Februarie - Identities ...

View a historically significant calendar and listen to audiobooks in ...

MonarkLive Summer Concerts at Vergenoegd Wine ...

Rock on dude!

MaynardvilleShakespeare in the Park at Maynardville ...

See Shakespeare’s well-known tale of passion, love and confusion, Twelfth ...

Slug Kloof 2Tequila Tuesday Drinks Special at Slug ...

Discounted shots and cocktails right before hump day

I Love Big Bay Spring MarketI Love Big Bay Market

Put a spring in your step at this fabulous evening market

Find your spot#FindYourSpot with Place in the Sun ...

Col'Cacchio invites you all to come and try their custom designed pizzas and ...

Galileo Open Air Cinema Cape TownThe Galileo Open Air Cinema in the Cape ...

Grab some snacks and get ready to watch your favourite films beneath the stars ...

The Galileo Open Air Theatre Hillcrest QuarryThe Galileo Open Air Cinema at ...

Grab your popcorn and settle down at this unique Durbanville location for the ...

Park Inn by Radisson Cape Town Newlands Live Music 2Happy Hour Special at the Live-Inn Room

Pop in to Park Inn Newslands Hotel for buy-one-get-one-free drinks any day of ...

WSDC Shark 5White Shark Diving Company’s Killer ...

Come face-to-face with the ocean’s most fearsome fish for a truly ...

Haute Cabriere TerraceTrue Marriage of Food and Wine at Haute ...

Enjoy a specially curated Pinot Noir-inspired pairing of exquisite vino and ...

Live Jazz Music at Asoka on TuesdayLive Jazz at Asoka Restaurant

Turn your Tuesday up a notch with this trendy hotspot’s vibey dinner and ...

Rick's Cafe Table PeopleRick’s Café Americain’s Weekly ...

Pop over to the charming Casablanca-themed restaurant for a hearty meal that ...

Battlefield Live SA Laser Tag Team Building Cape TownTeam Building with Battlefield Live SA

Corporates become commandos in this adrenaline-inducing, morale-boosting laser ...

Decor at Cafe Mojito city centreLive Music Tuesday at Cafe Mojito

Kick off your week with a night of local jamming at Long Street’s beloved ...

Boy Girl Hair Salon at Peter the HaircutterHaircut Special at Boy Girl Hair Salon ...

Marry a tip-top cut with any of this edgy salon’s other services and save

Manga Sushi 22-for-1 Sushi Special at Manga ...

Save on sashimi, salmon roses and more every Tuesday at this contemporary Asian ...

Summertide Art Exhibition 2016Summertide Art Exhibition

Add a pop of culture into your summer with this exquisite exhibition

table mountain chocolate 3Table Mountain Chocolate Bar Special

Buy five of the flat-topped bars and pay for four when you mention CapeTownMag

Beerhouse Restaurant and Bar in Cape TownPub Quiz Night at Beerhouse on Long ...

Test your general knowledge at this Long Street-based haunt’s Tuesday pub quiz

Excentric InteriorTransformation Tuesday at Excentric ...

First-time clients will receive a complimentary Olaplex in-salon treatment when ...

HQ Date performerTuesday Romantic Date Night at HQ ...

Treat your loved one to an evening of succulent steaks, red wine and romantic ...

mischu coffee showroom in sea point cape townFree Coffee Beans and Capsules at ...

Simply mention CapeTownMagazine.com while placing an order of coffee beans or ...

WeatherGiveawaysTravel Tips

Curious to make exciting discoveries in Cape Town every day? "LIKE" us for a daily hidden gem.