Cracker Jax Family Fun & Sports Park - Scottsdale, Arizona - Park Featuring Rides, Golf Range and Other Sports
Cracker Jax Family Fun & Sports Park is located North Scottsdale Rd, one quarter of a mile south of Bell Rd in Scottsdale, Arizona. It is the largest Fun and Sports Park in the state with over 27 acres filled with rides, games and sporting activities. The park is open all year round with the opening hours 10am to 10pm Sunday to Thursday and 10am to midnight on Friday and Saturday, although the driving range opens earlier each day at 8am with the same closing hours as the rest of the park.
There are many attractions for visitors to enjoy here such as the 1,200 feet go-karting course, which includes hairpin curves, S-curves and a banked track. Another track is featured here too and is designed for younger children with additional safety features. Lagoona Island features bumper boats on a 6,000 square foot lagoon with a waterfall and boats can accommodate one adult and up to two children.
Staying with the water theme, the park organizes a game called Water Wars where opposing teams fire water balloons from a launcher at each other. Another feature is a large structure called Bungy Dome, which has four bungy stations allowing participants to jump up to 30 feet high. Open day & night during regular park hours, visitors of any age from two upwards can complete a variety of aerobatics with the help of safety cords.
The golf driving range, designed to meet PGA and National Golf Foundation standards, is set on two levels with 66 hitting bays and PGA professionals on hand to provide lessons. The range has five target greens from 75 to 250 yards, and includes lights for evening golf, grade level grass, elevated synthetic surface tee stations, automated prepaid card based tee-up machines with automatic ball delivery. Golfers can also practice their putting on a green adjacent to the tee deck.
The Desert Pines is an 18-hole synthetic turf putting course meandering around a central water pond feature with large fountain, whilst there are two other miniature golf courses with one specifically designed for under ten year olds. Other sporting activities at the park include eight batting cages for slow and fast pitch softball and baseball, whilst in the center of the park there are three tournament style volleyball courts for visitors to play or watch exhibitions and tournaments. Cyber City is a game center featuring pinball and video games amongst other things, whilst nearby there is the Kiddie Arcade with rides and skill games for smaller children.
Visitors are not permitted to bring food or drink into the park, but there is a restaurant on site for guests to dine in. Snacks and beverages can be bought here to enjoy between activities including popcorn, pretzels, ice cream, cookies, cotton candy, soda and bottled water. Visitors can also enjoy a sit down meal in the dining room located inside the main clubhouse, with pizzas, hamburgers, hot dogs, grilled chicken breast sandwiches and chicken tenders some of the fare on offer here.
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