- Monday - Thursday 10:00AM - 9:00PM
- Friday - Saturday 10:00AM - 10:00PM
- Sunday 9:00AM - 9:00PM
The History of TrampoliningThe first modern trampolines were built by a couple of University of Iowa gymnasts in 1936.
Since then, they’ve been used by the US Navy Flight School to train pilots and navigators in spatial orientation, by NASA for astronaut training, and for competitive and recreational purposes.
Early competitions were held mostly in colleges and schools. The first world competition was held in 1964 in London. That was the year a PE instructor at the University of Louisiana, Jeff Hennessey, became the first coach of the US Trampoline Team.
Trampolining became an Olympic sport at the 2000 Summer Games in Sydney. There are three divisions of the Olympic sport – synchronized trampoline, tumbling, and double mini-trampoline. Each country is allowed to have one man and one woman representative.
On a competitive trampoline, (and by the way ours are NOT this springy) trampolinists can reach heights of 33 feet! Two countries perform side by side on two trampolines.
Women's 2016 Olympic Gold Medalist: Rosie MacLennan (Canada)
Men's 2016 Olympic Gold Medalist: Uladzislau Hancharou (Belarus)
View all of the trampoline hightlights at the Rio Olympics by clicking here!
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|Weekday Junior Jumpers Jam
Monday through Friday
|12:00pm to 2:00pm|
|Weekend Junior Jumpers Jam
Sundays (6 years and under ONLY)
|9:00am to 11:00am|
Monday: 2 HOURS FOR THE PRICE OF ONE
Tuesday: "HERE 4 THE FUN" - 4 JUMPERS FOR ONE HOUR, $43.95
Wednesday: GET 30-MINUTES FREE WHEN YOU PURCHASE JUMP TIME
Thursday: HALF PRICE BUDDY JUMP - PURCHASE JUMP TIME & YOUR BUDDY CAN JUMP ½ OFF
|Friday Night Friendzy (all ages welcome)
|6:00pm to 9:00pm|
|Altitude Night (all ages welcome)
|7:00pm to 10:00pm|
* The park remains open to the general public during these special rate days, so come on in and jump Skokie!
Not available on holidays, when school is not in session, and summertime.
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