Jump, jump: Trampoline park looking to open in Hemet
By Craig Shultz
Are things about to look up … and down .. and up … and down in Hemet?
They could be if the Planning Commission approves a proposal from Get Air Hemet to open a trampoline park.
Get Air Sports is asking to operate a 26,500-square-foot facility in Palm Plaza, a shopping center at Florida and Palm avenues. The park would on the west side of a building that houses Walmart Neighborhood Market.
“I cannot express how excited we are to see it coming to town,” said Kevin Morningstar, a 35-year old Hemet native, and father of two young sons. “We used to frequent the one down in Temecula but did not go as often as I would have liked because it was so far.”
Morningstar said the park will be a safe option for children to have fun.
Get Air Hemet would feature ninja course, slack lines, fidget ladders, dodge ball, basketball and tunnels, according to the proposal that goes before the commission Tuesday, Feb. 6. Hours would be 10 a.m.-10 p.m. Sunday-Thursday and 10 a.m.-midnight Friday and Saturday. The facility is expected to employ around 15 people.
“A trampoline park coming to Hemet shows that not only is our economy growing and expanding, which means businesses are interested in investing their money in our community, it also signals that our city has really become one for all generations,” Planning Commissioner Tiffany Smith said. “A trampoline park will provide entertainment, exercise and a fun option for parties not only for Hemet city residents but our entire valley.”
Get Air oversees management of more than 40 trampoline parks across the country, with eight in California, including Temecula.
No opening date has been set, although a Facebook post from the company said a summer opening is targeted.
The cost has not been posted yet, either, but the Temecula facility charges […]