Posts Tagged ‘trampoline’

What’s This New Sport in Golden Gate Park – Spikeball? It Involves Bouncing Balls Off of a Small Trampoline

Thursday, October 10th, 2013

Read all about it.

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OMG OMG OMG! Trampoline Dodgeball World Championships Coming to the Presidio May 11-13, 2012

Wednesday, April 18th, 2012

That’s right people, three OMG’s strung together, an unprecedented amount.


Because the upcoming Trampoline Dodgeball World Championships are going to be the best thing to ever hit the 415.

That’s why.

See you there!

Check it:

“What promises to be a mix of athleticism, hilarity and good old fashioned fun – the World Trampoline Dodgeball Championships will look a little like the movie “Dodgeball” set on the backdrop of one of the most beautiful, unique cities in the country.  

What:  World Trampoline Dodgeball Championships 

When:  May 11-13, 2012

           Friday & Saturday, 4pm -10pm

           Sunday, 9am – 2pm

Where:  House of Air

            926 Mason Street

            The Presidio of San Francisco, CA 94129

The weekend will be packed with tons of sightseeing activities for the athletes and come tournament time, players and spectators will enjoy the announcing stylings of Olympic gold medalist skier Jonny Moseley, SF Radio personality Hooman K from Alice 97.3, along with many other noteworthy names and faces!”

Largest Tent in the Western Hemisphere Now Graces SoMA Mission Bay – Cavalia, a Horse Ballet, Opens Nov. 16

Monday, November 1st, 2010

Look down 5th Street these days and you’ll be rewarded with a view of the biggest tent in San Francisco history. See? That means that Cavalia is coming back to the bay area soon. You’ll come for the haute école and stay for the pas de deux!

Check it:

Cavalia is a company based in MontrealQuebecCanada that presents large-scale equestrian productions involving trick ridingvaultinghaute école and pas de deux, unbridled displays, and Cirque du Soleil-like performances.”

Read up on it and learn about creator Normand Latourelle courtesy of Susan Young and Pam Grady.

Now, get your tickets here.

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See you there!

Tramampoline Renderporn: House of Air Trampoline Park to Debut in the Presidio

Wednesday, March 24th, 2010

Well, we didn’t get our billion dollar museum in the Presidio, but here’s a project that didn’t raise too many hackles on the necks of too many millionaire NIMBYs – it’s the House of Air trampoline park and it’s coming soon. Tramampoline! Trabopoline!

There’ll be plenty of tramps to hop on, plus a special viewing area for those of us who “just like to watch.”

The mise en scene down in the Presidio’s western waterfront from a couple days back. The trampolines are going into Building 926, the first one with a red roof on the right:

All the deets:


Presidio of San Francisco (March 22, 2010) — The Presidio’s West Crissy Field will have another recreation option this summer when House of Air, an indoor trampoline park, opens in an historic former airplane hangar.
House of Air provides aerial and physical training on trampolines, as well as trampoline dodgeball, fitness classes, and open jump time. Its grand opening, expected to be in August, will advance the transformation of West Crissy Field into a dynamic public recreation area.
“House of Air will join Planet Granite climbing gym and La Petite Baleen Swim School to enhance recreation opportunities on Crissy Field,” says Josh Bagley, development project manager for the Presidio Trust. “This is a wonderful contemporary use for an historic building.”
The idea for House of Air was developed seven years ago by Dave Schaeffer and Paul McGeehan during one of many long drives back from snowboarding in Lake Tahoe. Its mission of “giving flight to the flightless,” embodied in its mascot, a penguin wearing a jetpack, is a fitting reuse for building 926, which once helped launch De Havilland DH-48 biplanes as part of the Army’s 91stObservation Squadron. Built in 1921, the building originally served as Crissy Air Field’s land-plane hangar. Later it was used as a motor vehicle paint shop and office and storage space for the Army and is a contributing feature to the Presidio’s National Historic Landmark status. The Trust is overseeing the historic rehabilitation of the building which includes seismic upgrades, accessibility improvements, new building systems and other improvements.
 “The views of the bay and the surrounding landscape are unmatched and will provide our visitors with a uniquely San Francisco adventure,” says McGeehan.  “Crissy Field is a magnet for athletic and outdoor enthusiasts and our neighboring facilities offer complimentary activities.”
House of Air is open to people of all ages and with all levels of physical ability. Walk-ins are welcomed at the facility as well as special events, including birthday parties, corporate and family events, and fundraisers. The building will include two large trampoline decks with trampoline walls, high-performance trampolines, a children’s bounce house, event rooms, a snack and retail area, and showers and restrooms. For more information visit
The Presidio Trustwas established by the United States Congress in 1996 to administer the Presidio of San Francisco, an urban national park that is part of the Golden Gate National Recreation Area and is located at the base of the Golden Gate Bridge. The areas overseen by the Trust include expansive open space and spectacular views, a 300-acre historic forest, and rare and endangered plants and wildlife. The National Park Service oversees the coastal areas of the Presidio. The park comprises nearly 6 million square feet of buildings, including 469 historic structures that contribute to the Presidio’s status as a National Historic Landmark District.