Posted by on Apr 26, 2019 in Industry Press Releases | Comments Off on XTREME ACTION PARK WINS AAMA 2018 FAMILY ENTERTAINMENT CENTER OF THE YEAR AWARD MAKING IT #1 IN THE NATION!

Xtreme Action Park in Fort Lauderdale is honored to be the recipient of the  2018 FEC Location of the Year Award ranking it #1 in the U.S.!

Ft. Lauderdale, FL — Wednesday, April 3, 2019 – Xtreme Action Park, the largest all-ages indoor entertainment complex in Florida, proudly accepted The American Amusement Machine Association (AAMA) 2018 Family Entertainment Center (FEC) Location of the Year Award during the AAMA President’s Ceremony held at Amusement Expo International in Las Vegas, Nevada on March 27.

It was an “Xtreme” honor to receive this award making us the #1 FEC in the country,” said David Goldfarb, President and Owner of PrimeTime Amusements and Co-Owner at Xtreme Action Park. “This achievement validates the investment in our 200+ staff and giving back to the community through the many charities we partner with throughout the year. We continue to technologically advance our attractions, as we are always striving to be the first and the best in everything we do.”

The FEC Location of the Year Award considers several criteria including games and attractions, prize center, food service, marketing, social media, charitable activity, safety and security, staff engagement, and design of interior and exterior spaces.  There is also an extensive review from a secret shopper visit that provides important feedback for the judges to determine their winner. Five finalists were selected for a secret shopper visit. The winner was selected by AAMA’s FEC of the Year Review Committee, comprised of recognized leaders. 

What honestly put Xtreme Action Park over the top was the charity work they do to support the community that makes such a difference in the lives of so many people,” said AAMA EVP, Peter Gustafson. “It demonstrated for the review committee how at the end of the day, it’s not all about money – there’s more “we” can do to bring joy to a community than just run an exceptional family entertainment center.”   

Xtreme Action Park is known for its many charitable endeavors like an event they recently hosted to benefit more than 250 foster and under-served children from ChildNet, HANDY, The Crockett

Foundation, Children’s Harbor and Children’s Home Society. Also, last year, Xtreme closed to the public for an evening and opened the entire park exclusively for the students, teachers and faculty of Marjorie Stoneman Douglas (MSD) High for “Eagle Day at the Park”.  Together, with invited partners and community friends to help, their main initiative was to provide a safe environment where the students could simply play and create positive memories. 

“Over the past 50 years, from New York to Florida, I’ve worked to share fun and entertainment with children and families,” said real estate mogul, Michael Dezer, Co-Owner at Xtreme Action Park, Owner of Dezer Properties and The Dezer Collection. “I am very proud that we at Xtreme have won this honor and look forward to making more memories that last a lifetime.”

Recently named the largest FEC in Florida, Xtreme Action Park houses more than 220,000 square-feet of entertaining attractions including over 36,000 square-feet of event spaces. Guests can experience a variety of attractions from the newly added Virtual Reality Games and Escape Rooms, to the longest Indoor, gas powered Go Kart Racetrack, featuring three styles of go karts including Cadet, Pro and Super karts that can reach speeds up to 65mph!  

Or guests can enjoy classic fun such as recreational bowling on six full sized, plush Bowling Lanes or roller skating in The Arena, a 16,000 square foot Roller Skating Rink & Performance Venue that offers both an attraction and an event space hosting a variety of activities from Live MMA to awards ceremonies and even mitzvahs. Blast away with your family in their GlowintheDark Bazooka Blast Room, which offers Team Challenges in a 5,000 square foot space where players compete in a combat game that fires foam balls from real airsoft guns. 

If you prefer gaming, The Arcade offers more than 150 interactive arcade games in a 15,000+ squarefoot game room including favorites like Hot Shot Basketball, a giant Pac Man Battle Royale and Space Invaders to the newest Halo, Walking Dead and the X-treme “Big One” Toy Crane which is over 12 feet high and offers the biggest prizes!

And that’s not all, just above the arcade sits a Sky High Ropes Course Adventure featuring 50+ advanced and beginner level obstacles on over 75 platforms. The XD Dark Ride 7D Theater (that’s right, 7D not 3D) is the first of its kind in South Florida, offering an 8-player 7D theater and game in one, equipped with its own laser shooting device.   

Xtreme Action Park also offers food, beverage, and on-site event catering services. Guests can enjoy pizza, wings, burgers, fries and more at the All-American Café or delight in several flavors of ice cream scoops and shakes at Hershey’s Shake Shoppe. Adults can cool down after their fun at the Pit Bar, a full liquor sports bar featuring their signature Xtreme Ale, locally brewed by Biscayne Bay Brewery (recently voted the best beer in Miami by Miami New Times). Plus, guests can watch live sporting games, Pay-perView UFC and even Live Music every Saturday night from any seat in the bar.

Unique meeting and event spaces can be found all throughout the venue. Such as the VIP Skybox Lounge, which is located on the second floor, offers breathtaking views of the race track and features a private bar, private restrooms and even lounge seating with high tops. All areas are available for corporate team building, facility buyouts, birthday parties, reunions and more. The venue offers technologically-capable private rooms and access to audio/visual equipment including projection screens, DJ booth, stage, podium, sound system, programmable LED lighting and Wi-Fi.

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About Xtreme Action Park:

Xtreme Action Park is now the largest all-ages indoor entertainment complex in Florida. Located in Fort

Lauderdale, Xtreme Action Park features a unique mix of indoor attractions including a gas-powered Go Kart Race

Track, The Arena Roller Skating Rink/Performance Venue, Sky High Indoor Ropes Course Adventure, Evolution

Escape Rooms, Virtual Reality Games and Escape Rooms, XD Dark Ride 7D Theater, Bowling Lanes, Arcade Game Room, GlowintheDark Bazooka Blast, the All-American Café, the Hershey’s Shake Shoppe, The Pit Bar sports bar plus unique rooms and meeting/conference spaces for private and corporate events. For more information, please visit www.XtremeActionPark.com, call 954-491-6265 or follow on social media: Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram

About The AAMA:

The American Amusement Machine Association (AAMA) is an international not-for-profit 501(c) 6 trade organization representing the manufacturers, distributors, suppliers and location owner/operators for the coinoperated amusement industry. Our mission is to preserve, protect and promote our industry through legislative advocacy, education, events, networking and member programs. For more information, visit www.coinop.org. 

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