Games & Attractions

Games & Attractions

Our Family Entertainment Centers At Our
Will Remain CLOSED Until At Least January 2021.

We Appreciate Your Support For The Last 25 Years!  

We hope to be able to reopen to the public again in 2021. 

If you are interested in RENTING our Ballantyne Family 
Entertainment Center for a PRIVATE Party or Group Outing, 
please email us at or call us at 704-583-1444. 
Rentals start at $40 per person for a 3 hour rental for a minimum of 20 people. 
Custom packages are available for any size group.

Our Northlake and Granite Street SPORTS CENTERS are OPEN 
for Pre-Booked Volleyball, Pickleball and Basketball Programs
and also are available for RENT for Court Rentals, 
Tournaments, Camps, Clinics, Conventions, Group Outings, etc. 

Sports Connection offers many Games & Attractions for the whole family! Click on any of the entries below to learn more about the various activities we offer. Not all Games & Attractions are available at all locations.


Laser Tag

Location: Northlake, Ballantyne

Laser Tag at the Sports Connection is a hi-tech, live-action laser tag game played in an arena complete with ultraviolet lights, fog, laser beams, music and other special effects that creates an exciting and entertaining adventure for all ages of youth and adults.

Arcade Games

Location: Northlake, Ballantyne

The Games and Rides Area at Sports Connection features the most popular games, simulators, ticket redemption games and best prizes, all under one roof! When you're looking to have some fun, Sports Connection's Games and Rides section has over 100 games and rides for the whole family!

Esports Gaming Center

Location: Ballantyne

Fortnite, Super Smash Bros, Call Of Duty, FIFA, Madden, NBA2k...We have all the latest games for Xbox, PlayStation, Nintendo Switch and PC for Parties, Groups, Leagues and Tournaments.

Sky Trail Ropes Course

Location: Northlake, Ballantyne

Take a "stroll" on the Sky Trail Ropes Course, but Don't Look Down! The Ropes Course is suspended HIGH above the Arcade Room and offers many challenging routes and elements to test your balance and nerves!

Rock Climbing

Location: Ballantyne

Climb our gigantic Indoor Rock Wall at Sports Connection or visit Inner Peaks Climbing Center for 13,000 square feet of climbing fun! Can you make it to the top and sound the siren? Come find out today!

Spin Zone Bumper Cars

Location: Ballantyne

These Bumper Cars are not like your parents played when they were kids! The Spin Zone Cars can go FORWARDS and BACKWARDS, but they also SPIN. You can SPIN yourself, or "bump" any car on their left or right side, and send them into an uncontrollable SPIN!

Sports Leagues

Location: Granite Street, Northlake

The Sports Connection offers Indoor and Outdoor Adult and Youth Sports Leagues. Leagues are for all ages and most leagues are offered year round. Registrations are available for individuals looking for a team and for established teams.


Location: Ballantyne

Whether you are looking for classic tenpin bowling, cosmic bowling, bumper bowling, bowling birthday party or group outing, or are looking to join a league, Sports Connection bowling has it all!


Location: Northlake, Ballantyne

The Jump-N-Play Inflatable Zone at the Sports Connection is every kid's dream! Our Inflatable Area has many huge inflatables to jump, bounce and slide around in. The Jump-N-Play area is open 7 days a week.

Dark Ride XD

Location: Ballantyne

The Dark Ride XD is Sports Connection's newest Attraction at our South Charlotte-Ballantyne location. This interactive movie/ride is full of intense motion, 3D graphics and amazing special effects.

SC Playground

Location: Northlake

Remember having a great time on the playground back in school? Your kids will have a blast playing games on our various sports fields and courts! Our staff will provide equipment for activities such as Dodge Ball, Foursquare, Soccer, Basketball, etc... You decide what you want to play!

Lazer Frenzy

Location: Northlake, Ballantyne

An exhilarating, high-tech game that includes interactive lasers with LED technology that LITERALLY gets the player inside the game. Your objective is to navigate your way through the maze avoiding the myriad of laser beams, hit the Pod button and return through the maze in the fastest time.

Mini Bowling

Location: Ballantyne

Mini Bowling is a tremendously fun game of miniature bowling suited for both kids and adults with shorter lanes, automated bumpers and a lighter ball.

Connection Credit Card

Location: Northlake, Ballantyne

The Connection Credit Card is your key to cashless FUN and FOOD at Sports Connection! Use your Connection Credit Card to pay for games, rides, food or any attraction at Sports Connection! (Ballantyne and Northlake locations)

Food & Beverages

Location: Granite Street, Northlake, Ballantyne

The Sports Connection offers Food & Beverage Services at all of our 3 Locations in the Charlotte area for Birthday Parties, Group Outings and Special Events.

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Location: Ballantyne

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