Giveaway | iFly | Field Trippin'

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Giveaway | iFly | Field Trippin'

We're reposting this again, because this time, we are adding a Giveaway at the end!

You've all seen the Groupons...you've thought about it, maybe thought twice about it, but you've never tried it.

We're here to tell you, that you need to add this to your list of "Things to Try Before You Die." The best thing, it's for anyone 3 years and up. You can either check it off your list super early in life or a little later.

You'll start out with a short training video and then you'll meet your trainer. Afterwards, you'll each be fitted for a tight fitting suit. You'll tuck in any flapping clothing. Put your hair in a pony tail. Take everything loose out of your pockets. Add some earplugs and goggles and then top it all off with a helmet. (You'll use your own shoes.) Then you will all sit down in the tunnel and wait for the air to start.

Why not give your kids something to talk about? Who doesn't want to say "I went flying in a wind tunnel?"
In the words of Riz (5yr) "I almost ran out of air but I survived."

Kids ranging from 5-14 years.

Honestly, we were all a little jittery...it's kind of a super scary thought, flying in the air. I mean, most of us have seen the original Willy Wonka. Although, the instructors did tell us they would keep us super safe.

Some of the kids were naturals. Natural at bending in half... backwards.

Some of us caught on much quicker than others, while some of us flailed around like crazy.

The instructor was great though. We would basically be floating/flailing in the air and he would give us hand signals. Or he would just take our arms and legs and move them so we could fly more efficiently. It was weird how you could just change your hand position and then you'd fly a different directly suddenly, or it would make you float higher in the air. Apparently, I did something kind of wrong with my hands or legs, because I was floating all nicely then all of a sudden I slammed into the wall. I was kind of stunned, but no worse than I began. The instructor quickly helped me correct.

Each kid was given 30 seconds in the tube twice. After the first round, I felt like the kids did much better on the second, since they had a better idea of what to expect. (Breckyn age 8 "I want to go, again, and again and AGAIIIIIN.)
The last round in the tube, the instructor took hold of each of us and spun us like mad, going high up into the tube and then dropping us down almost to the floor. It was exhilarating. I was screaming/laughing/drooling and couldn't stop. Especially, the drooling.

The younger babes were out watching with Melinda. They also loved watching their siblings/friends/moms flying in the Air. Little Aiko would look up and scream "It's Mommy, she's a flyin'!"

At the end of our session, the instructor did all sorts of fancy, death defying tricks. He would shoot straight up into the tube and then shoot straight down and pop up in front of one of the babies watching. (Scaring them to death...of course.)

***Giveaway***

We're giving away 4 passes to iFly! Remember this is for 3 year olds and up! To enter, leave a comment below. You can also enter on our Instagram account. Giveaway ends this Saturday at Midnight January 30th 2016.

Remember to tag #thesaltproject on all your Utah Adventures!

Harmony

Visitor Info

Hours: 
All Days Expect Sunday : 11am-9pm
Helpful Tips: 

Groupon Deal Here!

  • There are lockers to place your valuables.
  • Bathrooms are available.
  • Wear good tennis shoes. (While Stephanie and Breckyn wore boots it worked out okay.)
  • There is arena style seating, so you can also go and watch anytime for free.
  • Drinking Fountain
  • Rubber Bands for long hair.
  • They even have earplugs for everyone.
  • You must sign a waiver and watch a short training video
  • You have an option to purchase a video of your session.
  • Elevators

Comments

Heather D.
This looks like one incredible and unforgettable experience. Would love to try it with my hubby and two adventure loving boys. Thanks for the chance!
Annie
Would love, love to win this!
Kaysea Kendall
My three year old would think this is the coolest thing next to chocolate milk! I'm excited to be entered to win :) thank you guys for all that you do.
Rebecca Hoggan
I've been wanting to try this for awhile, and I think my kids would have a blast!
Mandy Wallace
I am just in awe of how much fun stuff you guys have done with your kids. This looks awesome! I wanna try!
Nancy burns
I have seen this walking by in Ogden my family would love this! Nancy
Miranda
How fun... Scary... Fun? My husband would love this!
Rachel
Great description! I never knew little kids could do it. I would love to take my three kiddos!
Lisa
This looks like so much fun.
Becca
This would be amazing!
Tien
I always wanted to this. This looks so amazing!!! P/S. Love this site. Very informative.!!

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