activate burlington

Activate is the massive new active gaming centre that just opened near Toronto

Activate is a new gaming centre near Toronto that's designed to get you on your feet, having fun with a group, and moving, which are things we could all use after being stuck in lockdown.

Break free from your living room couch at Activate, a new centre in Burlington. Activate also has locations in Winnipeg and the States.

Groups of three to five can move through 11 arcade-style game rooms with glowing floors and walls and laser beams, in which you use your actual, real physical body (whoa) to run, jump and play. Games are designed to test your mind as well as your speed and agility.

Within the rooms there are dozens of games which can be played cooperatively or competitively head-to-head, with ten levels of difficulty settings so you don't have to worry about games being too boring or too challenging.

$25 per person gets you 75 minutes in the facility, and during that time you're allowed to move freely throughout the centre, skipping or replaying any games you want.

Beating games faster gets you more points, which might matter to your group if you want to see how you stack up against Activate players at other locations. Points are saved on a profile you create so you can compare how you did on a leaderboard.

There are no restrictions on who can be in your group, but you have to have a minimum of three people to play, and right now they're only letting in 10 people every fifteen minutes and you have to book in advance.

The Burlington location of Activate is now open to indoor players at 2030 Appleby Line.

Lead photo by

Activate


Join the conversation Load comments

Latest in Sports & Play

This is how people reacted to Penny Oleksiak's record-breaking Olympic medal win

100 essential patios in Toronto for summer

Toronto's newest coworking space is for people who like to hit the gym

People worried about getting stuck on rides at Wonderland after video goes viral

The top 15 patios on King West

Blue Jays tickets sell out fast for home opener and fans have complaints

Toronto Bike Life is the latest subculture to take to the streets and it's a sight to behold

Toronto Raptors launch NFT line and some start at $1,500