Monkey Rock, a new family entertainment center, will open at Sunland Park Mall on October 14
The center site will include 10 bowling alleys with virtual reality games, a golf course, a climbing wall, a mini-golf course and a games arcade.
Families can get a discount for guests booking after October 15
Six Other Cool Spots at Sunland Park Mall
Sunland Park Mall has attracted tenants beyond traditional clothing retailers in recent years. Here are some good reasons not to forget to visit the mall.
Nice reading nook
On the same side of the food court, visitors will find the Book Nook, a quiet and fun place where young children can grab a book and sit in a variety of fun seats. Books are shelved and offer a wide variety, including picture books
MORE: Book Nook, a reading space, opens Friday at Sunland Park Mall
sun city cat
Earlier this year, friends opened the Sun City Kitty Cafe, where people can order coffee and pay a small fee to lick the cats.
Playing in the Kitty Room costs $7 for 30 minutes. The cats have a nice space with seats inside for people to sit with the cats or play on the floor.
The cats are up for adoption and are often shared on the cafe's Instagram account.
MORE: El Paso gets its first Kitty Cafe at Sunland Park Mall in April
In 2021, Sunland Park Mall introduced an indoor softball field used by the private Wolf Pack Softball Club.
The club has a Facebook page where tryouts and open gyms are advertised. So check if your kids are looking to improve their skills.
MORE: Sunland Park Mall launches private softball field
Enjoy art at the Art Nova gallery
Talk about a cool place to learn about art. The Art Nova gallery, located downstairs from the dining room, features works by local artists.
It offers drawing lessons for different age groups. Emerging El Paso artist Chance Bailey can hone his skills here with gallery owner Rafat Maximos.
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Take an aerobics class
Can't motivate yourself to exercise? Try an aerial, pole or hoop class at Aerial Fitness below. Tubing and dance lessons are also available.
The gym also gives members free gym time. For more information, visit Aerial Fitness
Play chess in the dining room
The food court offers a variety of dishes, including pizza and Mexican dishes, barbecues, hot dogs and sweets.
Try a seat and wait for your food while playing chess with oversized pieces. Several shooting games are also available.
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Maria Cortes González 915-546-6150; [email protected], @EPTMaria on Twitter; eptmariacg on TikTok.
This article originally appeared in the El Paso Times: Monkey Rock Entertainment Center to Open at Sunland Park Mall