LEWISTON — After an early-release school day Wednesday, Lise Cloutier and Steve Corson’s young sons were bouncing off the walls.

The trampolined, “bounceable” walls.

It was their second trip to the new Aero Air Park in the Lewiston Mall.

“They can work off a lot of energy,” Cloutier said as the boys bounded near the trampoline basketball court.

The Aero Air Park opened a month ago. It’s the company’s first location, but it already has plans to expand.

“If you can walk, you can jump — that’s our slogan,” said Marisa Green, in training to be the facility’s general manager. “Everyone seems to love it so far. Now we’re just trying to keep that positive energy going.”

The sizable space next to Sea40 starts with a small arcade, locker space and frozen yogurt bar. Beyond that: Yards and yards and yards of trampolines.

It’s divided into a main play court, two netted-off, side-by-side basketball hoops, a separate dodgeball court and a small room for parties.

Most popular so far, Green said, is a 6-foot-deep foam-block pit fronted by more trampolines. It’s slung 2 feet off the ground so there’s no risk of aggressive jumpers hitting the floor, she said.

Aero Air Park is planning to have a weekly dunking contest. KnockerBalls are coming in March, giant blow-up balls that people climb into and — true to name — knock each other around. 

The new business took six months of construction and planning. There’s a weight limit of 250 pounds for would-be jumpers and everyone has to sign a waiver in advance and wear jump socks with grip.

Green said it’s common for whole families to come in and have everybody jump.

“It’s very good exercise — I can’t even jump for 10 minutes without getting tired,” she said. “The wall is all trampolines. You can run and jump and do flips off the back — just be careful.”

Weekends, so far, have been busy, Green said. Some of the 19 employees stay stationed on the jumping surfaces to give tips and watch for safety.

Portland already has the Get Air trampoline park. Corson said one of the draws to Aero for his family is that they didn’t have to travel so far.

“You can plan it in five minutes and go — it doesn’t take half a day,” he said. 

Corson had already gotten in several jumps with his sons.

“It’s a workout,” he said.

Aero Air Park is open seven days a week during the following hours:

• Monday through Thursday, 11 a.m. to 9 p.m.

• Friday, 11 a.m. to 11 p.m.

• Saturday, 10 a.m. to 11 p.m.

• Sunday, 10 a.m. to 9 p.m.

Prices start at $10 for 30 minutes or $13 for an hour.

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