Belfast-based leisure and adventure company, We Are Vertigo has opened the doors to its second Inflatable Park in Belfast’s Titanic Quarter, completing a massive £750,000 investment and creating 50 new jobs.
The state-of-the-art new Inflatable Park brings 30,000 square feet of inflatable entertainment for the whole family to the burgeoning Titanic Quarter complex, which also includes indoor skydiving and a Ninja Master Course.
We Are Vertigo’s Inflatable Parks at Titanic Quarter and Newtownbreda are Ireland’s largest permanent inflatable action courses, creating endless thrills with extreme drop slides, open bounce areas, mechanical sweeping arms, travelators and Wipeout assault courses, as well as dedicated toddler areas so the whole family can have fun together.
With a dedicated toddler area for children aged one-four, the parks’ main bounce area is open to anyone over four years of age. At both sites, a range of exclusive time slots are dedicated to groups of different ages, and abilities with an Inflata-Tots, teens and adult-only bounce sessions on the schedule, alongside sessions that are open to all. Special autism-friendly sessions cater for customers with sensory sensitivities.
The new Titanic Quarter facility includes a mezzanine viewing gallery, where parents can view activities across the whole complex – watching on as their children enjoy the Inflatable Park, Ninja Master Course, or indoor skydiving, with comfortable seating and a café serving a range of hot and cold snacks and beverages.
Sessions for We Are Vertigo’s Inflatable Parks start from £8.95 per person. A range of annual memberships for the Inflatable Parks, or combo memberships offering unlimited access to the Inflatable Park, Ninja Course or Indoor Skydiving are also available, starting from £85. New gift vouchers, providing access to exclusive experiences at both the We Are Vertigo Titanic Quarter and Newtownbreda sites are also available.
Commenting on the launch, Gareth Murphy, managing director, We Are Vertigo said:“We are proud to build on the leisure offering of our Titanic Quarter complex, adding 30,000 square feet of inflatable fun to Belfast. We’re driven by a constant desire to bring new and innovative leisure solutions to the market and we believe the new Inflatable Park will be a great addition to the hospitality and tourism offering of the Titanic Quarter.”
As part of the overall investment, a £500,000 loan was secured from Whiterock Finance through the Growth Finance Fund. Finance for the £30m Growth Finance Fund has been provided by the British Business Bank, Invest Northern Ireland and private investors, Northern Ireland Local Government Officers’ Superannuation Committee (NILGOSC).
Rhona Barbour, Investment Director at Whiterock Finance, said:“We have supported Gareth and the business over the last few years with the opening of the indoor skydiving and inflata-parks.
“As tourism continues to boom locally, the team at We are Vertigo has diversified its offering and is ahead of current trends in the leisure marketplace. The business has great potential for growth in wider markets and we look forward to supporting Gareth and Lorna as they continue to expand further.”
For further information, call 0870 066 1522, visit wearevertigo.com or connect with We Are Vertigo on Facebook, @VertigoBelfast and Twitter, @WeAre_Vertigo