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Recess groups are community playgroups for people of all ages. They are FREE to join, and once you register, you’ll receive invites by phone to play the game you requested. All events are hosted by Recess Cleveland Staff or a neighborhood Play Champion partner.

Winter Games we're currently playing

1-on-1 Bubble Soccer (Zorb game)

Bubble soccer played on our soccer inflatable.

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Sled Pig

Like the basketball game with a similar name, players.

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2-on-2 Bubble Soccer

2 versus 2 bubble soccer played on our large soccer inflatable

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Angry Birds (Life Size)

It’s the real life version of the classic trending game.

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Battle Ball

Large scale (think 20 vs 20) Dodge ball with special regeneration rules.  Always a crowd favorite.

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Battle Bubble Soccer (Zorb game)

Its Bubble Soccer, but with 3 teams, 3 goals, and 3-5 balls.


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Battle Lights

Electronic Wack a mole reborn.



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Battle Lights on Skates

It’s our battle lights game, but on roller skates


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Bubble Soccer (Zorb game)

It’s soccer, but you must be inside of a Body Zorb to play. It’s fun on grass, but maybe even more fun on the ice.

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Bubble Soccer (Zorb game) on Ice

It’s bubble soccer, but everyone is sneakers and on ice.


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Captain Cleveland (Zorb game)

Teams must elect then defend their caption from getting knocked down by the other team. Last captain standing wins.



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Connect 4 Golf

Golf meets Connect 4 in our customized playing board.


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Doctor Dodgeball

Standard rules, but you take a knee when you’re out and there’s a secret “doctor” player on each team that can resurrect any player he/she touches.



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Dodgeball

Standard rules except maybe its Cavs Fans vs “Other” Fans.


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Domination (Zorb game)

Teams score points when a member of their team stands alone inside of a Hula Hoop for 3 seconds (think “Call of Duty Domination game). Again, this game is also super fun on the ice.



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Domination (Zorb game) on Ice

Teams score points when a member of their team stands alone inside of a Hula Hoop for 3 seconds (think “Call of Duty Domination game), but on ice.

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Double Dutching

Most people can jump with a single rope, but can you handle two?


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Fowling

This trending game is a cross between bowling, horseshoes, and football. Teams trade in their bowling balls and replace them with footballs to knock down pins and earn strikes.


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Freecess

Creative play with Hula Hoops, Skip-its, sidewalk chalk, and much more.


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Gellyball

This is a much safer and less painful version of paintball.

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Giant Bubble Station

Everybody likes bubbles. Everyone LOVES Giant Bubbles.


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Giant Soccer (Zorb game)

Imagine trying to push a 6′ soccer ball into a goal while inside one of our zorbs.

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Hula Hoop

Hula Hoop contests never get old. Especially with good hula hoops.

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Joust

Channel your inner American Gladiator with one of the oldest games on the planet.


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Jump Rope

Very simple…don’t stop jumping rope except moving around in an attempt to disrupt your opponents is encouraged. We tried double dutch contests, but kids nowadays.


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Kickball

except we play Table food (22 and older) vs Similac (22 and younger).


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King of the Circle (Zorb game)

Two teams wearing Zorbs square off inside of a 100ft diameter circle. One team wins when all opponents are pushed out of the circle. Can be played without teams as well.

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King of the Hill (Zorb game)

Two teams wearing Zorbs attempt to make it to their opponent’s position(s) before their opponent makes it to theirs.

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Mini Golf

Enjoy some putt-putt with recess inspired greens.


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Photo Booth

Show off your style, put on some swag, and make em all smile.

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Ping Pong Ball Challenge

A collection of “Minute to Win it”-like games using ping pong balls.

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Precision Passing

Individuals take a shot at pitching a tennis ball, kicking a soccer ball, or throwing a football inside of a target. Top score(s) receive rewards।

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Protect the Pin (Zorb game)

It’s Person of Interest (above) except your captain is a 10 ft inflatable bowling pin that doesn’t move.

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Quick Hands (Battle Lights Game)

It’s team play electronic whack-a-mole.


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Reverse Dodgeball

Standard rules, but in reverse. If you hit someone, then you step out of the game. The first team with zero players wins.


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Sledding

It should be illegal to live in a snowy city and not go sledding at least once every winter.

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Snowball Dodgeball

Snowball fight with dodgeball rules


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Snowball Fights

While Pillow fights are fun, nothing beats a good ole snowball fight.


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Spartacus (Zorb game)

Two teams battle to stay on their feet. Once a player touches the ground with their bubble he/she is eliminated and must exit the court. The team left standing wins.


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Steal the Bacon (Zorb game)

Two teams wearing Zorbs attempt to kick a football from the center of the arena back to the starting point on their side of the arena. Steal the Bacon is also fun on the ice.

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Team Hamster Racing (Playoff)

Teams of two race down a path and back while running inside of a 10-foot tall Hamster Zorb. 8 or 16 teams engage in a single elimination playoff bracket-style event where the winning team gets a reward.

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Team Tic-Tac-Toe

Part foot race, part strategy. When the pieces run out, you must move one of your team’s pieces to another square. Be careful – think as one.


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Tug-o-War

Classic tug of war with a twist…Guys vs Gals or Table food (22 and older) vs Similac (22 and younger).

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Ultimate Frisbee

Standard rules except we may play Tall (6’0″ and over) vs Fast (5’11” and shorter) just to see what happens

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Whack-a-Lite

It’s our quick hands game on a special inflatable.


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Zombie Snowball

Snowball fight with zombie dodgeball rules.


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Zorb Hamster Racing

Teams grab a zorb, place one team member inside the zorb, and race to flip or roll their zorb down a course.

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Sled Fire

Dodgeball Fire on a sled with snowballs.

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Battle Lights on Ice

Our Popular Battle Lights game on Ice Skates.

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Capture the Flag

Teams compete to transfer a flag from their opponents territory without getting caught.

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"Glow in the Dark" Capture the Flag

Capture the flag with glowing orbs and lights.

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Capture the Light

Battle Lights meets Capture the Flag. Hit as many lights as you can, but don’t get caught in your opponents territory.


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Games that are coming soon

"Rage in the Cage" Dodgeball

Standard Dodgeball rules, both teams are placed inside of a confined area so there’s nowhere to run and nowhere to hide.


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30 ft long Human Foosball game

Imagine becoming one of the plastic players in a classic childhood game.


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40 ft long bounce house/sports complex

One of the largest bounce houses in Cleveland.  Safely fits 10 adults or 15 children.


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60 ft Long Hamster Zorb Track

Hop in a 10 foot zorb and race your way down our zorb battle track.


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All Around the World

Individuals will play a classic game where they have 60 seconds to shoot from various targets worth 1-4 points.  Highest Score in 60 seconds wins.


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Art Therapy

Art Therapy help relieve stress and trauma using art expression and reflection


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Battle Paper Rock Scissors aka Hula Hop Showdown

An internet favorite.  Kids jump through an obstacle course of hula hoops and play paper, rock, scissors when their opponent gets in their way. 

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Battle Soccer

Large scale, three-teamed soccer (think 10 vs 10 vs 10) with 3 goals and 3-5 balls (of different point values)

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Bounce House Dodgeball

 A Recess Cleveland crowd favorite, play the classic game of dodgeball while inside of the bounce house.

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Bounce House Volleyball

Who needs sand for a soft landing when you can dig the ball out on a cloud of air?  It’s volleyball in a bounce house.


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Connect 4 Basketball 

it’s Connect 4, but you play with basketballs.

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Downhill Zorbing

Zorbing in one of our giant hamsterballs.


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Dribble Knockout

Players must keep their dribble while attempting to steal and disrupt everyone elses. Last player dribbling wins.

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Four Square

Eliminate other players by bouncing the ball back and forth between quadrants.


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Giant Pool

It’s pool, but with billiard themed soccer balls.


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Hippity Hop Racing

Almost more fun than running, is a race on the classic bouncy toy.

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Hoverboard Racing

Hoverboards are great for balance, but this will test how fast you can go on them.


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HoverKart Racing

This is what happens when you turn your hoverboard into a go cart.

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Hula Hoop Ring Toss

Teams toss “rings” at targets of various values.  Highest score wins.


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Human Bowling (Zorb game) 

Teams strap a teammate inside of one of our hamster zorbs and bowl them towards 6 or 10 ft inflatable bowling pins.  Note: May be played on a sled too.

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Hungry Hungry Hippos 

Live version of the classic game. The team that gathers the most points wins.

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Knockout

The classic basketball game where players duel to make a basket before the other.

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Obstacle Course Racing

Two teams race through a giant obstacle course inflatable complete with a 13-foot rock climb and slide.

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Toddler Town

A specialized unstructured play area geared toward kids under 5 years old.

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Tug-O-War Basketball

Two players are strapped together via a Bungie cord belt and challenged to score 3 baskets before their opponent.

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Water Fights

Summer 2019 (pre-COVID), we filled 1000 water balloons, sent invites, and picked teams for an amazingly fun water fight. We’re thinking bigger next time.

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Zorb Flip or Zorb Roll Race

Teams grab a zorb, place one team member inside the zorb, and race to flip or roll their zorb down a course.

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