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A guest enjoys an evening bowling alley at the Apex Entertainment Center.

From Nance Ebert, Contributing Author

MARLBOROUGH – The Apex Entertainment Center is a 100,000 square meter space with pure fun.

Indoor attractions include an amusement arcade, go-kart racing, apex kids, a high ropes course, sports simulators, laser tag, apex mini golf, bowling, bumper cars and much more. In addition, indoor birthday parties as well as private and business events can be held.

The Apex Entertainment Center opened in December 2017. It has since been considered the largest family entertainment hub in New England. There are three other locations that have also opened in Albany and Syracuse, New York, and most recently in Virginia Beach.

“Essentially, there is something for everyone here,” said Rob Luzzi, community relations manager. “Everyone is really our population, regardless of whether you are two or a hundred years old. People come for one activity or partake in many and can stay all day. “

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The Apex Entertainment Center is lit with its bright lights on Boston Post Road in Marlborough.

Apex is constantly adding new attractions

One of the newest attractions is the Apex Mini-Golf, an 18-hole course on the 4th floor.

In addition, Apex Kids was recently launched. This is an area aimed at younger guests.

“Apex Kids is an area with inflatables that the younger kids love. This newer area came about because another area was closed due to the pandemic. We are happy to offer another attraction for what we already had, ”said Luzzi.

The company is working to give something back

An important branch of the Apex Center is called Apex Cares and is intended for charitable purposes.

Apex Entertainment Center participates in every community that surrounds each of its locations as it prides itself on finding ways to give back.

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A group of guests race around the Apex indoor go-kart track.

“Every first Saturday of the month before the opening, we invite attendees to a sensory-friendly, fun-filled hour aimed at people with autism,” said Luzzi.

He added, “We also work with the New England Center for Children and we had a contract with them that we would give them a hundred dollars for every field goal the Patriots made. With 26 field goals, we donated $ 2,600. ”

The Apex Entertainment Center also works with The Hole In The Wall Gang Camp, founded by Paul Newman in 1988. The Connecticut camp provides a safe and fun experience for children who are critically ill.

Apex is now selling green bracelets for $ 3 each, labeled with both the Hole in the Wall name and the Apex Entertainment Center name. The proceeds will be donated to the camp.

In addition, the Apex Entertainment Center is a long-time sponsor of Mass Youth Soccer and many other sports leagues in the region.

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The Apex Entertainment Center offers exciting and delicious food, including its signature giant pretzel.

Apex offers first class food

Back under the physical apex umbrella, food is an important part of the overall Apex experience.

The facility has a chef-inspired menu that goes beyond bar fare and features many unique products.

In addition, Apex prides itself on catering for people with some dietary restrictions, offering pizza, burgers, salads, sandwiches and much more than 65 gluten-free products.

The staff keeps an eye on the guests

When you step into the Apex Entertainment Center, you have to smile once about the surroundings and the areas of activity.

“I like to go around while we’re open to see the guests enjoying themselves,” Luzzi said. “Just seeing everyone’s expressions, especially the kids, is priceless.”

Luzzi and the staff pride themselves on providing a safe and clean place for their guests I always strive to give everyone the best experience possible. While the past year has been challenging due to the pandemic, everyone is following all of the state’s coronavirus guidelines.

The Apex Entertainment Center is located at 21 Apex Dr. in Marlborough. Their website is www.apexentertainment.com.

For more information, you can email Apex directly to infoMA@apexentertainment.com.