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Sand Mountain Park

Posted on: October 27, 2023

NinjaCross™- The Retractable Obstacle Course Makes Alabama Debut in Albertville

photo of a man completing the ninja cross system at Sand Mountain Park

Albertville, AL Sand Mountain Park & Amphitheater & NinjaCross™ Systems announce Exclusive 3-year Partnership for the State of Alabama. October 24th, 2023 - Sand Mountain Park & Amphitheater offers 133 acres of live entertainment, family recreation, wellness & elite-level athletic facilities. Now, just a few years after opening, we are transforming our indoor aquatics facility with NinjaCross™ - the retractable obstacle course. The indoor system will be the 1st of its kind in Alabama & exclusive to Sand Mountain Park members & guests. Game On!

NinjaCross will be located at the Indoor Aquatics Center presented by Citizens Bank & Trust and will be opening in the near future. The new indoor obstacle course will be available to members and day pass customers during certain times and will feature birthday party packages as well as leagues and competitions. It will be open year-round and will be an awesome way to experience a different type of workout and have a lot of fun at the same time!

Brent Boatwright, general manager at Sand Mountain Park & Amphitheater says “Our team at SMPA is excited to add a new experience for our members and guests that you cannot get anywhere else in Alabama. Ninja cross will be a great addition to our facility that will add to our mission of enhancing the mental and physical well-being of the sand mountain region.”

City of Albertville's Personnel / Purchasing Director Mike Brewer had this to say: "The City of Albertville is excited to have NinjaCross at the SMPA indoor aquatics facility. We’re always looking for ways to be innovative in providing fitness and fun at SMPA. NinjaCross is truly next level aquatics entertainment and we’re very proud to have it right here in Albertville. "

About Sand Mountain Park Sand Mountain Park & Amphitheater is a 130+ acre park with nine outdoor turf diamonds, Miracle League field, five outdoor turf multi-sport fields, 16-court tennis center, state of the art, 6,000+ capacity amphitheater, seven playgrounds, RV park, dog parks, 18-hole disc golf course, 2.5+ mile outdoor trail, and an outdoor water park with a lazy river. The indoor, two-story Fitness and Aquatics Center boasts 103,000 square feet with an eight-lane indoor competition pool, four hardwood courts, 25,000+ square feet of event space, high quality food and beverage café and concessions, and conference and party rooms. Sand Mountain Park, located in

Albertville, AL, is approximately 7 miles south of Lake Guntersville, less than an hour south of Huntsville, 1 ¼ hour North of Birmingham, 2 ½ hours west of Atlanta, approximately three hours south of Nashville and is one of the most premier entertainment and events venues in the country.

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Media Inquiries: Please contact Scott Smith at (334) 524-9334

Venue Contact: Brent Boatwright, General Manager at (256) 393-8884

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About NinjaCrossTM Systems NINJACROSS™ Systems presents a new way to MOVE, Under, On & Above The Water. Indoor & Outdoor Pools - Create Classes, Leagues & Paid Spectator Events. Made For All Ages & Fitness Levels – Activate Your Facility On-Demand – Double Down On Your Programming Potential With the Simple Push of a Button. Donors. Sponsors. Partnerships…Fitness. Competition. Recreation. Game On.

From beginners to athletes, children to seniors, NINJACROSS™ is designed to engage members with catered programing, period. The system’s patented design mounts directly to the ceiling structure or can be deck-mounted, offering indoor and outdoor aquatic facilities a way to take advantage of previously unusable overhead space. The system is an on-demand obstacle course delivering event-worthy competition and addictive strength training at the push of a button. Developed for aquatics facilities battling empty schedules and still waters, the system deploys in under 60 seconds to supplement profitable programming – from high-intensity, low-impact exercise to fan-driven competitive events. Generate new member loyalty, sales and new revenue streams with paid memberships, entrance fees and center-of-attention events. Boost Membership. Leagues & Competitions. Group Classes & Aquatic HIIT Training. Recreational Obstacle Course Racing. Fitness. Competition. Recreation. Game On.

The system has won several awards & recognition by the World Waterpark Association, Aquatics International Magazine, Athletic Business & others. NinjaCross works with Parks & Recreation agencies, Universities, YMCAs, Competitive Venues, Fitness Facilities & Waterparks globally.

“With the growing popularity of bodyweight movements and functional training, NinjaCross is a perfect fit for people looking to get out of their normal workout routine. This new and potentially explosive market offers revenue-generating fitness training programs that will allow staff to work with a variety of clients in a new, creative, and fun environment. From beginners to athletes, children to seniors, NinjaCross is a great option for clubs to generate additional revenue with specialty programs.” - Nick Bolton - Nationally Recognized Trainer & Fitness Director, NinjaCross Systems.

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