Interest in paintball games has been steadily growing in the United States for years. From recreational players to hardcore enthusiasts, paintball continues to garner attention from both the young and the young at heart. We have compiled a list of paintball places in Orlando and the surrounding areas, and yes kids are allowed to play too!
Paintball Places In Orlando and Driving Distance from Orlando
Here are 12 paintball parks you can take the family to. Keep in mind that some locations are reservation only while others are only open on the weekend.
Paintball Places in Orlando
Still want the adrenaline rush of paintball games, but want to make sure the entire family gets to enjoy it? Head over to Battlefield Orlando where they pride themselves on being kid-friendly and family oriented. Children must be ten years of age for .68 caliber paintballing and at least eight years of age for .50 caliber. You can hold private parties there, host a birthday party for the young and not so young, and team building sessions too. While reservations are not required, it is strongly recommended for groups of ten or more.
If you are ready to go head to head with family and friends, then Battleground Orlando is where you should be! They are open Monday through Friday with game sessions every three hours starting at 12 noon through 9pm, and on Saturday and Sunday, the hours are a little different. Reservations are required to enjoy Florida’s largest indoor/outdoor paintball and laser tag park. If paintball isn’t your thing for the day, check out their tactical laser tag fields too. All-day play is open to family members six and older; keep in mind that most of the games are geared towards adults, but the little ones can play too.
Warrior Sports Park
Warrior Sports Park, located on West Colonial Drive in Orlando, offers low impact, .50 caliber paintball for first time players to advanced paintballers. WSP has paintball games suitable for the entire family; paintballers can choose from Gellyballs for players six and older, and Airsoft for players that are ten years of age or older. Equipment is available for rental, or you can bring your own. Not playing? Well then enjoy the pavilion or the VIP seating and enjoy the action from afar.
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Paintball places less than an hour from Orlando
Raptor Airsoft Field and Shop
Just thirty miles north of Orlando in Deland, Raptor Airsoft Field and Shop is open every Saturday and Sunday from 10am to 5pm. Raptor boasts the largest airsoft field in Florida, and perhaps the United States. There are nine different playing fields with varying degrees of difficulty and scenarios. You can get rental guns from the Airsoft pro shop or bring your own, but all players must have face and mouth protection. Raptor is very family oriented, however, the field and weapons used here would be more suited to children ten and older.
Paintball Places 1 to 2 hours from Orlando
Central Florida Paintball
No matter the season, Central Florida Paintball is game! If you are looking to spend a few hours on the weekend “shooting the breeze” with friends or family, this is the paintball field for you. If you are a beginner or experienced paintballer, you will enjoy one of the few paintball places in the area that have both inflatable and hybrid fields and forts. Between the customer-oriented staff, competitive pricing, and fun fields, CFP is a good place for a paintball outing.
About an hour outside of Orlando, Clearwater Paintball prides itself on being the best place for a paintball novice. Located in the Chi Chi Rodriguez Driving Range, Clearwater Paintball is opened limited hours; Saturday 9am to 5 pm and Sunday 10am to 5pm. There is open play scheduled on Thursdays from 2pm to 6pm and no reservations are required. You can come by yourself or bring a few friends. If you are bringing your own gear, the rate will be different if you need to rent gear. Once there, enjoy the playing area filled with mockups of tanks, buildings, trenches, and the like. Players will have a safety briefing, sign a waiver, and then go to the outdoor field where paintball games are played safely under the watchful eyes of the referees.
Gator Paintball Extreme
About two hours west of Orlando in Hudson, Florida, paintball enthusiasts will find Gator Paintball Extreme, or GPX. GPX is open Saturday and Sunday from 9am to 4pm, and man, do they jam pack the weekend! At Florida’s largest paintball park, participants can choose to do low impact or regular paintball, and there is even a kid friendly paintball experience for children seven and older. Their competitive pricing and party packages puts them in the game so do not wait to book a birthday party, bachelor/bachelorette party, or team building event because during their peak season, available slots go quickly.
Mark’Em All Paintball
Family friendly is the name of the game at Mark’Em All Paintball. Located in Winter Haven and a little over an hour outside of Orlando, this Central Florida paintball field has a little something for the entire family; they have four styles of play and paintball markers that will allow children from as young as five years old to enjoy paintballing. They are open Monday through Thursday by appointment only, Friday 11am to 10pm, Saturday 10am to 10pm, and Sunday 10am to 6pm. With so many varying schedules, you are sure to find a way to get over there with the family in tow. Mark’Em is situated on two and a half acres with a pro shop, staging area and three fun fields to choose from.
Off the Wall Adventures and Outfitters
The name says it all! Just a little outside of Orlando in Lakeland, Off the Wall Adventures and Outfitters offers a fun experience of open play to paintball players ages eight and older. Don’t worry about bringing your own gear or if you will need new gear to play because Off the Wall will provide everything you need for a paintball outing. They are open Monday through Friday from 10am to 6pm, with reservations, and Saturday and Sunday from 9am to 6pm. Sign the waivers for all adults and children, wear baggy clothes and proper shoes, and come ready to have some fun!
Palm Bay Paintball Park
Make it a full day out with family and friends and head out to Palm Bay Paintball Park in Brevard County, formerly known as Hurricane Paintball Park. Located in Brevard County, PBPP boasts the best paintball markers in the industry. If you have your own equipment, even better! You will receive all-day admission to the park and an all-day Air pass. All players must be at least eight years old to play and youngsters need someone over the age of eighteen to sign a consent waiver for them. The park is open Saturday and Sunday from 9am to 5pm so gear up the family and friends and head on out there!
Tiki’s Paintball Park
A few miles southwest of Orlando in Seffner, you will find Tiki’s Paintball Park. The schedules vary, so we recommend contacting them via email or telephone before going there. Players will have plenty to choose from in terms of low or high-impact paintballing. Once you get there, if you choose to do low impact that day, simply tell them and you will be issued .50 caliber markers. Registration, payment, and check-in is done through Facebook and all participants will need to sign a waiver.
Wayne’s World of Paintball
Your paintball time will be very excellent if you head over to Wayne’s World of Paintball. Located in Ocala, Wayne’s World of Paintball has everything a paintballer needs to have a fun-filled day at the park. The park has varying hours on the weekends, so it best to call and make a reservation before heading over there. The minimum age requirement for participants is ten years old and if you will be using their gear, a valid driver’s license and credit card will be needed for rental fees. Players are welcome to bring their own paint, but it must be field paint only.