Bubble Soccer Bounces Into Patterson Park

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Screen Shot 2015-09-09 at 3.26.47 PMcatch of the day fish (2)Boys in the bubble are cool again, as long as it involves games. Over the summer, a bubble soccer league blew into the field outside Du Burns Arena. This fall, Bubbleball MD is bringing another league to Patterson Park.

While the sight of players wearing a plastic bubble over their upper body might seem like something out of a sci-fi novel, things come into focus when you see all the bouncing. The players bounce off of each other, roll on the ground and just generally enjoy the freedom that comes with a feeling-free collision.

Bubbleball cofounder Jon Millhausen calls the game a combination of “dodgeball, sumo wrestling, and soccer.” In addition to leagues, the company has also been doing rentals for parties and office team-building events.

The fall leagues will be 5-on-5, and are scheduled to be held on the Utz Turf Field near Linwood Ave. starting Sept. 30. Check out the website for more info about registration.


Stephen Babcock

Stephen Babcock is the editor of Technical.ly Baltimore and an editor-at-large of Baltimore Fishbowl.

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