The Amarillo Bulls Hockey Club have bragging rights! They have proudly achieved a milestone for the team. They are the 2011 NAHL South Division Champions. That hard work and drive to succeed can be seen when this sports team hits the ice and every player works hard to cover his position and get the puck in the other team's goal net.
There are also lots of great promotions that go along with the experience of the big game, like the Ultimate Sports Intern contest, as well as great game-only promotions and ticket specials for members of the fan zone. When the team hits the ice in September, these champions have a loud, devoted group of fans to cheer them on to another winning season.
The Amarillo Venom is the city's Indoor Football League team and has garnered a significant following since its debut in 2004.
The indoor sports action coupled with the alluring cheerleaders and electrifying multimedia presentation takes place in the Amarillo Civic Center. Typically, the season time frame is designed for fans of NFL football, as the IFL season spans from spring until mid-summer.
The Givens, Spicer & Lowry Trail in Palo Duro Canyon is one of the most popular treks in this chasm of rock.
It retains its popularity with trail enthusiasts not only because of its winding path, but also because it's laid out among some of the oldest sedimentary rock in the entire canyon. Geologists have traced this slab of rock back to the Permian Period which makes the backdrop of this amazing recreation trail about 230 million years old.
The "GSL" and Capitol Peak Trails are some well-traveled bike trails located at Lighthouse Peak in the Palo Duro Canyon. Many riders on Lighthouse Trail have all agreed that this particular bike trail makes for some glorious riding recreation in the canyon.
Even though Lighthouse Trail has much tourist activity and additional traffic from horses that provide carriage rides, cyclists can opt to either share the trail or use some of the less busy side trails that will add a few miles to your ride-but with this much great scenery, that extra time in the outdoors is worth the effort.
Palo Duro Canyon is the most obvious place to find trails near Amarillo. The canyon is considered the "Grand Canyon of Texas" as it stretches out for 120 miles and is an awe-inspiring 800 feet deep.
This expansive slice of nature offers a variety of recreation activities that include camping, mountain biking, and an abundance of scenic views. There are several trails in and around the canyon that offers various levels of challenges but all are complete with picturesque, scenic views from every vantage point.
Contrary to what it may feel like in the North Texas heat, Lake Meredith is not a mirage.
It is a very real lake that has maintained its popularity by offering both locals and visitors alike the opportunity to enjoy outdoor recreational activities like boating, fishing and various water sports like water skiing and jet skiing.
Splash Amarillo is a great place for laughs, thrills, water recreation and good ole fun. While you're at the park, you can relax in several shaded areas to take a break from the sun. Splash Amarillo has everything from thrilling high speed slides to a giant wave pool.
Another popular area at the park is the gift shop. You can pick up sun screen, swim trunks, t-shirts, hats, and a lot more. There's also an air conditioned arcade and sand volleyball courts. This is a great area to interact with those who may or may not be participating in the intense water rides. Jump in! The water's fine!
Another great recreational spot for fun on the water is Thompson Memorial Park Lake. This body of water is a man-made lake and offers area residents and visitors a great place to fish, boat, or take part in various other water sports like water skiing and jet skiing.
Amarillo Rock Climbing House, or A.R.C.H., facilities encourage the sport of climbing in the Amarillo area by teaching people how to climb safely and providing a facility for the climbing veteran.
Amarillo Rock Climbing House also provides services for various events, such as youth groups, trust building exercises and birthday parties offering a family oriented atmosphere and a great place to hang out and have some fun. They provide rental equipment for all your climbing needs, such as climbing shoes, harnesses, belay devices and carabiners and also a full service gear shop, and can order anything you may want or need that isn’t in stock.
Phone: (800) 615-9754
Get that adrenaline rush like no other when you take that final step off an airplane to experience a free fall that only Amarillo Skydiving can bring.
Don't' worry if you've never done it before or that you don't have any experience; the professional staff will take you through a training session, secure your parachute and gear, and then make sure that you come back to the ground safely after your extreme sports adventure. The only thing you need is the desire for that big rush of adrenaline.
Phone: (800) 611-1298
Texas Balloon Rides has the largest hot air balloon network of it's kind in Texas including launch locations near Amarillo and Potter County. Ascending in a hot air balloon and cruising over the picturesque landscape of Texas is indeed the thrill of a lifetime.
Amarillo's Eastridge Lanes offers a state-of-the-art bowling facility that will not only challenge you, you'll want to come back again and again as their fun atmosphere and incredible amenities will make you feel right at home.
From the well-stocked concession stand to the vast selection of video games in the gaming area for the kids, Eastridge delivers on all counts. The only strikes out here are the ones you'll be making as your bowling ball sails down the lane to knock every pin down!
Sometimes, you just don't just want to shoot pool. You want to be in a place where everyone is having as great a time as you are and the mood is always fun and relaxed. That's the feeling you'll get at Fast Eddie's Billiards and Sports.
The staff at Eddie's puts forth that extra effort to make sure that everything from the temperature of your beer to the chalk for your pool cue is to your satisfaction. In addition to a great menu, there's a shop that sells Eddie's specialized apparel like caps, shirts and more. And remember, when you're at Fast Eddie's, the experience of pool is always cool.
Western Bowl's motto, "Set them up, knock them down" echoes loudly through their eye-popping recreation facility. With a jaw-dropping 60 lanes, there's always action happening everywhere you look.
A great place for parties and get-togethers, Western doesn't simply offer a concession stand, they have a full-blown restaurant and lots of other great amenities, too, like a great game room for the kids and Marty's Sports Bar within walking distance of your lane. It's all here under one roof...all that's missing is you!