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Congrats to Tom Schaar on the world’s first 1080!

By ESPN Los Angeles - April 3rd, 2012

House of Air congratulates Tom Schaar on the worlds first 1080! Check out the video below! A 12-year-old boy added a new page to the history books of skateboarding this week, pulling off the first 1080, a three-rotation aerial maneuver that has eluded the world’s best for the past half-decade. At 4:11 p.m. Monday, Tom Schaar, after just a handful of attempts, landed the groundbreaking trick while skating the MegaRamp …

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Crissy Field

By CheapOair - March 8th, 2012

San Francisco’s Crissy Field is a shining example of what revitalization and restoration can do for a destination. Today locals and tourists alike flock to enjoy the beaches, promenade, and recreation opportunities, but up until the new millennium this waterfront stretch was definitely not one of San Francisco’s premier destinations. Crissy Field’s history is rich and varied. Up until the late 1700’s, the land Crissy Field now calls home was …

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Superior Solutions to Beat Childhood Obesity

By Yahoo! Sports - January 26th, 2012

In the United States, up to 1 in every 5 kids is either overweight or obese. Sadly, the number of overweight children is increasing rather than decreasing. Children that are overweight are in danger of staying that way into adulthood, which increases their likelihood of getting long term illnesses, including diabetes and heart disease. In addition, kids and adolescents that are heavier than average are more likely to become depressed, …

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A Trampoline Workout Class in San Francisco

By Don't Ever Look Back - October 10th, 2011

There's a hidden gem in San Francisco located within a historic airplane hangar in The Presidio. Yes, it involves flying – but you're going to be just a few feet above the ground with this adventure because The House of Air is an indoor trampoline park that has been in operation since September 2010. After discovering House of Air's website and finding out that 10 minutes of jumping on a ...

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Powell Peralta Skate Team visits HOA, Living Skate Legend Steve Caballero rocks HOA gear!

By Concrete Disciples - September 21st, 2011

Ozzie Ausband wrote: Dawn came too early and night time falls too late … a frenetic pace. The text message came through to everyone. Deville: “Downstairs at the van. 11:45am” We quickly brushed our teeth and gathered our things. In a short time, the van was repacked and we were flying through traffic. Breakfast. Laughter. Advil. Caffeine. Stories of past tours. We cut our way up over the bay bridge …

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Keen for the Trampoline

By Oakland Magazine - September 10th, 2011

We all need to get our butts off the couch — that much is for sure. But finding the activity that is going to motivate one to exercise regularly can be the difference between getting in shape and getting better at making excuses not to go. But the new trend in exercise and just plain fun will have grown-ups everywhere off the couch and jumping for joy. “We built this …

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House of Air / Mark Horton / Architecture

By ArchDaily - August 27th, 2011

House of Air, started in 2010 by two young entrepreneurs interested in the action sports world, is a trampoline facility that caters to the discriminating taste of the young, energetic and affluent population of active San Francisco. The breathtaking site is at the foot of the Golden Gate Bridge and in the Golden Gate National Park, with expansive views out to the San Francisco Bay that become even more apparent …

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A Business Idea That Really… Bounced!

By BNET - August 5th, 2011

When it comes to business ideas — this one really stuck — er, bounced. House of Air is a trampoline park that spans over 22 thousand square feet in a former aircraft hanger in San Francisco’s Crissy Fields. Founder Dave Schaeffer says that managing such a large — and unusual — business operation was daunting at first. “I took a bunch of business classes to make sure that we weren’t …

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Grown-up Dodgeball at House of Air

By San Francisco Chronicle - August 5th, 2011

Mat Mullen, 25, was flying in the air, hurtling rubber balls at his opponents and crashing against mesh walls – before heading out to the bar with some new friends. Trampoline Dodgeball, held at the House of Air trampoline park in the Presidio, may be the best “pre-game” scene in San Francisco. Players form teams of 10 who spend most of the evening hurtling off the floor and the walls …

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House of Air Trampoline Facility Wins National Architecture and Engineering Award

House of Air Trampoline Facility Wins National Architecture and Engineering Award

By American Institute of Steel Construction - August 1st, 2011

(Chicago, IL) – The House of Air trampoline facility at Presidio Building 926 in San Francisco has earned national recognition in the 2011 Innovative Design in Engineering and Architecture with Structural Steel awards program (IDEAS2). In honor of this achievement, members of the project team will be presented with awards from the American Institute of Steel Construction (AISC) during a ceremony at the House of Air location at the Presidio ...

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Trampoline Parks Grow by Leaps and Bounces

By USA Today - July 14th, 2011

Been to Disney this summer? Check. A water park? Check. A trampoline park? Boing. The nation’s ever-expanding amusement world is taking a new twist this summer as indoor trampoline parks approach critical mass. About 50 are operating in a dozen states, and revenue is approaching $100 million. The parks — which charge $8 to $14 an hour — feature wall-to-wall trampolines, with trampolines even lining side walls. “It wasn’t on …

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Alternative Exercise

By Savor - July 11th, 2011

Are you feeling bored or stuck in your workout routine? When we consider fitness options, the popular means of exercise come to mind: running, lifting weights, yoga… but what if none of these activities sounds like fun? You may think – “fun? Exercise is not supposed to be fun.” But visitors to the House of Air, the indoor trampoline park in San Francisco, beg to differ. They burn calories by …

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For Fitness Fanatics, Old-Style Gyms Don’t Cut It Anymore

By Wired Magazine - June 28th, 2011

Weights. Treadmills. Spin classes. Let’s face it, workout innovations just haven’t kept pace with advances in TV, iPad, and snack-food technology. (Did you know there are onion-ring-and-ketchup-flavored Doritos now?) That said, a few forward-looking gyms offer activities that might actually compete with our Twitter/Netflix/PizzaRanch fixations. Activities like bouncing up to 10 feet in the air while playing dodgeball. Crunch Fitnesses of the world, take note. House of Air, San Francisco: …

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Want to Get Fit? Get on a Trapeze

By SF Weekly - June 24th, 2011

There are few places where adults can act like kids again. The Seward Street slides in the Castro and House of Air are such magical places. Although the first thing I saw upon entering the former airplane hangar in the Presidio was a man being led away on a stretcher, I was undeterred. (Note: It goes without saying that there are physical risks involved in the feats mentioned here, so …

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Swingers Raise Bar on Trampoline Dodgeball

By SF Examiner - May 1st, 2011

House of Air San Francisco devotes 16 conjoined trampolines to create the Colosseum — where the Swingers have ruled the trampoline dodgeball circuit. San Francisco’s Colosseum has no gladiators or lions, but the battles are intense nonetheless. The combat of choice is trampoline dodgeball, and Dennis Sprague is a competitor on the championship team. Sprague’s Swingers have won both tournaments held at House of Air, formerly an airplane hangar and …

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Scouted – Worth Doing

By Scouted | San Francisco - April 29th, 2011

House of Air, the trampoline park in the Presidio, is a reminder that being a kid is pretty fun. The design geniuses behind this space divided it into several mini arenas, each made up of interconnected trampolines, which allows for a lot of people doing a lot of jumping. There’s not much that hasn’t been thought of here: trampolines lining the walls for awesome tricks, basketball hoops for dunking and …

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Olympic Hero Jonny Moseley to Star at Grand Opening of House of Air Trampoline Park in the Presidio

By SF Citizen - April 29th, 2011

Remember that guy who started up the Icer Air urban ski jump thing on Fillmore Street a half-decade ago? Well, he’s back, baby! Back to help by serving as Brand Ambassadair at the Grand Opening Weekend of our new House of Air Trampoline Park. JM loves to fly and it shows. Above Cow Hollow back in aught-five Olympic icon Jonny Moseley partners with House of Air, will host Opening Weekend festivities as ‘Brand …

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We Have Lift Off

By House of Air - September 16th, 2010

Olympic icon Jonny Moseley partners with House of Air, will host Opening Weekend festivities as ‘Brand Ambassadair’. On the day after House of Air opened its doors to the public, owners Paul McGeehan and Dave Schaeffer were thrilled to announce a new partnership with Olympic Gold-Medalist Jonny Moseley. The former “Sportsman of the Year” will serve as an ‘Ambassadair’ for the ground-breaking trampoline park, helping to spread the word about …

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Presidio House of Air Brings Flight to the Flightless

By San Francisco Chronicle - September 14th, 2010

A rehabilitated former airplane hangar will soon be making “flying” a little bit more possible– only in this case, no airplane needed. This weekend the Presidio hosts its newest recreation attraction, House of Air, an indoor trampoline park. The celebratory grand opening is Friday, September 17. [youtube s5geZUGfEEM 570] House of Air is one of the most recent innovations nurtured by the Presidio Trust. The Trust was established by Congress …

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Bounce Castle for Grownups Nears Completion

By NBC Bay Area - September 9th, 2010

Ready to catch some air? The Presidio’s indoor trampoline park is just days away from opening, and the City is giddy. Door open on Wednesday of next week. Staffers are just putting the last touches on the place and gearing up for the grand opening celebration, which starts on next Friday and continues all weekend. This is more than just a backyard bouncy-house. The House of Air has five separate …

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