FAQ

Do I pay for your set up/clean up time?

No way. You play for the time you pay. However, we need access to your venue for at least 30 minutes up to 1 hour before and after your rental. You are responsible for any additional venue fees for us having access during this time.

How long are games?

A standard game is played for 10 minutes, however, this often varies based on the needs of the rental or event.

What areas do you travel to?

We serve the DE, MD, Eastern PA, and Southern NJ areas. If you're not sure if you're in this range, just ask. However, travel fees may apply to your rental based on the driving distance from Wilmington, DE to your venue:Distance < 40 miles (one way) = $0 travel fee 40 miles (one way) ≤ Distance = $1 per mile Further distances follow this format and may incur additional long distance fees based on the length of the rental

Do I have to be in shape to play?

Absolutely not. Bubble soccer is for anyone, regardless of shape or skill level. With bubbles on, everyone is on the same level.

Where do we play?

You pick the place and we come to you. We play indoors and outdoors, on soccer fields, parks, gyms, basketball courts, rec centers, schools, big backyards, etc. You will be responsible for booking your venue. If you need suggestions or ideas, we can help.

What is Bubble Soccer?

It's just like traditional soccer, but with players enclosed in giant bubbles bumping, knocking, and rolling into each other. Think soccer meets bumper cars. Other games are also available, like football, Royal Rumble, and baseball.

How much is the deposit?

The deposit is 50% of your total payment.

Are there any other fees?

Unfortunately yes. We'll make sure to be transparent in everything we charge and never have any hidden fees. Every rental incurs a 3% processing fee which helps us cover bank and credit card fees. Travel fees may apply depending on the location of the rental. A Overnight fees may apply if the rental is past 11:00pm.

I paid a deposit. When is the balance due?

Your balance will be due no later than two weeks before your rental date. If we do not receive the full payment by then, we will notify you, and you'll have one week to complete payment. If full payment is not received at least one week before your rental date, the rental will be cancelled, and the standard refund policy will apply.

What is the payment process?

After talking with us, you'll be sent to our secure online payment platform. If you are booking at least two weeks in advance of your rental date, you may choose to pay in full or pay a deposit to reserve your date. Otherwise, full payment is due upon booking. If you prefer to pay by check, we'll instruct you on how to mail it to us. Checks must clear before the rental.

How do pick-up games work?

Occasionally, we'll open up public games for anyone to play. Reserve your spot for a game and pay a fraction of the cost of a rental. When games open, we'll announce it on our website and Facebook.

Where are the leagues?

We're working on opening social leagues in Delaware and the surrounding areas. Stay tuned or check our Facebook for updates and info.

Can I advertise or partner with Bump N Play?

Yes, we have numerous advertising and partnership opportunities. Contact Us.

When do I pay?

All payments must be made up front. We do not hold any reservations until payments are made.

How do I view your availability?

Submit your request and we will let you know the availability.

What are the age, weight and height limits?

There's no minimum age, but the recommended minimum height is around 4 feet. The weight limit is 300 pounds.

What happens if I’ve booked an outdoor event and the weather turns bad?

We recommend that you secure an indoor location to avoid a situation like this.  For the safety of the participants and the equipment, we insist on a dry, well-kept grass surface if the event is outdoors.  If the weather turns bad, you will need to reschedule your event on another day.  Rescheduling is free of charge.  We do not offer refunds for cancelled outdoor events as we are reserving that time for you when we could be serving another client at an indoor event.

Is setup a part of our playtime?

No. We show up about an hour early for setup.

Are payments refundable?

You many cancel for any reason at least one week before your rental date and receive a full refund. If you wish to rschedule, you may do so for free. If you cancel less than one week before your rental, you forfeit your payment.

How many bubbles can I rent?

Between 10-20

Are there any discounts?

Of course.  Subscribe to our email newsletter as well as connect with us on social media, so you will be informed of a new deal.

How much space do I need?

A standard 5v5 game works great on a venue the size of a full sized basketball court.

Do I pay for your set up/clean up time?

No way. You play for the time you pay. However, we need access to your venue for at least 30 minutes up to 1 hour before and after your rental. You are responsible for any additional venue fees for us having access during this time.

How many people can play?

Games are 5v5. But you can have an unlimited number of players. We've had rentals as big as 200 players.

How much do rentals cost?

Prices vary based on length of rental, location, and other factors. Fill out our rental form or call 302-358-2322 for more information.

Do I need to provide anything?

Just the venue and access to electricity. We'll take care of the rest.

What do I need to bring?

Just athletic clothes, water, and a winning attitude. We will bring everything else, including: goals, balls, cones for boundaries, and a referee.

What should I wear?

  • Athletic attire and shoes (no cleats please)
  • Eye glasses are acceptable only if you are blind without them. But they may break
  • Knee pads can sometimes be a good idea on hard surfaces
  • No hats
  • No watches, jewelry, piercings, or accessories. These can rip the bubbles

Will these things make me dizzy or sick?

Almost everyone is completely fine in the bubble suits. People with pre-exisitng conditions such as severe claustrophobia, asthma, nausea, pregnancy, or head or heart conditions should consult their doctor before playing.

Are their height, weight, age restrictions?

There is no age restriction. Currently, we require players to be 4'9 or taller AND less than 220 lbs. This is purely for safety reasons. However, different body types outside of this range may be able to fit. Just ask us. We have small kids suits available.

Do I need to fill out a waiver?

Yes you do. If you are a minor, your parent or guardian will need to sign.

Is it safe?

Absolutely! There's a soft cushion of air between you and everything else. You don't feel a thing.

Can’t find an answer to your question here? Give us a call at 302-358-2322 or contact us online.