A typical stay at a Gulf Shores vacation rental is a relaxing experience, but that doesn't mean there aren't plenty of opportunities to inject some adrenaline into your trip. One of the coolest ways to add some adventure to your life is by making a pit stop at The Track Family Recreation Center. This Gulf Shores attraction offers tons of fun for the whole family, with rides catering to the smallest visitors to even the most seasoned of travelers.

There's a brand new ride at The Track: the Spinning Coaster. With rolling curves and cars that spin while zipping along the coaster's track, the Spinning Coaster is a great pick for a first-time roller coaster experience or to spice up your park experience.

Satisfy your need for speed

Fulfill your need for speed with bumper cars and other games at The Track Family Recreation Center.It's easy to get all the thrills you need at The Track Family Recreation Center. With opportunities for sessions of mini-golf, go-cart races, bumper boats and more, this facility is one of the most unique - and fun - in all of Gulf Shores. The wooden tracks on attractions like Wild Woody provide a bumpy racing course loaded with exciting twists and turns, while the Skycoaster gives visitors the feeling of skydiving, allowing adventurers to freefall from 110 feet in the air. 

Also on the site is a Family Arcade, which includes state-of-the-art games and enough prizes to keep any player trying to reach the high score. With a snack bar and a few other amenities available for parties or large groups, The Track has everything you need to make your time there a success. 

Hours & Fees

The Track Family Recreation Center operates on seasonal hours throughout the year. To enjoy the rides or games at The Track, visitors much purchase points. Not only can you buy points at the sales counter, but you can also order them online. The Track offers four separate packages for guests that boast a promotional savings of 10 percent, and the points do not expire, making the offers appealing to travelers who plan on taking multiple Gulf Shores vacations. 

Visitors should know that the Skycoaster is the one attraction that does not adhere to these rules. That ride costs $20 per person plus tax, but it is a thrill you won't soon forget. 

Visitor Requirements

These attractions may be fun, but they also require some effort on behalf the participants. For that reason, The Track has established a few ground rules as to who is permitted to participate in each ride. For example, the Skycoaster, is available to anyone more than 3 foot 6 inches, and one to three people are allowed go on each flight. 

There are no height and weight requirements for Mini-Golf or Kids Country Rides, but some of the rides do require you to be under or over a certain height or weight. If you have any questions about The Track Family Recreation Center, you can contact its office at 251-968-8111.