One of Dayton’s favorite arcades is giving its fans another reason to scream.
Scene 75 Dayton will debut Scene 75 Drop Tower this weekend, general manager Steve Baia said.
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The introduction of the 35-foot-tall indoor tower custom-made is just one plan Scene 75 has for its entertainment center at 6196 Poe Ave. in Vandalia.
“We have 40,000 square feet (of space ) up front to do potential roller coasters and lots more to come,” he said. “We don’t want to spill the beans yet.”
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No timeline has been established, but Scene 75 plans to take its ideas to city officials in the next few months, he said.
“With this being a family owned business, we are constantly innovating and changing things up,” Baia said.
The facility’s 36-foot high ceilings make the location unique among the company’s four entertainment centers.
A fifth Scene 75 location is set to be complete this summer in Columbus.
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“We have the ceiling height,” Baia said. “Most family entertainment centers won’t be able to do it.”
The Poe Road location, the company’s first, opened in 2012 and previously held a warehouse.
The 12-seat drop tower is the first of its size manufactured for indoor use by Italy-based Moser's Rides, Baia said.
The experience will cost $5 per person.
The drop tower will be soon be joined by an inflatable attraction that would have people dodge up and down to avoid being knocked off a platform.