Manny's Batting Cages
Payson's best place to practice your swing -- Manny's Batting Cages -- features seven batting cages, arcades and pool tables. Manny's is at 1207 N. Beeline Highway, and is open during the summer from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m., seven days a week (hours may vary). Call Manny's at (928) 468-9247 for information or to plan your next party.
Payson Putt N' Play
If you're looking for fun for the entire family, then Payson Putt N' Play is the place to go. Whether you're 5 or 95, Payson Putt N' Play at 805 E. Highway 260 features a miniature golf course, air hockey, skee ball, and all of the latest arcade games. During the summer, Triple P is open from 2 p.m. to 10 p.m., Monday through Friday; 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. Call (928) 474-8000 for information or to schedule a private party.
Operated by the town of Payson, Taylor Pool is open daily from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m., May 31 to Aug. 15. Admission for open swim sessions is $1.50 per person, or a 10-pack of passes can be purchased at the Parks and Recreation Office at Green Valley Park for a discounted rate of $10. In addition to open swim, a variety of programs is offered at Taylor Pool, such as swim lessons, aqua aerobics, swim team, teen night, family night and more. Call the Payson Parks and Recreation office at (928) 474-5242, ext. 7 for complete details.
Payson Golf Course
Payson Golf Course, 1504 W. Country Club Drive, is the Rim country's only public golf course, featuring 18 regulation holes on a par 71 course. The front nine holes are relatively open; the back nine is more hilly. The course features a clubhouse and pro shop, driving range and practice area. Carts and clubs are available for rental. The year-round course is open seven days a week. Call (928) 474-2273 for tee times and greens fees.
Rancho Tonto Catch-A-Trout
Rancho Tonto Catch-A-Trout is open from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. seven days a week through September. Located on Forest Road 289, 2-1/8 miles on the way to the Tonto Fish Hatchery. Fishing fees are $5 for 10 inches and below, 50 cents per inch thereafter. Hook ‘em and cook ‘em at their ramada on gas grills. Call (928) 478-0002 for more information.
Rim Country Lanes
Payson's only bowling alley offers 16 lanes, and a whole lot more. Rim Country Lanes is at 1109 N. Beeline Highway. There's open bowling daily, and also laser bowling from 7 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. Fridays, and moonlight bowling from 10 p.m. to 1 a.m., Fridays and Saturdays. In addition to bowling, guests are offered a state-of-the art PC gaming center, where players can go it alone playing computer games on one of the 10 units, or play against each other in the same room over the local area network. Rim Country Lanes also boasts an arcade, snack bar and lounge. Stop by Rim Country Lanes for great family entertainment, or call (928) 474-9589 for the latest information.