- The Washington Times - Tuesday, February 27, 2001

DIRECTIONS:

From Route 50 east in Maryland, take the exit to 301 south. Quickly get into the far left lane. Turn left at the first traffic light, which is Governor Bridge Road. Follow the roadway for half a mile. Take a left at the sign for Outdoor Adventures Paintball and follow the gravel roadway for about one mile (parallel to Route 50). Pull into the parking lot to the left.

PARKING:

Spaces are plentiful and free.

COST:

A package deal of $30 per person includes admission and insurance, gun rental, face and eye protection, ammo belt, 100 paint balls and a compressed-air canister. Additional paint balls can be purchased at the field. Those with their own equipment pay $10 per person admission. To reserve equipment, play date and time, a pre-payment of $12 is required. Call 800/456-6636 to make reservations a few days in advance.

HOURS:

Saturdays and Sundays:

• Winter: 11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. for rentals, 10:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. for walk-ons.

• Spring and fall: 8 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. and 1 to 4:30 p.m. for rentals, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. for walk-ons.

• Summer: 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. for rentals and 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. for walk-ons.

Outdoor Adventures is open on weekdays by appointment.

INFORMATION:

Phone: 800/456-6636 or 410/737-0800. Web site: www.oapaintball.com.

FOOD:

Snacks, candy and soft drinks are for sale, but bring your own lunch. Picnic tables are available. If you're hosting a group for a party, discuss bringing in pizza or other food with a manager.

OTHER VENUES:

MARYLAND:

• AAA Maryland Paintball

Parkville, Md.

800/282-0705

• Anne Arundel Paintbal Park

Hanover, Md

301/942-2838

• Diamond Ridge Paintball Park

Ellicott City, Md.

410/750-1502

VIRGINIA:

• A G Paintball games

Leesburg, Va.

301/417-0137

agpaintballgames.com

• Hogback Mountain Sports Club

Leesburg, Va.

703/777-0057

www.hogback.net

• Pev's Paintball

Woodbridge, Va.

703/897-0989

• Virginia Adventure Games Inc.

Leesburg, Va.

703/631-0909

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