Save Lazer Rush - Whitstable Quasar

Save Lazer Rush - Whitstable Quasar

We are one of Whitstable's two leisure centres. Due to our new neighbours removing our fire exits, we must rebuild or close.

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SAVE LASER TAG IN WHITSTABLE!

We are one of Whitstable's two leisure centres, and due to our new neighbours and the removal of our fire exits we are being forced to close!  We need to reconstruct our fire exits, which requires redesigning the layout of the whole building, and a massive amount of building work.

This is a message from all of us here at the Lazer Rush family, to our regular customers, to the communities of Whitstable and the surrounding areas, to everyone that wants to continue to play laser tag and to make sure their friends, children or work colleagues have the opportunity to enjoy this unique activity.  To those who have ever had a laser tag party as a kid - and want their kids to have a memorable experience with us as well. To those that want a team building activity, or just a work night out with a difference.

We need as much help as possible for us to reach our target goal and stay open for the people, for the children, for the crew, and the local community, otherwise we will be closing forever.

This will be a loss for the Quasar Academy members (a free training night for those who want to learn how to play lasertag as a competitive sport).  It will mean the loss of a children's party venue.  It will mean the loss of an alternative physical activity for groups and families.

We enjoy being able to interact with everyone who comes to us, adults and children, and we want everyone to feel at home when visiting us (because we certainly do!) and to be looking forward to coming back every time.

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We are extremely thankful to all those that donate to us, no matter how much, every donation counts.
And because of that, we are going to offer exclusive rewards that you just can't buy, things that keep you resolutely a part us, forever.  You could get to actually name one of the packs, or even name an area of our playing arena.

Everyone who pledges to help will get a Lazer Rush lanyard, even if we don't meet our funding goal!  Our way of saying thank you (you'll have to collect them though!).

CHANGES TO BE MADE

The revised changes mean that we have more space for people to sit, a more secluded space for parties to enjoy (as our current layout prohibited us from keeping the parties separated from other customers), with each party getting a table for the whole duration of their party.  An additional fire exit will be added to the front of the building.

The main differences you will see are the briefing room and equipment room being located on the ground floor.  The upstairs completely redesigned to include dedicated party tables for each party, and improved space to relax between games.

We hope these changes will mean a better experience for all players, parties and people just wanting to shoot people with phazors, adults and children alike.

We have a number of stretch goals that we would also like to achieve... these will make the venue fantastic!

WAYS YOU CAN HELP

  • By donating via this crowdfunder
  • By just coming down for a few games and keeping us busy
  • By volunteering your services to assist us
  • By sharing this crowdfunder with everyone you know

There are a huge amount of changes that need to be made, if anyone is willing to lend a hand at the deconstruction and reconstruction, there will be free teas, coffee's and snacks available for all, also your name will be added on our donations board. 

The main areas we need help in are:

  • Building stud walls (we need to remove and build quite a few)
  • Electrician (we need some circuits moved around)
  • Artists/Designers (we need to make the place look great)
  • Plasterers (the new stud walls need to be finished off neatly)

Everyone who volunteers and does at least 8 hours helping us will get an invite to the opening weekend event.

Please contact Lazer Rush if you want to participate in the refurbishment.
Call us on 01227 272700

Due to the nature of this campaign, it is all-or-nothing.
If we do not reach our target goal, nobody will be charged for their donations.

We will be remaining open until 11th March 2018.  After this we must close down either permanently or to make the required changes.  So please come down between now and then, play some games, ask us any questions you may have.  If you can't help directly, please do share this with your friends and family.

Please - help us stay open!  We want to continue providing excellent parties, fun games, and great experiences for all our customers for years to come!

With Love,

Everyone at Lazer Rush

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