Plans for The Block, a family fun center opening soon in downtown North Wilkesboro, were shared recently.
Owners Mick and Aynsley Zulpo are developing The Block in a building near the intersection of Sixth and Main streets that originally was built as a Roses department store.
It was later a retail business complex called Melody Square and became the Square when purchased by local businessman Scott Nafe.
Mick Zulpo spoke about these plans during the Aug. 20 annual meeting of the Wilkes Economic Development Corp. at the Stone Center in North Wilkesboro.
The Zulpos recently bought the building from Nafe and Zulpo said they’ve been working on the plans for about six months.
He said they plan to install a trampoline park with various trampolines, a 2,000-square-foot “ninja warrior” course, 1,000-square-foot play area for younger children, 10,000-square-foot roller skating rink and three birthday party rooms.
He said the old Roses