There’s a sad truth about paintball: No matter how sharp your shot, there’s always someone else with a far more powerful gun. And yet, you can’t stay away. Next time your trigger finger gets itchy, head to one of Toronto’s best paintball facilities.
CQB Tactical Paintball
Priding itself as a training facility for individuals interested in careers in law enforcement, the military or security, Close Quarters Battle emphasizes tactics and teamwork. Amateurs are welcome, too; the three-hour rental includes gear and 100 paintballs ($30). 163 Sterling Rd, Unit 3, 416-895-7408.
Gladiator’s Paintball Arenas Ltd.
On Wednesdays, the standard rental kit here is half-price ($15). Couple that with unlimited paintballs on Wednesdays and Thursdays ($25/hour), and you can fire till your finger begs for mercy. 3475 Danforth Ave., 416-691-1919.
Sgt. Splatter’s Project Paintball
Battle it out on the 35,000 square-foot field of Toronto’s largest indoor paintball facility. $30 buys you four hours, plus a gun, safety gear, 100 paintballs and unlimited C02. Prices drop by half on Mondays, and Tuesday – Friday, from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. 54 Wingold Ave., 416-781-0991.
With a constantly changing 18,200 square-foot playfield, you’ll never have the same experience twice at Infinite. A flat $25 field fee applies to all players, and there are no time limits; if you have paint, you can play. 225 Evans Ave., Etobicoke, 416-252-3700. ?
Defcon Paintball Outdoor
Toronto’s largest outdoor paintball establishment offers discounted group rates, making it the perfect place for some office team-building. Membership is available. 75 Carl Hall Rd., 416-849-8000.
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