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How to Get the Most Out of Your Apartment’s Recreation Room

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There are a lot of amenities at Charlotte apartments like the spacious floor plans, the pool, and the fitness center. However, there is one amenity that a lot of residents tend to forget about and that is the recreation room located in the clubhouse. Today, we want to highlight why you should check out the recreation room! We didn't want you to overlook this particular amenity that could provide the entertainment you have been looking for. That is why we put together this little reminder, so you can start getting the most out of your Charlotte apartment's recreation room.

Play Pool

Many residents don't realize that many recreation rooms have a pool table that is ready and waiting for them to come and play a game. It has everything you need including the balls and pool sticks, and it is available on a first come first serve basis. You can easily play the classic billiards game known as eight-ball which can be played as a singles or a doubles game. You can find a complete rundown of gameplay and the rules in the video below. The basic premise is to get all of your balls in the pockets, either solids or stripes, before the other team gets theirs. Watch the video, and then head to the recreation center to play!


Watch TV

Our Charlotte apartment's recreation room comes equipped with six televisions that are available for anyone to use. Plan a Walking Dead viewing party with your neighbors or invite your best friend over to watch a Sunday football game. Whatever it is that you are dying to watch, the recreation center is the place to see it. Bring a few snacks with you and make it a time for fun. The televisions are available anytime the recreation room and clubhouse is open.

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Play Games

The recreation room at Phillips Mallard Creek also includes two pub tables that make the perfect spot for a little neighborly competition. We have already supplied a few tic-tac-toe boards to get the game night started, but you should feel free to bring your own games down for a friendly round or two. Start a weekly card game or get your neighbor to meet you for a game of chess, its completely up to you! If you need a couple board game ideas to get the ball rolling, check out this list of family-friendly games that can accommodate several players. Game night is the perfect way to make new friends or strengthen bonds with old ones.

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Rent the Rec Room

Did you know that the recreation room is available for Phillips Mallard Creek residents? Yep, that's right. Look no further than your very own Charlotte apartment's clubhouse next time you need a spot to host a gathering. What kind of parties can you throw in the recreation room? Well, here is a list of events that are perfect for this party spot:

  • Birthday parties: whether for the youngest or the oldest in your family, the recreation room can host your loved one's party. The little ones in your life might enjoy a visit from Ariel, Rapunzel, or one of the other Princess Party characters available in the party packages from The Princess Party Company.
  • Bar/Bat Mitzvahs: If you have a preteen about to come of age, why not use the recreation room to host their reception. You can do it potluck style or hire a caterer that can create a kosher menu like Queen City Catering Company.
  • Quinceanera: Not just your regular birthday party! When it is time to celebrate your newly turned fifteen-year-old, your Charlotte apartment rec room is here for you. Hire a DJ to make the party truly unforgettable.
  • Retirement Party: If someone in your family is ready to give up their working years and settle into retirement, send them off in style with a nice get-together. Invite all their previous coworkers to make it a really special time, and make sure to get the special retiree a send-off cake from Edible Art Cake Shop!
  • Baby Shower: Welcome the newest member to your fold by renting the recreation room the next time you are hosting a baby shower! You can find decorations and the perfect gift at Shower Me With Love, located on Ashley Park Lane.
  • Engagement Party: Tell everyone the big news, and show off your rock at your very own engagement party. The recreation room is the perfect spot to gather with friends and family to celebrate your upcoming nuptials. You can document the day with a little help from Piper Warlick Photography! Piper will lovingly document your day so you can cherish the memories for years to come.

As you can see, the recreation room at your Charlotte apartment is truly a multi-functional space that can help you spend quality time with friends, catch a big game, or even be the place you celebrate the milestones in your life. Take time to enjoy the Phillips Mallard Creek amenities that are meant just for you.

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