Is Paintball Safe?
Paintball is very safe as long as you follow the rules and use common sense as with any sport. Minor injuries can occur such as strains and sprains that are associated with all action sports, paintballs can leave minor bruises. Severe injuries can result when players are not following the rules such as removing their mask, etc.
Is Paintball Fun?
Paintball is a fun sport that just about anybody can play and enjoy. It's an exciting combination of action, strategy and adrenaline with small projectiles hurling through the air of up to 200 miles per hour. It comes in many forms and variations and can be played and enjoyed by anyone.
Will paintballs stain my clothing?
As a general rule, paintballs will not stain clothing or fabrics; however certain brands of paintballs can stain certain light-colored fabrics, depending on the dye used. Best tip is to play in darker colored clothing to avoid staining your new white or yellow shirt.
What Gear do I need to play Paintball?
There are four basic pieces of paintball gear that you need to play paintball:
Mask | worn at all times to protect your face and prevent serious injury
Hopper | holds your paintballs and feeds them into your gun/marker
Tank | holds stored air which pushes the ball down the barrel. CO2 or compressed air tank
Paintball gun/marker | individual choice
Paintballs | available in all different colors and prices, more expensive paint typically performs better.
How many people do we need to play Paintball?
You can play by yourself, in a group or form a team. You will have a good time no matter how many are playing at one time.
Can I play Paintball?
If you like competition, action, strategy and skill, and lots of movement activity, paintball is for you. You must be 10 years old to play by yourself or 8 if accompanied by an adult on the playing field.
Can I rent all of the equipment at Explore Brown County?
Yes, we have everything you need to begin your paintball experience.