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(Sky) High on Belle Love

Jumping on giant trampolines is not exactly the first thing that comes to mind when you think of a social activity for a college organization. You might think of going out to dinner or dessert, or maybe even going on a hike, but the chances that trampoline jumping is up there on the list of most common social events is pretty unlikely. Unless, of course, you’re part of Bruin Belles Service Association. While our socials do include the typical (and super fun!) dinner, dessert and hikes, we also have a Belle favorite social at Sky High Trampoline Park. It is basically a huge building with giant trampolines and foam pits inside. Pretty awesome, right? And this past Friday night, that’s where you would have found us. After the stress of exams, we got to let loose by having jumping contests on trampolines, inventing weird dance moves while jumping, and maybe even trying some flips and cool twists (although I was, unfortunately, incapable of such bodily movement). We laughed, definitely got a great workout (everyone was sweating) and went a little crazy in the best way possible. Not only that, but it was something fun to do on an evening where I could just get away from the stress of school with my fellow Belles and just be a kid again. There was a giant foam pit that we all took turns jumping into, and frequently needed to help each other out of because boy is foam hard to pull yourself out of sometimes! We bounced while holding basketballs and trying to dunk it in a hoop. And as I jumped around, looking at all my fellow Belles laughing and playing games on the trampolines, I couldn’t help but smile so widely as I thought to myself: “This is how we party on Friday night. I absolutely love this organization.” 


Maryam Nouh
Distinguished Belle
Fourth Year Bruin Belle

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