r By Shirlene Jordan
The Springville Chamber of Commerce welcomed Exit Strategy, a new Springville business, to the city recently with a ribbon-cutting event.rExit Strategy provides a unique form of entertainment that is both exhilarating and fun. Players are placed in a locked room filled with clues, keys, locks and surprises. Clues lead to clues, which lead to more clues. The group uses strategy and works together to get out as fast as possible and before the hour allotted is up.rThis is a game for the brain, not brawn. Players utilize their unique skills – from organization skills to cheerleading – to figure out how to escape, and often they find out they have skills they didn’t know they had. Groups can create lasting memories together.rThe last six months have been spent by the business designing a room concept and testing it out with friends and family. A great office space in Springville was then located. They opened their doors for business on Feb. 29. Apryl Durrant, one of the operators of the business, said, “Our game-themed rooms are engaging and fun. They are based off of popular games both old and new. Immerse yourself in the game as if you were playing it in real life. Using concepts of the game and others not related, you need to solve the game and escape the room.”rThe business has one room operating right now called “Get a Clue.” This room is based on the game of CLUE. While players are trying to get out, they also need to solve the game.
Exit Strategy is a family-based company. There are three couples involved: Dave and Apryl Durrant, Mat and Nikol Larsen and Ryan and Cindy Lee. They want this business to be family friendly and strive to create a fun and wholesome environment that can be enjoyed by all.rExit Strategy is open by appointment only. Reservations can be made on the business’s website at www.exitstrategyut.com. They are open Monday through Thursday from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m., Fridays from 5:30 to 10 p.m. and Saturdays from 1 to 10 p.m. Check them out on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.rThe owners believe that this is a great team-building experience and would love for businesses to come in and have a fun experience while learning how to better work as a team. They offer custom appointment times during normal business hours to accommodate businesses who would like to come during the day. Call 801-477-7019 to schedule a special event. The business is located at 1190 N. Spring Creek Place, Suite B-1, in Springville.