Discovery Zone (DZ) was a chain of entertainment facilities featuring games and elaborate indoor mazes designed for young children, including roller slides, climbing play structures and ball pits. It also featured arcade games. The chain was founded by Ronald Matsch, Jim Jorgensen and Dr. David Schoenstadt in 1989. The first location was opened in Kansas City, Missouri in October 1989. An early investor and vocal supporter of the company was tennis player Billie Jean King.

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  • Discovery Zone (DZ) was a chain of entertainment facilities featuring games and elaborate indoor mazes designed for young children, including roller slides, climbing play structures and ball pits. It also featured arcade games. The chain was founded by Ronald Matsch, Jim Jorgensen and Dr. David Schoenstadt in 1989. The first location was opened in Kansas City, Missouri in October 1989. An early investor and vocal supporter of the company was tennis player Billie Jean King. Other places similar to Discovery Zone include Chuck E. Cheese's, Major Magic's (closed), The Jungle: Fun and Adventure, Planet Play, Time In, and Wonder Camp (closed). McDonald's started a similar chain called Leaps and Bounds that merged into Discovery Zone in 1994. (en)
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  • 1999-01-01 (xsd:date)
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  • Bankruptcy (en)
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  • Worldwide
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  • Discovery_Zone_Logo.png
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  • The 1989-1998 Discovery Zone Logo
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  • Family entertainment centers
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  • "I'm Goin' DZ!"
  • "It's funbelievable fitness for kids!"
  • "Never The Same Fun Twice!"
  • "You're either in the zone or you're not!"
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  • Chuck E. Cheese
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  • DZ
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  • Discovery Zone (DZ) was a chain of entertainment facilities featuring games and elaborate indoor mazes designed for young children, including roller slides, climbing play structures and ball pits. It also featured arcade games. The chain was founded by Ronald Matsch, Jim Jorgensen and Dr. David Schoenstadt in 1989. The first location was opened in Kansas City, Missouri in October 1989. An early investor and vocal supporter of the company was tennis player Billie Jean King. (en)
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  • Discovery Zone (en)
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  • Discovery Zone (en)
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