King for A Day

Dads can be hard to shop for, we know. So this Father’s Day, instead of presenting him with another uninspired tie or grill tool, why not take him out for a memorable afternoon or evening at one of these Bergen establishments? After all, quality time with you is probably what he wants more than anything.
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Archery at Targeteers in Saddle Brook.

Go for a bullseye together in the air-conditioned archery range at Targeteers, which offers lessons for all ages and open shooting. (Note that equipment is not provided unless you are a taking a lesson.) Or get Dad a gift certificate to use on things like bows and camo clothing in their massive pro shop.

101 Route 46 West, Saddle Brook, 201.843.7788,

Bowling or batting at Humdingers in Paramus.

You can really make a day of it at Humdingers, with their 12 bowling lanes, eight batting cages, arcade, Mission Impossible-style lazer maze, board-game table (chess, checkers or backgammon anyone?) and full-service kitchen. The new restaurant-entertainment complex is hidden away in the rear of the Berkeley College complex on Midland Avenue in Paramus, but it’s worth seeking out for father-child fun.

64 East Midland Ave., Paramus, 201.701.1900,

Playing video games at Gamers Paradise in Rochelle Park or River Vale.

With more than 3,000 games, eight 50-inch TVs and sleek gaming chairs, the gaming lounge at Gamers Paradise will entice any gamer guy. Dads and kids can play anything they want, from modern to retro consoles ranging from NES, N64 and Gamecube to Xbox One, PS4 and Wii U.

5 W. Passaic St, Rochelle Park, 201.490.4699 or663 C Westwood Ave., River Vale, 201.254.7330,

Golfing at one of the many public courses in Bergen.

Hit the links at one of Bergen’s five public golf courses, where area residents can enjoy an affordable round with their family. Just register for a Bergen County

Golf ID card, available at any of the courses:

Darlington Golf Course in Mahwah, Orchard Hills Golf Course in Paramus, Overpeck Golf Course in Teaneck, Rockleigh Golf Course in Rockleigh or Valley Brook Golf Course in River Vale (or at the Golf Administration Office located at One Bergen County Plaza, Room 401, in Hackensack).


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