WhirlyBall is a game played by two teams of five on
bumper cars who scoop and throw a whiffle ball into the
BROOKFIELD — Construction is underway and on track to be
completed by summer for the new 45,000-square-foot
Whirly-Ball facility at Brookfield Square Mall.
The new location, 95 Moorland Road, will partially take
over the space at the mall where Sears once stood. This
will be WhirlyBall’s fifth location nationwide and its
first location in the state.
“We’re honored to join the Brookfield community and we
look forward to providing a new experience for both
locals and visitors to enjoy,” said Adam Elias,
WhirlyBall’s vice president of strategic planning.
The game of WhirlyBall is played almost like a
combination of lacrosse, hockey and basketball — all on
bumper cars. Two opposing teams of five face off in
their bumper cars armed with handheld scoops. Players
then must maneuver the bumper cars to scoop up a whiffle
ball and pass it to teammates in the hopes to score a
An artist’s rendering of the upcoming Brookfield Square
Mall WhirlyBall location.
Rendering: OKW Architects
Brookfield location will contain two Whirly-Ball courts,
eight bowling lanes, a multi-level laser tag arena and a
full-service 75-seat restaurant and bar with a patio
WhirlyBall first opened its doors 25 years ago in
Lombard, Ill. They now have locations in Vernon, Ill.,
Chicago and Colorado Springs, Colo.