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The onUp Experience in The Battery of SunTrust Park Atlanta

The onUp Experience in The Battery of SunTrust Park Atlanta

The walk from parking lot 31 to SunTrust Park took around 7-8 minutes. You cross I-75 on foot via a bridge, and from there, you are greeted by a bronze statue of Phil Niekro throwing his signature knuckle ball. Walking around the side of the park, one passes another bronze. This one is of Bobby Cox. Keep walking a little further ahead and you reach Battery Atlanta.

The Battery of Suntrust Park

The Battery area of the park houses all sorts of restaurants, an intricate fountain, a separate concert venue, the onUp Experience, and so very much more.

The onUp Experience

“The onUp Experience is an entertainment center that brings financial tools to baseball fans visiting SunTrust Park and the Battery Atlanta. As a financial well-being center, visitors at the onUp Experience learn about financial confidence. It's named after the onUp Movement, which is about people taking steps toward financial confidence so they can enjoy the moments that matter.”

The onUp Experience is a unique, interactive entertainment center that is designed to engage all ages. Built by SunTrust, the goal of the experience is to connect finance, fun and baseball in an interactive and entertaining way.

Upon entry to the onUp Experience, you are greeted by a virtual Tom Glavine, and your journey begins by stepping up to the Draft. Your picture is taken, and the next thing you know you receive a personalized baseball card that acts as your ticket to the various onUp experiences.

There is a long bank of touch screens that run along the right hand wall. The words “Confidence Starts Here” glow from above, and it is here that you can learn a little bit about finance. As you work your way down the wall, you learn facts about financial stress, as well as ways to ease the tension. At the end of the wall you can test your knowledge in a financial trivia game. The goal here is teach you how to both recognize and deal with financial stressors in your life, pointing you down a path of financial confidence.

What can you do at SunTrust Park?

There is a Braves Superfan Quiz, where you answer Braves trivia questions and are ranked against other players.

Or you could choose to take a swing at a fastball in the batting skills game. This area was quite popular during my visit. You get five pitches, and the goal is to knock on out of SunTrust Park.

The Jump onUp area lets you don a jersey and cap for pictures, and the Confidence wall teaches both young and old a little about finance via interactive screens.

Additionally, 680 The Fan will be broadcasting from the onUp Experience space, and when the broadcast booth isn't in use, you the fan can take a spot behind the mike.

Truly an experience

I was there on opening day, and that meant there was plenty of celebration happening all around. We enjoyed everything from the onUp Experience ribbon cutting ceremony to the INCREDIBLE onUp skaters.

The Braves and SunTrust didn't just build a stadium. They built an experience. Seriously. You could easily spend the day “tailgating” in the various offerings in the Battery Atlanta area of the park. And best of all, you don't need a ticket to access the Battery area. Join the fun in the Suntrust OnUp experience.

Check out The onUp Experience: The Honor Roll Skate Crew

At SunTrust Bank their purpose is lighting the way to financial well-being. When you feel confident about your money, you can save for your goals and spend knowingly on what matters most to you.  

The onUp Movement is 1 million strong…and growing. onUp is about having the confidence to move forward one smart step at a time.

Join now and start building your financial confidence today.

Join the movement

This is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of SunTrust. The opinions and text are all mine.

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  1. What an awesome experience for any Braves fan! I personally always loved the team because Greg Maddux is a fellow Las Vegas local.

  2. Gosh, it has been years since I have been to a Braves game! I drove past the new stadium when we were in Atlanta last year. The Onup sounds like a great place!

  3. What a cool experience. These parks have changed since the old days when I was little and it was a simple little baseball game! Looks like great fun!

  4. This looks like so much fun! My husband and I have been trying to decide on where to go for our next family trip – this could make the list.

  5. Oh wow! This place sounds like a great treat for a baseball lovers!! Would love to visit here one time!

  6. It sounds like that was one long walk. However, it looks and sounds worth it!

  7. The Atlanta stadium is amazing. I have been there a few times.

  8. Holy cow, this is intense! Your photos and details are amazing. It definitely makes me want to go check this place out.

  9. This sounds like a lot of fun. My husband is a great fan. He’ll have loads of fun there.

  10. Tiara

    Oh wow, what a great experience! I would love to travel here and see all these neat things! <3

  11. What a fun ballpark with so many extras to entertain the kids. It’s been a long time since I’ve seen people on roller skates.

  12. Our Family World

    The onUp experience looked like so much fun! Those guys on roller skates were awesome. OMG. The sense of balance they have! The event all came together wonderfully!

  13. Annemarie LeBlanc

    My husband is a fan of the Braves. He’s going to have so much fun to be able to be at the SunTrust Park and Battery Atlanta. There are so many activities and awesome places to dine in. Atlanta is such a fun city to live in!

  14. Mary Edwards

    We are always attending Braves games in Atlanta…we will definitely have to check this out next time we’re up that way. I’ve never heard/seen it!

  15. This is amazing, and it makes learning fun. I would love to experience something like this here in the D.C. Area. Kudos to Suntrust.

  16. Oh my gosh girl! That looks like such an amazing experience! You took so many awesome pictures!

  17. Victoria Heckstall

    The onUp Experience is an entertainment center that brings financial tools to baseball fans visiting SunTrust Park and the Battery Atlanta.

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