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Escape the Bank: Try Servus Credit Union’s Mobile Escape Game

Escape the Bank Servus Credit Union Escape Room Edmonton Alberta

I’m a huge fan of escape games. I find them fun, mentally challenging, great for team and friendship building, and just generally a great thing to do. That’s why I was excited to hear that Servus Credit Union had launched a mobile escape game they were taking to events across Alberta, and even more thrilled when they invited me to come down to try their room! 

Escape the Bank Servus Credit Union Escape Room Edmonton Alberta
Inside Servus Credit Union’s mobile escape game.

Servus Credit Union’s “Escape the Bank” game was created with help from Calgary’s The Locked Room. The trailer has been retrofitted to look like an old bank and participants get 10 minutes to try and solve various puzzles in the room to break out.

There’s a bit of an ulterior motive in this escape room – the puzzles help advance you through the game and ultimately get out, but are also designed to educate Albertans on making smarter financial decisions! 

Escape the Bank Servus Credit Union Escape Room Edmonton Alberta
First clue.
Escape the Bank Servus Credit Union Escape Room Edmonton Alberta
Important pieces to the game.
Escape the Bank Servus Credit Union Escape Room Edmonton Alberta
We need that chip!

I tried to Escape the Bank with the lovely Jones family at Heritage Festival over the long weekend. It was their first time doing an escape game and they really enjoyed it!

Each member of the family contributed to solving a clue, which is something I always try to ensure my groups achieve when we do a regular escape room (it’s just more fun when everyone feels like they’ve helped lol). 

Escape the Bank Servus Credit Union Escape Room Edmonton Alberta
Will we get out?
Escape the Bank Servus Credit Union Escape Room Edmonton Alberta
It’s a team effort!

Servus Credit Union’s Escape the Bank is free to play and will be stopping at a few more spots throughout August

August 20 – Servus Edmonton Marathon
9797 Jasper Ave, Edmonton, AB 
Check website for details.

August 25 – Lethbridge Whoop Up Days
3401 Parkside Drive South, Lethbridge, AB 
12 p.m. – 10 p.m.

August 26 – Crossroads Family Festival
2411 Vermilion St NE, Calgary, AB 
11:30 a.m. – 4 p.m.

September 15 – MLCA 60th Birthday party & Outdoor movie night
South Calgary Park, 3130, 16th St. SW, Calgary, AB 
Check website for details.

Escape the Bank Servus Credit Union Escape Room Edmonton Alberta
With two minutes left – we escaped!

If you spot the Servus Escape the Bank trailer in your area, give it a try! It’s lots of fun. 

Escape the Bank Servus Credit Union Escape Room Edmonton Alberta
Thanks to the Jones family for escaping the bank with me!

 

 

 

Escape the Bank Servus Credit Union Escape Room Edmonton Alberta
Escape the Bank with Servus Credit Union!

Linda

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Disclaimer: I will always provide my 100% honest opinion on this blog. I partnered with Servus Credit Union to help promote their Escape the Bank mobile escape room. This does not impact the opinions stated in this post. 

Linda Hoang is an Edmonton blogger who writes about food, travel, lifestyle/events and pets. She's also a social media/digital specialist with a journalism background. Linda is in love with her city and loves exploring and promoting Edmonton and other places she visits with her husband Mike. Linda is also the founder of the Edmonton International Cat Festival (and has 2 cats herself, along with 2 dogs).

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