Things To Do In Akron

94% Off MetaBody Yoga & Fitness Pass

Multiple Locations

$350 $20

Instructors encourage full-body results in a variety of fitness classes supplemented by a success guide and nutritional coaching

Up to 56% Off at AMF Bowling Co.

Multiple Locations

$32 $17

Bowling at over 250 locations across the country hosts groups of two, four, or six for two hours of bowling

Up to 66% Off Bowling and Pizza at Eastgate Lanes

Ellet

$75.25 $25

Groups bowl for two hours and share pizza at storied alley with full bar and dance floor

Up to 56% Off Irish Dance Classes

Multiple Locations

$40 $20

Award-winning Irish dancers offer classes for all skill levels in soft- and hard-shoe styles, including reel, jig, and slip jig

Up to 53% Off at Yoga Center

Akron

$120 $59

Yoga studio leads mixed level Iyengar classes, which are most concerned with bodily alignment

Up to 77% Off Flight-Lesson Package 

Ellet

$428 $99

A simulator session prepares students to climb and descend under the tutelage of a certified flight instructor

85% Off at CrossFit Energy

Bath

$330 $50

Constantly changing workouts use compound muscle movements and bursts of intense cardio to get effective fitness results

54% Off Women's Fitness and Weight-Management Program

Ellet

$84.73 $39

Ladies whip into shape with the aid of recommended meal plans, unlimited fitness classes, and a group counseling session

60% Off a Gym Membership and Training

Green

$150 $60

Members have 24-hour access to the gym facilities and equipment; personal trainers guide clients in their quest to accomplish fitness goals

50% Off

Green

$125 $63

Local businesses like this one promote thriving, distinctive communities by offering a rich array of goods and services to locals like you

Up to 54% Off Bowling with Shoe Rental and Pizza

North Hill

$76 $35

Share games of bowling among friends fueled by a large one-topping pizza

Up to 67% Off Fitness Classes or Gym Visits

Chapel Hill

$100 $39

45-minute boot-camp classes help both men and women condition their core, build muscle, and lose weight in a no-nonsense group environment

Up to 60% Off Martial Arts Classes

Merriam Valley

$125 $59

Black-belt instructors teach students of all ages basic martial arts moves and philosophies during classes seven days a week

Up to 61% Off at Akron Martial Arts

Akron

$95 $40

Instructors teach children and adults martial arts skills along with life values such as self-confidence, discipline, and respect

Up to 76% Off at MMAXOUT Fitness

Merriam Valley

$75 $19

Alternating circuit-training classes focus on balance, agility, and core strength

60% Off Two Hours of Bowling and Snacks at Legend Lanes

Cuyahoga Falls

$73 $29

Refuel on snacks and sodas during regular games of bowling for up to six people

64% Off Horseback-Riding Lessons at Hampton Hill Stables

Chagrin Falls

$165 $59

Horseback-riding lessons let equestrians of all aptitudes mount and steer steeds

44% Off Music Lessons

Cuyahoga Falls

$80 $45

Local businesses like this one promote thriving, distinctive communities by offering a rich array of goods and services to locals like you

50% Off

Auburn

$165 $83

Local businesses like this one promote thriving, distinctive communities by offering a rich array of goods and services to locals like you

Half Off Ice Skating

Auburn

$24 $12

Steaming cups of hot chocolate provide warm refreshment after guests glide across smooth ice during public-skating sessions

45% Off Personal Training at Momentum Fitness

Cuyahoga Falls

$60 $33

Local businesses like this one promote thriving, distinctive communities by offering a rich array of goods and services to locals like you

46% Off Dance Lessons

Cuyahoga Falls

$35 $19

Local businesses like this one promote thriving, distinctive communities by offering a rich array of goods and services to locals like you

58% Off Auto Storage at Imperial Auto Castle

Cuyahoga Falls

$359 $150

The climate-controlled garage houses vehicles; techs detail cars, wash them monthly, and ply them with discounted maintenance and repairs

Up to 65% Off Zumba Classes at World of Dances

Cuyahoga Falls

$42 $19

Seasoned teachers lead fun, calorie-torching dance moves in Zumba classes set to upbeat tunes

Up to 62% Off a Fishing Charter

Cuyahoga Falls

$70 $35

Fishing charter traverses the Cuyahoga River on a pontoon boat helmed by a veteran captain in search of bass, bluegill, and northern pike

50% Off Swimming Lessons

Multiple Locations

$110 $55

Private lessons for infants, toddlers, kids, or adults focus on the swim-float-swim technique

Up to 78% Off Two Hours of Bowling

Magic City Plaza

$57 $15

Groups of up to 10 can play as many games as they desire with two hours of bowling with included shoe rental

Up to 56% Off Adult Tennis Programs in Stow

Stow

$88 $39

USTPA-certified tennis coaches introduce beginners to the basics of the sport and help intermediate players fine-tune their games

Up to 59% Off at The Lake

Norton

$7 $3

This campground has been facilitating summer fun since 1955 with amenities like mini golf and a life-guard monitored swimming lake

Up to 76% Off Pilates or Zumba

Norton

$100 $29

Pilates classes tighten abs and increase flexibility; Zumba classes let clients work up a sweat with Latin music and moves

Up to 87% at Mastiff CrossFit

Wadsworth

$225 $29

Strength training and conditioning classes sculpt and tone bodies with a blend of intense exercises

Up to 65% Off at Advanced Performance Crossfit

Wadsworth

$110 $39

CrossFit program builds stamina and endurance with foundational movements such as deadlifts, shoulder presses, and overhead squats

Up to 75% Off Unlimited Fitness Classes

Doylestown

$100 $25

Exercisers can drop in on group cardio classes, including Zumba, Bokwa, boot camp, and toning

Up to 86% Off Gym Membership

Wadsworth

$50 $19

Tone muscles in a 24-hour gym with optional babysitting services

Up to 76% Off Rock Climbing

Peninsula

$376 $90

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Climbers practice skills learned during intro classes in 7,000-sq.-ft. indoor enclave designed by Nicros with varying difficulty

Up to 54% Off Lessons at Mudbrook Golf Center

Huron

$100 $49

PGA pro breaks down swing mechanics with digital diagnostic and provides corrective advice to help golfers develop consistent swing

Up to 87% Off at Fit Body Boot Camp

FBBC Hudson

$123.50 $29

Trainers lead groups through cardio and strength-training exercises designed to boost caloric burn during and after workouts

Up to 64% Off Horseback Riding

Streetsboro

$72 $35

Family-friendly farm with western-style ring and trail riding on rescued horses; raffle tickets can win lessons, trail rides, and more

Military Aviation Preservation Society Air Museum – 50% Off

Green

$16 $8

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Nonprofit museum educates visitors with aviation artifacts, World War II memorabilia, and collection of military aircraft

50% Off Play Sessions or Party at Pump It Up

Hartville

$24 $12

Kids careen down a giant 20-foot slide, soar inside bounce houses, and tumble around obstacle courses during open-play sessions

61% Off Pure Barre Classes

Peters Township

$115 $45

Classes set to motivating music challenge exercisers with full-body workouts that utilize a ballet barre and small isometric movements

Half Off Cross-Training Classes at Revolt Fitness

Twinsburg

$120 $60

Circuit training keeps exercisers on their toes by combining cardio, strength training, and conditioning routines

Up to 60% Off Fitness Classes at MJG Fitness

Twinsburg

$50 $24.99

Instructors lead boot-camp and kettlebell classes, and signature 12 Weeks class, which boosts strength, speed, fat-burning, and endurance

Up to 80% Off Boot-Camp Classes

Multiple Locations

$159 $32

Certified personal trainers whip clients of all fitness levels into shape with intense interval training and circuit strength training

Up to 52% Off at Greg Jones Golf Academy

Sharon

$60 $30

Lessons and junior golf program at The Golf Improvement Center with professional instructor whose experience spans more than two decades

Up to 53% Off Mini Golf & Hot-Dog Meal in Medina

Medina

$21.50 $11

Mini-golf courses inspired by wonders of the world & nursery rhymes coax players through 18 holes before guests feast on concessions

Up to 58% Off at Rustic Hills Country Club

Montville

$42 $19

Nine-hole, par 32 course features four par 3s and a pond that nearly surrounds the picturesque sixth green

Up to 82% Off at CrossFit Medina

Lafayette

$80 $35

CrossFit fuses strength training, cardio, plyometrics, and gymnastics-inspired moves to create intense, varying workouts

Up to 63% Off at U.S. Shuai Chiao Kung Fu Academy

Multiple Locations

$89 $35

Kung fu or shuai chiao classes for adults and students as young as 4 teach self-defense and discipline

Up to 51% Off Private Pilates Sessions

Medina

$55 $27

Trainer with experience working with all types of students hosts private sessions that boost clients' flexibility, strength, and stamina

58% Off Kids' Painting Class and Playtime

Medina

$45 $19

Helped by a teacher's instruction, kids create a masterpiece using included art materials; stretching, exercise, and playtime burns energy

50% Off at Skydive Cleveland

Troy

$319.99 $159

Give the gift of adrenaline as jumpers attach to seasoned pros who guide the jump, pull the cord, and ensure a safe landing

50% Off Tandem Skydive

Troy

$339 $169

A slideshow exhibits pictures of training and landing that bookend 45- to 60-second freefall of instructor and student in tandem parachute

51% Off Four 30-Minute Guitar Lessons

Multiple Locations

$80 $39

Guitar instructor with more than four decades of experience teaches students of all ability levels

51% Off One Month of Karate for Kids Classes

Multiple Locations

$79 $39

Karate for Kids classes for ages 3 or older keep kids active and teach them about sportsmanship, confidence, and discipline

Up to 67% Off Fitness Classes at Studio 82

North Royalton

$60 $20

Certified instructors lead cardio and strength-training classes on the hardwood floor of a private studio

Up to 59% Off Youth-Confidence Course

Multiple Locations

$79 $35

The instructors can teach kids self-defense, respect, and self-discipline

Up to 66% Off Fitness Classes at Bulldog Jakz

Brunswick

$135 $49

Functional-fitness CrossFit classes, whose workouts change daily, and Flex Band medicine-ball workouts, which focus on resistance training

Up to 70% Off MMA Fitness Classes

Brunswick

$60 $25

Intense, full-body kickboxing and MMA workouts open to all fitness levels and led by instructors who provide personalized attention

Up to 57% Off Outing at Intense Paintball

Canton

$46 $22

Players receive a marker, goggles, a compressed air tank, and 200 paintballs each to battle each other on the indoor or outdoor battlefield

49% Off Martial Arts

Canal Fulton

$90 $46

Local businesses like this one promote thriving, distinctive communities by offering a rich array of goods and services to locals like you

Canton Classic Car Museum – Up to Half Off Visit

Canton

$15 $8

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Inside decade-themed rooms, vintage treasures from Canton’s yesteryear complement old-school BMWs, Studebakers, and Cadillacs

Up to 52% Private Golf Lessons with Doug Dowell

Canal Fulton

$45 $22

Trainer Doug Dowell helps students discover and perfect their own unique golf swing

Up to 61% Off Pilates Lessons

Canton

$60 $25

Pilates lessons target core muscles with dynamic stretches and mat exercises

The Pro Football Hall of Fame – Up to 54% Off Football Clinic

Canton

$60 $30

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Football clinic teaches kids the core offensive and defensive tenets of the game, as well as important elements of its history

Up to 74% Off Bowling at Freeway Lanes

Multiple Locations

$97.50 $25

Family of four bowling alleys scattered throughout Cleveland host retro entertainment alongside modern amenities such as HDTV screens

Up to 57% Off at Young Chefs Academy

Multiple Locations

$30 $15

Engaging chef instructors instill lessons of kitchen etiquette and safety in youngsters as they explore their inner chef

50% Off Latin or Ballroom Dance Classes

Solon

$30 $15

Group Latin and ballroom dance classes give students a way to pursue a healthier lifestyle while also meeting new friends

Up to 68% Off Kids' Gym Membership and Classes

Solon

$155 $49

Age-specific classes for children aged 6 weeks to 13 years teach kids how to have fun while staying active

Up to 68% Off Horseback-Riding Lessons

Novelty

$80 $35

An experienced instructor supervises and coaches up to four students of any riding level during each one-hour indoor lesson

Up to Half Off at Deer Pass Golf Course in Seville

Seville

$58 $29

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18-hole, par 71 course snakes across 6,012 yd. of rolling hills & memorable holes, including 155 yd. par 3 with island green

89% Off Six Weeks of Martial Arts Classes

Multiple Locations

$349 $39

Expert instructors teach essential martial arts skills, as well as discipline and confidence

Up to 86% Off Martial Arts Classes - World Champion TKD Academy

Strongsville

$140 $29

Under Grandmaster Keun Moo Ryu, students learn self-defense skills, discipline, and balance at World Champion TKD Academy

75% Off Fitness Classes in Strongsville

Strongsville

$99 $25

Professional boxer leads small groups through calorie-torching fitness classes in open, airy gym

Up to 45% Off 18-Hole Round of Golf

Highland Hills

$63 $35

Two courses with rolling fairways and undulating greens welcome golfers of all skill levels

Up to 63% Off Bowling at Cloverleaf Lanes

Independence

$27 $10

Pairs enjoy three games of bowling, while groups of six bowl for two hours with the option for food

Up to 69% Off Personal-Training Sessions

Warrensville Heights

$299 $99

Personal trainer helps individuals develop customized workouts and nutrition plans

Up to 56% Off Tai Chi Classes

Parma

$60 $29

Tai chi classes help adult students relax, gain flexibility, learn meditation, improve balance, and may even lower blood pressure

Up to 84% Off at TPA Paintball

Alliance

$150 $30

Friends try to splat each other with paintballs and achieve objectives during organized, refereed games

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In 1880, the final fasteners and sleepers on the Valley Railway were tightened into place. It wouldn’t be long before a billowing cloud of steam announced the arrival of the first train running through the Cuyahoga Valley, a territory that had served as a passageway for foot traffic for thousands of years. Over the next century, the railway contributed to the growth of commerce between Akron and Cleveland, changing ownership multiple times, and transforming from a freight train, into a passenger train, back to a freight train, and finally into a UFO.

Now celebrating its 41st year of passenger-rail service, the Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad transports sightseers over the historic rails through 33,000 acres of land owned by the National Park Service. With a year-round roster of trips, including wine- and beer-tasting excursions, passengers can set forth on morning, afternoon, and evening journeys that sweep past meadowlands, pinery, and rivers and give glimpses of native wildlife, such as fox, deer, bobcat mascots, and owls.

2912 Riverview Road
Akron,
OH
US

Although Lifesource normally dedicates itself to the age-old practice of yoga, occasional age-appropriate exotic-dance workshops shimmy their way onto the class roster. Instructor Jessica Rawson began teaching at Lifesource in 2009 and has 28 lunar rotations, or two years, of private pole-dancing and exotic-dance lessons under her belt. During the course of the two-hour workshop, Jessica will take the pole's helm and instruct participants in a variety of exotic dance techniques, from pole dance and lap dance to strip-tease techniques and cheeky burlesque moves. Although participants will wear their clothing, the techniques can be easily applied to garment-free activities at a later time. As your inner seductress makes her way to the surface, you'll build confidence and engage rarely used muscles, sometimes resulting in day-after pangs of soreness and a self-assured saunter.

133 Ghent Rd
Fairlawn,
OH
US

Custom Framing business. Photo restorations, large format printing. Great creative shadow boxes to display your treasured items. In business over 36 years

333 W Cedar St
Akron,
OH
US

Founded in 1953, the Akron Zoo is an accredited world conservation zoo situated on 50 acres and home to more than 700 animals. Explore this multi-faceted menagerie by visiting the zoo’s six unique zones. In Legends of the Wild, kids and adults alike can come face-to-snout with over 20 animal species, including snow leopards and jaguars, or opt for a staring contest with wide-eyed lemurs. The Akron Zoo houses Humboldt penguins as part of the Species Survival Plan in a cooperative effort with other zoos. African lions and red pandas roam through Tiger Valley and Asian Trail, while thick-billed parrots and burrowing owls coexist in the Wild Prairie. The ten aquariums located in Komodo Kingdom's Rhythm of the Blue allow you to marvel at the subaqueous adventures of seven species of jellyfish, who spend their time mining gold jelly from a jelly mine and hanging out with a much taller, pale-skinned jelly princess.

500 Edgewood Ave
Akron,
OH
US

The Challenge Golf Course was built in 1999 as part of the Edwin Shaw Rehabilitation Institute to provide golf programs for people with disabilities, so it's designed for ease-of-access for putters of all abilities. The driving range is located on 12 acres near the golf course and features a 3,500-square-foot tee area. Two jumbo buckets give you a total of 180 balls with which to hone your swing, practice for a horror-movie audition, or prepare to defend your home from a renegade windmill that can only be stopped by a properly timed ball that soars between the windmill's blades and lodges itself in its air-intake pipe. Savor the sensation of swinging solo, or bring along a friend or trusty steed for calm chatting or stress-relieving tandem primal screams during the driving-range session.

1596 Flickinger Rd
Akron,
OH
US

The Akron Art Museum's collection showcases art after 1850, allowing visitors to breathe freely and without fear of catching the plague from Medieval shrouds. Works by Ohio-affiliated artists such as Frank Duveneck are joined by renowned pieces by Andy Warhol, El Anatsui, and Doris Salcedo, as well as traveling exhibitions. The upcoming exhibit Who Shot Rock & Roll: A Photographic History 1955 to the Present features 175 pictures by photographers including Richard Avedon, Diane Arbus, and Annie Leibovitz.

1 S High St
Akron,
OH
US

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