Activities in Albany

Haunted-History Walking Tour for Two or Four with Ghost-Hunting Equipment from Spirit Expeditions (50% Off)

Spirit Expeditions

Multiple Locations

$50 $25

A two-hour walking tour covers most haunted areas and allows guests to conduct their own paranormal investigation

One Month of Boxing with Wraps or Two Introductory Boxing Classes with Wraps at Schott's Boxing (56% Off)

Schott's Boxing

Albany

$112 $49

Boxing classes designed to simulate the physical challenge of a real 12-round match

$66 for $120 Worth of Boot Camp at Brass Knuckle Boot Camp

Brass Knuckle Boot Camp

Delmar

$120 $66

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One or Three Months of Beginner Dance Classes at Lorraine-Michaels Dance Centre (Up to 56% Off)

Lorraine-Michaels Dance Centre

Lorraine Michaels Dance Studio

$60 $29

Skilled instructors lead students through ballroom, Latin, hip-hop, belly, swing, or breakdancing classes

$15 for a Ghost Tour from Ghosts of Albany ($30 Value)

Ghosts of Albany

Albany

$30 $15

Tour guides lead 90-minute strolls through haunted locales and tell tales of scandal interwoven with historical facts

Three or Five Semiprivate or Private Pilates Lessons at Pilates Place of NY, LLC. (Up to 74% Off)

Pilates Place of NY, LLC.

Valatie

$105 $29

Dynamic Pilates movements help elongate the muscles and boost stamina, strength, and flexibility

Five Boot-Camp Classes or One Month of Unlimited Fitness Classes at Full Circle Fitness - NY (Up to 81% Off)

Full Circle Fitness - NY

Multiple Locations

$75 $19

Certified trainers lead clients of all shapes, sizes, and fitness levels through boot camps and classes such as Fun, Fit & Flab-U-Less

Bowling Outing for 4 or 8 with Shoe Rental, Pizzas & Soda at Sunset Recreation Bowling Lanes (Up to 56% Off)

Sunset Recreation Bowling Lanes

Colonie

$63.15 $29

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Bowling games and rental shoes on self-scoring lanes with cheesy pizzas and choice of soda

Ajkun Ballet Theatre's "Revolution" at Hart Theatre at The Egg Performing Arts Center on July 27 (Up to 46% Off)

Revolution

The Egg Performing Arts Center

$35 $19

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A world-premiere science-fiction ballet with choreography from Leonard Ajkun pits dancers against the forces of tyranny

"American Idol Live!" at Times Union Center on June 25 at 7:30 p.m. (Up to 72% Off)

American Idol Live

Times Union Center

$72.50 $20

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Season 13 winner Caleb Johnson joins the rest of the top 10 to belt out pop hits, group sing-alongs, and originals

"The Michael Jackson Experience" at The Palace Theatre Albany on June 29 at 7 p.m. (Up to 49% Off)

The Michael Jackson Experience

The Palace Theatre Albany

$44.80 $23

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Delisco James recreates some of The King of Pop's most famous performances in a show hosted by "30 Rock"'s Kevin Brown

Diana Ross at Palace Theatre On June 24 at 8 p.m. (Up to 40% Off)

Diana Ross

Palace Theatre

$114 $68

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Motown star brings 50 years' worth of success onto stage

$21 for 10 Attractions at FunPlex Fun Park ($42 Value)

FunPlex Fun Park

East Greenbush

$42 $21

13 attractions, including a bounce house and bumper boats, promise diversion for kids of almost any age

Entry to Urban Raid Obstacle-Course 5K on Saturday, August 9, with Beer and T-shirts for 1 or 2 (53% Off)

Urban Raid

Times Union Center

$85 $45

Monkey bars, tire fields, and marine hurdles threaten to keep runners from the climbing-wall finish line, where beer awaits

$149 for an Intro to Racing Experience from Extreme Bucket List ($499 Value). Four Dates Available.

Extreme Bucket List

Multiple Locations

$499 $149

Learn the ins and outs of autocross racing before hopping into a Mazda RX8 or MX5 for nine laps around the course

5 or 10 Group Fitness Classes at The Court Club (Up to 59% Off)

The Court Club

Colonie

$60 $29

Classes such as Cardio Boxing, Bodypump, Pilates, and Zumba keep students fit and energized

Three Fitness Classes from Alabny Complementary Health (65% Off)

Alabny Complementary Health

Westmere

$60 $21

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In order to reach the finish line of the Raid Series obstacle course, participants must hoist a sandbag, leap over marine hurdles, and scale a cargo net. The course is designed to emulate a run through the city streets, right up to the finish line, which is actually a climbing wall. It's one branch of The Raid Series, a trifecta of terrain-inspired 5Ks that also include the Mountain Raid and Beach Raid. After racers complete the course, which is on the sand of Old Orchard Beach just one hour and fifteen minutes from Boston, they can jet to the after-party to enjoy beer and live music.

51 S Pearl St.
Albany,
NY
US

At the eba Center for Dance and Fitness, the world of West Side Story coexists with the folklore of Tahiti and the fluid performance art of Isadora Duncan. That's because the class catalogue is both sprawling and diverse, accommodating guests of all ages and abilities. Move Your Body classes, for example, cater to students 50 and older with a restorative and rhythmic workout, while ballet and modern hip-hop fusion courses hone in on specific styles. Some classes, like Pilates and yoga, focus on developing muscle and flexibility. Others, like Ballet Workout, gracefully combine dance and fitness aspects without having students do the Macarena on a treadmill.

351 Hudson Ave
Albany,
NY
US

Looking to put a new spin on a classic family activity, the minds behind Glowgolf decided to give the game a phosphorescent update. Incandescent courses place friends and family amid a tropical-fantasy golf world of neon orange, green, and violet surroundings. Players putt luminous orbs through vibrant treasure chests and glimmering windmills while negotiating tricky obstacles near walls portraying black-light-lit aquatic scenes. With more than 20 locations spread over 10 states, Glowgolf's fluorescent labyrinths challenge human players and traveling gnomes.

1 Crossgates Mall Rd.
Albany,
NY
US

Decades ago, large cruise ships called dayliners traveled the wide waters of the Hudson River, ushering passengers to ports from Albany to New York City. Although time has passed, Dutch Apple Cruises keeps this tradition alive with Dutch Apple II: a 65-foot, US Coast Guard-inspected cruise ship created in the classic dayliner style. Built from a blend of indigenous and traditional sea-worthy woods, including fragrant Douglas fir and Adirondack white cedar, the three-level ship carries passengers along Albany's major waterway on narrated sightseeing tours and charter cruises.

More than 100 passengers at a time roam the enclosed, temperature-controlled decks, which boast amenities such as a dance floor and cash bar. Travelers can also step out onto the open-air deck with a pair of binoculars to spot a passing eagle or watch a bass open the fruit basket they sent it. During charters, live entertainers such as DJs, dancers, singers, and comedians join passengers for a night of revelry.

Dutch Apple Cruises also offers land tours that include specialty tours such as hop and haunt which traverses the haunted history of historic buildings or brewery and distillery tours that divulge what goes into churning beer annually.

139 Broadway
Albany,
NY
US

The 18-hole course at Rainbow Golf Club takes players careening across a 6,287-yard layout carved into the foothills of the Northern Catskill Mountains. Players rip tee shots from one of five sets of tees per hole, allowing for an enjoyable yet challenging round for greenhorns to green-jacket holders. As rental carts transport players across the well-manicured landscape, they must take care to avoid tree-lined fairways, undulating greens, and feral caddies looking to stock up on golf balls for winter's hibernation. The course's signature hole is the 13th, a 135-yard, par 3 that forces golfers to carry their tee shot over water onto an island green, the only known island in New York. A pro shop, practice facilities, and a restaurant with an outdoor patio overlooking the course all provide entertainment when golfers aren't practicing their postputt struts.

Course at a Glance: * 18-hole, par 71 course * Total length of 6,287 yards from the back tees * Course rating of 70.8 from the back tees * Course slope of 126 from the back tees * Five sets of tees per hole

3822 County Route 26
Greenville,
NY
US

Albany Dance & Fitness is a dance studio for teens and adults that seeks to help everyone reap the positive benefits of dance. At this welcoming studio, experienced instructors lead ballet, jazz, Zumba and pilates in small groups, teaching students grace, poise, and how to burn calories and build lean muscle. Come in to try a hip hop class, or give Barre Blast?which fuses ballet, Pilates, and strength training?a whirl in this spacious dance and fitness center.


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1197 Central Ave
Albany,
NY
US