Activities in Cahokia

Mike Epps & DeRay Davis: After Dark Tour at Chaifetz Arena on Friday, November 7, at 8 p.m. (Up to 50% Off)

Mike Epps & DeRay Davis: After Dark Tour

Chaifetz Arena

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Comic seen in Lee Daniels’s upcoming Richard Pryor biopic serves up standup alongside Comedy Central Laugh Riots Competition winner

$70.95 $40

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The Fresh Beat Band: Greatest Hits Live at Peabody Opera House on Friday, November 28 (Up to 40% Off)

The Fresh Beat Band: Greatest Hits Live

Peabody Opera House

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Nick Jr. musical quartet take the stage for an autumn concert

$47.20 $28.50

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Presale: Harlem Globetrotters Game at Scottrade Center on Friday, January 2, 2015, at 7 p.m. (40% Off)

Harlem Globetrotters

Scottrade Center

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Ball-spinning antics abound as this world-famous exhibition basketball team dazzles in a comic and athletic performance

$54.85 $33

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Nightmare On Washington Street Halloween Pub Crawl for Two or Four on October 31 from My Drink On (Up to 65% Off)

My Drink On

The Over/Under Bar and Grill

Drink vouchers and specials fuel spooky fun during Halloween-themed pub crawl with $1,000 grand-prize costume contest

$56.36 $25

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Admission for Four or Membership for Up to Four at The Eugene Field House & St. Louis Toy Museum (Up to 50% Off)

The Eugene Field House & St. Louis Toy Museum

Downtown St. Louis

This lovingly restored building, once home to Roswell and Eugene Field, houses period furnishings, antique toys, and historical exhibits

$20 $11

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$23 for Four Open Bounce Passes at BounceU ($39.80 Value)

BounceU - St. Louis

Multiple Locations

Inflatable playground offers kids a safe and secure place to play and bounce

$39.80 $23

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Standup and Drinks for Two, Four, or Eight at Funny Bone Westport Plaza Through December 31 (Up to 66% Off)

St. Louis Funny Bone

Funny Bone Westport Plaza

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Standups entertain up to 300 attendees at comedy club that hosts nationally touring acts

$33 $16

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Nine-Hole Round for Two or Four with Range Balls and Soft Drinks at Family Golf & Learning Center (53% Off)

Family Golf Center

Saint Louis

Nine-hole par 3 course facilitates short-game practice with no holes longer than 160 yards

$43 $20

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2-Hour Simulated Space Mission for Two or Four at Challenger Learning Center in Ferguson (Up to 52% Off)

Challenger Learning Center

St. Louis

Visitors play the role of astronauts, scientists, and engineers through a two-hour simulated space mission to the Moon, Mars, or a comet

$30 $15

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One or Two Weeks of Kids' Dance Camp at Consuming Kinetics Dance Company (65% Off)

Consuming Kinetics Dance Company

DeBaliviere Place

Each week of camp teaches kids a style of dance such as jazz or hip-hop

$275 $95

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One-Hour of Bowling with Pizza for Up to Four or Eight at Show Me Lanes (Up to 50% Value)

Show Me Lanes

Mehlville

Large pizzas complement games of bowling at family friendly center

$30 $15

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International Photography Hall of Fame and Museum Membership for One or Two or Visit for Two (Up to 51% Off)

International Photography Hall of Fame and Museum

St. Louis

Photographs and equipment from more than 500 artists, including Ansel Adams and Edward Weston, fill a 6,000-square-foot space

$35 $17

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60-Minute Trolley Tour for Two, Four, or Six from St. Louis Carriage & Trolley Company (Up to 52% Off)

St. Louis Carriage & Trolley Company

Multiple Locations

Tours roll by Lafayette Square, Union Station, Peabody Opera, City Gardens, the Arch, the City Museum, and other city landmarks

$34 $17

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Six Strength-Training Classes or One Month of Strength-Training Classes at Faster Fitness (Up to 85% Off)

Faster Fitness

Brentwood

Both options include a nutritional consultation

$120 $29

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$85 for $275 Worth of Personal Fitness Program — Sports Medicine and Training Center

Sports Medicine & Training Center

St. Louis

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

$275 $85

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2 Months of Unlimited Boot Camp Sessions from Hilltop Fitness Studio, LLC (50% Off)

Hilltop Fitness Studio

St. Louis

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

$500 $250

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One or Two Months of Unlimited Boot Camp Classes from PowerFit Bootcamp (Up to 80% Off)

PowerFit Bootcamp

Multiple Locations

Trainers motivate exercisers to tackle routines of calisthenics, plyometrics, and resistance training

$99 $29

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Admission for Two, Four, or Six to Campbell House Museum (50% Off)

Campbell House Museum

Downtown St. Louis

Furniture, paintings, clothing, and other period artifacts offer a rare glimpse into 19th-century American life

$16 $8

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One or Two Months of Unlimited Martial-Arts Classes at Bushido World Karate (Up to 54% Off)

Bushido World Karate

Mehlville

Students build strength, stamina, and self-defense skills in martial-arts classes

$75 $35

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Ten Yoga Classes or One Month of Unlimited Yoga Classes at West-East Natural Healing (Up to 56% Off)

West-East Natural Healing

Warson Woods

Range of yoga disciplines including vinyasa flow, gentle yoga, and kundalini help to relax minds and strengthen bodies

$120 $55

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Fun-Center Package for Two or Four or Birthday Party for Eight at Tee Time Family Fun Center (Up to 54% Off)

Tee Time Family Fun Center

Mehlville

Four-hour passes grant unlimited rides on go-karts, bumper boats, and other rides; birthday party includes pizza and arcade tokens

$64.49 $32

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$49 for One Month of Unlimited Classes at YogaSource ($135 Value)

YogaSource

Richmond Heights

Eleven different yoga classes accommodate students of varying levels and help them develop strength, flexibility, and endurance

$135 $49

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10 or 20 Yoga Fusion or Get Fit Fusion Classes at Get Fit St. Louis LLC (Up to 76% Off)

Get Fit St. Louis LLC

Multiple Locations

Beginning and ending with yogic exercise, classes also address strength and cardio training

$100 $29

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5 or 10 Pilates Equipment Classes at The Pilates and Yoga Center of St. Louis (Up to 65% Off)

The Pilates and Yoga Center of St. Louis

Ladue

Instructors guide up to eight students through core-strengthening stretches and resistance work aboard the Reformer machine

$150 $65

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Five Yoga Classes from Mind & Body Kula (64% Off)

Mind & Body Kula

Tower Grove South

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

$70 $25

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Three or Six 30-Minute Private Karate or Self-Defense Lessons at Tracy's Karate Studio (50% Off)

Tracy's Karate Studio

Saint Louis

Private lessons heed each student’s goals and personal learning style as they impart self-defense skills and confidence

$80 $40

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10 or 20 Group Fitness Classes or One-Month Gym Membership at BJC WellAware Center (Up to 78% Off)

BJC WellAware Center

Central West End

Center located on the Barnes-Jewish Hospital campus features highly trained, certified fitness pros and top-notch equipment

$80 $19

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$39 for Four Weeks of Unlimited Boxing Classes at Sweat ($80 Value)

Sweat

Clayton

Trainers lead more than 10 boxing classes that help athletes get in shape and improve skills such as speed, agility, and coordination

$80 $39

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Indoor Climbing Class for Two, or a Private Birthday Party at Upper Limits Rock Climbing Gym (Up to 47% Off)

Upper Limits Rock Gym

Multiple Locations

Newbie climbers scurry up 35-foot indoor rock arches & top-out boulder & parties entertain up to 25 kids with climbing & soft drinks

$60 $32

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Two, Four or Six Personal-Training Sessions at St. Louis Fitness and Wellness Group (Up to 79% Off)

St. Louis Fitness and Wellness Group

The Boxing Gym

Trainer works one-on-one with clients to help them achieve their fitness goals through tailored exercises

$110 $29

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Six Group Fitness or Group Dance Lessons or One Month of Unlimited Lessons at Central Studio (Up to 58% Off)

Central Studio

DeBaliviere Place

Spacious dance studio holds variety of classes atop its 1,200 sq. ft. sprung hardwood dance floor

$80 $35

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Two, Four, or Six Personal Training Sessions for One or Two People at Titanium Fitness LLC (Up to 89% Off)

Titanium Fitness LLC

St. Louis

Personal-training sessions customize workouts to help meet each individual's fitness and nutrition goals

$140 $29

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$24 for $48 Groupon — Mayer-Torno School of Irish Dance

Mayer-torno School Of Irish Dance

Brentwood

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

$48 $24

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Museum Outing with Miniature-Train Ride for Two or Four at the Museum of Transportation (Up to 60% Off)

Museum of Transportation

Saint Louis

Vintage automobiles, planes, and a massive collection of locomotives fill the museum grounds, circled by miniature-train tracks

$24 $10

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Visit for Two, Four, Six, or Eight Adults to the Miniature Museum of Greater St. Louis (Up to 50% Off)

Miniature Museum of Greater St. Louis

Bevo

Groups can visit the museum to view a collection of miniatures which includes houses and replicas of the Basilica of St. Louis and Bevo Mill

$10 $5

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Personal-Training Sessions with Optional Nutrition Plan at Complete Supplements- St Louis (Up to 74% Off)

Complete Supplements- St Louis

Saint Louis

Knowledgeable trainers develop custom fitness and nutrition plans for clients to motivate them toward weight-loss and healthier lifestyles

$100 $30

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Food and Drinks for 2, 4, 6, or 10 at Lucky's Dueling Piano Bar (Up to 50% Off)

Lucky's Dueling Piano Bar

St. Louis

As players bang away on the lounge’s dual baby grands, guests cheer or sit back with refreshing cocktails and tasty eats

$58 $29

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10 or 20 Drop-In Group Personal-Training Sessions at Complete Fitness Results (Up to 87% Off)

Complete Fitness Results

Brentwood

Group personal-training sessions improve fitness and dietary habits

$270 $39

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$45 for Four Weeks of Boot Camp at WayneFit ($99 Value)

WayneFit

St. Louis

Trainer Mike Wayne uses a lifetime of knowledge to get participants fit in boot camp classes that meet three times a week for a month

$99 $45

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$38 for $150 Worth of Martial-Arts Lessons — Master Kim's Kum Sung Martial Arts Glendale Mo

Master Kim's Kumsung Martial Arts

St. Louis

Korean-style martial arts teaches self-defense, confidence, discipline, and focus to toddlers, kids, teens, and adults

$150 $38

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Three Personal-Training Sessions and a Dietary Consultation from Start Right LLC (65% Off)

Start Right, Llc

Redeem from Home

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

$250 $88

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Group Party Packages with Drinks and Snacks (Up to 90% Off). Four Options Available.

Pink Galleon Billiards and Games

Multiple Locations

Party guests sip free drinks and play pool on hot-pink tables; beach-themed decor includes airbrushed murals of mermaids and pirates

$39 $16

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On-Ramp or CrossFit Classes or Five Personal Training Sessions at Steel Plate Crossfit (Up to 73% Off)

Steel Plate Crossfit

St. Louis

Trainers tailor exercise routines to client goals; CrossFit features functional exercises that beginners can learn in On-Ramp courses

$110 $30

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Bowling, Billiards, Food, and Drinks at Saratoga Lanes and Moolah Lanes (50% Off). Two Options Available.

Saratoga Lanes (Moolah Lanes)

Multiple Locations

Bowling balls spin down eight lanes at old-school alleys, where billiards balls collide and glasses clink in the lounges

$30 $15

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$129 for a Tandem Paragliding Experience with Video at On The Marc Paragliding ($200 Value)

On The Marc Paragliding

Multiple Locations

After an introductory lesson covering basics and safety, students take to the sky with a certified instructor, and the experience is videoed

$200 $129

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Indoor Rock Climbing at Climb So iLL (Up to 50% Off). Three Options Available.

Climb So iLL

Near Lafayette Square

Equipped with harnesses and shoes, climbers scale walls up to 55 ft. tall with 40 rope routes and varied bouldering terrain

$56 $29

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One Week of Boxing and Kickboxing Classes for One with Loaner Hand Wraps & Gloves at Title Boxing Club (87% Off)

Title Boxing Club

Multiple Locations

Trainers teach how to land jabs, hooks, and roundhouse kicks using pads and heavy bags, helping students burn up to 1,000 calories per class

$79 $10

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CrossFit Foundations Class Package for Beginners or One Month of Unlimited Classes at CrossFit Agon (51% Off)

CrossFit Agon

Lemay

Level 1 CrossFit trainer helps students of all ages and ability levels by adjusting each exercise to suit individual needs

$75 $37

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Four Weeks of Unlimited Barre Classes at B Three Fitness Studio (65% Off)

B3 Fitness Studio

St. Louis

One month of unlimited barre and fitness classes at B Three Fitness Studio.

$143 $50

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One, Three, or Six 30-Minute Stretch-Therapy Sessions at Achieve Wellness (Up to 53% Off)

Achieve Wellness

Mehlville

A personal trainer guides patients' muscles into controlled stretches designed to relieve aches and pains

$34 $17

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Visit for Two Adults or Two Adults and Two Children at Laclede's Landing Wax Museum (Up to 56% Off)

Laclede's Landing Wax Museum

Downtown St. Louis

10,000 sq. ft. museum houses more than 200 wax likenesses of celebrities, fictional characters, and historical figures

$20 $10

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Four or Six Weeks of Boot Camp at Build A Body (Up to 75% Off)

Build A Body

Saint Louis

Fitness expert leads small groups through vigorous, full-body exercise routines to help them burn calories and build muscle

$60 $15

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10 Drop-In Boot-Camp Sessions or One Month of Unlimited Boot-Camp Sessions at STL Torched Fitness (Up to 75% Off)

STL Torched Fitness

Webster Groves

Studio's owner uses his 13 years of experience in the fitness industry to lead clients through boot-camp-style workouts

$150 $39

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20 CrossFit Group Workout Classes from CrossFit Unearth (65% Off)

Crossfit Unearth

St. Louis

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

$140 $49

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Dragster Ride-Along or Drive from Pure Speed Drag Racing Experience (Up to 31% Off). Four Options Available.

Pure Speed Drag Racing Experience

Multiple Locations

Dragster creates g-force as drivers accelerate to speeds of 100+ mph during ride-alongs or self-piloted adventures

$169 $119

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10 Yoga Classes or 30 Days of Unlimited Yoga Classes at D's Yoga Home in University City (Up to 62% Off)

D's Yoga Home

University City

Certified yoga instructors promote holistic healing through yoga practice

$130 $49

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$25 for a Pub Crawl Package with Beer in Maplewood on Saturday, October 25 (Up to $47 Value)

Living Well Village

The Wood Restaurant

A pub crawl starting at The Wood benefits The Living Well Foundation and its quest to promote healthy lifestyles; includes beer

$47 $25

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Two, Four, or Six One-on-One Personal Training Sessions at Healthy Lifestyles with Maurie, LLC (Up to 74% Off)

Healthy Lifestyles with Maurie, LLC

Brentwood

A personal trainer tailors exercises to individual goals such as weight loss or injury rehabilitation

$150 $39

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Two-Week or One-Month Fitness Class Package at ATT Evolution (Up to 90% Off)

ATT Evolution

Rock Hill

Students learn MMA, Muay Thai, Boxing, Wrestling, or Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu through fitness classes which run by UFC star Tyron Woodley

$214.50 $22

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$15 for an Attraction Sampler at Epic 6 ($26 Value)

Epic 6

Fenton

Test your skill on dodgeball and basketball courts, navigate a 7,000-square-foot laser-tag arena, and climb a 22-foot rock wall

$26 $15

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5, 10, or 20 Group Classes at ZFit Studio(Up to 50% Off)

ZFit Studio

Fenton

Instructors lead energetic Zumba, yoga, and R.I.P.P.E.D. sessions, as well as high-intensity workouts focused on toning abs and glutes

$35 $17.50

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Fun-Park Attractions for 10 or 20 at Swing-a-Round Fun Town (Up to 41% Off). Two Options Available.

Swing-A-Round Fun Town

Fenton

During this three-hour package, groups of 10 or 20 receive two hours of unlimited access to mini golf, bumper boats, and go-karts

$294 $199

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$40 for $80 Worth of Services at Woosop's Taekwondo

Woosop's Taekwondo

Fenton

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

$80 $40

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Two Games of Bowling with Shoe Rental for Two or Four People at St. Clair Bowl and Bel-Air Bowl (54% Off)

St. Clair and Bel-Air Bowling Centers

Multiple Locations

Two bowling alleys welcome guests to a combined 82 lanes, colorful arcades, and cafés stocked with American fare.

$21.80 $10

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Ice Skating and Skate Rental for Two, Four, or Six at Kirkwood Ice Skating Rink (50% Off)

Kirkwood Ice Skating Rink

Saint Louis

Groups of two, four, or six skaters lace up in rental skates and take to the ice during public-skate sessions

$14 $7

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One, Three, or Six 60-Minute Personal-Training Sessions at GraceFitness (Up to 67% Off)

GraceFitness

Saint Louis

Trainer with more than 16 years of experience helps clients meet their fitness goals, whether that's to lose weight or build muscle mass

$50 $20

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12 or 24 Boxing, Kickboxing, or Cage Fitness Classes at Kelly's Championship Martial Arts, Inc. (Up to 60% Off)

Kelly's Championship Martial Arts, Inc.

Fenton

Fitness instructors lead fast-paced boxing, kickboxing, and cage fitness classes that build strength and endurance in an upbeat atmosphere

$25 $12

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One or Two Month Gold Membership Packages for Up to Six People at The Proving Ground (Up to 76% Off)

The Proving Ground

Fenton

Enjoy full access to the gym with up to six family members; personal training session included with each option

$320 $99

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16 Live Insanity Boot-Camp Classes or Month of Smart Group Training Boot Camp at SwaggHer Fitness (Up to 63% Off)

SwaggHER Fitness

Belleville

Experienced instructors lead popular, high-intensity Insanity classes or help clients achieve goals through a resistance-training program

$160 $60

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Skate Package, Party, or Throwback Thursday at Fun Spot Skating Center (Up to 55% Off). 5 Options Available.

Fun Spot Skating and Party Center

Belleville

Computerized lights flash above a classic, solid maple roller-skating rink as speakers play popular music

$34 $17

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Video- and Arcade-Game Play for Two or Four People at Game Haven STL (50% Off)

Game Haven STL

Overland

Gamers battle on systems that range from Sega to Wii, and also play computer and arcade games, such as air hockey and pinball

$30 $15

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10 or 20 CrossFit Classes, or One Month of Unlimited CrossFit Classes at J5 CrossFit (Up to 81% Off)

J5 CrossFit

Collinsville

Certified CrossFit coaches lead intense, ever-changing functional-fitness workouts in an 11,000 sq. ft. facility open seven days a week

$150 $29

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$119 for Three Months of Martial-Arts Classes and a Uniform ($335 Value)

McArther's Tae Kwon Do & Fitness

Collinsville

Instructors instill strength, agility, and balance, as well as confidence and discipline, during martial-arts and fitness classes

$335 $119

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Self-Guided Audio Tour for Two or Four with Souvenir Book and Tote from Cahokia Mounds Museum Society (50% Off) 

Cahokia Mounds Museum Society

Collinsville

Visitors take self-guided audio-visual tours of a metropolis built by Native Americans from AD 700 to 1400

$20 $10

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Advanced Defensive Rifle or Shotgun Course or a Two-Day NRA PPOTH Pistol Course at Sovereign Arms (50% Off)

Sovereign Arms

Imperial

Pistol courses go beyond safe handling and storage to include tactical shooting techniques such as shooting from the hip or in low light

$300 $150

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Two-Hour Bowling Package for 5 or 10 with Shoe Rental and Pizza at Imperial Bowl (Up to74% Off)

Imperial Bowl

Imperial

Thirty lanes host group bowling outings that include free shoe rental and pizza

$59 $20

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$35 for One-Month Hip-Hop Program for Kids Aged 5–11 or 12–18 at Studio L Dance Center LLC ($75 Value)

Studio L Dance Center LLC

O'Fallon

In group settings, kids aged 5–18 can learn the basics of hip-hop dancing

$75 $35

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Four Weeks of Unlimited Boot-Camp Classes at Oliver Health and Fitness Bootcamp (79% Off)

Oliver Health and Fitness Bootcamp

O'Fallon

Morning boot-camp workouts held indoors in a newly remodeled dance studio

$197 $41

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Five Personal Training Sessions at Craig Grimm Fitness (65% Off)

Craig Grimm Fitness

Florissant

Certified personal trainer specializes in developing weight-loss and goal-orientated training programs

$125 $44

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Above all else, Bikram Yoga emphasizes personal growth and development?not competition and comparison. That means newcomers are welcome to attend alongside experienced practitioners. Although the sessions at Bikram Yoga St. Louis may seem like a more physical challenge at first, the goal is for students to recognize and strengthen the connection that exists between the mind, body, and spirit. This progress does bolster physical fitness, but also creates a restorative and relaxing experience.


####What is class like? Every 90-minute session consists of the exact same sequence of [two breathing exercises and 26 standing and seated asanas](http://yogastlouis.com/class-info/bikram-yoga-postures/). These physically demanding postures use deep bends and twists to work muscle groups and organ systems throughout the body, pushing oxygenated blood where it's needed most and building strength and stamina. If you're having trouble with any pose, that's no problem: the instructors can recommend slight modifications. For more advice, [visit the studio's website](http://yogastlouis.com/new-students/faq/).


####Why is the studio so hot? The instructors heat the practice space to sweat-inducing levels for each class, increasing circulation and aiding in the release of toxins. In addition to loosening tight muscles?which allows students to sink deeper into each stretch?this heat also has profound mental benefits. The extra challenge encourages attendees to focus on each posture's alignment and orientation while learning how to accept the heat, concentrate on breathing, and practice a calmer mental state. After class, separate changing rooms with showers are available for those looking to refresh themselves.
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6614 Clayton Road #188
Saint Louis,
MO
US

Fire. Hammers. A pottery wheel. Some of humanity?s most elemental and primitive tools, yet into the 21st century they remain. And Craft Alliance Center of Art + Design Director Of Education Programs, Luanne Rimel, attests that they?re some of the coolest. With each season?s catalog of classes, some of the most popular, according to Rimel, let students play with fire, hammer metal into jewelry, or shape a lump of clay into something as fundamentally beautiful as a baby seal mimicking the Mona Lisa?s wry smirk.

At Craft Alliance, the focus is art in all its forms. Whether the tool is the raw flame fusing cut copper or a Mac loaded with Photoshop image-editing software, the intention to inspire and to create remains the same. Its two locations schedule seasonal terms with four- to six-week classes, as well as intensive workshops and children?s classes. Guiding each student along his or her adventure, skilled faculty instruct from experience. Most are working artists who exhibit their work and who have reaped their experience from the trenches of the art world.

Craft Alliance is not just empowering people with knowledge; they are also helping people make mugs, bowls, wooden spinning tops, rings, rugs, and digital photo albums. Many of these things are practical and serve a functional purpose. But many do not?they?re just beautiful things, like vestigial tails. A good number of these pieces are created by hand and are meant to remind us, as Rimel remarked, that everyone can do something different from their everyday, workaday lives by adding beauty to a world that truly needs it.

The student and faculty artists are the backbone of the Craft Alliance community, which in 2014 celebrates its 50th anniversary. The Grand Center location represents a regeneration of an arts district already pillared by the Fabulous Fox Theatre, Powell Symphony Hall, and St. Louis University.

6640 Delmar Blvd
Saint Louis,
MO
US

While teaching jazz dance in the 1960s, Judi Sheppard Missett decided to step away from tradition by offering an experimental class that allowed her students to simply dance without the judgment of mirrors or the constraints of rigid technique. In these sessions, she began infusing popular dance moves with specific fitness workouts to forge a distinctive blend of cardio exercise, strength training, and dance instruction. Little did she know that this “just for fun” class was the prototype for what would become the national fitness sensation known as Jazzercise.

Today, Jazzercise takes its aerobic techniques from a variety of sources that include jazz dance, hip-hop, resistance training, Pilates, yoga, and kickboxing. The class formats, which vary according to different toning goals, are just as diverse as the program's move set. Two-time Dancing with the Stars champion Cheryl Burke is a big fan of the improvisational routines, although her advanced skills aren't needed to get the most out of classes. Instructors cultivate a noncompetitive atmosphere where all exercisers—with the exception of those marked as cursed by jazz-hand palm readers—are welcome regardless of age, build, or fitness background.

4220 Telegraph Rd
Saint Louis,
MO
US

Though built as a private home in 1901, the Victorian mansion stood vacant for years?until its first children's hands-on exhibits opened to the public more than 30 years ago. Since then, The Magic House's curators have worked to engage children of all ages in learning and creative thought through a range of interactive multimedia exhibits. Their exhibits enable visitors to service cars, climb treehouse ladders, and go fishing in a child-centric community, or play with pumps and pipes in a waterworks playground. They can also climb a three-story fairy-tale beanstalk or use detective skills, fingerprint analyses, and secret passageways to solve mysteries.

Museum staffers also organize a range of themed birthday parties, during which attendees play and complete special tasks as time travelers, scientists, or fairy-tale nobility. Family programs encompass monthly visits from outside professional artists, and special events designed to get the whole family moving. Visitors can refuel for exploration at the on-site Picnic Basket Cafe, whose menu highlights whole grains and healthy ingredients.

516 S Kirkwood Rd.
Saint Louis,
MO
US

When thinking of gym equipment, most people imagine whirring treadmills and racks of free weights. The names of Pilates machines are more innocuous—chair and barrel, for example—but to the uninitiated, these tools might seem more like pieces in an art gallery. Thankfully, the certified instructors at The Pilates and Yoga Center of St. Louis help to demystify them. They guide clients through exercises that enlist the gliding platform of the Reformer, or the malleable ring that is the Magic Circle, hosting group and private classes for all skill levels.

Owner Karen Prechtl and her team ease new clients into a Pilates practice by customizing their guidance and keeping class sizes small. They emphasize the importance of breath work, proper form, and body awareness during each lesson, helping students to achieve a leaner, more bendable physique without simply telling them to "be the rubber band." For those who prefer a highly personalized approach, one-on-one training utilizes weights, kettlebells, and mat-based floor exercises in addition to the Pilates equipment.

1015 McCausland Ave
Saint Louis,
MO
US

More than a century ago, the architects of The Lemp Brewery complex faced a problem: how should they keep their beer cold? Refrigerators weren't yet around, and it'd be too difficult to tow an iceberg down from the Arctic. Their solution: going 100 feet underground, where old caves were naturally cool... or so they thought. In fact, the chilly air here wasn't caused by lack of sunlight?it was the result of an ancient curse. Today, visitors can still tour the subterranean brewery, now appropriately known as the Abyss. It's hardly abandoned. Around every turn waits a new monster, none of whom are friendly enough to offer any complimentary growlers.

The Abyss is just one of Scarefest's three chilling destinations. Creepyworld houses 12 attractions, including a series of mazes filled with everything from burning cars to ravenous zombies. In another part of town, a haunted house known as The Darkness plunges visitors into a world of terror. In its two-decade history, the haunted house has even shown up on national TV, which is not too bad a gig for a place infested by deranged clowns.

3500 Lemp Ave.
Saint Louis,
MO
US