Sports in Fulton River District

Kayak Tour for Two or Four or $50 for $100 Worth of Tours, KayOuts, or Rentals at Wateriders

Wateriders Kayak Tours & Rentals

Riverwalk

Learn about Chicago’s history, architecture, and haunted spots in a guided paddle; or rent a kayak or join a KayOut for a leisurely paddle

$130 $65

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Three or Five Private Indoor Golf Lessons at Proline Golf (Up to 60% Off)

Proline Golf

Central Chicago

Work on your golf game inside a former microbrewery

$240 $99

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One or Two Golf Lessons and Practice Sessions at My Chicago Golf (Up to 56% Off)

My Chicago Golf

Central Chicago

During 60-minute lessons, golf instructors evaluate swing on video before students practice indoors on a simulator

$148 $70

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3D Golf Swing Analysis and Golf-Fitness Evaluation at Get Fit Pro (Up to 53% Off)

Get Fit Pro

Chicago

3D sensors measure golf swing efficiency and power; a functional movement assessment is applied to client’s golf swing and overall fitness.

$200 $99

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One Swing Evaluation, One Lesson, or Three Lessons at Gabe Rios Golf (Up to 55% Off)

Gabe Rios Golf

Central Chicago

Relaxed and fun golf lessons inside hitting bay with Foresight launch monitor, V1 Golf video analysis, two big screen TVs & a real sand trap

$100 $45

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Day Pass and Gear Rental, Climbing Class, or Membership Package at Brooklyn Boulders (Up to 51% Off)

Brooklyn Boulders

Near West Side

25,000 sq. ft. facility blends rock climbing, fitness, and community spaces where artists, musicians, and entrepreneurs gather

$35 $19

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5 or 10 Group Martial-Arts Classes at Valko Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Academy (Up to 62% Off)

Valko Brazilian Jiu-jitsu Academy

Near North Side

Group martial-arts classes available in varying belt levels and led by instructors with vast amounts of experience

$170 $65

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$15 for $30 Worth of Bicycles and Gear at Kozy's Cyclery

Kozy's Cyclery

Multiple Locations

Jerseys, locks, mirrors, and other accessories for riding bikes

$30 $15

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5, 10, or 20 Jeet Kune Do Classes at New Generation Jeet Kune Do (Up to 75% Off)

New Generation Jeet Kune Do

Near North Side

Experienced and certified instructor teaches students jeet kune do, a martial art developed by Bruce Lee; classes focus on combat fighting

$100 $29

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Ski or Snowboard – Chicago to Wisconsin Round-Trip Visit to Devil's Head

Devil's Head Resort Ski Day Trip

Near North Side

A chartered bus takes you to Devil’s Head Resort, where lift tickets grant an afternoon of skiing and snowboarding across 30 trails

$89

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Simulated Golf for One or Four at City Tee Time (Up to 51% Off). Two Options Available.

City Tee Time

The Loop

The Old Course at St. Andrews, Pebble Beach Golf Links, and many other famous courses come to life on the 12 ft. golf simulator screen

$200 $99

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$49 for One Month of Adult Kickboxing or Kids' Martial Arts Classes at Kensho Martial Arts ($197.25 Value)

Kensho Martial Arts

Goose Island

Adults cast off calories and build lean muscle in kickboxing classes; kids build focus and confidence through self-defense

$197.25 $49

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$50 for an Ultimate Bike Tune-Up at Lakeshore Bike ($75 Value)

Lakeshore Bike

Multiple Locations

Techs bolster bicycle health through tune-up that includes wheel truing and frame cleaning

$75 $50

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One or Two One-Hour Golf Lessons or Three 45-Minute Group Lessons at Chicago Style Golf (Up to 77% Off)

Chicago Style Golf

West Town

Boutique golf shop offers private and group golf lessons that improve a golfer’s swing

$42 $9.66

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Two or Three 60-Minute Indoor Golf Lessons or Services at Golf in Motion (Up to 88% Off)

Golf in Motion

Multiple Locations

Golfers choose 2 or 3 video lessons, including swing evaluations and putting lessons

$240 $29

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As a broadcast journalism student, Kimberly Refilek found time between lectures, internships at Kiss FM and NBC, and papers to pursue her other passions: sports and fitness. Somehow she found the time to study and work while scoring goals for the co-ed soccer team and training in boxing and muay thai.

Inspired by her after-work and between-class endeavors, Kimberly's colleagues began to ask her to help them train. She balked at first, saying she only knew how to train herself. But at their insistence, Kimberly began to help and slowly she came to the revelation that not only did she truly love fitness, but she also loved helping others reach their fitness goals.

After graduation, Kimberly switched careers, swapping her steno pad for kettle bells and her pencils for more kettle bells. At Moirai Health and Fitness, Kimberly provides many forms of personal training and nutritional counseling but also teaches fitness classes including Moirai Surfset, a workout that approximates the core-toning experience of surfing.

664 West Hubbard Street
Chicago,
IL
US

As December 21, 2012, approaches, many Americans eagerly await the moment when Hades will emerge from the Underworld to recklessly devour raw egg. Until then, experience man-made terror with today's Groupon: $10 gets you a ticket to Chronicles of the Cursed: Hades Emerges, a massive, nightmarish haunted house adventure ($20 value). Be the first to witness the gory horror as it ascends from the depths to torture torture-hungry souls with an opening weekend ticket; good from 7 p.m.–10 p.m. for Friday, October 9; Saturday, October 10; or Sunday, October 11. Dare your friends to witness the spine-tingling goblins and humiliate your weak-bladdered enemies. Follow @Groupon_Says on Twitter.

560 W Grand Ave
Chicago,
IL
US

Emerald Smoke MMA stands as Chicago's only mixed martial arts-exclusive gym, fully equipping its training grounds with professional-grade gear alongside a regulation-size octagon cage. A sprawling six-day spread of group classes offers up a sparring smorgasbord robust enough to make Steven Seagal weep tears shaped like tiny fists. Soak up MMA fundamentals in a course of the same name, picking up a range of fighting techniques culled from kickboxing, boxing, and wrestling traditions. Or, hone skills in specialized jiu-jitsu and muay thai kickboxing courses, focusing on striking forms, core work, and stamina. Students can opt to round out their body-intensive fitness carte with a brawn-nursing core or yoga course, which employ deep breathing, stretching, and muscle milk bottles to tranquilize tendons left tender by their martial melee.

711 W Grand Ave
Chicago,
IL
US

The name is a little misleading. Yes, Hell Run entrants will be running, but they'll also be ducking through dark tunnels, sloshing through muddy swamps, tackling tire mountains, and clambering up walls. Among other feats. The obstacle-strewn run may be hellaciously taxing, but conquering it makes the after-party all the sweeter. Along with bragging rights, finishers get a medal, a beer, live music performances, and the opportunity to watch sweat make cool patterns on their mud-covered limbs.

845 W Fulton Market, Suite 309
Chicago,
IL
US

Winner of the Best Bike Shop/Tri Shop award in Competitor magazine, Mox Multisport outfits cyclists and triathletes with competitive gear and primes these indefatigable warriors with a finely tuned machine. The basic tune-up runs two-wheeled people-powered machines through a six-point inspection, adjusting brakes, checking torque, and scaring away any hiccups when shifting gears. The techs clean the entire frame and remove the drive train, scouring debris and grease accumulated from treks through fields of bacon. Finally, to eliminate worrisome wobbling, both wheels are trued.

738 W Randolph St
Chicago,
IL
US

In case of a zombie apocalypse, a few simple principles could be a survivor's salvation: Be prepared, be paranoid, and above all, run. Participants in the Infected Zombie 5K Trail Run get a chance to practice, and can play either living or dead as they navigate a woodland arena infested with walking, crawling, running, and climbing zombies. Some courses may challenge runners with additional obstacles, such as climbing walls, tire fields, and haystacks. Meanwhile, the zombies attempt to satisfy their hunger for fast food by surprising the runners and snatching flags off of their waists. Whether they've been caught, the living make up with the dead at the after-party, which features unlimited beer, award ceremonies, and live music.

560 West Grand Avenue
Chicago,
IL
US

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