Things To Do In Concord

$15 for Admission for Two to a Bay Area Wedding Fair ($30 Value)

Bay Area Wedding Fairs

Multiple Locations

$30 $15

Bridal shows bring together couples and wedding professionals for networking and big-day planning and shopping

Improv Workshop with Optional Footage from MMTB- Movie Making Throughout the Bay! Inc. (Up to 51% Off)

MMTB- Movie Making Throughout the Bay! Inc.

MMTB Production Office

$70 $35

Workshop teaches participants improv techniques, confidence building, and reel-building skills with on-camera opportunities

Month of Youth or Adult Martial Arts at Delta Martial Arts & Athletics (Up to 73% Off). Three Options Available.

DELTA Martial Arts & Athletics

Concord

$99 $39

Kids learn basics of karate, focusing on athletics, discipline, and respect; wing tsun and escrima classes teach Chinese and Filipino arts

One or Two Hookahs with Fruit Bowls at Wicked Mirage Hookah Lounge (Up to 42% Off)

Wicked Mirage Hookah Lounge

Multiple Locations

$25 $15

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Hookah bowls come in fruit flavors such as raspberry, melon, and mango

Four or Six Guitar, Beginner Piano, or Voice at Jones Guitar and Vocal Instruction (Up to 64% Off)

Jones Guitar and Vocal Instruction

Concord

$130 $50

Seasoned instructor Ranjani Jones teaches basic theory, sight-reading, and technique for guitar, beginner piano, and voice

One or Two Months of Unlimited Kickboxing or Boot Camp Classes at Max Combat Fitness (Up to 63% Off)

Max Combat Fitness

Central Contra Costa

$119 $49

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Learn the in-the-ring combat techniques of muay thai or condition like a fighter in 45-minute boot camps

Chocolate-Making Class for One or Two at Rachel Dunn Chocolates (55% Off)

Rachel Dunn Chocolates

Concord

$55 $25

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Renowned chocolatier with 30 years of experience personally leads chocolate-making workshops that incorporate seasonal ingredients

4 Children's 30-Minute Swim Lesson with 1 Drop-In Family Swim Pass or 1-Month Family Swim Pass (Up to 53% Off)

AquaTech Swim School

Multiple Locations

$85 $40

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Group children's lessons teach stroke techniques and water safety in a self-paced instruction

Gym Membership and Personal Training for One or Two at The Big C Athletic Club (Up to 79% Off)

The Big C Athletic Club

Concord

$200 $45

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The gym hosts Pilates, yoga, Zumba, and other fitness classes; sports courts and a temperature-controlled pool offer something for everyone

$29 for 4 Adult or Teen Parkour Classes with 1 Month of Open-Gym at Apex Movement NorCal ($145 Value)

APEX Movement NorCal

Concord

$145 $29

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Parkour and free-running gym houses a modular set of obstacles including jungle gyms, moveable bars, walls of many heights, and a foam pit

Two-, Four-, or Six-Week Boot Camp at Dream Body Boot Camp (Up to 84% Off)

Dream Body Boot Camp

Concord

$123.50 $29

Trained instructors challenge students with 60 minutes of cardio and strength-training moves

Nine-Hole, Par-3 Course for Two or Four or 18-Hole Putting Course at Grayson Woods Golf Course (Up to 67% Off)

Grayson Woods Golf Course

Pleasant Hill

$6 $2

With Mount Diablo as a backdrop, golf complex offers an 18-hole putting course and 9-hole, par-3 course characterized by large greens

$30 for $60 Worth of Horseback-Riding Lessons at Horsin' Around

Horsin' Around

Pleasant Grove

$60 $30

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Passes that Provide Discounts on Local Activities for One or Two from Adventures Pass (Up to 97% Off)

Adventures Pass

Multiple Locations

$1,500 $59

Passes give holders discounts on activities such as fly fishing, clay shooting, paragliding, horseback riding, wakeboarding, and paintball

American Food and Microbrews for Two or Four at Magoo’s Grill (Up to 55% Off)

Magoo's Grill

Pleasant Hill

$32 $17

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Neighborhood grill has slung classic burgers, fish tacos, and microbrews for 25 years in dining room with DirecTV or on outdoor patio

Mud Run for One or Three on August 23 at Wake Island Watersports (Up to 36% Off)

Wake Island Watersports

Sacramento

$47.12 $34

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Registration for a 5K run filled with muddy obstacles, plus entry to a beach party

"Murder on the Rebound" Dinner Theater at Zio Fraedo's on July 25 or August 22 (Up to 54% Off)

"R&B Revue"

Zio Fraedo's

$127.06 $59

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Guests dine on a buffet with prime rib while unraveling a comical murder mystery, then receive an autographed cast photo

$20 for 30 Classes from MetaBody Yoga & Fitness Pass ($350 Value)

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

$85 for Registration for NFL Flag Football League for One Child at East Bay Youth Sports ($170 Value)

East Bay Youth Sports

Multiple Locations

$170 $85

5-on-5 coed flag-football league is intended to be fun and noncompetitive while building teamwork and developing skills

$39 for One Month of Unlimited Yoga and Fitness Classes at YogaWorks ($149 Value)

YogaWorks

Multiple Locations

$149 $39

Yoga Alliance–trained instructors lead exercisers of all abilities through yoga classes that include Iyengar, Ashtanga, and Vinyasa Flow

$15 for One-Month Gym Membership with Unlimited Classes at Curves ($153 Value)

Curves

Multiple Locations

$153 $15

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Curves workouts from Jillian Michaels are designed for women of all ages and help kick start weight loss in 30 minutes a day

1, 3 or 4 Adult or 1, 3 or 5 Kid's Private Horseback-Riding Lessons at Castle Rock Arabians (Up to 54% Off)

Castle Rock Arabians

Walnut Creek

$80 $39

CHA-certified instructors impart essential riding skills to students mounted on ponies or horses at a ranch in the Mount Diablo foothills

Two-Hour Learn to Knit Class for One or Two, or $30 or $60 Credit Toward Any Class at Fashion-knit (Up to 57% Off)

Fashion-knit

Downtown Walnut Creek

$35 $15

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Various stitches, purling, and basic to advanced knitting techniques are covered during fast-paced classes

Reserve Wine Tastings for Two or Four at Scott Harvey Wines Tasting Room (Half Off)

Scott Harvey Wines Tasting Room

Sutter Creek

$42 $21

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Sip on reserve wines crafted by master winemaker Scott Harvey before taking home a bottle of zinfandel, barbera, or syrah

5 or 10 Irish Dance Classes at Dillon Magh Adhair Academy of Irish Dance (Up to 58% Off)

Dillon Magh Adhair Academy of Irish Dance

Walnut Creek

$100 $45

Instructors teach students the art of Irish dance at a school that's registered with An Coimisiun le Rinci Gaelacha, Dublin, Ireland

Eight Children's Martial-Arts Classes or Three Months of Classes at Martial Arts America (Up to 84% Off)

Martial Arts America

Multiple Locations

$149 $39

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Kids' program builds confidence and self-defense skills through tae kwon do strikes, jujitsu rolls, and eskrima stick exercises

Two or Five Private GOLFit Sessions with a TPI Physical Assessment at NorCal Golf Academy (Up to 60% Off)

NorCal Golf Academy

Downtown Walnut Creek

$190 $79

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TPI-certified professional instructors evaluate golf fitness and develop personalized workouts

$6 for $10 Worth of Capoeira — Omulu Capoeira Group

Omulu Capoeira Group

Downtown Walnut Creek

$10 $6

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5, 10, or 20 Adult or Teen Krav Maga Classes at Krav Maga Official Training Centers (Up to 90% Off)

Krav Maga Official Training Centers

Multiple Locations

$150 $15

Beginner and advanced krav maga classes offer full-body workouts to teenagers and adults while teaching them methods of self-defense

One, Three, or Five One-Hour Private Horseback-Riding Lessons at Earthquake Arabians (Up to 63% Off)

Earthquake Arabians

Tassajara

$80 $39

Certified trainers lead private horseback-riding lessons at a facility featuring an indoor arena and lush gardens

Trap Shooting Lesson for One, Two, or Four at Martinez Gun Club (Up to 70% Off)

Martinez Gun Club

Central Contra Costa

$159 $79

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One-hour lessons taught by an NRA-certified shotgun instructor and three-time national champion

$5 Buys You a Coupon for 10% Off Six Bottles of Reserve Wine at Viano Winery

Viano Winery

Vine Hill

$5 $5

For $5, receive a coupon for 10% off six bottles of wine from the reserve selection.

Membership with Yoga Classes at Type A Yoga (Up to 59% Off). Three Options Available

Type A Yoga

Type A Yoga

$50 $25

Membership with yoga classes such as Hatha, vinyasa flow, prenatal yoga, and wind-down yoga

One Month of Tae Kwon Do Classes for One or Two Kids at Fitness Innovations & Tae Kwon Do (Up to 88% Off)

Fitness Innovations & Tae Kwon Do

Martinez

$215 $29

Owner has been teaching martial arts for more than 35 years; instructors focus on instilling self-confidence, discipline, and respect

$50 for Four Children's Motor-Skills Classes at Pediatric Motor Playground ($157 Value)

Pediatric Motor Playground

Multiple Locations

$157 $50

Educational-fitness instructors develop motor skills, social skills, and handwriting with activities designed by occupational therapists

One Month of Belly Dancing with One or Two Classes Per Week at Shimmy Dreams Belly Dance Studio (Up to 54% Off)

Shimmy Dreams Belly Dance Studio

Lafayette

$54 $27

Expert belly-dance instructor leads group in basic moves during calorie-burning classes; advanced classes available for experienced students

One or Two Months of 30- or 60-Minute Private Lessons and Other Perks at Bradley School of Music (Up to 52% Off)

Bradley School of Music

Lafayette

$162.50 $79

Students of all ages learn to play the guitar, piano, drums, or other instruments in a supportive environment with an on-staff psychologist

Two or Four Private Dance Lessons for One or Two People or Four Group Lessons at Escuela de Tango (Up to 78% Off)

Escuela de Tango

Multiple Locations

$440 $99

During a private dance lesson or fun group lessons, an experienced instructor teaches the basic technique and musicality of the tango

10 or 20 Cycle or Pilates Mat Classes at Star Pilates (Up to 65% Off)

Star Pilates

Moraga

$162.50 $59

Get fit in Pilates classes that teach mat techniques or cycling sessions infused with group motivation

Roller Skating for Two or Four at Paradise Skate Roller Rink (Up to Half Off)

Paradise Skate Roller Rink

Antioch-Pittsburg

$25 $12.50

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Hawaiian-themed roller rink invites duos and quartets to frolic on wheels, aided by a snack bar with hot dogs, nachos, and drinks

All-Day Paintball Package with Equipment Rental for 4, 6, or 12 (Up to 89% Off)

Paintball International

Multiple Locations

$160 $19

Equipped with rental paintball guns and masks, groups vie for supremacy over outdoor fields

All-Day Paintball Package for 4, 6, or 12 with Equipment Rental from Paintball International (Up to 89% Off)

Paintball International

Multiple Locations

$160 $19

Equipped with rental paintball markers and masks, groups vie for supremacy over outdoor fields

$10 for 108 Batting-Cage Pitches at San Ramon Sports ($20 Value)

San Ramon Sports

San Ramon

$20 $10

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Batting cages lob softballs or hurl baseballs at 35–80 mph

One or Four Drawing or Painting Classes, or Three-Hour Studio Rental at A.S. Art Studio & Gallery (Up to 54% Off)

A.S. Art Studio & Gallery

San Ramon

$35 $17

Passionate artists demystify drawing, still-life painting, expressionism & portraiture; groups of six paint or draw during studio sessions

$29 for One Month of Unlimited Bikram Yoga Classes at Bikram Yoga East Bay ($150 Value)

Bikram Yoga East Bay

San Ramon

$150 $29

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Twist, bend, and sweat in these hot yoga classes

8 or 12 Crossfit Classes at Crossfit Drive in San Ramon (Up to 76% Off)

Crossfit Drive

San Ramon

$160 $39

Fitness guru Travis Sleighter tailors high-intensity workouts to suit students of all fitness levels

One Month of Self-Defense Classes for Students Aged 13 and Younger or 14 and Older at Trucombat (Up to 71% Off)

Trucombat

San Ramon

$100 $30

Expert instructors teach kids and adults self-defense techniques that incorporate elements of fighting styles such as Kung Fu and MMA

One or Two Months of Martial-Arts Classes for Kids or Adults at TriValley ATA Martial Arts (Up to 76% Off)

TriValley ATA Martial Arts

Multiple Locations

$125 $39

Both kids and adults develop discipline and self-confidence as they learn martial arts

6 or 12 Boot-Camp Classes at 30 Day-Bootcamp (Up to 87% Off)

30 Day-Boot Camp

Multiple Locations

$130 $19

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Instructors lead women-only and coed boot camps focused on fitness and self-defense

$25 for 10 Drop-In Yoga Classes at Umang's Wellness Haven ($186 Value)

Umang's Wellness Haven

San Ramon

$186 $25

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ERYT-certified instructor Umang Goel leads a seven-day schedule of yoga classes to help students stretch and strengthen muscles

6 or 12 CrossFit Sessions at Hercules CrossFit (Up to 70% Off)

Hercules CrossFit

Hercules

$90 $32

Certified trainers build strong, lean bodies via dynamic, ever-changing workouts that include dead lifts, sprints, and body-weight exercises

6 Weeks of Unlimited Boot-Camp Classes from Dedicated 2 Fitness (55% Off)

Dedicated 2 Fitness

Hercules

$600 $270

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One or Two Months of Unlimited Yoga Classes at Hercules (Up to 69% Off)

Hercules Yoga

Hercules

$220 $69

Yoga classes stretch tight muscles, improve flexibility, and help tone bodies

Two Hours of Bowling and Shoe Rental for Two, Four, or Six at AMF Bowling Co. (Up to 56% Off)

AMF Bowling Centers

Multiple Locations

$40 $17

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

10 Personal-Training Sessions from Healthy Living Clinic (50% Off)

Healthy Living Clinic

Pinole

$500 $250

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2014 BANFF Mountain Film Festival Radical Reels Tour at California Theatre on September 25 (Up to 40% Off)

2014 BANFF Mountain Film Festival "Radical Reels Tour"

California Theatre

$40 $24

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Short-film festival celebrates extreme athletes from around the world

One Visit for 1 Adult and 2 Kids or Unlimited Visits for 3 People at Habitot Children's Museum (Up to 51% Off)

Habitot Children's Museum

Downtown Berkeley

$28 $14

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Habitot builds infants’ and young kids' creative-thinking and problem-solving skills through exhibits, art studio, and educational programs

Yoga Hike for One or Up to 15 People from Hiking Yoga (Up to Half Off)

Hiking Yoga

Multiple Locations

$20 $9.99

Outdoor hiking and yoga combine for 90 minutes of cardio and strength work in a natural setting, and groups can take private hikes

Opening Night of Berkeley Symphony Orchestra at Zellerbach Hall on October 2 at 7 p.m. (Up to 53% Off)

Opening Night of Berkeley Symphony Orchestra

Zellerbach Hall

$15 $7

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Elgar's Enigma Variations, a world premiere Oscar Bettison, and a performance of Sibelius's Violin Concerto by soloist Jennifer Koh

10 or 15 Yoga-Pilates Classes or Month of Unlimited Classes at Innerstellar Pilates & Yoga (Up to 78% Off)

Innerstellar Pilates & Yoga

South Berkeley

$130 $35

Pilates mat classes are offered for students of all levels, along with Forrest, Stellarflow Vinyasa, and Restorative yoga

Introductory or Advanced Glass-Blowing Class at Revere Glass School (Up to 57% Off). Five Options Available.

Revere Glass School

Northwest Berkeley

$220 $99

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Demonstrations and practice help students craft basic solid glassworks, more advanced blown-glass bottles, or multicomponent goblets

$45 for Three Pilates Classes at YogaKula ($90 Value)

YogaKula

North Berkeley

$90 $45

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Studio that incorporates a spa offers Pilates Reformer classes with poses for beginners and those in need of a challenge

One-Month Gym Membership with Optional Three Personal-Training Sessions at Anytime Fitness (Up to 65% Off)

Anytime Fitness

Anytime Fitness

$64 $25

Get in shape at the 24/7 gym, with a trio of optional personal training sessions to help clients safely jumpstart fitness routines

Health Consultation with 8 or 16 Oxygen Therapy Sessions at Breathe Health Center and Services (Up to 76% Off)

Breathe Health Center and Services

Berkeley

$415 $105

Regular sessions of oxygen therapy infuse bodies with this vital element, helping to sustain life and heal

$19 for 30 Days of Unlimited Yoga Classes at Groove Yoga ($150 Value)

Groove Yoga

Berkeley

$150 $19

Instructors lead over 40 heated and non-heated yoga classes each week, open to all experience and ability levels

Two-Hour Mexican-Mask-Making Session for One or Two at Diego Marcial Rios Art and Design Works (Up to 44% Off)

Diego Marcial Rios Art and Design Works

The Ashkenaz

$45 $28

Using traditional mask-making techniques and tools, participants create their own Mexican mask during a two-hour class

Tennis 101 Clinic or Cardio Tennis at Cliff Drysdale Tennis at In-Shape Sport (Up to 58% Off)

Cliff Drysdale Tennis at In-Shape Sport

Multiple Locations

$60 $25

Learn the fundamentals of tennis play with an introductory clinic or stay in shape with a tennis-influenced cardio workout

$57 for an 18-Hole Round of Golf for 2 with Cart Rental Mare Island Golf Club (Up to $116 Value)

Mare Island Golf Course

Vallejo

$116 $57

Oldest course west of the Mississippi River features distinctive topography on the front and back nines, as well as a range and a pro shop

10 or 20 Yoga Classes at Vara Healing Arts (Up to 71% Off)

Vara Healing Arts

Albany

$105 $39.50

Eight different yoga classes focus on calming the mind and strengthening the body through various styles of movement

$16.50 for Bowling and Shoe Rental for Two at Albany Bowl (Up to $30 Value)

Albany Bowl

Albany

$30 $16.50

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36 gleaming lanes invite duos to bowl strikes then strike poses in rented shoes

Single-Day or Full-Season Family Pool Passes to El Cerrito Swim Center (Up to 51% Off)

El Cerrito Swim Center

El Cerrito

$20 $10

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Single-day or summer pass to heated, outdoor pools with lap lanes, play areas, and a water slide; grounds offer picnic tables and bbq area

10 or 20 90-Minute Hot Yoga Classes at El Cerrito Yoga (Up to 85% Off)

El Cerrito Yoga

El Cerrito

$120 $24

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Studio features new floor system with recycled cork underlay and waterproof, slip-resistant, antimicrobial covering

Three or Five Indoor Rock-Climbing and Fitness Visits at Bridges Rock Gym (Up to 74% Off)

Bridges Rock Gym

El Cerrito

$93 $26

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Scale rocks, kickbox, or flex muscles during yoga classes at this comprehensive climbing gym

10 Women's Fitness Classes from Noelle's Body Shoppe (65% Off)

Noelle's Body Shoppe

Durante

$200 $70

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One or Two Months of Unlimited CrossFit Classes for One or Two People at Crossfit Continuance (Up to 74% Off)

Crossfit Continuance

Brentwood

$160 $49

CrossFit uses varied functional movement, weights, gymnastics, and metabolic conditioning to provide full-body workouts with maximum results

$44 for $120 Worth of Martial Arts — Twin Tigers Academy of Self Defense

Twin Tigers Academy Of Self Defense

Brentwood

$120 $44

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Belly-Dancing Classes at Red Door Dance Studio (Up to 57% Off). Four Options Available.

Red Door Dance Studio

Brentwood

$35 $15

Learn the intimate moves of belly dancing while burning calories

Introductory Glass-Making Class for One or Two at Bullseye Glass Co. (Up to 53% Off)

Bullseye Glass Co

Bullseye Glass Resource Center Bay Area

$100 $49

World-renowned glassmaker hosts beginning kilnforming classes where pupils craft plates, coasters, sculptures, or jewelry

Three Personal-Training Sessions and a Dietary Consultation from Jameson Cassidy Personal Training (65% Off)

Jameson Cassidy Personal Training

Emeryville

$240 $84

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As the father of a 2-year old, Tim Alley found himself running around to playdates scattered throughout the Bay Area, scooting to toddler-friendly lessons in art, gymnastics, and dance. While he loved the programming, he wished that he and his daughter weren't confined to such a tight schedule. So, he turned to his brother-in-law, Tom Limbert, head teacher at a local preschool, and they began to work on their own children's studio at Studio Grow—a supplementary preschool atmosphere with a focus on unstructured learning where children can play throughout the day. True to its name, Studio Grow now welcomes tots at three area studios. Though programs and amenities vary by location, kids might frolic through a color-splashed dance room, construct crafty masterpieces from watercolors, play-doh, and crayons in an art room, or plunge into ball pits. At all three locations, kids can tinker in a room filled with puzzles, toy trucks, dress-up clothes, and lego building sets. in a slide-filled run room. Instructors stay on hand throughout each romp, ready to lead Berkeley guests through sing-alongs or immerse Concord’s small listeners in story time. Teachers may also balloon a giant primary-colored parachute over the playroom for kids to scurry under and use to shield themselves from sudden broccoli storms. Though staffers emphasize unstructured play, they also lead summer camps for children up to aged 6 with guided romps through the studio; as well as Friday-night babysitting sessions, where kids of all ages can play sans parents until 10 p.m.

1231 Diamond Way
Concord,
CA
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The next time you're on the roof of a five-story building, look down at the ground, and you'll get a rough idea of just how high people climb at Touchstone Climbing. The gym's seven locations feature lead walls that rise as high as 50 feet off the ground, though height isn't the only dimension that makes the space feel immense. Each spot has at least 11,000 square feet of climbing terrain, not to mention as much as 3,000 square feet of bouldering.

To prevent newcomers from feeling intimidated by the magnitude of the environment, the gym holds introductory classes. During these sessions, participants learn the basic techniques they'll need if they want to conquer the gym's crack systems and boulder problems. The classes are also an opportunity for students to scope out the terrain features at each location, such as Diablo Rock Gym's steep prow, which juts out crookedly like a thumbs up from a dizzy ballerina. While they're at it, the visitors might notice something else: the social nature of the gym. As the San Francisco Chronicle recounts, the fact that lead climbs require two people means that climbers are constantly asking around for new partners and chatting back and forth as they ascend.

Each location also boasts a weight room, cardio machines, and a studio space for everything from yoga to spinning to core classes.

1220 Diamond Way
Concord,
CA
US

Legend has it that, one night, while Daryn Coleman was hard at work on the construction of his indoor mini-golf course, he watched a fan move across the floor all by itself. The irony of the event was not lost on an awe-stricken Daryn—the plan for his new course was to be centered on graveyard-inspired animatronics of his own design. 

The hauntings didn't stop when Ghost Golf opened for business. Staff members continued to report supernatural incidents unrelated to the course's spooky decor. Finally, after catching some mysterious orbs on the security cameras, Daryn called in medium Maria Langana. Maria immediately discovered the presence of Everett, a self-described friendly spirit who expressed a fondness for amusement parks and admitted a special appreciation for the course's morbid special effects. 

Everett purportedly continues to hang out around Ghost Golf—his favorite haunt seems to be the fifth hole. His supernatural presence only adds to the ambiance of a nine-hole, wheelchair-accessible course that meanders through a chilling array of urns, skeletons, and ghouls who take mischievous pleasure in blowing balls off track.

1913 Salvio St
Concord,
CA
US

The 7 experienced instructors at Yoga Sol harmonize their disparate backgrounds to bring students a well-rounded yoga practice. Owner Tara Clay brings expertise in clinical psychology, whereas CJ Lamborn contributes her experience as a Pilates instructor and understanding of the healing power of yoga. Marlena Salinas has a compelling story—trained as a hypnotherapist, she started practicing yoga after the birth of her son and uses language to help clients release pain as well as gain confidence. This is just a snapshot of the studio's staff, but it embodies the wealth of knowledge behind each session, be it Hot Yoga, Vinyasa Flow, Power Yoga, or restorative Yin. The instructors teach students of all experience levels, tailoring sessions for injured participants, expectant mothers, and people who are primarily made out of pretzels. Practice areas adjoin a retail space with yoga mats and blocks.

5416 Ygnacio Valley Rd
Concord,
CA
US

For some people, health and luxury are wishes to make on the future. But at The Big C Athletic Club, they happen to be the main draws all the time. Once inside, you pass the multilevel grand lobby and 75,000 square feet of weights, cardio machines, fitness classes, and sports courts open before you. After conquering workouts or group fitness classes, a dip in the temperature-controlled pool or the healing mist of the sauna soothes worn muscles. The facility's own Big C Grille offers healthy bites post-workout to replenish the body's all-important protein levels and angel-hair pasta enzymes. Even when members aren't working out, the club strives most of all to keep them happy: extra amenities such as massage therapy and a hair salon offer conveniences that help you leave both looking and feeling good.

1381 Galaxy Way
Concord,
CA
US

If the punching bags that line the workout rooms at Max Combat Fitness could talk, they would probably still keep their mouths shut. That?s how scared they are of the professional and amateur fighters who inflict a beating on them every day during the gym?s muay thai and mixed-martial-arts classes. Led by chiseled combatant George Tsutsui, the team of instructors leads students of all ages and skill levels through the basics of hand-to-hand martial arts. If they aren?t interested in learning MMA strikes or jujitsu grappling techniques, students can burn calories in cardio-kickboxing classes that eschew contact in favor of aerobic dance moves. Similarly, the gym?s conditioning classes improve strength, speed, stamina, and flexibility through stretching exercises and explosive bursts of movement.

981 Bancroft Rd
Concord,
CA
US

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