Formerly located in Tulsa, the Talons relocated their roost to San Antonio’s Alamodome for the 2012 season and soon commanded the skies, placing first in the AFL’s National Conference during their first regular season in Texas. As the players tackle opponents and lob passes on the 50-yard field, the Talons’ mascot, Swoop, pumps up fans while anxiously hoping they don’t crack the eggs incubating under their seats.
As the San Antonio Scorpions warm up in their first season as a professional team, they are setting out to summit the North American Soccer League standings as they battle the Fort Lauderdale Strikers. The game will be their third match of the season and their second on their home turf. Heroes Stadium can fit up to 11,000 spectators in bleacher-style seating, sloped to provide clear views and opportunities to distract opponents with impressive ski jumps. Fans can watch the team dynamic take shape and the star players emerge as the team finds its footing in professional play or observe one of their practices at STAR Soccer Complex—which are open to the public—to get a preview of the gametime action.
Love to Swim guides a variety of classes that suit swimmers of any age. Groupon customers can select a four week-long, once-a-week session in any of the following categories: baby and me, preschool, school age, pre-competitive, and adult. Classes are student-centered and structured around playful opportunities, with the philosophy of developing confident, masterful swimmers for life. To up the subaquatic ante, all of the center's coaches undergo 20 hours of in-water training and 12 hours of classroom training, learning subjects from curriculum and classroom management to basics of childhood development.
• For $32, you get one ticket for seating in the upper rows of sections 205–208 or 224–227 (a $49.50 value before fees, or up to a $64.26 value online, including all ticketing fees). • For $42, you get one ticket for seating in the upper rows of sections 101–105 or 124–128 (a $69.50 value before fees, or up to an $84.80 value online, including all ticketing fees).
Elton John. Dolly Parton. Dave Matthews Band. Harlem Globetrotters. These are just a handful of celebrated acts that have descended upon Winston-Salem Entertainment Sports Complex over the years. The sprawling event center remains a go-to destination for visitors who want to catch a first-rate concert, root for their favorite sports team, or get an autography from their favorite gym towel.