Sports in Daly City

Up to 82% Off at 108 Heroes Kung Fu

Financial District

$160 $29

Kung fu lessons teach essential self-defense moves as well as confidence and skills useful for a lifetime of overall wellness

Up to 51% Off The Neon Run 5K Entry

San Francisco

$49 $24

At six glow stations along a 5K course lit by black lights, a water-based formula that radiates light rains down on runners

83% Off Beginner Jiu Jitsu Classes

SoMa

$150 $25

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Developed and taught by award-winning martial artists, beginner jiu jitsu classes follow the facility's martial-arts philosophy

72% Off Boxing Classes at Polk Street Gym

Civic Center

$175 $49

Classes help beginning boxers tone their cores, arms, and legs while practicing jabs, hooks, footwork, and head movement

70% Off Cardio Kickboxing

SoMa

$120 $36

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55% Off Services

Lower Pacific Heights

$100 $45

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

Up to 76% Off Cardio-Boxing Classes

Mission

$60 $19

Certified trainers lead exercisers through a routine of kicks and punches

49% Off Bicycle Repair

Mission

$75 $38

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

Up to 71% Off Filipino Martial Arts Classes

San Francisco

$185 $59

Experts guide students through Filipino self-defense techniques, a versatile fighting style utilizing weapons and bare hands

Up to 51% Off Two-Hour Kayak Trips from City Kayak

South Beach

$64.16 $32

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Paddlers drift past city views on the way to Brannan Street Wharf

Up to 50% Off Bike Rental at Blazing Saddles

Multiple Locations

$72 $36

Deluxe rental bikes whisk riders away on self-guided or guided tours of San Francisco, the Bay, and surrounding landmarks

55% Off

San Francisco

$170 $76

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Up to 59% Off Overnight Big Sur Backpacking Trip

Central North San Francisco

$340 $170

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Experienced outdoorsmen lead excursions through redwood-lined and oceanside trails as hikers learn basic skills

74% Off Month of Unlimited Martial-Arts Classes

San Francisco

$185 $49

Boxing classes, Brazilian juijitsu, and muay thai taught by experienced instructors in a fully stocked gym

51% Off Bicycle Tune-Up at Columbus Cyclery

North Beach

$80 $39

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A bike mechanic adjusts brakes and gears, pressurizes tires, trues wheels, and cleans gears, the chain, and the bottom bracket

69% Off Kids' Kung Fu or Adult Kickboxing Classes

Inner Parkside

$160 $49

Students learn self-defense skills while simultaneously gaining physical and mental strength

70% Off at AB Mixed Martial Arts Academy

Portola

$129 $39

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A variety of martial arts classes s are complemented by pilates and cardio conditioning

Up to 80% Off Martial Arts Classes

Inner Parkside

$150 $39

Martial arts classes for kids or adults held inside a family-oriented facility

Up to 82% Off at Navarrete's Black Belt Academy

Noe Valley

$215 $39

Black-belt instructors teach martial arts and self-defense skills, as well as values such as discipline and self-confidence

Up to 62% Off Cardio Kickboxing Classes at Karate Team USA

Multiple Locations

$65 $29

Instructors bake kicks into Western boxing training techniques to increase stamina and flexibility in students off all skills levels

Up to 53% Off Guided Kayak Tour for One or Two

Multiple Locations

$100 $49

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Knowledgeable guide leads intimate two-hour kayak tour of San Francisco Bay or Sausalito's waterfront

Up to 93% Off Kickboxing Classes

Financial District

$400 $39

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The hour-long Stand Empower group classes focus on the principles of stand-up kickboxing, boosting self-confidence and strength

Up to 52% Off Girls on the Run 5K Race

Golden Gate Park

$25 $12

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This family-friendly 5K benefits and celebrates Girls on the Run, a nonprofit running and social program for girls in the Bay Area

Up to 67% Off Tae Bo at Dojo USA

San Bruno

$75 $29

Tae Bo classes meld tae kwon do and boxing moves into an energetic cardio-kickboxing class

Up to 55% Off Golf Lessons in San Bruno

San Bruno

$110 $55

PGA professional David Suh coaches players on 20,000-square-foot grass hitting area

55% Off Lap Swimming at Burlingame Aquatic Club

Burlingame

$175 $79

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Successful club responsible for renowned aquatic athletes welcomes lap swimmers for exercise or relaxation

Up to 51% Off Golf Lesson

Burlingame

$120 $59

Professional instructor who has taught PGA and LPGA players helps golfers step up their game

Up to 60% Off Golf Lessons in Burlingame

Burlingame

$150 $75

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Indoor/outdoor facility with full-length driving range hosts lessons with Dave Atchison, whose years of teaching include time at UCLA & UCSB

Up to 68% Off Martial-Arts Classes at Kamiyo Dojo

Oakland

$120 $39

Classes on traditional Japanese and Chinese martial arts teach techniques for grappling, striking, and joint locking

48% Off Snowsports

Destination 1440

$50 $26

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Up to 57% Off Tennis Lessons

Mills College

$70 $35

USPTA-certified instructor and former D1 college player teaches tennis fundamentals during lessons at Mills College

Half Off Introductory Boxing for Health Course

Grand Lake

$75 $37.50

Participants learn the boxing fundamentals and incorporate the moves into cardio and strength-building exercises

55% Off

Grand Lake

$120 $54

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Up to 80% Off Boxing Fitness Classes

Oakland

$125 $29

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Boxing coaches teach footwork, combinations, and punches in a gym with a regulation sized ring and 14 heavy bags

Up to 73% Off Shaolin Kung Fu Lessons

Chinatown

$100 $30

Black-belt instructors train students in traditional Shaolin kung fu, with an emphasis on self-defense and self-discipline

Up to 53% Off Children's Swim Lessons

Multiple Locations

$85 $40

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

Up to 51% Off Lap Swim Classes

Mill Valley

$66 $33

Fitness swim classes teach stroke techniques alongside flexibility training to boost coordination, mobility, and efficiency

Up to 85% Off Unlimited Brazilian Jiujitsu

South Berkeley

$90 $19

Brazilian jiujitsu black belt teach submissions and take-downs to students of all sizes and skill levels

Up to 51% Off Family Pool Passes

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

Up to 74% Off at Bridges Rock Gym

El Cerrito

$93 $24

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

Half Off Kayak or Paddleboard Rental

Half Moon Bay

$60 $30

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Aquatic revelers decked out in wetsuits and life jackets traverse the rolling waves of Pillar Point Harbor atop paddleboards or kayaks

75% Off Boxing Lessons

Richmond

$160 $40

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Up to 86% Off Classes and Uniform at Goju Karate

San Rafael

$100 $19

Students of all fitness levels participate in karate classes that teach basic techniques and test endurance

Up to 47% Off Half Marathon

San Rafael

$80 $45

Runners take in scenic back-country views of Marin County during race designed for beginners and experienced half-marathoners alike

Up to 74% Off Cardio Kickboxing & Boot Camp

Upper B Street

$90 $29

High-intensity cardio kickboxing and boot-camp classes offer varied exercises to help work up a sweat, tone muscles, and lose weight

Up to 81% Off Classes at A&R Martial Arts Training Center

North Hayward

$120 $25

Certified martial arts trainer imbues students of all levels with self-defense fundamentals

Up to 81% Off Muay Thai Classes

Downtown Hayward

$100 $29

Students engage their core muscles while learning standup striking moves

Up to 85% Off at Bay Area Fight Academy

Hayward

$120 $25

Mixed-martial-arts classes for either adults or children include strength training, kickboxing, and kettlebell workouts

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Sedusa Studios' women-only studios sport expansive dance spaces with a dozen 20-foot dance poles and a troupe of highly experienced instructors. Step lively in a 60-minute muscle-toning Introductory Sensual Dance and Pole Dance class, which demonstrates basic moves, positions, and firefighter lingo to spark dancer/pole camaraderie. The Video Vixen Dance Workout class helps students build strength by teaching choreography inspired by the moves in current music videos. Booty-pop like the stars during the one-hour class while whittling thighs, abs, and glutes down into a seductively statuesque form. Additionally, The Pussycat Workout Dance class aims to shape up clients with previous pole experience, as they tone and learn new moves.

Both classes, guided by experienced female teachers, combine fitness and flirty dancing in a comfortable, nonjudgmental atmosphere, lending ladies the knowledge and know-how to tempt a partner, enjoy a night at the club, or spice up an upcoming PowerPoint presentation. Check the schedule for class times; more may be added based on demand.

384 Oyster Point Blvd
South San Francisco,
CA
US

Founded by competitive bodybuilder Jim Wilson in 1992, Physique Magnifique quickly outgrew its humble beginnings as a personal-training outfit stationed in a one-car garage. The gym’s talented trainers and instructors now spur bodies into action inside a fully equipped 6,000-square-foot space during one-on-one training sessions and group classes. Suited for all ages and ability levels, Physique Magnifique’s classes range from children’s judo to Olympic-style weightlifting coached by Jim Schmitz, thrice the coach for the U.S. Olympic team and one-time personal trainer to the Brawny Man.

387 Grand Ave
South San Francisco,
CA
US

After one look at the pristine pools packed with toys, and it’s no surprise why La Petite Baleen’s four San Francisco-area swim facilities are so popular with kids. What may be surprising however, is that the flourishing network of schools started humbly in the backyard pool of John Kolbisen and Irene Madrid.

In 1979, the public school teachers were brainstorming ways to integrate their passion for educating kids with their love of the water. Starting with their own three children, some neighborhood kids, and one cleverly disguised frog, John and Irene began teaching swim lessons with a rather progressive philosophy: They approached swimming not just as an extracurricular activity, but as a means to boost self-confidence, build friendships, and learn to overcome fears.

More than 30 years later, La Petite Baleen has become a renowned family of schools, partnered with the U.S. Swim School Association and the Swim for Life Foundation. Part of the success has to do with how children are grouped. In weekly sessions, pods of tots of similar age, skill level, and personality evolve at a similar pace—earning individual achievement ribbons as they do. Kids make friends in the group, and the recurring scheduling means that they can stay enrolled with their new buddies indefinitely or until they grow their own dorsal fins. Each location’s indoor pools are kept at an inviting 90 degrees, in an attempt to make even the most timid student to feel comfortable in the water. Perhaps most importantly, the teachers participate in ongoing training designed to encourage empathetic, yet firm teaching methods.

933 Mason St
San Francisco,
CA
US

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.

2295 Harrison St
San Francisco,
CA
US

As a surfer and cyclist, Marcel Mijares was drawn to the Pacific Coast many years ago; since then, he’s found little reason to leave. A native of Venezuela, Mijares spoke only Spanish when he made the move, but his love of the Bay Area fueled his drive to acquire the English language and graduate with honors from the Lincoln School of Business. Now, as the owner of High Trails Cyclery, Mijares combines his passion with his determination, sharing both with riders in the heart of Russian Hill. He leads a team of cycling experts equipped to repair cycles and perform tune-ups, overhauls, and bike fittings. Team members also share their expertise during maintenance classes, in which they teach students to care for their own cycles and understand the dangers of trying to change a bicycle's transmission fluid.

1825 Polk St
San Francisco,
CA
US

Bay City Bike's four locations in Fisherman's Wharf serve as the brick-and-mortar trailheads for bikers looking to cruise through the scenic streets and notable sites of San Francisco and the Bay Area. From each location, cyclists can ask staffers for directions to a number of scenic routes, including a path that crosses the Golden Gate Bridge and crosses into Sausalito, mountain-bike trails through the Marin Headlands, or tours of historic locales such as the Palace of Fine Arts or the famed phone booth known for letting people teleport out of Alcatraz. Those who prefer to explore San Francisco by other modes of transit can sign up with Bay City Bike for tours via Go Cars, Segways, and buses.

501 Bay St
San Francisco,
CA
US