Things To Do In Dedham

Bowling, Shoe Rental, Skee-Ball, Shuffleboard, & Roller Ball at Kings Dedham (Up to 50% Off). 2 Options Available

Kings

Dedham

$40 $19.99

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Retro wall art and vibrant high-def screens surround bowling alleys, shuffleboard tables, and skee-ball games

Five Drop-In Play Visits, Three-Month Play Pass, or Two-Hour Semi-Private Party for 10 at Kids’ Fun Stop (Up to 53% Off)

Kids' Fun Stop

West Roxbury

$12 $6

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While parents supervise, kids aged 6 or younger frolic on climbing structures and slides or create crafts at the art table

$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

$36 for $65 Worth of Dance Lessons — Primal Fusion World Dance

Primal Fusion World Dance

Oakdale

$65 $36

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Ceramics Painting on Saturday Nights for Two or Four Adults at Make Meaning (Up to 45% Off)

Make Meaning

Dedham

$50 $29

Guests paint ceramics such as picture frames, bowls, and trays

One, Two, or Four Private and Group Dance Lessons at Fred Astaire Dance Studio (Up to 69% Off)

Fred Astaire Dance Studios

Multiple Locations

$238 $79

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Group dance lessons introduce beginner couples or singles to the basic moves, and private lessons let students work on more advanced skills

5 or 10 Yoga Classes or One Month of Unlimited Yoga Classes at Inner Strength Studios (Up to 61% Off)

Inner Strength Studios

Multiple Locations

$85 $49

Clients meditate, breathe, and stretch during 60- to 90-minute vinyasa yoga classes, most of which are heated

Four Weeks of Ceramic Classes for One, Two, or Four at K & L Ceramics (Up to 52% Off)

K & L Ceramics

Mother Brook Arts and Community Center

$150 $73

Students paint ceramics ranging from animals to mugs while instructors guide them through each piece; requires purchase of a start-up kit

10 Boot-Camp Classes or One Month of Boot-Camp Classes from The F.I.T.T. Pit (Up to 88% Off) 

The F.I.T.T. Pit

Hyde Park - Cleary Square

$150 $19

Trainers keep clients motivated in boot-camp workouts and also provide nutritional advice to ensure weight-loss

$20 for 30-Class Yoga and Fitness Pass from Yoga & Fitness Passport ($300 Value)

Yoga & Fitness Passport

Multiple Locations

$300 $20

Students can use this 30-class pass at multiple locations to take everything from yoga to Zumba, signing up on an easy online platform

$198 for $360 3 Months of Boot Camp Groupon — Unified Fitness Studio

Unified Fitness

Readville

$360 $198

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One Day or Week of Mixed-Sports Camp or Half-Day of Preschool Camp at New England Sports Academy (Up to 53% Off)

New England Sports Academy

Westwood

$55 $27

Camps keep preschoolers engaged and entertained and give older kids a chance to jump from sport to sport between stints in the foam pit

$25 for Five Yoga Classes at Open Doors Yoga Studios ($75 Value)

Open Doors Yoga Studios

Multiple Locations

$75 $25

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Experienced instructors lead students through 60- to 90-minute yoga classes geared toward strengthening cores and helping relax the mind

Pass for a Round of Golf at 10 Golf Courses for One or Two from Mass Tour Card (Up to 78% Off)

Mass Tour Card

Multiple Locations

$450 $99

The pass grants golfers one round at 10 area courses, including Maplegate Country Club and The Bay Pointe Club

One or Three Months of Karate Classes with Uniform at Personal Best Karate (Up to 75% Off)

Personal Best Karate

Multiple Locations

$169 $49

Students boost their physical and mental strength, discipline, endurance, flexibility, and coordination in karate classes

Four or Eight Rounds of Miniature Golf at Monster Mini Golf (Half Off)

Monster Mini Golf

Norwood

$36 $18

Balls ricochet around 18 black-lit indoor holes decorated with eerie, luminous murals, large monsters, animated props, and music

Glass-Blowing or Jewelry-Making Class at Luke Adams Glass (Up to 69% Off). Six Options Available.

Luke Adams Glass

Norwood

$90 $45

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Pupils manipulate molten glass into pumpkins, vases, or ornaments, or mount glass onto silver for pendents, earrings, or rings

5 or 10 Yoga Classes at Universal Power Yoga (Up to 56% Off)

Universal Power Yoga

Norwood

$70 $35

Gain strength, flexibility, and mindfulness at this newly built yoga studio, which offers more than 24 classes each week

Flight-Simulator Experience or 30-Minute Helicopter Tour for Up to Three at Blue Hill Helicopters (Up to 47% Off)

Blue Hill Helicopters

Norwood

$150 $79

Flight simulator with virtual cityscape and realistic controls; tour takes guests over sights such as Fenway Park and Charles River

One- or Three-Month Membership to CrossFit Norwood (70% Off)

CrossFit Norwood

Norwood

$140 $42

Professional CrossFit trainer leads workouts designed to build functional strength whiling scaling to fit virtually all levels of fitness

Day Pass for Two or Three-Month Child, Adult, or Family Membership at Rock On Adventure (Up to 63% Off)

Rock On Adventure

Norwood

$265 $120

Memberships bundle unlimited rock climbing with one private lesson for kids, adults, or families of four; day pass includes rental gear

Four Weeks of Unlimited Dance Classes at Savaria Dance Studio (55% Off)

Savaria Dance Studio

Norwood

$175 $79

Ballroom and Latin dancing for all levels and ages, solo or with a partner. Don't miss this chance to learn and move to the music!

One or Two Months of Unlimited CrossFit Classes at CrossFit Automile (Up to 66% Off)

CrossFit Automile

Norwood

$165 $59

Trainer drafts a new Workout of the Day that involves varied, functional exercises for all ages and fitness levels

Five, Ten, or 15 Group Martial Arts Classes at Field Martial Arts Academy (Up to 73% Off)

Field Martial Arts Academy

Norwood

$110 $39

Children learn discipline and focus with martial arts foundation classes, while students 13 and up learn self-defense through Krav Maga

All-Day Airsoft Package with Equipment Rental for Four, Six, or Eight at Xtreme Action Sports (Up to 63% Off)

Xtreme Action Sports

Walpole

$200 $75

Players spend all day on a 13,000 sq. ft. tactical indoor field, outfitted with safety gear and armed with airsoft guns and BBs

5 or 10 Yoga Classes or 30 Days of Unlimited Yoga Classes at Vo2max Elite (Up to 67% Off)

Vo2max Elite

Needham

$75 $30

Yoga classes for all skill levels, with sunrise, power yoga, and flow options available

Firearms-Safety Course for One or Two at Tactical Dynamics Firearms Training (50% Off)

Tactical Dynamics Firearms Training

Multiple Locations

$90 $45

Students learn about marksmanship and firearms safety at a four-hour, state-approved class taught by military and law enforcement veterans

5 Group or Private Boxing or Circuit Training Classes at Vo2max Fitness (Up to 83% Off)

Vo2max Fitness

Needham

$125 $29

Boxing and fitness studio blends classic fighter workouts and training techniques to fine tune boxing ability and craft effective exercises

Tandem Skydive for One at Skydive Barnstable (36% Off)

Skydive Barnstable

Barnstable Town

$249 $159

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Skydive harnessed to a USPA-certified instructor while free-falling at up to 120 mph, then glide gently under a canopy over scenic Cape Cod

18 Holes of Simulated Golf for Two or Four, Valid Monday–Thursday or Friday–Sunday at OptiGolf (Up to 69% Off)

OptiGolf

Middleton

$160 $50

7,000 square-foot center features nine simulators with 14-foot HD projections screens and a library of 85 championship courses

Three or Six 45-Minute Private Golf Lessons from Rick DePamphilis NexLevel Golf (Up to 56% Off)

Rick DePamphilis NexLevel GoIf

Paradise Driving Range

$595 $259

PGA master pro analyzes students' swing tendencies with a variety of tools to develop correct form and course-management skills

10 or 20 Fitness Classes at bodyco (Up to 82% Off)

bodyco

Middleton

$175 $39

Group fitness classes such as boot camp, Box Fit, and cycling are tailored to suit students of all ages and experience levels

5 or 10 Groupons, Each Good for Roller Skating and Skates for One at Chez Vous Roller Skating (Up to 55% Off)

Chez Vous Roller Skating

Franklin Field South

$10 $5

A neighborhood landmark for 80+ years, the roller rink hosts skaters who sail across the floor to music from the '70s and later

In-Depth Tour for Two or Four at Blue Hill Observatory & Science Center (50% Off)

Blue Hill Observatory & Science Center

Milton

$16 $8

Tour the weather observatory, the home of the oldest climate record in the country, and see historical weather instruments still used today

One or Two Months of Tae Kwon Do Classes at DW Kim’s US TaeKwonDo Center (Up to 70% Off)

DW Kim’s US TaeKwonDo Center

Multiple Locations

$180 $59

Students of all ages gain self-defense skills and build strength, mental and physical discipline, and confidence in tae kwon do classes

$18 for a Round of Mini Golf for Four at Golf Country ($32 Value)

Golf Country

Multiple Locations

$32 $18

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18-hole mini layouts surrounded by flower beds, trees, and water features challenge players to produce their best putts

Make Your Own Seasonal Fruit Preserves with a Master Foodie

Seasonal Fruit-Preserve Class

Jamaica Plain

$40 $40

Leah Waldo immerses you in the basics of jams, jellies, and preserves from cooking to canning

Jewelry-Making Class or Welding Workshop for One or Two at Stonybrook Fine Arts (Up to 54% Off)

Stonybrook Fine Arts

Jamaica Plain

$150 $75

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Students create silver rings and pendants or learn the basics of welding

One or Three Yoga Therapy Sessions at Intra Yoga Therapy (Up to 70% Off)

Intra Yoga Therapy

Jamaica Plain

$120 $59

Yoga therapy aims to ease stress and tension, build physical and emotional self-awareness, and promote mental clarity for mind-body healing

One-Month Unlimited Access Membership with Spa Access at Elements Wareham (Up to 79% Off)

Elements Wareham

Multiple Locations

$69 $20

Yoga, Zumba, spin, and more classes at women-only gym with hydrotherapy massage bed and infrared sauna

CrossFit On-Ramp Program with Optional One Month of Unlimited CrossFit Classes at CrossFit HomeBase (71% Off)

CrossFit HomeBase

Canton

$99 $29

CrossFit instructors help beginners build muscles and burn calories through intense, rep-based workouts

$110 for 5 One-Hour Guitar Labs ($220 value) — Senchant's Art of Teaching

Senchant's Art Of Teaching

Canton

$220 $110

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Anderson Comedy Presents The Gas at Great Scott (Up to 55% Off)

Anderson Comedy Presents The Gas

Great Scott

$10 $5

Friday-night comedy shows host standup by local comedians

5 or 10 Pilates Reformer Classes or a Learn Pilates Class Package at The Body Center (Up to 65% Off)

The Body Center

Brookline Village

$115 $45

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Pilates Reformer classes grouped by skill level emphasize form while toning muscle; Learn Pilates package includes private and group classes

3 Months of Unlimited Kids' Martial Arts Classes at Neil Stone's Karate Academy (45% Off)

Neil Stone's Karate Academy

Brookline

$510 $281

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One or Two Months of Unlimited Classes at Florian Martial Arts (Up to 80% Off)

Florian Martial Arts

Coolidge Corner

$219 $49

Class options include Brazilian jujitsu, wrestling, strength and conditioning, and striking

5 or 10 Fitness Classes at The Body Center Fitness (Up to 73% Off)

The Body Center Fitness

Brookline Village

$130 $39

Experienced trainers keep workouts interesting and results-driven by creating new, intense challenges and keeping class sizes small

Two or Four Private Piano Lessons or Two Group Choral Lessons for Kids at Yelena's Piano Studios (Up to 57% Off)

Yelena's Piano Studios

Yelena's Piano Studio

$64 $29

In the heart of Brookline Village, students learn to tickle the ivories on a Steinway grand piano

Boston College Football Game for One at Alumni Stadium on Friday, September 5, or Saturday, September 20 (50% Off)

Boston College Football

Alumni Stadium

$30 $15

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Legendary ACC squad seeks a second-consecutive bowl appearance under head coach Steve Addazio

Intro to Flame-Working or Bead-Making Class for One or Two at Fiamma Art Glass (Up to 52% Off)

Fiamma Art Glass

Newton Upper Falls

$99 $50

Learn to manipulate and colorize molten glass on the torch—an accessible alternative to glass blowing—with the help of an expert

Two, Four or Six Personal Training Sessions at Cutting Edge Fitness (Up to 71% Off)

Cutting Edge Fitness Inc

Newton Center

$140 $45

Certified trainer motivates clients through high-intensity 30-minute sessions

Three or Six Pilates Inspired Fitness Classes at The Studio Empower (Up to 62% Off)

The Studio Empower

Newton Center

$105 $40

A high intensity, low impact workout strengthens & tones with 45-minute classes fusing Pilates' principles with cardio & strength training

$69 for One Month of Unlimited Fitness Classes at Action Athletics ($159 Value)

Action Athletics

Nonantum

$159 $69

Creative workouts and competition are hallmarks of this fitness studio; enjoy such classes as morning buzz, flow, and cardio chaos

One or Three 45-Minute Kindermusik Play-Dates at Suzuki School of Newton (Up to 62% Off)

Suzuki School of Newton

Auburndale

$15 $7

Parents engage with their children through guided musical activities using instruments provided by the Suzuki School of Newton

Five Dance Classes for One or Two at Dance Republic (Up to 63% Off)

Dance Republic

Wellesley

$100 $45

Learn social dances such as the salsa, tango, cha-cha, or fox trot, or build core strength and endurance in a Salsa-Thon dance-fitness class

10 or 20 Classes with Initiation and Uniform at Kids Love Martial Arts (Up to 91% Off)

Kids Love Martial Arts

Randolph

$210 $20

Kids develop focus, confidence, self-discipline, and self-respect while learning self-defense skills that make them bully-proof

5 or 10 Kids' Martial-Arts Classes with Uniform at Boston Tae Kwon Do Academy (Up to 85% Off)

Boston Tae Kwon Do Academy

Randolph

$139 $29

Kids gain focus, confidence, and self-defense skills in martial-arts classes

Firearms-Certification Class with Simulator Session for One or Two at Massachusetts Gun Safety (Up to 53% Off)

Massachusetts Gun Safety

Multiple Locations

$95 $47

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Expert instructors delve into gun safety, loading, storage, and transport, and a shooting simulator allows students to practice

10 or 20 Group Boot-Camp Classes at Launch Fitness (70% Off)

Launch Fitness

South Quincy

$250 $75

Trainer motivates and challenges boot-camp participants to reach their fitness goals

Karate or Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Membership at East Coast Martial Arts Academy (Up to 83% Off). 4 Options Available

East Coast Martial Arts Academy

Quincy

$179 $39

Get a great cardio workout while learning the self-defense skills of karate & Brazilian jiu-jitsu from coaches with over 40 years experience

Dinner Show for One or Two from The Murder Mystery Company (52% Off)

The Murder Mystery Company

Quincy Center

$60 $29

Professional improv actors invite diners to participate in an interactive whodunit as they enjoy a three-course meal

$63 for $125 Worth of Boot Camp at T.T.S.U.

T.T.S.U. Boot Camp

Quincy

$125 $63

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$20 for $45 Toward Katie's Kickbutt Bootcamp — Katie's Kickbutt Bootcamp

Commit 2B Fit Studio

Quincy Center

$45 $20

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$150 for $300 Groupon — L.I.F.E. PROFESSIONAL TRAINERS

L.i.f.e. Professional Trainers

Quincy Center

$300 $150

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One Month of CrossFit or Striking Classes or 10 CrossFit Classes at Crossfit Toe to Toe (67% Off)

Crossfit Toe to Toe

Wollaston

$189 $69

CrossFit classes mix a variety of functional exercises into high-intensity sessions; striking classes add fighting skills to the workout

$35 for $70 Groupon — Any Length Fitness and Wellness

Any Length Fitness

North Braintree

$70 $35

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One or Two Months of Martial Arts Classes at Maxx Training Center (Half Off)

Maxx Training Center

Stoughton

$125 $62.50

Experts lead students through intense workouts and self-defense programs of jiu-jitsu, boxing, and kickboxing

5 or 10 Krav Maga Self-Defense Classes at Rockstar Martial Arts (Up to 80% Off)

Rockstar Martial Arts

Stoughton

$125 $29

Learn real-world self-defense techniques originally developed by the Israeli military

$28 for $50 Groupon — Praise Academy

Praise Academy School Of Dance

Stoughton

$50 $28

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Five Open-Play Admissions with Option of Bowling and Plaster Painting at Kidsports (Up to 50% Off)

Kidsports

Stoughton

$8 $4

Kids play in an indoor facility with bounce houses, slides, and a miniature bowling alley

All-Day Passes for One, Two, or Four Kids, or a Birthday Party for Up to 15 at Inside Playground (Up to 44% Off)

Inside Playground

East Watertown

$10 $6

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Shoeless tykes romp through inflated structures, ball pools, and sit-down games and puzzles in an indoor playplace

$275 for $500 Worth of Art Camp at Creative Globe Trotter

Globe Trotter

Watertown

$500 $275

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$173 for a Fitness Package with Personal Training and Gym Membership at Mount Auburn Club ($668 Value)

Mount Auburn Club

Cambridge/Watertown Line

$668 $173

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Health coaching and fitness design session kick off two months of fitness with four personal-training sessions and a health-club membership

8 or 12 Boxing Fitness Classes with Hands-On Training at Boston Boxing & Fitness (52% Off)

Boston Boxing

North Allston

$115 $55

Certified instructors lead boxing courses designed for all skill levels, with emphasis on fitness over combat

Private Chartered Boat Cruise from Karma Crew Yacht Charters (Up to 56% Off)

Karma Crew Yacht Charters

Boston

$1,800 $989

Take in views of Boston Harbor aboard a private chartered yacht for your social or corporate events

$33 for the Boston Beerathon for Two on Saturday, September 6 ($65.28 Value)

Boston Beerathon

Multiple Locations

$65.28 $33

Beerathon event with 26 featured stops includes live entertainment

Comic Hypnotist Frank Santos Jr. at Wilbur Theatre on Friday, September 12, at 7:30 p.m. (Up to 50% Off)

Frank Santos Jr.

Wilbur Theatre

$31 $15.50

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Comic hypnotist Frank Santos Jr. gives participants funny and racy suggestions during an R-rated hypnotism shows

Themed Party Cruise Entry for One on Thursday, Friday, Saturday, or Sunday from Boston Boat Party(Up to 43% Off)

Boston Boat Party

Boston

$33.64 $20

Join other revelers aboard this floating party, where live music and DJs get the party thumping

Boston Harbor Island Cruise or Romantic Sunset Cruise for Two from Classic Harbor Line (Up to 47% Off)

Classic Harbor Line

Boston

$76 $45

1920s-style yacht takes passengers past sites such as Fort Independence, Long Island Head Light, and Old North Church

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The YMCA keeps residents healthy and engaged in more than 10,000 neighborhoods across the country, but it traces its American origins to the streets of 19th-century Boston. Here, Thomas Valentine Sullivan carried on the mission started in London by George Williams: providing affordable recreation and residence to young men from cities and country towns alike. Over the last century and change, the organization's mission changed to keep pace with the evolving times; today, the YMCA of Greater Boston welcomes anyone interested in furthering the causes of "youth development, healthy living, and social responsibility."

This modern mission combines the Y's signature programming with new initiatives designed to keep citizens one step ahead of an ever-changing world. Members stay fit and active with everything from organized sports and fitness classes to lifeguard, CPR, and first aid lessons. But the Y's developmental programs go far beyond bodily strength; their enrichment and leadership courses equip youths with the confidence needed to take charge in their everyday lives, and ESL classes help newcomers to English embark on the next step of their linguistic lives.

1137 River St
Hyde Park,
MA
US

At Inner Strength Studios, seasoned instructors such as E-RYT 500 instructor Roman Szpond lead vinyasa yoga sessions for beginners, experts, and kids as young as five. Classes ranging from 60 to 90 minutes are held in heated rooms within Innerstrength's Boston studios, which were recently renovated after the Watertown location suffered fire damage. Aspiring teachers can take Innerstrength's 200-hour training program, which instills advanced yoga knowledge through classes, workshops, and a rollercoaster ride through a giant lotus. The studios also provide a slate of other services, such as personal training and massage therapy sessions.

1524 Vfw Pkwy
West Roxbury,
MA
US

Tai Chi & Qigong Instruction for health maintenance and well being. I offer weekly classes in Yang Style Tai Chi & Qigong. Self defense applications are also taught upon request.

569 High Street
Dedham,
MA
US

Inside Kings, it can be hard to pinpoint the source of clattering sounds and uproarious cheers. The noise might stem from the bowling section, where glowing squares of abstract, retro wall art bookend the alleys. It might also come from ricocheting billiard balls, a well-aimed skee-ball, or a shuffleboard shot in the game room. Maybe someone spotted a celebrity—Bill Murray, Salma Hayek, and Lady Gaga are all on an extensive list of past famous visitors.

Wherever their origins, the telltale echoes of competition and camaraderie beckon to guests throughout the venue. They're accompanied in the air by the scents of comfort food, from staples such as sesame ginger wings to inventive fusions such as cheeseburger spring rolls. Sweeter aromas waft from multiple bars as the staff flavors martinis with gummy bears, pop rocks, and ice cream instead of the traditional fixings, olives or entire lemons on toothpicks.

As for sights, the surroundings blend vintage flair with luminous technology. More than 30 high-definition televisions line the space, broadcasting sports games and bowling scores. Though the game-room amenities differ slightly based on the town—Boston's Back Bay has six Brunswick Gold Crown pool tables, and Dedham boasts four miniature-roller-ball lanes—each Kings location hosts group events, including parties and corporate getaways where you can finally laugh at your boss's ridiculous shoes. Weekly themed nights for the public also encourage dancing, karaoke, and trivia.

600 Legacy Pl.
Dedham,
MA
US

Gravity has no control within Sky Zone Everett's confines. Inside, a sea of trampolines sends visitors leaping, spinning, and somersaulting toward springy floors and pits of foam. The bouncy surfaces stretch to the walls, where trampolines set at 45-degree angles let kids and adults repeatedly soar through the air like a superhero trying to wrack up frequent flier miles. Occasionally, Sky Zone transforms into high-paced competitions such as 3-D dodge ball and Sky Zone the Sport, during which players toss balls through continuously rotating goals. The trampoline-lined arena also hosts SkyRobics classes that utilize low-impact calisthenics and strength-building exercises.

91B Sprague St
Boston,
MA
US

As a veteran of the U.S. Army and Gulf War, Bill Newcomb probably knows a thing or two about hard knocks. He’s probably also received his fair share of bumps and bruises, too, considering he’s practiced martial arts his entire life—including muay thai for the past 16 years. The owner and head instructor at Hard Knocks Muay Thai & MMA, Bill now shares all of his wisdom by training others in both muay thai and in mixed martial arts. But much like an iceberg with a modest online dating profile, classes at Hard Knocks go deeper than one might think. They not only help exercisers stay fit, but instill core values of respect, discipline, and self-esteem as well.

98 Business Street
Hyde Park,
MA
US

Dedham Scene