Activities in Dentsville

$27 for $50 Worth of Tennis — The Plantation Club At Longcreek

Windermere Racquet Club

Blythewood

USPTA professional instructor Tyler Simmons leads private and group tennis lessons

$50 $27

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$54 for 10 Yoga Classes at Southern Sky Yoga (Up to $120 Value)

Southern Sky Yoga

Pontiac

Instructors lead 60- to 90-minute classes for students of all skill levels, from beginners to those desiring the most difficult poses

$120 $54

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Five CrossFit Classes or a One-Month Unlimited Membership Package at Warrior Fitness (Up to 72% Off)

Warrior Fitness

Multiple Locations

CrossFit workouts employ varied, functional movements performed at high intensities

$100 $28

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Cirque du Soleil's “Varekai” at Colonial Life Arena on November 5–9 (Up to 36% Off)

Cirque du Soleil Varekai

Colonial Life Arena

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A wounded hero wanders a magic forest populated by aerialists, acrobats, dancers, contortionists, jugglers, and clowns in surreal costumes

$78.35 $51

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Fresh Beat Band: Greatest Hits Live at Township Auditorium on Saturday, December 20, at 5 p.m. (Up to 42% Off)

The Fresh Beat Band: Greatest Hits Live

Township Auditorium

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Colorful quartet of Nick Jr. stars sings and dances with preschooler- and parent-friendly hits such as “Great Day” and “Bananas”

$39.80 $23

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10 or 20 Group Personal-Training Sessions at Celebrity Fitness Studio (Up to 83% Off)

Celebrity Fitness Studio

Southeastern Columbia

Personal trainer works with small groups of women of all ages to help lose weight and get toned

$200 $41

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One-Month Gym Membership, or 10 Boxing, Kickboxing, or Zumba Classes at Main Event Fitness Center (Up to 73% Off)

Main Event Fitness Center

Northeast Arcadia Lakes

One-month memberships allow exercisers to attend unlimited fitness classes and open gym; boxing, kickboxing, and Zumba classes are held

$70 $30

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One or Two Months of Unlimited Boot-Camp Classes from PowerFit Bootcamp (Up to 84% Off)

PowerFit Bootcamp

Multiple Locations

Trainers motivate exercisers to tackle routines of calisthenics, plyometrics, and resistance training

$99 $26

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$50 for One-Month Gym Membership with Personal-Training Session at 24/7 Health & Fitness Center ($100 Value)

24/7 Health & Fitness Center

Multiple Locations

Strength and cardio equipment fill a gym open 24/7; personal-training sessions guide clients toward better fitness

$100 $50

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10 or 20 Combat-Sports Classes at Fudo Shin Jujitsu & Mixed Martial Arts and Fitness (Up to 85% Off)

Fudo Shin Jujitsu & Mixed Martial Arts and Fitness

Northeast Arcadia Lakes

Certified instructors draw on years of fight experience to lead students of all levels through boxing or conditioning classes

$150 $29

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Roller-Skating or Ice-Skating Admission for Two or Four at Plex Indoor Sports (Up to 58% Off)

Plex Indoor Sports

Multiple Locations

Indoor sports facilities keep bodies active all year long with soccer, football, fitness classes, ice skating & roller skating.

$24 $12

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$40 for a One-Month Unlimited Membership and Waived Initiation Fee at Gymboree Play & Music ($140 Value)

Gymboree Play & Music

Southeastern Columbia

Innovative play environment hosts development-based classes focused on creativity and physical activity

$140 $40

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5, 10, or 20 Yoga Classes at Fit Columbia & Fit Yoga (Up to 51% Off)

Fit Columbia & Fit Yoga

Shandon

Mat yoga classes led by teachers who’ve completed 200 teaching hours

$50 $29

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Crazy Dash Walking-Adventure Tour for Two or Four from Crazy Dash Digital Adventures (60% Off)

Crazy Dash Digital Adventures

Columbia

The digital game requires a smartphone and takes you on a tour of the sights

$39.95 $16

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Haunted-History Walking Tour for Two or Four with Ghost-Hunting Equipment from Spirit Expeditions (50% Off)

Spirit Expeditions

Columbia

A two-hour walking tour covers Columbia’s most haunted areas and allows guests to conduct their own paranormal investigation

$50 $25

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One- or Three-Month Gym Membership to The Train Station (Up to 84% Off)

The Train Station

Columbia

High-intensity interval training, which combines intense bursts of activity with periods of rest plus personal training, martial arts & yoga

$180 $36

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One or Two Months of Kids Karate Lessons at Unity Karate Academy (Up to 78% Off)

Unity Karate Academy

Columbia

Karate lessons for children impart self-defense skills and discipline

$125 $30

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24-Hour Bounce-House Rental, or Weekday Water Bounce-House Rental from Supreme Bouncers (Up to 66% Off)

Supreme Bouncers

Columbia

Inflatables sporting details such as castle turrets are reinforced for safety before supporting children indoors or outdoors

$175 $60

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Murder-Mystery Show for 2, 4, or 8 with Wine at Theatre Rowe Productions Murder Mystery Theatre (Up to 50% Off)

Theatre Rowe Productions Murder Mystery Theatre

Multiple Locations

Watch and sip as a rookie homicide detective fights to find the killer hidden in a pack of oddball auction attendees

$64 $32

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One- or Three-Month Membership at Odyssey SC Cheer (Up to 69% Off)

Odyssey SC Cheer

Columbia

Instructors teach students ages 5–18 tumbling and cheerleading skills during age-appropriate classes

$130 $40

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One Month of Dance Classes for One or Two Kids at Artistic Dance Company (Up to 59% Off)

Artistic Dance Company

Columbia

Kids aged 5-13 learn ballet, jazz, and hip hop dancing with an emphasis on flexibility, grace, and developing correct technique

$45 $21

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Shooting-Range Packages at Palmetto State Armory (Up to 56% Off). Three Options Available.

Palmetto State Armory

Columbia

Air-conditioned range at an outfitter staffed by experts in all manner of firearms

$55 $24

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$61 for $130 Worth of Gymnastics — Capital City Gymnastics

Capital City Gymnastics, Inc

West Columbia

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

$130 $61

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18 Holes of Golf for Two or Four with Cart Rental and Range Balls at Charwood Country Club (Up to 56% Off)

Charwood Country Club

West Columbia

Golfers contend with sharp curves and challenging hazards on three nine-hole courses

$58 $27

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Historic Riverwalk Walking Tour for Two, Four, or Six from Palmetto Outdoor Center (Up to 68% Off)

Palmetto Outdoor Center

West Columbia

During a leisurely 1 mi. stroll along the boardwalks, knowledgeable guides illuminate guests on South Carolina’s history

$20 $9

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One, Two, or Three Months of Unlimited Classes at Doms Fitness (Up to 60% Off)

DOMS Fitness

West Columbia

Classes include boxing, TRX, kickboxing, core-focused sessions, and more—all scalable to suit personal fitness abilities and goals

$40 $18

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One or Two Groupons, Each Good for One Tandem Skydiving Jump at South Carolina Skydiving (47% Off)

South Carolina Skydiving

Andrews

After a 30-minute ground briefing, skydivers ascend to at least 10,000 ft. and jump while strapped to pros

$279 $149

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Cooking Class for One or Two with Wine Tasting at The Presidential Culinary Museum (Up to 51% Off)

The Presidential Culinary Museum

Grover

Learn how to cook the same meals former presidents enjoyed from former White House chefs

$80 $40

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$45 for $99 Toward 1 Month of Unlimited Aikido and Jiu-Jitsu Classes with One Free Uniform

Carter's Academy of Self-Defense

Multiple Locations

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

$99 $45

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$36 for Two Hours of Bowling with Shoe Rentals, Popcorn, and Soda for 4 at Anchor Lanes (Up to $73 Value)

Anchor Lanes

Northwest Columbia

This family-friendly bowling alley boasts traditional and bumper lanes and keeps bowlers fueled with popcorn and soda

$73 $36

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Four or Six Weeks of Beginner Boot Camp, or Eight Personal-Training Sessions at Bodyshop Athletics X (Up to 70% Off)

Bodyshop Athletics X

Northwest Columbia

Expert trainers challenge students with full-body functional training during small-group boot camps or private personal-training sessions

$120 $59

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$50 for $99 Worth of Martial-Arts Lessons — Lexington Jiu-Jitsu

Lexington Jiu Jitsu

Lexington

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

$99 $50

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Two Games of Bowling and Shoe Rentals for Two or Four at JC's Lexington Bowl (Up to 60% Off)

JC's Lexington Bowl

Lexington

The bowling alley, a 20-year institution complete with a restaurant, hosts games on its many shining lanes

$20 $9

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Parents' Night Out Childcare for One, Two, or Three Kids at Palmetto Athletic Center (Up to 62% Off)

Palmetto Athletic Center

Lexington

Kids entertain themselves with inflatable obstacle courses and games under adult supervision as parents enjoy evenings out

$17 $6.50

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$12 for an Annual Family Membership at Lexington County Museum ($25 Value)

Lexington County Museum

Lexington

36 buildings, such as an original post office, populate the seven-acre museum, which recreates 19th century life in Lexington County

$25 $12

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Fitness Assessment and Customized Workout Plan at Robinson's Personal Training (70% Off)

Robinson's Personal Training

Lexington

A fitness assessment followed by a solid week of one-on-one training to target your goals and help you take take that first step.

$200 $60

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15 Fitness Classes at Lean Physique LLC (45% Off)

Lean Physique Llc

Lexington

Personalized, small-group classes! No more feeling lost in the shuffle. Nutrition consult and fitness assessment included.

$199 $109

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Four Dance Classes from Kicks Studio - Performing Arts (75% Off)

Kicks Studio Of Performing Arts

Lexington

Whether just beginning or seeking to improve your technique, these structured ballet classes fit everyone’s needs.

$75 $19

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One or Three Months of Unlimited Martial Arts Classes or a Birthday Package at Black Belt 4 Life (Up to 74% Off)

Black Belt 4 Life

Lexington

Martial arts classes for kids and adults aimed and relieving stress, instilling self-defense techniques, and boosting physical strength

$170 $49

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8 or 16 Kids' Martial Arts Classes with a Uniform at Fortress Martial Arts and Fitness (Up to 51% Off)

Fortress Martial Arts and Fitness

Lexington

Beyond physical fitness, instructors aim to instill discipline, defense skills, and confidence in kids aged 4–18

$99 $49

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$49 for $110 Groupon — Keishi Dojo Martial Arts & Fitness Center

Keishidojo Martial Arts & Fitness Center

Shaw AFB-Horatio

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

$110 $49

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$23 for $45 Worth of Martial-Arts Lessons at Cross Training Martial Arts

Cross Training Martial Arts

Sumter

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

$45 $23

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Golf Outing for Two or Four with Cart Rental and Lunch at Calhoun Country Club (Up to 59% Off)

Calhoun Country Club

St. Matthews

Relatively open fairways are juxtaposed by towering pines and hardwoods, intersecting waterways, and elevation changes throughout

$68 $28

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18 Holes of Golf with Cart Rental and Optional Meals for Two or Four at Country Club of Newberry (Up to 59% Off)

Country Club of Newberry

Newberry

Water comes into play on nine holes at challenging but fair 6,530 yd. course characterized by rolling fairways and generous greens

$180 $73

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Bowling with Shoe Rental and Drinks for Two, Four, or Six at StrikeHouse Bowl (Up to 62% Off)

StrikeHouse Bowl

Aiken

Roll strikes and spares on refurbished lanes at the former Aiken bowl; snack bar provides cold, refreshing drinks

$36 $14

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One or Three Months of Unlimited Boot-Camp Classes at Carolina Fitness Concepts (Up to 59% Off)

Carolina Fitness Concepts

Aiken

ASFA-certified personal trainer Tom Clements incorporates yoga, plyometric, and strength-training exercises into boot camps

$40 $19

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One or Three Months of Fitness-Kickboxing or Martial-Arts Classes at Twin Dragons Martial Arts & Fitness (Up to 87% Off)

Twin Dragons Martial Arts & Fitness

Aiken

Instructors lead students of all ages and levels through martial-arts classes, and students 14 and older through fitness kickboxing

$75 $15

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$71 for Gym Access and Four Training Sessions at Village Fitness ($188 Value)

Village Fitness

Aiken

Receive access to strength-training and cardio equipment, a saltwater pool, locker rooms, and four personal-training sessions

$188 $71

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$22 for Three Introductory Class and Two CrossFit Classes at CrossFit Aiken ($80 Value)

CrossFit Aiken

Aiken

CrossFit trainers teach safe workout form in an introductory session; regular classes incorporate weightlifting, cardio, and gymnastics

$80 $22

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5, 10, or 15 CrossFit Classes at CrossFit Maximum Dosage (Up to 78% Off)

CrossFit Maximum Dosage

Aiken

Facility is open six days a week, and is filled with gymnastic rings, kettlebells, free weights, and other functional-fitness equipment

$75 $19

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One or Three Individual Polo Lessons at MWF Polo (Up to 63% Off)

MWF Polo

Windsor

Polo instructor with years of professional experience helps players improve their polo game atop horses that fit their experience level

$175 $65

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5 or 10 Zumba Fitness Classes from Queen City DanceOut (Up to 60% Off)

Queen City DanceOut

Multiple Locations

Instructors demonstrate easy-to-follow dance steps during 60-minute dance-fitness classes, which sync cardio moves with catchy music

$35 $15

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Admission and Tour of the White Home for Two, Four, or Six from Historic Rock Hill (50% Off)

Historic Rock Hill

East Town

Visitors tour exhibits and the well-preserved White Home, built in 1839 by one of Rock Hill's founding families

$12 $6

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$76 for $170 Worth of Martial Arts — Universal Karate Studios

Universal Karate Studios

Lancaster

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

$170 $76

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10 or 20 Pilates Classes, or Three Private Pilates Classes at Body Synergy (Up to 82% Off)

Body Synergy

Flat Rock

Build core strength while improving balance, posture, and flexibility during group or private sessions

$195 $49

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Winery Tour with Tasting and Cheese Plate, or Craft Beer Flight at Morgan Ridge Vineyards (Up to 62% Off)

Morgan Ridge Vineyards

Morgan

Winemakers Tommy and Amie Baudoin welcome guests to newly built winery with views of charming vineyards and tasty cheese plates.

$26 $10

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Four 45-Minute or 60-Minute Children's Gymnastics Lessons at Champions Gymnastics (Up to 58% Off)

Champions Gymnastics

Rock Hill

Children learn social skills while building strength and coordination in age-grouped gymnastics classes

$57 $24

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One Week of Gymnastics Classes at Next Level Gymnastics Academy (39% Off)

Next Level Gymnastics Academy

Rock Hill

In our recreational gymnastics programs we offer a wide variety of skill level, from beginner to advanced.

$18 $11

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

MetaBody Yoga & Fitness Pass

Multiple Locations

Instructors encourage full-body results in a variety of fitness classes supplemented by a success guide and nutritional coaching

$350 $20

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Three or Six 60-Minute Private Golf Lessons from Dave Bayko - PGA Professional (Up to 53% Off)

Dave Bayko - PGA Professional

The Golf Depot

Based on each student’s athletic abilities, lessons focus on the fundamentals of the golf swing

$210 $99

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One, Three, or Five 45-Minute Golf Lessons with Club Fitting at Golf Zone Outlet (Up to 62% Off)

Golf Zone Outlet

Pineville

Instructors help students hone putting and swinging skills; fitting sessions determine ideal dimensions for each player's club

$100 $49

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$16 for Two 60-Minute Jump Sessions at Sky Zone Indoor Trampoline Park ($26 Value)

Sky Zone Indoor Trampoline Park

Pineville

Jump on massive trampolines, dive into the Foam Zone pit filled with soft foam cubes, and dunk basketballs

$26 $16

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One or Two Months of Unlimited Boot-Camp Classes at Powerfit Bootcamp NC (Up to 87% Off)

Powerfit Bootcamp NC

Multiple Locations

Instructor-led boot camps get students moving and sweating during full-body workouts designed to help them lose weight or stay in shape

$120 $26

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Two or Four 45-Minute Lessons at The Effortless Golf Center (Up to 51% Off)

The Effortless Golf Center

Golf Depot

A lighted driving range with both grass and artificial-turf hitting bays hosts lessons with instructor Bruce Parker

$110 $60

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Four Yoga Classes for Kids or Teens, or Eight Prenatal Yoga Classes at Om Yoga (Up to 62% Off)

Om Yoga

Fort Mill

Kids and teens strengthen as they stretch; prenatal classes are specially designed to prepare soon-to-be-moms

$130 $49

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$50 for $100 Groupon — Healthy Girls Rock

Healthy Girls Rock

Van Wyck

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

$100 $50

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One 60-Minute Private Golf Fitness Evaluation, or One or Two 60-Minute Private Golf Lessons at Lew Golf (Up to 51% Off)

Lew Golf

Multiple Locations

Lew Farwell applies more than 25 years of wisdom to teach students how to improve their individual swing types

$80 $35

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$18 for 30-Class Yoga and Fitness Pass from Yoga & Fitness Passport ($300 Value)

Yoga & Fitness Passport

Multiple Locations

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

$300 $18

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5 or 10 Nine-Hole Rounds of Par 3 Golf at The Golf Village (Up to Half Off)

The Golf Village

Pineville

Characterized by a winding brook, nine-hole, par-3 course lets golfers hone their approach shots and short game in 5 or 10 rounds

$50 $25

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3, 5, or 10 Horseback-Riding Lessons at Cedarhill Farm (Up to 57% Off)

Cedarhill Farm

Marvin

Instructors teach English Hunt Seat Equitation–riding techniques along with the skills to take care of a horse

$255 $119

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Intro Hot Yoga Class for 2, or 5 or 10 Drop-In Hot Yoga Classes at Balance Yoga and Massage (Up to 59% Off)

Balance Yoga and Massage

Tega Cay

26 poses and 2 breathing exercises calm the mind and strengthen the body while a heated studio prevents injuries and aids detoxification

$30 $13

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Bounce-House Play for One or Four Kids, or Weekday or Weekend Party at Monkey Joe's (Up to 52% Off)

Monkey Joe's

Multiple Locations

Sock-clad kids aged 2–12 burn off energy playing on slides, scaling climbable obstacles, and springing across bouncy surfaces

$9.99 $5

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$49 for a Nutrition-Consulting Program at Be Fit Consulting ($100 Value)

Be Fit Consulting

Charlotte

Learn healthful eating habits during consultation that includes a seven-day food journal

$100 $49

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One Month of Unlimited Boot-Camp or Pilates Sessions for One or Two at Faith Fitness Studio (Up to 86% Off)

Faith Fitness Studio

Fort Mill

Trainers tailor sessions to help clients achieve goals including weight loss, strength building, cardiovascular conditioning, or athletics

$129 $20

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One Private Lesson and One Month of Kids' or Adult Dance Classes at Dance Center USA (Up to 68% Off)

Dance Center USA

Fort Mill

Students prepare for recreational or competitive ballroom dancing with professional instruction for kids or adults

$154 $50

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Fun in the Fall for Two or Four at Why Not an American Ark Equestrian Park and Two by Two Petting Zoo (50% Off)

Why Not an American Ark Equestrian Park and Two by Two Petting Zoo

Monroe

Stroll through the park and petting zoo with fall-themed decor

$30 $15

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Winery Tour with Tastings, Souvenir Glasses, and Bottles for Two or Four at Treehouse Vineyards (Up to 61% Off)

Treehouse Vineyards

Monroe

Guides lead tour of winery’s inner workings and ply guests with wine bottles made from local grapes; souvenir glasses to take home

$41 $18

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Paintball Packages with Equipment Rental for Two, Four, or Six at Paintball Kingdom (Up to 74% Off)

Paintball Kingdom

Marshville

Referees watch over a sprawling 15-acre facility separated into five autonomous theaters of battle for thrilling and colorful combat

$71.24 $22

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Tour for Up to Five or or $19 for $100 Toward Outreach Programs or Birthdays at Cold Blooded Encounters Science Center

Cold Blooded Encounters Science Center

Monroe

More than 100 species of reptiles, amphibians, invertebrates, and small mammals thrive in multi-species habitats with other science exhibits

$89 $44

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Bear Creek Stables, three-time winner of the U.S. Commerce Association’s Best of Columbia Award for horseback riding, pairs equestrians with noble steeds for a scenic jaunt down the trails surrounding Florabrook Farms. To ensure compatibility between trail mates, riders approach their hoofed cohorts in the pasture, selecting their mounts based on essential criteria, such as temperament and eyelash length. Once saddled up, small groups of six or fewer follow the lead of a knowledgeable guide down 1 of the 20 available trails designated by experience level. Beginners might take the reins for a trot along the glittering pond-edged Homestead path, winding past old home sites before dovetailing with the Pine Ridge trail for a 0.7-mile trek, on which deer are often spotted relaxing after a long day of practicing startled looks. The intermediate Holly Haven trail meanders through holly trees, and the intensive Stepping Creek trail sends advanced riders bounding over four streams and galloping across an open field.

4240 Longtown Road
Ridgeway,
SC
US

With certifications in golf instruction and club fitting and a degree from the Golf Academy of America, assistant pro Adam Sanford fosters smooth swings and improved skills in each club-toting trainee. Adam imparts hard-won golf wisdom at the Club's comprehensive practice facility, which features areas to hone full swings, putts, chips, and scissor-kick approaches. The 45–60 minute lesson helps iron out on-course kinks by giving special attention to short-game fundamentals, the most critical facet to holistic golf improvement and overcoming the taunts from rival fans sitting in the sand-bunker bleachers.

1084 Langford Rd
Blythewood,
SC
US

The wellness experts at Health Advantage Fitness know that an able body doesn't come from exercise alone. Gym workouts are just the foundation for a healthier body. That's why their gym offers more than just rows of treadmills and shelves of free weights. In addition to the typical gym machines, a nutritional counselor and chiropractor also perform other wellness services, from diet help to spinal adjustments.

130 Pontiac Business Center Dr
Elgin,
SC
US

Though built in 1893 to manufacture textiles, the Columbia Mills’ storied stone halls now weave tapestries of knowledge with exhibits on everything from lasers and space travel to South Carolina's role in the Civil War. Boasting accolades by Columbia Metropolitan magazine and the Smithsonian, South Carolina State Museum devotes each of its four floors and part of its fourth dimension to art, cultural history, natural history, and science and technology represented by more than 70,000 artifacts.

Through a series of permanent exhibits, curators lead visitors on a cultural and geological voyage. Guests stroll through years of traditional and contemporary art by state artists, marvel at a 43-foot white shark display and full dinosaur skeletons, or cast imaginations back in exhibits on turn-of-the-century transportation, laser technology, and aviation. The museum also excavates the surrounding landscape to present 14,000 years of local culture in Native American tools and colonial-era lifestyle items.

Five galleries also house changing exhibits featuring assemblages of artifacts from Civil War–era Charleston or 300 years of American-made telescopes, each carefully monitored to ensure they contain just the right amount of science. While museum staffers frequently rotate their exhibits, they also host traveling displays and send others on the road through the Traveling Exhibits Program. Various education displays such as interactive children's labs, living-history reenactments, and lectures from visiting scholars further enrich all-ages visitors.

301 Gervais St
Columbia,
SC
US

When visitors step into one of the South's largest children's museums, there's one thought that commonly crosses their minds: That's a big kid. Waiting to greet them is a 40-foot-tall statue of EDDIE, a reinforced, molded-plastic boy who weighs 17.6 tons and—like almost everything at EdVenture Children's Museum—is ready for kids to explore. After they've climbed inside his heart, up to his brain, and slid down his intestines—all while learning about their own bodies—kids race to explore the rest of the museum's more than 350 hands-on activities contained within nine exhibit galleries. As a testament to its attractions, EdVenture Children's Museum received the 2011 National Medal for Museum and Library Service, an honor given to only 10 libraries and museums in the nation.

Past Eddie, EdVenture’s permanent exhibits include the World of Work, where kids climb aboard a John Deere tractor, take the helm of a 24-foot fire truck, and learn the value of money by spending Eddie Bucks on groceries or flooding the market to undermine the local economy. At the Aha Factory, wee ones recycle everyday items into paper snowflakes, pipe-cleaner butterflies, and glitter-encrusted egg cartons. Children 3 and younger, meanwhile, can explore the My Backyard exhibit, an age-appropriate haven of soft surfaces.

211 Gervais St
Columbia,
SC
US

Havens Framemakers & Gallery traces its lineage back to 1968, when Robert Havens set up a shop full of handmade, custom-tailored frames. He passed the business to his daughter Betsy in 1985, and she, like a confused track-and-field competitor, handed the torch to current owner Jackie Vazquez. Jackie draws from the Havens family's tradition of expert craftsmanship and her own 20-year stint at the company to surround diplomas, artwork, and keepsakes with a selection of more than 5,000 mouldings collected from a range of vendors. Gilded and hand-carved pieces adorn the gallery’s seven walls, surrounding experienced designers who set to work enshrining 3-D objects in shadowboxes or protecting old photographs and celebrity potato-chip look-alikes within conservation frames.

1616 Gervais St
Columbia,
SC
US