Things To Do In Derby

5, 10, or 15 Fitness Classes at Taylor-Made Fitness (Up to 70% Off)

Taylor-Made Fitness

Shelton

Small-group fitness classes help clients get in shape with options such as kickboxing, Zumba, spinning, Pilates, TRX and yoga

$100 $35

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One, Two, or Three Months of CrossFit Classes at Housatonic Valley Crossfit (Up to 68% Off)

Housatonic Valley Crossfit

Shelton

Beginner classes introduce newcomers to the principles of functional fitness; experienced exercises enjoy constantly changing workouts

$185 $89

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Five Adult Martial Arts Classes or Month of Adult Martial Arts Classes at Valley Karate (Up to 56% Off)

Valley Karate

Shelton

Students establish full-body workout routines and learn self-defense techniques with classes in Tang Soo Do and Haedong Gumdo

$133 $59

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$45 for $100 Groupon — American Martial Arts Academy

American Martial Arts Academy

Shelton

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

$100 $45

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12 CrossFit Classes or 30 Days of Unlimited Classes at Far Beyond Driven CrossFit (69% Off)

Far Beyond Driven CrossFit

Shelton

Classes tailorable to all ages and fitness levels, from high-school athletes to grandparents, in a positive and motivational environment

$110 $35

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One or Two Months of Krav Maga Classes at Hard-Core Self Defense (Up to 74% Off)

Hard-Core Self Defense

Shelton

Certified Israeli Special Forces instructor teaches adult men krav maga self-defense techniques

$125 $39

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Snap Fitness's around-the-clock gyms enable members to work on their physical well-being with a cornucopia of fitness equipment. With 24-hour access, members don't have to let The Man tell them when to help themselves to Snap's strength and cardio equipment, which features built-in TVs and other media diversions. For those who exercise during conventional hours, Snap's friendly, unintimidating atmosphere welcomes patrons of all ability levels, unlike schoolyard dodge-ball squads. Members also enjoy nationwide access to all Snap Fitness locations, ideal for working out while traveling. For a dose of custom advice, patrons can seek out a personal-training session with a certified coach, who helps them assess and address their fitness goals. Clients reap the benefit of individual attention as a personal trainer helps them tackle weight loss, prepare for an arm-wrestling competition, or unveil the mysteries of arcane cable-weight machines.

656 New Haven Avenue
Derby,
CT
US

Hannah Perry, owner of The Giggling Pig, helps children grow and express themselves through art. The only limitation is the imagination as students of all ages take on a variety of creative projects during classes, such as painting lessons and mommy and me sessions. Kids can blend crayon and clay in a colorful collage or tie-dye T-shirts to make wearable art or cover up unsightly stains. In addition, the studio offers classes for adults, wherein they paint wineglasses and design seascapes on canvases.

478 River Rd.
Shelton,
CT
US

Far Beyond Driven CrossFit challenges its trainees to push themselves beyond their personal limits with individually scalable, high-intensity workouts built around ever-changing functional movements. Rather than grinding away for hours on an elliptical, students train under driven, certified coaches as they build muscle with kettlebells, sprinting, squatting, tire flips, and plyometrics.

500 River Rd
Shelton,
CT
US

Planet Fitness embodies a judgment-free zone where guests of all ages and fitness levels can sculpt their physiques with myriad aerobic and strength-training options within a friendly, down-to-earth atmosphere. Patrons may tone and strengthen muscles by pushing and pulling the extensive selection of brand-name equipment and free weights. With the help of an instructor, guests can design a custom workout program based on exercise history to help them achieve their varying fitness goals. Thirty-minute small-group classes concentrate on strengthening and toning specific body parts, and full-body circuit workouts.

784 River Rd
Shelton,
CT
US

Bikram Yoga Shelton's certified instructors lead 90-minute classes that take place within a sultry practice space with 58% humidity and temperatures that reach as high as 103 degrees. In the therapeutic heat, they help students of all abilities achieve deeper, safer stretches and detoxifying perspiration. They walk their pupils through two breathing exercises and a powerful sequence of 26 standing and seated poses in each class to challenge muscles more effectively than bench-pressing a chakra. Each posture helps unleash torrents of oxygenating circulation throughout the body, promoting healthy organ function as the sustained stretches bolster stamina and flexibility. After class, students can rinse themselves in the onsite showers and retrieve any restless spirit animals they stashed in the studio's lockers.

3 Corporate Dr.
Shelton,
CT
US

Draft House entertains patrons with 10 beers on tap, 10 H-D TVs bedecking a spacious dining room, and a full menu of bar favorites. Perk up palates with a basket of jalapeño poppers stuffed with gooey mozzarella ($9), or purposefully slip and fall into an order of pulled-pork or cheeseburger sliders, which are cushioned with fries for safety ($9). A Cajun-spiced tilapia sandwich with mango ketchup and mixed greens unveils one of the millions of sophisticated tastes the world’s oceans contain beyond saltwater cider and kelp fritters ($11). For meatier-minded appetites, the Draft House burger delivers a gut-gratifying helping of caramelized onions, mushrooms, and mozzarella ($10), and chicken marsala with mashed potatoes sends tongues into reveries of delicious meals of yore ($14). Accent your rib stickers with one of Draft House’s brews, a candy-flavored martini, or a glass of wine.

350 Bridgeport Ave
Shelton,
CT
US