Things To Do In Beaverdale

Up to 75% Off at Snap Fitness

Snap Fitness

Multiple Locations

$60 $15

Certified professionals lead assessments before helming one-on-one personal-training sessions within facilities boasting premium equipment

52% Off Yoga and Dance Classes

Harmony Yoga + Wellness

Drake Park

$60 $29

Certified instructors lead yoga and meditation classes for all skill levels, as well as bellydancing

94% Off MetaBody Yoga & Fitness Pass

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

50% Off Kids and Adults Art Classes

Studio3

Woodland Heights

$20 $10

Artists of all ages grab brushes and get painting during comprehensive classes; browse the studio's selection of colorful, handmade works

Half Off Studio-Fee Sessions at Whatta’ Dish

Whatta' Dish

West Des Moines

$30 $15

Studio-fee sessions allow guests to embellish a wide variety of bisque pieces

Up to 45% Off Science Center of Iowa for 2 or 4

Science Center of Iowa

Downtown Des Moines

$22 $12

Interactive exhibits include rocket building, space exploration, with recent additions of the Eureka! Lab and renovated Small Discoveries

Up to 77% Off Metabolic Training at Twork It Out Fitness

Twork It Out Fitness

Clive

$210 $49

35-minute workouts held four days a week work to chisel the core, build muscles, boost metabolism, and improve heart health

Up to 65% Off Fit Factory Classes at CrossFit Afterburn

CrossFit Afterburn

Des Moines

$99 $39

Fast-paced, high-intensity cardio in a class that incorporates boot-camp and circuit-style training for stability, endurance & strength

Up to 81% Off Art-Studio Sessions

Glazed Expressions

Clive

$40 $10

Three-hour sessions provide use of studio for creation of art pieces such as canvas painting, pottery and glass fusing

Up to 55% Off Improv Show

The Last Laugh Comedy Theater

West Des Moines

$15.40 $7

Audiences help the cast create an improv show at a theater founded by a teacher and performer from Second City

45% Off Pub Food at Z's Bar

Z's Bar

McKinley School - Columbus Park

$20 $11

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Diners chow down on homestyle pub eats in a laid-back setting

50% Off Wine Glass Painting Class

El Arte Uncorked

Urbandale

$40 $20

Painting classes allow each participant to color a wine glass using provided paint and supplies

Up to 47% Off at Skate West

Skate West and Skate South

Multiple Locations

$18 $10

Skaters lace up in rental skates and cruise to tunes played by live DJs

88% Off Fitness World West Membership

Fitness World West

Multiple Locations

$248 $29

Instructors whip students into shape with Zumba and Pilates classes; trainers tailor workouts with Olympic weights, cardio theater, and pool

40% Off Gymnastics

Unity Acrobatic Sports & Artistic Movement

Des Moines

$100 $60

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

Up to 87% Off Photography Classes

J. Johnson Photo

West Des Moines

$247 $49

Photo seminars teach how to use the different settings on your camera, or learn to process, retouch, and store digital images

45% Off Recording-Studio Rental

B Squared Recording Studios

Des Moines

$190 $105

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

40% Off Gymnastics

Koach All Stars Cheer Teams And Tumbling

Ankeny

$50 $30

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

Up to 53% Off Zoo Brew at Blank Park Zoo

Blank Park Zoo

Des Moines

$22 $13

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Visitors over 21 enjoy access to the zoo during weekly Zoo Brew evenings that combine drinks with live music

Up to 50% Off at Bowlerama Lanes

Bowlerama Lanes

Des Moines

$24 $16

Recently revamped bowling center features new lanes, automatic scoring system, full-service pro shop, and concessions with snacks and beer

Up to 48% Off a Obstacle-Course Mud Run

HARD CHARGE

Cownie Sports Complex

$75 $39

Racers plunge through mud, sand, and water on a obstacle course followed by free beer at a post-race party

45% Off Hookah and Refills

Chicha Shack

West Des Moines

$20 $11

Hookah session with refills includes a choice of tobacco in flavors such as cola, cherry, sweet apple, and pomegranate

Up to 67% Off Standup-Comedy Show

Des Moines Funny Bone

West Des Moines

$76 $25

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Upcoming acts include an exuberant Rob Little, a musical J.R. Brow, and an impressionist Doug Thompson

Up to 54% Off a Handgun-Safety Course

Common Sense Firearms Training

Comfort Inn Ankeny

$70 $35

An NRA-certified instructor covers topics such as state gun laws, handgun safety, and how bullets work during two- to three-hour class

Up to 53% Off Yoga or Barre Classes

The Yoga Experience

Ankeny

$75 $35

Calm your mind and boost your flexibility in a beginners' or Hot Power yoga class or sculpt muscles in barre classes

Up to 65% Off 5K Sleepy Hollow Beer Run Entry

Sleepy Hollow Sports Park

Des Moines

$85 $35

Race benefiting the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society challenges participants to sample brews while running five kilometers

Up to 50% Off Mini Golf for 2, 4, or 6 at Glowgolf

Glowgolf

Des Moines

$18 $10

Luminescent golf balls, lit-up putters, neon obstacles, and incandescent walls illume players negotiating tricky glow-themed landscapes

93% Off Boot Camp Package at Elite Edge Gym

Elite Edge Gym

Waukee

$443 $29

Program blends kickboxing, strength training, and meal planning

50% Off Painting Class

The Social Canvas

Waukee

$80 $40

Instructor leads students in re-creating a painting depicting an image, such as a wineglass or landscape; beer & wine available for purchase

Up to 50% Off Mini Golf in Pleasant Hill

Toad Valley Golf Course

Pleasant Hill

$20 $11

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Mini-golf course is designed after a full-size golf course's putting greens with contoured planes, roughs, sand traps, and water hazards

Up to 48% Off Golf at Terrace Hills Golf Course

Terrace Hills Golf Course

Clay

$48 $27

Golfers avoid water that lurks on eight holes and trees that line fairways as they complete and 18-hole, par 71 excursion

Up to 56% Off Boat Rentals

CanoeSport Outfitters

CanoeSport Outfitters

$25 $12

Kayaks, standup paddleboards, and paddleboats skim the waters of Lake Ahquabi during rentals

52% Off Wine Tasting at Penoach Vineyard & Winery

Penoach Vineyard & Winery

Adel

$33 $16

Wine tasters uncork a bottle of one of Penoach's wines, such as Farmhouse White or Windmill Red, sipped from a souvenir glass

50% Off Horseback Trail Ride or Lessons

Ridgetop Horse Ranch

Milo

$70 $35

Customers can enjoy nature during a one-hour trail ride, or riders aged 3 and older can learn horsemanship skills during private lessons

John Wayne Birthplace – 50% Off a Visit

John Wayne Birthplace

Winterset

$14 $7

Birthplace of Oscar-winning actor John Wayne, star of The Searchers and True Grit, features artifacts from his films and life

Up to 50% Off at Honey Creek Golf Club

Honey Creek Golf Club

Worth

$44 $22

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Bentgrass fairways bound over rolling hills and bend around mature trees and water hazards at a challenging 6,805 yd. course

Up to 47% Off Train Ride and Railroad-Museum Visit

Boone & Scenic Valley Railroad & Museum

Boone

$56 $30

Explore Des Moines River Valley from a 1920s locomotive before delving into Iowa’s railway history through the museum’s train exhibits

25% Off Race-Day Package

RaceDaySponsor.com

Newton

$400 $299

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Have your name plastered to a race car with sponsorship packages that include complimentary pit and garage passes

Up to 60% Off Speedway Racing Experiences

Rusty Wallace Racing Experience

Iowa Speedway

$129 $64

Professional drivers sate passengers' need for speed in stock cars during exciting ride-alongs and racing experiences

52% Off Bowling for Up to Six at Totem Bowl

Totem Bowl

Marshalltown

$39.95 $19

Lace up your shoes and start bowling spares and strikes; includes two pitchers of soda

Up to 36% Off Intro to Flight Lessons

Marshalltown Aviation

Marshalltown Municipal Airport

$69 $44

Take to the skies in a four-place, low-wing Piper airplane during lesson with a professional instructor

Up to 52% Off at Diamond Trail Golf Club

Diamond Trail Golf Club

Lynnville

$58 $28

Play an 18-hole round of golf with your friends on a course designed by architect Lowell Erdman; includes cart rental and range balls

Up to 53% Off Golf with Cart Rental

Eagle Grove Golf Course

Eagle Grove

$52 $29

Long straightaways dominate a nine-hole, par 35 layout that winds across 2,959 yards of rolling fairways

Up to 50% Off at Oskaloosa Golf Course

Oskaloosa Golf Course

Oskaloosa

$70 $35

Using rolling countryside as natural palette for their artful pendulums, golfers enjoy manicured conditions on course open since 1920

50% Off Weekend Race Tickets at Eddyville Raceway Park

Eddyville Raceway Park

Harrison

$24 $12

Satisfy your need for speed by watching cars race down a 1/8-mile drag strip

Up to 69% Off Laser-Tag Sessions or Party

Game On, LLC

Centerville

$10 $5

Drug- and alcohol-free arcade with a LaZer Runner laser-tag system; for parties, customers may bring outside food

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2-Jo's Murder Mystery Dinners

Periwinkle Place Manor B&B

$270 $139

Pairs dine on a hearty meal while participating in a twisting tale of mayhem and murder, and enjoy a one-night stay with breakfast

Up to 72% Off Basketball Lessons

Astronaut Basketball Academy

Gates Park

$350 $99

Young players of all skill levels learn basketball fundamentals or finesse their technique during private or group classes

Up to 62% Off from Paintball International

Paintball International

KW Paintball

$48 $19

Equipped with rental paintball markers and masks, groups vie for supremacy over outdoor fields

50% Off Movie Package

The Waverly Palace Theatre

Waverly

$27 $13.50

Surround-sound system booms audio of first-run releases as viewers in plush seats snack on popcorn and soda

Select Local Merchants

Farrell’s eXtreme Body Shaping helps clients of all ages, lifestyles, gender, and athletic ability achieve their fitness goals through results-orientated training. Long-time taekwondo competitor and teacher Lance Farrell developed the program to combat obesity and assist people develop healthy lifestyle habits by incorporating the fat-burning, strengthening and endurance building aspects of competitive martial arts training into a course for those less interested in traditional sparring or contact drills. During 45-minute sessions hosted six days a week, Farrell uses fitness as a catalyst for improving overall health, wellness, and athletic abilities. A 10-week program can result in visible changes sparked by discipline and nutritional commitment.

2706 Beaver Ave.
Des Moines,
IA
US

Josh Schryver, the man behind Major Third Music, has a long history with rhythm and melody. At the age of 13, he began teaching other children to play instruments. In the years since, he’s studied music at several universities and performed at events including the SXSW music festival. Students visit his studio, located within Uptempo Music, to learn how to create their own music through guitar and piano. Schryver teaches a wide variety of styles, including irish folk, classical, and rock, so he can cater to each student’s interests.

2714 Beaver Avenue
Des Moines,
IA
US

Anytime Fitness is a busy, popular fitness chain that works to remove common obstacles to working out. At any one of the 21 locations this Groupon is valid for, clients have 24/7 access to the gym’s cardio and strength-training equipment, and some locations offer group fitness classes, such as Zumba and small group training. Certified personal trainers are available to help those looking to take their workouts to the next level, and members can finish their exercise routines with a stop off at the onsite tanning booth to add a summery glow to muscles.

2815 Beaver Ave
Des Moines,
IA
US

Players Sports Bar & Grill treats its patrons to fun nights out with friends and neighbors, as well as a tasty spread of chicken wings, sirloin steaks, beer-battered fish and chips, and hearty half-pound prime Angus burgers. Guests pair their pub fare with frosty beers or specialty drinks such as the creamy Bailey's caramel shake or a fruit-flavored Melontini.


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1760 Beaver Ave
Des Moines,
IA
US

Snap Fitness's around-the-clock gyms enable members to work on physical well-being with a cornucopia of equipment. With 24-hour access, members don't have to let The Man or a random street man tell them when to help themselves to Snap's strength equipment or top-of-the-line cardio equipment, which features televisions and other media diversions. Even if you exercise during conventional hours, Snap's friendly, unintimidating atmosphere will provide a refreshing change of pace from any meat-market gym or tough elementary-schoolyard workout. Members also enjoy nationwide access to all Snap Fitness locations, ideal for working out while traveling.

4123 University Ave.
Des Moines,
IA
US

Des Moines Dance teaches ballroom dance lessons both as group or private lessons. We teach in an academic style and provide a fun learning experience.

2745 Douglas Ave
Des Moines,
IA
US