Activities in Elizabeth City


10 or 20 Drop-In Fitness Classes or One Month of Unlimited Classes at MMAXOUT Fitness OBX (Up to 66% Off)

MMAXOUT Fitness OBX

MMAXOUT Fitness OBX

Five-stage regimen including interval trianing, plyometrics, and cardio keeps muscles strong and fit and minds engaged

$100 $39

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$20 for $45 Toward Equipment Rental or Paintballs — ECXP Paintball Park

Ecxp Paintball Park

Elizabeth City

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$45 $20

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Zoo Visit for Two or Four to Bear Path Acres Animal Education Center (50% Off)

Bear Path Acres Animal Education Center

Franklin

USDA-licensed, nonprofit exotic-animal sanctuary hosts a tiger, foxes, wolves, and a grizzly bear, among other animals

$24 $12

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$39 for $70 Worth of Kayak Rental — Blackwater Outfitters/Nottoway River Guides

Blackwater Outfitters, Llc

Courtland

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$70 $39

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$42 for Three Golf Rounds, Plus, Range Balls and Cart at Riverfront Golf Club (Up to $202.50 Value)

Riverfront Golf Club

Riverfront Golf Club

Designed by famed course architect Tom Doak, 18-hole course incorporates tidal marshes, tall native grasses, and towering oaks and pines

$202.50 $42

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10 Martial Arts Classes for One or Two Adults or Children at Tiger Martial Arts Academy (Up to 86% Off)

Tiger Martial Arts Academy

Multiple Locations

Originally opened in 1968, martial arts school introduces students of all ages and levels to styles such as muay thai, karate, and jiu jitsu

$225 $35

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Two Dance Classes from Allonge' Dance Academy & Pilates Studio (64% Off)

Allonge' Dance Academy & Pilates Studio

Suffolk

From the merchant: Includes one month of ballet classes starting January 2015; appropriate level placement required

$45 $16

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Two Hours of Bowling and Shoe Rental for Two, Four, or Six at AMF Bowling Co. (Up to 59% Off)

AMF Bowling Co.

Multiple Locations

More than 200 locations across the country offer two-hour bowling packages for groups of two, four, or six

$34.38 $17

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1, 2, or 5 Hours of Batting-Cage Rental, Tokens, or Hit Trax Hitting League at Grand Slam 2 (Up to 52% Off)

Grand Slam 2

Chesapeake

Bats crack on contact with baseballs as players teach fundamentals during hitting leagues with swings evaluated by the Hit Trax system

$25 $12

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$82 for $149 Worth of Baseball Lessons — THE CAGE

The Cage

Chesapeake

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$149 $82

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$28 for 16 Taekwondo Classes and a Uniform at Master Kim's World Champion Tae Kwon Do Chesapeake ($290 Value)

World Champion Tae Kwon Do

World Champion Tae Kwon DO Chesapeake

Traditional taekwondo classes for students of all ages; Master Kim is a seventh degree black belt and a former Korean National Team coach

$290 $28

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Mini Golf for Two or Four at Lunar Mini Golf (Up to 50% Off)

Lunar Mini Golf New

Lunar Mini Golf - Cheseapeake, VA Location

Black-lit mini golf course decorated with luminous animals and aliens

$40 $20

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One or Two Months of Piano Lessons at Jessica's Studio (Up to 56% Off)

Jessica's Studio

Jessica's Studio

An experienced piano instructor teach’s piano lessons for kids and adults of beginner and intermediate experience levels

$100 $49

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$19 for an All-Day Outing with Equipment, Unlimited Air, and 200 Paintballs at Chesapeake Sports Park ($44.95 Value)

Chesapeake Sports Park

Multiple Locations

Multiple fields include urban recreations and woodsball; fast-paced battles among forts, dense vegetation, and obstacles

$44.95 $19

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Three-Month Membership Package with One Personal-Training Sessions at Your Time Fitness (Up to 88% Off)

Your Time Fitness

Multiple Locations

Gym with 24-hour access, onsite personal trainers, cardio machines, free weights, and circuit-training equipment

$165 $19

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10 Martial Arts Classes for One or Two with Uniform at Savior Martial Arts (Up to 88% Off)

Savior Martial Arts

Multiple Locations

Instructors teach many traditional martial arts, including karate and kung fu, alongside more modern forms of self defense such as krav maga

$225 $35

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10 CrossFit Classes or 1 Month of Unlimited Classes at Fentress CrossFit (Up to 61% Off). Four Options Available.

Fentress CrossFit

Fentress CrossFit

Certified CrossFit instructors lead CrossFit classes for beginners or less demanding workouts during CrossFit LITE

$100 $39

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$49 for Six-Week Women's Boot Camp with Nutrition Plan and Personal Coach at Mama Bootcamp ($199 Value)

Mama Bootcamp

Mama BootCamp

Six weeks of unlimited boot-camp sessions get bodies into shape, along with nutrition guidance and personal coaching

$199 $49

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One Month of Unlimited CrossFit Classes for One or Two at CrossFit Tidewater (Up to 74% Off)

CrossFit Tidewater

Deep Creek North

CrossFit emphasizes functional exercises that boost strength and endurance; membership includes access to Fundamentals classes for beginners

$135 $39

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CrossFit or Boot-Camp Membership at Compound CrossFit (Up to 71% Off). Three Options Available.

Compound Crossfit

Compound Crossfit

CrossFit and boot-camp memberships give participants access to intense, military-inspired workouts

$300 $89

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One Month of Kung Fu or Tai Chi Classes for One or Two with Uniforms (Up to 57% Off)

Shaolin Kung Fu Centers

Greenbrier East

Learn traditional Kung Fu and Tai Chi forms that find their origins in the distant past with guidance from seasoned instructors

$100 $43

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10 or 20 Group Fitness Classes or Beginner CrossFit Classes at Wellness One Fitness (Up to 90% Off)

Wellness One Fitness/CrossFit Great Bridge

Pleasant Grove West

Certified trainers lead core-sculpting Pilates sessions, calorie-torching Zumba & CrossFit classes filled with Olympic lifts

$100 $18

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Five Martial Arts Classes at Virginia Martial Arts Center (59% Off)

Virginia Martial Arts Center

Chesapeake

From the merchant: Get your family started today with lessons in Karate, Tai Chi, Jiu Jitsu, Kendo or Kickboxing with a uniform and belt.

$75 $31

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Roller-Skating Packages or Birthday Party at Greenbrier Family Skating (Up to 50% Off). Five Options Available.

Greenbrier Family Skating Center

Greenbrier Family Skating

Family-friendly roller rink hosts skating with music, free rentals, and unlimited pizza on select days

$14 $8

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$40 for an Introductory Scuba-Diving Lesson at Chesapeake Bay Diving Center ($75 Value)

Chesapeake Bay Diving Center

Chesapeake Bay Diving Center

Get acquainted with the equipment before test-driving underwater breathing apparatuses underwater under the careful watch of an instructor

$75 $40

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One-Year Family Membership or Admission for Two at Virginia Sports Hall of Fame & Museum (Up to 51% Off)

Virginia Sports Hall of Fame & Museum

Portsmouth

Family membership and admission grants guests access to a museum dedicated to Virginia’s athletic icons with interactive exhibits

$100 $49

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One Tactical-Laser-Tag Mission for Two or Four at Tactical Adventure Games (Up to 55% Off)

Tactical Adventure Games

Multiple Locations

Players tote laser rifles and search an urban arena, playing missions inspired by popular video games

$20 $10

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$5 for $15 of Services at Fitness First Training Service

Fitness First Training Service

Portsmouth

Boot-camp-style class that includes kettlebell, battle rope, tire training, and other high-intensity cardio activities

$15 $5

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Richard Elliot at Chrysler Museum of Art on March 22 at 7 p.m. (Up to 19% Off)

Richard Elliot

Chrysler Museum of Art

Smooth jazz saxophonist and former member of funk band Tower of Power lends his talents to a benefit preventing childhood obesity

$49.50 $40

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$12 for a Norfolk Admirals Hockey Game at Norfolk Scope Arena on April 1, 3, or 17 ($26.50 Value)

Norfolk Admirals

Scope Arena

The Admirals defend their home ice during the final three home games of the season, including Fan Appreciation Night on April 17

$26.50 $12

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Two-Hour Harbor or Sunset Cruise for Two from "American Rover" (Up to 50% Off)

American Rover

Norfolk

A 135-foot schooner tours local landmarks along the Elizabeth River and Norfolk Harbor; sunset tours feature live music; great holiday gift

$40 $20

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10 or 14 Karate Lessons with Uniform at Kobukan Martial Arts (Up to 80% Off)

Kobukan Martial Arts

Kobukan Martial Arts

Kids learn self-discipline as they soak up basic and advanced karate techniques

$165 $39

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Five or Ten Capoeira Classes at Capoeira Resistencia (Up to 84% Off)

Capoeira Resistencia

Norfolk

Combine the rhythm of dance and the athleticism of tumbling with some truly unpredictable kicks and takedowns

$125 $29

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3 Months of Unlimited Kids' Martial Arts Classes at FSC Law Enforcement Training Facility Krav Maga Association (75% Off)

Fsc Law Enforcement Training Facility Krav Maga Association

norfolk

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$358 $90

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J. Cole Featuring Big Sean with Special Guests YG and Jeremih on August 13 (Up to 50% Off)

J. Cole – Forest Hills Drive Tour feat. Big Sean

Farm Bureau Live at Virginia Beach

Grammy-nominated rap star touts his latest no. 1 album, Forest Hills Drive, with all-star support from Big Sean, YG, and Jeremih

$37 $20.50

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$109 for a Beach Horseback Ride for Two from Virginia Beach Horseback ($150 Value)

Virginia Beach Horseback

Virginia Beach

Guides dispense simple riding tips before leading groups down the shoreline of Virginia Beach

$150 $109

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18-Hole Round of Golf for Two or Four with Cart Rental (Up to 51% Off)

Hell's Point Golf Course

Virginia Beach

Set in Back Bay Wildlife Refuge, par 72 course showcases famed architect Rees Jones’s trademark use of multiple ponds and sculpted bunkers

$80 $45

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Six Weeks of Morning Crunch Boot-Camp Classes at Taking Shape Fitness (Up to 58% Off)

Taking Shape Fitness

Oceanfront

Boot-camp classes whip bodies into shape in the early morning, a mere three block from the beach

$180 $75

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Show Bride Expo for Two on March 29, April 19, or May 31 ($20 Value)

Show Bride

Williamsburg Hellenic Center

Event features wedding exhibitors giving out samples, discounts, and prizes to help couples brainstorm and make contacts

$20 $5

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All-Day Mini Golf for Two, Four, or Six or a Season Pass for Two at Jungle Golf (Up to 58% Off)

Jungle Golf Hampton Roads

Jungle Golf Hampton Roads

Oceanfront mini-golf course showcases challenging hole designs teeming with jungle-themed obstacles

$22 $12

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Adult or Junior Go-Kart Races at American Indoor Karting (Up to 59% Off). Six Options Available.

American Indoor Karting

Virginia Beach

Indoor go-kart facility’s European-style, custom racing machines—incuding new adult go-karts—zip through a quarter-mile track at 40 mph

$44 $20

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2.5-Hour Dolphin and Nature Encounter on Tandem Kayak for Two from Ocean Eagle Kayak Adventures (Up to 46% Off)

Ocean Eagle Kayak Adventures

Ocean Eagle Kayak Adventures

Paddlers go on 2.5-hour trip into the open Atlantic waters on kayaks to get up close to wild dolphins

$90 $49

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90-Minute Scenic Stand-Up Paddle-Boarding Tour for One or Two from Lighthouse Inflatables (Up to 51% Off)

Lighthouse Inflatables

The Narrows-First Landing

Follow a knowledgable guide along the stunning waterways of First Landing State Park on a sturdy stand-up paddle board; no experience needed

$70 $35

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2-Hour Guided Dolphin Kayak Tour for One, Two, or Four from Chesapean Outdoors (Up to 46% Off)

Chesapean Outdoors

Northeast Virginia Beach

Experienced seamen lead kayakers on excursions along Virginia Beach to watch dolphins and other seaside fauna in their natural habitat

$60 $35

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Four Personal Training Sessions with Diet and Weight-Loss Consultation from Functionally Fit (65% Off)

Functionally Fit

Northeast Virginia Beach

From the merchant: Four 30-minute training sessions to start 2015 off on the right foot

$170 $59

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$25 for Five Yoga Classes at Wells Therapeutics, Inc. - Yoga Classes ($55 Value)

Wells Therapeutics, Inc. - Yoga Classes

Central Virginia Beach

Yoga students move through asanas, stretches, and breathing exercises, gaining strength and flexibility

$55 $25

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$75 for $250 Worth of Martial-Arts Lessons — Progressive Fighting Systems of Virginia

Progressive Fighting Systems Of Virginia

Virginia Beach

From the merchant: Study Bruce Lee’s Jeet Kune Do. You will learn weapons, hand to hand combat, and ground fighting. Real self defense!

$250 $75

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10 Yoga Classes or One Month of Unlimited Yoga Classes at Studio Bamboo Institute of Yoga (Up to 59% Off)

Studio Bamboo Institute of Yoga

Studio Bamboo Institute of Yoga

Unlimited yoga classes in a range of styles for every experience level

$119 $49

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10 or 20 Fitness Classes or 1 Month of Unlimited Classes at Core Fitness Obsession (Up to 53% Off)

Core Fitness Obsession

Virginia Beach

Instructors divide classes into three levels to train everyone from newbies to those seeking intense Olympic and gymnastic challenges

$30 $15

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Two Yoga Classes at Joga Yoga (65% Off)

Joga Yoga

North Central

From the merchant: Get you body fit and your mind centered through a peaceful yoga flow.

$65 $23

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Dance-Fitness Classes for One, Two, or Three Kids at The Starz Program (Up to 57% Off)

The Starz Program

Pilates Studio

Boys and girls aged 3–12 can learn the basics of dance such as ballet, gymnastics, and jazz

$100 $49

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$39 for a 30-Day Gym Membership with Fitness Classes at iNLeT Fitness ($132 Value)

Inlet Fitness

Multiple Locations

Group fitness classes include spin, barre, hot yoga & Zumba; two gyms with free weights, cardio machines, cross training & women's-only gym

$132 $39

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One Month of Unlimited CrossFit Classes from CrossFit Reanimated (65% Off)

Crossfit Reanimated

Virginia Beach

From the merchant: Only valid for classes at 6:30 a.m. and noon on Monday, Wednesday, and Friday or 6:30 p.m. Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday

$200 $70

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$26 for One Month of Kids' Music and Education Classes at The Virginia Beach School of the Arts (Up to $62 Value)

The Virginia Beach School of the Arts

North Central

Music-based curriculum teaches concepts such as listening skills, sign language, and math to kids aged 3 months to 12 years

$62 $26

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$30 for $85 Worth of Dance Lessons — Virginia Beach Steppers

Virginia Beach Steppers

Northwest Virginia Beach

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

$85 $30

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$35 for $100 Worth of Pilates — Pilates-4-Virginia Beach

Pilates-4

Virginia Beach

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

$100 $35

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Three 30-Minute In-Home or Online Kids' Music Lessons from Ego Music (49% Off)

Ego Music

VA Beach - Red Mill Studio

Students aged 5–15 learn to sing or play guitar, piano, or other instruments from instructors with at least 10 years of experience

$96 $49

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$200 for $400 Groupon — Wicked Fitness - Partnering w/ API Virginia Beach

Wicked Fitness

Northeast Virginia Beach

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

$400 $200

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$15 for $60 Worth of Dance Lessons — 757 Dance

757 Dance

Virginia Beach

Dance classes cover techniques and choreography for dancing at any event; four group classes for the price of one

$60 $15

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One Month of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Classes for an Adult or Child at Olympus Fitness & Martial Arts (Up to 75% Off)

Olympus Fitness & Martial Arts

Southeast Virginia Beach

Students of all ages learn the grappling and ground-fighting techniques that characterize Brazilian jiu-jitsu

$150 $50

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$36 for $80 Groupon — Urlife Now Fitness

Urlife Now Fitness Llc

Virginia Beach

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

$80 $36

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One or Two Months of Classes with T-Shirt or Uniform at Seishin Ryu Dojo (Up to 56% Off)

Seishin Ryu Doj

Virginia Beach

Instructor motivates student to learn the art of self defense while developing discipline and confidence in this physically demanding class

$90 $40

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8 or 16 Tae Kwon Do Classes with a Uniform at World Champion Tae Kwon Do (91% Off)

World Champion Tae Kwon Do

Hilltop North Shopping Center

Master instructors teach students aged 4 or older tae kown do, a martial art focused on self-defense, fitness, confidence, and competition

$212 $20

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10 or 20 Fitness Classes at Your Tight Body By D (Up to 72% Off)

Your Tight Body By D

Northwest Virginia Beach

A variety of classes are offered for the ultimate fitness experience, from Zumba and yoga to custom personal-training sessions

$125 $35

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Four Weeks of Unlimited Boxing or Kickboxing Classes at Higher Vision Studios (59% Off)

Higher Vision Studios

Virginia Beach

From the merchant: Four weeks of unlimited boxing and kickboxing classes; includes free boxing gloves

$140 $57

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Ballroom or Latin-Dance Classes at A Time to Dance (Up to 72% Off)

A Time to Dance

Hunter's Mill Shoppes

Pick up a new dancing style such as Latin, club, swing, or ballroom

$80 $25

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$28 for Six Private Lessons, One Group Lesson, and One Dance Party for One or Two at DanceSport VA ($299 Value)

DanceSport VA

Dancesport VA

Couples learn ballroom, country-western, or Latin dances in one-on-one or group settings; dance party includes snacks and drinks

$299 $28

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5 or 10 Barre Classes at Fusion Fitness, llc (Up to 66% Off)

Fusion Fitness, llc

Fusion Fitness, llc

Students burn calories and tone muscle during non-impact workouts that utilize ballet bars, bands and light weights

$120 $59

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$99 for Ten Weeks of Youth Art Classes at Star Brite Performance Centre ($250 Value)

Star Brite Performance Centre

Star Brite Performance Centre

Young painters create masterpieces in fun classes that incorporate painting, drawing and collage; finished work is featured in art showcase

$250 $99

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Two, or Four 30-Minute Music Lessons at MorningStar Music Learning Center (Up to 53% Off)

MorningStar Music Learning Center

Northwest Virginia Beach

Experienced musicians lead 30-minute lessons in guitar, ukulele, and piano

$45 $22

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Public Ice-Skating or Learn to Skate Program at Iceland of Hampton Roads (Up to 54% Off). Five Options Available.

Iceland of Hampton Roads

Northwest Virginia Beach

Glide along the ice during public-skating sessions or learn to skate during an eight-week program

$18 $9

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One or Three Months of Unlimited Classes at Inyodo Martia Arts Academy (Up to 54% Off)

Inyodo Martia Arts Academy

Inyodo Martia Arts Academy

Inspiring instructors teach the disciplines and self-defense skills of tae kwon do, kickboxing, & Brazilian jujitsu for students ages 3 & up

$165 $79

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All-Day Paintball, Equipment, and 300 Rounds for 1, 2, or 4 at Fox Brother's Paintball Park (Up to 57% Off)

Fox Brothers Paintball Park

Fox Brothers Paintball Park

Atop towers, inside bunkers, and aboard battleships, paintballers fire upon foes during fast-paced mock battles

$44 $20

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$59 for Eight Drop-In Evening and Weekend Yoga Classes at Oceanfront Yoga (Up to $120 Value)

Oceanfront Yoga

Cypress and 17th St.

Tranquil location offers many styles of yoga in classes designed for students of all ages and experience levels

$120 $59

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One or Two Six-Week Beginner Classes at Rhythm of Ireland School of Irish Dance (Up to 54% Off)

Rhythm of Ireland School of Irish Dance

Multiple Locations

Instructors teach students the basic moves of Irish dancing during six classes

$60 $29

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10 Martial Arts Classes at Champion Taekwondo (52% Off)

Champion Taekwondo, Inc.

Virginia Beach

Learn the official Olympic medal sport and self-defense skills that characterize the art of taekwondo.

$90 $43

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5 or 10 Pilates Equipment Classes at Pilates Fitness Club (Up to 59% Off)

Pilates Fitness Club

Virginia Beach

Clients strengthen their core with classic Pilates exercises enhanced by machines, such as Reformers and 1/2 Cadillac

$85 $39

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10 Yoga Classes, or 1 or 3 Months of Unlimited Yoga Classes for New Students at Atma Bodha Yoga Studio (Up to 78% Off)

Atma Bodha Yoga Studio

Plato's Closet

Basic, Vinyasa, and Hatha-style classes for beginner and advanced students achieve the studio’s mission to tap into each yogi’s potential

$115 $25

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10 or 20 Classes at Yoga Company LLC (Up to 79% Off)

Yoga Company LLC

Virginia Beach

Certified instructors lead students through four types of yoga, from invigorating Vinyasa flow to gentle restorative sessions

$130 $30

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Overlooking the Pamlico Sound, Hatteras Watersports Salvo gives Outer Banks visitors an opportunity to explore the area from a new perspective. A fleet of eight Yamaha Waverunner jet skis sits at the ready, beckoning guests who want to feel the thrill of a 110-horsepower engine propelling them across the water. Alternately, a Hobie Wave catamaran eschews engines in favor of wind power, allowing as many as four adults or one homesick walrus to effortlessly sail out toward the horizon. For a completely different experience altogether, Hatteras Watersports Salvo also rents kayaks to individuals looking to explore nearby marshes and wetlands while keeping their eyes peeled for the area's abundant wildlife. Those looking to walk the waves can rent a standup paddleboard and cruise the shorelines while basking in sunshine. Hatteras Watersports Salvo's sprawling lawn keeps groups occupied before or after aquatic outings with a picnic area, a volleyball court, and even hot showers for rinsing off at the end of the day.
27130 Highway 12
Salvo,
NC
US
Extreme Laser Tag sets the stage for space-age combat with its labyrinth of smoky corridors, ramps, and neon-lit walls. Equipped with Nexus Generation laser-tag technology, the arena can host up to 60 vested combatants as they split into teams and vie for points by scoring chest shots on their opponents. Large plasma monitors outside the arena display the hectic battles in real time, with beam-by-beam battle stats showing who is the scoring leader and who has been melted into plasmic goo. The facility frequently accommodates birthday parties, large corporate gatherings, and fundraiser groups; everyday customers and private partiers often join in battlefield alliances, exacting laser-powered revenge on bosses and double-crossing imaginary friends.
2420 South Croatan Highway
Nags Head,
NC
US
The IKO-certified instructors at Kite Club Hatteras help their pupils grab hold of kites and soar above the sky-blue waters of The Outer Banks. Using the ocean as their classroom and the back of a sea turtle as their chalkboard, the boarding profs teach students how to launch, land, and master complex techniques during three levels of instruction. Aside from helping pupils gain their IKO certification, they also lead multiday events, during which kiteboarders can relax in beach houses and take lessons on becoming independent riders.
1731 N Virginia Dare Trl.
Kill Devil Hills,
NC
US
Duck Village Outfitters gives customers the means to master both sand and surf with rentals from three locations in the Outer Banks. Its sporty offerings include 12 styles of surfboards for men and women, from short and soft 4-foot boards to 9-foot longboards, as well as kayaks and stand-up paddleboards. The shop can also loan out wetsuits and brightly colored life-jackets to help clients brave the cold surf or turn heads at a black-tie dinner. Alternatively, single-speed and geared rental bikes for both men and women enable speedy exploration of dry land.
26689 Highway 12
Salvo,
NC
US
Helmed by kiteboarding pioneers Trip Forman and Matt Nuzzo and lauded by Men’s Journal as one of the best sports camps in America, Real Watersports' guides train and outfit extreme water recreationists of all skill levels. Wrangle waves during two-hour lessons in surfing, standup paddleboarding, or kiteboarding, a chimerical extreme water sport that combines a small board with a large, controllable kite to propel riders over the waves and into the air. No matter which method of propulsion you use, Real’s expert guides will teach you how to ride, chop through, or fly over the waves in private terrain set aside for Real by an exclusive permit from the National Parks Service, freeing athletes from the glare of beachcombers or the cat calls of foul-mouthed pelicans.
25706 Highway 12
Waves,
NC
US
Glassy waters serve as a tranquil training ground for first-time paddlers, who develop graceful strokes and effective directional paddling during lessons before charting their own marine pathways through the Outer Banks. Lessons start with an overview of terminology and paddleboard anatomy. After successfully locating the epoxy heart and carbon fiber arteries of the board, students take to the beach for practice and an overview of safety protocols, such as what to do if your arm grazes a patch of icky seaweed. Once the 1.5-hour lesson has ended and students feel confident in their abilities, they may paddle their epoxy flotillas through aquatic pastures lined with lush trees for two additional hours. As the shop is located on a calm bay, paddlers need not fret about circumnavigating the ocean’s frothy swells or encountering joust-happy swordfish.
6150 North Croatan Highway
Kitty Hawk,
NC
US
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