Sports in Franklin

Up to 58% Off Private Golf Lessons

Multiple Locations

$110 $55

Lessons teach both the single-plane swing path of Canadian golf legend “Pipeline” Moe Norman and the Vardon grip

Half Off Martial-Arts Classes

Greenwood

$139 $70

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

Up to 51% Off Golf Lessons or Custom Irons Set

Greenwood

$160 $79

Instructors help golfers groom their game in private lessons and boost performance with custom-fit clubs

48% Off 18-Hole Round at Shortee’s Golf

Nora - Far Northside

$28 $15

Par 3 course features 18 holes between 50 and 100 yards to promote enjoyment of the game’s fundamentals among beginners and juniors

Up to 78% Off at Morningstar Golf Club

Southeast Warren

$800 $179

Play an 18-hole round on a course with fairways, undulating greens, water hazards, and bunkers

Up to 56% Off Youth Basketball Academy

Chase Near Eastside Legacy Center

$90 $45

Training sessions help both boys and girls achieve their athletic potential while developing team work, ethical conduct, and perseverance

62% Off at Indianapolis Martial Arts Academy

Indianapolis

$130 $49

Classes include tae kwon do, hapkido, and judo; accomplished instructors teach students of all ages and abilities

Up to 74% Off Martial-Arts Classes

Multiple Locations

$149 $39

Taekwondo–based martial-arts classes cater to students of all experience levels

Up to 52% Off at Thatcher Golf Course

Thatcher Golf Course

$103 $49

Narrow, tree-lined fairways on nine-hole course force players to rely on accuracy rather than distance

Up to 52% Off Tae Kwon Do Classes

Avon

$105 $49.99

Kids and adults learn self-defense skills and discipline through a variety of martial arts styles

51% Off Jiu Jitsu Classes

Far Eastside

$79 $39

Expert instructors lead students ages 12 and older through challenging jiu jitsu classes

Up to 69% Off Kickboxing Classes

Lawrence

$95 $39

Blending boxing and martial-arts techniques, instructors teach their pupils self-defense skills during intensive workouts

50% Off Martial Arts

Nora - Far Northside

$250 $125

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

TITLE Boxing Club – Up to 55% Off Classes

Multiple Locations

$50 $25

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Patrons pummel black heavy bags during boxing and kickboxing classes seven days a week

Up to 88% Off MMA Classes at Impact Martial Arts

Indianapolis

$198.04 $29

In classes designed for different age groups, students learn self-defense techniques from disciplines such as karate and kickboxing

Up to 63% Off Self-Defense Seminars

Plainfield

$100 $40

Instructors teach students ages 13 and up methods of self-defense that can be applied in real-world situations

Up to 79% Off Martial Arts Classes

Multiple Locations

$121 $25

Students ages 3 and older learn self-defense-oriented karate from instructors with up to a five-degree black belt

65% Off at Adamson's Karate Studios

Multiple Locations

$129 $45

Students are guided through classes filled with punches and kicks that build confidence and discipline; locations in Fishers & Noblesville

Up to 67% Off Classes at Krav Maga Worldwide

Fishers

$90 $35

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Self-defense training and TRX suspension workouts for students of varying skill and fitness levels

68% Off Taekwondo Classes

Multiple Locations

$140 $45

Expert instructors lead students through the ancient art of Taekwondo

Up to 51% Off Training Program at RevolutionX

Fairlane Center

$50 $25

Whether you want to run a 5K or a marathon, this 3-month program sets you on the right track with custom training plans and group runs

Up to 52% Off Kickboxing

Fishers

$59 $29

Burn calories and tone muscle during intense half-hour workouts led by trainers who assist as you lift weights and attack punching bags

Up to 83% Off at High Performance Martial Arts

Carmel

$135 $25

Students aged 8 and up learn traditional and competitive tae kwon do

52% Off Six-Week Golf Program

Multiple Locations

$165 $79

On Target golf swing school helps players overcome individual struggles to develop consistent, reliable golf swing

Up to 52% Off Kayaking Trip on White River

Morrow’s Meadow Park

$90 $45

Tranquil, but sometimes challenging, currents lead paddlers through natural forest canopy featuring cranes, turtles, muskrat, fox, and deer

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Opening its first fairways in 1926, Hillview Country Club prides itself on a charming course that envelops golfers in an emerald ecosystem replete with L93 bentgrass fairways and smooth, fast-moving greens. Players must contend with tree lines along the fairways and several water hazards as they corral golf balls over the 6,495-yard Robert Simmons design. Before a round, players can warm up at the practice facilities, which include a driving range with natural-grass hitting stations and a short-game area. The chipping green allows for approaches from up to 75 yards away, precisely the distance of Jack Nicklaus’s bathroom putting green.

Course at a Glance:

  • 18-hole, par-72 course
  • Total length of 6,585 yards from the back tees
  • Course rating of 71.4 from the back tees
  • Course slope of 120 from the back tees

1800 E King St
Franklin,
IN
US

Otte Golf and Family Fun Center is a perennial fixture in Golf Range Magazine’s list of the country’s Top 100 Golf Ranges. Its 300-yard driving range houses more than 50 stalls—guests can choose between grass and mat hitting surfaces—set under high-powered lights that keep the target greens illuminated at night. The range provides a venue for independent practice or preparation for rounds on the center's 18-hole executive course, a circuit of par-threes and fours that takes a convenient 2.5 hours to complete, which gives golfers more time to trick out the vintage golf carts in their garages.

A lighthouse stands sentry over the 18-hole miniature golf course, where guests advance through flowerbeds, willow trees, and tidy rows of shrubs and hedges. Those interested in striking balls that aren't placed on tees or the noses of their best friends can visit one of nine batting cages, where pitching machines dispense a steady stream of baseballs and softballs at various speeds.

681 Sheek Rd
Greenwood,
IN
US

Orchard Golf Center allows patrons to channel their inner Trevino on an illuminated outdoor miniature-golf course. Players can wind their way through 18 holes defended by mounds, curves, water hazards, and a confused hockey goalie. The miniature-golf course is well lit to accommodate evening bogey evaders and games played during total lunar eclipses. In addition to small-scale fairway festivities, Orchard Golf Center hosts a snack bar and a pro shop stocked with golf apparel and accouterments.

251 N State Road 135
Greenwood,
IN
US

Arthur Murray has been a leading name in dance since 1912, when the founding entrepreneur began selling mail-order dance lessons. Expanding his reach, Murray enlisted teachers to spread his signature dance lessons on first-class steamships, and he skyrocketed to fame in the '30s after introducing the public to such dances as the Lambeth Walk and The Big Apple. By the 1950s, Murray and his wife Kathryn were hosting their own highly popular TV show on ABC, The Arthur Murray Dance Party, which ran for 12 years.

Today, the Arthur Murray team prepares students for rug cutting at special events and weekend nightclub jaunts. Clients who arrive to lessons partnerless will be paired with an instructor, who will assess their current skill level and make recommendations on the most appropriate program. Instructors teach the foundations of a variety of dance styles, including samba, swing, and tango, helping students learn basic step patterns, timing, and the ability to lead or follow.

954 South State Road 135
Greenwood,
IN
US

In his formative years, Alan Stockman was into chess and competitive cycling. He had tried martial arts but it never stuck. But while living in Brazil in 1997, he had a revelation studying Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu under Luiz Filho. He found that the martial art combined the strategy and mental discipline of chess with the physical discipline of cycling, a combination that has had him hooked ever since.

Now a black belt, Stockman brings his passion for martial arts to Carlson Gracie Indianapolis Jiu Jitsu. An affiliate of the Carlson Gracie Team—the originators of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu—the center teaches adults and kids ages 4 and older the grappling and ground-fighting techniques integral to the art. Whether exploring the fundamentals or more advanced tactics, practitioners learn to use Jiu-Jitsu as self-defense, in MMA competition, or to restrain a jaywalker from breaking the law.

916 E Main St
Greenwood,
IN
US

Valle Vista Golf Club's 18-hole, par 70 course spans 6,306 yards, incorporating wide fairways and immaculate greens draped over the countryside. Ponds come into play on eight different holes, including the signature 17th hole, a 147-yard par 3 that plays into a sloped green wreathed by a front-right pond and bunkers dug into the left and back sides. Golfers in need of new apparel or clubs to replace the ones lost in a sword-swallowing interpretation gone awry can peruse the club's pro shop, which carries equipment from Titleist, Callaway, and other top industry brands.

Course at a Glance:

  • 18-hole, par 70 course
  • Length of 6,306 yards from the farthest tees
  • Course rating of 72 from the farthest tees
  • Slope rating of 136 from the farthest tees
  • Four tee options
  • Scorecard

755 E Main St
Greenwood,
IN
US