Sports in Gainesville

Downriver Kayak Trip with Shuttle for Two or Four from Anderson's Outdoor Adventure (Up to 50% Off)

Anderson's Outdoor Adventure

ANDERSON'S OUTDOOR ADVENTURES

$90 $50

Customers guide their kayaks through scenic river views, with paddles, life jackets, and shuttle pickup and drop-off included

One or Three Months of Martial-Arts Classes at The Academy of Japanese Martial Arts(50% Off)

The Academy of Japanese Martial Arts

Gainesville

$50 $25

Dedicated instructors help clients increase their confidence, bringing judo's philosophy of focus and discipline into everyday life

One Month of Karate for One or Two, or Three Months of Karate at Global Mixed Martial Arts Academy (Up to 53% Off)

Global Mixed Martial Arts Academy

Gainesville

$261 $130.50

Martial artists learn Renshinkan Shorinji Ryu karate techniques in classes organized to give each participant individual attention

One or Two Months of Karate Classes with Uniform Included at Star Martial Arts (Up to 70% Off)

Star Martial Arts

Gainesville

$150 $49

Classes include karate for kids and adults

18 Holes of Golf for Two or Four with Cart Rental and Drinks at Chiefland Golf & Country Club (Up to 54% Off)

Chiefland Golf & Country Club

Chiefland

$70.50 $35

18-hole, par-72 course stretches to a distance of 6,495 yards; alcoholic or nonalcoholic drinks

One or Two Months of Aikido Classes at Aikido of Gainesville Inc (Up to 66% Off)

Aikido of Gainesville Inc

Gainesville

$100 $39

Sensei Tom Huffman guides students through the flowing motions and fluid take-downs that characterize aikido self-defense

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Spokes have populated the space around 1630 West University Avenue for 65 years, turning stoically as numerous bike shops have come and gone. The spot’s newest cycling incarnation, Chain Reaction Bike Shop, owes its staying power to owner Raleigh Faust and his staff of experts who cater to collegiate commuters, recreational cyclists, and serious athletes alike. Inside the unvarnished wooden storefront, rows of rides from Scott, Jamis Bicycles, and Surly await ownership. Every bike purchased at the shop comes with a lifetime of free service adjustments, making owning a bike as hassle-free as combing a hairless cat. Technicians see to these new rides, taking more than a dozen measurements for individualized fittingsand performing maintenance services that range from spot repairs to comprehensive tune-ups.

1630 W University Ave
Gainesville,
FL
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More than a dance school, IndepenDance Studio inspires its students to express themselves with acting, improv, ballet, and jazz classes for all ages and abilities. The studio?s owner, Mary Knestrick, draws on an extensive dance background that includes training from Broadway Dance Center and The Ailey School to lead her team of professionally trained instructors. The team inspires the next generation to grace the stage with acting, improv, and vocal training classes; ballet and jazz classes prepare students for a variety of small roles in teen dance films. Hip-hop and Irish dance classes activate feet bored from being kissed by doting suitors, whereas fitness classes such as Zumba, yoga, boot camp, and martial arts simultaneously shred calories and impart useful skills.

7050 SW Archer Rd
Gainesville,
FL
US

The Academy of Japanese Martial Arts focuses on competitive judo, in which martial artists hone their sense of balance and movement to knock opponents off their feet. During each class, participants spar and practice grappling and submission techniques, often working in strength training and street self-defense strategies as well.

809 W. University Ave
Gainesville,
FL
US

At Global Mixed Martial Arts Academy, a team of skilled instructors teach karate and Brazilian jiu-jitsu techniques to groups of youngsters and adults. Classes include fundamental, general, and advanced jiu-jitsu, as well as yoga and kickboxing.

4000 West Newberry Road
Gainesville,
FL
US

At Star Martial Arts, the classroom is viewed as a place where students can learn life skills such as discipline and confidence in addition to martial arts skills. At least that's the case for their youth karate classes, after-school programs, and summer camps.

2441 NW 43rd St
Gainesville,
FL
US

At Salsa Caliente, expert instructors strive to spread their love of Salsa dance while introducing students to Hispanic culture. Stressing correct form, timing, and style, they lead groups through classes tailored to each individual’s skill level. They also offer private instruction as well as special sessions for upcoming events such as weddings. Salsa Caliente frequently opens its doors for special events, such as birthdays and quinceaneras, and hosts dance socials that allow students to mingle and explore a variety of dance styles, such as cha cha and merengue.

801 West University Avenue
Gainesville,
FL
US