Things To Do In Grand Rapids

Two Hours of Bowling and Shoe Rental for Two, Four, or Six at AMF Bowling Co. (Up to 56% Off)

AMF Bowling Centers

Multiple Locations

$32 $17

Bowling at over 250 locations across the country hosts groups of two, four, or six for two hours of bowling

Speedpass Admission to The Haunt on October 9, 12, 16, 19, or 22 (Up to 50% Off)

The Haunt

Walker

$30 $15

Get faster entry to an award-winning annual attraction featuring an outdoor maze and haunted house

One 9-Hole or 18-Hole Round of Golf with Cart at Lincoln Country Club (Up to 38% Off)

Lincoln Country Club

Walker

$20 $13

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Golfers traverse 5,538-yard course characterized by straightaway hole designs, tree-lined fairways, and water on 3 holes

$12 for a Corn-Maze Adventure and Wagon Ride for 4 at Ed Dunneback & Girls Farm Market (Up to $24 Value)

Ed Dunneback & Girls Farm Market

Alpine

$24 $12

Relax on a scenic wagon ride and navigate a 5-acre corn maze rife with trivia questions that surrender directions when answered correctly

$19 for a 2014 and 2015 Golf-Discount Membership Card for Two from PGAC ($80 Value)

PGAC

Multiple Locations

$80 $19

Membership cards grants two-for-one greens fees at more than 20 participating West Michigan golf courses for the 2014 and 2015 seasons

One or Three Months of Karate, Tae Kwon Do, or Kung Fu Classes at Grand Rapids Karate Academy (Up to 83% Off)

Grand Rapids Karate Academy

Grand Rapids Karate

$125.95 $39

Master instructors with classes for kids and adults; focus on self-defense, self-confidence, and staying fit

30 Gym Visits or 30 Fitness Classes at Family Fitness and FitZone for Women Centers (88% Off)

Family Fitness and FitZone for Women Centers

Multiple Locations

$240 $29

Treadmills, stair climbers, and cardio theaters engage muscles and burn calories; classes include turbo kickboxing, Zumba, yoga, and step

5, 10, or 20 Boot Camp Classes at Fitness and Sports Performance LLC (Up to 54% Off)

Fitness and Sports Performance

Grand Rapids

$75 $39

Boot camp exercises utilize body weight exercises, dumbbells, medicine balls, suspension training, resistance bands, and kettlebells

Two 30- or 60-Minute Private Introductory Music Lessons at Southtown Guitar (Up to 57% Off)

Southtown Guitar

Madison Area

$44 $19

One-on-one introductory lessons for guitar, bass, drums, or piano

3 Fitness Classes or One Month of Unlimited Classes at FLEXcity Fitness (Up to 67% Off)

FLEXcity Fitness - Grand Rapids

Midtown

$45 $15

Combination strength and cardio group fitness classes use TRX, barre, indoor cycling, and more to burn at least 500 calories

$11 for an Ice-Skating Package for Four at Patterson Ice Center (Up to $28 Value)

Patterson Ice Center

Cascade

$28 $11

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NHL- and Olympic-size rinks, onsite pro shop, and 5,000-square-foot lobby where visitors can watch all the action

One- or Two-Month Membership with Unlimited Classes at Grand Rapids Mixed Martial Arts (Up to 81% Off)

Grand Rapids Mixed Martial Arts

Creston

$99 $19

MMA studio leads classes in boxing fundamentals, MMA, and self-defense for all skill levels, as well as for women and children

5, 10, or 20 Yoga Classes at Centre Pointe (Up to 58% Off)

Centre Pointe

Eastown

$45 $19

Yoga sessions allow students to renew their spirits and energy through the flowing asanas performed each class

10 or 20 Crossfit Classes at Friction Crossfit (Up to 88% Off)

Friction Crossfit

Cascade

$159 $29

Trainers motivate students of all fitness levels—from novices to athletes—during workouts like weightlifting, speed training & plyometrics

$100 for $200 Worth of Services at Tamara's Fitness

Tamara's Fitness

On Location

$200 $100

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

Dinner Show for One or Two from The Murder Mystery Company (52% Off)

The Murder Mystery Company

Pietro's Italian Restaurant

$60 $29

Professional improv actors invite diners to participate in an interactive whodunit as they enjoy a three-course meal

10 or 20 Fitness Classes at Elite Fitness and Health (Up to 67% Off)

Elite Fitness and Health

Grand Rapids

$75 $29

This gym boasts ample amenities including childcare, and on-site smoothie bar, tanning beds, and group classes including LesMills Body Pump

10 or 16 Martial-Arts Classes and Uniform with Option for Test and a Graduation Belt at Go2Karate (94% Off)

Go2Karate

On Location

$324 $20

Students don uniforms for classes in karate, tae kwon do, or krav maga

$39 for Two Groupons, Each Good for One Golf Lesson or One Round of Golf with Cart at The Highlands (Up to $98 Value)

The Highlands Golf Club

Grand Rapids

$49 $19.50

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Golf pros help players hone their skills in private lessons at a club that has hosted Arnold Palmer, Jack Nicklaus, and other golf legends

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It's a charity race with a back story like none other: bloodthirsty demons have been working in your community's offices, living in its homes, attending its schools. And now they're on the hunt and people are running for their lives. Citizens might be booking it across a field, seemingly far from the chaos, when shapes emerge on the horizon dressed head-to-toe in vampires' telltale black clothes. If you're a citizen, be prepared to run. If you're a vampire?lock in your target.

That's just part of what you might experience on the Vampire 5K, a twilight fun run where participants can register as "citizens" or "vampires" and take off from two separate starting lines. Both camps eventually converge in a chase that finds vamps trying to convert their mortal counterparts to the dark side. Citizens, dressed in white, sport two garlic flags; if the flags are taken before runners cross their finish line, they switch to a black tee and chase citizens. After the race, a moonlit party finds both camps sipping bloody marys during a dance party and award presentation. The race benefits the Mission to Hear Foundation, which provides hearing aids to underprivileged children, adults, and whatever they're calling the age group that comes in between these days.

2907 Monroe Avenue Northeast
Grand Rapids,
MI
US

When describing his approach to designing a golf course, renowned course architect Donald Ross said "a golf course should be subtly deceptive, rather than unduly penalizing," a philosophy he put to work in 1908, when he crafted the 18-hole course at The Highlands Golf Club. Measuring 6,519 yards from the tips, the course offers a fair test for golfers across the handicap spectrum while still supplying enough challenges to attract legendary golfers such as Jack Nicklaus, Arnold Palmer, and Ben Hogan, who played the course when it was a fixture on the Senior PGA Tour. Strategically placed bunkers and fairway-hugging tree lines that cast shadows resembling golfers' fears loom throughout the course, but its most memorable challenge awaits at the 14th hole—a long par 5 that doglegs left and ends with a forced carry over a pond and onto the green.

Course at a Glance: * 18-hole course designed by Donald Ross * Length of 6,519 yards from the farthest tees * Course rating of 71.5 from back tees * Slope rating of 133 from back tees * Five tee options * Scorecard

2715 Leonard St NW
Grand Rapids,
MI
US

Modern Skate & Surf?s alternative-sports shop was founded in 1979 and has since hosted events frequented by Olympic and professional athletes?including superstar Tony Hawk?as well as earned a feature as Best Snowboard Shop in 2012 from Real Detroit Weekly. In Modern Skate Park's world-class, 60,000-square-foot Royal Oak skate park?one of the largest facilities of its kind in the US?skateboards grind across rails or glide over jumps, and inline skaters whiz over obstacles and BMX bikes hang in midair. Customers can build on their extreme-sports skills in clinics and lessons or rent out the facility for parties or high-speed chases. Committed to supporting the next generation of extreme athletes, Modern Skate Park offers discounts to students who bring in report cards sporting A?s and B?s.

In addition to the skate park, Modern Skate & Surf also maintains a East Lansing store that stocks snowboarding, skateboarding, wakeboarding, skating, and protective gear to facilitate exciting adventures.

3665 28th St SE
Grand Rapids,
MI
US

Under the guidance of cofounders and brothers Mikhail and Arkadiy Sarkisov, the skilled coaches at Grand Rapids Fencing Academy enlighten budding swordsmiths on the essential techniques of modern fencing. During informative classes for all experience levels, students learn the foot moves, blade work, and confetti-cutting skills of èpèe-, foil-, and saber-style fencing. Each session is designed to improve mind-body coordination and flexibility while providing aerobic exercise. A wall of full-length mirrors allows pupils to view and modify their techniques inside the sprawling hardwood studio.

Mikhail and Arkadiy Sarkisov sharpened their fencing skills on the former Soviet Union's national fencing team before earning medals in their home country's national championship. In 2004, the United States Olympic Committee named Mikhail the Developmental Coach of the Year in fencing. Both brothers hold master's degrees in fencing and have placed highly in numerous tournaments across multiple globes.

1345 Monroe Ave NW
Grand Rapids,
MI
US

Arthur Murray Dance Studio has been a leading name in franchise dance since 1912, when the entrepreneur began selling mail-order dance lessons. Expanding his reach, he enlisted teachers to spread his signature dance lessons on first-class steamships and skyrocketed to fame in the '30s after introducing the public to such dances as the Lambeth Walk and the Big Apple. By the 1950s, Arthur 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, Arthur Murray's team prepares students for rug cutting at special events and weekend nightclub jaunts. Clients who arrive to lessons partnerless will be paired up with other classmates as the instructors assess their current skill level and make recommendations on the most appropriate program. Throughout lessons, instructors teach the foundations of two to four dances from a long list of styles that range from Latin to country-western, helping students to learn basic step patterns, timing, and the ability to lead or follow.

4485 Plainfield Ave. NE
Grand Rapids,
MI
US

Seva Yoga's teachers host daily classes that vary in style and difficulty to accommodate students of all abilities inside the studio?s serene, high-ceilinged sanctuary. Certified yoga instructors move about the practice space during sessions, including moderate and gentle classes, offering verbal cues and hands-on adjustments to help beginners sink into stretches. Vinyasa sweat sessions encourage more seasoned yogis to hone their meditation skills while moving from one pose to the next with balance-challenging movements. In total, six different types of classes are available, with some sessions taught on donation basis. The studio also teaches a 200-hour program designed to pass along knowledge to budding yoga instructors.

2237 Wealthy St. SE
East Grand Rapids,
MI
US