The YMCA of Greater High Point operates to impart better health on bodies and minds with myriad programs aimed at adults, youngsters, and senior citizens alike. Both the Hartley Drive YMCA and the Grubb YMCA house fitness centers are packed with ample exercise machinery, from Cybex strength-training equipment to PreCor ellipticals and treadmills, helping patrons aged 12 and older to seize a healthy physique without the hassle of hugging a bodybuilder. For camaraderie-based fitness, Grubb and Hartley host group exercise classes that corral clients of all stripes or cater specifically to kids or seniors. The Hartley gym's facilities further nurture fitness endeavors with an indoor track, two gymnasiums, four racquetball courts, and an indoor 25-meter swimming pool. After a solo or relative-supported workout, guests can hit the on-site locker rooms to freshen up or scoop too-little ones and thumb-sucking spouses from the Child Watch childcare center.
All American’s mobile cleaning crews clear stains from Greensboro flooring using truck-mounted steam-powered cleaning equipment and biodegradable cleansers. The roughly two-hour treatment cleanses and deodorizes carpet, then applies a protective layer of Scotchgard to shield sensitive fibers from the slings and arrows of outrageous juice spills. All American combats grime with a hot-water extraction process that digs deep into floor-hair to root out stains in the shape of Gorbachev's face, adjusting heat and water flow to safely de-gunk even delicate carpets and rugs.
Classic Elegance Limousine Service packs its newly refurbished 14-passenger limo party bus with sensory stimulation for the discerning party posse. The sound system administers an auditory wet willy of delight with dual 12-inch subwoofers and six Sony speakers attached to iPod and MP3 hookups. A 32-inch flat-screen TV comes stocked with a library of music videos, a PlayStation 3, and Blue-ray and DVD players. Tinted-black windows protect the eyes from the harsh glare of pedestrian jealousy so that you can completely lose yourself in the 550 colored LED lights, two lasers, whirling disco ball, and four strobe lights. The bus is also equipped with a wet bar that includes stemware and ice bins. Libations are not provided, but there’s no shame in hauling your own store-bought or bathtub-brewed beverages.
• For $19, you get an on-location, high-mileage conventional oil change (a $40 value). • For $29, you get an on-location, synthetic oil change (a $70 value). On Location Lubrication's handy auto experts take the grunt work out of caring for a four-wheeled companion by making house and office calls to thirsty transports. Buggies vacant of lubrication can guzzle 5 quarts of fresh, forward-looking synthetic oil. Or, tempt the bored bucket to try a new taste with O.L.L.'s high-mileage oils, which are infused with additives designed to rejuvenate age-ridden seals in engines old enough to remember walking themselves to school—uphill, both ways. Relinquishing the old, worn-out filter, your car will rev its engine in satisfied appreciation as the mobile handymen swap in a new, uncorrupted one. The friendly vehicle vets also check and top off the windshield-wiper, radiator, brake, and power-steering fluids before sending the newly slicked roaster safely on its way.
Dedicated to the conservation and enhancement of the Greensboro community, Greensboro Beautiful's volunteers put their green thumbs to good use. The volunteers at the nonprofit have planted trees during NeighborWoods Tree Plantings and developed four free-to-the-public community gardens supported by Greensboro Beautiful. These gardens draw in visitors throughout the year with their expansive colorful plots, as seen in the Tanger Family Bicentennial Garden, and elevated boardwalks winding through wetlands, as seen in the Bog Garden at Benjamin Park. The Greensboro Arboretum offers 17 acres hosting 10 woody plant collections, display gardens, and structural features. The Gateway Gardens accents the entrance to the City of Greensboro and features colorful, playful accents that make the park family-friendly. In addition to adding greenery to neighborhoods to enhance their beauty, the volunteers clean up trash and abandoned pog discs littering the area.
Participants of the Boos and Brews 5K Race or the mile-long fun run are encouraged to run in Halloween costumes, adding an entertaining element to the friendly race. After completing the race without having their shoelaces tied together by prankster ghosts, runners can enjoy a post-race party with drinks, music, and awards for the best costumes and fastest runners.