Sports in Hopkins

50% at Shadowbrooke Golf Course

Lester Prairie

$78 $39

18-hole, par 71 course pairs an open front nine with a less forgiving back nine cleaved through mature trees

Up to 57% Off Karate or Kobudo Classes

Eden Prairie

$85 $39

Black-belt instructors teach karate techniques for sparring and self-defense, or the weapons-based martial art of kobudo

Up to 72% Off Tae Kwon Do Classes

Multiple Locations

$235 $69

7th-degree black belt Sensei Rockwell and his instructors teach American Tae Kwon Do to kids and adults with an emphasis on discipline.

Up to 54% Off Practice at Minnesota Golf Academy

Eden Prairie

$60 $29

Unlimited range balls fuel sessions at a short-game area with a sand trap and a driving range where guests can place their own tees

Up to 83% Off at Master Moon's Tae Kwon Do

Eden Prairie

$200 $49

Sixth-degree black belt Master Moon and his staff teach tae kwon do to students as young as 4; uniform and two private lessons included

70% Off Martial-Arts Classes at USA Karate

Multiple Locations

$49.95 $14.95

Karate classes for adults or juniors teach self-defense techniques that improve agility, coordination, and leadership skills

Up to 81% Off Unlimited Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Martial Arts Classes

St. Louis Park

$150 $29

Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu instructors trained by founder Carlos Gracie, Jr. lead men's, women's, and children's group classes

Up to 80% Off at Focus Kids Karate Academy

Edina

$199 $39

The specialized program teaches kids aged 3–4 self-defense skills as well as listening, self-control, and discipline

Up to 84% Off Martial Arts Lessons

Shakopee

$99 $29

Black belt instructors emphasize positive reinforcement and self-confidence during taekwondo classes

Up to 52% Off at The Refuge Golf Club in Oak Grove

Oak Grove

$122 $59

350 acres of natural wetlands seamlessly integrate into pond-hindered hole layouts on course with five sets of tee boxes

Up to 79% Off at Kor-Am Tae Kwon Do School

Northwest Richfield

$116 $29

Students learn the scientific and traditional Korean martial art of tae kwon do, honing both their bodies and spirits

Up to 55% Off Tai Chi Classes at Evergreen Fitness

SW Minneapolis

$100 $50

Practitioners of the Chinese martial art relax and increase focus while burning calories and improving balance, agility, and flexibility

Up to 56% Off at Power Defense Kickboxing

Downtown

$60 $30

Students learn effective self-defense techniques, such as how to target opponents' pressure points and strike out with knees and elbows

Up to 82% Off Fitness or Kickboxing Classes

Multiple Locations

$160 $49

Fitness training in small groups keeps patrons motivated to keep working out; kickboxing torches calories in a cathartic flurry of moves

Up to 80% Off Gym Membership to Mash Performance

Burnsville

$139 $29

In addition to granting gym access, memberships admit exercisers to classes such as adult metabolic training and speed development

Up to 58% Off at CreeksBend Golf Course

Cedar Lake

$116 $49

Prairieland course hemmed by mature trees, ponds, and wetlands meanders across 6,293 yards that ends at clubhouse in renovated 1930s barn

50% Off Nine-Hole Round of Golf

Roseville

$34 $17

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Approachable nine-hole, par 27 course that stretches along 1,373 yards of garden- and tree-lined fairways

Half Off at School of Shaolin Kung Fu

Coon Rapids

$50 $25

Black-sash-level instructors train students in traditional kung fu and tai chi styles with a focus on wrestling, sparring, and self-defense

Select Local Merchants

For more than 50 years, Tonka Cycle and Ski has paired bikers, skiers, and winter athletes of all stripes with equipment and maintenance services. The shop's team members not only specialize in equipping customers with properly fitting apparel, they also fine-tune skis and cycles to suit individual needs. With a Montana Stone Grinder, the specialists flatten and structure the base of each ski and snowboard before hand-beveling each edge. Bicycle-maintenance services provide two-wheeled steeds with similar care, along with a level of service perfected during the shop's initial years as Tonka Schwinn in Glen Lake. In addition to carrying new items from select manufacturers, the shop hosts a children's trade-in program for skis and boards that refuse to grow along with their owners.

16 Shady Oak Rd S
Hopkins,
MN
US

Staffed by experienced golfing professionals and computers who’ve sworn allegiance to the three laws of golfing robotics, GolfTEC’s motion sensors and high-speed cameras monitor swings and break down each individual’s form on a high-definition video display. Sensors chirp with approval whenever they detect the perfect stroke or an especially witty golfing joke. GolfTEC’s certified teaching professionals will point out flaws and strengths while providing golfers with tips on how to permanently improve their game from tee to green.

14200 Wayzata Blvd
Minnetonka,
MN
US

Golfsmith's online and in-store storerooms house an almost endless list of golf gear for men, women, and children alike. Clubs, balls, and accessories from brands such as TaylorMade, MacGregor, and Callaway give players precise control over their game, and polos and long-sleeved shirts from Nike and Snake Eyes garb players in course-appropriate attire now that tuxedo T-shirts no longer qualify. Along with the extensive collection of equipment and golf bags, Golfsmith also carries GPS systems to give players a high-tech edge and tennis gear to help them overcome the bunkers’ tricky nets.

14200 Wayzata Blvd
Minnetonka,
MN
US

Named one of 2012's top 100 five-star bicycle retailers in the United States by Bicycle Retailer and Industry News, Penn Cycle and Fitness has helped its customers enjoy smooth cycling for more than 50 years. From spare parts to automobile racks, the shop carries a large assortment of bike-riding gear for casual and serious excursions, while also offering repairs. During repair classes, the staff imparts its knowledge of bicycle mechanics onto pupils, who walk away from the 90-minute sessions with the ability to adjust brakes, fix faulty chains, and recite owners’ manuals backwards.

10750 Cedar Bnd
Hopkins,
MN
US

14900 Highway 7
Minnetonka,
MN
US

At Golf USA of Eden Prairie, golf shoes and gear line the walls, and seemingly endless rows of clubs stand like soldiers at the ready. The shop's experienced staffers match golfers with the optimal equipment during personalized club fittings, and employ a computerized swing analysis to provide objective feedback. They can also re-grip or repair clubs bent from too much hacking at interfering pine trees.

8427 Joiner Way
Eden Prairie,
MN
US