Activities in Isla Vista


9 Holes of Golf for Four, 4 All-Day Passes, or Range Balls for 30 Days at Twin Lakes Golf Course (Up to 48% Off)

Twin Lakes Golf Course

Goleta

A game-development center with a 9-hole executive golf course, driving range, 8,500-square-foot putting green, and chipping area

$56 $29

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10 or 20 Yoga Classes or Three Months of Yoga Classes at Sino West Performing Arts (Up to 80% Off)

Sino West Performing Arts

Sino West Performing Arts

Vinyasa-style classes have students flowing between poses in a spacious studio with soft flooring

$100 $29

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5, 10, or 15 Yoga and Aerial Yoga Classes at Better Days Yoga (Up to 43% Off)

Better Days Yoga

Goleta

Below vaulted ceilings, teachers lead a wide variety of classes that include aerial yoga, kids’ yoga, and restorative/therapeutic yoga

$75 $45

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10 One-Day Gym Visits with Optional Personal Training at Spectrum Athletic Club (Up to 80% Off)

Spectrum Athletic Club

Multiple Locations

Cardio equipment with individual screens, comfortable locker rooms, and kickboxing, cycling, and yoga classes enliven gym visits

$250 $49

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Two-Hour Whale Watching Cruise for One, Two, or Four at Celebration Cruises of Santa Barbara (Up to 50% Off)

Celebration Cruises of Santa Barbara

Celebration Cruises of Santa Barbara

Seasoned captain and crew take passengers along Santa Barbara coastline on scenic afternoon tours

$45 $27

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5, 10, or 20 Zumba Classes at Curves (Up to 55% Off)

Curves

Curves

Exercisers boogie up a storm during high-energy dance-fitness classes set to uptempo Latin beats

$15 $9

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$29 for Private and Group Dance Lessons at Arthur Murray Dance Studio-Santa Barbara ($289 Value)

Arthur Murray Dance Studio-Santa Barbara

Arthur Murray Dance Studio

Learn dances such as swing, salsa, and the hustle in one-on-one lessons, then hone skills in a group class and party-style practice session

$289 $29

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$135 for $300 Worth of Services at United Studios of Self Defense

United Studios Of Self Defense

Santa Barbara

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

$300 $135

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Four or Eight Weeks of Unlimited Martial-Arts Classes at Santa Barbara Jujitsu Kai (Up to 67% Off)

Santa Barbara Jujitsu Kai

Santa Barbara Jujitsu Kai

During jujitsu classes that teach both technique and coordination, students learn self-defense skills while also building confidence

$120 $49

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Two-Hour Open Jump Session for Two or Four at Cloud 10 Jump Club (Up to 41% Off)

Cloud 10 Jump Club

Santa Barbara

Two-hours of open jumping time at Santa Barbara trampoline park

$34 $20

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On the Rocks Package for Two at Santa Barbara Rock Gym (50%Off)

Santa Barbara Rock Gym

Santa Barbara Rock Gym

Duos get to experience indoor climbing with help from a trained instructor

$60 $30

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One Month Family Membership with Optional Lesson or Racket Stringing at Dimitar Tennis Academy (Up to 54% Off)

Dimicar Tennis Academy

Ocean Side School of Tennis

Tennis lessons and services administered by professionals at seaside resort

$185 $89

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One Month of Unlimited Yoga Classes Yasa Yoga (79% Off)

Yasa Yoga

Downtown Santa Barbara

Team of yogis guides students through series of poses in a Mission-style mansion once owned by Charlie Chaplin

$170 $35

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Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History for Two or Four (50% Off)

Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History

Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History

A 72-ft. blue-whale skeleton stares down at you, and Chumash Indian relics wait for their secrets to be uncovered or hike a nature trail.

$24 $12

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Visit for Adults and Kids to Santa Barbara Maritime Museum (Up to 55% Off). Three Options Available.

Santa Barbara Maritime Museum

Santa Barbara Maritime Museum

Exhibits, historic sailing vessels, and films bring the California Coast and other areas of maritime history to life

$14 $7

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Five Boot-Camp Classes at BDfitlife (55% Off)

Bdfitlife

Eastside

Bootcamp is catered to your group, with only five people in each class! Can do prenatal to strength conditioning, cardio, and stretching.

$500 $225

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One Month of Martial Arts Classes with Optional Two Weeks of Fitness Classes at Martial Arts Family Fitness (68% Off)

Martial Arts Family Fitness

Martial Arts Family Fitness

Martial arts classes infused with karate techniques

$99 $34

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One or Two Months of Unlimited Dance Classes at World Dance for Humanity (Up to 72% Off)

World Dance for Humanity

World Dance Santa Barbara

Staff members blend cardio and dance during fun classes and disperse 100% of proceeds to local and global charities

$100 $29

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5 or 10 Adult Pilates Fitness Classes at Westside Dance (Up to 71% Off)

Westside Dance

Westside Dance

Students burn calories and build long, lean muscles, while strengthening cores and improving flexibility

$60 $19

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60-Minute Standup-Paddleboard Lesson for One or Two from Soma Get Fit (Up to 82% Off)

Scott Crawford of Soma Get Fit

SOMA

Students learn the ins and outs of standup paddleboarding, including how to balance on the board and how to maneuver through the tide

$125 $22

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$95 for a Flight-Simulator Package at Above All Aviation ($149 Value)

Above All Aviation

Above All Aviation

A certified pilot gives personal instruction to students, who further their education in a full-motion flight simulator

$149 $95

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One or Three Months of Unlimited Classes with Nutritional Counseling at Sirens Fitness (Up to 65% Off)

Sirens Fitness

Sirens Fitness

Before starting, an in-depth evaluation helps clients create effective, science-based regimens; guests also meet with nutrition coaches

$310 $108

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Four or Eight Adult Ballet Classes at Santa Barbara Festival Ballet (Up to 56% Off)

Santa Barbara Festival Ballet

Santa Barbara Festival Ballet

Classes broken out by skill level and no experience necessary for adults learning ballet; instructors with professional dance experience

$55 $24

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Four or Eight Weeks of Boot Camp with Nutritional Guidance at WAC (Up to 70% Off)

WAC

Santa Barbara

Your trainer can help you strengthen your body in boot camp and eat better with nutritional guidance

$175 $55

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5, 10, or 15 Classes at CrossFit Carpinteria (Up to 79% Off)

CrossFit Carpinteria

CrossFit Carpinteria

CrossFit classes enhance strength, agility, and speed with constantly varied, functional movements performed at high intensity

$75 $19

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Wine Tasting for Two or Four at Panaro Brothers Winery (50% Off)

Panaro Brothers Winery

Panaro Brothers Winery

Panaro family, now in fifth generation of winemaking, draws on rich history as they transform grapes into single-varietal and blended wines

$66 $33

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10 or 20 Group Fitness or Yoga Classes or One or Three Months of Unlimited Classes at The Studio (66% Off)

The Studio

The Studio

Sessions range from yoga and Zumba to boot camp and Cardio Core Express—a class designed to fit into a lunch hour

$100 $35

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One Month of Kids' KinderGym Classes with Optional Kids' Night Out at Gold Coast Gymnastics (Up to 63% Off)

Gold Coast Gymnastics

Gold Coast Gymnastics

Kids aged 3-4.5 learn to move on age-appropriate gymnastics apparatuses, such as balance beams

$85 $33

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$50 for $100 Groupon — Flex Fitness

Flex Fitness

San Buenaventura (Ventura)

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

$100 $50

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$30 for $120 Worth of Martial-Arts Lessons — Tae Ryong Taekwondo Ventura

Tae Ryong Taekwondo Ventura

Ventura

From the merchant: Students enjoy 30 days of unlimited classes, including a free uniform

$120 $30

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One-Month Membership with 5 or 10 Practices or Beginner BMX Clinic at Ventura BMX (Up to 63% Off)

Ventura BMX

Ventura BMX

BMXers of all ages hone their racing and tricking skills on a 5-acre park with a track and practice area

$60 $25

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Wine Tasting for Two or Four with Wine to Take Home at Casa Barranca Winery Tasting Room (Up to 54% Off)

Casa Barranca Winery Tasting Room

Ojai

Flight of Old World–style wines made from organic grapes served in remodeled tasting room adorned with murals of the local wine region

$70 $35

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Dance-Lessons Package for an Individual or Couple (Up to 59% Off). Two Options Available.

Arthur Murray Dance Studio

Arthur Murray Dance Studio

Trained and certified dance instructors guide students through styles such as the cha-cha, waltz, or jitterbug in private and group lessons

$150 $65

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Wine Flight with Cheese and Hummus Plate, and Glass of Wine for Two or Four at Gone West Cellars (51% Off)

Gone West Cellars

Gone West Cellars

Guests sample wines from Ventura County and the surrounding area; bar boasts friendly communal tables and Western flair

$55.50 $27

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$63 for $125 Worth of One Month of Group Training Classes — VCF3 Personal and Cross Training Gym

VCF3 Personal & Cross Training Gym

San Buenaventura (Ventura)

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

$125 $63

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Four or Eight Bollywood or Indian Fusion Dance Classes from Hamsa Dance (Up to 63% Off)

Hamsa Dance

Hamsa Dance

Instructor Isha teaches Indian Fusion and Bollywood routines during 60-minute classes set to upbeat tunes

$75 $29

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$15 for $30 Worth of Music Lessons — Mountain Dog Musicworks Recording Studio

Mountain Dog Musicworks

Oak View

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

$30 $15

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One- or Three-Month Bronze Gym Membership or One-Month Silver Membership to Laced Fitness (Up to 54% Off)

Laced Fitness

Laced Fitness

In classes designed specifically for women, exercisers burn fat and tone up in just minutes each day

$40 $19

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Two Personal Training Sessions with Diet and Weight-Loss Consultation from Jonnynuanes Fitness (70% Off)

Jonnynuanes Fitness

Jonnynuanes Fitness

From the merchant: Visualize your dream body as we go over fitness principles and design a plan suited for YOUR success!

$80 $24

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5, 10, or 15 Dance-Fitness Classes at Dancing Into Wellness (Up to 77% Off)

Dancing Into Wellness

Dancing Into Wellness

Instructor teaches Nia—a combination of dance and fitness mingled with martial arts and yoga—while listening to uplifting music

$75 $19

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One-Month Membership with Optional Four-Week Climbing Class at Vertical Heaven Rock Climbing (Up to 50% Off)

Vertical Heaven Climbing

Vertical Heaven Climbing

Membership for one month with optional four-week climbing class, which introduces new climbers to basic techniques, strategy, and safety

$75 $39

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Miniature Golf, Popcorn, and Sodas for Two or Four at Golf N Stuff (36% Off)

Golf N Stuff

Golf N Stuff

Players explore the fantastical scenery of two miniature golf courses while munching popcorn and sipping sodas

$28 $19

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Fifteen Boot Camp Classes or One Month of Unlimited Boot Camp Classes at Seaside Outdoor Fitness (Up to 86% Off)

Seaside Outdoor Fitness

The Beach at Seaside Park

60-minute outdoor fitness boot camps tone muscles and torch fat with methods including HIIT, power-cardio and resistance training

$195 $27

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Two Weeks or One Month of Martial Arts Classes with Uniform at Way of Orient Martial Arts (Up to 62% Off)

Way of Orient Martial Arts

Way Of Orient Martial Arts - Ventura

Students get in shape and learn tenets of martial arts such as integrity, self-control, and perseverance through taekwondo and hapkido

$79 $39

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Three Pop-In Play or Family Fun Night Bounce-House Admissions at Pump It Up (59% Off)

Pump It Up

Ventura

Lauded by Parents magazine, center’s giant, soft inflatables beckon shoeless kids to romp freely during pop-in and evening admissions

$27 $11

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One-Month Membership from The Players Club Powered by GOLFZING (Up to 47% Off). Six Courses Available.

The Players Club Powered by GOLFZING

Multiple Locations

Memberships grant one month of unlimited range practice, greens fees, and golf clinics at picturesque local courses

$39.99 $25

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Golf Package for One, Two, or Four Including Cart, Range Balls, and Food Voucher (54% Off)

Village Country Club

Village Country Club, Lompoc

Course challenges players with 18 tree-framed holes stretched across 150 acres of Santa Barbara’s wine country

$100 $46

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Tour, Wine-Tasting Class, Snacks, and Wine Credit for Two or Four at Rideau Vineyard (74% Off)

Rideau Vineyard

Solvang

Visit the vineyard, learn how wine is made and the etiquette of tasting it, and enjoy five samples of the winery’s Rhône varietals

$134 $35

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Entry for Two, Four, or Six at the Wildling Museum (50% Off)

Wildling Museum

Downtown Solvang

Museum has hosted more than 40 exhibitions such as Santa Ynez River Watershed and Patrick O’Hara’s Art of California Native Plants

$10 $5

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Select Local Merchants

  • Twin Lakes Golf Course Santa Barbara
    Twin Lakes Golf Course is much more than the sum of its parts. With a 9-hole, par 28 executive golf course and practice facilities that include a driving range, 8,500-square-foot putting green, and chipping area, it gives players countless ways to better their game. Visiting players can hone short, half-swing approaches and full, walloping drives on holes ranging from as close as 70 yards to as far as 360, much as they would on a full-length course. The driving range also expedites the learning curve with full-flight Pinnacle range balls primed and ready to be pummeled from real grass or synthetic tees. In the short-game area, Titleist Pro V1 golf balls simplify the act of chipping onto the green or into target nets, even as players line up shots from nearby bunkers, slopes, and grasses akin to the rough and fairway. And when players are left with nothing else to do but admire themselves in the reflection of the nearest water hazard, Twin Lakes? resident instructors?Don Parsons, Buff Platt, and PGA head professional Jim Ley?are there to take the reins and help clients shave off a few more strokes.
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    6034 Hollister Ave.
    Goleta, CA US
  • Sino West Performing Arts
    Sino West Performing Arts serves as the meeting place of two disciplines: dance and kung fu. Under the tutelage of four experienced instructors, kids and adults learn, hone, and perfect skills in a variety of art forms. Atop sprung floors of recycled rubber and beneath ceilings of repurposed clouds, they practice in one of two airy, well-lit studios. Curricula under the dance umbrella include Chinese dance, tai chi, ballet, Zumba, and yoga, while martial-arts practitioners take classes in Shaolin kung fu, MMA, and weaponry, among others. The class selection is diverse, but no matter the chosen course, enrollees report increased levels of confidence, self-discipline, and bragging rights.
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    5718 Hollister AveSte 105
    Goleta, CA US
  • Nanco Helicopters
    The Spanish architecture. The bustling wharf. The cerulean ocean. There are countless sights to see in the Santa Barbara area, which is why Nanco Helicopters tailors each of their aerial tours to the client's need. Passengers take in the passing landmarks and 747 drag races from inside a Robinson R-44, helmed by commercial pilot Taylor Nancarrow.
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    1601 Cook Place
    Santa Barbara, CA US
  • Zodos Bowling and Beyond
    In bowling, the perfect strike requires a careful calculation of force, spin, and positioning—but Zodo's - Bowling & Beyond injects fun into the physics lesson with 24 gleaming lanes ready to take whatever you can throw at them, provided you've donned the proper fluorescent footwear (each rented shoe half-red, half-green). Healthy competition and the joy of yelling 'strike!' are pretty entertaining all on their own, but Zodo's doesn't stop there—Glow Bowling's atmospheric touches include black lights, a live DJ, and fog. Twice-daily happy hours, wine by the barrel, 40 on-tap beers keep spirits high, and a menu of gourmet pizza, fresh salads, burgers, and more creative fare provide more sustenance than a feast of felled pins. Bowlers can also take a break for other games in the arcade.
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    5925 Calle Real
    Goleta, CA US
  • Metropolitan Camino Real Cinemas
    Family owned and operated since 1923, Metropolitan Theatres unspools blockbuster and art-house independent films at 19 locations in the U.S. and Canada using superior film presentation and digital sound systems. Theatre concession stands dole Coca-Cola products and detonate kernels of popcorn to fill bellies and share with encroaching Godzillas. Snacks in hand, customers sink into seats inside conventional or stadium-style theatres to laugh, gasp, and grimace at star-studded titles, such as The Grey, War Horse, or Hugo. Independent films such as The Artist and The Descendants appease creative tastes.
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    7040 Market Place Drive
    Goleta, CA US
  • Capoeira Batuque Santa Barbara
    Mestre Mariano Silva, a dancer and student of the Brazilian martial art capoeira, has always believed that "if you can walk, then you can dance." This positivity permeates everything he does, from his work with underprivileged youth to his time professionally dancing. It was this contagious optimism that caught the attention of master Amen Santo in Brazil, who invited him to tour globally with the renowned Ballet Folclorico do Brasil. As it turned out, Mariano was a huge hit, playing to sold-out crowds all over the world. His skill and popularity on the stage led Amen to convince him to relocate to Southern California and bring his passion for Afro-Brazilian dance to the States. Today, Mariano owns Capoeira Batuque Santa Barbara along with the Brazilian Cultural Arts Center of Santa Barbara, sharing his talents and affirmative worldview with adults and children through a slew of classes and community-outreach programs. Each of mestre Mariano's fast-paced classes introduces pupils to the rhythmic techniques and cultural significance of traditional Afro-Brazilian dance forms. Capoeira—considered Brazil's second national sport—fuses martial-arts techniques with the rhythmic and collaborative elements of dance. He teaches stylistic combat maneuvers, which weave in aerial acrobatics and various instruments. During his Afro-Brazilian dance class, he'll calibrate students' hips to swivel to movements that fuse traditional African dance with Brazilian moves, and in his Samba classes, he introduces students to the history, culture, and traditions inextricably linked to each movement. He also lets dancers try their hand or fourth toe at banging timbaus, repiniques, and other Brazilian drums in the Brazilian batucada drumming course.
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    5370 Hollister Ave.
    Santa Barbara, CA US
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