Activities in Jennings

Video- and Arcade-Game Play for Two or Four People at Game Haven STL (50% Off)

Game Haven STL

Overland

Gamers battle on systems that range from Sega to Wii, and also play computer and arcade games, such as air hockey and pinball

$30 $15

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$25 for a Pub Crawl Package with Beer in Maplewood on Saturday, October 25 (Up to $47 Value)

Living Well Village

The Wood Restaurant

A pub crawl starting at The Wood benefits The Living Well Foundation and its quest to promote healthy lifestyles; includes beer

$47 $25

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Five Personal Training Sessions at Craig Grimm Fitness (65% Off)

Craig Grimm Fitness

Florissant

Certified personal trainer specializes in developing weight-loss and goal-orientated training programs

$125 $44

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One or Two Months of Unlimited Fitness Classes at No Excuses, Personal Training and Bootcamps (Up to 76% Off)

No Excuses, Personal Training and Bootcamps

Florissant

Burn fat and build muscle in these high-energy aerobic and boot-camp workouts

$125 $35

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Two or Four Movie Tickets with Parking at MX Movies (Up to 46% Off)

MX Movies

Downtown St. Louis

Upscale theater features oversized chairs and a full kitchen

$24 $13

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$45 for Four Weeks of Boot Camp at WayneFit ($99 Value)

WayneFit

St. Louis

Trainer Mike Wayne uses a lifetime of knowledge to get participants fit in boot camp classes that meet three times a week for a month

$99 $45

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Frankie Ballard at The Pageant on Friday, October 17, at 8 p.m. (Up to 30% Off)

Frankie Ballard

The Pageant

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Country star on the rise takes the stage on the heels of a hot new album

$25.55 $17.89

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Chance the Rapper, Travi$ Scott, and Sweater Beats at Chaifetz Arena on Saturday, October 4 (Up to 33% Off)

Verge Campus Tour Feat. Chance The Rapper

Chaifetz Arena

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Hip-hop star from the acclaimed Acid Rap mixtape drops rhymes atop retro, jazzy beats; Sweater Beats and Travis Scott open

$43 $29

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10 or 20 Bikram Yoga Classes at Bikram Hot Yoga Midwest (Up to 70% Off)

Bikram Hot Yoga Midwest

St. Louis

Instructors guide students through 26 poses and 2 breathing exercises in a heated studio; benefits include increased strength and well-being

$150 $49

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CrossFit Foundations Class Package for Beginners or One Month of Unlimited Classes at CrossFit Agon (51% Off)

CrossFit Agon

Lemay

Level 1 CrossFit trainer helps students of all ages and ability levels by adjusting each exercise to suit individual needs

$75 $37

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$15 for General Admission for One to Riverfront Times Best of St. Louis Party on October 2 ($25 Value)

Riverfront Times Best of St. Louis Party

MOTO Museum

The Riverfront Times weekly celebrates its readers’ picks for the best of St. Louis with a party full of food tastings, drinks, and music

$25 $15

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Movie and Concessions Credit for Two or Four at Hi-Pointe Theatre (Up to 39% Off)

Hi-Pointe Theatre

Hi-Pointe

Snack on popcorn and soda while watching new blockbusters and classic films in a historic 1920s theatre

$28 $17

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Live Bands, Beer, Mug, and Pretzel at Soulard Oktoberfest, October 10, 11, or 12 (Up to 56% Off)

Soulard Oktoberfest

Soulard

Revelers gather in Soulard to celebrate at one of Midwest’s largest Oktoberfests, with live bands bratwurst, German pretzels, and beer

$25 $13

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"Brew in the Lou" Beer & Wine Festival for Two or Four on Saturday, October 18 (Up to 50% Off)

Brew in the Lou

Koburg Hall at Concordia Seminary

Sample craft beer from local and national breweries with unlimited refills in a take-home glass; small bites and crafts also available

$70 $35

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Missouri Ballet Theatre's "Dracula" at Edison Theatre on Friday, October 17 or Saturday, October 18 (Up to 42% Off)

"Dracula"

Edison Theatre

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Missouri Ballet Theatre’s sensual, haunting ballet of Bram Stoker’s blood-spattered love story arrives just in time for Halloween

$25 $19

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Admission for Four or Membership for Up to Four at The Eugene Field House & St. Louis Toy Museum (Up to 50% Off)

The Eugene Field House & St. Louis Toy Museum

Downtown St. Louis

This lovingly restored building, once home to Roswell and Eugene Field, houses period furnishings, antique toys, and historical exhibits

$20 $11

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Nine-Hole Round for Two or Four with Range Balls and Soft Drinks at Family Golf & Learning Center (53% Off)

Family Golf Center

Saint Louis

Nine-hole par 3 course facilitates short-game practice with no holes longer than 160 yards

$43 $20

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2-Hour Simulated Space Mission for Two or Four at Challenger Learning Center in Ferguson (Up to 52% Off)

Challenger Learning Center

St. Louis

Visitors play the role of astronauts, scientists, and engineers through a two-hour simulated space mission to the Moon, Mars, or a comet

$30 $15

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One or Two Weeks of Kids' Dance Camp at Consuming Kinetics Dance Company (65% Off)

Consuming Kinetics Dance Company

DeBaliviere Place

Each week of camp teaches kids a style of dance such as jazz or hip-hop

$275 $95

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One-Hour of Bowling with Pizza for Up to Four or Eight at Show Me Lanes (Up to 60% Value)

Show Me Lanes

Mehlville

Large pizzas complement games of bowling at family friendly center

$30 $12

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International Photography Hall of Fame and Museum Membership for One or Two or Visit for Two (Up to 51% Off)

International Photography Hall of Fame and Museum

St. Louis

Photographs and equipment from more than 500 artists, including Ansel Adams and Edward Weston, fill a 6,000-square-foot space

$35 $17

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60-Minute Trolley Tour for Two, Four, or Six from St. Louis Carriage & Trolley Company (Up to 52% Off)

St. Louis Carriage & Trolley Company

Union Station

Tours roll by Lafayette Square, Union Station, Peabody Opera, City Gardens, the Arch, the City Museum, and other city landmarks

$34 $17

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Two Games of Bowling with Shoe Rentals for Two, Four, or Six at Olivette Lanes (Up to 50% Off)

Olivette Lanes

Olivette

Retro bowling alley includes 24 lanes with automatic scoring system

$24 $12

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Six Strength-Training Classes or One Month of Strength-Training Classes at Faster Fitness (Up to 85% Off)

Faster Fitness

Brentwood

Both options include a nutritional consultation

$120 $29

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$85 for $275 Worth of Personal Fitness Program — Sports Medicine and Training Center

Sports Medicine & Training Center

St. Louis

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

$275 $85

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12 CrossFit Classes or 1 or 2 Months of Unlimited Classes at Heavy Metal CrossFit @ The Lab Gym (Up to 86% Off)

Heavy Metal CrossFit @ The Lab Gym

St. Louis

CrossFit classes combine an ever-changing rotation of high-intensity functional movements to keep clients in shape

$275 $39

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2 Months of Unlimited Boot Camp Sessions from Hilltop Fitness Studio, LLC (50% Off)

Hilltop Fitness Studio

St. Louis

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

$500 $250

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One or Two Months of Unlimited Boot Camp Classes from PowerFit Bootcamp (Up to 80% Off)

PowerFit Bootcamp

Multiple Locations

Trainers motivate exercisers to tackle routines of calisthenics, plyometrics, and resistance training

$99 $29

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Admission for Two, Four, or Six to Campbell House Museum (63% Off)

Campbell House Museum

Downtown St. Louis

Furniture, paintings, clothing, and other period artifacts offer a rare glimpse into 19th-century American life

$16 $6

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Day Camp or Tour at World Aquarium (Up to 71% Off)

World Aquarium

Midtown

Aquarium docents introduce campers and visitors to fish, amphibians, reptiles, and arachnids, with opportunities to feed and touch wildlife

$75 $35

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One or Two Months of Unlimited Martial-Arts Classes at Bushido World Karate (Up to 54% Off)

Bushido World Karate

Mehlville

Students build strength, stamina, and self-defense skills in martial-arts classes

$75 $35

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Ten Yoga Classes or One Month of Unlimited Yoga Classes at West-East Natural Healing (Up to 56% Off)

West-East Natural Healing

Warson Woods

Range of yoga disciplines including vinyasa flow, gentle yoga, and kundalini help to relax minds and strengthen bodies

$120 $55

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Fun-Center Package for Two or Four or Birthday Party for Eight at Tee Time Family Fun Center (Up to 54% Off)

Tee Time Family Fun Center

Mehlville

Four-hour passes grant unlimited rides on go-karts, bumper boats, and other rides; birthday party includes pizza and arcade tokens

$64.49 $32

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$49 for One Month of Unlimited Classes at YogaSource ($135 Value)

YogaSource

Richmond Heights

Eleven different yoga classes accommodate students of varying levels and help them develop strength, flexibility, and endurance

$135 $49

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10 or 20 Yoga Fusion or Get Fit Fusion Classes at Get Fit St. Louis LLC (Up to 76% Off)

Get Fit St. Louis LLC

Multiple Locations

Beginning and ending with yogic exercise, classes also address strength and cardio training

$100 $29

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5 or 10 Pilates Equipment Classes at The Pilates and Yoga Center of St. Louis (Up to 65% Off)

The Pilates and Yoga Center of St. Louis

Ladue

Instructors guide up to eight students through core-strengthening stretches and resistance work aboard the Reformer machine

$150 $65

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Five Yoga Classes from Mind & Body Kula (64% Off)

Mind & Body Kula

Tower Grove South

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

$70 $25

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

Go2Karate

On Location

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

$324 $20

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Two or Three Races at Pole Position Raceway (Up to 56% Off)

Pole Position Raceway

Crestwood

Indoor go-kart track fills with the sound of electric karts zooming up to 45 mph

$43.98 $22

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Three or Six 30-Minute Private Karate or Self-Defense Lessons at Tracy's Karate Studio (50% Off)

Tracy's Karate Studio

Saint Louis

Private lessons heed each student's goals and personal learning style as they impart self-defense skills and confidence

$80 $40

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10 or 20 Group Fitness Classes or One-Month Gym Membership at BJC WellAware Center (Up to 78% Off)

BJC WellAware Center

Central West End

Center located on the Barnes-Jewish Hospital campus features highly trained, certified fitness pros and top-notch equipment

$80 $19

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$39 for Four Weeks of Unlimited Boxing Classes at Sweat ($80 Value)

Sweat

Clayton

Trainers lead more than 10 boxing classes that help athletes get in shape and improve skills such as speed, agility, and coordination

$80 $39

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Indoor Climbing Class for Two, or a Private Birthday Party at Upper Limits Rock Climbing Gym (Up to 47% Off)

Upper Limits Rock Gym

Multiple Locations

Newbie climbers scurry up 35-foot indoor rock arches & top-out boulder & parties entertain up to 25 kids with climbing & soft drinks

$60 $32

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Two, Four or Six Personal-Training Sessions at St. Louis Fitness and Wellness Group (Up to 79% Off)

St. Louis Fitness and Wellness Group

The Boxing Gym

Trainer works one-on-one with clients to help them achieve their fitness goals through tailored exercises

$110 $29

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Six Group Fitness or Group Dance Lessons or One Month of Unlimited Lessons at Central Studio (Up to 58% Off)

Central Studio

DeBaliviere Place

Spacious dance studio holds variety of classes atop its 1,200 sq. ft. sprung hardwood dance floor

$80 $35

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Two, Four, or Six Personal Training Sessions for One or Two People at Titanium Fitness LLC (Up to 89% Off)

Titanium Fitness LLC

St. Louis

Personal-training sessions customize workouts to help meet each individual's fitness and nutrition goals

$140 $29

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$24 for $48 Groupon — Mayer-Torno School of Irish Dance

Mayer-torno School Of Irish Dance

Brentwood

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

$48 $24

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4, 6, or 10 Modern Dance or Broadway Jazz Dance Classes at Flex Fitness Studio (Up to 71% Off)

Flex Fitness Studio

Tower Grove South

Modern dance lessons stress the idea of expression through movement; tunes from Broadway musicals soundtrack jazz dance classes

$48 $20

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Museum Outing with Miniature-Train Ride for Two or Four at the Museum of Transportation (Up to 60% Off)

Museum of Transportation

Saint Louis

Vintage automobiles, planes, and a massive collection of locomotives fill the museum grounds, circled by miniature-train tracks

$24 $10

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Visit for Two, Four, Six, or Eight Adults to the Miniature Museum of Greater St. Louis (Up to 50% Off)

Miniature Museum of Greater St. Louis

Bevo

Groups can visit the museum to view a collection of miniatures which includes houses and replicas of the Basilica of St. Louis and Bevo Mill

$10 $5

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Personal-Training Sessions with Optional Nutrition Plan at Complete Supplements- St Louis (Up to 81% Off)

Complete Supplements- St Louis

Saint Louis

Knowledgeable trainers develop custom fitness and nutrition plans for clients to motivate them toward weight-loss and healthier lifestyles

$100 $23

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Food and Drinks for 2, 4, 6, or 10 at Lucky's Dueling Piano Bar (Up to 50% Off)

Lucky's Dueling Piano Bar

St. Louis

As players bang away on the lounge's dual baby grands, guests cheer or sit back with refreshing cocktails and tasty eats

$58 $29

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10 or 20 Drop-In Group Personal-Training Sessions at Complete Fitness Results (Up to 87% Off)

Complete Fitness Results

Brentwood

Group personal-training sessions improve fitness and dietary habits

$270 $39

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$38 for $150 Worth of Martial-Arts Lessons — Master Kim's Kum Sung Martial Arts Glendale Mo

Master Kim's Kumsung Martial Arts

St. Louis

Korean-style martial arts teaches self-defense, confidence, discipline, and focus to toddlers, kids, teens, and adults

$150 $38

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Three Personal-Training Sessions and a Dietary Consultation from Start Right LLC (65% Off)

Start Right, Llc

Redeem from Home

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

$250 $88

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Group Party Packages with Drinks and Snacks (Up to 90% Off). Four Options Available.

Pink Galleon Billiards and Games

Multiple Locations

Party guests sip free drinks and play pool on hot-pink tables; beach-themed decor includes airbrushed murals of mermaids and pirates

$39 $16

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On-Ramp or CrossFit Classes or Five Personal Training Sessions at Steel Plate Crossfit (Up to 77% Off)

Steel Plate Crossfit

St. Louis

Trainers tailor exercise routines to client goals; CrossFit features functional exercises that beginners can learn in On-Ramp courses

$110 $25

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Bowling, Billiards, Food, and Drinks at Saratoga Lanes and Moolah Lanes (50% Off). Two Options Available.

Saratoga Lanes (Moolah Lanes)

Multiple Locations

Bowling balls spin down eight lanes at old-school alleys, where billiards balls collide and glasses clink in the lounges

$30 $15

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$129 for a Tandem Paragliding Experience with Video at On The Marc Paragliding ($200 Value)

On The Marc Paragliding

Multiple Locations

After an introductory lesson covering basics and safety, students take to the sky with a certified instructor, and the experience is videoed

$200 $129

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Indoor Rock Climbing at Climb So iLL (Up to 50% Off). Three Options Available.

Climb So iLL

Near Lafayette Square

Equipped with harnesses and shoes, climbers scale walls up to 55 ft. tall with 40 rope routes and varied bouldering terrain

$56 $29

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One Week of Boxing and Kickboxing Classes for One with Loaner Hand Wraps & Gloves at Title Boxing Club (87% Off)

Title Boxing Club

Multiple Locations

Trainers teach how to land jabs, hooks, and roundhouse kicks using pads and heavy bags, helping students burn up to 1,000 calories per class

$79 $10

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Four Weeks of Unlimited Barre Classes at B Three Fitness Studio (65% Off)

B3 Fitness Studio

St. Louis

One month of unlimited barre and fitness classes at B Three Fitness Studio.

$143 $50

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One, Three, or Six 30-Minute Stretch-Therapy Sessions at Achieve Wellness (Up to 53% Off)

Achieve Wellness

Mehlville

A personal trainer guides patients' muscles into controlled stretches designed to relieve aches and pains

$34 $17

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Visit for Two Adults or Two Adults and Two Children at Laclede's Landing Wax Museum (Up to 56% Off)

Laclede's Landing Wax Museum

Downtown St. Louis

10,000 sq. ft. museum houses more than 200 wax likenesses of celebrities, fictional characters, and historical figures

$20 $10

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Four or Six Weeks of Boot Camp at Build A Body (Up to 75% Off)

Build A Body

Saint Louis

Fitness expert leads small groups through vigorous, full-body exercise routines to help them burn calories and build muscle

$60 $15

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10 Drop-In Boot-Camp Sessions or One Month of Unlimited Boot-Camp Sessions at STL Torched Fitness (Up to 75% Off)

STL Torched Fitness

Webster Groves

Studio's owner uses his 13 years of experience in the fitness industry to lead clients through boot-camp-style workouts

$150 $39

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20 CrossFit Group Workout Classes from CrossFit Unearth (65% Off)

Crossfit Unearth

St. Louis

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

$140 $49

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One Month of Classes for One or Two Children with Yearly Membership Fees at Kids World Gymnastics (Up to 53% Off)

Kids World Gymnastics

Hazelwood

Expert instructors lead children through gymnastics classes appropriate for all ages

$116 $55

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$21 for $60 Worth of Martial-Arts Lessons — Sogo Ryu World Arts/ Capoeira of St.louis

Sogo Ryu World Arts

Hazelwood

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

$60 $21

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Three or Six Groupons, Each Valid for a Two-Hour Skateboarding Session at Plan Nine (Up to 60% Off)

Plan Nine

Hazelwood

Ramps, half-pipes, rails, and a foam pit are but a few of the features at the large, warehouse-style indoor skate park

$12 $6

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Dragster Ride-Along or Drive from Pure Speed Drag Racing Experience (Up to 31% Off). Four Options Available.

Pure Speed Drag Racing Experience

Multiple Locations

Dragster creates g-force as drivers accelerate to speeds of 100+ mph during ride-alongs or self-piloted adventures

$169 $119

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6 or 12 Women's Fitness Classes at Foxy Fit Studios (Up to 53% Off)

Foxy Fit Studios

Bridgeton

Skilled instructros lead classes ranging from pole-dancing and yoga to stiletto fitness to improve strength, endurance, and confidence

$55 $27

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Two-Week or One-Month Fitness Class Package at ATT Evolution (Up to 90% Off)

ATT Evolution

Rock Hill

Students learn MMA, Muay Thai, Boxing, Wrestling, or Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu through fitness classes which run by UFC star Tyron Woodley

$214.50 $22

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One, Three, or Six 60-Minute Personal-Training Sessions at GraceFitness (Up to 67% Off)

GraceFitness

Saint Louis

Trainer with more than 16 years of experience helps clients meet their fitness goals, whether that's to lose weight or build muscle mass

$50 $20

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12 or 24 Boxing, Kickboxing, or Cage Fitness Classes at Kelly's Championship Martial Arts, Inc. (Up to 60% Off)

Kelly's Championship Martial Arts, Inc.

Fenton

Fitness instructors lead fast-paced boxing, kickboxing, and cage fitness classes that build strength and endurance in an upbeat atmosphere

$25 $12

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One or Two Month Gold Membership Packages for Up to Six People at The Proving Ground (Up to 76% Off)

The Proving Ground

Fenton

Enjoy full access to the gym with up to six family members; personal training session included with each option

$320 $99

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Fun-Park Attractions for 10 or 20 at Swing-a-Round Fun Town (Up to 41% Off). Two Options Available.

Swing-A-Round Fun Town

Fenton

During this three-hour package, groups of 10 or 20 receive two hours of unlimited access to mini golf, bumper boats, and go-karts

$294 $199

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$40 for $80 Worth of Services at Woosop's Taekwondo

Woosop's Taekwondo

Fenton

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

$80 $40

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Admission for Two, Three, or Four to Lewis & Clark Boat House & Nature Center (40% Off)

Lewis & Clark Boat House & Nature Center

St. Charles

The facility honors Lewis and Clark with full-scale models of the explorers' boats, a museum, and trails through the surrounding woodlands

$10 $6

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A longtime tennis player, Mark Platt began teaching the sport as soon as he graduated from high school. However, after a brief period of instructing at local country clubs, he realized that his heart wasn’t in the work. The country clubs catered to intermediate and advanced players, and Mark wanted to teach beginners. In the absence of a satisfactory beginning tennis program in the area, he founded Mark Platt’s Beginner’s World Tennis in 1984.

As a tennis instructor, Mark has won numerous awards from such prestigious publications as Tennis Pro and Tennis Industry, according to the St. Louis Business Journal. Specifically geared toward beginners, his program combines lessons with special events including camps, leagues, and parties designed to encourage socializing—so far, his program has spawned 53 marriages. He and his small staff have big plans for the beginning tennis world; this year alone, they expect to introduce 10,000 adults, children, and marionettes to the sport.

8100 Blackberry Avenue
University City,
MO
US

Experienced staff at Quick Tone Fitness & Tanning Center takes over solar duties with a variety of services to bronze skin. During spray-tanning sessions, specialists cloak physiques in even coats of paraben- and perfume-free Sun FX potions brewed from purified water and natural ingredients. Sun FX tanning solutions react with the amino acids in skin to leave a tan with the even gold hue of King Midas' stress ball. In traditional UV-tanning sessions, guests may swaddle complexions within Level 3 beds or high-intensity Level 6 beds with 360 degrees of glowing rays. Patrons gain evening access to Quick Tone Fitness & Tanning Center, which requires only a personal security code that doubles as a Morse-code theme song.

8400 Natural Bridge Rd
Saint Louis,
MO
US

Players defeat bosses, slam foosballs, and shoot aliens out of the sky at Game Haven STL. This gaming lounge brings together consoles and arcade games ranging from Atari to Xbox One in one safe space for kids and adults. Big-screen TVs and computers set up for LAN parties allow for group play, making it a good destination for birthday parties or as a place to make a new friend. In addition to video and arcade games, Game Haven hosts tabletop play?owner Gabriel Escobedo first became enamored with gaming after playing Magic: The Gathering in the early '90s. Participants can also use the free WiFi and enjoy concessions whenever they need a break from jumping over barrels or capturing mushrooms.

2518 Woodson Road
Overland,
MO
US

Across nearly three-fourths of the United States, AMF Bowling Co. reverberates year-round as families, friends, and competitors send bowling balls in search of upright pins careening down slick lanes. The company first established itself as an industry leader in 1946, the same year the sport introduced automated pinspotters.

Today, more than 20 million bowlers annually make AMF their battleground for wars against pins. As the largest owner and and operator of bowling centers in the US, AMF locations offer high-tech scoring technology, a classic design, and a menu stocked with American-inspired classics such as wings, pizzas, burgers, and beer.

5050 Nameoki Rd
Granite City,
IL
US

Like the CGI monster-filled remake of How Green Was My Valley, STL Cinemas combine state-of-the-art technology with classic Hollywood aesthetics. Mainstream blockbusters and independent films happily rub silver-screen shoulders on each theater's marquee, while the retro lounges and concession stands serve enough beer, wine, and classy sweets to keep movie-goers sugar-buzzing—or just plain buzzing—through any double-feature. Voted Readers' Pick Movie Theatre by St. Louis Magazine readers, the Moolah Theatre's single screen is one of the biggest in town, and cinephiles can take their pick of 400 stadium seats, plush leather couches, or balcony seating. Chase Park Plaza Cinemas—nestled inside the Chase Park Plaza Hotel building—boasts five auditoriums with luxury seating. Granite City Cinemas is brand-new with all digital projection. And exposed beams and stage lighting add a vintage touch to Galleria 6's lobby, while its bar provides a lovely backdrop for post-film discussions, screenplay pitches, or outbursts of hard-boiled dialogue and artfully lit cigarette smoke.

1243 Niedringhaus Avenue
Granite City,
IL
US

When asked about their teaching qualifications, the instructors at Finney's HIT Squad?including Jesse Finney himself?all point to their win records. All of them have a competitive fighting history in their chosen disciplines, and several have earned championships or black belts. As full-time employees of the gyms, they school guests on MMA, kickboxing, boxing, Brazilian jujitsu, and wrestling. They also access their inside knowledge of the industry for fighter-development programs, which strive to transform beginners into professional combatants without stuffing them into hollowed-out punching-bag cocoons for 5 years. For amateurs and experts alike, they assert that "you fight how you train," and aim to simulate official rounds inside their onsite cages, boxing rings, and matted arenas. In 2011, their professional chops helped Finney's HIT Squad take the title of Best MMA Gym in the Riverfront Times Best of St Louis feature.

Despite their investment in competitions, however, the staffers view the two gyms as all-inclusive spaces. Whether they are instilling confidence in children through kids' jujitsu, orienting a new member to the fitness equipment, or leading a women-only martial-arts class, they mentor students of all backgrounds.

400 A St
Granite City,
IL
US