Florida Boxing Hall of Fame inductee John Daddono founded Jupiter Boxing Club to cultivate physical fitness and mental toughness in fighters age 5 and up. Five days a week, certified boxing teachers school students in pummeling techniques, such as how to land a right hook and how to dial Don King’s number with boxing gloves on. Students shadow a black belt during martial-arts classes such as kickboxing and Brazilian jiu-jitsu, which hone offensive maneuvers and self-defense strategies while melting calories and stress. In addition to teaching fighting fundamentals, the studio promotes full-body conditioning with an arsenal of cardio machines and weightlifting tools that sow envy in the hearts of construction cranes.
• For $20, you get a Kemp's Ridley–level membership, which includes a Turtle Walk discount for one, free or reduced admission to 250 Association of Science-Technology Centers (ASTC) organizations, and a subscription to the "Marinelife Review" newsletter (a $40 value). • For $35, you get a Hawksbill-level membership, which includes discounts on a Turtle Walk for two and LMC's programs, summer camps, and birthday parties; free or reduced admission to 250 ASTC organizations; and a subscription to the "Marinelife Review" newsletter (a $70 value).
Named in honor of golf-course designer Bruce Borland, who died in a plane accident in 1999, the Borland Center swings open its doors to the community by focusing on family values. Concerts, plays, and recitals are just a few of the events that coax guests into the venue's 10,000 square feet of space, which harbors a 500-seat theater and a multipurpose ballroom that doubles as an indoor practice field for local cribbage teams on rainy days.
Save Million Trees Organization works to reduce waste and protect the environment by helping Americans stop junk mail, and by promoting recycling programs in elementary schools and preschools. Along with donating small, desk-side recycling bins—color-coded to make it easier for young students to recycle—the organization hosts recycling workshops at its partner schools.