Activities in Long Beach

Queen Mary Events – Up to 50% Off "Diana: Legacy of a Princess"

Queen Mary Events

Long Beach

$27.95 $14

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Explore a collection of Princess Diana's gowns, letters, and other artifacts along with royal-family history aboard The Queen Mary

Up to 68% Off Classes at Yoga World Studios

Yoga World Studios

Los Altos

$75 $35

Menagerie of yoga styles suits all comers with classes that range from kids yoga and gentle flow for beginners to Ashtanga for devotees

Up to 69% Off Barre, Dancing, or Pilates Classes

En Pointe Dance & Fitness

Eastside

$85 $30

Using a ballet barre, students balance and perform isolated muscle contractions, Pilates-inspired exercises, and light-weight training

$10 for Hydrobike Ride

Long Beach HydroBikes

Los Alamitos Bay Landing

$20 $10

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Floating bikes cart pedalers past scenic Alamitos Bay sites, such as a bird sanctuary and seasonal jellyfish cove; free parking

Up to 58% Off Beach Bash LA 2014

Beach Bash LA 2014

Queen Mary Park

$125 $55

A parade of more than 3,000 people in bikinis anchors a day-long festival with music, food, and contests

Up to 53% Off Kitesurfing Lesson on Land

Southern California Kiteboarding

Belmont Shore

$100 $49

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From a safe spot on the beach, instructors demonstrate how to hold and control the kites used in kitesurfing

76% Off Classes at Barre Relevé

Barre Relevé

Long Beach

$160 $39

Ballet based, high-intensity, low-impact, full-body workout set to professionally mixed dance music

Up to 74% Off Fitness Classes

Roworx

Long Beach

$95 $25

One-hour rowing classes usually incorporate strength training to burn calories more efficiently

Up to 42% Off Fishing Trip

South Bay Cruises

Long Beach

$65 $39

Captains take groups fishing on the open sea to reel in catches while enjoying the cool open-water breezes

Gold's Gym – Up to 65% Off Membership

Gold's Gym

Multiple Locations

$139 $49

Guests pedal and punch in famous gym's group fitness classes; advanced cardio and strength-training equipment fortifies physiques

Up to 68% Off Yoga at Naples Wellness Center And Spa

Naples Wellness Center And Spa

Belmont Shore & Naples

$75 $30

Hatha, therapeutic, and senior yoga classes for beginning and advanced students to promote increased relaxation, flexibility, and health

Up to 50% Off Long Beach Harbor Tour from Harbor Breeze Cruises

Harbor Breeze Corp

Downtown Long Beach

$24 $15

Views of sea lions, the Queen Mary, and Long Beach's coast and skyline

Up to 74% Off at FreeSpirit Yoga

FreeSpirit Yoga

Cal Heights - Bixby Knolls - Los Cerritos

$110 $29

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Teachers demonstrate union of breath and movement during classes ranging from challenging flows to prenatal and kids' yoga

Up to 54% Off Dance Classes with Costume

Hallie's Dance Co

Long Beach Steel Drum School

$90 $45

Students learn a variety of dance styles, such as classical ballet, contemporary, hip hop, jazz, and modern

76% Off at Arthur Murray Dance Studio

Arthur Murray Dance Studio

Park Estates

$165 $39

Highly trained dance instructors guide students through fancy footwork in private lessons

65% Off Dance Lessons

Staige Presence Dance Studio

Long Beach

$250 $88

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

Up to Half Off Urban Dare Adventure Race for Two

Urban Dare

Auld Dubliner

$90 $45

Fast-paced competition challenges teams of two with trivia, photo hunts, and mental and physical challenges

Up to 35% Off Hollywood Tour Package

Sunseeker Tours

Long Beach

$89 $59

For eight hours, luxury Mercedes buses explore Hollywood's most famous haunts such as celebrity homes and iconic movie locations

Up to 52% Off at the Museum of Latin American Art

Museum of Latin American Art

Downtown Long Beach

$60 $29

Works from Latin America and the Caribbean fill the only museum in the country dedicated to modern and contemporary Latin American art

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The Great Urban Race is a one-day event pitting teams of two against one another in a race combining physical challenges, scavenger hunts, and puzzles. Up to 700 twosomes will traverse 4 to 8 miles of Toronto terrain on foot and by public transportation as they solve 12 challenging clues in a fun quest to reach the finish line first. Sample clues and challenges from past Great Urban Races include charades, bubble-gum chewing, pig Latin deciphering, bicycle races, and word scrambles, making this race ideal for competitive eaters and cryptographers alike. Teams are encouraged to dress up in matching outfits, and prizes will be awarded for best costume. Prizes are also given for race results, with $300 going to first place, $200 to second place, and $100 to third place. The top 25 teams will qualify for the National Championship in New Orleans in November, with the top three teams receiving free entry. Each participant gets a T-shirt and postrace refreshments of fruit, granola bars, and a run through a Perrier sprinkler. Read over the rules and FAQs for more information.

386 East Shoreline Drive
Long Beach,
CA
US

Established: 2012
Staff Size: 2–10 people
Parking: Parking lot
Reservations/Appointments: Not offered
Most popular offering: Beach sports leagues for adults and youth
Pro Tip: Come play. Have fun. Socialize!!!
Good for Kids: Yes
Walk-ins Welcome: Yes

Q&A with Jamin Dunneback, League Coordinator

What sets your business apart from your competition?
Volitude Sport & Adventure Club has been strategically structured and has partnered with various organizations to provide the ultimate beach experience in support of an active and healthy lifestyle. Collectively, the administration team has been facilitating organized sport and social programs to adults and youth for 10+ years. ... Volitude has shaped an atmosphere where participants of all skill levels, ages, and backgrounds can come together to build lasting friendships and escape the pressures or stress connected to their daily routines. There are a variety of activities for those looking for a social pick up game, organized league, or highly competitive tournament.

What was the inspiration for starting this business?
Contributing back and playing forward to help strengthen the community.

What is the best reaction you’ve ever gotten from a customer?
Teams that return every season!

What’s your favorite part about your job?
Playing sports on the beach and meeting new people!

1 Granada Ave
Long Beach,
CA
US

They're out there somewhere. White sea bass. Captain Allyn Watson hunts the elusive fish aboard The Dreamer, a 46’ vessel that cruises the Pacific at speeds of up to 15 knots. He knows the waters well; after all, it’s that expert knowledge that helped him placed first in Hubbs Sea World Research Foundation's white sea bass competition for seven consecutive years. He's not alone this time, however. Today, Captain Watson’s accompanied by a faithful crew and a group of passengers, each armed with a fishing pole and a hunger for seaward adventure. As they drop anchor in the middle of calm waters, lines fly from all sides of the boat. It’s a bad afternoon to be a sea bass.

Allyn Watson is just one of the independent captains who works out of Pierpoint Landing. There, their eight boats occupy spots at the docks, ready to carry groups on fishing adventures that can last anywhere from a few hours to weeks at a time. Aboard the 75’ Toronado, Captain Ray Lagmay and up to 49 passengers take overnight trips to catch barracuda, rockfish, and other targets. Meanwhile, the Southern Cal and its leaders, Captain Ryan and Captain Mitch, snag similar fish during shorter, half-day trips.

200 Aquarium Way
Long Beach,
CA
US

The atmosphere at Pine Ave DG Boxing is fun, but the attitude is serious. Throughout the gym, fighters of all ages and experience levels pummel heavy bags and speed bags, work on footwork in the ring, and jump rope to condition their bodies into that of an elite athlete. At the center of it all is Anthony Skalberg, a retired boxer who decided to open up his own boxing gym and share his love for the sport with everyone.

At the gym, expert instructors train fighters for amateur and pro competition, but they also believe that boxing should be used for fitness, self-defense, and building self-esteem. During group classes organized by experience level, students work together to learn fundamentals such as punching, weaving, and trading mouth guards after each match. Instructors work to give each student individual attention, ensuring that they get personal time to work on mitt training. They also specialize in private boxing training at the gym and offer one-on-one mobile lessons at locations convenient for the student.

745 Pine Ave.
Long Beach,
California
US

Tucked within the protected confines of its eponymous inlet, Alamitos Bay Sailing helps prospective sea dogs earn their legs. During in-depth lessons, students move from the basics of boat handling to the navigation and radio skills that allow them to make short trips on their own. Following these lessons, those whose thirst for sailing skills remains unsatiated can avail themselves of crew training on the school's 80-foot schooner Tiama, embarking on a three-day voyage that makes them eligible to crew on charters and tell nosy family members that they are married—to the sea. Those willing to join the Long Beach Sailing Club can also charter the fleet's newest acquisition, the 33-foot Tarten Ten Old School. The green-hulled vessel sports a diesel engine, five fresh bags of sails, and a cockpit to hold six sailors.

197 Marina Drive
Long Beach,
CA
US

Though it's changed hands, equipment, and even names over its 50+ years history, Deep Blue Scuba & Swim Center is a little piece of diving history. The scuba shop started its life as one of the first in the country, quickly came into the public consciousness thanks to a cover story in the February 1956 issue of Skin Diver magazine, and was even owned at one point by a colleague of Jacques Cousteau, Sam Lecocq.

Though a lot has changed since the early days, when Sam patented his “WaterLung” apparatus—the first single-hose regulator—Deep Blue has lead the charge into new technologies. Their state-of-the-art facility houses a heated indoor pool complete with an Eco-Safe filtration center. There, PADI-certified instructors teach landlubbers to breathe underwater in as little as two hours in introductory classes or certify treasure hunters as search and recover divers by throwing gold doubloons in the pool.

11 39th Pl
Long Beach,
CA
US

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