Things To Do In Long Island City

Up to 56% Off at AMF Bowling Co.

Jackson Heights

$50 $17

Bowling at over 250 locations across the country hosts groups of two, four, or six for two hours of bowling

62% Off One 3-Hour Intro to Sailing Lesson or One Evening Excursion

City Island

$195 $75

Take the helm and learn sailing basics under the instructors' guidance during lessons, or enjoy the ride during scenic evening excursions

Up to 58% Off Comedy Show for One, Two, or Four

Laughing Devil Comedy Club

$15 $7

Some of New York City’s edgiest comedians perform uncensored material during unadulterated standup event

45% Off Personal Fitness Program

Long Island City

$900 $495

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

Up to 88% Off Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Classes

Long Island City

$100 $19

Brazilian jiu-jitsu classes teach functional self-defense techniques to students of all levels

Up to 73% Off CrossFit

Astoria

$200 $59

Intense, functional exercises help students build strength and stamina in a competitive and encouraging environment

Up to 57% Off a Movie Package

Hunters Point

$14 $7

Pub meals and pints of craft beer enliven screenings of classic comedies, documentaries, and independent films at Queens' only movie pub

Up to 58% Off Yoga Classes

Astoria

$75 $35

75-minute hatha and vinyasa yoga classes held during the morning and evening in a studio with exposed brick and hardwood floors.

Up to 51% Off Party-Supply Rentals

Maspeth

$200 $99

Party add-ons range from carnival games to live magicians; all-day rental packages include a bounce house or a tent, tables, and chairs

Up to 72% Off at Bikram Yoga Astoria Queens

Astoria

$160 $45

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Motivated instructors lead students through Bikram's 26 asanas as temperatures escalate to 105 degrees

Up to 83% Off at Nieves Latin Dance Studio

Williamsburg

$55 $19

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Dance instructors lead one- and two-hour courses in styles such as salsa, hip-hop, ballet, and bachata

68% Off Boxing Lessons

Long Island City

$120 $38

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

Up to 87% Off Membership to Synergy Fitness

Multiple Locations

$230 $29

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Cybex and Life Fitness equipment limber up physiques, and lifestyle coaches and classes on MMA, step, and cycling motivate members

Up to 88% Off from TryKickboxingNow.com

Multiple Locations

$100 $15

Trainers blend muay thai and American kickboxing with circuit fitness training to blast away calories

Up to 86% Off at Kickboxing Long Island

Multiple Locations

$90 $15

Work up a sweat during kickboxing classes that focus on self-defense moves such as punching, kicking, and knee and elbow strikes

Up to 86% Off at Go Kickboxing Today

Multiple Locations

$90 $15

Exercisers burn calories and have fun in fast-paced, high-impact kickboxing classes

Up to 84% Off Classes at Kickboxing Lawrence Inc

Multiple Locations

$75 $14

Exercisers work up a sweat during high-energy kickboxing classes that help build muscle and get hearts racing

Up to 70% Off Custom Workout or Training

Multiple Locations

$250 $75

Four-week program includes 12 workout sessions with ongoing support; personal-training sessions provide clients with individual attention

Up to 52% Off Turkish Cooking Class

Sunnyside

$25 $12

Participants learn how to cook traditional Turkish cuisine, and they get to sample their creations in cooking classes

47% Off Dance Lessons

Garment District

$15 $8

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

Up to 65% Off at Cathy’s Dance Studio

Astoria

$69 $25

Atop the studio’s sprung hardwood floors, teachers impart dance styles from hip-hop and acrobatics to ballet

Up to 82% Off Personal-Training Sessions

Woodside

$225 $49

One-on-one sessions with college-educated trainers help clients develop personalized fitness plans

Up to 74% Off Kickboxing Boot Camp

Maspeth

$35 $15

Kickboxing classes use interval- and core-training techniques to tone muscle, burn calories, and boost endurance

Up to 94% Off Martial-Arts Classes

Long Island City

$150 $25

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A muay thai World Champion leads students through muay thai classes; other programs include MMA, jujitsu, and judo

Up to 61% Off Japanese-Culture Classes

Long Island City

$110 $49

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Cultural classes on ink painting, karate, or Japanese classical dance; samurai-sword classes teach technique and include a take-home sword

80% Off One Month of Unlimited Kickboxing Classes

Multiple Locations

$239 $49

Channeling the art of muay thai, kickboxing classes train students to last through 60 minutes of intense hand, knee, and foot combat

New York Comedy Club – Up to 63% Off Standup

New York Comedy Club

$40 $15

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Standup comedians deliver laughs every Wednesday in April

Up to 68% Off Chocolate Walking Tour of SoHo

Tribeca

$88.05 $29

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Indulge in samples at top chocolate purveyors during a 90-minute walking tour led by an expert guide

Up to 49% Off Hands-On Sailing Lesson in Manhattan

New York

$147 $85

Learn basic sailing skills and terminology from certified instructors aboard an 30-foot O'day sloop

Up to 72% Off Ghost Tour of New York

Greenwich Village

$35 $14

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Two-hour walking tours start at Washington Square Park and include nine of New York’s most bone-chilling destinations

66% Off Cabaret Outing for Two at Duplex Piano Bar Cabaret

West Village

$86 $29

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Cabaret stages shows of all styles as talented bar staff sling suds & mix cocktails while belting out popular songs to live piano notes

Up to 53% Off Pedicab Tours of Central Park

In Front of Green Cafe

$120 $60

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Pedicabs help visitors explore the sights, history, and surrounds Central Park at a leisurely pace

Up to 54% Off at NYC Urban Foot Tours

Astor Place Square

$49 $24

Knowledgeable guide leads visitors on walking tour through historical New York Neighborhoods, divulging tips on shopping and style

51% Off Pilates Reformer Classes

Multiple Locations

$99 $49

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Four studios with Pilates Reformer classes for all skill levels, including intro sessions that cover basic exercises and equipment use

Up to 49% Off Central Park Bike or Pedicab Tour

Manhattan

$45 $26.95

Leisurely tours led by knowledgeable guides and whisk past such landmarks as Strawberry Fields, Bethesda Terrace, and Sheep Meadow

Up to 71% Off Women’s Kickboxing at Hip + Fit

Multiple Locations

$120 $39

Black belt and indie rapper blends her two passions to create cardio kickboxing that helps clients lose weight and improve muscle

Up to 64% Off Hip-Hop Dance Classes

Garment District

$65 $25

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Students of all skill levels learn to break, lock, and pop in energetic hip-hop dance classes taught by accomplished dancer B.R.&.O.N

60% Off Fitness Classes at Pace for Success

Chelsea

$149 $59

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Trainers get boot-campers hefting kettlebells and battling TRX bands; other classes include sports conditioning and cardio kickboxing

Up to 76% Off Boot-Camp Classes

Manhasset

$124 $39

Owned by Cynthia Conde of VH1's Bridal Bootcamp, fitness haven hosts boot-camp courses centered on high-intensity obstacle course

Up to 63% Off a Wild-Food and Ecology Tour

Multiple Locations

$40 $20

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Forage for wild mushrooms, salad greens, fruits, berries, and medicinal herbs while learning about the ecology of local parks and open space

Up to 59% Off Ab Classes at GetUpNGetFit

Tribeca Health & Fitness

$30 $15

Target and engage abdominal muscles with 30 minutes of intense core workouts

Up to $49 Off NYC Three-Attraction Pass

CitySights Booth @ Madame Tussauds

$92 $69

Passes for Madame Tussauds wax attraction, Empire State Building, and Midtown harbor cruise

Up to 51% Off at Jekyll And Hyde's Chamber Of Horrors

Theater District - Times Square

$50 $25

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Brave guests explore Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde's abandoned laboratory, winding through it's maze-like rooms of terror

50% Off

Upper West Side

$350 $175

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

Up to 68% Off at The Hip-Hop Dance Conservatory

Manhattan

$100 $35

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Rigorous conservatory approach extends to community in all-level, three-hour group hip-hop dance classes held each Friday

Up to 81% Off Tango Classes

Theater District - Times Square

$210 $39

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Celebrated Argentinian dancers lead classes for all skill levels six days per week

Up to 56% Off Yoga Classes at Yogamaya Yoga Studio

Chelsea

$85 $39

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Instructors lead dynamic Vinyasa-based yoga classes for all levels that incorporate alignment and yogic philosophy

Up to 84% Off Tango Classes

Garment District

$240 $39

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Instructors spark a love of Argentine Tango during beginner’s classes or a night of dance performances, lessons, and beer sampling.

50% Off One-Way or Roundtrip Bus Trip

Multiple Locations

$120 $60

The 55-seat buses are equipped with free WiFi, outlets, climate-controlled air conditioning and heat, a restroom, and reclining seats

Make Paella and Gazpacho with a Spanish Chef

New York

$95 $95

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Chef Leticia Salama teaches you how to make paella and build a three-course meal around it as you sip sangria and listen to Spanish music

Up to 70% Off One-Man Comedic Play

13th Street Repertory Company

$54.92 $20

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Andrew Goffman offers an apologia for his erotica-addicted ways, telling the story of how he grew up and fell in love amid a fantasy world

Up to 50% Off Full Bunny Contact

Manhattan

$20 $10

Twisted Easter party pits egg hunters against giant bunnies; food trucks, carnival games, and a bar complete the fun

Guided Day Trip to TAP-NY Beer & Fine Food Festival (Up to 23% Off )

Hunter Mountain

$129 $99

Pick and choose from more than 70 New York state brewers during a food festival held at the base of Hunter Mountain

Golf Club at Chelsea Piers – Up to 60% Off

Chelsea

$137 $55

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Golf 101 introduces golf-course setup, etiquette, and techniques; intermediate course to help players who can consistently shoot 100 improve

"Avenue Q" – Up to 34% Off

New World Stages

$105 $69

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Tony-winning musical recounts the tale of a recent college grad in the city with bawdy songs and salty-mouthed puppets

Up to 44% Off Burlesque Circus

Union Square Theatre

$86.95 $49

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Neoburlesque cabaret circus puts a sexy, silly spin on outlandish feats of strength, agility, and acrobatics

Up to 50% Off Concerts and Plays

The Wild Project

$30 $15

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Theater hosts such acts as singer-songwriters, an all-improv musical troupe, and new works from young playwrights

Up to 67% Off Classes at PMT Dance Studio

Greenwich Village

$140 $49

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Learn styles such as Capoeira and Haitian, break dancing, hip-hop and funk, or jazz; youth classes train students ages 2.5–13

Up to 79% Off Hip-Hop Show on Yacht

Jewel Yacht (23rd St & FDR Dr)

$200 $49

Each attendee scores VIP gift bag and a free drink

Up to 62% Off Music or Dance Classes for Kids

Multiple Locations

$250 $95

Classes teach kids aged four months to five years how to play music on violins and accordions or dance to lively tunes

Up to 58% Off at The Museum of Jewish Heritage

Battery Park City

$24 $12

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Photographs, personal objects of daily life, and audio-video recordings including testimonials from Holocaust survivors

American Symphony Orchestra – Up to 50% Off

Carnegie Hall

$28 $14

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Evening of early 20th-century music explores four composers' relationship to the era's burgeoning, often violent nationalism

94% Off MetaBody Yoga & Fitness Pass

Multiple Locations

$350 $20

Instructors encourage full-body results in a variety of fitness classes supplemented by a success guide and nutritional coaching

50% Off Manhattan Cruises from Boat Party NY

Skyport Marina

$20 $10

Three-hour, 21-and-older sunset cruises with DJs, dancing, and views of the New York skyline

Stand Up NY – Up to 78% Off

Upper West Side

$112 $26

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Neighborhood institution hosts comedians seen on HBO, Comedy Central, and BET

50% Off Fencing Summer Camp

Upper East Side

$495 $247

At the academy’s one-week fencing camp, beginners learn the sport’s basics through games, while advanced students prep for competitions

Up to 68% Off at Better Body Bootcamp

Multiple Locations

$249 $79

Trainers guide small groups through high-intensity obstacle courses, kettlebell training, and plyometrics to torch fat and sculpt muscles

65% Off Dance Lessons

Midtown South Central

$220 $77

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

Up to 55% Off Membership or Photo Session

Queens Botanical Garden

$50 $25

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Membership grants access to 39-acre garden and more; photo session offers a stunning backdrop for bridal parties

Up to 84% Off Classes at IKM Krav Maga NYC at Union Square

Union Square

$120 $19

Students learn a noncompetitive self-defense system that focuses on natural movement to efficiently subdue assailants

Up to 79% Off Fitness Classes

New York

$120 $25

Four styles of martial-arts classes complement Pilates, yoga, and cardio-dance courses; instructors lead groups of 5 in personalized classes

Up to 60% Off Personal-Training Sessions

Multiple Locations

$120 $55

Strength and conditioning specialist tailors fitness and wellness programs to each client's personal goals

Up to 52% Off BOLLYX Dance Fitness Classes

Multiple Locations

$60 $29

Instructors employ the moves and choreography of upbeat Bollywood dances to burn calories and sculpt bodies

57% Off Martial Arts

Coney Island

$230 $99

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

Up to 81% Off Boot-Camp Fitness Package

Financial District

$280 $59

An award-winning trainer helps clients discover their fitness potential through results-driven workouts and nutritional advice

Up to 79% Off Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Classes

Union Square

$129 $29

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Instructors teach students the fundamentals of grappling in one-hour classes

Up to 51% Off Central Park Walking Tour

New York City

$50 $25

Guides lead their groups to more than a dozen notable locations around Central Park, including off the beaten path spots

Up to 81% Off Boot Camp at Mister Abs Custom Fitness

John Jay Park on the Upper East Side

$100 $24

Group classes incorporate an array of equipment, high-intensity intervals, boxing-inspired cardio work, and muscle-toning yoga exercises

Up to 45% Off BYOB Ceramics Painting at Make Meaning

Multiple Locations

$50 $29

Guests paint ceramics such as picture frames, bowls, and trays while enjoying drinks

Select Local Merchants

"Tough, but doable." That's how ACE- and AFAA-certified trainer Tara Faye described her teaching style to GoRecess Playground in July 2012, nearly two months after becoming the sole owner of PNT Fitness. There, she and her staff lead high intensity and high energy classes such as Insane Kickbox Camp, Sweat Shop, and A Vicious Cycle, which uses Schwinn stationary bikes. For more communal workouts, they also host a monthly Workout & Wine class that allows exercisers to hang out with their classmates and bench-press barrels of wine after class, a feature that got the class a shout out as one of CBS New York's 6 Best Fitness Classes for a New Year's Resolution. And although PNT Fitness' group classes have received most of the press, the studio also offers personal training that includes nutrition counseling, toning, and agility training as part of a personalized training program.

10-68 Jackson Ave, 2nd Fl
Long Island City,
NY
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Heavy bags the size of tree trunks hang from the ceiling of Urban Jungle’s indoor workout room. Along with the pull-up bars that stretch across the space like steely vines, they do the gym’s name justice and make for an effective—if sometimes grueling—workout. Brick walls and a spray-painted logo also contribute to the gym’s urban aesthetic, though students hardly have time to reflect on the decor as they advance through a series of pushups, dips, and pull-ups. The team of trainers designs each fitness program with functional muscle movements in mind, and each of their three-week boot-camp challenges draws on up to 1,000 of those dynamic motions to make every aspect of urban life easier, from sprinting after cabs to lifting them over traffic jams.

Trainers also prepare bodies for self-defense with martial-arts classes that extract the practical fitness elements from weapon- or hand-based fighting disciplines. Three different methods of the Atienza Family System—a Filipino martial art—teach students how to deal with multiple attackers, and cardio-kickboxing classes draw on the principles of muay thai kickboxing to strike fear into calories.

5012 72nd St
Woodside,
NY
US


K2 Boxing Club's professional and IBF-rated trainers condition their students for healthy lifestyles and help them develop skills for bouts in the squared circle. They help hone fitness or sparring skills during one-on-one training sessions and group fitness classes, including their boot-camp sessions that merge interval and strength training. During fight-based fitness, guests can either jog while arguing with each other about Plato or participate in MMA classes that dive into the grappling strategies used by UFC fighters. The onsite boxing ring hosts sparring matches, during which any student can improve his or her skills against a real opponent rather than shadow boxers or borrowed art-museum sculptures. But it's not just about the physical skills students learn—the club's friendly family atmosphere aims to shoo away the intimidation factor from classes.

3409 Queens Blvd., Suite B
Long Island City,
NY
US

Located inside Club Fitness New York, Infinity Day Spa evokes Mother Nature’s warm embrace with its sand-colored walls and plentiful decorative foliage, creating a tranquil retreat for those seeking relaxation and beautification. In separate treatment rooms dedicated to different services, guests can leave their stresses behind with the help of massages and essential oils, or achieve their desired shade of bronze in UV tanning booths. The spa’s multitalented beauticians ensure that skin stays soft to the touch with cleansing facials, and doll up hands and feet with manicures, pedicures, and Cabbage Patch clothes. While waiting for their appointments, guests can sit in the elevated spa deck and get a bird’s-eye view of the gym’s happenings.

3111 Broadway
Astoria,
NY
US

Reflecting the diverse scope and scale of science itself, the exhibits at the New York Hall of Science range from massive NASA rockets to holographic depictions of the infinitesimal atom. Originally built for the 1964 World's Fair to showcase technological advancements, the center has since transformed into an interactive museum that, since 1986, has seen more than 7 million visitors. Today, more than 450 interactive exhibits invite visitors of all ages to explore the world by watching living microbes thrive and evolve in a miniscule zoo, discovering the powerful mathematics hidden in everyday objects, and testing their understanding of physics and Plutonian trash talk on a mini-golf course inspired by the cosmos.

47-01 111th Street
Flushing,
NY
US

Life Health & Fitness packs a single floor with endless aisles of strength and cardio equipment complemented by pristine locker facilities and expansive group fitness studios. During 15 different group fitness classes, including Zumba, Pilates, yoga, and indoor cycling, instructors whip bodies into shape in motivating, high-energy settings. Meanwhile, motivating coaches help guests slim physiques or build up muscle bulk during personal-training sessions. After sweating off inches from the waistline, guests can unwind or hone their Smokey Robinson impression in the private showers before drying off by way of locker-room towel service.

3711 35th Ave
Astoria,
NY
US

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