Activities in Manchester

Museum Admission and Memberships to Millyard Museum (Up to 46% Off). Four Options Available.

Millyard Museum

The Millyard

$16 $9

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Learn about the history of Manchester, New Hampshire, formerly the home of the world's largest textile company

Paintball Package for 2, 4, 8, or 12 at Merrimack Valley Paintball (Up to 69% Off)

Merrimack Valley Paintball

Candia

$75 $35

Just under an hour from Boston, players compete on woodsball and speedball fields using .68-caliber markers or low-impact Splatmasters

$19 a One-Day Water-Park Visit with Zipline Ride and Mini Golf at Liquid Planet Water Park($40 Value)

Liquid Planet Water Park

Candia

$40 $19

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All-day pass grants unlimited access to water slides, pools, and splash parks; guests also get a zipline ride and round of mini golf

Standup Comedy at Headliners Comedy Club (Up to 46% Off)

Headliners Comedy Club

Headliners Comedy Club

$35.06 $19

One of New Hampshire's only dedicated comedy clubs hosts local and touring comics

Combative or Women's Classes at Manchester Gracie Jiu-Jitsu (Up to 63% Off)

Manchester Gracie Jiu-Jitsu

Downtown Manchester

$125 $49.99

Gracie technique, developed for the Army, covers basic combative moves and choke resistance; women's series bolsters self-defense know-how

$225 for $450 Worth of an Annual Baseball or Softball Membership

Play The Game, Llc

Manchester

$450 $225

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

Boxing Workshop for One, Two, or Four at Bare Knuckle Murphy's Boxing Gymnasium (Up to 55% Off)

Bare Knuckle Murphy's Boxing Gymnasium

Kalivas-Union

$30 $16

Each Sunday at noon, professional coaches help boxers of all skill levels fine-tune techniques and nutrition

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The ping of sharp line drives and towering drives echo over the grounds at Legends Golf, where athletes of all ages compete in rounds of miniature golf and hone swings in the batting cages or at the driving range.

Golf balls trickle down topsy-turvy tracks at the 18-hole miniature-golf course, which weaves through rock faces and tiny geysers that erupt with glee any time a player misses an easy putt. Eight target greens populate the 300-yard driving range, where new Wilson Staff Range Balls touch down after taking flight from 45 synthetic mats or 35 grass tees.

Under the vaulted roof of the batting cages, nine pitching machines send baseballs and softballs speeding toward hitters as they get the most out of every at bat and discreetly argue balls and strikes with imaginary umpires. To pass the time in between mini-golf rounds or during kids' golf lessons, guests can use Legends' wireless Internet connection free of charge.

18 Legends Dr
Hooksett,
NH
US

The Ride & Ski Card allows ski and snowboard enthusiasts to explore the runs at more than 30 East Coast resorts at discounted lift ticket rates. Snow-goers can burn down the pistes at Killington in Vermont, Black Mountain in New Hampshire, or Saddleback in Maine, and even cross the border to hit the slopes at Canada's Sunshine Village. Meanwhile, the Ride & Ski Card crew pops up at a different resort each week as they complete their Weekend Tour. At each stop, the team showers cardholders with additional savings and gear giveaways?including skis and a snowboard at each event?and then throws an apr?s-ski party filled with slopeside revelry.

83 Highland st
Candia,
NH
US

Just under an hour's drive from Boston, Merrimack Valley Paintball's fields are just big enough for referees to keep an eagle eye on all the action. Arching over the woodsball field is a thick canopy of trees, providing good cover in case of rain or flaming hail. As they maneuver around the tall trees, players duck behind stacks of logs and other obstacles. On the speedball field, combatants enjoy regulation-style play, whether they're packing high-end .68-caliber markers or Splatmaster gear, engineered for a softer impact so kids as young as 10 can play.

274 Old Candia Rd.
Candia,
NH
US

Divided between two locations in Manchester and Nashua, Vertical Dreams' 15,000 square feet of simulated mountainside are packed with obstacles and tough sections to challenge climbers of all skill levels. At the Manchester gym, gutted elevator shafts lined with hand grips extend four stories upward, creating 70-foot vertical surfaces. The Nashua location boasts 10,000 square feet of wall space, with textured surfaces that respond realistically to climber's hands and feet and fill their nostrils with simulated rock smells.

Vertical Dreams' staff of veteran climbers teaches students one-on-one or in groups. In beginner lesson packages, instructors show aspiring climbers the figurative and literal ropes involved in belaying, climbing, and knot tying, and the teachers in advanced top-roping and sport-climbing classes push their students' abilities to climb solo or in a lead position.

250 Commercial St.
Manchester,
NH
US

Equipment: Five 12'x10" competition-grade x-poles, two double-point aerial hoops (lyra), and two aerial silks

Students should bring: Bring water and a towel. Please check website for additional information.

Average class length: 60?90 minutes

Number of Staff: 1?5

Class location: Indoors only

Established: 2013

Registration required: Yes

Good for beginners: Yes

Guests allowed: No

Parking: Parking lot

Q&A with Juel, Owner/Instructor

Exercise is challenging, and people frequently give up on their fitness routines. How do you keep clients motivated?

We keep our clients motivated by providing alternative fitness. Our classes are fun and you are constantly learning new skills, so you are less focused on the workout portion of it. That is, until you are really sore the next day! People want to keep coming back to improve their skills and learn things they never thought they could do.

Besides working out, what else can clients do to spend their time at your facility?

At this time, we only provide classes. We offer flexibility, hand balancing, pole dance, aerial silks, aerial hoop (lyra), and conditioning.

Do you run your gym according to a particular exercise philosophy?

Our studio focuses on safety first, and then fun. People are welcome to take whatever aspect of pole dance and aerial fitness they enjoy. If you want to focus on the dance portion and do it just for yourself, that is fine! If you want to learn really hard tricks and compete nationally, that is more than welcome as well!

250 Commercial St, Suite 2008A
Manchester,
NH
US

On May 29, 1970, the first drive flew down the fairway of the first hole at Manchester Country Club and came to a stop on the carpet-like fairways that would become its trademark. Though the front nine had only just been completed and the back nine still needed some work, Opening Day at Manchester Country Club proved an auspicious beginning for the club. It represented the collective efforts of the community, the local golf governing body, and a vanguard of early members who took a bet on the club in its infancy.

Today, the finished design first drawn up by architect Geoffrey Cornish still rolls through 165 acres of the Green Mountains, though in a slightly different form. The front nine remains intact, but the back nine has undergone some improvements over the years. A full renovation that incorporated 34 additional acres was completed in 2003, bringing the course up to its present length of nearly 6,800 yards. In addition to a lengthy golf course, the club boasts a golf shop, four Class-A PGA/LPGA Professional instructors, two clay tennis courts, and full service dining facilities.

Course at a Glance

  • 18-hole, par 72 course
  • Total length of 6,789 yards from the back tees
  • Course rating of 73.2 from the back tees
  • Course slope of 138 from the back tees
  • Four sets of tees
229 Beech St
Manchester Center,
VT
US

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