Sports in Maple Grove

70% Off Martial-Arts Classes at USA Karate

Multiple Locations

$49.95 $14.95

Karate classes for adults or juniors teach self-defense techniques that improve agility, coordination, and leadership skills

Up to 83% Off Martial-Arts Classes at Top Tae Kwon Do Institute

Champlin

$150 $29

Adults and children alike learn self-defense skills, boost their physical-fitness levels, and gain discipline in martial-arts classes

Half Off at School of Shaolin Kung Fu

Coon Rapids

$50 $25

Black-sash-level instructors train students in traditional kung fu and tai chi styles with a focus on wrestling, sparring, and self-defense

Up to 81% Off Unlimited Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Martial Arts Classes

St. Louis Park

$150 $29

Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu instructors trained by founder Carlos Gracie, Jr. lead men's, women's, and children's group classes

Up to 62% Off at Orono Public Golf Course

Orono

$65 $25

9-hole course incorporates dense tree lines on the edge of fairways, elevated tee boxes, and rolling terrain

Up to 79% Off at Kor-Am Tae Kwon Do School

Northwest Richfield

$116 $29

Students learn the scientific and traditional Korean martial art of tae kwon do, honing both their bodies and spirits

Up to 55% Off Tai Chi Classes at Evergreen Fitness

SW Minneapolis

$100 $50

Practitioners of the Chinese martial art relax and increase focus while burning calories and improving balance, agility, and flexibility

Up to 56% Off at Power Defense Kickboxing

Downtown

$60 $30

Students learn effective self-defense techniques, such as how to target opponents' pressure points and strike out with knees and elbows

Up to 82% Off Fitness or Kickboxing Classes

Multiple Locations

$160 $49

Fitness training in small groups keeps patrons motivated to keep working out; kickboxing torches calories in a cathartic flurry of moves

Up to 63% Off Taekwondo Classes

Blaine

$119 $49

Students of all ages learn taekwondo techniques while working their bodies and developing values such as discipline and self-confidence

Up to 75% Off Self-Defense Classes

Ramsey

$150 $39

Learn MMA, tae kwon do, jujitsu, and more during Survival Fighting 101; women can test their new skills against a mock assailant

Up to 80% Off at Focus Kids Karate Academy

Edina

$199 $39

The specialized program teaches kids aged 3–4 self-defense skills as well as listening, self-control, and discipline

Up to 72% Off Tae Kwon Do Classes

Multiple Locations

$235 $69

7th-degree black belt Sensei Rockwell and his instructors teach American Tae Kwon Do to kids and adults with an emphasis on discipline.

50% at Shadowbrooke Golf Course

Lester Prairie

$78 $39

18-hole, par 71 course pairs an open front nine with a less forgiving back nine cleaved through mature trees

Up to 57% Off Karate or Kobudo Classes

Eden Prairie

$85 $39

Black-belt instructors teach karate techniques for sparring and self-defense, or the weapons-based martial art of kobudo

Up to 54% Off Practice at Minnesota Golf Academy

Eden Prairie

$60 $29

Unlimited range balls fuel sessions at a short-game area with a sand trap and a driving range where guests can place their own tees

Up to 83% Off at Master Moon's Tae Kwon Do

Eden Prairie

$200 $49

Sixth-degree black belt Master Moon and his staff teach tae kwon do to students as young as 4; uniform and two private lessons included

50% Off Nine-Hole Round of Golf

Roseville

$34 $17

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Approachable nine-hole, par 27 course that stretches along 1,373 yards of garden- and tree-lined fairways

Up to 51% Off Introductory Archery Lesson

Rogers

$50 $25

Instructors guide students on the range, where they learn to aim and shoot arrows with confidence

Up to 84% Off Martial Arts Lessons

Shakopee

$99 $29

Black belt instructors emphasize positive reinforcement and self-confidence during taekwondo classes

Electric Run – Up to 40% Off 5K Entry and T-Shirt

Minnesota State Fairgrounds

$79 $49

Runners and walkers of all ages bedeck themselves in glow-in-the-dark swag and groove through a neon course to the afterparty at its finish

Up to 52% Off at Great Northern Gymnastics

Multiple Locations

$48 $25

Kids learn introductory gymnastics skills, including tumbling, trampoline, and apparatus basics

Up to 89% Off Tae Kwon Do for the Whole Family

Multiple Locations

$149 $39

Instructors teach kids tae kwon do with or without parent participation and provide family classes for all to join in and learn together

Up to 50% Off Fairway Flyerz

Roseville

$20 $10

Colorful disks of various weights, shapes, and designs light up the course as players take aim at targets and baskets.

50% Off Boxing Lessons

Hamline - Midway

$100 $50

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

Up to 51% Off Adult Masters Swim Workouts

Multiple Locations

$45 $22

Certified Level I and II ACSCA/US Masters swim coaches; workouts comprise exercises that boost swimming skills and burn calories

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Grandmaster Byung Yul Lee founded World TaeKwonDo Academy in 1969 after emigrating to the U.S. from South Korea. Today, his legacy continues to shine at the academy, now run by his son. At their 12 locations, instructors teach traditional and sport taekwondo, unlocking the secrets of the discipline’s signature kicks and strikes. Teen and adult classes incorporate self-defense, tension exercises, and cardiovascular workouts, and little dragons lessons teach focus and coordination to students aged three to five. After-school taekwondo combines daycare with martial arts; after grabbing a ride to the academy, students pair homework sessions with confidence-building taekwondo lessons. In addition to the academy’s namesake martial art, students of all ages can also expand their combat knowledge with jiujitsu, cardio kickboxing, mixed martial arts, or kumdo sword training, or enroll in a yoga class to balance body and mind.

6493 Sycamore Ct N
Maple Grove,
MN
US

Boasting a Gold Standard certification from the American Sailing Association, Northern Breezes Sailing School welcomes tender-footed sailors aboard a fleet of U.S. Coast Guard–inspected boats for safe, exciting lessons. With a host of courses for beginners, intermediates, and advanced dread pirates, Northern Breezes acclimates students of all levels with both the practical and nuanced aspects of the art of wind harnessing.

Helmed by ASA instructor-evaluator Captain Thom Burns, the school has awarded more than 5,000 ASA certifications since its inception. Northern Breezes also offers camps for adventurous whippersnappers as well as boat charters and onshore courses on how to read the wind rippling across the water.

12605 Rockford Road
Plymouth,
MN
US

Narrow, tree-lined fairways, undulating greens, and a flowing creek that dips in and out of play make Elm Creek Golf Course more challenging than its nearly 6,000-yard length might suggest. The balanced difficulty means golfers of all ability levels can enjoy an afternoon on the course.

Course at a Glance:

  • 18-hole, par 70 course (par 71 from the red tees)
  • Total length of 5891 yards from the back tees
  • Course rating of 69.0 from the back tees
  • Course slope of 125 from the back tees
  • Four sets of tees per hole
  • Scorecard

19000 Highway 55
Minneapolis,
MN
US

The castle turrets of Lilli Putt Family Entertainment Center greet travelers from afar, inviting ladies and lords to wile away the day in a trifecta of leisure activities. Towering trees and domesticated dragons dot the landscape of a challenging mini-golf course. There, golfers can knock balls over ramps and around aquatic obstacles in all five seasons of the year. Guests can also celebrate the sun with a ride on one of Lilli Putt’s go-karts, which come in single- and double-seater models.

1349 Coon Rapids Blvd
Minneapolis,
MN
US

Designed by prolific course architect Joel Goldstrand, Rum River Hills Golf Club's 18-hole course weaves through 6,308 yards of water-lined fairways and undulating greens. Water hazards present challenges from the very first tee, where aggressive players may choose to lay up or drive balls over a pond to cut the corner off of a fairway that dog-legs right, setting up a favorable approach onto a green 413 yards away. Rum River Hills tests players’ short game with undulating greens that take golf balls through more sharp turns than a golf cart driving through a grocery store.

A full-length driving range allows players to warm up before they take to the course, and the club's PGA instructors offer lessons for those looking to improve their swing mechanics. After a day at the links, course patrons can drop in at McDuff's Restaurant, which serves an expansive menu of salads, burgers, steaks, and pizzas. Inside the sunlit dining room, 11 TVs let guests catch up with live sports, while outdoor patio seating caters to those hoping to reverse engineer the technology of the lawn mowers maintaining the course below.

Course at a Glance:

  • Designed by Joel Goldstrand
  • 18-hole, par 71 course
  • Length of 6,308 yards from the farthest tees
  • Course rating of 71.0 from the farthest tees
  • Slope rating of 117 from the farthest tees
  • Four tee options

16659 Saint Francis Blvd
Anoka,
MN
US

Since opening in 1895, the Hoigaard family and its eponymous shop has been supplying nature lovers with the equipment and apparel necessary to make a playground out of the great outdoors. Today, third- and fourth-generation Hoigaards run the shop alongside a staff of camping aficionados and skilled craftspeople. Their expertise comes in handy as they dress fellow outdoorsfolk in a selection of belts, jackets, shoes, and boots from brand-name manufacturers such as Patagonia, White Sierra, FiveFingers, and The North Face. A collection of outdoor gear––including tents, bicycles, sleeping bags, and canoes––is available for rent or purchase, and the shop's staff repairs damaged equipment in their onsite repair and service shop. They also perform tune-ups for snowboards, skis, and inline skates, and split bicycles into two separate unicycles upon request.

5425 Excelsior Blvd
Minneapolis,
MN
US