Things To Do In Marana

Up to Half Off Biosphere Visit

Oracle

$40 $20

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Engaging tours enter rain forest, fog desert & other diverse ecosystems housed within groundbreaking biosphere's 6,000+ window panes

Up to 54% Off Children's Dance Classes

Canada Hills

$54 $25

Instructors lead kids aged 3–13 in one-hour classes such as tumbling, ballet, hip-hop, tap, or ballet

Southern Arizona Symphony Orchestra – Up to 50% Off Concert

Pima Community College Center for the Arts Proscenium Theatre, West Campus

$20 $10

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Works by Shostakovich, Rodrigo, and Beethoven take listeners on an aural tour of Europe

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

Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum – 36% Off

Tucson

$39 $25

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Explore 21 acres of lush Sonoran Desert habitats, complete with native flora, fauna, and two live animal presentations

Up to 51% Off Racing Experiences

Tucson

$99 $49

Professional drivers sate passengers' need for speed in stock cars during exciting ride-alongs and racing experiences

Up to 62% Off Golf Instruction

Orange Grove Industrial Park

$110 $49

PGA-certified pro Denny Alberts enlists slow-motion swing analysis to improve swings and teaches young golfers the game's fundamentals

Up to 78% Off Taekwondo and Aikido

Ward 6

$159 $39

Gain self-confidence while learning powerful taekwondo strikes or elegant aikido takedowns

45% Off Services

Dunbar Springs

$60 $33

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

Up to 53% Off Drum Lessons

Sunshine Mile

$60 $29

Working musicians teach drumming and piano in styles including jazz, salsa, rock, and marching band

Up to 54% Off Music and Dance Lessons

Multiple Locations

$72 $35

Group music classes introduce children to the basics of guitar or piano; group dance classes cover ballet, jazz, hip-hop, or tap

77% Off Boot-Camp Classes

Ward 2

$64 $15

All fitness levels are welcome to join outdoor group boot-camp classes which burn calories and help participants get in shape

Up to 83% Off Fitness Membership or Personal Training

Catalina Foothills

$150 $39

24-hour fitness center offers memberships with complimentary training session; two personal training sessions include a body age assessment

70% Off Personal Fitness Program

Tucson

$80 $24

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

Up to 52% Off Reformer Pilates Classes

Tucson

$147 $69.99

Instructors lead students through Joseph Pilates' core-strengthening routine

Half Off Go-Karting

Marana

$30 $15

Individuals, pairs, or groups zip around a specialized track in easy-to-drive karts

Up to 60% Off Classes at APEX Mixed Martial Arts

Amphi Plaza

$79 $39

MMA fighters teach students effective striking and grappling techniques, leading conditioning drills and other exercises

Up to 63% Off Boot-Camp Sessions

Multiple Locations

$135 $59

30- to 45-minute boot-camp workouts challenge physiques to swing kettlebells, stretch resistance bands & hoist bodyweight

50% Off Services

Downtown Tucson

$20 $10

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

Up to 63% Off Billiards at Pockets Pool & Pub

Pockets Pool & Pub

$40 $15

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Players at 18 tables sip beers, cocktails, and soda

49% Off

Multiple Locations

$99 $50

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

48% Off Haunted-History Walking Tour

Tucson

$50 $25.99

A two-hour walking tour covers the creepy history of Tuscon's most haunted areas, such as the Fox Theater

55% Off Kindermusik Music and Movement Classes

West University

$75 $34

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

67% Off Personal Training Packages

Tucson

$150 $49

Personal trainers work with clients during fitness assessment and nutrition plan, as well as a series of one-on-one workout sessions

Up to 60% Off Science-Center Membership

Tucson

$100 $49

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Exhibits include origins of comets, meteors, and asteroids; a celebration of minerals and gems; and an exploration of Arizona’s Sky Islands

Up to 62% Off Dance Classes at Danser Studio

Saint Philip's Plaza

$52 $26

Ballet, zumba, capoeira, and modern dance classes for kids, teens, and adults in a 1,400 sq. ft. studio

Up to 76% Off Cardio Kung Fu Classes

East Tucson

$100 $29

Instructors lead full-body workouts that focus on flexibility, core strength, and cardiovascular health in half-hour cardio kung fu classes

53% Off Musical Instrument Workshops

Sewell

$295 $139.99

Instructors with international recording and performing experience lead classes that bolster musicians' skills in playing and collaboration

Up to 67% Off Fitness Classes at Parsons Training

Tucson

$75 $29

Group fitness classes five days a week, including women-only offerings, sessions for older exercisers, and the sports-focused Warrior Fit

71% Off Classes at American Institute of Kenpo 

Multiple Locations

$99 $29

With roots in ancient techniques, kenpo karate teaches self-defense with fitness training as a bonus

Up to 52% Off Pedicab Tour or Pub Crawl 

Multiple Locations

$50 $25

Pedicab driver cycles tourists or pub crawlers around town during two- or three-hour jaunts

Up to 83% Off Yoga and Group Fitness Classes 

Vista Del Monte

$140 $29

Yoga, spinning, and boot-camp classes help students torch calories seven days a week

Up to 61% Off Dance Classes at Shall We Dance

Oak Flower

$100 $39

Group or private lessons in Argentinean tango, salsa, swing, and waltz; expert dance instructors provide consultations

Up to 62% Off Bowling for Five with Pizza and Games

Marana

$76.75 $29

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Up to five bowlers battle it out on 1 of 30 modern lanes in a 44,000-square-foot entertainment center decked out in prehistoric decor

Up to 82% Off Personal Training at SWAT Fitness

NW Location

$195 $49

Personal trainers help individuals achieve fitness goals; boot camp incorporates high-intensity circuit training

Up to 51% Off Horseback Trail Ride

Tucson

$80 $40

Guides lead guests on horseback deep into the 2,500 acres of painted desert and mesquite groves inside Colossal Cave Mountain Park

50% Off

Benson

$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 57% Off Tandem Skydiving

Casa Grande

$324 $139

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Trained staffer leads skydivers through an exhilarating free fall followed by a peaceful parachute ride

41% Off Trap-Shooting Package for Two

Casa Grande

$110 $65

With the scenery of the Casa Grande Mountains in the background, visitors shoot 25 clays with a rented shotgun

50% Off Summer Day Camp

Multiple Locations

$160 $80

Kids stay safe and form new friendships while participating in field trips, reading programs, swimming, and sports during summer day camps

Up to 68% Off Guided Horseback Rides from Spur Cross Stables

Cave Creek

$101 $34

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Guided rides amble over the Cave Creek area and riders can drink in the visual pleasures of Tonto National Forest or Saguaro Valley

50% Off Open-Bounce Sessions at Jump Jungle

San Tan Valley

$25 $12.50

Colorful indoor play center with bounce house, inflatable slides, obstacle course, and benches for parents

Up to 44% Off Horseback-Riding Lessons

Desert View

$80 $45

A ranch arena becomes a sandy stage for lessons that cater to ages 5–75

Up to 85% Off at Giant Strides Fitness

Multiple Locations

$85 $15

Outdoor workouts focus on a different body part each session; boot camps for men and women work on the upper body, lower body, and abs

94% Off at ATA Martial Arts

Multiple Locations

$324 $20

Decades old school teaches students martial arts at 11 locations

Up to 52% Off Private Horseback-Riding Lessons

Stewart Ranch

$150 $75

Equestrian trainer teaches the fundamentals of English riding while also instilling a sense of responsibility

Up to 69% Off Horse Riding Lessons

Cave Creek

$80 $30

Private lessons teach proper form, horse handling, and safety as participants sit atop Arabian horses

Up to 52% Off Riding Lessons at Trinity Stables

Cave Creek

$50 $25

Expert riders lead their students in private lessons, helping horseback trainees of all experience levels hone their skills

Up to 61% Off Boot-Camp Classes

Cactus Plaza

$54 $21

60-minute workouts burn fat and tone muscles, boosting metabolism for exercisers of all levels; sessions take place six days a week

94% Off Martial-Arts Classes

Multiple Locations

$324 $20

Students don uniforms for karate, tae kwon do, or krav maga classes

Up to 53% Off Glider Flight in Sierra Estrella

Estrella Sailport

$215.99 $105

FAA-certified pilots steer gliders over the Sierra Estrella for a tranquil sail lasting approximately 40-minutes

Up to 51% Off Paragliding Discovery Flight in Maricopa

Maricopa/Casa Grande

$200 $99

Motorized paragliders soar over Sonora Desert panoramas as instructors demonstrate steering and safe landing

Up to 44% Off a Tandem Skydive Package

Maricopa-Chandler

$298 $169

Enjoy skyline views while falling through the sky strapped to a guide; meanwhile, still and video cameras capture your descent

Up to 60% Off Wildwest Craft Beerfest

Rawhide

$70 $29

Live music from 12 local bands pairs with 15 samples from area breweries

50% Off Entry to Tres de Mayo Mexican Beer & Margarita Festival

Rawhide at Wild Horse Pass

$76 $38

Kick off the Cinco de Mayo celebrations early with beer tastings, margaritas, tacos, and tamales at the Tres de Mayo street festival

Up to 45% Off Color Dash 5K Entry

Tumbleweed Park

$45 $29

Run or walk along a non-competitive 5K course through bursts of corn starch that coat participants in colors; proceeds go to charity

Up to59% Off Arizona Summer Camps Experience

Multiple Locations

$169 $69

Summer-camp organization joins local businesses to provide weeklong active and educational experiences for kids of all ages

50% Off Five-Day Kids' Robotics Camp

Multiple Locations

$199.95 $99

Instructors teach the fundamentals of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics with challenging robot kits

Up to 56% Off at AMF Bowling Co.

Multiple Locations

$24 $17

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

62% Off Guitar Lessons at American Guitar Academy

Multiple Locations

$129.95 $49

Under the tutelage of skilled instructors, prospective rock icons learn scales, chords, and soloing techniques during 30-minute lessons

Up to 67% Off Boxing Classes at Stone Hard Boxing

Arrowhead Meadows Association

$100 $49

Students master boxing techniques while getting toned, gaining muscle, and losing weight in lessons taught by accomplished fighters

Up to 53% Off Cake Decoration Class

Chandler

$80 $39.99

Bakers teach aspiring cakesmiths how to decorate and shape birthday and celebratory desserts of their very own with 90-minute classes

Up to 72% Off Martial-Arts Classes

Chandler

$139.95 $39

Martial-arts center fosters personal development in adults and children while teaching realistic self-defense skills

Up to 84% Off Unlimited Boot Camp Classes

Chandler

$179 $29

Indoor boot camp classes mix bodyweight exercises, cardio work, and strength training while fostering an environment of accountability

45% Off Services

Fox Crossing

$500 $275

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

Up to 78% Off Boot Camp Clases at Fitness Works Athletic Clubs

Multiple Locations

$179 $49

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Students build muscle and burn fat during intense fitness classes

Half Off Archery Lessons

Chandler

$40 $20

Instructors teach proper stance, range safety, and shooting technique

55% Off

Chandler

$75 $34

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

63% Off Yoga Classes

Chandler

$95 $35

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Passionate instructors lead a full schedule that includes more than 50 classes per week

55% Off Services

Chandler

$120 $54

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 at Archery Headquarters Academy

Chandler

$50 $25

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After a 15-minute introduction to safety and one of two bows, sling arrows at targets for up to 45 minutes with one to three friends

Up to 73% Off Classes at Sumits Yoga

Chandler

$140 $38.50

During classes in a heated studio, students of all abilities flow through detoxifying and strengthening postures

Up to 55% Off Horseback-Riding Lessons

Chandler

$130 $59

Experienced and passionate instructors teach the fundamentals of riding steeds during private lessons

Fred Astaire Dance Studios – Up to 82% Off

Multiple Locations

$196 $39

Instructors school students during private lessons and group classes

Up to 53% Off Roller-Skating and Birthday Party Package

Multiple Locations

$32 $16

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After lacing up inline and roller skates, visitors roll across glossy rink of one of three facilities

Up to 60% Off at Desire Yoga

Desire Yoga

$50 $20

Located inside a martial-arts facility, yoga studio focuses on building strength, balance, and flexibility while limiting injuries

Up to 63% Off Fitness Boot Camp

Chandler

$99 $39

A certified personal trainer designs challenging group workouts that include cardio, weight training, and plyometrics

Up to 50% Off Pony Rides or Kids' Party

Chandler

$30 $15

Expert pony handlers acquaint children with these smaller horses during rides around the ranch or on-location parties

Up to 51% Off Kickboxing Classes

Chandler

$50 $25

Students burn calories and build lean muscle in group kickboxing classes as well as strength and conditioning training

Select Local Merchants

On the Riptide slide, brave park goers grip small, yellow rafts as they descend down a nearly vertical 35-foot drop into a long alley of water. This thrilling ride is one of the Breaker Water Park's main attractions, joined by the twisting and turning Bonzai Pipeline—which propels bodies through a large jumble of pipes—and a massive wave pool filled with more than 1 million chlorinated gallons. The sprawling Breakers compound also has two food and refreshment stands and plenty of space for dining or relaxation. Sunbathers and those afflicted with wicked-witch syndrome can plant their beach towels and collect sunshine at one of many seating areas, and families with children too small for larger water slides can escort the tykes to Captain's Kidd's Surfari. A designated kids' area, the Surfari gives littler kids an oversized and waterlogged playground outfitted with wading pools, tamer slides, and elaborate sprinkler fountains.

8555 W Tangerine Rd
Marana,
AZ
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Across Disruptive Paintball’s six battlefields, teams splatter blotches of color across 18 acres of dry desert landscape. Amidst the shrubs and sparse trees, they slink behind giant wooden spools and up stairs into watchtowers, where they pick off opponents belly crawling up dirt mounds. Players can also post up inside a dilapidated helicopter and various forts or challenge their aim and reflexes on the small speedball court furnished with large inflatable obstacles. Because the center's varied and exciting arena attracts players of virtually every age and skill level—from 7-year-old girls and boys to elderly grandparents—staff members divide participants by skill level to ensure every player has a safe and fun experience. Disruptive Paintball also hosts airsoft nights, a game similar to paintball that uses soft pellets in place of paintballs.

10218 West Tangerine Road
Marana,
AZ
US

Three baseball cages and three softball cages housed in the indoor Batters Box facility hurl their best stuff into the strike zone so that baseball players can polish their cuts. Various settings enable all levels to improve, serving slower pitches to younger and less-experienced players and transforming into hecklers so experienced players can master their game faces. Batter’s Box also employs a couple of decorated instructors in Jerry Hairston Sr., a 14-year major leaguer and father to two current pros, and Autumn Champion, a former standout at the University of Arizona and current record holder for the fourth-highest softball batting average in the nation.

7620 N Hartman Ln
Tucson,
AZ
US

With 10 years of PGA teaching experience and a life's worth of personal golf practice, instructor Brad Volker shares the wealth of his sporting knowledge through hands-on lessons customized to each student. Brad starts by using video analysis software to examine the student’s swing and determine which disco song he or she naturally syncs up with. He uses the collected data to devise a game-improvement plan, which he takes care to communicate slowly and in easy-to-grasp terms to prevent info overload. Over the course of one or three lessons, students learn at their own pace until they're skillful enough to land a watermelon in a hole the size of a kiwi. After training, golf grasshoppers study video footage of the day’s lesson with their sensei, who dispenses visual advice along with the film before turning it into a slow motion blooper reel.

4949 West Heritage Club Boulevard
Marana,
AZ
US

When Randy Long and his family recently went on spring break, they didn't laze around on a beach staring at the sea. Instead, they trekked around the world to China. The choice of destination isn't surprising given Randy's extraordinarily adventurous spirit—the former travel agent has trotted the globe a few times, dog sledding in Alaska and scuba diving in Bermuda along the way.

Despite his eagerness to explore, Randy probably surprised even himself when he was caught by an unexpected wave of inspiration during a 1986 Rotary Club meeting in Illinois. When hot air balloonist Harold Lovelace spoke to the club, Randy was so transfixed that he immediately offered to buy one of Harold's balloons. By the end of the year, Randy had his pilot's license, was flying in the world's largest hot air balloon event, and became a pro at photo-bombing the portraits of landscape artists. Within five years, he sold his travel agency and set up shop in Arizona as a full-time balloon pilot.

Since founding Arizona Balloon Safaris, Randy has maintained a perfect flight record, successfully piloting more than 2,000 flights for more than 20,000 passengers (including Shakira and J.W. Marriott). His colorful balloons ride the Sonoran Desert's breezes, gently carrying passengers as far as seven miles while maintaining a feeling of near motionlessness. From any corner of the balloons' sturdy wicker baskets, people can scan all 360 degrees of the desert panorama without a single visual interruption. Whether skimming the tops of cacti or reaching the flight's 5,000-foot apex, groups will likely spot—and sometimes hear—deer, coyote, and jackrabbits during the 45-minute ride. Passengers can bring a camera to take pictures of these sights along the way. Upon landing, the chase crew welcomes groups back to Earth with celebratory glasses of champagne.

15000 North Secret Springs Drive
Marana,
AZ
US

With more than two decades of airborne experience under their wings, Scott Johnson and his wife Terri teach students the fundamentals of sport piloting during tandem paramotor and trike flights. After mastering the helm of a trike or the cords of a paramotor on the land, pupils and teachers soar over the stunning vistas of southern Arizona's expansive landscape for hands-on experience. Scott draws from his time spent helping film nature documentaries for the Discovery Channel and Animal Planet to help students identify shorebirds and sandhill cranes midflight. Arizona Trike School also deals in new and refurbished sport aircraft as well as piloting necessities such as parachutes and headsets that play the Top Gun soundtrack on repeat.

11700 W Avra Valley Rd
Marana,
AZ
US