Foothills Golf Group’s four golf courses each carry the company’s signature: immaculately groomed sweeping landscapes. The 7,142-yard behemoth that is Club West Golf Club showcases this purity of the turf with a challenging course design filled with elevation changes and stunning views of the surrounding hillsides. The Duke At Rancho El Dorado and The Foothills Golf Club represent classic Arizona golf, leading players along a lush emerald carpet that winds through a desert landscape peppered with shrubs and cacti. The 6,713-yard Ahwatukee Country Club rounds out the portfolio with a fair layout that challenges all skill levels to keep the ball out of the desert sands haunted by the ghost of Peter O'Toole's caddy.
Bats cut through the air on a perfected path and fastballs slap into mitts every day in Arizona World of Baseball’s 20,000-square-foot facility. Each instructor boasts a hardball pedigree that includes play at the professional or collegiate level, and creates a supportive atmosphere for beginning-to-advanced sluggers by fostering greater confidence, smoother form, and a more-focused mindset. The 30-minute private lesson scrutinize students' mechanics, including their balance, hand path, eye contact, and ability to intimidate pitchers with their memorization of the multiplication table. Afterwards, players receive a set of specific drills to practice at home in the living room or during their 15 minutes in the batting cages. Eight machines hurl tosses at various speeds set to as slow as 40 miles per hour to as fast as 85 miles per hour.
Armed with various facilities, group classes, and state-of-the-art equipment, 24 Hour Fitness molds amorphous adobe muscles into rock-solid flesh houses. Each location boasts cardio equipment, free weights, a steam room, and group exercise classes so social gym junkies can motivate each other. Group cycling sessions burn calories and increase energy levels, and Latin dance-influenced Zumba classes present a fun, dynamic way to slim meat suits. Before breaking a sweat, check the online schedules for upcoming times.
Climbers cling to large, composite structures, strategizing their way up the side of a rocky cliff. They have come to conquer Climbmax Climbing Gym's myriad rock-face combinations and master the art of blindfolded belaying on thick, padded floors. Before challenging themselves on the climb-through cave or scaling an overhang, climbers slip into a harness and climbing shoes for safety.
In addition to climbing areas geared toward beginners and advanced climbers, a children's area features its own pint-sized climb-through cave where youngsters learn to appreciate all aspects of the stimulating sport. Thick padding covers the floors of each climbing area, ensuring safe landings and comfortable, celebratory belly flops from the wall's summit.
With years of rink-gliding and tutoring prowess bolstering their blades, the instructors at Polar Ice Chandler tutor new skaters in the fundamentals of figure skating, hockey playing, or recreational figure-eighting during 30-minute Learn to Skate sessions. Kids 3–6 years old can enroll in Snowplow Sam Level 1–3 classes to learn basic ice skills alongside same-size tots or enroll in Parent and Me classes to pair with a trusted adult who can bolster confidence and simplify legal lingo spouted by curmudgeonly zambonis. Basic Skills sessions for skaters aged 7 and older place students in one of eight levels to learn crossovers, turns, and other techniques culled from the U.S. Figure Skating Association’s basic-skills program. Free Skate sessions hone in on the needs of more experienced spinners, and Adult/Teen sessions divide varying ages of beginner students into different levels to build coordination and promote individual progress. Hockey classes for tots and youth alike teach athletic bladers the competitive footwork traditional to the sport, such as stops, swizzles, strides, and quadruple back handsprings.
Brunswick has been a trusted name in recreational pin pulverizing for more than a century, providing good times to patrons across the country. Today’s Groupon allows lane-tamers of all skill levels to embark upon their own two-game competitive adventure outfitted with America’s most popular adventure accessory, freshly disinfected bowling shoes. Season your afternoon with a pleasant peppering of strikes, spares, and easygoing gutter balls under classic bowling conditions, or when you're ready to take the next bold step in ball-hurling evolution, engage in a round of cosmic bowling, where dancing lights, thumping tunes, and black-lit bowling accouterments light up the full sensorium. Because you can buy up to 10 of today's deal, you'll be able to spend a good chunk of your day or night at Brunswick Zone taunting your friends and taking out frustrations on a group of hapless pinheads.