Sports in Martinez

One, Two, or Three Months of Fencing Lessons at Swordplay Fencing Academy (Up to 64% Off)

Swordplay Fencing Academy

Concord

$97 $39

Instructors coach pupils of all ages on fundamentals of foil wielding during indoor lessons honing balance, strength, and coordination

4 Children's 30-Minute Swim Lesson with 1 Drop-In Family Swim Pass or 1-Month Family Swim Pass (Up to 53% Off)

AquaTech Swim School

Multiple Locations

$85 $40

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Group children's lessons teach stroke techniques and water safety in a self-paced instruction

Nine-Hole, Par-3 Course for Two or Four or 18-Hole Putting Course at Grayson Woods Golf Course (Up to 67% Off)

Grayson Woods Golf Course

Pleasant Hill

$6 $2

With Mount Diablo as a backdrop, golf complex offers an 18-hole putting course and 9-hole, par-3 course characterized by large greens

Eight Children's Martial-Arts Classes or Three Months of Classes at Martial Arts America (Up to 84% Off)

Martial Arts America

Multiple Locations

$149 $39

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Kids' program builds confidence and self-defense skills through tae kwon do strikes, jujitsu rolls, and eskrima stick exercises

Two or Five Private GOLFit Sessions with a TPI Physical Assessment at NorCal Golf Academy (Up to 60% Off)

NorCal Golf Academy

Downtown Walnut Creek

$190 $79

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TPI-certified professional instructors evaluate golf fitness and develop personalized workouts

Tennis 101 Clinic or Cardio Tennis at Cliff Drysdale Tennis at In-Shape Sport (Up to 58% Off)

Cliff Drysdale Tennis at In-Shape Sport

Multiple Locations

$60 $25

Learn the fundamentals of tennis play with an introductory clinic or stay in shape with a tennis-influenced cardio workout

$57 for an 18-Hole Round of Golf for 2 with Cart Rental Mare Island Golf Club (Up to $116 Value)

Mare Island Golf Course

Vallejo

$116 $57

Oldest course west of the Mississippi River features distinctive topography on the front and back nines, as well as a range and a pro shop

Single-Day or Full-Season Family Pool Passes to El Cerrito Swim Center (Up to 51% Off)

El Cerrito Swim Center

El Cerrito

$20 $10

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Single-day or summer pass to heated, outdoor pools with lap lanes, play areas, and a water slide; grounds offer picnic tables and bbq area

Three or Five Indoor Rock-Climbing and Fitness Visits at Bridges Rock Gym (Up to 74% Off)

Bridges Rock Gym

El Cerrito

$93 $26

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Scale rocks, kickbox, or flex muscles during yoga classes at this comprehensive climbing gym

18-Hole Round of Golf with Cart Rental for Two or Four at Eagle Vines Vineyards and Golf Club (Up to 47% Off)

Eagle Vines Vineyards & Golf Club

Eagle Vines Vineyard & Golf Club

$178 $99

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Surrounded by 27 acres of working vineyards, 18-hole course fills the Napa Valley countryside with a layout designed by Johnny Miller

10 or 20 Turbo Kickboxing Classes at Canyon Kajukenbo Martial Arts Institute (Up to 76% Off)

Canyon Kajukenbo Martial Arts Institute

American Canyon

$80 $29

Learn self-defense and burn truckloads of calories with workouts that activate the entire body

$40 for $160 Worth of Boxing Lessons — Anouphab Mud Muay Thai Lao Academy

Anouphab Mud Muay Thai Lao Academy

Richmond

$160 $40

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3 or 5 Private or Semi-Private Golf Lessons and Swing Analysis from Mark S. Macy Golf Instruction (Up to 52% Off)

Mark S. Macy Golf Instruction

Country Drives

$295 $145

An instructor brings three decades of golf experience to relaxed lessons that hone the skills of students of all skill levels

10 or 20 Adult Martial-Arts Classes, Including Registration at Bay Area Martial Arts (Up to 87% Off)

Bay Area Martial Arts

Grand Lake

$220 $29

Students learn kung fu moves and train with rattan sticks during self-defense martial arts classes

$26 for $50 Worth of Snowsports — Destination 1440

Destination 1440

Destination 1440

$50 $26

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One Private Tennis Lesson, or One or Three Group Tennis Lessons (All Levels) from Denton Desquitado (Up to 57% Off)

D2 Tennis

Mills College

$70 $35

USPTA-certified instructor and former D1 college player teaches tennis fundamentals during lessons at Mills College

$54 for $120 Groupon — Gracie Jiu-Jitsu

Gracie Jiu-Jitsu

Grand Lake

$120 $54

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10 or 20 Boxing Fitness Classes at Boxing for Health (Up to 80% Off)

Boxing for Health

Oakland

$125 $29

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Boxing coaches teach footwork, combinations, and punches in a gym with a regulation sized ring and 14 heavy bags

5 or 10 Turbo Boxing Classes at Emi TKB (Up to 54% Off)

Emi TKB

Laurel

$60 $29

Learn non-combative kickboxing techniques from seasoned instructors while growing stronger and more flexible

One or Two Months of Unlimited Lessons at U.S. Shaolin Kung Fu (Up to 73% Off)

U.S. Shaolin Kung Fu

Chinatown

$100 $30

Black-belt instructors train students in traditional Shaolin kung fu, with an emphasis on self-defense and self-discipline

One or Two Months of Saturday Boxing Boot Camp Classes at Phight Club (Up to 56% Off)

Phight Club

Oakland

$40 $19

Get in shape while learning how to box under expert coaches at gym renowned for producing professional fighters

One or Three Months of Kids' Classes at Aerials Academy of Gymnastics and Dance in Fairfield (Up to 66% Off)

Aerials Academy of Gymnastics and Dance

Aerials Academy of Gymnastics and Dance

$115 $45

Core, fundamental classes enrich motor skill development, strength, flexibility, and build confidence

$8 for $15 Groupon — Deep Water Academy

Deep Water Academy

Fairfield

$15 $8

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One Month of Self-Defense Classes for Students Aged 13 and Younger or 14 and Older at Trucombat (Up to 71% Off)

Trucombat

San Ramon

$100 $30

Expert instructors teach kids and adults self-defense techniques that incorporate elements of fighting styles such as Kung Fu and MMA

One or Two Months of Martial-Arts Classes for Kids or Adults at TriValley ATA Martial Arts (Up to 76% Off)

TriValley ATA Martial Arts

Multiple Locations

$125 $39

Both kids and adults develop discipline and self-confidence as they learn martial arts

Intro to Archery Class for One, Two, or Four People at Ohlone Archery (Up to 58% Off)

Ohlone Archery

San Leandro

$25 $12

In group lessons, students learn archery etiquette, stance, and basic form before unleashing arrows in the shooting gallery

18 Holes of Golf with Cart Rental for One, Two, or Four at Napa Golf Course (Up to 60% Off)

Napa Golf Course

Kennedy Park

$53 $23

18-hole, par 72 course; rolling hills, mature oaks and pines, and waterways; driving range and 10,000 square-foot practice green

Four or Eight Adult Tae Kwon Do, Jujitsu, or Little Warriors Classes at Sidekicks Martial Arts (Up to 54% Off)

Sidekicks Martial Arts

Napa

$45 $21

Adults try their hand at martial-arts forms such as tae kwon do and jujitsu, while little ones learn the basics along with life skills

Indoor Rock Climbing for One or Two at Rockzilla (Up to 45% Off)

Rockzilla

Cental Napa

$20 $12

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Multiple climbing walls challenge pairs' skills in top roping, lead climbing & bouldering with shoe & harness rental included

$29 for Race Entry for One in the Dionysus Dash 5K Run/Walk on August 17 ($49.99 Value)

Dionysus Dash

Hess Winery

$49.99 $29

Competitors traverse vineyards during 5K that includes wine tastings and encourages Grecian-themed costumes

$49 for a Two-Hour Standup-Paddleboard Lesson at Demo Sport in San Rafael ($100 Value)

Demo Sport

San Rafael

$100 $49

After 2-hour lesson covering paddleboarding basics, students hang on to their board, paddle, and leash for a morning of exploring the bay.

5, 10, or 15 Visits to Marinwood Pool (Up to 57% Off)

Marinwood Pool

Lucas Valley-Marinwood

$30 $15

A double-flume waterslide sends kids cascading into the 25-yard-long pool located near a scenic green park and playground

$74 for $165 Groupon — Mount Tam Mixed Martial Arts

Mount Tam Mma

San Rafael

$165 $74

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One or Two Months of Unlimited Martial-Arts and Fitness Classes with Uniform at Goju Karate (Up to 86% Off)

Goju Karate

San Rafael

$100 $19

Students of all fitness levels participate in karate classes that teach basic techniques and test endurance

Four Weeks of Unlimited Martial Arts Classes at San Rafael Martial Arts (72% Off)

San Rafael Martial Arts

San Rafael

$159 $45

Four weeks of kung fu or tai chi classes with all classes taught by Sifu Terrance Thornton

Four Weeks of Unlimited Boxing or Kickboxing Classes at Our House Gym (49% Off)

Team Dumdumaya

Oakley

$45 $23

Burn calories while learning how to defend yourself using proper technique and form during a tough, fun workout

One Month or Eight Weeks of Children's Aikido Classes for Ages 4–13 at Aikido of Tamalpais (Up to 67% Off)

Aikido of Tamalpais

Corte Madera

$135 $49

Master instructors train students in the graceful movements and flowing take-downs that characterize the non-aggressive art of aikido

$44 for $120 Worth of Martial Arts — Twin Tigers Academy of Self Defense

Twin Tigers Academy Of Self Defense

Brentwood

$120 $44

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One or Two Entries to San Francisco LUV RUN on Saturday, September 20 (Up to 52% Off)

LUV RUN San Francisco

Crissy Field

$55 $27

5K course that starts in Crissy Field and encourages mingling between runners who wear bibs denoting their romantic availability

$95 for Entry to Men's Health Urbanathlon 11-Mile Obstacle Race ($125 Value)

Publicis Hawkeye (Urbanathlon)

AT&T Park, Lot A

$125 $95

Competitors tackle 11-mile run and course with 14 obstacles including monkey bars, tires, barricades, marine hurdles, walls, and stairs

$13 for Registration for One for the San Francisco Turkey Trot ($24 Value)

San Francisco Turkey Trot

Mission Bay

$24 $13

Registration for one for a Thanksgiving Day 5K fun run benefitting local food banks

$5 Buys You a Coupon for $25 Off Pain Free Running Workshop at Running Flows

Running Flows

Presidio

$25 $5

For $5, receive a coupon for $25 off pain free running workshop

One- or Two-Hour Practice Session for Up to Four People at Eagle Club Indoor Golf (Up to 40% Off)

Eagle Club Indoor Golf

Downtown

$20 $13

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Each hitting bay has a GC2 Smart Camera launch monitor, which provides statistical feedback to help goflers make corrective adjustments

Four or Eight Fencing Classes for Kids or Adults at Xcel Fencing (65% Off)

Xcel Fencing

Multiple Locations

$110 $39

Adults and kids alike can pick up foils under the guidance of instructors and learn the basics of fencing

$25 for Five Beginner Jiu Jitsu Classes at 10th Planet Jiu Jitsu ($150 Value)

10th Planet Jiu Jitsu

SoMa

$150 $25

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Developed and taught by award-winning martial artists, beginner jiu jitsu classes follow the facility's martial-arts philosophy

$49 for 10 Boxing Classes at Polk Street Gym ($175 Value)

Polk Street Gym

Civic Center

$175 $49

Classes help beginning boxers tone their cores, arms, and legs while practicing jabs, hooks, footwork, and head movement

$36 for $120 Worth of Cardio Kickboxing — Ralph Gracie Academy

Ralph Gracie Jiu Jitsu

SoMa

$120 $36

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$45 for $100 Worth of Services at Bay Jiu-Jitsu

Bay Jiu-Jitsu

Lower Pacific Heights

$100 $45

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One- or Three-Month Membership to 108 Heroes Kung Fu (Up to 82% Off)

Chinese Shao-Lin Center

Financial District

$160 $29

Kung fu lessons teach essential self-defense moves as well as confidence and skills useful for a lifetime of overall wellness

Three or Six Cardio-Boxing Classes at World Class Boxing Gym (Up to 76% Off)

World Class Boxing Gym

Mission

$60 $19

Certified trainers lead exercisers through a routine of kicks and punches

One Month of Filipino Martial Arts Classes or 5 or 10 Classes at Eskabo Daan (Up to 71% Off)

Eskabo Daan

San Francisco

$185 $59

Experts guide students through Filipino self-defense techniques, a versatile fighting style utilizing weapons and bare hands

Kayak Trip for One, Two, or Four from City Kayak (Up to 51% Off)

City Kayak

South Beach

$64.16 $32

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Paddlers drift past city views on the way to Brannan Street Wharf

Mountain or Hybrid Bike Rental or Three-Hour Guided Bike Tour for Two at Blazing Saddles (Up to 50% Off)

Blazing Saddles

Multiple Locations

$72 $36

Deluxe rental bikes whisk riders away on self-guided or guided tours of San Francisco, the Bay, and surrounding landmarks

$76 for $170 Groupon — Bushido Fight Team

Bushido Fight Team

San Francisco

$170 $76

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Overnight Big Sur Backpacking Trip with Meals for One or Two from Bay Area Expeditions (Up to 59% Off)

Bay Area Expeditions

Central North San Francisco

$340 $170

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Experienced outdoorsmen lead excursions through redwood-lined and oceanside trails as hikers learn basic skills

$49 for Unlimited 30-Day Martial-Arts Gym Pass to Hybrid Training SF ($185 Value)

Hybrid Training SF

San Francisco

$185 $49

Boxing classes, Brazilian juijitsu, and muay thai taught by experienced instructors in a fully stocked gym

$39 for a Pro Bicycle Tune-Up at Columbus Cyclery ($80 Value)

Columbus Cyclery

North Beach

$80 $39

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A bike mechanic adjusts brakes and gears, pressurizes tires, trues wheels, and cleans gears, the chain, and the bottom bracket

5 or 10 Kickboxing Classes at Empower (Up to 91% Off)

Empower

Financial District

$200 $19

The hour-long Stand Empower group classes focus on the principles of stand-up kickboxing, boosting self-confidence and strength

$84 for $240 Worth of Martial Arts — E.Y. Lee Kung Fu School

E.y. Lee Kung Fu School

San Francisco

$240 $84

Study Choy Lee Fut, tai chi, or qigong (internal exercises) twice weekly in a traditional Chinese kung fu school

Children's Kung Fu Classes or Kickboxing Classes for Teens and Adults at Five Animals Kung Fu Academy (69% Off)

Five Animals Kung Fu Academy

Inner Parkside

$160 $49

Students learn self-defense skills while simultaneously gaining physical and mental strength

$39 for a Month of Unlimited Mixed Martial-Arts Classes at AB Mixed Martial Arts Academy ($129 Value)

AB Mixed Martial Arts Academy

Portola

$129 $39

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A variety of martial arts classes s are complemented by pilates and cardio conditioning

One- or Two-Month Martial Arts Membership at Navarrete's Black Belt Academy (Up to 82% Off)

Navarrete's Black Belt Academy

Noe Valley

$215 $39

Black-belt instructors teach martial arts and self-defense skills, as well as values such as discipline and self-confidence

6 or 12 Cardio Kickboxing Classes at Karate Team USA (Up to 62% Off)

Karate Team USA

Multiple Locations

$65 $29

Instructors bake kicks into Western boxing training techniques to increase stamina and flexibility in students off all skills levels

Two-Hour Guided Kayak Tour for One or Two from San Francisco Kayak & Adventures (Up to 53% Off)

San Francisco Kayak & Adventures

Multiple Locations

$100 $49

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Knowledgeable guide leads intimate two-hour kayak tour of San Francisco Bay or Sausalito's waterfront

One Month of Unlimited Brazilian Jujitsu Training for One or Two People at Cesar Gracie Academy (65% Off)

Cesar Gracie Academy

San Francisco

$150 $52

Brazilian Jujitsu classes teach self-defense skills with a focus on grappling techniques

Uniform and One or Two Months of Hapkido Classes at Hapkido USA (Up to 72% Off)

Hapkido USA

Inner Parkside

$194 $59

Hapkido instructors teach adults and children effective self-defense skills while simultaneously encouraging self-development

Running Training from Runnerspeaks Whole Person Running Coaching (Up to 77% Off). Six Options Availble.

Runnerspeaks Whole Person Running Coaching

On Location

$60 $19

With an emphasis on the mind, body and spirit, instructor culls from many disciplines to help runners earn their goals and love the sport

Kuk Sool Won Martial-Arts Classes at Kuk Sool Won of San Francisco (Up to 58% Off)

Kuk Sool Won of San Francisco

San Francisco

$100 $49

Traditional Korean martial-art system geared for both youngsters and adults

$29 for 5K Run/Walk for One on September 13 from 420Games.org ($64.29 Value)

420Games.org

San Francisco

$64.29 $29

Folks enjoy complimentary beer after hitting Golden Gate Park and San Francisco streets to help de-stigmatize marijuana via athletic effort

Basic or Advanced Bicycle Tune-Up at Bikes By Brian (50% Off)

Bikes By Brian

Bikes By Brian

$80 $40

A mechanic cleans drive trains, adjusts derailleurs, and trues wheels; advanced tune-up includes new tires, brake pads, cables, and housing

Four 30-Minute Indoor Lessons at American Swim Academy (Up to 49% Off)

American Swim Academy

Multiple Locations

$72 $39

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Certified instructors impart swim basics in classes kept to a small student-to-teacher ratio for optimum safety and learning

Four Swimming Lessons at Calphin Aquatic Club (Up to 44% Off). Two Options Available.

Calphin Aquatic Club

Dublin

$80 $45

Taken consecutively, swimming lessons for all ages grow students' skills and confidence so they feel comfortable in the water

Six-Month Youth Football or Sideline-Cheer Program at Dublin Fighting Irish Youth Football & Cheer (67% Off)

Dublin Fighting Irish Youth Football & Cheer

Dublin High School

$450 $150

Kids learn football basics and play games in a competitive league or go from novice sideline cheerleading to more advanced moves

One or Three Months of Cardio-Kickboxing and Boot-Camp Membership at Dance Co. (Up to 74% Off)

Dance Co.

Upper B Street

$90 $29

High-intensity cardio kickboxing and boot-camp classes offer varied exercises to help work up a sweat, tone muscles, and lose weight

Unlimited Classes for Adults or Kids at A&R Martial Arts Training Center (Up to 81% Off)

A&R Martial Arts Training Center

North Hayward

$120 $25

Certified martial arts trainer imbues students of all levels with self-defense fundamentals

10, 20 or One Month of Unlimited Muay Thai Classes at KO1 Fitness Academy (Up to 81% Off)

KO1 Fitness Academy

Downtown Hayward

$100 $29

Students engage their core muscles while learning standup striking moves

$50 for $100 Groupon — Silver Dragon Kung Fu

Silver Dragon Kung Fu

Original Daly City

$100 $50

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$39 for 10 Martial-Arts Classes at Guerrilla Jiu-Jitsu Martial Arts and Fitness ($300 Value)

Guerrilla Jiu-Jitsu Martial Arts and Fitness

Multiple Locations

$300 $39

Fighting system melds Brazilian jiu-jitsu with judo and wrestling, with sessions offered in self-defense and bullying prevention

Two or Four Weeks of Fitness Kickboxing Boot Camp at Elite Training Center (Up to 90% Off)

Elite Training Center

Pleasanton

$210 $20

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Instructors help students get in shape fast while learning self-defense techniques with intensive cross-training sessions

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There's a lot that goes into and comes out of martial arts. At Dae Han Martial Arts Academy, they dedicate themselves to giving students the complete package. Besides the techniques of Korean martial arts, they instill students with respect, humility, discipline, and perseverance. Fitness and self-defense skills, of course, are accrued, as well. Their instructors enact this holistic system in an immaculate facility laid with padded flooring and lined with mirrors. In that welcoming environment, they lead classes open to everyone, dividing sessions into age groups for students aged 4 and older.

6635 Alhambra Ave # 107
Martinez,
CA
US

Master Lonny Louie, the owner of Fitness Innovations & Tae Kwon Do (FIT) has been teaching martial arts for more than 35 years. He and the FIT crew understand that different students have different needs, so they have developed multiple programs to accommodate athletes who want to train for competition, fun, or fitness. Instructors hold tae kwon do classes that equip students with self-defense and combat techniques while also focusing on discipline, respect, and confidence. They also hold kickboxing and fitness-kickboxing classes, which use muay thai principles to help students defend themselves and burn calories.

5020 Pacheco Blvd
Martinez,
CA
US

The next time you're on the roof of a five-story building, look down at the ground, and you'll get a rough idea of just how high people climb at Touchstone Climbing. The gym's seven locations feature lead walls that rise as high as 50 feet off the ground, though height isn't the only dimension that makes the space feel immense. Each spot has at least 11,000 square feet of climbing terrain, not to mention as much as 3,000 square feet of bouldering.

To prevent newcomers from feeling intimidated by the magnitude of the environment, the gym holds introductory classes. During these sessions, participants learn the basic techniques they'll need if they want to conquer the gym's crack systems and boulder problems. The classes are also an opportunity for students to scope out the terrain features at each location, such as Diablo Rock Gym's steep prow, which juts out crookedly like a thumbs up from a dizzy ballerina. While they're at it, the visitors might notice something else: the social nature of the gym. As the San Francisco Chronicle recounts, the fact that lead climbs require two people means that climbers are constantly asking around for new partners and chatting back and forth as they ascend.

Each location also boasts a weight room, cardio machines, and a studio space for everything from yoga to spinning to core classes.

1220 Diamond Way
Concord,
CA
US

For some people, health and luxury are wishes to make on the future. But at The Big C Athletic Club, they happen to be the main draws all the time. Once inside, you pass the multilevel grand lobby and 75,000 square feet of weights, cardio machines, fitness classes, and sports courts open before you. After conquering workouts or group fitness classes, a dip in the temperature-controlled pool or the healing mist of the sauna soothes worn muscles. The facility's own Big C Grille offers healthy bites post-workout to replenish the body's all-important protein levels and angel-hair pasta enzymes. Even when members aren't working out, the club strives most of all to keep them happy: extra amenities such as massage therapy and a hair salon offer conveniences that help you leave both looking and feeling good.

1381 Galaxy Way
Concord,
CA
US

If the punching bags that line the workout rooms at Max Combat Fitness could talk, they would probably still keep their mouths shut. That?s how scared they are of the professional and amateur fighters who inflict a beating on them every day during the gym?s muay thai and mixed-martial-arts classes. Led by chiseled combatant George Tsutsui, the team of instructors leads students of all ages and skill levels through the basics of hand-to-hand martial arts. If they aren?t interested in learning MMA strikes or jujitsu grappling techniques, students can burn calories in cardio-kickboxing classes that eschew contact in favor of aerobic dance moves. Similarly, the gym?s conditioning classes improve strength, speed, stamina, and flexibility through stretching exercises and explosive bursts of movement.

981 Bancroft Rd
Concord,
CA
US

The team of instructors at AquaTech Swim School continue their education and hone their advanced Marco Polo calls throughout their time at the school. Private, semiprivate, and group classes for children range from 6-month-olds' Tadpole curriculum to the advanced, team-focused Orca course, and the eight levels of kids classes are nuanced to include both "nervous" and "comfortable" beginner levels. The instructors help grownups get kicking during 60- and 90-minute private classes.

The Concord and Alameda facilities boast an 88-degree indoor pool that's specially designed for classes. Each location offers a spacious lesson-viewing area, children's play area, and free WiFi. The new Alameda facility also has an indoor/outdoor cafe for students who want to grab a bite before or after class.

1220 Diamond Way
Concord,
CA
US