Things To Do In Monroe

Cold Blooded Encounters Science Center – Up to 71% Off

Monroe

$100 $29

Science center features interactive science exhibits and fossil displays alongside 150+ species of reptiles, amphibians, and invertebrates

55% Off Dance Lessons

Monroe

$40 $18

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

Up to 60% Off at CrossFit MNC

Monroe

$99 $45

Athletes of all levels push themselves to the limit with routines of weightlifting, gymnastics, and cardio exercises that change constantly

Up to 52% Off Tour Package at Treehouse Vineyards

Monroe

$24 $12

Guides lead tour of winery’s inner workings and ply guests with two glasses of wine made from local grapes; souvenir glasses to take home

Up to 55% Off Wine Tasting and Cheese Plate

Monroe

$32 $15

Guests can choose 8 wines to sample from a selection of 24 wines

54% Off Two Horseback-Riding Lessons or Trail Rides

Monroe

$130 $60

Horseback-riding under the tutelage of lifelong equestrian on farm with 20 acres of turnout, a large arena, and plenty of trails

Up to 59% Off a Supercar Driving or Ride-Along Experience

Carolina Motorsports Park

$239 $99

Test drive exotic cars like a Ferrari, Lamborghini, Nissan, Audi, and more at high speeds on a professional racetrack

Up to 49% Off at Southern Medley Wine Cellar

Uptown Wadesboro

$27.50 $14

Choose from seven wines produced and bottled onsite; packages include tastings, bottle of wine, and appetizers or desserts

Up to 91% Off Gym Membership

Indian Trail

$316 $29

24/7 access to free weights, fitness machines, and cardio equipment; membership package kicks off with fitness assessment

Up to 62% Off at CrossFit Indian Trail

Indian Trail

$130 $49

Instructors help exercisers of all ability levels build functional strength at an inclusive, community-oriented gym

Up to 52% Off Fitness-Center Memberships

Indian Trail

$105 $50

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Work out in a facility with Cybex and Power Lift cardio and strength-training equipment; personal training and group classes are available

Up to 42% Off Kids' Basketball Camp

Carolina Courts

$300 $175

Kids learn the basics of the sport, take them to the next level, and apply newly gleaned skills during competitions; lunch is provided daily

Up to 77% Off Month of Boot Camp at Body by Buck

Stallings

$150 $39

Indoor boot-camp classes blend interval and CrossFit-style training, including exercises with kettlebells, dumbbells, and jump ropes

Up to 56% Off at AMF Bowling Co.

Multiple Locations

$40 $17

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

Up to 59% Off Kickboxing Classes

Matthews

$69 $29

Clients burn up to 500 calories during 30-minute kickboxing workouts divided into 3-minute intervals

Up to missing id b007f64e-6c9e-11e2-9cec-00259060b644 Off Zumba Fitness Classes

Multiple Locations

$35 $18.75

Instructors demonstrate easy-to-follow dance steps during 60-minute dance-fitness classes, which sync cardio moves with catchy music

89% Off Six Weeks of Martial Arts Classes

Multiple Locations

$349 $39

Expert instructors teach essential martial arts skills, as well as discipline and confidence

Up to 53% Off Lessons at Scott Fossum Golf Schools

Emerald Lake Golf Club

$100 $49

PGA Master Professional in Instruction Scott Fossum helps clients learn fundamental golf skills during 60-minute or 9-hole golf lessons

Up to 56% Off Private Soccer Training

Multiple Locations

$75 $35

Coaches who are longtime soccer players focus on four aspects of athleticism to boost pupils' success on the pitch

Up to 78% Off Dance Classes

Matthews

$91.25 $25

Instructors teach students to master styles including the waltz, fox trot, and mambo in private and group lessons

Up to 60% Off Private and Group Dance Lessons

Multiple Locations

$249 $99

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Experienced dance instructors lead private ballroom-, Latin-, and swing-dance classes as well as social group lessons

Up to 88% Off a Private Lesson and Group Martial Arts Classes

Matthews

$290 $50

In private and group settings, instructors teach physical conditioning, strength, and flexibility, and Krav Maga or other defense techniques

Up to 59%% Off Paintball at Mighty Sports Center

Stallings

$85 $41

All-day paintball on outdoor fields includes paintballs to share and rental of markers, masks, and air tanks

Up to 76% Off Women's Fitness Classes

Matthews

$100 $29

Circuit-training style classes isolate every major muscle group, including the core, and include Tabata, strength training, and cardio

44% Off

Matthews

$50 $28

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

Up to 82% Off Boot Camp and Yoga in Matthews

Matthews

$125 $25

Shape magazine–lauded personal trainer and Air Force staff sergeant whip bodies into shape using athletic and military training

61% Off Unlimited Training at CrossFit Strength

Matthews

$125 $49

Award-winning CrossFit coaches guide students through intense 60-minute sessions of dead lifting, squats, pull-ups, and shoulder presses

Up to 73% Off Fitness and Martial-Arts Classes

Multiple Locations

$100 $30

Adults’ and kids’ classes teach subjects such as MMA, ground grappling, kick boxing and strength and conditioning

64% Off at Scott Shields Martial Arts Academy

Matthews

$80 $29

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Punch, kick, and jab your way through 45-minute kickboxing classes

94% Off Martial-Arts Classes

Multiple Locations

$324 $20

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

Off Golf Package

Red Bridge Golf Club

$1,435 $189

VIP members enjoy ten group golf lessons that help improve their game, as well as ten 18-hole rounds of golf at a challenging course

55% Off Horseback Riding

Stanfield

$65 $29

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

Up to 60% Off Private Music Lessons for the Piano, Guitar, or Bass

Mint Hill

$50 $20

Seasoned musician with 13+ years of music teaching experience helps students learn or further master the piano, guitar, or bass

Up to 51% Off Golf Lessons

Golf Depot

$110 $60

A lighted driving range with both grass and artificial-turf hitting bays hosts lessons with instructor Bruce Parker

50% Off Indoor Trampolining

Pineville

$18 $9

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360 degrees of trampolines with spring-loaded frames; trampoline dodgeball and special kids-only zone for younger guests

Up to 53% Off Private Golf Lessons

The Golf Depot

$210 $99

Based on each student’s athletic abilities, lessons focus on the fundamentals of the golf swing

Up to 62% Off Golf Lessons with Club Fitting

Pineville

$100 $49

Instructors help students hone putting and swinging skills; fitting sessions determine ideal dimensions for each player's club

Up to 62% Off Kids' or Prenatal Classes at Om Yoga

Fort Mill

$130 $49

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Kids and teens strengthen as they stretch; prenatal classes are specially designed to prepare soon-to-be-moms

Up to 64% Off Kids' Sports-Training Classes

Fort Mill

$125 $45

Sport-, speed-, and strength-centered training sessions help prep child and teen athletes for the physical challenges their sport demands

Up to 65% Off Boot Camp at CORE

Walter Y. Elisha Park

$64 $29

NASM- and ACE-certified trainer leads intense but accessible workouts to help clients shed pounds, build muscle, and strengthen hearts

50% Off

Van Wyck

$100 $50

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

55% Toward 10 Hot Yoga Classes

Tega Cay

$120 $54

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

51% Off Nutrition Consulting

Charlotte

$100 $49

Learn healthful eating habits during consultation that includes a seven-day food journal

Up to Half Off Attractions at Adventure Landing

Pineville

$33.98 $18

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Families putt around a mini golf course, zip around a go-kart track, and strategize at bumper boats

Joffrey Concert Group – Up to 50% Off Ballet Performance

Elevation Blakeney

$30 $18

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The touring company of the Joffrey Ballet School presents brand-new pieces and classic works

Dierks Bentley Riser Tour 2014 — Up to 56% Off

PNC Music Pavilion

$68 $30

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Dierks Bentley, Chris Young, and Chase Rice sing from the heart and get crowds dancing with pop-tinged country

Circus Blast – Up to 61% Off

THE PARK EXPO

$99.95 $39

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Animal acts, thrilling stunts, and clowns roll into town for a 90-minute family-friendly spectacle

Up to 50% Off Improv at Charlotte Comedy Theater

Wet Willie's

$20 $10

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Interactive, R-rated performances featuring both long- and short-form improv

Up to 44% Off Girls' Soccer Summer Camp

Charlotte

$110 $69

First-time or developing players aged 4–12 refine technique during girls-only summer camps led by enthusiastic staff

Bechtler Museum of Modern Art – 50% Off

Charlotte

$16 $8

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Swiss architect Mario Botta designed the museum to showcase art in every space, including works by Pablo Picasso, Andy Warhol, and Max Ernst

Up to 65% Off a Cultural Kids' Summer Camp

Multiple Locations

$458 $159

Weeklong and three-day summer camps explore a different region every session, including Japan, China, Costa Rica and South Africa

76% Off One-Month Full-Access Gym Membership

Multiple Locations

$99 $29

Well-stocked gym with name-brand gear, childcare house, personal-training sessions, and group classes such as BodyPump, Zumba, and spin

Up to 51% Off Junior Tennis Camp

Multiple Locations

$175 $85

Kids spend their summer mornings learning the ins and outs of tennis during weekday camps

Up to 77% Off Capoeira or Brazilian-Dance Classes

Plaza Midwood

$150 $35

The Afro-Brazilian martial art capoeira combines acrobatics, music, and dance; Brazilian Rhythms teaches traditional dancing

Up to 66% Off at CORE Wrestling

Charlotte

$100 $39

Wrestling memberships and camps help train wrestlers in the core values of respect and integrity and skills like positioning

Up to 61% Off at Carolina Adventure Guides

Charlotte,NC

$45 $19

Instructors guide participants of all levels in outdoor climbing or rappelling sessions; all equipment provided; bring snacks and water

57% Off Martial-Arts Lessons

Charlotte

$30 $13

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

Up to 84% Off Classes at CrossFit 704

Charlotte

$150 $29

CrossFit Classes use functional movements to help clients build muscle and get in shape

Up to 53% Off Boot Camp or Personal Training

Montclaire South

$75 $35

Cardio, strength training, and nutrition are topics of interest during boot camps or personal-training sessions

Up to 78% Off Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Classes

Henderson Circle

$130 $35

Instructors lead students in ground-fighting and sparring drills that rely on leverage to subdue opponents

Up to 80% Off Fitness Studio

Charlotte

$100 $24.99

Choreographers marry street-style dance with cardio workouts as students tone bodies and melt fat

Up to 62% Off at Yoga Shala Charlotte

Dilworth

$130 $49

Instructors lead Vinyasa-style yoga classes; moves can be modified to accommodate students of all ability levels

Up to 92% Off at Healing Strength Personal Training

Charlotte

$435 $39

Experienced personal trainers lead 4-week women's fitness bootcamps or offer a trio of personal training sessions

45% Off

Montclaire South

$75 $41

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

53% Off Personal Training at A Better You Fitness

Ballantyne West

$255 $120

A one-hour assessment uses various tests and measurements to inform three personalized workout sessions

55% Off Services

Charlotte

$40 $18

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

Up to 83% Off at Ballantyne Ballroom

Ballantyne East

$140 $29

Experienced instructors lead dancers through private, personalized lessons and group lessons

Up to 60%% Off at Apex Martial Arts

Charlotte

$124 $49

Beginners can boost their core competency with a specialized intro program; full access allows students to take part in weekly classes

50% Off a Haunted-History Walking Tour

First Ward

$50 $25

A two-hour walking tour covers Charlotte's most haunted areas and allows guests to conduct their own paranormal investigation

58% Off Boxing and Kickboxing Workouts

Charlotte

$45.50 $19

Clients blast calories and sculpt their cores with one-hour boxing and kickboxing workouts, which include work both on and off the bag

Up to 86% Off Boot Camp or Semiprivate Training

Ballantyne West

$200 $29

Tone muscles during a 45-minute circuit of sprints, plyometrics, and strength-training drills, or opt for 30-minute training sessions

Up to 67% Off Semi-Private Circuit-Training

Charlotte

$90 $39

Instructors guide small groups through high-intensity circuit-training workouts; cardio exercise and strength training

Up to 71% Off Functional Fitness Classes

Plaza Midwood

$120 $39

Classes combine functional movements, high-intensity exercise and strength training to build powerful, lean bodies

52% Off Murder-Mystery Dinner Show

Charlotte SMS Atrium

$60 $29

Interactive dinnertime murder mystery that stars professional actors tests diners’ sleuthing skills throughout a multicourse meal

Up to 54% Off Ghost Tour

Fourth Ward

$25 $13

Families explore Charlotte while guided by a member of the local historical society who has also studied paranormal phenomena

Up to 67% Off Vegetarian or Vegan Cooking Class

Dilworth

$79 $39

Gourmet chef Beverly McLaughlin, whose food is sold at Whole Foods, teaches participants how to create a vegetarian or vegan meal

Up to 63% Off Fitness Classes at Ultimate Gym

NoDa

$130 $49

Students study under black belts and certified fitness instructors during boxing, kettlebell, aerial silks, and martial arts classes

83% Off Women's Fitness Classes

Trophy Wife Fitness

$60 $10

Groups build lean muscle and burn calories during classes such as ChickBoxing and Hot Seat chair-dancing

Up to 57% Off Yoga Classes 

Plaza Midwood

$110 $46.99

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Instructors take students through a series of poses and breathing exercises that strengthen cores and improve flexibility and balance

Select Local Merchants

As a boy, Aerowood Aviation president Roger Wood idolized planes, trading labor for rides at his local airport. After his first ultralight flight in a muddy cow pasture at age 13, he was hooked. He eventually sought out his pilot license and bought his own Cessna. Roger now shares his passion and 3,800+ hours of flight experience with aspiring pilots looking to achieve their own childhood dreams. Students work toward a sport or private flight certification by burrowing their way through a syllabus in aerodynamics and a structured training program. A staff of seasoned pilots lead each ascent above the horizon line, while certified pilots can rent aircraft at an hourly rate.

1650 Aviation Drive
Monroe,
NC
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Happy Hills Alpaca Farm celebrates all aspects of the furry alpaca, from its fleece to its general cuteness. The farm serves as a one-stop shop for people looking to purchase alpacas, pick up hypoallergenic alpaca-fleece socks or scarves, or simply watch and feed the animals. The farm holds regular events to better acquaint the public with these useful creatures, whose warm, soft, and durable coats form the basis of jewelry and clothing including baby products. Tours provide a close-up view of the alpacas and the fleece-spinning process, so visitors can learn more about sustainable farming.

708 Winding Brook Rd
Monroe,
NC
US

James Pugliese founded Better Golf Academy with a straightforward premise: simplify the golf swing for children of all ages. This approach, he knew, would help to grow the game, not only allowing current junior golfers to more thoroughly enjoy it, but also helping beginning youngsters stick with it through the inevitable frustrations. Through an array of lessons and multiday camps, the academy teaches young clubbers the entire game of golf, from proper full swing mechanics to short-game practice to proper etiquette and safety. Students will be tested for both strengths and weaknesses in their games, and prescribed drills and practice techniques to help them shore up those areas in need of attention.

5321 W Highway 74
Monroe,
NC
US

The sound of feet slapping on the padded ground and little voices twisted by constant motion fill Xtreme Play. Jeff and Julie Austin, owners of the play center, have five children, so they are familiar with the busy chorus. The duo and its staff are also well prepared to keep an eye on youngsters as they bounce from inflatable obstacles or squeal down slides. At a miniature arcade, small hands grab Wii and PlayStation controllers, simulating adventures through castles and the civil-service tests to become a castle inspector. The babble of special events drifts from private party rooms, where pizzas fuel fetes.

2115 West Roosevelt Boulevard
Monroe,
NC
US

At Stonebridge Golf Academy, with Fred Bond, we believe that no two individuals learn in the same manner or at the same pace. Therefore, we strive to offer personalized instruction programs to foster the development of each individual student, from junior to adult amateurs as well as professional players.

2721 Swilcan Burn Dr
Monroe,
NC
US

Turn & Burn Lacrosse’s coterie of former and current collegiate lacrosse players and coaches lavishes hard-won lax learnings onto pupils of all skill levels during training clinics and league play. During the clinic, trainees can marinate raw skills in a two-hour medley of position-based instruction, with particular attention to proper techniques, fundamental play, and safely liberating butterflies from stick nets. The clinic, open to players of all abilities, includes a Turn & Burn T-shirt and sticker. Alternately, league play fosters the development of junior lacrosse lovers with weekly 90-minute sessions that combine skill drills, positional strategies, and live games. Grouped by age and ability, stick wielders can reap the fruits of valuable, expert-led practice in an encouraging environment that emphasizes on-field skills such as shooting, passing, and defense, as well as a commitment to lacrosse's time-honored traditions of good sportsmanship, character, and intimidating shoulder-pad graphics.

5211 Weddington Road
Waxhaw,
NC
US