Activities in Forest Hill

10 or 20 Cardio Kick or Butt and Gutt Classes at TNT Fitness Studio (Up to 80% Off)

TNT Fitness Studio

Belleville

$120 $39

Cardio Kick use punches and kicks in cardio-intensive classes; Butt and Gutt combines kickboxing, lunges & more to work glutes, legs & cores

$20 for 30 Classes from MetaBody Yoga & Fitness Pass ($350 Value)

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

Birthday Party for 10 or Skating Package for 2 or 4 at Branch Brook Park Roller Skating Center (Up to 47% Off)

Branch Brook Park Roller Skating Center

Seventh Avenue

$134.44 $75

Festive skating sessions with soft drinks; party includes arcade games and pizza or hot dogs

One or Three Months of Jiu Jitsu or Mixed Martial Arts Classes at Cruz Mixed Martial Arts (Up to 70% Off)

Cruz Mixed Martial Arts

Arlington

$220 $69

Instructors help students achieve fitness, build personal discipline, and hone self-defense skills during martial arts classes

$29 for $52 Worth of Cupcakes at The Royal Cake Design Studio

The Royal Cake Design Studio

Newark

$52 $29

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1- or 2-Month Kids' Martial-Arts Program or 5 or 10 Adult Classes at Sovereign Martial Arts (Up to 85% Off)

Sovereign Martial Arts

Multiple Locations

$199 $35

Experienced martial artists build confidence through self-defense techniques such as krav maga

10 or 20 Classes with Initiation and Uniform at Kids Love Martial Arts (Up to 91% Off)

Kids Love Martial Arts

Multiple Locations

$210 $20

Kids develop focus, confidence, self-discipline, and self-respect while learning self-defense skills that make them bully-proof

Movie, Popcorn, and Soda for One or Two at Lincoln Cinemas (Up to 50% Off)

Lincoln Cinemas

Arlington

$16 $8

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Five-screen movie house shows popular flicks, including new releases and 3-D films

Sesame Street Live "Let’s Dance!" at Prudential Center on September 20 or 21 (Up to 50% Off)

Sesame Street Live "Let’s Dance!"

Prudential Center

$35.90 $18

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Fuzzy friends including Elmo, Cookie Monster, Abby Cadabby, and Ernie lead an interactive dance party with energetic tunes

Exclusive Presale Tickets for the Liberty Hockey Invitational Tournament at Prudential Center

Liberty Hockey Invitational

Prudential Center

$68 $68

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Host-team Princeton, 2013 NCAA Champion Yale, and two other esteemed D1 squads square off in a four-game hockey tournament

Four Personal Training Sessions with Weight-Loss Consultation from Mind Body and Spirit Personal (55% Off)

Mind Body Spirit - Leslie Ingram Lewis

Bloomfield

$160 $72

30-minute personal-training session and nutritional consultation

One Month of Unlimited Martial-Arts Classes for One or Two at 5 Rings Martial Arts (Up to 79% Off)

5 Rings Martial Arts

Nutley

$165 $39

Martial-arts lessons for children and adults combine aspects of Korean, Chinese, and Filipino disciplines such as Tae Kwon Do and Muay Thai

$95 for $189 Toward One Month of Unlimited Classes — Jones Ultimate MMA

Jones Ultimate Mma

Bloomfield

$189 $95

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4 Months of Unlimited Boot Camp Sessions from Montclair Bloomfield Fat Loss (55% Off)

Montclair Bloomfield Fat Loss

Bloomfield

$195 $88

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$75 for $150 Groupon — NJ Shinobi Arts

Nj Martial Arts Koga Ryu Ninjutsu Center

Nutley

$150 $75

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$29 for Two Hours of Bowling Including Shoe Rental for Up to Six at Nationwide Bowling (Up to $80 Value)

Nationwide Bowling

Multiple Locations

$80 $29

Eleven locations with amenities such as automatic scoring, sports bars, grills, and arcade games

Movie Packages with Small Popcorn for One or Two at CityPlex12 Newark (Up to 47% Off)

CityPlex12 Newark

West Side

$15 $8

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Recently renovated, 12-screen theater shows first-run hits; 47-foot Shaq*DX screen

Three or Six Kickboxing Classes at CKO Kickboxing (Up to 73% Off)

CKO Lyndhurst

Lyndhurst

$60 $19

Classes emphasize fitness over martial arts as beginners land punches, kicks, and knees on weighted heavy bags

Paintball Package for Two, Four, Six, or Eight from Paintball Promos (Up to 81% Off)

Paintball Promos

Multiple Locations

$40 $10

Paintball Promos packages include choice of two area fields, admission, and all necessary equipment

5, 10, or 15 Adult or Children's Dance Classes at Wild Child Dance Studio (Up to 83% Off)

Wild Child Dance Studio

Multiple Locations

$100 $25

Seasoned, patient instructors school children and adults in dance disciplines such as tap, ballet, hip-hop, and musical theater

Four or Eight Tai Chi Classes at Tai Chi Academy of Northern New Jersey (Up to 64% Off)

Tai Chi Academy of Northern New Jersey/Montclair

Multiple Locations

$50 $19

An experienced tai chi instructor guides students through flowing movements that develop balance, strength, flexibility, and focus

5 or 10 Barefoot Group-Training Sessions or Month of Sessions at SOLEly Barefoot: Group Training (Up to 76% Off)

SOLEly Barefoot: Group Training

Montclair

$82 $29

Barefoot training sessions led by exercise kinesiologists emphasize balance, reaction, awareness, and quickness

One, Two, or Three Months of Unlimited Boot Camp Classes at Speed Weight Training Fitness Center (Up to 79% Off)

Speed Weight Training Fitness Center

Montclair

$120 $35

U.S. Army sergeant major Michael Johnson motivates students to get in shape during intense, fast-paced boot camp classes

5, 10, or 20 Dance, Fitness, and Yoga Classes at Movement Journeys (Up to 74% Off)

Movement Journeys

Lyndhurst

$75 $29

Students learn new skills and get in shape during dance, fitness, and yoga classes offered for various experience levels and ages

10 or 20 Group Fitness Classes at FUZE Fitness Studio LLC (Up to 56% Off)

FUZE Fitness Studio LLC

Montclair

$80 $40

Classes include yoga, Zumba, and the latest group fitness crazes

Four Tickets to See Get The Led Out - The American Led Zeppelin on August 23, at 8 p.m. (Up to 66% Off)

Get The Led Out

Wellmont Theater

$29 $10

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Tribute painstakingly recreates the musical nuances of Led Zeppelin with songs from throughout their career

One or Two Personal Training Sessions with Optional Gym Visits at AE Fitness Montclair (Up to 79% Off)

AE Fitness Montclair

Upper Montclair

$55 $22

Certified trainers lead personal-training sessions; a full gym facilitates independent exercise

One Month of Unlimited Classes or Five Classes at Aquarian Yoga Center (Up to 77% Off)

Aquarian Yoga Center

Montclair

$150 $35

Students practice kundalini-style yoga stretches and breathing sequences to lengthen muscles and improve circulation

$199 for 10 Private Training Sessions at Vida Wellness Studio ($650 Value)

Vida Wellness Studio

Vida Wellness Studio

$650 $199

Sessions may incorporate a variety of fitness modalities, such as Pilates, kettlebells, Beyond Barre, and calisthenics

5 or 10 Mat Pilates Classes or 3 or 5 Pilates Reformer Classes at IM=X Pilates (Up to 78% Off)

IM=X Pilates

Clifton

$160 $36

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Pilates-inspired workout melds movement from yoga, cycling, and ballet to tone muscle, improve endurance, and elongate spines.

5 Private TRX Classes or 10 or 15 Fitness or Barre Classes at Real Body Boot Camp (Up to 75% Off)

Real Body Boot Camp

Real Body Bootcamp

$175 $55

Build muscles and a stronger core with TRX, fitness, or barre classes

$49 for 10 Yoga Classes at Shiva Shanti Yoga School ($170 Value)

Shiva Shanti Yoga School

Rutherford

$170 $49

Yoga master leads Vinyasa routines that meld strength-building poses, flexibility-boosting stretches, deep breaths, and meditation exercises

One or Three Private Tennis Lessons, or One Group Lesson for Up to Four at Tennis Limitless (Up to 53% Off)

Tennis Limitless

Metcalf Park

$70 $35

Private or group tennis lessons correct the kinks in your stroke and posture

Two Hours of Bowling, Shoe Rental, and One Pitcher of Beer or Soda for Up to Six at Van Houten Lanes (Up to 70% Off)

Van Houten Lanes

Athenia

$82 $25

Sip soda or craft beer during friendly games at a bowling center with an on-site pizzeria

One, Five, or 10 Groupons, Each Good for a Movie Ticket and Popcorn at Hudson Mall Cinemas (57% Off)

Hudson Mall Cinemas

Hackensack River Waterfront

$14 $6

Movie theater hosting first-run comedies, dramas, and blockbusters as well as Bollywood films

Five Classes or One Month of Unlimited Cycling, Zumba, and Boot-Camp Classes at The Spa Next Door (Up to 64% Off)

The Spa Next Door

The Spa Next Door

$80 $29

Fitness instructors stress the value of cross-training with an array of stationary-cycling, boot-camp, and Zumba classes

Two Hours of Bowling and Shoe Rental for Two, Four, or Six at AMF Bowling Co. (Up to 56% Off)

AMF Bowling Centers

AMF Wallington Lanes

$44 $17

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

One Month of Unlimited Yoga Classes or 10 Yoga Classes at South Mountain Yoga (Up to 82% Off)

South Mountain Yoga

South Orange

$165 $29

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Yoga students improve their strength and flexibility as they perform mindful breathing exercises and move through flowing poses

10 or 15 Hot-Yoga Classes at YOUnique Yoga (Up to 71% Off)

YOUnique Yoga

Multiple Locations

$140 $45

Instructors guide students through 75-minute hot Vinyasa yoga classes in rooms set between 98–108 degrees, which helps increase flexibility

$19 for Two Weeks of Unlimited Classes at TITLE Boxing Club- East Rutherford ($50 Value)

TITLE Boxing Club- East Rutherford

East Rutherford

$50 $19

For two weeks clients punch and kick their way to slim, hardened physiques with classes that focus on proper technique and physical fitness

Yoga or Belly-Dance Classes at Verona Yoga and Wellness Center (Up to 83% Off). Three Options Available.

Verona Yoga and Wellness Center

Verona

$150 $39

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Mix and match multiple types of yoga classes or sessions focused on traditional Egyptian-style belly dance

$149 for a Winemaking Class for One at Make Wine With Us ($300 Value)

Make Wine With Us

Wallington

$300 $149

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American Wine Society–certified judges help participants crush, press, rack, and bottle their own wines during three hands-on sessions

Ice-Skating for Two, Four, or Six with Skate Rental, Popcorn, and Hot Chocolate at Floyd Hall Arena (Up to 60% Off)

Floyd Hall Arena

Little Falls

$29 $14

Two NHL-sized ice rinks host public skating sessions throughout the week

$40 for $80 Worth of Boot Camp at Dynamic Speed & Fitness

Dynamic Speed & Fitness

Verona

$80 $40

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Three, Six or Nine Classes at Eagle Mixed Martial Arts (Up to 78% Off)

Eagle Mixed Martial Arts

Multiple Locations

$51.60 $14

Burn fat and tone muscle while picking up self-defense techniques and building confidence

One-Month Child or Adult Martial Arts Class Pass at Passaic Bujinkan Buyu (54% Off)

Passaic Bujinkan Buyu

Middle Village

$85 $39

Learn traditional Japanese fighting styles and self-defense techniques

5 or 10 Fitness Classes at Bodies inMotion (Up to 71% Off)

Bodies inMotion

Maplewood

$100 $35

Experienced instructors help exercisers achieve their fitness and wellness goals in an airy, well-lit studio

One-Year Individual or Family Membership to Liberty Hall Museum (Up to 58% Off)

Liberty Hall Museum

Union

$25 $12

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Victorian fashions and antique furniture fill the rooms of this 200-year-old home where George Washington and General Grant once stayed

Roller Skating, Laser Tag, or Birthday Parties at Fun Force (Up to 50% Off). Five Options Available.

Fun Force

Wallington

$36 $18

Hit the hardwood atop roller skates, square off in the laser tag arena, or celebrate a birthday with included pizza

Four-Day Kids’ Summer Princess Camp or Friday Drop-In Playdate at Parteaz (50% Off). Seven Options Available.

Parteaz

Maplewood

$250 $125

Little girls aged 3–7 ascend to the throne during 2.5 hours of make-believe and dress-up that stress the importance of manners and exercise

5 or 10 One-Hour Kettlebell Classes at Submit 2 Fitness (Up to 72% Off)

Submit 2 Fitness

Secaucus

$125 $40

Tone limbs and core muscles while wielding a cast-iron kettlebell in a variety of different exercises

One or Three 30-Minute Private Figure Skate Lessons at Edge Skate Shop (Up to 57% Off)

Edge Skate Shop

West Orange

$50 $25

Private 30-minute lessons teach students how to gracefully glide on the ice

Movie and Popcorn for Two or Four on Weekday or Weekend at Maplewood Theatre (Up to 50% Off)

Maplewood Theater

Maplewood

$34 $17

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Groups of two of four enter under an old-fashioned marquee to watch first-run movies as they nosh on popcorn

$49 for One Month of Unlimited CrossFit Classes at AOD CrossFit ($155 Value)

AOD CrossFit

Wood-Ridge

$155 $49

Classes fuse elements of strength training, cardio, gymnastics, and plyometrics to create a new, functional workout each day

Two, Four, or Six One-on-One Training Sessions at 4MMG Fitness (Up to 81% Off)

4MMG Fitness

Inside Elite Fitness Studio

$390 $99

Certified fitness instructors work one-on-one with clients to help them reach their fitness goals

$40 for $80 Groupon — Caribbean Soul Dance School

Caribbean Soul Dance School

The Heights

$80 $40

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One or Two Months of Unlimited Kickboxing Classes at CKO Kickboxing (Up to 57% Off)

CKO Kickboxing

Bayonne

$99 $45

Students attack heavy bags with simplified routines of kicks and punches in all-levels, coed kickboxing classes

Dinner Show for One or Two from The Murder Mystery Company (52% Off)

The Murder Mystery Company

Sanai's

$60 $29

Professional improv actors invite diners to participate in an interactive whodunit as they enjoy a three-course meal

10 or 20 Classes with Gloves at Kickboxing.com (Up to 82% Off)

Kickboxing.com

Multiple Locations

$148 $29

Pound the stuffing out of high-quality bags at five locations in various kickboxing regimens

Bowling Packages with Pizza for Two, Four or Six at Lodi Lanes (Up to 51% Off)

Lodi Lanes

Lodi

$57 $29

Bowl through two-hours of lane time with package that includes shoe rental, soft drinks and pizza appetizers

$50 for Two-Month Membership and Eight-Week Fitness Class at Garfield YMCA $170) 

Garfield YMCA

Garfield

$170 $50

Once per week, students and instructors gather for sessions in Pilates, Integral yoga, Zumba, Spin, and other fitness and dance classes

One Month of Unlimited Yoga Classes, Massage, or Both at Nirvana Wellness and Yoga Center (Up to 80% Off)

Nirvana Wellness and Yoga Center

Multiple Locations

$175 $39

Hot and traditional yoga classes for children, parents, and expectant mothers; therapeutic massage addresses specific health concerns

$10 for $20 Worth of Dance Lessons — Carolina Rosa Arts Academy

Carolina Rosa Arts Academy Llc

The Heights

$20 $10

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Fencing Lessons or Summer Camp at Rising Star Fencing Academy (Up to 68% Off). Three Options Available.

Rising Star Fencing Academy

Little Falls

$260 $85

United States Fencing Association-member studio teaches foil, sabre, and epee to kids and adults

One or Two Private Drum Lessons at American One Productions (Up to 64% Off)

American One Productions

West Paterson

$70 $25

Instructors pound out the basics of rhythm and technique during one-on-one drumming lessons

5, 10, or 20 Salsa Classes at Salsa Fever On2 Dance Academy (Up to 75% Off)

Salsa Fever On2 Dance Academy

The Heights

$100 $39

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New York-style salsa dancers break on the second and sixth beats; learn the unorthodox steps from seasoned instructors

10 or 20 Bootcamp Classes at Vik'D Fitness (Up to 70% Off)

Vik'D Fitness

Caldwell

$167 $59

A certified personal trainer guides groups through plyometric routines designed to tone and tighten the body

10 Belly-Dancing Classes for One or Two at Amira Mor International Entertainment Company (Up to 77% Off)

Amira Mor International Entertainment Company

Hasbrouck Heights

$168 $39

Acclaimed belly dancer teaches students traditional Middle Eastern moves with modern influences; students take home an instructional DVD

$39 for Six Weeks of Martial Arts Classes and a T-shirt from TrySelfDefense.com ($349 Value)

TrySelfDefense.com

Multiple Locations

$349 $39

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

One or Three Months of Unlimited Classes with Uniform at Black Belt Martial Arts Centers (Up to 75% Off)

Black Belt Martial Arts Centers

Hasbrouck Heights

$155 $39

Martial-arts students gain discipline, confidence, and self-defense skills

$45 for $99 Groupon — Giron Brazilian Jiujitsu

Giron Martial Arts

Woodland Park

$99 $45

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$49 for $109 Worth of Services at Union's United Taekwondo Academy

Union's United Taekwondo Academy

Union

$109 $49

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One or Three Months of Unlimited Aikido Classes with Registration Fee at Aikido Centers of New Jersey (Up to 78% Off)

Aikido Centers of New Jersey

Multiple Locations

$175 $49

A Japanese martial art, aikido's self-defense moves redirect attacks, is non-competitive, and designed for all ages, sizes, and abilities

One or Three Months of Kids' Martial Arts Classes or Party for Up to 15 Kids at Sidekick Martial Arts (Up to 88% Off)

Sidekick Martial Arts

Hasbrouck Heights

$129 $25

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Kids master martial arts in classes stratified by age; parties include instructor-led games, pizza, and a Samurai sword for cake-cutting

5 or 10 Martial-Arts Classes at Martial Arts Fitness Kickboxing Centers (Up to 86% Off)

Martial Arts Fitness Kickboxing Centers

Multiple Locations

$90 $15

Students build strength, stamina, and self-defense skills in martial-arts classes

5 or 10 Kickboxing Classes at Kickboxing New York City (Up to 86% Off)

Kickboxing New York City

Multiple Locations

$90 $15

Students gain strength, endurance, and flexibility in intensive kickboxing classes

$54 for $120 Groupon — International Taekwon-Do Academy

International Taekwon-do Academy

The Heights

$120 $54

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$89 for $197 Groupon — Fit Body Boot Camp

Fit Body Boot Camp

The Heights

$197 $89

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Five or Ten Kickboxing Classes at Kickboxing Elizabeth (Up to 87% Off)

Kickboxing Elizabeth

Elizabeth

$90 $14

Punch, kick, and jab your way to fitness, reduce stress, and learn self-defense in these calorie-burning kickboxing classes

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Wailing away on person-sized punching bags, glove-wearing kick-boxers sweat and focus. Instructors weave between this forest of flying fists and furrowed brows, guiding boxers with technical feedback and a creative take onsport. Kickboxing in a group setting, say trainers, "encourages participants to push themselves by working harder." The result of this hard work is toned muscles, increased confidence, and a background in self-defense, along with pet punching bag that follows its exerciser home.

19 Franklin Street
Bloomfield,
NJ
US

"You chart your fitness course. We'll be the compass." That's how the team at Fit X think of their roles in clients' fitness journeys. Group classes abound, manned by teachers who guide Pilates and Zumba workouts. But with an arsenal of exercise equipment available to them, Fit X gymgoers are just as likely to devise their own workout regimens. Whether enjoying a supportive group environment or jogging on a treadmill in blissful solitude, clients retain control over their own experiences.

19 Franklin Street
Bloomfield,
NJ
US

Each year, the coaches from Kiddie Soccer introduce thousands of children between the ages of 3.5 and 6 to the most popular team sport in the world—soccer—through safe, fun classes in a constructive environment. For the first 50 minutes of each session, groups of up to 12 kids engage in team-building games such as Red Light Green Light or Sharks and Minnows to build physical and cooperative skills and, above all, have fun. Kids then split off into teams for a 10-minute friendly competition, enjoying themselves while learning teamwork under the coach's watchful, supportive eye.

382 Belleville Ave.
Belleville,
NJ
US

Named by USA Today as one of the top 10 roller-skating destinations in the country, United Skates of America in Tampa provides indoor family fun with a spacious rink and various skating games. Jam skating combines dancing and gymnastic moves set to Top 40 hits, and skating limbo blends the formerly disparate joys of rollerblading and chiropractic therapy. When fatigued by the rigors of the rink, children can refuel on pizza and soda at the snack bar. Inside the arcade, they enjoy games of air hockey and Ms. Pac Man, which teaches kids the importance of a nutritious diet high in fruit and ghosts.

7th Ave & Clifton Ave.
Newark,
NJ
US

Originally founded by a group that includes retired pro boxer Danny Campbell, TITLE Boxing Club offers total-body workouts that blend boxing, kickboxing, and fitness. After donning tape and gloves, students can greet a 100-pound heavy bag with a barrage of kicks, jabs, crosses, hooks, and unkind words. Each of the club's trainers focuses on a different area, such as technicality, core and balance, or moderate- to high-intensity training. Other equipment around the facility includes a boxing ring, speed bags, and double-end bags, as well as free weights and cardiovascular machines.

23 Berkeley Heights Park
Bloomfield,
NJ
US

At Brancée, trained instructors utilize the fun, energetic Brancee dance-fitness system, which strips the core-isolating movements from multiple dance modalities and combines them into a single abdomen-engaging workout. Using methods drawn from Turkish, Egyptian, Indian, and ballroom dance, the team teaches this fluid form of exercise to both adults and children. It can help youngsters overcome their insecurities and adults find an exercise regimen that both entertains them and increases their fitness, unlike traditional gym drudgery or lifting the remote control over and over.

382 Union Avenue
Belleville,
NJ
US

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