Things To Do in Newfoundland and Labrador

$25 for One Month of Women's Kick-Boxing, Kenpo Karate, or Open Kick-Boxing Classes at Rock Athletics ($70 Value)

Rock Athletics

Mount Pearl

Students of all ages study traditional Chinese self-defence; women kick-box away calories and learn simple, practical self-defence skills

C$70 C$25

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Swimming Package for Two or Four with Admission to The Aquarena and Waterslides at The Works (Up to 59% Off)

The Works

St. John's

More than 300 ft. of waterslides facilitate speedy plunges into water while Tarzan rope & inflatable toys bolster aquatic play

C$14.50 C$5.50

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5, 10, or 15 Hours of Game Time on a PC, Xbox, or PS3 at Midgard Gaming (Up to 60% Off)

Midgard Gaming

Mount Pearl

Visitors can explore new and classic titles on a PC, Xbox, or PS3

C$19.95 C$8

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18-Hole Round of Golf for Two or Four with Food Voucher at The View Golf Resort (Up to 55% Off)

The View Golf Resort

Princeton

Guests play the 9-hole, par 34 course twice for an 18-hole round & then head to the dining room or clubhouse for Newfoundland cuisine

C$99.64 C$49

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$19 for One Month of Unlimited Aikido Classes at Fudoshin Aikikai ($40 Value)

Fudoshin Aikikai

Holy Cross Elementary School

Certified instructors lead students of all experience levels in aikido classes, a nonviolent self-defense martial art

C$40 C$19

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$14 for $25 Groupon — Sani Sport NL

Sani Sport Nl

St. John's

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

$25 $14

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20-Visit Indoor-Track Pass or 10 or 20 Group Fitness Classes at New World Fitness (Up to 69% Off)

New World Fitness

West End

Zumba dance moves, kickboxing routines, yoga stretches, and cycling burn calories in 30- to 60-minute sessions; 1/6 km indoor track

C$90 C$32

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An expanse of 550-million-year-old rock surrounds the geological exhibits at The Johnson GEO CENTRE, a 33,600-square-foot facility that resides mostly in stone’s favourite hangout: underground. There, the Steele Earth & Space Theatre screens high-definition science-minded films in 2-D and 3-D, and the Geo Theatre projects the four-billion-year history of the earth onto a rock wall featuring a cave, running stream, and glowing lava. Exhibitions include scientific oddities such as a cutaway of the earth and 565-million-year-old fossils preserved in layers of volcanic ash. The museum also highlights the educational opportunities found in more recent events: real-life artifacts and interactive kiosks tell the Titanic's tragic story, and the ExxonMobil Oil and Gas Gallery explores energy with scale models of an oil tanker and offshore supply vessel.

At the KidsPlace, youngsters aged 1–7 can put on science-inspired plays on the puppet-theatre stage or study trilobites and eight-track tapes in the fossil corner. The gift shop also outfits kids with educational books and games, and adults can stock up on agate wind chimes and sterling-silver jewellery. In between bites of GEO sandwiches in the GEO café, members can peruse schedules of numerous monthly events or plan enrollment in summer camps aimed at junior scientists.

175 Signal Hill Rd
St. John's,
NL
CA

MAX Arts. Athletics. Wellness. is a kind of Athenian-style gymnasium that celebrates the intersection between physical and intellectual pursuits. The instructors teach arts courses in dance, music, and theatre and help to increase physical grace with jazz and ballet, train aspiring thespians through acting classes, or build musical acumen during one-on-one singing or instrument lessons.

On the other end of the spectrum, athletics programs include volleyball and basketball camps to hone sport-specific skills, such as spiking the ball or building new hoops out of peach baskets. Martial-arts instructors arm students with confidence and self-defence skills through youth karate classes, adult kenpo training, and women-only kick-boxing courses. Yogis and Pilates instructors also make use of the centre’s space to strengthen cores and limbs with stretches and asanas.

All classes take place within one of four top-of-the-line teaching centres, which house ample classrooms along with a fitness and conditioning centre. Inside, 66 feet of field turf stretch across the gym, providing better shock absorption as students work with kettlebells, battling ropes, sleds, and hurdles.

1 Olympic Drive
Mount Pearl,
NL
CA

MAX Arts. Athletics. Wellness. is a kind of Athenian-style gymnasium that celebrates the intersection between physical and intellectual pursuits. The instructors teach arts courses in dance, music, and theatre and help to increase physical grace with jazz and ballet, train aspiring thespians through acting classes, or build musical acumen during one-on-one singing or instrument lessons.

On the other end of the spectrum, athletics programs include volleyball and basketball camps to hone sport-specific skills, such as spiking the ball or building new hoops out of peach baskets. Martial-arts instructors arm students with confidence and self-defence skills through youth karate classes, adult kenpo training, and women-only kick-boxing courses. Yogis and Pilates instructors also make use of the centre’s space to strengthen cores and limbs with stretches and asanas.

All classes take place within one of four top-of-the-line teaching centres, which house ample classrooms along with a fitness and conditioning centre. Inside, 66 feet of field turf stretch across the gym, providing better shock absorption as students work with kettlebells, battling ropes, sleds, and hurdles.

6 Saint Clare Avenue
St. John'S,
NL
CA

GETFITNL's steel-bending instructors sculpt doughy flesh clay into hardened body fortresses with enthralling and varied outdoor chiselling routines. Boot-camp sessions tone and tighten via an ever-changing workout circuit, which grants students the freedom to work at their own pace or during Zumba classes. Classes can whittle away excess calories without the monotony of lifting weights or building houses out of dumbbells. Each routine is easy to follow, and canfitpro-certified instructors expertly lead students like Sherpas escorting weatherworn travellers through the intricacies of the legal system.

During GETFITNL's Zumba workouts, students employ merengue, salsa, and calypso dance steps to burn fat and boost their heart rate. Each class fuses Latin rhythms and music with aerobic movements of a constantly varied intensity, resulting in an invigorating, refreshing workout.

60 Karwood Drive
Paradise,
NL
CA

Sculpted into the rocky hillsides that comprise the shores of an Atlantic Ocean inlet, The View Golf Resort charms clubbers with sweeping vistas throughout its nine-hole, executive course. Seaside breezes snake through groves of pine trees and fairway-side shrubs, cooling off players and hot-tempered 9-irons as they traverse the 2,250-yard layout. The course challenges duffers with narrow fairways cleaved through ponds, sand traps, and natural hazards, placing accurate shot-making at a premium.

Along with its scenic fairway chain, The View Golf Resort regales guests with two distinct eating options—the Dining Room and Lounge—that serve a menu of traditional Newfoundland cuisine. Six well-appointed suites dot the resort’s placid expanse, providing overnight accommodations for those hoping to enjoy a romantic getaway with their golf bag or spend a weekend boating, hiking, or fishing in the resort’s rustic surroundings.

Course at a Glance:

  • 9-hole, par 34 course
  • Length of 2,250 yards from the farthest tees
  • Two tee options
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Newfoundland and Labrador 235
Princeton,
NL
CA

The academy's chief instructor and founder Chad Nippard—a World Taekwondo Federation third dan black belt and international gold medalist—channels more than 20 years of martial arts experience into each of his carefully crafted lessons. He strives to preserve the original tae kwon do methods he learned through his training under Grandmaster Woo Yong Jung while remaining on the cutting edge of new techniques. He and his team of qualified instructors imbue students aged 3 and older with enriched physical ability, flexibility, endurance, and concentration through World Taekwondo Federation tae kwon do and hapkido training. Tae kwon do sessions and summer camps are divided by age and rank to teach budding martial artists the fundamental stances and strategies for developing confidence, self-control, and the fitness necessary to help mom carry the heaviest of all groceries—gallons of fresh uranium.

10 Brother McSheffrey Lane
St. John'S,
NL
CA