Drawing on the latest work in sports psychology, the coaches at Zonifi clinic enrich the three main components of a high-school athlete's mental performance: energy, attitude, and focus. During drills and exercises, they present strategies for generating and conserving stamina, maintaining a positive outlook, limiting distractions, and staying clearheaded under pressure.
A nonprofit movie house, The Harbor Theater offers cinefiles a welcome reprieve from stale screen fillers by stocking its theater with rich, artistic, and fresh independent and foreign films. Sharpen subtitle-reading skills by catching an upcoming screening of The Illusionist (coming soon), an animated feature from the French filmmakers behind The Triplets of Belleville. Or brush up on American history with Made in Dageham, a period drama exploring sexual discrimination during a 1968 walkout at the Ford Dageham plant.
Boasting 50 sleek, synthetic lanes with optional bumpers, as well as a full-service bar and snack counter, Sherman Bowling Center provides fuel and fun to familial strike forces of all ages. Grab a like-minded pin-hater and lace up in your chic, sleek alley slippers to take on back-to-back rounds of America’s favorite pastime after baseball and compiling lists of favorite pastimes. In between games, lubricate bodily lanes and veins by slurping servings of soda from the included pitcher, or use it to refresh sapped energy stores long enough to take on new virtual enemies in the attached arcade (arcade games are not included in this Groupon). Located just a few minutes from Muskegon Lake, this ball-flinging emporium sports open-bowling hours seven days a week, though bowlers should call ahead to confirm hours and availability.
Celebrating more than 50 years of style, swing, and unabashed swagger, Sandy Hackett's Rat Pack Show turns back the hands of time during an evening of vintage tunes and sidesplitting punch lines. Veteran performer Sandy Hackett, the son of legendary comedian Buddy Hackett, stars as Joey Bishop alongside a talented cast of ringers, who don their Frank, Sammy, and Dean alter egos before charming audiences with a mingling of new and classic arrangements of iconic songs. The Shadows Orchestra backs each number, including never-before-heard ditties penned by prolific songwriter Ron Miller, while recorded voiceovers from Buddy Hackett himself echo through the theater. In between toe-tapping refrains, ears grab hold of the show's comedic thread as the savvy foursome struts away from the music for spontaneous moments of banter and to flirt with sheepish microphones.
The Muskegon Family YMCA serves its community with fitness facilities and classes open to youngsters and adults alike. Facilities include workout rooms, indoor courts, and outdoor playing fields along with a fully equipped locker room featuring saunas, steam rooms, and hot tubs. In workout studios, instructors lead many adult- and youth-fitness classes throughout the week, and swim coaches captain lessons, swim-team practices, and exercise sessions in the indoor pool. When parents work out, experts keep a close eye on their kids in the nursery, ensuring they won't don fake beards to run off and join a gang of lumberjacks.
Anytime Fitness's members hit the gym at their whim with 24-hour secured access to facilities stocked with cardio and strength-training equipment from notable brands such as Life Fitness, Precor, and Nautilus. After a complimentary orientation, exercisers work up a sweat and catch up on their favorite shows atop treadmills, ellipticals, and stationary bikes mounted with personal televisions. Trainers walk rows of free weights and machines, doling out motivational guidance, and instructors lead TRX classes that use body-weight and low-impact routines to build lean muscle and burn calories. In addition to body sculpting, Anytime unwinds tension with a variety of spa services such as 24-hour tanning beds, oxygen-therapy treatments, and far-infrared jade massages—a calibrated, mechanized machine that uses light waves to melt stress out of muscles as rollers scour backscapes to fight off recalcitrant knots.