Activities in Norwood

Up to 50% Off Bowling, Skee-Ball, and More at Kings Dedham

Kings

Dedham

$40 $19.99

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Retro wall art and vibrant high-def screens surround bowling alleys, shuffleboard tables, and skee-ball games

Half Off at Monster Mini Golf

Monster Mini Golf

Norwood

$36 $18

Balls ricochet around 18 black-lit indoor holes decorated with eerie, luminous murals, large monsters, animated props, and music

Up to 53% Off Kids’ Indoor Recreation

Kids' Fun Stop

West Roxbury

$12 $6

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While parents supervise, kids aged 6 or younger frolic on climbing structures and slides or create crafts at the art table

Up to 56% Off Bowling for Up to Six

Westgate Lanes

Brockton

$60.49 $30

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Inside an alley over a century old, bowlers play tenpin, candlepin, or cosmic bowling on 62 lanes with automatic scoring

44% Off Mini Golf for Four at Golf Country

Golf Country

Multiple Locations

$32 $18

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18-hole mini layouts surrounded by flower beds, trees, and water features challenge players to produce their best putts

Up to 50% Off Indoor Play Center Admission

Kidsports

Stoughton

$8 $4

Kids play in an indoor facility with bounce houses, slides, and a miniature bowling alley

Up to 46% Off Mini Golf for Two, Four, or Six

Putts and More

Holliston

$28 $17

Groups of two, four, or six enjoy 18-holes of outdoor mini golf as well as treats from the snack bar

50% Off Indoor-Bounce-House Visits

Jump Trax

Sharon

$10 $5

Sock-footed kids explore a clean, climate-controlled arena stocked with inflatables

Anderson Comedy Presents The Gas – Up to 55% Off Comedy Show

Anderson Comedy Presents The Gas

Great Scott

$10 $5

Friday-night comedy shows host standup by local comedians

50% Off Kart Racing or Pub Food at F1 Boston

F1 Boston

Braintree

$38 $19

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Race on an indoor track in a European-style kart while a computer system times you and your opponents; burgers and truffle fries at the cafe

Up to 56% Off at Universal Power Yoga

Universal Power Yoga

Norwood

$70 $35

Gain strength, flexibility, and mindfulness at this newly built yoga studio, which offers more than 24 classes each week

45% Off Dance Lessons

Primal Fusion World Dance

Oakdale

$65 $36

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Up to 62% Off at Yoga Now

Yoga Now

Downtown Dedham

$130 $49

Students work through a variety of styles including power yoga and prenatal yoga in a studio with gleaming hardwood floors and natural light

Up to 78% Off a Card for 10 Rounds of Golf

Mass Tour Card

Multiple Locations

$450 $99

The pass grants golfers one round at 10 area courses, including Maplegate Country Club and The Bay Pointe Club

Up to 69% Off Lessons at Fred Astaire Dance Studio

Fred Astaire Dance Studios

Multiple Locations

$238 $79

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Group dance lessons introduce beginner couples or singles to the basic moves, and private lessons let students work on more advanced skills

Up to 54% Off an Introduction to Shooting Handguns & Rifles

Mass Firearms School

Holliston

$75 $37

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Students are introduced to shooting handguns and rifles In a fully equipped indoor shooting range.

Up to 63% Off Rock Climbing at Rock On Adventure

Rock On Adventure

Norwood

$265 $120

Memberships bundle unlimited rock climbing with one private lesson for kids, adults, or families of four; day pass includes rental gear

Up to 79% Off Membership to Elements Wareham

Elements Wareham

Multiple Locations

$69 $20

Yoga, Zumba, spin, and more classes at women-only gym with hydrotherapy massage bed and infrared sauna

Half Off Kids' Playground Fun in Maynard and Natick

Jam Time

Multiple Locations

$50 $25

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Bounce house, pretend grocery market, climbing structures, ball pit & full-size playhouse with kitchen enthrall kids at indoor playground.

Up to 53% Off at Natick Golf Learning Center

Natick Golf Learning Center

Natick

$50 $25

Launch range balls from 75 artificial and natural grass hitting stations and polish chips and putts at the short game practice area

Up to 61% Off Vinyasa Yoga

Inner Strength Studios

Multiple Locations

$85 $49

Clients meditate, breathe, and stretch during 60- to 90-minute vinyasa yoga classes, most of which are heated

52% Off Murder-Mystery Dinner Show

The Murder Mystery Company

Quincy Center

$60 $29

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

44% Off Dance Class

Praise Academy School Of Dance

Stoughton

$50 $28

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Up to 55% Off Roller Skating

Chez Vous Roller Skating

Franklin Field South

$10 $5

A neighborhood landmark for 80+ years, the roller rink hosts skaters who sail across the floor to music from the '70s and later

94% Off MetaBody Yoga & Fitness Pass

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

Up to 88% Off Boot Camp at The F.I.T.T. Pit 

The F.I.T.T. Pit

Hyde Park - Cleary Square

$150 $19

Trainers keep clients motivated in boot-camp workouts and also provide nutritional advice to ensure weight-loss

Arcade Fire – Up to 50% Off Concert

Arcade Fire

Xfinity Center

$39.65 $20

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Grammy-winning indie-rockers celebrate their new album, which adds dance beats and Haitian Carnival music to their epic pop

Up to 30% Off Round at Wentworth Hills Country Club

Wentworth Hills Golf Club

Plainville

$96 $69

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Course designed by a renowned architect showcases New England's terrain and features greens sized and shaped to encourage risky shots

Up to 50% Off Kayak or Canoe Rental

EMS Schools

Multiple Locations

$25 $12.50

Riders gently maneuver through the waters of Lincoln Woods State Park in a two-person canoe, kayak, or tandem kayak

Up to 82% Off Fitness Classes at bodyco

bodyco

Middleton

$175 $39

Group fitness classes such as boot camp, Box Fit, and cycling are tailored to suit students of all ages and experience levels

Half Off Off Martial Arts Classes

Maxx Training Center

Stoughton

$125 $62.50

Experts lead students through intense workouts and self-defense programs of jiu-jitsu, boxing, and kickboxing

Up to 53% Off Kayak or Canoe Rental

Nemasket Kayak Center

Multiple Locations

$40 $19

Paddlers explore the temperate waters of Tihonet Pond or Onset Beach, glimpsing local wildlife such as herons, egrets, and osprey

Up to 67% Off at Vo2max Elite

Vo2max Elite

Needham

$75 $30

Yoga classes for all skill levels, with sunrise, power yoga, and flow options available

Up to 63% Off Dance Classes at Dance Republic

Dance Republic

Wellesley

$100 $45

Learn social dances such as the salsa, tango, cha-cha, or fox trot, or build core strength and endurance in a Salsa-Thon dance-fitness class

Up to 73% Off Fitness Classes

The Body Center Fitness

Brookline Village

$130 $39

Experienced trainers keep workouts interesting and results-driven by creating new, intense challenges and keeping class sizes small

50% Off Guitar Labs

Senchant's Art Of Teaching

Canton

$220 $110

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Up to 36% Off Golf at Maplegate Country Club

Maplegate Country Club

Bellingham

$59 $38

Water comes into play on 10 holes of gently undulating course that stretches 6,815 yards from the tips

Up to 47% Off Helicopter Simulator or Tour

Blue Hill Helicopters

Norwood

$150 $79

Flight simulator with virtual cityscape and realistic controls; tour takes guests over sights such as Fenway Park and Charles River

66% Off CrossFit Classes

CrossFit Automile

Norwood

$165 $59

Trainer drafts a new Workout of the Day that involves varied, functional exercises for all ages and fitness levels

Up to 62% Off Kindermusik Play-Dates

Suzuki School of Newton

Auburndale

$15 $7

Parents engage with their children through guided musical activities using instruments provided by the Suzuki School of Newton

57% Off Unlimited Fitness Classes at Action Athletics

Action Athletics

Nonantum

$159 $69

Creative workouts and competition are hallmarks of this fitness studio; enjoy such classes as morning buzz, flow, and cardio chaos

70% Off Membership to CrossFit Norwood

CrossFit Norwood

Norwood

$140 $42

Professional CrossFit trainer leads workouts designed to build functional strength whiling scaling to fit virtually all levels of fitness

45% Off Art Camp

Globe Trotter

Watertown

$500 $275

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Up to 69% Off Fitness Classes at So Fly Fitness

So Fly Fitness

South Braintree

$85 $35

Zumba, Kickboxing, yoga, piloxing, and So Fly classes—fitness dance with plyometrics—make for challenging and calorie-burning workouts

Up to 80% Off Kickboxing Classes

GoForItKickboxing.com

Multiple Locations

$75 $19.99

Classes combine kickboxing exercises with high-intensity interval training to help clients burn calories and lose weight

40% Off a Four-Week Outdoor Boot Camp

Ultimate Bootcamp

Multiple Locations

$239 $143

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Participants burn calories & strengthen muscles as instructors lead creative workouts with cardio circuits, interval training & group games

Up to 55% Off Private Piano Lessons

Jack Colombo

The Stedfast School of Music and Arts LLC

$55 $25

A pianist for groups including The Drifters and Al Jardine of The Beach Boys teaches students of all ages in styles such as jazz and blues

45% Off Art Camp

The Giving Tree Counseling Center

Franklin

$450 $248

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50% Off Tour at Blue Hill Observatory & Science Center

Blue Hill Observatory & Science Center

Milton

$16 $8

Tour the weather observatory, the home of the oldest climate record in the country, and see historical weather instruments still used today

Up to 80% Off Krav Maga Classes

Rockstar Martial Arts

Stoughton

$125 $29

Learn real-world self-defense techniques originally developed by the Israeli military

71% Off CrossFit Classes

CrossFit HomeBase

Canton

$99 $29

CrossFit instructors help beginners build muscles and burn calories through intense, rep-based workouts

Up to 70% Off at DW Kim’s US TaeKwonDo Center

DW Kim’s US TaeKwonDo Center

Multiple Locations

$180 $59

Students of all ages gain self-defense skills and build strength, mental and physical discipline, and confidence in tae kwon do classes

Brockton Rox – Half Off Game Package for Two

Brockton Rox

Campanelli Stadium

$35 $17.50

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The Rox showcase college ballplayers from across the country as well as fan promotions, such as fireworks displays and theme nights

Up to 51% Off a Sushi-Making Class

Sea To You Sushi

Brookline Village

$140 $69

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Adept sushi chefs instruct on how to construct and serve rolls during events that include all-you-can-eat sushi

45% Off 3 Months of Bootcamp at Unified Fitness Studio

Unified Fitness

Readville

$360 $198

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Up to 71% Off at Pilates Class at La Pilateria

La Pilateria

Natick

$140 $45

Pilates workouts exercise the entire body through breathing techniques, attention to posture, and efficient movement patterns

Up to 69% Off Simulated Golf for Two or Four

OptiGolf

Middleton

$160 $50

7,000 square-foot center features nine simulators with 14-foot HD projections screens and a library of 85 championship courses

Up to 63% Off All-Day Airsoft at Xtreme Action Sports

Xtreme Action Sports

Walpole

$200 $75

Players spend all day on a 13,000 sq. ft. tactical indoor field, outfitted with safety gear and armed with airsoft guns and BBs

Up to 88% Off Martial-Arts Lesson Packages

Villari's Martial Arts

Multiple Locations

$249 $29

Expert martial artists instill discipline in students of all ages while promoting respect and physical fitness

Up to 53% Off Kid's Camps at New England Sports Academy

New England Sports Academy

Westwood

$55 $27

Camps keep preschoolers engaged and entertained and give older kids a chance to jump from sport to sport between stints in the foam pit

55% Off 30-Day Boost Camp

Koko FitClub

Multiple Locations

$199 $89

30-day camp includes body-composition analysis, custom strength and cardio sessions, meal plans, coaching sessions, and results measurement

42% Off at Skydive Barnstable

Skydive Barnstable

Marstons Mills

$249 $145

Skydive harnessed to a USPA-certified instructor while free-falling at up to 120 mph, then glide gently under a canopy over scenic Cape Cod

Up to 82% at CrossFit No Exceptions

CrossFit No Exceptions

Norfolk

$135 $29

Ever-changing, high-intensity CrossFit workouts use functional exercises to help clients get in shape

Up to 81% Off Personal Training

Fitness Together

Natick

$170 $55

Personal trainers work closely with clients, analyzing their needs, creating a customized plan, and providing thorough fitness reports

Up to 53% Off Megaformer M3 Pilates Inspired Fitness Classes

The Studio Empower

Newton Center

$105 $49

A high intensity, low impact workout strengthens & tones with 45-minute classes fusing Pilates' principles with cardio & strength training

60% Off Basketball Camp

Game Time Training

The M-Plex

$250 $99

Experienced coaches teach youngsters how to make smart, quick game-time decisions during interactive basketball camps for boys and girls

70% Fitness Package at Mount Auburn Club

Mount Auburn Club

Cambridge/Watertown Line

$668 $199

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Health coaching and fitness design session kick off two months of fitness with four personal-training sessions and a health-club membership

Up to 52% Off Pool Pass at Randolph Recreation

Randolph Recreation

Randolph

$25 $12

Passes grant individuals or families access to a renovated, indoor lap pool at community rec center

Up to 65% Off Pilates Reformer Classes

The Body Center

Brookline Village

$115 $45

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Pilates Reformer classes grouped by skill level emphasize form while toning muscle; Learn Pilates package includes private and group classes

Up to 71% Off Personal Training at Cutting Edge Fitness

Cutting Edge Fitness Inc

Newton Center

$140 $45

Certified trainer motivates clients through high-intensity 30-minute sessions

Up to 65% Off Youth Aikido Classes

Aikido Framingham Aikikai

Multiple Locations

$135 $49

Students learn Aikido basics in classes focused on safety, fun, and character development

Up to 45% Off Ceramics Painting at Make Meaning

Make Meaning

Dedham

$50 $29

Guests paint ceramics such as picture frames, bowls, and trays

49% Off Cross-Training Classes

Sluggers Academy

Medfield

$75 $38

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Up to 52% Off Ceramic Classes

K & L Ceramics

Mother Brook Arts and Community Center

$150 $73

Students paint ceramics ranging from animals to mugs while instructors guide them through each piece; requires purchase of a start-up kit

50% Off Personal Trainer

Any Length Fitness

North Braintree

$70 $35

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50% Off Kids' Birthday Party

Fore Kicks Golf Course & Sports Complex

Multiple Locations

$50 $25

Kids as young as three can choose one of four different themes—sports themed, inflatables, Lil Kicker, and laser tag for ages nine and up

Up to 75% Off at Personal Best Karate

Personal Best Karate

Multiple Locations

$169 $49

Students boost their physical and mental strength, discipline, endurance, flexibility, and coordination in karate classes

Up to 56% Off Private Golf Lessons

Rick DePamphilis NexLevel GoIf

Paradise Driving Range

$595 $259

PGA master pro analyzes students' swing tendencies with a variety of tools to develop correct form and course-management skills

Up to 85% Off at Boston Tae Kwon Do Academy

Boston Tae Kwon Do Academy

Randolph

$139 $29

Kids gain focus, confidence, and self-defense skills in martial-arts classes

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With six distinct courses etched into the New England countryside, Sterling Golf Management promotes pin-hunting recreation for Boston-area golfers of all abilities. The longest and most difficult of the six, The Shattuck Golf Club's 18-hole course kicks off with a 409-yard par 4 where players hack their way toward a green that is visually wreathed by the rising red rocks of Mount Monadnock, setting the tone for a scenic, 6,764-yard round. Groves of trees ensconce the fairways and barter over carbon dioxide at Norwood Country Club's recently renovated course, a relatively flat layout characterized by smallish greens and flanked by a lighted driving range. The newest member to the Sterling Golf Management team is the Rockland course, where 18 par-3 holes wind between tall oaks for a picturesque par-54 round. Designed in 1921 in the Donald Ross tradition is the Maynard Golf Course, a picturesque par 70, 9-hole course with a full-service clubhouse. The same sylvan makeup returns at Newton Commonwealth's course, where lush tree lines cast shadows over a creek as it snakes across the fairways of seven holes. Rounding out the grassy sextet, Chelmsford's nine-hole course takes golfers careening across 2,467 yards of narrow fairways, placing straight drives or skilled golf ball pilots at a premium.

400 Boston Providence Tpke
Norwood,
MA
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For many years, the scariest thing about golf has been the Sansabelt pants. With today's Groupon, trade gentle golf claps for screams of putting panic: for $15, you get four rounds at Monster Mini Golf in Marietta, a $30 value. Come once by yourself and save the other three passes for when you have the hiccups, or bring three friends and see who has the strongest stomach for fun monster statues.

If you’re like most people, seeing another windmill boringly swooping its blades on a standard miniature golf course makes you secretly long for glow-in-the-dark zombies. Monster Mini Golf has heard those silent screams and created a fright-filled attraction perfect for couples, kids, adults with kids, and adults unafraid of sharing a fun evening with Dracula. Monster Mini Golf’s owners created most of the oversized monsters that stalk their greens and constitute the course’s obstacles. The creatures glow under ample black lights, and range in monstrosity from animated cuddliness to Bella-Lugosity. Kids of all ages are able to appreciate Monster Mini Golf's kitschy post-structuralist take on the play of difference between signifier and signified.

The links consist of 18 holes spread over 12,600 square feet, and the focus of the course is on challenging angles. Monster Mini golf offers just the right level of challenge to entertain both kids and adults. The Marietta branch opens its creaky doors from 2 p.m. to 9 p.m. Tuesday through Thursday, 2 p.m. to 10 p.m. Friday, noon to 10 p.m. Saturday, and noon to 8 p.m. Sunday. Check Monster Mini Golf's website for upcoming holiday hours.

Monster Mini Golf also offers themed party rooms, such as the Haunted Mansion; a quarter arcade; and traditional arcade challenges, including skee ball and glowing air hockey. Success at these monster-supervised games offers not only personal fulfilment, but also the thrill of having conquered death incarnate. Plus you win prizes. While playing, be sure to listen for Monster Mini Golf’s own in-house radio station, “W.I.R.D. (Weird Radio),” whose live, on-site DJ hands out prizes for goofy reasons on the links.

Reviews

CityVoters name Monster Mini Golf as the best mini golf site in the Atlanta area, and Yelpers give it five stars:

  • It’s fun! It’s indoors, so can be played year round! The price is right and staff is very accommodating. – prs0, Cityvoter
  • Monster Golf totally rules…The kids had a blast! Good times all around. I’d highly recommend this as an alternate for kiddie birthday parties or a cute, fun date spot. – lee y., Yelp
  • The 18 spooky holes surprise golfers with challenges and tricks…They play GREAT music…Hopefully this one lasts! – Amy S., Yelp
1560 Boston Providence Tpke
Norwood,
MA
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A Mass Tour Card grants golfers one round of golf at each of ten Massachusetts courses. Golfers must pay the cart fee at each course, after which they can steer their electric steed through the forested charm of The Foxborough Country Club's course or over the rustic covered bridge at Maplegate Country Club. Quail Ridge Country Club's course takes golfers through scenic conservation land and stone relics of its previous life as a farm.

Bradford Country Club's difficult, par 70 layout tests putting strokes with smooth bentgrass greens, while The Stattuck course winds through the granite foothills of Mt. Monadnock. Norwood Country Club, meanwhiile, invites players to smash shots and stare down flagsticks across 6,009 yards of relatively flat terrain with medium-sized greens.

400 Providence Hwy
Norwood,
MA
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Luke Adams's childhood talent for drawing spurred him toward an education in glasswork at the Massachusetts College of Art, where he honed his technique under artists from all over the country. Today, Luke molds his molten medium into colorful, one-of-a-kind starfish suncatchers, jewelry, and paperweights. Through jewelry-making and glassblowing classes, his studio spreads a passion for glass-oriented artistry, teaching students to shear and assemble artful shards, molding them into versatile, translucent building blocks similar to the kind used to by Gustave Eiffel to construct an ice-cube model of his infamous tower.

416 Lenox St
Norwood,
MA
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On Xtreme Action Sports' 13,000-square-foot indoor field, every surface in sight is splattered with colorful reminders of paintball impacts. The maze of wood walls draws players into close-range confrontations, forcing them to dive for cover beneath open windows and tactically placed barriers. Whether using paintballs, airsoft pellets, or laser tag markers, teams fan out into the facility in search of opposing players or first aid kids that inexplicably hover and spin in the air. Between competitions, players can return to the pro shop to peruse markers, safety gear, and travel accessories.

153 Washington St
East Walpole,
MA
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Located just outside Boston, Blue Hill lets aspiring pilots navigate both the busy airspace above the city and the more difficult flying conditions around the White Mountains. A full-scale flight simulator preps beginners before they can receive one-on-one lessons from an instructor in a two-seat Schweizer 300C helicopter, which accommodates both commercial or private flying tracks. The copter also ferries passengers above the city at dusk or carries riders home to the nest where flying machines roost at night.

125 Access Road
Norwood,
MA
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