Sports in Merritt

10 or 20 Boxing Fitness Classes at Boxing for Health (Up to 80% Off)

Boxing for Health

Oakland

$125 $29

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Boxing coaches teach footwork, combinations, and punches in a gym with a regulation sized ring and 14 heavy bags

$54 for $120 Groupon — Gracie Jiu-Jitsu

Gracie Jiu-Jitsu

Grand Lake

$120 $54

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

$26 for $50 Worth of Snowsports — Destination 1440

Destination 1440

Destination 1440

$50 $26

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

10 or 20 Adult Martial-Arts Classes, Including Registration at Bay Area Martial Arts (Up to 87% Off)

Bay Area Martial Arts

Grand Lake

$220 $29

Students learn kung fu moves and train with rattan sticks during self-defense martial arts classes

4 Children's 30-Minute Swim Lesson with 1 Drop-In Family Swim Pass or 1-Month Family Swim Pass (Up to 53% Off)

AquaTech Swim School

Multiple Locations

$85 $40

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Group children's lessons teach stroke techniques and water safety in a self-paced instruction

One or Two Months of Saturday Boxing Boot Camp Classes at Phight Club (Up to 56% Off)

Phight Club

Oakland

$40 $19

Get in shape while learning how to box under expert coaches at gym renowned for producing professional fighters

5 or 10 Turbo Boxing Classes at Emi TKB (Up to 54% Off)

Emi TKB

Laurel

$60 $29

Learn non-combative kickboxing techniques from seasoned instructors while growing stronger and more flexible

One Private Tennis Lesson, or One or Three Group Tennis Lessons (All Levels) from Denton Desquitado (Up to 57% Off)

D2 Tennis

Mills College

$70 $35

USPTA-certified instructor and former D1 college player teaches tennis fundamentals during lessons at Mills College

Three or Five Indoor Rock-Climbing and Fitness Visits at Bridges Rock Gym (Up to 74% Off)

Bridges Rock Gym

El Cerrito

$93 $26

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Scale rocks, kickbox, or flex muscles during yoga classes at this comprehensive climbing gym

Intro to Archery Class for One, Two, or Four People at Ohlone Archery (Up to 58% Off)

Ohlone Archery

San Leandro

$25 $12

In group lessons, students learn archery etiquette, stance, and basic form before unleashing arrows in the shooting gallery

Single-Day or Full-Season Family Pool Passes to El Cerrito Swim Center (Up to 51% Off)

El Cerrito Swim Center

El Cerrito

$20 $10

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Single-day or summer pass to heated, outdoor pools with lap lanes, play areas, and a water slide; grounds offer picnic tables and bbq area

Kayak Trip for One, Two, or Four from City Kayak (Up to 51% Off)

City Kayak

South Beach

$64.16 $32

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Paddlers drift past city views on the way to Brannan Street Wharf

Two-Hour Guided Kayak Tour for One or Two from San Francisco Kayak & Adventures (Up to 53% Off)

San Francisco Kayak & Adventures

Multiple Locations

$100 $49

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Knowledgeable guide leads intimate two-hour kayak tour of San Francisco Bay or Sausalito's waterfront

$13 for Registration for One for the San Francisco Turkey Trot ($24 Value)

San Francisco Turkey Trot

Mission Bay

$24 $13

Registration for one for a Thanksgiving Day 5K fun run benefitting local food banks

$95 for Entry to Men's Health Urbanathlon 11-Mile Obstacle Race ($125 Value)

Publicis Hawkeye (Urbanathlon)

AT&T Park, Lot A

$125 $95

Competitors tackle 11-mile run and course with 14 obstacles including monkey bars, tires, barricades, marine hurdles, walls, and stairs

One- or Two-Hour Practice Session for Up to Four People at Eagle Club Indoor Golf (Up to 40% Off)

Eagle Club Indoor Golf

Downtown

$20 $13

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Each hitting bay has a GC2 Smart Camera launch monitor, which provides statistical feedback to help goflers make corrective adjustments

5 or 10 Kickboxing Classes at Empower (Up to 91% Off)

Empower

Financial District

$200 $19

The hour-long Stand Empower group classes focus on the principles of stand-up kickboxing, boosting self-confidence and strength

One Month of Unlimited Brazilian Jujitsu Training for One or Two People at Cesar Gracie Academy (65% Off)

Cesar Gracie Academy

San Francisco

$150 $52

Brazilian Jujitsu classes teach self-defense skills with a focus on grappling techniques

One- or Three-Month Membership to 108 Heroes Kung Fu (Up to 82% Off)

108 Heroes Kung Fu

Financial District

$160 $29

Kung fu lessons teach essential self-defense moves as well as confidence and skills useful for a lifetime of overall wellness

Mountain or Hybrid Bike Rental or Three-Hour Guided Bike Tour for Two at Blazing Saddles (Up to 50% Off)

Blazing Saddles

Multiple Locations

$72 $36

Deluxe rental bikes whisk riders away on self-guided or guided tours of San Francisco, the Bay, and surrounding landmarks

$36 for $120 Worth of Cardio Kickboxing — Ralph Gracie Academy

Ralph Gracie Jiu Jitsu

SoMa

$120 $36

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$39 for a Pro Bicycle Tune-Up at Columbus Cyclery ($80 Value)

Columbus Cyclery

North Beach

$80 $39

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A bike mechanic adjusts brakes and gears, pressurizes tires, trues wheels, and cleans gears, the chain, and the bottom bracket

$40 for $160 Worth of Boxing Lessons — Anouphab Mud Muay Thai Lao Academy

Anouphab Mud Muay Thai Lao Academy

Richmond

$160 $40

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

$39 for a Month of Unlimited Mixed Martial-Arts Classes at AB Mixed Martial Arts Academy ($129 Value)

AB Mixed Martial Arts Academy

Portola

$129 $39

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A variety of martial arts classes s are complemented by pilates and cardio conditioning

Running Training from Runnerspeaks Whole Person Running Coaching (Up to 77% Off). Six Options Availble.

Runnerspeaks Whole Person Running Coaching

On Location

$60 $19

With an emphasis on the mind, body and spirit, instructor culls from many disciplines to help runners earn their goals and love the sport

$49 for 10 Boxing Classes at Polk Street Gym ($175 Value)

Polk Street Gym

Civic Center

$175 $49

Classes help beginning boxers tone their cores, arms, and legs while practicing jabs, hooks, footwork, and head movement

5, 10, or 20 Cardio Self-Defense Classes at Eskabo Daan (Up to 67% Off)

Eskabo Daan

Civic Center

$75 $37

Experts guide students through Filipino self-defense techniques while providing them with fun and engaging cardio workout

Three or Six Cardio-Boxing Classes at World Class Boxing Gym (Up to 76% Off)

World Class Boxing Gym

Mission

$60 $19

Certified trainers lead exercisers through a routine of kicks and punches

$25 for Five Beginner Jiu Jitsu Classes at 10th Planet Jiu Jitsu ($150 Value)

10th Planet Jiu Jitsu

SoMa

$150 $25

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Developed and taught by award-winning martial artists, beginner jiu jitsu classes follow the facility's martial-arts philosophy

$45 for $100 Worth of Services at Bay Jiu-Jitsu

Bay Jiu-Jitsu

Lower Pacific Heights

$100 $45

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Overnight Big Sur Backpacking Trip with Meals for One or Two from Bay Area Expeditions (Up to 59% Off)

Bay Area Expeditions

Central North San Francisco

$340 $170

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Experienced outdoorsmen lead excursions through redwood-lined and oceanside trails as hikers learn basic skills

One- or Two-Month Martial Arts Membership at Navarrete's Black Belt Academy (Up to 82% Off)

Navarrete's Black Belt Academy

Noe Valley

$215 $39

Black-belt instructors teach martial arts and self-defense skills, as well as values such as discipline and self-confidence

$49 for Unlimited 30-Day Martial-Arts Gym Pass to Hybrid Training SF ($185 Value)

Hybrid Training SF

San Francisco

$185 $49

Boxing classes, Brazilian juijitsu, and muay thai taught by experienced instructors in a fully stocked gym

Kuk Sool Won Martial-Arts Classes at Kuk Sool Won of San Francisco (Up to 58% Off)

Kuk Sool Won of San Francisco

San Francisco

$100 $49

Traditional Korean martial-art system geared for both youngsters and adults

One or Two Entries to San Francisco LUV RUN on Saturday, September 20 (Up to 52% Off)

LUV RUN San Francisco

Crissy Field

$55 $27

5K course that starts in Crissy Field and encourages mingling between runners who wear bibs denoting their romantic availability

$5 Buys You a Coupon for $25 Off Pain Free Running Workshop at Running Flows

Running Flows

Presidio

$25 $5

For $5, receive a coupon for $25 off pain free running workshop

6 or 12 Cardio Kickboxing Classes at Karate Team USA (Up to 62% Off)

Karate Team USA

Multiple Locations

$65 $29

Instructors bake kicks into Western boxing training techniques to increase stamina and flexibility in students off all skills levels

Unlimited Classes for Adults or Kids at A&R Martial Arts Training Center (Up to 81% Off)

A&R Martial Arts Training Center

North Hayward

$120 $25

Certified martial arts trainer imbues students of all levels with self-defense fundamentals

Two or Five Private GOLFit Sessions with a TPI Physical Assessment at NorCal Golf Academy (Up to 60% Off)

NorCal Golf Academy

Downtown Walnut Creek

$190 $79

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TPI-certified professional instructors evaluate golf fitness and develop personalized workouts

10, 20 or One Month of Unlimited Muay Thai Classes at KO1 Fitness Academy (Up to 81% Off)

KO1 Fitness Academy

Downtown Hayward

$100 $29

Students engage their core muscles while learning standup striking moves

Bike Tune-Up or All-Day Bike Rental for Two at Demo Sport (51% Off) 

Demo Sport

Tiburon

$80 $39

30-point inspection with tune-up, or cruise around on a comfort, mountain, or tandem bike with included helmet rental and a map of the area

One or Three Months of Cardio-Kickboxing and Boot-Camp Membership at Dance Co. (Up to 74% Off)

Dance Co.

Upper B Street

$90 $29

High-intensity cardio kickboxing and boot-camp classes offer varied exercises to help work up a sweat, tone muscles, and lose weight

Admission to 3K or 5K PLAYFWD Walk/Run for Two or Four from Seeds for Dreams (Up to 51% Off)

Seeds For Dreams

Coyote Point Park

$70 $35

Runners walk and run to raise funds for local schools during fun three- or five-kilometer race

Nine-Hole, Par-3 Course for Two or Four or 18-Hole Putting Course at Grayson Woods Golf Course (Up to 67% Off)

Grayson Woods Golf Course

Pleasant Hill

$6 $2

With Mount Diablo as a backdrop, golf complex offers an 18-hole putting course and 9-hole, par-3 course characterized by large greens

Uniform and One or Two Months of Hapkido Classes at Hapkido USA (Up to 72% Off)

Hapkido USA

Inner Parkside

$194 $59

Hapkido instructors teach adults and children effective self-defense skills while simultaneously encouraging self-development

Children's Kung Fu Classes or Kickboxing Classes for Teens and Adults at Five Animals Kung Fu Academy (69% Off)

Five Animals Kung Fu Academy

Inner Parkside

$160 $49

Students learn self-defense skills while simultaneously gaining physical and mental strength

$76 for $170 Groupon — Bushido Fight Team

Bushido Fight Team

San Francisco

$170 $76

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

One-Hour Golf Lesson for One or Two at Dennis Mitchell Golf (Up to 51% Off)

Dennis Mitchell Golf

Burlingame

$120 $59

Professional instructor who has taught PGA and LPGA players helps golfers step up their game

One or Two One-Hour Private Golf Lessons with Dave Atchison at Burlingame Golf Center (Up to 60% Off)

Dave Atchison at Burlingame Golf Center

Burlingame

$150 $75

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Indoor/outdoor facility with full-length driving range hosts lessons with Dave Atchison, whose years of teaching include time at UCLA & UCSB

$29 for 5K Run/Walk for One on September 13 from 420Games.org ($64.29 Value)

420Games.org

San Francisco

$64.29 $29

Folks enjoy complimentary beer after hitting Golden Gate Park and San Francisco streets to help de-stigmatize marijuana via athletic effort

6 Boxing or Kickboxing Classes at UFC Gym (Up to 76% Off)

UFC Gym San Bruno

San Bruno

$120 $29

One-hour classes teach authentic boxing or kickboxing, honing muscles and technique

Four or Eight Fencing Classes for Kids or Adults at Xcel Fencing (65% Off)

Xcel Fencing

Multiple Locations

$110 $39

Adults and kids alike can pick up foils under the guidance of instructors and learn the basics of fencing

$50 for $100 Groupon — Silver Dragon Kung Fu

Silver Dragon Kung Fu

Original Daly City

$100 $50

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

$84 for $240 Worth of Martial Arts — E.Y. Lee Kung Fu School

E.y. Lee Kung Fu School

San Francisco

$240 $84

Study Choy Lee Fut, tai chi, or qigong (internal exercises) twice weekly in a traditional Chinese kung fu school

$29 for One Month of Unlimited Adult Classes at Core Taekwondo ($149 Value)

Core Taekwondo

San Mateo

$149 $29

Adult taekwondo classes provide a high-energy workout, improving flexibility while teaching practical self-defense skills

One or Two 60-Minute Golf Lessons with PGA Pro David Suh at San Bruno Golf Center (Up to 64% Off)

San Bruno Golf Center

San Bruno

$110 $44

PGA pro David Suh breaks down swings and offers corrective advice to develop consistent, dependable swing mechanics

5 Jiu Jitsu Classes, or One Month of Unlimited Classes at 10th Planet Jiu Jitsu San Mateo (Up to 93% Off)

10th Planet Jiu Jitsu San Mateo

Hillsdale

$100 $10

Students learn practical self-defense techniques, such as grappling and ground fighting, in intensive Jiu Jitsu classes

$74 for $145 Worth of Martial Arts — KICKS TaeKwonDo School of Self-Defense

Kicks Taekwondo School Of Self-defense

San Mateo

$145 $74

Discover the fun of learning a high-level, Olympic-style tae kwon do and self-defense art

Basic or Advanced Bicycle Tune-Up at Bikes By Brian (50% Off)

Bikes By Brian

Bikes By Brian

$80 $40

A mechanic cleans drive trains, adjusts derailleurs, and trues wheels; advanced tune-up includes new tires, brake pads, cables, and housing

$30 for One Month of Brazilian Jiujitsu or Muay Thai Classes at Roots Kickboxing ($139 Value)

Roots Kickboxing

Union City

$139 $30

Instructor teach take-downs, chokes, holds and defense techniques to students of all skill levels

One Month of Tae Kwon Do Classes for One or Two Kids at Fitness Innovations & Tae Kwon Do (Up to 88% Off)

Fitness Innovations & Tae Kwon Do

Martinez

$215 $29

Owner has been teaching martial arts for more than 35 years; instructors focus on instilling self-confidence, discipline, and respect

One, Two, or Three Months of Fencing Lessons at Swordplay Fencing Academy (Up to 64% Off)

Swordplay Fencing Academy

Concord

$97 $39

Instructors coach pupils of all ages on fundamentals of foil wielding during indoor lessons honing balance, strength, and coordination

Eight Children's Martial-Arts Classes or Three Months of Classes at Martial Arts America (Up to 84% Off)

Martial Arts America

Multiple Locations

$149 $39

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Kids' program builds confidence and self-defense skills through tae kwon do strikes, jujitsu rolls, and eskrima stick exercises

One or Two Months of Martial-Arts Classes for Kids or Adults at TriValley ATA Martial Arts (Up to 76% Off)

TriValley ATA Martial Arts

Multiple Locations

$125 $39

Both kids and adults develop discipline and self-confidence as they learn martial arts

One Month of Self-Defense Classes for Students Aged 13 and Younger or 14 and Older at Trucombat (Up to 71% Off)

Trucombat

San Ramon

$100 $30

Expert instructors teach kids and adults self-defense techniques that incorporate elements of fighting styles such as Kung Fu and MMA

Tennis 101 Clinic or Cardio Tennis at Cliff Drysdale Tennis at In-Shape Sport (Up to 58% Off)

Cliff Drysdale Tennis at In-Shape Sport

Multiple Locations

$60 $25

Learn the fundamentals of tennis play with an introductory clinic or stay in shape with a tennis-influenced cardio workout

$55 for an 18-Hole Round of Golf for 2 with Cart Rental Mare Island Golf Club (Up to $116 Value)

Mare Island Golf Club

Vallejo

$116 $55

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Oldest course west of the Mississippi River features distinctive topography on the front and back nines, as well as a range and a pro shop

$15 for One Month of Classes at Impact! Kickboxing Fitness ($108 Value)

Impact! Kickboxing Fitness

San Carlos

$108 $15

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Hammer away stress and calories by hurling punches and kicks into heavy bags

Six Weeks or 30 Days of Kids' Karate Classes at Hernandez Martial Arts (Up to 88% Off)

Hernandez Martial Arts

Union City

$160 $19

Kids learn discipline, physical skills, self-defense, and hard work during children's karate classes

One Month or Eight Weeks of Children's Aikido Classes for Ages 4–13 at Aikido of Tamalpais (Up to 67% Off)

Aikido of Tamalpais

Corte Madera

$135 $49

Master instructors train students in the graceful movements and flowing take-downs that characterize the non-aggressive art of aikido

One or Two Months of Unlimited Martial-Arts and Fitness Classes with Uniform at Goju Karate (Up to 86% Off)

Goju Karate

San Rafael

$100 $19

Students of all fitness levels participate in karate classes that teach basic techniques and test endurance

Four Weeks of Unlimited Martial Arts Classes at San Rafael Martial Arts (72% Off)

San Rafael Martial Arts

San Rafael

$159 $45

Four weeks of kung fu or tai chi classes with all classes taught by Sifu Terrance Thornton

Six-Month Youth Football or Sideline-Cheer Program at Dublin Fighting Irish Youth Football & Cheer (67% Off)

Dublin Fighting Irish Youth Football & Cheer

Dublin High School

$450 $150

Kids learn football basics and play games in a competitive league or go from novice sideline cheerleading to more advanced moves

Introductory Archery Lesson with Equipment and Practice Time for Two or Four at Archery Only (Up to 51% Off)

Archery Only

Newark

$60 $30

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Learn how to sling arrows with recurve bows before practicing with friends; all necessary equipment is provided

Four 30-Minute Indoor Lessons at American Swim Academy (Up to 49% Off)

American Swim Academy

Multiple Locations

$72 $39

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Certified instructors impart swim basics in classes kept to a small student-to-teacher ratio for optimum safety and learning

One Month of Aikido Lessons for Adults or Children at Tri City Aikido (Up to 69% Off)

Tri City Aikido

Newark

$160 $59

Instructor with more than 25 years of experience teaches students the graceful movements and flowing take-downs that characterize aikido

Four Swimming Lessons at Calphin Aquatic Club (Up to 44% Off). Two Options Available.

Calphin Aquatic Club

Dublin

$80 $45

Taken consecutively, swimming lessons for all ages grow students' skills and confidence so they feel comfortable in the water

5 or 10 45-Minute Martial-Arts Classes, Including Uniform at West Coast Martial Arts (Up to 63% Off)

West Coast Martial Arts

Fremont

$80 $35

Instructors guide students of all ages and skill levels in a blend of Tae Kwon Do, Boxing, and Grappling to improve strength and confidence

$39 for 10 Martial-Arts Classes at Guerrilla Jiu-Jitsu Martial Arts and Fitness ($300 Value)

Guerrilla Jiu-Jitsu Martial Arts and Fitness

Multiple Locations

$300 $39

Fighting system melds Brazilian jiu-jitsu with judo and wrestling, with sessions offered in self-defense and bullying prevention

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Spyder-Rentals.com Spyders roar down the streets, rocketing from 0–60 in less than four seconds. All rentals include a 200-mileage limit during the rental period, as well as free tolls thanks to FasTrak, which distracts tollbooth-dwelling trolls with medieval lute music. Rentals are also available for corporate outings as well as special events and promotions.

1432 5th Ave
Oakland,
CA
US

Segway of Oakland harbors a fleet of off-road Segway x2s and street-friendly Segway i2s, which renters mount for city tours, lessons, and offsite events. Both tours and lessons begin with a video overview of segway basics to acquaint the rider and the ridden. Tours then traverse the city, with guides sharing historical tidbits on Oakland?s oak-ruled past on a route that hits Jack London Square, the downtown sector, and the shores of Lake Merritt. Group lessons jet through skill-building exercises in parking lots and on bike paths. After building confidence, students graduate to higher speeds and more varied terrains, such as bridges and grassy fields, and lessons culminate in an independent ride. Segway of Oakland can also enrich team-building events for companies or exceptionally competitive families with segway demonstrations.

212 International Blvd
Oakland,
CA
US

At Luke Training Conditioning, certified personal trainer Andre Luke and Josephine works to give clients the push they need to exceed their fitness goals. Drawing on nine years of experience as a trainer and coach, he leads personal-training sessions, boot camps, and TRX suspension classes designed to melt away pounds.

Cascade Stairs
Oakland,
CA
US

Hang Time Kite Surfing gives water-sports enthusiasts one more avenue for exploring the Bay Area's glittery waterways. Through International Kiteboarding Organization–certified kiteboarding lessons, instructors instill students with the skills needed to master both wind and surf. Group and private lessons are geared toward both novice and experienced kiteboarders and range from one to five hours. When boarders are ready to ride the waves solo, Hang Time also sells complete kiteboard packages replete with used or new gear.

568 Bellevue Avenue
Oakland,
CA
US

In the current landscape of big-box stores and chain restaurants, many fear the dissolution of the small business. The worry is understandable, as many of these local ventures are what give cities, towns, and neighborhoods their distinctive flavor. It doesn't help that, on average, only 13% of the money spent at corporately-owned emporiums actually finds its way back to the community. This means that 87% of the dollars spent find themselves in a faraway bank account with nothing but a distant memory of the newborn pennies they left behind at home. When people give local shops and restaurants their business, however, an average of 45% of their money goes toward keeping the area and its unique culture thriving.

Fueled by this understanding, the folks at Localize It! helm The Alameda Summer Stroll, an evening of neighborhood appreciation, art, and live music. During certain days throughout the season, participants meander along several streets of the bay-adjacent burg to peruse the goods from local operations and sample locally crafted food, beer, and wine. They can even participate in a wine tasting and food pairings, as well as take advantage of discounts at area restaurants, such as Pasta Pelican, Calafia Taqueria, and East Ocean Seafood Restaurant. Along the way, neighborhood crawlers can stop to take in the musical strains of Jim Parodi and Friends or admire masterpieces by local Alameda and Oakland artists.

484 Lake Park #488
Oakland,
CA
US

With an impressive array of equipment, Boxing for Health transforms punch-shy patrons of almost any age into elite fighters—whether they intend to actually fight or not. There's a full-sized regulation boxing ring where students can heave hooks and jabs at the hand pads of trainers Miguel or Shane. There are 14 heavy bags, each surrounded by plenty of floorspace so trainees can maneuver as they recreate scenes from Rocky or choreograph exciting new scenes for Steel Magnolias. For a more immersive education, the trainers host boxing boot camps, in which students soak up techniques for success in the sweet science, such as defensive tactics, combinations, and footwork—all the while roasting scores of calories.

452 Santa Clara Ave
Oakland,
CA
US