Sports in Oakland

48% Off Snowsports

Destination 1440

$50 $26

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Up to 57% Off Tennis Lessons

Mills College

$70 $35

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

Half Off Introductory Boxing for Health Course

Grand Lake

$75 $37.50

Participants learn the boxing fundamentals and incorporate the moves into cardio and strength-building exercises

55% Off

Grand Lake

$120 $54

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Up to 80% Off Boxing Fitness Classes

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

Up to 73% Off Shaolin Kung Fu Lessons

Chinatown

$100 $30

Black-belt instructors train students in traditional Shaolin kung fu, with an emphasis on self-defense and self-discipline

Up to 53% Off Children's Swim Lessons

Multiple Locations

$85 $40

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

Up to 85% Off Unlimited Brazilian Jiujitsu

South Berkeley

$90 $19

Brazilian jiujitsu black belt teach submissions and take-downs to students of all sizes and skill levels

Up to 51% Off Family Pool Passes

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

Up to 74% Off at Bridges Rock Gym

El Cerrito

$93 $24

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

Up to 82% Off at 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

Up to 51% Off The Neon Run 5K Entry

San Francisco

$49 $24

At six glow stations along a 5K course lit by black lights, a water-based formula that radiates light rains down on runners

83% Off Beginner Jiu Jitsu Classes

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

72% Off Boxing Classes at 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

70% Off Cardio Kickboxing

SoMa

$120 $36

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65% Off at 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

55% Off Services

Lower Pacific Heights

$100 $45

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Up to 76% Off Cardio-Boxing Classes

Mission

$60 $19

Certified trainers lead exercisers through a routine of kicks and punches

49% Off Bicycle Repair

Mission

$75 $38

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Up to 71% Off Filipino Martial Arts Classes

San Francisco

$185 $59

Experts guide students through Filipino self-defense techniques, a versatile fighting style utilizing weapons and bare hands

Up to 51% Off Two-Hour Kayak Trips from City Kayak

South Beach

$64.16 $32

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

Up to 50% Off Bike Rental at 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

55% Off

San Francisco

$170 $76

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Up to 59% Off Overnight Big Sur Backpacking Trip

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

74% Off Month of Unlimited Martial-Arts Classes

San Francisco

$185 $49

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

51% Off Bicycle Tune-Up at 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

69% Off Kids' Kung Fu or Adult Kickboxing Classes

Inner Parkside

$160 $49

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

70% Off at 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

Up to 80% Off Martial Arts Classes

Inner Parkside

$150 $39

Martial arts classes for kids or adults held inside a family-oriented facility

Up to 82% Off at 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

Up to 62% Off Cardio Kickboxing Classes at 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

Up to 53% Off Guided Kayak Tour for One or Two

Multiple Locations

$100 $49

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

Up to 93% Off Kickboxing Classes

Financial District

$400 $39

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

Up to 52% Off Girls on the Run 5K Race

Golden Gate Park

$25 $12

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This family-friendly 5K benefits and celebrates Girls on the Run, a nonprofit running and social program for girls in the Bay Area

75% Off Boxing Lessons

Richmond

$160 $40

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51% Off Beginner Fencing Classes in Richmond

Richmond

$100 $49

Beginner fencing classes instill basics such as footwork, blade work, and stance on center's nine strips with electronic scoring

50% Off

Original Daly City

$100 $50

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Up to 67% Off Golf Instruction

Downtown Walnut Creek

$150 $49

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LPGA and PGA professionals employ wealth of technological analysis to evaluate swings and develop personalized goals

Up to 54% Off Self-Defense Classes 

Multiple Locations

$129 $59

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Students learn to defend themselves using system designed for Israeli Defense Forces

Up to 74% Off Cardio Kickboxing & Boot Camp

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

Up to 81% Off Classes at A&R Martial Arts Training Center

North Hayward

$120 $25

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

Up to 81% Off Muay Thai Classes

Downtown Hayward

$100 $29

Students engage their core muscles while learning standup striking moves

Up to 85% Off at Bay Area Fight Academy

Hayward

$120 $25

Mixed-martial-arts classes for either adults or children include strength training, kickboxing, and kettlebell workouts

Up to 67% Off Tae Bo at Dojo USA

San Bruno

$75 $29

Tae Bo classes meld tae kwon do and boxing moves into an energetic cardio-kickboxing class

Up to 55% Off Golf Lessons in San Bruno

San Bruno

$110 $55

PGA professional David Suh coaches players on 20,000-square-foot grass hitting area

Up to 50% Off Golf

Pleasant Hill

$6 $3

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

55% Off Lap Swimming at Burlingame Aquatic Club

Burlingame

$175 $79

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Successful club responsible for renowned aquatic athletes welcomes lap swimmers for exercise or relaxation

Up to 51% Off Golf Lesson

Burlingame

$120 $59

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

Up to 60% Off Golf Lessons in Burlingame

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

Up to 76% Off Martial Arts for Kids or Adults

San Ramon

$125 $39

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

53% Off Children's Martial-Arts Classes

San Ramon

$79.99 $37.49

Instructor with more than 15 years of experience emphasizes back-to-school safety with focus- and confidence-building lessons

Up to 71% Off Self-Defense Classes at 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

Up to 51% Off Lap Swim Classes

Mill Valley

$66 $33

Fitness swim classes teach stroke techniques alongside flexibility training to boost coordination, mobility, and efficiency

Up to 88% Off Kids' Tae Kwon Do Classes

Martinez

$215 $29

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

Up to 68% Off Martial-Arts and Boxing Classes

Martinez

$80 $29

Instructors train students in basics of boxing, muay thai, karate, MMA, and Brazilian jujitsu on padded mats and in the ring

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7000 Coliseum Way
Oakland,
CA
US

Reviewers are mixed on the terrain but praise the diversity of options on the course. Yelpers give Lake Chabot Golf Course a 3.5-star average.

11450 Golf Links Rd
Oakland,
CA
US

Golf legends Johnny Miller and Fred Bliss teamed up to design the course at Metropolitan Golf Links, and were rewarded with numerous accolades, such as the 2010 ELGA Chapter Award for Public Facilities from the GCSA of Northern California and Golf Digest. To achieve their links-style vision, the golf gurus incorporated the natural contours of the land and covered the terrain with omnipresent sand traps and modern turf hybrids. The result whisks golfers around a labyrinthine layout complete with straightaways, doglegs, and double doglegs, each made more difficult by heavy breezes that blow in from San Francisco Bay, which can disrupt shots and ground scorecard paper airplanes.

Course at a Glance:

  • 18-hole, par 72 course
  • Total length of 6,959 yards from the back tees
  • Course rating of 73.8 from the back tees
  • Course slope of 131 from the back tees
  • Five sets of tees per hole
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Though Metropolitan Golf Links sometimes features a discounted price online, this Groupon still offers the best deal available.

10051 Doolittle Drive
Oakland,
CA
US

Known as the Forest Pool when it opened in 1927, Montclair Swim Club is a private, family-friendly establishment dedicated to cooling off members in style. Hillsides blooming with trees border three heated pools, including a workout pool, a recreation pool, and a baby pool. Sprawling decks allow members to sunbathe or shout butterfly-stroke tips to toddlers. Inside, a fitness center stocked with cardio machines and strength-training equipment offers sweeping views of the scenic property.

1901 Woodhaven Way
Oakland,
CA
US

Founded by master trainer Sergio Silva, Team Silva Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu arms students with the grapples and fitness techniques needed to get in shape or tackle competitors. Adult programs delve into the takedowns and strikes of mixed martial arts, jujitsu, and muay thai kickboxing, and women's classes range from yoga to fighting-themed fitness. Tykes can begin learning self-defense and discipline with muay thai lessons, gaining the swift, precise movements to fend off playground bullies or rebuff roving packs of feral kindergartners. A safe and encouraging environment, the Alameda studio lines its walls with cushions and trained coaches who oversee classes and open-mat sessions where students practice their martial-arts techniques or pickup lines.

1706 Lincoln Avenue
Alameda,
CA
US

Sahbumnim Jeremy Keller, a fourth-degree black belt in Tae Kwon Do, believes learning is a life-long process available to anyone who will reach out for it. Working with students as young as three, and as old as an imagination, Intensity Martial Arts owner Jeremy and his team teach three styles of martial arts: the Korean combat art Tae Kwon Do, kickboxing, and mixed martial arts. During each session, they teach respect and build listening skills and focus. The team’s professional oversight keeps students safe during sparing sessions and practice. The dojo’s padded floors protect against falls, and specialized gloves soften any blows.

1303 Lincoln Ave
Alameda,
CA
US