Sports in Oregon

Registration for One or Two in The Inferno's Six-Mile Obstacle Race on Saturday, August 30 (Up to 52% Off)

The Inferno

Salem

$99 $49

The 6-mile race challenges participants with more than 15 obstacles, including a distance swim, monkey bars, and barbed wire to climb under

Racquetball League for One or Two at Courthouse Fitness (Up to 51% Off)

Courthouse Fitness

Multiple Locations

$40 $20

For one night each week, racquetballers from novice to expert sweat it out on the smooth floors of indoor courts

Racquetball League for One or Two at Courthouse Fitness (Up to 51% Off)

Courthouse Fitness

Multiple Locations

$40 $20

For one night each week, racquetballers from novice to expert sweat it out on the smooth floors of indoor courts

Oregon's Ugliest Sweater Run for One, Two, or Four (Up to 52% Off)

Oregon's Ugliest Sweater Run

Alton Baker Park

$55 $29

Decked in the their ugliest holiday sweaters, runners tackle the 12 days of Christmas course and take photos with Santa in Alton Baker Park

$20 for an Intro Kayak Trip to Ross Island, Valid Saturday–Sunday or Tuesday–Friday ($40 Value) 

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Sellwood Waterfront Park

$40 $20

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Explore the Willamette River during a 2.5-hour trip that combines beginning instruction with a visit to an island wildlife refuge

Willamette Falls Kayak or Standup-Paddleboard Tour for Two, Four, or Six from Northwest River Guides (Up to 66% Off)

Northwest River Guides

eNRG Kayaking

$138 $49

Kayakers and paddleboarders skim under scenic bridges and past rock walls before reaching the base of the Willamette River's 40 ft. falls

Half-Day Adventure Pass for Two or Two Rides on the Alpine Slide for Two at Mt. Hood Skibowl (50% Off)

Mt. Hood Skibowl

Mount Hood

$68 $34

Summer fun awaits in the form of aqua rollers, bungee trampolines, a 32-foot rock wall & the half-mile dual Alpine Slide at Mt. Hood Skibowl

One or Two Entries to Electric Run Plus Glow Package on Saturday, October 4 (Up to 40% Off)

Electric Run

Portland International Raceway

$79 $49

Runners and walkers of all ages bedeck themselves in glow-in-the-dark swag and groove through a neon course to the afterparty at its finish

One or Two Months of Rhythmic Gymnastics Classes at Rose City Rhythmic (Up to 58% Off)

Rose City Rhythmic

Portland

$65 $29

Students in rhythmic gymnastics classes mix tumbling and dance while playing with hoops, balls, ribbons, and ropes

5K Foam Fest Entry for One or Two on Saturday, July 26 (Up to 45% Off)

5K Foam Fest

Portland International Raceway

$90 $55

Racers tackle 15–30 obstacles, such as mud pits and foam-covered Slip 'n Slides, then move on to other muddy games at an after-party

18 Holes of Golf for Two with Optional Power Cart Rental at Salmon Run in Brookings (Up to 50% Off)

Salmon Run

Harbor

$110 $55

Creek wends along course’s ryegrass fairways & island green, with bunkers that demand precision

18-Hole Round of Golf with Range Ball Buckets for Two or Four at Watson Ranch Golf (Up to 53% Off)

Watson Ranch Golf

Eastside

$90 $45

Golfers warm up with buckets of range balls before tackling a front nine built in 1923 and a back nine constructed 75 years later

$60.99 for One 60-Minute or Two 30-Minute Golf Lessons with Golf Pro Michael Charles ($100 Value)

Golf Pro Michael Charles

Eastmoreland

$100 $60.99

Professional instructor breaks down swing mechanics and provides corrective advice on how to develop consistency

Three or Five Softball or Baseball Hitting Lessons at Coach Vic's Batting Cage and Baseball Academy (Half Off) 

Coach Vic's Batting Cage and Baseball Academy

Central Hillsboro

$180 $90

Pitching machine throws up to 90 mph and delivers fastballs, curveballs, and sliders; Atec fast-pitch softball machine also available

$62.50 for a 10-Class Punch Card at Alive MMA ($125 Value)

Alive MMA - CrossFit Woodstock

Woodstock

$125 $62.50

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Fully equipped gym hosts boxing, jiu jitsu, and CrossFit classes for men and women

5 or 10 Kickboxing Classes at Northwest Fighting Arts (Up to 75% Off)

Northwest Fighting Arts

Buckman

$100 $29.99

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Kickboxing classes cover self-defense and combat techniques while providing an intense workout

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Rose City Rowing Club rents 4,400 square feet of the Portland Boathouse for equipment storage and showers, but that’s not where the heart of its business takes place. On the Willamette River, middle- and high-school rowers soak in the sights and move in synchronicity, timing each catch and drive as their narrow boats glide across the water.

Team manager Lynn Walton emphasizes that the focus is on the team, not just an array of star players. “If you sign up to row with us, you row as many days as you want, and you race in every event you go to. We don’t have cuts.” Throughout the season, athletes’ participation in the low-impact, high-intensity aerobic sport helps to boost strength, endurance, balance, and coordination. Oarsmen and oarswomen broaden their social networks by befriending their teammates, who may be from different schools, districts, or positions on the paper v. plastic debate.

Walton says rowing is a great way to boost admission potential in high school; college teams are growing and continuing to expand their athletic rosters, scouting and offering scholarships that can especially benefit female candidates who show interest and potential. One of the best parts of rowing is it can build healthy habits to last a lifetime. “When we go to regattas, there are people who are 85 years old who are rowing and racing still, and they started rowing in college, back in the 1940s,” she says.

1327 SE Tacoma Street #224
Portland,
Oregon
US

The Fire Dash doesn't simply test participants as runners?it tests them as if they were probationary firefighters ("probies") completing tasks actual recruits would have to accomplish. The 5K obstacle course begins with a flat-out sprint and then finds probies crawling through tunnels obstructed by smoke, fire, and lost kittens. Although each obstacle can be completed individually, some are more easily tackled by teaming up with fellow runners?as the firefighters who designed the race say, "leaving others behind to get to the finish line isn't a good trait for firefighters."

To honor the race's inspiration, a portion of the proceeds are donated to organizations such as the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation and local benevolent funds.

1940 North Victory Boulevard
Portland,
OR
US

At any given moment throughout the week, Black Rose CrossFit whirls with activity as groups hurl medicine balls, swing kettle bells, leap on boxes, and push themselves toward personal goals. The facility's main program, CrossFit, challenges participants with fast-paced, high-intensity workouts built around those functional and natural movements. When adults vacate Black Rose after their sessions, the gym does not fall silent, though, as children aged 6–13 funnel in for rounds of Kidfit and Muay Tykes. Designed as a quick, educational workout for youngsters, Kidfit emphasizes the benefits of an active and healthy lifestyle in a team environment.

2929 SE Powell Blvd, Ste 7
Portland,
OR
US

Metro Dance Academy helps create a love of dance and cheerleading in students through a robust slate of classes. With a wide variety of classes for students of all skill levels, the instructors at Metro Dance Academy strive to help dancers grow as individuals and as a group by fostering a positive, encouraging atmosphere. The dance program offers a curriculum that spans jazz, tap, ballet, princess ballet, hip-hop, technique, musical theater, and contemporary dance. The dance schedule runs from September through June and culminates with an end of year recital in the spring.

18084 Southwest Upper Boones Ferry Road
Portland,
OR
US

The black-belt instructors at Way of Life Taekwondo & Fitness Arts lead students ages 3 and older through the crescent kicks, punches, and blocks of traditional and competition tae kwon do. Throughout each class, they emphasize self-confidence, fostering a positive environment where students gain strength and flexibility as well as self-defense techniques. Fully realized fitness buffs, the team instructors also help students roast calories with resistance weights and athletic equipment through Apex Fitness classes.

9220 SW Barbur Blvd, Suite 110
Portland,
OR
US

The team at 8 Track Experience doesn't like their races to blend into the pack. A popular offering is the 8 Track Relay that thrives on a '70s disco party theme, and 8 Track Experience also grants its participants slip and slides, live bands, and a beer garden. The company has raised more than $450,000 to date for local nonprofits while granting its participants rollicking times, hot showers, camaraderie, and entirely legal runner's highs.

PO Box 2037
Portland,
OR
US