Things To Do In Peterborough

$22 for $40 Worth of Services at Yoga with Chelsea

Yoga With Chelsea

Peterborough

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

C$40 C$22

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Bowling with Drinks for Up to Six or Private Bowling Party for Up to 25 at All Star Interactive (Up to 79% Off)

All Star Interactive

Eglinton East

Automatic lanes clatter with toppling pins as guests square off in rental shoes and refuel with drinks; parties offer 12 private lanes

C$55.50 C$11.75

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$40 for One Month of Unlimited Boxing or Kick-Boxing Classes at Combative Concepts Academy of Martial Arts ($115 Value)

Combative Concepts Academy of Martial Arts

Scarborough

Experienced instructors teach diverse classes ranging from kick-boxing and MMA sessions to jeet kune do

C$115 C$40

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$15 for One Month of Unlimited Classes from BOSS Fitness Bootcamps at Ryouko Martial Arts ($290 Value)

BOSS Fitness Bootcamps at Ryouko Martial Arts

Scarborough

Boot-camp classes build strength and cardiovascular endurance; kickboxing classes hone reflexes and self-defense moves

C$290 C$15

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10 or 20 Boot-Camp Classes at Achieve! Fitness & Health (Up to 91% Off)

Achieve! Fitness & Health

New Location

Instructor leads outdoor & indoor classes that help patrons slim down and build lean muscle with traditional and non-traditional equipment

C$200 C$27

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Three or Five Kangoo Jumps Fitness Classes at Kangoo Club Toronto (Up to 77% Off)

Kangoo Club Toronto

Multiple Locations

In energetic, low-impact fitness classes, Kangoo Jump bouncing footwear challenges muscles & builds core strength; lose up to 1200 calories

C$75 C$19

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Room-Escape Challenge for Two, Four, Six, or Eight at XSpace Escape (Up to 49% Off)

XSpace Escape

Wexford

Players locked in a room must figure out how to escape by solving puzzles and using tools

C$44 C$25

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Four Kids' Language, Math, or Arts Lessons at Learning Jungle (Up to 63% Off). Five Options Available.

Learning Jungle

Multiple Locations

Four language, math, or arts lessons for 2.5- to 12-year-olds

C$60 C$26

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Cake-Decorating or Topper-Making Workshops at Ice A Cake (51% Off). Two Options Available.

Ice A Cake

Centennial Scarborough

Learn how to properly cover a cake in fondant or construct a cake topper shaped like a high-heel shoe that looks professional and delicious

C$99 C$49

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Wine and Cheese Tasting for Two, Four, or Six at Diamond Estates - The Wine Store (Up to 63% Off)

Diamond Estates - The Wine Store

Scarborough

Resident wine expert pairs Diamond Estates wines with fine cheeses to incorporate all senses into the tasting

C$40 C$18

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10 CrossFit Classes at CrossFit 4 Time (Up to 78% Off)

CrossFit 4 Time

Scarborough

CrossFit’s daily workout continually changes to keep exercisers’ minds and muscles engaged

C$200 C$44

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10 or 20 Youth or Adult Boxing Fitness Classes at Scarberian Boxing (Up to 87% Off)

Scarberian Boxing

Scarborough

Body boxers sweat and spar as they learn the science behind boxing, eschewing hits to the head in favour of accuracy and technique

C$95 C$15

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Harlem Globetrotters Game at the Peterborough Memorial Centre on Tuesday, February 10, at 7 p.m. (Up to 41% Off)

Harlem Globetrotters

Peterborough Memorial Centre

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Ball-spinning antics abound as this world-famous exhibition basketball team dazzles in a comic and athletic performance

C$49.05 C$29

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$120 for Eight All-Ages Group Swimming Lessons at Buckler Aquatics ($203.40 Value)

Buckler Aquatics

Multiple Locations

Adults and kids aged 6 months and up learn to swim in one of three Buckler Aquatics-owned heated pools

C$203.40 C$120

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Lika Zowmi and Nimali Senaratne both boast years as cake decorators, experience that they bring into the classroom every time they teach at Ice A Cake. But their experience isn't the only thing they have to drawn on. They structure their courses according to the Wilton Method of teaching, dividing courses into four levels with increasingly complex techniques. Though the first course is all about simply getting cakes to turn out, the fourth includes the skills needed to make and color beautiful confectionery flowers and other decorations. Lika and Nimali also prioritize keeping their skills current by continuing to professionally decorate cakes and anything else that would look better with piped frosting on it.

Unit 20, 4465 Sheppard Avenue East
Scarborough,
ON
CA

After running a gourmet food importing business abroad, Nikki Dersnah returned to Canada and opened TableTalk, sharing her passion for food through cooking classes and retailing high-end kitchenware. Taught by two experienced chefs, cooking classes begin by covering the technical skills—from pressing garlic to unzipping potato jackets—that students will need to prepare a full meal during the second half of class. Just as students experience food's power to bring people together, the class curriculum emphasizes dishes and techniques that awakening epicureans can use to entertain at home.

104 Walton St
Port Hope,
ON
CA

Certified PGA of Canada instructor Justin Stiebel teams up with V1 Video Analysis software to help golfers improve their play through game assessment and customized lessons. A golf coach for more than seven years, Stiebel sharpened his swing while competing on the Canadian and American junior golf circuit before earning a diploma for Professional Golf Management, a degree that instantly gave him the ability to drive a ball through a brick wall. The first lesson kicks off with a brief chat about goals and golfing experience before the student commences firing shots down range as Stiebel analyzes swings and dispenses advice aided by a video camera that records mechanics. Toward the end of the lesson, student and coach review recorded swings using V1 Video Analysis software, which helps the student identify mechanical flaws and understand why people keep suggesting a haircut.

125 Milner Avenue
Scarborough,
ON
CA

Harlem Globetrotters Playing Three-on-Five

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151 Lansdowne Street West
Peterborough,
ON
CA

Without the benefit of planes or cars, 19th-century pioneers trekked to the County of Peterborough, where they built a new life for themselves. Here, they established a number of operations including farms, a cider mill, and a print shop, and today, it?s as if the village never changed. The Lang Pioneer Village Museum re-created the 19th-century town in 1967 to give visitors a glimpse into pioneer life, and more than 25 restored and furnished original structures have been moved as far as 90 miles to lend the outdoor museum authenticity. Among these buildings is the three-story Lang Grist Mill, an 1846-built facility where wheat is still ground into flour every summer.

Costumed villagers populate the town, roving past the museum's vegetable gardens, hitching posts, and watering troughs on their way to work. In the various shops, blacksmiths shape metals, carpenters assemble furniture, and printers generate handbills on a 1927 Washington Flatbed Press. Villagers perform crafts such as open-hearth cooking and weaving; in fact, the museum's weaver shop showcases one of the few Jacquard looms on display in North America.

Visitors to the museum can interrupt any of the townspeople to find out more about their trade or to lend a hand with chores. The museum even rents out its 1886 schoolhouse to students for a day, replacing their usual teacher with a costumed interpreter who conducts lessons similar to those of a 19th-century classroom.

104 Lang Rd.
Keene,
ON
CA

A chorus of scattering pins fills the air at All Star Interactive, a two-floor complex where guests hurl bowling balls down 24 lanes equipped with automatic scoring. A casual atmosphere awaits downstairs, where guests can compete in classic bowling or cosmic bowling. Upstairs, the Danforth Suite houses 12 private lanes amid dark leather lounge chairs and sofas, large-screen TVs, a full-service bar, and commissioned Canadian art illuminated by pendant lights. The upscale alleyway hosts private parties, corporate events, league games, and seminars on what to do if you encounter a bowling ball in the wild. And while bowling is clearly All Star Interactive's main draw, it's far from its only attraction. Guests can also square off in games of billiards and dine on a menu of classic grill fare.

2791 Eglinton Ave. E
Scarborough,
ON
CA