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The Florida Collegiate Summer League assembles 160 top college athletes each summer to play wooden-bat baseball in a competitive atmosphere intended to prepare them for careers in professional baseball. Four general-admission tickets unlock a plethora of best-available seating options at one of five home fields for your quad-pod pack of family members. Alternate nourishing bites from four hot dogs and bags of chips with hydrating drags from four icy soft drinks while viewing inspiring feats of athleticism such as grand slams, base burglary, and home-stretch backflips.

1201 Mellonville Avenue
Sanford,
FL
US

Formerly the Lingerie Football League, the Legends Football League stands as the "fastest-growing pro sports league in the nation" according to NBC Sports correspondent Rick Chandler. That success owes much to the league's unique format, which pits two exclusively female teams in alluring uniforms against each other in full-contact football games on a 50-yard field. Donning football pads and helmets over their revealing performance wear, the female athletes block, juke, and sprint uninhibited by such frivolous gear as the NFL's heavy chainmail hauberks.

300 A. Philip Randolph Blvd,
Jacksonville,
Florida
US

The brand new Jacksonville Destroyers vie for dominance in the United Soccer League Premier Development League (PDL)—the top U-23 men's league in North America, featuring 64 teams within four conferences across the United States and Canada. Led by head coach Eric Dutt, players from all around the world, including forward Kareem Yearwood, midfielder Stefan Durr, and goalie Doug Parra compete against other elite collegiate players for a chance to shine brighter than the oiled pecs of a buff glowworm. Tear off stomach-constraining jerseys to chow down on tasty stadium fare from Sun Dog Diner and practice accurate flip throws with frothy, chilled beers (costs not included with today's Groupon) while cheering on the Destroyers in their inaugural season as they take on Central Florida, Fort Lauderdale, and Bradenton in the remaining home games.

2800 University Blvd N
Jacksonville,
FL
US

Britney Spears hurtles back into the earth’s stratosphere, pulling out all the stops, raising roofs, and dousing all of mankind’s melancholia in glitter and beatitude on her fiery Femme Fatale tour. From Mouseketeer to multifaceted entertainer, Britney Spears has seared dance floors throughout her career with infectious sonic shrapnel while soothing countless ears scarred by the sound of exploding chalkboards. Unleashing fresh cuts dripping with danceable dubstep beats and tireless techno melodies, the Femme Fatale tour shares its stagecoach with a lineup of glam girl-powered acts. Spunky electropop outfit Jessie and the Toy Boys and the feisty twisted-sister duo of NERVO round out a night stuffed with golden vocals, brick-thick beats, and floor-shaking choreography that will undoubtedly awaken the arena’s downstairs neighbors.

300 A Philip Randolph Blvd
Jacksonville,
FL
US

Jacksonville Ice & Sportsplex offers 100,000 square feet of sports and socializing space, including its impressive NHL-sized, year-round ice rink. Public skating sessions (valued at $9, with skate rental valued at $3 on Friday nights and weekends) last two hours and are scheduled almost daily. Because rink guards are on duty for the Sportsplex's highly attended public glide-fests, you can tuck the eyes on the back of your head snugly into a winter cap and still feel safe about bringing the whole family. Ice skating is a great way to stay active and healthy without using fancy exercise contraptions (bags of rocks, bags of corn chowder, etc.). Put those neglected leg muscles to use and burn calories while having a blast mimicking your favorite skating champs such as Elena Dementenova, Isaac Dementenova, or Russell Dementenova. Purchase multiple Groupons to plan a slippery escape with friends, or use up to four yourself to master Mighty Duck maneuvers before tryouts.

3605 Phillips Hwy
Jacksonville,
FL
US

Most Popular Service: Professional firearms training

Reservations/Appointments: Required

Established: 1991

Staff Size: 2?10 people

Average Duration of Services: 1?2 hours

Brands Used: Many different manufacturers

Pro Tip: Learning to "run" your gun refers to safe, confident, and effective gun management.

Q&A with Roger Carlson, Instructor

What is one of your signature services? How is it performed?

[We offer] personalized instruction for safe, confident, and effective gun management for in-the-home protection and while carrying a concealed weapon in public. [It's] easy instruction that recognizes the students' limits and adjusts the type of firearm to their capabilities, strengths, and lifestyles. We work with seniors, women, groups, businesses, and clubs and offer a course for their needs.

Besides making clients happy, what do you like most about your job?

The surprised look that people have when they are challenged with a moving target and hit it every time. The confidence people get when safely making the right decisions during scenario drills. The ease of the course and ability to adjust it to the student's needs that I have developed for home, office, or classroom settings.

What aspect of your job, or the services you offer, most often surprises people?

How our classes can be used toward their CCW hours and they can complete the CCW requirements with us and our specialized training. How the drills without using live ammunition can be practiced in the privacy of their own homes.

Is there anything else you want to add that we didn't cover?

Most firearms instructors only offer a concealed-carry class that covers an overview of firearms. We teach people how to use the gun before or after taking the certification for concealed carry. Our classes are hands-on drills that teach instruction of safe, competent, and effective firearm management.

11018 Union Pacific Drive South
Jacksonville,
FL
US