Things To Do In Pontiac

Fred Astaire Dance Studio – 90% Off Classes

Bloomfield Hills

$256 $25

Certified instructors lead dancers through the basic steps that make up the foundation of ballroom dance

71% Off at Fitness Innovation Team

Bloomfield Hills

$99 $29

Group interval training classes provide maximum results to keep students engaged and on-track to meet their fitness goals

Half Off Saturday Club Nights at Elektricity Nightclub

Pontiac

$20 $10

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High-energy club nights often feature special performers such as a circus act with electronic music, burlesque dances, and stilt walkers

50% Off Creative Arts Classes

Pontiac

$30 $15

Diverse spread of creative arts classes that teach kids and adults drawing, painting, and dramatic arts skills

Up to 53% Off Comedy-Hypnosis Show

Live at The Crystal Ballroom @ The Lafayette Grande

$45 $22

Certified hypnotherapist and theatrical stage hypnotist Dr. Richard Allen takes guests and participants on hilarious hypnotic journey

Up to 56% Off at Mulberry Hills Golf Club

Oxford

$100 $49

2014 marks the 52nd anniversary of the Hank Clayton–designed course, which rolls across 188 acres of oak trees and pristine conditions

Up to 54% Off Shooting-Range Packages

Multiple Locations

$69.95 $35

At one of two outdoor ranges, visitors fire 9 mm handguns or .223-caliber rifles with provided ammunition

Up to 59% Off at Pilates ActivCore Studio

Auburn Hills/Rochester Hills

$85 $40

Instructors motivate students to increase their flexibility and endurance while strengthening their core with classes offered at all levels

Up to 74% Off at Reason's Golf Academy

Multiple Locations

$375 $99

Golf pros use video analysis to teach the Ferris-wheel technique, fostering dependable swings in private lessons

59% Off Horseback-Riding Lessons

Addison

$120 $49

English-style riding and horsemanship lessons held in indoor and outdoor arenas on a 62-acre farm

Up to 69% Off at Yoga For Life

Lake Orion

$65 $20

Schedule includes everything from intro to yoga and meditation to prenatal and faster-paced mixed-level classes

Up to 83% Off Classes at Oakland County CrossFit

Lake Orion

$100 $19.99

Certified CrossFit trainers teach students how to build functional strength and mobility safely with barbells and bodyweight exercises

Ted Nugent – Up to 63% Off Concert

DTE Energy Music Theatre

$40.20 $15

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Motor City Madman performs a high-octane set with a killer, soul-influenced backing band

Up to 74% Off Classes at Body Language Fitness and Yoga Center

Walled Lake

$252 $69

Highly trained staff demonstrates yoga poses in heated studio; cardio kickboxing, Zumba & strength-training classes sculpt physiques

Fallen Timbers Fairways – Up to 58% Off Golf

Waterville

$60 $29

18-hole course incorporates nine ponds and strategically placed tree lines that add challenge and charm

Up to 51% Off Horseback-Riding Lessons in White Lake

White Lake

$80 $40

Expert trainers nurture students' equine skills & confidence by demonstrating basic riding techniques & proper horse care

Up to 66% Off Yoga, Pliates, or Boot-Camp Classes at Fitness Rx

Multiple Locations

$100 $39

Classes engage students in challenging workouts that strengthen the body and rejuvenate the mind

Up to 77% Off Personal Training at Achieve Fitness

Waterford

$50 $15

Personal trainers help clients achieve fitness goals and teach the importance of corrective exercise and nutrition

40% Off Introductory Flight Lesson

Waterford

$200 $120

Beginner's lesson covers taxi operations, radio communications & bank turns while contributing toward future flight certification

Up to 56% Off Classes at American Fitness

Waterford Township

$45 $20

Work up a sweat in this family-owned fitness center with classes held seven days a week

50% Off

Clarkston

$40 $20

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

Up to 80% Off Fitness Classes at Chela Yoga

Waterford

$120 $29

Gain strength and flexibility with fitness and yoga sessions held in an intimate yoga studio

Up to 82% Off at VIP Training and Fitness

Independence

$157 $37

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A boot-camp regimen created by Dr. Mike Sartorius focuses on burning calories and developing healthful exercise and eating habits

Up to 75% Off Fitness Classes

Ortonville

$100 $29

Classes include Zumba, boot camp, and circuit training; three-month membership comes with comprehensive weight-loss program

Up to 67% Off Personal Training Sessions

Waterford

$150 $59

Certified personal trainer guides fitness seekers in custom program featuring resistance training, cardiovascular exercise, and diet change

Half Off Ice-Skating at Lakeland Arena

Waterford

$8 $4

Open-skate passes redeemable for skating sessions held on weekends

Up to 71% Off Fitness Classes at CrossFit Clarkston

Clarkston, MI

$200 $59

CrossFit incorporates functional movements and exercises to burn fat, build muscle, and improve range of motion

Up to 79% Off Personal-Training Sessions

Meridian Fitness LLC

$180 $50

Burn fat and tone muscles with customized workouts and nutrition

Up to 81% Off Personal Training or Fitness Classes

Rochester

$130 $49

Get some one-on-one attention during 45-minute personal-training sessions, or get in shape during group fitness classes

Up to 71% Off at Jungle Gym Fitness Studio

Rochester

$110 $39

Certified trainers lead groups in boot-camp, yoga, dance-fitness, circuit training, and boxing classes

56% Off Pilates and Fitness Classes

Downtown Birmingham

$75 $33

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Pilates equipment classes include reformer and springboard classes

Up to 81% Off Lessons at Axis Music Academy

Multiple Locations

$80 $15

Private lessons and group jam sessions can teach students everything from guitar chords to drum beats to recording with Final Cut Pro

72% Off Yoga Classes

Bloomfield Hills

$90 $25

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Instructors focused on proper alignment and safety lead students of all levels through Kundalini, Iyengar, and prenatal yoga classes

39% Off at Barre Bee Fit

Downtown Birmingham

$54 $33

Students perform small, isometric movements using kettle bells, hand weights, and a barre for balance to strengthen & stretch bodies

78% Off Women’s Boot-Camp Classes

Multiple Locations

$219 $49

Certified instructors lead women through fat-burning exercises including obstacle courses and cardio drills in a four-week program

80% Off Private Ballroom-Dance Lessons

Birmingham

$270 $55

Learn American and international ballroom-dance steps during private lessons, then hone your skills in the presence of fellow students

Up to 69% Off N-Motion or Personal Training

Birmingham

$85 $29

N-Motion classes combine flexibility, balance, and resistance training under the professional eye of trainer David Blay

Up to 73% Off Boot Camp from Real Detroit Muscle

Multiple Locations

$120 $39

Certified trainer leads workouts loaded with body-weight moves, mobility exercises, and weight-training drills suitable for all skill levels

Up to 54% Off Boot-Camp Classes

Multiple Locations

$120 $55

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Instructors lead goal-oriented programs that blend cardio kickboxing and core-strengthening Pilates with personalized nutrition plans

81% Off Capoeira Classes

Multiple Locations

$100 $19

The Brazilian art form melds dance, martial arts, and acrobatics into a rhythmic, mentally challenging workout

Up to 72% Off CoreFit Classes

Troy

$150 $49

Sports-based training sessions combine medical knowledge with athletics to prevent injury while building muscle and stamina

Up to 84% Off Martial-Arts Class Package

Troy

$70 $19

Experienced instructors teach Brazilian jujitsu, mixed martial arts, and muay thai kickboxing to students of all skill levels

50% Off Roller Skating at Skate World of Troy

Troy

$20 $10

Skaters glide across the smooth wooden rink as music plays and they practice their roller-skating skills

Up to 87% Off CrossFit Classes at Iron Warrior CrossFit

The Smart Zone

$150 $25

One-hour CrossFit sessions include a mix of gymnastic and functional movements as well as weightlifting to achieve full-body workouts

50% Off Cardio Kickboxing

Troy

$150 $75

Learn self-defense techniques from a third-degree blackbelt while burning calories and sculpting muscles

Up to 75% Off at 6 Degree Burn Fitness Studios

The Smart Zone

$100 $39

Gym memberships include weight management to help clients shed pounds; yaw-yan classes teach a specialized form of martial arts

Up to 61% Off Kettlebell Fitness Classes

Troy

$100 $49

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Firefighter Craig Sylvester helps students increase strength and flexibility in classes that incorporate kettlebells, sandbags, and tires

51% Off Discovery Flight Package

Troy

$284 $139

Discovery flight allows guests the chance to pilot Cessna aircraft as part of package that also includes photo, t-shirt, and logbook

Up to 52% Off Tour de Food Cycling Event

Almont

$30 $17

Explore Eastern Michigan towns by bike, riding up to 20 miles with stops at artisan food shops and local farmstands

Up to 53% Off at Penny White's Golf Academy

Rochester

$95 $45

Academy teaches the methods of the legendary Ben Hogan, whose delayed release and upright swing path led to proper, consistent ball flight

94% Off MetaBody Yoga & Fitness Pass

Multiple Locations

$350 $20

Instructors encourage full-body results in a variety of fitness classes supplemented by a success guide and nutritional coaching

Up to 69% Off Dance Lessons at City Style Tango

Clawson

$120 $39

Teacher of the Argentine tango imparts his skills to students of all experience levels during group or private dance lessons

57% Off Boxing

West Bloomfield Township

$189 $81

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

51% Off at Annette and Company School of Dance

Farmington

$80 $39

Award-winning instructors teach feet the graceful steps of jazz, tap, ballet, and contemporary dance styles

Up to 55% Off at Holocaust Memorial Center

Farmington Hills

$16 $8

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Holocaust museum traces the history of Judaism before bearing witness to the atrocities of World War II

Up to 64% Off Scuba Classes in Farmington Hills

Farmington

$300 $109

PADI-certified instructors cover scuba fundamentals in classroom setting & then take students into pool to practice skills

Up to 55% Off at Pilates-Barre Studio

Farmington

$130 $59

Instructors with ballroom dancing & fitness backgrounds lead equipment & mat classes alongside barre classes for students of all skill level

49% Off Boot Camp

Farmington

$75 $38

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

Up to 46% Off Teaser Pilates

West Bloomfield

$75 $40

Experienced, dedicated instructors personalize individual sessions, guiding student through strengthening, lengthening exercises

Up to 52% Off Arcade Outing or Party

Farmington

$14.50 $7

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Old and new coin-operated games and mechanical oddities buzz and whir in packed museum where guests nibble popcorn

50% Off Indoor-Play-Center Party at Jungle Java

Multiple Locations

$130 $65

Kids gather around a jungle-themed table with beverages and play in maze of forest huts and treehouses

59% Off Reserved Tennis-Court Time

West Bloomfield

$185 $75

Reserved tennis time on courts rated the best in the city by "Hour Detroit" in 2008 and 2009

Up to 73% Off Martial Arts Self-Defense Classes

Southfield

$160 $49

Instructors lead classes designed to help beginners learn to defend themselves using martial arts maneuvers

Half Off Halloween Costume or Face Painting

Southfield

$59.99 $29.99

Face-painting artists decorate faces or teach others how to create fun designs with face paint; fleece Halloween pajama costumes

Up to 51% Off Shooting-Range Package

Southfield

$93.99 $47

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After a safety class, participants wear protective gear & take aim in one of 14 computerized lanes in a range run by trained range officers

Up to 70% Off Kung Fu or Self-Defense Classes

Multiple Locations

$125 $45

Kung fu classes impart martial-arts movements that bolster body awareness; self-defense classes teach women to defend themselves

Up to 61% Off Qi Gong Classes

Southfield

$100 $39

Qi Gong classes work to improve overall health and circulation in a relaxing set of motions

Up to 72% Off Zumba or Kids’ Ballet Classes

Farmington

$150 $45

Students burn calories to Zumba’s Latin-inspired beats or gracefully flutter through ballet turns and positions

51% Off Indoor Playtime at Bounce Up

Farmington

$35 $16.99

Kids tumble down a soft, two-laned slide and ricochet inside a bouncy castle

44% Off Popcorn, Cotton Candy, or Snow Cone Rental

Royal Oak

$80 $45

Party rentals dole out carnival-style snacks for up to 50 guests

Up to 54% Off Golf for Two or Four

Royal Oak

$48 $23

Normandy Oaks's emerald fairways offer nine opportunities for hitting long-distance drives

94% Off Kickboxing, Boxing, and Fitness Classes for Kids

Royal Oak

$450 $29

Group classes and a bumping sound system motivate both muscles and metabolisms for boys and girls

Up to 77% Off Fitness and Boxing Classes

Royal Oak

$80 $39

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Experienced trainers back up 25 punching bags; classes include TRX suspension and kettlebell workouts with club-like lasers and DJ beats

Up to 36% Off Wine-Tasting Event

Downtown Royal Oak

$103.70 $69

Testing event collecting more than 150 different wines from around the globe

Half Off Michigan Wine Appreciation 101 Class for Two

Shelby Township

$80 $40

Tasting guides introduce participants to six boutique Michigan wines, pairing them with Michigan cheese and organic chocolates

48% Off Sports Camps at Joe Dumars Fieldhouse

Shelby Township

$145 $75

In addition to sports camps, weekly sessions include everything from Handyman 101, Babysitter Survival, and Restaurant 101

Up to 80% Off Unlimited CrossFit Classes

Romeo

$150 $49

Coaches build muscle and burn fat during high-intensity, scalable workouts that change every day

Half Off Self-Defense or Combat Classes

Utica

$50 $25

Defense classes instill the evasive maneuvers and self-confidence necessary to ward off unexpected attacks

Up to 83% Off at Fitness Evolution, LLC

Utica

$225 $39

Certified trainers lead small groups and one-on-on workouts that tackle fitness goals with kettlebells, free weights, and battling ropes

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Planet Rock challenges novice and experienced climbers to discover the depth of their willpower in order to conquer their ever-changing collection of routes. The gym's two locations each host more than 50 top-roping routes and more than 15 lead-roping paths for experienced indoor mountaineers, as well as lower-hanging bouldering paths and caverns. Climbers better themselves using 21st-century technology such as a rotating treadmill climbing wall with adjustable speeds, angles, and frequency of charging mountain goats. Staff members keep extensive and updated guidebooks for both the Ann Arbor and Pontiac locations and can point guests toward quality gear sold at the in-house pro shop. Planet Rock also works one-on-one by appointment with climbers who have special needs, assisting individuals with hearing, visual, or physical impairments, and the climbing gym has hosted the climbing portion of the Extremity Games for individuals with amputations.

34 Rapid St
Pontiac,
MI
US

The clattering symphony of fallen pins plays on Sylvan Lanes Bowling Center’s 12 gleaming lanes, where competitors hurl resin-based orbs. Here, strike forces assemble for 10-frame mayhem, one-upping one another with stunning spare pickups and graceful pirouettes enabled by their supple-soled rental shoes. On their quest to roll the elusive 300, bowlers can sustain themselves with selections from the menu, such as burgers topped with blue cheese or pizzas adorned with barbecue sauce and chicken. Throughout the alley, plush leather sofas beckon bowlers, and a full-service bar lined with flat-screen TVs keeps guests abreast of contemporaneous sporting events.

Sylvan Lanes also has a private event room that holds over 100 people and can be used for just about any event including birthday parties, family reunions, and showers.

2355 Orchard Lake Rd.
Sylvan Lake,
Michigan
US

Zap Zone's seven locations in Michigan and two locations in Canada each feature a unique combination of attractions—anything from bumper cars to the Jump Zone's cushioned obstacle course. In the laser-tag arena, both kids and adults demonstrate their teamwork skills by outscoring opponents in fast-paced games that take place inside black-lit mazes of neon-tinged hallways. Arcades also round out every location's attractions, tempting passersby to drop a few tokens on racing games and skee-ball, or a lot of tokens on the claw game filled with Fabergé eggs.

3653 Highland Road
Waterford Township,
MI
US

To the trained staff at Wakeboard Clinic, every watery medium is worth a ride. These acrobatic instructors wakeboard, wakesurf, wakeskate, and waterski across the warm, shallow waters of Silver Lake in summer, and they skim the snow once the temperature drops. With an indefatigable passion for riding, the expert crew imparts their athletic know-how to pupils during clinics at the private Silver Spray Sports Marina on Silver Lake and at Boyne Mountain Resort during overnight camp stints. At these scenic locales, students young and old master wakesurfing basics before graduating to more advanced maneuvers such as jumps, grabs, and spins.

4300 Cass Elizabeth Road
Waterford Township,
MI
US

The owners of Smash Hit Kickboxing invite anyone interested in undertaking a physical, emotional, or spiritual transformation to explore kickboxing and meet with their cadre of experienced instructors. Each instructor boasts over 20 years of martial-arts immersion with backgrounds including a world-ranked kickboxing champion, a former member of the USA National Karate Team, and an award-winning hand model. Their program blends the fitness and self-defense aspects of kickboxing along with specific courses geared towards beginners or advanced students training for their black belts.

48 N Saginaw St
Pontiac,
MI
US

1926 S Telegraph Rd
Bloomfield Hills,
MI
US

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