Sports in Salinas

44% Off All-Day Golf at Rancho Canada Golf Club

Rancho Canada Golf Club

Carmel-by-the-Sea

$178 $99

Golfers traverse any of the 36 holes course as they encounter the Carmel River, rolling fairways, and sweeping views of Saint Lucia Mountain

44% Off All-Day Unlimited Golf at Laguna Seca Golf Ranch

Laguna Seca Golf Ranch

Seaside-Monterey

$178 $99

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18-hole course with elevated tees, several water hazards, and a bevy of bunkers to defend every hole

Up to 50% Off Lessons with Bruce Vieira

Bruce Michael Vieira PGA Instructor

Multiple Locations

$80 $45

Class-A PGA instructor breaks down the short game and teaches proper mechanics; lessons capped at three students

Up to 52% Off at Casserly Golf Course

Casserly Golf Course

Watsonville

$90 $45

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9-hole, par 3 course rolls over terrain of former cattle ranch

53% Off Intro Rock-Climbing Class

Treks and Tracks

Multiple Locations

$105 $49

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Experienced outdoor guides teach climbing and belaying techniques at two picturesque state parks and provide all safety gear

Up to 74% Off at Sandro Batata Brazilian Jiu Jitsu

Sandro Batata Brazilian Jiu Jitsu

Santa Cruz

$135 $35

Adults or kids learn practical self-defense skills while building strength, endurance, and discipline in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu classes

50% Off Martial Arts

Ultimate Pure Self Defense

Westside

$60 $30

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Up to 46% Off Lessons at Santa Cruz Golf Academy

Santa Cruz Golf Academy

Santa Cruz

$80 $45

Former collegiate and Canadian PGA Tour golfer Bob Swinnerton pro offers advice in a private indoor studio with swing-analysis technology

Up to 49% Off at SUP Shack

SUP Shack

Santa Cruz Harbor

$20 $11

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Instructors lead students through basic core-strengthening maneuvers and rent out fast, versatile boards

Half Off Boxing

Santa Cruz Boxing & MMA

Scotts Valley

$150 $75

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60% Off Cardio Kickboxing

Choi's Tae Kwon Do Scotts Valley

Scotts Valley

$99 $40

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Up to 62% Off Walking and Running Classes

Lew's Walk 'n' Run

Multiple Locations

$70 $29

Program designed to build strength in upper body and core while also training athletes for 5Ks, 10Ks, or half marathons

Up to 82% Off Kickboxing or Martial Arts Classes

Studio Kicks Training Center

Los Gatos

$57 $10

Burn calories in high-energy cardio kickboxing classes or master the 5,000-year-old techniques of martial arts

Up to 63% Off Pilates at Los Gatos JCC

Los Gatos JCC

Los Gatos

$160 $69

Students build strength using a Reformer apparatus in group and private Reformer classes; mat classes help sculpt bodies

Up to 67% Off Martial-Arts Classes

West Coast World Martial Arts Association

Multiple Locations

$139 $49

Martial-arts instructors lead all ages and skill levels in classes that teach self-defense, grappling, dynamic kicks, and boxing

Up to 50% Off Regular and Child Classes at PRO Martial Arts

PRO Martial Arts

Campbell

$159 $79

Motivation martial arts classes instill students aged 3 and up with confidence, poise, self-respect, and self-defense skills

Up to 75% Off at Extreme Fitness and Sports

Extreme Fitness and Sports

Campbell

$150 $39

Expert trainers lead guests of all fitness levels through intense boot-camp classes

Up to 72% Off Kickboxing Classes

Xtreme Martial Arts and Fitness Center

Campbell

$75 $25

Tone bodies while learning courtesy, discipline & respect with muay thai or X-Fit Kickboxing Classes for adults and teens

50% Off Swim Lessons at Saratoga Star Aquatics

Saratoga Star Aquatics

Saratoga

$78 $39

Clinic led by an Olympic medalist and a Chinese national record holder; all instructors are CPR- and first-aid-certified

Up to 48% Off at Cinnabar Hills Golf Club

Cinnabar Hills Golf Club

San Jose

$210 $109

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Three 9-hole layouts showcase a spectrum of topography variance, including rolling hills, elevation changes, and intersecting waterways

45% Off Tennis Lessons

Sai Tennis

San Jose

$60 $33

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65% Off at Xcel Fencing

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

Up to 70% Off Kids' Muay Thai Classes

Team Rey`s

South San Jose

$160 $49

Kids learn martial arts and muay thai during twice-a-week classes taught by an instructor with 20 years of experience

Up to 75% Off at Battle Control Martial Arts

Battle Control Martial Arts

Edenvale

$120 $35

Martial-arts students learn self-defense skills, up their fitness levels, and build both mental and physical strength and discipline

Up to 87% Off Martial Arts for Kids or Adults

Guerrilla Jiu-Jitsu Martial Arts and Fitness

Multiple Locations

$300 $39

Fighting system melds Brazilian jiu-jitsu with judo and wrestling, with sessions offered in self-defense and bullying prevention

Up to 81% Off Martial-Arts Classes at Tojokan Dojo

Tojokan Dojo

San Jose

$100 $29

Shinkendo teaches swordsmanship rooted in samurai techniques and philosophies, whereas Aikibujitsu blends and redirects attackers' energy

Up to 71% Off Jiu-Jitsu Classes for Adults or Kids

Gloglo Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Academy

Gloglo Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Academy

$155 $49

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Experienced instructors teach Brazilian jiu-jitsu, a martial art that focuses on balance and leverage for effective self-defense

Up to 56% Off Batting Cages at South Bay Sports Training

South Bay Sports Training

San Jose

$15 $7

Cages help build batting fundamentals; former professional and collegiate players help hone skills in 30-minute private lessons

44% Off Martial Arts

Spartan Mma & Fitness Inc.

San Jose

$90 $50

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Up to 56% Off Swim Lessons

Queensborough Swim Club

West San Jose

$85 $39

Large outdoor pool with brick patio and lounge chairs hosts a variety of swim lessons for all levels throughout the week

Up to 51% Off Swimming Practice

QuickSilver Swimming

Gunderson High School

$60 $30

Expert coaches lead adults of all swimming levels through swimming practice for either competitive or casual swimmers

45% Off Boxing / Kickboxing - Training

Wrecking Crew Fight Club

Downtown San Jose

$125 $69

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55% Off at Chuck Jefferson's Judo

Chuck Jefferson's Judo

West Valley

$120 $54

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70% Off Martial-Arts Lessons

Eagle Talon Martial Arts

Cambrian Community

$160 $48

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47% Off Private Baseball or Softball Lesson

San Jose Batting Cages

San Jose

$45 $24

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Current or former high-school coaches or collegiate or minor-league players lead students during private baseball or softball lessons

Up to 74% Off Judo and Jujitsu Classes

Pacific Judo & Ju Jitsu Academy

San Jose

$95 $25

Founded in 1949, the school teaches kids, teens and adults self-defense through judo and jujitsu

Up to 70% Off Kids' Martial Arts

Heroes Martial Arts

Downtown San Jose

$159 $49

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Kids’ antibullying and Brazilian jujitsu sessions provide improved physical fitness and self-defense skills; adult option available

Up to 44% Off at Rancho del Pueblo Golf Course

Rancho del Pueblo Golf Course

Mayfair

$34 $19

9-hole executive course with bunkers, crisp fairways, and ponds lined with cattails

Up to 45% Off Golf at Blackberry Farm Golf Course

Blackberry Farm Golf Course

Cupertino

$38 $22

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Course measures 1,544 yards and challenges short iron and putting skills with narrow fairways and small greens

Up to 51% Off Donate Life Run/Walk 5K

California Transplant Donor Network

Great America

$50 $25

Raise funds for organ and tissue donation during a family-friendly 5K held at Great America; includes t-shirt, expo bag, and breakfast

Up to 59% Off Group Golf Lessons

Chris Roffi, LPGA

Santa Clara

$120 $59

Groups of two and three learn to improve their swings and scores with the help of a PGA professional

Up to 59% Off FootGolf

Pruneridge Golf Club

Santa Clara

$48 $20

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A combination of soccer and golf involves kicking a regulation soccer ball into oversized holes on a shortened course

Up to 46% Off at Pruneridge Golf Club

Pruneridge Golf Club

Santa Clara

$240 $139

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Punch card for 10 or 25 rounds on nine-hole, par 31 golf course

Up to 69% Off Private Lessons at GolfSmarts

GolfSmarts

Santa Clara

$125 $39

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Instructor evaluates pupils’ swing with video-analysis software before coaching them on form during a recorded session

Up to 45% Off Color Dash 5K Entry

The Color Dash 5k

Pacheco High School

$45 $29

Run or walk along a noncompetitive 5K course through bursts of electric colors

65% Off Martial-Arts Lessons

Twin Tigers Martial Arts

Los Banos

$40 $14

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Up to 75% Off Martial-Arts Classes

FTX Martial Arts & Fitness

Sunnyvale

$149 $39

Kids and adults alike can burn off energy and build their strength as they learn practical marital-arts and self-defense skills

45% Off Martial Arts

Karate Masters

Sunnyvale

$110 $61

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Up to 54% Off Fencing Classes for All Ages

International Fencing Academy

Sunnyvale West

$140 $65

Fencing instructors teach épée, foil and sabre fencing programs for all ages and skill levels

Up to 29% Off at Sunnyvale Golf Course

Sunnyvale Golf Course

Sunnyvale

$102 $72

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Relatively flat course sprinkles the layout with tree-lined fairways, bunkers, and ponds that come into play

Up to 85% Off Cardio Kickboxing at Studio Kicks Palo Alto

Studio Kicks Palo Alto

Palo Alto

$198 $39

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Instructors trained by world-champion martial artist and film actor Richard Branden conduct energetic cardio kickboxing exercises

Up to 49% Off Lessons at American Swim Academy

American Swim Academy

Multiple Locations

$72 $39

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Certified instructors impart swim basics in classes kept to a small student-to-teacher ratio for optimum safety and learning

Up to 69% Off at Tri City Aikido

Tri City Aikido

Newark

$160 $59

Instructor with more than 25 years of experience teaches students the graceful movements and flowing take-downs that characterize aikido

Up to 86% Off Martial-Arts Classes

KOA Fitness

Newark

$125 $19

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Muay thai, Brazilian jujitsu, and mixed-martial-arts classes in a gym with full-size boxing rings and octagonal cages

Up to 51% Off Archery Lesson

Archery Only

Newark

$60 $30

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Learn how to sling arrows with compound and recurve bows before practicing with friends; all necessary equipment is provided

Up to 44% Off Water Park Outing with Lunch

Aqua Adventure Water Park

Irvington

$55.54 $31

This family-friendly water park features all-ages water slides, pools for tots and adults, and other watery attractions

Up to 60% Off Golf Lessons

Golf With Ren

Fremont Park Golf & Practice Center

$125 $59

PGA professional Ren Chang incorporates 20+ years of golf prowess to enhance swing mechanics and lower scores

Up to 63% Off Martial-Arts Classes

West Coast Martial Arts

Fremont

$80 $35

Instructors guide students of all ages and skill levels in a blend of Tae Kwon Do, Boxing, and Grappling to improve strength and confidence

70% Off Martial-Arts Lessons

Usa Wuchi Kungfu Academy

Fremont

$135 $41

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50% Off Sports Camp

Itabletennis

Fremont

$550 $275

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Up to 84% Off at Martial Arts America

Martial Arts America

Multiple Locations

$149 $39

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Kids' program builds confidence and self-defense skills through tae kwon do strikes, jujitsu rolls, and eskrima stick exercises

86% Off at Impact! Kickboxing Fitness

Impact! Kickboxing Fitness

San Carlos

$108 $15

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Hammer away stress and calories by hurling punches and kicks into heavy bags

78% Off Brazilian Jiujitsu or Muay Thai at Roots Kickboxing

Roots Kickboxing

Union City

$139 $30

Instructor teach take-downs, chokes, holds and defense techniques to students of all skill levels

Up to 88% Off at Hernandez Martial Arts

Hernandez Martial Arts

Union City

$160 $19

Kids learn discipline, physical skills, self-defense, and hard work during children's karate classes

81% Off Muay Thai, Boxing, or MMA Classes

Crispim BJJ Barra Brothers

Pleasanton

$149 $29

Trainers lead students through traditional mixed-martial-arts moves—sans the sparring—to help build muscle and burn fat.

(Up to 90% Off Kickboxing Boot Camp

Elite Training Center

Pleasanton

$210 $20

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Instructors help students get in shape fast while learning self-defense techniques with intensive cross-training sessions

45% Off

Espinosa Martial Arts

Pleasanton

$100 $55

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Up to Half Off Color in Motion 5K Entry

Color in Motion 5K

Alameda County Fairgrounds

$50 $25

Runners in white are playfully pelted with safe, biodegradable color powder that turns their clothes purple, blue, and yellow

Up to 84% Off Boxing and Muay Thai Classes

Darcio Lira Martial Arts

Livermore

$150 $29

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Boxing classes burn calories through heavy-bag work; muay thai classes teach blistering bevies of punches, kicks, and elbow strikes

50% Off Summer Camp at Core Taekwondo

Core Taekwondo

San Mateo

$379 $189

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Each week of camp includes field trips and outdoor activities focusing on a different theme, from ninja training to science and circus camp

Up to 93% Off at 10th Planet Jiu Jitsu San Mateo

10th Planet Jiu Jitsu San Mateo

Hillsdale

$100 $10

Students learn practical self-defense techniques, such as grappling and ground fighting, in intensive Jiu Jitsu classes

Up to 61% Off Taekwondo Classes with Uniform

Lewis' ATA Black Belt Academy

Turlock

$119 $49

ATA master instills students with values such as confidence and discipline while guiding them through self-defense techniques

Up to 74% Off Cardio Kickboxing & Boot Camp

Dance Co.

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

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

KO1 Fitness Academy

Downtown Hayward

$100 $29

Students engage their core muscles while learning standup striking moves

45% Off Baseball - Recreational

California Prospects Baseball

Dublin

$65 $36

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Up to 51% Off Golf Lesson

Dennis Mitchell Golf

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

Dave Atchison at Burlingame Golf Center

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 58% Off Tennis Classes

Cliff Drysdale Tennis at In-Shape Sport

Multiple Locations

$60 $25

Learn the fundamentals of tennis play with an introductory clinic or stay in shape with a tennis-influenced cardio workout

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Feel Golf Co. has 25 years of experience placing high-quality golfing sticks in the hands of touring professionals and amateurs committed to improving their game. These putting pros offer performance products for players of every handicap, and use specially formulated metals coupled with a proprietary pressure-casting system to create their clubs, including the Lee Miller Signature QPQ wedge ($119.99). The Tsunami Mallet putter uses NASA-based ceramic technology to reduce putting backspin and guide balls safely back into the atmosphere after intergalactic travel shots ($89.99). Fashion-forward fairway fans can show brand loyalty with Full Release caps, designed to block out the sun and conceal the identity of pros tagging in for difficult approaches ($7.99).

1354 Dayton St
Salinas,
CA
US

Adventures by the Sea is owner Frank Knight’s love letter to Monterey Bay. As an avid cyclist, kayaker, and surfer in his youth, Frank decided to share the gift of the bay by providing land- and sea-activity rentals for tourists. But, what started out as a small bike-rental shop frequented by local hotel guests eventually transformed into a four-location recreational company that now offers kayaking, bicycling, SUP paddling, and surrey-carriage rentals and tours.

Bicycle renters can cruise along 17-Mile Drive and the rocky shorelines of Pacific Grove, while surrey-carriage rentals provide a low-key communal pedaling adventure for up to four riders. Patrons can also enjoy the serene environment of Monterey Peninsula as they glide through the waters of Cannery Row and Stillwater Cove—both part of the Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary—on the company’s kayaks and standup paddleboards (SUP). During tours, knowledgeable guides rattle off facts about the area while pointing out its wildlife, such as harbor seals lounging on the rocks and otters snapping pictures of kayakers.

Along with providing land and water activities, Adventures by the Sea helps guests build stronger relationships with one another through their local group adventures, which include scavenger hunts. When customers are ready to invest in their own trustworthy gear, the company’s pro shop helps them stock up on boogie boards, snorkeling equipment, and paddleboards from brands such as Surftech, Naish Hawaii, and Paddle Surf Hawaii.

299 Cannery Row
Monterey,
CA
US

The Monterey Peninsula produces first-rate golf courses the same way New York City breeds artists and musicians, and Rancho Canada Golf Club is no exception. The club is a 36-hole showcase of rolling fairways and greens intersected by the murmuring ripples of the Carmel River. The waterway's origin is obvious as the course unfolds: the entire complex nestles under the green peaks of the Saint Lucia Mountain in the distance.

The longer of the two layouts, the West Course skips over the Carmel River three times, shifting between broad fairways and narrow ones lined with cottonwoods, sycamores, and drivers that were planted in the ground in hope that they would blossom there. The East Course comes into contact with the river on five occasions, and culminates with a finishing hole replete with scenic views of the mountain range. A natural-grass driving range and greens for putting and chipping faciliate pre- or post-round practice. Players can also demo the latest clubs or groom their game in private lessons or group golf clinics.

East Course at a Glance:

  • 18-hole, par 71 course
  • Length of 6,125 yards from the tips
  • Course rating of 69.5 from the tips
  • Slope rating of 122 from the tips
  • Three tee options

West Course at a Glance:

  • 18-hole, par 71 course
  • Length of 6,357 yards from the tips
  • Course rating of 70.6 from the tips
  • Slope rating of 124 from the tips
  • Three tee options
4860 Carmel Valley Rd
Carmel,
CA
US

On the gorgeous greens of Pasadera Country Club, associate head golf pro Webster Peterson has improved the game of a wide range of players, including 3-year-olds, 80-year-olds, and rookies who've turned pro and swung their way onto television. His thorough teaching technique begins with stroke development and tactical strategy, ensuring that players have the fundamentals down pat before they start serving and slamming. Lessons are for all ages and skill levels, and students don't have to be members of the Pasadera club to learn under Webster's racket.

100 Pasadera Dr
Monterey,
CA
US

Cleaved through the tall pines of the Del Monte Forest, Poppy Hills Golf Course's 18-hole layout blankets the scenic terrain of the Monterey Peninsula with a 6,857 trail of meticulously manicured fairways and greens. Designed by renowned course architect Robert Trent Jones II, Poppy Hills has hosted many high-profile golf events, including co-hosting the AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am from 1991 to 2009, a 19-year span during which Bill Murray never left.

Named one of California's Top 10 Courses You Can Play, Poppy Hills gives casual golfers a chance to test their mettle on a world-class course—the 426-yard fifth hole was rated the most difficult par four in PGA Tour play in 2006—with four tee options that make it surmountable for golfers of all stripes. Though its known for its woodland scenery and large, undulating greens, the par 72 course also features water hazards that come into play on two holes, gobbling up golf balls and serving as a convenient vacation spot for fish trying to spend a weekend away from the Pacific.

Course at a Glance:

  • 18-hole, par 72 course designed by Robert Trent Jones II

  • Length of 6,857 yards from the farthest tees

  • Course rating of 74.3 from the farthest tees

  • Slope rating of 144 from the farthest tees

  • Four tee options

  • Scorecard

3200 Lopez Rd
Pebble Beach,
CA
US

Pristine fairways gently rise and fall across 6,664 yards of undulating terrain at Pajaro Valley Golf Club's 18-hole course. Located a mere Goliath's drive from the Pacific Ocean, golfers can smell the crisp sea air and hear the hushed whispers of heist-planning pelicans throughout the picturesque par 72, once the verdant kingdom of 1930s golf legend Olin Dutra. The club’s E-Z-Go golf carts ferry about the arsenal of woods and irons needed to triumph over the transition from shorter par 3s and 4s to the lengthy fairways at the 1st, 4th, 15th, and 17th holes, all par 5.

After looping the horticultural haven, golfers can retreat to the club's full-service restaurant, where frothy beers and hamburgers refuel weary bodies and famished 9-irons. Spiky-shoed journeymen can place their order ahead of time at the 9th or 18th tees, ensuring their meal will be ready for them at the turn or shortly after the round.

967 Salinas Rd
Royal Oaks,
CA
US