Activities in Santa Barbara

$25 for a Two-Month Membership Including Personal Training and a Fitness Assessment at Curves ($207 Value)

Curves

Santa Barbara

Women’s gym focuses on 30-minute circuit-training sessions that deliver a complete strength and cardio workout

$207 $25

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One or Two Months of Unlimited Dance Classes at World Dance for Humanity (Up to 73% Off)

World Dance for Humanity

Santa Barbara Downtown

Staff members blend cardio and dance during fun classes and disperse 100% of proceeds to local and global charities

$100 $29

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Five Boot-Camp Classes at BDfitlife (55% Off)

Bdfitlife

Eastside

Bootcamp is catered to your group, with only five people in each class! Can do prenatal to strength conditioning, cardio, and stretching.

$500 $225

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On the Rocks Package for Two at Santa Barbara Rock Gym (53%Off)

Santa Barbara Rock Gym

Lower State

Duos get to experience indoor climbing with help from a trained instructor

$60 $28

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Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History for Two or Four (50% Off)

Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History

Santa Barbara

A 72-ft. blue-whale skeleton stares down at you, and Chumash Indian relics wait for their secrets to be uncovered or hike a nature trail.

$24 $12

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$95 for a Flight-Simulator Package at Above All Aviation ($149 Value)

Above All Aviation

Santa Barabara Municipal Airport

A certified pilot gives personal instruction to students, who further their education in a full-motion flight simulator

$149 $95

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Visit for Adults and Kids to Santa Barbara Maritime Museum (Up to 47% Off). Three Options Available.

Santa Barbara Maritime Museum

Waterfront

Exhibits, historic sailing vessels, and films bring the California Coast and other areas of maritime history to life

$14 $8

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Kayaking and Paddle Boarding Rentals, Tours, and Lessons at Santa Barbara Fitness Tours (Up to 47% Off)

SB Fit Tours

Santa Barbara

High-quality equipment rentals let people explore Santa Barbara’s coast at their own pace; lessons and tours provide more guidance

$25 $14

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Gymnastics Camp or Classes or Cheer Classes at Santa Barbara Gymnastics Club (Up to 60% Off). 10 Options Available.

Santa Barbara Gymnastics Club

Santa Barbara

Kids learn trampoline, tumbling, gymnastics, rhythmic, and cheer under supervision of certified instructors; unique gift idea for holidays

$180 $75

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Popovich Comedy Pet Theater at The Arlington Theatre on Saturday, November 8, at 2 p.m. (Up to 51% Off)

Popovich Comedy Pet Theater

The Arlington Theatre

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Family-friendly show seen on network TV features acrobatic cats & dogs, as well as new cast members, including a miniature horse & goat duo

$48.30 $25

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Santa Barbara Zoo Admission for a Couple or Family with Train Rides, Climbing, and Giraffe Feedings (Up to 40% Off)

Santa Barbara Zoo

East Beach

Explore the zoo in 2.5 hours or 1/2 day, taking in a view of the Pacific Ocean and more than 140 different animal species

$58 $35

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Susan Boyle at Arlington Theatre on October 9 at 8 p.m. (Up to 46% Off)

AEG Live

Arlington Theatre

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Beloved vocalist who moved the audience & judges on “Britain’s Got Talent” sings powerful renditions of “I Dreamed a Dream” & “Wild Horses”

$68.75 $39

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All 78 acres of the Santa Barbara Botanic Garden are bursting with life. More than 1,000 species of native Californian plants and regional flora line its 5.5 miles of serene, public trails, allowing visitors to witness the overwhelming diversity of the Pacific coastline's plant life. Along with stands of oaks and riparian woodlands, botanical collections inhabit precisely arranged landscapes, echoing the founders' goal from 1926 to create a garden that would "unite the aesthetic, educational and scientific." In 2003, Santa Barbara County rewarded the garden's decades of cultural and scientific contributions, granting County Historic Landmark status to 23 of the acres.

The garden's specimens and displays exist just as much for education as they do for appreciation. Guests can gather landscaping ideas from the Home Demonstration Garden, a cottage surrounded with water-conserving plants. The Japanese Teahouse and Demonstration Garden melds traditional East Asian design with California-native flora. Throughout the grounds, tour guides dispense invaluable information on the displays and the retired tree nymphs that tend them. Additionally, scientific researchers use the facilities in their efforts to both study and conserve numerous rare and endangered species.

1212 Mission Canyon Rd
Santa Barbara,
CA
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In 1917, the Ranger was a sport-fishing yacht?the first built on the West Coast?that hosted celebrities trying their luck at snagging tuna, swordfish, and other swimmers. Flash forward nearly a century, and the Ranger is now a lure, one of several vintage boats that entice visitors to the Santa Barbara Maritime Museum. Inside a former Naval Reserve building, the museum traces the history of the California Coast seas, from cannons to seaplanes and surfing to the environment. The Munger Theater brings the sea to life with films that could feature maritime history or a trip around the coast, and lectures and other events further enrich the experience.

113 Harbor Way
Santa Barbara,
CA
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Highlights of Rodrigo Clark's two-decade Brazilian jiu-jitsu career include training with Master Carlos Gracie, Jr., reaching 3rd-degree black belt status, and medaling at the World Nogi Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Championship seven times. At Gracie Barra Jiu-Jitsu Academy Santa Barbara, Clark shares his vast knowledge of the Gracie style of self-defense during programs for all ages and skill levels. His and his team's teachings don't just show students how to defend themselves, though. They can also boost self-esteem, burn calories, reduce stress, and improve one's ability to dice vegetables with their bare hand.

1014 State St
Santa Barbara,
CA
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Just two blocks from East Beach and down the way from Stearns Wharf, the crack of bats is a fitting addition to the soundtrack of the nearby crashing waves. Each day throughout the week, baseball and softball fans pop in at East Beach Batting Cages to get in a workout, perfect their swing, or shake off the rust from too much time between batting sessions. At the outdoor facility, eight baseball pitching machines wing balls at batters at 35?80 mph, and six softball pitching machines lob a choice of slow or fast pitches. After working up a hunger, patrons can indulge at Norton's Pastrami and Deli, located onsite, or take a stroll along the beach to see how the seals play their own version of baseball.

226 South Milpas Street
Santa Barbara,
CA
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At Bikram Yoga Santa Barbara, instructors, each of whom was personally certified by Bikram yoga?s eponymous founder Bikram Choudhury, guide students through 26 classic poses in 105-degree heat and 40% humidity. The patient teachers accommodate yogis of all skill levels, modifying poses and offering corrections during each class? 90 minutes of sitting, standing, balancing, and core-strengthening. The recently-renovated studio with new flooring and heating system helps melt muscles to make limbs more pliable while summoning sweat, boosting blood flow, detoxifying the body, and soothing soreness from injuries, stress, and overzealous hokey pokeys.

3891 State St
Santa Barbara,
CA
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La Playa Pilates' team of certified Pilates instructors help students of all abilities hone strong cores and toned physiques. La Playa’s mat classes, conducted with strength-enhancing props, are currently available four days a week in its airy, spa-like studio. These mixed-level classes encompass the basics of Pilates, lay the foundation for lifelong strength, prepare students for more advanced apparatus and resistance work, and build abdominals tough enough to protect naturally delicate nougat centers.

1809 E Cabrillo Blvd
Santa Barbara,
CA
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