Activities in Santa Barbara

On the Rocks Package for Two at Santa Barbara Rock Gym (50%Off)

Santa Barbara Rock Gym

Lower State

$60 $30

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

90-Minute Coastal Cruise with Drink for One, Two, or Four from Celebration Cruises Santa Barbara (Up to 48% Off)

Celebration Cruises Santa Barbara

Waterfront

$36 $20

Seasoned captain and crew take passengers along Santa Barbara coastline on scenic afternoon tours that depart at 2 p.m. and 4 p.m.

One Month of Martial Arts Classes with Optional Two Weeks of Fitness Classes at Martial Arts Family Fitness (53% Off)

Martial Arts Family Fitness

Lower State

$99 $49

Martial arts classes infused with karate techniques

12 or 18 Sunrisers Bootcamp Classes, or 12 Launch at Lunch Classes from Coley Fitness and Massage (58% Off)

Coley Fitness and Massage

Lower State

$165 $69

Outdoor bootcamp classes held at 6 a.m. for full-body conditioning; lunchtime classes are specifically for women

3, 5, or 10 Adult Dance-Fitness Classes at Westside Dance (Up to 55% Off)

Westside Dance

Santa Barbara

$30 $15

Group fitness classes fuse ballet, cardio dance, free weights, and stretching for a rhythmic, well-rounded workout

Two or Three Hours of Electric-Bike Rental for Two People from E-Bikes Santa Barbara (50% Off)

Santa Barbera E-Bikes

Oak Park

$60 $30

Electric motors help power Lee Iacocca–model bikes across Santa Barbara; includes helmet and lock

One or Three Months of Guitar, Bass Guitar, or Drum Lessons at Nick Rail Music, Santa Barbara (Up to 53% Off)

Nick Rail Music Santa Barbara

Steve Stockmal

$140 $69

Students develop technique, music-theory knowledge, and a strong sense of rhythm in one-on-one guitar, bass guitar, or drum lessons

60-Minute Standup-Paddleboard Lesson for One or Two from Soma Get Fit (Up to 80% Off)

Scott Crawford of Soma Get Fit

Santa Barbara Downtown

$125 $25

Students learn the ins and outs of standup paddleboarding, including how to balance on the board and how to maneuver through the tide

Six Training Sessions from Corps Progression (50% Off)

Corps Progression

On Location

$100 $50

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

World Dance Santa Barbara

Santa Barbara Downtown

$100 $29

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

One Week of Gymnastics Summer Camp for Kids Ages Three and Up at Santa Barbara Gymnastics Club (Up to 54% Off)

Santa Barbara Gymnastics Club

Santa Barbara

$215 $99

Kids spend five hours a day tumbling, doing gymnastics, and even bouncing on trampolines under the supervision of certified coaches

Five-Day Summer Art Camp for One or Two Teens from The Woods Art Studio Art Camps (Up to 61% Off)

The Woods Art Studio Art Camps

Santa Barbara

$510 $199

Welcoming outdoor studio led by state-certified art teacher pushes kids' creative impulses with teen art camp

Three or Five Gyrotonic Fitness or Active Isolated Stretching Sessions with Karen Burka at Gyrotonic (66% Off)

Karen Burka at Gyrotonic

Santa Barbara

$210 $72

Gyrotonic exercises borrows movements from dance, tai chi, and yoga

Five Yoga Classes or One Month of Unlimited Yoga Classes at Divinitree Yoga and Art Studio (Up to 79% Off)

Divinitree Yoga and Art Studio

Santa Barbara Downtown

$75 $19

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Physically invigorating and meditation-based yoga styles for students of varying skill levels

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

Santa Barbara Maritime Museum

Waterfront

$30 $15

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

Two Dance Classes from Dance Fever (64% Off)

Dance Fever Professionals

Santa Barbara

$70 $25

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James Pike started riding waves when he was 8 years old, when his father would drive him out to the boardwalk in Santa Cruz to go boogie boarding. As he grew up, he learned to surf with a local club, buying and repairing his own used surfboard, which was weathered after 40 years of challenging the ocean and being used to write down mermaids’ phone numbers.

As an adult, James founded Pike’s Surf School, where he teaches students of all ages how to balance on boards in surfing and skateboarding classes. Following lessons on technique and etiquette, students can glide through the waves or fly over pavement, and youths can take a combination surfing and skateboard clinic in groups of four. Pictures and video help pinpoint errors in technique, and cross-training improves students' ability to maintain their balance in different situations.

410 West Sola Street
Santa Barbara,
CA
US

After spending years as head coach for the Weil Tennis Academy and tournament director for the Bulgarian Tennis Federation, USPTR professional Dimitar Yazadzhiev now leads a team of professional tennis coaches at Oceanside School of Tennis. Through group and private lessons, the coaching staff aims to help students develop critical areas such as technique, footwork, peak performance, intimidation grunting, nutrition, and strategy. During each camp and clinic, students also take part in fitness sessions with certified athletic trainers and certified conditioning specialists. All Oceanside School of Tennis sessions take place at Fess Parker's DoubleTree Resort, which is surrounded by a natural enclosure of mountains and the Pacific Ocean.

633 East Cabrillo Boulevard
Santa Barbara,
CA
US

The Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History seeks to educate its visitors about the world around them through in-depth exhibits on nature, wildlife, and native cultures. A 72-foot blue-whale skeleton stares down and Chumash Indian relics wait for their secrets to be uncovered. Traverse these halls to see everything from outer space, fossils to bears and a nature trail.

2559 Puesta Del Sol
Santa Barbara,
CA
US

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
US

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 S Milpas St
Santa Barbara,
CA
US

GolfTEC's thirteen locations in the Los Angeles area, all staffed by experienced golfing professionals and computers who’ve sworn allegiance to the Three Laws of golfing robotics. Motion sensors and high-speed cameras monitor your swing and break down your form on a high-definition video display. GolfTEC’s certified teaching professionals point out your flaws, strengths, and coach you on how to permanently improve your game, from tee to green. Sensors chirp with approval when you’ve executed a perfect stroke or cracked an especially witty golfing joke.

126 E HALEY ST STE A1
SANTA BARBARA,
CA
US