Sports in Santa Maria

Up to 27 Holes of Golf with Range Balls and Cart Rental for 1, 2, or 4 at Blacklake Golf Resort (Up to 53% Off)

Blacklake Golf Resort

Blacklake

Three distinct nine-hole courses represent the varied challenges of golf in the Central Coast, from breezy valleys to towering oak trees

$170 $80

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$79 for a One-Hour Lesson for Two with Green Fees and Cart at Monarch Dunes Golf Club ($250 Value)

Monarch Dunes Golf Club

Woodlands

Lessons held on unique 12-hole, par-three course that features links-style play

$250 $79

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Crosspit Classes, Pit Jitsu for Adults, or Pit Jitsu for Kids at The Pit Martial Arts & Fitness (Up to 68% Off)

The Pit Martial Arts & Fitness

Arroyo Grande

Crosspit classes blend martial arts technique with intense circuit training, while pit jitsu builds confidence and self-defense know-how

$99 $32

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18-Hole Round of Golf for Two or Four with Cart and Range Balls at Avila Beach Golf Resort (Up to 60% Off) 

Avila Beach Golf Resort

Avila Beach

An 18-hole course characterized by distinctly different front and back nines hugs the banks of a tidal estuary

$154 $61

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Hour with PGA Instructor with Optional Month Unlimited Driving Range at Central Coast Golf Academy (51% Off)

Central Coast Golf Academy

Arroyo Grande

PGA level instructor shares their knowledge and experience to help clients find their highest potential as a player

$205 $100

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Golf Package for One, Two, or Four Including Cart, Range Balls, and Food Voucher at Village Country Club (52% Off)

Village Country Club

Village Country Club, Lompoc

Course challenges players with 18 tree-framed holes stretched across 150 acres of Santa Barbara’s wine country

$125 $60

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One or Two Months of Unlimited Krav Maga Classes at Santa Barbara Krav Maga Family Self Defense Center (71% Off)

Santa Barbara Krav Maga Family Self Defense Center

Downtown Goleta

Learn the fighting technique designed by the Israeli army to transform civilians into soldiers as quickly as possible

$139 $41

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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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$135 for $300 Worth of Services at United Studios of Self Defense

United Studios Of Self Defense

Santa Barbara

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

$300 $135

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Four or Eight Weeks of Unlimited Martial-Arts Classes at Santa Barbara Jujitsu Kai (Up to 67% Off)

Santa Barbara Jujitsu Kai

Santa Barbara

During jujitsu classes that teach both technique and coordination, students learn self-defense skills while also building confidence

$120 $49

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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

Martial arts classes infused with karate techniques

$99 $49

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60-Minute Standup-Paddleboard Lesson for One or Two from Soma Get Fit (Up to 81% Off)

Scott Crawford of Soma Get Fit

Santa Barbara Downtown

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

$125 $24

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18-Hole Round of Golf for Two or Four with Cart Rental and Range Balls at Buena Vista Golf Course (Up to 48% Off)

Buena Vista Golf Course

Golf Course

Large greens and hilly terrain spread across a 6,710-yard course surrounded by scenic views of farmland and mountains

$92 $49

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Bike Tune-Up or Full Bike Overhaul at Cycle Dynamics (Up to 58% Off)

Cycle Dynamics

San Buenaventura (Ventura)

Technicians give rides a tune-up or perform complete overhaul; each option comes with a discount on retail items

$129 $54

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One Month of Kids' KinderGym Classes with Optional Kids' Night Out at Gold Coast Gymnastics (Up to 55% Off)

Gold Coast Gymnastics

San Buenaventura (Ventura)

Kids aged 3-4.5 learn to move on age-appropriate gymnastics apparatuses, such as balance beams

$85 $39

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$30 for $120 Worth of Martial-Arts Lessons — Tae Ryong Taekwondo Ventura

Tae Ryong Taekwondo Ventura

Ventura

From the merchant: Students enjoy 30 days of unlimited classes, including a free uniform

$120 $30

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One-Month Membership with Optional Four-Week Climbing Class at Vertical Heaven Rock Climbing (Up to 50% Off)

Vertical Heaven Climbing

Vertical Heaven Climbing

Membership for one month with optional four-week climbing class, which introduces new climbers to basic techniques, strategy, and safety

$75 $39

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Malibu Kayaking Trip for Two or Four from 4Points Expeditions (Up to 66% Off)

4Points Expeditions

San Buenaventura (Ventura)

Kayaking trips include a guide, all equipment, and basic instruction before groups take in Malibu’s scenic coastline

$300 $108

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Two Weeks or One Month of Martial Arts Classes with Uniform at Way of Orient Martial Arts (Up to 62% Off)

Way of Orient Martial Arts

San Buenaventura (Ventura)

Students get in shape and learn tenets of martial arts such as integrity, self-control, and perseverance through taekwondo and hapkido

$79 $39

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One-Month Membership from The Players Club Powered by GOLFZING (Up to 47% Off). Six Courses Available.

The Players Club Powered by GOLFZING

Multiple Locations

Memberships grant one month of unlimited range practice, greens fees, and golf clinics at picturesque local courses

$39.99 $25

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Three or Six Bicycle Motocross Practice Sessions at Metro BMX (Up to 50% Off)

Metro BMX

Metro BMX

Led by experienced athletes, aspiring BMX and motocross champs learn basic and advanced techniques to help get them through any dirt course

$21 $11

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Four or Two Large Buckets of Range Balls at Jose's Golf Range and Pro Shop (50% Off)

Jose's Golf Range and Pro Shop

Jose's Golf Range

Each large bucket of range balls can be shared between two people

$44 $22

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30 Days of Cardio Kickboxing Classes for One or Two at Next Step Crossfit (Up to 74% Off)

Next Step Crossfit

Bakersfield

Motivating staff includes police officers and certified instructors; multifaceted classes eschew the boredom of typical cardio workouts

$99 $35

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Tennis 101 Clinic or Cardio Tennis at Cliff Drysdale Tennis at In-Shape Sport: Laurel Glen (Up to 58% Off)

Cliff Drysdale Tennis at In-Shape Sport

In-Shape: Laurel Glen (Bakersfield)

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

$60 $25

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$25 for One Month of Martial-Arts and Fitness Classes at Legacy Martial Arts & Karate for Kids (Up to $160 Value)

Legacy Martial Arts & Karate for Kids

Oxnard

Kids and adults learn self-defense skills from certified instructors while boosting their self-confidence and fitness levels

$160 $25

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$25 for One Month of Unlimited Martial-Arts and Fitness Classes at West Coast ATA ($160 Value)

West Coast ATA

Oxnard

Kids, teens, and adults learn discipline, build self-esteem, and strengthen muscles during tae kwon do and fitness classes

$160 $25

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Round of FootGolf for Two, Four, or Eight with Ball Rentals at River Ridge Golf Club (Up to 52% Off)

River Ridge Golf Course

Golf Course

Soccer and golf come together in FootGolf, a hybrid sport played by kicking a soccer ball into oversized holes throughout the golf course

$30 $15

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$59 for One Month of Unlimited Beginner Karate Classes Plus a Uniform at Sasaki Kenpo Karate ($179 Value)

Sasaki Kenpo Karate

Oxnard

Learn self-defense techniques and kick and punch your way into great physical shape during karate classes for kids, teens, and adults

$179 $59

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10 or 20 Fitness Classes or One Month of Unlimited Classes at Camarillo Mixed Martial Arts and Fitness (Up to 77% Off)

Camarillo Mixed Martial Arts and Fitness

Camarillo

Cardio-kickboxing classes include total-body workouts that can improve strength, coordination, and flexibility

$160 $45

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Four Weeks of Unlimited Karate Classes at Camarillo Shotokan Karate (53% Off)

Camarillo Shotokan Karate

Camarillo

Four-week, introductory karate program; learn traditional Japanese karate

$60 $28

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$94 for $209 Groupon — Iron Circle Martial Arts

Iron Circle Martial Arts

Newbury Park

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

$209 $94

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$59 for $125 Worth of Martial Arts — Twin Dragons MMA

Twin Dragons Mma

Camarillo

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

$125 $59

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$24 for One Month of Bi-Weekly Core Strike Fitness Classes at Way of the Orient Martial Arts Academy ($65 Value)

Way of the Orient Martial Arts Academy

Camarillo

Core Strike fitness classes teach martial-arts-based areobic fitness in a non-competitive environment to improve physical fitness

$65 $24

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Four Martial Arts Classes or One Month of Martial Arts Classes with Uniform at Todai Bujinkan Dojo (Up to 81% Off)

Todai Bujinkan Dojo

Moorpark

Unlock the secrets of signature Japanese fighting style during martial arts lessons for kids and adults

$100 $25

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One-Month Krav Maga or Boot Camp Cardio Classes at Krav Maga Instinct (Up to 66% Off)

Krav Maga Instinct

Moorpark

Instructor aims to teach the art of self defense while developing confidence and discipline, and building stamina and muscle tone

$115 $39

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No matter the type of horseback riding a prospective rider is interested in, he or she can learn the basics at Horseman's Hangout. Classes impart the foundational technique of English, Western, competition, or casual riding, depending on the student's goals. Classes, competitions, and camps take place on the ranch's 10 acres, whose sprawling expanses host multiple arenas and obstacles. In addition to lessons, the Hangout offers boarding and horse care. Students can also opt for simple workshops, enroll in extreme trail courses, or learn the basics of chess from an experienced horse.

1515 Edison St.
Santa Ynez,
CA
US

At Monarch Dunes Golf Club, the links-style golf of coastal Britannia stretches out in the hills of California. Amid windswept dunes and eucalyptus trees sweep coastal views speckled with amber hillsides and big blue skies. And this is just how architects Damian Pascuzzo and PGA Tour Pro Steve Pate wanted it. But they also wanted something beyond beautiful vistas. They wanted a unique 30-hole arena that tested the mettle of golfers.

On the 6,810-yard, par-71 Old Course, players unleash the full potential of their swings on the open expanses of the longer front nine before dialing back for close control on the back nine?a shorter tract made formidable by water hazards on all but two holes. Though the two halves have their own distinct flavors, both begin with mid-length par-4s. These are the course's two most difficult holes, so savvy golfers should spend extra time before the round and at the turn to give their driver an encouraging massage.

While the Old Course is a grassy homage to golf's most sacred traditions, Monarch Dunes' Challenge Course charts a much more unorthodox path?and not just in its unconventional 12-hole layout. While some par-3 courses are known as "pitch-and-putts" for their short holes, The Challenge?named among the Top 10 Par-3 Courses by Golf.com?will have some reaching for a driver or three-wood on holes 5 and 12, which measure 242 and 202 yards respectively. Golfers can expect to finish the round in two hours or less, freeing up plenty of time to relax at the Butterfly Grille or shop for flame decals to glue onto their golf bag.

Course at a Glance: The Challenge

  • 12-hole, par 36 course
  • Total length of 1,858 yards from the back tees
  • Four tee options
  • Scorecard
  • Tees are designed specifically for beginners up to advanced golfers
1606 Trilogy Pkwy
Nipomo,
CA
US

At Blacklake Golf Resort, players can choose any combination of challenges from three distinct nine-hole courses, each representing a unique feature of playing golf within the varied landscape of the Central Coast. Sea breezes drift up from the valley to the Canyons course's elevated tee boxes. The Oaks course ventures away from the clubhouse to wind through a forest of towering oak trees, its undulating grass and smooth walkways shaded by the abundant branches of those mighty oaks. To begin the Lakes course, a short, 143-yard hole heralds the inviting nature of the compact layout and wide fairways, all before a monstrous 573-yard par 5 finishes the round.

Open from dawn to dusk, Blacklake Golf Resort also features practice facilities, including a 275-yard driving range and two putting, chipping, and pitching greens on which to improve your techniques. During lessons, the staff (http://blacklake.com/staff/) of PGA professionals works to improve players' fundamentals without sacrificing the fun, relaxing nature of the sport.

Course at a Glance:

* Three nine-hole courses (par 36, 36, and 35)

* Total yardages from the back tees: 3,276, 3,125, and 2,909

* Three sets of tees per hole

* Scorecard

1490 Golf Course Ln
Nipomo,
CA
US

When Brian McInerney reflects on the humble beginnings of Wheel Fun Rentals, Inc., he points to his childhood passion for bikes. "As far back as I can remember, I had a real love affair with bicycles," he recalls. During a trip to Italy in 1987, Brian's affinity for cycling blossomed into a full-fledged obsession when he spotted locals' transporter of choice, the surrey. Inspired, he began importing the Italian four-wheelers to a rental business in the U.S. that eventually expanded into Wheel Fun Rentals, now a nationwide web of shops that also loans out bikes, electric cars and mopeds, and man-powered watercraft. Adventuresome athletes can also compete in activities such as surrey scavenger hunts and blindfold obstacle courses navigated via shouted instructions from a seeing teammate or exceptionally long rounds of trial and error.

640 Dolliver St
Pismo Beach,
CA
US

Since it opened in 1986, La Purisima Golf Course has collected nearly as many accolades as it has wayward golf balls. Known as "La Piranha" to regulars, the course has appeared in numerous publications, often for its challenging layout. Golf Digest ranked it 33rd on its list of the toughest courses in the country, and Golf Magazine placed it among the top 100 public courses in the country for nine years in a row.

It may seem like architects Kenneth Hume Hunter, Jr. and Robert Muir Graves teamed up to punish the Santa Barbara golfing community, but that's not the case at all. Instead, they shared a vision for the 309-acre plot as a pure version of golf unencumbered by real estate developments and novelties such as manmade waterfalls or hydraulic-equipped carts. The result is a long, enjoyable, and, yes, difficult test of the game that rewards bold shot selection and precise play across a naturally undulating landscape in the heart of wine country.

Course at a Glance: * 18-hole, par 72 course * Total length of 7,105 yards from the back tees * Course rating of 75.6 from the back tees * Course slope of 143 from the back tees * Four sets of tees per hole * Scorecard

3455 State Hwy. 246
Lompoc,
CA
US

Officially opened in July 1962, Village Country Club incorporates the natural beauty of Northern Santa Barbara County’s wine country as its backdrop. Towering oaks and pine trees play a starring role throughout the course, especially on the 10th hole. There, a stately oak stands right in the middle of the fairway, marking the course's signature challenge and the location of its treasure chest of golden golf balls. At the 16th hole, meanwhile, an elevated tee tempts players to let it fly, all while avoiding a lake and brook running the length of the hole’s left side.

Next to the course, club visitors can practice on the driving range or at a practice green outfitted with a sand bunker. Or, they can step away from golf altogether by taking a dip in the pool and hitting the tennis courts—each of which remains open year-round.

Course at a Glance: * 18-hole, par 72 course * Total length of 6,546 yards from the back tees * Course rating of 71.5 from the back tees * Course slope of 128 from the back tees * Four sets of tees per hole

4300 Club House Rd
Lompoc,
CA
US