Activities in Shafter

One Month or Two Weeks of AthleteFit Classes at Pinnacle Performance Institute (Up to 72% Off)

Pinnacle Performance Institute

Rosedale

Fat burns through a medley of exercises that includes weightlifting, speed and agility work, and circuit and interval training

$159 $49

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Moscow Ballet’s “Great Russian Nutcracker” with Optional DVD and Nutcracker on November 5 (Up to 52% Off)

Moscow Ballet’s

The Fox Theater

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Professional Russian dancers leap and pirouette against stunning backdrops in a holiday ballet set to Tchaikovsky’s beloved score

$70.50 $34

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Private Training Sessions or Small Group Sessions for Two or Four at U R Ready Fitness (Up to 73% Off)

U R Ready Fitness

Riverlakes ranch community park

Work out one-on-one with trainer Yvonne, or grab a few friends for a small group training session

$360 $99

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Skate Rentals and Soft Drinks for 2 or Up to 10 at Skateland Inc. (Up to 59% Off)

Skateland Inc.

Southgate

Sip a soft drink or slip into a pair of inline skates and take the floor during a public skate session

$22 $9

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Public Skating Admission and Skate Rental for Two or Four at SJCH Ice Center of Bakersfield (Up to 50% Off)

San Joaquin Community Hospital Ice Center

Downtown Bakersfield

Two or four guests strap on rental skates and glide around an indoor climate-controlled rink set to under 60 degrees

$22 $11

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30 Days of Cardio Kickboxing Classes for One or Two at Next Step Crossfit (Up to 70% Off)

Next Step Crossfit

Bakersfield

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

$99 $39

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$70 for $200 Worth of Personal Training — Daniel Church Personal Training

Daniel Church Personal Training

Bakersfield

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

$200 $70

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Scuba-Diving Certification Course for One or Two Including Gear Rental at Bakersfield Scuba (Up to 49% Off)

Bakersfield Scuba

Bakersfield Scuba

Divinng-certification course dives and equipment rental as well as classroom studies

$375 $199

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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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One, Two, or Three Years of Online Guitar or Bass Lessons from Dangerous Guitar (Up to 91% Off)

Dangerous Guitar

Online Deal

More than 650 high-definition videos give professional instruction in a wide range of playing styles

$134.55 $18

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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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$50 for $99 Worth of Personal Fitness Program — Coombs Sport & Fitness

Coombs Sport & Fitness

Rosedale

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

$99 $50

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Four Weeks of Unlimited CrossFit Classes at Midcal Strength & Conditioning (65% Off)

Midcal Strength And Conditioning

Bakersfield

High-intensity classes based on weight lifting, gymnastics, and aerobics emphasize proper form and technique

$120 $42

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Mini Golf and Go-Karts for Two or Four at Camelot Park (Up to 50% Off)

Camelot Park

Bakersfield

Enjoy a go-kart track with stretches and wide curves and a mini-golf course with 18 holes, waterfalls, a pink castle, and a windmill

$30 $15

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Kern County Museum Visit for Two or Five (Up to 50% Off)

Kern County Museum

Bakersfield

See 150-year-old buildings in the Pioneer Village and explore the history of California oil in the Black Gold exhibit

$50 $25

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10 or 20 Bootcamp Classes at BakersFIT (Up to 63% Off)

BakersFIT

Bakersfield

Trainers run exercisers throught full-body calisthenics to help folks build lean muscle and burn calories

$150 $59

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10 or 16 Martial-Arts Classes and Uniform with Option for Test and a Graduation Belt at Go2Karate (94% Off)

Go2Karate

On Location

Students don uniforms for classes in karate, tae kwon do, or krav maga

$324 $20

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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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$39 for an Individual, Couple, or Family Membership Enrollment to Evolutions Fitness & Wellness (Up to $275 Value)

Evolutions Fitness & Wellness

Tulare

Membership enrollment to Tulare Regional Medical Center's fitness facility grants access to more than 100 weekly classes and a lap pool

$275 $39

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One-Hour Try Scuba Class for One or Two at Central Valley Scuba Center (70% Off)

Central Valley Scuba Center

Tulare

Certified diving instructors provide students with equipment and teach safety and diving basics

$50 $15

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Two Personal-Training Sessions for Two or Four at Leo Costa Jr's Automatic Fitness Plus (Up to 56% Off)

Leo Costa Jr's Automatic Fitness Plus

Tulare

Former Mr. USA Leo Costa, Jr.'s leads small groups in his micro circuit-training technique, which helps prevent workout plateaus

$100 $49

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Two or Four Day Passes, Including Indoor Surfing, Rock Climbing, and Gym at McDermont Field House (50% Off)

McDermont Field House

Lindsay

Work out in a fitness center, ride an indoor wave, take a swim, or scale a more than 50-foot indoor climbing wall

$29.84 $15

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R/C Off-Road Racing for Two or Four at Exeter Hobbies (Up to 50% Off)

Exeter Hobbies

Exeter

Step behind the controls of a remote control while racing, jumping, and skidding rental trucks around an indoor off-road track

$20 $11

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$330 for $600 Worth of Personal Training — Raise The Bar Fitness

Raise The Bar Fitness

Visalia

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

$600 $330

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18 Holes of FootGolf for One or Two at Valley Oaks Golf Course (Up to 63% Off)

Valley Oaks Golf Course

Visalia

Players take to the course for 18 holes of FootGolf—a combination of soccer and golf in which players kick soccer balls into larger holes

$52 $19

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6 Weeks of Unlimited Boot Camp Classes from Elite Body Image (55% Off)

Elite Body Image

Visalia

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

$270 $121

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$108 for $216 Worth of Personal Training at Empower Fitness Training

Empower Fitness Training

Central Visalia

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

$216 $108

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$20 for 30 Classes from MetaBody Yoga & Fitness Pass ($350 Value)

MetaBody Yoga & Fitness Pass

Multiple Locations

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

$350 $20

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18-Hole Round of Golf Including Cart Rental for Two or Four at Phoenix Sunrise Golf Course (Up to Half Off)

Phoenix Sunrise Golf Course

Lemoore

Twosomes and foursomes make their way along an 18-hole course with assistance from rental carts

$64 $32

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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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All-Day Paintball Package with Equipment Rental for 4, 6, or 12 at Paintball International (Up to 89% Off)

Paintball International

Multiple Locations

Equipped with rental paintball guns and masks, groups vie for supremacy over outdoor fields

$160 $19

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Paintball Package Two, Four, or Eight at The Shack (Up to 51% Off)

The Shack

Santa Maria

Players don masks and harness paintball markers on fields filled with wooden obstacles, tractor tires, and industrial tubing

$50 $25

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$39 for Six Weeks of Martial Arts Classes and a T-shirt from TrySelfDefense.com ($349 Value)

TrySelfDefense.com

Multiple Locations

Expert instructors teach essential martial arts skills, as well as discipline and confidence

$349 $39

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4-Stroke, 100-Lap Racing Adventure for One or Two People at Willow Springs Racing (Up to 55% Off)

Willow Springs Racing

Rosamond

In go-karts outfitted with 4-stroke Honda engines, racers reach speeds up to 50-mph as they complete 100-laps around the track

$325 $150

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Santa Barbara Zoo Admission for 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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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

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

$125 $25

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

Westside Dance

Santa Barbara

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

$30 $15

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

Karen Burka at Gyrotonic

Santa Barbara

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

$210 $72

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One Month of Unlimited Yoga Classes Yasa Yoga (88% Off)

Yasa Yoga

Oak Park

Husband-and-wife team of yogis guides students through series of poses in a Mission-style mansion once owned by Charlie Chaplin

$170 $19.99

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

Santa Barbara Rock Gym

Lower State

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

$60 $30

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5 or 10 Barre Fitness Classes at Barre 101 (Up to 60%

Barre 101

Multiple Locations

60-minute barre classes combine cardio with muscle-sculpting moves to tone the entire body while blasting calories

$95 $39

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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

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

$36 $20

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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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Five Yoga Classes or One Month of Unlimited Yoga Classes at Divinitree Yoga and Art Studio (Up to 83% Off)

Divinitree Yoga and Art Studio

Santa Barbara Downtown

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

$75 $15

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12 or 18 Sunrisers Bootcamp Classes, or 12 Launch at Lunch Classes from Coley Fitness and Massage (62% Off)

Coley Fitness and Massage

Lower State

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

$165 $63

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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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$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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Six Training Sessions from Corps Progression (50% Off)

Corps Progression

On Location

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

$100 $50

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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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Visit for Adults and Kids to Santa Barbara Maritime Museum (Up to Half 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

$30 $15

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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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Four or Eight Adult Ballet Classes at Santa Barbara Festival Ballet (Up to 51% Off)

Santa Barbara Festival Ballet

Santa Barbara Downtown

Classes broken out by skill level and no experience necessary for adults learning ballet; instructors with professional dance experience

$55 $27

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Winetastings for One, Two, or Four at 12 Wineries from Passport Central Coast (Up to 51% Off)

Passport Central Coast

Multiple Locations

A passport lets you explore 12 different central-coast wineries and enjoy tastings at each

$39 $19

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$40 for $80 Worth of Horseback-Riding Lessons at Kings Corner Training Stables

Kings Corner Training Stables

Fillmore

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

$80 $40

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Crosspit Classes, Pit Jitsu for Adults, or Pit Jitsu for Kids at The Pit Martial Arts & Fitness (Up to 61% 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 $39

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Wine Tasting for Two or Four at Core Wine Company (50% Off)

Core Wine Company

Orcutt

Tasting session focuses on the art of blending wines; guests receive a discount on bottles

$20 $10

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Two Hours of Jump Time at Sky High Sports (Up to 38% Off)

Sky High Sports

Valencia

360 degrees of trampolines with specially spring-loaded frame; trampoline dodgeball and special kids’ court for younger guests

$16 $10

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Three- or Five-Month Children's Gymnastics Course at Gymnastics Unlimited (Up to 63% Off)

Gymnastics Unlimited

Santa Clarita

Weekly 45-minute gymnastics classes geared toward pre-school aged children in a 15,000-square-foot facility

$245 $99

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Paintball Package for One, Two, or Five with Gear Rental, Air, and Paintballs at Giant Paintball (Up to 58% Off)

California Paintball Park

Castaic

Volley of paintballs fill the air at wide-open battlefield populated by gigantic wooden spindles and forts

$59 $29

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Paintball Package for 1, 2, 5, or 10 with Gear Rental & Paintballs at Warped Paintball Park (Up to 58% Off)

Warped Paintball Park

Warped Paintball Park

Players equipped with semiautomatic marker & unlimited air enjoy full-day access to 40 acres of fields with 8-themed scenario battle zones

$40 $19

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One Month of Unlimited Kettlebell or Krav Maga at Sleeping Tiger Fitness (51% Off)

Sleeping Tiger Fitness

San Luis Obispo

A team of strength and conditioning specialists including martial-arts practitioners and strength coaches lead classes and personal training

$120 $59

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One or Three Adult Aerial Yoga Classes at Performance Athletics (Up to 52% Off)

Performance Athletics

San Luis Obispo

Aerial yoga classes suspend students from hanging hammocks for stretches, poses, and inversions that defy gravity and tone cores

$20 $10

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$20 for $40 Worth of Games, Lane Rental, and Shoe Rental at Zodo's - Bowling & Beyond

Zodo's - Bowling & Beyond

Goleta

24 lanes host glow bowling and live DJs; on-site restaurant with 40 on-tap beers

$40 $20

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One, Three, or Five Aerial Yoga Classes at Better Days Yoga (50% Off)

Better Days Yoga

Goleta

Circus hammock supports beginner & advanced yoga students as they perform traditional postures for flexibility, strength, & alignment

$18 $9

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10 or 20 Yoga Classes or Three Months of Yoga Classes at Sino West Performing Arts (Up to 85% Off)

Sino West Performing Arts

Downtown Goleta

Vinyasa-style classes have students flowing between poses in a spacious studio with soft flooring

$100 $23

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Admission for Two or Four to the California Oil Museum (50% Off)

California Oil Museum

Santa Paula

Interactive exhibits walk guests through history of petroleum in California, from geologic formation to old-fashioned oil siphoning

$8 $4

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One or Two 60-Minute Horseback-Riding Lessons at Horseman's Hangout (Up to 52% Off)

Horseman's Hangout

Santa Ynez

Teacher instructs students of all skill levels horsemanship techniques such as communicating with the horse, how to balance, and more

$60 $29

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$23 for $65 Worth of Horseback-Riding Lessons — Trail Rides of Ojai

Trail Rides of Ojai

Ojai-Mira Monte

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

$65 $23

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Paintball Package for One or Two at Stryker Paintball & Airsoft (Up to 51% Off)

Stryker Paintball & Airsoft

Santa Paula

Paintballers challenge opponents on six distinct battlefields with varying obstacles as they don provided safety masks

$40 $20

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$34 for $75 Groupon — Donatoni Frost Training Stables

Donatoni Frost Training Stables

Santa Paula

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

$75 $34

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Cookbook-Making Software with 5 or 10 Optional Cookbooks from The Great Family Cookbook Project (Up to 83% Off)

The Great Family Cookbook Project

Online Deal

The software compiles family recipes, photos, and stories and transforms them into full-color cookbooks with custom layouts and covers

$99.95 $19.99

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One, Three, or Five Personal Training Sessions at Goalcut Fitness And Lifestyle Solutions (Up to 79% Off)

Goalcut Fitness And Lifestyle Solutions

On Location

Multi-certified personal trainers work one-on-one with clients to help develop a routine to maximize strength, conditioning, and performance

$80 $25

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Wine Tasting for Two or Four with Cheese at D'Anbino Vineyards & Cellars (Up to 50% Off)

D'Anbino Vineyards & Cellars

El Paso de Robles (Paso Robles)

Tasters can imbibe half-ounce samples of the seven wines and pair them with cheese

$20 $11

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$35 for a Deluxe Wine Tasting Package for Two at Monarch Grove Winery ($70 Value)

Monarch Grove Winery

Grover Beach

Visitors sample local wines in a bright and sunny tasting room, and can take home a bottle of their favorite vintage

$70 $35

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$55 for One Private Pilates Class and Three Group Reformer Classes at Ardy's Pilates Studio ($160 Value)

Ardy's Pilates Studio

Pismo Beach

Certified trainers customize private lessons; six-student Reformer classes allow for individual attention

$160 $55

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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 56% 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 $69

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$60 for $109 Worth of Martial-Arts Lessons — Atc Taekwondo

Atc Lancaster Taekwondo Center

Lancaster

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

$109 $60

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Designed by international golf architect Robert Dean Putman, the challenging 18-hole course spans more than160 acres. During the game (up to a $20 value per person), golfers refusing to hitchhike can navigate the terrain in one of Valley Rose's quality golf carts (up to a $10 value), finely tuned for scaling hills, making sharp turns, and morphing into a time traveling robot should the need arise. After conquering the course's lush landscape and tricky topography, golfers are encouraged to visit Valley Rose's Pro Shop to compare their scores with other recent players, or wind down in their clubhouse which features a restaurant, meeting rooms, and banquet facilities.

301 Leonard Ave
Wasco,
CA
US

Tucked amid the shadows of eucalyptus trees and mexican palms, Buena Vista Golf Course roams across 6,710 yards of dramatically undulating terrain. Throughout the par-72 layout, golfers grapple with uneven lies wrought by the hilly topography, as well as large, contoured greens that require a soft touch with the putter. As players make their way from tee to green, hillcrests offer glimpses of the surrounding farmland, the two lakes that comprise Buena Vista Aquatic Recreation Center, and distant mountains as they ripple out into the horizon and hide the unsightly edge of the earth. Guests looking to polish their game can consult Buena Vista's two PGA Class A professionals, who offer private lessons and club-fitting services.

Course at a Glance:

  • 18-hole, par-72 course

  • Total length of 6,710 yards from the back tees

  • Course rating of 72.9 from the back tees

  • Slope rating of 124 from the back tees

  • Four sets of tees per hole

  • Scorecard

29338 Golf Course Rd
Taft,
CA
US

Sportations connects amateur adrenaline jockeys to certified professional adventurers, drawing from a nationwide network of aeronauts and speed demons to introduce habitual pedestrians to the wonders of skydiving, ballooning, hang gliding, and stock-car racing. Thrill seekers can zipline across a forest canopy, hollering like Tarzan or taunting nearby birds until they agree to race. Helicopter tours ferry patrons skyward over landmarks and cityscapes, whereas paragliding adventures get up close and personal with blue skies and clouds. For most sports, Sportations accommodates groups of any size, from physics classes empirically proving gravity's existence to solo ballooning supervillains declaring dominion over all they see.

500 Airport Road
Taft,
CA
US

The male and female firearm experts of American Home Defense shape their shooting and self-defense classes around legal regulations with an emphasis on personal safety. In private shooting lessons, students learn to handle three of the most common handguns and home-defense classes equip participants with the know-how to protect their families from intruders or a neighbor's moat monster.

500 Airport Rd
Taft,
CA
US

In 1868, a massive flood rolled down the Sierra Nevada Mountains, carrying tree after uprooted tree in its wake. Once the waters receded, those trees and the very confused squirrels hiding in them covered the Kern River valley. That's right where Thomas Barnes found them. So he cut them into logs and built a cabin from the ground up, then moved in with his wife and seven children. Today, that same cabin stands as one of the buildings within Kern County Museum's Pioneer Village.

The structures here are relics of several different times and places. Some came from old farms in the area, while others once stood on the main streets of towns?such as the Beale Memorial Clock Tower from old Bakersfield. While their original purposes have long since passed, the buildings still spring to life each time a visitor passes through. It's easy to imagine a blacksmith at work at the Calloway Ranch in the late 1800s, or the faithful tellers who saw The Kern Valley Bank through the Great Depression.

A different view of Kern County's history takes center stage inside the museum's other permanent attraction, Black Gold: The Oil Experience. Here, 9,640 square feet of exhibit space reveal how oil forms deep within the earth, as well as methods for its discovery and production. Other displays profile the workers and historical events that ultimately led to Kern County claiming 64% of California?s oil production.

3801 Chester Ave
Bakersfield,
CA
US

The rapids rock beneath the raft, pummeling the vessel like a boxer delivering uppercuts to a heavy bag. After successfully navigating the foamy surges, the paddlers hit an abrupt drop that tosses one adventurer out of the rear of the raft. He resurfaces, bobs in the water, and then presents a thumbs up, inciting cheers and laughter from his fellow rafters.

The guides at River's End Rafting & Adventure Company pride themselves on delivering fun and safe adrenaline-pumping adventures like these. Based about 15 minutes from downtown Bakersfield, the crew transports rafters to the mouth of Kern Canyon, then guides paddlers through Class II¬–III rapids before the river yawns into Lake Ming. In addition to whitewater rafting, the team at River's End also coordinates outings including kayaking, rock climbing, and paragliding over Ant Hill, a 100-foot-high skyscraper of luxury ant condos.

15701 Highway 178
Bakersfield,
CA
US