The certified PGA instructors at the Uptown golf fantasyland will utilize the state-of-the-art facilities (complete with climate-controlled bays) to improve your game. They'll observe your technique and equipment to analyze your individual strengths and weaknesses, before guiding you on the most effective methods to maximize your drive, as well as the best ways to avoid humiliation by pretending an off-mark shot was a strategic part of your game plan. The personal swing diagnosis employs the use of motion sensors and high-speed cameras to monitor your stroke and break it down on a high-definition video display, leaving your every movement vulnerable to critique, praise, and, ultimately, improvement.
At Bounce n' Boogie, kids of all ages can express their creativity without graffiti-ing the living-room wall. For infants to 2-year-olds, Baby Bounce n' Boogie classes promise music and movement as well as the squishing and rolling of toys to help develop motor skills. Junior Jumps classes, open to 16-month-olds to 4-year-olds, blast music while kids play on balance beams, mats, hurdles, and other obstacles. In art class, kids between 2 and 5 years old work on projects that they can take home after class.
The instructors at Deep Blue Scuba teach aquatic proficiency through the rigorous and comprehensive ANDI certification system. ANDI certification imparts pupils with the skills necessary to dive self-sufficiently or with companions, and trains students via pool sessions and open-water dives set in the crystalline Lake Travis. After mastering descent and ascent techniques, students can expand their knowledge base through a slew of specialty courses including underwater navigation, night diving, and wreck diving. Scuba instructors map out the best local dive locations and host periodic Discover Scuba outings where divers sample new gear and reacquaint themselves with watery skills. The diving enterprise also hosts expeditions to far-away waters, piloting trips that explore Australia and Mexico, and confront the notorious gangs of clownfish that lay claim to the Florida Keys.
Duke City Aquatics welcomes all into the pool with swimming and polo programs. Kids can first learn to swim with lessons; then wade into splashball, an early beginners’ version of water polo; and then dive into competitive water-polo leagues.
• Loot, running September 9–October 2, Friday and Saturday at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday at 2 p.m. • Home, running October 14–November 6, Friday and Saturday at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday at 2 p.m. • The House of the Spirits, November 18–December 18, Friday and Saturday at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday at 2 p.m.