Things To Do In Springfield

5 or 10 Hot Yoga Classes at NBD Training Zone for Women (Up to 86% Off)

NBD Training Zone for Women

Mountainside

$100 $19

Female-only fitness center features yoga classes designed to tone bodies in heated rooms

10 or 20 Batting-Cage Tokens with Refreshments at The Ballpark (Up to 60% Off)

The Ballpark

Springfield

$25 $12

Indoor baseball and softball sessions offer batting-cage practice and classic stadium fare including drinks and popcorn

Three or Five Pilates Reformer Classes at No Body Denied Fitness Center (Up to 86% Off)

No Body Denied Fitness Center

Springfield

$135 $23

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Build flexibility, agility, and muscle tone with PIlates Reformer classes

One Batting-Cage Rental or One Month of Rentals with Optional Lessons at Gamers Baseball Academy (Up to 68% Off)

Gamers Baseball Academy

Kenilworth

$60 $19

Baseball and softball batting cages help batters hone skills with speeds ranging from little-league- to college-level pitches

$165 for 10 Drop-In CrossFit Classes at Golden Phoenix CrossFit ($185 Value)

Golden Phoenix CrossFit

Kenilworth

$185 $165

Each CrossFit workout tones bodies and improves everything from endurance and speed to power and flexibility

One Week of Gymnastics Summer Camp or Gymnastics Classes at Olympika Gymnastics (Up to 53% Off)

Olympika Gymnastics

Mountainside

$17 $8

Summer camp blends gymnastic drills with arts and crafts; interactive classes led by trained gymnasts boost gymnastics and tumbling skills

10 or 20 Yoga Classes at Sunlight Of The Spirit Yoga Studio (Up to 73% Off)

Sunlight Of The Spirit Yoga Studio

Springfield

$162 $49

Instructor leads Modern-Day Yoga classes that are accessible to practitioners of all skill levels

$150 for 4-Week Silver Membership with Private Lessons and Recording Access at So.i.Heard House of Music ($300 Value)

So.i.Heard House of Music

Millburn

$300 $150

Learn fundamental music techniques on instruments including guitar and bass; iPads with GarageBand aid in production and composition

Four Two-Hour Open-Play Bounce Visits with Option for Simulator Rides at Screamin' Parties (Up to 55% Off)

Screamin' Parties

Multiple Locations

$62 $29

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Inflatable playground includes 20 ft. shark slide, interactive games, and obstacle course; roller coaster simulator offers lifelike thrills

Adult or Kids' Kickboxing or Kids’ Martial-Arts Classes (Up to 95% Off)

USA Karate & Fitness

Multiple Locations

$250 $15

Kids aged 3–12 learn age-appropriate martial-arts skills & values; adults or kids practice self-defense and fitness in kickboxing classes

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For nearly two decades, USA Karate & Fitness Official Training Center?s experienced martial artists have taught students the foundations of martial arts and self-defense and encouraged them to approach life with positivity. As eager students observe, the certified instructors at each of USA Karate & Fitness Official Training Center's six locations lead them through age-appropriate classes, helping them overcome fear and obstacles through basic martial arts stances and maneuvers. Strength and poise surge within pupils during mixed martial-arts training, helping practitioners harness leverage to administer self-defense blows. Likewise, cardio kickboxing workouts burn calories and impart defense techniques through punching, kicking, and nail-sharpening exercises. Between training sessions, the trainers incorporate martial arts into ninja-themed in-studio birthday parties that invite kids and their friends to celebrate a special day under their guidance.

721 Mountain Ave
Springfield,
NJ
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From the passenger seats of two 2012 Toyota Corollas, Access2Drive Driving School's English- and Spanish-speaking instructors dispense valuable advice about every aspect of four-wheeled transportation. During hands-on lessons, students of all ages take the wheel to practice parallel parking and find a parking space that's not in the middle of a monster-truck arena. Students satisfy the state's pre-licensing mandate with five-hour courses that span topics such as driving within the transportation system and developing appropriate habits and skills. Those who enroll in the school's defensive-driving course get 10% off on any insurance purchased in New York for a period of three years.

21905 Merrick Blvd
Laurelton,
NY
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BAM Social Sports assembles co-ed teams of athletes aged 21 and older for regular battle in recreational games throughout northern and central New Jersey. The network's friendship-fueled leagues span a wide range of sports, including basketball, soccer, softball, and bowling, and excluding hamster racing. After games, players can retire to local sponsor bars, where discounts on food and drink help celebrate victories or fuel mournful food fights.

100 South Springfield Avenue
Springfield Township,
NJ
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When Eugene Gillespie left Ireland to visit his brother in New York in 1972, he didn't know that he would be inspired to stay. The Irish economy was down, so Eugene decided to pursue the American dream by moving to the Mid-Atlantic region. He didn't leave Ireland entirely behind him though, and Eugene proceeded to spend the next several decades opening traditional Irish pubs and restaurants throughout New York and New Jersey.

With two locations, Blackthorn Restaurant & Irish Pub demonstrates a commitment to the flavors of Ireland. The menus feature familiar comfort foods—certified Angus burgers and thin-crust pizzas—including a number of Irish favorites, such as beer-battered fish and chips and stews filled with Guinness-braised beef. To achieve an even more authentic taste, the chefs occasionally import ingredients such as Irish cheddar cheese, Irish sausages, and Irish rainbows.

The menu's iconic dishes contribute to the pubs' cozy, inviting ambiance almost as much as accents such as the stone fireplaces or the bar made of imported red mahogany. Spirits remain lively and the mood stays festive thanks to the live entertainment hosted throughout the week. Live bands perform contemporary hits as well as traditional Irish songs.

651 N Michigan Ave
Kenilworth,
NJ
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If it’s not clear from its name, MoonShine Modern Supper Club is an amalgamation of concepts. This is also demonstrated in its dark walls and bright paintings of pink birds and horses, and its menu that takes comfort-food classics and adds a spin of sophistication. Appetizers of truffle gnocchi with meatballs bathe in sherry-cream sauce, and the duck egg and hash is served with duck confit, peppers, and onions. Cooks put a twist on classic ravioli, filling it with sheep-milk ricotta and piling on hazelnuts, brown butter, and a pear puree, and they dress roasted atlantic salmon in cilantro-basil pesto and chorizo. A restaurant called MoonShine wouldn’t be complete without its share of housemade beverages, and double-certified sommelier and mixologist Joe San Philip delivers. His take on the manhattan combines white whiskey with Carpano Antica sweet vermouth, cherry bitters, and a cherry garnish. The Winter Moonshine Punch takes cranberry-infused Midnight Moonshine and adds cinnamon-infused rye whiskey, amaretto, pomegranate juice, and walnut bitters.

55 Main St
Millburn,
NJ
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Martini Bistro & Bar’s specialty drink should come as no surprise. Creative martinis—such as the Lebowski, which features Three Olives Dude lemon-lime vodka—fill out the majority of the cocktail menu. The restaurant’s red-hued space sprawls over 5,000 square feet and encompasses both a lively lounge and a private dining area. Here, chefs serve plates of upscale American fare. They spread a smoked-jalapeño aioli over ahi-tuna burgers and sprinkle pepper jack, mozzarella, and cheddar over barbecue-chicken pizzas. The chic eatery also has a full sushi menu. Specialty rolls include the Mustang roll—with layers of tuna, crayfish, and yellowtail—and the shrimp-and-crab-filled King of the Sea, the only sushi roll that’s okay to eat with a trident.

40 Main St
Millburn,
NJ
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