Sports in Timberwood Park

$99 for Six Weeks of Group Golf Lessons for a Beginner at Joe Caruso Golf Academy ($200 Value)

Joe Caruso Golf Academy

Far North Central

$200 $99

Instructor goes over all basics of the game, including swing, putting, chipping, & rules during 6-week, 60-minute group lessons

Race Entry for One or Two to the House Our Heroes 5K (56% Off)

Alamo Community Group

Woodlawn Lake Park

$45 $20

Proceeds from the 5K benefit the Alamo Community Group's homeless-veteran program

One or Two Entries to Electric Run on Friday, November 21 (Up to 40% Off)

Electric Run

Six Flags Fiesta Texas

$79 $49

Runners and walkers of all ages bedeck themselves in glow-in-the-dark swag and groove through a neon course to the afterparty at its finish

Indoor Climbing Classes or Unlimited Fitness Classes at The District (Up to 56% Off). Four Options Available.

The District

San Antonio

$70 $35

Indoor rock climbing or gym membership with access to climbing, bouldering, and slacklining

One Month of Unlimited Brazilian Jujitsu Classes for Women or Men at Gracie Barra San Antonio (Up to 75% Off)

Gracie Barra San Antonio

San Antonio

$258 $65

Brazilian jujitsu instructors impart self-defense skills to students in a supportive, confidence-boosting environment

Kids' Soccer-Clinic Trial for One or Two at Alamo Indoor Soccer (Up to 56% Off)

Alamo Indoor Soccer

San Antonio

$40 $19

Kids aged 5–16 learn the rules of soccer as well as how to play as team during coaching sessions led by a trained instructor

One- or Two-Month Membership or One-Month Family Membership at Champion Martial Arts (Up to 73% Off)

Champion Martial Arts

Stone Oak

$155 $43

Instructors teach self-defense techniques to students of all ages and fitness levels, while also instilling leadership skills

Four or Six Weeks of Tae Kwon Do Classes with Uniform at Korea-America Tae Kwon Do Association (70% Off)

Korea-America Tae Kwon Do Association

Far West Side

$165 $49

Instructors guide students through Olympic-style tae kwon do classes

$49 for a Lesson and One Month of Driving-Range Use at SilverHorn Golf Club of Texas ($100 Value)

SilverHorn Golf Club of Texas

Far North Central

$100 $49

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PGA pro and Director of Instruction Rob Myers analyzes swings and provides advice golfers can practice at the driving range

$75 for $150 Groupon — Yamashita Karate

Yamashita Karate

Northwest Los Angeles Heights

$150 $75

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5, 10, or 15 Self-Defense and Wing Chun Classes at Studio Martial Arts (Up to 73% Off)

Studio Martial Arts

Far North Central

$85 $29

All classes incorporate elements of self-defense and Wing Chun, a martial art that builds confidence, fitness, and personal awareness

One-Month Recreational-Gymnastics Membership or One-Month Afterschool Program at W.E.Gymnastics (Up to 56% Off)

W.E.Gymnastics

Northwest Side

$62 $31

Afterschool and recreational classes welcome male and female gymnasts aged 5–18

10 Classes or One Month of Unlimited Classes for Kids or Adults at Victory Martial Arts (Up to 89% Off)

Victory Martial Arts TX

Multiple Locations

$270 $29

Founded by a five-time Taekwondo world champion, the martial arts school hosts classes for kids and adults, in styles from MMA to Krav Maga

Four-Hour One- or Two-Seat Kayak Rental from S.A. Kayak Rentals (Up to 48% Off)

S.A. Kayak Rentals

San Antonio

$48 $25

Kayaks are suitable for beginners, and paddlers can take them out on the San Antonio River, Medina River, or a variety of local small lakes

$61 for $175 Worth of Football Lessons — Elite Fitness Sports

Elite Fitness & Sports Conditioning

Leon Valley

$175 $61

Training led by Mel Williams: former NFL player and certified personal trainer

Basic, Mid-Level, or Premium Bike Tune-Up at Local Bicycle (Up to 58% Off)

Local Bicycle

San Antonio

$50 $21

Techs and avid cyclists get bikes back to road worthiness with wheel truing, headset tightening, and eco-friendly crank cleaning

Children's Jiu-Jitsu Classes or Adult Jiu-Jitsu, MMA or Kickboxing Classes at Genesis Jiu JItsu (Up to 66% Off)

Genesis Jiu JItsu

North Central

$80 $30

Instructors emphasizing positive reinforcement guide students through the grappling moves of jiu-jitsu or the strikes of kickboxing

Standard or Major Tune-Up at Bike City (Up to 58% Off)

Bike City

Uptown Loop

$79.99 $40

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Experience technicians administer a bike tune-up and offer a test drive

Four Golf-Clinic Lessons with Clubs for Two or Four at Kids on Course Golf Academy (Up to 55% Off)

Kids on Course Golf Academy

Shady Oaks Golf Club

$330 $159

5:1 student-teacher ratio; instructors review posture, stance, putting, chipping, and swing techniques

$60 for $100 Toward One Month of Martial Arts Classes — 7th Mountain Martial Arts

7th Mountain Martial Arts

San Antonio

$100 $60

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One Large or Three Medium Buckets of Range Balls at Rivercity Range (Up to 50% Off)

Rivercity Range

New Braunfels

$11.91 $6

Golfers tee up shots and take aim at driving range targets, and can further improve short game skills on putting green and chipping area

$45 for $99 Groupon — Strom's Black Belt Academy & Fitn

Strom's Black Belt Academy & Fitn

Seguin

$99 $45

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Entry for One or Two to Sights & Sounds 5K Jingle Bell Run 2014 on Saturday, December 6 (Up to 40% Off)

Sights & Sounds 5k Jingle Bell Run 2014

San Marcos

$30 $19

Participants run, walk, or jog through 5K course led by Santa and Mrs. Claus; top performers earn prizes and everyone receives a t-shirt

Kayak, Fishing Kayak, or Stand-Up Paddleboard Rental for One or Two from Olympic Outdoor Center (Up to 50% Off)

Olympic Outdoor Center

San Marcos

$40 $20

Experienced instructors and guides outfit guest for a half- or full-day of kayaking, fishing, or stand-up paddleboarding

One-Month Basic or Pro MMA Membership for One or Two Kids Aged 5–14 at Street Smart Self-Defense Systems (Up to 56% Off)

Street Smart Self-Defense Systems

Kyle

$89 $39

Kids aged 5–14 learn self-discipline and respect during mixed martial arts classes; two or four classes weekly

One- or Two-Hour Paddleboard Rental for Two or Two-Hour Sunset Paddleboard Rental from Go Paddle Down (50% Off)

Go Paddle Down

Marble Falls

$90 $45

Atop paddleboards, guests traverse secluded Lake Marble Falls’ waters during the day or at night atop paddleboards equipped with LED lights

Cooking Light & Health's Fit Foodie 5K Featuring Host Alison Sweeney on September 13 for 1 or 2 (Up to 41% Off)

Cooking Light & Health’s The Fit Foodie 5k

Historic Browning Hangar at Mueller

$55 $35

After a stretch and dance, runners or walkers complete a 5k; chef and fitness demos, food tastings, and a beer sample to follow

ROC Race – Ridiculous Obstacle Challenge 5K Entry for One, Two, or Four on Saturday, September 27 (Up to 48% Off)

ROC Race – Ridiculous Obstacle Challenge 5K

Circuit of The Americas

$111 $60

Face down 12 obstacles—including waterslides, a giant wrecking ball, and a Tarzan swing—inspired by wacky game shows

$49.50 for Four Weeks of Gymnastics Classes with Lifetime Membership at Jump! Gymnastics ($135 Value)

Jump! Gymnastics

Austin

$135 $49.50

Gymastics classes designed to challenge students within their ability level engage kids between 18 months and 12 years at a new location

Golf for Two at One of Five Courses from Austin Public Links (Up to 56% Off)

Austin Public Links

Multiple Locations

$90 $40

Five municipal golf courses with a range of styles, from a historical 9-holer to a links-style layout

One Month of Unlimited Hapkido or Boxing Classes at Zen Fit (Up to 75% Off)

Zen Fit

Austin

$100 $25

Students learn self-defense and other martial arts techniques in hapkido classes, or work on proper boxing form and technique

$39.99 for Eight Mixed-Martial-Arts or Weapons-Training Classes at Parra Academy of Martial Arts ($80 Value)

Parra Academy Of Martial Arts

West Oak Hill

$80 $39.99

Learn self-defense skills and discipline in a studio formed by a Martial Arts Hall of Famer

One or Two Months of Unlimited Beginner's Classes with Uniform at Traditional Martial Arts Academy (Up to 51% Off)

Traditional Martial Arts Academy

South Austin

$99 $49

Instructors teach both traditional martial arts forms and practical self-defense techniques

$25 for $50 Worth of Services at Texas Ukidokan

Texas Ukidokan

Windsor Hills

$50 $25

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Golf-Swing Lesson, Putting Lesson, or Both at True Loft Golf (Up to 57% Off)

True Loft Golf

Kyle-Buda

$75 $35

Using a video playback system, the indoor facility's instructors help golfers master swings before perfecting putts

$50 for $100 Groupon — Impact Martial Arts - Austin Martial Arts & Karate for Families

Impact Martial Arts

Northwest Austin

$100 $50

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One Month of Adult or Children Brazilian Jujitsu Classes at Matt Larsen's Combat Fitness Center (Up to 52% Off)

Matt Larson's Combat Fitness Center

On Location

$125 $59.99

Brazilian jujitsu teaches participants how to defend themselves while also aiding in all factors of life, like weight loss and stress

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

Go2Karate

On Location

$324 $20

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

One Month of Pre-School Gymnastics One or Two Days Per Week at Flipnastics (Up to 62% Off)

Flipnastics

Austin

$95 $39

Pre-schoolers build motor skills, self-esteem, and have loads of fun with a month of children's gymnastics classes

$25 for One Month of Gymnastics or Cheer Classes at Olympia Hills Gymnastics ($65 Value)

Olympia Hills Gymnastics

Austin-Southpark Meadows

$65 $25

Students tumble and twist across padded surfaces or practice cheer routines during gymnastic and cheer classes

One or Two Kids' On-Course Clinics, or One Month of Kids' On-Course Clinics from Golf in Schools (50% Off)

Golf In Schools

Butler Pitch n Putt

$20 $10

The clinics are available on Saturday from 9 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.; kids improve their swing and gain valuable on-course experience

Martial Arts or HIIT Classes at Austin Warrior Fitness and Defense (Up to 80% Off)

Austin Warrior Fitness and Defense

North Austin

$129 $29

Martial arts moves blend with fitness during classes that focus on genres such as krav maga self-defense or high-intensity interval training

Four Weeks of Unlimited Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Classes at Brazilian Top Team Austin - BTT Austin (55% Off)

Brazilian Top Team Austin

Austin

$160 $72

Brazilian jiu-jitsu and boxing classes taught by world-class black belts. Classes are held twice a day, six days a week.

Four Small-Group Sprint-Training Sessions for Adults or Kids at Outright Fitness Speed & Performance (51% Off)

Outright Fitness Speed & Performance

Multiple Locations

$72 $35

Certified trainers and athletes David Braswell and Terrance Simms supervise sprint drills for up to 10 adults or 8 kids ages 12–17

One or Three Months of Youth or Adult Classes at Cavalo Brazilian Jiu Jitsu (Up to 75% Off)

Cavalo Brazilian Jiu Jitsu

Cavalo BJJ

$50 $25

Adults & kids alike learn the basic moves & grappling techniques of jiu jitsu during up to 3 months of classes led by a seasoned instructor

$25 for Two Weeks of Unlimited Boxing Workouts at Title Boxing Club ($55 Value). Two Locations Available.

Title Boxing Club

Multiple Locations

$55 $25

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One-hour classes use boxing techniques for full-body workouts that burn up to 1,000 calories per session

5 or 10 Boxing Fitness Classes for Women at Pink Gloves Boxing (Up to 71% Off)

Pink Gloves Boxing Austin

Austin

$115 $39

Boost endurance, strength, agility, and self-confidence in women-only boxing classes

One or Two Private Tennis Lessons or Four Group Lessons for Ages 3–9 or 10–16 at Austin Tennis Center (Up to 55% Off)

Austin Tennis Center

Northeast Austin

$55 $25

With more than a decade of coaching experience, Lincoln Ward oversees tennis programs for players are all ages and skill levels

Entry for One, Two, or Four to the Austin Halloween Half Marathon on Saturday, October 25 (Up to 53% Off)

Austin Halloween Half Marathon

Cedar Park

$95 $50

Dressed in costumes or running gear, participants follow 13.1-mile course to raise funds for Down Syndrome Association of Central Texas

Ten Drop-In Classes or One Month of Unlimited Martial Arts Classes at Rockhold Karate (Up to 59% Off)

Rockhold Karate

Cedar Park

$100 $49

Get fit while learning self-defense skills in a variety of classes, including Tang Soo Do, Haidong Gumdo, Tai Chi and kickboxing fitness

$24 for One Month of Kickboxing Workouts at 9Round ($49 Value)

9Round

Cedar Park

$49 $24

Trainers lead ever-changing 30-minute workouts that incorporate boxing and kickboxing moves with cardio and circuit training

3 Months of Unlimited Kids' Martial Arts Classes at Gracie Barra Cedar Park (70% Off)

Gracie Barra

Buttercup Creek

$345 $104

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One, Three, or Five Private 30-Minute Lessons at Critique Baseball (Up to 57% Off)

Critique Baseball

Cedar Park

$30 $15

Professional coaches focus on the technical, physical, and mental aspects of baseball to help you take your game to the next level

5 or 10 Krav Maga Classes at Austin Self Defense (Up to 54% Off)

Austin Self Defense

Lakeline Mall

$81 $39

Instructors lead students through fast-paced self-defense classes that teach protective moves against attacks such as chokes and grabs

Golf Club Fitting Session and Lesson from Mike Marcelissen - TaylorMade Adidas Golf Fitter (Up to 84% Off)

Mike Marcelissen - TaylorMade Adidas Golf Pro

Teravista

$250 $39

TaylorMade Adidas Golf Fitter Mike Macelissen ensures that customers are swinging the right clubs before working on form with them

One Month of Classes for One or Two Children at All Stars Unlimited Gymnastics and Cheer (Up to 57% Off)

All Stars Unlimited Gymnastics and Cheer

Round Rock

$105 $45

Staff members teach developmentally appropriate gymnastics and cheerleading techniques to kids

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The low-hanging branches of southern live oak trees stretch out over the house and pavilion areas at Don Strange Ranch, dappling parties, weddings, and corporate team gatherings with splashes of sunlight. Since 1952, the 125-acre longhorn ranch in the Texas Hill Country has hosted myriad events, including scenes from the PBS music documentary series Live from the Artists Den and the wedding of country music stars Miranda Lambert and Blake Shelton.

More than just a picturesque backdrop, the ranch?s rugged natural surroundings host outdoor activities such as ropes courses and kayak trips down the Guadalupe River. And the friendly staffers who man 350- to 400-foot ziplines work to ease guests out of their comfort zones, like a mother bird pushing her young out of the nest for their first extreme base-jumping lesson.

103 Waring Welfare Road
Boerne,
TX
US

Gotta Ride Bikes expresses its passion for cycling through a glittering arsenal of gear and bikes, and a knowledgeable staff well-tuned to the finer points of their beloved sport and pastime. Expert bike mechanics keep two-wheeled transports in smooth-running shape, nutrition and training experts fashion personalized body-boosting routines, and shoe fitters fix common problems such as using ill-matched footwear and biking with stiletto heels. Throughout the well-stocked store, rows and racks of bicycles from brands such as Scott, Felt, and Look rear up their mechanical haunches, ready to take to the asphalt with aerodynamic speed and lightweight agility. Frame racks, pumps, helmets, and replacement parts keep cyclists of all stripes pedaling safely and efficiently, and jerseys, supplements, and training gear help professional wheel riders shave seconds from race times.

28604 Interstate 10 W
Boerne,
TX
US

When 16-year-old Roger Soler crossed the finish line first at the Peruvian National Junior Championship, his victory marked the beginning of a love affair with running. At age 18, he set a Peruvian record in the 1500-meter and eventually brought his talents to the U.S., where he competed in the 5000-meter race at the 1984 Los Angeles Summer Olympics. Through it all, Roger nurtured a genuine fondness for running that blossomed into a full-fledged passion when he opened the first Soler's Sports more than two decades ago.

Today, Soler's Sports boasts four locations staffed by athletes with real-life experience in biking and running and was awarded a spot on Running Insight's Top 50 Running Stores of 2011. Staffers tend to customers on an individual basis, guaranteeing sneakers to accommodate gaits and bikes to fit bodies based on detailed analyses. Once employees have profiled the perfect shoe or bike, they help patrons find them, searching through the store’s stock, which includes brands such as Ridley Bikes, Vibram FiveFingers, Vitalsox, and Spibelt. Patrons can test-drive new kicks and wheels at the store's group runs and rides.

14405 Old Bandera Rd
Helotes,
TX
US

For United Gymnastics' coaches, gymnastics isn't just about mastering a back handspring or having the flexibility to sink into the splits. In classes, they nurture kids to become more disciplined and confident as they strengthen their bodies and gain coordination. Parents accompany their little ones to toddler classes, which are held in a sectioned-off area with miniature, cushy equipment. Older kids advance through classes that develop tumbling and gymnastics prowess at age-appropriate levels, laying the foundations for a lifetime of physical activity.

The staff members also host birthday parties and summer camps that engage tykes with crafts and open-gym time, in which they will gain enough dexterity and flexibility to build s'mores with their feet.

11634 Rainbow Rdg
Helotes,
TX
US

Point Blank Range's TCLEOSE, DPS, and NRA-certified instructors travel to various ranges and locations to help all levels of students develop handgun skills focused on defense. The instructors teach their own, proprietary courses, drawing inspiration from the tactics used by law enforcement officers and their cartoon sidekicks. Through a combination of lecture-based instruction and hands-on training, they cover everything from basic handgun operation to advanced skills such as drawing and shooting on the move. Aside from their signature courses, the instructors also teach NRA handgun classes, work with students privately, and prepare gun owners for CHL tests.

12135 Jarratt Road
Atascosa,
TX
US

After being ranked 19th on Golfweek's "Best New Courses" list in 2011, the course at Vaaler Creek Golf Club has been stacking up acolytes for its challenging play and picturesque Texas Hill Country setting. The Michael Lowry and JR Newman design stretches through oak forests as well as rocky outcroppings, encountering water on nine holes. Throughout each round, players steer new E-Z-GO golf carts over Bermuda 419 and TifSport grasses, taking advantage of the carts’ automatic braking systems as they stop to smell the flowers or the glorious scent of victory over manual controls.

Though the varied layout presents all manner of challenges, the par 3 12th hole requires a particularly cautious approach. Players must exhibit firm control over iron play as they aim for a peninsula green—discipline that must be then be duplicated four holes later to keep drives dry and on the isthmus fairway. Finally, players round out the round by facing a daunting approach over water, made even more difficult by the tree in the center of the fairway that obstructs flight paths and distracts would-be winners with its self-contained, elf-operated cookie factory.

Course at a Glance: * 18-hole, par 72 course * Total length of 6,864 yards from the back tees * Course rating of 73 from the back tees * Course slope of 140 from the back tees * Four sets of tees per hole * Scorecard

228 Jeff Vaughn
Blanco,
TX
US