Activities in Altoona


Bos Landen Golf Club: $49 for 18-Hole Round of Golf for Two with Cart Rental at Bos Landen Golf Club ($130 Value)

$49 for 18-Hole Round of Golf for Two with Cart Rental at Bos Landen Golf Club ($130 Value)

Bos Landen Golf Club

Pella

18-hole, par-72 course designed by architect Dick Phelps winds through190 acres of dense forest; name means “Land of the Woods” in Dutch

$130 $49

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Sky Zone Des Moines: One Hour of Open-Jump Time for Two with Reusable SkySocks at Sky Zone Des Moines (Up to 45% Off). Two Options.

One Hour of Open-Jump Time for Two with Reusable SkySocks at Sky Zone Des Moines (Up to 45% Off). Two Options.

Sky Zone Des Moines

Grimes

Wall-to-wall trampolines, a basketball hoop, and a foam pit provide endless opportunities for all ages to have fun and burn off energy

$30 $16.50

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Glowgolf: Three Rounds of Glow-in-the-Dark Mini Golf for Two, Four, or Six at Glowgolf (Up to 50% Off)

Three Rounds of Glow-in-the-Dark Mini Golf for Two, Four, or Six at Glowgolf (Up to 50% Off)

Glowgolf

Des Moines

Luminescent golf balls, lit-up putters, neon obstacles, and incandescent walls illume players negotiating tricky glow-themed landscapes

$18 $10

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Toad Valley Golf Course: Mini Golf for 4 or 8, or a Mini Golf Birthday-Party Package at Toad Valley Golf Course (Up to 53% Off)

Mini Golf for 4 or 8, or a Mini Golf Birthday-Party Package at Toad Valley Golf Course (Up to 53% Off)

Toad Valley Golf Course

Pleasant Hill

Mini-golf course is designed after a full-size golf course’s putting greens with contoured planes, roughs, sand traps, and water hazards

$20 $10

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Monkey Joe's: Admission for Two or Four to Play Center at Monkey Joe's (Up to 47% Off)

Admission for Two or Four to Play Center at Monkey Joe's (Up to 47% Off)

Monkey Joe's

West Des Moines

Kids 12 and under can enjoy a play center full of inflatable obstacles, as well as an arcade

$19.98 $11

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Pumpkinville Corn Maze: Admission for Two, Four, or Six to Corn Maze at Pumpkinville Corn Maze (Up to 57% Off)

Admission for Two, Four, or Six to Corn Maze at Pumpkinville Corn Maze (Up to 57% Off)

Pumpkinville Corn Maze

Mitchellville

Stretching up to 20 acres, the fourth-generation corn and soybean farm’s maze often keeps adventurers exploring for an hour or longer

$14 $6

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Willow Creek Golf Course: 9-Hole Round of Golf for One, Two, or Four, Plus Cart Rental at Willow Creek Golf Course (Up to 52% Off)

9-Hole Round of Golf for One, Two, or Four, Plus Cart Rental at Willow Creek Golf Course (Up to 52% Off)

Willow Creek Golf Course

Des Moines

Mature trees line two 9-hole courses; this deal includes cart rental for one, two, or four

$31 $15

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Jester Park Equestrian Center: Riding Lessons or Trail Ride for Two at Jester Park Equestrian Center (Up to 48% Off). Four Options Available.

Riding Lessons or Trail Ride for Two at Jester Park Equestrian Center (Up to 48% Off). Four Options Available.

Jester Park Equestrian Center

Saylorville Reservoir

Instructors teach students riding and horsemanship techniques, or take pairs on a trail ride through the countryside

$35 $19

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Boone & Scenic Valley Railroad & Museum: Train Ride and Museum Visit for Two or Four at Boone & Scenic Valley Railroad & Museum (Up to 45% Off)

Train Ride and Museum Visit for Two or Four at Boone & Scenic Valley Railroad & Museum (Up to 45% Off)

Boone & Scenic Valley Railroad & Museum

Boone

Explore Des Moines River Valley from a 1920s locomotive before delving into Iowa’s railway history through the museum’s train exhibits

$56 $32

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Skate South: Roller-Skating with Skate Rental for Two or Four at Skate South (Half Off)

Roller-Skating with Skate Rental for Two or Four at Skate South (Half Off)

Skate South

Des Moines

Pairs and foursomes glide around in traditional quad skates or inline skates

$18 $8

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Challenge Nation: $25 for Entry to SCI CAN Challenge Des Moines Charity Scavenger Hunt on September 20th, 2015 ($55 Value)

$25 for Entry to SCI CAN Challenge Des Moines Charity Scavenger Hunt on September 20th, 2015 ($55 Value)

Challenge Nation

Johnny's Hall of Fame

Teams race to solve clues and strategize to win cash prizes and awards during urban race; music and drink specials at post-race party

$55 $25

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Cedar Pointe Golf Course: Golf Outing with Cart for Two or Four at Cedar Pointe Golf Course (Up to 70% Off)

Golf Outing with Cart for Two or Four at Cedar Pointe Golf Course (Up to 70% Off)

Cedar Pointe Golf Course

Boone

Scenic par 72 course begins with open, forgiving front 9, easing golfers into back 9 that features water hazards on nearly every hole

$72 $23

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The Pumpkin Ranch: Pumpkin Patch Activities for Two at The Pumpkin Ranch (47% Off)

Pumpkin Patch Activities for Two at The Pumpkin Ranch (47% Off)

The Pumpkin Ranch

Winterset

Ranch activities include a nine-acre corn maze, jump pillow, zip lines, 30-foot slides, horses, and photography

$17 $9

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Bone Thugs-N-Harmony: Bone Thugs-N-Harmony (Friday, November 6, at 7 p.m.)

Bone Thugs-N-Harmony (Friday, November 6, at 7 p.m.)

Bone Thugs-N-Harmony

Seven Flags Event Center

Grammy-winning hip-hop outfit behind “Tha Crossroads” celebrates the 20th anniversary of E. 1999 Eternal by performing the entire album

$36.40 $26

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Lindsey Opp Yoga: Five Yoga Classes at Lindsey Opp Yoga (74% Off)

Five Yoga Classes at Lindsey Opp Yoga (74% Off)

Lindsey Opp Yoga

Urbandale

From the merchant: Total body workout designed to sculpt every muscle while boosting your metabolism and pushing your limits.

$70 $18

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Oskaloosa Golf Course: 18-Hole Round of Golf with Cart for Two or Four at Oskaloosa Golf Course (Up to50%  Off)

18-Hole Round of Golf with Cart for Two or Four at Oskaloosa Golf Course (Up to50% Off)

Oskaloosa Golf Course

Oskaloosa

Using rolling countryside as natural palette for their artful pendulums, golfers enjoy manicured conditions on a course open since 1920

$70 $35

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A&s Archery: Six Hours of Archery from A&S Archery (43% Off)

Six Hours of Archery from A&S Archery (43% Off)

A&s Archery

Grimes

From the merchant: Six hours of range time in our indoor archery range

$60 $34

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Grape Escape Winery: Wine Tasting for Two or Four with Take-Home Wineglasses and Bottle of Wine at Grape Escape Winery (Up to 56% Off)

Wine Tasting for Two or Four with Take-Home Wineglasses and Bottle of Wine at Grape Escape Winery (Up to 56% Off)

Grape Escape Winery

Pleasantville

Guests savor sips of wine concocted from 100% Iowa grown grapes, then take home logo-emblazoned glasses and a bottle to share

$26 $12

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Penoach Vineyard & Winery: $18 for a Wine Tasting for Four with Souvenir Glasses at Penoach Vineyard & Winery ($37 Value)

$18 for a Wine Tasting for Four with Souvenir Glasses at Penoach Vineyard & Winery ($37 Value)

Penoach Vineyard & Winery

Adel

Wine tasters uncork a bottle of one of Penoach’s wines, such as Farmhouse White or Windmill Red, sipped from a souvenir glass

$37 $18

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Emerald Hills Golf Club: 18-Hole Round of Golf for One, Two, or Four at Emerald Hills Golf Club (Up to 52% Off)

18-Hole Round of Golf for One, Two, or Four at Emerald Hills Golf Club (Up to 52% Off)

Emerald Hills Golf Club

Arnolds Park

Hilly terrain and multiple doglegs can lead to hazardous lies on 18-hole course that measures 6,632 yd. from back tees

$61 $29

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Louw Stables: $69 for Four Horseback-Riding Lessons for Children or Adults  ($140 Value)

$69 for Four Horseback-Riding Lessons for Children or Adults ($140 Value)

Louw Stables

Van Meter

In group lessons for ages 7–adult, students learn animal care and horsemanship fundamentals

$140 $69

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Annelise Winery: Wine Tasting Package for Two or Four at Annelise Winery (Up to 46% Off)

Wine Tasting Package for Two or Four at Annelise Winery (Up to 46% Off)

Annelise Winery

Lincoln

Guests at a scenic family winery can sample premium selections before taking a bottle and souvenir glass home with them

$34 $20

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Rangemasters Training Center: Up to 67% Off gun range package at Rangemasters Training Center

Up to 67% Off gun range package at Rangemasters Training Center

Rangemasters Training Center

Clive

From the merchant: Ideal for first time shooters. Learn and shoot with a certified instructor, we provide the firearms and ammo.

$175 $79

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GolfTec: One Swing Evaluation with One or Three Golf Lessons and Practice Sessions at GolfTec (Up to 52% Off)

One Swing Evaluation with One or Three Golf Lessons and Practice Sessions at GolfTec (Up to 52% Off)

GolfTec

Clive

Trainers can employ video analysis and motion-capture technology to analyze players’ swings

$275 $139

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Perry Golf & Country Club: Weekday or Weekend Golf with Cart for Two or Four at Perry Golf & Country Club (Up to 69% Off)

Weekday or Weekend Golf with Cart for Two or Four at Perry Golf & Country Club (Up to 69% Off)

Perry Golf & Country Club

Union

Golf club open for nearly a century boasts 9-hole layout spread across 40 acres of scenic land

$80 $29

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La Vida Loca Winery: Wine-Tasting Package for Two or Four at La Vida Loca Winery (Up to 48% Off)

Wine-Tasting Package for Two or Four at La Vida Loca Winery (Up to 48% Off)

La Vida Loca Winery

Lincoln

Sample sweet, semisweet, or dry wine at family-owned winery, then take home a bottle and wineglasses

$32 $18

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Dale Valley Vineyard: Wine-Tasting for Four or Eight with Take-Home Bottles of Wine and Wineglasses at Dale Valley Vineyard (50% Off)

Wine-Tasting for Four or Eight with Take-Home Bottles of Wine and Wineglasses at Dale Valley Vineyard (50% Off)

Dale Valley Vineyard

Stuart

In a renovated 19th-century schoolhouse, visitors sample eclectic red and white wines crafted from locally grown ingredients

$32 $16

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CrossFit Afterburn: One or Two Months of Unlimited Fit Factory Classes at CrossFit Afterburn (Up to 65% Off)

One or Two Months of Unlimited Fit Factory Classes at CrossFit Afterburn (Up to 65% Off)

CrossFit Afterburn

Des Moines

Fast-paced, high-intensity cardio in a class that incorporates boot-camp and circuit-style training for stability, endurance & strength

$99 $39

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Soaring Adventures of America, Inc.: Flight Ticket for Hot-Air Balloon Ride for 1, 2, 3 or 4 from Soaring Adventures of America, Inc. (Up to 26% Off)

Flight Ticket for Hot-Air Balloon Ride for 1, 2, 3 or 4 from Soaring Adventures of America, Inc. (Up to 26% Off)

Soaring Adventures of America, Inc.

 

Leisurely float through the skies in the basket of a colorful hot air balloon

$229.95 $169.95

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Game On, LLC: Laser-Tag Sessions or Party at Game On, LLC (Up to 69% Off). Seven Options Available.

Laser-Tag Sessions or Party at Game On, LLC (Up to 69% Off). Seven Options Available.

Game On, LLC

Centerville

Drug- and alcohol-free arcade with a LaZer Runner laser-tag system; for parties, customers may bring outside food

$10 $5

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SkillSuccess: $19 for an Online Piano Course at SkillSuccess ($199 Value)

$19 for an Online Piano Course at SkillSuccess ($199 Value)

SkillSuccess

 

Online course teaches piano-playing basics, helping complete novices reach the level of early intermediate standard pianist

$199 $19

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CLS Fantasy Camp or Sprint Cup: 1-Day NASCAR Race Package or Exclusive 3-Day Fantasy Camp Experience During Chase Weekend at Chicagoland Speedway (Up to 70% Off)

1-Day NASCAR Race Package or Exclusive 3-Day Fantasy Camp Experience During Chase Weekend at Chicagoland Speedway (Up to 70% Off)

CLS Fantasy Camp or Sprint Cup

Chicagoland Speedway

Race tickets, pit passes, pace-car rides and more help fans celebrate the start of the Sprint Cup Series playoffs

$200 $99

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Center Stage Ukulele Academy: $15 for One Year of Online Ukulele Lessons from Center Stage Ukulele Academy ($108 Value)

$15 for One Year of Online Ukulele Lessons from Center Stage Ukulele Academy ($108 Value)

Center Stage Ukulele Academy

 

Knowledgable ukulele expert teaches newbies the ropes with helpful, easy-to-follow instructional videos

$108 $15

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Crossfit Des Moines: Month of On Ramp CrossFit Classes for One or Two with Optional Membership to Crossfit Des Moines (Up to 77% Off)

Month of On Ramp CrossFit Classes for One or Two with Optional Membership to Crossfit Des Moines (Up to 77% Off)

Crossfit Des Moines

Waukee

On Ramp classes introduce students to CrossFit, including its key moves and terminology

$140 $39

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Rockstar Academy: One Year of Online Piano Lessons from Rockstar Academy (97% Off)

One Year of Online Piano Lessons from Rockstar Academy (97% Off)

Rockstar Academy

 

An experienced teacher helps beginner and intermediate students and musicians learn how to improve their piano or keyboard playing

$316 $10

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SkillSuccess: $19 for an Online Beginners' Guitar Course from SkillSuccess ($199 Value)

$19 for an Online Beginners' Guitar Course from SkillSuccess ($199 Value)

SkillSuccess

 

Online course teaches guitar-playing basics; students will leave knowing how to play a song

$199 $19

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FantasyHub: $15 for $30 Worth of Fantasy Sports Games at FantasyHub

$15 for $30 Worth of Fantasy Sports Games at FantasyHub

FantasyHub

 

Draft the best pro football, baseball, and basketball players for your fantasy team, then play to win each game for yourself and a charity

$30 $15

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Rockstar Academy: One Year of Online Guitar Lessons from Rockstar Academy (96% Off).

One Year of Online Guitar Lessons from Rockstar Academy (96% Off).

Rockstar Academy

 

An experienced teacher helps beginners, intermediate students, and advanced musicians learn how to improve their guitar playing

$237 $10

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J. Johnson Photo: Three-Hour Shoot Better Pictures Class, Photo-Editing Class, or Both Classes at J. Johnson Photo (Up to 87% Off)

Three-Hour Shoot Better Pictures Class, Photo-Editing Class, or Both Classes at J. Johnson Photo (Up to 87% Off)

J. Johnson Photo

West Des Moines

Photo seminars teach how to use the different settings on your camera, or learn to process, retouch, and store digital images

$247 $49

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Rockstar Academy: $15 for One Year of Online Ukulele Lessons from Rockstar Academy ($79 Value)

$15 for One Year of Online Ukulele Lessons from Rockstar Academy ($79 Value)

Rockstar Academy

 

An experienced guitar teacher helps beginners learn how to grip, play, and eventually improvise on the ukulele during online lessons

$79 $15

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Gravy For The Brain: $19 for an Online Drumming for Beginners Course from Gravy for the Brain ($219 Value)

$19 for an Online Drumming for Beginners Course from Gravy for the Brain ($219 Value)

Gravy For The Brain

 

Online course taught by an industry expert helps students learn the basics of drumming, eventually enabling them to play on a kit in a band

$219 $19

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A.D.A.T.: Basic or Advanced Online Concealed Carry Course from  A.D.A.T. (Up to 63% Off)

Basic or Advanced Online Concealed Carry Course from A.D.A.T. (Up to 63% Off)

A.D.A.T.

 

Online video courses qualify students to apply for a Non-Resident Virginia Permit to carry concealed in their home state and 28 others

$90 $35

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Gold Mine Camp: Three- or Four-Night Cabin Stay and Boat Rental for Two at Gold Mine Camp (Up to 62% Off)

Three- or Four-Night Cabin Stay and Boat Rental for Two at Gold Mine Camp (Up to 62% Off)

Gold Mine Camp

Multiple Locations

Explore the Vermilion River and fall colors of Northern Minnesota

$630 $239

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FIGHT2FITNESS: $20 for 30 Kickboxing and Fitness Classes from FIGHT2FITNESS ($299 Value)

$20 for 30 Kickboxing and Fitness Classes from FIGHT2FITNESS ($299 Value)

FIGHT2FITNESS

Multiple Locations

30-class pass allows students of all ability levels to gain access to a variety of fitness and Kickboxing classes at various locations

$299 $20

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The Yoga Collective: 3, 6, or 12 Months of Unlimited Online Yoga Classes from The Yoga Collective (Up to 78% Off)

3, 6, or 12 Months of Unlimited Online Yoga Classes from The Yoga Collective (Up to 78% Off)

The Yoga Collective

 

Enormous variety of online classes, from basic flow to inversions, ensures yogis of all levels can refine and develop their practice

$36 $12

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Dangerous Guitar: $18 for One Year of Online Guitar Lessons from Dangerous Guitar ($134.55 Value)

$18 for One Year of Online Guitar Lessons from Dangerous Guitar ($134.55 Value)

Dangerous Guitar

 

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

$134.55 $18

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YogaDownload.com: 3- or 12-Month Membership with Unlimited Online Classes from YogaDownload.com (Up to 67% Off)

3- or 12-Month Membership with Unlimited Online Classes from YogaDownload.com (Up to 67% Off)

YogaDownload.com

 

Online yoga site features more than 600 yoga classes for streaming or downloading in variety of styles, levels, and themes

$24 $15.99

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eMeals: 6 Months of Weekly Online Meal Plans from eMeals (Up to 46% Off). Three Options Available.

6 Months of Weekly Online Meal Plans from eMeals (Up to 46% Off). Three Options Available.

eMeals

 

Half a year’s worth of weekly shopping lists showcase flavorful, healthful recipes customized by store, diet, and price

$48 $29

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

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

Dangerous Guitar

 

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

$134.55 $18

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  • Premiere Bowling and Striker's Sports Bar
    Premiere Bowling and Entertainment features 24 pristine lanes with 32-inch LCD screens, new automatized QuibicaAMF scoring systems, and their own seating areas. Families and friends face off during 10-frame games as high-fives blend into the din of music and pin crashing, creating a lively, upbeat atmosphere. Things turn cosmic on weekends when Laser Bowl adds lasers, black lights, and fog machines to the mix until 2 a.m. Meanwhile, a summertime Millionaire League offers bowlers an excuse to escape the heat for a few hours and compete for a chance to win cash and prizes. Premiere Bowling also features optional bumpers to help kids have fun while offering great birthday packages.
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    655 NE 56th St
    Pleasant Hill, IA US
  • The Batter's Box
    An indoor baseball, softball, and soccer training facility, The Batter's Box provides athletes of all ages a year-round spot to improve their skills. Balls and bats clack at nine different baseball and softball areas—including six automated batting cages and a bullpen tunnel—where pitchers practice throwing from the stretch and learn what it takes to not be a belly itcher. Under the same roof, a 5,000-square-foot oasis of AstroTurf sprawls before soccer players, and professional instructors dish out coaching tips to individuals or groups during lessons.
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    1300 Metro East Dr.
    Pleasant Hill, IA US
  • Toad Valley Golf Course
    After selling his farm-equipment business in 1972, Dale W. Brady sought the counsel of his three sons to determine what should be done with the 200-acre plot of land originally used for testing out his new products. The three resolved to turn their land into a golf course. After a test green survived the winter and they earned the blessing of the region’s lawn-mower king, son Tom devised a layout from an aerial drawing and the team set to work, sculpting the rugged earth and opening the course in August 1973. A family-run enterprise ever since, the course bobs and weaves over 6,224 yards of rolling terrain that feature sparse tree lines, water hazards in play on five holes, and scenic views of the verdant landscape. Since its relatively humble beginnings, Toad Valley Golf Course has grown to include a full-length driving range and the Field of Greens Mini Links, an 18-hole miniature-golf course that challenges players with realistic putting surfaces, including bunkers, water hazards, and contoured greens. The range’s grass tees offer practice on an organic surface similar to course conditions, and the putting surfaces emulate the tricky slopes of real greens and even include rough, sand traps, and water features that add to the scenery and allow putters to bob for wayward golf balls. Course at a Glance: 18-hole, par 71 course Length of 6,224 yards from the farthest tees Course rating of 69.1 from the farthest tees Slope rating of 114 from the farthest tees Four tee options Link to scorecard
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    237 Northeast 80th Street
    Pleasant Hill, IA US
  • Terrace Hills Golf Course
    Since 1964, Terrace Hills Golf Course has invited golfers of all abilities to send balls soaring between the trees lining each of its 18 fairways. Though relatively short at 6,421 yards from the back tees, plenty of hazards lurk throughout the terrain, ready to spoil any oncomer's overconfidence. Water confronts play on eight of the holes, including holes 3, 4, 12, and 13, where a stream snakes its way through the course and enervates golfers by forcing them to play "Marco Polo" with lost balls. Terrace Hills promises golfers a free round on their next visit if their rounds take longer than 4.5 hours when they have tee times on weekdays before 2 p.m. and weekends or holidays. Course at a Glance: 18-hole, par 71 course Total length of 6,421 yards from the back tees Course rating of 68.8 from the back tees Course slope of 116 from the back tees Three sets of tees per hole
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    8700 NE 46th Ave.
    Altoona, IA US
  • Triumph Martial Art
    Matt White cinches his uniform with a fourth-degree black belt in tae kwon do, heads down to one of Triumph Martial Arts' three locations, and dishes up a fist-full of knowledge earned over 25 years of mat-slapping training. Recognized by the American Tae Kwon Do Association as the Regional Instructor of the Year in 2008 and 2011, Mr. White takes pride in combative victory and from passing those skills on. In keeping with the Association's instructional format, Mr. White and his battery of four instructors teach the martial art and philosophy of tae kwon do to kids and adults. Tiny Tigers sessions reach out to students as young as 4 years old, teaching them important values such as helping around the house, excelling at schoolwork, and how to survive a wildebeest stampede. Students as old as 55 have started with no experience, going on to successfully earn their black belts.
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    5650 Metro East Drive
    Pleasant Hill, IA US
  • Plaza Lanes Des Moines
    Recently remodeled Brunswick brand lanes and automatic QubicaAMF BES scoring systems helped Plaza Lanes earn?according to Cityview readers?the title of 2014 Best Place to Bowl. The alley also offers a variety of bowling leagues, including women's, men's, and mixed leagues. Off the lanes, the center further encourages competition with outdoor games of sand volleyball as well indoor arguments over sporting events shown at Trophy's Sports Bar & Grill. Sandwiches, pizza, and entrees such as ribs, steaks, and chicken highlight the onsite restaurant's menu.
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    655 Northeast 56th Street
    Pleasant Hill, IA US

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