Voted Best Bowling Alley in the Valley by readers of the Valley Planet in 2010, Plamor Lanes houses gleaming floors for rented shoes to squeak over and polished lanes to send multicolored orbs sliding down. Feast on a cheese-laden pizza and quench powerful thirsts with two large drinks, which motivate arms to continue performing twisting trick shots and fuel mouths' attempts to convince rivals that the lowest score wins. Comfortable pairs of rented shoes are included with this package, which can be redeemed during open hours, Sunday through Thursday, 8 a.m. to midnight or Friday and Saturday, 8 a.m. to 1 a.m.,
except during league play from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Circle Motion Hoops combines the core-toning capabilities of an aerobic workout with the childlike sense of fun of a simple hoop. Circle Motion's instructors eagerly guide novices through the basics of circle swinging during an introductory class, held on Tuesday evenings from 6 p.m. to 7:15 p.m. at the Flying Monkey Arts Center Theater. While hooping, the ring serves as a non-human dance partner and helps students burn up to 600 calories per hour, or 1,720 calories per average MLB baseball game.*
Wheels whirl and records spin every night at Roller Time, as the DJs unreel a slamming mix of R & B, rock, hip-hop, country, and the classic retro skating jams for cycle-shod revelers. Groupon holders can make a skate date for two with their favorite friend or ventriloquist dummy, or plan two solo days of freewheeling fun. The glimmering disco ball casts its old-school sparkle on graceful skaters and sated snackers alike, who fuel up for their next bout around the rink with the included fountain drinks as well as scrumptious snacks and temptingly wheel-shaped pizzas (not included with this Groupon).
The Matrix Gym sports an 8,000-square-foot facility, a staff of knowledgeable athletes, and monitored 24-hour access to assist exercisers of all ages and abilities, day or night. Equipped with the latest heart-strengthening, muscle-toning machines from popular brands such as LifeFitness, Hammerstrength, and Cybex, this extensive fitness center bears everything one needs to lose weight, strengthen the core, and avoid bench pressing the cat for 30 days. Runners and walkers will enjoy cardio machines equipped with individual cable TV tops,?USB ports, and iPod jacks for access to entertainment, downloadable workout summaries, and adrenaline pumping playlists of Celtic sea shanties, while group fitness classes provide motivation in the form of fun, energetic camaraderie. Although not included in this Groupon, The Matrix Gym also offers PlayCare for children under the age of 13 (a $20 fee) to relieve parents of offspring surveillance duties long enough to work up a healthy swelter.
Pauli's serves up a gourmet dinner menu of wood-fire grilled steaks, chops, seafood, and game in a romantic setting. Fresh seafood offerings are sourced from the Gulf of Mexico and the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans, and include such satisfying options as blue-fin tuna, pan seared and sprinkled with a mustard-seed vinaigrette ($31.25). Soothe stressed-out stress meters with the comforting powers of Pauli's shrimp and grits in an andouille cream sauce ($18), or absent-mindedly twirl durac pork-rib chops in a horseradish-mustard sauce, nestled next to grilled asparagus and mac 'n' cheese ($34.50). The 8-ounce wood-fired prime Angus-beef sirloin appeases growling infernos ($21), and the Alaskan halibut is potato-crusted and sauteed in lemon butter sauce ($33.50), sure to bring the tongue buds alive.
It's hard to fear the stylist's chair when that chair is a tiny firetruck or a Barbie-pink convertible. Spoiled Rockin' Kidz creates a stress-free environment for haircuts from infancy until a child is ready to go to a salon without toys in the waiting room. They don't just limit their offerings to kids though?the entire family can take advantage of services like Daddy and Son Haircuts or Mommy N' Me Pedicures. The calm environment also perfectly suits children and adults with special needs or sensory issues. For kids who deserve a special dose of luxury, there are also spa packages complete with sparkly jewelry, flavored facials, and mani-pedis. The stylists also helm parties with over-the-top themes, where kids dress up like fairies, rockstars, or Hollywood stars and indulge in sweet spa treatments Any adult might envy the products used?most are made locally from organic or all-natural ingredients.