Encinitas Surf Lessons with Jason offers private or group surf lessons—for an enhanced surf experience, try a Surfing for Empowerment or Ocean Therapy session.
Hang out in the new 44-acre Encinitas Community Park, which boasts a skate park, dog parks, baseball fields, soccer fields, and plenty of spots to run or picnic in. The park offers clean, safe amenities and is a great place to spend time solo, with friends, or to meet new people.
Learn to waltz, salsa, merengue, and more with private lessons at the acclaimed Mad Hot Dance Studios. For more daring individuals, Dollhouse Fitness offers the best exotic dance lessons in town: you’ll learn burlesque, pole dancing, and basic flexibility.
Hit the Gym
Cycology Fitness offers great cycle classes and specialized training, and Ambition Athletics offers extensive private and group fitness coaching, as well as classes geared toward empowering women. And for those with active kids, JW Tumbles offers engaging classes for children from 6 months to 9 years of age. For a studio barre workout that focuses on stretching and cardio, try Xtend Barre for ballet-based classes for everyone.
Invasion Laser Tag is a fun place for both kids and adults to get active—and competitive. Prices are reasonable ($7 for a single game of laser tag, $18 for 3) and the staff offers private sessions and party-hosting.
Paddleboard and Yoga
Floating Yogis offers morning and sunset paddle yoga classes—sign up for an unforgettably serene experience with professional instructors. To rent your own paddleboard or kayak, Paddle Planet offers great quality rentals as well as lessons. Soul of Yoga offers a wonderful variety of yoga classes, including prenatal yoga, kundalini techniques, deep stretch, and active movement.
Go Horseback Riding
Horsemanship Academy on Cornish Drive offers expert-held lessons on horseback riding for both beginners and seasoned riders. The instructors are professional, extremely knowledgeable, and always put safety first.