As parents, most of us run from one extracurricular to the next, be it sports, music, art, dance… But why should our kids have all the fun? Here are some great places in Cincinnati where adults can learn a new skill, meet new friends, and let off some steam!
1. Irish Step Dancing: Erickson Academy of Irish Dance offers adult Irish step dance classes for both beginners and advanced. Find out more on their website: Erickson Academy of Irish Dance
2. Queen City Rowing: Learn how to row, as in crew! Turn your “Row Row Row Your Boat” into reality with this adult program. Row on the Little Miami and the Ohio River. Find out more information on their website: Queen City Rowing
3. Cincinnati Broomball Association: This is geared towards ages 18 and up and excellent for novices and experienced alike. Broomball is a cross between hockey and soccer, using special shoes and a broom-like stick. Beginners can try out equipment before they buy. Looks like a blast! Find out more information on their website: Cincinnati Broomball Association
4. Clifton Cultural Arts Center: Tap Dancing for Spunky Grownups just sounds so fun! Also Salsa classes, an Asian Arts Heritage class, West African Dance for both beginners and advanced, Intro to Improvisation, Intermediate Modern Dance, International Folk Dance… Pretty much something for everyone here! Find out more information on their website: Clifton Cultural Arts
5. Club MMA (Mixed Martial Arts): Adult Lessons in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, Muay Thai, Boxing, Kali, Fitness, Yoga, Pilates, and Capoeira. Find out more information on their website: Club MMA
6. Scuba: Love fish? Want to see them up close and personal? Why not become a professional diver? There are various options in the city to get certified–but here’s one to get you started with a large variety of classes: Tristate Scuba
7. Adult Hockey: Perfect for women and men, beginner, or expert! Check out the leagues, and if you can’t make a full time commitment, you can always be a sub! Cincy AHL
What activities have you done that are off the beaten path? Please share!