Recreation & Fitness
is Austin's premier table tennis facility featuring 16 tables, wi-fi, a weight room, a lounge, and much more. Austin Table Tennis Club, 8956 Research Blvd.
For boys and girls. See website for a schedule and to register. Sat.-Mon., Feb. 16-18.
Old Settlers Park, 3300 E. Palm Valley Blvd., Round Rock, 512/218-5540
Free classes featuring a "cross training combination of core and calisthenic workouts" held Mondays and Wednesdays from 5:30-6:30pm. Free.
All leagues are coed with happy-hour fun following all games.
Members and day-pass holders receive free rock-climbing instruction and get to meet other female climbers. For directions, see their website. Mondays, 7:30pm. Austin Rock Gym, both locations, 416-9299. Free.
has been running for years! This is a five-round swiss-system tourney with cash prizes for first and second place adults and minors as well as for the first place female participant. Mondays, 7pm. Dobie Mall, Guadalupe and 21st Street, second floor food court.
Runs, Walks, & Rides
Check website for fun biking adventures.
For those looking to learn more about Austin and get some exercise at the same time, this might do the trick. Choose the type of run, the mileage, and when you'd like to do it, and they'll handle the rest. Advance purchase required.
has a plethora of available walks, hikes, and more.