Tag Archives: exercise

Free Yoga by Art of Living Austin

Post by Simrat Sharma

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Disc Golf…more free exercise!

Ok, I know the previous post discusses something similar to disc golf, but the two are different!  And they are both cheap ways to have fun while getting fit.  Therefore, it is important to highlight them both!

So what exactly is disc golf?

“Disc golf is a disc game in which individual players throw a flying disc into a basket or at a target.”

And, according to the Professional Disc Golf Association:

“The object of the game is to traverse a course from beginning to end in the fewest number of throws of the disc.”

The discs are super cheap (about $7) and if you just head over to Pease District Park (24th and Lamar area) you can play for free! That’s right!  I could not believe it either!  You get to play 18 holes of disc golf for absolutely nothing.  What an excellent way to spend these beautiful spring days with friends!

Post by Kristin White

Extreme Sports!-For Free

Come experience the excitement of extreme sports for free, in front of the UT Tower. No pre-registration or tickets are required.

The event includes: Four-Way Bungee

  • a four-way euro bungee- Four participants at a time get strapped into harnesses then jump up and down on the trampolines. Hydraulic motors attached to the bungee cords enable the participants to jump very high and do flips. Euro Bungee is popular with children and teen parties, carnivals and company picnics
  • 75-foot-long zip-line- According to Wikipedia,  a zip-line consists of a pulley suspended on a cable, mounted on an incline. They are designed to enable a user propelled by gravity to traverse from the top to the bottom of the inclined cable.
  • mechanical bull- a must-have at any Texas sized event. 
  • obstacle course
  •  pedestal joust, 
  • and other fun activities. 

  Time: 6:30-9:30 p.m.

Location: UT Main Mall (area in front of the Tower facing the Capitol)

For More information

Here is a taste of what the world fastest zip-line looks like

Seems like a great way to get your pre-week stress out of the way.

posted by Meera Rajagopalan