5 Phoenix Adventures That Should Be On Your List
Pottery Classes at Desert Dragon Pottery: There is a lot to be said about using our hands as our ancestors did long before us. From drawing to woodworking, gardening to painting and pottery, using our hands brings us back to our roots and brings us joy. That’s why Desert Dragon Pottery is at the top of my list of adventures that should be on your local list! Desert Dragon Pottery offers many levels and styles of classes from beginner to advanced! Learn how to hand build, use the pottery wheel, glaze and fire in their workshops.
Scuba Diving Sessions from Blue Mind Divers: Have you ever wanted to learn to scuba dive but don’t know where to start or don’t have the ability to get to the ocean? Well Blue Mind Divers gives you the opportunity right here in Arizona! At their onsite location they offer lessons under the name, “Try Scuba”. As a Try Scuba participant, you will be given a briefing on the essentials required to make your scuba diving experience safe and fun. Blue Mind Divers will then outfit you in the latest scuba gear and teach you to breathe underwater in their on-site heated swimming pool. The only items you need to bring with you are your bathing suit, a towel, and your adventurous spirit!
Sunrise Hot Air Balloon Rides by Arizona Balloons, Inc: Imagine soaring high above the Sonoran Desert surrounding Phoenix, watching the sunrise edge over the horizon and light up the sky before you. Imagine looking down and seeing the winding highways and bustle beneath you as your soar through the air in a hot air balloon. That is what you get when you explore with Arizona Balloons, Inc. and the CEO and flight pilot, Taylor Aldous has been flying since he was 14!
Archery Classes at Archery Headquarters: Do you think you have a keen eye for the bullseye? There is no better way to find out than taking an archery lesson from Archery Headquarters! Learn the ins and outs of archery, pull back your own bow (it is harder than it looks!), aim and shoot. This pairs nicely with the ax throwing social WoA has hosted in the past! Learn how to be the ultimate survival gal with another skill under your belt.
Horseback Riding Lessons at S.T.A.R.S. of Horsemanship: Horses are powerful, majestic creatures and being around them can not only bring healing but a sense of confidence too! S.T.A.R.S of Horsemanship offers lessons based on experience and also encourages students to learn both Western or English style riding along with bareback riding. We are in the Wild, Wild, West in makes sense to tap into our cowgirl history right out by the Goldfield mountains! Hey, maybe before or after you can fit in a hike at Lost Dutchman’s State Park too.