The 18-hole Merriwood Golf Course (4550 Meriwood Dr., 360/412-0495, $42-477 for 18 holes) is considered one of the finest in the Puget Sound area.
Open to the public, the 18-hole Tumwater Valley Golf Course (4611 Tumwater Valley Dr. SE, 360/943-9500) has a driving range, pro shop, and lessons.
Deep Lake Resort (360/352-7388) has cabins and RV sites along the shore of the lake, plus a swimming beach with floats, miniature golf, rowboats, and canoes.
Tenino’s swimming pool is an abandoned sandstone quarry open mid-June to early September.
Rent canoes to float the peaceful Black River from Black River Canoe Trips (360/273-6369) in Littlerock (west of I-5).
Practice your rock-climbing skills at Capital City Climbing Gym (215 7th Ave. SW, 360/705-1585).
Motocross fans and four-wheelers may want to try out the 150-acre ORV Sports Park (16 miles west of Olympia  off Hwy. 8, 360/495-3243). Campsites and showers are also available here.