Adventure Club

Auburn is the Endurance Capital of the world and with some of the best hiking running and riding trails in California on our door step, we decided to create the Alehouse Adventure Club. Owners Lisa and Brian Ford have always had a love of the outdoors and obviously a passion for great beer so we combined the two! We are looking for some like-minded individuals that want to get together, head outside, get a sweat on and enjoy a great craft beer when we are done. You could say we are a beer club with an adventure problem.

The membership is $50 and includes:

  • Your membership card - valid until you have used all the punches!
  • 12 sessions with a certified personal trainer who is also a certified kayaking instructor and white-water rafting guide
  • 12 visits to the Annex or Alehouse where your beers are $1 off
  • $5 off your bill coupon
  • $10 off your bill coupon
  • One piece of member only limited-edition swag
  • $1 off a crowler fill 

We will offer two classes a week which will vary in the style of class. Our goal is to offer a variety of training so you can get a mixture of activities or pick and choose what classes you want to come to. We hope to offer: running, hiking, bootcamp workouts, yoga, Pilates and eventually extra sessions where we go kayaking, river rafting, mountain biking etc. Some events are kid friendly. Any children under 13 can attend these events for free but must still sign a waiver.

We will meet on Wednesday evenings and Sunday mornings so there is an evening session and a morning session. We are working on a schedule with more info to come. We also have a Facebook Group with more tips and tricks for health and wellness with videos and links for new workouts, stretching and more. 

You can sign up for a membership at the Alehouse at any time during regular business hours or at the beginning of any event! 

Half Marathon Training

We are so excited to be sponsoring the Shamrockin’ Half Marathon again this year in Sacramento on November 1st. We are organizing a team to run with us and providing a half marathon training course as part of the Adventure Club. Any level of runner can join and feel confident they will succeed! If you are already an established runner, you can join the training runs later when we are running a longer distance. You will need to register and pay for the event on your own but we will all run as a team! Look out for a 5k and 10k run to take place earlier in the summer for anyone who would like to build up to 13.1 miles!

For more information about the half marathon and to sign up for the run please visit the Shamrockin’ website.

Sign Up For Training
If you are a beginner or new to running we recommend you join us for the full 10-week training course starting on August 23rd. If you are already running in your regular routine you could join us starting between September 16th-September 20th. 

Please sign up in advance if possible so we have time to plan and get you started. Email with the subject line Half marathon training to sign up for the trining course. You must be a member of the Adventure Club to take advantage of this.

Monthly Schedule


Wednesday 10th: Yoga with Alison at the Herschel Young Park at 5:30pm

Sunday 14th: Hike in the canyon starting at 9am. 

Wednesday 17th: Run around town just under 3 miles. Meet at the Alehouse at 5:30pm. We will be running into Downtown, up Cherry Street, around Placer High School, back down to Old Town. This run is entirely on roads so is stroller friendly.

Sunday 21st (Happy Father's Day!): Bootcamp style workout. All fitness levels welcome! Bootcamps are designed for everyone to work out at their own speed and intensity level. Meet at Auburn Rec Park around the back by all the picnic tables at 9am. Any father's that come get a special Father's Day present!

Wednesday 24th:  Yoga with Alison on the Alehouse Patio at 5:30pm (This Event moved to the Alehouse please be advised!)

Sunday 28th: Hike in the canyon


Wednesday 1st: Bootcamp style workout. All fitness levels welcome! Bootcamps ae designed for everyone to work out at their own speed and intensity level. Meet at the Alehouse at 5:30pm. 

Sunday 5th: Polar Bear Dip in the American River. Meet us at the Confluence at 9am on the Cool side where the parking is free and we will take a dip in the water. Great hangover cure, will get your blood flowing and will set you up for the day! If you have never done something like this, this is a great introductory event. Normally Polar Bear swims are in extrememly cold water but this will just be refreshing. (I used to do this every Christmas morning in Ireland and let me tell you that water was FREEZING!

Wednesday 8th: Run around Town approx 3 miles. More details on route to come.

Sunday 12th: We are meeting in the confluence at 8:30am on the free parking side as you are going toward Cool. Feel free to park on the paying side if you have a pass. We will hike up K2 (training hill) and complete one round of a body weight exercise routine. We will then make the loop back down the other side toward the river. I will be taking a dip in the river after to cool off. I know a really cool spot that just the locals know about so feel free to join me. This hike is 4.71 miles with 1,053 feet of elevation gain which is right at the start of the hike. The rest is a beautiful down hill section through meadows and tree canopy until you hit the river again. PS this is not really kid friendly. 

Wednesday 15th: Yoga with Alison in Herschel Young park.

Sunday 19th: Full body workout in ARD park. Meeting in the back parking lot at the picnic benches. All levels are welcome and i can adjust the workout to meet your needs. 

Wednesday 22nd: Trail run approx 3 miles. Meet at Railhead Park. The run starts off on paved fire roads and leads to a dirt canal track. This is a great run for a beginner trail runner because there are only two hills and the dirt path and fairly flat due to it being a canal.  

Sunday 26th: Hike in the canyon. location to be determind. 

Wednesday 29th: Yoga with Alison. location to be decided.


Sunday 2nd: Bootcamp in ARD park meeting 9am

Wednesday 5th: Pilates/yoga with Alison. Location to be determined. Meeting 5:30pm

Sunday 9th: Hike up K2 (training hill) with 1 round of body weight training at the top. Meeting 8:30am park on the right hand side as you are driving up to Cool. This parking is free

Wednesday 12th: Run around town. Route to be determined. Meeting 5:30pm

Sunday 16th: Hike in canyon with one round of body weight training. Meeting at 8:30

Wednesday 19th: Yoga with Alison at 5:30. Location to be determined.

Sunday 23rd: Boot camp in ARD park at 5:30

Wednesday 26th: Run around town. Route to be determined.

Sunday 30th: Hike in the canyon. Route to be determined.