Grand Traverse Resort & Spa


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  • Summer
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Winter Activities

  • Snowmobiling
  • Snowshoeing
  • Ice Skating
  • Skiing & Snowboarding
  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Indoor Water Playground
  • Winter Microbrew Festival
  • Indoor Golf

Spring Activities

  • Sunday Brunch in Aerie Restaurant
  • Traverse City Hunting & Fishing Expo
  • Spring Sip 'n Savor Wine Event
  • Bayshore Marathon
  • Old Mission Blossom Days Wine Event
  • Traverse City Shopping Spree
  • Self-Guided Foodie Tour
  • Dennos Museum Center
  • Indoor Tennis
  • Gaming at Turtle Creek Casino

Summer Activities

  • Swimming at the Beach Club
  • Visit Sleeping Bear Dunes
  • Elk Rapids Harbor Days
  • Watersport Rentals at the Beach Club
  • 54-Holes of Championship Golf
  • Ice cream at Dylan's Candy Bar
  • Summer Microbrew Festival
  • Fishing
  • National Cherry Festival
  • Traverse City Film Festival

Fall Activities

  • Scenic Fall Golf
  • Detroit Red Wings Training Camp
  • Fall Tennis
  • Bike the TART Trail
  • Take a Spa-cation
  • Microbrew Tour
  • Group Wine Tour
  • Iceman Cometh Mountain Bike Race
  • Fall Color Tour
  • Sunset Dining in Aerie

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Club Member Events


TC Beach Bums Outing

Sunday, July 6 and 27 - 5:00pm

We’re growing our partnership with the Traverse City Beach Bums for the 2014 season! This year we have two “Party Patios” at Wuerfel Park reserved for up to 100 Club Members to enjoy during a Beach Bums game! This event is for Club Members only. Tickets will be first come, first served and cost $10 per Club Member. Ticket includes all you can eat food and beverage at the game (alcohol is not included) from 4:30pm-6:00pm. To reserve your tickets, contact Kyle Oberstadt (231-534-6586) or koberstadt@gtresort.com.

Murder Mystery Dinner

Monday, June 2 - 6:00pm
Tower Ballroom

Back by popular demand! Enjoy a three-course plated dinner while you attempt to solve the murder that took place before your very eyes! All in attendance will have a role in the murder as part of an investigation team, a suspect, or even as the killer! The theme of the dinner will be “Totally ‘80s” and dinner will feature Root Beer and Vanilla Braised Short Ribs prepared by our Director of Culinary, Chef Bill Mathews. Cost per Member is $18. Please RSVP by May 27 to Kyle Oberstadt at 231-534-6586 or koberstadt@gtresort.com.

Golf Events

Thursday Night Men's Member Draw

Thursday afternoons during the golf season, we will hold an 18-hole golf event. The format is “A - B Best Ball Nassau.” Nassau is a format paying the front nine, back nine, and total. Each Thursday our Club Members will have until 3:00pm to call the Pro Shop to enter the draw. Once entry is closed, the Pro Shop staff will draw teams, produce scorecards, and golf car signs for the 4:30pm start. Players will be divided into A and B players by handicap with one A player and one B player per team. Members will be charged the twilight cart fee and will need to bring $20 for prizes (payout will follow golf in The Grille). Members are welcome to bring guests for the game; they will be charged a guest fee and $20 for prizes.

 FREE Golf Fitness Classes for Bear Members

We are again offering a six-week golf class on Thursdays at 4:00pm on April 10, 17 and 24 and May 1, 8, and 15. Please sign up by calling Kyle Oberstadt at 231-534-6586 or koberstadt@gtresort.com. Space is limited and you can sign up for the entire session or just a single class.

Grand Traverse Golf Academy Junior Golf

7 Weeks | 13 hours of total instruction | Open to kids ages 5-15 | Program begins Tuesday, June 24. Call the Golf Academy (231-534-6550) to sign up or for more information.

MGA and WGA Golf Events

Click on the below link to download the 2014 Men's and Women's Golf Association Event Calendar. 

2014 Men's & Women's MGA/WGA Event Calendar


"Club Member Night" Every Monday in Aerie

Club Members receive additional 5% discount in Aerie. For Aerie reservations, call 231-534-6800.

Tennis Events

Spring Session I (Adult & Junior): March 10 -27

Spring Session II (Adult & Junior): April 28-June 8

A complete list of programs available can be found at www.grandtraversetennis.com or at our Health Club desk.

Free Tennis Clinic for Adults | First Saturday Every Month!

For Club Members who would like to learn the game of tennis or get back into the game after a few years off, we offer this free clinic on the first Saturday of the month. The clinic is from Noon to 1:00pm and focuses on the basic fundamentals of tennis to build the basic skill set and knock the rust off. This clinic is exclusively for Club Members. Register at www.grandtraversetennis.com.

Free Junior Tennis Day | First Saturday Every Month!

Ages 4-10. If you have always wanted to learn tennis or even just try it out, then check out our monthly FREE tennis lessons, using the QuickStart system the first Saturday of every month from Noon to 1:00pm. Start by using the right size racquet on the proper court with the proper ball, making sure that you are more successful right from the start. If you do not have a racquet, don’t worry, there will be one waiting for you. Register at www.grandtraversetennis.com to learn about and sign-up online for our red court, orange court or green court tennis.

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