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Grand Traverse Resort & Spa

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Winter Activities

  • Snowmobiling
  • Dog Sled Rides
  • Snowshoeing
  • Ice Skating
  • Skiing & Snowboarding
  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Winter Wow!Fest
  • 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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BEACH WEEK 2014

June 27-July 6  |  Presented by Pepsi and Grand Traverse Resort and Spa

Soak up the summer sun with our annual Beach Week celebration June 27-July 6. Beach-themed activities include live beach music, beach bonfires, kid's beach crafts, and our popular "Beach Olympics"--a series of five competitive events culminating with a podium medal presentation for the fastest three competitors! See below for a complete list of Beach Week activities.


"The Beach Olympics"

Presented by Pepsi and Grand Traverse Resort and Spa

Fire up your competitive spirit and compete in The Beach Olympics--a series of five (5) individual beach-themed challenges for your chance to earn Gold, Silver or Bronze! Challenges include:

  • Bag Toss Accuracy
  • Bearpong Toss Accuracy
  • Disc Golf Accuracy
  • Football Toss Accuracy
  • Sand Obstacle Course

THE BEACH OLYMPICS DATES:

June 28, July 1, July 3, July 5

All ages are welcome--including mom and dad! Medal ceremony is at 3:00pm on the above competition dates.


Beach Volleyball Tournaments

Saturday, June 28 and Sunday, June 29

Featuring 2-person and 4-person teams, including men's, women's and co-ed divisions.
PRIZES: $100 per team for first place; $50 per team for second place. $50 per team. To register a team, call 231-534-6770 or email us.

Volleyball Tournament Rules and Details (PDF)

Stars, Stripes and Splatter 5K Color Race

Saturday, July 5 10:00am-12:00pm

Get splashed with dashes of red, white, blue paint as you race around our 900-acre property. Athletest can pick and choose from a vast supply of complimentary red, white and blue-themed gear to wear during the race! Post-race music and complimentary replenishments for athletes. $20 per person includes race shirt and other American-themed freebies. To register for the Stars, Stripes and Splatter 5K Color Race, call 231-534-6770 or email us.

SCHEDULE HIGHLIGHTS: JUNE 27 - JULY 6

FRIDAY, JUNE 27

  • Ladder Ball / Bag Toss
  • Frisbee Golf
  • GRAND Duck Race
  • Beach Limbo Contest
  • Bonfire & S’mores 
  • ...and More Activities!

SATURDAY, JUNE 28

  • Ladder Ball / Bag Toss
  • Frisbee Golf 
  • Volleyball Tournament
  • Live DJ Music
  • Kid's Putting Contest
  • Pottery Painting
  • Kayak Races
  • Tug 'O War
  • GRAND Duck Race 
  • THE BEACH OLYMPICS
  • Live Beach Music
  • Bonfire & S’mores 
  • ...and More Activities!

SUNDAY, JUNE 29

  • Ladder Ball / Bag Toss
  • Frisbee Golf 
  • Volleyball Tournament
  • Kid's Putting Contest
  • Pottery Painting
  • Kayak Races
  • Tug 'O War
  • GRAND Duck Race 
  • THE BEACH OLYMPICS
  • Live DJ Music
  • Bonfire & S’mores 
  • ...and More Activities!

MONDAY, JUNE 30

  • Ladder Ball / Bag Toss
  • Frisbee Golf 
  • Kids Putting Contest
  • Design a Beach Bag
  • Beach Limbo Contest
  • Duct Tape Wallets
  • Bonfire & S’mores 
  • ...and More Activities!

TUESDAY, JULY 1

  • Grand Scavenger Hunt
  • Kid's Putting Contest
  • Grand Duck Race
  • THE BEACH OLYMPICS
  • Keychain Making
  • Bonfire & S’mores 
  • ...and More Activities!

 

WEDNESDAY, JULY 2

  • Pizza Making with Chef
  • Kid's Putting Contest
  • Tug 'O War
  • Grand Duck Race
  • Tie-Dye T-Shirts
  • Bonfire & S'mores
  • ...and More Activities!

THURSDAY, JULY 3

  • Ladder Ball / Bag Toss
  • Frisbee Golf 
  • Kayak Races
  • Kid's Putting Contest
  • THE BEACH OLYMPICS 
  • Tie-Dye T-Shirts
  • GRAND Duck Race 
  • Grand Scavenger Hunt
  • Beach Limbo Contest
  • Bonfires & S'mores
  • ...and More Activities!

FRIDAY, JULY 4

  • Ladder Ball / Bag Toss
  • Kid's Putting Contest
  • Beach Bucket Painting
  • Tug 'O War
  • GRAND Duck Race
  • Beach Limbo Contest
  • Duct Tape Wallets
  • Indoor Famliy Movie
  • Bonfire & S'mores
  • ...and More Activities!

SATURDAY, JULY 5

  • Ladder Ball / Bag Toss
  • 5K Color Race
  • Kayak Races
  • THE BEACH OLYMPICS
  • Live DJ Music
  • Tie-Dye T-Shirts
  • Beach Limbo Contest
  • Live Beach Music
  • Indoor Family Movie
  • Bonfire & S'mores
  • ...and More Activities!

SUNDAY, JULY 6

  • Ladder Ball / Bag Toss
  • Kid's Putting Contest
  • Kayak Races
  • Design a Beach Bag
  • Live DJ Music
  • GRAND Scavengar Hunt
  • Beach Limbo Contest
  • GRAND Duck Race
  • Bonfires & S'mores
  • ...and More Activities!

 

BEACH WEEK SCHEDULE (PDF)

 

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