Programs & Activities

Programs & Activities

The Health Club offers a variety of fitness classes that combine cardio and strength training including Aqua Aerobics, Spinning, Pilates, Yoga, Cardio Dance Fitness, WERQ, TRX, and more. Resort guests and members can also get back on track with a personalized workout program with a personal trainer, yoga instructor, or meditation coach.

For a complete schedule with class descriptions and pricing, view the below PDF.

Fitness and Health Programs Schedule (PDF)



Winter Session: BeginS January 13

Members: $60 | Non-members: $100. Class sizes are limited to 6 children.

Level 1: Parent and Tot. Infants to toddlers first being exposed to the water.
Level 2: Water Acclimation. Has never taken lessons or is afraid of submerging face in the water.
Level 3: Water Movement. Comfortable submerging face, but cannot swim
Level 4: Water Stamina. Comfortable in the water and can float on stomach and back.
Level 5: Stroke Introduction. Can swim 10 yards without help, but doesn’t know specific stokes.
Atkins Family in the PoolMondays, January 13-March 2:
Level 1 4:00-4:30 pm
Level 2 4:30-5:00 pm
Level 3 5:00-5:30 pm

Thursdays, January 16-March 5:
Level 3 4:00-4:30 pm
Level 4 4:30-5:00 pm
Level 5 5:00-5:30pm

Saturdays, January 18-March 7:
Level 1 8:30-9:00 am
Level 2 9:00-9:30 am
Private Lessons, ages 3+
1 Lesson, Member: $20, Non-member: $35
4 Lessons, Member: $75, Non-member: $125
8 Lessons, Member: $125, Non Member: $225

 Please contact the Health Club desk to sign up at 231-534-6770.


  • Cub House

    Our 2,000-square-foot daycare center is available to Club members with children ages 3 months to 13 years. The facility is equipped with a variety of age-appropriate toys, crafts, games, a fenced in playground, and planned activities that are both educational and fun.

    All Cub House staff are CPR and First Aid certified. The Cub House Supervisor and lead teachers have degrees in early childhood development. All staff are required to complete 16 hours of training in child development annually. Meals are included. Health insurance information and immunization records are required. Advanced reservations are required.

    Cub House Hours

    Monday - Friday 7 a.m. - 6 p.m.


    Member - $4.50/hour (each additional child is an additional $3/hour)

    To arrange daycare at the Cub House contact the Cub House at 231-534-6780.

  • Camp Traverse

    Camp Grand Traverse will return in 2020

    AGES 6 - 12

    Kids, spend your summer break with us at Camp Traverse! Camp Traverse is available Monday - Friday from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. All counselors are CPR and First Aid certified. Pre-registration is required. Your Camp Traverse experience will include:

    Weekly Sports Lesson

    Kids will receive special instruction with our pros and skilled staff members.

    Recreational Fun

    Soccer, swimming, basketball, dodgeball, tumbling, dancing, yoga, and more.


    Team building exercises, confidence/trust games, team and individual obstacle courses.


    Hands on field projects: dig into the world of nature by performing experiments and discoveries through children's natural curiosities.

    Rates and Registration:

    Registration per family due at sign-up. (Note: Club Member discount is available)

    To sign-up, email [email protected] or call 231-534-6780.

    1st Child:

    • Full Day - $37
    • Full Week - $165

    2nd Child:

    • Full Day - $29
    • Full Week - $140



















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