Guests enjoy exclusive golf privileges at The Club at Creighton Farms, which includes the Jack Nicklaus Signature course. The PGA has selected The Club at Creighton Farms to host the Senior PGA Professional National Championship three times in the last five years. The challenging course boasts pristine conditions, generous fairways, and smaller greens for quick games. The course has also earned the status of an Audubon International Signature Sanctuary due to its environmental preservation and sustainable practices. Those interested in learning more can visit the website for course overview and tee times. Golf-specific packages are available from at the resort. Other nearby golf courses include the Evergreen Country Club, Bull Run Golf Club, and Raspberry Falls Golf and Hunt Club.
Golf is just one of the many sporting activities that abound at this luxury resort, which also has facilities and equipment for tennis – including lessons, clinics, camps and tournaments, bocce, croquet, swimming, clay shooting, military off-road driving instruction, billiards, and basketball. There are also miles of hiking, biking, and riding trails. In addition to geocaching, paintball, stargazing, scavenger hunts, carriage rides, bird watching, animal tracking, falconry, and guided walks, the resort also offers several types of zip lining tours for both children and adults.
The resort’s Equestrian Center includes a twenty two-stall barn, practice ring, instructional facilities, nine paddocks that range in size from 1 to 2.6 acres, and full-service boarding facilities. The Equestrian Center is host to over four hundred annual equestrian events, including steeplechases, polo matches, and horse shows. The center even has gentle ponies for children’s riding lessons.
The resort also hosts seminars such as the upcoming Making Sense of Your Metabolism, a three-day event with lectures on fitness and eating healthy, cooking lessons demonstrating ways to boost your metabolism, and fitness classes. Another upcoming seminar is EquiSpective where couples learn to foster communication, true partnership, and harmony within their relationships. Sessions in the three day seminar include Conscious Connection: Increasing Presence & Fostering Communication, Sustaining Supportive Strategies, and Appreciation & Gratitude: The Essential Concept in Keeping Couples Connected.
Indoors, guests can participate in activities such as ballroom dancing, art classes, cabaret-style entertainment, and a diverse library from which guests can borrow books.
Family fun opportunities include spending time at Camp Salamander, which presents programs like Kiddo Zip lining, Silly Scientists, Nutty about Nature, Minion Magician, Salamander Splash Bash, Leadership Odyssey, Creative Journey Sketchbook, and What Comes Out at Night: Sightings with Night Vision Goggles. There are also water-based activities like Wacky Water Polo and pool games, and the establishment features a children’s spray pool and a family pool. Additionally, the resort hosts The Salamander Sports Camp in the summertime, where kids take part in tennis, swimming, and resistance training.
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