Just Got Engaged? 5 Things You Need To Know

Well, you’ve met ‘the one,’ fallen in love, have gotten engaged, and want to start planning your special day… but where to start? “Planning a wedding is such a special time, but can definitely seem overwhelming at the beginning. Start with the basics and build on that,” advises Kendra Gatschuff, Wedding and Social Sales Manager at Hockley Valley Resort. Here’s ...

January: What’s Happening

With the holidays over, it’s a new year with a new agenda! Now spared from the holiday hustle and bustle, it’s time to get back to business, to relax and to take time for the things that are important to you this year. If spending time with your favourite people, having fun and making the most of our Canadian winter ...

Ski 2016/2017: What’s New?

We're so excited for the 2016/2017 season! Our ski team is constantly upgrading and improving our systems and equipment. What's new for this year? Here are some of the new and exciting things happening this ski season: We’ve installed a magic carpet for easier and more efficient access to our beginner hill – and you’ll get the royal treatment at our ...

December: What’s Happening

The magic of the holidays is right around the corner! Escape with your friends, family or all on your own and embrace the season… From Christmas Break to a much-deserved break, we’ve got you covered. Here’s just some of the fun that’s happening at Hockley Valley Resort in December: Book a staycation: Why not plan a staycation and spend your ...

Snowmaking: What You Need To Know

At Hockley Valley Resort, this time of year brings thoughts of cold weather and winter on the hill! We’re getting ready for another great ski season and a large part of that season for us involves snowmaking. Since Mother Nature’s the one holding the real power, we do our best to plan, pre-empt and adjust accordingly throughout the entire winter ...

Butternut Squash Soup

Looking to warm up this season? Give our butternut squash recipe a try: Ingredients 1 tbsp. grapeseed oil 1 onion, diced 1 carrot, diced 1 celery stalk, diced 1 shallot, finely diced 6 cloves garlic, diced 2 tbsp. fresh thyme, chopped ½ tbsp. fresh sage, chopped 1 butternut squash, diced in 1” cubes 2 Yukon Gold potatoes, diced in 1” ...

Skincare: The Facts on Facials

Did you know that skin is considered the human body’s largest organ? Taking good care of it is just what the doctor ordered! “Scheduling monthly facials is the best way to keep your skin healthy. From cleansing to exfoliating to nourishing, you will not believe the youthful glow and the healthy condition your face will take on,” says Racheal Ellery, ...

November: What’s Happening

As the beauty of fall surrounds us and thoughts of the holiday season begin, this time of year brings tons of fun at the resort. From scenic fall golf to rejuvenating spa time to fall harvest fine dining, it’s the perfect time to get away! Here are just a few of the events we’ve got coming up: A Laugh A ...

Fall 2016: Get Your Beauty Routine Back on Track

For some, the start of a school year signals the start of a new beauty routine - or maybe just a return to a pre-summer program? The carefree days of summer are gone, and so we go back to a stricter, more focused practice as well. Here are some quick and easy tips from our spa to get your beauty routine back ...

Fall Weddings: Are You On Trend?

Are fall weddings on your mind? Whether you’re still in the planning stages or your big day is almost here, we’ve taken note of some of the hottest trends! “With the change in seasons comes an exciting shift in themes, colours and ambiance,” says Kendra Gatschuff, our Wedding and Social Sales Manager. If you’re looking to incorporate some fall favourites ...