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 ...

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” ...

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 ...

September: What’s Happening

Fall is officially right around the corner… With summer ending, the kiddies going back to school and cold weather in the foreseeable future, it’s time for some fun! We’ve got tons of exciting events and lots of amenities, guaranteed to provide an experience you won’t forget. Here is just a sample of some of the things happening at the resort …

Organics in the Garden: The Basics

At Hockley Valley Resort, we believe in sustainability, reducing our carbon footprint and making our farm-to-table philosophy a priority. Our 2-acre on-site farm supplies our kitchens with fresh, seasonal produce you will see on our menu! Interested in adopting some of our practices? Here are some tips from our farm to get you started: – Rather than a traditional fertiliser, …

July: What’s Happening

Summer’s here and it’s hot, hot, hot! At Hockley Valley Resort, we’re your home away from home, just 45 minutes north of the city… From poolside to pampered, we’ve got something for everyone. Here are just a few of the things we’ve got planned for July: Mini Golf: Looking to get your kids into golf? Try our July and August …

Getting Your Kids Into Golf: Why and How

Starting with toddler toys, golf is catching on for kids of all ages – and encouraging a young interest could lead to a life-long love of the game. According to our Golf Pro, Carl Penfold, here’s what you need to know before you hit the green: What are the benefits? • Golf encourages active living, a healthy lifestyle and an ...