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 ...

June: What’s Happening

With the weather getting warmer and everything starting to bloom, we love this time of year. We’ve got lots going on at the resort! Here are just a few of the fun things we’ve got planned to help you get out there and enjoy the weather: That’s amore: Pizza in the Garden is back! Bring the whole family out to ...

April: What’s Happening

Spring has sprung! Get ready to enjoy spring flowers, warmer weather, and all the fun we’ve got planned at the resort… From girls’ get-togethers to tons of laughs to the return of golf season, here’s a look at some of the events we’ve got scheduled for April: Fashion For a Good Cause: It’s our 4th annual charity fashion show! Start ...

Your Home: Pre-Spring Cleaning

Yes, it’s still winter (barely) but you can beat those winter blahs with a home that sparkles and shines! Looking to do a little pre-spring cleaning? No problem! Our housekeeping staff has some nifty tricks to help you whip your house back into shape, in a snap: Salt stains from winter boots? Try using a half and half ratio of ...

March: What’s Happening

It’s March and spring is right around the corner… The days will get longer and the weather will continue to warm up, so enjoy! We’re jam-packed with fun at the resort this month, here are just some of the events we’ve got coming up (and a sneak peek into April): Break Time: When your kids are off school for March ...

New Year, New Budget?

It’s a new year, do you need a new budget? Now that the holidays have passed - along with the financial burden that comes with holiday season, are you feeling like your finances need a makeover? Daniel Cox, Controller at Hockley Valley Resort, offers you his top 5 tips for getting your budget back into shape: 1. Just the facts: ...

February: What’s Happening

Wow, is it February already? So much to do, so little time… Be sure you squeeze in the great outdoors with the important people in your life and schedule some fun along the way! Whether you like your fun indoors or out, we’ve got something to suit everyone at the resort this month – here are some of the activities ...

Travelling with Kids: A How-To

Planning a winter getaway with your family? What starts off in your mind as relaxing time away can quickly get away from you.... We’ve found there are some things parents should know when traveling with kids – and it doesn’t seem to really matter what ages you’re dealing with – check out these tips from our experts: Rush Hour: Whether ...

Pumpkin Brownies

If you just can’t get enough of fall’s favourite flavour, give our pumpkin brownie recipe a try! Ingredients: ¾ cup all-purpose flour ½ tsp. baking powder ½ tsp. salt ¾ cup butter, melted 1 ½ cups white sugar 2 tsp. vanilla extract ¼ cup cocoa powder ½ cup pumpkin puree ¾ tsp. ground cinnamon ½ tsp. each ground nutmeg and ...