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, …

Oh, Canada: 10 Facts You Didn’t Know

Celebrate Canada Day this year by learning something about this great nation! We’ve got so much to be proud of, eh? Here are 10 things we bet you didn’t know about the land of the free and the home of the brave*: 1. The first known use of the word ‘canuck’ to describe a Canadian was in 1835. 2. Canada …

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...