Family friendly golf ideas – Mom/Dad, combine your love of golf and get the kids golfing too!
I love my guy getaway weekends or just spending some quality time at the 19th hole post round, but you know what I’ve been hearing more and more about? It’s the incredible family friendly golf options available on Vancouver Island golf courses.
Are you looking for some ideas to keep the crazies down to a minimum this summer? I put together a list and some links to help with the planning the next family friendly golf trip. So by all means, get those groms on the course.
Take a Kid to the Course – July 8-14, 2013
Developed by the National Golf Course Owners Association Canada to encourage families and juniors to take up the game of golf, this cross-Canada campaign is designed to illustrate how easy it is to improve both your score and your relationship with your children by bringing them out to the golf course.
Kids under the age of 16 golf for FREE, when accompanied by a paying adult. Book tee times direct with Golf Vancouver Island golf courses
Arbutus Ridge- Sunday Family Golf Day
Arbutus Ridge offers a pretty cool program to get the “Kids Play Free” message out there. Every Sunday, from June 30th to September 29, 2013 kids can choose from 3 different adventures.
Family friendly golf clinics – 1 adult and up to 2 kids from $25
Family tee time from 3-4pm – 1 adult and 1 kid for $39
Family tee time after 4pm – 1 adult and 1 kid for $29
Checkout the details here or view all Children Programming including S.N.A.G. and tennis lessons.
Bear Cub Sports Camps at the Westin Bear Mountain Golf Resort
Golfing at Bear Mountain Resort is just plain awesome. So why not bring the family along. You can get out for a round on the Mountain and let the pro’s get the kids in top form.
Camps run from July 8 thru August 30. Many dates are filling up fast so if you’re even thinking about it, checkout the Bear Cub Camps page now.
Fairwinds Golf Resort – Junior Programs
Fairwinds has programs for the first time golfer, up to junior member programs and golf camps. All programs stated in June and run thru until the end of August.
In the Rookie – kids will get the FUNdamental skills of golf (including the playing skills and basic rules)
Learn to Play – for the kids that are a little older (8-13). Four 1 hour lessons for $75
CN Future Links Girls Club – in this girls only program will help grow skills, attitudes and positive self image for a life-long love of golf.
Summer Golf Camps – 3 day / week camps focus on the basics to allow your kids to learn the techniques on the practice facility then apply it on the golf course.
All the details for Fairwinds Junior Golf Program can be found here.
This is just a sampling of some of the kids programs available at Golf Vancouver Island courses. Need more info? Call the guys at in the office. They are super helpful and can make planning your trip simple.