August 2018

Important NOTICES

IMPORTANT REMINDER
Cart path usage: For your safety we would like to remind you, usage of the golf course and cart paths is for golfing members and golfing guests only.

Please use designated hiking trails and bike trails or additional cart paths within the community to enjoy the resort. Please stop by and grab a trail map from the Fitness Centre or click here to view our complete trail map.  

NEXT HABITAT FOR HUMANITY BOTTLE DRIVE: Saturday, August 11
A special thanks to the Predator Ridge Community for their support. In July alone, close to $2000 was raised through the post Canada bottle drive and the 5km annual fun run! All funds raised will be used to support local projects within Vernon & area.

HABITAT FOR HUMANITY ANNUAL OKTOBERFEST EVENT
SAVE THE DATE: September 24, 2018
More details coming soon

Events in your Backyard

Click on each event, for more details

KurSpa Summer Special Offer

ONE OF THE BEST BENEFITS OF OWNING AT PREDATOR RIDGE, IS OUR EXCLUSIVE ACCESS TO THE AMAZING KURSPA AT SPARKLING HILL RESORT.

Access to this world-renowned spa is open exclusively to Sparkling Hill Resort overnight guests and residents of Predator Ridge. NEW THIS YEAR: Residents are also welcome to bring up to 2 guests with them for each spa visit.

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SUMMER SPECIAL OFFER TO PREDATOR RIDGE RESIDENTS

This summer KurSpa would like to extend the following special offers to Predator Ridge residents and their guests on select dates this July & August.

  • Take advantage of free day spa access with the purchase of any treatment 30-minutes or longer (savings of $40/person*)
  • Save 15% off any secondary treatment booked
  • Valid August 12, 13, 26 & 27, 2018 only

To book either of these special offers, please contact KurSpa directly at: (250) 541-2155

Please remember that in order to take advantage of these special offers:

  • You must have a valid Predator Ridge Homeowner card present or you will be denied access.
  • A Homeowner must be present and staying in the KurSpa with their Guest at all times. This means a Homeowner is not able to drop a guest off to use the KurSpa, you need to be staying with them in the KurSpa
  • KurSpa is open from 7 a.m. - 10 p.m., excluding the steams and saunas. Treatments are available at the KurSpa reception from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Steams and saunas are available from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. and from 4 p.m. to 10 p.m.
  • You are asked to please arrive 30 minutes prior to the time of your appointment.
  • You will be provided a locker, slippers, robe and towel for your visit.
  • There are replacement fees for any locker keys and robes not returned upon checkout.
  • The use of mobile phones and electronic communication devices are not permitted in KurSpa facilities.
  • Please leave any valuables at home as they are not responsible for any lost or stolen items.

* plus applicable taxes

FITNESS

HOURS OF OPERATION
Weekdays: 6:00AM - 10:00PM :  Weekends: 7:00AM - 10:00PM

FITNESS CLASSES
Get moving this month with your choice of 19 classes/week for just $75/month (unlimited) or purchase a 10-class punch pass for $110 or drop-in for just $14/class*

Do you want to see any of our class times changes?  Or do you have any requests for new classes?  Come talk to Susan or send an email to:  smorris@predatorridge.com

 

► SWIM CLASSES
Please note that our regular Fitness swim classes are taking a "break" for August. Stay tuned for the return of these classes in the fall. Beginner swim classes will resume on August 21.  

 

► HIKE/YOGA/WINE NIGHTS
DATES: Thursdays from 6:45PM - 8:45PM 
DETAILS: Enjoy a 20-minute hike out to one of our 3 outdoor yoga platforms; followed by a 45-minute yoga class and then a hike back.  Afterwards enjoy a glass of wine & snack on the Fitness Centre patio. Bring a water bottle and yoga mat
COST: Homeowners: $30* each |  Guests: $40* each.
ADVANCED REGISTRATION REQUIRED. Register at the Fitness Centre by noon on Thursday or by emailing smorris@predatorridge.com

 

2018 GROUP HIKES
Every Thursday at 8:30am, join us for a group hike to a variety of trails throughout the North Okanagan.  As in previous years, we will be carpooling to each destination.  We collect $5/person which goes to the driver.  PLEASE PHONE BY WEDNESDAY EVENING TO SIGN UP.  

 

BIKE RENTALS

Mountain Bikes: Come explore our 13km of mountain bike trails with our fleet of mountain bikes.  We have both hard tail and pedal assist Specialized bikes available.  + Learn more

Cruisers:  Regular & Pedal Assist bikes available.  Designed to be the hassle-free, no-fuss, no-excuses bike to help you hit your fitness goals. Our cruiser bikes offer excellent traction, stability, and cushioning, which creates a safer, more reliable, and more comfortable ride on either paved or dirt roads. Equipped with Body Geometry "The Cup" saddle, you can expect a supreme level of comfort by "cupping" your sit bones, which reduces pressure without feeling obtrusive or constraining. The spring suspension seatpost takes the sting out of rough terrain, giving you an extra bit of "cushion" that'll have you riding longer and more comfortably. + Learn more

Bike Rentals are available daily between 7:00am - 7:00pm

 

INDOOR FOOTWEAR REMINDER. In order to keep our fitness centre and equipment looking its best (as well as for safety reasons) we are enforcing a strict indoor only shoe rule. Thank you for your cooperation.  

Summer Events at Range Lounge & Grill

► MUSIC ON THE PATIO
Join us every Tuesday from 5 - 7pm for our popular series of outdoor live music performances by local Okanagan artists

  • August 7 - Jon Bos
  • August 14 - Gorden James
  • August 21 - Jeff Piatelli
  • August 28 - Teigan Gayse

Join us in Range & Lounge Grill to enjoy dinner after the event (dinner reservations are recommended). For more details, please contact (250) 542-3436 or + click here to book your dinner reservations online

► FRIDAY NIGHT FLIGHTS
Join us every Friday from 5 - 6pm to taste some of the signature wines from a variety of Okanagan wineries.  Tickets are $10/person* and must be purchased in advance via our online store (Store.PredatorRidge.com)

► SUSHI SATURDAYS
Join us every Saturday afternoon for our new weekly feature night this summer with locally acclaimed Sushi Chef Eric Lee.

+ Click to view sushi menu

Reservations are recommended especially during our busy peak season in August. Book online or call (250) 542-3436

 

► STAY TUNED FOR MORE GREAT DINING EVENTS THIS SUMMER INCLUDING OUR NEXT WORLD CULINARY DINNER & SO MUCH MORE!

Academy

Improve your game this season with the Academy.  All 2018 programs and prices are available at:  PredatorRidge.com/Golf 

 ► AUGUST SWING LIKE A GIRL CLINIC DATES

 

► FITNESS & GOLF FUNDAMENTALS with Kyla Inaba

  • NEW 4-week program focused on fundamentals of the full swing, putting and dynamic golf fitness exercises. Perfect for beginner golfers.
  • Sessions run every Tuesday from 5:30pm - 6:30pm

          August 7, August 14, August 21 & August 28

  • Cost:  $120/person*
  • Add a TPI Fitness Assessment $100/person*
  • Add a TPI Fitness and Swing Assessment $175/person*

 

► JUNIOR SUMMER CAMPS

The Predator Ridge Academy has created junior golf programs aimed at making the game more fun and accessible for all kids & youth aged 5 through 18. Our Swing-Like-A-Kid program is for ages 5-9 and is good for all skill levels. 

Snacks, beverages, and rules books are provided, and there are always games, challenges, and competitions going on with prizing to be earned. Sign-up your budding golf enthusiast today!

  • August 7-10 (GIRLS ONLY)
  • August 14-16
  • August 21-23
 AGES  TIME  COST       
 5-7  9:00am - 10:00am  $59*
 8-12  10:30am - 12:00pm       $99*
 13+ or experienced         1:30pm - 4:00pm  $199*

 

For any questions or to book any Academy program, please call our team at:  (250) 542-3436 or email us at: academy@predatorridge.com

Members Corner

► MENS AND LADIES INVITATIONAL EVENTS

A HUGE thank you to all the members who participated and supported the Men’s and Ladies Invitational events in July! Both events were hosted on the Ridge course with the Men’s selling out, and Ladies featuring an awesome family style Clam Bake Lunch! Congratulations to everyone who participated and helped make these events memorable and fun! Thank you again to our sponsors:

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Men's Hole-in-One Challenge Men’s Invitational first place winners Ladies Invitational Lunch

► CLUB CHAMPIONSHIP - AUGUST 18 & 19

Participating in your clubs Championship event is a great way to test your game and a great learning experience for those who haven't participated before.

Remember - this event is all about celebrating with your fellow Members and having fun!

  • Tee times start at 7:00am
  • COST: Free*. Food and drink will be available at extra cost.
  • Enjoy a Clubhouse special on Saturday and a Member buffet available at the prize ceremony on Sunday.
  • Groups will be organized by handicap, flight and tee box colour.
  • REGISTER through Member Services or online through Members Corner

► MEMBER SERVICES HOURS OF OPERATION

  • Member Services is open one -hour before the first tee time until 3:00pm every day.
  • For tee times after 3:00pm, please check-in with The Shop.
  • Our Central Reservations team and Shop staff will assist with bookings and adjustments within a 24-hour time period.
  • If you require adjustments on tee times more than 24-hours away, please contact Member Services by phone at: (25) 503-3400 or by email at: memberservices@predatorridgecom and we will promptly return your call or email the next day.

► 2018 PREDATOR RIDGE GOLF SHOP GUIDE 

  • Now available!  To view visit:  matchplaygolf.ca/predatorridge
  • Your guide to the latest club lines we are carrying, as well as insights into what you're going to want to wear on the course.  All offered at member-friendly prices.
  • Predator Ridge will beat Golf Town pricing!
  • Society Members save 10% off apparel everyday in the Shop
  • Members save 15% off apparel everyday in the Shop
  • Homeowner Members save 20% off apparel everyday in the Shop

Travel Club

River cruising remains the top North American travel trend for 2018/19. With ever growing itineraries in Europe, Asia and Africa, the range of options is outstanding.

Come and learn why the all inclusive aspect of river cruising is so appealing. Flights, accommodations, meals and touring all in one easy package. Small ships and easy access to ports of call. The perfect no fuss way to explore the cosmopolitan cities as well as the small cultural villages that line major waterways.

Join The Joy of Travel and her guest John Lovell of Scenic river cruises for an in-depth view of just what river cruising offers. Focus will be on the rivers of France and Portugal which are 2019's major hot destinations.

TRAVEL TALK #8

DATE: Monday, August 13
TIME: 6:30pm
COST: FREE
WHERE: Clubhouse Meeting Room (lower level of Clubhouse)
RSVP: joy@traveltime.ca

* Please ensure you RSVP  if you are planning on attending this session.  If we do not have enough participation, the talks will unfortunately need to be cancelled. 

TRAVEL PICKS updated regularly on the Homeowner Intranet Site Discussion Board Forum.  (homeowners.predatorridge.com)

VJHF 2018 Raffle & Charity Classic Tournament

The Vernon Jubilee Hospital Foundation raises funds to improve healthcare throughout the North Okanagan. Currently, they are fundraising to increase surgical capacity at Vernon Jubilee Hospital.

Last year VJH surgeons performed over 8,000 procedures, that is equal to 1 in 10 people in our catchment area. Our goal is to reduce wait times and see more people, more quickly, for better outcomes.

NEW:  Help support VJHF by purchasing your $20 raffle ticket and you could win great prizes including:

  • Grand Prize:  Airfare for 2 anywhere WestJet flies
  • Prize #2:  One pair of custom Skevik Skis
  • Prize #3:  $1,000 gift certificate to Enderby Jewelers

BUY YOUR RAFFLE TICKET ONLINE AT:  VJHFoundation.org

PLUS don't miss the North Okanagan’s premier golf tournament: the Charity Classic. This annual event is not just a golf tournament, but an opportunity for our community to support local health care which each and every one of us will need at one time or another.

WHEN:  Sunday, August 26, 2018
REGISTER ONLINE AT:  vjhfoundation.org

THE DETAILS:

  • Hot Buffet Breakfast
  • Putting Contest
  • Shared Power Cart
  • Golf Passport
  • 4 hole-in-one opportunities
  • Golf shirt, sleeve of golf balls & other gifts
  • 10:00 a.m. shotgun start - 18 Holes
  • More than $10,000 in Awards & Prizes
  • Valet & club cleaning service
  • Auction
  • Gourmet dinner
  • And so much more!