Just in time for summer, The Clubs of Kingwood unveiled its new Kingwood Fitness and Sports and completely renovated water park during a grand opening event May 10. The opening marked a major achievement in the club’s recovery efforts after it suffered excessive flood damage during Hurricane Harvey – impacting virtually all facilities, including the clubhouses and fitness center and causing extensive damage to the water park. Construction continues on the clubhouses, to be updated with stylish new dining and social features and is expected to be complete in early Fall 2018.
“The events in 2017 were life-changing for so many in our community, forcing all of us to pause and put things in perspective,” said Blake Roberts, general manager. “Reopening our completely new fitness center and renovated water park just as summer begins is perfect timing and a great addition to our club and community. We can now reward our members, who have been steadfast in their resilience and patience for the past eight months, with amenities that will allow them to enrich their lives, spend meaningful time with their families and friends, and work toward their wellness goals.”
Features and amenities of the new Kingwood Fitness and Sports, spacious at 20,000-square-feet, include the latest in equipment and specialized programming: specialized fitness programming – TRX golf, Wexer virtual fitness trainers, indoor cycle studio, Pilates; outdoor fitness classes – Gopher Box, Tabata high-intensity boot camps, kids/teens camps; cutting-edge weight and cardio equipment – free-motion incline treadmills, matrix row machines, Expresso interactive cycles, Power Plate; interval training – Matrix MX4 classes, Plyo Escape training, Tabata high-intensity, Sprint 8 interval trainers; fitness tracking – My Zone heart-rate training, in-body performance measuring scales; Mind plus Body – specialty yoga, Pilates with reformers, Pilates Barre and body flow; kids’ club.
The completely renovated water park includes new private cabanas; new resort-style poolside furniture; new pool accessories including lazy river inner tubes, noodles, kickboards, basketball hoops and more; Big Kahuna water slides and landing pool; splash pad and play area; new outdoor kitchen providing pool-side food and beverage service; new poolside bar; and newly replastered pools.
The club also is introducing a new lifestyle fitness membership option that includes access to the Kingwood Fitness and Sports and water park, plus 50 percent off dining, all social events, and access to the ClubCorp network of clubs.
“The members are so excited about the latest reopenings at the club, which showed its true place as the center of the community this past year,” said Tim Lavin, president of the club’s board of governors. “I’ve no doubt that the future of The Clubs of Kingwood, which continues to offer more and more amenities, value and extraordinary experiences, is brighter than ever.”
One of the world’s largest private country clubs, The Clubs of Kingwood offers 90 holes of championship golf at two distinct locations – Kingwood Country Club and Deerwood Golf Club. Amenities also include the Golf Advantage School (expanded putting green, state-of-the-art video training bays, lessons and club-fitting), 26 tennis courts, water park with adult pool, family pool with diving boards, two water slides, a splash pad and a 500-foot lazy river, upscale and casual dining, and private event space.
Members of The Clubs of Kingwood also can enjoy ClubCorp’s unique O.N.E. (Optimal Network Experiences) program, which provides value-oriented benefits like 50 percent off a la carte dining at the member’s home club. In addition, members enjoy benefits within the community and worldwide, including complimentary green fees and complimentary dining when traveling throughout the ClubCorp Network, which now offers access to more than 300 private clubs and special offerings at more than 1,000 hotels, resorts and entertainment venues. Among the 13 Houston-area clubs in the ClubCorp family are The Woodlands Country Club in The Woodlands, Hearthstone Country Club in northwest Houston, The Houston Club in One Shell Plaza downtown, and The Downtown Club, comprised of The Met and Houston Center.