Private Clubs Are No Longer “Adults-Only”
April 13, 2018
The way to a parent’s heart is through their kids.
To attract parents private clubs need to design activities for youngsters. If your club can’t afford a $12 million addition for a kids zone fear not, there are plenty of cheaper, yet equally fun, ways to appeal to the younger crowd without making your controller sweat.
- Unused or outdated space? Convert it into a game room with pool tables, shuffle board, ping pong tables and board games. Don’t forget lounge furniture, a stocked fridge and docking stations.
- More than a golf course. Use your golf course to create an outdoor movie night or host a carnival or campout complete with a bounce house, marshmallow roasting, a scavenger hunt and games.
- Kid-friendly tournaments. If kids don’t seem interested in golf, create events that will excite them like a Frisbee golf or a foot golf tournament.
- Empty outdoor space? Turn it into a game area with bags, bocce ball, a life-sized cheese board, lawn bowling pins, etc. Have a hill? Turn it into a sledding hill in the winter, then invite kids in for hot chocolate and cookies.
- Most importantly, inform kids via mail or email of upcoming events and activities. This small, yet impactful, gesture makes them feel included.