Dave Carney, Investor, Ventana Canyon Golf & Racquet Club
ly Italian feasts and bountiful brunches. In addition to the floor-to-ceiling stone fireplace in the grand dining room and the stone bar and grill, the facility also includes banquet rooms, a full-service spa, a free-weight and cardio gym, Pilates and fitness classes, remodeled men’s and women’s locker rooms with sauna, steam room and Jacuzzi and separate men’s and women’s lounges. The clubhouse and dining patios are popular venues for weddings, family reunions, golf and tennis excursions, holiday parties and corporate retreats. The Lodge’s unique setting is ideal for hosting special events for members and non-members. Pool Ventana’s junior Olympic-sized, 25-meter heated pool is used winter and summer. Cabanas, ample sunwww.BizTucson.com
bathing areas and a children’s wading pool attract families most of the year. The Ventana Aquatics Program offers expert swim lessons and competitive swim teams for youth, as well as an adult master’s team and weekly water aerobics classes. In summer, the club hosts popular “dive-in” movie nights, fireworks parties and poolside member mixers. Cultural Stimulation Imagine a night under the stars, listening to the Tucson Symphony Orchestra ensemble or an exclusive meet-and-greet with University of Arizona VP for Athletics Greg Byrne. The very best of Tucson come to Ventana through unique cultural and community partnerships. The club invites scientists and scholars, athletes, local leaders and captains of industry to speak at
exclusive dinners and events. Through its annual Patriot Golf Day tournament, the club is also one of the top contributors to Folds of Honor Foundation, supporting families of military veterans who have been wounded or killed in action. Lodge Concierge Arlene Corey is one of only three Tucson members in the prestigious Les Clefs d’Or USA. She can make connections for Ventana members in any city through her access to 4,000 concierges around the globe. Dinner reservations at Manhattan’s newest eatery? No problem. A Way of Life Ventana is more than a club. This is a place of community that celebrates the Southwestern lifestyle.
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