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INSIDE

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SPECIAL EVENTS

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HALLOWEEN

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DELICIOUS DINING

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LET’S GET MOVING

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TEE IT UP

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TENNIS

12

FAMILY FUN & GAMES

14

REFRESH & RELAX

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AREA HAPPENINGS

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UPCOMING EVENTS


Wine-tober Fest

October 5 – 31 Eleven, Forte & Traditions

Special Events

Sip on limited featured wines at a special pricing to celebrate our recently received 2019 Wine Spectator Award of Excellence.

Magical Dining Month Now – October 7

Savor and save during Visit Orlando’s Magical Dining Month. Eleven and Forte are joining over 100 of Orlando’s finest restaurants for this special dining experience. Indulge in a three course prix fixe dinner for just $35. One dollar from each meal supports National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) Greater Orlando and Lighthouse Central Florida Reservations recommended: ReunionResort.com/MagicalDining

Turn Reunion Pink Friday, October 25

Celebrate, encourage and inspire the woman in your life. Join us as we turn Reunion Pink to increase awareness to Breast Cancer and early detection. Proceed from the Pink on the Links Golf Tournament and Pink Duck Race are donated to the Florida Hospital Breast Cancer Care Fund and American Cancer Society’s Making Strides.

PINK ON THE LINK GOLF TOURNAMENT 9:00 am Shotgun Nicklaus Golf Course

Join us on the golf course to increase awareness for Breast Cancer and early detection. Resort Guest $55 and $10 (or more) donation to charity.

Chef’s Charity Challenge

Friday, October 4 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm | Clubhouse Savor culinary creations from Reunion’s Chefs paired with wine tastings. Which charity will win the grand prize? Your vote will decide! Pre-Registration $49 | Day of Registration $59 Registration recommended: ReunionResort.com/ChefsChallenge

PINK DUCK RACE

3:00 pm | Water Park Cheer on the brigade of pink ducks as they race over the water fall and down the lazy river. Prizes awarded for the first, second and third place. Ducks can be purchased at The Spa & Salon, Tennis Shop, Golf Shop, Water Park and Front Desk. $5 for one Duck | $10 for three Ducks SPECIAL EVENTS ∙ 3


Halloween HAPPY HAUNTING

Paint Your Own Ceramic Pumpkin

Create Your Own Spooky Treats

Get into the spooky spirit by painting your own pumpkin. $5 per pumpkin.

Join our Recreation team as you create your own spooky treats.

Family Costume Dance Party

Costume Parade

October 25 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm Kid’s Crew Room at the Water Park

October 26 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm The Cove at Seven Eagles

Are you about screams or laughs? Join us for a Family Costume Dance Party with a family DJ, costume contests and prizes to be given out. It will be a spooktacular time! Complimentary.

For detailed event information, visit: ReunionResort.com/Halloween

4 ∙ HALLOWEEN

October 30 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm Kid’s Crew Room at Water Park

October 31 | 4:00 pm | Clubhouse Beginning behind the Clubhouse, join us for a complimentary costume parade as we haunt and stop at various locations around the Clubhouse and the Grande. Trick or Treat bags provided.


TEMPTING YOUR TASTE BUDS

Delicious Dining Eleven After Hours

Thursdays | 10:00 pm – 12:00 am Friday – Saturday | 10:00 pm – 1:00 am Eleven Join us after 10:00 pm as the energy level increases and transforms our rooftop patio into our late-night club with our ultra-lounge international music and breathtaking views.

Football Season Game Day

Game days (Sunday, Monday and Thursday) through January 26, 2020 Traditions at Nicklaus Clubhouse Traditions is your game day headquarters featuring Game Day Sunday Ticket! Cheer on your favorite team, enjoy beer specials and nosh on tasty sideline favorites. Don’t forget to show your team pride by wearing your team’s colors! Members receive 20% off. Reservations recommended.

RESERVATIONS: 407.662.3463 or ReunionResort.com/Dining

DELICIOUS THANKSGIVING DINING ∙ 5


Let's Get Moving

REGISTER FOR CLASSES: ReunionResort.com/Fitness

6 ∙ LET'S GET MOVING


EXERCISE AND ACTIVITIES TO GET YOUR HEART PUMPING Tai Chi

Wednesdays | 8:00 am – 9:00 am | Golf Academy Mainly practiced today as a gentle form of exercise with many health benefits. Our classes focus on balance, stability, mental focus and pain relief. $10 per Resort Guest | Members Complimentary

Tree Trek

YOGA

Mondays & Thursdays | 9:00 am – 10:00 am Heritage Crossing Join us for a gentle, yet awakening yoga practice paired with breath-work. It’s invigorating, healing and fun. $10 per Resort Guest | Members Complimentary

Thursdays – Sundays | 8:30 am – 1:00 pm Get your adrenaline pumping with an aerial obstacle course! Test your courage as you swing on Tarzan ropes, climb 50-foot ladders, cross suspended bridges and soar through the trees on giant zip lines. Adults $54.95 | Children starting at $32.95 (based on height) Reunion® Shuttle Service provided for reservation start times between 8:00 am – 10:00 am. Book through the Reunion Front Desk for $5 off per person. Call 407.396.3180.

Personal Training

Join Jacob Glassmeyer for personal training sessions! Call directly to schedule your appointment: 407.569.6229. FULL SESSIONS (ONE HOUR) • One session — $80 • Six sessions — $77 per session • Eight sessions — $74 per session HALF SESSIONS (30 MINUTES) • One session — $50 • Six sessions — $47 per session • Eight sessions — $44 per session TRAINING FOR TWO • One session — $90 • Six sessions — $87 per session • Eight sessions — $84 per session

Dance Fitness

Saturdays | 9:00 am – 10:00 am | Heritage Ballroom Join us at this high-energy dance fitness party for all levels. Enjoy upbeat music while getting a great cardiovascular workout. $10 per Resort Guest | Members Complimentary

Private Dance Lessons

By appointment only and based on availability. To register call 407.750.2218. • $40 per hour, groups up to four • $60 per hour, groups of five to ten

Bike Rentals

ADULT: $10 per hour | $30 per day $70 per week CHILD: $8 per hour | $20 per day $50 per week SURREY BIKE RENTALS Single Bench: $25 per half hour Double Bench: $30 per half hour Resort Guests and Members receive one hour complimentary bike rental per day ≠as included in the Resort Fee. All riders must wear close-toed shoes. Rentals begin at 10:00 am and end one hour before the Water Park closes. Call the Water Park Front Gate at 407.662.1606 for more information.

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Legendary Golf at Reunion Golf at Reunion is unlike anywhere else in the world. We are the only place with Signature Design courses by three of golf’s greatest legends: Jack Nicklaus, Tom Watson and Arnold Palmer. BOOK A TEE TIME

Foot Golf Played like traditional golf with a soccer ball, FootGolf offers a unique and exciting way to experience the undulating fairways of our award-winning Watson course, a Tom Watson Signature Design. Tee times available every day after 3:30 pm Sundays through Wednesday. Adults: $40 per person Juniors: $15 per person

8 ∙ TEE IT UP

To book a tee time, schedule a lesson, or for more information please contact the Pro Shop at 407.396.3199. All prices subject to tax. Lessons subject to change.

OCTOBER 1 THROUGH JANUARY 14 ADULT RESORT GUEST

JUNIOR RESORT GUEST (15 AND UNDER)

18 Holes (before 1:00 pm)

$130

$40

18 Holes (after 1:00 pm)

$90

$40

9 Holes (anytime)

$70

$40

18 Holes: $70 9 Holes: $35

18 Holes: $35 9 Holes: $35

RESORT GUEST RATES

Rental Clubs


Golf Tip: Effective Practice From Jake Etherton, PGA, Head Golf Professional Have you arrived at the driving range wondering what to work on? With uncertainty, you grab a favorite club and hit ball after ball, realizing something is wrong. At this point one simply is counterproductive, hoping to find the swing you had when previously leaving the driving range. You probably hit shots with a selected club and only agree to move on once you feel you have that swing grooved. That’s how a lot of golfers practice, and it’s no different than musicians trying to master difficult music. Much like a golfer who toils away at a 7-iron until hitting it clean, a violinist repeats a certain passage until they have it down pat. That is “blocked practice schedule” and it’s the way many learned a variety of tasks. It’s also woefully ineffective. The problem with repetition is after a while our brains aren’t as receptive, because what we really respond to more is change. We might feel that 13th consecutive 7-iron felt pretty good, but we are still not learning it as effectively as we could. And unless you’re playing a version of golf that requires you to hit 13 consecutive 7-irons, it’s not applicable to a real golf situation.

Create a Game Plan

Whether it be the Dallas Cowboys or the Cleveland Indians, if we look at any professional sport team or player, they have one thing in common — a plan of what to practice, how to practice and what they plan on achieving. With that being stated, one needs to simulate

be it with a large glass window at home or at the course, a mirror or a shadow. Within a few minutes swing the club a hundred times back and forth. The goal here is symmetry. Try to make your back swing and follow through look the same. While you are swinging, be aware of how repetitive your motion is, the weight of the club, the speed of the swing and the rhythm that you make going back and forth.

Enjoying Practice on course situation. Find a routine that diversifies what shots you hit and randomizes your practices.

Putting Practice

The greatest number of strokes per round can usually be attributed to the flat stick. If you are a scramble player once a month or a high-level junior golfer, your greatest area of improvement is on the putting green. Practice this drill: take eight golf balls and arrange them approximately six feet from the hole in a north, south, east and west configuration.

There is nothing wrong with going to the driving range to simply enjoy hitting golf balls. In fact, it is probably best if you are getting frustrated with the game, take a deep breath, stop thinking and swing the club remember you are playing this game to have fun! However, if you want to reduce your handicap, go into every single practice with intent.

Chipping Practice

One of the greatest shots to practice is the chip shot. Go to the practice green and scatter eight balls around the green to provide eight unique chip shots to hit using different iron/ wedges. The goal is to chip each of these shots to within the length of that iron. The average high iron is three feet, which is a great goal. To add to your practice, take a putter and try and get each chip up-and-down.

Shadow or Mirror Work

In a high tech age we can easily grab our cell phone, video our swings, upload them to software and analyze moves. The problem is time. Efficiency is key. Get in front of your reflection,

Golf Lessons PGA Apprentice: $90 for 45 minutes PGA Class A Professional: $125 for 45 minutes Packages of three or five lessons available at a discounted price. On course playing lessons available upon request, pricing based on time and course.

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Tennis Clinics Join our clinics, targeted to all levels, from beginners to the advanced player, taught by USPTA certified pros.

Tennis Drill Clinic

Daily | 8:30 am – 10:00 am Tuesdays | 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm Tennis Centre at Centre Court Ridge This co-ed clinic is for all levels. Instruction includes 25 to 30 minutes of line drills and ball hitting, followed by 30 to 35 minutes of fun, instructional style games and drills. This up-tempo clinic gets you moving and sweating. $40 per Resort Guest | $30 per Member

Pickleball Drill Clinic

Daily | 10:00 am – 11:00 am Tennis Centre at Centre Court Ridge Instructional clinic by Certified Pickleball Instructor in a sport that combines elements of tennis, badminton, and ping-pong. Limited to the first ten who sign up. $30 per Resort Guest | $20 per Member

Cardio Tennis

Saturdays | 7:30 am – 8:30 am Tennis Centre at Centre Court Ridge Saturdays are for fun! Get your heart pumping with fast paced instructional drills set to music and fun. Resort Guests $20 | Members $15

10 ∙ PRACTICE YOUR SWING


High Intensity Pickleball Class (H.I.P.)

Thursdays 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm | Tennis Centre at Centre Court Ridge H. I. P. is a fast paced co-ed training session set to upbeat music. We train specific skills that are guaranteed to grow your game. You are having so much fun you hardly realize what a great workout you are getting! Sign up in advance because it will fill up fast. Limited to eight players. Resort Guests $30 | Members $20

Pickle & Beer Under the Lights Mixer September 26 | 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm Tennis Centre at Centre Court Ridge Enjoy some food and brewskies with your fellow Pickleball fanatics. Sign up in advance because it will fill up fast. Limited to 16 players. Resort Guests $40 | Members $30

“Time on the courts is a healthy way to challenge the mind and body while building friendships.”

REGISTRATION RECOMMENDED: 407.662.1630

— Josh Surowski, Director of Tennis & Pickleball

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Family Fun & Games Water Park Hours of Operation ■ Monday – Thursday: 10:00 am – 5:00 pm ■ Friday – Sunday: 10:00 am – 6:00 pm

Water Park Activities

At the Water Park

12:00 pm – 5:00 pm — Snow Cones / Ice cream $

Cabana Rentals

12:00 pm — Tug O’ War

Daily | Water Park

1:00 pm — Water Games

Let your family enjoy the added shade and comfort of our Cabanas. Two lounge chairs, two sitting chairs and a small sofa with tables for your relaxation. All cabanas also include a ceiling fan, four bottles of water and a fresh fruit plater. Reserve your Cabana at the Water Park Front Desk. Rental price $125.

3:00 pm — Lawn Games 4:00 pm — Recreation Attendant's Choice

Kids Crafts

Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm | Camp Reunion Room Join us for crafting with our Recreation attendant. $5 per craft.

Teen Social

Friday & Sunday | 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm Camp Reunion Room Enjoy a tasty treat by decorating your own sweet treat like cupcakes, cookies, or ice cream sundaes and play board games, air hockey and Wii games with other Reunion teens. $5 per person. 13 – 17 years of age to participate. Registration recommended: ReunionResort.com/Resort-Activities

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Hair Braiding and Wrapping Saturdays and Sundays

Add some embellishment for your hair! Our stylists wrap colorful string around a small section of your hair. Beads can be added for extra flair. Fees apply based on service and length of hair.

Mermaid Lessons

By appointment | Water Park Learn how to swim gracefully like a mermaid through the water. Our instructor provides tips and tricks on how to swim with a tail. Tails provided for use during class. $30 per person. Registration required, 407.433.1900.


CALLING ALL KIDS Camp Reunion Hey Kids! Join the Recreation Team for a day of crafts, games and activities. Laugh, learn and explore with other kids. Full and half day programs for ages 4 – 12. OPEN SATURDAYS Will be extended to Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday for the week of Thanksgiving.

FULL DAY

$65 Resort Guest | $60 Member | 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

HALF DAY

$45 Resort Guest | $40 Member | 9:00 am – 12:00 pm All children attending camp must be fully potty-trained to participate. Space is limited. 24-hour advance registration required. All pricing is subject to tax. A cancellation fee will be issued on a Camp Reunion reservation if not cancelled by 6:00 pm the day prior. Minimum of five kids to host camp. Must sign up in advance. Call for more information 407.396.3048. Registration required: ReunionResort.com/Resort-Activities

CAMP SCHEDULE 8:45 am – 9:00 am

Camp Drop-Off 9:00 am

Welcome Games 10:00 am

Craft Time 11:00 am

Water Park Time 12:00 pm

L unch for Full Day Campers / Pick-up for Half Day Campers 1:00 pm

Craft Time 2:00 pm

Outdoor Games 3:00 pm

Water Park Time 4:00 pm

Indoor Games 5:00 pm

Parent Pick-up

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Relax Restore & Rejuvenate


FALL SPA & SALON SPECIALS SEPTEMBER, OCTOBER & NOVEMBER Spiced Cider Pumpkin Manicure & Pedicure

Bask in a hot, bubbling spiced-cider soak with Vitamin E and sweet almond oil. After an invigorating whipped honey sea salt exfoliation, your legs and feet are painted in a pumpkin puree mud mask that warms, tingles and oxygenates your skin, bringing a healthy glow. A sultry, sweet vanilla scented massage completes your treatment. Approximately two hours: Reunion Manicure/Classic Pedicure | $100

Spiced Rum Pudding Body Treatment

This brown sugar, rice bran oil, premium-aged rum liquor and a delicious butterscotch scent combine in the ultimate skin exfoliating experience — leaving all the rough edges behind! After a quick rinse, hydrate your skin with a 50-minute relaxing massage that includes a sultry, sweet-cinnamon scented oil application to complete your scrumptious treatment. Approximately 80 minutes: 50-minute Reunion Massage, 25-minute Body Scrub | Red Hot & Shandy Body Oil | $156

October

Breast Cancer Awareness Month For the month of October, $1 of every sale of Pink Moon Hand or Body Cream will go to the Breast Cancer Awareness Foundation.

Football Season Specials September – January

SUNDAYS: Tackle your tense muscles with a 50-minute Custom Massage for $99. $41 savings! MONDAYS: Kick off the week with good skin care! Enjoy a $99 50-minute Custom Facial. $46 savings!

Pumpkin Delight Facial

A pre-cleanse with milk-infused steaming towels opens pores before a green tea milk cleanser clears the path for refreshing aronia fruit and rose water tonic. A natural mud mask with organic pumpkin puree helps to detox skin. Experience an intoxicatingly divine helping of a resveratrol-rich serum as it delivers nutrients and antioxidants to complexion. Next, a firming peptide-enhanced moisturizer helps soften your deepest wrinkles, while Crow Catcher Serum helps eliminate the look of fine lines around the eyes. After experiencing this facial treatment, you may just believe in magic! Approximately 50-minutes $123.25 | 80-minutes $174.25

THURSDAYS: Score big with an amazing Spa Retail deal! Buy-oneget-one 50% off all Farmhouse Fresh products.

BOOK YOUR SPA SERVICE TODAY! 407.662.4SPA (4772) 20% service charge will be applied based on original price. Special packages cannot be combined with additional discounts.

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Area Happenings Epcot International Food & Wine Festival

Universal Orlando’s Halloween Horror Nights

An annual celebration of global cuisines, music and more! Sample offerings from celebrity chefs, go to live cooking demonstrations and live concerts. Admission to Epcot theme park is required for entry into the festival. waltdisneyworld.com

Explore terrifying haunted houses while making your way through multiple street experiences where creatures lurk around every turn. Enjoy outrageous live shows and experience many of the park’s most exciting rides and attractions. Add Halloween Horror Nights® to your daytime fun at Universal Orlando® Resort for the ultimate in thrills and chills. universalorlando.com

Walt Disney World Epcot World Showcase Now – November 23

Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party

Walt Disney World, Magic Kingdom Select Nights Now – October 31 Guests are invited to dress up in their favorite Halloween costumes for trick-or-treating, meet and greets with Disney characters donning Halloween costumes, and entertainment. Led by the Infamous Headless Horseman, “Mickey’s Boo-to-You Halloween Parade,” is featured twice nightly, followed by the Villain Spectacular show and “Disney’s Not So Spooky Spectacular” fireworks display. waltdisneyworld.com 16 ∙ AREA HAPPENINGS

Universal Studios Florida Select Nights September 6 – November 2

LEGOLAND Florida’s Brick or Treat

LEGOLAND Florida Select Dates October 5 – 27 Kids can journey through the themed trail with their very own Brick-or-Treat bag to pick up lots of scrumptious candy, and meet Halloween exclusive Lego characters, including Lord Vampyre, Rockin’ Frankenstein, and more! Set out on the Brick-or-Treat Scavenger Hunt to find the LEGO Candy Corn! On every Brick-or-Treat night, watch the fireworks transform into LEGO bricks at our fireworks spectacular about the tale of Pirate Cove! legoland.com/florida

SeaWorld’s Halloween Spooktacular SeaWorld Orlando September 21 – October 27

Enjoy a not-so-spooky live show, a dance party, and trick-or-treating for candy and goodies throughout the park. It’s an ocean of Halloween fun for the whole family at SeaWorld Orlando’s Halloween Spooktacular®. During this daytime event, families are immersed in an underwater “fantasea” including trick-ortreating, whimsical sea creatures, and more in this family-friendly event that could only come from SeaWorld. Event is included in park admission. seaworld.com/orlando/events/halloween-spooktacular/

For theme park and attraction tickets, contact the Expedia Local Expert Concierge Team in the Grande Lobby or via email at reunionresort@expedia.com.


Upcoming Events Hanukkah Celebration

December 22 All faiths welcome! Celebrate the first light and sample traditional Hanukkah refreshments.

Holiday Carols Fireside & Photos with Santa

December 23 Bring on the festivities with caroling by the fireside and getting photos with Santa Claus.

It’s Wonderfully Woodstock — Peace, Love & Joy for the Season

December 29 Join us for Peace, Love & Joy with Woodstock Tribute Band to feel groovy this holiday season.

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Reunion Resort & Golf Club Fall 2019 Activity Guide  

Reunion Resort & Golf Club Fall 2019 Activity Guide. Fall happenings, special events, dining specials, tennis clinics, water park activities...

Reunion Resort & Golf Club Fall 2019 Activity Guide  

Reunion Resort & Golf Club Fall 2019 Activity Guide. Fall happenings, special events, dining specials, tennis clinics, water park activities...