2016 Colorado Private Club Guide: Denver Region

Initiation prices, dues, info and more for the private country clubs and communities in the Denver region

2016 Colorado Private Club Guide: Denver Region

Details, costs, and information about private clubs and communities in the Denver Region as part of Clubbing Up: Our 2016 Colorado Private Club Guide presented by Finlandia.


The Pinery Country Club – Parker
Initiation: $12,000  Dues: $464/mo.
Call: 303-841-5157 Click: thepinerycc.com
Contact: Sarah Wilcox, swilcox@thepinerycc.com or Mark Lewicki, mlewicki@thepinerycc.com

  • 27 holes of golf split into three distinct nines (Lake, Mountain and Valley), each with its own character
  • Numerous weekly competitive and recreational golf leagues for men, women, juniors and seniors
  • 2016 launch of the Elevation Junior Golf Academy developing players ages 4 to 18
  • Highly regarded casual and finer dining including the elegant “Vintage Table Presents” nights
  • Six outdoor and three indoor tennis courts cater to year-round tennis program for all ages including more than 30 USTA teams, daily tennis drills, private/group tennis lessons offered by 1 of 5 pros
  • Three-pool swimming complex with heated family, lap and toddler pools along with poolside dining service
  • Year-round programming for all family members including junior golf, junior tennis, swim team and multi-sport summer camps for kids
  • Fully equipped fitness center for cardio, strength and free weights along with classes such as TRX, Zumba, Pilates, Pre-Teen and Teen Conditioning
  • Summit Golf Membership option to add The Club at Pradera amenities including 18 holes of golf, 2 tennis courts, Clubhouse and patio dining, fitness and more
  • Owned by leading firm Arcis Golf with travel benefits to other Clubs

The Pinery is pictured above.

The Club at Pradera – Parker
Initiation: $15,000 Non Refundable Dues: $489/mo.
Call: 303-607-5672  Click: theclubatpradera.com
Contact: Mark Lewicki, mlewicki@thepinerycc.com

  • Award-winning clubhouse with expansive patio dining overlooking an 18-hole Jim Engh-designed golf course
  • Golf leagues for men, women, couples, juniors and seniors with an average age in the 40s
  • Extensive practice facility with classic rock music piped into the range and greens
  • Summit Golf Membership option to add all the amenities of The Pinery Country Club, just three miles away, including 27 holes of golf, indoor/outdoor tennis, multi-pool complex and dining
  • 2016 launched the Elevation Junior Golf Academy developing golfers ages 4 through 18
  • Active outdoor lifestyle membership, including golf, fitness, tennis and aquatics (with Summit membership)
  • Golf, sport, corporate and junior executive golf memberships available with no assessments or food minimums ever
  • An ever-changing menu, including the custom fine-dining “Knife and Cork Presents,” which pairs elegant entrees and wines
  • A Wine Club for members to explore new wines, attend exclusive events, locker up to 12 bottles in the dining room and to purchase wine at a discount
  • Fitness Center with Cybex machines for strength, conditioning, muscle tone and individual weight training plus available group fitness classes including PiYo, Bootcamp, HIIT, and more
  • Owned by leading firm Arcis Golf with travel benefits to other Clubs

Pradera - Denver Private Clubs pricing and info

Pictured above: The Club at Pradera

Blackstone Country Club – Aurora
Initiation: $4,000-$5,000  Dues: From $259/mo.
Call: 720-330-7087 Click: blackstone-club.com
Contact: Membership Office, 720-330-7087

  • Reinvention complete including clubhouse renovations, private-event area makeover, golf course improvements and resort-style pool experience
  • Outdoor patio dining featuring live music Friday nights
  • Exceptional dining experience with seasonal menus, Chef’s Table and signature service
  • Industry-leading benefits program offers 50% off* à la carte dining at the Club, traveling benefits in the ClubCorp Network and more
  • 7,313-yard Jay Morrish-designed golf course with full driving range, practice areas
  • Two tennis courts, junior
  • Olympic-sized pool and state-of-the-art fitness center
  • Extensive social calendar including holiday parties, wine dinners, brunches, barbecues and more
  • Chophouse-themed restaurant with casual country club dining and terraces looking out on Colorado’s Front Range
  • Spacious ballroom and private event room ideal for hosting any type of occasion
  • Golf Memberships with access to both Blackstone and Black Bear start at $259 and include access to the ClubCorp Network of more than 300 private clubs when traveling.

2016 Denver Private Club Prices and Info - Blackstone

Pictured above: Blackstone Country Club

Black Bear Golf Club – Parker
Initiation: $2,000-$5,000 Dues: $209/mo.
Call: 720-330-7087   Click: blackbearclub.com
Contact: Membership Office, 720-330-7087

  • Reinvention complete, including clubhouse and golf improvements
  • Enhanced patio and activity space featuring live music Friday nights
  • Exceptional dining experience with seasonal menus, Chef’s Table and signature service
  • Industry-leading benefits program offers 50% off* à la carte dining at the Club, traveling benefits in the ClubCorp Network and more
  • 18-hole Jeff Brauer-designed golf course with more than 200 feet in elevation changes and views from Pikes Peak to Longs Peak, full driving range, practice areas and instruction
  • Extensive social calendar including holiday parties, wine dinners, brunches, barbecues and more
  • Champions Pub with casual fare and a main dining area with traditional dishes
  • Elegant clubhouse with a romantic courtyard and gazebo
  • Golf Memberships with access to both Blackstone and Black Bear start at $259 and include access to the ClubCorp Network of more than 300 private clubs when traveling.

Black Bear Golf Club - Aurora

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Inverness Golf Club – Englewood
Initiation: $4,370 (individual)/$6,320 (family) per year
Dues: None (renewing members pay $500 less)
Call: 303-397-7878 Click: invernessgolfclub.com
Contact:  Dave Steinmetz, dsteinmetz@destinationhotels.com

  • 2016 CAGGY Award winner for Best Conditions (Resort); Best Wedding/Party Venue; Best Course To Hold A Tournament
  • “Best Places To Play,” Golf Digest
  • Four Stars & Certificate of Recognition, Golf Digest Places To Stay
  • Golden Links Award, Corporate Meetings and Incentives
  • Greens of Distinction Award, Corporate and Incentive Travel
  • Four on-site restaurants, wide array of banquet facilities, full-service 302-room Hotel and Conference Center
  • Renowned throughout the region for outstanding course conditions and customer service
  • Complete bunker renovation completed over the past two years
  • Three PGA Professionals on staff offering private, group, and corporate lessons and clinics to golfers of all ages and abilities
  • Corporate passbook memberships also available ($4,500 for 50 passes; $2,500 for 25 passes)
  • Three-time host of Colorado Open and site of 2013 Junior Solheim Cup

2016 Denver Private Club Prices and info - Inverness

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Red Rocks Country Club – Morrison
Initiation: $12,500-15,000 Dues: $6,400/year
Call: 303-352-2030  Click: redrockscountryclub.org
Contact: Michelle Peterson, mpeterson@redrockscountryclub.org

  • Located 25 minutes from Downtown Denver in the red sandstone foothills
  • Designed by Phelps-Atkinson Golf Course Design with four sets of tees playing from 4,721 to nearly 7,000 yards
  • Newly renovated and expanded clubhouse includes a new bar and grill, separate dining room and private event space
  • Expanded outdoor dining with an indoor/outdoor bar and a wrap-around patio with a cozy fire pit
  • A stunning outdoor pavilion welcomes special parties and events
  • 42’ x 82’ heated swimming pool with slide and heated baby pool
  • Pool parties every Friday with live entertainment from Memorial Day to Labor Day
  • Fishing, gardening, hiking/biking, fitness programs and winter sports
  • Social and Golf memberships available
  • Member of the Private Club Network, with access to more than 100 Private Clubs

Denver Private Clubs - Red Rocks Country Club

Pictured above: Red Rocks Country Club

Cherry Creek Country Club – Denver
Initiation: $40,000-$60,000  Dues: $650/mo.
Call: 303-597-0300 Click: cherrycreekcountryclub.com
Contact: Karen Hart, KarenHart@cherrycreekcountryclub.com

  • Jack Nicklaus-designed golf course ranging from 4,981 to 7,450 yards, including an officially rated short course stretching from 3,123 to 4,036 yards
  • Award-winning clubhouse with plush locker rooms, dining area, men’s grill and outdoor patios
  • Gated enclave in prime location, 15 minutes from downtown, DTC and Cherry Creek North with resale home prices ranging from $800,000 to $2.6 million
  • Busy family-oriented social calendar ranging from kids’ cooking classes to weekly live entertainment to a blowout fireworks display complete with barbecue and bouncy castle
  • Only Denver country club to include a full fitness membership in dues: weights, machines, lockers, classes and programs at no extra charge
  • Full-service spa, with six massage tables, sauna, Jacuzzi, mani-pedi stations and meditation space
  • Sophisticated dining and abundant event space
  • Adult and kid pools, two tennis courts
  • Weeklong kids’ camps throughout summer featuring individualized athletic instruction in golf, tennis and other sports
  • Resident HOA fees include landscaping and snow removal

2016 Country Club prices and info: Cherry Creek Country Club

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Lakewood Country Club – Lakewood
Initiation: $37,500  Dues: $585/mo.
Call: 303-233-4614  Click: lakewoodcountryclub.net
Contact: Carol Kaiser, cskaiser@lakewoodcountryclub.net

  • Historic club with mature, impeccably maintained, 100-year-old Donald Ross-designed golf course and solid golf pedigree
  • Friendly social environment with family focus
  • Conveniently located 12 minutes from downtown Denver and Front Range communities
  • Newer, traditional-style clubhouse offering full-service locker rooms for both men and women along with multiple dining options
  • Completely new fitness facility, along with remodeled pool facilities
  • On-site meeting and banquet spaces to accommodate intimate gatherings for as few as 15 people or a ballroom that accommodates up to 250
  • Active member tournament schedule along with many member social events and activities year round
  • Fantastic service levels in all areas of the club
  • Promote a pace of play of four hours or less for 18 holes of golf
  • Phenomenal value

Denver's best private clubs: Lakewood Country Club

Pictured above: Lakewood Country Club

The Ranch Country Club – Westminster
Initiation: $10,000  Dues: $520
Call: 303-460-9700 Click: theranchcc.com
Contact: Ali Canyon, acanyon@theranchcc.com

  • Currently undergoing a $5.5 million clubhouse renovation slated for completion in June 2016
  • 18-hole Phelps-Atkinson designed course with new practice facilities, tees and greens
  • Fitness Center and Kid’s center addition
  • Patio designed to take full advantage of the club’s hilltop location and unparalleled mountain vistas
  • Improved Social spaces transform the club into a family destination with offerings for every member of the family
  • Eight tennis courts (4 indoor and four lighted outdoor)
  • 25-yard lap pool and diving pool with new children’s pool and play area
  • Junior PGA instruction programs
  • Indoor-outdoor fireplaces including fire pit on western patio
  • Family-friendly

The Ranch Country Club - Denver club prices and dues

Pictured above: The Ranch Country Club

The Country Club at Castle Pines – Castle Rock
Initiation: $28,000 Dues: $750/mo.
Call: 303-688-7400  Click: ccatcastlepines.com
Contact: Alicia Huss, ahuss@ccofcastlepines.com

  • Located 30 minutes south of Denver in the exclusive gated community of Castle Pines Village
  • 7,400-yard Signature Jack Nicklaus Championship Golf Course
  • State-of-the-art practice facilities including a short irons practice range, multiple chipping and putting greens
  • Spacious clubhouse with stunning views
  • Newly remodeled outdoor dining terrace with fireplaces, a pizza oven and smoker
  • Award-winning casual and fine dining available in the Jack Nicklaus Signature Room, grille, Front Range Room and Panorama Bar along with nightly specials
  • Full annual calendar of social events including wine dinners, live music events, holiday events, and more
  • Active men’s, ladies, and junior golf programs
  • Golf Course open year-round, weather permitting
  • Limited Full Golf, Junior Golf and Social Memberships available with travel benefits to other clubs

Country Club at Castle Pines - Denver private clubs 2016

Pictured above: The Country Club at Castle Pines


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Colorado AvidGolfer Private Club Guide: Mountain Region

Colorado AvidGolfer Private Club Guide: Southern Region

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