Walk the Street of Dreams!!

The Retreat's “Extra” Opportunities

In addition to the great education, the Virginia Leadership Retreat provides a variety of ways to relax, energize, network, and just plain have fun! Those who arrive on Thursday (or earlier) can take advantage of an impressive array of recreational activities that The Omni Homestead provides, as well as some extra special activities the Committee has planned for early arrivals. The spa & wellness center, innovative dining experiences, a lazy river with water slides, as well as a beautiful and challenging miniature golf course are all favorites. And new to The Omni Homestead Resort in 2017 are the Ridge Runner Zip Tour and the Red Tail Racer, exhilarating zipline adventures that offer breathtaking views of the surrounding Allegheny Mountains. Fun! Fun! Fun! So, whether you choose to bask in The Homestead’s charm and relax your days away or if you prefer to be entertained, you will not be disappointed.

Golf Tournament
Get a crew together for one of the most popular VLR activities – the Friday morning Golf Tournament. Join fellow conference attendees for a day of golf on the resort’s famous Old Course with networking, lunch, and fun. If you are a golfer, you will not want to miss the event. The competition is on for the coveted first place bragging rights (and trophies!). It promises to be an event to remember. Register by June 30th for Early Bird pricing.

Early Bird Activities
As in previous years, the VLR will be hosting group activities for your enjoyment and networking pleasure. Make sure you arrive at The Homestead early on Thursday to participate in the Fifth Annual Mini-Golf tournament - pick up your free passes at Thursday’s early bird registration. Also, Thursday arrivals will be just in time for VLR Bingo and the “Thrill of the Hunt” evening Networking Event.

Craft Beer Tasting
Back by popular demand, the VLR will once again offer the Craft Beer Tasting featuring the a local Brewery. Scheduled on Friday afternoon, it’s the perfect way to refresh your palate after a day on the links or get ramped up for the Black and White Party (Welcome Reception) later that evening. The tasting is limited to 40 attendees, so register early to reserve your spot. Must be 21 years or older to attend.

Paint and Sip
New to the VLR, Paint and Sip is sure to be a favorite among the “artsy” and those who just like to relax, chat and try new things.  Set aside some time for this event (2-2 ½ hours) as creativity can take time!  Led by a professional instruction team, attendees will be painting a memorable Homestead scene all while sipping on their favorite wine or beer.  What a wonderful take home souvenir for friends to envy!  Limited to 30 attendees, so register early. Must be 21 years or older to attend.

Family Fun Activities
Bringing a friend or your family? While you are attending classes on Saturday, team members of all ages will be entertained! They can enjoy any of the wonderful amenities that The Omni Homestead Resort offers.  Also, the VLR has special pricing on The Omni Homestead Resort Activity Punch Cards. Please inquire at Registration if you are interested in purchasing these for your family.

Not sure what to do with the kids while you are attending events or classes? The Omni Homestead Resort provides Kids Club and private babysitting. Both can occupy your child all day and for certain time periods in the evening. Contact The Omni Homestead Resort for pricing and availability.