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2016 Tours, golf & spouse events

Click the name of the tour for more information on all the exceptional excursions that took place during the 2016 NAHAD Convention.
Saturday, April 30  
9:00 am - 10:45 am Golf Clinic*
9:00 am - 12:00 pm Tennis Round Robin*
9:30 am - 12:30 pm Foothills Jeep Tour*
Sunday, May 1  
5:30 am - 8:30 am Hot Air Ballooning*
7:00 am - 7:45 am 18th Annual Fun Run/Walk*
2:30 pm - 5:00 pm Spouse Activity - Jewelry Making Class*
Monday, May 2  
9:30 am - 10:30 am Spouse Morning Yoga Class*
12:15 pm - 5:00 pm Pikes Peak Cog Railway with Box Lunch*
12:30 pm - 3:30 pm Jeep & Horseback Riding* 
1:00 pm – 6:00 pm Annual Golf Tournament*
1:00 pm - 5:00 pm Guided Hike to Seven Bridges*
2:00 pm - 5:00 pm Garden of the Gods Segway Tour*
Tuesday, May 3  
10:30 am - 3:00 pm Spouse Tour, Shopping and Luncheon*

NAHAD Golf Clinic

Saturday, April 30 • 9:00 am – 10:45 am
Price: $38, includes one hour instructional clinic

NAHAD 2016 Tour ImagesTune-up your game this spring and get ready for the annual golf tournament with a fun, one hour clinic. Arrive in the Broadmoor Pro Shop at 9:00 am to join with fellow NAHAD members. The main practice facility includes a multi-tiered full-swing area with five target greens, two chipping greens with bunkers, and three putting greens. After the clinic, you may remain in the practice facility by purchasing a daily pass at the Pro Shop which permits unlimited use of The Broadmoor’s practice facilities.

NAHAD Tennis Round Robin

Saturday, April 30 • 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Price: $36, includes a sleeve of balls, scoring, prizes and court time

Rated as one of the Top 10 tennis resorts in the country by Tennis Magazine for the past 15 years, The Broadmoor Tennis Club has become legendary in Colorado Springs. Their award-winning tennis facilities include four new cushioned hard courts and two new Har-Tru courts. Join with fellow NAHAD tennis players for a fun, competitive round robin. Rackets available for rental.

Foothills Jeep Tour

Saturday, April 30 • 9:30 am – 12:30 pm
Price: $88 per person

FoothillsThe Foothills Jeep tour highlights Colorado Springs most well-known landmarks. Western guides, the region’s 
unique history and amazing scenery will provide an adventure you’ll never forget. Tours head into the foothills of Pikes Peak and the Rocky Mountains, with a stop at Helen Hunt Falls for a brief visit to a classic Colorado water fall 2000 feet above Colorado Springs. Above the falls your tour route joins the Shortline Railroad grade traversing through two historic rail road tunnels and offering spectacular vistas. The views over the city and out to the plains and beyond, inspired the song “America the Beautiful”.

The last stop is the Garden of the Gods. This city park is registered as a National Historic Landmark. Its spectacular red rock formations will keep you in awe. Your photo opportunities are unobstructed in the open-air Jeeps. Tour will conclude at the Broadmoor.

Please wear closed toe shoes.

Hot Air Ballooning

Sunday, May 1 • 5:30 am – 8:30 am
Price: $375 per person

FoothillsIf this activity is on your “bucket list”, Colorado is the place to experience a breath-taking adventure. At the
highest flight levels, snowcapped mountains, rivers and high plains are visible for over 100 miles in all directions. Floating lower over the foothills and ranch land you will often see deer, coyotes, jack rabbits, and even pronghorn antelope ... animals that are normally too shy to let you approach when you are walking on the ground. The post flight celebration features a champagne toast, orange juice, fresh fruit, pastries … presented with glass stemware and table cloth - all with an incredible view! Each new aeronaut receives a Flight Certificate suitable for framing.

18th Annual Fun Run Walk

Sunday, May 1 • 7:00 am – 7:45 am
Price: $17 per person, includes a 2016 tee shirt

FoothillsTake it fast or at your own pace. The mountain air will be invigorating. This roughly 5K event will be fun for all at
any level.

Spouse Jewelry Making Activity

Sunday, May 1 • 2:30 pm – 5:00 pm
Price: $65, includes materials and instruction

Indulge your creative side while you make new friends and craft a beautiful, unique piece of jewelry. What a wonderful way to spend a Sunday afternoon. Whether you are creating a piece of jewelry for yourself or as a gift, this is a great opportunity to have a very memorable time at the Broadmoor.

Spouse Morning Yoga Class

Monday, May 2 • 9:30 am – 10:30 am
Price: $14, includes use of yoga mat and towels

IFoothillsn what is becoming an annual tradition, join other NAHAD spouses in a fun morning fitness class. Weather
permitting, you can stretch and practice your yoga skills in the fresh, mountain air. Otherwise, the class will move indoors for a great way to start your day.

Pikes Peak Cog Railway with a Box Lunch

Monday, May 2 • 12:15 pm – 5:00 pm
Price: $195, includes transportation to the railway, rail adventure, plus Broadmoor Box Lunch

One of the most popular tours that you can take is an unforgettable trip to the 14,115 foot summit of Pikes Peak. Sit back, enjoy your Broadmoor box lunch as you soak up the views and sights along the climb. The highest cog railway in the world takes you through hidden valleys, past groves of quaking aspens and over the tundra at timberline. Once on the summit, you will see the same unparalleled vistas which inspired Katherine Lee Bates to write America the Beautiful.

Please bring sunglasses and layered clothing, as the temperature may be at least 30° cooler than at the base of the mountain.


Jeep & Horseback Riding

Monday, May 2 • 12:30 pm – 3:30 pm
Price: $95, Includes 1 hour of horseback riding & 4X4 Tour to Stables

FoothillsEnjoy the beauty of historic Old Stage Road from an open-air Jeep. Our cowboy Jeep guide will take you on a scenic journey to the Stables at the Broadmoor for a one-hour mountain horseback ride! You will feel like the early explorers did, as your horse carries you through the rugged splendor of the Pike National Forest. Relax and take in the stunning alpine overlooks and breathe in the fresh Rocky Mountain air. You may even have the opportunity to view buffalo and elk! Following the horseback ride, our cowboy Jeep guide will enlighten you with tales of the Old West as we make our way back.

Please wear sturdy, closed toe shoes.

NAHAD Annual Golf Tournament*

Monday, May 2 • 1:00 pm Shotgun Start (walk over to the course early to warm up and enjoy your box lunch)
Price: $270 per person, includes range balls, greens fee, cart, box lunch, beverage and prizes

The Broadmoor’s East Course is known for its wide, tree-lined fairways and expansive greens. With its challenging terrain and amazing mountain vistas, The East Course is ranked among the best golf courses in the country. Since the large trees can alter your shots and the putting greens difficult to read, the best tip we can offer for those taking on this open course is to remember that putts break away from the mountains. When completed in 1918, this Donald Ross-designed course was the highest golf course in the United States at 6,400 feet in elevation and Ross declared it his ‘best work’. The East Course is now a combination of the original Donald Ross design mixed with holes designed by Robert Trent Jones, Sr. in 1952.

FoothillsThe East Course has been home to many major tournaments, including the 1959 U.S. Amateur (which was Jack Nicklaus’ first major win), the 1967 U.S. Amateur, and the 1995 U.S. Women’s Open, which was Annika Sorenstam’s first major title. Most recently, the famous course served as the host to the 2008 U.S. Senior Open and the 2011 U. S. Women’s Open Championship. The East Course was one of only 12 North American and Caribbean golf courses to receive a five-star rating by Golf Digest. 

The NAHAD tournament will feature a scramble format. Please indicate on the Registration Form if you would like to be paired with another member. It is usually extremely easy for NAHAD to honor your request for pairings with advance notice, but impossible to do this at the last minute. Also, we recommend calling anyone with whom you wish to be paired to see if they plan to play. Pairings will be done on a first noted, first designated basis.

Guided Hike to Seven Bridges 

Monday, May 2 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Price: $70, includes transportation and guided hike

Forget where you are on this tranquil three mile hike along North Cheyenne Creek. Starting at Gold Camp Road, we will walk approximately one mile on the roadbed (easy), turning off at the trailhead and hike over seven bridges on our way to a breathtaking view of the plains beyond. Trail/hiking/tennis shoes required. Trail rated MODERATE and suggested for those wanting a bit more exercise.

Garden of the Gods Segway Tour

Monday, May 2 • 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Price: $99, includes transportation from Broadmoor, Segway instruction, tour, equipment and Guide

FoothillsAfter training in the cone adventure park, you will be confident to spend 90 minutes on the Segway and experience one of nature’s greatest treasures, Garden of the Gods. Tours originate at the Garden of the Gods Visitor and Nature Center where unobscured views will ensure your visit to this beautiful city park is memorable. Your guide will make several short stops to point out Red Tail hawks, eagles’ nests, ancient rock formations, exotic plants and wild life. You may see unique caricatures hidden in and climbing on the rocks. Your guide will speak a little about the history of the park and Colorado Springs, tell tales and true stories of the old west. You might even get rained on and have a possible encounter with a big horn sheep. Then in the end, all you remember is the Segway is sweet.

Please wear sturdy, closed toe shoes.

Spouse Tour, Shopping & Luncheon

Tuesday, May 3 • 10:30 am – 3:00 pm
Price: $79, includes tour by coach, luncheon in an Italian restaurant in Old Colorado City and shopping time

FoothillsThis tour will give you an opportunity to join new or long-time friends for an excursion to the Garden of the Gods and Old Colorado City. The tour begins in the Broadmoor area with its stately old homes and resort hotel nestled in the foothills. Our tour then climbs up beautiful Cheyenne Canyon with its sheer, rocky walls and rushing stream. High up on Gold Camp Road we drive through old train tunnels, stopping for the incredible photo-op afforded by stunning vistas of Colorado Springs and beyond... then we drop back down into Old Colorado City, sample the bubbling mineral waters of Manitou Springs and enter awe-inspiring Garden of the Gods where we experience the park’s unique rock formations and ancient juniper trees. Then, enjoy a delicious lunch followed by some time to shop.

The NAHAD Annual Convention is open to members of NAHAD only. If you are not a member and wish to attend future events, please visit our Join page.