Activities

Sports and Leisure
PLEASE REGISTER IN ADVANCE!

All leisure activities have a minimum participation requirement and are subject to cancellation. Registrations are due no later than September 23. If a cancellation occurs prior to September 23, a full refund will be provided for that activity. Full refunds can not be guaranteed for cancellations received after September 22 and on-site registration will be on a space-available basis only.

SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 6, 2022 / 12:00PM SHOT GUN START
GOLF TOURNAMENT - INDIAN WELLS GOLF RESORT, PLAYERS COURSE

Please plan to meet at the Indian Wells Golf Resort, a short 5 minute walk from the hotel no later than 11:45 AM for review of rules and prizes. A box lunch will be provided beginning at 11:30 AM.

$199 per person and includes greens fees, cart fee, range balls and boxed lunch.

Golf Clubs

Golf clubs can be stored with the bell staff upon checking into the hotel. Please indicate on your registration if you would like golf club rentals for the tournament. Let us know your preference for right-hand or left-hand, men's or ladies and we'll handle the rest! Golf club rental request by be submitted before September 23. Club rentals are $75 for the golf tournament.

Dress Code

No denim allowed on course or in the clubhouse. Men must wear a collared shirt and Bermuda length shorts. Mock turtlenecks are acceptable. Ladies must have a collar or sleeves on their top. Shorts or skirts of appropriate length are allowed.

SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 6, 2022 / 12:45 PM - 5:00 PM
FAULT LINE JEEP TOUR

Please plan to meet at the Conference Center entrance, jeeps picks guests up from the hotel.
The jeeps will leave promptly at 1:00 PM.

$300 per person. Includes 3.5 hour private jeep tour with naturalist guide, bottled water, granola bar, all taxes and gratuities.

Guests will be picked up form the hotel in jeeps before heading out on an adventure to learn about the plants, animals, geology, and seismology of the California Desert and San Andreas Fault Zone.

This tour also explains how and why the Cahuilla Indians lived in the fault zone and how they built and maintained a vibrant culture in this arid and inhospitable environment. Extraordinary scenery abounds as your jeep winds its way through the labyrinth of geological cuts and canyons of the San Andreas Fault Zone as your naturalist guide entertains you with stories about the plants, animals, geology, seismology and history of the California desert.

Take a walk between the steep walls of canyons created by the powerful forces of plate tectonics, water, wind, and time and enjoy spectacular views and unique geologic features as your guide describes the geologic forces and local history that shaped the Coachella Valley. Visit a natural palm oasis where crystal clear water bubbles up year round from the underground aquifer. Here, you will learn how the Cahuilla Indians used desert plants for food, medicine, shelter, tools, and weapons and how they built and maintained a vibrant culture in this arid and inhospitable environment.

Enjoy a guided tour of a recreated Cahuilla Indian Village that sits on the former site of the ancient Cahuilla Village site of Paltewet. Your guide will share stories about the culture and lifestyle of the Cahuilla People as you tour a ceremonial long-house, sweat lodge, and kishes (family huts) adorned with interpretative displays.

SUNDAY, OCTOBER 24, 2022 / 12:45 PM - 5:00 PM
WHITEWATER CANYON HIKING TOUR

Please plan to meet at the Conference Center entrance at 12:45 PM for transportation.
Shuttle will depart promptly at 1:00 PM. Allow for a 45-minute drive to and from hotel.

$225.00 per person. Includes roundtrip transportation, up to a (3) hour guided hike at White Water Canyon Preserve, all entrance fees, bottled waters, granola bar, all taxes and gratuities.

Whitewater Preserve is 2,851 acres surrounded by the Bureau of Land Management’s San Gorgonio Wilderness and includes the year round Whitewater River Rich riparian habitat hosts the endangered southwestern willow flycatcher and least Bell’s vireo, and provides opportunity to see migrating summer tanagers and vermilion flycatchers. The canyon has a robust population of bighorn sheep, deer and bear, and is an important wildlife corridor between the San Bernardino and San Jacinto Mountains. The Wildlands Conservancy purchased an additional 3,200 acres in the Whitewater corridor that were donated to the Bureau of Land Management. These donated lands include sand dunes that are home to the endangered fringe toed lizard at Windy Point, which lies at the confluence of the Whitewater and San Gorgonio Rivers Enjoy a guided hike in the canyon!

SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 6, 2022 / 12:45 PM - 5:00 PM
CANYONS BY HORSEBACK RIDE TOUR

Please plan to meet at the Conference Center entrance at 12:45 PM for transportation.
Shuttle will depart promptly at 1:00 PM. Allow for a 45-minute drive to and from the hotel.

$705 per person. Includes roundtrip transportation, 1 hour and 40 minute guided horse back ride, bottled water, all taxes and gratuities.

Ride from Indian Canyons Andreas Canyon to Murray Canyon, a picturesque horseback ride through the historic Agua Caliente Indian Reservation. Andreas Canyon The contrasting greens of the magnificent fan palms and more than 150 species of plants within a half mile radius beckon the desert weary traveler to this lush oasis. A scenic foot trail leads through the canyon passing groves of stately skirted palms, unusual rock formations and the perennial. Andreas Creek Murray Canyon Equestrian trails take visitors to beautiful recreation areas featuring many palm trees. Fortunate visitors may catch a glimpse of a Peninsular Big Horn Sheep (an endangered species), mule deer or other wild animals still roaming the high ground above the canyon. Please note that the tour has a 240 lb weight limit.

SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 6, 2022 / 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
BOX CANYON BICYLCE TOUR

Please plan to meet at the Conference Center entrance at 12:00 PM for transportation.
Shuttle will depart promptly at 12:15 PM. Allow for a 15-minute drive to and from the hotel.

$305 per person. Includes roundtrip transportation, 3-4 hour guided bike ride, bottled water, snacks, date shake at Oasis Date Gardens, all taxes and gratuities.

Riders are treated to a geologic extravaganza on this gentle downhill tour that cuts through the heart of the San Andreas Fault on a scenic country road as it descends from just outside Joshua Tree National Park to grape country near Mecca. Riders will see the stark beauty of the desert as they descend a total of 1500 feet over the route. The course runs through the narrow canyon walls of Box Canyon and finishes with spectacular views of the Salton Sea, Mt San Jacinto, the All American Canal, and the agriculture of the eastern Coachella Valley. The drive home features a stop at the Oasis Date Gardens in Thermal where guests will be treated to a date shake The Palm Springs version of Haleakala!

MONDAY, NOVEMBER 7, 2022 / 11:15 AM - 4:15 PM
MOUNTAINS & MARTINIS

Especially for Companions

Please plan to meet at the Conference Center entrance at 11:15 AM for transportation.
Shuttle will depart promptly at 11:30 AM. Allow for a 45-minute drive to and from hotel.

$200 per person. Includes roundtrip transportation, roundtrip tram tickets (public tram), 3-course lunch at Peaks Restaurant, all taxes and gratuities.

Soar from the warm desert floor to the alpine Mountain station at 8,516 feet in approximately fourteen breathtaking minutes. The state of the art tramcars from Switzerland are some of the largest in the world, offering a large viewing area and featuring an innovative rotating floor design that provides a 360 degree viewing experience that you will not soon forget! At the top of Mount San Jacinto, your guide will point out interesting landmarks from the overlook area that stretch all the way to Mexico! The group can roam around on their own and participate in a short hike at their leisure Also at the top of the mountain, the group will enjoy a lunch and martini (or other beverage) at Peaks Restaurant.