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02/10/2014

Members' Newsletter June 2013

Introduction Tennis News
Club Night Golf News
Social News Boutique News
Spa News Juniors' News
Health News Special Offers & Online Shop
   

Introduction

Welcome to the June edition of the members’ newsletter, as always there are lots of exciting events planned at Stoke Park this month, including The Boodles Tennis Challenge, the Summer Ball and the inaugural Official James Bond Golf Day & Gala Dinner. We hope that you enjoy reading the newsletter, and have an excellent month!

Pride of Bucks Awards and Lunch- Tuesday 25th June
 
Stoke Park is delighted to be hosting Pride of Bucks, an awards ceremony aimed at recognising the people and businesses in our community who have done so much to add to the area.
 
We have joined up with Buckinghamshire Advertiser and Examiner, the local authorities and 14 businesses to make these awards a very special time for the nominees.
 
There are 14 categories, with the winners being invited to a wonderful lunch reception in our marquee at 12.15pm on Tuesday 25th June. It promises to be a fabulous event, with delicious food, entertainment and a number of celebrity supporters.
 
We would love as many of our members as possible to be able to join us at this lunch and help us support the unsung heroes of Bucks.
 
Tickets are £55 per person and can be bought by emailing suzy.talbot@trinitymirror.com or by calling 01895 451 000.

The Boodles

There are still a very limited number of tickets available for The Boodles Tennis Challenge, taking place between the 18th - 22nd June. The intimate competition will feature an all-star cast including world No. 1 Novak Djokovic, former US Open champion Juan Martin Del Potro, 2011 Wimbledon finalist Tomas Berdych and 2012 The Boodles champion Marin Cilic. For more information about The Boodles, please visit www.theboodles.com 

Club Nights at Stoke Park

Club Night at Stoke Park is held every Wednesday evening in the Orangery between 6:00pm and 9:30pm. Booking is not necessary. Club Night costs £12.50 per member when payment is made by levy account (£13.89 otherwise).

Wednesday 5th June 
  • Roast Loin of Pork with Mustard Mash, Savoy Cabbage, Ragout of Seasonal Vegetables and Cherry Apple Jus 
  • Baked Vanilla Cheesecake with Cherry Compote, Bitter Chocolate Sorbet 
Wednesday 12th June 
  • Garlic and Thyme Roasted Chicken with Pomme Puree, Green Beans, Sage and Onion Stuffing and Red Wine Jus 
  • Iced Lemon Parfait with Marinated Raspberries
Wednesday 19th June
  • No Club Night due to The Boodles
Wednesday 26th June
  • Roast Sirloin of Beef with Sauté Potatoes, Grilled Tomatoes, Watercress and Shallot Salad and Béarnaise Sauce  
  • Pimm's Summer Pudding Terrine with Clotted Cream Ice Cream 
 

Social News...

Social News
Father’s Day
 
Sunday 16th June
 
Sittings from 12.00-14.30
 
Three Course Lunch with a Gift for every Father
 
£42.50 Adults
 
£27.50 Children (12 and Under)

Summer Ball

Set within the beautiful gardens of Stoke Park the evening, sponsord by Veuve Clicquot, comprises of a champagne reception and a three course dinner created by Stoke Park's award winning Head Chef, Chris Wheeler. Following dinner, guests hit the dance floor.

Saturday 22nd June

Champagne Reception

Three Course Dinner with Wine

Live Band and Disco

Black Tie

Commences at 20.00

£110 Members £120 Guests

Tables of 12 £1,200

Please contact Leanne O’Shea on 01753 717112 or by email loshea@stokepark.com for more information or to make a reservation.

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Spa News...

Spa News
Hydrate for Summer:
 
Relax with a Thalgo moisture quenching facial, 55mins, for a special price of £70.00, perfect to hydrate and revitalise your skin this summer.
 
Not to be taken with any other offer or discount. Normally priced at £90.00
Summer Feet:
 
Be summer sandal ready and relax with a friend. 
 
Unwind into summer and book a pedicure for you and a friend to enjoy together and receive a free glass of bubbles each.
 
 
£130.00 per person available Sunday - Friday. £15.00 supplement for a Sunday
 
Enjoy a full day at Stoke Park Spa with use of facilities, a 2 course healthy lunch and x2 55min treatments from a selection.
 
 
£60.00 per person available Mon-Thurs
 
Enjoy use of spa facilities from 3pm, a 25min massage and a cream Tea of sandwiches & scones.
 
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Health News...

Health News

Splash times

Please note that as of 1st June, the children's splash times will change to:

Monday

10:00 - 11:30 and 15:00 - 17:30

Tuesday

10:00 - 12:00 and 15:00 - 17:30

Wednesday

10:00 - 12:00 and 15:00 - 17:30

Thursday

11:00 - 12:30 and 15:00 - 17:30

Friday

10:00 - 11:30 and 15:00 - 17:30

Saturday

09:00 - 11:00 and 15:00 - 17:30

Sunday & Bank Holidays

09:00 - 11:30 and 14:00 - 17:30

Games Room

The games room will be closed from Monday 3rd June until Friday 7th June inclusive whilst it is moved to a new site. It will re-open on Saturday 8th in a different location and with exciting new additions.

Gymnastic Ring Training
Try an advanced suspended training system, build balanced body strength & coordination and achieve great results for core strength, stability and mobility. Book an appointment with our new Personal Trainer – Shaun, on Thursdays from 2pm.
Call 01753 717104 or see the gym team.
Small Group PT - For Those on the Move...
 
Mondays & Thursdays 2pm & 8pm, starting 20th May.
 
Exercise smart, build strength and loose weight…….
 
Try our high energy 30 minutes sessions on the gym floor with one of our Personal Trainers. Simply book your place, arrive 5 minutes before session to warm up in gym, and jump straight into a fun, dynamic training session, using all the gym equipment at our Trainers disposal.
Group limited to 4 people. £8 per place.
Places can be reserved at Spa Reception. Payment must be paid for on booking (For cancellations and no shows, the full cost of session will be charged). 
All participants must have a fitness gym induction prior to taking part in sessions. To book and for more information, please call the gym on 01753 717104.
Personalised Fitness Programmes
As part of your membership all members can book go through our Comprehensive Fitness Assessment to have a tailored fitness programme set for you to help achieve your fitness goals.
 
Stage 1 - One-to-one meeting with your Trainer
By getting to know you, we can advise you on the best ways to achieve your fitness, weight-loss or relaxation goals. We’ll talk about your goals, lifestyle, health, eating habits and ideal exercise. We will go through and assess your fitness levels, assess any postural or mobility issues you may have.
 
Stage 2 - Your Personalised Fitness Plan
With the information from your one-to-one, we’ll create a Personalised Fitness Plan especially for you. Your plan is broken down into manageable, realistic steps, to keep you motivated and on target. We’ll make sure it’s achievable and fits into your lifestyle. 
 
Stage 3 - Regular plan refreshers
As you progress, you’ll become fitter, stronger and healthier. You’ll achieve your original goals, and you’ll need to evolve your training programme. We’ll meet with you on an ongoing basis every six to eight weeks to refresh your Personalised Fitness Plan.
In your plan refresher, we’ll review your achievements, update your goals, make any adjustments to help keep you motivated , and make sure you’re exercising correctly and getting the most out of each session.
To book your session please call the gym on 01753 717104 or email: gym@stokepark.com
BIOSIGNATURE
Stoke Park brings you the Biosignature Wellness Program, a cutting-edge non-invasive fat loss method, based on the correlation between body fat storage and possible hormonal imbalances. 
Hormonal imbalances are often the culprit of stubborn body fat storage and other health concerns including sleep deprivation, lethargy, impaired cognitive function, and more. 
The BioSignature method, developed by world renowned strength coach -Charles Poliquin focuses on addressing these imbalances to improve body composition and overall wellbeing.
Through specific body fat measurements and client assessment, Stoke Park’s BioSignature practitioner, Roan Heming will recommend an individualised program of nutrition, supplementation, and lifestyle modifications based on your unique BioSignature.
 
For more information please contact Roan & Matt from the gym on 01753 717104 or email: gym@stokepark.com
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Tennis News...

Tennis News
Championship Finals Day - Sunday 23rd June
 
Championship finals day will be on Sunday 23rd June. Everyone who took part in any round of the Championship gets a free BBQ ticket for the day if they sign up at spa reception. Guest tickets can also be  bought at £7.50 per guest. Tickets must be bought or claimed before Friday 21st June in order that we can cater for the right number. 
 
To keep up to date with the progress of the Championship, please click here.
 
Rule of the Month
 
18. FOOT FAULT
During the service motion, the server shall not:
a. Change position by walking or running, although slight movements of the feet are permitted; or
b. Touch the baseline or the court with either foot; or
c. Touch the area outside the imaginary extension of the sideline with either foot; or
d. Touch the imaginary extension of the centre mark with either foot.
If the server breaks this rule it is a “Foot Fault”.
 
Hugo on Holiday
 
Hugo will be away on holiday from 31st May until 3rd June inclusive.  All his lessons will therefore be cancelled during this period.
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Golf News...

Golf News
Special Offer - Short-Game Package
 
SHARPEN YOUR SHORT-GAME
 
Is your short-game sharp enough for the season ahead? After the winter we've just endured and your lack of play and practice maybe you need a little help. We all witnessed how important this part of the game is at the Masters last month, so as a special offer in the run up to the US Open at Merion GC (13th-16th June) Stoke Park Golf Academy has a lesson package not to be missed. 
 
3 for 2 Short-Game Special*
1 x 1 Hour Putting Lesson
1 x 1 Hour Bunker Lesson
1 x 1 Hour Chipping Lesson
 
Have these three important parts of your game analysed on our V1 Software helping you visually understand the changes that need to be made. Then take away with you drills, alongside a before and after email including commentary by your professional. If you haven't experienced a lesson at the Academy before then this is a great way to see what we can do. 
 
*This deal is offered by all members of the coaching staff on a "3 hours for the price of 2" basis at their given hourly rate. To take advantage of this package a purchase must be made through the Professional's Shop between 13/5/13 and the first round's play at the U.S. Open (12/6/13).
 
We look forward to seeing you at the Academy very soon.
 

U.S. OPEN SWEEPSTAKE IS BACK

The 113th U.S. Open Championship, golf's second major of 2013 is fast approaching teeing off from Merion Golf Club, Pennsylvania (13th-16th June). Following the dramatic scenes from the U.S. Masters its anybody's game and to celebrate we will be launching our U.S. Open Sweepstake, another opportunity to win a driver for a fiver. Up for grabs will be one of TaylorMade's new Rocketballz Stage 2 Drivers. To enter, all you need to do is email the Pro Shop proshop@stokepark.com where you will be randomly selected alongside one of the players, if they win so do you. Each entry will be deducted from your levy (£5) and members may enter as many times as you like. Good Luck! 

CLEVELAND CLUB FITTING EXPERIENCE DAY AT STOKE PARK

Save the date - Friday 7th June - This is a great opportunity to test drive Cleveland Golf's superb 2013 wood, iron and wedge collections on your own doorstep. Together with one of their expert club technicians, our professionals will be on hand to talk you through the amazing 588 Wedge and Classic Wood ranges. The day will run between 12pm and 4pm so book now by contacting the golf team on 01753 717184 and see how custom fit and Cleveland's advanced technology can help improve your game.

WEDGE TRADE IN

Cleveland Golf are also offering £25 off when you trade in any old wedge for any brand new 588 wedge! There's never been a better time to raise your game by switching to a new wedge from the Cleveland 588 range. Bring in any of your old wedges - any make, any age, any condition - and you can trade it in for £25 off your choice of 588 Forged wedges, or the new Rotex face pattern 588 RTX wedges and 588 RTX CB cavity-backed wedges. Trade in up to three wedges and you'll save up to £75. Offer closes 30/06/13. Maximum of one wedge can be used as trade-in towards each new Cleveland wedge.

BUSHNELL TOUR V3 Laser Rangefinder has landed

The  Bushnell Tour V3 is the new version of the worlds best selling golf laser rangefinder the V2. It has a new improved casing that is more shock resistant and Bushnell have incorporated some new technology into this golf rangefinder whilst keeping its ultra compact ergonomic design. The Tour V3 features Bushnell's award winning pinseeker technology which has now been made automatic, this helps you to pick out the flag from distance without having to set the mode first. This allows even the unsteadiest of hands to zoom right in to the pin from distance and get the exact yardage you need quickly and easily.

New JOLT technology makes the unit vibrate in your hand when the Tour V3 has locked onto the pin so you know the yardage is correct. Feel the distance, feel the JOLT! Available now in the Pro Shop for just £269.

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Boutique News...

Salon & Boutique News
Pop up shop 5th & 6th June
 
Simone Markham is back again to run her pop up shop in the boutique on the Wednesday 5th & Thursday 6th June, there will be lots of new exciting stock ready for summer!
Free Thalgo products
 
GET SET FOR SUMMER with Thalgo’s cellulite-busting Thalgomince slimming kit – for cellulite and dimpling on thighs, buttocks, hips and knees!
 
Buy a Thalgomince Cream 200ml and receive a Thalgomince exfoliator 150ml free of charge - price £41.85, saving of £30.90!
Thalgomince Cream LC24 envelops the skin in a ‘slimming patch’ for continuous diffusion of ADIPO-RESET®, a technology from Thalgo that actually re-programmes fat storing cells, and LC24 Caffeine Complex, throughout the day. The smooth and toned appearance of the skin is restored. It can be used as a preventative or stabilising treatment. Apply daily to cellulite prone areas.
Thalgomince Exfoliator also features ADIPO-RESET® and helps to eliminate impurities, activate micro-circulation and drain fatty deposits. Skin is more receptive to subsequent treating products for optimum slimming results. Apply twice a week using massaging movements.
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Juniors' News...

Juniors' News

Crèche Opening Times

Monday - Friday

09:15am - 12:15pm

Saturday

09:00am - 12:00pm

Sunday

10:00am - 12:00pm

For more information about Stoke Park's Crèche and its events, please call 01367 243800

Combined Golf and Tennis Camps
 
This Summer Holiday there will be four weeks of the Combined Golf and Tennis Camps offering lots of fun and entertainment for your children during their time off school. Lots of fun is guaranteed while also starting to learn about golf and tennis or continuing their development. It is a great chance to make new friends or alternatively bring a friend along as well to make the day even more fun. All coaching is provided by CRB checked PGA Golf Professionals and LTA Tennis Professionals.
 
To book please contact James Hoar in the Professional Shop on 01753 717184.
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This Month's Special Offer...

This Month's Special Offers

Luxury Hotel Break with dinner in San Marco £160pp

Busy week? Take advantage of our great offer to relax and unwind this month. Luxuriate in our beautiful rooms before forgetting your cares with a relaxing dinner in San Marco, our Italian brasserie. This package includes:
  • Overnight accommodation
  • Three Course Dinner in San Marco
  • Full English breakfast  
  • Complimentary use of Tennis and Health facilities (indoor swimming pool with hydro-seats, state-of-the-art gymnasium, multi-surface tennis courts, steam rooms, dance and fitness studio)
£160 per person based on two sharing a Superior room, subject to availability. Standard upgrade charges apply. Reservations are subject to a £50 supplement per room on a Saturday night.
For more information, please contact reservations on 01753 717172 or reservations@stokepark.com
Click here to check out our fantastic latest offers, including spa day dealsHotel Stay Savings and Luxury Breaks.
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