Country Club of Detroit
220 Country Club Drive, Grosse Pointe Farms 48236
The Country Club of Detroit was founded in 1897 by a group of prominent Detroit businessmen when Grosse Pointe was still regarded as “out in the country”. It was originally sited on Lake St. Clair, but moved to its present site in 1923 in order to acquire the land required for a first class golf course. The club offers a state-of-the-art 4,000 square foot fitness facility, tennis, swimming, paddle tennis, and bowling in addition to 18 hole and 9 hole golf courses. CCofD also offers a summer day camp for children and grandchildren of members. The gracious Tudor style club house is ideal for dining, private parties, weddings and other activities for its members.
1018 Sunningdale Drive, Grosse Pointe Woods 48236
The first golf course in Grosse Pointe was built by the Lochmoor Club, organized in 1917. An old farm house on the 163 acre site served as a club house until it burned in 1924. A new club house was built in the same year and was replaced by a new club house in 1969. Four new outdoor tennis courts were built in 1969 and four indoor courts with two lounges a pro shop and locker rooms were added in the early 1970’s. The 18 hole golf course has been completely renovated and re-landscaped. The club house was renovated and expanded in 1989 to add a mixer grill and men’s and women’s lounges.
Grosse Pointe Yacht Club
788 Lake Shore Drive, Grosse Pointe Shores 48236
Since 1929, the Venetian styled tower of the Yacht Club has been one of the major sights in Lake St. Clair. Offering a secure harbor with 268 wells, there is a professional harbor master & harbor staff to assist in docking your vessel. The club also offers a swimming pool, tennis, paddle tennis, bowling, dining and banquet facilities. Unprecedented views of Lake St. Clair!
Crescent Sail Yacht Club
276 Lake Shore Drive, Grosse Pointe Farms 48236
Sited on a small peninsula on Lake St. Clair, Crescent was founded as a club for small sail boat owners. There are wells for about 100 sail boats and room for about 60 in dry dock. The Club offers sailing lessons with the only prerequisite being that you must take a swim test.
Grosse Pointe Club (The Little Club)
6 Berkshire Place, Grosse Pointe Farms 48236
Known affectionately as “The Little Club” the Grosse Pointe Club is located next to the former site of the Country Club on Lake St. Clair. Founded in 1923 the club house was designed by Robert Derrick, a prominent architect and designer of the Henry Ford Museum. The club offers 76 boat wells, tennis, paddle tennis, a swimming pool and junior sailing programs. The club, renowned for its fine dining, also has casual dining and a snack bar.
Grosse Pointe Hunt Club
655 Cook Road, Grosse Pointe Woods 48236
Founded in 1911 as the first club in the Detroit area devoted to horsemanship and riding to the hounds. Indoor and outdoor show areas with stable facility to accommodate up to 50 horses. Offering training in horsemanship and riding skills, you do not have to be a member to sign up!