Raleigh, North Carolina
Raleigh, North Carolina
North Ridge Country Club has 36 holes of golf on 2 golf courses; our Champion Bermuda Lakes course (converted 2017), and our Bent Oaks course. Our property also features ample opportunities to practice the game of golf; putting greens, chipping greens, short game, driving range, and our NEW Learning Center (July 2018). Just next door to our golf amenities you will find our racquet center featuring 13 tennis courts; 9 clay & 4 hard, and a tennis pro shop, lockers rooms showers, and a refreshment station. Housed in the same building as our tennis pro shop, is our full service fitness center featuring: cardio, circuits, free weights, and fitness classes. Around the corner, lays our aquatic center featuring a newly renovated 25 yard pool (2018), and kiddie pool/splash center (2017). The pool area also has a full restaurant, Cabana ’67, showers and lockers. If you enjoy food and social activities, our main clubhouse features 4 different dining opportunities; the Bluebird Grill and Lounge, the Bunker Cafe & Internet Lounge, the Sandtrap Diner, and 19th Hole Lounge, and over 200 events annually.
Below are just a few of the reasons why you will love being part of the North Ridge family:
A Full membership at North Ridge Country Club provides you and your family with unlimited access to all Club amenities. This includes the golf courses and practice facilities, as well as our tennis courts, fitness center, outdoor pool, Clubhouse facilities, dining rooms and year-round social calendar.
A Full <40 membership at North Ridge Country club is for those members who have not yet reached their 40th birthday. This membership provides you with Full membership benefits.
A Legacy Full <40 membership at North Ridge Country club is for those members who have not yet reached their 40th birthday and are the child or grandchild of a current Full member. This membership provides you with full Full benefits.
The Sports membership at North Ridge Country Club is perfect for the active person or family who wishes to access all areas of the Club with the exception of full golfing privileges. Sports members can enjoy privileges pertaining to tennis, fitness, pool amenities, clubhouse and year-round social calendar. Additionally, Sports members have complimentary access to the golf practice facilities.
Two highly regarded 18-hole golf courses form the foundation for a spectacular private golfing experience in Raleigh, North Carolina. The courses were originally designed by Gene Hamm and George Cobb then redesigned by John Lafoy. The changes make the courses even more enjoyable to play. Both courses offer appropriate challenges to the low handicap player, as well as the beginner, with five sets of tees, and slope ratings from 138 to 97. Walkers are welcome on both courses without restriction.
The Lakes Course had a Bermuda conversion in 2017.
The Oaks Course had a Bermuda conversion and renovation by Chris Spence in 2019.
Thanks to a staff of experienced golf professionals, as well as several member golf associations, golf activities and tournaments are abundant throughout the year. The showcase event of the year is the annual Swing Into Spring member-member tournament, a two day extravaganza of golf, food and fun!
If your game is not up to par, our personalized instruction and first-class practice facilities will help you reach your goals. Be sure to check out the new Learning Center (2018) with trackman gear, 2 bays, and swing catalyst technology.
Our clubhouse includes comfortable, spacious men’s and women’s full-service locker rooms offering a variety of services to meet your needs.
For those who want to look as good as they play, our pro shop carries the latest in apparel. From Johnnie-O to Dunning Golf, we offer a selection that will appeal to anyone.
If tennis is your game, you can take it to a new level at North Ridge Country Club, the balcony level! The back entrance to the tennis and fitness center features a large and comfortable southern style balcony overlooking seven of the courts. It is a perfect setting for watching team matches, relaxing with other members after a competitive match, socializing with new friends before or after a mixer, or watching your children learn new skills from one of our USPTA rated professionals.
Thirteen well maintained courts, 9 lighted Har-Tru soft courts and 4 hard courts (2 lighted), are open seven days a week, allowing North Ridge Country Club to support a very active and and strong tennis community. Nine of our courts are lighted, offering members the flexibility to play when it is convenient. North Ridge has a number of teams competing in interclub, city, and state competitions. Tennis is a year round affair at North Ridge, offering a tennis schedule without compromises for the entire family. With programs that are coordinated with other Club activities, you and your children will not have to choose between golf and tennis, or tennis and swim.
By taking advantage of professional instruction, you can take your game to a new level. Clinics and lessons are available all year, and the staff is dedicated to each individual’s level of commitment. From beginner clinics that offer a no pressure environment, to advanced tournament team play with professional supervision, children and adults can enjoy their game at a specialty tennis facility within a full service country club.
Multiple dining outlets offering great food, tremendous variety and excellent value are all available through the doors of North Ridge Country Club. From the quick and casual Sandtrap, to the convenience of the Bluebird Grill, special events in our grand Ballroom, or the new (2018) Bunker Cafe, the club offers a true variety of menus delivered with a superior level of service.
Lunch is served Tuesday through Friday in our Bluebird Grill with an extensive soup, salad and dessert bar featuring fresh greens, specialty salads and healthy proteins. Not feeling like a salad, enjoy the always popular daily “blue plate special” or order from the BBG lunch menu. For members on the go, grab a quick bite at our 50’s style diner, the Sandtrap. The Sandtrap features mouth watering sandwiches, healthy wraps, hot soup and our world famous chili, to name a few.
Join us for dinner Tuesday through Saturday in the Bluebird Grill. Our seasonal menus are always available and enhanced with special offerings like Two for Tuesdays, daily Chef’s Specials and our always popular Friday Night Prime Rib special. In addition to our main dining room, The Bluebird Grill Lounge offers a more intimate, relaxed atmosphere for those who don’t want to miss the big game. During the warmer months, members enjoy dining on the expansive terrace overlooking the golf course.
Easter, Mothers Day, Thanksgiving and Christmas are some of our most popular dining traditions at North Ridge. Our culinary team works hard to deliver a spectacular and innovative dining experience you and your family will look forward to year after year. Our Weekend Wine Down, Family Bingo Nights and Seafood Extravaganza are just a few of the culinary special events that fill our member event calendar. There is always something fun and exciting planned at North Ridge Country Club.
A wide array of specialty events, games, and activities each month make North Ridge an amazing place for families to grow together in the North Raleigh area. Each event is designed and implemented by an experienced, full-time Youth Activities Director, Elliott Freeman. Working closely with each department, Elliott combines the latest in youth programming trends to keep the calendar filled with innovative and exciting activities for kids of all ages. Events and activities include swim team, junior golf and tennis programs, pre-cotillion, multiple summer camps, holiday events and Saturday Fundays to name a few. During the summer months alone, more than 450 kids participate in various programs and activities!
North Ridge also provides several holiday activities for the family, such as Lunch with the Easter Bunny, Memorial Day Golf Tournament, Picnic, & Pool Party, and Breakfast with Santa. Parent-child events include the Family Fishing Tournament, and Golf Tournament. Other offerings include a weekly Kids Club, where children enjoy games and activities supervised by the youth activities staff while parents use the Club.
North Ridge Country Club is not only a world class Club for golf, tennis, fitness and social events but a Club for the family to connect with the community and bring the whole family closer.
The fitness center at North Ridge Country Club is your own full-service private health club in North Raleigh. Open 7 days a week, our IFTA certified trainers are here to provide you with a personalized fitness program tailored to your goals and objectives. Take your game to the next level while training on our state of the art cardio and weight equipment. Whether you are looking for a sports specific training program for golf or tennis, or a rehab program following surgery, we have a program to meet any member’s schedule.
When a country club can keep its marquee assets such as the clubhouse, golf courses, tennis courts and swimming pool close together, it makes for a great environment. At North Ridge, the large and inviting swimming pool complex is just a few steps from the first tee of the Lakes golf course, the main clubhouse and tennis center. As a result, a favorite line from one family member to another is, meet me at the pool!”
What a great place for a family to spend time together; with an Olympic-sized pool and separate kiddie wading pool surrounded by a spacious, well-furnished deck area, the pool is a summertime gathering place. In addition to the beautifully landscaped pool and deck area, there is an attractive pool building and covered patio area where great food and a game room await those ready to exit the water or sun for awhile. The food is not just burgers and dogs;” there is a full kitchen with a great variety of food and beverage offerings.
As you would expect, the pool supports a full range of activities and events for the whole family and members of all ages. From swim lessons to adult swim time and water aerobics classes, the pool is always a lively place. This is especially true when our swim team is hosting a meet. To add to the fun, events like dive-in movies, annual cardboard regatta, Memorial Day Cookout, July 4th Celebration and Labor Day party offer North Ridge families a way to enjoy holidays and weekdays alike.
North Ridge Country Club is the proud home to the Killer Whales Swim Team. All swimmers aged 5 – 18 are encouraged to participate in this active and fun-filled opportunity. The Killer Whales compete during the month of June against local country clubs in the area as a member of the Raleigh Area Country Club Swim League (RACCSL).
Phone: (919) 235-3268