100 YEARS

Celebrating your memories at Oakwood Resort

#Oakwood100

We are thrilled to have reached this milestone alongside our incredible STAFF AND AMAZING guests that have stayed with us OVER THE YEARS.

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OAKWOOD RESORT Through the years...

Oakwood Resort History
1917
December 19, 1917 land purchased by
Clayton Walker
Grand Bend
1922
February 6th, 2022 Oakwood Resort is incorporated
Walker's vision was to see a golf resort built on the shores of Lake Huron to draw people from the London and surrounding area.
Construction begins in 1919, as seen here one of the original buildings. This buildings still stands to this day, it's original wood beams intact.
Oakwood Resort Grand Bend
1926
Oakwood Golf Course is created
Oakwood Resort Grand Bend
1930
Oak Dining Room built
Initially, 9 holes were created on Oakwood's grounds. Guests drove by horse-drawn buggy from as far as London to enjoy Oakwood's wide open spaces.
The Oak Dining Room was added to the Main Building to accommodate overnight guests. The Oak Dining Room is proudly preserved and used as a Dining Room to this day.
Oakwood Resort Grand Bend
1958
Longhouse building constructed
Oakwood Resort History
1974
Resort purchased by
Ivey family of London
The building known to everyone as Longhouse remains a popular setting for families getting together for vacations with the walk-through design and patios in both front and back.
Richard and Peter Ivey of London purchased Oakwood. Guests were were keen to make use of the wide open spaces and close proximity to the beach.
Oakwood Resort Grand Bend
1981
David & Valorie Scatcherd purchase Oakwood Resort
1987
The Terrace Room added to Main Building
With David's family cottage a short walk from the Resort, the Scatcherds decide to purchase Oakwood Resort and begin making plans for its expansion.
Now serving as the main banquet room, The Terrace Room was once the original location of the indoor pool.
1991
Oak Lodge is built
2001
Pine Lodge is built
Meeting the growing demand of hotel guests and large multi-day conferences, Oak Lodge was constructed adding another 38 rooms to the resort.
The construction of Pine Lodge added another 38 more rooms and brought with it Lakeside Spa and an indoor pool with a hot tub and sauna.
2005
Oakwood Pub burns down
2011
Mulitple renovation projects
January 18, 2005 the Oakwood Pub & Grill was totally destroyed by a fire. Dave's Pub & Grill Restaurant stands in its place, overlooking the golf course.
$1.8 million renovation including some infrastructural improvements throughout the resort.
Oakwood Resort
2021
Balconies replaced property wide in Pine and Oak Lodge
Oakwood Resort Renovations
2022
Renovations continue throughout all areas of the resort.
Balconies on Pine Lodge and Oak Lodge replaced and further upgrades made throughout the resort such as new flooring and updated painting.
Current renovations: terrace banquet room, meeting rooms, guest rooms, flooring, painting, hvac duct work and updating security.

every tree, every cart path, every room has a story.

SHARE YOUR MEMORIES WITH US...

and ENTER TO WIN a weekend vacation package at Oakwood Resort!

Send us your pictures and videos in the form below,  or tag us on Facebook or Instagram with #Oakwood100 .

Keep an eye out for special events and promotions happening this year!

Remember, by sending us your videos pictures, you are giving us permission to share them on social media channels and online on our website. We can’t wait to see all of your amazing memories!

A name will be randomly drawn at the end of 2022, official draw date to be announced. One entry per picture or video sent. Weekend vacation subject to availability. Winners will be notified by email submitted in the form above. Winner will have 30 days to respond to draw notice. By submitting  images, videos or testimonials you agree to allow Oakwood Resort to share content on the Oakwood Resort website, promotional materials, and social media channels.

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A name will be randomly drawn at the end of 2022, official draw date to be announced. One entry per picture or video sent. Weekend vacation subject to availability. Winners will be notified by email submitted in the form above. Winner will have 30 days to respond to draw notice. By submitting  images, videos or testimonials you agree to allow Oakwood Resort to share content on the Oakwood Resort website, promotional materials, and social media channels.

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