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Go All in for Nothing Down

Now is not the time to sit still. Signup for a GreatLIFE Fitness Membership and pay nothing to get started.

Nothing down means zero enrollment fee and zero payment until next month. That’s a whole lot of value. Get in your workout on state-of-the-art equipment, join any of our fun fitness classes, or get active with the family.

GreatLIFE membership has even more perks. So, go all in for nothing down. Become a member today and start living the GreatLIFE.

*Offer good for new memberships only. Promotion only valid with a voided check at time of sign up. Not valid with any other offers, some restrictions apply. Excludes Mitchell, SD, location.

Tee Up for Nothing Down

Tee Up for Nothing Down with a GreatLIFE Golf and Fitness Membership.

Nothing down means zero enrollment fee and zero payment until next month. That’s a whole lot of golf to be played and shots to be made starting at just $69.99/month. Enjoy golfing at some of the finest courses in the region.

Get out and play – and even grab a workout on the way. Become a member today and start living the GreatLIFE.

*Offer good for new memberships only. Promotion only valid with a voided check at time of sign up. Not valid with any other offers, some restrictions apply. Excludes Mitchell, SD, location.

Refer a Friend, Reward Yourself

GreatLIFE Worthington members, now is your opportunity to save. For every friend you refer, get $20 off your Golf and Fitness Membership or $10 off your Fitness Plus membership.

This discount will be applied to your current membership the moment a new member starts paying. Even better, you’ll continue to get this monthly discount as long as they remain a member.

So refer a friend to GreatLIFE, continue to take full advantage of all the benefits of membership, and SAVE. Now through July 31, 2020.

*Offer good for Worthington memberships only.

Zero in on the GreatLIFE

Zero in on the GreatLIFE with zero enrollment fee and zero payment until next month.

Enroll today and you’re on your way to a better workout. We know that when you’re focused on your workout, you achieve your goals. So we want to make that just a little easier for you.

Become a member today and start living the GreatLIFE.

*Offer good for new 12-month memberships only. Please bring voided check at time of sign up. Not valid with any other offers, some restrictions apply. Excludes Mitchell, SD, location.

Go All in for Fall

We want everyone to enjoy the GreatLIFE, that’s why we’re rewarding you this fall with no enrollment fee.

Everyone hopes there’s lots of time for golf yet. But as the weather changes, you’ll be set to focus on fitness at GreatLIFE locations all around the region. Do your own custom workout or choose from various classes and trainers.

Become a member today and pay no enrollment fee and start living the GreatLIFE.

*Offer good for new memberships only. Please bring voided check at time of sign up. Not valid with any other offers, some restrictions apply. Excludes Mitchell, SD, location.

Refer and Get Rewarded.

We want you and all your friends to enjoy the GreatLIFE, that’s why we’re rewarding you when you refer someone to GreatLIFE.

Refer any friend to a GreatLIFE membership and receive a $50 GreatLIFE gift certificate. Your gift card can be used on merchandise, snacks, classes and more. Just make sure to pickup your gift card within 7 days of the referral signup.

When you workout and play, it can pay. Talk to the front desk at GreatLIFE today.

*Must pickup gift card within 7 days at Worthington Golf & Fitness Club. New member needs to mention referral at time of signup.

It’s Tee Time at GreatLIFE Worthington.

You’ve waited forever and it’s finally tee time. Signup for a Golf and Fitness membership today at GreatLIFE Worthington Golf and Fitness Club. And when you do, you get your first month free with no enrollment fee.

That’s just one reason to get your clubs ready. Here are a few more…

$69.99 gets you access to all our courses. And when you need to cool off, bring the entire family to our fantastic pool right on the course. It’s a great way to relax, splash and play.

GreatLIFE Worthington Fitness Club also has 24-hour access, state-of-the-art cardio machines, and weight training equipment.

So join today and get first month free with no enrollment fee. Learn more on our memberships page.

*Offer good for new members only. Please bring voided check at time of sign up. Not valid with any other offers, some restrictions apply. Excludes Mitchell, SD, location.

GreatLIFE Announces New Players Club

GreatLIFE announces its first ever Players Club, designed to give you the exclusive perks of membership. Join the GreatLIFE Players Club and receive:

  • Players Club backpack
  • Players Club players towel, head cover and name tag
  • 3 FREE green fee certificates
  • 10 days advance tee times
  • Advanced registration for GreatLIFE events
  • Free driving at Rocky Run anytime
  • 5 tokens for driving range
  • GHIN handicap fee
  • Free push carts at all facilities
  • 50% off hourly golf simulator rates
  • Customized key FOB

The Players Club is a great way to reward our loyal members with special privileges at a reasonable price. The annual fee is just $225 a year. So don’t wait to join our new Players Club, as membership is limited to the first 250 people.

The first 50 players to sign up will get a copy of Mike Malaska’s book “I Feel Your Pain.”

Call or stop out to any one of the following golf courses to become a Players Club member:

Golf Season is Here. Make No Payments Until June.

You’ve waited forever to play 9 or 18 and golf season is finally here. Signup for a Golf and Fitness membership today at GreatLIFE Worthington Golf and Fitness Club. And when you do, you’ll have no enrollment fee and no payments until June. That’s just one reason to get your clubs ready. Here are a few more…

$69.99 gets you access to 18 different regional courses. Make up for lost time and enjoy unlimited golf. Even better, you can squeeze in a workout and bring the entire family to our fantastic pool. It’s a great way to relax, splash and play.

GreatLIFE Worthington Fitness Club has 24-hour access, state-of-the-art cardio machines, and weight training equipment. Use your membership at any GreatLIFE location.

Play now and pay later with no enrollment fee and no payments until June. Learn more at joingreatlife.com.

*Offer good for new members only. Please bring voided check at time of sign up. Not valid with any other offers, some restrictions apply. Excludes Mitchell, SD, location.

GreatLIFE announces leadership changes

Original content published by Sioux Falls Business Journal with Jodi Schwan.

GreatLIFE Golf & Fitness has named Nick Ovenden as its new president, along with a new leadership team.

Ovenden replaces Donn Hill, who has been president since GreatLIFE was founded more than five years ago. Hill has taken a new position as pastor of missions and operations at First Evangelical Free Church. His last day at GreatLIFE is April 30.

He will continue to have ownership in Bakker Crossing Golf Course, which is part of GreatLIFE.

“Everything I’ve experienced has led me to this point, and it’s the right thing at the right time that allows me to work with the church I’ve been part of all my life and use my passion for mission in places like South Sudan. I’ll still be a supporter of GreatLIFE because I believe in the mission and I believe we’re making a positive difference in people’s lives,” Hill said.

“The element that’s much different from even what we conceived was how huge the fitness role could become in this and how much the company could actually impact people’s lives through fitness and healthy lifestyles.”

GreatLIFE was founded by Tom Walsh Sr., who remains CEO.

“As with all things, there’s change, and I want to thank Donn for five great years,” Walsh said. “What we’ve been able to accomplish has changed the world. We’ve become a lifestyle.”

Ovenden is well positioned to take over the leadership role, Walsh and Hill said.

A Sioux Falls native and Augustana University graduate, he worked at the Sanford POWER program before becoming a trainer and assistant department head at Life Time Fitness in the Twin Cities. He joined GreatLIFE as director of fitness and nutrition in early 2014.

“I love everything we stand for,” Ovenden said. “I understand what Donn’s vision and leadership style has been, and I think I’ll be able to utilize a lot of the knowledge I’ve gotten from him and be able to take the company on for 20 or 30 years, hopefully. We’ve talked about changing the world, and that’s truly what we want to do.”

Ovenden will lead a newly named leadership team:

Brad Hansen is vice president of development. He joined GreatLIFE as director of food and beverage last year and has more than 25 years of experience in the restaurant industry, including as an operating partner at Burger King.

“Brad has a great financial grasp of the things we need to do, and he can help us take a step back and see what makes sense,” Ovenden said. “His food and beverage background really helps our golf and fitness centers take their offerings to the next level.”

Randall Hill is vice president of fitness, after previously managing the GreatLIFE Performance Center at 69th Street and Southeastern Avenue.

“Randall is an incredible leader,” Ovenden said. “He just turned 30, and he leads like he’s been doing it for 20 years. He’s a very visionary thinker, and he’s got people who follow him who put his vision into action, and that’s why he’s been so effective.”

Jason Sudenga is vice president of golf. He has led golf at GreatLIFE since its inception after doing the same at Bakker Crossing.

“Jason is the best business mind in golf,” Ovenden said. “He’s a golf mind but open to change and is not a traditionalist. He’s open to ideas and knows we don’t have a typical golf base.”

With about 40,000 members and more than 500 team members, GreatLIFE has fundamentally changed the golf and fitness market locally in the past five years. Ovenden predicts significant growth ahead, though.

“Our ultimate goal is to change the world, so we need to figure out how to manage our growth and be great at what we do, so when we grow into different cities, we’re providing the best possible member experience,” he said. “As long as we’re doing that, I think our potential is limitless. There are a lot of places with golf courses and fitness centers, but what sets us apart is our culture – our attention to detail and how much we care about our members.”

Ovenden is passionate about building GreatLIFE and brings the work ethic needed to do it, Hill added.

“We have a lot of people committed to doing whatever it takes to get it done, and Nick’s been that way from the start, along with many others,” he said. “He’s the right guy to carry it on.”

Ovenden agrees the job is more than a job.

“It’s so much more than a paycheck,” he said. “I know that’s cliche, but when you find your passion and understand your calling in life and you can apply that to work, it doesn’t seem like work.”