Recreation

Tennis Courts

Compass Lake in the Hills provides 2 tennis courts and a single sport court for hand ball and basket ball hoop shots. All courts are lighted for continuous play and pleasure.

All tennis equipment is available for rental at the main lodge, we offer tennis racquets and tennis balls.


Outdoor Swimming Pool

Unwind at the pool. It provides the perfect retreat for relaxation and the location offers beautiful scenic views of Compass Lake in the Hills. The pool is available for use by our members, their guest and our cabin guest only.

Pool hours are Monday-Wednesday, 8am-4:30pm. Thursday and Friday, 8am-6:00pm, Saturday and Sunday, 8am-4:30pm.

The pool is also used by members as an aqua arobics center during the morning for several weeks out of the summer.

 Free and exclusive use of our pool for our members and cabin guests.


Disc Golf

The newest addition to the recreational opportunities is “The Bear,” a championship disc golf course that is a “Fierce Adventure.” The 18 holes are situated in the rolling landscape of the main campus at Compass Lake in the Hills. When the Board of Directors voted to create the course, they committed to doing it right. The natural setting was a perfect start. In studying the existing marketplace we learned that most courses are flat with little variation in the topography. Not so at “The Bear.” You start under a pine canopy and then go deeply into the woods. When emerging from the woods you then walk the ridge along the lake shore and return to another wooded section of challenging holes. The last hole is exceptionally long and allows the opportunity to “air it out.”

Most disc courses have a few cement tee boxes, some offer seating and few distinguishability between amateur and professional distances. “The Bear” offers it all. With all cement tee’s, attractive signage, seating at every hole, and a beautiful course.

Registration and league information for Disc Golf is available at the Pro Shop located in the main lodge. Residents and guests can play all day for a minimal cost of just $5 for the public and $4.00 for members. Rental kits are also available at the Pro Shop for $4.00. Starter Kits that include 3 disc are available for the purchase amount of $45.00.

Game hours are from 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. seven days a week through Labor Day, and from 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. thereafter. Dates and times are subject to change due to popularity and course usage. Click here and download and print your score card or pick one up at the main lodge.

Disc Golf (Just $5.00 for All Day Play) – Members (Just $4.00 for All Day Play)

Also see: Bear Disk Golf Course


Golf Driving Range: Home of the “Smack A Few”

Enjoy preparing your day of golf by visiting our driving range. The well marked, manicured range is located just behind the lodge, near the pool area.

The “Smack a Few” is a tournament that we staged during the first year in 2012 and will be staged again this fall. It allows participants to enjoy to shoot for accuracy as well as distance. The inaugural year, we had more than 20 people participated, enjoying trophies and bad humor.

3.00 + Tax Per Basket


Boats and Water Toys: Fun In The Sun

We have two beach areas with water toys available for rental. McCormick Lake is an exclusive facility only available to members and their guest. At McCormick Lake there are paddle boats, canoes, fun yaks, and a beautiful beach on a serene lake. There is a lodge and two covered pavilions also available for rental. Fishing boats with electric motors are allowed and offered for rental. The lake is pristine due to the fact that we do not allow gas motors on the lake.

At Compass Lake, there are also canoes, paddle boats and a large pontoon boat that can be rented. The pontoon boat is located at the association dock. If you would like to spend a summer or dock your boat on a year round basis, dock flips are available for lease.

Water Amenity Price List

Fishing Boats $12.00 +tax 4 hours
Canoes $2.00 +tax per hour
Paddle Boats $2.00+tax per hour
Fun Yaks $2.00+tax per hour
Pontoon Member $75.00+ tax 4 hours Call (850)579-4303 For rental times.
Pontoon Public $90.00+ tax 4 hours Call (850)579-4303 For rental times.
Boat docking on Compass Lake Member $85.00 per month
Boat docking on Compass Lake Public $100.00 Per month

Equestrian Center

Unfortunately, at this time, we are unable to offer horseback riding due to Jackson County’s withholding of budgetary funds

Equestrian Amenity Price List
(Please Call in advance and check for availability)

Horse Rides – Trail (13 yrs. and older) (Member) $22.00 + Tax (Trail Ride is approximately 45 Min.)
Horse Rides – Trail (13 yrs. and older) (Public) $25.00 + Tax (Trail Ride is approximately 45 Min.)
Paddock Ride – (Children Under 13) (Member) $10.00 + Tax
Paddock Ride – (Children Under 13) (Public) $12.00 + Tax
Boarding (Includes Feed, Stall, Pasture) $199.00 Per Month

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