Independence Day Getaway ~

KIDS STAY AND PLAY FREE
Stay Dates Available July 3 – 4

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Celebrate Independence Day weekend the Oglebay way with  live entertainment, face painting, balloon art, inflatable rides, Segway tours, an unforgettable fireworks display and more. Plus, you’ll receive a commemorative Oglebay tote stuffed with goodies to enhance your experience!

Package includes:

  • Overnight accommodations in Wilson Lodge
  • Mountaineer Breakfast Buffet for two
  • Commemorative Oglebay tote with logoed beach towel
  • Two (2) Oglebay Activity Wristbands

*Package rate is priced per room. Guests receive one commemorative Oglebay tote and beach towel per stay. Up to two children ages 12 and under receive a complimentary overnight stay and one activity wristband. Package holder may purchase additional activity wristbands for $9 each. Package is subject to applicable taxes and fees and does not include gratuities.

 

Schedule of Events

Wednesday, July 3

9:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m. – The West Spa– The West Spa is proud to offer a 15% Military Discount on all spa services and retail purchases and FREE wellness classes throughout the month of July to extend our gratitude to those who’ve served or are currently serving our county in the US armed forces. Promotion excludes doTERRA retail products. To receive the Military Discount, a valid photo ID is required at time of check in. 

9:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m. – Kirke’s Homemade Ice Cream at Schenk Lake- Drop by Schenk Lake and celebrate summer with all your favorite hand dipped flavors. 

9:30 a.m., 11:30 a.m., 1:30 p.m. and 3:30 p.m. – Segway Tours – The ultimate high-tech 90 minute tour of Oglebay Park.  These scenic adventures depart from Schenk Lake Boathouse, taking riders through the hard-surface trail system.

10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. – Mini Golf Tournament– Stop by the Mini Golf Course near Schenk Lake for the annual Mini Golf Tournament. Prizes will be awarded to 1st and 2nd place winners in the following categories: Kids (Ages 10 and under); Adults (Ages 10 and up).

10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. – Good Zoo- Experience more than 50 unique species, 20 of which are rare or endangered. Don’t miss the new WV Conservation Center featuring bobcats and the rare hellbender salamander. 

11:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. – Oglebay General Store- Drop in the General Store to shop our variety of supplies and refreshments. Ideal for cottage and lodge guests.

11:00 a.m. – 8:30 p.m.- Crispin Center Outdoor Pool & Fountains of Fun– Get ready for a fun filled day at Crispin Center Pool featuring inflatables, a climbing rock wall, and the Fountains of Fun attraction.  Open late for our Night Swim Pool Party! 

3:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. – Inflatable Rides & Rock Climbing Wall- Located in the lower parking lot near Schenk Lake.

3:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. – Face Painting & Balloon Art with Doozy the Clown- Stop by Schenk Lake for an afternoon of face painting and balloon art the kids are sure to enjoy.

4:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. – *Craft Your Way– Join us in Hickman Lounge for a FREE craft party where you’ll make a special craft to commemorate your visit to Oglebay.

4:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. – Food Tent – Join us in Schenk Lake’s lower parking lot for delicious, family-friendly food concessions.

5:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. – Night Swim Pool Party– Join us at the Crispin Pool for an all American pool party complete with patriotic bunting, sparklers, hot dogs and more! Adults (13+) $3 / Children $1 

6:00 p.m. – 9:15 p.m. – Live Performance by HitPlay– Join us at Schenk Lake for a live performance by Hit Play.

7:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m. – *Sparkling Fireworks Family Party for Wilson Lodge Guests– Wilson Lodge guests receive a special added perk- premier seating for Oglebay’s breathtaking fireworks display! Celebrate with us on The West Spa with free live music and a cash bar.

9:30 p.m. – Independence Day Fireworks Extravaganza 


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Denotes exclusive programming for Wilson Lodge and Cottage guests.

Thursday, July 4

9:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m. – The West Spa– The West Spa is proud to offer a 15% Military Discount on all spa services and retail purchases and FREE wellness classes throughout the month of July to extend our gratitude to those who’ve served or are currently serving our county in the US armed forces. Promotion excludes doTERRA retail products. To receive the Military Discount, a valid photo ID is required at time of check in. 

9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. – 4th of July 5K Run/Walk– The race will begin and end in the upper parking lot of the Good Zoo. The race course will consist of the Susan Wheeler and Arboretum Trails that weave throughout the park. This hard-surface course is stroller friendly and leashed dogs are encouraged to participate. Race day registration begins at 8:00 a.m. at the Good Zoo main entrance. The first 30 registered participants will receive a t-shirt! Register online at http://bit.ly/2WmzDp9

9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. – Red, White & OM Yoga– Find your independence with this invigorating Yoga Flow fitness class incorporating stretch bands in Oglebay’s Movement Studio. Cost is $12 per person, payable at The West Spa prior to class.

9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. – Fishing Tournament– Stop by Schenk Lake for the annual Fishing Tournament. 1st prize for catching the largest fish will receive awards in the following categories: Kids (Ages 10 and under); Adults (Ages 10 and up).

9:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m. – Kirke’s Homemade Ice Cream at Schenk Lake- Drop by Schenk Lake and celebrate summer with all your favorite hand dipped flavors. 

9:30 a.m., 11:30 a.m., 1:30 p.m. and 3:30 p.m. – Segway Tours – The ultimate high-tech 90 minute tour of Oglebay Park.  These scenic adventures depart from Schenk Lake Boathouse, taking riders through the hard-surface trail system.

10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. – Good Zoo- Experience more than 50 unique species, 20 of which are rare or endangered. Don’t miss the new WV Conservation Center featuring bobcats and the rare hellbender salamander.

11:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. – Pony Rides – Stop by the playground across from Schenk Lake and enjoy an exciting experience with these gentle animals.

11:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. – Inflatable Rides & Rock Climbing Wall- Located in the lower parking lot near Schenk Lake.

11:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. – Face Painting & Balloon Art with Doozy the Clown- Stop by Schenk Lake for an afternoon of face painting and balloon art the kids are sure to enjoy.

11:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.- Crispin Center Outdoor Pool & Fountains of Fun– Get ready for a fun filled day at Crispin Center Pool featuring inflatables, a climbing rock wall, and the Fountains of Fun attraction. 

1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. – Pedal Boat Races- Stop by Schenk Lake for the annual Pedal Boat Race. 

7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. – LIVE Steel Drums at Schenk Lake- Join us at Schenk Lake for the Caribbean sounds of Josh Garrett on the steel drums. Enjoy pedal boats, fishing, walking trails, or grab an ice cream at the Boathouse as you kick back to the tropical sounds of the islands. Event is free of charge. Dogs are permitted and must remain on lead.

8:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m. – Mini Golf Under the Lights– Join us for extended mini golf hours and special late night rates! Adults $3 / Children (7 & under)  $1 

8:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m. – Night Climb– Experience the Aerial Challenge Course aglow with LED rope lights! $15 per person / $12 per person for Wilson Lodge & Cottage Guests.

 

4th of July 5K Run/Walk

Lace up your sneakers and join us for the 4th of July 5K Run/Walk on Wednesday, July 4 at 9:00 a.m. Race day registration begins at 8:00 a.m. at the main entrance of Oglebay Good Zoo.

The race will begin and end in the upper parking lot of the Good Zoo. The race course will consist of the Susan Wheeler and Arboretum Trails that weave throughout the park. This hard-surface course is stroller friendly. Dogs are encouraged to participate, but must remain on a leash at all times.

Prizes will be awarded for first, second and third place finishers in the following three categories: Men & Women; Boys & Girls Ages 17 and Under; and Canines. Prizes will consist of Oglebay gift cards of varying denominations.

Light refreshments will be provided for all participants.

Registration fee is $20 per person. The first 30 registered participants will receive a t-shirt! Online registration ends on July 2 at 11:55 pm. Participants may register at 8:00 a.m. on race day at the Good Zoo main entrance or online at http://bit.ly/2WmzDp9. Race day registration payments must be provided in cash or check. 

 

Independence Day Activity Pricing & Information

Face Painting & Balloon Art with Doozy the Clown

Face painting and balloon art are free amenities for all guests to enjoy. Activities will take place near Schenk Lake.

Holiday Activity Pricing

  • Rock Climbing Wall- $10.00 per climb
  • Inflatable Rides- $2.00 per session or $5.00 for unlimited inflatable use. Inflatable rides are included with purchase of Daily Activity Wristband.
    *Use of Inflatable Rides is complimentary for Wilson Lodge and Cottage overnight guests.
  • Pony Rides- $5 per ride
  • Segway Tours- $50 per person

Daily Activity Wristbands- $18.95 per day

Daily Activity Wristbands purchased Tuesday, July 3 – Wednesday, July 4 include access to inflatable rides, plus all resort activities including tennis, miniature golf, outdoor pool, fishing, pedal boating, trolley, Carriage House Glass Museum, Mansion Museum, Schrader Environmental Center nature programs, and Good Zoo with train ride. 

Special Offers:

  • Receive $2.00 OFF your Daily Activity Wristband purchase when you turn in your expired band from the previous day.
  • Add Rock Climbing Wall to your Daily Activity Wristband for an extra $5.00. Includes one climb per band.

 

July Spa Special

The West Spa is proud to offer a 15% Military Discount on all spa services and retail purchases and FREE wellness classes throughout the month of July to extend our gratitude to those who’ve served or are currently serving our county in the US armed forces. Promotion excludes doTERRA retail products. To receive the Military Discount, a valid photo ID is required at time of check in.