About this event
Spring Drive 2022 with optional overnight at the Grand Resort
May 21th, 2021
The long cold winter is gone (fingers crossed), and registration for our Spring Drive on May 21, 2022 is now open!
Our route will start at the Victory Church parking lot in Cranberry. Event starts at 9:30 and the driver's meeting starts at 9:45. We will begin our drive at 10 am, go up Route 528 across Lake Arthur in Moraine State Park, then onto Grove City for a Rest Stop, then to Mercer, and into Hubbard, Ohio, and onward to our final destination at The Grand Resort in Warren, OH. There will be an optional reception and overnight stay at the resort (see information below).
We will arrive at around 12:30-1:00 pm at the resort. Lunch will be on your own or in smaller groups, either at the Atrium or the Pete Dye Grill Room on the property, or at one of the many other restaurants nearby.
For those staying overnight, Check-In isn’t until 4 pm, but you can get stamped if you are an overnight guest and start using the resort amenities (pools, spa, tennis, pickleball, you-name-it, etc.) as soon as we arrive.
The BMW Car Club Reception with hors d'oeuvres and cash bar will be from 5:00-6:30 pm that afternoon/evening at the resort. Your discounted price for the reception is $25 per ticket, since the club is contributing $10 of the original $35 price. Registration is required for all people in your party for admittance to the reception. If you plan to have dinner on the property, you will need to make reservations directly at one of the Grand Resort’s restaurants.
Our return trip (for those going back on 5/21, or staying overnight leaving on 5/22) will have an optional scenic route, through a Bessemer, PA Rest Stop at Moco Coffee, and through Darlington, PA, OR a quick one-hour route on I-80 and I-79 back to Cranberry.
The trip is limited to 36 cars.
For lodging, the Grand Resort has reserved a block of 16 rooms for us on 5/21, priced at $289/night. You will need to book your room directly by calling the Grand Resort at 330-856-1900 (ext.one) and reference the BMW block on May 21st. Room reservations are available until they are gone, or until the cutoff date of 4/21, whichever comes first, so we advise acting quickly! There are also other hotels nearby if you need alternative lodging. You can find out complete details of the property here: https://www.thegrandresort.com/.
Look forward to seeing everyone on our first driving event of the year!