BMI Sports & Recreation

BMI Sports & Recreation Management is a five-day, 40-hour, intensive program designed for managers to explore and lead all aspects of the club’s recreational features and offerings in a comprehensive manner. Like the other BMI programs, this program takes a tangible, hands-on approach to the subject matter.

The program will be held annually in January and hosted at the premier clubs in the Scottsdale, AZ, area. The curriculum will be multifaceted including the management, staffing, liability, and specific concerns for all areas of sport and recreation within a club.

Location: Scottsdale, AZ
Prerequisite: None
Credits: 30 CMI Education Credits
Price: Member - $2,695   Non-Member - $3,195


January 10-14, 2022 (FULL)

Accommodations Schedule

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To register, select an open date above.

Developed with funding from The Club Foundation, BMI Food & Beverage Management provides you with an in-depth look at food and beverage operations from a management and control perspective.

Attendees will have the opportunity to visit River Oaks Country Club, Houston Country Club and 8th Wonder Brewery. A wine tasting and a beer and cheese tasting will also be included in the schedule.

  • Youth Programming – Family Centric Services
  • Kids Camps
  • Aquatic Operations
  • Lawn Games and Special Events
  • Hands on Demonstrations of Lawn Games
  • Developing a Nutrition Program at Your Club
  • Developing a Fitness and Wellness Program that fits Your Club
  • Fitness – Facility Design
  • Fitness Programming Mini Show Case:
    • Golf Strength and Conditioning
    • Tennis Strength and Conditioning
    • Aquatics Fitness
  • Tennis and Racquet Sports
  • Yacht Member Programming
  • Incorporating Wellness into Your Life and Club
  • Adaptive Sports
  • Winter Sports
  • Pickle Ball
  • Bocce and Croquet Demonstrations
  • Aquatics Safety
  • Fitness Final Project
Program Details

Talking Stick Resort
866-877-9897 or Main: 480-550-7777
Ask for the CMAA Rate

CMAA has secured a block of rooms at a reduced rate at the hotels listed below for each of the individual programs.

Blocks are held by the hotels until approximately six weeks prior to the start of a program. All lodging reservations, guarantees and payments are the responsibility of the individual attending the program.

For all lodging arrangements, please specify that you are with the CMAA/Name of Respective University/BMI room block. Not all housing is within walking distance of the campuses. Rental cars may be required at some locations. Individual hotel cancellation provisions apply.

Phoenix, AZ (PHX) Sky Harbor International Airport

Club Visits and Tours to: Arizona Country Club, The Club at DC Ranch, Desert Mountain, Mirabel Golf Club

The registration policy for CMAA's Business Management Institutes (BMI) requires payment by check or processed credit card at the time of registration.

Cancellation or transfer of said registration will be accepted with no penalty until 90 days prior to the start of a BMI program. Any change, cancellation or transfer between 61-90 days from the start of a BMI program will be subject to a 10 percent penalty per registration. Any change, cancellation or transfer 31-60 days prior to the beginning of a BMI program will be subject to a 25 percent penalty per registration. No refund will be given for cancellation nor will transfer be allowed after 5:00 p.m. Eastern time 30 days prior to the start of a program. In the event of a job change to a new club/facility, the cancellation penalty will be waived only if CMAA is able to fill the vacated seat. CMAA does require proof of new employment in order for the cancellation to be approved. Additional fee(s) will be added to any cancellation for expenses already incurred by CMAA for supplemental class materials (i.e., textbooks, notebooks, surveys, etc.). These fees (subject to change) vary based on individual programs and are listed below for your reference:

Current Supplemental Cancellation Material Fees:

  • BMI – Club Management - $250 (Lumina Spark Portrait); Textbook $60
  • BMI – Leadership Principles - $250 (Lumina Leader Portrait)
  • BMI – Tactical Leadership - $400 (Emotional & Social Competency Inventory)
  • BMI – Strategic Leadership - $600 (Hermann Brain Dominance and Leadership 360)
Any cancellation and/or request to change class date or program must be submitted in writing to the CMAA National Headquarters by the individual whose name appears on the registration. Cancellation by phone or in writing by any party other than the class attendee will not be accepted, regardless of the initial payer; extenuating circumstances in this case will be reviewed by CMAA's Chief Executive Officer (or other HQ staff official).
Expected Conduct at CMAA Events: CMAA is dedicated to providing a safe, hospitable, inclusive, and productive environment for all participants at CMAA Events. CMAA has established minimum expectations of behavior for participants at all CMAA. Please review the policy. It is intended to supplement any other applicable CMAA policies, including the CMAA Code of Conduct and Ethics.
Reception: 6:00pm - 7:00pm, Talking Stick Resort
Education: 7:30am - 6:00pm, Arizona Country Club
Education: 7:30am - 5:15pm, The Club at DC Ranch
Reception: 5:30pm - 8:30pm, Mirabel Golf Club
Education: 6:45am - 5:00pm, Desert Mountain Club
Reception: 5:00pm - 6:30pm, Desert Mountain Club
Education: 6:30am - 4:30pm, Desert Mountain Club
Reception: 4:30pm - 6:00pm, Desert Mountain Club
Education: 7:00am - 12:00pm, Arizona Country Club
Please schedule flights out after 2:30pm