' Outdoor Pursuits


tennis at The Virginian

When the weather turns warmer, you’ll see the courts at The Virginian fill up. And we love our tennis. Playing lessons for athletes of all levels are available on our two clay and two hard surface tennis courts. Even if you’re just now taking up the sport, we have everything you need to get started on the right foot. Tennis is also the ideal sport to become engaged with other members and develop lifelong friendships.

Four seasons provide quality outdoor time.


poolside relaxation at The Virginian

When the pools open, it’s summer at The Virginian. You’ll find this to be one of the busiest spots, and a great place to spend your days. A Junior Olympic pool and children’s pool make sure there’s plenty of room for everyone. There are even swim lanes with marked area. Of course, if dodging the heat is the reason, we have the pools for you. Just ask one of our members.

Hiking & Biking

Hiking and Biking at The Virginian

With Virginia’s gentle roll, it’s the perfect terrain for low impact hiking and mountain biking. Several trails are located in and around the property, as well as beyond its gates. Need help? There are several local guides and small shops eager to get you on your way.


fishing pond at The Virginian

Set in Virginia’s Highlands, you’ll find a variety of outdoor activities. Four seasons invite members out to play. From fishing one of our two on property ponds to one of the many nearby streams, The Virginian and the surrounding Bristol and Abingdon areas are playgrounds for outdoor adventure. Go ahead. Get out there and let it come to you.


go horseback riding at The Virginian

The Virginian is home to a highly acclaimed equestrian experience at Emory & Henry College – winner of 17 national championships.  Working within the beautiful landscape , the 120-acre facility has a state-of-the-art riding center, outdoor arenas, indoor arenas, and a competition ready cross-country course that are a joy for any level or style of equestrian rider.

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