Fitness Center 

gym-smallBuffalo Ridge Resort offers a quality fitness center complete with weightlifting sets, treadmills, and elliptical, racquetball court, as well as private changing and shower rooms. Hotel and campground guests may visit the fitness center free-of-charge with their room or campsite bookings. There is a sand volleyball court and 9 hole disc golf course that our hotel guests my reserve as a complimentary activity while at the Ridge.
Everyone else may access the fitness center with a paid membership. Memberships may be purchased at the hotel front desk.

Membership Rates

Pricing includes tax.

Individual Membership – Fitness Center and Racquetball Access:
Single day, $6.00
30 days, $32.00
90 days, $75.00
180 days, $125.00

Family Membership – Fitness Center and Racquetball Access:
30 days, $45.00
90 days, $105.00
180 days, $175.00

Individual Membership – Racquetball Only
30 days, $25.00
90 days, $50.00
180 days, $100.00

Family Membership – Racquetball Only
30 days, $35.00
90 days, $85.00
180 days, $145.00

Outdoor Sports


Near our campus you can find great locations for pheasant, deer, and wild turkey hunting, as well as outstanding fishing. You can even fish trout in Eastern South Dakota’s only trout stream, right on campus, in our spring-fed Lake Elsie. Nearby, Lake Cochrane is crystal-clear all year, has excellent walleye and ice fishing, and offers a great venue for water sports. If you love to Golf, contact us for a list of nearby courses. We have a number of excellent golf courses in the area. Deuel County has very unique topography, great for cruising on your motorcycle, horse back riding, four-wheeling, snowmobiling, and sightseeing.

We are centrally located in Gary, SD on the Minnesota-South Dakota border. Just a short drive from Brookings, Watertown, or Sioux Falls, SD, just 3.5 hours from Minneapolis, and a chip shot from Marshall and Granite Falls. Come check us out today! We would be happy to work with you to customize any of our services and packages to fit your needs.100_4127

Please contact us at 605.272.7777 ext. 113 or 888.200.6074 and speak to our event coordinator, or click here to email us at We look forward to hearing from you!

Thank you for your interest, and we hope to see you soon.

– The Staff at Buffalo Ridge Resort