LakePoint Sports Strategic Partnership with Barnsley Resort Elevates Travel Sports Experience with Luxury Hospitality and Amenities

Partnership will provide families visiting the LakePoint Sports campus with the opportunity to experience luxury hospitality and amenities at the nationally recognized and award-winning resort

ATLANTA, GA. (February 14, 2024) – LakePoint Sports, the premier travel and youth sports destination in the country, is thrilled to announce a new strategic partnership with Barnsley Resort. The new partnership will provide the millions of travel and youth sports families visiting the LakePoint Sports campus annually with the opportunity to experience luxury hospitality and amenities at the nationally recognized and award-winning Barnsley Resort.

Situated in Greater Atlanta and just north of the LakePoint Sports campus, Barnsley Resort invites guests into a captivating, storybook setting spanning 3,000 acres. This historic Georgian gem, consistently ranked one of the Top Southern Resorts by the readers of Conde Nast Traveler, offers unparalleled service and a charming village of unique cottage accommodations, complemented by a 55-room Inn and more than 16,000 square feet of indoor and outdoor meeting and event space ideal for corporate retreats, team-building outings and wedding celebrations. Boasting three restaurants, historic ruins and gardens, a boutique spa, world-class golf, and outdoor adventures such as horseback riding, hiking, archery, axe throwing, air rifles and the renowned Beretta Shooting Grounds for Georgia quail hunting, sporting clays and a new addition, helice, on the radar for a spring 2024 debut, Barnsley Resort sets the stage for an unparalleled experience.

“On average, LakePoint guests are on campus for over four consecutive nights, and we’ve heard from them that they are interested in staying at and or experiencing something beyond the traditional travel sports hotel, excursion, and dining experience” stated Greg Barckhoff, LakePoint Sports’ SVP, Partnerships and Marketing. “Now our guests have the opportunity to experience and enjoy the many amenities offered at the exclusive Barnsley Resort.”

Barnsley Resort blends classic elegance, relaxed comfort and elevated experiences. The resort’s breathtaking acres beckon guests to connect with nature, adventure, sporting, history, food, fun-and with each other.

“We are thrilled to partner with LakePoint Sports and offer the millions of guests that visit their campus annually an opportunity to experience the authenticity of Barnsley Resort” stated David Friederich, president, Barnsley Resort. “Visitors can now create a sport-cation by staying at the resort during their LakePoint Sports trip. Whether it’s joining us for a day excursion of golf, clay shooting, time at the spa, horseback riding, four-wheeling in the foothills, or savoring a meal at any one of our diverse dining experiences where the options and opportunities are limitless.”

The strategic partnership between LakePoint Sports and Barnsley Resort reinforces their shared commitment to delivering exceptional experiences. As LakePoint Sports continues to attract millions of athletes and visitors from around the country, the collaboration with Barnsley Resort ensures an unmatched blend of sports excellence and luxury hospitality.

About LakePoint Sports:

LakePoint Sports, recognized as the leading destination for travel and youth sports in the nation, encompasses a sprawling 1300-acre sports campus showcasing five premium venues: the Champions Center Indoor Pavilion, Baseball Village, Multi-Purpose Fields Complex, Beach Pavilion, and Terminus Wake Park. Focused on delivering excellence in the guest experience, LakePoint annually hosts millions of guests from across the globe and attracts athletes to compete against the nation’s best. Embracing world-class partnerships, media, and cutting-edge technology–LakePoint Sports is dedicated to setting the standard in travel and youth sports.

About Barnsley Resort:

Situated just 60 miles outside of Atlanta on the storybook site of an 1840s estate, Barnsley Resort, operated by Davidson Resorts, offers a 3,000-acre destination brimming with elevated Southern experiences. Recreational choices include a world-class Jim Fazio-designed golf course, 28-station sporting clays course, wingshooting at the Beretta Shooting Grounds by High Adventure Company at Barnsley Resort, archery, axe throwing, air rifles, and horseback riding along picturesque trails. Not to be missed are the remarkable ruins from the original manor built by Godfrey Barnsley for his wife, Julia, which tower over the resort’s legendary gardens. With authentic, locally sourced cuisine, a boutique spa, 140 guest rooms spread out amongst the Inn and delightful cottages, Barnsley Resort offers a charming and refined getaway where travelers can escape together. For more information, visit