The Detroit Club Set to Re-Open After Four-Year Shutdown

By | December 18, 2017

New owners Emre and Lynn Uralli have put “millions” into renovating the historic four-story, 125-year-old building in downtown Detroit and hired Thomas Trainor, previously with the Grosse Pointe Yacht Club, as the new GM. After January 12th’s grand opening the club will keep its main dining room and meeting rooms open to the public. “We’re going to be diverse enough to appeal to the millennials,” Trainor said. “It’s not going to be as traditional [a] club environment as you would think.”

Ted Gillary Named Detroit Executives Association’s “Executive of the Year”

By | November 27, 2017

The Executive Manager of the Detroit Athletic Club will be honored at a luncheon on November 30th, in recognition of his leadership during the club’s resurgence and transformation, leading up to the DAC’s Clubhouse Centennial in 2015. “Ted has played an instrumental part in the DAC’s ongoing prominence among private clubs in the country,” said the Association’s President.

Detroit Athletic Club Presents Cycling Championship

By | July 28, 2017

Professional and amateur cyclists will race through Detroit’s entertainment district on September 9 for the inaugural Detroit Cycling Championship. The event will include men’s and women’s races, kid’s race, military veteran race, and healthy living exposition. On September 9, professional and amateur cyclists will race through the heart of Detroit’s entertainment district for the inaugural […]

Full Circle


Charles Johnson’s path to “Rising Star” recognition included stops at a range of prominent properties and then brought him home to a dream opportunity at the Detroit Athletic Club.

Magical Evening


The 2016 recipients of the Excellence in Club Management (ECM) Awards, co-sponsored by Club & Resort Business and the McMahon Group, were honored during a reception featuring roaming magicians, dinner and a ceremony.

Four with More


The 2016 Winners of the Excellence in Club Management Awards, co-sponsored by the McMahon Group and Club & Resort Business.