Lake Retreat Ministry
Grayson Baptist Association
Retreat Property on Lake Texoma
29023 Preston Bend Rd.
Pottsboro, Tx 75076
To provide a private recreation area where Christian principles are honored for Grayson Baptist Association churches, other churches and/or non-profit groups.
Important: We operate the Grayson Baptist Recreation Area on a cost basis. All fees reflect only our cost. There is no profit in our fee structure.
- 4 Bedrooms (2 on each side) - sleeps a total of 28
- 3 bedrooms have 4 bunkbeds
- 1 has 4 twin beds
- Kitchen and meeting room in the middle. Kitchen is equipped with appliances, but no untensils.
- GBA church members - Overnight use - $8.50 per person, minimum $170
- Other groups - Overnight use - $13.00 per person, minimum $260
- Day use only - $4.75 per person, minimum $57
- 50% non-refundable deposit, due within 2 weeks of making reservation.
- $100 cleaning deposit, fully refundable if buildings are left clean.
Cabins, "Faith & Hope"
Purpose: These cabins were primarily for ministers and they will be given priority in scheduling. This includes a Southern Baptist Minister, active or retired. Grayson Baptist also provides these cabins for GBA church members as much as possible.
- Crisis rate - no charge
- Other ministerial rate - $16.00 per night.
Non- Ministerial Rates:
- $36.00 per night
- 50% non-refundable deposit due within 2 weeks of making reservations.
- $36 cleaning deposit, fully refundable if cabins are left clean.
- 2 twin beds, futon couch, refrigerator, microwave, electric skillet, silverware, coffee maker, table/chairs, and an easy chair.
What you need to bring:
- Twin Sheets, pillow cases, towels, paper towels, cleaning supplies, and trash bags.
Check-in and Check-out times
- All users may check in at noon and check out at noon.
- Call the GBA office at 903-868-9361, Monday - Thursday 8:30 am to 4:30 pm.
- GBA church members - $31 per day for the first 50 people and $2 for each additional person
- Non GBA groups - $31 per day + $3 per person
- Including all non-campers - $3 per person, per day. Children under 5 are free.
- Tent camping - $8 per tent per night. Will be assigned a table. No hook-ups.
- Trailer hook-ups #1 #2 #11 & #13 (50 amp service) Limit 1 RV & 1 tent OR 2 tents and no RV. $17 per day
- Trailer hook-ups #3 #4 #5 #6 #7 #8 #9 #10 & #12 - Limit 1 RV & 1 tent OR 2 tents and no RV. $15 per day.
- Facilities MUST be scheduled through the GBA office. GBA member churches may start making reservations on Jan 1st for the coming year. Non-GBA member groups may make reservations 2 months ahead beginning Jan 1st. All reservations require a 50% non-refundable deposit for confirmation. Deposits are due within 2 weeks of making reservations.
- Check-in/check-out times for all facilities is 12 noon, unless pre-approved by the GBA office.
- Quiet times are 10 pm - 7 am. KEEP GATE LOCKED AT ALL TIMES.
- NO OFF-ROAD VEHICLES ALLOWED.
- Swim at your own risk. No lifeguards on duty.
- No alcoholic beverages allowed on premises. No smoking in buildings or pavillion.
- Speed limit is 5 MPH inside the retreat area and campgrounds.
- No cutting of trees (dead or alive).
- Fire allowed ONLY in provided fire rings. DO NOT MOVE FIRE RINGS.
- No firearams or fireworks allowed.
- Water vehicles may beach ONLY to the north and south of the swimming area.
- Pets MUST be on a leash.
- $10 fee for lost keys.
When leaving, please insure:
- All faucets are off.
- Trash is placed in dumpster.
- Building is locked.
- Gate is locked.
- Lights are turned off.
- Air-conditioning/heaters are turned off.
Report any problems related to the Retreat Facilities to the GBA offce at 903-868-9361
(or after office hours or on weekends)
Properties Team Leader - Bill Kelly - 903-267-1221
Properties Team Member - Johnnie Smith - 903-327-2855
- 911 Address - 29023 Preston Bend Rd. Pottsboro, Tx 75076
- Fire & EMS - 903-786-9595
- Sherriff Dept. - 903-813-4408
Nearest public telephone is at the Preston Fishing Camp. Go south approximately 1/2 mile from our entrance and turn left at the Preston Resort Area sign.
Grayson Baptist Association
2515 Loy Lake Rd.
Sherman, Tx 75090
P.O. Box 1806
Sherman, Tx 75091-1806
Phone (903) 868-9361
Fax (903) 893-3630
Monday - Thursday
8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.