Member Benefits

Ours Resort

Ours Resort is a beautiful resort, owned and operated year-round by UFCW Local 653. It consists of six cabins on seven acres of land with 600 feet of lake shore. Ours Resort is available to active dues-paying members and to retirees receiving a UFCW Local 653 pension. Please note: union member must be present for entire duration of the stay.

Click here for a copy of our current brochure.

Attention Snowmobilers: Snowmobilers are to trailer their snowmobiles to the state parks (not ride them there). Please see Al in the office for a list of parks where snowmobiles are allowed.


Click here to download the 2016 Calendar

Click here to download the 2017 Calendar


To make a reservation, please call 763-525-1500 or 1-800-292-4105.

*Please note: Minimum 2 night stay required. The union member must be present for entire duration of the stay. Payment is due within ten (10) days of making the reservation. After payment has been made, there are no refunds! A bedroom(s) and/or night(s) stay may be added but no other changes may be made to the reservation once confirmed with payment.


Click here to download directions to Ours Resort

About the caretakers

Al_and_Lisa.JPGAl Sunde has been a meat cutter since 1976. He started with Red Owl and worked at Supervalu, Holiday and Cub Foods. Al loves fishing, hunting and rock hunting on the North Shore. He knows all the great spots to go fishing in the area!

Lisa is a certified pharmacy technician, E.C.F.E./E.C.S.E. teacher's assistant. She loves the outdoors and children. Lisa and Al have been married for 25 years and have a daughter, Lana.

Click on a cabin number below to learn more.



Max. Occupancy


Cabin 1





Cabins 2, 3 & 5





Cabins 4 & 6




* nightly rate including tax

UFCW Local 653 Staff- I wish to thank you for your representation for union support shops at the Crow Wing County Fair. Your message to support “people” was loud and clear. As an individual that has several friends that work in the union groce… - Janet