Club News


This section provides information submitted by Canyon Lake clubs regarding activities and upcoming events. Information should be submitted to news@goldingpublications no later than 5 p.m. Monday.

Woman's Club

The November meeting will be on Wednesday, November 28. Lunch will be Oriental Chicken Salad, rolls and butter, cookies, tea and coffee. The cost is $14. Members are invited to bring auction items and money to bid on items at the annual "Holiday Auction." In addition, the Canyon Lake Fire Department will be collecting toys for its “Spark of Love” toy drive at the meeting.

Canyon Lake women interested in learning more about the Woman's Club are invited to call New Membership Chair Johnnie D'Alessandro at 244-4191.

Canyon Lake Women's Connection

The Women's Connection luncheon will be held Wednesday, December 12, from noon to 2 p.m. at the Lodge. With the theme, "Tis the Season With a Reason," the guest speaker/musician will be Marcia Gehris.

All Canyon Lake women are invited. The cost of the luncheon is $15, inclusive. Reservations are required by December 6 by calling 674-7221 or 600-0340.

Attendees are asked to support the Camp Pendleton Military Relief Society by donating gently used home goods and clothing. In addition, HOPE is in need of non-perishable food items. Women's Connection is affiliated with Stonecroft Christian Women's Club.

Street Carts of Canyon Lake

Street Carts will hold the annual Christmas Parade and Toy Drive, scheduled for Friday, December 14. Times and location to follow. Everyone in the community is invited to decorate their golf carts and join in the fun. All toys will be donated to HOPE, Helping Our People Of Elsinore, which, in turn, helps a number of families in Canyon Lake.

Street Carts of Canyon Lake raises money through fun events to help local families in need. For more information, contact Mike Shroyer at 244-6461.


The Canyon Lake Association of Women (CLAWS) invites all women in the community to join them in playing Bunco on the second Wednesday of the month in the Magnolia Room (downstairs at the Country Club). Games get underway at 3 p.m. but participants are asked to arrive 15 minutes early to pick up game cards and pay the $10 entry fee.

Participants are asked to bring canned/packaged food to donate to the Menifee Pantry food bank. For more information, contact Rose Hanover at 244-6109.

Travel Club

“Winter Wonderland” is the theme of the Travel Club's annual Christmas Dance on December 7. The reservation deadline is November 26.

Several outings are scheduled in upcoming months. See the Tony Award-winning “War Horse” at the Orange County Performing Art Center on January 27. “Remembering the ’60s” is scheduled in Palm Springs for March 7. A Princess Cruise along the West Coast will set sail April 6 to 13. Collette Vacations is offering a trip to Ireland for nine days, beginning July 9.

Complete information on each trip, prices, membership and reservation forms can be found at, or look for the Travel Club brochure at the Country Club, the Lodge or the POA offices.


December 14 will be Cotillion's annual semi-formal dinner dance with a sit-down dinner and dancing music provided by Temescal Canyon High School Jazz Band.

The Lodge will provide a full course turkey dinner and members can practice what they learned from the table etiquette meeting. Cost for the evening will be around $10. Parents will be invited to dress up and join in at 8:45 to dance with their kids.

Signups for 2013 will be on January 4. For more information, contact Ed Strong at 244-4500.

Fitness and Triathlon Club

Each month the Fitness and Triathlon Club holds a triathlon or duathlon, which are free for paid members. To prepare for these events, the club offers four group practices each week ? i.e. two swim sessions, a bike ride and a run. For detailed information on the club and its activities, visit, or the Facebook page, CanyonLake TriathlonClub.

Pinochle Club

New members are welcome to join the Pinochle Club, which plays every Thursday at 6 p.m. in the Towne Center Conference Room. For more information, call Marlys Shilling at 244-4241 or Hal Funk at 244-3216.

Twirlers Square Dance Club

The Beginning Square Dance Class is open to singles, couples and families. Children must be at least 10 years of age and accompanied by an adult at all times. It's held every Wednesday, 7 to 8:15 p.m. in the Holiday Bay Room at the Lodge. Regular club dances are held on the second Sunday of each month in the Holiday Bay Room.

Beginner line dance classes are held every Tuesday, 4:30 to 6 p.m. at the Lodge. All ages are welcome. A beginning to intermediate line dance class is offered Wednesdays, 3 to 5 p.m., in the Holiday Bay Room. Each class is $4. For more information, call Andy Abeles at 764-3346 or visit

Art Association

The Art Association meets the first Thursday of each month at 7 p.m. in the City Multi-purpose Room. The November demonstrator will be Jack Ragland. All are welcome to join the Monday night ad hoc painters, who meet at Blue Bird Hall from 6:30 to 9 p.m. For more information, contact Christy Bruce at 244-2727.

Bosom Buddies

The Bosom Buddies mission is to educate, inspire and support newly diagnosed breast cancer patients during their breast cancer journey. If you or anyone you know is diagnosed with breast cancer have them call Janelle Basham at 515-0500 or Kimbo Slingerland at 609-4044, or visit

Motorcycle Club

The Canyon Lake Motorcycle club meets on the fourth Wednesday of each month, at 7 p.m at the North Shore Condominiums clubhouse, Vacation Dr. and Bass Pl. Rides are planned as the weather continues to improve. Those who would like to join the club for future outings are invited to sign onto Meetup.Com/

Yacht Club

Meetings of the Yacht Club are held the fourth Thursday of the month in the Pool View Room at the Lodge. Boat ownership is not a criterion for membership. Members enjoy fun events throughout the year, including the moonlight cruise, progressive dinner, Oktoberfest, Lake cleanup and more. For more information, contact Dennis Pitts at or 941-6863.

Kids Club

The Kids Club meets at Blue Bird Hall each Tuesday and Thursday, 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. and is a program in which young children and their parents or grandparents enjoy a morning of crafts, music, exercise, games, sports and a snack for just $2 per session. Buy a 10-class punch card and get two classes free. Families are invited to check the Canyon Lake Kids Club's Facebook page.

Car Club

The Car Club holds meetings the first Thursday of each month at the Lodge. Social hour begins at 5:30 p.m., followed by the general meeting at 6:30. Learn about upcoming events, listen to guest speakers and share automotive experiences. Finger foods will be served and a 50/50 drawing will round out the evening. Anyone owning a pre-1973 vehicle is welcome. Visit or e-mail

Chair Volleyball

Members of the Chair Volleyball Club play on Tuesday and Friday mornings at 9:45 a.m. in the Holiday Bay Room. The game is played using a beach ball and a slightly lowered net while players are seated.

Occasionally, the meeting time changes if an event is scheduled in the Holiday Bay Room, so visitors should check with Karen Bevans at 246-1444 or before heading over there. Membership dues are $10 per year.


Roadrunners RV Club meetings are held the second Tuesday of each month. Social hour begins at 5 p.m. and dinner at 6. There are about 115 members representing about 60 recreational vehicles in in the club. For more information about Roadrunners or about trips, contact Larry Mensch 244-3219 or

Lioness Club

The Canyon Lake Lioness Club holds a dinner meeting at 6:30 p.m. on the third Thursday of the month in the Holiday Bay Room at the Lodge. In addition to their support of organizations aiding those with sight-related problems, the Canyon Lake Lioness this year will increase the volume of support given to HOPE (Helping Our People Elsinore).

The Lioness Club is part of the world’s largest service organization. Lions Club International is dedicated to helping the sight-impaired and people in need around the world. Those interested in attending or learning more about the organization can call Membership Chair Rita Wacker at 244-1881.

Tennis Club

The Tennis Club invites residents to come out for Social Play on Mondays and Fridays at 9 a.m. It is open to all levels of players and is a way to meet other players without committing to a schedule. For more information, contact Dave Harrigan at 746-3460 or

Canyon Lake Junior Tennis League is open to youth of all ages, with the requirement that each prospective player meet with Tennis Pro Baba Soysa for assessment. The Junior League meets every Thursday, from 5 to 7 p.m., utilizing four courts. For more information, call Manager Rich Mathews at 378-8832.


The Bassmasters have meetings in the Towne Center Conference Room on the first Wednesday of each month at 7 p.m. and hold a tournament on the following Saturday. They also hold six team tournaments per year, which are open to all residents of Canyon Lake.

The club’s schedule can be found at The club is active in many community events and hosts the annual Kids Fishing Derby each August. The club also sponsors a Junior Bassmasters Club. Those interested in learning more about bass fishing and low-pressure competition should contact Bassmasters President Chuck Moreno at 244-4277.