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

Women's Connection

Canyon Lake Women's Connection invites all women to their Valentine-themed luncheon on Wednesday, February 13, from noon to 2 p.m. at the Lodge.

Monique Dengler will speak on "Someday my Prince will come." There will be a special presentation of decor and gift items by Blessings Unlimited and music provided by the Treble-Makers. Simply Delicious will cater the meal; the cost is $15, inclusive. Reservations are required by February 7 by calling 674-7221 or 600-0340.

Attendees are asked to bring gently used home goods and clothing for the Camp Pendleton Military Relief Society and non-perishable items for HOPE, the local food pantry. Women's Connection is affiliated with Stonecroft Ministries, a Christian Women's Club

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

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.


Cotillion meetings start promptly at 6:45 on the first Friday of each month, featuring a short etiquette lecture and lots of dancing instruction for the Waltz, Foxtrot, Cha-Cha and East Coast Swing. Dress code is skirts or dresses and shoes with a strap for young ladies. Young gentlemen are to wear a suit or dress slacks with a belt, long sleeve dress shirt with a tie and dress shoes. There will be no athletic shoes or and school type clothes.

February 1 will be the annual Valentines Party. Young ladies will be asked to bring home-baked goodies to share and young gentlemen are encouraged to show their appreciation by bringing a little bouquet of flowers. March 8 will not have a theme.

New members are always welcome. The annual tuition is $60. For more information, contact Ed Strong at 244-4500 or

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. Those who would like to join the club for future outings are invited to sign onto Meetup.Com/

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

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.

A new series of tennis lessons for adults and kids will begin Monday, February 4, designed for beginners or for those who have not played for awhile. Classes will be taught through Baba Soysa's Tennis Program. For more information, call or e-mail Marga Kidd after the holidays at 442-4538 or

Travel Club

Several outings are scheduled in upcoming months. 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.


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.


Now is the time for old and new members to join or renew their membership in the Canyon Lake Association of Men. For just $25, members get all the benefits, including the free picnic and cocktail parties for member and a guest, the free steak dinner and first call on the Laughlin trip. Join the fun and fellowship of the CLAMS. For more information, call Bud Hanner at 244-6315.

Art Association

The Art Association meets the first Thursday of each month at 7 p.m. in the City Multi-purpose Room. 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

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 Bert Barbay at 623-0613 or before heading over there. Membership dues are $10 per year.


Roadrunners RV Club dinner meetings are held the second Tuesday of each month in the City Multi-purpose Room (or Roadrunner Park when the weather gets warmer). Social hour begins at 5 p.m. and dinner at 6. There are about 115 members representing about 60 recreational vehicles in the club.

In addition to the dinner meetings, the group takes between six and eight trips per year to places as close as Sage, California, and as far as St. George, Utah. For more information about Roadrunners or the trips, contact Ray or Kary Lee Perry at 244-0758 or


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.

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 Parade of Lights, moonlight cruise, progressive dinner, Oktoberfest, Lake cleanup and more. For membership information, contact Mary Jane Kelly at 244-1768.

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.