March 3, 2017

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 3 p.m. Monday. Due to space limitations, not all Club News appears here. To see the complete listing, visit fridayflyer.com.


The Canyon Lake Association of Men (CLAMS) is looking for new members. The club is open to all men in Canyon Lake. The next meeting is March 6 at the Senior Center; cocktails at 5:30 p.m., corn beef and cabbage dinner at 6 p.m. Beverages are available for a $2 donation or members may bring their own.

The annual CLAMS Golf Tournament will be held Saturday, April 22, at the Country Club. Paperwork will be available at the March meeting or at the Pro Shop after March 6.

In addition to monthly get-togethers, the club does philanthropic work in Canyon Lake and provides scholarships to Canyon Lake high school students. The organization has been in existence for 43 years. For more information, call Bud Hanner at 951-244-6315.

Woman's Club

The Canyon Lake Woman's Club (CLWC) is a philanthropic organization that meets monthly on the third Wednesday in the Holiday Bay Room at the Lodge. The next meeting will be held on Wednesday, March 15. A spokesperson for the club says attendees should wear shamrocks to celebrate St Patrick's day. Vendor hour is from 9 to 10 a.m.; meeting is at 10 a.m. Lunch is $14. Lunch is salad with ranch and red wine dressing on the side, corned beef and cabbage with roasted red potatoes or grilled chicken breast salad and dessert. The deadline to make reservations for lunch is March 7. To make reservations, contact Margaret Dombay at mdombay2msn.com. This month's speaker will be Sandra Brautigam from the Canyon Lake Library who will share with all the many services the Library provides. For information about CLWC membership, contact Sue Collins at suecollinsrealtor@gmail.com.

Travel Club

Travel Club functions are open to Canyon Lakers who would like to attend even though they are not members of the club. Those interested in attending a club event should contact the person in charge of the event; arrangements can be made to attend and get acquainted with the club. A single-day trip is planned for May 6 to “Little Italy” in San Diego; progressive lunch included. Bus departs from Lodge at 8:30 a.m.; returns around 4:30 p.m. The cost is $70 for members; $75 for non-members. Reservation deadline is April 19.

The next single-day trip will be a two hour excursion aboard John Wayne's Wild Goose Ship on July 15. Brunch includes several food stations, free flowing champagne, coffee and soft drinks. Bus departs from the Lodge at 10 a.m.; returns around 4 p.m. Cost is $102 for members; $107 for non-members. Reservation deadline is June 16.

For more information about single-day trips, call Kathy Bacon at 951-246-9968.

The next multi-day trip will be the California Napa Valley Tour from June 4 through 9. Highlights include a train ride from Union Station to San Luis Obispo and an overnight stay at Madonna Inn. For more information, contact Nyla Finch at 951-244-8494.

The club will be going to Hotel Playa Mazatlan October 9 through 16. The air fare is approximately $400 per person; rooms are $1008 per room for two people for 7 nights. All rooms have ocean view and include meals and drinks. A $150 room deposit is due by May 1. For more information about multi-day trips, call Nyla Finch at 951-244-8494 or visit the club's website at canyonlaketravelclub.org.

ShowCal Skiers

ShowCal Skier is a sanctioned club and California’s first and only water-ski show team. Skills training is taught for all aspects of the ski show, including audio/visual, announcing/hosting, drivers/power team, safety coordinators and equipment.

Ski disciplines include two skis, slalom, barefoot, trick, shoe ski, swivel, ballet, jump, doubles, trios, adagio, human pyramids, ATB, knee board, disc, wake board, wake skate, foil, free-style and hot dogging. Members incorporate all types of performance artistry in their water-ski shows. For more information, call Membership Director Mary Tortomasi at 951-722-2010 or visit showcalskiers.com.

Wakeboard Club

The Canyon Lake Wakeboard club caters to everyone from beginner to the most advanced rider. The club promotes the sport by sponsoring “Learn to Wakeboard Day” events. For more information, visit the club's website at canyonlakewakeboardclub.com.

Water Ski Club

The Ski Club is comprised of water skiers of all ages and levels, from beginners to advanced. The club hosts several ski competitions and community events, including Breakfast with Santa, Polar Bear Day, Learn to Ski Day and the Fiesta Day Ski Show.

The club began in 1970 and is the largest 3-event USA Water Ski sanctioned club in the United States. For membership and general information, visit www.canyonlakeskiclub.com.


The Jr. Women's Club will be holding its annual Charity Golf Tournament on Saturday, April 22. For more information, contact Kristin Grebe at 951-226-6095 or misse006@aol.com. Sponsors and donations are needed on all levels: tee sponsors, contest sponsors, prize donations, etc. For sponsorship and donation information, contact Christina King at 912-856-4173 or christina.king21@hotmail.com.

JWC is a non-profit philanthropic club that holds fundraising events throughout the year to help fund scholarships, help local families in need, donate to park improvements in Canyon Lake and more. Kids Club

The Canyon Lake Kids Club 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. Those who purchase a 10-class punch card at the POA will receive two classes free. For more information, email canyonlakekidsclub@yahoo.com.

Bible Club

The Bible Club meets monthly on the first Wednesday at 7 p.m. in the Pool View Room at the Lodge. The group is led by Pastor Thor Ramsey of Center Church (www.centerchurch.life). Meetings are open to the community. For more information, call Steve Martin at 951-757-6146.

Torah Club

The Torah Club promotes the principles of Torah in a non-denominational way and applies the principles of Torah to performing good deeds and charitable acts for the community at large. All ages are welcome. For more information, contact Torah Club President Sherry Beth Reiter at cokette@verizon.net.

Bassmasters Club

The Bassmasters Club meets on the first Wednesday of the month at 7 p.m. in the Magnolia Room at the Country Club. Residents who like to fish and want to improve their skills in a low stress, friendly competitive environment are welcome to join. For more information, contact Bassmasters Club President Terry Voss at 951-536-9341.


Any resident who owns an RV is welcome to join the Roadrunners RV Club. The club holds monthly dinner meetings on the second Tuesday. Social hour begins at 5 p.m., dinner is at 6 p.m. In addition to the dinner meetings, the group takes between six and eight trips per year. For more information, contact Robb Smith at 951-244-3168 or RobbS44090@aol.com. The clubs website is clroadrunners.com.

Chair Volleyball

The Chair Volleyball Club is for seniors 50 years of age and older. The club promotes fitness fun and the spirit of competition through organized playing of Chair Volleyball. The game is played using a beach ball and a 5 ft. net while players are seated. The club participates in the Senior Olympics. Members meet weekly on Tuesdays and Fridays at 9:30 a.m. in the Holiday Bay Room at the Lodge. For more information, call Bert Barbay at 951-244-2378.

Lioness Club

The club meets monthly on the third Thursday at 6:30 p.m. in the Holiday Bay Room at the Lodge. Dinner is $14. Anyone wishing to attend should RSVP to First Vice President Lioness Mary Craton at 951-244-7859. Since being organized on April 12, 1979 the club has participated in many Canyon Lake and Lion projects and aided many of those who needed help.

Lions Club

The club meets monthly on the second Thursday at 7 p.m. in the Sunset Room at the Lodge. The club was formed January 23, 1975 and was one of the first clubs in Canyon Lake. The club is part of the largest service organization in the world. The members collect used glasses to aid in the organization’s goal to help those with sight problems. The next meeting will be a Student Speaker Contest program. For more information, contact Lion LaRue McNamara at 951-244-6470.

Family Matters Club

On March 15, the club is having a meet-up at Buddies Pizza where kids will be able to make their own mini pizza. The cost is $5 per person. For more information, email Wendy Duran at clfmclub@aol.com. Family Comedy Club Night featuring Justin Berkman will be held April 23 at 6 p.m. at the Lodge. Tickets are $15 for adults; $8 for kids. For tickets, call 714-394-4885.

The club is open to all residents, young and old, kids or no kids. Monthly meetings are held the first day of the month. The club puts on several events throughout the year to benefit the community and to raise funds for future events and provide philanthropic donations. For more information, call 714-394-4885.

Pickleball Club

Social play days are Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays, from 8 to 10 a.m. and 6 to 10 p.m.; open play is Tuesdays and Thursdays from 8 to 10 a.m. with one court being reserved for beginners and clinics. Social Mixers are held monthly on the third Thursday from 6 to 10 p.m. For more information, call Terry Loy at 951-244-6864 or Sandy Kan at 951-244-4259.

Tennis Club

The Tennis Club invites residents to come out for Social Play on Mondays and Fridays at 9 a.m. The club is open to all levels of players and is a way to meet other players without committing to a schedule. For more information, contact Sue Muscarella at 909-241-3001 or suemuscar@yahoo.com. For membership information, contact Valorie Gambina at 951-385-8186 or valgambina@gmail.com.

Mommy n Me

Mommy n Me is a club for preschool age children ages one to five years old. The cost is $60 (cash only) per child over the age of one. A discount will be given to siblings. Spokesperson Leslie Geer says, We have so many fun and exciting toddler friendly events planned for this semester."

Monthly meetings are on the first and third Fridays from 9 to 11 a.m. The club meets at different places locally for organized play dates. For more information and weekly updates, call Leslie Geer at 714-269-5877 or visit the club's Facebook page at Canyon Lake Mommy n Me 2016/2017.

Little League

The Canyon Lake Little League is for boys and girls ages five through 16. For more information, visit www.clllca.com.


The Choraleers is a vocal group of men and women who enjoy singing. There are over 40 members as well as a director and pianist. Membership is open to residents and those in nearby communities. For more information, contact Larry Garland at 508-498-6210.

Pinochle Club

The Pinochle Club meets every Thursday at 6 p.m. in the Senior Center. There are munchies between games. New players as well as old-timers are welcomed to play and win prizes. For more information, call Marlys Shilling at 951-244-4241.

Kids Club

The Kids Club meets on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m., in the Sunset Beach Room at the Lodge. Kids Club 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. For more details, visit the club's Facebook page.

Tuesday Work Group

The Tuesday Work Group consists of more than 60 volunteers dedicated to improving the Canyon Lake Golf Course. The meets on monthly on Tuesdays at 1 p.m. in the Magnolia Room at the County Club and performs work weekly on Tuesdays at 7 a.m. during the months of October through June. For more information, call 951-244-3425.

Car Club

The Car Club holds monthly meetings on the first Thursday in the Holiday Bay Room at the Lodge. Anyone owning a pre-1973 vehicle is welcomed. Social hour begins at 5:30 p.m. followed by the general meeting at 6:30 p.m. At the meeting members learn about upcoming events, listen to guest speakers and share automotive experiences. Finger foods are served and a 50/50 drawing rounds out the evening. For more information, visit www.canyonlakecarclub.com or email clcarclub@gmail.com.

Yacht Club

Yacht Club meetings are held on the fourth Thursday of the month in the Holiday Bay Room at the Lodge; cocktail hour is 5 p.m., dinner is 6 p.m., meeting begins at 7 p.m. Dinner is $15. Boat ownership is not a criterion for membership. Annual membership is $15. Members enjoy fun events throughout the year, including the Moonlight Cruise, Progressive Dinner and Parade of Lights. For more information, call Membership Chair Mary Jane Kelly at 951-244-1768 or Commodore Dave Dain at 714-580-9358.

Home Owners Club

Organized in 1972, the club promotes and protects the best interest of Canyon Lake home and property owners. The group sponsors community events, including the Home Decorating Contest and Meet the Candidates Night. For more information, call Home Owners Club President LaRue McNamara at 951-244-6470.

Bosom Buddies

The Bosom Buddies mission is to educate, inspire and support newly diagnosed breast cancer patients during their breast cancer journey. For more information, call Janelle Basham at 951-515-0500 or Kimbo Slingerland at 951-609-4044, or visit clbosombuddies.com.

Mexican Train Players

The Mexican Train Players Club meets every Friday at 12:30 p.m. in the Senior Center. Beginners are welcome. For more information, call Marlys Shilling at 951-244-4241.

Twirlers Square Dance Club

The Twirlers Square Dance Club meets Wednesdays at the Lodge at 6:15 p.m. Experienced dancers are encouraged to come to the plus level workshop from 6:15 to 7 p.m., then stay to help the new class members learn to square dance. The club holds regular monthly square dance on the Sunday, with advanced round dancing starting at 1:30 p.m., regular round dancing at 2 p.m. and squares at 2:30 p.m. For more information, call Bill or Jackie Brown at 951-694-3650 or Rosalie Nusser at 951-244-0672.

Fitness and Triathlon Club

For information on the club and its activities, visit canyonlaketriathlonclub.com.


The Canyon Lake Art Association (CLAA) provides many opportunities for community members to participate and support the arts. CLAA invites residents to network, make and share artwork and attend monthly meetings and other yearly events. Membership is open to individuals 18 years of age and older, but all are welcome to attend and bring their art to share. Meetings are held monthly on the fourth Tuesday at 7 p.m. in the Senior Center. For more information, visit www.CanyonLakeArtAssociation.com or Facebook.com/CanyonLakeArtAssociation.


All Canyon Lake women are invited to attend the Canyon Lake Association of Women (CLAWS) group bunco on the second Wednesday of the month in the Magnolia Room at the Country Club. The cost is $10 per player. Participants are asked to bring canned and packaged food for the community cupboard. Game begins at 3 p.m. For more information, call Rose Hanover at 951-244-6109.