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. Due to space limitations, not all Club News appears here. 

Wakeboard Club

The Wakeboard Club will host a Learn to Ride Day on Sunday, May 15, starting at 9 a.m. in the North Ski Area. The day is devoted to instruction in wakeboarding, wakeskating and safe boating. Staff members are on hand to provide training for any level of rider. With the help from, sponsors the club provides boats and equipment for the day. The cost is $15.

Other Learn to Ride Days are scheduled for June 26 and July 24. Wakeboard competitions will be held July 16, August 27 and September 18. For more information, visit

Jr. Women’s Club

The Canyon Lake Jr. Women’s Club will be holding its next meeting on Wednesday, May 4, at 7 p.m. at 23113 Blue Bird Dr. Anyone interested in meeting the ladies of the JWC and/or obtaining information on joining the club is welcome to attend. For more information, contact Jennifer Nahay at 951-733-2919 or

Woman’s Club

The next Woman’s Club luncheon meeting is on May 18, at 10 a.m. at the Lodge. Ladies are invited to come for a social hour and shopping at vendor displays, beginning at 9 a.m. Wear cowgirl attire and join the fun. Dance instructor Diana Gallagher will teach everyone to dance Country-style.

Lunch will include a crispy chicken wrap with a side of fruit, house salad, dinner rolls and assorted cheesecake slices. Optional chicken salad available. The deadline for reservations or cancellations is 5 p.m., Sunday, May 8.  The cost is $14. For reservations, contact Kathy Bacon at or Pat Chronis at 951-723-4021. Vendors who would like to participate may contact Bonnie Boniti-Wade at 951-244-8717 or Viki Young at 951-733-3673.

The Woman’s Club is a philanthropic organization dedicated to helping others in the community.  The club also gives scholarships to local students to help them with college.  For more information, contact Membership Chair Sue Collins at 951-246-2773.

Mexican Train Players

A new club for Canyon Lakers, the Mexican Train Players Club, will meet every Friday at 12:30 p.m. in the Senior Center. Beginners are welcome. For more information, call Marlys Shilling at 951-244-4241.

Kids Club

Kids Club is hosting a Reunion Pool Party on Friday, June 3, at 10 a.m. at the Lodge pool. Former Kids Club members are invited.

During the school year, Kids Club meetings are held every Tuesday and Thursday, 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. Check the Canyon Lake Kids Club Facebook page for details.

Art Association

The Canyon Lake Art Association welcomes new members. The Monday night ad-hoc painters meet 6:30 to 9 p.m. at the Senior Center. Everyone is welcome.

General meetings are held at 6 p.m. the fourth Tuesday of each month in the Senior Center and are open to the public. Guests are welcome to sit in on the artist demonstrator. There are signups at the general meetings for club members wishing to hang their work at the Senior Center, Pepe’s Restaurant and other CLAA events.

The next meeting is Tuesday, May 24, from 6 to 8 p.m. Members are encouraged to bring a food item to share.

For more information, visit the group’s Facebook page or

Travel Club

Travel Club functions are open to Canyon Lakers who would like to attend even though they aren’t a member of the club. They are invited to call the person in charge of the event and arrangements can be made to attend and get acquainted with the club.

A visit to the Petersen Auto Museum with its $90 million top-to-bottom renovation is planned for May 19. Those who like cars won’t want to miss this trip. Cost for members is $97; for guests is $102. Attendees will have lunch on their own at Clifton’s Cafeteria. Nyla Finch is the contact, 951-757-6760.

July 24 is the date for the Hornblower Brunch Cruise on San Diego Bay. This 2-hour narrated tour includes free-flowing champagne, brunch buffet and a decadent dessert bar. Members’ cost is $109, guests are $114. Transportation will be provided to and from the Lodge. Only 30 reservations will be taken. contact Nyla Finch.

Check out the website for information on the Newport Christmas Boat Parade and the 2017 Rose Parade, along with details and reservation forms for other events:

Canyon Lake Association of Men

The Canyon Lake Association of Men (CLAMS) is always looking for new members. It is open to all men in Canyon Lake. The next dinner get-together will be on Wednesday, May 18, at the Canyon Lake Country Club. Social hour is at 5:30 and a pulled pork dinner at 6. Volunteers are needed to help with the CLAMS’ Bratwurst Booth at Fiesta Day on Saturday, May 28. If interested in helping, contact Bud Hanner at 951-244-6315.

Pinochle Club

Attention Pinochle players! 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 come play and win prizes. For more information, call Marlys Shilling at 951-244-4241.


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.,; arrive 15 mins early to pick up game card and sign in. For more information, call Rose Hanover at 951-244-6109.

Paddle Club

The Canyon Lake Paddle Club members have begun their monthly paddles on the lake. Anyone with a kayak or canoe is welcome. Paddlers start at Diamond Point and go through the tunnel to the Lodge and back. The club meets the first Thursday of every month. While waiting for everyone to arrive, members enjoy social hour from 5 to 5:45 p.m. Paddle time is from 5:45 to 7.

The group’s Facebook page is The website is

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

Yacht Club

Meetings of the Yacht Club are held on the fourth Thursday of the month at the Lodge. Boat ownership is not a criterion for membership. Members enjoy fun events throughout the year, including the Moonlight Cruise, Progressive Dinner, Lake Clean-Up and more. For more information, contact Membership Chair Mary Jane Kelly at 951-244-1768.

Bible Club

The Canyon Lake Bible Club meets on Thursdays, at 6:30 p.m. in the chapel at Canyon Lake Community Church. Bible facilitator Richard Cunha is leading the group from the book, “The Fifth Gospel: Christ in Isaiah.”


Roadrunners RV Club dinner meetings are held the second Tuesday of each month. Social hour begins at 5 p.m. and dinner at 6. In addition to the dinner meetings, the group takes between six and eight trips per year. For more information about Roadrunners or the trips, contact Robb Smith at 244-3168 or

Twirlers Square Dance Club

The Twirlers square dance club meets Wednesdays at the Lodge starting at 6:15 p.m. Experienced dancers are encouraged to come to the plus level workshop from 6:15 to 7, then stay to help the new class members learn to square dance.

The Twirlers hold a regular square dance the second Sunday of each month, with advanced round dancing starting at 1:30 p.m., regular round dancing at 2 and squares at 2:30. For more information, contact Bill or Jackie Brown at 951-694-3650 or Rosalie Nusser at 951-244-0672.

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 Days and the Fiesta Day Ski Show.

The Canyon Lake Ski 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

Canyon Lake Association of Men

In addition to monthly get-togethers, CLAMS does philanthropic work in Canyon Lake. The organization has been in existence for the men of the Canyon Lake community for the past 43 years. If interested in joining the group, contact Bud Hanner at 951-244-6315.

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 951-515-0500 or Kimbo Slingerland at 951-609-4044, or visit

Fitness and Triathlon Club

For information on the club and its activities, visit, or the Facebook page, CanyonLake TriathlonClub.

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 951-746-3460 or

Art Association

Meetings are held at 6 p.m. on the fourth Tuesday of each month in the Senior Center and are open to the public. Guests or new members are welcome to come socialize and sit in on a monthly artist demonstrator. CLAA has painters, digital artists, photographers, ceramicists, sculptors, fusion glass artists, etc. Membership is for individuals 18 and older, but all are welcome to attend and bring their art to share.

The Canyon Lake Art Association was formed in 1976 with the primary purpose of promoting appreciation of the visual arts in the community, encouraging study in the field of art and providing exhibits and programs for local artists. Demonstrations highlight each meeting from September through June. June is the annual reception and exhibit.

For more information on the Canyon Lake Art Association, visit the group’s Facebook page or

Family Matters Club

The Family Matters Club is open to all residents, young and old, kids or no kids. Monthly meetings are held the first day of the month, unless otherwise noted, and revolve around a fun theme with speakers, games, prize drawings, crafts, snack and social time. Locations vary. 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, visit the Family Matters Facebook page or call 714-394-4885.