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.
The Bassmasters will be holding its annual Jr. Bassmasters tournament on Sunday, April the 9. Kids ages 11 to 15 are eligible to fish even if they do not live in Canyon Lake. This is a qualifying event for the state finals to be held on May 28. at the California Delta. The cost is $25.00, which covers the cost of joining The Bass Federation. For more information, call Sal Gervasi at 951-746-4072.
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 about membership, contact Bassmasters Club President Terry Voss at 951-536-9341.
The Canyon Lake Association of Men (CLAMS) is looking for new members. The club is open to all men in Canyon Lake. The annual CLAMS Golf Tournament will be held Saturday, April 22, at the Country Club. Paperwork is available at the Pro Shop.
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.
The Jr. Women’s Club (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. The next monthly meeting will be held on April 5 at 7 p.m. at 25090 Bonnet Circle in Menifee. For more information, contact Heather rose at 951-591-8168 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
The club meets monthly on the third Thursday at 6:30 p.m. in the Holiday Bay Room at the Lodge. Anyone who would like to attend a meeting should contact First Vice President Lioness Mary Craton at 915-244-7859.
Tuesday Work Group
The Tuesday Work Group (TWG) consists of more then 40 volunteers dedicated to mostly improving the Golf Course. TWG meets every Tuesday at 7 a.m. in the golf maintenance yard during the months of October through June. Committee Board meetings are held on the last Tuesday of the month at 1 p.m. in Magnolia Room at the Country Club. There are no meetings from July to September. TWG is always looking for a helping hand. “We’ll have coffee and donuts waiting for you,” says a spokesperson. For more information, call David Nickel at 951-244-9827.
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.
Club functions are open to all Canyon Lakers, including those who are not members of the club. Those interested in attending a function should contact the person in charge of the event. A single-day trip is planned for May 6 to “Little Italy” in San Diego; progressive lunch included. Bus departs at 8:30 a.m.; returns at 4:30 p.m. Cost is $70 for members; $75 for non-members. Reservation deadline is April 19.
A two hour excursion aboard John Wayne’s Wild Goose Ship is planned for July 15. Brunch is included. Bus departs at 10 a.m.; returns 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.
A trip to Hotel Playa Mazatlan is planned for October 9 through 16. Airfare 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.
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.
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 email@example.com.
The Pinochle Club meets at the Senior Center on Thursdays at 6 p.m. New players as well as old-timers are invited to play and win prizes. For more information, call Marlys Shilling at 951-244-4241.
The Woman’s Club next monthly meeting will be held on April 19 at the Lodge. Attendees are asked to wear Easter bonnets and spring jewelry. Guest speakers will be Jan Lafferty, owner of Caregiver Provider, and Pattie Wilmer of Heavenly Bound Gowns. Donations of wedding and prom dresses and small cross charms are being accepted, which will be turned into gowns for stillborn babies. Vendor hour is from 9 to 10 a.m.; meeting begins at 10 a.m. Lunch is $14. Reservation deadline is April 11. For reservations, contact Daryl France at firstname.lastname@example.org or Pat Chronis at 951- 723-4021. For membership information, contact Sue Collins at 951-246-2773 or email@example.com.
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, visit the club’s website at showcalskiers.com, or contact President Stacey Norred at 303-588-2648 or Sqross@gmail.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 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.
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.
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.
The Canyon Lake Little League is for boys and girls ages five through 16. For more information, visit www.clllca.com.