This section provides information submitted by Canyon Lake clubs regarding activities and upcoming events. Information should be submitted to firstname.lastname@example.org no later than 3 p.m. Monday. Due to space limitations, not all Club News appears here.
Fitness and Triathlon Club
The Fitness and Triathlon Club is holding its Spring Sprint Triathlon on Saturday, May 20, at 7 a.m. at Indian Beach. Transition opens at 6 a.m. Participants may complete the entire distances, which includes a half mile swim, 13 mile bike ride and 5K run, or team up with others to do individual swim, bike and run legs only. This event is open to all paid members. Members who have not paid their 2017 dues can pay at the event. Individual dues are $30; family dues are $40.
The club promotes healthy lifestyles through swimming, cycling, running and other cross training activities. The clubs hosts the annual Tour de Canyon Lake and Peddle Paddle Regatta events. Annual club dues are $30 for individuals and $40 for families. Membership is not a requirement to participate in fitness events. For information, visit canyonlaketriathlonclub.com.
The Women’s Club meets in the Holiday Bay Room at the lodge on the third Wednesday of every month. Vendor hour is from 9 to 10 a.m.; meeting begins at 10 a.m. Lunch is $14. For reservations, contact Daryl France at email@example.com or Pat Chronis at 951-723-4021. For membership information, contact Sue Collins at 951-246-2773 or firstname.lastname@example.org. The club’s website is canyonlakewomansclub.com.
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 club meeting will be held on Wednesday, June 7, at 7 p.m. at 23673 Canyon Lake Dr., N. For more information, contact Heather Rose at 951-591-8168 or email@example.com.
Mommy n Me
Mommy n Me is a club for children ages one to five years old. The cost is $60 per child. Discount is given for siblings. 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, call Leslie Geer at 714-269-5877 or visit the club’s Facebook page at Canyon Lake Mommy n Me 2016/2017.
For more information about Cub Scouts Pack 346, email firstname.lastname@example.org. This club serves Canyon Lake, Canyon Hills and Tuscany Hills.
Community Theatre Group
The club’s purpose is to provide the community with access to the performing arts by providing a platform and showcase for local talent. The club engages and entertains the community by providing theatre experience for all ages, from all youth productions to its musicals under the stars. For more information, visit clctapa.blogspot.com.
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 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 at 4 p.m. Cost is $102 for members, $107 for non-members. Reservation deadline is June 16. The “Viewing of the Rose Parade Floats” day-trip is scheduled for January 2, 2018. For more information about single-day trips, call Kathy Bacon at 951-246-9968.
Twirlers Square Dance Club
Dances are held every Tuesday from 7 to 9 p.m. and once a month on the second Sunday from 1:30 to 5 p.m. at the Kay Ceniceros Senior Center in Menifee. For more information, call Jackie Brown at 951-694-3650.
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 Sherry Reiter at email@example.com.
The K-9 Club is one of Canyon Lake’s newest clubs. Members generally meet every day in the evening to socialize at the East Port Park Dog Park.
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. For more information, call LaRue McNamara at 951-244-6470.
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.
Canyon Lake Art Association meetings are held monthly on the fourth Tuesday at 6:30 p.m. at the senior center. Residents are invited 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. 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 at 3 p.m. 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. For more information, call Rose Hanover at 951-244-6109.
Any resident who owns an RV is welcome to join the Roadrunners RV Club. The club holds dinner meetings on the second Tuesday of each month. Social hour begins at 5 p.m., dinner is served at 6 p.m. In addition to monthly dinner meetings, the club takes six to eight trips per year. For more information, contact Robb Smith at 951-244-3168 or RobbS44090@aol.com. The club’s website is clroadrunners.com.
Mexican Train Players
The Mexican Train Players 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.
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 call Mary Craton at 915-244-7859.
Bible Fellowship Club
The Bible Club meeting date and location have changed. The club now meets on the second Tuesday of each month at 7 p.m. in Building B at East Port Park. Meetings are open to the community. The group is led by Pastor Thor Ramsey of Center Church (www.centerchurch.life). For more information, call Steve Martin at 951-757-6146.
The Canyon Lake Association of Men (CLAMS) organization has been in existence for 43 years. Current membership is 104 members. The club is open to all Canyon Lake men. In addition to monthly get-togethers, the club does philanthropic work in Canyon Lake and provides scholarships to Canyon Lake high school students. For more information, call Bud Hanner at 951-244-6315.
The club’s 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.
The Tennis Club invites residents to come out for Social Play on Mondays and Fridays at 8 a.m. This free activity is open to all levels of players and is a great way to meet other players without committing to a schedule. For more information, contact Sue Muscarella at 909-241-3001 or firstname.lastname@example.org. For membership information, contact Valorie Gambina at 951-385-8186 or email@example.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 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.
Street Carts of Canyon Lake
The Street Carts of Canyon Lake is a golf cart club that holds community events to raise funds for its charitable work. The club hosts the annual Golf Cart Parade and the community Poker Run. Lifetime membership is $25. For more information, call Mike Shroyer at 951-244-9446.
The Equestrian Club is for horse lovers. The group welcomes all horse owners and their families to join. For more information, call Kathy Mulcahy at 909-578-6172.
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 will receive two classes free. Punch cards can be purchased in class. For more information, visit the club’s Facebook page.
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 eyeglasses to aid in the organization’s goal to help those with sight problems. For more information, call LaRue McNamara at 951-244-6470.
Family Matters Club
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. On July 11, the club will hold a “Pirate Treasure Dig and Sand Castle Building Contest” at Sunset Beach from 5 to 7 p.m. Check out the club’s Facebook page for more details and listings of upcoming events. For more information, call 714-394-4885.
The Canyon Lake Little League serves Canyon Lake and Canyon Hills. For information, visit www.clllca.com.
Bosom Buddies was founded in the late 80s. Its 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.
The Choraleers is a vocal group of men and women who enjoy singing in a choral group that performs spring and fall concerts, including combinations of selected singers and solo performances. Membership includes more than 35 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 or visit canyonlakechoraleers.org.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
Tuesday Work Group
The Tuesday Work Group (TWG) consists of more than 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 club is for men over the age of 18 who enjoy playing softball. Games are played on Wednesday evenings at Gault Field. For more information, call Chad Russell at 951-265-8389.
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, call Terry Voss at 951-536-9341.
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 canyonlakewake.com.
ShowCal Skiers 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, kneeboard, disc, wakeboard, wakeskate, 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.