POA News and Notes

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POA Office Closures

The POA office will be closed Dec. 22, 23, 24 25 and Jan. 1.

Holiday Gift Cards

The POA offers gift cards that can be used at the country club, golf course, Lighthouse Restaurant and Bar and for POA merchandise such as license plate frames. They can be purchased in any amount. The gift cards can not be used for paying citations, registration or POA dues.

Holiday Decorations

Decorations for the end of the year holidays must be removed no later than Jan. 15.

Lodge Holiday Hours

The lodge will be closed Dec. 24 and 25, open New Year’s Eve from 8 p.m. to 1 a.m. and closed New Year’s Day.

Country Club Holiday Hours

The country club will be open Christmas Eve from 6 a.m. to 4 p.m., closed on Christmas, open New Year’s Eve from 6 a.m. to 4 p.m. and open New Year’s Day from 6 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Security Company Changes

On Nov. 7, the POA Board of Directors approved a three-year cost of $7,348,405.56 to enter into a new contract with U.S. Security Associates Inc. for security services for Canyon Lake. Services under the new company began Dec. 1.

  • Cost of 1st year: 2,263,848.44
  • Cost of 2nd year: 2,450,606.94
  • Cost of 3rd year: 2,633,950.18

Country Club Sunday Buffet

The newly remodeled country club offers a breakfast buffet and Bloody Mary Bar every Sunday. The buffet is $12.50 and served between the hours of 9 a.m. and 1 p.m. The Bloody Mary Bar offers endless Bloody Marys for $13.50 between the hours of 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Lost and Found

The POA has a Lost and Found for items found in the parks and other locations within the community. To inquire about lost items, call 951-244-6841, ext. 218. Be sure to provide details on the item and leave your name and phone number so staff can get back to you after checking the Lost and Found inventory.

Happy Camp Construction

The POA invites bids for the Happy Camp Campground Construction Project. The deadline is Friday, Dec. 8, at 2 p.m. The work of improvement consists of furnishing all materials, equipment, tools, labor, and incidentals as required by the Plans and Contract Documents for the above-stated project.

The general items of work to be done under this contract consist of modernization of the campground area including rehabilitation or replacement of the asphalt roads, new concrete walkways, new sewer system, new water laterals and new electrical system.

Slight campsite layout changes to accommodate larger RVs with slide-outs. Total electrical system upgrade to accommodate modern RV’s and increased overall electrical loads. The project shall be completed by May 20, 2018.

Parking Lot Project

The POA Board of Directors announced at November’s Regular Session Board Meeting that plans are in the works to re-do approximately 20 parking lots. POA General Manager Eric Kazakoff said the POA is approximately two to three months away from going to bids on the project.

Lighthouse Hours

  • Monday through Thursday: 5 to 9 p.m.
  • Friday: 5 to 10 p.m.
  • Saturday: 12 p.m. to 10 p.m.
  • Sunday Dinner: 3 to 8 p.m.

The bar and lounge close one hour after the restaurant closes. For more information, visit, canyonlakelighthouse.com.

Pool Closure

The pool and all pool activities closed for the winter on Nov. 27 and remain closed until March 2018.

Park Hours

Parks open at 8 a.m. and close at 8 p.m

Board Meetings

The Canyon Lake Property Owners Association has a five-member Board of Directors who are collectively responsible for the management and operation of the Association’s business affairs. Regular Session Board Meetings are held on the first Tuesday of the month at 7 p.m. in the Holiday Bay Room at the lodge. July and August Regular Session Board Meetings were moved to the first Wednesday of the month. Agendas are posted on the POA website four days in advance of the meeting. Meetings are broadcast live; channel 39 for Verizon Cable subscribers, channel 29 for Spectrum Cable subscribers. Minutes of each meeting are posted within 30 days of each Regular Session Board Meeting and presented to the Board of Directors for approval at the next Regular Session Meeting.

Senior Potlucks

Seniors are invited to enjoy potlucks the senior center on the second Tuesday and last Sunday of each month. Due to the holidays, December’s Sunday potluck is canceled.

Birthday Club

Sign up for the Birthday Club mailing list to receive one free entree at the Lighthouse Restaurant or Canyon Lake Country Club that may be redeemed up to 14-days prior to your birthday. Visit canyonlakelighthouse.com to sign up.

POA Text Alerts

Residents can sign up to receive text alerts from the POA by texting ALLPOA 25827.

POA PEG Channels

The POA broadcasts Regular Session Board Meetings, regular updates and news on the City of Canyon Lake’s Public, Educational and Government (PEG) channels; channel 39 for Verizon Cable subscribers, channel 29 for Spectrum Cable subscribers.

Member Services Hours

Member Services is open from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday and 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday. The POA office is closed on Sunday.

Project Questions

Have questions about the POA’s current and upcoming projects? Mail questions to projects@canyonlakepoa.com. Be sure to put the name of the project in the email subject line.

Golf Cart Registration

All golf carts must be registered with the POA. The registration fee is $45; citation fee for not registering a golf cart is $100.

Pre-printed Guest Passes

Members can request pre-printed guest passes for parties of ten or more people. For pre-printed guest passes, submit first and last names of guests, event date and member’s name, tract/lot and phone number to the POA office at least one week in advance.

Speed Limits

The speed limit on all main streets (Canyon Lake Dr. North and South, Continental Dr., Longhorn Dr., and Vacation Dr.) is 35 MPH; 25 MPH on all other streets. Speeding tickets range from $50 up to $500.

Traffic School

The POA offers traffic school as another method to remove a citation from a member’s account. A member is eligible to attend traffic school for a moving violation once every 36 months, as long as the prime member is in good standing with the POA. Traffic school is held on the last Saturday of the month from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. The cost is $25. Upon completion, will be waived from the prime member’s account. Registration is required. Payment is due at the time of registration. To register, call Hearing Services at 951-244-6841.

Commercial Vehicles

Commercial vehicles are required to access the community through the east and north gates only. No commercial vehicles will be allowed access through the main gate.

Boater Safety Test

A safety inspection must be obtained from Marine Patrol every other year. A safety inspection is required for all vessels that are required to be registered with the State. Prior to obtaining a safety inspection, members must pass a boater’s safety exam. The safety exam can be found online on the POA website at canyonlakepoa.com.

Fishing Licenses

All California state fishing regulations apply when fishing in Canyon Lake. Everyone over the age of 16 must have a California state fishing license. Licenses and permits must be visible at all times; members are required to have their POA ID card in their possession. Guest fishing permits can be purchased at the POA office at a cost of $5 per day or $20 for ten days. A complete list of fishing rules and violation fines can be found on the POA website.

Branding Initiative

The POA unveiled its new logos in early October. The re-branding of the logo is part of the POA’s Branding Initiative which is aimed at creating a defined identity and brand for the POA. The POA will also be launching a new website in early 2018.

Park Reservations

Holiday Harbor pavilion, Roadrunner pavilion, Indian Beach stage and East Port Park activity room and kitchen all have reservation options. To make reservations, call 951-244-6841, ext. 60.

Dog Friendly Parks

East Port Dog Park, Harrelson Park, Emerald Park and Lions Park are the only parks that allow dogs. All dogs must remain on a leash. Dogs may be leash-less inside the fenced area at East Port Dog Park.

Playgrounds

The following parks and beaches have playgrounds: Diamond Point Park, Emerald Park, Holiday Harbor Park, Indian Beach Park, Outrigger Park, Rob Caveney Park, Steelhead Park and Sunset Beach.

Paying Citations

If you received a violation, payments may be made the following ways:

  1. Mail a check or money order made out to CLPOA to 31512 Railroad Canyon Road Canyon Lake, CA 92587.
  2. Pay in person at the Canyon Lake Property Owners Association building located at 31512 Railroad Canyon Road in Canyon Lake with a check, money order or credit card.
  3. Pay over the phone with a credit or debit card by calling the Member Services Department at 951-244-6841 ext. 310. Have your tract-lot number and citation number (located at the top right-hand corner of the citation) ready.

Golf Pro Shop

The Golf Pro Shop at the country club features the latest in golf clubs from Ping, Mizuno, Callaway and Titleist. It also stocks Nike, EP Pro, Antigua and Foot Joy golf apparel. Canyon Lake Property Owner’s Association members receive a 20% discount on select apparel.

Facebook and Instagram

The POA has an official Instagram account, @canyonlakepoa. Also look for #canyonlakecares #alittlebitofparadise and #canyonlakeca hashtags. To connect with the POA on Facebook, visit facebook.com/canyonlakepoa.

Happy Hour

The lodge offers $5 appetizers and drink specials Monday through Saturday from 5 to 7 p.m.

Swimming Areas

The following parks and beaches have roped off swimming areas: Holiday Harbor Park, Roadrunner Park, Indian Beach, Moonstone Beach, Sunset Beach and Sierra Park.

Annual Assessments

The 2017/2018 fiscal year began on May 1. The total annual member assessment (POA dues) for 2017/2018 will be $2,844. Members who choose to pay monthly pay $247.00 per month ($237.00 plus $10.00 installment charge). Members who choose to have monthly assessments automatically debited from a checking account via the Automatic Payment Service (APS) pay $242 per month ($237 plus a $5.00 installment charge). To sign up for APS, bring a voided check to the Member Services office. The APS form must be completed by the 25th of the current month in order to take effect for the following month.

Security Concerns

The POA has a security email address for residents who wish to provide feedback on Community Patrol services. The POA wants to hear from residents, whether it’s a compliment, complaint or a concern about security. The email address, security@canyonlakepoa.com, is a non-emergency, no-reply email address.

Residents are reminded that Community Patrol is to assist residents with non-emergency incidents, such as POA Rules and Regulations violations. Community Patrol can be reached at 951-244-6841, ext. 410. For matters pertaining to the law and duties regularly carried out by peace officers, call the Riverside Sheriff’s Office (RSO) non-emergency number at 951-776-1099. For emergencies, call 911.

Community Patrol can assist with the following non-emergency incidents:

  • Loud noise complaints
  • Barking dogs or loose dogs
  • Speeding and traffic sign violations
  • Vehicle accidents
  • Motorcycle riding in community
  • Golf carts violating Rules and Regulations
  • Vandalism to POA property
  • Illegal fishing

For more information or to speak with management, call Community Patrol at 951-244-6841, ext. 410 or POA Sr. Member Services Manager Cory Gorham at 951-244-6841, ext. 311.

Lock Vehicles

Community Patrol reminds residents to double-check their vehicle doors and windows each evening and be sure alarm systems are activated. Records show most thefts from vehicles in Canyon Lake occur because doors were left unlocked or windows left open. They also advise residents to not leave items of value in front yards or driveways. Open cars and valuables left outside can lead to “crimes of opportunity” that can be easily prevented. If a crime is in progress, call 9-1-1 before calling Community Patrol at 951-244-6841, ext. 410.

Guest Call-in App

The dwellingLIVE app for iOS and Android users allows members to easily manage guest lists and account information from their mobile device. To get this app, search dwellingLIVE in the app store from their phone. Members will need to know their login email and password to sign up.

dwellingLIVE Class

The POA is holding a dwellingLIVE class on Saturday, Nov. 18, from 10 to 11 a.m. at the senior center for members who would like to learn more about the guest call-in service used by residents. In this one-hour class members will learn the basics of setting up their account, calling in guests, managing guest lists and the use of the mobile app. Members will be walked through the website set-up and taught how to call in guests. The class is limited to 10 members. To sign up, call 951-244-6841, ext. 310.

Exercise Classes

Take advantage of the many programs and classes offered by the Association. The first class is free. Additional classes can be purchased at the POA office or at the pool office. Instructors cannot accept payment. To learn more about each class contact the POA Activities Department at 951-244-6841, ext. 618.

  • Yoga by the Lake

Dani Martin, a certified yoga instructor and 17-year resident of Canyon Lake, invites residents to connect body and mind with Yoga by the Lake. Classes are held Mondays at 6:30 p.m. and Saturdays at 9 a.m. on the sand at Sunset Beach. Classes are $35 for five classes; $60 for 10 classes. Classes take place on the sand; participants should bring a mat, towel or sheet. For more information, contact Dani at 949-294-9904.

  • Morning Yoga

Morning Yoga offers a gentle approach to yoga. Each class focuses on enhancing breathing and inner calm, improving balance, increasing flexibility, mobility and strengthen muscles. Instructor, Gina Kraut, is a licensed massage therapist, reflexologist and Reiki Master. Classes are held on Wednesdays at 10 a.m. in the Sunset Beach Room at the lodge. Classes are $25 for five classes; $40 for 10 classes. For more information, contact Gina Kraut at 951-566-7596.

  • Funk Fitness

Funk Fitness is a fun and funky way to workout. This class is a dance workout program that blends a combination of non-complex dance moves to popular funk music from the 70s and 80s. The class is taught by Koolboy, one of the original West Coast Poplockers who has worked with many popular West Coast rappers. Classes are held on Tuesdays at 10 a.m. in the Pool View Room and Thursdays at 10 a.m. in the Holiday Bay Room. Classes are $35 for five classes; $70 for 11 classes. For more information, contact Koolboy at 310-409-3754.

  • Line Dancing

Beginner classes (no experience necessary) are held on Tuesdays from 2 to 5 p.m.; Intermediate classes (advanced experience) are held on Wednesdays from 3 to 5 p.m. Line Dancing classes are held in the Holiday Bay Room. Classes are $20 for five classes; $40 for 11 classes. For more information, call 951-743-1443.

  • Dancercise

Dancercise is a low-impact exercise class that involves stretching exercises starting with the upper body, then floor exercise and line dancing. Free classes are held on Thursdays at 9:30 a.m. in the Pool View Room at the lodge.

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