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. To see the complete listing, visit

Garden Club

The Canyon Lake Garden Club is open to all Canyon Lakers. Tuesday, June 9, the group will tour the Gardens at Grand Traditions in Fallbrook. Members are asked to RSVP and to meet at the Lodge parking lot at 9 a.m. to carpool.

The cost for entrance to the gardens and tour is $10 per person. Those who desire to do so will go to lunch together afterward. RSVP by June 1 to Joy Call at 951-733-8705 or Alicia Hanner at 951-244-6315.

Woman’s Club

The Woman’s Club invites women of the community to the Stampede in Old Town Temecula on June 5, at 11 a.m. Reserve a spot by calling Lyne Hall 951-244-2101. Cost is $25 and includes a buffet lunch, line dancing and professional line dance instruction. For more information about the Woman’s Club, contact Membership Co-Chair Pam Oskey at 909-437-4468.

Family Matters

The next meeting of the Family Matters Club will be on May 31, from 2 to 5 p.m. at Indian Beach. Bring a side dish or dessert to share. The Club will provide pizza and beverages. Everyone is invited to bring water toys of all types. The Club will have several paddle boards and kayaks available for those who don’t have either. The Family Matters Club is open to all residents. It puts on several events throughout the year to benefit the community and to raise funds for future events and philanthropic donations. For more information, visit the Family Matters Facebook page or call 714-394-4885.

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.

Pinochle Club

New members are welcome to join the Pinochle Club, which plays every Thursday at 6 p.m. at the Senior Center. For more information, call Marlys Shilling at 951-244-4241.

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 to provide philanthropic donations. For more information, visit the Family Matters Facebook page or call 714-394-4885.


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

Bible Club

The Canyon Lake Bible Club is now meeting on Thursday evenings, at 7 p.m. at Canyon Lake Community Church, facilitated by Richard Cunha.

Travel Club

Del Mar Races is scheduled for Thursday, July 23. Play the ponies! Make your bets! Bus will leave the Lodge at 10:45 a.m. First post is at 2 p.m. The cost is $39 for members and $44 for guests. Space is limited to 40, so make reservations early by contacting Cathy Buell at 951-244-4850.

“The Best of Eastern Canada” is planned for September 6 through October 5, 2015 for $2,295 per person, double occupancy. Airfare round trip is approximately $795. See Canada in all it’s autumn splendor. Stay in first class hotels and sightsee by deluxe motor coach. Cities visited will include Toronto, Ottawa, Niagara Falls, Montreal, Kingston and Quebec City, with interesting side trips and many meals included. The deposit was due April 1. For more information, call Lou DeYoung at 951-244-7100 or visit

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.

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


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

Twirler Square Dance Club

The Twirlers meet on Wednesday evenings in the Holiday Bay Room at the Lodge. There is a workshop for experienced dancers from 6:15 to 7 p.m. This is followed by the Twirlers Class from 7 to 9 p.m. with instructor Vic Kaarie. Former dancers are always welcome. Dress is casual. For more information, call Joe or Vi Henderson at 951-244-0345.

Water Ski Club

Residents interested in joining the Water Ski Club are invited to visit for membership forms, information and news about the club. The club is comprised of skiers of all ages and levels, from beginners to advanced. In addition to having 365 days of access to one of the nicest slalom courses in the country, 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.

Kids Club

Kids Club meetings are held during the school year on Tuesday and Thursday, 9:30 to 11:30 a.m., in the Sunset Beach Room at the Lodge. The last meeting of the season is June 6. 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.


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