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 Garden Club will meet at the Lodge next Thursday, March 24, at 8:15 a.m. to carpool to Carlsbad Fields. After the tour of the flower fields, members will meet at Dini’s Restaurant by the beach for lunch at 1. Other residents are welcome to join the group for the day; new members are always welcome to the club.

The private tour is $13 per person; the optional tractor ride is $5. Spokesperson Joan Fakhoury says the group is offered “a good lunch special” for $24 if a minimum of 20 people go to lunch. Those who intend to carpool are asked to bring $5 to help with gas. Cash is advised for all expenses to make transactions easier.

Attendees are asked to RSVP two days early, if possible, and to call that day if you change your mind or are running a few minutes late: Tammy Revard at 951-8302716 or Joan Fakhoury at 951-347-704443 at

Jr. Women’s Club

The JWC will host the annual Easter Carnival at Holiday Harbor on March 26. For more information, contact Alissa Rackstraw at 951-265-4325 or Heather Rose at 951-591-8168.

The Jr. Women’s Club will hold its next meeting on Wednesday, April 6, at 7 p.m. at 30158 Channel Way 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

Canyon Lake Association of Men

One of the coming attractions is the CLAMS Golf Tournament at the Golf Course on Saturday, April 2. Entry forms are available at the Golf Pro Shop. Everyone is welcome: men, women and guests. For more information, call Randy Schutz at 951-314-9716.

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.


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 Country Club’s Magnolia Room. 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, 951-244-6109.

Woman’s Club

The next Woman’s Club luncheon meeting is on April 20, 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. They also are invited to wear a spring hat.

The deadline for reservations or cancellations is 5 p.m., Sunday, April 10. The cost is $14. For reservations, contact 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 annual Woman’s Club Fashion Show is Friday, April 29, at the Lodge. The theme is “At the Movies.”

Pre-parties leading up to the Fashion Show are held in members’ homes. The $10 ticket includes food, a drink and a grand prize ticket (for the Fashion Show drawing) with a chance to win $2,500 in cash prizes.

Here is the list of upcoming parties:

  • Thursday, March 31, 3 p.m. – “The Wizard of Oz” at the home of Suzi Delia (951-244-2911). Ladies only.
  • Friday, April 8, 6 p.m. – “Gone With the Wind” at the home of Jane Lafferty (760-402-6097). Gentlemen welcome.
  • Friday, April 22, 6 p.m. – “South Pacific” (with an appearance by the Crazy Coconuts) at the home of Lyne Hall (951-244-2101). Gentlemen welcome.

For membership information, contact Membership Chair Sue Collins at 951-246-2773.

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, 951-244-8494.

A visit to the Candlelight Dinner Theater in Claremont is scheduled for September 25. La Cage Aux Folles will be presented along with dinner.

A fall Canada and New England cruise is scheduled for September/October 2016. Lou DeYoung is the contact, 951-244-7100.

Information can be found on the website:

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.

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.”

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.


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.

Kids Club

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.

Ski Club

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

ShowCal Skiers

ShowCal Skier is a sanctioned club and California’s first and only water-ski show team. The club welcomes all ages 6 and older, since there is a place for everyone, even those not interested in performing. 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

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.