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


August 17 will be the regular monthly dinner at the Country Club, with cocktails at 5 p.m. and dinner at 6. Lasagna will be served. The annual “Laughlin Getaway” is scheduled for September 18 to 21. Golf and excursions are planned as well as bus transportation. Call Harry Larson at 949-677-1155 for questions and reservations.

Family Matters Club

The Family Matters Club will be hosting a free spaghetti dinner for Canyon Lake seniors on Sunday, July 31. On Monday, August 1, from 6 to 8 p.m., the monthly meeting will be an “Ice Cream Social Meet and Mingle” in the East Port Activities Building. Sign up for committees for upcoming activities or to run for the club’s board.

On Saturday, August 27, the Family Matters Club will host the children’s area of the Mermaid Festival at Indian Beach.

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. 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.

Pinochle Club

Attention Pinochle players! The Pinochle Club meets every Thursday at 6 p.m. in the Senior Center. There are munchies between games. New players as well as old-timers are welcomed to come play and win prizes. For more information, call Marlys Shilling at 951-244-4241.

Mexican Train Players

The Mexican Train Players Club meets every Friday at 12:30 p.m. in the Senior Center. Beginners are welcome. For more information, call Marlys Shilling at 951-244-4241.

Jr. Women’s Club

Anyone interested in meeting the ladies of the Jr. Women’s Club and/or obtaining information on joining the club is welcome to contact Heather Rose at 951-591-8168 or The club will be “dark” until its next meeting on September 7; however, most weeks during the summer months the JWC will be setting up their EZ-Up at Taco Tuesday at the Lodge. Feel free to stop by and say “hi.”

ShowCal Skiers

The ShowCal Skiers practice most Sundays at the Jump Lagoon. All ages and skill levels are welcome, skiers or non-skiers. For more information, contact Scott Redlin at or 858-395-7541 or visit

Paddle Club

The Canyon Lake Paddle Club members have begun their monthly paddles on the lake. Anyone with a kayak or canoe is welcome. Paddlers start at Diamond Point and go through the tunnel to the Lodge and back. The club meets the first Thursday of every month. While waiting for everyone to arrive, members enjoy social hour from 5 to 5:45 p.m. Paddle time is from 5:45 to 7.

The group’s Facebook page is The website is


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 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, pick up game card and sign in. For more information, call Rose Hanover at 951-244-6109.

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

Art Association

The Monday Night Ad-hoc Painters meet each week from 6:30 to 9 p.m. at the Senior Center. Everyone is welcome. For more information about the Art Association, visit the group’s Facebook page or

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.


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.

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

Canyon Lake Association of Men

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.

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.

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.

Golf Couples Eclectic

All golfers are invited to join the Women’s Golf Club for the Swingin’ Fifties Couples Eclectic Tournament on Tuesday, August 9 and Tuesday, August 16 at 7:30 a.m. The format is a two-day eclectic Partners Best Ball – a gross and net tournament. Men will play to a maximum handicap index of 36.4 and women will play to a maximum handicap index of 40.4.

Players can pick their own foursome and will play together both days. Lunch and awards will be held the final day right after the tournament. Partners can be found for players who need one. This tournament is open to all Canyon Lake Golf Clubs. The cost is $35 per person; sign up at the Pro Shop.

For more information, contact Ina Pickard 244-3062, Mimi LaRosa 244-7371 or Linda Kamashian 244-3675.

After Lunch Bunch

It’s been 39 weeks since the beginning of the “After Lunch Bunch” 2016 season and that leaves only 10 weeks until the season ends and over-seeding of the Golf Course begins. Every year in November, after the course re-opens, the ALB puts on its annual tournament and lunch. To qualify for this annual event, players must have participated in a minimum of 12 ALB games during this season. Those who want to qualify need to get in their 12 games before October 3, the date the course closes.

Results of last week’s game of 6-6-6 were as follows:

1st: Kip Contreras, Jim Paulis, Fran Pothier and Randy Bonner – 134

2nd: Bob Stinson, Jeff Roach, Bill Levis and Chuck Hudson – 136

Winners in the skins game were Bob Stinson, Bill Levis and Randy Bonner.

The After Lunch Bunch is a weekly Friday game for any male golfer with a handicap. The first tee time at 8 a.m. Sign up between 6:30 and 7:15 a.m. in the Magnolia Room or by phone at 249-4565 or 237-6102. Next Friday’s game will be Partners Best Ball; players may pick their own foursome. The entry fee is $5; there is an optional skins game for an additional $5.

9ers Golf Club

Ladies are invited to play with the 9ers Golf Club; all levels of golfers are welcome. The club meets each Thursday, at 8 a.m. in the Magnolia Room at the Country Club. They tee off at 8:30. Ladies who would like to play with the club are invited to contact Linda Kielty at 951-746-2250.

Family Golf Club

Membership in the Family Golf Club is open to all golfers – men, women and youths are welcome. The club’s official golf day is Wednesday, at approximately 11:30 a.m. Some members schedule golf days on Mondays, Fridays or Saturdays at 11:30.

The tournament director works closely with Golf Pro Pat Kemball and his staff to assure that tournaments are balanced. Organizers say all members enjoy a fun and friendly atmosphere.

The Family Golf Club is a member of the Southern California Golf Association (SCGA). It holds open meetings the third Tuesday of each month at 6 p.m. in the Magnolia Room at the Country Club. For membership information/application, contact Kevin O’Leary at 951-818-3361. For general information, contact Tom Ward at 714-309-6923.


Clubs are invited to submit information and photos to by 5 p.m. Monday, earlier when possible.