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

Woman’s Club

The first meeting of the season for Woman’s Club will be held Wednesday, September 21, at 10 a.m. at the Lodge. Barbara Waite will give a presentation called “Legacy of 100-year-old Letters.” She has written two books based upon letters and a diary her grandmother wrote while living on an apple ranch on Palomar Mountain.

Lunch will be pork loin or grilled chicken breast salad with sides, dessert and beverage station. The cost is $14. Reservations should be made by September 11 by contacting

Pickleball Club

All are invited to come out for the Pickleball Club’s social play days at the Tennis Center on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays, from 8 to 10 a.m. and from 6 to 8 p.m. On Tuesday and Thursday, one court is reserved for beginners and clinics from 8 to 10 a.m.

Starting in September, a “Social Mixer” will be held the third Thursday of each month, from 6 to 9 p.m. For membership/application, contact Nancy Tice at 215-990-7342. For general information, contact Terry Loy at 951 244-6864.

Family Matters Club

Members and those interested in becoming members of the Family Matters Club are invited to mark these dates:

September 14 – Bring children, ages 2-5, for a behind-the-scenes tour of the Menifee Pizza Factory and to make a small pizza. This event has 12 spots. The is $2.50; make PayPal payment to or make cash payment to any board member. Be sure to note parent and child’s name. The event begins at 10 a.m.

September 21 – Get up close and personal with a police car. The Perris station will bring a black and white unit to Sierra Park, 29475 Vacation Dr. Children will be able to sit in the car and take pictures. Bring lunch to spend time at the park. The event begins at 10 a.m.

September 24 – The Cosmic Carnival Glow Party tentatively is scheduled at Holiday Harbor. Stay tuned!

October 14 – Members will visit Kenny’s Farm to pick out their own pumpkins, which are sold by the pound. Bring lunch to eat together at the tables. The event begins at 10 a.m.

The Family Matters Club is open to all residents, young and old, kids or no kids. 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.


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.

Kids Club

Kids Club meets on Tuesdays and Thursdays, 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.

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

Tennis Club

The Tennis Club invites residents to come out for Social Play on Mondays and Fridays at 8 a.m. It is open to all levels of players and is a way to meet other players without committing to a schedule. For more information, contact Sue Muscarella at 909-241-3001 or

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.

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.

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


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

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 Candlelight Dinner Theater in Claremont is scheduled for September 25. La Cage Aux Folles will be presented along with dinner. The cost is $90 for members and $95 for guests. Nyla Finch is the contact.

Reservations are being taken for the Newport Boat Parade on December 18 and the 128th Tournament of Roses Parade on January 2. For information and reservations forms, visit

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.

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.