Club News



The Canyon Lake Art Association’s (CLAA) Christmas party will be Monday, December 12, at 6 p.m. Members are asked to bring a dish or pay $5. Spouses and kids 12 years old and older cost $5; under 12 years old cost $3, payable to Lori Gundrum who will be purchasing food and side dishes. Members should call Lori at 951-244-4800 to let her know what dish they are brining so there won’t be duplicates. Adults who wish to participate in the gift exchange should bring a wrapped gift valued at $10 to $15.

CLAA provides many opportunities for community members to participate and support the arts. CLAA invites residents to network, make and share artwork and attend monthly meetings and other yearly events. Membership is open to individuals 18 years of age and older, but all are welcome to attend and bring their art to share.  Meetings are held monthly on the fourth Tuesday at 7 p.m. in the Senior Center. For more information, visit or

Kids Club

The Kids Club meets on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 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. For more details, visit the club’s Facebook page.

Woman’s Club

The next luncheon meeting is December 21 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.  A special music program with be performed by Aprile DeAnne.  To participate in the gift exchange and fun game at the table, bring a new $10 wrapped gift. Reservation and cancellation deadline is Sunday, December 11, at 5 p.m. For reservations, contact Marlene Cathro at or Pat Chronis at 951-723-4021.

The Woman’s Club is a philanthropic organization that meets monthly on the third Wednesday in the Holiday Bay Room at the Lodge. Vendor hour is from 9 to 10 a.m.; meeting is at 10 a.m. There is a speaker every month followed by lunch. Lunch is $14. Reservations can be made at For membership information, contact Sue Collins at

Pinochle Club

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

Yacht Club

Yacht Club meetings are held on the fourth Thursday of the month in the Holiday Bay Room at the Lodge; cocktail hour is 5 p.m., dinner is 6 p.m., meeting begins at 7 p.m. Dinner is $15. Boat ownership is not a criterion for membership. Annual membership is $15. Members enjoy fun events throughout the year, including the Moonlight Cruise, Progressive Dinner, Lake Clean-Up and more. For more information, call Mary Jane Kelly at 951-244-1768.


A spokesperson for CLAMS says there are currently 104 members. In addition to monthly get-togethers, the group does philanthropic work in Canyon Lake and provides scholarships to Canyon Lake high school students. The organization has been in existence for 43 years. For more information, call Bud Hanner at 951-244-6315.

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; arrangements can be made to attend and get acquainted with the club.

The Parade of Lights scheduled for December 18 in Newport Beach and the Parade of Roses in Pasadena scheduled for January 2, 2017 are “wait list only”.  If you wish to be on the wait list, contact Nyla Finch at 951-757-6760.

The multi-day trip this spring will be with Collette Tours called Southern Charm and is set for April 9-15. After arriving by plane and exploring Charleston, South Carolina, the group will travel on to Savannah, Georgia, Jekyll Island, St. Simons Island, Jacksonville and St Augustine, Florida.  The cost of $2799.00 (dbl) is a time-sensitive price and includes air and some meals.  For the discounted price, call Lou DeYoung at 915-244-7100 before November 10. More information on all this events can be on the club’s website at

Bible Club

The Bible Club meets monthly on the first Wednesday at 7 p.m. in the Pool View Room at the Lodge. The group is led by Pastor Thor Ramsey of Center Church ( Meetings are open to the community. For more information, call Steve Martin at 951-757-6146.

Mommy n Me

Mommy n Me is for toddlers and pre-school aged children and their moms. Monthly meetings are on the first and third Fridays from 9 to 11 a.m. The club meets at different places locally for organized play dates. Spokesperson Leslie Ann Geer says, “It’s a safe and fun environment for children and their mommies to make lasting friendships while enjoying organized play dates.” The club is no longer accepting registrations for this semester, but will start up a new semester on January 20, 2017. For more information and weekly updates, visit the club’s Facebook page at Canyon Lake Mommy n Me 2016/2017.

Bosom Buddies

The Bosom Buddies mission is to educate, inspire and support newly diagnosed breast cancer patients during their breast cancer journey. For more information, call Janelle Basham at 951-515-0500 or Kimbo Slingerland at 951-609-4044, or visit

Pinochle Club

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 play and win prizes. 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 provide philanthropic donations. For more information, call 714-394-4885 or visit the club’s Facebook page.


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. For more information, call Rose Hanover at 951-244-6109.

Car Club

The Car Club holds monthly meetings on the first Thursday in the Holiday Bay Room at the Lodge. Anyone owning a pre-1973 vehicle is welcomed. Social hour begins at 5:30 p.m. followed by the general meeting at 6:30 p.m. At the meeting members learn about upcoming events, listen to guest speakers and share automotive experiences. Finger foods are served and a 50/50 drawing rounds out the evening. For more information, visit or email


Roadrunners RV Club dinner meetings are held monthly on the second Tuesday. Social hour begins at 5 p.m., dinner is 6 p.m. In addition to the dinner meetings, the group takes between six and eight trips per year. For more information, contact Robb Smith at 244-3168 or


The Jr. Women’s Club (JWC) is a non-profit philanthropic club that holds fundraising events throughout the year to help fund scholarships, help local families in need, donate to park improvements in Canyon Lake and more. The club holds monthly meetings. For more information, contact Heather Rose at 951-591-8168 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.

Twirlers Square Dance Club

The Twirlers Square Dance Club meets Wednesdays at the Lodge at 6:15 p.m. Experienced dancers are encouraged to come to the plus level workshop from 6:15 to 7 p.m., then stay to help the new class members learn to square dance.

The Twirlers hold a regular monthly square dance on the Sunday, with advanced round dancing starting at 1:30 p.m., regular round dancing at 2 p.m. and squares at 2:30 p.m. For more information, call 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 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

Fitness and Triathlon Club

For information on the club and its activities, visit

Pickleball Club

The Pickleball Club’s social play days at the Tennis Center are 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.

Social Mixers are held the third Thursday of each month, from 6 to 9 p.m. For more information, call Nancy Tice at 215-990-7342. For general information, call Terry Loy at 951-244-6864.

Tennis Club

The Tennis Club invites residents to come out for Social Play on Mondays and Fridays at 9 a.m. The club 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